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Service centric design methodology for integrated robot-infrastructure systems

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  16 May 2024

Abhishek Gupta*
Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Dietmar Göhlich
Technische Universität Berlin, Germany


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The ongoing development of technology and AI facilitates the emergence of service robots in various application fields. Hence, the development of robot-infrastructure product-service systems (PSS) will become increasingly important. Based on the existing literature we propose a new methodological approach for a joint development of robot and infrastructure in the context of a socio-technical system with various stakeholders. We suggest digital models and physical prototypes to synchronize service and product development. The applicability is demonstrated for autonomous waste management robots.

Systems Engineering and Design
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