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Which are the possible Software Architectures to use with ROS?

asked 2014-08-26 04:32:24 -0500

ish45 gravatar image

I am confused as to which software architecture to use above ROS. I am building a Mobile Robot for Navigation. Frobomind is one possible Architecture to use. But are there any more alternatives. Can anybody please share their experience with me. Thanks

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answered 2014-08-26 07:15:30 -0500

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I think you're asking about cognitive architectures, or the broader class of agent architectures. Following any of the links from those pages will be just a start in discovering alternatives.

You should know Rodney Brooks and the 'subsumption' architecture, since that kicked off a lot of architecture research back in the 80s/90s (and I might as well mention Shakey to really provide some history). Read something about 3T, SOAR, and ACT-R. You might want to read Cognitive architectures: Research issues and challenges, P. Langley, 2009.

You might instead read the FroboMind paper (from their website), then follow up with any of the papers cited in the bibliography.

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Thanks for your answer, I'll have a look at the links.

Cyril_J gravatar image Cyril_J  ( 2016-10-21 04:49:41 -0500 )edit

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