• Irem Sahmutoglu Industrial Engineering, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Erhan AKDOGAN Mechatronics Engineering, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey



Artificial Neural Network, Robot Navigation, SCITOS G5


Determining trajectories in mobile robot navigation tasks is a difficult process to apply with conventional methods. Therefore, intelligent techniques produce highly effective results in trajectory optimization and orientation prediction. In this study, two different ANN (Artificial Neural Network) structures have been developed for the navigation prediction of the SCITOS G5 mobile robot. For this aim, RBF (Radial Basis Function) and MLP (Multi-Layer Perceptron) structures were used. Information obtained from 24 sensors of the robot was used as network inputs and network output determines robot direction. Accordingly, structures that have 24 inputs and one output were created. The best performance network structures obtained were compared among them in simulation environment. Accordingly, RBF has been observed to produce more accurate results than MLP.


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How to Cite

Sahmutoglu, I., & AKDOGAN, E. (2020). DEVELOPMENT OF ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORK STRUCTURES FOR PREDICTING NAVIGATION TASKS OF A MOBILE ROBOT. International Journal of Engineering Technologies and Management Research, 7(3), 42–50.