Ontologies and standards

One of the cornerstones of recent advancement in human – robot interaction is the evolution of descriptive logics, formal languages, ontologies and community vocabularies, nurturing on an expanding user base. Ontologies, defined as the formal description of the concepts and relationships for an agent or a community of agents, are essential for interaction, especially for representing knowledge among humans and robots . Formal descriptions, best practices and universal methods can become recognized throughout the community and may become standards one day. Out group is participating in the work of the most prestigious associations (ISO, IEC, IEEE) working primarily towards robot safety standards.