Landmark navigation through sector-based image matching method with reference compass

Jiwon Lee, DaeEun Kim

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Abstract

It is known that many insects and animals can return to their nest after exploration, with their own specific homing mechanisms. Their homing navigation methods have been applied to the robotic navigation. In this paper, we test the sector-based image matching method motivated by the honeybee's landmark navigation behaviour. Here, our robotic approach uses the reference compass to identify the current head direction and the relative angular position of landmarks for the navigation. The robot shows desirable homing behaviors if the robot is surrounded by landmarks. The result of robot experiment is in good agreement with that of simulation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)674-680
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems
Volume16
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jul 1

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  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics

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