Instinct: a biologically inspired reactive planner for embedded environments

Robert H Wortham, Swen Gaudl, Joanna J Bryson

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The Instinct Planner is a new biologically inspired reactive planner, based on an established behaviour basedrobotics methodology and its reactive planner component— the POSH planner implementation. However,it includes several significant enhancements to facilitateplan design and runtime debugging. It has been specifically designed for low power processors and hasa tiny memory footprint. Written in C++, it runs efficientlyon both ARDUINO (ATMEL AVR) and MICROSOFTVC++ environments and has been deployed within a low cost maker robot to study AI Transparency.Plans may be authored using a variety of tools including a promising visual design language, currently implemented using the DIA drawing package.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS)
Subtitle of host publicationPlanRob Workshop 2016
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jun 2016
EventICAPS PlanRob Workshop 2016 - Kings College London, London, UK United Kingdom
Duration: 13 Jun 201614 Jun 2016


WorkshopICAPS PlanRob Workshop 2016
Country/TerritoryUK United Kingdom
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