robotics research paper-32

System theory and robotics
M Vidyasagar ,IEEE Control Systems Magazine, 1987 ,
In this paper, I will discuss some topics in robotics that deserve the attention of the systems community in the future. This is not to say that these topics are not receiving any attention now; but there is perhaps mm for greater participation than at present. It goes without 

An artificial immune system for a multiagent robotics system
CT Singh , International Conference on Automation Robotics , 2005 ,
Abstract—This paper explores an application of an adaptive learning mechanism for robots based on the natural immune system. Most of the research carried out so far are based either on the innate or adaptive characteristics of the immune system, we present a 

Robotics: Philosophy of mind using a screwdriver
I Harvey ,Evolutionary robotics: From intelligent robots to artificial , 2000 ,
Abstract The design of autonomous robots has an intimate relationship with the study of autonomous animals and humans| robots provide a convenient puppet show for illustrating current myths about cognition. Like it or not, any approach to the design of autonomous 

LEGO brick sculptures and robotics in education
  ASEE Proc, 1999 ,
Abstract In an effort to increase the hands-on creativity for students, we have started to incorporate LEGO bricks in engineering education from kindergarten to graduate school. The versatility and natural appeal of these toys have led to engineering courses for 

Optimal mechanical/control design for safe and fast robotics
G Tonietti, R Schiavi ,Experimental Robotics IX, 2006 ,Springer
The problem to ensure safety of performant robot arms during task execution was previously investigated by authors in [1],[2]. The problem can be approached by studying an optimal control policy, the “Safe Brachistocrone”, whose solutions are joint impedance trajectories 

Recent canadian activities in space automation and robotics–an overview
JC Piedboeuf , . on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics , 2003
Abstract This paper provides an overview of the Canadian plan for space robotics. The objective of the plan is to explore the new technologies required to enable future space robotics opportunities. The first part of the paper describes the opportunities in MSS 

Entertainment robotics: Examples, key technologies and perspectives
B Graf ,Safety, 2002 ,
Abstract Based on the successful hardware and software architecture of Care-O-bot [7][9], a new generation of mobile robots has been designed at Fraunhofer Institute of Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA). Three robots have been created to communicate with 

Learning while teaching robotics
E Sklar , Hands-on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics , 2004 ,
Abstract This paper outlines a mentoring experience in which undergraduate students majoring in Computer Science spent their summer teaching robotics to high school students in Harlem. We describe two programs in which we worked with undergraduates to 

Contributing to the development of Linguistic and Logical Abilities through Robotics
GB Demo ,10th IEEE International Conference EuroLogo, 2007 ,
Abstract In primary schools robot programming is fun and may therefore represent an excellent tool both for introducing to ICT and for helping the development of logical and linguistic abilities of schoolchildren. Core of our project is NQCBaby, a Logo-like robot 

Sensors and data fusion algorithms in mobile robotics
  ,Research report CSM-422, University of Essex, 2005 ,
The aim of this report is to provide a broad overview and understanding of sensor technologies and data fusion algorithms that have been developed in robotics in general and mobile robots in particular, with a scope for envisaging their important role in UK 

More than robots: An evaluation of the first robotics competition participant and institutional impacts
A Melchior, F Cohen, T Cutter ,Heller School for , 2005 ,
The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is a high school robotics program designed to build not only science and technology skills and interests, but also self-confidence, leadership, and life skills among high school-aged youth. The FIRST Robotics Competition 

The peis kernel: A middleware for ubiquitous robotics
M Broxvall, BS Seo ,In Proc. of the IROS-07 Workshop on , 2007 ,
Abstract—The fields of autonomous robotics and ambient intelligence are converging toward the vision of smart robotic environments, or ubiquitous robotics, in which tasks are performed via the cooperation of many simple networked robotic devices. The concept of 

Towards an LMI approach to multicriteria visual servoing in robotics
P Danes ,European journal of control, 2006 ,
Abstract This paper attempts to propose a general framework to the multicriteria analysis and synthesis of visual servoing schemes in robotics. Two of the most prominent control strategies are unified under a common state-space representation, which is highly 

A forward/inverse motor controller for cognitive robotics
V Mohan ,Artificial Neural Networks–ICANN 2006, 2006 ,Springer
Before making a movement aimed at achieving a task, human beings either run a mental process that attempts to find a feasible course of action (at the same time, it must be compatible with a number of internal and external constraints and near-optimal according 

The swedish experience of rehabilitation robotics
H Neveryd, H Eftring ,Proc. of Rehabilitation Robotics , 1999 ,
Over the last ten years, there has been a great deal of research and development in Sweden in the field of rehabilitation robotics. The research effort has often focused on workplace adaptations. This paper deals with four robotic adaptations, all of which are in use. The 

Unsupervised learning and recall of temporal sequences: An application to robotics
 International Journal of Neural Systems, 1999 ,
This paper describes an unsupervised neural network model for learning and recall of temporal patterns. The model comprises two groups of synaptic weights, named competitive feedforward and Hebbian feedback, which are responsible for encoding the static and 

LEGO robotics in engineering
  Proceedings of the , 2001 ,
Abstract Students learn the most about robotics when they have hands-on opportunities to build and program. At the college level there are a myriad of options, in terms of materials, that can be used in a robotics course. Two highly successful courses, offered at the 

Space robotics in Europe, a compendium
E Bornschlegl, G Hirzinger , and Robotics & , 2003
Abstract This paper provides an overview of currently envisaged European space missions and application scenarios where A&R plays/could play a major role. The current status of European research and development programmes in the field of space A&R, is also 

Heterogeneous self-reconfiguring robotics
RC Fitch ,2004 ,
Abstract Self-reconfiguring robots are modular systems that can change shape, or reconfigure, to match structure to task. They comprise many small, discrete, often identical modules that connect together and that are minimally actuated. Global shape 

A unifying paradigm to improve robotics education delivery
M Anderson, L Thaete , for education at robotics: , 2007 ,
Abstract—Training students in intelligent robotics requires a large investment both in time and cost. Intelligent controller development requires proficiency in many areas including math, programming, electronics. Students that are not patient with themselves can be 

FAST-Robots: a rapid-prototyping framework for intelligent mobile robotics
H Kenn, S Carpin, M Pfingsthorn ,The Third IASTED , 2003 ,
ABSTRACT FAST-Robots (Framework Architecture for Selfcontroled and Teleoperated Robots) is an object-oriented network control architecture framework for robotics experiments that supports mixed teleoperation and autonomy. Its features are the 

Developing multimedia instructional material for robotics education
 SS Cheng ,WSEAS Transactions , 2008 ,
Abstract:-To develop the multimedia instructional material for robotics education, this study tried to develop a multimedia instructional material for robotics education and applied to a course to figure out the usability and utility. In this multimedia instructional material, there 

Epigenetic robotics: modelling cognitive development in robotic systems
  Cognitive Systems Research, 2005 ,
According to Zlatev and Balkenius (2001), the goal of Epigenetic robotics is to understand, and model, the role of development in the emergence of increasingly complex cognitive structures from physical and social interaction. As such, Epigenetic Robotics is an 

Noncommensurate systems in robotics
  International Journal of Robotics and , 2002 ,
Abstract In certain areas of science and technology, physical quantities of different natures are combined in a variety of involved mathematical processes that obscure the interaction of these physical units and sometimes lead to unreliable results. Noncommensurate systems 

Machine consciousness: A manifesto for robotics
  International Journal of Machine , 2009 ,
Machine consciousness is not only a technological challenge but a new way to approach scientific and theoretical issues which have not yet received a satisfactory solution from AI and robotics. We outline the foundations and the objectives of machine consciousness 

Replanning in robotics by dynamic SLDNF
H Hayashi ,Proc. Workshop on Scheduling and Planning meet , 1999 ,
Abstract Standard procedures of logic programming do not take into account program updates. If the given program is updated during or after the evaluation of a query, the answer to the query is not correct any longer. This paper shows how to use Dynamic SLDNF (