A portable parallel motion platform for urban search and surveillance in disasters

Satoshi Tadokoro, Shigeru Kobayashi

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Abstract

Investigation of Kobe earthquake revealed that search and surveillance of victims is one of the most important processes of urban search and rescue (USAR) in disasters. The development of technologies to effectively support the search process by a portable multi-degree-of-freedom (d.o.f) motion platform is outlined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)537-540
Number of pages4
JournalAdvanced Robotics
Volume16
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Parallel mechanism
  • Rapid search assistance
  • Rescue robotics
  • Urban search and rescue

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering

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