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Robotics Navigation Using MPEG CDVS
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The choice for image descriptor in a visual navigation system is not straightforward. Descriptors must be distinctive enough to allow for correct localization while still offering low matching complexity and short descriptor size for real-time applications. MPEG Compact

Applications of Neutrosophic Logic to Robotics
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Applications of Neutrosophic Logic to Robotics An Introduction

Teaching music to children with autism: a social robotics challenge
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Utilizing a humanoid social robot to systematically teach music to children with autism has not received enough attention to date. In this study, a novel robot assisted music-based scenario was designed in order to: 1) teach fundamentals of music via a xylophone-/drum This book presents the proceedings of the first international congress, for the advancement of mechanism machine robotics and mechatronics sciences, held in Beirut during October 2017. This conference was organized by the Faculty of Engineering at the Lebanese

Video Prompting to Teach Robotics and Coding to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
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Technology has become an essential tool in US classrooms for delivering instruction and as a platform for student-driven learning. The prevalence of desktop computers, laptops, and tablets has increased access to learning opportunities, including academic content, for

ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION LETTERS. 2 (3) pp: 1718-1724.
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This letter introduces the design and evaluation of a novel worm-inspired, multisegment robotic endoscope with multiple degrees of freedom segments. The novelty of this design is that the robot is able to drive forwards and backwards, anchor itself, steer while inside a

Linear Algebra for Computer Vision, Robotics , and Machine Learning
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In recent years, computer vision, robotics , machine learning, and data science have been some of the key areas that have contributed to major advances in technology. Anyone who looks at papers or books in the above areas will be baffled by a strange jargon involving

Automated configuration of vision sensor systems for industrial robotics
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Many tasks in an industrial production line are performed on too small a scale to justify a dedicated robot solution. To handle these tasks an adaptive robot solution must be developed. When implementing a robotic solution that utilizes computer vision, uncertainties Robotics , combined with Modern heuristic techniques for combinatorial problems. Advanced topics in computer science
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Software Agents Michael R. Genesereth Logic Group Computer Science Department Stanford University
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The software world is one of great richness and diversity. Many thousands of software products are available to users today, providing a wide variety of information and services in a wide variety of domains. While most of these programs provide their users with significant Classical complexity theory analyzes and classifies problems by the amount of a resource, usually time or space, that is required by algorithms solving them. It was a fundamental idea, going back to the work of Hartmanis and Stearns in the early 1960s, to measure the required

The combinatorics of network reliability, International Series of Monographs on Computer Science
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This book develops combinatorial tools which are useful for reliability analysis, as demonstrated with a probabilistic network model. Basic results in combinatorial enumeration are reviewed, along with classical theorems on connectivity and cutsets. More developed

Languages and machines: an introduction to the theory of computer science
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Languages and machines : an introduction to the theory of computer . Theory of Computing 2015/2016 (FUB MSc in Computer Science ) Languages and Machines, which is intended for computer scientists in the theoretical foundations of their subject, gives a mathematically sound In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the concepts of graph transformation and graph grammars started to become of interest in picture processing and computer science . The main idea was to generalize well-known rewriting techniques from strings and trees to Parsing is the process of structuring a linear representation in accordance with a given grammar. This definition has been kept abstract on purpose to allow as wide an interpretation as possible. The linear representation may be a sentence, a computer

The Cambridge distributed computing system. International computer science series
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The Development of Component-based Information Systems Google Books Result The Cambridge Distributed Computing System is an early discontinued distributed operating system, . (International computer science series) Bibliography: p. The 100 Best Computer Science Programs in the

Logic and the challenge of computer science
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Nowadays computer science is surpassing mathematics as the primary field of logic applications, but logic is not tuned properly to the new role. In particular, classical logic is preoccupied mostly with infinite static structures whereas many objects of interest in

Computer science unplugged
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For kids ages 7 to 14: This educational 50 minute show is an action-packed, zany time exploring neat ideas in computer science . It has been performed for over 20 years in classrooms, science museums, science festivals, and at educational events. Kids, and the

The Profession of IT, Is Computer Science Science
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COMMUNICATIONS OF THE ACM draw on the same fundamental principles. In 1989, we used the term computing instead of computer science , mathematics, and engineering. Today, computing science, engineering, mathematics, art

Discrete mathematical structures with applications to computer science
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The objectives of the course are: To develop Professional Skills through effective communication To introduce a number of Mathematical Foundation to be serving as tools even today in the development of theoretical computer science To gain some confidence on

Bringing computational thinking to K-12: what is Involved and what is the role of the computer science education community
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When Jeanette Wing [13] launched a discussion regarding the role of computational thinking across all disciplines, she ignited a profound engagement with the core questions of what computer science is and what it might contribute to solving problems across the

Modern DC-to-DC Switchmode Power Converter Circuits (Van Nostrand Reinhold Electrical/ Computer Science and Engineering Series)
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As each area of technology with a potential for significantly impacting any major segment of the electronics industry evolves, it often is accompanied by the development of a succession of new circuits. Each new circuit indeed appears different, employing different components

Information technology research: A practical guide for computer science and informatics
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Information Technology Research: A Practical Guide for Computer

Scientific methods in computer science
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ABSTRACT This paper analyzes scientific aspects of Computer Science . First it defines science and scientific method in

Active learning and its use in computer science
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Student learning and the depth of the students knowledge increase when active learning methods are employed in the classroom. Active learning strategies are discussed in general computer science course work and as used in a theory of computation course. Difficulties

Why the high attrition rate for computer science students: some thoughts and observations
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1. Introduction At our university, there are over four hundred declared majors in Computer Science . Each semester, however, only about fifteen to twenty students graduate in this field. The freshman courses comprise overflowing multiple sections, but the upper level courses make

Form and content in computer science
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The trouble with computer science today is an obsessive concern with form instead of content. No, that is the wrong way to begin. By any previous standard the vitality of computer science is enormous; what other intellectual area ever advanced so far in twenty years

Transfer of Experience between Simulated and Situated Robotics
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Abstract Progressive Reinforcement Learning (RL) is an extension to RL that allows knowledge gained in one problem to be transferred to another. This research aims to show that Progressive RL can be used in situated robotics to improve the performance of learning

Application of Reinforcement learning in Robotics
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This research evaluates the suitability of Reinforcement learning to a new application, that of learning to play Connect Four. In addition, this research addresses some of the traditional problems encountered when translating real world states into something that is easily

Selected Papers from the 41 st Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC 2018
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For 42 years the Mechanisms and Robotics (MR) Conference has provided an international venue for presentation and discussion of the latest scientific and technical results in the broad field of mechanical systems and their applications. This includes the

Key Elements Towards Automation and Robotics in Industrialised Building System (IBS)
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The construction industry demands effective construction organisations, efficient construction processes and innovative construction techniques to compete effectively under increasing globalisation, market competition and technological advancements in the twenty

A CONCISE CHRONOLOGICAL REASSESS OF DIFFERENT SWARM INTELLIGENCE METHODS WITH MULTI ROBOTICS APPROACH
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Swarm insight is the discipline that arrangements with normal and fake frameworks made out of numerous people that facilitate utilizing decentralized control and self-association. Specifically, the order focuses on the collective behaviours that outcome from the nearby

A Pseudo-Derivative Method for Sliding Window Path Mapping in Robotics -Based Image Processing
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A sliding window technique in robotics -based image processing applications is a common approach to path mapping from extracted features. Mapping a path inside an image requires finding a series of points representing the path. Previous approaches find these points by

Blockchain Technology with Applications to Distributed Control and Cooperative Robotics : A Survey
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As a disruptive technology, blockchain, particularly its original form of bitcoin as a type of digital currency, has attracted great attentions. The innovative distributed decision making and security mechanism lay the technical foundation for its success, making us consider to

On the Combination of Gamification and Crowd Computation in Industrial Automation and Robotics Applications
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Autonomous intelligent systems outperform human workers in an expanding range of domains, typically those in which success is a function of speed, precision and repeatability. However, many cognitive tasks remain beyond the reach of automation. In this work, we

High-Dimensional Robotics at the Nanoscale Kino-Geometric Modeling of Proteins and Molecular Mechanisms
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The present thesis has

Collaborative Robotics : Assessment of Safety Functions and Feedback from Workers, Users and Integrators in Quebec
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Since 2010, industry has been using a new type of robot capable of interacting with production workers or simply sharing the same workspace with them. They are called collaborative robots, or cobots. Cobots differ from conventional robots with respect to

A Comparison of Modern Synthetic Character Design and Cognitive Robotics Architecture with the Human Nervous System
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We begin by discussing reasons for choosing artificial human life as a research goal, and then investigate the adaptiveness or appropriateness of three artificial life architectures to the design of artificial humans. Brooks Subsumption Architecture is examined, followed by

A Fog Robotics Approach to Deep Robot Learning: Application to Object Recognition and Grasp Planning in Surface Decluttering
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The growing demand of industrial, automotive and service robots presents a challenge to the centralized Cloud Robotics model in terms of privacy, security, latency, bandwidth, and reliability. In this paper, we present a Fog Robotics approach to deep robot learning that



The Role of the Liberal Arts in Undergraduate Robotics Education [Education]
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92 IEEE ROBOTICS AUTOMATION MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER 2019 impacts of tech nology, the im pact of robotics is especially sali ent and conse quential in ways that students can readily relate to. In my class room, we have discussed ques tions about the degree of re

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 surveying 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

INTEGRATED INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR ROBOTICS APPLICATIONS IN AGRICULTURE
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In the information era, focusing on the Agriculture modernization and introducing it to the new digital world, the most important elements of which are the online systems and cloud services, should be highly prioritized. Unfortunately it is not considered as vital when

Artificial intelligence and robotics
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Research and language supervisor: K. Kugai, senior teacher Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design Artificial intelligence (AI) is arguably the most exciting field in robotics . Its certainly the most controversial. Everybody agrees that a robot can work in an assembly line, but theres

Variational Inference with Mixture Model Approximation for Applications in Robotics
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We propose to formulate the problem of representing a distribution of robot configurations (eg joint angles) as that of approximating a product of experts. Our approach uses variational inference, a popular method in Bayesian computation, which has several

Biologically Inspired and Rehabilitation Robotics
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Intelligent robots will soon be ready to serve in our home, hospital, office, and outdoors. One key approach to the development of such intelligent and autonomous robots draws inspiration from behavior demonstration of biological systems. In fact, using this approach, a

Explicitly ethical standards for robotics
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This paper explores how explicitly ethical standards for robotics are peer-produced. It describes the motivations, organisation and practices of standardization contributed by a globally distributed community of experts. The research question asks what kind of rules forIt is perhaps difficult to agree on what a robot is, but most people working in robotics would probably quote the Father of Robotics , Joseph F. Engelberger (1925 2015), a pioneer in industrial robotics , stating I cant define a robot, but I know one when I see one . The word

Tuna robotics : A high-frequency experimental platform exploring the performance space of swimming fishes
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Tuna and related scombrid fishes are high-performance swimmers that often operate at high frequencies, especially during behaviors such as escaping from predators or catching prey. This contrasts with most fish-like robotic systems that typically operate at low frequencies (

The Role Of Automation And Robotics In Builtings For Sustainable Development
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This paper gives a simple explanation to the terms automation and robotics . When the term automation and robotics are mentioned, what comes to one mind is industrial automation processes which is actual one area where automation and robotics are commonly used. But

Special Issue on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR)
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This special issue on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR) is dedicated to identifying and solving the key issues necessary to field capable, robust, and dependable robots in safety, security, and rescue missions. We welcome cutting-edge papers in the

Robotics in STEM Education: Redesigning the Learning Experience
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Technology and the global market is changing with greater speed such as driverless cars, automated vending machines, bionic human prosthesis, and farming robots that weed and seed. Despite these changes that will demand new skills for the workplace, public education

Networked-, cloud-and fog- robotics
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Almost all robots have access to computer networks that offer extensive computing, memory, and other resources that can dramatically improve performance. Robots can use networks such as the Internet to communicate with remote resources such as human teleoperators or

Applications of Neutrosophic Logic to Robotics
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Applications of Neutrosophic Logic to Robotics An Introduction Florentin Smarandache University of New Mexico Gallup, NM 8730 USA E-mail: smarand@ unm. edu Luige Vladareanu Romanian Academy, Institute of Solid Mechanics 15 C-tin Mille, 010141 Bucharest Romania E-mail

ESROCOS: Development and Validation of a Space Robotics Framework
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Page 1. GMV All rights reserved ESROCOS: DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A SPACE ROBOTICS FRAMEWORK ASTRA 2019 Miguel Muñoz Arancón This project has received funding from the European Unions Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme

Safe Exploration in Reinforcement Learning: Theory and Applications in Robotics
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Reinforcement learning has seen significant advances over the last decade in simulated or controlled environments. These successes have lead to interest in deploying learning algorithms in the real world, where they face significant prior uncertainties. While these

The X10Abot modular, extensible, robotics platform
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We present the architecture and design of a general purpose robotics devel- opment kit, called X10ABOT, which aims to facilitate the rapid develop- ment of robotic solutions to a wide variety of problems. Robotics kits of this sort are usually aimed at casual hobbyists and children. AsCollaborative robotics have a large potential for use in industrial applications. Nevertheless, this potential is currently unrealized and one of the reasons is the challenges in planning and designing while considering the safety requirements of these new types of applications

Robotics Retrofit: Renovating Outdated Robotics Platforms to Meet Current Curriculum Requirements Driven by Industry Demand
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Many engineering technology programs are implementing robotics and automation platforms into their undergraduate curriculum. Finding affordable solutions for these subjects can prove to be difficult; small-to-midsize institutions not have the funding available to This paper presents findings regarding the addition of robotics education in kindergarten and elementary school as a tool for enhancing technological thinking, increasing childrens confidence in using technology, developing essential twenty-first century skills and



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