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Software development environment for collaborative research workflow in robotic system integration

Lotfi El Hafi, Gustavo Alfonso Garcia Ricardez, Felix von Drigalski, Yuki Inoue, Masaki Yamamoto, Takashi Yamamoto
2022 Advanced Robotics  
Therefore, this paper introduces a containerized Software Development Environment (SDE) based on a collaborative workflow relying on opensource technologies for robotic system integration and deployment  ...  The teams involved, ranging from academic institutions to small startups and large companies, need to develop and deploy their solutions with agility.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Marcus Gall (Bosch Group) for having laid down the foundations of the SDE and Tadashi Matsuo (Ritsumeikan Univ.) for his valuable technical advice in the early stages of the development  ... 
doi:10.1080/01691864.2022.2068353 fatcat:fp6e66hf3fdgtesjp5czzzjnli

Project-based, collaborative, algorithmic robotics for high school students: Programming self-driving race cars at MIT

Sertac Karaman, Ariel Anders, Michael Boulet, Jane Connor, Kenneth Gregson, Winter Guerra, Owen Guldner, Mubarik Mohamoud, Brian Plancher, Robert Shin, John Vivilecchia
2017 2017 IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference (ISEC)  
The program has three salient, distinguishing features: (i) it focuses on robotics software systems: the students design and build robotics software towards real-world applications, without being distracted  ...  : the students learn the basics of collaboration and technical communication in lectures, and they work in teams to design and implement their software systems.  ...  The program was supported by a number of sponsors, which are featured in the video link provided in Section VI. In addition, Prof.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isecon.2017.7910242 fatcat:r6c7pa4a7bfjjafl3yttiaivxe

University academics' perceptions regarding the future use of telepresence robots to enhance virtual transnational education: an exploratory investigation in a developing country

Hanaa Ouda Khadri
2021 Smart Learning Environments  
However, there is little use of telepresence robots in virtual transnational education contexts in developing countries.  ...  AbstractThere is a growing interest in employing telepresence robots in different educational contexts due to their great potentials to enhance and improve educational experiences for remote learners.  ...  telepresence robot system architecture, and building confidence in using telepresence robots among academics and stakeholders are the most important support they need.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40561-021-00173-8 fatcat:pklazewnrjfhfmjcc2ol4hjome

Integration of humanoid robots in collaborative working environment: a case study on motion generation

Olivier Stasse, R. Ruland, F. Lamiraux, A. Kheddar, K. Yokoi, W. Prinz
2009 Intelligent Service Robotics  
We exemplify how a complex robotic system (such as a humanoid robot) can be integrated as a proactive collaborative agent which provides services and interacts with other agents sharing the same collaborative  ...  BSCW is primarily designed to advocate a futuristic shared workspace system for humans.  ...  Software development approach The goal of this work is to create the tools necessary to introduce humanoid robots in Collaborative Working Environments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11370-009-0045-8 fatcat:4fnb4fk3efbtljjko52oppzgfm

Robotic and virtual World Programming labs to Stimulate Reasoning and visual-spatial Abilities

Barbara Caci, Giuseppe Chiazzese, Antonella D'Amico
2013 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The individuals' cognitive skills, academic performance and their relationship with programming of robots or virtual learning environment is a topic of particular interest in the area of human-robot interaction  ...  The findings of the research will be discussed in the light of the effectiveness of using robotics and virtual world programming as a meaningful and playful learning environment for improving cognition  ...  Acknowledgements The research is included in the Project "Edutainment: education and entertainment in experiential learning labs" funded by Assessorato Regionale Istruzione e Formazione Professionale,  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.10.070 fatcat:nhdof2lmtfeczjhus7syxcjhe4

Next Generation Robotics [article]

Henrik I Christensen, Allison Okamura, Maja Mataric, Vijay Kumar, Greg Hager, Howie Choset
2016 arXiv   pre-print
This report sets forth a perspective of progress in robotics over the past five years, and provides a set of recommendations for the future.  ...  In Section 4 we will outline a number of opportunities for moving forward. Finally, we will summarize the main points in Section 5.  ...  Acknowledgement The CCC support for this study is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
arXiv:1606.09205v1 fatcat:b3fr4im2prd6pd3sdfybumv2xy

Robotics Software Engineering: A Perspective from the Service Robotics Domain [article]

Sergio García, Daniel Strüber, Davide Brugali, Thorsten Berger, Patrizio Pelliccione
2020 arXiv   pre-print
As a domain with critical safety implications, service robotics faces a need for sound software development practices.  ...  In contrast to industrial robots, the development of service robots comes with severe software engineering challenges, since they require high levels of robustness and autonomy to operate in highly heterogeneous  ...  We are thankful to the participants for their collaboration.  ... 
arXiv:2006.10608v3 fatcat:ikvdx6nbhzecdnnxcxyuup3tua

Enabling Intelligence through Middleware: Report of the AAAI 2010 Workshop

Monica Anderson, Andrea L. Thomaz
2011 The AI Magazine  
The AAAI 2010 Workshop on Enabling Intelligence through Middleware (held during the Twenty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence) focused on the issues and opportunities inherent in the robotics  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Sven Koenig and Robert Kohout for their participation in the workshop; we also thank Microsoft Research and NSF (IIS-1037866) for their support.  ...  in robot software development.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aimag.v32i1.2339 fatcat:utqeie64lfesdkbt6ubpf53xga

Robotics education in public schools using recycled materials and principles of Project-based Learning

Vinícius Ferreira Da Silva, Sandro César Silveira Jucá, Vitor Veras De Moura, Renata Imaculada Soares Pereira, Solonildo Almeida Da Silva
2018 International journal for innovation education and research  
The proposed project aims to implement an educational robotic teaching project in public schools.  ...  The teaching technique used is the methodology of Project-based Learning (PBL), defined by developing projects based on a question, problem or task, which motivate students to create solutions applying  ...  As a tool for technological inclusion, a microcontroller system, the SanUSBino [11] , was developed.  ... 
doi:10.31686/ijier.vol6.iss8.1128 fatcat:wtba4ea2kffrxdy3lfkcnsbjiy

Digital Twin for Human–Robot Collaboration in Manufacturing: Review and Outlook

Aswin K. Ramasubramanian, Robins Mathew, Matthew Kelly, Vincent Hargaden, Nikolaos Papakostas
2022 Applied Sciences  
A review of different approaches for the creation of digital twins is presented, and the function and importance of digital twins in human–robot collaboration scenarios are described.  ...  Therefore, the focus of this paper is to provide insights into approaches used to create digital twins of human–robot collaboration and the challenges in developing these digital twins.  ...  The virtual commissioning of a collaborative robot for a bin-picking application by using software-in-the-loop simulation is explained in [67] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/app12104811 doaj:0f0d80d4c62145f4b90b801037f31745 fatcat:6rcaijcyl5aqzfl4oue26kg3tq

Tablet PCs and robots: Technology as platform and motivator for explorations in collaboration

Michael Wainer, Henry Hexmoor, Marshall Riley
2007 2007 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems  
Tablet PCs were used to foster social skills within a software development course. The product produced, at the request of a robotics researcher, was an application to simulate robot navigation.  ...  The robot navigation application enables explorations in human robotic interaction. The introduction of these technologies has served as a focus to help teach and motivate collaboration skills.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We wish to thank Hewlett-Packard Company for supporting this work through an HP Technology for Teaching award.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cts.2007.4621746 dblp:conf/cts/WainerHR07 fatcat:takbaogimndt3fpt2e4qizrnre

Is ROS Good for Robotics? [ROS Topics]

Steve Cousins
2012 IEEE robotics & automation magazine  
ROS, and the extensive research done in academic and nonacademic environments have combined to validate our instincts that the time is now for a marriage of personal robotics with open-source principles  ...  As Helen Greiner, another iRobot founder, argues, "software standardization, around the Robot Operating System and Linux, for instance, will help developers focus on the practical.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mra.2012.2193935 fatcat:mmwodwlqkrhupmcyzpx5ajlqm4

The Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand (HIT Lab NZ)

Mark Billinghurst
2011 Journal of Interactive Systems  
The Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand (HIT Lab NZ) is the leading research laboratory in New Zealand for Augmented Reality (AR) and advanced user interface research, and one of the largest  ...  AR research groups in the world.  ...  Since it is a truly multidisciplinary environment, there are opportunities for students from any background to become part of the HIT Lab NZ, and for collaboration with external academic and industry researchers  ... 
doi:10.5753/jis.2011.568 fatcat:zwvlbycednatvaqq34yah7b5za

Collaborative Robots in the Workplace [From the Guest Editors]

Andrea Maria Zanchettin, Elizabeth Croft, Hao Ding, Miao Li
2018 IEEE robotics & automation magazine  
The result is an incredible variety of technologies and applications, high lighting the broad interest in collabor ative robotics for academics and the general industry.  ...  In the third article, an opensource software, OpenPHRI, is developed to A measure and adjust the safety features at both the joint and task level.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mra.2018.2822083 fatcat:el5m4cr7wfbddishh6hftcw5iq

A Review of Intelligent Systems Software for Autonomous Vehicles

Lyle N. Long, Scott D. Hanford, Oranuj Janrathitikarn, Greg L. Sinsley, Jodi A. Miller
2007 2007 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Security and Defense Applications  
In particular there is a need for reliable open-source software that can be used on inexpensive autonomous vehicles.  ...  Autonomous vehicles promise remarkable capabilities for both civilian and military applications, but much work remains to develop intelligent systems software which can be used for a wide range of applications  ...  In building intelligent systems software for mobile robots or unmanned vehicles, it will be valuable to consider biological systems, especially humans.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cisda.2007.368137 dblp:conf/cisda/LongHJSM07 fatcat:p6g4hqtwirhajnbtvqp4v6xmjy
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