Low cost GPS for the autonomous robot farmhand

Billingsley, John (2000) Low cost GPS for the autonomous robot farmhand. In: Mechatronics and machine vision. Robotics and Mechatronics (3). Research Studies Press, Baldock, United Kingdom, pp. 119-125. ISBN 0--86380-261-3

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Abstract

An autonomous robot has been proposed to perform precision agricultural tasks. In addition to vision guidance and odometry, it will require GPS navigation with an accuracy of ten centimetres or better. This paper describes two complimentary methods of employing signals from a pair of low-cost receivers to achieve this accuracy. The method has potential for application to more general tractor guidance.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice. Published version deposited with permission of the Editor. 2 print copies held in USQ Library at call no. 621 Mec.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2009 06:47
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2015 04:30
Uncontrolled Keywords: GPS; carrier pseudorange; autonomous robot; agricultural
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management > 070104 Agricultural Spatial Analysis and Modelling
09 Engineering > 0909 Geomatic Engineering > 090903 Geospatial Information Systems
09 Engineering > 0910 Manufacturing Engineering > 091007 Manufacturing Robotics and Mechatronics (excl. Automotive Mechatronics)
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970107 Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/5583

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