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Kinetic Values, Assistive Robotics , and Smart Urban Environments
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In this paper, we introduce a novel idea of kinetic values to examine challenges regarding assistive robots that are expected to support human movement in smart homes and mobility in urban environments. By problematizing the medicalengineering

Architecture of a software system for robotics control
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This paper describes the architecture and features of RoboStudio, a software system for robotics control that allows complete and simultaneous monitoring of all electronic components of a robotic system. This increases the safety of operating expensive

Little Engineers: Young Childrens Learning Patterns in an Educational Robotics Project
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This short paper aimed to investigate how young children as little computer engineers learned in an educational robotics project. Student participants were1 third graders at one public elementary school in Taiwan. The project in an after-school learning

CreaCube, a playful activity with modular robotics
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Programmable toys are blurring the lines between serious games and educational robotics solutions. In this study, the CreaCube activity is analysed using Cubelets modular robotics based on the Learning Mechanics and Game Mechanics (LMGM)

ROBOTICS IN ASIAN COUNTRIES
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Robots are rapidly transforming the way we live and work, and will have even more revolutionary impact in the years ahead. It is important to give the definition of robotics that is an interdisciplinary branch of engineering and science that includes mechanical

SwarmDAG: A Partition Tolerant Distributed Ledger Protocol for Swarm Robotics
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Blockchain technology has the potential to disrupt applications beyond cryptocurrency. This work applies the concepts of blockchain technology to swarm

Review of soft computing techniques used in robotics application
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In this Review paper we discussed, how soft computing to the field of behavior based robotics. It discusses the role of fuzzy, neuro-fuzzy and genetic algorithm rule-based systems for behavior architectures and adaptation. It reviews a number of applications of soft

A preliminary study about robust speech recognition for a robotics application
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In this study the specific problem of robustness in automatic speech recognition under various acoustic conditions is reviewed. The currently most used techniques to solve this problem are discussed. One specific technique (RASTA-PLP) is then implemented and

Expensive multiobjective optimization and validation with a robotics application
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Many practical optimization problems, especially in robotics, involve multiple competing objectives, eg performance metrics such as speed and energy efficiency. Proper treatment of these objective functions is often overlooked. Additionally, optimization of the performance of

Learning Control Architectures by Robotics Application
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Engineering students starting their studies in engineering find it difficult to understand and appreciate the value of undergraduate education. Our group has experimented with various robotic projects for diverse engineering students designed specifically to improve their

Flexible tactile sensors based on polysilicon TFT technology for robotics application
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Flexible tactile sensors represent the key element for the development of highly conformable sensor platform that can be defined artificial skin . In this work, we present the fabrication of a piezoelectric tactile sensor based on piezoelectric PVDF-TrFE film integrated with a

Robotics application in flexible manufacturing systems: prospects and challenges in a developing country
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This paper presents some insights into automation of assembly process of a consumer product. The methods developed towards achieving this objective include: surveying the available literature on automated assembly systems; defining the advantages and limitations

Analysis and modelling of strong-AI to engineer BIONIC brain for humanoid robotics application
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In my research very first I was gone through the literature surveys, history of AI and Robotics from various secondary data and information sources like white papers, short essays, research papers, research review papers, newspapers, monographs and standard

Assessment of PrimeSense RGB-D camera for using in robotics : Application to human body modeling
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The use of PrimeSense RGB-D camera (see Fig. 1a) is rising in the last months for several applications not only related to the video games industry. In automation and robotic applications, for instance, it has been used as a sensing device for Human-Robot

Soft Robotics: Transferring Theory to Application, Soft Components for Soft Robots
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components. I will present several on going research on actuation and sensor solutions for soft robotics application as well as novel methods and materials for sensor and actuation integration. 1 Introduction: What kind of Softness This robot manipulator consists of two rigid links; high-torque brushless directdrive servos are used to drive the joints without gear reduction. This kind of joints present reduced backlash and significantly lower joint friction as compared to the actuators with gear drives

Trinity Robotics Application for RoCKIN 2015
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This paper is written to provide a detailed overview of the preparatory activities of the Trinity College Dublin Robotics research group in the run-up to the RoCKIN robotics competition 2015. Details of the Robbie robot under development by the group are explored with a

Robotics application of symbolic design and modeling
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This paper is devoted to the problem of the design procedure automation for nonlinear control systems on the basis of symbolic computations and such well-known technique as exact linearization via nonlinear feedback. Developed software realizes the synthesis of

AC 2009-2354: A PROJECT-ORIENTED APPROACH IN TEACHING ROBOTICS APPLICATION ENGINEERING
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Automated robotic systems are critical components in implementing flexible manufacturing systems (FMS) which is the current trend for improving productivity and flexibility. Using robots in actual manufacturing platforms is a decision to improve flexibility and to increase

Revealing a swimming mechanism in penguins and its robotics application
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Since start-up in November 2015, our laboratory is studying biomechanics and fluid dynamics of flying/swimming animals aiming to create biomimetic small, agile, and safe aerial/aquatic robots. We also focus on biological micro structures of such animals and micro

ASurvey ON SOLAR CELL; THE ROLE OF SOLAR CELL IN ROBOTICS AND ROBOTICS APPLICATION IN SOLAR CELL INDUSTRY
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The solar cell technology has been massively developed and applied as a substitute to exhaustible or nonrenewal energy since 1767. The unlimited energy produced by solar cell can be very useful to robot application where battery life-time is an issue, such as in space

SPACE ROBOTICS APPLICATION FOR LARGE SPACE STRUCTURES
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Space robots and space teleoperators also called telerobots are currently being developed in the USA, Europe, Canada, Russia and Japan for use in the International Space Station (ISS) and in planetary and lunar scientific missions. The robot applications in space

Probabilistic Evolutionary-Classical Constraint Optimization with Robotics Application
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Optimization for single main objective with multi constraints is considered using a probabilistic approach coupled to evolutionary search. In this approach the problem is converted into a bi-objective problem, treating the constraint ensemble as a second

Project MAERA Map Explorer: A Distributed Robotics Application
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Distributed systems find applications in various fields such as robotics, network security etc. In the field of robotics, we can consider a team of robots working towards a common goal to be a distributed system. A team of robots mapping an area can potentially combine their

PARALELLIZATION AND GRID INTEGRATION OF A MOBILE ROBOTICS APPLICATION
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Current trends in mobile robotics involve many small yet surprisingly computing-intensive tasks combined in one complex application. While the use of just one personal computer is insufficient in terms of computing power and reliability, the small dimensionality of each of

A FLEXIBLE PET-BASED TACTILE SENSOR FOR DISTRIBUTED-LOAD DETECTION AND ITS ROBOTICS APPLICATION
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This paper reports on a flexible polyethylene terephthalate (PET)-based tactile sensor for distributed-load detection and its potential application in the robotics field. The core of the sensor is a polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) microstructure embedded with an array of
s. Swarm robots typically operate in a distributed fashion, wherein the

The Ethical Value of LAI in Social Robotics
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In this paper, we take the position that the ethically important aspect of artificial intelligence (AI) is the entry of unintelligent machines into human affairs. Elaborating upon the views of Luciano Floridi (1999), we show why an effective example of AI is a machine

Cornell University| Design+ Environmental Analysis| Syllabus v. August7,018 DEA 6210: Architectural Robotics MW 8:0-9:5
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DEA 6210: Architectural Robotics MW 8:0-9:5 credits; letter grade only; no final exam; priority given to DEA students. Encouraged to enroll: students from MAE, IS, CS, ECE, PSYCH, COGSCI, FSAD, ARCH, ART, COMM. Recommended prerequisite

Construction Robotics Research Group, University of Reading Whiteknights, PO Box19, Reading, RG62BU, United Kingdom
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It is possible to devise a components-based approach to the design and construction of industrial and commercial buildings without compromising architectural quality. Modular building systems, based on the components of the parts-set proposed in

Physiological sensor system for the detection of human moods towards internet of robotics thing applications
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Internet of Robotics Thing paradigm offers a concrete support to daily life. The pervasiveness of smart things together with advances in cloud robotics can help the smart system to perceive and collect more information about the users and the environment. Often

An Object Recognition System for Disaster Robotics -UI Design and Platform Integration
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Disaster response work is often dangerous, resources are limited, and time is of the essence. Recent years have seen increasing attention for robotics potential for disaster response support . Within this context, computer vision plays an important

Toward Accurate Hydrologic Urban Flooding Simulations for Disaster Robotics
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Testing and benchmarking robots in actual disaster scenarios is risky and sometimes nearly impossible. The lack of adequate tests could make robots more vulnerable and less effective in an actual disaster situation. However, even if it was possible

Evolution of Applicability of robotics in underground mine services
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Mining is one of the most hazardous and hostile occupations in the world. Even though a lot of hazards are associated with this industry, mining of both fuel and mineral based deposit from earth is necessary for the economic growth of the nation

Pre-Service Teachers Experiences in Learning Robotics Design and Programming
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The aim of this study was to reveal pre-service teachers experiences in learning robotics design and programming. Data were collected from5 pre-service teachers through semi-structured interviews and analyzed using the content analysis

Automation and robotics in the protected environment, current developments and challenges for the future
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Wageningen University Research (WUR) is a university plus a contract research organisation for innovation in life science and agri-food. The contract research organisation is mainly working with industry, governmental authorities and other knowledge

GROUND WATER AND SALINITY LEVEL DETECTION USING SWARM ROBOTICS
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The traditional underground water survey method often consumes excessive manpower for determining underground water levels. In terms of underground water detection the drilling method is most commonly adopted method which is both labour

Robotics -A Tool for Education
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Our main objective in this article is to reflect on the role LEGO robotics has played in college engineering education over the last5 years, starting with the introduction of the and ending with EV3 in the year013. By combining a modular computer

Hierarchical Deep Reinforcement Learning For Robotics and Data Science
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This dissertation explores learning important structural features of a Markov DecisionProcess from offline data to significantly improve the sample-efficiency, stability, and robustnessof solutions even with high dimensional action spaces and long time

CATIE Robotics @ Home019 Team Description Paper
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This paper provides an overview of the CATIE Robotics Teams activities for participating at the RoboCup@ Home019 in Syndey. During the first year, the main objective is to build a solid base for years to come of service robotics developments. TIAGo

Long-TermD Mapping Of Unknown Environments for Social Robotics
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. Objective The main objective of this research is to develop a robustD Mapping application for social robotics using the Pepper Humanoid robot in conjunction with RGB-D orD LiDAR sensors (eg Kinnect). Specifically, the developed application has to







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