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Cloud Robotics using ROS

IJCA Proceedings on National Conference cum Workshop on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
NCWBCB - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2014
Adarsha Kharel
Dorjee Bhutia
Sunita Rai
Dhruba Ningombam

Adarsha Kharel, Dorjee Bhutia, Sunita Rai and Dhruba Ningombam. Article: Cloud Robotics using ROS. IJCA Proceedings on National Conference cum Workshop on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology NCWBCB(3):18-21, May 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Adarsha Kharel and Dorjee Bhutia and Sunita Rai and Dhruba Ningombam},
	title = {Article: Cloud Robotics using ROS},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on National Conference cum Workshop on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {NCWBCB},
	number = {3},
	pages = {18-21},
	month = {May},
	note = {Full text available}


The application of the cloud computing concept to robots is called Cloud Robotics. It is a concept that utilizes the services of the cloud so that robots can have learning abilities. Since applications for Cloud Robotics have to be developed in a platform, majority of the cloud application developers choose ROS for it. Robot Operating System (ROS) is an open source middleware that has a collection of inter-programming language headers to allow the sharing of data between independent programs. ROS provides a graph-like structure for cloud robotics. A new library for ROS that is a pure Java implementation, called rosjava, allows Android applications to be developed for robots. Since Android has a booming market and billion users, it would be a huge leap in the field of Cloud Robotics.


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