Field experiment on multiple mobile robots conducted in an underground mall

Tomoaki Yoshida, Keiji Nagatani, Eiji Koyanagi, Yasushi Hada, Kazunori Ohno, Shoichi Maeyama, Hidehisa Akiyama, Kazuya Yoshida, Satoshi Tadokoro

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)


Rapid information gathering during the initial stage of investigation is an important process in case of disasters. However this task could be very risky, or even impossible for human rescue crews, when the environment has contaminated by nuclear, biological, or chemical weapons. We developed the information gathering system usingmultiple mobile robots teleoperated from the safe place, to be deployed in such situation. In this paper, we described functions of the system and report the field experiment conducted in a real underground mall to validate its usability, limitation, and requirements for future developments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)365-375
Number of pages11
JournalSpringer Tracts in Advanced Robotics
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Field robotics
  • Mapping
  • Search and rescue
  • Teleoperation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence


Dive into the research topics of 'Field experiment on multiple mobile robots conducted in an underground mall'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this