NAO robot fuzzy obstacle avoidance in virtual environment

Octavian Melinte, Luige Vladareanu, Ionel-Alexandru Gal


The fuzzy inference system for obstacle avoidance developed in this paper is designed for NAO humanoid robot. The fuzzy obstacle avoidance (Fuzzy OA) has been tested in Webots virtual environment and the results showed that this method is almost two times faster than the Naoqi framework obstacle avoidance (Naoqi OA) while the robot is much more stable. Because the fuzzy inference system is a method that relies on trial an error and experience, the obstacle avoidance algorithm is subject to improvements. Future developments will take into account these results and will add other fuzzy inference systems for navigation, in order to get more autonomy for Nao robot.


Fuzzy; NAO robot; Obstacle avoidance; Navigation

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ISSN: 2303-4521

Digital Object Identifier DOI: 10.21533/pen

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