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robotics IEEE PAPER 2016




Towards All-optical Light Robotics
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In the Programmable Phase Optics (PPO) group at DTU Fotonik we pioneered the new and emerging research area of so-called Light Robotics including the new and disruptive 3D- printed micro-tools coined Wave-guided Optical Waveguides that can be real-time

Implementation Of Load Sharing Using Swarm Robotics
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Abstract-The present era, where technology is making its way to the zenith, there is no requirement for human to do every small aspect that helps him support this survival. There is no requirement for humans the lift heavy loads and to meet up their consequences such

STATE ESTIMATION FOR ROBOTICS
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Robotics inherently deals with things that move in the world. We live in an era of rovers on Mars, drones surveilling the Earth, and soon self-driving cars. And, although specific robots have their subtleties, there are also some common issues we must face in all applications,

Robotics Practical
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In this robotic practical, you will be teaching a robot to build a tower by stacking several objects on top of each other. Each group is provided with several objects with different shapes and sizes. In order to accomplish this task, the robot must be capable of 1)

How Does a First LEGO League Robotics Program Provide Opportunities for Teaching Children 21st Century Skills
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Abstract: In this study, the authors examine the experience of a First LEGO League (FLL) robotics team to explore the potential for teaching 21st century skills in the context of FLL. We found that the program provided opportunities for learning many 21st century skills.

PreprintQuantum Robotics: Primer on Current Science and Future Perspectives
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Abstract Quantum Robotics is an emerging engineering and scientific research discipline that explores the application of quantum mechanics, quantum computation, quantum algorithms, and related fields to robotics. This paper broadly surveys advances in our

Demo: IoT Meets Robotics-First Steps, RIOT Car, and Perspectives
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Abstract We present a cloud-enhanced, four-wheeled, mobile minirobot, assembled from low-cost, off-the-shelf hardware parts, and open-source software building blocks. These building blocks provide a reusable extensible base for emerging applications mixing

Sixth-Grade Students' Motivation and Development of Proportional Reasoning Skills While Completing Robotics Challenges
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Abstract: This mixed-methods study examined whether a robotics unit intervention with 28 sixth-grade students improved students' mathematical proportional reasoning skills and intrinsic motivation. Proportional reasoning is a difficult mathematics concept to teach.

Learning Computer Programming in Context: Developing STEM-integrated Robotics Lesson Module for 5th Grade
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Abstract: This paper introduces a novel STEM-integrated robotics curriculum that aligns with relevant curriculum standards in science and mathematics. Using a scenario-based learning environment, the curriculum engages students in applying the engineering design Page 1. Erratum to: Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics Joaquim Filipe, Oleg Gusikhin, Kurosh Madani and Jurek Sasiadek Erratum to: Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-26453-0 The book subtitle was incorrect.

Human Assistant Robotics in Japan-Challenges and Opportunities for European Companies
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Acknowledgements I wish to thank Dr. Silviu Jora, General Manager (EU side) of the EU- Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, and the Centre's staff for the opportunity to be part of the MINERVA Fellowship Programme. I especially would like to thank all those (in

Origins of Surgical Robotics: From Space to the Operating Room
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Abstract: The rapid development of telerobotic systems led to novel applications beyond the nuclear and industrial domains. Medical telerobotics enabled surgeons to perform medical operations from remote places, far from their patient. Telesurgery systems allow great

State of Art in Robotics and Embedded Systems: Bangladesh Perspective
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Abstract:The Embedded Systems are everywhere and everyone is very curious about robots and their autonomous activities. These two topics are very integrated with each other. This discussion focuses on robotics: their evolution, applications, recent development and

Robotics and Programming in Prekindergarten (RAPP): An Innovative Approach to Introducing 4-and 5-Year Olds to Robotics
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Abstract: The purpose of RAPP, to develop and implement engineering lessons for 4-and 5- year olds, involves a partnership between a university research team and six teachers from three childcare centers. Researchers weekly implement two lessons in each class during

Literature Review Real-Time Vision-Based Learning for Human-Robot Interaction in Social Humanoid Robotics
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Abstract This report proposes a research topic in the field of human-robot interaction. The research will focus on real-time learning paradigm and its application in social robotics. Gestures, as part of more complex actions, will provide information necessary for a social

Assistive robotics: helping with tasks for fun and profit.
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Page 1. Assistive robotics: helping with tasks for fun and profit. Neil Bell 3 March 2016 CMSC691-HRI Page 2. Who has Page 15. Purpose of the paper Identifies daily upkeep tasks as having highest potential for assistive robotics. Page 16. Purpose of the paper

Computational Thinking with Educational Robotics
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Abstract: Educational robotics is an effective tool for providing students with opportunities to learn computational thinking skills and concepts. Computational thinking, as introduced by Jannette Wing in 2006 (Wing, 2006), is a problem-solving process involving a variety of

The Effects of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics on Business and Employment: Evidence from a survey on Japanese firms
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Abstract This study presents new evidence on firms' attitudes toward artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, as well as their attitude toward the impacts of these new technologies on future business and employment prospects. The data used in this paper are the results of

NEW TRENDS IN EDUCATION OF ROBOTICS
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Abstract: Recently, the requirement for learning is constantly increasing. MOOC–massive open online learning courses represent educational revolution of the century. A MOOC is an online course accessible to unlimited number of participation and is an open access via

Application of Wireless Sensor Networks in Robotics (Swarm Intelligence)
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Abstract This work is an overview of protocols in wireless sensor networks applied in the field of swarm robotics. The modeling of swarm intelligence resembles the social behavior of animals and the optimization is done according to the application. This is widely used due

Preoperative Planning Simulator with Haptic Feedback for Raven-II Surgical Robotics Platform
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Surgery Simulator platform as a means of training for Raven-II Surgical system. The simulator employs PHANTOM Omni (now Geomagic Touch ) as a master device to control the arms of the 3D simulated model of Raven-II in virtual environment. The earlier

Semantic Aware Real Time Scheduling In Robotics
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Abstract: This paper is an RTOS based architecture designed for the purpose of mine detection. RTOS is a Process which will be done between hardware and application. Here, scheduling is the one which is used to avoid the delay between one application with

Neural Robotics-A New Perspective AAAI Robotics Fellowship 2016
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This proposal describes a new paradigm for building intelligent robots based on novel usage of modern end-to-end machine learning methods as a substitution for traditional multi- stage robotics pipelines. One of the major problems with the traditional robotics pipeline

Task Variant Allocation in Distributed Robotics
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Abstract:We consider the problem of assigning software processes (or tasks) to hardware processors in distributed robotics environments. We introduce the notion of a task variant, which supports the adaptation of software to specific hardware configurations. Task

RoboBench: Towards Sustainable Robotics System Benchmarking
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Abstract:We present RoboBench, a novel platform for sharing robot full-system simulations for benchmarking. The creation of this platform and benchmark suite is motivated by a need for reproducible research. A challenge in creating a full-system benchmarks are

The Evolution of Evolvability in Evolutionary Robotics
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Abstract Previous research has demonstrated that computational models of Gene Regulatory Networks (GRNs) can adapt so as to increase their evolvability, where evolvability is defined as a population's responsiveness to environmental change. In such

SWARM ROBOTICS
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ABSTRACT Swarm robotics is a fast growing field of multi-robotics. In thisnumber of robots are coordinated in a distributed and uncentralised way. It is based on the use common rules, and simple robots compared to the nature of the task which is to achieve, this task may be

Introduction to Robotics Lecture 2
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Page 1. Introduction to Robotics Lecture 2 Dr. Greg R. Luecke Associate Professor Mechanical Engineering Iowa State University 2016 Page 2. IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY 2008 Dr. Greg R.Luecke More on rotation: rotation about the x-axis Page 3.

Controllability and optimization of deformable bodies in fluids: from biology to robotics
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Riassunto Questa tesi di dottorato prende culturalmente le origini abbastanza lontane nel tempo. La mia tesi 3-nnale in Matematica consistette in un lavoro di ricomposizione teorica e numerica di una congettura di Alberto Bressan, atta al superamento del paradosso dello

Machine Learning for Robotics and Computer Vision Winter term 2015 Solution Sheet 6 Topic: Sampling methods and Variational Inference February 5th, 2016
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The Kullback-Leibler divergence is a measure of (dis) similarity between probability distributions. It is the amount of information lost when a distribution q is used to approximate a distribution p. It is minimized (zero) when the two distributions are identical. It is not

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION (IJRA)
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Abstract This paper presents how a mobile robot can be directed to follow a wall using 2D data obtained with the help of a laser range finder. The robot is controlled using a simple kinematic controller and the controller is embedded in NXP LPC1768 microcontroller. The

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCES RESEARCH TECHNOLOGYROBOTICS AUTOMATION APPROACH THROUGH SIXTH SENSE
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ABSTRACT In Sixth Sense technology, a system could be trained to recognize and percept real world objects and react as desired. Sixth Sense technology bridges the gap between the physical world and the digital world, bringing intangible, digital information out into the

Engaging with Mathematics: How mathematical art, robotics and other activities are used to engage students with university mathematics and promote
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Abstract There has been much discussion about what exactly employability skills are for mathematics students and how they can be embedded, promoted and developed in mathematics curricula. Mathematics graduates are highly employable and are valued for

Cloud Computing and Robotics for Disaster Management
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Abstract:Nowadays, IT community is experiencing great shift in computing and information storage infrastructures by using powerful, flexible and reliable alternative of cloud computing. The power of cloud computing may also be realized for mankind if some

Open-Source Research Platforms and System Integration in Modern Surgical Robotics
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Abstract: In modern medical research and development, the variety of research tools has grown in the previous years significantly. It is crucial to exploit the benefits of shared hardware platforms and software frameworks in order to keep up with the technological

Infrastructure Robotics: A Technology Enabler for Lunar In-Situ Resource Utilization, Habitat Construction and Maintenance
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ABSTRACT NASA's planned permanent return to the Moon by the year 2018 will demand advances in many technologies. Just as those pioneers who built a homestead in North America from abroad, it will be necessary to use the resources and materials available on

Aerial Robotics: Compact groups of cooperating micro aerial vehicles in clustered GPS denied environment
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Deployment of large teams of Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAVs) in real world (outdoor and indoor) environment independently to external positioning systems (such as Vicon or GPS) is a consequent step in current hectic research in the field of autonomous flying systems.

Educational robotics as an instrument of formation: a public elementary school case study
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Abstract. This work makes a brief study on Educational Robotics as a pedagogical tool, but as extracurricular implementation using parallel projects to the regular school activity. Further, it discusses the case study that evaluates the good results of the implementation

ABHIKAHA: Aerial Collision Avoidance in Quadcopter using Cloud Robotics
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ABSTRACT This paper is an approach to develop a collision avoidance system for autonomous Quadcopter,Abhikaha. Stressing upon important considerations in latest and developing, technology, an open source cloud robotics platform rapyuta has been used as

Scaling Reinforcement Learning in Robotics
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I am Carlos Florensa, a first year PhD EECS student working on Reinforcement Learning applied to Robotics with prof. Pieter Abbeel. And making robots learn by themselves how to perform a generic task is harder than having an agent playing Atari games, and that's

Intelligent Tactical Robotics
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Abstract:In order to carry out tasks which are mundane or are repeated and mechanized in some manner, we can make use of robots to help us achieve the desired objective. Robotics is a field of science and technology which is very popular because of its immense

MECE 6614 Advanced Topics in Robotics Mid-Term Project 3-Link Gravity Balanced Mechanism for Operation Room Assistance
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Abstract:A gravity balance mechanism for planar robotic manipulator is proposed. In this design, a parallelogram linkage mechanism and springs are utilized to accomplish the balance. As a passive structure, it needs no motors or actuators, and safety is another

Applications of Compliant Actuators to Wearing Robotics for Lower Extremity
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Abstract To investigation state-of-the-art of compliant actuators in lower-extremity wearable robotics, we made a comprehensive survey. Compliant actuators can improve the performance of lower extremity wearable robotics in human-robot synchronization and

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Tega: A Social Robot
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Maryam Archie * Sooyeon Jeong * and Cynthia Breazeal * * Personal Robots Group, MIT Media Lab 20 Ames St., E15–468, Cambridge, MA 02139 Email: {jakory,jinjoo,fardad,samuelsp ,jinjoo,siggioa,sooyeon6,cynthiab}@media.mit.edu, {lukulele,maraynam,rimadas,marchie}

Multi-Agent Path Finding with Payload Transfers and the Package-Exchange Robot-Routing Problem
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We study transportation problems where robots have to deliver packages and can transfer the packages among each other. Specifically, we study the package-exchange robot-routing problem (PERR), where each robot carries one package, any two robots in adjacent

Gait of Quadruped Robot and Interaction Based on Gesture Recognition
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Abstract:This paper proposed a gait planning for quadruped robot pet. Kinematic structure was established and two-phase discontinuous gait was suggested for straight-line motion of quadruped robot. This system was implemented in a real quadruped pet robot which also

Discussion on robot-assisted laparoscopic cystectomy and Ileal neobladder surgery preoperative care
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Abstract: To investigate the clinical applications of robot-assisted radical cystectomy with orthotopic ileal neobladder (RARC-INB) and make a preliminary summary. Retrospective analysis the clinical data of 12 patients underwent robotic bladder cancer (da vinci

Implan: Scalable Incremental Motion Planning for Multi-Robot Systems
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Abstract:We consider the collision-free motion planning problem for a group of robots using a library of motion primitives. To cope with the complexity of the problem, we introduce an incremental algorithm based on an SMT solver, where we divide the robots into small

Autonomous Robot Design and Build: Novel Hands-on Experience for Undergraduate Students
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Abstract Using autonomous educational robots in a microcontroller-based course is not a novel idea anymore. But novelty comes when one of the two things happen namely:(i) Designing costeffective autonomous educational robots using budget constraints and (ii)

Validation of computer simulations of the HyQ robot
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robot Dynamic Legged Systems lab Technical Report 01 DLS-TR-01 Version 1.0 April 22, 2016 1 Introduction This short technical report illustrates the results of a test procedure we performed to validate the computer simulation of the HyQ robot. 2 The HyQ robot Fig.

Experiments of NDT-Based Localization for a Mobile Robot Moving Near Buildings
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Abstract:A localization method for a mobile robot moving in outdoor environment near buildings is presented in this paper. The localization method utilizes Particle filtering with index function based on Normal Distributions Transform (NDT) algorithm. In the proposed

Proposal of Class Scenario Design Method for Robot-aided Class
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Abstract. In South Korea, it has been started to deploy robotic systems for teaching aids in model schools. To provide flexible and on-demand services, teachers should edit robot service scenarios that is designed to achieve their class objectives. Since teachers usually

Gait optimization based on physics simulation of 3D robot models with a modular robotic simulation system
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This paper presents a method for gait optimization of modular robotic locomotion. A physics- based simulation system for development and optimization of locomotion patterns is utilized. A graphical user interface (GUI) allows for interaction with the simulation at runtime and to

Human-Robot Trust and Cooperation Through a Game Theoretic Framework
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Trust and cooperation are fundamental to human interactions. How much we trust other people directly influences the decisions we make and our willingness to cooperate. It thus seems natural that trust be equally important in successful human-robot interaction (HRI),

Development of a Mini-Robot for Climbing Vertical Surfaces
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This paper describes a mini-robot for climbing on walls/vertical surfaces. Taking into consideration the size of a mini-robot, we propose the use adhesives for climbing on walls. while moving on a wall, the adhesion force of the adhesive that has been painted to the

Authoring Robot-Assisted Instructional Materials for Improving Learning Performance and Motivation in EFL Classrooms
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ABSTRACT Anthropomorphized robots are regarded as beneficial tools in education due to their capabilities of improving teaching effectiveness and learning motivation. Therefore, one major trend of research, known as Robot-Assisted Language Learning (RALL), is trying to

Trajectory Adaptation of Robot Arms for Head-pose Dependent Assistive Tasks
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Abstract Assistive robots promise to increase the autonomy of disabled or elderly people by facilitating the performance of Activities of Daily Living (ADLs). Learning from Demonstration (LfD) has emerged as one of the most promising approaches for teaching robots tasks that

ARTIFICIALLY INTELLIGENT MAZE SOLVER ROBOT
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Abstract-Robotics is very important now days, especially due to its increasing practice in many industries. It was recently observed that there is a great difficulty being faced in the separation of the articles in the industries, like Textiles. Being a manual job it was also

Monte Carlo Tree Search for Multi-Robot Task Allocation
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Abstract Multi-robot teams are useful in a variety of task allocation domains such as warehouse automation and surveillance. Robots in such domains perform tasks at given locations and specific times, and are allocated tasks to optimize given team objectives. We Abstract This work presents the neural network combined with the sliding mode control (NNSMC) to design a robust controller for the two-links robot system. Sliding mode control (SMC) is well known for its robustness and efficiency to deal with a wide range of control

Automated Creation of Augmented Reality Visualizations for Autonomous Robot Systems
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Abstract We believe that it is essential to be able to understand the reasoning of autonomous robots as it relates to their behavior, and to be able to convey this reasoning to others. Videos of robots are often naturally used to aid in understanding robot

Robot Master Slave and Supervisory Control with Large Time Delays of Control Signals and Feedback
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Abstract In this paper the methods of remote control over space robots with large delays of the transmission of control signals from the Earth to the local robot control system are

Walking Experiment of Biped Robot with Antagonistic Actuation Using Non-Linear Spring
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Abstract:The purpose of this research is to develop a biped robot with antagonistic actuation. An antagonistic actuation mechanism based on the human musculoskeletal structure was applied to the hip joint of the developed walking robot. SAT (Stiffness

Palm Tree Climbing Robot
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Abstract:Palm trees have a significant economical value as source of income for the countries that have them. It is dangerous to climb those high trees to perform some operations, therefore, a robot has been designed to climb the tree and carry out some

Gesture Controlled Robot using LabVIEW
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Abstract: In few years ROBOTS are going to decree the cosmos. Man supremacy is abridged by replacing robots. In the existing system, human hand movements is sensed by the robot through sensors and it imitates the same, but this is made probable by placing the sensor

Human-multi-robot team collaboration for efficent warehouse operation
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Abstract. Multi-robot systems have been successfully deployed in modern warehouses where they are required to move merchandise and equipment from one place to another. In such systems, the part of the human worker is often overlooked in the system's design. In

A Smart Mobile Robot to Detect Abnormalities in Hazardous Zones
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Abstract: Safety is an important thing that should be considered in the areas having possibilities of hazardous gas emissions, temperature changes, VOC emissions and dust emissions. So a good monitoring system is to be installed in such places to detect

OpenWoZ: A Runtime-Configurable Wizard-of-Oz Framework for Human-Robot Interaction
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Abstract Wizard-of-Oz (WoZ) is a common technique enabling HRI researchers to explore aspects of interaction not yet backed by autonomous systems. A standardized, open, and flexible WoZ framework could therefore serve the community and accelerate research

Eliciting Conversation in Robot Vehicle Interactions
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Abstract Dialog between drivers and speech-based robot vehicle interfaces can be used as an instrument to find out what drivers might be concerned, confused or curious about in driving simulator studies. Eliciting ongoing conversation with drivers about topics that go

Relational Enhancement: A Framework for Evaluating and Designing Human-RobotRelationships
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Abstract Much existing work examining the ethical behaviors of robots does not consider the impact and effects of longterm human-robot interactions. A robot teammate, collaborator or helper is often expected to increase task performance, individually or of the team, but little

Hydraulic Quadruped Robot Joint Force Control Based on Double Internal Model Controller
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Abstract In order to improve the servo accuracy of hydraulic quadruped robot electro- hydraulic servo actuators during operation, the load characteristic of equivalent model of electrohydraulic servo actuators with swing phase and support phase was analyzed,

Robot learning with a spatial, temporal, and causal and-or graph
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Abstract:We propose a stochastic graph-based framework for a robot to understand tasks from human demonstrations and perform them with feedback control. It unifies both knowledge representation and action planning in the same hierarchical data structure,

Ms. Robot Will Be Teaching You: Robot Lecturers in Four Modes of Automated Remote Instruction
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Abstract Methods and materials are described for employing a human-shaped robot as a lecturer in automated remote instruction. Video segments from the stimuli of a 2 (participant substrate: VR or non-VR) x 2 (robot embodiment: copresent or screen) balanced between-

Computer Simulation of Semi-Passive Walking Robot with Four Legs and Verification of It's Validity Using Developed Experimental Robot
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Abstract:This research aims at development of a semi-passive walking robot which can walk in good energy-efficiency even on the horizontal floor by attaching actuators to their legs. Computer simulations were carried out using the calculational model imitating the

An Automated Sensing System for Steel Bridge Inspection Using GMR Sensor Array and Magnetic Wheels of Climbing Robot
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Corrosion is one of the main causes of deterioration of steel bridges. It may cause metal loss and fatigue cracks in the steel components, which would lead to the collapse of steel bridges. This paper presents an automated sensing system to detect corrosion, crack, and

Control of the Differentially-driven Mobile Robot in the Environment with a Non-Convex Star-Shape Obstacle: Simulation and Experiments
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Abstract: The paper presents numerical verification and experimental results for the setpoint control of the nonholonomic mobile robot. The task is to move to the goal and reach it with desired orientation avoiding collisions with static obstacles. The obstacles in the task

16 662 ROBOT AUTONOMY
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1. Background: Aaron worked on a robot called RHex, it is a biologically inspired hexapedal robot. (XRHex. (nd). Retrieved March 28, 2016, from http://kodlab.seas.upenn.edu/XRHex /XRHex) Picture of RHex. Source: XRHex. (nd). Retrieved March 28, 2016, from

Robot motion planning for pouring liquids
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Abstract We present a new algorithm to compute a collision-free trajectory for a robot manipulator to pour liquid from one container to the other. Our formulation uses a physical fluid model to predicate its highly deformable motion. We present simulation guided and

A Chaotic Ant Colony System for Path Planning of Mobile Robot
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Abstract Aiming at the path planning problem of mobile robot, a chaotic ant colony system was presented. The idea of the algorithm was that first generated chaotic sequences as the initial pheromone matrix and then ant colony traversed grids environment once,

I Am Robot:(Deep) Learning to Break Semantic Image CAPTCHAs
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Abstract:Since their inception, captchas have been widely used for preventing fraudsters from performing illicit actions. Nevertheless, economic incentives have resulted in an arms race, where fraudsters develop automated solvers and, in turn, captcha services tweak

Discussion of Robot Application Laboratory Construction
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Abstract Robot is a typical mechatronics product and the best teaching and research platform for the students in automated control, electric information, mechanical engineering, sensor and measuring technology, computer hardware and software, artificial intelligence,

Assistive Healthcare Robot for Patient and Disabled People
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Abstract–This project is about the caring of patients by automation like nursing behavior. This automation mainly focuses on making it possible for the elderly and disabled to remain at home, safe and comfortable. Automation becomes viable option for the elderly and

DOBRO: A Prediction Error Correcting Robot Under Drifts
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ABSTRACT We propose DOBRO, a light online learning module, which is equipped with a smart correction policy helping making decision to correct or not the given prediction depending on how likely the correction will lead to a better prediction performance.

Hybrid Rendering Architecture for Realtime and Photorealistic Simulation of Robot-Assisted Surgery
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Abstract. In this paper we present a method for combining realtime and nonrealtime (photorealistic) rendering with open source software. Realtime rendering provides sufficient realism and is a good choice for most simulation and regression testing purposes in robot-

Motion Control of a Three Active Wheeled Mobile Robot and Collision-Free Human Following Navigation in Outdoor Environment
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Abstract:In this paper, design of a steering mechanism for a three wheeled mobile robot, kinematic modeling, system motion control, and collision-free algorithm for human following were presented.target following navigation, sometimes vibration

Computer Vision Based Chess Playing Capabilities for the Baxter Humanoid Robot
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Abstract:This paper presents a project that allows the Baxter humanoid robot to play chess against human players autonomously. The complete solution uses three main subsystems: computer vision based on a single camera embedded in Baxter's arm to perceive the

Plank Challenge with NAO: Using a Robot to Persuade Humans to Exercise Longer
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Abstract. Modern humans exercise too little and spend the majority of their day sitting. In this paper, we study whether the anthropomorphic features of a humanoid robot encourage humans to exercise longer. We programmed a robot to compete against humans in a

Sumo Robot Competition
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Abstract Sumo robot competitions have been prevalent in Japan, with the first competition being held in 1989 with only 33 robots, and its popularity has only been growing exponentially since its inception. For example, in 2001, the number of robots entered into

A Study on the Impact of Quality Perception and Innovativeness of Cleaning Robot Users on Perceived Usefulness and Repurchase Intention
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Abstract The production of cleaning robots is increasing annually in spite of customer dissatisfaction. Most previous studies on cleaning robots focused on initial acceptance. This paper examined the factors on repurchase intention of cleaning robot on the basis of the

The Design of Humanoid Robot Using C# Interface on Bluetooth Communication
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Abstract:This paper proposes a remote control system based on a user and humanoid robot via Bluetooth. A user can control the robot using a C# interface and each parts of robot can be moved independently around the robot about a remote location. Providing motor

System Level Analysis for a Locomotive Inspection Robot with Integrated Microsystems
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ABSTRACT In this paper, we describe the system level analysis for the inchworm-like locomotion based inspection robot that is integrated with micro components such as a micro pump, micro channels, micro suction system, and linear actuators with micro channel.

Brain Controlled Robot for Indian Armed Force
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ABSTRACT Currently border security that incorporates social, cultural, activity and structure aspects of interactions among border security forces, smugglers and therefore the population and represent integrated technology architectures created of mounted and

Inverse Dynamics and Simulation of a 5-DOF Modular Parallel Robot Used in Brachytherapy
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Abstract. The paper presents the dynamic behavior of a 5-DOF parallel robot. The innovative modular structure was developed for medical use, especially in brachytherapy for the precise positioning of the BT needles in any part of the patient body. The dynamic model

Adaptive Robust Backstepping (ARB) Control for Quadrotor Robot in Presence of Payload Variation and Unknown Disturbances
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Abstract In this paper an adaptive robust control scheme along with its simulation on quadrotor is presented to deal with payload variation and unknown disturbance. Parametric and nonparametric uncertainties in the quadrotor model always make it difficult to design A Cable-Robot System for On-site José Pedro Sousa, Cristina Gassó Palop, Eduardo Moreira, Andry Maykol Pinto, José Lima, Paulo Costa, Pedro Costa, Germano Veiga and A. Paulo

Research on Two-Wheeled Self-Balancing Robot Control Strategy Based on LQR-Fuzzy Algorithm
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Abstract In this paper, we take two-wheeled self-balancing robot as the experimental object, designing an advanced controller which not only solves the defect of the over-reliance on precise mathematical model for modern control theory, but also solves the problem of

Controlling Obstacle Avoiding And Live Streaming Robot Using Chronos Watch
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Abstract–In today's world working on robots is growing fast. In this field controlling robots with remotes is a complicated part as there is a chance of confusion by the user. Instead, we can use the concept of gestures ie we can control the movement of robot using chronos

Study of Preference for each user on a Road Traffic Guide Robot Deployed at a Road Construction Site
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Abstract Obstructing or controlling traffic flow for road construction can lead to a greater possibility of traffic accidents than usual. Drivers and pedestrians passing through a construction zone as well as road workers and signal men are exposed to the danger of

Distributed Knowledge Leader Selection for Multi-Robot Environmental Sampling
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target search, environmental monitoring and reconnaissance, the multi-robot system operates semi-autonomously, but under the supervision of a remote human who monitors task progress. In these applications, each

Intelligent Wireless Fire Extinguishing Robot
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Abstract Increasing human population and technological development has lead to increase in fire accidents and hazards. Adverse conditions and physical limitations of human being make fire extinguishing challenging and demanding task. Fire extinguishing is very risky

The Master Manipulator Control System in a Master-Slave Robot Based on Trinocular Stereo Vision
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Abstract In this paper, a master manipulator control system in a master-slave robot which uses trinocular stereo vision is presented. The system utilizes three real-time cameras to identify and track the movements of the master handle, while also measuring the master

A Comparison of Avatar, Video, and Robot-Mediated Interaction on Users' Trust in Expertise
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Communication technologies are becoming increasingly diverse in form and functionality. A central concern is the ability to detect whether others are trustworthy. Judgments of trustworthiness rely, in part, on assessments of non-verbal cues, which are affected by

Wireless Restrained Military Discoursed Robot
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Abstract In this project we have implemented various useful applications which are needed in a vehicle for accident prevention as well as in military to deal with terrorist activities. The vehicle is controlled through an android application installed in a mobile device. This

A Method of Reference Point Range for Field Navigation of Agricultural Robot
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Abstract The measurement value of the traditional binocular parallax distance is the distance between the reference point P and the center of the baseline of the binocular camera, and for the agriculture robot, because of the needs of ground operations, the cameras are

Extending AUV Response Robot Capabilities to Solve Standardized Test Methods
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Abstract: Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) response robots are special multipurpose devices, capable of moving and performing various tasks in water, autonomously, or with human teleoperation. Capability assessment of such devices is hard and complex work.

Fault Detection and Tolerance on Robot Manipulators Locked Joint Failure Using Anfis
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Abstract Robot manipulator play important role in the field of automobile industry, mainly it is used in gas welding application and manufacturing and assembling of motor parts. In complex trajectory, on each joint the speed of the robot manipulator is affected. For that

Simulation of nonlinear filter based localization for indoor mobile robot
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Abstract: Robot localization is a position estimation issue. Gaussian or non parametric executions ought to be considered to estimate position of robot. In this paper we use nonlinear filter approach to tackle the robot position estimation issue. The aim of this

Semi-Autonomous Inspection Robot
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Abstract An inspection robot can be used to overcome the challenges associated with the inspection of objects in confined spaces. The robot can also be used in disaster areas to recover objects and rescue human life that are beyond the reach of individual rescue

A Study of Control of Self Balancing Robot System
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Abstract: An automated or self-balancing robot is a special type of wheeled mobile robot or simply we can call as automated cycle. Due to its instability in balancing, become one of the hot research topics. There are different system models to control like Proportional Integral

An Implementation on 3D Positioning Aquatic Robot
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Abstract:This paper presents a study and design of a robotic fish that imitates bladder function of a fish by focusing on the orientation performance. The main focus of the research is to develop the robotic fish which can perform the natural orientation of a fish. Not only

Serving Robot: New Generation Electronic Waiter
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Abstract: In today's world the use of robot is going on increasing. Robots are able to carry out every work more effectively and efficiently than a man can do. Hence one of such application of robot could be SERVING ROBOT. There are many areas of research that could be done

A Unified Knowledge Representation System for Robot Learning and Dialogue
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Abstract Robots capable of growing knowledge and learning new tasks is of demanding interest. We formalize knowledge transfer in human-robot interactions, and establish a testing framework for it. As a proof of concept, we implement a robot system that not only

Robot Brachiation With Energy Control
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Abstract Branching structures are ubiquitous elements in several environments on Earth, from trees found in nature to man-made trusses and power lines. Being able to navigate such environments provides a difficult challenge to robots ill-equipped to handle the task.

RoGuE: Robot Gesture Engine
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Abstract We present the Robot Gesture Library (RoGuE), a motion-planning approach to generating gestures. Gestures improve robot communication skills, strengthening robots as partners in a collaborative setting. Previous work maps from environment scenario to

Wireless Staircase Climbing Robot with Adaptive Morphing System
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Abstract-In the present scenario the application of robots is quite common to reduce the human effort in several areas. However the main disadvantage of the rugged terrain robots is their compatibility limited to non elevated terrains. The stair climbing robots are used for

Literature Review Real-Time Vision-Based Learning for Human-Robot Interaction in Social Humanoid Robotics
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Abstract This report proposes a research topic in the field of human-robot interaction. The research will focus on real-time learning paradigm and its application in social robotics. Gestures, as part of more complex actions, will provide information necessary for a social

AN IMPROVED EKF-SLAM ALGORITHM FOR MOBILE ROBOT
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Summary. For solving the problem of low efficiency and low localization accuracy about EKF- SLAM algorithm in large scale and complicated environment, an improved method by adding an adaptive observation range to EKF-SLAM algorithm was presented. By setting

Automated Visual Inspection: Position Identification of Object for Industrial Robot Application based on Color and Shape
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Abstract:Inspection task is traditionally carried out by human. However, Automated Visual Inspection (AVI) has gradually become more popular than human inspection due to the advantageous in the aspect of high precision and short processing time. Therefore, this

Planification of an Optimal Path for a Mobile Robot Using Neural Networks
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Abstract The objective of the present work is to find an optimal path for a mobile of four wheels. The kinematic model related to the studied engine is a nonlinear system, where several nonlinear objective functions must be optimized in a conflicting situation. Under

Method of Choice of the Robot-Manipulator of Laparoscope Controlling in the Minimally Invasive Surgery
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Abstract In this paper the task of the well-founded choice of the robotmanipulator of the laparoscope controlling in the minimally invasive surgery is discussed. We offer the approach on the base of the mathematical methods and expert assessment that allows us

One Point Perspective Vanishing Point Estimation for Mobile Robot Vision Based Navigation System
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Abstract: Where it can be found, the vanishing point in a one point perspective image can facilitate analysis of the image. For the purpose of a vision system for a small mobile robot self-navigating within a rectilinear indoor environment such as along the corridor of a

Wireless Controlled Robot Movement System Desgined using Microcontroller
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Abstract:Wireless controlled robot which can be controlled by simple human gestures. The transmitter circuit in which sensor included, the user needs to wear this device. The robot can move forward, backward leftward rightward through the transmitter device. The

Implementation of Autonomous Metal Detection Robot with Image and Message Transmission using Cell Phone
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Abstract: This paper describes the implementation of autonomous robot prototype for metal detection. The robot scans predefined area strip by strip and detects metallic object. Two DC geared motors are used for controlling the movement of robot. The metallic objects are

Team Parand Kid/Teen Humanoid Team Description Paper RoboCup2016 Humanoid Kid/Teen Size Robot League
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Abstract: This paper is written to introduce Team Parand in international Robocup2016 competitions which will take apart in Germany. The document will give brief information about this team researches in hardware and software field. During the current year team

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCES RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY ANDROIDE CONTROL SPY ROBOT
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ABSTRACT Now a days we can see nearly everything which is controlled by using machines electronic circuits instead of human beings. It is commonly used because it is simple in nature changes can easily doneDuring the certain critical condition in an

Willow Garage Announces PR2 Robot Community Continues Expansion in Asia, Europe and North America
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MENLO PARK, CA–December 15, 2010–Willow Garage announced today that the PR2 community has expanded to 16 leading research labs worldwide. Scientists and engineers at four leading research institutions will now be able to explore the innovative capabilities

What Does the Robot Think Transparency as a Fundamental Design Requirement for Intelligent Systems
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Abstract Deciphering the behaviour of intelligent others is a fundamental characteristic of our own intelligence. As we interact with complex intelligent artefacts, humans inevitably construct mental models to understand and predict their behaviour. If these models are

Robust trocar detection and localization during robot-assisted endoscopic surgery
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Abstract:In endoscopic surgery, trocars impose kinematic constraints. Whenever a robot manipulates endoscopic instruments, it needs to know the trocar location with respect to its base frame. In the literature, this knowledge is acquired thanks to an installation/

A Lightweight Robotic Arm with Pneumatic Muscles for Robot Learning
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Abstract:Versatile motor skills for hitting and throwing motions can be observed in humans already in early ages. Future robots require high power-to-weight ratios as well as inherent long operational lifetimes without breakage in order to achieve similar perfection.

The Robotarium: An open, remote-access, multi-robot laboratory
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Abstract:Multi-robotic testbeds are an integral part of multi-agent research, yet they are expensive to develop and operate, which obstructs access. This in turn makes them unaffordable for most but a select few researchers at wellendowed universities, slows the

Voice Guided Military Robot for Defence Application
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Abstract History is a replete with battles and wars since the dawn of civilization. Right from the ancient times, the foot soldiers have fought and won the battle for the victor. However, over the past decade or so, the infantry's role has changed-the emergence of smart

Performance of Topology-conserving Maps for the Leaming of Robot Manipulator Control
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Abstract A new programming paradigm for the control of a robot manipulator by leaming the mapping between the Cartesian space and the joint space (inverse Kinematic) is discussed. It is based on a Neural Network model of optimal mapping between two high-dimensional

LIBO: The Grasping Robot Using Object Recognition
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Abstract:Due to constraints on power and cost, robots operating in unstructured environments have limits on onboard computation and limited data on the objects they encounter. Arduino and MATLAB image processing proposes a thin-client model where

Developing and modeling a hexapod robot with 12 degrees of freedom for academic use
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Abstract. This research aims to develop and describe the prototype of a hexapod robot Aduka-I with 12 degrees of freedom to be used as a tool for the teaching and learning process in robotic classes. The idea is to use this prototype to simulate and test leg

What if a Robot Could Help Me Care for My Parents
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+ Martha M. Snyder, Ph.D. (smithmt@nova.edu) Laurie P. Dringus, Ph.D. (laurie@nova.edu) What if a Robot Could Help Me Care for My Martha M. Snyder, Ph.D. (smithmt@nova.edu) Laurie P. Dringus, Ph.D. (laurie@nova.edu) What if a Robot Could Help Me Care for My

Developmental Situation and Strategy for Engineering Robot Education in China University
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Abstract Robot education has an important role in cultivating engineering technologists in China university. Implementing the robot education, developing the educational function of the robot culture, exploring the educational value of intelligent robot, will propel the robot

Towards the Humanoid Robot Butler
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Abstract:This project focuses on detecting a tomato in a kitchen environment and grabbing it from the table. The ROS framework is used for the implementation of this project. Three detection algorithms are discussed to best detect the tomato. Also a localization algorithm

Design of a SESLogo Program for Mobile Robot Control
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Abstract:This paper presents a step by step procedure for writing a control program for SES mobile robots. Detailed explanation of APPLIC 37, a microcontroller usually referred to as heart of the robot which receives data or programs, process it and send it to the robot for

Equilibrium Motion Planning of Humanoid Climbing Robot under Constraints
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This paper introduces an equilibrium position planning on humanoid climbing robot. Recently, free-climbing has become popular and many climbing gyms have been opened. On the other hand, robots are expected as useful machines to assist human lives. To

BORDER SECURITY ROBOT
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ABSTRACT The ordinary border patrol system suffers from intensive human involvement. Recently unmanned border patrol system consist of high tech devices, like unmanned aerial vehicles, unattended ground sensors, and surveillance towers equipped with wireless

Kinematic Modeling of a Piezoelectric driven Legged Robot with Dual Four-Bar Linkage Architecture
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Abstract:This paper presents a miniature legged robot consisting of two piezoelectric unimorph actuators and a fourbar linkage mechanism to amplify the motion. The operation principle and the design of the robot is presented. The motion of the robot is modeled

Design and Kinematics Analysis of a Drilling Robot
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ABSTRACT This study deals with the design and kinematical analysis of a drilling robot with five degrees of freedom. It has been designed through a three-dimensional CAD program and subjected to static analysis test via the analysis module of the same program.

AE-Human Kid Size Robot Team Description Paper
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Abstract. This document describes AE-Human robots team for participating in humanoid kid size robot league in RoboCup 2016. AE-Human's present and future works for entry to RoboCup 2016 Humanoid Kid Size league are discussed. Our main research interests

Mobile Robot Floor Classification using Motor Current and Accelerometer Measurements
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Abstract:Accurate localisation of an indoor robot critically depends on the odometry calibration which varies with different types of floor surfaces. Motion control accuracy of robots can be improved by independently calibrating odometry parameters for each floor

Kalman Filter based Indoor Mobile Robot Navigation
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Abstract:This paper focuses on navigation of a mobile robot in an indoor environment. Accuracy is an important issue in robot navigation. Thus, many approaches for mobile robot navigation have been proposed to improve the navigation accuracy. This paper presents

Advanced Fuzzy Potential Field Method for Mobile Robot Obstacle Avoidance
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Abstract:In this paper, an advanced fuzzy potential field method for mobile robot obstacle avoidance is proposed. The potential field method primarily deals with the repulsive forces surrounding obstacles, while fuzzy control logic focuses on fuzzy rules that handle

Design and Control of Defense Robot Based On Virtual Reality
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Abstract: This paper presents the tools that are essential for controlling a defense robot in a teleoperation system via internet using the virtual reality concept. In the process of controlling a defense robot based on remote access the most important criteria affecting

On Indexicality, Direction of Arrival of Sound Sources and Human-Robot Interaction
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Abstract In this work we present the use of direction of arrival (DOA) of sound sources as an index during the interaction between humans and service robots. These indices follow the notion defined by the theory of interpretation of signs by Peirce. This notion establishes a

AUOTOMATIC PICK AND PLACE ROBOT
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ABSTRACT In this paper we deal with the implementation and creation of a Pick and Place Robot (P2R) using PIC microcontroller, sensors and wireless feedback. The implementation of the system is based on a simple, flexible and easiest control technology. The robot

Groups in Human-Robot Interaction
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Abstract:With more robots entering our lives every day, many interactions will include multiple robots and/or multiple humans–yet most human-robot interaction (HRI) research still focuses on a single human interacting with a single robot. Studies in social psychology (

Design Of Wireless Spy Robot For Video Surveillance Using Hybrid Technology
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Abstract-The Main aim of this paper is to design a spy robot which allow the Rescue team to go through the harsh conditions or may in disasters where it is very difficult to reach and help the banned people. This paper discusses the computer operated wireless robot which

Human-robot interactions: A psychological perspective
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Human-robot interactions plays a key role in the field of robotics, especially those applications where robots work with humans in a co-operative, semi-independent and/or independent way. The rules of engagement between robots and humans must be

A Cautionary Note on Personality (Extroversion) Assessments in Child-Robot Interaction Studies
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Abstract:The relationship between personality and social human-robot interaction is a topic of increasing interest. There are further some indications from the literature that there is an association between personality dimensions and various aspects of educational

Application of Ant Colony Optimization for finding the Navigational path of Mobile Robot-A Review
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Abstract In industries as well as in day to day life the use of Mobile Robots is increasing because to optimize our lives. But the difficult issue in robot navigation or path planning in an unknown environment with static or dynamic obstacle is to find a globally optimal path

On Cognitive Robot Woodworking in SMErobotics
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Abstract This paper details and discusses work performed at the woodworking SME Mivelaz Techniques Bois SA within the SME-robotics FP7 project. The aim is to improve non-expert handling of the cell by introduction of cognitive abilities in the robot system. Three areas

Integrated On-line Robot-camera Calibration and Object Pose Estimation
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Abstract:We present a novel on-line approach for extrinsic robot-camera calibration, a process often referred to as handeye calibration, that uses object pose estimates from a real- time model-based tracking approach. While off-line calibration has seen much progress

Vision-based Robot Localization Across Seasons and in Remote Locations
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Abstract:This paper studies the problem of GPS-denied unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) localization by matching ground images to a satellite map. We examine the realistic, but particularly challenging problem of navigation in remote areas using maps that may

Body Representations for Robot Ego-Noise Modelling and Prediction. Towards the Development of a Sense of Agency in Artificial Agents
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Abstract We present an implementation of a biologically inspired model for learning multimodal body representations in artificial agents in the context of learning and predicting robot ego-noise. We demonstrate the predictive capabilities of the proposed model in two

Planning with Task-oriented Knowledge Acquisition for A Service Robot
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Abstract We propose a framework for a service robot to behave intelligently in domains that contain incomplete information, underspecified goals and dynamic change. Human robot interaction (HRI), sensing actions and physical actions are uniformly formalized in action

Establishing Performance Guarantees for Behavior-Based Robot Mis-sions Using an SMT Solver
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Abstract In prior work [9] we developed an approach to formally representing behavior- based multi-robot programs, and the uncertain environments in which they operate, as process networks. We automatically extract a set of probabilistic equations governing

VesIco-ureThrAl AnAsTomosIs durIng roboT-AssIsTed rAdIcAl ProsTATecTomy usIng The InTerlocKed bArbed unIdIrecTIonAl V-loc180 suTure
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AbsTrAcT The purpose of this paper is to describe the surgical technique, safety and feasibility of a running posterior reconstruction (PR) integrated with continuous vesicourethral anastomosis (VUA) using self-cinching unidirectional barbed suture in

Dynamic Modelling of Biped Robot
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Abstract:Goal of dynamics is to obtain equations of motion of biped. Dynamic model of 11 Degree of freedom biped is formulated. Euler-Lagrange formulation combined with homogeneous transformation matrices are used to derive Equations of motion. Jacobian

Control of Mobile Robot for Trajectory Tracking by Sliding Mode Control Technique
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Abstract In this paper sliding mode controller is presented for the trajectory tracking by wheel mobile robot. Kinematic and dynamic model of mobile robot are derived using Lagrangian formulation. To achieve the desired trajectory tracking an auxiliary velocity controller is

Robot Navigation Using a Brain-Computer Interface
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Abstract:A brain-computer interface has been designed to control a ground-based robot. A wireless EEG headset was used to obtain the EEG signals from the user and stream the signals into a host computer. The computer processed the EEG signals, extracted possible

The RoboCup Logistics League as a Holistic Multi-Robot Smart Factory Benchmark
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Abstract:With autonomous mobile robots receiving increased attention in industrial contexts, the need for benchmarks becomes more and more an urgent matter. The RoboCup Logistics League (RCLL) is one specific industry-inspired scenario focusing on production

Disordered and Multiple Destinations Path Planning Methods for Mobile Robot in Dynamic Environment
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Abstract:In the smart home environment, aiming at the disordered and multiple destinations path planning, the sequencing rule is proposed to determine the order of destinations. Within each branching process, the initial feasible path set is generated Abstract The human hand is our preeminent and most versatile tool to explore and modify the external environment. It represents both the cognitive organ of the sense of touch and the most important end effector in object manipulation and grasping. Our brain can cope

Graph-based Cross Entropy Method for Solving Multi-Robot Decentralized POMDPs
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Abstract:This paper introduces a probabilistic algorithm for multi-robot decision-making under uncertainty, which can be posed as a Decentralized Partially Observable Markov Decision Process (Dec-POMDP). Dec-POMDPs are inherently synchronous decision-

Receding Horizon Robot Control in Partially Unknown Environments with Temporal Logic Constraints
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Abstract:This paper addresses the control of a mobile robot that has to accomplish a finite task in a partially unknown static environment in minimum time. The task is expressed as a syntactically co-safe Linear Temporal Logic (scLTL) formula over a set of properties that

WIRELESS ASCENT ROBOT
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ABSTRACT Day by day things are becoming simpler and easier for us, because of advancement in technology. Automation has an importance in the world economy and in daily experience. In robotic technology rapid development is done in last few decades

WORKSPACE ANALYSIS OF A 6-DOF PARALLEL TOPOLOGY ROBOT
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Abstract: The paper presents an analysis of the workspace of a 6-DOF parallel topology robot, of FP3+ 6· SPS+ MP3 type, depending on upper level link lengths and on driving kinematical joint strokes. The workspace shape and volume are determined on the basis

Path Generation for Robot Navigation using a Single Ceiling Mounted Camera
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Abstract The paper focus on providing a novel method to find a shortest path in an indoor environment for a robot for its ease of movement, it also detects and avoids obstacles in an environment using a single ceiling mounted camera. The system generates a path given

Co-designing with children: An approach to social robot design
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KidsTeam UW (University of Washington) is an intergenerational co-design group of children and adults developing new children's technologies WITH children, FOR children. It involves a co-design team composed of children and adults working together to explore

STUDY OF COMPUTER CONTROLLED FOUR FINGERED ROBOT HAND
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ABSTRACT When people are interacting with intelligent agents, they depend upon a more range of existing source of knowledge about machines, minds and intelligence. This knowledge guides these interactions and also it can be challenged and potentially

Control of robot arm by using reference arm and LabVIEW
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Abstract: In this study, position controlling of a robot arm with Four degree of freedom and an ending function element connected to this robot arm by using reference arm and control software written in computer environment were considered. For this purpose, responsive ROS is an open-source robotic middleware for the large-scale development of complex robotic systems. Although the research community is quite active in developing applications with ROS and extending its features, the amount of references does not translate the huge

Bioinspired Robot Path Planning using PointBug Algorithm
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Abstract:This paper is an outcome of a research implementation that was carried out on a BOEbot (Board Of Education bot) existing in the robotics laboratory of Computer Science and Engineering Department of Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology which resulted in

TYPE SYNTHESIS, MODELLING AND ANALYSIS OF THE MANIPULATOR FOR WHEEL-LEGGEDROBOT
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Abstract: The aim of this article is to present the concept of wheel-legged mobile manipulator, which is a combination of mobile platform with specially selected suspension system and a manipulator. First, a literature review was performed and own solution

A Study on the fusion reducer module with no-lubrication, high precision for the robot
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Abstract:-The fusion reducer module increases the torque of the motor in the robot system, and converting rotational motion into linear motion or a linear motion to rotational motion. The fusion reducer module part is a robot system to determine the final motion

Indoor Mobile Robot Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance Using a 3D Camera and Laser Scanner
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Thanks to the developing sensor technology in mobile robot navigation and obstacle avoidance there are new and affordable solutions which can be used to accomplish smooth, safe and reliable robot movement in an indoor environment. A laser scanner is a

Fully Automated Industrial Segregation Robot
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Abstract:This paper is aimed at creating a customized robotic vehicle or a platform, which can be used for industrial segregation applications. The object is picked up and delivered it the appropriate destination area based on the color detected. The GPS Framework is

The Roasted Tomato Challenge for a Humanoid Robot
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Abstract:Supporting humans in the kitchen is a difficult task for a humanoid robot. This study focuses on one of the tasks identified in the HUMABOT Challenge; finding a tomato in a kitchen environment and grabbing it from the table. Three detection algorithms are

Humanoid Robot Slope Gait Planning Based on Zero Moment Point Principle
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Abstract This paper is based on the robot model NCEPU-I. With this model, we proposed a robot slope walking gait method based on improved algorithm of inverse kinematics. With the bar linkage model, the humanoid robot slope gait could be planned by hips and swing

Supervised Autonomy for Exploration and Mobile Manipulation in Rough Terrain with a Centaur-like Robot
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ABSTRACT Planetary exploration scenarios illustrate the need for autonomous robots that are capable to operate in unknown environments without direct human interaction. At the DARPA Robotics Challenge, we demonstrated that our Centaur-like mobile manipulation

Focused Online Visual-Motor Coordination for a Dual-Arm Robot Manipulator
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Abstract:Coordination between visual sensors and robot manipulators is necessary for successful manipulation. This paper proposes a novel visual-motor coordination method that performs online parameter estimation of an RGB-D camera mounted in a robot head

Polar Metric-Weighted Norm-Based Scan Matching for Robot Pose Estimation
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Abstract: In this paper, a novel point-to-point scan matching approach is proposed to address pose estimation and the map building issues of mobile robots. Polar Scan Matching (PSM) and Metric-Based Iterative Closest Point (Mb-ICP) are usually employed for point-to

A Robot-based Application for Physical Exercise Training
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Abstract: According to studies, performing physical exercise is beneficial for reducing the risk of falling in the elderly and prolonging their stay at home. In addition, regular exercising helps cognitive function and increases positive behaviour for seniors with cognitive

The Impact of Diversity on Optimal Control Policies for Heterogenous Robot Swarms
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Abstract:We present a framework that allows us to quantify the impact of diversity on the performance of a heterogeneous swarm of robots. We model the system of heterogeneous robots as a community of species, where each species (robot type) is defined by the traits (

The Right Direction to Smell: Efficient Sensor Planning Strategies for Robot Assisted Gas Tomography
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Abstract:Creating an accurate model of gas emissions is an important task in monitoring and surveillance applications. A promising solution for a range of real-world applications are gas-sensitive mobile robots with spectroscopy-based remote sensors that are used to

Robot Based Wireless Monitoring and Safety System for Underground Coal Mines using Zigbee Protocol: A Review
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Abstract:-Safety of a person is primary concern in any industry especially in underground coal mining industry. Underground communication is necessary to monitor underground environmental parameter such as temperature, Humidity, toxic gas etc. and take

Miniature Piezoelectric Mobile Robot driven by Standing Wave
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Abstract:In this paper, we will study the locomotion behaviour of a meso scale legged piezoelectric mobile robot driven by standing wave. The design exploits the use of standing waves to be transmitted to its legs to propel the robot forward. A piezoelectric robot is

Safety Barrier Certificates for Heterogeneous Multi-Robot Systems
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Abstract:This paper presents a formal framework for collision avoidance in multi-robot systems, wherein an existing controller is modified in a minimally invasive fashion to ensure safety. We build this framework through the use of control barrier functions (CBFs) which

A ROBUST FEEDBACK CONTROLLED SELF BALANCING ROBOT
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Abstract:The research on balancing robot has been increased over the last decade in a number of robotics research laboratories around the world. Due to the unstable dynamics of the system such robots have a lot of ability to balance on its two wheel and is also capable

IRC Team Description Paper 2016 Adult-size Humanoid Robot Soccer Team
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Abstract: In this document the Humanoid robot of IRC robotic team is described. The IRC team Humanoid robot is an adult-size robot, which it is prepared for RoboCup 2016 competitions. Our Robot is a completely autonomous robot, which is compatible with

Optimality and limit behavior of the ML estimator for Multi-Robot Localization via GPS and Relative Measurements
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Abstract:This work addresses the problem of distributed multi-agent localization in presence of heterogeneous measurements and wireless communication. The proposed algorithm integrates low precision global sensors, like GPS and compasses, with more

Mobile Robot Navigation on Partially Known Maps using a Fast A Algorithm Version
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Abstract:Mobile robot navigation in total or partially unknown environments is still an open problem. The path planning algorithms lack completeness and/or performance. Thus, there is the need for complete (ie, the algorithm determines in finite time either a solution or

Designing of Service Robot for Home Automation-Implementation
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Abstract:" Home Automation" industry is growing rapidly. Home Automation is a way to have things around your home happen automatically. The first thing that comes to mind when folks think of home automation are robots, flashing lights, complicated electronics

Rearrangement planning using object-centric and robot-centric action spaces
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Abstract:This paper addresses the problem of rearrangement planning, ie to find a feasible trajectory for a robot that must interact with multiple objects in order to achieve a goal. We propose a planner to solve the rearrangement planning problem by considering two

Design Of Control System For Articulated Robot Using Leap Motion Sensor
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Abstract-In this proposed System, The main aim of a making human hand tracking system, is to create interaction between human hand and robotic arm. Man–machine interaction gives the relation between human and computer. The idea shows the creation of a robotic arm

Exploration Of Domestic Robot Design With Baby Boomers
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ABSTRACT Socially assistive robotics (SARs) are often designed based on the assumption that elderly cannot take care of themselves due to lack of mobility, cognitive decline, and listening and hearing disabilities. Through interviews with individuals from the baby

Forecasting Conflicts in Multi-Robot Systems Based on Intelligent Feedback
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Abstract:This paper provides a methodology for improving multi-robot systems efficiency in the objects transportation task. We describe an architecture of intellectual control system capable of planning and distributing tasks between robotic agents and show how

Exact Robot Navigation Using Power Diagrams
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Abstract:We reconsider the problem of reactive navigation in sphere worlds, ie, the construction of a vector field over a compact, convex Euclidean subset punctured by Euclidean disks, whose flow brings a Euclidean disk robot from all but a zero measure set

Learning Socially Normative Robot Navigation Behaviors with Bayesian Inverse Reinforcement Learning
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Abstract:Mobile robots that navigate in populated environments require the capacity to move efficiently, safely and in human-friendly ways. In this paper, we address this task using a learning approach that enables a mobile robot to acquire navigation behaviors from

Design and Fabrication of Crop Analysis Agriculture Robot
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Abstract Traditional methods are still followed in the field of agriculture, which are outdated in the current world of technology. There is a vast demand for automation in various fields of agriculture. In this paper an attempt is made to automate one of the fields of agriculture

Path Planning for Autonomous Mobile Robot Based on Safe Space
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Abstract–Path planning is essential for the autonomous navigation of mobile robots. Researchers have been working on ensuring the safe navigation of mobile robots; however, it is impossible to secure the absolute safety of a mobile robot without environmental

Obstacle detection and avoidance methods for autonomous mobile robot
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Abstract: In Recent Trends, Robotics plays a major role in manufacturing, mining, warfare, surgery, Education, Entertainment and other non-commercial application. Robots are very special since, a robot can be change based on the requirement and it's diligently obeying

Power consumption analysis of different hexapod robot gaits
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Abstract: The paper is focused on the power consumption analysis of different gaits of our constructed hexapod robot controlled by different Central Pattern Generator (CPG) models. There are a lot of gait patterns in the literature constructed either by different CPG models

An Embedded System for a Bluetooth Controlled Mobile Robot Based on the ATmega8535 Microcontroller
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Abstract Embedded systems have received significant attention during the last decade mainly because of their numerous applications. They can be found in robotics, smart buildings, fabrication equipments as well as medical, automation, industrial, commercial,

Vision-based Control of a Soft Robot for Maskless Head and Neck Cancer Radiotherapy
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Abstract:This work presents an on-going investigation of the control of a pneumatic soft- targeted towards accurate patient positioning systems in maskless head and neck cancer radiotherapy. We employ two RGB-D sensors in a sensor fusion scheme to

Bluetooth Based Android Controlled Robot
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ABSTRACT: The project aims in designing a Robot that can be operated using Android Apps. The controlling of the Robot is done wirelessly through Android smart phone using the Bluetooth module feature present in it. Here in the project the Android smart phone is used

FACIAL POINT DETECTION AND EMOTION RECOGNITION FOR A HUMANOID ROBOT
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Abstract:Automatic acuity of facial lexis with scaling differences, pose variations and occlusions would greatly augment natural human robot interface. This paper proposes unsupervised automatic facial point detection integrated with regression based intensity

2009 Issue No. 17 Bernard Stiegler and the Question of Technics Prolegomena to a FutureRobot History: Stiegler, Epiphylogenesis and Technical Evolution
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How does one tell the story of a machine Can we say that technical artefacts have their own genealogies, their own evolutionary dynamic Bernard Stiegler feels this question is an urgent one, and calls for more research into technical evolution in his book, Technics and

Modeling and Control of a Spherical Rolling Robot Using Model Reference Adaptive Control
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Abstract- Generally the conventional controller not well tuned. Due to the abstraction of the real system, unmodeled dynamics, parameter variations and disturbance results in poor performance. In our paper which presents the control of a spherical rolling robot based on

A Four Degree of Freedom Robot for Positioning Ultrasound Imaging Catheters
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In this paper, we present the design, fabrication, and testing of a robot for automatically positioning ultrasound (US) imaging catheters. Our system will point US catheters to provide real-time imaging of anatomical structures and working instruments during minimally

Pipelined, High Speed, Low Power Neural Network Controller for Autonomous Mobile RobotNavigation Using FPGA
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Abstract-The demand for autonomous robots which incorporates efficient path planning and obstacle avoidance is increasing rapidly. In this paper, we have proposed a neural network based hardware architecture for autonomous mobile robot which is able to detect and

IOT Based Gesture Movement Recognize Robot
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Abstract Robots are playing a vital role in today's industrial automation and monitoring system. As technology developed these robots have increased their applications and functionality. Working robots will cooperate to the people makes the work more Effortless

Task Allocation in Foraging Robot Swarms: The Role of Information Sharing
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Abstract Autonomous task allocation is a desirable feature of robot swarms that collect and deliver items in scenarios where congestion, caused by accumulated items or robots, can temporarily interfere with swarm behaviour. In such settings, self-regulation of workforce

Planar Motion Control, Coordination, and Dynamic Entrainment for a Singly Actuated Nonholonomic Robot
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Abstract:The Chaplygin beanie is a single-input robotic vehicle for which partial planar motion control can be achieved by exploiting a simple nonholonomic constraint. A previous paper suggested a strategy for such motion control. In the present paper, this strategy is

The Future of Robot Rescue Simulation Workshop
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Abstract. Although the environment of RoboCup Rescue Simulation League is well used in research initiatives, the number of teams that are willing to benchmark their overall performance in a yearly competition is dropping. Yet, recent disasters have made clear

Privacy in Human-Robot Interaction: Survey and Future Work
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Robots can cause privacy concerns for humans, partly because robots can gather data and move around in the real world, and partly because they can be perceived by humans as social actors. This is a growing issue as robots are increasingly located near humans. We

Hinomiyagura 2016 Team Description Paper for RoboCup 2016 Rescue Virtual Robot League
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Abstract. Robots have been used to explore the interior of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant (FDNP) that was destroyed by a tsunami. Robots are supposed to be used for FDNP for it's decommissioning over the next several decades. There are many types of works

Deadbeat Control on the ATRIAS Robot
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Theoretical models of running suggest that this gait is deadbeat stable in the presence of large ground height disturbance [1, 2]. The evaluation of this theory on legged robot platforms should enable more robust and agile behavior of these machines and help to

POMDP-lite for Robust Robot Planning under Uncertainty
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Abstract:The partially observable Markov decision process (POMDP) provides a principled general model for planning under uncertainty. However, solving a general POMDP is computationally intractable in the worst case. This paper introduces POMDP-lite, a

Notes from Robot Autonomy Class
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We can choose any angle of the form where n is the number of divisions for the inscribed polyhedral convex cone as long as our estimate of n is conservative. The example shown in figure 4 has. As the polyhedral cone converges to the circular cone, which implies that

A PLANAR ROBOT DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION WITH MAPLE
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Abstract: Maple is used to do numerical computation, plot graphs and do exact symbolic manipulations and word processing. In this study we demonstrate how Maple can be used for the simulation of a planar robot. This offers the possibility to become familiar of

Study of Human Speculations Android Robot Interaction in Future World
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Abstract Actualization or Body performance Vital crucial dilemma in robot development. Artificial Intelligence (AI) researcher speculates on the future of social communication between humans and androids. In analyzing the curve of currently developing robotics

TOUCH SCREEN CONTROLLED DEFENSE ROBOT: A COMPREHENSIVE
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The defence robot is fully controlled by the touch screen and the commands from the touchscreen via ZigBee transmitter were received by the microcontroller. So this defense robot can be used in military applications [1]. An automated defense robot building is

Trajectory Optimization for Spray Painting Robot Based on T-Bézier Curves
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This paper presents a new method of trajectory optimization for spray painting robot based on the T-Bézier curves. The material distribution model on a free-form surface is introduced. Then the model of film thickness on a surface is discussed. A new curve, to be called T-

Hydro Robot
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Abstract: Need for security is growing day to day due to enormous development in the field of technology, but man wants to achieve this security at the minimum cost and minimum risk to human life. This is the factor which has encouraged us to develop this project which can

Locomotion of Hexapod Robot
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Abstract: A hexapod robot is a recent innovation in the field of robotics which has a great deal of flexibility. This paper describes the locomotion of a power autonomous, six-legged hexapod robot. The robot has six limbs-one motor located at each limb that is robust and

Robust Nonlinear Control of a Mobile Robot
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Abstract–A robust control intended for a nonholonomic mobile robot is considered to guarantee good tracking a desired trajectory. The main drawbacks of the mobile robot model are the existence of nonholonomic constraints, uncertain system parameters and un-

Implementation of Efficient Night Vision Robot on Arduino and FPGA Board
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Abstract:Night vision robot is robot that can click pictures and make videos during day as well as night. The Project is based on arduino platform. We have used infrared light emitting diodes, light dependent resister, RF module to make remote wireless and a camera. LDR

Path Planning With Kinematic Constraints For Robot Groups
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Abstract:Path planning for multiple robots is well studied in the AI and robotics communities. For a given discretized environment, robots need to find collision-free paths to a set of specified goal locations. Robots can be fully anonymous, non-anonymous, or

Service Robot for Home Automation
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ABSTRACT: The term" Home Automation" may be used in contrast to the more mainstream" building automation", which refers to industrial uses of similar technology, particularly the automatic or semi-automatic control of lighting, doors and windows, Heating, Ventilation

A Review on Multiple Applications Robot
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Abstract: Embedded System is a part of a complete device often including hardware, software and mechanical parts. This project presents multipurpose manual robot that has PIR sensor for Human Detection, which get activated based on external stimuli. The

OBJECT DETECTION AND PATH TRACKING USING QUADRAPOD ROBOT IN UNKNOWN ENVIRONMENT
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Abstract:ourproject encompasses a study on the development of a walking gait for fault tolerant locomotion in unstructured environments. Quadra pod is a four-legged walking robot. It should be a micro robot and designed with manual control. It consists of hardware

Climbing Quadruped Robot for Nondestructive Testing
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Abstract. This paper presents design, construction and control of a quadruped robot, capable to maneuver on vertical surfaces. A nondestructive system integrated with the robot enables location and tracking of rebars in concrete structures. This paper illustrates robot

A tether-less legged piezoelectric miniature robot using bounding gait locomotion for bidirectional motion
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Abstract:This paper describes the design and evaluation of a Legged Piezoelectric Miniature Robot (LPMR) propelled by standing wave locomotion where the vibrations of legs are similar to the bounding gait locomotion of animals. The LPMR comprises of one

Intelligent Autonomous Farming Robot with Plant Disease Detection using Image Processing
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Abstract: Even though India is agricultural country lot of challenges are faced by farmer. Every year farmer experiences large losses due to pest infestation in crop this in turn affect his lifestyle. These losses are basically due to discontinuous monitoring of farm, various

MULTI-ROBOT SENSOR RELOCATION TO ENHANCE CONNECTIVITY IN A WSN
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ABSTRACT Ensuring connectivity in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) is a challenging issue, especially in hazardous areas (like battlefield). Many applications of WSN require an important level of connectivity in the network to detect a given event (like detection