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Implementation of a Flexible Architecture for a Mobile Power Cart Applying Design Patterns
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Implementation of a Flexible Architecture for a Mobile Power Cart Applying Design Patterns
Lee, Jong Min; Kim, Seong Woo; Kwon, Oh Jun;
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Automated guided vehicles have been used for a long time to increase work efficiency in the logistics field, but it is difficult to apply to a variety of logistics sites due to either the restricted movement mechanism or expensive devices. In this paper, we present a flexible software architecture that is hardware-independent for a mobile power cart of the follow mode and implement it using a ROS software platform. Through the SCV analysis for the system functionalities, we design a package to track a user movement and a package to control a new hardware platform. It has an advantage to use a variety of movement algorithms and hardware platforms by applying the strategy pattern and the template method pattern for the design of a software architecture. Through the performance evaluation, we show that the proposed design is maintainable in terms of a software complexity and it detects a user`s movement by obtaining a user skeleton information so that it can control a hardware platform to move at a certain distance.
Mobile Power Cart;ROS;SCV Analysis;Follow Mode;Design Pattern;
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