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New Standards Working Group on Semantic Maps and More to Come!



Jaeho Lee, Craig I. Schlenoff


The Robotics and Automation Society's (RAS) standards working groups continue to grow. Our current working groups are pursuing standards and guidelines in the following areas. - Autonomous Robots - Ethically Driven Nudging for Robotic, Intelligent and Autonomous Systems - Ontological Standard for Ethically Driven Robotics and Automation Systems - Recommended Practice for Human-Robot Interaction Design of Human Subject Studies - Robot Agility - Robot Task Representation - Standard Terminology for Human-Robot Interaction - Three-Dimensional Map Data Representation - Verification of Autonomous Systems Our newest standards working group, entitled "Standard for Semantic Maps for Autonomous Robots," is developing a standard that defines a reference model, fundamental data models, and an application framework of semantic maps for autonomous robots.
Robotics and Automation Magazine


standards, IEEE, ontologies, robotics, semantic maps


Lee, J. and Schlenoff, C. (2022), New Standards Working Group on Semantic Maps and More to Come!, Robotics and Automation Magazine, [online],, (Accessed June 24, 2024)


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Created September 30, 2022, Updated November 29, 2022