Vol.70, No.1, 2022, pp.181-194, doi:10.32604/cmc.2022.016152
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Tour Planning Design for Mobile Robots Using Pruned Adaptive Resonance Theory Networks
  • S. Palani Murugan1,*, M. Chinnadurai1, S. Manikandan2
1 Department of CSE, E. G. S. Pillay Engineering College, Nagapattinam, 611002, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of IT, E. G. S. Pillay Engineering College, Nagapattinam, 611002, Tamil Nadu, India
* Corresponding Author: S. Palani Murugan. Email:
Received 08 April 2021; Accepted 10 May 2021; Issue published 07 September 2021
Abstract
The development of intelligent algorithms for controlling autonom- ous mobile robots in real-time activities has increased dramatically in recent years. However, conventional intelligent algorithms currently fail to accurately predict unexpected obstacles involved in tour paths and thereby suffer from inefficient tour trajectories. The present study addresses these issues by proposing a potential field integrated pruned adaptive resonance theory (PPART) neural network for effectively managing the touring process of autonomous mobile robots in real-time. The proposed system is implemented using the AlphaBot platform, and the performance of the system is evaluated according to the obstacle prediction accuracy, path detection accuracy, time-lapse, tour length, and the overall accuracy of the system. The proposed system provide a very high obstacle prediction accuracy of 99.61%. Accordingly, the proposed tour planning design effectively predicts unexpected obstacles in the environment and thereby increases the overall efficiency of tour navigation.
Keywords
Autonomous mobile robots; path exploration; navigation; tour planning; tour process; potential filed integrated pruned ART networks; AlphaBot platform
Cite This Article
Murugan, S. P., Chinnadurai, M., Manikandan, S. (2022). Tour Planning Design for Mobile Robots Using Pruned Adaptive Resonance Theory Networks. CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, 70(1), 181–194.
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