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DDX : A distributed software architecture for robotic systems

Corke, Peter, Sikka, Pavan, Roberts, Jonathan M., & Duff, Elliot (2004) DDX : A distributed software architecture for robotic systems. In Barnes, Nick & Austin, David (Eds.) Proceedings of the 2004 Australasian Conference on Robotics & Automation, Australian Robotics & Automation Association, Australian National University Canberra.

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Abstract

The Dynamic Data eXchange (DDX) is our third generation platform for building distributed robot controllers. DDX allows a coalition of programs to share data at run-time through an efficient shared memory mechanism managed by a store. Further, stores on multiple machines can be linked by means of a global catalog and data is moved between the stores on an as needed basis by multi-casting. Heterogeneous computer systems are handled. We describe the architecture of DDX and the standard clients we have developed that let us rapidly build complex control systems with minimal coding.

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ID Code: 33835
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: Proceedings of ACRA available on CD-ROM, at a cost of Aus$200 each.
Keywords: Dynamic Data eXchange, ddx
ISBN: 0-9587583-6-0
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Control Systems Robotics and Automation (090602)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 [please consult author]
Deposited On: 23 Sep 2010 12:45
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2014 17:22

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