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Robots to the Rescue

Published

Author(s)

Elena R. Messina

Abstract

Despite current limitations, robots can still play a significant role in helping the response community by being their eyes and ears in dangerous, unknown, or difficult-to-access locations. This article describes how the National Institute of Standards and Technology, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security, is working with responders and robot developers to define metrics and test methods for measuring robot performance.
Citation
Crisis Response Journal
Volume
5
Issue
3

Keywords

performance metrics, performance standards, urban search and rescue robots

Citation

Messina, E. (2009), Robots to the Rescue, Crisis Response Journal, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=902170 (Accessed May 14, 2021)
Created June 30, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017