• Intelligent Mobile Robots in the Workplace: Leaving the Guide Behind 

      Arkin, Ronald C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1988)
      Flexible manufacturing systems (FMS) that incorporate transport robots are currently dominated by the use of automatic guided vehicles. These AGVs generally require significant restructuring of the workplace in order for ...
    • Towards the Unification of Navigational Planning and Reactive Control 

      Arkin, Ronald C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1989)
      The illusion that reactive and hierarchical planning methods are at odds with each other needs to be dropped. By exploiting each method's strengths, a synthesis of hierarchical and reactive paradigms can yield robust, ...