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Title: Knowledge-based Reasoning for Navigation in Public Spaces
Robots’ autonomous navigation in public spaces and their social awareness suited to the environmental context is an active investigation in HRI. In this paper, we are presenting a methodology to achieve this goal. While most navigation models focus on objects, context, or human presence in the scene, we will incorporate all three to perceive the environment more accurately. Other than scene perception, the other important aspect of socially aware navigation is the social norms associated with the context. To do so, we have included interviews with museum visitors, volunteers, and staff to gather information about museums and convert the text data to social rules. This effort is currently in progress, we present a framework for future study and analysis of this problem.  more » « less
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1719027 1757929
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RSS Workshop on Social Robot Navigation
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Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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