Vanderbilt University

DARPA Mobile Autonomous Robot Software (MARS) Project 

ISAC Group: Supporting Technologies 

  • DataBase Associative Memory
    a long-term associative memory in a database form; 
    records stored in memory used by spreading activation network to 
    select action for humanoid

  • Sensory EgoSphere
    a spatially indexed database for short-term memory data posted at location corresponding to pan-tilt coordinates of the humanoid's head

  • System Status Evaluation
    uses timing information from agent communication to detect failures

  • Sensory Motor Coordination (SMC)

  • Intelligent Machine Architecture (IMA)