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Deliberate Action in Robotics
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Consider a service robot in a household or a medical environment assisting a person. The robot is endowed with perception, motion, manipulation and communication capabilities to allow the accomplishment of services such as: house keeping, setting up and cleaning a

Small Body Exploration Technologies as Precursors for Interstellar Robotics
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ABSTRACT The scientific activities undertaken to explore our Solar System will be the same as required someday at other stars. The systematic exploration of primitive small bodies throughout our Solar System requires new technologies for autonomous robotic

Algebraic Detection of Flexibility of Polyhedral Structures with Applications to Robotics and Chemistry
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Many problems arise in biochemistry, robotics, and other fields in which flexibility of a polygonal or polyhedral structure plays an important role. In biochemistry, the flexibility and folding of molecules is an important factor in drug design and is a subject of ongoing

Robotics Research
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Abstract We extend existing oceanographic sampling methodologies to sample an advecting feature of interest using autonomous robotic platforms. GPS-tracked Lagrangian drifters are used to tag and track a water patch of interest with position updates provided

The role of three-dimensional visualization in robotics-assisted cardiac surgery
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Abstract Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of three- dimensional (3D) versus two-dimensional (2D) visualization on the amount of force applied to mitral valve tissue during robotics-assisted mitral valve annuloplasty, and the time to

Northwestern Polytechnical University Team Entry for the 2012 AUVSI International AerialRobotics Competition
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ABSTRACT The Icarus-UAV project stresses on building an autonomous air vehicle in confined environment with relatively low cost and simple structure. The vehicle is based on a 4-rotor flight, with an FPGA as the central processing unit and transfers all necessary data

Integrated field testing of planetary robotics vision processing: the PRoVisG campaign in Tenerife 2011
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–A trajectory of about 400 meters was covered with stereo visual odometry sequences, with 1-2 meters of intervals.–super resolution sequences (using about ten slightly different– random–pan-tilt values from the same scene) were acquired.–Also the HRC from AUPE

Towards Robotics Leadership: An Analysis of Leadership Characteristics and the Roles Robots Will Inherit in Future Human Society
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This paper aims to present the idea of robotics leadership. By investigating leadership definitions and identifying domains where humans have failed to lead, this paper proposes how robots can step in to fill various leadership positions. This is exemplified by referring

Medical robotics and computer-integrated interventional medicine
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ABSTRACT Computer-Integrated Interventional Medicine (CIIM) promises to have a profound impact on health care in the next 20 years, much as and for many of the same reasons that the marriage of computers and information processing methods with other

Neuro-robotics study on integrative learning of proactive visual attention and motor behaviors
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Abstract The current paper proposes a novel model for integrative learning of proactive visual attention and sensory-motor control as inspired by the premotor theory of visual attention. The model is characterized by coupling a slow dynamics network with a fast

Robotics in education: a tool for recruiting, engaging, retaining and educating students
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ABSTRACT Robotics is being used in the Montana Tech Computer Science Department in a variety of ways: to increase awareness of the field, to assist us in recruiting students, to engage our existing students, and to provide an advanced research and development

Advanced Architecture Algorithm of Sensor based Robotics Security System framework for e-Governance Technology
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ABSTRACT In this paper, we discuss the advanced sensor based system framework for security application is proposed in e-Governance security areas. Like online voting, online transaction, online payment and automatic transportation management system. Fidelity

Foundations of autonomy for ground robotics
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ABSTRACT Unmanned systems have become a critical element of the Army s Force Structure for applications such as Emergency Ordnance Disposal (EOD). Systems currently fielded are typically tele-operated and, thus, impose significant cognitive burden upon the

Robotics Research
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ABSTRACT This paper digs into the relationship between cages and grasps of a rigid body. In particular, it considers the use of cages as waypoints to grasp an object. We introduce the concept of pregrasping cages, caging configurations from which an object can be grasped

Medical Robotics
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Abstract Medical robotics is an interdisciplinary field that focuses on developing electromechanical devices for clinical applications. The goal of this field is to enable new medical techniques by providing new capabilities to the physician or by providing

A Learning Excellence Program in a Science Museum as a Pathway into Robotics
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There is growing interest to the use of robots in science museums for demonstration of technological innovations and introducing the principles of human-robot interaction. This paper considers the educational robotics programs developed at MadaTech in

Integrating robotics in science and technology teacher training curriculum
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ABSTRACT This paper presents a constructivist methodological approach for integrating robotics in science and technology teacher training curriculum. Two interventions are reported involving two distinct target groups: technology future teachers and experienced

April Robotics Laboratory modules for USARSim
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Abstract The aim of this report is to exam the modules April Robotics Toolkit, and to demonstrate how these can be coupled to the USARSim environment. The April Robotics Toolkit has been used to participate in the MAGIC competition. The Toolkit contains

ROBOTICS IN ONLINE INSPECTION AND QUALITY CONTROL USING MOMENT ALGORITHM
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ABSTRACT In the past few years, robotics has been used in a wide range of industrial applications. Material transfer is one of the basic applications require the robot to move materials or work parts from one location to another. The important function involved in

Simulating autonomous robot teams with Microsoft robotics studio
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This paper presents an application of Microsoft Robotics Studio (MSRS) in which a team of six four wheel drive, ground based robots explore and map simulated terrain. The user has the ability to modify the terrain and assign destination objectives to the team while the

Finite State Automata Synthesis in Boolean Network Robotics
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Abstract We show that the automatic design of robot control systems based on Boolean networks can be exploited as a method of synthesis of Finite State Automata (FSA). To demonstrate our insight, we study a set of Boolean networks designed to let a robot

Study on implementing of an ultrasonic motor in robotics
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ABSTRACT This paper aims the studying, modeling and testing of models of linear motors which use ultrasonic waves to achieve the movement. The studied motors are characterized by the positioning accuracy, small inertia, wide speed control (does not require gears and

The Minimum Constraint Removal Problem with Three Robotics Applications
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ABSTRACT This paper formulates a new Minimum Constraint Removal (MCR) motion planning problem in which the objective is to remove the fewest geometric constraints necessary to connect a start and goal state with a free path. I present a probabilistic roadmap motion

Active Sensing with Applications to Mobile Robotics
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Abstract Compared to static sensors, mobile robots offer significant advantages primarily due to their ability to move and sense the world from multiple vantage points. However, they also pose significant challenges due to limitations on their resources. Specifically, moving

Deployment of Remotely-Accessible Robotics Laboratory
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ABSTRACT Robotnacka is an autonomous drawing mobile robot, designed for teaching beginners in the Logo programming language. It can also be used as an experimental platform, in our case in a remotely accessible robotic laboratory with the possibility to

Motion JPEG Video Authentication based on Quantization Matrix Watermarking: Application inRobotics
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ABSTRACT The images authentication transmitted through the communication networks must verify the proof of the originality and robustness against the hacker attacks. The existing techniques such as the cryptographic methods are not sufficient. An effectiveness

LUNAR ROBOTICS 7 th GRADE CURRICULUM
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ABSTRACT This Interdisciplinary Qualifying Project designed a curriculum to expose students to an engineering process, in 7th grade classrooms of Worcester Public Schools. It is set up to mimic the basic curriculum structure at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, culminating in a

Medical Robotics
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There are many reasons which can make it ne increase the accuracy of an intervention imaging is often not as powerful as pre cancer patients, a CT or MR image operation room, but the exact location of the t be taken during the operation showing both t target structure.

New design of Robotics Remote lab
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ABSTRACT The Robotic Remote Laboratory (RRL) controls the Robot labs via the Internet and applies the Robot experiment in easy and advanced way. If we want to enhance the RRL system, we must study requirements of the Robot experiment deeply. One of key

ECC4302-Robotics
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A robot is a mechanical or virtual, artificial agent. It is usually an electromechanical system, which, by its appearance or movements, conveys a sense that it has intent or agency of its own. The word robot can refer to both physical robots and virtual software agents, but the

Nanotechnology and Medical Robotics; Legal and Ethical Responsibility
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Nowadays nanotechnology and medical robotics become more and more important in our society. Especially, Japan is one of the most advanced countries in the field of nanotechnology and robotics in the world. However, legal and ethical problems on the

Autonomous Robotics and Experiments-I
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. Autonomous Robotics and Experiments ,I From theory to practice Viola Schiaffonati June, 6th 2012 Page 2. Robotics 2  human supervision ? Many potential applications Autonomous robotics Page 4. Robotics 4 ? Autonomous robotics is at the intersection between

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