Specifying a domain specific language for cooperative robotics

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Specifying a domain specific language for cooperative robotics

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dc.creator Welborn, Curtis en_US
dc.date.available 2011-02-19T00:31:35Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2005-12 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2346/21735 en_US
dc.description.abstract The field of cooperative robotics focuses on research issues related to getting a team of distributed robots to work together to solve a problem. This research specifies a programming language that addresses complexity issues inherent in developing a cooperative robotic application by easing the burden of implementing a distributed application and by helping the developer organize the application such that tractable communication is maintained as the number of cooperative robots grows. The burden of developing a distributed application is eased by hiding within the programming language’s execution model the code that performs interprocess communication, which is normally part of the programmer’s obligation to design and implement. An application is organized using a well-known strategy in operating systems--one that is used to help ensure modular system designs. Using this strategy, the programming language imposes a system architecture on an application that maintains tractable communication between robots by eliminating the need for a complex distributed communication strategy. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Texas Tech University en_US
dc.subject language en_US
dc.subject domain en_US
dc.subject robotics en_US
dc.title Specifying a domain specific language for cooperative robotics en_US
dc.type Electronic Dissertation en_US
dc.degree.department Computer Science en_US
dc.degree.discipline Computer Science en_US
dc.degree.grantor Texas Tech University en_US
dc.degree.level Doctoral en_US
dc.degree.name Ph.D. en_US
dc.rights.availability unrestricted en_US

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