Experiments and experiences with dependability for a large autonomous industrial vehicle

Roberts, Jonathan, Tews, Ashley, & Pradalier, Cedric (2007) Experiments and experiences with dependability for a large autonomous industrial vehicle. In Proceedings of the 5th IARP/IEEE-RAS/EURON Workshop on Technical Challenges for Dependable Robots in Human Environments, IEEE, Rome, Italy.

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Abstract

This paper describes the experiences gained performing multiple experiments while developing a large autonomous industrial vehicle. Hot Metal Carriers (HMCs) are large forklift-type vehicles used in the light metals industry to move molten or hot metal around a smelter. Autonomous vehicles of this type must be dependable as they are large and potentially hazardous to infrastructure and people. This paper will talk about four aspects of dependability, that of safety, reliability, availability and security and how they have been addressed on our experimental autonomous HMC.

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ID Code: 83473
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Robotics, Autonomous industrial vehicles, Hot metal carriers
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 [please consult the authors]
Deposited On: 09 Apr 2015 23:23
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2015 04:34

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