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1

Demoing the Modified TALON Robot  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

A technician at Idaho National Laboratory demonstrates the modified TALON robot; which is being sent to assist emergency workers at Japan's Fukishima nuclear reactor.

2

A Modified Reactive Control Framework for Cooperative Mobile Robots  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A Modified Reactive Control Framework for Cooperative Mobile Robots J. Salido a , J.M. Dolan a , J Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon Univ. Pittsburgh, PA 15213­3890 USA. Purely reactive approaches such as that of Brooks are efficient, but lack a mechanism for global control

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Griffith 4/2004 Small Scale His Tag Enzyme Purification with TALON Affinity Column Resin  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Griffith 4/2004 Small Scale His Tag Enzyme Purification with TALON Affinity Column Resin Overview: This is a small scale method for purifying a His-tagged protein using commercial affinity resin. Materials: TALON rotor, at 18 K rpm) at 4 °C. 7. Save supernatant fraction for column purification. Supernatant can

Doering, Tamara

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Apparatus and method for modifying the operation of a robotic vehicle in a real environment, to emulate the operation of the robotic vehicle operating in a mixed reality environment  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Apparatus and methods for modifying the operation of a robotic vehicle in a real environment to emulate the operation of the robotic vehicle in a mixed reality environment include a vehicle sensing system having a communications module attached to the robotic vehicle for communicating operating parameters related to the robotic vehicle in a real environment to a simulation controller for simulating the operation of the robotic vehicle in a mixed (live, virtual and constructive) environment wherein the affects of virtual and constructive entities on the operation of the robotic vehicle (and vice versa) are simulated. These effects are communicated to the vehicle sensing system which generates a modified control command for the robotic vehicle including the effects of virtual and constructive entities, causing the robot in the real environment to behave as if virtual and constructive entities existed in the real environment.

Garretson, Justin R. (Albuquerque, NM); Parker, Eric P. (Albuquerque, NM); Gladwell, T. Scott (Albuquerque, NM); Rigdon, J. Brian (Edgewood, NM); Oppel, III, Fred J. (Albuquerque, NM)

2012-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Robotics  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Mark Buckner wants to help machines see objects the way humans do, and he's also mentoring the next generation of scientists and engineers through FIRST Robotics.

Buckner, Mark

2014-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Robotics  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

Mark Buckner wants to help machines see objects the way humans do, and he's also mentoring the next generation of scientists and engineers through FIRST Robotics.

Buckner, Mark

2014-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Robotic and Remote Systems Assistance to the Government of Japan  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

At the request of the Government of Japan, DOE did a complex wide survey of available remotely operated and robotic systems to assist in the initial assessment of the damage to the Fukushima Daiichi reactors following an earthquake and subsequent tsunami. As a result several radiation hardened cameras and a Talon robot were identified as systems that could immediately assist in the effort and were subsequently sent to Japan. These systems were transferred to the Government of Japan and used to map radiation levels surrounding the damaged facilities. This report describes the equipment, its use, data collected, and lessons learned from the experience.

Derek Wadsworth; Victor Walker

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robotic intelligence kernel  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A robot platform includes perceptors, locomotors, and a system controller. The system controller executes a robot intelligence kernel (RIK) that includes a multi-level architecture and a dynamic autonomy structure. The multi-level architecture includes a robot behavior level for defining robot behaviors, that incorporate robot attributes and a cognitive level for defining conduct modules that blend an adaptive interaction between predefined decision functions and the robot behaviors. The dynamic autonomy structure is configured for modifying a transaction capacity between an operator intervention and a robot initiative and may include multiple levels with at least a teleoperation mode configured to maximize the operator intervention and minimize the robot initiative and an autonomous mode configured to minimize the operator intervention and maximize the robot initiative. Within the RIK at least the cognitive level includes the dynamic autonomy structure.

Bruemmer, David J. (Idaho Falls, ID)

2009-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Modular Countermine Payload for Small Robots  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Payloads for small robotic platforms have historically been designed and implemented as platform and task specific solutions. A consequence of this approach is that payloads cannot be deployed on different robotic platforms without substantial re-engineering efforts. To address this issue, we developed a modular countermine payload that is designed from the ground-up to be platform agnostic. The payload consists of the multi-mission payload controller unit (PCU) coupled with the configurable mission specific threat detection, navigation and marking payloads. The multi-mission PCU has all the common electronics to control and interface to all the payloads. It also contains the embedded processor that can be used to run the navigational and control software. The PCU has a very flexible robot interface which can be configured to interface to various robot platforms. The threat detection payload consists of a two axis sweeping arm and the detector. The navigation payload consists of several perception sensors that are used for terrain mapping, obstacle detection and navigation. Finally, the marking payload consists of a dual-color paint marking system. Through the multi-mission PCU, all these payloads are packaged in a platform agnostic way to allow deployment on multiple robotic platforms, including Talon and Packbot.

Herman Herman; Doug Few; Roelof Versteeg; Jean-Sebastien Valois; Jeff McMahill; Michael Licitra; Edward Henciak

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1 | P a g e Robots, Robots, Robots Camp Camp: Robots, Robots, Robots  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 | P a g e Robots, Robots, Robots Camp Camp: Robots, Robots, Robots July 7 - 11 for participants 11 - 13 years old; $200.00 General description: Robotics integrates the theoretical world of robotics challenges cumulating in a Friday afternoon showcase. Camp Structure: Regular camp hours are 9

Seldin, Jonathan P.

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Robot Partners: Collaborative Perceptual Robotic Systems  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Robot Partners: Collaborative Perceptual Robotic Systems Working paper Cooperative Distributed robotic systems, including remote-brained soccer players, visually guided mobile robots, and visual been supported by the the Networks of Centres of Excellence Institute for Robotics and Intelligent

Little, Jim

12

System and method for seamless task-directed autonomy for robots  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Systems, methods, and user interfaces are used for controlling a robot. An environment map and a robot designator are presented to a user. The user may place, move, and modify task designators on the environment map. The task designators indicate a position in the environment map and indicate a task for the robot to achieve. A control intermediary links task designators with robot instructions issued to the robot. The control intermediary analyzes a relative position between the task designators and the robot. The control intermediary uses the analysis to determine a task-oriented autonomy level for the robot and communicates target achievement information to the robot. The target achievement information may include instructions for directly guiding the robot if the task-oriented autonomy level indicates low robot initiative and may include instructions for directing the robot to determine a robot plan for achieving the task if the task-oriented autonomy level indicates high robot initiative.

Nielsen, Curtis; Bruemmer, David; Few, Douglas; Walton, Miles

2012-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

13

Robotic Surveying  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

ZAPATA ENGINEERING challenged our engineers and scientists, which included robotics expertise from Carnegie Mellon University, to design a solution to meet our client's requirements for rapid digital geophysical and radiological data collection of a munitions test range with no down-range personnel. A prime concern of the project was to minimize exposure of personnel to unexploded ordnance and radiation. The field season was limited by extreme heat, cold and snow. Geographical Information System (GIS) tools were used throughout this project to accurately define the limits of mapped areas, build a common mapping platform from various client products, track production progress, allocate resources and relate subsurface geophysical information to geographical features for use in rapidly reacquiring targets for investigation. We were hopeful that our platform could meet the proposed 35 acres per day, towing both a geophysical package and a radiological monitoring trailer. We held our breath and crossed our fingers as the autonomous Speedrower began to crawl across the playa lakebed. We met our proposed production rate, and we averaged just less than 50 acres per 12-hour day using the autonomous platform with a path tracking error of less than +/- 4 inches. Our project team mapped over 1,800 acres in an 8-week (4 days per week) timeframe. The expertise of our partner, Carnegie Mellon University, was recently demonstrated when their two autonomous vehicle entries finished second and third at the 2005 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Grand Challenge. 'The Grand Challenge program was established to help foster the development of autonomous vehicle technology that will some day help save the lives of Americans who are protecting our country on the battlefield', said DARPA Grand Challenge Program Manager, Ron Kurjanowicz. Our autonomous remote-controlled vehicle (ARCV) was a modified New Holland 2550 Speedrower retrofitted to allow the machine-actuated functions to be controlled by an onboard computer. The computer-controlled Speedrower was developed at Carnegie Mellon University to automate agricultural harvesting. Harvesting tasks require the vehicle to cover a field using minimally overlapping rows at slow speeds in a similar manner to geophysical data acquisition. The Speedrower had demonstrated its ability to perform as it had already logged hundreds of acres of autonomous harvesting. This project is the first use of autonomous robotic technology on a large-scale for geophysical surveying.

Suzy Cantor-McKinney; Michael Kruzic

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robotics and Vision Scientist Evolution Robotics  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Robotics and Vision Scientist Evolution Robotics 1055 E. Colorado Bl., #410 Pasadena, California 91106 (626) 993-3300 09 May 2011 Evolution Robotics Employment Opportunity Profile · Title: Robotics and Vision Scientist · Reports to: VP of Research and Development The Company: Evolution Robotics, Inc

Plotkin, Joshua B.

15

Graphs, Trees Pebbles, Robots  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Graphs, Trees Pebbles, Robots 1 #12;Outline I. Robot Arms. II. Rigid Graphs. III. Characterizations. Applications: (a) Rigid Components. 2 #12;I. Robot arms and the Carpenter's Rule Problem. Can a robot arm

Haas, Ruth

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Robotic vehicle  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A robotic vehicle for travel through a conduit. The robotic vehicle includes forward and rear housings each having a hub portion, and each being provided with surface engaging mechanisms for selectively engaging the walls of the conduit such that the housings can be selectively held in stationary positions within the conduit. The surface engaging mechanisms of each housing includes a plurality of extendable appendages, each of which is radially extendable relative to the operatively associated hub portion between a retracted position and a radially extended position. The robotic vehicle also includes at least three selectively extendable members extending between the forward and rear housings, for selectively changing the distance between the forward and rear housings to effect movement of the robotic vehicle.

Box, W. Donald (Oak Ridge, TN)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robotic vehicle  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A robotic vehicle for travel through a conduit. The robotic vehicle includes forward and rear housings each having a hub portion, and each being provided with surface engaging mechanisms for selectively engaging the walls of the conduit such that the housings can be selectively held in stationary positions within the conduit. The surface engaging mechanisms of each housing includes a plurality of extendable appendages, each of which is radially extendable relative to the operatively associated hub portion between a retracted position and a radially extended position. The robotic vehicle also includes at least three selectively extendable members extending between the forward and rear housings, for selectively changing the distance between the forward and rear housings to effect movement of the robotic vehicle.

Box, W. Donald (Oak Ridge, TN)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Autonomous anthropomorphic robotic arm to monitor plant growth in a laboratory.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??An autonomous anthropomorphic robotic arm was designed, fabricated and programmed for monitoring of plant tissue grown in a modified in vitro clonal plant propagation system (more)

Seelye, Mark

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generic robot architecture  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

The present invention provides methods, computer readable media, and apparatuses for a generic robot architecture providing a framework that is easily portable to a variety of robot platforms and is configured to provide hardware abstractions, abstractions for generic robot attributes, environment abstractions, and robot behaviors. The generic robot architecture includes a hardware abstraction level and a robot abstraction level. The hardware abstraction level is configured for developing hardware abstractions that define, monitor, and control hardware modules available on a robot platform. The robot abstraction level is configured for defining robot attributes and provides a software framework for building robot behaviors from the robot attributes. Each of the robot attributes includes hardware information from at least one hardware abstraction. In addition, each robot attribute is configured to substantially isolate the robot behaviors from the at least one hardware abstraction.

Bruemmer, David J. (Idaho Falls, ID) [Idaho Falls, ID; Few, Douglas A. (Idaho Falls, ID) [Idaho Falls, ID

2010-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Robotics for telesurgery: second  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Francisco, CA, USA. Keywords Robots, Surgery Abstract Robotic telesurgery is a promising application Medical robotics is an active area of research on the application of computers and robotic technology for patients' post-operative pain and long hospital Industrial Robot: An International Journal Volume 30

Cavusoglu, Cenk

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21

Extremum seeking for mobile robots  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Janata, Plumetracking robots: A new application of chemicaleral applications including an autonomous underwater robot,

Ghods, Nima

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robot Fish  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Broadcast transcript: Usually you expect this kind of news from Japan but this time it's South Korea where scientists have just created a robotic fish. Yes, folks, this is an electronic fish that can live underwater. At depths of up to 100 meters...

Hacker, Randi

2009-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Tandem mobile robot system  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A robotic vehicle system for terrain navigation mobility provides a way to climb stairs, cross crevices, and navigate across difficult terrain by coupling two or more mobile robots with a coupling device and controlling the robots cooperatively in tandem.

Buttz, James H. (Albuquerque, NM); Shirey, David L. (Albuquerque, NM); Hayward, David R. (Albuquerque, NM)

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robotics and Energy Usage  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

in St. Louis (62 welding robots) and Franklin Manufacturing Company in St. Cloud, Minnesota (4 spray painting robots used in freezer manufacture), We also examined data on energy effects of robots from John Deere, caterpillar, and GM Guide Division...

Hershey, R. L.; Fenton, S. E.; Letzt, A. M.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robotics 1 1 Robot components  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

! a device (with the outer form of a cylinder), typically located between the last robot link and its end gauges is glued so as to undergo opposite deformations (e.g., traction/compression) along the main axis (resolution 0.1%) · 5÷70 Nm (resolution 0.05%) · sample frequency " 1 KHz · 4 deformable elements · two pair

De Luca, Alessandro

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Robot Intelligence Kernel  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

Check out this robotics breakthrough which allows robots to behave autonomously. For more information about INL research projects, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

None

2013-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Robot Intelligence Kernel  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Check out this robotics breakthrough which allows robots to behave autonomously. For more information about INL research projects, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

None

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adaptive Sampling for Environmental Robotics  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

186, 2003. S. Thrun, Robotics Mapping: A survey, Exploringtechnique to environmental robotics applications includingSampling for Environmental Robotics Mohammad Rahimi , ,

Mohammad Rahimi; Richard Pon; Deborah Estrin; William J. Kaiser; Mani Srivastava; Gaurav S. Sukhatme

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robotic Ground Rules  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Broadcast Transcript: In his short story Runaround, Isaac Asimov created his Laws of Robotics: Rule 1: a robot may not injure a human. Rule 2: A robot must obey orders from a human unless they conflict with Rule 1, and Rule 3: A robot must protect...

Hacker, Randi; Tsutsui, William; vonHolten, Leslie

2007-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Medical Robots Surgical Assistants  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 Medical Robots Surgical Assistants Efficacy of Procedure Accuracy Longevity Invasiveness Augment human capabilities Enabling new procedures Time under anaesthetic #12;2 Surgical Robots) Sensei (Hansen Medical) Autonomous Surgical Robots Robodoc.com #12;3 Guided Surgical Robots Makosurgical

Pulfrey, David L.

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration Robotics, tele-Robotics and  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Robotics, tele-Robotics and autonomous systems Areas. TA04-31 3.3. Summary of Findings for Robotics, Tele-Robotics and Autonomous Systems TA04-31 4: Robotics, Tele-Robotics and Autonomous Systems. NASA developed this Space Technology Roadmap for use

Waliser, Duane E.

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Institute for Software Technology Ad anced RoboticsAdvanced Robotics  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Interaction #12;Institute for Software Technology Application Areas Gerald Steinbauer 3 Advanced RoboticsInstitute for Software Technology Ad anced RoboticsAdvanced Robotics Human Robot Interaction Gerald Steinbauer Institute for Software Technology Gerald Steinbauer 1 Advanced Robotics ­ Human Robot Interaction

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Robot learning [TC Spotlight  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Creating autonomous robots that can learn to act in unpredictable environments has been a long-standing goal of robotics, artificial intelligence, and the cognitive sciences. In contrast, current commercially available ...

Tedrake, Russell Louis

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Robotics and Intelligent Systems  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Robotics and Intelligent Systems INL is working to develop a new class of robotic systems that can adjust their level of autonomy on the fly, leveraging their own intrinsic...

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Computational Chemistry Robots  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Computational Chemistry Robots ACS Sep 2005 Computational Chemistry Robots J. A. Townsend, P. Murray-Rust, S. M. Tyrrell, Y. Zhang jat45@cam.ac.uk Can high-throughput computation provide a reliable experimental resource for molecular...

Townsend, Joseph A; Murray-Rust, Peter; Tyrrell, Simon M; Zhang, Yong

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Artificial Intelligence and Robotics  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Since Robotics is the field concerned with the connection of perception to action, Artificial Intelligence must have a central role in Robotics if the connection is to be intelligent. Artificial Intelligence addresses ...

Brady, Michael

1984-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RHOBOT: Radiation hardened robotics  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A survey of robotic applications in radioactive environments has been conducted, and analysis of robotic system components and their response to the varying types and strengths of radiation has been completed. Two specific robotic systems for accident recovery and nuclear fuel movement have been analyzed in detail for radiation hardness. Finally, a general design approach for radiation-hardened robotics systems has been developed and is presented. This report completes this project which was funded under the Laboratory Directed Research and Development program.

Bennett, P.C.; Posey, L.D. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modular robot  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A modular robot may comprise a main body having a structure defined by a plurality of stackable modules. The stackable modules may comprise a manifold, a valve module, and a control module. The manifold may comprise a top surface and a bottom surface having a plurality of fluid passages contained therein, at least one of the plurality of fluid passages terminating in a valve port located on the bottom surface of the manifold. The valve module is removably connected to the manifold and selectively fluidically connects the plurality of fluid passages contained in the manifold to a supply of pressurized fluid and to a vent. The control module is removably connected to the valve module and actuates the valve module to selectively control a flow of pressurized fluid through different ones of the plurality of fluid passages in the manifold. The manifold, valve module, and control module are mounted together in a sandwich-like manner and comprise a main body. A plurality of leg assemblies are removably connected to the main body and are removably fluidically connected to the fluid passages in the manifold so that each of the leg assemblies can be selectively actuated by the flow of pressurized fluid in different ones of the plurality of fluid passages in the manifold. 12 figs.

Ferrante, T.A.

1997-11-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Torras: Robot Arm Control 1 Robot Arm Control  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Torras: Robot Arm Control 1 Robot Arm Control Carme Torras Institut de Rob#18;otica i Inform#18;atica Industrial (CSIC-UPC) Llorens i Artigas 4-6, 08028-Barcelona. RUNNING HEAD: Robot Arm Control: 34-93-401.57.50 e-mail: ctorras@iri.upc.es #12; Torras: Robot Arm Control 2 INTRODUCTION A robot

Torras, Carme

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Development of Human-Robot Interaction Systems for Humanoid Robots  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Development of Human-Robot Interaction Systems for Humanoid Robots Bruce A. Maxwell, Brian Leighton, Andrew Ramsay Colby College {bmaxwell,bmleight,acramsay}@colby.edu Abstract - Effective human-robot interaction is one of the primary challenges for humanoid robots. Sources of uncertainty, such as robot motion

Maxwell, Bruce

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41

Morphogenetic Robotics: An Emerging New Field in Developmental Robotics  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 Morphogenetic Robotics: An Emerging New Field in Developmental Robotics Yaochu Jin, Senior Member, IEEE, and Yan Meng, Member, IEEE Abstract-- Developmental robotics is also known as epigenetic robotics. We propose in this paper that there is one substan- tial difference between developmental robotics

Jin, Yaochu

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Modeling and implementation of solder-activated joints for single actuator, centimeter-scale robotic mechanisms  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis explains when, and why, solder-based phase change materials (PCMs) are best-suited as a means to modify a robotic mechanism's kinematic and elastomechanic behavior. The preceding refers to mechanisms that possess ...

Telleria, Maria J

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental validation of the efficient robotic transportation algorithm for large-scale flexible space structures  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A new large space structure transportation method proposed recently is modified and experimentally validated. The proposed method is to use space robots' manipulators to control the vibration, instead of their reaction ...

Ono, Masahiro, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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I Am My Robot: The Impact of Robot-building and Robot Form on Operators  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

I Am My Robot: The Impact of Robot-building and Robot Form on Operators Victoria Groom, Leila Mall, Stanford, CA, 94305, USA {vgroom, takayama, pochi, nass}@stanford.edu ABSTRACT As robots become more pervasive, operators will develop richer relationships with them. In a 2 (robot form: humanoid vs

Lindeman, Robert W.

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The synergy of human arm and robotic system  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

IV surgical robot system. . . . . (a) Robot arm. . . . . .coupling between the two robot arms should complement the e?perspectives: The Raven robot arm has a robotic joints and

Li, Zhi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Persuasive robotics : how robots change our minds  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis explores the extent to which socially capable humanoid robots have the potential to influence human belief, perception and behavior. Sophisticated computational systems coupled with human-like form and function ...

Siegel, Michael Steven

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robotics for Learning  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Teaching Robotics is about empowering students to create and configure robotics devices and program computers to nurture in students the skill sets necessary to play an active role in society. The robot in Figure 1 focuses on the design of scaffolds and physical assembly methods, coupled with a computer logic program to make that makes it move or behave in a very precise (remote controlled or autonomous) manner. This enables students to investigate, explore and refine the program to affect the robots. The Robotics approach takes into account the increasing popularity of Computer Science and the learning by doing (Schank, Berman, & Macpherson, 1999) approach to solve complex problems and use computers meaningfully in learning (Barron & Darling-Hammond, 2008; Jonassen, Howland, Marra, & Crismond, 2008). In Singapore, teachers and students in Woodlands Ring Secondary and Rulang Primary have incorporated robotics to varying extents into formal and informal curricula. In addition, other less expensive ...

Toh, Dennis; Lim, Matthew; Wee, Loo Kang; Ong, Matthew

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

48

Advanced robot locomotion.  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report contains the results of a research effort on advanced robot locomotion. The majority of this work focuses on walking robots. Walking robot applications include delivery of special payloads to unique locations that require human locomotion to exo-skeleton human assistance applications. A walking robot could step over obstacles and move through narrow openings that a wheeled or tracked vehicle could not overcome. It could pick up and manipulate objects in ways that a standard robot gripper could not. Most importantly, a walking robot would be able to rapidly perform these tasks through an intuitive user interface that mimics natural human motion. The largest obstacle arises in emulating stability and balance control naturally present in humans but needed for bipedal locomotion in a robot. A tracked robot is bulky and limited, but a wide wheel base assures passive stability. Human bipedal motion is so common that it is taken for granted, but bipedal motion requires active balance and stability control for which the analysis is non-trivial. This report contains an extensive literature study on the state-of-the-art of legged robotics, and it additionally provides the analysis, simulation, and hardware verification of two variants of a proto-type leg design.

Neely, Jason C.; Sturgis, Beverly Rainwater; Byrne, Raymond Harry; Feddema, John Todd; Spletzer, Barry Louis; Rose, Scott E.; Novick, David Keith; Wilson, David Gerald; Buerger, Stephen P.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-robot control interface  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Methods and systems for controlling a plurality of robots through a single user interface include at least one robot display window for each of the plurality of robots with the at least one robot display window illustrating one or more conditions of a respective one of the plurality of robots. The user interface further includes at least one robot control window for each of the plurality of robots with the at least one robot control window configured to receive one or more commands for sending to the respective one of the plurality of robots. The user interface further includes a multi-robot common window comprised of information received from each of the plurality of robots.

Bruemmer, David J. (Idaho Falls, ID); Walton, Miles C. (Idaho Falls, ID)

2011-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Robotics and Autonomous Systems 30 (2000) 133153 Biomimetic robot navigation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Robotics and Autonomous Systems 30 (2000) 133­153 Biomimetic robot navigation Matthias O. Franz Abstract In the past decade, a large number of robots has been built that explicitly implement biological applications, most notably in the field of indoor robot navigation. While simpler insect navigation behaviours

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Human Robot Interaction in Mobile Robot Applications Akihisa Ohya  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Human Robot Interaction in Mobile Robot Applications Akihisa Ohya PRESTO, JST / University the usefulness of mobile robots by showing concrete applications in human daily life through this study. Only a few mobile robot applications were de- signed and made with the purpose of supporting humans

Ohya, Akihisa

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Constructionism 2010 Robotic Educational Platform based on Ball Robots  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Constructionism 2010 1 Robotic Educational Platform based on Ball Robots Zuzana Zajícková further on: we propose a creative and non-conventional platform, which goes beyond the traditional wheeled and entertaining educational experience. The idea of an autonomous ball robot is not new. Successful robots were

Petrovic, Pavel

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Robot Rodeo 2013  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Sandia National Laboratories hosted the seventh annual Western National Robot Rodeo and Capability Exercise in June 2013. The five-day event is a lively and challenging competition that draws civilian and military bomb squad teams from across the country to see who can most effectively defuse dangerous situations with the help of robots.

Deuel, Jake

2013-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Robot Rodeo 2013  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

Sandia National Laboratories hosted the seventh annual Western National Robot Rodeo and Capability Exercise in June 2013. The five-day event is a lively and challenging competition that draws civilian and military bomb squad teams from across the country to see who can most effectively defuse dangerous situations with the help of robots.

Deuel, Jake

2014-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-robot pursuit-evasion  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

International Journal of Robotics Research, A. Kolling, S.International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 3508-International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp.

Kolling, Andreas

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mobile Robot Sensing for Environmental Applications  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Mobile robot sensing for environmental applications Amarjeetwith Mobile robot sensing for environmental applications (a)Mobile robot sensing for environmental applications only a

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Affordable avatar control system for personal robots  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Social robots (personal robots) emphasize individualized social interaction and communication with people. To maximize communication capacity of a personal robot, designers make it more anthropomorphic (or zoomorphic), and ...

Lee, Jun Ki, S. M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ROBOTICS -INTRODUCTION t Manipulator Arms  

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ROBOTICS - INTRODUCTION t Manipulator Arms The common industrial manipulator is often referred to as a robot arm, with links and joints described in similar terms. Manipulators which emulate. The motion of articulated robot arms differs from the motion of the human arm. While robot joints have fewer

Petriu, Emil M.

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MICS 2007 Robot Contest The robot contest will consist of two (two weight classes) sumo-robot tournaments. Each  

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MICS 2007 Robot Contest The robot contest will consist of two (two weight classes) sumo-robot the number of entries). In a sumo-robot match, two autonomously-controlled robots try to push each other outside of a round ring. This may sound destructive, but any harmful behavior by a robot, whether

Hu, Wen-Chen

60

Robotic follow system and method  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Robot platforms, methods, and computer media are disclosed. The robot platform includes perceptors, locomotors, and a system controller, which executes instructions for a robot to follow a target in its environment. The method includes receiving a target bearing and sensing whether the robot is blocked front. If the robot is blocked in front, then the robot's motion is adjusted to avoid the nearest obstacle in front. If the robot is not blocked in front, then the method senses whether the robot is blocked toward the target bearing and if so, sets the rotational direction opposite from the target bearing, and adjusts the rotational velocity and translational velocity. If the robot is not blocked toward the target bearing, then the rotational velocity is adjusted proportional to an angle of the target bearing and the translational velocity is adjusted proportional to a distance to the nearest obstacle in front.

Bruemmer, David J [Idaho Falls, ID; Anderson, Matthew O [Idaho Falls, ID

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lund September 2010 Robotics and Automation software  

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systems 4. Rosetta and future robots #12;LUCAS: Robotics and Semantic Systems, Lund, Sept. 2010 2 Robotics · Flexibility: ­ Interoperable and open systems? No, not sufficient in robotics! ­ Applications and technologies approaches... #12;LUCAS: Robotics and Semantic Systems, Lund, Sept. 2010 3 New/running robot projects

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Industrial Robotics Prof. Alessandro De Luca  

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Robotics 1 Industrial Robotics Prof. Alessandro De Luca Robotics 1 1 #12;What is a robot? ! industrial definition (RIA = Robotic Institute of America) re-programmable multi-functional manipulator;Evolution toward industrial robots ! with respect to the ancestors ! flexibility of use ! adaptability

De Luca, Alessandro

63

Fine Grained Robotics  

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Fine grained robotics is the idea of solving problems utilizing multitudes of very simple machines in place of one large complex entity. Organized in the proper way, simple machines and simple behaviors can lead to emergent ...

Flynn, Anita M.

64

Robot Round Up  

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Broadcast Transcript: This is a Postcard about robots. In Japan. Now there's a surprise. But suspend your disbelief for a moment, if you will. Let's talk about Evolta first. Evolta is a battery-powered triathlete headed ...

Hacker, Randi

2011-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Robot calibration without scaling  

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) Je rinkle (Member) arry Hogan (Member) eorge P. Peterson (Head of Department) May 1995 Major Subject: Mechanical Engineering 111 ABSTRACT Robot Calibration without Scaling. (May 1995) Thomas W. Ives, B. S. , The University of Texas... robot. Researchers at Texas A6tM University found that convergence can be achieved simply by converting the original translational parameters fiom millimeters to inches. While this is nice and convenient for this particular case, it does not prove...

Ives, Thomas W.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

66

Wheeled hopping robot  

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The present invention provides robotic vehicles having wheeled and hopping mobilities that are capable of traversing (e.g. by hopping over) obstacles that are large in size relative to the robot and, are capable of operation in unpredictable terrain over long range. The present invention further provides combustion powered linear actuators, which can include latching mechanisms to facilitate pressurized fueling of the actuators, as can be used to provide wheeled vehicles with a hopping mobility.

Fischer, Gary J. (Albuquerque, NM)

2010-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Apparatus for attaching a cleaning tool to a robotic manipulator  

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An apparatus is described for connecting a cleaning tool to a robotic manipulator so that the tool can be used in contaminated areas on horizontal, vertical and sloped surfaces. The apparatus comprises a frame and a handle, with casters on the frame to facilitate movement. The handle is pivotally and releasibly attached to the frame at a preselected position of a plurality of attachment positions. The apparatus is specifically configured for the Kelly Vacuum System but can be modified for use with any standard mobile robot and cleaning tool. 14 figs.

Killian, M.A.; Zollinger, W.T.

1992-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Apparatus for attaching a cleaning tool to a robotic manipulator  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

An apparatus for connecting a cleaning tool to a robotic manipulator so that the tool can be used in contaminated areas on horizontal, vertical and sloped surfaces. The apparatus comprises a frame and a handle, with casters on the frame to facilitate movement. The handle is pivotally and releasibly attached to the frame at a preselected position of a plurality of attachment positions. The apparatus is specifically configured for the KELLY VACUUM SYSTEM but can be modified for use with any standard mobile robot and cleaning tool.

Killian, Mark A. (102 Foxhunt Dr., North Augusta, SC 29841); Zollinger, W. Thor (3927 Almon Dr., Martinez, GA 30907)

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Apparatus for attaching a cleaning tool to a robotic manipulator  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

This invention is comprised of an apparatus for connecting a cleaning tool to a robotic manipulator so that the tool can be used in contaminated areas on horizontal, vertical and sloped surfaces. The apparatus comprises a frame and a handle, with casters on the frame to facilitate movement. The handle is pivotally and releasibly attached to the frame at a preselected position of a plurality of attachment positions. The apparatus is specifically configured for the KELLY VACUUM SYSTEM but can be modified for use with any standard mobile robot and cleaning tool.

Killian, M.A.; Zollinger, W.T.

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Implementing intentional robotics principles using SSR2K platform  

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robots. IEEE Trans. on Robotics and Automation, Kortenkamp,IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, vol. 18, no.in: Intelligence for Space Robotics, E. Tunstel, A. Howard,

Kozma, Robert; Huntsberger, Terry; Aghazarian, Hrand; Freeman, Walter J III

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Machine Learning for Humanoid Robot Modeling and Control /  

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of robot dynamics parameters: Theory and application. [36]in [12] for applications to model free robot control. ThisApplication to Robotics For Newtonian problems, including articulated robots,

Wu, Tingfan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robot-aided neurorehabilitation: A novel robot for ankle rehabilitation  

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In this paper, we present the design and characterization of a novel ankle robot developed at the Massachusetts institute of technology (MIT). This robotic module is being tested with stroke patients at Baltimore Veterans ...

Roy, Anindo

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Robot manipulation in human environments  

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Human environments present special challenges for robot manipulation. They are often dynamic, difficult to predict, and beyond the control of a robot engineer. Fortunately, many characteristics of these settings can be ...

Edsinger, Aaron Ladd, 1972-

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robot Manipulation in Human Environments  

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Human environments present special challenges for robot manipulation. They are often dynamic, difficult to predict, and beyond the control of a robot engineer. Fortunately, many characteristics of these settings can be ...

Edsinger, Aaron

2007-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

75

Cordinating human-robot communication  

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As robots begin to emerge from the cloisters of industrial and military applications and enter the realms of coperative partners for people, one of the most important facets of human-robot interaction (HRI) will be ...

Brks, Andrw G. (Brks Zoz)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Imaging Robot Jonathan Dyssel Stets  

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with a Command File, a file that contains the coordinates and directions of the robot arm. One of the interfaces and an attached camera. The other interface, programmed in Matlab, controls the calculations of the robot armImaging Robot Jonathan Dyssel Stets Kongens Lyngby 2010 IMM-B.Sc-2010-42 #12;Technical University

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Evolutionary Robotics: Exploring New Horizons  

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Chapter 1 Evolutionary Robotics: Exploring New Horizons St´ephane Doncieux, Jean-Baptiste Mouret, Nicolas Bredeche, and Vincent Padois Abstract. This paper considers the field of Evolutionary Robotics (ER of research is discussed, as well as the potential use of ER in a robot design process. Four main aspects

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Robotics II June 10, 2014  

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Robotics II June 10, 2014 Exercise 1 Consider a planar 3R robot with unitary link lengths as in Fig. 1. Taking into account the robot redundancy, a velocity control scheme is active so as to track desired end-effector position trajectories while trying to locally maximize the minimum Cartesian distance

De Luca, Alessandro

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Robotic actions in the human brain Robotic movement preferentially engages the action observation network  

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Robotic actions in the human brain 1 Robotic movement., Stadler, W. & Prinz, W. (in press / 2011). Robotic movement preferentially engages the action observation network. Human Brain Mapping. #12;Robotic

Hamilton, Antonia

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Decentralized Swarming by Robot CollectivesDecentralized Swarming by Robot Collectives Research Goal  

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Cooperative Robots Buildings Surveillance Application Arenas: Entertainment Industry Medical Nanobots ChangeDecentralized Swarming by Robot CollectivesDecentralized Swarming by Robot Collectives Research Goal: Develop a framework for decentralized swarming by robot collectives using artificial potential

Krovi, Venkat

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Fuel Cells For RobotsFuel Cells For Robots Pavlo Rudakevych  

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MicroRig Overview MicroRig is a fully autonomous downhole robotic vehicle. Its purpose is to carry oil field on the end of long flexible tubes. MicroRig is a fully autonomous downhole robotic vehicle. Fuel Cells For RobotsFuel Cells For Robots Pavlo Rudakevych iRobot Pavlo Rudakevych iRobot #12

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Robot-to-Robot Nurturing: A Call to the Research Community  

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Robot-to-Robot Nurturing: A Call to the Research Community Mark Woehrer School of Computer Science and artificial systems, how robot-to-robot (R2R) nurturing is related to developmental robotics including epigenetic and morphogenetic robotics, why R2R nurturing should be considered an important topic, and why we

Schlupp, Ingo

83

From Spider Robots to Half Disk Robots J-D. Boissonnat O. Devillers S. Lazard  

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From Spider Robots to Half Disk Robots J-D. Boissonnat O. Devillers S. Lazard INRIA, BP 93 06902 robot. The body of this robot is a single point and the legs are line segments attached to the body. The robot can only put its feet on some regions, called the foothold regions. Moreover, the robot is subject

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

84

Will robots see? Stanley A. Klein  

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Will robots see? Stanley A. Klein Will robots ever really see? Imagine a robot 10,000 years in the future. At that time we should finally understand the visual system and be able to build robots whose visual performance surpasses humans'. We will then ask: when a robot claims to be seeing, are its

Klein, Stanley

85

Human-Robot-Communication and Machine Learning  

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be obtained from today's industrial robots. However, to enable new robot applications with emphasis on serviceHuman-Robot-Communication and Machine Learning Abbr. title: Human-Robot-Communication and ML Volker for Real-Time Computer Systems and Robotics Kaiserstr. 12 D-76128 Karlsruhe, Germany Phone: +49 721 608

Demiris, Yiannis

86

Wine Tasting Robots  

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Broadcast Transcript: Well, Japanese scientists have created the world's first wine-tasting robot and the thought that springs to mind is: Why? Followed by: what were they thinking? Or, more to the point, what were they drinking? The scientists who...

Hacker, Randi; Tsutsui, William

2007-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

87

Savannah River Site Robotics  

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Meet Sandmantis and Frankie, two advanced robotic devices that are key to cleanup at Savannah River Site. Sandmantis cleans hard, residual waste off huge underground storage tanks. Frankie is equipped with unique satellite capabilities and sensing abilties that can determine what chemicals still reside in the tanks in a cost effective manner.

None

2012-06-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Learning domain abstractions for long lived robots  

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Recent trends in robotics have seen more general purpose robots being deployed in unstructured environments for prolonged periods of time. Such robots are expected to adapt to different environmental conditions, and ...

Rosman, Benjamin Saul

2014-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

89

Multi-robot pursuit-evasion  

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such as in applications in which robots paint, deliver seedsideas in an application we constructed a robot grid map ofTwo Robots In this section we describe the ?rst application

Kolling, Andreas

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Efficient design of precision medical robotics  

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Medical robotics is increasingly demonstrating the potential to improve patient care through more precise interventions. However, taking inspiration from industrial robotics has often resulted in large, sometimes cumbersome ...

Hanumara, Nevan Clancy

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mobile Robot Sensing for Environmental Applications  

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infomechanical systems: A mobile wireless sensor networkMobile robot sensing for environmental applications Amarjeetsystems per- formed using mobile robot sensing systems. Both

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

92

Autonomous Realtime Threat-Hunting Robot (ARTHR  

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Idaho National Laboratory researchers developed an intelligent plug-and-play robot payload that transforms commercial robots into effective first responders for deadly chemical, radiological and explosive threats.

INL

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Update on Robotic Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy  

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it in the third robot arm. The assistants other duties alsoassistant is responsible for changing instruments for the robot

Matsunaga, Garrett S; Ahlering, Thomas E; Skarecky, Douglas W

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Grid Integration of Robotic Telescopes  

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Robotic telescopes and grid technology have made significant progress in recent years. Both innovations offer important advantages over conventional technologies, particularly in combination with one another. Here, we introduce robotic telescopes used by the Astrophysical Institute Potsdam as ideal instruments for building a robotic telescope network. We also discuss the grid architecture and protocols facilitating the network integration that is being developed by the German AstroGrid-D project. Finally, we present three user interfaces employed for this purpose.

F. Breitling; T. Granzer; H. Enke

2009-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

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AUTONOMOUS ROBOTIC INSPECTION EXPERIMENTAL SYSTEM  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This document contains appendices on these topics: COMPUTERS AND CONTROLS; COMPUTER VISION SYSTEM; ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS; MECHANICAL SYSTEMS; ROBOTIC VEHICLE SYSTEMS; FIELD TRIALS.

David N. Rocheleau, Senior Investigator; Edward A. Hamilton, Associate Director, SCUREF; Jerry L. Hudgins, Senior Investigator; Paul McCarty, Graduate Research Assistant; Robert J. Schalkoff, Senior Investigator; Robert O. Pettus, Project Manager & Principal Investigator

1998-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robot arm apparatus  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A robot arm apparatus is provided for inspecting and/or maintaining an interior of a steam generator which has an outside wall and a port for accessing the interior of the steam generator. The robot arm apparatus includes a flexible movable conduit for conveying inspection and/or maintenance apparatus from outside the steam generator to the interior of the steam generator. The flexible conduit has a terminal working end which is translated into and around the interior of the steam generator. Three motors located outside the steam generator are employed for moving the terminal working end inside the steam generator in "x", "y", and "z" directions, respectively. Commonly conducted inspection and maintenance operations include visual inspection for damaged areas, water jet lancing for cleaning sludge deposits, core boring for obtaining sludge deposits, and scrubbing of internal parts.

Nachbar, Henry D.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robot arm apparatus  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A robot arm apparatus is provided for inspecting and/or maintaining an interior of a steam generator which has an outside wall and a port for accessing the interior of the steam generator. The robot arm apparatus includes a flexible movable conduit for conveying inspection and/or maintenance apparatus from outside the steam generator to the interior of the steam generator. The flexible conduit has a terminal working end which is translated into and around the interior of the steam generator. Three motors located outside the steam generator are employed for moving the terminal working end inside the steam generator in "x", "y", and "z" directions, respectively. Commonly conducted inspection and maintenance operations include visual inspection for damaged areas, water jet lancing for cleaning sludge deposits, core boring for obtaining sludge deposits, and scrubbing of internal parts.

Nachbar, Henry D. (Ballston Lake, NY)

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Virtual Robotics Laboratory  

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The growth of the Internet has provided a unique opportunity to expand research collaborations between industry, universities, and the national laboratories. The Virtual Robotics Laboratory (VRL) is an innovative program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) that is focusing on the issues related to collaborative research through controlled access of laboratory equipment using the World Wide Web. The VRL will provide different levels of access to selected ORNL laboratory secondary education programs. In the past, the ORNL Robotics and Process Systems Division has developed state-of-the-art robotic systems for the Army, NASA, Department of Energy, Department of Defense, as well as many other clients. After proof of concept, many of these systems sit dormant in the laboratories. This is not out of completion of all possible research topics. but from completion of contracts and generation of new programs. In the past, a number of visiting professors have used this equipment for their own research. However, this requires that the professor, and possibly his/her students, spend extended periods at the laboratory facility. In addition, only a very exclusive group of faculty can gain access to the laboratory and hardware. The VRL is a tool that enables extended collaborative efforts without regard to geographic limitations.

Kress, R.L.; Love, L.J.

1999-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Human-Robot Physical Interaction with Dynamically Stable Mobile Robots  

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the ballbot as an example. The ballbot is a dynamically stable mobile robot moving on a single spherical wheel single spherical wheeled mobile robot capable of omnidirec- tional motion. Unlike statically stable The ballbot uses a four-motor inverse mouse-ball drive unit for actuating the ball. The ballbot has

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PhD Program in Bioengineering and Curriculum Advanced Robotics and Robotic Design  

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1 PhD Program in Bioengineering and Robotics Curriculum Advanced Robotics and Robotic Design...................................................................2 2. ROBOTICS FOR INTERVENTION ....................................ERRORE. IL SEGNALIBRO NON ? ...................................................................................................4 5. DEVELOPMENT AND CONTROL OF A NOVEL ROBOTIC MANIPULATOR BASED ON THE VARIABLE PHYSICAL DAMPING

Robbiano, Lorenzo

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Rise of the Robots A look at the growth of robotics globally  

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Rise of the Robots A look at the growth of robotics globally Minnesota's emerging robotics cluster #12;Global publication based in MN Mike Davin Editor, The Business of Robotics Communications Chair, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Advisory Committee, Robotics Alley

Levinson, David M.

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The Multi-robot Coverage Problem for Optimal Coordinated Search with an Unknown Number of Robots  

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The Multi-robot Coverage Problem for Optimal Coordinated Search with an Unknown Number of Robots of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 55455 Email: {hjmin|npapas}@cs.umn.edu Abstract-- This work presents a novel multi-robot coverage scheme for an unknown number of robots; it focuses on optimizing the number of robots and each

Minnesota, University of

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Building Knowledge-enabled Cloud Robotics Applications using the Ubiquitous Network Robot Platform  

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Building Knowledge-enabled Cloud Robotics Applications using the Ubiquitous Network Robot Platform of distributed robotic applications. Our aim is to modularize applications by factoring out environment- , task base that is shared between the robots and service applications. Robot control decisions can

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Robots in the Wild: Observing Human-Robot Social Interaction Outside the Lab  

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, scientific, and technical concerns relevant to social robot design. Unlike industrial and laboratory robots-laboratory applications [7]. Interactions with robots in the laboratory, under the watchful eye and expert guidanceRobots in the Wild: Observing Human-Robot Social Interaction Outside the Lab Selma Sabanovic

Sabanovic, Selma

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An Approach for a Social Robot to Understand Human Relationships: Friendship Estimation through Interaction with Robots  

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, such as industrial robots that per- form certain tasks in limited applications. Interaction-oriented robotsAn Approach for a Social Robot to Understand Human Relationships: Friendship Estimation through Interaction with Robots Takayuki Kanda1 and Hiroshi Ishiguro1,2 1 ATR, Intelligent Robotics and Communication

Kanda, Takayuki

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Introduction to RoboticsIntroduction to Robotics Jee-Hwan Ryu  

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the robots of science fiction. HONDA ASIMO Application Areas of Robots 1970 1990 20102000 Automotive Field Service HospitalHospital Elder, DisabledElder, Disabled #12;Industrial Robots LCD Transfer WeldingIntroduction to RoboticsIntroduction to Robotics Jee-Hwan Ryu School of Mechanical Engineering

Ryu, Jee-Hwan

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Cooperation of Heterogeneous, Autonomous Robots: A Case Study of Humanoid and Wheeled Robots  

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. I. INTRO With the growing importance of autonomous mobile robots in industrial and researchCooperation of Heterogeneous, Autonomous Robots: A Case Study of Humanoid and Wheeled Robots Jutta- ation of a strongly heterogeneous robot team, composed of a highly articulated humanoid robot

Stryk, Oskar von

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Robot to the Mine Rescue  

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To increase the speed of rescue efforts, scientists and engineers at the Energy Departments Sandia National Laboratories recently developed a new robot, called the Gemini-Scout Mine Rescue Robot, that quickly finds dangers and provides relief to trapped miners.

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Robotic Welding and Inspection System  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This paper presents a robotic system for GTA welding of lids on cylindrical vessels. The system consists of an articulated robot arm, a rotating positioner, end effectors for welding, grinding, ultrasonic and eddy current inspection. Features include weld viewing cameras, modular software, and text-based procedural files for process and motion trajectories.

H. B. Smartt; D. P. Pace; E. D. Larsen; T. R. McJunkin; C. I. Nichol; D. E. Clark; K. L. Skinner; M. L. Clark; T. G. Kaser; C. R. Tolle

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Urologic robots and future directions  

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery in urology has gained immense popularity with the daVinci system, but a lot of research teams are working on new robots. The purpose of this study is to review current urologic robots and present future development directions. RECENT FINDINGS: Future systems are expected to advance in two directions: improvements of remote manipulation robots and developments of image-guided robots. SUMMARY: The final goal of robots is to allow safer and more homogeneous outcomes with less variability of surgeon performance, as well as new tools to perform tasks on the basis of medical transcutaneous imaging, in a less invasive way, at lower costs. It is expected that improvements for a remote system could be augmented in reality, with haptic feedback, size reduction, and development of new tools for natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery. The paradigm of image-guided robots is close to clinical availability and the most advanced robots are presented with end-use...

Mozer, Pierre; Stoianovici, Dan; 10.1097/MOU.0b013e32831cc1ba

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sandia National Laboratories proof-of-concept robotic security vehicle  

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Several years ago Sandia National Laboratories developed a prototype interior robot that could navigate autonomously inside a large complex building to air and test interior intrusion detection systems. Recently the Department of Energy Office of Safeguards and Security has supported the development of a vehicle that will perform limited security functions autonomously in a structured exterior environment. The goal of the first phase of this project was to demonstrate the feasibility of an exterior robotic vehicle for security applications by using converted interior robot technology, if applicable. An existing teleoperational test bed vehicle with remote driving controls was modified and integrated with a newly developed command driving station and navigation system hardware and software to form the Robotic Security Vehicle (RSV) system. The RSV, also called the Sandia Mobile Autonomous Navigator (SANDMAN), has been successfully used to demonstrate that teleoperated security vehicles which can perform limited autonomous functions are viable and have the potential to decrease security manpower requirements and improve system capabilities. 2 refs., 3 figs.

Harrington, J.J.; Jones, D.P.; Klarer, P.R.; Morrow, J.D.; Workhoven, R.M.; Wunderlin, F.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robotic Routers Onur Tekdas and Volkan Isler  

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Robotic Routers Onur Tekdas and Volkan Isler Department of Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Technical Report # 08-01 {tekdao,isler}@cs.rpi.edu Abstract-- Mobile robots equipped with wireless networking capabilities can act as robotic routers and provide network connectivity to mobile users. Robotic

Bystroff, Chris

113

Unifying Artificial Intelligence Robotics: An Undergraduate Textbook  

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Unifying Artificial Intelligence Robotics: An Undergraduate Textbook Introduction to AI Robotics United States Naval Academy Robotics as a discipline has been active for more than 40 years in robotics, history has checked the development of texts appropriate for an undergraduate course from

Crabbe, Frederick

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EXPRESSIVE ROBOTICS SCHOLARSHIPS SUMMER 2014 Scholarship Guidelines  

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EXPRESSIVE ROBOTICS SCHOLARSHIPS SUMMER 2014 Scholarship Guidelines PURPOSE To provide access to the Beall Center's Expressive Robotics summer intensive offered at the UC Irvine Claire Robotics is a twoweek middle/high school aged summer program focused on the development of robotic

Loudon, Catherine

115

Robot Languages in the Eighties Giuseppina Gini  

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-purpose languages applied to robots and languages specifically designed for robotics. Criteria for making a choiceRobot Languages in the Eighties Giuseppina Gini Dept. of Electronics, Politecnico, Milan, Italy of general-purpose programming systems is rapidly changing; what are the consequences for robot programming

Gini, Giuseppina

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Optimal Robot Localization in Trees Rudolf Fleischer  

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Optimal Robot Localization in Trees Rudolf Fleischer Department of Computer Science, The Hong Kong of localization, that is, of a robot finding its position on a map, is an important task for autonomous mobile robots. It has appli­ cations in numerous areas of robotics ranging from aerial photography to autonomous

Fleischer, Rudolf

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Interval Analysis and Reliability in Robotics  

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be highly reliable (i.e. for a robot used in surgical applications). The sources of uncertainties will restrict ourself in this paper to industrial robot. These type of robots have a base that is attached the mechanism motion). There are two main classes of industrial robots mechani- cal architecture: serial

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Robot Learning Learning Models for Control  

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in order to ensure the safe interaction with human beings. In contrast, traditional industrial robots45 Robot Learning Learning Models for Control Duy Nguyen-Tuong, Matthias Seeger1, Jan Peters Bringing anthropomorphic robots into human daily life requires backdrivable robots with compliant control

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NYU Educational Robot With contributions from  

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assistant). 1.2 The Role of ED I Robot The ED I robot plays a key role in the entire project. ThusED I: NYU Educational Robot Bud Mishra With contributions from: M. Antoniotti, R. Even, F. Hansen & N. Silver Robotics & Manufacturing Research Lab Courant Institute, New York University #12; Abstract

Mishra, Bud

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Quantum Robot: Structure, Algorithms and Applications  

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A kind of brand-new robot, quantum robot, is proposed through fusing quantum theory with robot technology. Quantum robot is essentially a complex quantum system and it is generally composed of three fundamental parts: MQCU (multi quantum computing units), quantum controller/actuator, and information acquisition units. Corresponding to the system structure, several learning control algorithms including quantum searching algorithm and quantum reinforcement learning are presented for quantum robot. The theoretic results show that quantum robot can reduce the complexity of O(N^2) in traditional robot to O(N^(3/2)) using quantum searching algorithm, and the simulation results demonstrate that quantum robot is also superior to traditional robot in efficient learning by novel quantum reinforcement learning algorithm. Considering the advantages of quantum robot, its some potential important applications are also analyzed and prospected.

Dao-Yi Dong; Chun-Lin Chen; Chen-Bin Zhang; Zong-Hai Chen

2005-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

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121

Robust end effecter for the introduction to Robotics Laboratory robotic arms  

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In the MIT ci ss Introduction to Robotics, a two link robotic arm is used to learn about robots however, the arm is limited since its only function is movement. In order to create a more meaningful and useful experience ...

Romatoski, Rebecca R. (Rebecca Rose)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Robotics and Manufacturing Automation Laboratory of the MMRI http://robotics.mcmaster.ca  

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Robotics and Manufacturing Automation Laboratory of the MMRI http://robotics.mcmaster.ca Powered Chan and Matthew Lahey Robotics and Manufacturing Automation Laboratory, McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI). The 14th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent

Bone, Gary

123

Stupid robot tricks : a behavior-based distributed algorithm library for programming swarms of robots  

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As robots become ubiquitous, multiple robots dedicated to a single task will become commonplace. Groups of robots can solve problems in fundamentally different ways than individuals while achieving higher levels of ...

McLurkin, James D. (James Dwight), 1972-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Developing safe and efficient robotic assistants for close-proximity human-robot collaboration  

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As the field of robotics continues to advance and the capabilities of robots continue to expand, there is a strong incentive to introduce robots into traditionally human-only domains. By harnessing the complementary strengths ...

Lasota, Przemyslaw A. (Przemyslaw Andrzej)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

Precision Robotic Assembly Machine  

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The world's largest laser system is the National Ignition Facility (NIF), located at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. NIF's 192 laser beams are amplified to extremely high energy, and then focused onto a tiny target about the size of a BB, containing frozen hydrogen gas. The target must be perfectly machined to incredibly demanding specifications. The Laboratory's scientists and engineers have developed a device called the "Precision Robotic Assembly Machine" for this purpose. Its unique design won a prestigious R&D-100 award from R&D Magazine.

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126

Robotic Bees: Overview,  

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AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr MayAtmosphericNuclear Security Administration the1 -the Mid-Infrared0 Resource Program SeptemberRobert B.SecurityRobinRoboRaveRobotic

127

revision:19970323 modified:19970323  

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596 revision:1997­03­23 modified:1997­03­23 Some independence results on reflection James Cummings. Publication number 596. 1 #12; 596 revision:1997­03­23 modified:1997­03­23 Baumgartner proved in [1­reflection principle captures 2 #12; 596 revision:1997­03­23 modified:1997­03­23 exactly that part of # which is useful

Shelah, Saharon

128

PhD Program in Bioengineering and Curriculum Humanoid Robotics  

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1 PhD Program in Bioengineering and Robotics Curriculum Humanoid Robotics Research themes 1. EVENT-DRIVEN VISION SENSORS FOR HUMANOID ROBOTS .........................................................2 2. EVENT. ALTERNATIVE DESIGNS FOR THE ICUB ROBOT THROUGH RAPID PROTOTYPING ......................5 5. MACHINE LEARNING

Robbiano, Lorenzo

129

Distributed Multi-Robot Collaboration Using Evolutionary Computation  

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As the cost of robots reduced and application of roboticAs the cost of robots reduced and application of roboticreal world applications of utilizing robots to search for a

Darvishzadeh, Amirali

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

A Visual Servoing System for an Amphibious Legged Robot  

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^oleur du robot, qui relaie pour sa part des commandes motrices aux six jambes du robot. Permettre `a un tel

131

advanced robot control: Topics by E-print Network  

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Symposium on Measurement and Control in Robotics -Toward Advanced Robots: Design, Sensors, Control and Applications - Computer Technologies and Information Sciences...

132

Deployment algorithms for mobile robots under dynamic constraints  

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for many mobile robot applications. It can perform one ofthe robots in the testbed. The first one is an application

Kwok, Andrew Nicholas

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

revision:20090902 modified:20090903  

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871 revision:2009­09­02 modified:2009­09­03 A trichotomy of countable, stable, unsuperstable and DMS 0600940 and Israel Science Foundation Grant no. 242/03. Publica­ tion 871. 1 #12; 871 revision of formulas (see Definition 2.3). The origins of these 2 #12; 871 revision:2009­09­02 modified:2009

Shelah, Saharon

134

MOTOR SCHEMAS IN ROBOT LEARNING Lynne E. Parker  

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allows robot learning to scale to more complex robots or tasks, thus making practical applicationsMOTOR SCHEMAS IN ROBOT LEARNING Lynne E. Parker Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer in robot learning; Macro actions in robot learning; Basis behaviors for robot learning. Definition Motor

Parker, Lynne E.

135

ORNL researcher developing robotic hand  

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Oak Ridge National Lab is literally giving the robotics industry a hand. One scientist there is currently working on a fluid powered hand that will help everyone from amputees to the military.

Dr.Lonnie Love

2010-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

136

Controlling robots with spoken commands  

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A robotic system for handling radioactive materials has been developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Because of safety considerations, the robot must be under the control of a human operator continuously. In this paper we describe the implementation of a voice-recognition system that makes such control possible, yet permits the robot to perform preprogrammed manipulations without the operator's intervention. We also describe the training given both the operator and the voice recognition-system, as well as practical problems encountered during routine operation. A speech synthesis unit connected to the robot's control computer provides audible feedback to the operator. Thus, when a task is completed or if an emergency develops, the computer provides an appropriate spoken message. Implementation and operation of this commercially available hardware are discussed.

Beugelsdijk, T.; Phelan, P.

1987-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

Teleoperated robotic sorting system  

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A method and apparatus are disclosed for classifying materials utilizing a computerized touch sensitive screen or other computerized pointing device for operator identification and electronic marking of spatial coordinates of materials to be extracted. An operator positioned at a computerized touch sensitive screen views electronic images of the mixture of materials to be sorted as they are conveyed past a sensor array which transmits sequences of images of the mixture either directly or through a computer to the touch sensitive display screen. The operator manually "touches" objects displayed on the screen to be extracted from the mixture thereby registering the spatial coordinates of the objects within the computer. The computer then tracks the registered objects as they are conveyed and directs automated devices including mechanical means such as air jets, robotic arms, or other mechanical diverters to extract the registered objects.

Roos, Charles E. (Nashville, TN); Sommer, Jr., Edward J. (Nashville, TN); Parrish, Robert H. (Nashville, TN); Russell, James R. (Brentwood, TN)

2008-06-24T23:59:59.000Z

138

Tandem robot control system and method for controlling mobile robots in tandem  

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A control system for controlling mobile robots provides a way to control mobile robots, connected in tandem with coupling devices, to navigate across difficult terrain or in closed spaces. The mobile robots can be controlled cooperatively as a coupled system in linked mode or controlled individually as separate robots.

Hayward, David R. (Albuquerque, NM); Buttz, James H. (Albuquerque, NM); Shirey, David L. (Albuquerque, NM)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

From Ants to Robots and Back: How Robotics Can Contribute to the Study of Collective  

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From Ants to Robots and Back: How Robotics Can Contribute to the Study of Collective Animal Behavior Simon Garnier Abstract. Swarm robotics has developed partly from biological discoveries that have review some of the ways robotics contributes in return to the study of collective animal behavior. I

Garnier, Simon

140

Liability in Robotics: An International Perspective on Robots as Richard Kelley1  

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Liability in Robotics: An International Perspective on Robots as Animals Richard Kelley1 , Enrique Circuit, San Francisco, CA 94109, enrique schaerer@ca9.uscourts.gov Abstract As service robots become increasingly common in society, so too will accidents involving service robots. Current law functions

Nicolescu, Monica

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Robotics and Autonomous Systems 30 (2000) 515 Architectures for a biomimetic hexapod robot  

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Robotics and Autonomous Systems 30 (2000) 5­15 Architectures for a biomimetic hexapod robot Fred Institute, 405 North Mathews, Urbana, IL 61801, USA Abstract This paper describes a six-legged robot based on the features of an agile insect, the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana. The robot is designed

Nelson, Mark E.

142

Multi-robot Cooperation for Human-Robot Communication Takayuki Kanda1  

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Multi-robot Cooperation for Human-Robot Communication Takayuki Kanda1 , Hiroshi Ishiguro1-0288 Kyoto, Japan E-mail kanda@atr.co.jp Abstract This paper illustrates how robots can effectively coop- erate to facilitate communication with people. We expect that communication robots will play

Kanda, Takayuki

143

Ohio State's Center for Advanced Robotic Surgery www.medicalcenter.osu.edu/go/robotics  

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Ohio State's Center for Advanced Robotic Surgery www.medicalcenter.osu.edu/go/robotics © 2010 The Ohio State University Medical Center ­ 05 Ohio State's Center for Advanced Robotic Surgery w Unmatched regional robotic surgery expertise in urologic, gynecologic, head and neck and cardiothoracic procedures w

Jones, Michelle

144

--------Original Message --------Subject: [robo-ms] Fwd: [robotics-worldwide] Tenure Track Robotics Position at Rutgers  

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-------- Original Message -------- Subject: [robo-ms] Fwd: [robotics-worldwide] Tenure Track Robotics Position at Rutgers University, Dept of CS Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2011 15:25:43 -0400 From: Kostas@cs.rutgers.edu> Date: Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 10:48 AM Subject: [robotics-worldwide] Tenure Track Robotics Position

Plotkin, Joshua B.

145

Advanced Robotics, Vol. 21, No. 10, pp. 11151129 (2007) VSP and Robotics Society of Japan 2007.  

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Advanced Robotics, Vol. 21, No. 10, pp. 1115­1129 (2007) VSP and Robotics Society of Japan 2007. Also available online - www.brill.nl/ar Full paper Integrating robotics and neuroscience: brains for robots, bodies for brains MICHELE RUCCI , DANIEL BULLOCK and FABRIZIO SANTINI Department of Cognitive

Rucci, Michele

146

Matching Robot Appearance and Behavior to Tasks to Improve Human-Robot Cooperation  

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Matching Robot Appearance and Behavior to Tasks to Improve Human-Robot Cooperation Jennifer Goetz Interaction Institute Carnegie Mellon University apowers@cmu.edu Abstract A robot's appearance and behavior provide cues to the robot's abilities and propensities. We hypothesize that an appropriate match between

Kiesler, Sara

147

ICORR '99: International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, Stanford, CA AUTONOMY AND LEARNING IN MOBILE ROBOTS  

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- 1 - ICORR '99: International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, Stanford, CA AUTONOMY AND LEARNING IN MOBILE ROBOTS George A. Bekey Computer Science Department University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA 90089-0781 bekey@robotics.usc.edu http://www-robotics.usc.edu/ Abstract Recent trends

Duckett, Tom

148

Robot Deception and Squirrel Behavior: A Case Study in Bioinspired Robotics  

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Robot Deception and Squirrel Behavior: A Case Study in Bio­inspired Robotics Jaeeun Shim and Ronald C. Arkin Mobile Robot Laboratory, School of Interactive Computing Georgia Institute of Technology and human beings is deception. Deceptive behavior in robotics is potentially beneficial in several domains

149

The WURDE Robotics Middleware and RIDE Multi-Robot Tele-Operation Interface  

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The WURDE Robotics Middleware and RIDE Multi-Robot Tele-Operation Interface Frederick Heckel, Tim {fwph,tmb1,msd2,ccw1,wds}@wustl.edu Abstract We have developed highly modular middleware for robotics programming and an interface for multi-robot teleoperation. WURDE provides abstractions for the communications

Dixon, Michael

150

Evaluating Control Strategies for Wireless-Networked Robots Using an Integrated Robot and Network Simulation  

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Evaluating Control Strategies for Wireless-Networked Robots Using an Integrated Robot and Network communication is an enabling factor in mul- tiple mobile robot systems. There is signi#12;cant interac- tion between robot controllers and communications sub- systems. We present a method for evaluating combined

Heidemann, John

151

HUMAN ROBOT INTERACTION FOR MULTI-ROBOT SYSTEMS A Dissertation Proposal by  

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HUMAN ROBOT INTERACTION FOR MULTI-ROBOT SYSTEMS A Dissertation Proposal by Bennie G. Lewis Jr. 11 Hughes Annie Wu #12;Outline Abstract ii 1 Introduction 1 2 Related Work 3 2.1 Human Robot Interaction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2.2 Multi-Robot Manipulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2

Sukthankar, Gita Reese

152

Service Robot Anthropomorphism and Interface Design for Emotion in Human-Robot Interaction  

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. Based on a survey of existing service robot applications and associated interface requirements, we sensors have promoted a wide variety of robot applications in the health care field, including laboratoryService Robot Anthropomorphism and Interface Design for Emotion in Human-Robot Interaction Tao

Zhang, Tao

153

Formal Verification of Robot Movements -a Case Study on Home Service Robot SHR100  

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applications such as home security, cleaning, etc. The robots need to add or update services frequently to develop robot applications. These challenges raise safety issues seriously. Considering that safe operation of home service robots is crucial, current practice of validating robot applications is, however

154

Industrial Robot: An International Journal Emerald Article: A software framework for agricultural and forestry robots  

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and forestry robots Thomas Hellström, Ola Ringdahl Article information: To cite this document: Thomas Hellström, Ola Ringdahl, (2013),"A software framework for agricultural and forestry robots", Industrial Robot and forestry robots Thomas Hellstro¨m and Ola Ringdahl Department of Computing Science, Umea° University, Umea

Hellström, Thomas

155

The Snackbot: Documenting the Design of a Robot for Long-term Human-Robot Interaction  

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in developing robots that act as social assistants, with the ability to use speech and gesture, and engageThe Snackbot: Documenting the Design of a Robot for Long-term Human-Robot Interaction Min Kyung Lee Glaser3 , Sara Kiesler1 1 HCI Institute, 2 Robotics Institute Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Ave

Crabbe, Frederick

156

Will the Robot Do the Right Thing?  

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Will the Robot Do the Right Thing? by Ying Zhang and Alan K. Mackworth Technical Report 92 Research c 1992 Ying Zhang and Alan K. Mackworth #12;Will The Robot Do The Right Thing? Ying Zhang and Alan

Mackworth, Alan K.

157

Experiences in Applying Formal Verification in Robotics  

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and certifying a safety function for autonomous vehicles and robots. We out- line the algorithm which such as the area covered by a braking robot in our case, play a central role. This leads to an increase

Lth, Christoph - Deutschen Forschungszentrum fr Knstliche Intelligenz & Fachbereich 3

158

BSG policy memo Page 1 Killer robots  

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BSG policy memo Page 1 Killer robots: Regulate, don't ban Executive summary Lethal Autonomous direction for LAWS is clearly needed. While there is widespread opposition to LAWS--or `killer robots

Wallace, Mark

159

Mechanical design of a simple bipedal robot  

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The thesis objective was to design a walking robot appropriate for testing a machine earning control system. As a robot that would learn how to walk, it was pre-maturely named Toddler. The passive dynamic walker, a class ...

Fong, Ming-fai

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Autonomous Realtime Threat-Hunting Robot (ARTHR)  

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Idaho National Laboratory researchers developed an intelligent plug-and-play robot payload that transforms commercial robots into effective first responders for deadly chemical, radiological and explosive threats. To learn more, visit

Idaho National Laboratory - David Bruemmer, Curtis Nielsen

2010-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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161

Biologically-inspired robots for stage performance  

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Stage performances present many challenges and opportunities in the field of robotics. Onstage robots not only have to function flawlessly, they must interact convincingly with their human counterparts and adhere to a rigid ...

Dong, Wei, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

WORLD ROBOTICS 2010 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY of  

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was hit the hardest. Overcapacities, shrinking demand, the wrong model policy and the financial crisis. Robot supplies to Argentina and Brazil also fell substantially. Sales of industrial robots in Europe

De Luca, Alessandro

163

Mobile robotics research at Sandia National Laboratories  

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Sandia is a National Security Laboratory providing scientific and engineering solutions to meet national needs for both government and industry. As part of this mission, the Intelligent Systems and Robotics Center conducts research and development in robotics and intelligent machine technologies. An overview of Sandia`s mobile robotics research is provided. Recent achievements and future directions in the areas of coordinated mobile manipulation, small smart machines, world modeling, and special application robots are presented.

Morse, W.D.

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

@ work' video segment features Robotic Software Engineer  

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@ work highlights Idaho National Laboratory employees and the jobs they perform.This segment features Robotic Software Engineer Miles Walton.

Idaho National Laboratory

2010-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

165

Header for SPIE use Robot Design  

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Instrument Arm) Advanced Control & Autonomy (Autonomous Sample Acquisition & Instrument Placement) Robot materials and structures for strong and light-weight robot arms and 4) intelligent camera-image coordinated autonomous control of robot arms for instrument placement and sample acquisition from a rover vehicle

166

Title: Robot Arm Demonstration Supervisor: Alexander Frster  

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UROP 2009 Title: Robot Arm Demonstration Supervisor: Alexander Förster Sponsor: Luca Gambardella / UROP Keywords: programming language C++, Qt-framework, Katana robot arm, computer vision Prerequisites based controlled robot arm. The computer vision system has to detect the position and orientation

Krause, Rolf

167

http://ijr.sagepub.com/ Robotics Research  

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http://ijr.sagepub.com/ Robotics Research The International Journal of httpThe International Journal of Robotics Research Bruce R. Donald Planning Multi-Step Error Detection be found at:The International Journal of Robotics ResearchAdditional services and information for http

Richardson, David

168

http://ijr.sagepub.com/ Robotics Research  

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http://ijr.sagepub.com/ Robotics Research The International Journal of http: 571 originally published online 23 November 2009The International Journal of Robotics Research Dongjun-inspired Human-friendly Robot Published by: http://www.sagepublications.com On behalf of: Multimedia Archives can

Park, Yong-Lae

169

Constraint satisfaction and global optimization in robotics  

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Constraint satisfaction and global optimization in robotics Arnold Neumaier Universit¨at Wien and Jean-Pierre Merlet INRIA Sophia Antipolis 1 #12;The design, validation, and use of robots poses a num they are going to do. Soon they will be able to do anything they want!" Genesis 11:6. 3 #12;A robot is a machine

Neumaier, Arnold

170

ROBOT CALIBRATION USING LEAST-SQUARES AND  

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ROBOT CALIBRATION USING LEAST-SQUARES AND P OLAR-DEC OMP O SITION FILTERING Gregory Ioannldes 1-axis robotic manipulators. The method proposed by the authors is based on a least-square estimation of the Yaskawa Motoman Robot was calibrated. The measurements of the Cartesian coordinates of points were

Flanagan, Randy

171

Robotics Science & Technology for Burning Plasma Experiments  

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Robotics Science & Technology for Burning Plasma Experiments J. N. Herndon, T. W. Burgess, M. M, General Atomics, San Diego, California. #12;Robotics Challenges in Burning Plasma Experiments · Control x x x x x x earthmoving equipment electric robots Conventional Machines DMHP Machines x x x x

172

Portable control device for networked mobile robots  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A handheld control device provides a way for controlling one or multiple mobile robotic vehicles by incorporating a handheld computer with a radio board. The device and software use a personal data organizer as the handheld computer with an additional microprocessor and communication device on a radio board for use in controlling one robot or multiple networked robots.

Feddema, John T. (Albuquerque, NM); Byrne, Raymond H. (Albuquerque, NM); Bryan, Jon R. (Edgewood, NM); Harrington, John J. (Albuquerque, NM); Gladwell, T. Scott (Albuquerque, NM)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Relatedness influences signal reliability in evolving robots  

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minute in an arena containing a food and a poison source that both emitted red light (figure 1). Robots could distinguish food and poison only at a very close range. The performance of robots was proportional related robots produced signals that reliably indicated the location of the food source and thereby

Floreano, Dario

174

Motion Control of Robot Manipulators with MATLAB  

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Motion Control of Robot Manipulators with MATLAB · By Francesco Chinello, Stefano Scheggi, Fabio Morbidi, and Domenico Prattichizzo 1070-9932/11/$26.00ª2011 IEEE DECEMBER 2011 · IEEE ROBOTICS robot manipulators. The KUKA Control Toolbox (KCT) is a collection of MATLAB functions developed

Siena, Università di

175

Evolutionary Robotics: A New Scientific Tool for  

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of an artificial analogue of natural Darwinian evolution to the design of robots or simulated agents designed minimal insectlike robots in an incremental fashion explicitly modeled on the process of naturalEvolutionary Robotics: A New Scientific Tool for Studying Cognition Inman Harvey Ezequiel Di Paolo

176

Serpentine Robots for Industrial Inspection and Surveillance  

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the successful traverse of the shown obstacle. Fig. 1. The OmniTread Model OT-4 serpen- tine robot enteringSerpentine Robots for Industrial Inspection and Surveillance Grzegorz Granosik1, Johann Borenstein2 in common: small- sized mobile robots that can travel across the rubble of a collapsed building, squeeze

Borenstein, Johann

177

The OmniTread Serpentine Robot  

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The OmniTread Serpentine Robot for Industrial Inspection and Surveillance1 Grzegorz Granosik Malik to some of these applications. Serpentine robots are slender, multi- segmented vehicles designed are at the Mobile Robotics Laboratory the University of Michigan, USA. Grzegorz Granosik is also associated

Kamat, Vineet R.

178

Reinforcement Learning in Robotics: J. Andrew Bagnell  

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Systems, Department of Empirical Inference, Spemannstr. 38, 72076 Tübingen, Germany ¶ Technische Universität Darmstadt, FB Informatik, FG Intelligent Autonomous Systems, Hochschulstr. 10, 64289 Darmstadt robots. (a) The OBELIX robot is a wheeled mobile robot that learned to push boxes (Mahadevan and Connell

Jegelka, Stefanie

179

06Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems Proceedings of  

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to the University of Surrey at Guildford. The TAROS series, now in its 9th year, continues as a premier platformTAROS-06 06Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems Proceedings of Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems. The TAROS series began as the TIMR (Towards Intelligent Mobile Robotics) conferences. The name was changed

Witkowski, Mark

180

Robot Companions: Technology for Humans  

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Creation of devices and mechanisms which help people has a long history. Their inventors always targeted practical goals such as irrigation, harvesting, devices for construction sites, measurement, and, last but not least, military tasks for different mechanical and later mechatronic systems. Development of such assisting mechanisms counts back to Greek engineering, came through Middle Ages and led finally in XIX and XX centuries to autonomous devices, which we call today "Robots". This chapter provides overview of several robotic technologies, introduces bio-/chemo- hybrid and collective systems and discuss their applications in service areas.

Kernbach, Serge

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Prof. Alessandro De Luca Dynamic model of robots  

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, identification, uses #12;Analysis of inertial couplings ! Cartesian robot ! Cartesian "skew" robot ! PR robot ! 2 advantage for the design of a motion control law! (*) structural condition in mechanical design Robotics 2 8 in the mechanical design lead to g(q) 0!! Robotics 2 9 #12;Adding dynamic terms ... ! dissipative phenomena due

De Luca, Alessandro

182

LOCOMOTION (TERRESTRIAL AND AERIAL) AND COMMUNICATION OF AUTONOMOUS ROBOT NETWORKS  

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, flying robots, micro-air vehicles, robot communication, autonomous robot networks. #12;2 1. TERRESTRIAL1 LOCOMOTION (TERRESTRIAL AND AERIAL) AND COMMUNICATION OF AUTONOMOUS ROBOT NETWORKS Arvin Agah This report focuses on locomotion and communication aspects of mobile robot networks for harsh polar

Kansas, University of

183

E-Print Network 3.0 - autonomous mobile robot Sample Search Results  

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robot Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: autonomous mobile robot...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - autonomous mobile robots Sample Search...  

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robots Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: autonomous mobile robots...

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revision:19960317 modified:19960317  

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restrict our­ self to certain concrete classes then we may be able to retain compactness. In this paper we375 revision:1996­03­17 modified:1996­03­17 Some Compact Logics ­ Results in ZFC Alan H. Mekler order logic is so strong that it fails to have nice model theoretic properties such as compactness

Shelah, Saharon

186

Visit us at robotics.umd.edu See our robot videos at www.youtube.com/umdrobotics  

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Visit us at robotics.umd.edu See our robot videos at www.youtube.com/umdrobotics Where are the robots? This information packet contains: · An overview map showing parking, buildings housing robotics of individual buildings to help you locate the robot labs. · Descriptions of each lab. In addition

Shapiro, Benjamin

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Invited viewpoint in Industrial Robot (2005), 32:6, p.437 The What and When of Service Robotics  

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Invited viewpoint in Industrial Robot (2005), 32:6, p.437 The What and When of Service Robotics industrial robotics and gain a dominant share of the estimated $59 billion robotics market in 2010 (Key the kind of applications proposed for commercial service robots and the research in laboratories worldwide

Bugmann, Guido

188

GESwarm: Grammatical Evolution for the Automatic Synthesis of Collective Behaviors in Swarm Robotics  

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Robotics Eliseo Ferrante Socioecology and Social Evolution - KULeuven 59 Naamsestraat - bus 2466 3000 behaviors for swarms of autonomous robots through evolutionary robotics. Evolu- tionary robotics typically robotics simulator. We then systematically compare the evolved col- lective behavior against an hand

Wenseleers, Tom

189

The Creation of a low-cost, reliable platform for mobile robotics research  

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This work documents the planning process, design, fabrication, and integration of a low-cost robot designed for research on the problem of life-long robot mapping. The robotics platform used is the iRobot Create. This robot ...

Gilbert, Taylor Harrison

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Precision mechatronics lab robot development  

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.5 System diagram of n-bit variable resistance blocks ................................... 41 4.6 Image of right-side resistor block............................................................... 42 4.7 Single-resistor circuit of voltage controller......................................................................... 12 2.2.5 Mapping and localization................................................... 13 2.2.6 Communication between a human and a robot .................. 14 2.3 Summary of Literature Review...

Rogers, Adam Gregory

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

191

Precision mechatronics lab robot development  

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.5 System diagram of n-bit variable resistance blocks ................................... 41 4.6 Image of right-side resistor block............................................................... 42 4.7 Single-resistor circuit of voltage controller......................................................................... 12 2.2.5 Mapping and localization................................................... 13 2.2.6 Communication between a human and a robot .................. 14 2.3 Summary of Literature Review...

Rogers, Adam Gregory

2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

192

Machine Learning for Humanoid Robot Modeling and Control /  

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3.4.4 Multi-Link Robot Arm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.5Pneumatic actuator and muscle for robot and human arms re-directed reaching by a robot arm. In Biomedical Circuits and

Wu, Tingfan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Good Experimental Methodologies and Simulation in Autonomous Mobile Robotics  

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Good Experimental Methodologies and Simulation in Autonomous Mobile Robotics Francesco Amigoni and Viola Schiaffonati Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Laboratory, Dipartimento di Elettronica e to characterize analytically, as it is often the case in autonomous mobile robotics. Although their importance

Amigoni, Francesco

194

Informative Sensing Using Mobile Robots for Environmental Applications  

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multiple robots for environmental applications Amarjeetenvironmental applications Efficient Multi-robot InformativeApplications (IDEA) methodology Iterative feedback for further characterization Spatial characterization Sequential Allocation for multi-robot

Singh, Amarjeet; Batalin, Maxim; Kaiser, William J

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1999 International Symposium on Robotics Research, Snowbird. Shape and Enlightenment  

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that they have much broader applicability. For example, within industrial and ser- vice robotics1999 International Symposium on Robotics Research, Snowbird. Shape and Enlightenment hand, vision-based robot systems can ex- ploit this naturally occurring variability to better un

Jaffe, Jules

196

Elasto-geometrical modeling and calibration of robot manipulators  

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-driven identification, forming applications 1. Introduction Industrial robots propose an interesting alternativeElasto-geometrical modeling and calibration of robot manipulators: Application to machining method to im- prove the static pose accuracy of industrial robots involved in machining, form- ing

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

197

Local distributed algorithms for multi-robot systems  

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The field of swarm robotics focuses on controlling large populations of simple robots to accomplish tasks more effectively than what is possible using a single robot. This thesis develops distributed algorithms tailored ...

Cornejo Collado, Alejandro

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Establishing a virtual manufacturing environment for military robots  

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Recent advances in the robotics industry have given the military an opportunity to capitalize on industry's innovation. Not only has core robotics technology improved but robotics manufacturing technology has also made ...

Andersen, Ryan J. (Ryan John)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

NONLINEAR FORCE PROFILE USED TO INCREASE THE PERFORMANCE OF A HAPTIC USER INTERFACE FOR TELEOPERATING A ROBOTIC HAND  

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MODIFIED PAPER TITLE AND ABSTRACT DUE TO SLIGHTLY MODIFIED SCOPE: TITLE: Nonlinear Force Profile Used to Increase the Performance of a Haptic User Interface for Teleoperating a Robotic Hand Natural movements and force feedback are important elements in using teleoperated equipment if complex and speedy manipulation tasks are to be accomplished in hazardous environments, such as hot cells, glove boxes, decommissioning, explosives disarmament, and space. The research associated with this paper hypothesizes that a user interface and complementary radiation compatible robotic hand that integrates the human hands anthropometric properties, speed capability, nonlinear strength profile, reduction of active degrees of freedom during the transition from manipulation to grasping, and just noticeable difference force sensation characteristics will enhance a users teleoperation performance. The main contribution of this research is in that a system that concisely integrates all these factors has yet to be developed and furthermore has yet to be applied to a hazardous environment as those referenced above. In fact, the most prominent slave manipulator teleoperation technology in use today is based on a design patented in 1945 (Patent 2632574) [1]. The robotic hand/user interface systems of similar function as the one being developed in this research limit their design input requirements in the best case to only complementing the hands anthropometric properties, speed capability, and linearly scaled force application relationship (e.g. robotic force is a constant, 4 times that of the user). In this paper a nonlinear relationship between the force experienced between the user interface and the robotic hand was devised based on property differences of manipulation and grasping activities as they pertain to the human hand. The results show that such a relationship when subjected to a manipulation task and grasping task produces increased performance compared to the traditional linear scaling techniques used by other systems. Key Words: Teleoperation, Robotic Hand, Robotic Force Scaling

Anthony L. Crawford

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

Running head: COGNITIVE ROBOTICS AND EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY Computational Modeling/Cognitive Robotics Compliments  

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Running head: COGNITIVE ROBOTICS AND EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY Computational Modeling/Cognitive;Cognitive Robotics and Experimental Psychology 2 Abstract This position paper explores the possible contributions to the science of psychology from insights obtained by building and experimenting with cognitive

Memphis, University of

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nter the ISI Polymorphic Robotics Lab, which is conducting research into self-reconfigurable, autonomous robots  

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-functional, and Modular Self-reconfigurable Robotic System -- a paper from the ISI at USC. The robots are controlled degrees of yaw, 180 degrees of pitch, and unlimited degrees of roll. The module drive train includes

Valero-Cuevas, Francisco

202

Design and control of a voice coil actuated robot arm for human-robot interaction  

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The growing field of human-robot interaction (HRI) demands robots that move fluidly, gracefully, compliantly and safely. This thesis describes recent work in the design and evaluation of long-travel voice coil actuators ...

McBean, John M. (John Michael), 1979-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

Planning and control for simulated robotic Sandia hand for the DARPA Robotic Challenge  

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The DARPA Robotic Challenge (DRC) required the development of user interface, perception, and planning and control modules for a robotic humanoid. This paper focuses on the planning and control component for the manipulation ...

Cantum, Cecilia G

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

Modified Faraday cup  

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A tomographic technique for measuring the current density distribution in electron beams using electron beam profile data acquired from a modified Faraday cup to create an image of the current density in high and low power beams is disclosed. The modified Faraday cup includes a narrow slit and is rotated by a stepper motor and can be moved in the x, y and z directions. The beam is swept across the slit perpendicular thereto and controlled by deflection coils, and the slit rotated such that waveforms are taken every few degrees from 0{degree} to 360{degree} and the waveforms are recorded by a digitizing storage oscilloscope. Two-dimensional and three-dimensional images of the current density distribution in the beam can be reconstructed by computer tomography from this information, providing quantitative information about the beam focus and alignment. 12 figs.

Elmer, J.W.; Teruya, A.T.; O`Brien, D.W.

1996-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

205

Modified Faraday cup  

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A tomographic technique for measuring the current density distribution in electron beams using electron beam profile data acquired from a modified Faraday cup to create an image of the current density in high and low power beams. The modified Faraday cup includes a narrow slit and is rotated by a stepper motor and can be moved in the x, y and z directions. The beam is swept across the slit perpendicular thereto and controlled by deflection coils, and the slit rotated such that waveforms are taken every few degrees form 0.degree. to 360.degree. and the waveforms are recorded by a digitizing storage oscilloscope. Two-din-tensional and three-dimensional images of the current density distribution in the beam can be reconstructed by computer tomography from this information, providing quantitative information about the beam focus and alignment.

Elmer, John W. (Pleasanton, CA); Teruya, Alan T. (Livermore, CA); O'Brien, Dennis W. (Livermore, CA)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Robots learning to manipulate: real-time application-oriented algorithms using feature-based and machine learning techniques  

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Machine Learning in Robotics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Models from the Robotics Community . . . . . . . .International Conference on Robotics and Automation, p. xvii

Balaguer, Benjamin Daniel

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

The Modified Dirac Equation  

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We consider the behavior of the particles at ultra relativistic energies, for both the Klein-Gordon and Dirac equations. We observe that the usual description is valid for energies such that we are outside the particle's Compton wavelength. For higher energies however, both the Klein-Gordon and Dirac equations get modified and this leads to some new effects for the particles, including the appearance of anti particles with a slightly different energy.

Burra G. Sidharth

2009-11-10T23:59:59.000Z

208

Robot-assisted movement training for the stroke-impaired arm: Does it matter what the robot does?  

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Bardeleben A, Werner C. Robot-assisted arm trainer for theN, Volpe BT. Robot-aided sensorimotor arm training improvesResults with Robot-Assisted Therapy for Arm after Stroke The

Kahn, Leonard E; Lum, Peter S; Rymer, W Zev; Reinkensmeyer, David J

0000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Robotics and Manufacturing Automation Laboratory of the MMRI http://robotics.mcmaster.ca  

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Robotics and Manufacturing Automation Laboratory of the MMRI http://robotics.mcmaster.ca Servo. Bone, Robotics and Manufacturing Automation Laboratory, McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI). The 14th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM2004) #12

Bone, Gary

210

A NEW ROBOT DESIGN TO PASSIVELY DAMP FLEXIBLE ROBOTIC ARMS Louis J. Everett  

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applications as well as the Department of Energy's Environmental Waste Management projects. Most of the robotsA NEW ROBOT DESIGN TO PASSIVELY DAMP FLEXIBLE ROBOTIC ARMS Louis J. Everett Mechanical and Industrial Engineering University of Texas El Paso USA Marc Compere Mechanical Engineering Department

Everett, Louis J.

211

A Linear Base Articulated Robot Arm for Surgical Endoscopy.  

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??This project involved developing a surgical robot assistant using an articulated robot running on a linear axis. The research concentrated on studying the localization of (more)

Kracht, Aaron Arthur

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

anthropomorphic robot hand: Topics by E-print Network  

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2003-01-01 12 Design of an Anthropomorphic Robotic Finger System with Biomimetic Artificial Joints Biology and Medicine Websites Summary: Design of an Anthropomorphic Robotic...

213

On Modified Gravity  

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We consider some aspects of nonlocal modified gravity, where nonlocality is of the type $R \\mathcal{F}(\\Box) R$. In particular, using ansatz of the form $\\Box R = c R^\\gamma,$ we find a few $R(t)$ solutions for the spatially flat FLRW metric. There are singular and nonsingular bounce solutions. For late cosmic time, scalar curvature R(t) is in low regime and scale factor a(t) is decelerated. R (t) = 0 satisfies all equations when k = -1.

Ivan Dimitrijevic; Branko Dragovich; Jelena Grujic; Zoran Rakic

2012-04-09T23:59:59.000Z

214

Autonomous mobile robot for radiologic surveys  

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An apparatus for conducting radiologic surveys. The apparatus comprises in the main a robot capable of following a preprogrammed path through an area, a radiation monitor adapted to receive input from a radiation detector assembly, ultrasonic transducers for navigation and collision avoidance, and an on-board computer system including an integrator for interfacing the radiation monitor and the robot. Front and rear bumpers are attached to the robot by bumper mounts. The robot may be equipped with memory boards for the collection and storage of radiation survey information. The on-board computer system is connected to a remote host computer via a UHF radio link. The apparatus is powered by a rechargeable 24-volt DC battery, and is stored at a docking station when not in use and/or for recharging. A remote host computer contains a stored database defining paths between points in the area where the robot is to operate, including but not limited to the locations of walls, doors, stationary furniture and equipment, and sonic markers if used. When a program consisting of a series of paths is downloaded to the on-board computer system, the robot conducts a floor survey autonomously at any preselected rate. When the radiation monitor detects contamination, the robot resurveys the area at reduced speed and resumes its preprogrammed path if the contamination is not confirmed. If the contamination is confirmed, the robot stops and sounds an alarm.

Dudar, Aed M. (Augusta, GA); Wagner, David G. (Augusta, GA); Teese, Gregory D. (Aiken, SC)

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Autonomous mobile robot for radiologic surveys  

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An apparatus is described for conducting radiologic surveys. The apparatus comprises in the main a robot capable of following a preprogrammed path through an area, a radiation monitor adapted to receive input from a radiation detector assembly, ultrasonic transducers for navigation and collision avoidance, and an on-board computer system including an integrator for interfacing the radiation monitor and the robot. Front and rear bumpers are attached to the robot by bumper mounts. The robot may be equipped with memory boards for the collection and storage of radiation survey information. The on-board computer system is connected to a remote host computer via a UHF radio link. The apparatus is powered by a rechargeable 24-volt DC battery, and is stored at a docking station when not in use and/or for recharging. A remote host computer contains a stored database defining paths between points in the area where the robot is to operate, including but not limited to the locations of walls, doors, stationary furniture and equipment, and sonic markers if used. When a program consisting of a series of paths is downloaded to the on-board computer system, the robot conducts a floor survey autonomously at any preselected rate. When the radiation monitor detects contamination, the robot resurveys the area at reduced speed and resumes its preprogrammed path if the contamination is not confirmed. If the contamination is confirmed, the robot stops and sounds an alarm. 5 figures.

Dudar, A.M.; Wagner, D.G.; Teese, G.D.

1994-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

216

A Fitting Robot for Variational Analysis  

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We develop a robot algorithm to maximise the number of distinct states reliably extracted from correlator data using the variational analysis method. The robot explores the variational parameter space and attempts to remove, as far as possible, the human element from the fitting of the subsequent orthogonalised data.

Alan Cais; Derek Leinweber; Selim Mahbub; Tony Williams

2008-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

217

Robotic CCD microscope for enhanced crystal recognition  

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A robotic CCD microscope and procedures to automate crystal recognition. The robotic CCD microscope and procedures enables more accurate crystal recognition, leading to fewer false negative and fewer false positives, and enable detection of smaller crystals compared to other methods available today.

Segelke, Brent W. (San Ramon, CA); Toppani, Dominique (Livermore, CA)

2007-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

218

Why Robots Need Maps Miroslaw Dynia1  

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to the constant factor bounds known so far. For the energy model (Sect. 4) we show the (4 - 2/k)- competitive alWhy Robots Need Maps Miroslaw Dynia1 , Jakub Lopusza´nski2 , and Christian Schindelhauer3 1 DFG number of edges traversed by a robot (the energy) we present an improved (4 - 2/k)-competitive online

Schindelhauer, Christian

219

Fluid Construction Grammar on Real Robots  

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Chapter 10 Fluid Construction Grammar on Real Robots Luc Steels1,2, Joachim De Beule3, and Pieter and P. Wellens (2012). Fluid Construction Grammar on Real Robots. In Luc Steels and Manfred Hild (Eds game experiments reported in this book. This framework is called Fluid Construction Grammar (FCG

Steels, Luc

220

Gyroscopes as feedback sensors for position control of a flexible robot arm .  

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??The challenges faced by modern industrial robots and robots in general are increasing in cornplexity. A modern robot can be defined as a technological system. (more)

Cronj, Hendrik Albertus

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DEVELOPMENT OF A HUMANOID ROBOT ARM FOR USE IN URBAN ENVIRONMENTS.  

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??The Bucknell Humanoid Robot Arm project was developed in order toprovide a lightweight robotic arm for the IHMC / Bucknell University bipedal robot that will (more)

Noll, Brenton

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

Reanalyses of robotic arm Blandford & Hyde, 2004 1  

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Reanalyses of robotic arm Blandford & Hyde, 2004 1 Systematic reviews of evaluations of a Robotic of a robotic arm using eight analytical evaluation techniques, and comparing those with video evidence. #12;Reanalyses of robotic arm Blandford & Hyde, 2004 2 13. User cannot check direction choice until

Blandford, Ann

223

Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation  

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). Compared to conventional robot manipulators driven by electrical motors, hydraulic arms have a richer to control a robot- arm-like mechanical device driven by hydraulic actuators (i.e., a hydraulic robot arm, which substantially increases the controller design dif- ficulties. It is well known that a robot arm

Yao, Bin

224

The Robot Swarm Re-localization Problem Nicolas Bredeche  

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The Robot Swarm Re-localization Problem Nicolas Bredeche TAO / LRI ; Univ Paris-Sud, CNRS, INRIA the problem of re-localization in a swarm of moving virtual robots where some robots might be lost and where the distance between each neighboring robot is known within a limited communication radius (e.g. using

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

225

ROBOTS IN PROBLEM-SOLVING AND PROGRAMMING. Scott Turner  

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82 ROBOTS IN PROBLEM-SOLVING AND PROGRAMMING. Scott Turner University of Northampton Avenue Campus based on using Mindstorm (LEGO, Denmark) robot kits. This is being done as a foundation step before experience, problem-solving, robots, Java. INTRODUCTION Mindstorm based robots have been used previously

Hill, Gary

226

Department of Mechanical Engineering Spring 2010 PSU Robotics  

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PENNSTATE Department of Mechanical Engineering Spring 2010 PSU Robotics Overview The problem faced with the team was designing a robot in the range of 35-40 lbs that is backpack-able and more importantly modular. This allows for the robot to perform a variety of missions where current robots currently can only do

Demirel, Melik C.

227

The Effect of Collision Avoidance for Autonomous Robot Team Formation  

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on robot team formation focuses on theoretical analysis where real-world factors, such as the size advance to the era of cooperative robots, many autonomous robot team algorithms have emerged. Shape formation is a common and critical task in many cooperative robot applications. While theoretical studies

Jay Yang, Shanchieh

228

Pmceedngsof the1999IEEE InternationalConferenceon Robotics& Automation  

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DOF cartesian gantry robot. At the gantry's end-effecter is a 2-DOF pan-tilt unit (PTU). The net part, robot-mounted tool or gripper as it moves in the workcell. By its design, this robot has 2Pmceedngsof the1999IEEE InternationalConferenceon Robotics& Automation Detroit,MichigansMay 1999

Allen, Peter K.

229

Corso di Robotica 1 Robot Mobili su Ruote  

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Corso di Robotica 1 Robot Mobili su Ruote Generalità e Cinematica Prof. Alessandro De Luca Robotica di modelli cinematici uniciclo car-like Robotica 1 2 #12;Robot mobili su ruote mobilità ristretta "off-hooked" Robotica 1 3 #12;Robot mobili su ruote Tribolo Omni-2 mobilità piena robot

De Luca, Alessandro

230

Teaching Mobile Robots to Cooperatively Navigate in Populated Environments  

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of the robots highly depends on the application, we need flexible means for teaching a robot a certain robots are expected to populate our human envi- ronments for numerous applications in the near future. The desired navigation behavior of a robot highly depends on the application at hand. For example, a cleaning

Teschner, Matthias

231

Virtual Chassis for Snake Robots: Definition and Applications  

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Full paper Virtual Chassis for Snake Robots: Definition and Applications David Rollinson*, Austin Buchan and Howie Choset The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue the motion of a snake robot is difficult. This is in part because the internal shape changes that the robot

Choset, Howie

232

Walking Humanoids for Robotics Research Krister Wolff Peter Nordin  

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, and mechanisms for learning and adaptivity are introduced as well. 1. Introduction The applications of robots of the robot is then calculated from the inverse kinematics. Conven- tional industrial robots are designedWalking Humanoids for Robotics Research Krister Wolff Peter Nordin Dept. of Physical Resource

Fernandez, Thomas

233

A Prototype Robot Speech Interface with Multimodal Feedback Mathias Haage+  

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of industrial robot arms. The aim of the prototype is to develop a speech system for designing robot trajectories that would fit well with current CAD paradigms. 1 Introduction Industrial robot programming developed for studying multimodal user interfaces in the context of industrial robot programming [5

Nugues, Pierre

234

Transferring Spatial Perception Between Robots Operating In A Shared Workspace  

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the vast majority of robotic systems are used in industrial applications. In these settings robots have. For a robot to be able to work in these `unstructured' environments, and extend its applications from of the canonical problems. Cooperating mobile robots have been researched for diverse applications, such as

Förster, Alexander

235

Optimal Trajectory Generation for Manipulator Robots under Thermal Constraints  

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of industrial robots is generally based on the operator's experience, regardless of the system's ex- act are compared then in section V to the analytical solution, and tested on a real industrial robot. II. TEMPERATURE PREDICTION FOR ROBOTIC SYSTEMS Minimizing the duration of robotic applications usually induces

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

236

Web Interfaces for Mobile Robots in Public Places Dirk Schulz  

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to understand for people on the Web. ¯ If one wants to make a single physical robot amenable to many people to connect robots to the Internet, enabling people all over the World to control them and monitor their op with people in the robot's environment, which arise naturally in applications with Web-based robot con- trol

Schulz, Dirk

237

HSS Helps Pioneer Robot Patrol Technology MDARS- December 11, 2005  

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HSS Helps Pioneer Robot Patrol Technology: Deployment of the DOE Mobile Detection Assessment Response System (MDARS)

238

Simulator Building and Parameter Optimization of an Autonomous Robotic Fish  

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Simulator Building and Parameter Optimization of an Autonomous Robotic Fish Jindong Liu, Huosheng@essex.ac.uk Abstract-- This paper presents a short review on the research of robotic fish. A simulation environment for robotic fish is built and the experiment shows that it is a convenient way to make research on the robotic

Hu, Huosheng

239

Fueling Robot Automates Hydrogen Hose Reliability Testing (Fact Sheet)  

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Automated robot mimics fueling action to test hydrogen hoses for durability in real-world conditions.

Harrison, K.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

240

Robotic guarded motion system and method  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A robot platform includes perceptors, locomotors, and a system controller. The system controller executes instructions for repeating, on each iteration through an event timing loop, the acts of defining an event horizon, detecting a range to obstacles around the robot, and testing for an event horizon intrusion. Defining the event horizon includes determining a distance from the robot that is proportional to a current velocity of the robot and testing for the event horizon intrusion includes determining if any range to the obstacles is within the event horizon. Finally, on each iteration through the event timing loop, the method includes reducing the current velocity of the robot in proportion to a loop period of the event timing loop if the event horizon intrusion occurs.

Bruemmer, David J. (Idaho Falls, ID)

2010-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

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241

Modified clay sorbents  

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A novel modified clay sorbent and method of treating industrial effluents to remove trace pollutants, such as dioxins, biphenyls, and polyaromatics such as benzo(a)pyrene and pentachlorophenol. The novel clay sorbent has a composite structure in which the interlayer space of an expandable clay, such as smectite, is filled with polyvalent or multivalent inorganic cations which forces weaker surfactant cations to locate on the surface of the clay in such an orientation that the resulting composite is hydrophilic in nature. A specific example is cetylpyridinium-hydroxy aluminum-montmorillonite. In certain embodiments, a non-expanding clay, such as kaolinite, is used and surfactant cations are necessarily located on an external surface of the clay. A specific example is cetylpyridinium-kaolinite.

Fogler, H. Scott (Ann Arbor, MI); Srinivasan, Keeran R. (Livonia, MI)

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

System for exchanging tools and end effectors on a robot  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A system and method for exchanging tools and end effectors on a robot permits exchange during a programmed task. The exchange mechanism is located off the robot, thus reducing the mass of the robot arm and permitting smaller robots to perform designated tasks. A simple spring/collet mechanism mounted on the robot is used which permits the engagement and disengagement of the tool or end effector without the need for a rotational orientation of the tool to the end effector/collet interface. As the tool changing system is not located on the robot arm no umbilical cords are located on robot. 12 figures.

Burry, D.B.; Williams, P.M.

1991-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

243

System for exchanging tools and end effectors on a robot  

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A system and method for exchanging tools and end effectors on a robot permits exchange during a programmed task. The exchange mechanism is located off the robot, thus reducing the mass of the robot arm and permitting smaller robots to perform designated tasks. A simple spring/collet mechanism mounted on the robot is used which permits the engagement and disengagement of the tool or end effector without the need for a rotational orientation of the tool to the end effector/collet interface. As the tool changing system is not located on the robot arm no umbilical cords are located on robot.

Burry, David B. (Westminster, CO); Williams, Paul M. (Lafayette, CO)

1991-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

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40 NYU EDUCATIONAL ROBOT [1] C. An, C. Atkeson, and J. Hollerbach. ModelBased Control of a Robot Manipu  

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Tasks. Real Time Systems Journal, 4(2): 125--144, 1992. [4] A.K. Bejczy. Robot Arm Dynamics and Control40 NYU EDUCATIONAL ROBOT References [1] C. An, C. Atkeson, and J. Hollerbach. Model­Based Control of a Robot Manipu­ lator. MIT Press, 1988. [2] Haruhiko Asada and Jean­Jacques E. Slotine. Robot Analysis

Mishra, Bud

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To appear in Robotics & Automation Magazine, special issue on Human Centered Robotics and Dependability June 2004. Initial submission Aug 2002.  

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To appear in Robotics & Automation Magazine, special issue on Human Centered Robotics of complementary algorithms for detecting faults on-board operating robots, where we define a fault as a deviation from expected behavior. Experience has shown that even carefully designed and tested robots may

Del Moral , Pierre

246

Robotics Minor Robotics is a truly interdisciplinary minor, involving expertise in the fields of computer science, electrical  

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Robotics Minor Robotics is a truly interdisciplinary minor, involving expertise in the fields-requisites to the minor courses: Calculus I, Calculus II, Physics I, and Physics II or electricity. Robotics Minor.265 Logic Design 16.317 Microprocessors Systems Design I 22.211 Statics 22.213 Dynamics 22.579 Robotics

Massachusetts at Lowell, University of

247

Steps to starting a LEGO robotics program Congratulations on your decision to start a robotics program! Whether you are a  

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Steps to starting a LEGO robotics program Congratulations on your decision to start a robotics of support as you move through this process. Carnegie Mellon's Robotics Academy has compiled a comprehensive that they are trying to achieve as well as how robotics aligns with their school district's standards. Step by step

Keinan, Alon

248

Polyoxometalate-Graphene Nanocomposite Modified Electrode for...  

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Polyoxometalate-Graphene Nanocomposite Modified Electrode for Electrocatalytic Detection of Ascorbic Acid. Polyoxometalate-Graphene Nanocomposite Modified Electrode for...

249

Experimental Validation of the Distributed Shortest-Distance Rendezvous Algorithm on a Low-Cost Robot Platform  

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using Advanced Robot Interface for Application (ARIA), whichAdvanced Robot Interface for Applications (ARIA) Libraries

Parikh, Kush Jay

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

Quantum robots and quantum computers  

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Validation of a presumably universal theory, such as quantum mechanics, requires a quantum mechanical description of systems that carry out theoretical calculations and systems that carry out experiments. The description of quantum computers is under active development. No description of systems to carry out experiments has been given. A small step in this direction is taken here by giving a description of quantum robots as mobile systems with on board quantum computers that interact with different environments. Some properties of these systems are discussed. A specific model based on the literature descriptions of quantum Turing machines is presented.

Benioff, P.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

Miniature Autonomous Robotic Vehicle (MARV)  

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Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) has recently developed a 16 cm{sup 3} (1 in{sup 3}) autonomous robotic vehicle which is capable of tracking a single conducting wire carrying a 96 kHz signal. This vehicle was developed to assess the limiting factors in using commercial technology to build miniature autonomous vehicles. Particular attention was paid to the design of the control system to search out the wire, track it, and recover if the wire was lost. This paper describes the test vehicle and the control analysis. Presented in the paper are the vehicle model, control laws, a stability analysis, simulation studies and experimental results.

Feddema, J.T.; Kwok, K.S.; Driessen, B.J.; Spletzer, B.L.; Weber, T.M.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

252

Multiple forearm robotic elbow configuration  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A dual forearmed robotic elbow configuration comprises a main arm having a double elbow from which two coplanar forearms depend, two actuators carried in the double elbow for moving the forearms, and separate, independent end effectors, operated by a cable carried from the main arm through the elbow, is attached to the distal end of each forearm. Coiling the cables around the actuators prevents bending or kinking when the forearms are rotated 360 degrees. The end effectors can have similar or different capabilities. Actuator cannisters within the dual elbow are modular for rapid replacement or maintenance. Coarse and fine resolver transducers within the actuators provide accurate position referencing information.

Fisher, John J. (Wilmington, DE)

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

Modified Theories of Gravity  

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The recent observational data in cosmology seem to indicate that the universe is currently expanding in an accelerated way. An intriguing interpretation of these data is that they may just be signalling that Einstein's General Relativity is not the correct description of gravity when we consider distances of the order of the present horizon of the universe. In this thesis we consider two models which modify General Relativity at very large distances, the Cascading DGP and the dRGT massive gravity, and investigate their phenomenological viability. We start with a general introduction to standard cosmology and we introduce the late time acceleration problem and the cosmological constant problem. We then provide a pedagogical introduction to the DGP model, of which the Cascading DGP is an extension, and to the dRGT massive gravity. Concerning the Cascading DGP, we show that the thin limit of the 4D brane inside the (already thin) 5D brane is well defined, at least for the class of configurations that we consider...

Sbis, Fulvio

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

PhD Program in Bioengineering and Curriculum Cognitive Robotics, Interaction and  

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1 PhD Program in Bioengineering and Robotics Curriculum Cognitive Robotics, Interaction. ROBOTIC REHABILITATION...............................................................................................................................................10 10. BIOCOMPATIBLE, LOW IMPEDANCE AND FLEXIBLE IN-VIVO NEURAL ELECTRODES ..............11 11. HUMAN-ROBOT

Robbiano, Lorenzo

255

International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems Cooperative Tasks between Humans and  

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Robotic manipulators are increasingly widespread in current industries [1] due control of the robot is needed. Nevertheless, the application of robotic manipulators: Cooperative Tasks between Humans and Robots in Industrial Environments www.intechopen.com ARTICLE www

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

256

High precision redundant robotic manipulator  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A high precision redundant robotic manipulator for overcoming contents imposed by obstacles or imposed by a highly congested work space. One embodiment of the manipulator has four degrees of freedom and another embodiment has seven degreed of freedom. Each of the embodiments utilize a first selective compliant assembly robot arm (SCARA) configuration to provide high stiffness in the vertical plane, a second SCARA configuration to provide high stiffness in the horizontal plane. The seven degree of freedom embodiment also utilizes kinematic redundancy to provide the capability of avoiding obstacles that lie between the base of the manipulator and the end effector or link of the manipulator. These additional three degrees of freedom are added at the wrist link of the manipulator to provide pitch, yaw and roll. The seven degrees of freedom embodiment uses one revolute point per degree of freedom. For each of the revolute joints, a harmonic gear coupled to an electric motor is introduced, and together with properly designed based servo controllers provide an end point repeatability of less than 10 microns.

Young, Kar-Keung David (Mountain View, CA)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

High precision redundant robotic manipulator  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A high precision redundant robotic manipulator for overcoming contents imposed by obstacles or imposed by a highly congested work space is disclosed. One embodiment of the manipulator has four degrees of freedom and another embodiment has seven degrees of freedom. Each of the embodiments utilize a first selective compliant assembly robot arm (SCARA) configuration to provide high stiffness in the vertical plane, a second SCARA configuration to provide high stiffness in the horizontal plane. The seven degree of freedom embodiment also utilizes kinematic redundancy to provide the capability of avoiding obstacles that lie between the base of the manipulator and the end effector or link of the manipulator. These additional three degrees of freedom are added at the wrist link of the manipulator to provide pitch, yaw and roll. The seven degrees of freedom embodiment uses one revolute point per degree of freedom. For each of the revolute joints, a harmonic gear coupled to an electric motor is introduced, and together with properly designed based servo controllers provide an end point repeatability of less than 10 microns. 3 figs.

Young, K.K.D.

1998-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

258

Robotic vehicle with multiple tracked mobility platforms  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A robotic vehicle having two or more tracked mobility platforms that are mechanically linked together with a two-dimensional coupling, thereby forming a composite vehicle of increased mobility. The robotic vehicle is operative in hazardous environments and can be capable of semi-submersible operation. The robotic vehicle is capable of remote controlled operation via radio frequency and/or fiber optic communication link to a remote operator control unit. The tracks have a plurality of track-edge scallop cut-outs that allow the tracks to easily grab onto and roll across railroad tracks, especially when crossing the railroad tracks at an oblique angle.

Salton, Jonathan R. (Albuquerque, NM); Buttz, James H. (Albuquerque, NM); Garretson, Justin (Albuquerque, NM); Hayward, David R. (Wetmore, CO); Hobart, Clinton G. (Albuquerque, NM); Deuel, Jr., Jamieson K. (Albuquerque, NM)

2012-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

259

Theory of a triangular micro-robot  

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In this paper we study the self-propulsion of a triangular micro-robot (or triangle-robot) which consists of three spheres connected by three rods; the rods' lengths are changing independently and periodically. Using the asymptotic procedure containing the two-timing method and distinguished limit arguments, we obtain analytic expressions for self-propulsion velocity the angular velocity. Our calculations show that a triangle-robot rotates with constant angular velocity around its centroid, while the centroid moves in a circle. The important special case of zero angular velocity represents rectilinear translational self-propulsion with constant velocity.

Vladimir A. Vladimirov

2012-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

260

Vision application of human robot interaction: Development of a ping pong playing robotic arm.  

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?? Robotics is a science that is implemented parallel to human behavior. This work describes and implements techniques to mathematically model the game of ping (more)

Modi, Kalpesh Prakash

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modified Theories of Gravity  

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The recent observational data in cosmology seem to indicate that the universe is currently expanding in an accelerated way. An intriguing interpretation of these data is that they may just be signalling that Einstein's General Relativity is not the correct description of gravity when we consider distances of the order of the present horizon of the universe. In this thesis we consider two models which modify General Relativity at very large distances, the Cascading DGP and the dRGT massive gravity, and investigate their phenomenological viability. We start with a general introduction to standard cosmology and we introduce the late time acceleration problem and the cosmological constant problem. We then provide a pedagogical introduction to the DGP model, of which the Cascading DGP is an extension, and to the dRGT massive gravity. Concerning the Cascading DGP, we show that the thin limit of the 4D brane inside the (already thin) 5D brane is well defined, at least for the class of configurations that we consider, and confirm that gravity is regularized in these set-ups. We give a geometrical interpretation of the presence of the critical tension, and comment on the difference between the results in the literature and our results, which we support with a numerical calculation. Regarding the dRGT massive gravity, we focus on the branch of solutions in which the Vainshtein mechanism can occur. We determine analytically the number and properties of local solutions which exist asymptotically on large scales (but still below the gravitational Compton wavelength), and of local (inner) solutions which exist on small scales. We characterize exactly the properties of global solutions in every point of the phase space, and characterize precisely in which regions the Vainshtein mechanism takes place. We also provide numerical solutions which confirm our analysis.

Fulvio Sbisa'

2014-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

262

Robots, systems, and methods for hazard evaluation and visualization  

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A robot includes a hazard sensor, a locomotor, and a system controller. The robot senses a hazard intensity at a location of the robot, moves to a new location in response to the hazard intensity, and autonomously repeats the sensing and moving to determine multiple hazard levels at multiple locations. The robot may also include a communicator to communicate the multiple hazard levels to a remote controller. The remote controller includes a communicator for sending user commands to the robot and receiving the hazard levels from the robot. A graphical user interface displays an environment map of the environment proximate the robot and a scale for indicating a hazard intensity. A hazard indicator corresponds to a robot position in the environment map and graphically indicates the hazard intensity at the robot position relative to the scale.

Nielsen, Curtis W.; Bruemmer, David J.; Walton, Miles C.; Hartley, Robert S.; Gertman, David I.; Kinoshita, Robert A.; Whetten, Jonathan

2013-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

263

Autonomous Robotic Monitoring of Underground Cable Systems  

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and maintenance methods as lower cost, higher measurement accuracy, and greater reliability of system operation, Member, IEEE Abstract-- Maintenance of distributed infrastructures requires periodic measurement of many development of autonomous robots for monitoring and maintenance of distributed infrastructures is becoming

Mamishev, Alexander

264

Virtual articulation and kinematic abstraction in robotics  

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This thesis presents the theory, implementation, novel applications, and experimental validation of a general-purpose framework for applying virtual modifications to an articulated robot, or virtual articulations. These ...

Vona, Marsette Arthur, 1977-

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

An automated miniature robotic vehicle inspection system  

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A novel, autonomous reconfigurable robotic inspection system for quantitative NDE mapping is presented. The system consists of a fleet of wireless (802.11g) miniature robotic vehicles, each approximately 175 125 85 mm with magnetic wheels that enable them to inspect industrial structures such as storage tanks, chimneys and large diameter pipe work. The robots carry one of a number of payloads including a two channel MFL sensor, a 5 MHz dry coupled UT thickness wheel probe and a machine vision camera that images the surface. The system creates an NDE map of the structure overlaying results onto a 3D model in real time. The authors provide an overview of the robot design, data fusion algorithms (positioning and NDE) and visualization software.

Dobie, Gordon; Summan, Rahul; MacLeod, Charles; Pierce, Gareth; Galbraith, Walter [Centre for Ultrasonic Engineering, University of Strathclyde, 204 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1XW (United Kingdom)

2014-02-18T23:59:59.000Z

266

A nano-stepping robotic instrumentation platform  

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The development of an Autonomous Nano-stepping Tool (ANT) system is presented. Each ANT is a small, tripodal, robotic instrument capable of untethered precision motion within a quasi-three-dimensional workspace of arbitrary ...

Wahab, Adam Joseph

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

How Robots Can Help Communication Strategies that  

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How Robots Can Help Communication Strategies that Improve Social Outcomes Cristen Torrey May 2009, conversational interfaces, adaptive dialogue, help giving communication, help messages, help giving, social responses to technology, computers as social actors theory, perspective taking, politeness theory, help

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Physics-Aware Planning for Autonomous Robots  

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Physics-Aware Planning for Autonomous Robots: A Step Towards Realizing Unmanned Sea Surface, University of Maryland #12;Autonomous Operations in Challenging Environments Moving obstacles Environments Waypoint Management Control Allocation Guidance System Control System Navigation System Waves, wind

Gupta, Satyandra K.

269

Vertical Glider Robots for Subsea Equipment Delivery  

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We have developed an underwater vehicle that offers significant performance improvements over existing sub sea elevators. Our Vertical Glider Robot falls under its own weight to a precise location on the seafloor, employing ...

Reed, Brooks L.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards robot audition Leslie S. Smith  

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Towards robot audition Leslie S. Smith Department of Computing Science and Mathematics, University in illumination, and auditory systems can detect changes in room reverberation. #12;2 Leslie S. Smith Another key

Smith, Leslie S.

271

Design of a minimalist autonomous robotic vehicle  

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The purpose of this thesis is to investigate design alternatives for the creation of a minimalist autonomous robotic vehicle, based on the Ford Escape. The work builds on prior work performed by the MIT DARPA Urban Challenge ...

Spadafora, Mark (Mark A.)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

http://ijr.sagepub.com/ Robotics Research  

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.1177/0278364913514466 published online 17 February 2014The International Journal of Robotics Research Robert Kohout, Robert D Howe , Nicholas Corson3 , Yaroslav Tenzer2 , Raymond R Ma1 , Martin Buehler3 , Robert Kohout3 , Robert D Howe2

Dollar, Aaron M.

273

Structural Dynamics Model of a Cartesian Robot  

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Methods are developed for predicting vibration response characteristics of systems which change configuration during operation. A cartesian robot, an example of such a position-dependent system, served as a test case ...

Reynoso, Alfonso Garcia

1985-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

Computer- and robot-assisted Medical Intervention  

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Medical robotics includes assistive devices used by the physician in order to make his/her diagnostic or therapeutic practices easier and more efficient. This chapter focuses on such systems. It introduces the general field of Computer-Assisted Medical Interventions, its aims, its different components and describes the place of robots in that context. The evolutions in terms of general design and control paradigms in the development of medical robots are presented and issues specific to that application domain are discussed. A view of existing systems, on-going developments and future trends is given. A case-study is detailed. Other types of robotic help in the medical environment (such as for assisting a handicapped person, for rehabilitation of a patient or for replacement of some damaged/suppressed limbs or organs) are out of the scope of this chapter.

Troccaz, Jocelyne

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Embodied cognition in robots and human evolution  

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This thesis investigates the notion of embodied cognition in humans using the research of former University of Washington researcher William Calvin and robots using the research of former MIT professor Rodney Brooks. The ...

Myhrvold, Conor L. (Conor Lachlan)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robot components: Prof. Alessandro De Luca  

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(external world: force and proximity, vision, ...) ! actuation units ! motors (electrical, hydraulic.g., friction) electrical mechanical electrical, hydraulic, or pneumatic P = types of powers in play Robotics 1 ! pneumatic: pneumatic energy (compressor) # pistons or turbines # mechanical energy ! difficult to control

De Luca, Alessandro

277

Indoor robot gardening: design and implementation  

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This paper describes the architecture and implementation of a distributed autonomous gardening system with applications in urban/indoor precision agriculture. The garden is a mesh network of robots and plants. The gardening ...

Correll, Nikolaus

278

Computer- and robot-assisted urological surgery  

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The author reviews the computer and robotic tools available to urologists to help in diagnosis and technical procedures. The first part concerns the contribution of robotics and presents several systems at various stages of development (laboratory prototypes, systems under validation or marketed systems). The second part describes image fusion tools and navigation systems currently under development or evaluation. Several studies on computerized simulation of urological procedures are also presented.

Troccaz, Jocelyne

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Robotics for mixed waste operations, demonstration description  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Technology Development (OTD) is developing technology to aid in the cleanup of DOE sites. Included in the OTD program are the Robotics Technology Development Program and the Mixed Waste Integrated Program. These two programs are working together to provide technology for the cleanup of mixed waste, which is waste that has both radioactive and hazardous constituents. There are over 240,000 cubic meters of mixed low level waste accumulated at DOE sites and the cleanup is expected to generate about 900,000 cubic meters of mixed low level waste over the next five years. This waste must be monitored during storage and then treated and disposed of in a cost effective manner acceptable to regulators and the states involved. The Robotics Technology Development Program is developing robotics technology to make these tasks safer, better, faster and cheaper through the Mixed Waste Operations team. This technology will also apply to treatment of transuranic waste. The demonstration at the Savannah River Site on November 2-4, 1993, showed the progress of this technology by DOE, universities and industry over the previous year. Robotics technology for the handling, characterization and treatment of mixed waste as well robotics technology for monitoring of stored waste was demonstrated. It was shown that robotics technology can make future waste storage and waste treatment facilities better, faster, safer and cheaper.

Ward, C.R.

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

Cask system design guidance for robotic handling  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Remote automated cask handling has the potential to reduce both the occupational exposure and the time required to process a nuclear waste transport cask at a handling facility. The ongoing Advanced Handling Technologies Project (AHTP) at Sandia National Laboratories is described. AHTP was initiated to explore the use of advanced robotic systems to perform cask handling operations at handling facilities for radioactive waste, and to provide guidance to cask designers regarding the impact of robotic handling on cask design. The proof-of-concept robotic systems developed in AHTP are intended to extrapolate from currently available commercial systems to the systems that will be available by the time that a repository would be open for operation. The project investigates those cask handling operations that would be performed at a nuclear waste repository facility during cask receiving and handling. The ongoing AHTP indicates that design guidance, rather than design specification, is appropriate, since the requirements for robotic handling do not place severe restrictions on cask design but rather focus on attention to detail and design for limited dexterity. The cask system design features that facilitate robotic handling operations are discussed, and results obtained from AHTP design and operation experience are summarized. The application of these design considerations is illustrated by discussion of the robot systems and their operation on cask feature mock-ups used in the AHTP project. 11 refs., 11 figs.

Griesmeyer, J.M.; Drotning, W.D.; Morimoto, A.K.; Bennett, P.C.

1990-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A crossover pilot study evaluating the functional outcomes of two different types of robotic movement training in chronic stroke survivors using the arm exoskeleton BONES  

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DJ: Robot-assisted reaching exercise promotes arm movementintensive arm training with the rehabilitation robot ARMinmass, robotic-arm exoskeleton. IEEE Trans Robot 2010, 26:

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Robot Glossary This appendix section briefly describes each of the robot projects discussed in this thesis.  

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discussed in this thesis. The glossary is organized in alphabetical order by the robot's name. Baygon Palmer and is pictured on page 80. Blind The second robot of the David Hogg/Katie Lilienkamp team, Blind. Blind exploited the fact that the initial position of the puck was a known distance from the initial

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Robopedia: Leveraging Sensorpedia for Web-Enabled Robot Control  

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There is a growing interest in building Internetscale sensor networks that integrate sensors from around the world into a single unified system. In contrast, robotics application development has primarily focused on building specialized systems. These specialized systems take scalability and reliability into consideration, but generally neglect exploring the key components required to build a large scale system. Integrating robotic applications with Internet-scale sensor networks will unify specialized robotics applications and provide answers to large scale implementation concerns. We focus on utilizing Internet-scale sensor network technology to construct a framework for unifying robotic systems. Our framework web-enables a surveillance robot s sensor observations and provides a webinterface to the robot s actuators. This lets robots seamlessly integrate into web applications. In addition, the framework eliminates most prerequisite robotics knowledge, allowing for the creation of general web-based robotics applications. The framework also provides mechanisms to create applications that can interface with any robot. Frameworks such as this one are key to solving large scale mobile robotics implementation problems. We provide an overview of previous Internetscale sensor networks, Sensorpedia (an ad-hoc Internet-scale sensor network), our framework for integrating robots with Sensorpedia, two applications which illustrate our frameworks ability to support general web-based robotic control, and offer experimental results that illustrate our framework s scalability, feasibility, and resource requirements.

Resseguie, David R [ORNL

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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robots  

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Friction Modeling and Compensation for an Industrial Robot  

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Friction Modeling and Compensation for an Industrial Robot Stephen M. Phillips and Kevin R. Ballou it is assumed to be unpredictable or insignificant. In experiments on the PUMA 560 robot arm, Armstrong' dem

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Evolutionary, developmental neural networks for robust robotic control  

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The use of artificial evolution to synthesize controllers for physical robots is still in its infancy. Most applications are on very simple robots in artificial environments, and even these examples struggle to span the ...

Adams, Bryan (Bryan Paul), 1977-

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Terrain sensing and estimation for dynamic outdoor mobile robots  

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In many applications, mobile robots are required to travel on outdoor terrain at high speed. Compared to traditional low-speed, laboratory-based robots, outdoor scenarios pose increased perception and mobility challenges ...

Ward, Christopher Charles

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Towards Empathic Virtual and Robotic Tutors Ginevra Castellano1  

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that embodiment plays in user perception of an artificial entity: experi- ments comparing robots Embodied Empathic Virtual and Robotic Tutors with EMOTE Two students are learning about ecology models

Bull, Susan

289

Resolution-Exact Algorithms for Link Robots Zhongdi Luo1  

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Resolution-Exact Algorithms for Link Robots Zhongdi Luo1 , Yi-Jen Chiang2 , Jyh-Ming Lien3 predicates for link robots, a novel "T/R splitting method" for subdivi- sion, and feature-based search

Chiang, Yi-Jen

290

A Bayesian Approach to Empirical Local Linearization For Robotics  

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Local linearizations are ubiquitous in the control of robotic systems. Analytical methods, if available, can be used to obtain the linearization, but in complex robotics systems where the dynamics and kinematics are ...

Ting, Jo-Anne; D'Souza, Aaron; Vijayakumar, Sethu; Schaal, Stefan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Design and control of a soft biomimetic batoid robot  

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This thesis presents the work accomplished in the design, experimental characterization and control of a soft batoid robot. The shape of the robot is based on the body of the common stingray, Dasyatidae, and is made of ...

Cloitre, Audren Damien Prigent

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

TofuDraw : choreographing robot behavior through Digital Painting  

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In this document, TofuDraw is introduced as an expressive robotic character with interfaces that enable children to choreograph robotic behaviors through controlling both physical motion and form. Unique to the TofuDraw ...

Wistort, Ryan Mark

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Mag-Foot: a steel bridge inspection robot  

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A legged robot that moves across a steel structure is developed for steel bridge inspection. Powerful permanent magnets imbedded in each foot allow the robot to hang from a steel ceiling powerlessly. Although the magnets ...

Asada, Harry

294

A design for self-assembling robots in a system  

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This thesis presents the design, construction, control, and application for a novel concept of self-assembling robots in a system. The system is composed of multiple cooperative robots that are designed to self-assemble ...

Kim, Myunghee, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Reconfiguring Boundary Relations: Robotic Innovations in Pharmacy Work  

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Robotics is a rapidly expanding area of digital innovation with important implications for organizational practice in multioccupational settings. This paper explores the influence of robotic innovations on the boundary ...

Barrett, Michael

296

Localization and Coordination in Decentralized Multi-Robot Systems  

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Localization and Coordination in Decentralized Multi-Robot Systems Patricia Kristine Sheridan Supervisor: Professor B. Benhabib Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering University of Toronto March, 2009 #12;Localization and Coordination in Decentralized Multi-Robot Systems ABSTRACT

Sun, Yu

297

Constraint-aware distributed robotic assembly and disassembly  

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In this work, we present a distributed robotic system capable of the efficient assembly and disassembly of complex three-dimensional structures. We introduce algorithms for equitable partitioning of work across robots and ...

Schoen, Timothy Ryan

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Lateral undulation of a snake-like robot  

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Snake robots have been studied by many researchers but historically more on a theoretical basis. Recently, more and more robotic snakes have been realized in hardware. This thesis presents a design process for the electrical, ...

Gupta, Amit

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

A gradient optimization approach to adaptive multi-robot control  

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This thesis proposes a unified approach for controlling a group of robots to reach a goal configuration in a decentralized fashion. As a motivating example, robots are controlled to spread out over an environment to provide ...

Schwager, Mac

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

Optimal multi-robot path planning with temporal logic constraints  

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In this paper we present a method for automatically planning optimal paths for a group of robots that satisfy a common high level mission specification. Each robot's motion in the environment is modeled as a weighted ...

Ulusoy, Alphan

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Dumbbell micro-robot driven by flow oscillations  

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Dumbbell micro-robot driven by flow oscillations By V. A. V l a d i m i r o v Dept of Mathematics-propulsion of a dumbbell micro-robot submerged in a viscous fluid. The micro-robot consists of two rigid spherical beads of each sphere differs from the density of a fluid, while the whole micro-robot has neutral buoyancy

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The synergy of human arm and robotic system  

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robot, is immersed in a surgical console and is physically removed from the surgical site itself, while the assistant

Li, Zhi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Soft Robots DOI: 10.1002/anie.201209540  

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.g., in the metal cylinder of a diesel or spark-ignited engine[9] ), it has not been used to power soft machinesSoft Robots DOI: 10.1002/anie.201209540 Using Explosions to Power a Soft Robot** Robert F. Shepherd for pneu-net actuation provides simple, rapid, co-located power generation, and motion in soft robots

Heller, Eric

304

Profiling Aquatic Diffusion Process Using Robotic Sensor Networks  

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approach using smart aquatic mobile sensors such as robotic fish. In our approach, the robotic sensors pounds), and size (1-2 meters long), it is difficult to Yu Wang, Rui Tan and Guoliang Xing of autonomous robotic fish developed by the Smart Microsystems Laboratory at Michigan State University [6

Tan, Xiaobo

305

From robotic arms to mobile manipulation: on coordinated motion schemes  

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From robotic arms to mobile manipulation: on coordinated motion schemes V. Padois , J.-Y. Fourquet. It is compared with the classical kinematic modelling of robotic arms. In particular, it is shown that many tools of organization are due to the inherently bounded workspace of classic robotic arms or auto- matic machines

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Rhythmic Robot Arm Control Using Oscillators Matthew M. Williamson  

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Rhythmic Robot Arm Control Using Oscillators Matthew M. Williamson MIT AI Lab, 545 Technology to robot arm con- trol based on exploiting the dynamical properties of a simple oscillator circuit coupled This paper presents an approach to robot arm con- trol that is computationally simple, and provides ro- bust

307

Planning Single-arm Manipulations with N-Arm Robots  

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Planning Single-arm Manipulations with N-Arm Robots Benjamin Cohen bcohen@seas.upenn.edu University@cs.cmu.edu Carnegie Mellon University Abstract--Many robotic systems are comprised of two or more arms. Such systems robotic arms. While the use of multiple arms increases the pro- ductivity of the system and extends

Guestrin, Carlos

308

Mars Exploration Rover Mobility and Robotic Arm Operational Performance  

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Mars Exploration Rover Mobility and Robotic Arm Operational Performance Edward Tunstel, Mark collaborative arrangement and the performance enabled by mobility and robotic arm software functionality during the first 90 days of the mission. Mobile traverse distance, accuracy, and rate as well as robotic arm

309

EXTREMAL CONFIGURATIONS OF ROBOT ARMS IN THREE DIMENSIONS  

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EXTREMAL CONFIGURATIONS OF ROBOT ARMS IN THREE DIMENSIONS DIRK SIERSMA Abstract. We define a volume function for a robot arm in R3 and give geometric conditions for its critical points. 1. Introduction configurations of planar polygonal linkages and open robot arms considered as the critical points of the oriented

Siersma, Dirk

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CASSM analysis of Robotic Arm Ann Blandford, July 2004  

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CASSM analysis of Robotic Arm Ann Blandford, July 2004 This short document presents the CASSM analysis of a robotic arm as described fully by Blandford et al (2004). We do not have access to real users of such devices, so the CASSM analysis is based solely on an existing written description of the robotic arm

Blandford, Ann

311

Constraint measures and reproduction of style in robot imitation learning  

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robot arms complex behaviors by demonstration of a human teacher. Similarity in arm posture is one aspect of imitation learning. Since the kinematic, and the dynamic properties of humans and robot arms PA-10 robot arm. For an overview of the experiment see [1] Enforcing Similarity of Arm Postures

Jegelka, Stefanie

312

Towards Brain-Robot Interfaces in Stroke Rehabilitation  

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robots and orthosis have been developed to enhance post-stroke rehabilitation of arm or hand movement rehabilitation, the improvement in motor control of the impaired arm of stroke patients provided by robot recovery. Fig. 1. A robot arm is attached to the patient's forearm and it may move the patient's forearm

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Exploiting natural dynamics in robot control Matthew M. Williamson  

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This paper presents an approach to robot arm control based on exploiting the dynam- ical properties of an adaptive oscillator cir- cuit coupled to the joints of an arm. The approach is implemented on a real robot. 1 Introduction This paper presents an approach to the control of robot arms which exploits

314

Continuum Robot Arms Inspired by Cephalopods Ian D. Walkera  

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Continuum Robot Arms Inspired by Cephalopods Ian D. Walkera , Darren M. Dawsona , Tamar Flashb Most robot manipulators feature a structure inspired by that of the human arm, in the sense of being. This paper describes our recent efforts in creating continuous backbone ("continuum") robot arms inspired

Kier, William M.

315

Obstacle Avoidance Control of Humanoid Robot Arm through Tactile Interaction  

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Obstacle Avoidance Control of Humanoid Robot Arm through Tactile Interaction Dzmitry Tsetserukou through tactile interaction. The implementation of the approach was realized on humanoid robot arm are detailed in the paper. The possible tasks of the robot with intelligent whole-arm obstacle avoidance

Tachi, Susumu

316

Robot Arm Control Exploiting Natural Dynamics Matthew M. Williamson  

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Robot Arm Control Exploiting Natural Dynamics by Matthew M. Williamson M.Eng, University of Oxford by . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . Arthur C. Smith Chairman, Departmental Committee on Graduate Students #12;Robot Arm Control Exploiting for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Abstract This thesis presents an approach to robot arm control exploiting

317

Kinematic and Dynamic Analysis of a Surgical Robot Positioning Arm  

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Kinematic and Dynamic Analysis of a Surgical Robot Positioning Arm Diana C.W. Friedman A thesis Analysis of a Surgical Robot Positioning Arm Diana C.W. Friedman Chair of the Supervisory Committee, a small form-factor surgical robot. To increase the RAVEN's workspace and decrease setup time, the C-Arm

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http://ijr.sagepub.com The International Journal of Robotics  

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http://ijr.sagepub.com Research The International Journal of Robotics DOI: 10.1177/0278364908097586 2009; 28; 558The International Journal of Robotics Research Adriano Cavalcanti, Bijan Shirinzadeh://www.sagepublications.com On behalf of: Multimedia Archives can be found at:The International Journal of Robotics Research

Guo, Yi

319

Creating robotic characters for long-term interaction  

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Researchers studying ways in which humans and robots interact in social settings have a problem: they don't have a robot to use. There is a need for a socially expressive robot that can be deployed outside of a laboratory ...

Setapen, Adam (Adam Michael)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robot Path Planning in Uncertain Environments: A Language-Measure-  

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Robot Path Planning in Uncertain Environments: A Language-Measure- Theoretic Approach Devesh K. Jha the problem of goal-directed robot path planning in the presence of uncertainties that are induced by bounded, probabilistic finite state automata 1 Motivation and Introduction In general, path planning of robots (e

Ray, Asok

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ROBBIT: AN OPEN SOURCE SIMULATOR FOR EDUCATION IN ROBOTICS  

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ROBBIT: AN OPEN SOURCE SIMULATOR FOR EDUCATION IN ROBOTICS Gianluca Antonelli1, Filippo Arrichiello Abstract. An open source software, named ROBBIT, aimed at the simulation of multiple mobile robots has been with educational purposes in robotics, computer sciences, non-linear control, behavioral and cognitive sciences

Leahy, Richard M.

322

http://ijr.sagepub.com The International Journal of Robotics  

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http://ijr.sagepub.com Research The International Journal of Robotics DOI: 10.1177/0278364908100926 2009; 28; 512The International Journal of Robotics Research A.A.G. Requicha, D.J. Arbuckle, B. Mokaberi://www.sagepublications.com On behalf of: Multimedia Archives can be found at:The International Journal of Robotics Research

Southern California, University of

323

Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automated System Design  

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Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automated System Design Texas for undergraduate students to learn about mechatronics, robotics, and automated system design. Program objectives in research and interest in a career in mechatronics, robotics or automated system design, as evidenced

324

Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Conferenceon Robotics 8 Automation  

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Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Conferenceon Robotics 8 Automation Washington, DC May 2002 Coordinatingthe Motions of Multiple Robots with Specified Trajectories SrinivasAkella Departmentof the motions of multiple robots operating in a shared workspace without collisions is an importantca- pability

Hutchinson, Seth

325

Towards Socially Assistive Robotics Adriana Tapus and Maja J Matari *  

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Towards Socially Assistive Robotics Adriana Tapus and Maja J Matari * *University of Southern California, USA 1. Introduction The recent trend toward developing a new generation of robots in our daily lives has introduced the need for building robotic systems able to learn how to use

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

326

Mobile Robotics I: Lab 3 Obstacle Avoidance with IR Sensors  

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Sensors Background IR SENSORS INTERFACE The CEENBoT comes equipped with a Left and Right non-contact bumpMobile Robotics I: Lab 3 Obstacle Avoidance with IR Sensors CEENBoTTM Mobile Robotics Platform 1.01 #12;. ( Blank ) #12;Mobile Robotics I ­ Obstacle Avoidance with IR Sensors Purpose

Farritor, Shane

327

Goal of the Group Human-Robot Interaction Group  

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- Part I: Inverse Kinematics Design 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2010) Paolo Robuffo Giordano Hyoung Il Son Volker Thomas Nestmeyer Study novel ways to interface humans with autonomous robots Vehicle point of view

328

Proceedingsof the 1998IEEE InternationalConferenceon Robotics& Automation  

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on a custom designed 5 DOF gantry robot which highlight the limitations of regulator-based control, as well can increase the performance of robotic tasks. Controllers can be designed to handle external three translational DOF which configure it as a Cartesian Gantry robot and can cover a workspace of 3

Allen, Peter K.

329

Evolving an Indoor Robotic Localization System Based on Wireless Networks  

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of indoor robotic localization. We investigate the design and building of an autonomous localization system provides the position of one robot in a space, as in a Cartesian plane, corroborating with the EvoEvolving an Indoor Robotic Localization System Based on Wireless Networks Gustavo Pessin1

Braun, Torsten

330

Virtual Remote Center of Motion Control for Needle Placement Robots  

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mechanical design but also the need for calibration and registration of the robot to the medical imager priorVirtual Remote Center of Motion Control for Needle Placement Robots Emad M. Boctor, Robert J@jhu.edu, GaborF@jhu.edu http://cisstweb.cs.jhu.edu Abstract. Surgical robots, including those with remote center

Boyer, Edmond

331

Asynchronous Control of Rotation and Translation for a Robot Vehicle  

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Cartesian coordinate space. In the same sense, robot vehicles require a "vehicle controller" to commandAsynchronous Control of Rotation and Translation for a Robot Vehicle James L. Crowley Patrick Appeared in Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems February 1993 © 1992 James L. Crowley This work has

Crowley, James L.

332

Research and Development Towards an Autonomous Biped Walking Robot  

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, and perception subject to the real-time constraints given by the robot HW and SW design. Many research groups dynamics on all levels of the design, implementation and operation phases of ahumanoid robot to influ- ence the posture of the humanoid robot in selected cartesian task coordinate directions

Stryk, Oskar von

333

Analog VLSI for Robot Path Planning Mircea Stan Wayne Burleson  

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. In cartesian space there are two or three dimensions and the robot arm's nonzero dimensions must be takenAnalog VLSI for Robot Path Planning Mircea Stan Wayne Burleson Department of Electrical & Computer­545­4611 fax Abstract Analog VLSI provides a convenient and high­ performance engine for robot path planning

Stan, Mircea R.

334

A Depth Space Approach to Human-Robot Collision Avoidance  

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A Depth Space Approach to Human-Robot Collision Avoidance Fabrizio Flacco Torsten Kr is presented for safe human-robot coexistence. The main contribution is a fast method to evaluate distances between the robot and possibly moving obstacles (including humans), based on the concept of depth space

De Luca, Alessandro

335

VISUAL-BASED PLANNING AND CONTROL FOR NONHOLONOMIC MOBILE ROBOTS  

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in the cartesian space. The mobile robot SuperMARIO used in our experiments is a two-wheel differen- tially drivenVISUAL-BASED PLANNING AND CONTROL FOR NONHOLONOMIC MOBILE ROBOTS A. De Luca, G. Oriolo, L. Paone, P: Visual feedback, nonholonomic mo- bile robots, motion planning, nonlinear control Abstract An integrated

De Luca, Alessandro

336

Some Distance Measures for Morphological Diversification in Generative Evolutionary Robotics  

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.9 [Computing Methodologies]: Artificial Intelligence-- Robotics General Terms Design, experimentation Keywords, higher speeds, and portability, new possibilities open up for the design or repair of robotic systems of automatic design and adaptation of robotic systems through the use of evolutionary algorithms (EAs

Glette, Kyrre

337

Sensorless Robot Collision Detection and Hybrid Force/Motion Control  

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a lightweight robot design [6], possibly with distributed compliant characteristics in the driving system andSensorless Robot Collision Detection and Hybrid Force/Motion Control Alessandro De Luca Raffaella-time detection of collisions between a robot manipulator and obstacles of unknown geometry and location

De Luca, Alessandro

338

Genetic Programming Based Automatic Gait Generation for Quadruped Robots  

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Descriptors I.2.9 [Artificial Intelligence]: Robotics General Terms Algorithms, Design, Performance KeywordsGenetic Programming Based Automatic Gait Generation for Quadruped Robots Kisung Seo Electronic a new approach to develop a fast gait for quadruped robot using genetic programming (GP). Several recent

Fernandez, Thomas

339

Controlled Use Robot Colony Power Supply Gary Parker  

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of charging solar panels a continuous power station. Brooks a robot, Attila, which batteries recharged panelsControlled Use Robot Colony Power Supply Gary Parker Computer Science Connecticut College New.S.A. rszbe@conncoll.edu Abstract ­ controlled of a continuous power supply robots colony presented. builds

Parker, Gary B.

340

Space Robotic Capabilities David Kortenkamp (NASA Johnson Space Center)  

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Johnson Space Center Space Robotic Capabilities David Kortenkamp (NASA Johnson Space Center) Liam) David Wettergreen (Carnegie Mellon University) Dan Clancy (NASA Ames) #12;Johnson Space Center 12/18/2001 Space Robotics State-of-Art 2 ! Motivation Science Objectives Mission Concepts Robots Human

Kortenkamp, David

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Autonomous Robot Navigation in Highly Populated Pedestrian Zones  

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Autonomous Robot Navigation in Highly Populated Pedestrian Zones Rainer K¨ummerle Department@informatik.uni-freiburg.de Abstract In the past, there has been a tremendous progress in the area of autonomous robot naviga- tion for autonomous robots as they are rather unstructured and dynamic. In this paper, we present a navigation system

Teschner, Matthias

342

Bioinspired Slowness for Robotic Systems Ronald C. Arkin  

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Bio­inspired Slowness for Robotic Systems Ronald C. Arkin Mobile Robot Laboratory School of Interactive Computing Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA USA 30332 arkin@gatech.edu Abstract: Slowness in robotic systems is a quality that is typically undervalued. It is our contention

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Bio-inspired Slowness for Robotic Systems Ronald C. Arkin  

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Bio-inspired Slowness for Robotic Systems Ronald C. Arkin Mobile Robot Laboratory School of Interactive Computing Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA USA 30332 arkin@gatech.edu Abstract: Slowness in robotic systems is a quality that is typically undervalued. It is our contention

344

CATEGORIAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF LITERATURE IN THE FIELD OF ROBOTICS  

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. New York, 1967). RoaOTS IN LITEHATURK 1\\ 6. l(arel Capek, ".U.R. (ROSSUM'S UNIVERSAL ROBOTS) 10Xfor Intelligent Automaton Program," PROC. ~'I.flST NATIONAL SYJ.!POSIIJM ON INDIJS'l'RIAL RObOTS, Chicago, IllCATEGORIAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF LITERATURE IN THE FIELD OF ROBOTICS by L. Stephen Coles Artificial

345

Solving the Robots Gathering Problem Mark Cieliebak1  

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Solving the Robots Gathering Problem Mark Cieliebak1 , Paola Flocchini2 , Giuseppe Prencipe3 a set of n > 2 simple autonomous mobile robots (decentralized, asynchronous, no common coordinate system) moving freely in the plane and able to sense the posi- tions of the other robots. W e study the primitive

Prencipe, Giuseppe

346

Interactive Robots as Social Partners and Peer Tutors for  

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and Communication Laboratories at ATR, Kyoto, Japan. D o N ot C opy #12;ABSTRACT Robots increasingly have to the Design of Human­Robot Interaction 5.4. Limitations 6. CONCLUSIONS D o N ot C opy #12;ter 1 week and afterInteractive Robots as Social Partners and Peer Tutors for Children: A Field Trial Takayuki Kanda

Kanda, Takayuki

347

Proceedings ofthe 1996IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation  

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). However, no one has addressed t,lie same 1)robl(,iii ot ti biped robot. IValkiiig metliod of a biped canProceedings ofthe 1996IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation Minneapolis joints of a biped robot is considered in this paper. The ankle of human being has small torque

Zheng, Yuan F.

348

Efficient Dynamic Programming for Optimal Multi-Location Robot Rendezvous  

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be utilized in real world robot applications. To demonstate the practical potential of our algorithm, we use in a state space with dimension greater than that of the individual robots. We use the application of multiEfficient Dynamic Programming for Optimal Multi-Location Robot Rendezvous Ken Alton and Ian M

Mitchell, Ian

349

Analyzing Robot Behavior in E-Business Sites Virgilio Almeiday  

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levels: user level, application level, protocol level, and network level 4]. We looked at the robotAnalyzing Robot Behavior in E-Business Sites Virg´ilio Almeiday Daniel Menasc´ez Rudolf Riedi x Fl. Engineering Rice University Houston TX 77251 USA riedi@rice.edu 1. INTRODUCTION The population of robots, i

Riedi, Rudolf H.

350

Controllability of Dynamical Extensions with Bounded Control: Application to Robotics  

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1 Controllability of Dynamical Extensions with Bounded Control: Application to Robotics Monique. An application to the motion plan- ning problem for a class of two-driving-wheel mobile robots illustrates- vated by applications coming from robotics, we extend these results to the situation of bounded controls

Sontag, Eduardo

351

Autonomous Robots in SWAT Applications: Research, Design, and Operations Challenges  

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Autonomous Robots in SWAT Applications: Research, Design, and Operations Challenges Mr. Henry L of their application. The robot #12;builders (the ARL researchers and MLB designers) and the SWAT leaders felt Jones Prof. Stephen Rock Aerospace Robotics Laboratory Stanford University (650) 723-3389 hlj

352

Design Optimization of Robot Manipulators over Global Stiffness Performance Evaluation  

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objective is to fulfill the industrial demands in the preliminary design of the robots manipulatorsDesign Optimization of Robot Manipulators over Global Stiffness Performance Evaluation Eric for the design optimization of robot manipulators with respect to multiple global stiffness objectives

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

353

An autonomous mobile robot for known industrial environments  

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An autonomous mobile robot for known industrial environments S. B. Nickerson1 , P. Jasiobedzki4 , D types of industrial operations and environments for which mobile robots can be used to reduce human to workers. It is this industrial survey and inspection task in that the ARK (Autonomous Robot for a Known

Milios, Evangelos E.

354

Optimization of measurement configurations for geometrical calibration of industrial robot  

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, the accuracy of robotic manipulator depends on a number of factors. Usually, for the industrial applicationsOptimization of measurement configurations for geometrical calibration of industrial robot Alexandr of industrial robots employed in precise manufacturing. To identify geometric parameters, an advanced

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

355

Pancakes: A Software Framework for Distributed Robot and Sensor Network  

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functionality in mil- itary, industrial, and consumer applications. In [13], the authors deployed a robotPancakes: A Software Framework for Distributed Robot and Sensor Network Applications Patrick Martin resources of the sensors as well as detected failures. To make multi-agent robotics applications

Egerstedt, Magnus

356

Real Time Control Design for Mobile Robot Fault Tolerant Control.  

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Mobile Robot. Cristian Axenie Automation and Industrial Informatics Department Razvan Solea, Lecturer, Ph-time distributed control application with fault tolerance capabilities for differential wheeled mobile robots mobile robot the author has been able to develop a hierarchical software application that minimizes costs

Kuehnlenz, Kolja

357

Stiffness modeling of robotic manipulator with gravity compensator  

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to the stiffness modeling of a heavy industrial robot of the Kuka family. Key words: Stiffness modeling, gravity compensator, industrial robot. 1 Introduction Recently, in aerospace industry much attention is paid these requirements, industrial robots are more and more used to replace conventional CNC-machines, which are limited

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

358

Perception of Deformable Objects and Compliant Manipulation for Service Robots  

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demonstrations of our ap- proaches. 1. Introduction In today's industrial settings, robots are frequently interaction with humans under any circum- stances. This approach may not be applicable, e.g., in human-robot specific instance of an object class. This approach limits the range of possible applications of robotics

Eckmiller, Rolf

359

Pancakes: A Software Framework for Distributed Robot and Sensor Network  

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, industrial, and consumer applications. In [14], the authors deployed a robot to maintain an office gardenPancakes: A Software Framework for Distributed Robot and Sensor Network Applications Patrick Martin environment. To make multi-agent robotics applications, such as the prior examples, work across different

Egerstedt, Magnus

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MODELS FOR DIAGNOSING ROBOT ERROR SOURCES Louis J. Everett  

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of industrial robots and on some machine tools, calibration methods have significantly improved positionMODELS FOR DIAGNOSING ROBOT ERROR SOURCES Louis J. Everett Mechanical Engineering Texas A that the somewhat ad-hoc modelling methods used for robot calibration, although satisfactory for improving accu

Everett, Louis J.

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An Introduction to Computational Intelligence Techniques for Robot Control  

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: The application of computational intelligence techniques to the field of industrial robot control is discussed involved, with particular reference to existing applications of these techniques in industrial robotics in real time to update that model. Often, particularly for industrial robots, the model is used off

Bullinaria, John

362

Linear Sum Assignment Algorithms for Distributed Multi-robot Systems  

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Multi-robot task assignment (allocation) involves assigning robots to tasks in order to optimize the entire teams performances. Until now, one of the most useful non-domain-specific ways to coordinate multi-robot systems is through task allocation...

Liu, Lantao

2013-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Grid Exploration by Asynchronous Oblivious Robots Stephane Devismes  

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process implies that the robots somehow have to remember which part of the graph has been explored of the other robots remain the only way to distinguish different stages of the exploration process. The mainOptimal Grid Exploration by Asynchronous Oblivious Robots St´ephane Devismes Anissa Lamani Franck

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Hierarchical Distributed Task Allocation for Multi-Robot Exploration  

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the exploration process via a market-based mechanism. That is, each robot decides for itself whether it is moreHierarchical Distributed Task Allocation for Multi-Robot Exploration John Hawley and Zack Butler Abstract In order to more effectively explore a large unknown area, multiple robots may be employed to work

Butler, Zack

365

Influence of surface traction on soft robot undulation  

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, assist in human motor tasks, and reduce manufacturing costs. As with natural invertebrates, soft robotsArticle Influence of surface traction on soft robot undulation The International Journal of Robotics Research 32(13) 15771584 The Author(s) 2013 Reprints and permissions: sagepub

Liu, David R.

366

On the Effect of Compliance in Robotic Contact Tasks Problem  

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1 1995 ACC On the Effect of Compliance in Robotic Contact Tasks Problem Shahram Payandeh, Assistant Professor Experimental Robotics Laboratory (ERL) School of Engineering Science Simon Fraser University control of the robotic manipulator during its phase transition from free to constrained motions. One

367

A Miniature Biomimetic Robotic Fish and Its Realtime Path Planning  

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A Miniature Biomimetic Robotic Fish and Its Realtime Path Planning Chao Zhou, Zhiqiang Cao, Shuo a novel miniature biomimetic robotic fish based on single link with compact structure, high maneuverability and multiple sensors. The robotic fish mimics the motion of Thunniform mode, and the methods

Boyer, Edmond

368

Differentially Flat Trajectory Generation for a Dynamically Stable Mobile Robot  

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for the ballbot, a dynamically stable mobile robot which balances on a single spherical wheel. To this end, assumptions are made to form the system as differentially flat, and a method of deriving feasible trajectories, dynamically stable mobile robot. It is a human-sized robot that balances on a single spherical wheel

369

The Role of Fuzzy Logic Control in Evolutionary Robotics  

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The Role of Fuzzy Logic Control in Evolutionary Robotics Frank Ho mann Electrical Engineering the environment make fuzzy control a suitable method to imple- ment the behavior of a mobile robot. The robotic and precision of mathematicalor logical models.The fuzzy rules describe the relation between the external

Hoffmann, Frank

370

Development of the Robotic Touch foot Sensor for 2D walking Robot, for Studying Rough Terrain Locomotion  

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Development of the Robotic Touch foot Sensor for 2D walking Robot, for Studying Rough Terrain Locomotion By HUNWOO LEE Submitted to the graduate degree program in Mechanical Engineering and the Graduate Faculty of the University of Kansas... ________________________________ Professor Robert Umholtz Date Defended: June 5, 2012 ii The Thesis Committee for HUNWOO LEE certifies that this is the approved version of the following thesis: Development of the Robotic Touch Foot Sensor for 2D Walking Robot...

Lee, Hunwoo

2012-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

371

Robots learning to manipulate: real-time application-oriented algorithms using feature-based and machine learning techniques  

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wide spectrum of robot applications that range from helpinginvented for robot folding applications where a fold isRobot Simulators: Available Software, Scientific Applications

Balaguer, Benjamin Daniel

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

(Chapter to appear in Handbook of Industrial Robotics, 2nd Edition, edited by Shimon Nof, ROBOTICS APPLICATIONS  

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on applications for which working robot prototypes have been developed. 2.1. Nuclear Industry In the nuclear(Chapter to appear in Handbook of Industrial Robotics, 2nd Edition, edited by Shimon Nof, 1998) ROBOTICS APPLICATIONS IN MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR LYNNE E. PARKER Center for Engineering Systems Advanced

Parker, Lynne E.

373

Modified Acyl-ACP desaturase  

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Disclosed is a method for modifying the chain length and double bond positional specificities of a soluble plant fatty acid desaturase. More specifically, the method involves modifying amino acid contact residues in the substrate binding channel of the soluble fatty acid desaturase which contact the fatty acid. Specifically disclosed is the modification of an acyl-ACP desaturase. Amino acid contact residues which lie within the substrate binding channel are identified, and subsequently replaced with different residues to effect the modification of activity. 2 figs.

Cahoon, E.B.; Shanklin, J.; Lindqvist, Y.; Schneider, G.

1999-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

374

Robotics virtual rail system and method  

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A virtual track or rail system and method is described for execution by a robot. A user, through a user interface, generates a desired path comprised of at least one segment representative of the virtual track for the robot. Start and end points are assigned to the desired path and velocities are also associated with each of the at least one segment of the desired path. A waypoint file is generated including positions along the virtual track representing the desired path with the positions beginning from the start point to the end point including the velocities of each of the at least one segment. The waypoint file is sent to the robot for traversing along the virtual track.

Bruemmer, David J. (Idaho Falls, ID); Few, Douglas A. (Idaho Falls, ID); Walton, Miles C. (Idaho Falls, ID)

2011-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

375

Immuno-inspired robotic applications: a review  

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Artificial immune systems primarily mimic the adaptive nature of biological immune functions. Their ability to adapt to varying pathogens makes such systems a suitable choice for various robotic applications. Generally, AIS-based robotic applications map local instantaneous sensory information into either an antigen or a co-stimulatory signal, according to the choice of representation schema. Algorithms then use relevant immune functions to output either evolved antibodies or maturity of dendritic cells, in terms of actuation signals. It is observed that researchers, in an attempt to solve the problem in hand, do not try to replicate the biological immunity but select necessary immune functions instead, resulting in an ad-hoc manner these applications are reported. Authors, therefore, present a comprehensive review of immuno-inspired robotic applications in an attempt to categorize them according to underlying immune definitions. Implementation details are tabulated in terms of corresponding mathematical expr...

Raza, Ali

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Dynamic behavior analysis for a six axis industrial machining robot  

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The six axis robots are widely used in automotive industry for their good repeatability (as defined in the ISO92983) (painting, welding, mastic deposition, handling etc.). In the aerospace industry, robot starts to be used for complex applications such as drilling, riveting, fiber placement, NDT, etc. Given the positioning performance of serial robots, precision applications require usually external measurement device with complexes calibration procedure in order to reach the precision needed. New applications in the machining field of composite material (aerospace, naval, or wind turbine for example) intend to use off line programming of serial robot without the use of calibration or external measurement device. For those applications, the position, orientation and path trajectory precision of the tool center point of the robot are needed to generate the machining operation. This article presents the different conditions that currently limit the development of robots in robotic machining applications. We ana...

Bisu, Claudiu-Florinel; Grard, Alain; K'Nevez, Jean-Yves

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Design and implementation of an expressive gesture model for a humanoid robot  

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as robot joint values and sent to the robot in order to execute the hand-arm movements. The robot hasDesign and implementation of an expressive gesture model for a humanoid robot Quoc Anh Le Telecom-- We aim at equipping the humanoid robot NAO with the capacity of performing expressive communicative

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

378

JUNE 2006 IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine 7 E D U C A T I O N  

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JUNE 2006 IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine 7 E D U C A T I O N Spotlight on the Robotics Robotics Everywhere," March 2006), Daniela Rus discussed the outcomes of the Robotics Education Workshop held in conjunction with the Robotics: Science and Systems confer- ence at the Massachusetts Institute

Dollar, Aaron M.

379

International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 1998 RANGE AND POSE ESTIMATION FOR VISUAL SERVOING  

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International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 1998 RANGE AND POSE ESTIMATION FOR VISUAL SERVOING OF A MOBILE ROBOT David Jung, Jochen Heinzmann and Alexander Zelinsky Robotic Systems for real-time visual servoing on a mobile robot. The behaviour is a component of a multi-robot cleaning

380

csce190 Computing in the Modern World Computing Challenges in Robotics  

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csce190 ­ Computing in the Modern World Fall 2011 Computing Challenges in Robotics Prof. Jason O'Kane March 1, 2011 #12;Main idea csce190 ­ Computing Challenges in Robotics ­ 2 Robots will have huge impact;Jobs in Robotics csce190 ­ Computing Challenges in Robotics ­ 3 The job market for computer scientists

Valtorta, Marco

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Auton Robot DOI 10.1007/s10514-008-9095-6  

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Designing a flexible controller of a complex robot is a dif- ficult and time-consuming task for robotAuton Robot DOI 10.1007/s10514-008-9095-6 Geodesic Gaussian kernels for value function is successfully demon- strated in simulated robot arm control and Khepera robot navigation. The current paper

Vijayakumar, Sethu

382

OmniTread OT-4 Serpentine Robot new Features and Experiments Johann Borenstein* and Malik Hansen  

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1 OmniTread OT-4 Serpentine Robot ­ new Features and Experiments Johann Borenstein* and Malik-of-freedom joints. The OT-4 can climb over obstacles that are much higher than the robot itself, propel itself of the OT-4. Keywords: OmniTread, Serpentine Robot, Snake Robot, Snakebot, Mobile Robot, Hyper

Borenstein, Johann

383

Culturally Variable Preferences for Robot Design and Use in South Korea, Turkey, and the United States  

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.2 [User- Centered Design]; I.2.9 [Robotics]: Commercial robots and applications; K.4: Computers, Turkey, United States, survey, robot design, robot application, user preferences. 1. INTRODUCTIONCulturally Variable Preferences for Robot Design and Use in South Korea, Turkey, and the United

Sabanovic, Selma

384

Designing Arms and Hands for the Humanoid Robot ROMAN J. Hirth, K. Berns  

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in assistance- and personal robots. Application areas for these robots reach from the care of elderly people in [1]. These application areas lead to completely new requirements for the robot design, comparedDesigning Arms and Hands for the Humanoid Robot ROMAN J. Hirth, K. Berns Robotics Research Lab

Berns, Karsten

385

Experimental Comparison of Observers for Tool Position Estimation of Industrial Robots  

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Experimental Comparison of Observers for Tool Position Estimation of Industrial Robots Robert methods for tool position estimation of industrial robots. It is assumed that the motor angular position industrial robot. I. INTRODUCTION Current industrial robot development is focused on in- creasing the robot

Schön, Thomas

386

Renaissance robotics : novel applications of multipurpose robotic arms spanning design fabrication, utility, and art  

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This work investigates, defines, and expands on the use of robotic arms in digital fabrication, design, and art through methods including 3D printing, milling, sculpting, functionally graded fabrication, construction-scale ...

Keating, Steven J. (Steven John)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

1070-9932/07/$25.002007 IEEEIEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine MARCH 200720 IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine MARCH 200720 ithin factories around the world, robots perform heroic feats of manipulation  

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1070-9932/07/$25.00©2007 IEEEIEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine MARCH 200720 IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine MARCH 200720 W ithin factories around the world, robots perform heroic feats sophisticated robot would be unable to get you a glass of water. The everyday manipulation tasks we take

Kemp, Charlie

388

Robotics Technology Development Program. Technology summary  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Robotics Technology Development Program (RTDP) is a ``needs-driven`` effort. A lengthy series of presentations and discussions at DOE sites considered critical to DOE`s Environmental Restoration and Waste Management (EM) Programs resulted in a clear understanding of needed robotics applications toward resolving definitive problems at the sites. A detailed analysis of the Tank Waste Retrieval (TWR), Contaminant Analysis Automation (CAA), Mixed Waste Operations (MWO), and Decontamination & Dismantlement (D&D). The RTDP Group realized that much of the technology development was common (Cross Cutting-CC) to each of these robotics application areas, for example, computer control and sensor interface protocols. Further, the OTD approach to the Research, Development, Demonstration, Testing, and Evaluation (RDDT&E) process urged an additional organizational break-out between short-term (1--3 years) and long-term (3--5 years) efforts (Advanced Technology-AT). The RDTP is thus organized around these application areas -- TWR, CAA, MWO, D&D and CC&AT -- with the first four developing short-term applied robotics. An RTDP Five-Year Plan was developed for organizing the Program to meet the needs in these application areas.

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1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Robotic Platform for Monitoring Underground Cable Systems  

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created by subsidiary equipment and negotiate transmission towers using an arc-shaped arm that acts. to traverse and monitor fiber-optic overhead ground transmission wires (OPGW) above 66kV power transmission in Japan to inspect the power transmission lines in 1991 [6]. The robot could maneuver around obstructions

Mamishev, Alexander

390

Radiation-Resistant Reconnaissance Robot Introduction Design  

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are water-moderated. This type of reactor consists of a deep pool filled with water, uranium fuel rods. Radiation Resistance Control/Communication The objective of this project is to develop a submersible radiation- resistant, tether-operated robot for use in a water-moderated reactor pool. 1. Radiation

Provancher, William

391

DOE/NE robotics for advanced reactors  

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This document details activities during this reporting period. The Michigan group has developed, built, and tested a general purpose interface circuit for DC motors and encoders. This interface is based on an advanced microchip, the HCTL 1100 manufactured by Hewlett Packard. The HCTL 1100 can be programmed by a host computer in real-time, allowing sophisticated motion control for DC motors. At the University of Florida, work on modeling the details of the seismic isolators and the jack mechanism has been completed. A separate 3D solid view of the seismic isolator floor, with the full set of isolators shown in detail, has been constructed within IGRIP. ORNL led the robotics team at the ALMR review meeting. Discussions were held with General Electric (GE) engineers and contractors on the robotic needs for the ALMR program. The Tennessee group has completed geometric modeling of the Andros Mark VI mobile platform with two fixed tracks and for articulated tracks, the give degree-of-freedom manipulator and its end-effector, and two cameras. A graphical control of panel was developed which allow the user to operate the simulated robot. The University of Texas team visited ORNL to complete the implementation of computed-torque controller on the CESARm manipulator. This controller was previously developed and computer simulations were carried out specifically for the CESARm robot.

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1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Mobile autonomous robotic apparatus for radiologic characterization  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A mobile robotic system that conducts radiological surveys to map alpha, beta, and gamma radiation on surfaces in relatively level open areas or areas containing obstacles such as stored containers or hallways, equipment, walls and support columns. The invention incorporates improved radiation monitoring methods using multiple scintillation detectors, the use of laser scanners for maneuvering in open areas, ultrasound pulse generators and receptors for collision avoidance in limited space areas or hallways, methods to trigger visible alarms when radiation is detected, and methods to transmit location data for real-time reporting and mapping of radiation locations on computer monitors at a host station. A multitude of high performance scintillation detectors detect radiation while the on-board system controls the direction and speed of the robot due to pre-programmed paths. The operators may revise the preselected movements of the robotic system by ethernet communications to remonitor areas of radiation or to avoid walls, columns, equipment, or containers. The robotic system is capable of floor survey speeds of from 1/2-inch per second up to about 30 inches per second, while the on-board processor collects, stores, and transmits information for real-time mapping of radiation intensity and the locations of the radiation for real-time display on computer monitors at a central command console.

Dudar, Aed M. (Dearborn, MI); Ward, Clyde R. (Aiken, SC); Jones, Joel D. (Aiken, SC); Mallet, William R. (Cowichan Bay, CA); Harpring, Larry J. (North Augusta, SC); Collins, Montenius X. (Blackville, SC); Anderson, Erin K. (Pleasanton, CA)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

Graph Grammars for Self Assembling Robotic Systems  

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Graph Grammars for Self Assembling Robotic Systems Eric Klavins Electrical Engineering University numbers of objects so that they perform some global task. Nevertheless, there are examples of sophisticated machines, such as the ribosome or the mechanical motor in the bacterial flagellum, that seem

Ghrist, Robert W.

394

Failure Mode Analyses Robotics Technology Development Program  

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. Cavallaro and Ian D. Walker Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Rice University, Houston, TX of Preliminary ORNL Tank Demo System (MLDUA/Hose Management System). Ongoing Analysis. ffl Contract with Hanford special issues, including upcoming Reliability Engineering and System Safety issue on Safety of Robotic

Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

395

Mobile autonomous robotic apparatus for radiologic characterization  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A mobile robotic system is described that conducts radiological surveys to map alpha, beta, and gamma radiation on surfaces in relatively level open areas or areas containing obstacles such as stored containers or hallways, equipment, walls and support columns. The invention incorporates improved radiation monitoring methods using multiple scintillation detectors, the use of laser scanners for maneuvering in open areas, ultrasound pulse generators and receptors for collision avoidance in limited space areas or hallways, methods to trigger visible alarms when radiation is detected, and methods to transmit location data for real-time reporting and mapping of radiation locations on computer monitors at a host station. A multitude of high performance scintillation detectors detect radiation while the on-board system controls the direction and speed of the robot due to pre-programmed paths. The operators may revise the preselected movements of the robotic system by ethernet communications to remonitor areas of radiation or to avoid walls, columns, equipment, or containers. The robotic system is capable of floor survey speeds of from 1/2-inch per second up to about 30 inches per second, while the on-board processor collects, stores, and transmits information for real-time mapping of radiation intensity and the locations of the radiation for real-time display on computer monitors at a central command console. 4 figs.

Dudar, A.M.; Ward, C.R.; Jones, J.D.; Mallet, W.R.; Harpring, L.J.; Collins, M.X.; Anderson, E.K.

1999-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

396

Review of control strategies for robotic movement training after neurologic injury  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

in 1989 [4] in which a robot arm was programmed to placeBardeleben A, Werner C: Robot-assisted arm trainer for themyoelectric signal in robot-aided arm training for patients

Marchal-Crespo, Laura; Reinkensmeyer, David J

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Learning to perform a new movement with robotic assistance: comparison of haptic guidance and visual demonstration  

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phase, the tip of the robot arm was programmed to move alongdesign of a novel arm rehabilitation robot. Proc 2005 IEEESubjects viewed their arm as the robot guided it, so this "

Liu, J; Cramer, SC; Reinkensmeyer, DJ

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

A simple, versatile robotic arm for classroom and student laboratory use  

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Robotic arms are indispensable tools in both industry and education. The robotic arm currently used in the MIT class 2.12, Introduction to Robotics, is in need of revision. The arm is heavy, imprecise, bulky, and difficult ...

Lafferty David (David A.)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Design, fabrication and testing of ModBot, the biomimetic, backdrivable, modular finger robot  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

easy when attached to a robot arm or system. A name for therotating arm of the Modbot finger robot, and (d) refers tothe small arm and the finger tip of the robot. Figure 2.7b:

Kelley, Michael Scott

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

2012 NYS Fair 4-H Robotics Challenge Team Name:________________ County: ___________ Date: __________  

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2012 NYS Fair 4-H Robotics Challenge Team Name:________________ County: ___________ Date: __________ Team Members: Years at participating in 4-H Robotics Program _______ Level: A______ B_______ Excellent Great Good Comments Robot Design: Ability to withstand the rigors of competition; Easy to repair

Keinan, Alon

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Original Message Subject: [Fwd: [roboms] Fwd: [Imageworld] JOB: Robotics Systems Engineer, Dyson,  

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Original Message Subject: [Fwd: [roboms] Fwd: [Imageworld] JOB: Robotics Systems Engineer, Dyson Felker Original Message Subject: [roboms] Fwd: [Imageworld] JOB: Robotics: [Imageworld] JOB: Robotics Systems Engineer, Dyson, UK To: "imageworld@diku.dk" Dyson

Plotkin, Joshua B.

402

2014 EXPRESSIVE ROBOTICS Beall Center Camp Registration Form FOR AGES 14 19 years  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

2014 EXPRESSIVE ROBOTICS Beall Center Camp Registration Form FOR AGES 14 19 years Robotics is a twoweek middle/high school aged summer intensive focused on the development of robotic

Loudon, Catherine

403

A Low-cost and Modular, 20-DOF Anthropomorphic Robotic Hand: Design, Actuation and Modeling  

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-driven, anthropomorphic robotic hand. The prototyping process makes the most of 3D printing technology, and takes@cs.washington.edu Fig. 1. The 3D-printed 20-DOF anthropomorphic robotic hand. Many anthropomorphic robotic hands were

Todorov, Emanuel

404

Towards printable robotics: Origami-inspired planar fabrication of three-dimensional mechanisms  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This work presents a technique which allows the application of 2-D fabrication methods to build 3-D robotic systems. The ability to print robots introduces a fast and low-cost fabrication method to modern, real-world robotic ...

Onal, Cagdas D.

405

Cooperative self-localization in a multi-robot-no-landmark scenario using fuzzy logic  

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functions based on various physical factors like acceleration of the robot and distance of separation of the two robots. For a given robot, all these fuzzy estimates are taken and fused together using fuzzy fusion techniques to calculate a possibility...

Sinha, Dhirendra Kumar

2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

406

Tiny Terminators: New Micro-Robots Assemble, Repair Themselves and Are Surprisingly Strong  

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Tiny robots that can assemble and repair themselves? Watch a video of Argonne National Laboratory's micro-robots that easily perform tasks that can challenge other robots, including moving objects that are larger than themselves.

407

Trajectory generation for car-like robots  

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Autonomous robots or remotely operated vehicles have raised high hopes in the military and industrial communities because of the potential safety improvement and gain of productivity they may provide. Waste management on nuclear sites, pallet manipulation in factories, interventions on battle-fields, etc., are actively studied. A lot of these applications require powerful four-wheel vehicles, the kinematics of which is similar to that of a car. Such vehicles have three degrees of freedom: the (x,y) positions in a plane and the orientation of the vehicle. Path planning is often understood as only changing the position of the vehicle, whereas the tasks performed by this kind of robot requires a perfect orientation of the vehicle: forklifting a pallet or docking at a loading or unloading station requires accuracy in the orientation of the vehicle. It is this requirement and the kinematic constraints of the motion mode which have led to the path-planning algorithm presented in this paper. The velocity of the robot belongs to a two-dimensional vectorial space. However, we assume that there is no slipping of the wheels. Therefore, at a given position, the direction of the velocity of the rear axle, is colinear with that of the vehicle. The equation conveying this constraint is not integrable and affects the velocity but not the space of the configurations of the robot: it is a non-holonomic constraint. If the steering angle of the front wheels is constant, the vehicle moves along a circle. Since the steering angle of the car-like robots is limited, the radius of the circle is always greater than a certain value which is the minimum radius of curvature of any achievable trajectory. 3 refs., 8 figs.

Vasseur, H.A.; Pin, F.G.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

ROBOTIC TANK INSPECTION END EFFECTOR  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The objective of this contract between Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) and the Department of Energy (DOE) was to provide a tool for the DOE to inspect the inside tank walls of underground radioactive waste storage tanks in their tank farms. Some of these tanks are suspected to have leaks, but the harsh nature of the environment within the tanks precludes human inspection of tank walls. As a result of these conditions only a few inspection methods can fulfill this task. Of the methods available, OSS chose to pursue Alternating Current Field Measurement (ACFM), because it does not require clean surfaces for inspection, nor any contact with the Surface being inspected, and introduces no extra by-products in the inspection process (no coupling fluids or residues are left behind). The tool produced by OSS is the Robotic Tank Inspection End Effector (RTIEE), which is initially deployed on the tip of the Light Duty Utility Arm (LDUA). The RTEE combines ACFM with a color video camera for both electromagnetic and visual inspection The complete package consists of an end effector, its corresponding electronics and software, and a user's manual to guide the operator through an inspection. The system has both coarse and fine inspection modes and allows the user to catalog defects and suspected areas of leakage in a database for further examination, which may lead to emptying the tank for repair, decommissioning, etc.. The following is an updated report to OSS document OSS-21100-7002, which was submitted in 1995. During the course of the contract, two related subtasks arose, the Wall and Coating Thickness Sensor and the Vacuum Scarifying and Sampling Tool Assembly. The first of these subtasks was intended to evaluate the corrosion and wall thinning of 55-gallon steel drums. The second was retrieved and characterized the waste material trapped inside the annulus region of the underground tanks on the DOE's tank farms. While these subtasks were derived from the original intent of the contract, the focus remains on the RTIEE.

Rachel Landry

1999-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Observational Tests of Modified Gravity  

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Modified gravity theories have richer observational consequences for large-scale structure than conventional dark energy models, in that different observables are not described by a single growth factor even in the linear regime. We examine the relationships between perturbations in the metric potentials, density and velocity fields, and discuss strategies for measuring them using gravitational lensing, galaxy cluster abundances, galaxy clustering/dynamics and the ISW effect. We show how a broad class of gravity theories can be tested by combining these probes. A robust way to interpret observations is by constraining two key functions: the ratio of the two metric potentials, and the ratio of the Gravitational ``constant'' in the Poisson equation to Newton's constant. We also discuss quasilinear effects that carry signatures of gravity, such as through induced three-point correlations. Clustering of dark energy can mimic features of modified gravity theories and thus confuse the search for distinct signatures of such theories. It can produce pressure perturbations and anisotropic stresses, which breaks the equality between the two metric potentials even in general relativity. With these two extra degrees of freedom, can a clustered dark energy model mimic modified gravity models in all observational tests? We show with specific examples that observational constraints on both the metric potentials and density perturbations can in principle distinguish modifications of gravity from dark energy models. We compare our result with other recent studies that have slightly different assumptions (and apparently contradictory conclusions).

Bhuvnesh Jain; Pengjie Zhang

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

410

Self-propulsion of V-shape micro-robot  

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In this paper we study the self-propulsion of a symmetric V-shape micro-robot (or V-robot) which consists of three spheres connected by two arms with an angle between them; the arms' lengths and the angle are changing periodically. Using an asymptotic procedure containing two-timing method and a distinguished limit, we obtain analytic expressions for the self-propulsion velocity and Lighthill's efficiency. The calculations show that a version of V-robot, aligned perpendicularly to the direction of self-swimming, is both the fastest one and the most efficient one. We have also shown that such $V$-robot is faster and more efficient than a linear three-sphere micro-robot. At the same time the maximal self-propulsion velocity of V-robots is significantly smaller than that of comparable microorganisms.

Vladimir A. Vladimirov

2012-09-13T23:59:59.000Z

411

The development of the control for an urban search and rescue robot manipulator arm.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??Includes abstract. The University of Cape Town (UCT) Robotics and Agents Research Laboratory (RARL) began research into developing a USAR robot in 2006. The final (more)

Springer, Bradley Mark

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

E-Print Network 3.0 - autonomous cooperating robots Sample Search...  

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for Summary: Master Thesis Project Control Design and Implementation for Dual Arm Robotic Manipulator Tasks... Description: The control of robot manipulators is an...

413

E-Print Network 3.0 - active robot vision Sample Search Results  

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at the workshop. Omnidirectional vision research has always been greatly stimulated by mobile robotics and it has... of nowadays robots and vehicles enables the ... Source:...

414

Rapidly-exploring Random Tree Inspired Multi-robot Space Coverage  

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joining the tree by initiating a new edge. The blue robots depict vertex robots while the grey robots denote edge robots. The edge length ( q) is 2. : : : : : : : : 7 2 An illustration of a wandering robot (W) extending an edge, initi- ated by a... then the robot begins to trace the tree in an attempt to complete an incomplete edge, i.e., performing the ExtendEdge operation. 8 qnewS W WW Fig. 2. An illustration of a wandering robot (W) extending an edge, initiated by a previously spiralling robot (S...

Ghoshal, Asish

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

415

E-Print Network 3.0 - advanced robot locomotion Sample Search...  

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Group Collection: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences 2 Robotics and Autonomous Systems 50 (2005) 163175 AmphiBot I: an amphibious snake-like robot Summary: and...

416

E-Print Network 3.0 - automated robotic terrestrial Sample Search...  

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by a group of mobile robots. It is a complex problem involving a wide range of subjects: automation, robot... Description of bachelor thesis Vehicle Routing Problem for Mobile...

417

E-Print Network 3.0 - artemis automated robotic Sample Search...  

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by a group of mobile robots. It is a complex problem involving a wide range of subjects: automation, robot... Description of bachelor thesis Vehicle Routing Problem for Mobile...

418

An implementation of opportunistic scheduling for robotic assembly  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

effective. Robots are now capable of faster assembly times and increased consistency, leading to better quality. Yet, much more is needed. Robots are going to have to get "smarter". 1. 3 The Problem Manual assembly is too costly and robotic assembly...AN I MPLEMENTAT Z ON OF OPPORTUNZSTZC SCHEDULING FOR ROBOTZC ASSEMBLY A Thesis by ALLAN WAYNE BUTLER Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER...

Butler, Allan Wayne

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

419

A memory based method for computing robot-arm configuration  

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flexible manufacturing tool. Such systems should allow the design of robot tasks using off-line techniques such as CAD/CAM software packages. Extremely sophisticated operations could then be programmed with relative ease, and without causing any down... function is the "Inverse Kinematic Solution" for simple robot arms. CMAC can loosely be described as a mapping that transforms an input vector, in this case the cartesian position of the robot end-eifector, to Figure 2. 2 A schematic representation...

Karimjee, Saleem

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Robot Locomotion Controller Generation Through Human-Inspired Optimization  

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Kinematics: Coordinates and Convention . . . . . . . 10 2.2 Robot Model Dynamics and Constraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 2.2.1 Foot-Ground Contact Constraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 2.2.2 Lagrangian Dynamics with Constraints... OF FIGURES FIGURE Page 1.1 Anthropomorphic bipedal robots: NAO and NASAs Leg Testbed. . . 1 2.1 A depiction of the modeled rigid-body robot, comprised of links ` ? {f, c, t, T} corresponding to the foot, calf, thigh and torso, each with mass m`, inertia I...

Powell, Matthew Joseph

2013-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Tabletop robot to aid in arm rehabilitation of stroke patients .  

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??The aim of this project was to design and build a tabletop robot that could move the arm of a patient with limited motor function (more)

Shu, Yuan, 1983-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Design and Engineering of a Chess-Robotic Arm  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

In the scope of the "Chess-Bot" project, this study's goal is to choose the right model for the robotic arm that the "the Chess-Bot" will use to move the pawn from a cell to another. In this paper, there is the definition and the structure of a robot arm. Also, the different engineering and kinematics fundamentals of the robot and its components will be detailed. Furthermore, the different structures of robotic arms will be presented and compared based on different criteria. Finally, a model for "the Chess-Bot" arm will be synthesized based on accurate algorithms and equations.

Elouafiq, Ali

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Brain-Computer Interface Control of an Anthropomorphic Robotic Arm.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??This thesis describes a brain-computer interface (BCI) system that was developed to allow direct cortical control of 7 active degrees of freedom in a robotic (more)

Clanton, Samuel T.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

autonoma para robots: Topics by E-print Network  

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assumptions. At the MIT AI ab, three basic principles guide our research . We design humanoid robots to act autonomously and safely, without human control or supervision,...

425

applied mobile robot: Topics by E-print Network  

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navigation, guidance, sensor interpretation, and architectures. The design of mobile robot involves conflicting needs and a wide mix of disciplines. The Terregator design...

426

aaai mobile robot: Topics by E-print Network  

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navigation, guidance, sensor interpretation, and architectures. The design of mobile robot involves conflicting needs and a wide mix of disciplines. The Terregator design...

427

asistida por robot: Topics by E-print Network  

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assumptions. At the MIT AI ab, three basic principles guide our research . We design humanoid robots to act autonomously and safely, without human control or supervision,...

428

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like virtual present the storytelling experiment used for the design of our human robotagent interaction system Pelachaud, Catherine 7 ROBOTICS CiteSeer Summary: ssive and...

429

-Learning: A Robotics Oriented Reinforcement Learning Josep M. Porta  

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-Learning: A Robotics Oriented Reinforcement Learning Algorithm Josep M. Porta Institut de Robotica Oriented Reinforcement Learning Algorithm Josep M. Porta Institut de Robotica i Informatica Industrial (UPC

Portland State University

430

abb robots form: Topics by E-print Network  

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range of possible loads and configurations. NATO AS Series. bl. Fll Robotics and Artificial lntelhgence Edited by Sprmger-rlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984 In the future, new...

431

Aquatic Debris Monitoring Using Smartphone-Based Robotic Sensors  

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to capture debris arrivals with reduced energy consumption. Keywords--Robotic sensor; aquatic debris of monitoring resolution. Re- cently, autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) [14] [31] have been used

432

Staubli TX-90XL robot qualification at the LLIHE.  

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The Light Initiated High Explosive (LIHE) Facility uses a robotic arm to spray explosive material onto test items for impulse tests. In 2007, the decision was made to replace the existing PUMA 760 robot with the Staubli TX-90XL. A qualification plan was developed and implemented to verify the safe operating conditions and failure modes of the new system. The robot satisfied the safety requirements established in the qualification plan. A performance issue described in this report remains unresolved at the time of this publication. The final readiness review concluded the qualification of this robot at the LIHE facility.

Covert, Timothy Todd

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Adhesives from modified soy protein  

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The, present invention provides useful adhesive compositions having similar adhesive properties to conventional UF and PPF resins. The compositions generally include a protein portion and modifying ingredient portion selected from the group consisting of carboxyl-containing compounds, aldehyde-containing compounds, epoxy group-containing compounds, and mixtures thereof. The composition is preferably prepared at a pH level at or near the isoelectric point of the protein. In other preferred forms, the adhesive composition includes a protein portion and a carboxyl-containing group portion.

Sun, Susan (Manhattan, KS); Wang, Donghai (Manhattan, KS); Zhong, Zhikai (Manhattan, KS); Yang, Guang (Shanghai, CN)

2008-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

434

Needs for Robotic Assessments of Nuclear Disasters  

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Following the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima nuclear reactor plant in Japan, the need for systems which can assist in dynamic high-radiation environments such as nuclear incidents has become more apparent. The INL participated in delivering robotic technologies to Japan and has identified key components which are needed for success and obstacles to their deployment. In addition, we are proposing new work and methods to improve assessments and reactions to such events in the future. Robotics needs in disaster situations include phases such as: Assessment, Remediation, and Recovery Our particular interest is in the initial assessment activities. In assessment we need collection of environmental parameters, determination of conditions, and physical sample collection. Each phase would require key tools and efforts to develop. This includes study of necessary sensors and their deployment methods, the effects of radiation on sensors and deployment, and the development of training and execution systems.

Victor Walker; Derek Wadsworth

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Piezoelectric film load cell robot collision detector  

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A piezoelectric load cell which can be utilized for detecting collisions and obstruction of a robot arm end effector includes a force sensing element of metallized polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) film. The piezoelectric film sensing element and a resilient support pad are clamped in compression between upper and lower plates. The lower plate has a central recess in its upper face for supporting the support pad and sensing element, while the upper plate has a corresponding central projection formed on its lower face for bearing on the sensing element and support pad. The upper and lower plates are doweled together for concentric alignment and screwed together. The upper and lower plates are also adapted for mounting between the robot arm wrist and end effector. 3 figs.

Lembke, J.R.

1989-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

436

Piezoelectric film load cell robot collision detector  

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A piezoelectric load cell which can be utilized for detecting collisions and obstruction of a robot arm end effector includes a force sensing element of metallized polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) film. The piezoelectric film sensing element and a resilient support pad are clamped in compression between upper and lower plates. The lower plate has a central recess in its upper face for supporting the support pad and sensing element, while the upper plate has a corresponding central projection formed on its lower face for bearing on the sensing element and support pad. The upper and lower plates are dowelled together for concentric alignment and screwed together. The upper and lower plates are also adapted for mounting between the robot arm wrist and end effector. 3 figs.

Lembke, J.R.

1988-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

437

Piezoelectric film load cell robot collision detector  

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A piezoelectric load cell which can be utilized for detecting collisions and obstruction of a robot arm end effector includes a force sensing element of metallized polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) film. The piezoelectric film sensing element and a resilient support pad are clamped in compression between upper and lower plates. The lower plate has a central recess in its upper face for supporting the support pad and sensing element, while the upper plate has a corresponding central projection formed on its lower face for bearing on the sensing element and support pad. The upper and lower plates are dowelled together for concentric alignment and screwed together. The upper and lower plates are also adapted for mounting between the robot arm wrist and end effector.

Lembke, John R. (Overland Park, KS)

1989-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

438

Mobile Robotic Teams Applied to Precision Agriculture  

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The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) and Utah State University?s Center for Self-Organizing and Intelligent Systems (CSOIS) have developed a team of autonomous robotic vehicles applicable to precision agriculture. A unique technique has been developed to plan, coordinate, and optimize missions in large structured environments for these autonomous vehicles in real-time. Two generic tasks are supported: 1) Driving to a precise location, and 2) Sweeping an area while activating on-board equipment. Sensor data and task achievement data is shared among the vehicles enabling them to cooperatively adapt to changing environmental, vehicle, and task conditions. This paper discusses the development of the autonomous robotic team, details of the mission-planning algorithm, and successful field demonstrations at the INEEL.

M.D. McKay; M.O. Anderson; N.S. Flann (Utah State University); R.A. Kinoshita; R.W. Gunderson; W.D. Willis (INEEL)

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Mobile Robotic Teams Applied to Precision Agriculture  

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The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) and Utah State Universitys Center for Self-Organizing and Intelligent Systems (CSOIS) have developed a team of autonomous robotic vehicles applicable to precision agriculture. A unique technique has been developed to plan, coordinate, and optimize missions in large structured environments for these autonomous vehicles in realtime. Two generic tasks are supported: 1) Driving to a precise location, and 2) Sweeping an area while activating on-board equipment. Sensor data and task achievement data is shared among the vehicles enabling them to cooperatively adapt to changing environmental, vehicle, and task conditions. This paper discusses the development of the autonomous robotic team, details of the mission-planning algorithm, and successful field demonstrations at the INEEL.

Anderson, Matthew Oley; Kinoshita, Robert Arthur; Mckay, Mark D; Willis, Walter David; Gunderson, R.W.; Flann, N.S.

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

Autonomous Robot System for Sensor Characterization  

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This paper discusses an innovative application of new Markov localization techniques that combat the problem of odometry drift, allowing a novel control architecture developed at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) to be utilized within a sensor characterization facility developed at the Remote Sensing Laboratory (RSL) in Nevada. The new robotic capability provided by the INEEL will allow RSL to test and evaluate a wide variety of sensors including radiation detection systems, machine vision systems, and sensors that can detect and track heat sources (e.g. human bodies, machines, chemical plumes). By accurately moving a target at varying speeds along designated paths, the robotic solution allows the detection abilities of a wide variety of sensors to be recorded and analyzed.

David Bruemmer; Douglas Few; Frank Carney; Miles Walton; Heather Hunting; Ron Lujan

2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Modular architecture for robotics and teleoperation  

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Systems and methods for modularization and discretization of real-time robot, telerobot and teleoperation systems using passive, network based control laws. Modules consist of network one-ports and two-ports. Wave variables and position information are passed between modules. The behavior of each module is decomposed into uncoupled linear-time-invariant, and coupled, nonlinear memoryless elements and then are separately discretized.

Anderson, Robert J. (11908 Ibex Ave., N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87111)

1996-12-03T23:59:59.000Z

442

Process for anodizing a robotic device  

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A robotic device has a base and at least one finger having at least two links that are connected in series on rotary joints with at least two degrees of freedom. A brushless motor and an associated controller are located at each joint to produce a rotational movement of a link. Wires for electrical power and communication serially connect the controllers in a distributed control network. A network operating controller coordinates the operation of the network, including power distribution. At least one, but more typically two to five, wires interconnect all the controllers through one or more joints. Motor sensors and external world sensors monitor operating parameters of the robotic hand. The electrical signal output of the sensors can be input anywhere on the distributed control network. V-grooves on the robotic hand locate objects precisely and assist in gripping. The hand is sealed, immersible and has electrical connections through the rotary joints for anodizing in a single dunk without masking. In various forms, this intelligent, self-contained, dexterous hand, or combinations of such hands, can perform a wide variety of object gripping and manipulating tasks, as well as locomotion and combinations of locomotion and gripping.

Townsend, William T. (Weston, MA)

2011-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

443

Cornell Ranger Robot Control An energy-efficient strategy for  

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Cornell Ranger Robot Control An energy-efficient strategy for bipedal robots #12;Executive Summary or nominal actions · Design controller code based on the behavior tree representing the modes of operation additional modes of operation and future projects · Save energy by performing checks on fewer states #12

Ruina, Andy L.

444

Online Coverage by a Tethered Autonomous Robot in Planar  

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. These robots rely on battery power and wireless networks to perform various autonomous tasks. On- line coverage is perhaps the most common task undertaken by such mobile robots. Much like cleaning a house or mowing a lawn]), new challenges constantly arise which pose greater energy demands than an on-board battery can provide

Rimon, Elon

445

DESIGN OF A ROBOTIC EXOSKELETON ARM FOR REHABILITATION  

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1 DESIGN OF A ROBOTIC EXOSKELETON ARM FOR REHABILITATION Anup Misra Arvin Agah ITTC-FY2003-TR-28940, and not available to most physical therapists for clinical use. The robotic exoskeleton arm is designed to fix most, Kansas 66045 ABSTRACT Stroke accounts for over 2,000,000 people who have chronic acute arm impairments

Kansas, University of

446

Camera Equipped Robotic Arm Giancarlo Valentn & Michael Arpin  

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Camera Equipped Robotic Arm Giancarlo Valentín & Michael Arpin #12;Overview: Use USB camera with the ebox to detect objects in the vicinity of the robot arm. If an object of a predetermined type is detected (e.g. red ball) it should be picked up by the arm and move to a designated location. Materials: 1

Hamblen, James

447

Giancarlo Valentn & Michael Arpin Camera Equipped Robotic Arm  

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Giancarlo Valentín & Michael Arpin Camera Equipped Robotic Arm ECE 4180 Fall 2011 #12;Overview #12;Materials: Use USB camera was attached to the ebox to detect objects in the vicinity of the robot arm. If an object of a predetermined type is detected (e.g. red pyramid) it should be picked up by the arm and moved

Hamblen, James

448

TOPIC REVIEW IN TOUCH WITH ROBOTICS: NEUROSURGERY FOR  

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, neurosur- gery has always managed to harness the potential of the latest technical developments. Robotics ?avus¸oglu, Ph.D. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Case Western Reserve for robotic devices in our discipline, which are accompanied by new potential dangers and inherent risks

Cavusoglu, Cenk

449

Autonomous Fruit Picking Machine: A Robotic Apple Harvester  

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Autonomous Fruit Picking Machine: A Robotic Apple Harvester Johan Baeten1 , Kevin Donn´e2 , Sven the construction and functionality of an Au- tonomous Fruit Picking Machine (AFPM) for robotic apple harvesting with a camera mounted inside. The proposed concepts guarantee adequate control of the autonomous fruit

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

450

An Experimental Robotic Testbed for Accelerated Development of Ankle Prostheses  

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An Experimental Robotic Testbed for Accelerated Development of Ankle Prostheses Joshua M. Caputo systematic changes in high-level control law parameters. For example, we widely varied net ankle work (from] recently demonstrated the first robotic ankle to significantly reduce energy cost for amputees

Collins, Steven H.

451

Human Robot Cooperation for Mechanical Assembly using Cooperative Vision System  

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For the purpose of the child care and nursing care, we are developing the robot which can assist the hu- man 182 K.Ikeuchi Institute of Industrial Science, Univ. of Tokyo 7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106 an experiment in which the human and the robotic hand assembled toy parts in cooperation. 1 Introduction

Kimura, Hiroshi

452

Robotic Line Tracking Computer Science Department, Rowan University  

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the black line and a smaller number represented the white background.When a sensor detects it is over out on a light background. ·Front Wheel is mounted on a servo motor. ·Robot gets servo to pivot, effectively steering the robot. Infrared Sensors Servo Motor ·Infrared Sensors detect line. ·One sensor

Kay, Jennifer S.

453

Complementary Tactile Sensor and Human Interface for Robotic Telemanipulation  

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operations, nuclear power plants, or difficult to reach environments, such as under-water, extreme climate and human interface for the robotic telemanipulation of physical objects in interactive haptic virtual environments. Keywords-tactile sensor; tactile human interface; robotic telemanipulation; interactive virtual

Payeur, Pierre

454

MAC-EYE: a Tendon Driven Fully Embedded Robot Eye  

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MAC-EYE: a Tendon Driven Fully Embedded Robot Eye Dario Biamino, Giorgio Cannata, Marco Maggiali the possibility of designing a robot eye with kinematics and actuation similar to those of the human eye. In particular, we tried to exploit the spherical shape of the eye and to study the feasibility of a tendon based

Cannata, Giorgio

455

Design, Control, and Experimental Performance of a Teleoperated Robotic Fish  

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Design, Control, and Experimental Performance of a Teleoperated Robotic Fish Evangelos Papadopoulos National Technical University of Athens 15780 Athens, Greece egpapado@central.ntua.gr Abstract-- Fish-cost teleoperated underwater robotic fish, driven by an oscillating foil. The main principles for the development

Papadopoulos, Evangelos

456

Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation  

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Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation Seoul, Korea .May 21,for obtaining high maneuverability of underwater robot manipulators mounted on a remotely operated vehicle (ROV force-torque (F/T) information between the manipulator and the vehicle is used to regulate the states

Ryu, Jee-Hwan

457

Investigating Spatial Language for Robot Fetch Commands Marjorie Skubic1  

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, such as eyeglasses, and the robot will help the resident find the object. We present results from phase I, for example, retrieving missing eyeglasses (Beer et al., 2012). In addition, the most preferred domestic robot.g., the eyeglasses are in the living room on the table in front of the couch (Carlson and Hill, 2009). Here, we

He, Zhihai "Henry"

458

Robotic Exploration: Video Survey of the USS Macon Crash Site  

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Robotic Exploration: Video Survey of the USS Macon Crash Site Stanford Aerospace Robotics Lab Prof of MBARI Photo courtesy of Naval Archives #12;2006 Goal: Video Survey Image courtesy of MBARI #12;Issue;User Interface #12;Control System Implementation PC ROV Control ROV + + Pilot joystick commands Video

Prinz, Friedrich B.

459

Smooth Planning for Free-floating Space Robots Using Polynomials *  

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a space robot's motion, Papadopoulos proposed a method that allowed Cartesian motion of the manipulator end-effector Cartesian cyclical motions designed to change the attitude of the spacecraft to oneSmooth Planning for Free-floating Space Robots Using Polynomials * Evangelos Papadopoulos, Ioannis

Papadopoulos, Evangelos

460

LEARNING REFLEXES FOR TELEOPERATED GROUND-BASED RESCUE ROBOTS  

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the robot with less risk of falling over. This project required retrofitting an ASR/Inuktun Extreme variable geometry robot with an Analog Devices ADXL335 3-axis accelerometer to provide inputs for a fall classifier optimized by a genetic algorithm...

Moss, Matthew 1987-

2011-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Robot Studies on SaccadeTriggered Visual Prediction  

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Robot Studies on SaccadeTriggered Visual Prediction Wolfram Schenck Computer Engineering Group@ti.uni-bielefeld.de April 12, 2012 Abstract Three robot studies on visual prediction are presented. In all of them, a vi- sual forward model is used, which predicts the visual consequences of saccade like camera movements

Moeller, Ralf

462

Searching with an Autonomous Robot Sandor P. Fekete  

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Searching with an Autonomous Robot S´andor P. Fekete Department of Mathematical Optimization TU of Bonn D­53117 Bonn Germany rolf.klein@uni-bonn.de Andreas N¨uchter Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous.9 [ Computing Methodologies ]: Artificial Intelli- gence Robotics [Autonomous Vehicles] General Terms Algorithms

Fekete, Sándor P.

463

Using the CONDENSATION Algorithm for Robust, Visionbased Mobile Robot Localization  

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Abstract To navigate reliably in indoor environments, a mobile robot must know where it is. This includes­ vironment. Based on these two observations, we present a vision­ based robot localization method be expected to provide accurate lo­ calization in large open areas, where no landmarks can be observed [15

Burgard, Wolfram

464

On Robotic Work-Space Sensing and Control  

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D Thesis ISRN LUTFD2/TFRT--1098--SE ISBN 978-91-7473-669-4 (print) ISBN 978-91-7473-670-0 (web) ISSN 0280, as done in the classical automation setting. In one sense, limited use of sensors leaves robots blind. This thesis presents research on how sensors and estimation tech- niques can be used in robot control

465

Scope and Description Laboratory Robotics and Automation seeks to  

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#12;Scope and Description Laboratory Robotics and Automation seeks to communicate developments and information about the automation of the laboratory. Application areas generally include analytical peripherals, and other robotics developments that may have an impact on laboratory automation. In the area

Kostic, Milivoje M.

466

ROBOTIC MASTERS PLAN OF STUDY FORM NAME: DATE  

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ROBOTIC MASTERS PLAN OF STUDY FORM NAME: DATE PENN ID #: ADVISOR: Expected Graduation Date/FUNDAMENTALS OF AI MEAM 520/ROBOTICS & AUTOMATION MEAM 620/MOTION PLANNING ESE 500/LINEAR SYSTEMS ESE 505 NUMBER & TITLE SEMESTER R RO OB BO OT TI IC CS S E EL LE EC CT TI IV VE ES S (2) COURSE NUMBER & TITLE

Plotkin, Joshua B.

467

Proceedings ofthe 2003 IEEE lnlernstional Conference om Robotics &Automation  

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Proceedings ofthe 2003 IEEE lnlernstional Conference om Robotics &Automation Taipei, Taiwan to be a highly effectivemeans to control a robot manipulator through the use of visual data. It provides a high. the end of th31 lnter\\al is leis than the value ot the tuncuo

Hutchinson, Seth

468

The Minimum Constraint Removal Problem with Three Robotics Applications  

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The Minimum Constraint Removal Problem with Three Robotics Applications Kris Hauser Abstract on three example applications: generating human-interpretable excuses for failure, motion planning under their failures. · In human-robot interaction, semantically meaningful explanations would help people diagnose

Indiana University

469

Mobile Robot Navigation With Low-Cost Sensors  

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mapping with applications to multi-robot and 3d mapping. InMapping In many application areas, a mobile robot needs torobots are being employed in grow- ing numbers not only in industrial but also in service-oriented applications (

Yap, Teddy Ng

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

NOZZLE FUZZY CONTROLLER OF AGRICULTURAL SPRAYING ROBOT AIMING  

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NOZZLE FUZZY CONTROLLER OF AGRICULTURAL SPRAYING ROBOT AIMING TOWARD CROP ROWS Jianqiang Ren robot aiming toward crop-rows based on fuzzy control theory was studied in this paper to solve, rule-base and inference mechanism. Considering the actual application, the fuzzy controller

471

Visually-Guided Robot Navigation: From Artificial To Natural Landmarks  

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Visually-Guided Robot Navigation: From Artificial To Natural Landmarks Enric Celaya, Jose-Luis Albarral, Pablo Jim´enez, and Carme Torras Institut de Rob`otica i Inform`atica Industrial (CSIC seems to be the fast detection of reliable visual references in the image stream as the robot moves

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

472

Towards Cooperation of Heterogeneous, Autonomous Robots: A Case Study of  

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in industrial and research applications the need to execute successfully challenging missions and tasks has also computing capabil- ities. Several applications have been investigated with robots, which differ only are classified as weakly or strongly heterogeneous. An application with a strongly heteroge- neous robot team has

Stryk, Oskar von

473

Navigation of a walking robot in natural environments  

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Navigation of a walking robot in natural environments Enric Celaya and Josep María Porta Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (UPC-CSIC) Abstract The most relevant differences existing between wheeled and legged robots, from the point of view of the expected navigation tasks to be performed

Portland State University

474

Io, Ganymede and Callisto a Multiagent Robot Trashcollecting Team \\Lambda  

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at the 1994 Robot Competition sponsored by the American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI trash, but not to lift it up to drop it in a wastebasket. 1 #12; Georgia Tech's approach differed from­robot system is interesting from several standpoints, including the design of: ffl Low Cost Hardware: to permit

475

advanced robotics technology: Topics by E-print Network  

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robotics technology First Page Previous Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Next Page Last Page Topic Index 1 Advanced Robotics Minimally...

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advanced robotic technology: Topics by E-print Network  

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robotic technology First Page Previous Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Next Page Last Page Topic Index 1 Advanced Robotics Minimally invasive...

477

Controlling Wild Mobile Robots Using Virtual Gates and Discrete Transitions  

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Controlling Wild Mobile Robots Using Virtual Gates and Discrete Transitions Leonardo Bobadilla purposely design them to execute wild motions, which means each will strike every open set infinitely often, "wildly behaving" robots that move more-or-less straight until a wall is contacted. They then pick

LaValle, Steven M.

478

Frontier-Based Exploration Using Multiple Robots Brian Yamauchi  

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Frontier-Based Exploration Using Multiple Robots Brian Yamauchi Navy Center for Applied Research. ABSTRACT Frontier-based exploration directs mobile robots to regions on the boundary between unexplored spaceand spacethat is known to be open. Previously, we havedemonstrated that frontier-based exploration can

Baltes, Jacky

479

Robot Exploration with Fast Frontier Detection: Theory and Experiments  

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Robot Exploration with Fast Frontier Detection: Theory and Experiments Matan Keidar MAVERICK Group, Department of Computer Science, Bar-Ilan University galk@cs.biu.ac.il ABSTRACT Frontier-based exploration is the most common approach to explo- ration, a fundamental problem in robotics. In frontier-based ex

Kaminka, Gal A.

480

Experimental Evaluation of Some Exploration Strategies for Mobile Robots  

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mobile robots. An efficient map building process is based on a good exploration strategy that determines to incrementally map it. More precisely, the process of exploring an unknown environment using a mobile robot the paper. II. A REVIEW OF EXPLORATION STRATEGIES Mapping is an incremental process. Since the ranges

Amigoni, Francesco

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Autonomous Robots manuscript No. (will be inserted by the editor)  

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Autonomous Robots manuscript No. (will be inserted by the editor) Recognition, Prediction, and Planning for Assisted Teleoperation of Freeform Tasks Kris Hauser Received: date / Accepted: date Abstract: The approach of inferring user's intended task and optimizing low-level robot motions has promise for mak- ing

Indiana University

482

A Robotic Case Study: Optimal Design for Laparoscopic Positioning Stands  

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A Robotic Case Study: Optimal Design for Laparoscopic Positioning Stands ALI FARAZ SHAHRAM PAYANDEH Experimental Robotics Laboratory (ERL), School of Engineering Science Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British sition and lock endoscopic tools without the need for an assistant surgeon. The kinematic configuration

483

A Robotic Case Study: Optimal Design for Laparoscopic Positioning Stands  

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A Robotic Case Study: Optimal Design for Laparoscopic Positioning Stands ALI FARAZ SHAHRAM PAYANDEH Experimental Robotics Laboratory ERL, School of Engineering Science Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British- sition and lock endoscopic tools without the need for an assistant surgeon. The kinematic con guration

484

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research A robotic sub samples the methane  

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute A robotic sub samples the methane content of the seafloor.263 News Seafloor probe taps methane reservoir Greenhouse gas found in high abundance but risk of mass release uncertain. Nicola Jones A robotic submarine has been used to measure the amount of methane lurking

Tian, Weidong

485

Evolutionary Robotics for Legged Machines: From Simulation to Physical Reality  

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. While most robotic systems are use position-controlled actuators whose exact extension can be set that tracks the red ball on the foot of one of the legs of the machine (see inset in Figure 1b for a view from] describe many other interesting hardware experiments evolving controllers for wheeled robots #12;(a) (b) (c

Bongard, Josh

486

Planning Motions for Robotic Systems Subject to Differential Constraints  

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Planning Motions for Robotic Systems Subject to Differential Constraints Alessandro De Luca of planning point-to-point motion for general robotic systems subject to non-integrable differential feedback linearization, are illustrated with the aid of four case studies: the plate-ball manipulation

De Luca, Alessandro

487

Geometric Model of a Narrow Tilting CAR using Robotics formalism  

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- structured multibody system composed of n bodies (links) where the chassis is the mobile base and the wheels tilting car "Lumeneo Smera" [4] through the analysis of its tilting mechanism. To model a complex system. Robotic representation of a multibody system The car can be seen as a mobile robot which is a tree

Boyer, Edmond

488

Controlling a Mobile Robotic Hand by Learning Trajectory Velocities  

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retrieving tennis balls during or after a practise session. To devise a mobile robot to perform such a task the configuration of the robot's body, wheels, hand and sensors to be taken into account when approaching target the behaviour arbitra- tion system difficult to design due to the unpredictable effect of emergent behaviours

Ward, Koren

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Neural Maps for Mobile Robot Navigation Michail G. Lagoudakis  

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Neural Maps for Mobile Robot Navigation Michail G. Lagoudakis Department of Computer Science Duke of Southwestern Louisiana Lafayette, LA 70504 maida@cacs.usl.edu Abstract Neural maps have been recently proposed of neural maps to mobile robot navigation with fo- cus on efficient implementations. It is suggested

Lagoudakis, Michail G.

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The design process for wheel-robot integration  

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In this thesis, the design process for wheel-robot integration was documented and reflected on. The project focused on redesigned certain aspects a half-scale wheel-robot to be integrated with a half-scale CityCar prototype ...

Carvajal, Michael Angelo

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2012 New York State Fair 4-H Energy Robotics Challenge  

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a solar panel (renewable energy source) on a local 4-H facility. § Wind turbine construction-- Your robot down a giant smoke stack and pull coal away from a power plant. § Solar energy ­ Your robot will place the construction" of the lake source cooling heat exchanger. The renewable resource tapped by LSC has reduced

Keinan, Alon

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Improving Emergency Response and Human-Robotic Performance  

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Preparedness for chemical, biological, and radiological/nuclear incidents at nuclear power plants (NPPs) includes the deployment of well trained emergency response teams. While teams are expected to do well, data from other domains suggests that the timeliness and accuracy associated with incident response can be improved through collaborative human-robotic interaction. Many incident response scenarios call for multiple, complex procedure-based activities performed by personnel wearing cumbersome personal protective equipment (PPE) and operating under high levels of stress and workload. While robotic assistance is postulated to reduce workload and exposure, limitations associated with communications and the robots ability to act independently have served to limit reliability and reduce our potential to exploit human robotic interaction and efficacy of response. Recent work at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) on expanding robot capability has the potential to improve human-system response during disaster management and recovery. Specifically, increasing the range of higher level robot behaviors such as autonomous navigation and mapping, evolving new abstractions for sensor and control data, and developing metaphors for operator control have the potential to improve state-of-the-art in incident response. This paper discusses these issues and reports on experiments underway intelligence residing on the robot to enhance emergency response.

David I. Gertman; David J. Bruemmer; R. Scott Hartley

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Maximizing Dexterous Workspace and Optimal Port Placement of a Multi-Arm Surgical Robot  

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Maximizing Dexterous Workspace and Optimal Port Placement of a Multi-Arm Surgical Robot Zhi Li robot system having four articulated robotic arms in a spher- ical configuration, each holding remote sites. The current research effort aims to configure the link architecture of each robotic arm

Rosen, Jacob

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LEARNING THE VISUOMOTOR COORDINATION OF A MOBILE ROBOT BY USING THE INVERTIBLE KOHONEN MAP  

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. A widely studied instance of sensorimotor association is the visuomotor coor- dination of a robot arm [RMS91, BGG93]. The task is to automatically position the end effector of a robot arm at an arbitrary of the target is provided to the robot system by two cameras which observe the workspace. The robot arm moves

Gambardella, Luca Maria

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December 17, 2009 11:56 WSPC/191-IJHR 00189 International Journal of Humanoid Robotics  

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-SENSITIVE ROBOT ARM FOR PHYSICAL HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTION DZMITRY TSETSERUKOU and NAOKI KAWAKAMI Department robot arm enabling the torque measurement in each joint to ensure safety while performing tasks of physical interaction with human and environment. When the contact of the robot arm with an object occurs

Tachi, Susumu

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Teleoperation of a 7 DOF Humanoid Robot Arm Using Human Arm Accelerations and EMG Signals  

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Teleoperation of a 7 DOF Humanoid Robot Arm Using Human Arm Accelerations and EMG Signals J on the operator's arm to remotely control the 7 degree-of-freedom (DOF) robot arm ­ and the 5 fingered end- manoid robot with the help of bio-signals collected from the operator. The frameworks (for robot vision

Förster, Alexander

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Factor-Guided Motion Planning for a Robot Arm Jaesik Choi and Eyal Amir  

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Factor-Guided Motion Planning for a Robot Arm Jaesik Choi and Eyal Amir Computer Science Department planning for robotic arms is important for real, physical world applications. The planning for arms planning for 2D arms. I. INTRODUCTION Robotic motion planning focuses on finding paths from one robot

Amir, Eyal

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Dynamic Chess: Strategic Planning for Robot Motion Tobias Kunz, Peter Kingston, Mike Stilman and Magnus Egerstedt  

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robot sword defense. Our approach enables a simulated 7-DOF robot arm to block known attacks in any, we concentrate on the following task: A robot arm, equipped with a sword must defend from a seriesDynamic Chess: Strategic Planning for Robot Motion Tobias Kunz, Peter Kingston, Mike Stilman

Egerstedt, Magnus

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Factored Planning for Controlling a Robotic Arm: Theory Jaesik Choi and Eyal Amir  

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Factored Planning for Controlling a Robotic Arm: Theory Jaesik Choi and Eyal Amir Computer Science Controlling robotic arms is important for real, physical world applications. Such control is hard because move naturally to a subsumption-architecture-like control of robotic arms. 1 Introduction A robotic arm

Amir, Eyal

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From the decoding of cortical activities to the control of a JACO robotic arm  

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From the decoding of cortical activities to the control of a JACO robotic arm: a whole processing in the cortex of a monkey and replicates the associated movements on a JACO robotic arm by Kinova. We developed the data, compute the position of the robotic finger and send this position to the robotic arm. More pre

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