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Mobile Cloud Robotics

Mobile Cloud Robotics
 

This book is about the topic of Mobile Cloud Robotics. Cloud Robotics emerged in 2010. This leverages the fusion of multiple technologies, such as the Internet of Things, mobile robotic platforms, Multicore Graphics Processing Units, and the Cloud platform. The Cloud concept invo... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781980488088
Barcode 9781980488088
Published 6 March 2018 by Independently Published
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Stakem, Patrick
Series Robots (part: 4)
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ISBN-13 9781980488088
ISBN-10 1980488088
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Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Independently Published
Imprint Independently Published
Publication Date 6 March 2018
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Stakem, Patrick
Series Robots (part: 4)
Category Neural Networks
Number of Pages 90
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 6mm
Weight 145g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Computing: Professional & Programming
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
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This book is about the topic of Mobile Cloud Robotics. Cloud Robotics emerged in 2010. This leverages the fusion of multiple technologies, such as the Internet of Things, mobile robotic platforms, Multicore Graphics Processing Units, and the Cloud platform. The Cloud concept involves virtualizing the compute element, as we'll explain in detail later. Mostly, we will focus on mobile robots, as opposed to robotic assembly, and warehousing. At the heart of the problem is a computation-communication-power usage trade-off. We will look at the integration of these topics, with a roadmap and a defined architecture. The Cloud-supplied services augment the more limited computation resources embedded in the mobile robot. It provides services on demand. These services can be related to data storage, downloading code, or computation. This allows a relatively simple and constrained architecture to have vastly greater resources. We will extend this concept. We can build a swarm of robotic platforms, not necessarily homogeneous, that can self-organize into a cluster computer, using, for example, the Open Source Beowulf software from NASA. There is no reason the Cloud server has to be static, it can be a member of the swarm. The swarm members will share an architecture, differing only in their sensor payload (This is one usage model). The Swarm mothership can host the cloud, wherever the swarm happens to be. I use the term

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