Proposition of a human body searching strategy using a cable-driven robot at major disaster

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Takemura, Fumiaki and Enomoto, Masaya and Denou, Kazuya and Erbatur, Kemalettin and Zweirs, Ulrike and Tadokoro, Satoshi (2004) Proposition of a human body searching strategy using a cable-driven robot at major disaster. In: IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2004. (IROS 2004), Sendai, Japan

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Abstract

At large-scale urban earthquake disaster, human search is the most important process in rescue activities. This research develops a parallel cable-driven robot focusing on information acquisition from sky at crushed structures at landslide caused by huge earthquake. This robot is driven by multiple cables to move a sensor head with 6 degrees of freedom. This paper proposes the concept of this new search system, and illustrates usefulness of the human body searching strategy by several experimental results.
Item Type: Papers in Conference Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human body ; Large scale ; Head ; Sensor array ; Crush ; Linkage mechanism ; Parallel mechanism ; Rescue ; Earthquakes ; Urban area ; Disaster ; Cable ; Search system ; Multiagent system ; Information extraction ; Human ; Robotics
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Depositing User: Kemalettin Erbatur
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2004 02:00
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2022 08:37
URI: https://research.sabanciuniv.edu/id/eprint/1465

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