Development of Hardware Simulator to Validate Free-State based Navigation Algorithm of AGV
Pages : 902-908
Over the past few decades, the research in Autonomous Guided Vehicle/Autonomous Robot gained an extensive interest; this is due to the desire to replace manual work handling with AGV in dangerous and continuous tasks in industry. AGV’s are vehicle type device capable of moving in an environment without human intervention. Autonomous navigation and coordination is associated with the external sensors that capture information from the environment through proximity sensors. As low cost sensors are not reliable while validating the algorithm for fuzzy based navigation in clustered environment, so development of hardware simulator which is useful in validating the free-state based navigation algorithm is discussed here. It’s very difficult to validate the fuzzy based algorithm using unreliable sensor, in order to validate free-state based navigation algorithm this simulation model was developed.
Keywords: Freeway state, Fuzzy logic, Navigation, Simulator, Clustered environment
Article published in International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology, Vol.3,No.3(Aug- 2013)