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Three Pillar Information Management System for Modeling the Environment of Autonomous Systems

Gheta, Ioana; Baum, Marcus; Belkin, Andrey; Beyerer, Jürgen; Hanebeck, Uwe D.


This contribution is about an information management and storage system for modeling the environment of autonomous systems. The three pillars of the system consist of prior knowledge, environment model and sensory information. The main pillar is the environment model, which supplies the autonomous system with relevant information about its current environment. For this purpose, an abstract representation of the real world is created, where instances with attributes and relations serve as virtual substitutes of entities (persons and objects) of the real world. The environment model is created based on sensory information about the real world. The gathered sensory information is typically uncertain in a stochastic sense and is represented in the environment model by means of Degree-of-Belief (DoB) distributions. The prior knowledge contains all relevant background knowledge (e.g., concepts organized in ontologies) for creating and maintaining the environment model. The concept of the three pillar information system has previously been published. Therefore this contribution focuses on further central properties of the system. Furthermore, the development status and possible applications as well as evaluation scenarios are discussed.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000035039
DOI: 10.1109/VECIMS.2010.5609350
Zitationen: 2
Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Fakultät für Informatik – Institut für Anthropomatik (IFA)
Publikationstyp Proceedingsbeitrag
Publikationsjahr 2010
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISBN: 978-1-4244-5904-9
KITopen-ID: 1000035039
Erschienen in Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Virtual Environments, Human-Computer Interfaces and Measurement Systems (VECIMS 2010), Taranto, Italy, 6-8 Sept. 2010
Verlag Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Seiten 12-17
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