Odor Localization Sub Tasks: A Survey


  • Nyayu Latifah Husni Electrical Engineering, State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya
  • Ade Silvia Electrical Engineering, State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya
  • Siti Nurmaini Robotic and Control Research Lab, Faculty of Computer Science, University of Sriwijaya
  • Irsyadi Yani Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, University of Sriwijaya


This paper discusses about the sub tasks of odor localization research. Three steps of odor localization, i.e. Plume finding, plume tracking/tracing, and source declaration are explained. The difficulty of plume finding is discussed. Farrell’s Filamentous and Pseudo-Gaussian plume models that have been analyzed by previous researcher are presented. Some approaches used in plume tracking/tracing based on advection/turbulent and the estimation of odors’ distribution are provided. The advantages of source declaration are showed. Some problems occur in plume finding become a great consideration for the future research.


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How to Cite

Husni, N. L., Silvia, A., Nurmaini, S., & Yani, I. (2016). Odor Localization Sub Tasks: A Survey. Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering (JTEC), 8(3), 101–105. Retrieved from https://jtec.utem.edu.my/jtec/article/view/1010