What is robotic mapping?

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What is robotic mapping?
« on: 18/09/2012 18:36:33 »
What exactly is robotic mapping and how does it work?
Asked by Catherine, Hemel Hempstead


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What is robotic mapping?
« Reply #1 on: 18/09/2012 18:36:33 »
We answered this question on the show...



Alan -   I think you're referring to something called Simultaneous Localisation And Mapping, sometimes called SLAM.  Itís amazing technique where robots can estimate their position and both localise and, if you like, build a map of the environment that they're in at the very same time.
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