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Journal of Robotics
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 683975, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/683975
Research Article

People Detection Based on Spatial Mapping of Friendliness and Floor Boundary Points for a Mobile Navigation Robot

1Toshiba Corporate Research & Development Center, 1, Komukai-Toshiba-cho, Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki 212-8582, Japan
2Toshiba Corporation, Power Systems Company, 1-1, Shibaura 1-Chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8001, Japan
3Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Shibaura Institute of Technology, 3-7-5, Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-8548, Japan
4Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan

Received 14 July 2011; Revised 7 November 2011; Accepted 8 November 2011

Academic Editor: Danica Kragic

Copyright © 2011 Tsuyoshi Tasaki et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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