Impact of libre software tools and methods in the robotics field

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dc.contributor Escuela de Ingenierias Industrial e Informatica es_ES
dc.contributor.author Barrera González, Pablo
dc.contributor.author Robles, Gregorio
dc.contributor.author Cañas, José María
dc.contributor.author Martín Rico, Francisco
dc.contributor.author Matellán Olivera, Vicente
dc.contributor.other Ciencias de la Computacion e Inteligencia Artificial es_ES
dc.date 2005-05-18
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-19T11:52:32Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-19T11:52:32Z
dc.date.issued 2012-10-19
dc.identifier.citation Workshop on Open Source Software Engineering, Mayo, 2005, St. Louis, USA es_ES
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10612/1932
dc.description.abstract Software is one of the major components of robots; in fact, it is the main bottleneck for the proliferation of robotics in our everyday lives. In the last years the field of robotics has been an emerging application area of the libre (free/open source) software phenomenon. Libre software tools have been traditionally popular among the robotics research and teaching community. Even companies whose main business model is to sell robots have found convenient to share the software in order to promote a community around their products. In this paper we analyze the situation of libre software in these three subareas: industry, teaching and research. In particular, we describe commercial robots like the Cye and the Pioneer, a software platform like Orocos as a examples of industrial world applications, the libre tools around the LEGO Mindstorms in the case of teaching, and the Robocup competition and the Player/Stage platform in research area. All these cases show that libre software can act as a catalyst in the robotics industry which is still a sector in its early research and industrial stages es_ES
dc.language eng es_ES
dc.subject Informática es_ES
dc.subject.other Software libre es_ES
dc.subject.other Robótica es_ES
dc.title Impact of libre software tools and methods in the robotics field es_ES
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject es_ES
dc.type.other info:eu-repo/semantics/lecture es_ES
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess es_ES

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