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Imitation-Based Task Programming on a Low-Cost Humanoid Robot [chapter]

Jacopo Aleotti, Stefano Caselli
2008 Service Robot Applications  
Low-Cost Humanoid Robot 241 www.intechopen.comImitation-Based Task Programming on a Low-Cost Humanoid Robot www.intechopen.comService Robot Applications  ...  Towards a complete low-cost platform In the previous sections we have presented a system for humanoid task programming based on imitation which is focused on the use of a low-cost robot.  ...  Imitation-Based Task Programming on a Low-Cost Humanoid Robot, Service Robot Applications, Yoshihiko Takahashi (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-7619-00-8, InTech, Available from:  ... 
doi:10.5772/6056 fatcat:vsbefmikxnhtlbvv6v4ddh6siy

Stereo Vision Based Robot for Remote Monitoring with VR Support

2019 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
., smartphones giving the user a First-person real-time 3D experience and transfers the head motion of the user to the robot also in Real-time.  ...  The 3-DOF robot will transmit human-like head movements, i.e., yaw, pitch, roll and produce 3D stereoscopic video and stream it in Real-time.  ...  mobile device with a low-cost VR box will be able to experience it which is highly cost effective.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.a1016.1291s319 fatcat:xacn3oihmreu5m7sroegittqzu

Low cost robot arm with visual guided positioning

Petra Durovic, Ratko Grbic, Robert Cupec, Damir Filko
2017 2017 40th International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics (MIPRO)  
Low cost robotic solutions are of great importance for improvement and development of robotics. In this paper, two visually guided low cost robot arms are proposed.  ...  Our setup consists of a low-cost robotic arm and an off-theshelf camera in eye-to-hand configuration.  ...  CONLUSION AND FUTURE WORK In this paper, a simple vision guided robot manipulation system consisting of a low cost robot arm and an off-the-shelf RGB-D camera is presented.  ... 
doi:10.23919/mipro.2017.7973592 dblp:conf/mipro/DurovicGCF17 fatcat:zsu54fen2ffzvmmdlf4ee5kide

Exploring Robots and UAVs as Phenotyping Tools in Plant Breeding

Ingunn Burud, Gunnar Lange, Morten Lillemo, Eivind Bleken, Lars Grimstad, Pål Johan From
2017 IFAC-PapersOnLine  
Recent advances in robot and sensor technology makes it possible to survey a large number of plants in a non destructive and cost efficient way.  ...  Abstract: Recent advances in robot and sensor technology makes it possible to survey a large number of plants in a non destructive and cost efficient way.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The project was supported by a scholarship from Yara Norge and strategic funds provided by the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2017.08.1591 fatcat:srhwt7fwfjak7l2t2toyt2hjey

ATOM- A Low-Cost Mobile Manipulation Platform for Research and Testing

Abhijit Makhal, Manish Raj, Karan Singh, Rajan Singh, Pavan Chakraborty, G. C. Nandi
2012 International Journal of Applied Information Systems  
This paper represents the technique of developing a ROS (Robot Operating System) based low cost mobile manipulator.  ...  In this paper, we have discussed how the performance of the high-end mobile manipulation platforms can be partially achieved by a low-cost custom made module implementing the basic packages of ROS.  ...  We appreciate the works done by R.Patrick Goebel on Pi-robot, Dr. Rainer Hessmer on ARDROS, Alan Downing for PR2-Lite and Willow Garage software engineer Michael Ferguson on Maxewll.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijais12-450765 fatcat:d3vmv6e7inc3nepgou6ocq2iv4

A Novel Laser-Vision Combined Approach to Indoor Robot Pose Estimation

Juan Li, Technical University of Madrid, 28040, Spain, Paula Tarrío, Hamid Aghajan, Wilfried Philips, José Ramón Casar
2017 Journal of clean energy technologies  
Therefore, we propose a cheap and easy-to-use solution which needs only one or two laser pointers mounted on the robot pointing vertically towards the ceiling plane and a fixed low-cost camera.  ...  The pose of a robot is an essential information for manipulating, scheduling and monitoring tasks. This paper presents a novel system architecture and algorithm for indoor robot pose estimation.  ...  CONCLUSIONS AND DISCUSSIONS In this paper, we have proposed a new low-cost, accurate and fast approach for robot indoor localization with a fixed camera and a laser pointer mounted vertically on the robot  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijcte.2017.v9.1120 fatcat:t4cuxokq3vcdlcgyz5wikcbshi

Design of an anthropomorphic robot head for studying autonomous development and learning

H. Kim, G. York, G. Burton, E. Murphy-Chutorian, J. Triesch
2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2004. Proceedings. ICRA '04. 2004  
Since our design only makes use of low cost consumer grade components, it paves the way for widespread use of anthropomorphic robot heads in science, education, health-care, and entertainment.  ...  The robot head closely mimics the major degrees of freedom of the human neck/eye apparatus and allows a number of facial expressions.  ...  We also thank Boris Lau for providing the picture of the robot head in Figure 1 (left).  ... 
doi:10.1109/robot.2004.1308796 dblp:conf/icra/KimYBMT04 fatcat:3o4fiiy6grh2tl3vg54wrbmak4

Deep learning framework for robot for person detection and tracking [article]

Adarsh Ghimire, Xiaoxiong Zhang, Naoufel Werghi, Sajid Javed, Jorge Dias
2022 arXiv   pre-print
The proposed system detects a person based on its head, then utilizes the low-cost, high-speed regression network-based tracker to track the person of interest in real-time.  ...  This paper proposes a deep learning framework for tracking a person using a mobile robot with a stereo camera.  ...  This enables a robot with camera to move along with the subject and provide a complete surveillance over it [1]- [5] .  ... 
arXiv:2205.04213v1 fatcat:thv7aa6bzzgirhd7qeykzx2wpi

A New, Open and Modular Platform for Research in Autonomous Four-Legged Robots [chapter]

Martin Friedmann, Sebastian Petters, Max Risler, Hajime Sakamoto, Oskar von Stryk, Dirk Thomas
2007 Autonome Mobile Systeme 2007  
In this paper the design goals for a new, open and modular, four-legged robot platform are described that was developed in reaction to the open call for a standard platform issued by the RoboCup Federation  ...  The robot should be resonably priced and allow annually upgrades.  ...  The proposed new robot enables a large variety of motion and sensing capabilities and an open, modular and reconfigurable hardware and software design at a moderate price.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74764-2_39 dblp:conf/ams/FriedmannPRSST07 fatcat:m3fkjftnxzep3fhtn4j3s5p26i

Development and validation of a low-cost mobile robotics testbed

Michael Johnson, Martin Hayes
2012 Open Engineering  
AbstractThis paper considers the design, construction and validation of a low-cost experimental robotic testbed, which allows for the localisation and tracking of multiple robotic agents in real time.  ...  The overall system provides a highly cost-effective solution to the topical problem of providing students with practical robotics experience within severe budget constraints.  ...  Video cameras have been used in conjunction with robots for low-cost localisation and navigation for a number of years now.  ... 
doi:10.2478/s13531-011-0048-z fatcat:lntcukhluzcwhddomh6rqxz6um

The RoboCup-NAIST: A Cheap Multisensor-Based Mobile Robot with Visual Learning Capability [chapter]

T. Nakamura, K. Terada, A. Shibata, H. Takeda
1999 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
T o promote robotic soccer research, we need a low cost and portable robot with some sensors and a communication device.  ...  This paper describes how t o construct a robot system which includes a lightweight and low cost mobile robot with visual, tactile sensors, TCP/IP communication device, and portable PC where Linux is running  ...  Since we can get a keyboard at a low price, it is possible to construct this tactile sensing system for soccer robots at a low cost.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-48422-1_26 fatcat:lxsn5ejrpvbtnly7grjswdbhse

Application of a low cost vision system to a mobile robot based mechatronics course

B.W. Surgenor, B. Miles
2008 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE)  
Experience with the application of a low cost vision system to an elective course in mechatronics is discussed. The course is structured around a series of laboratories involving a mobile robot.  ...  A camera with embedded color tracking capabilities was added to the course to provide non-electrical engineering students with exposure to computer vision technology.  ...  The CMUcam is a low cost camera that was originally developed at Carnegie Mellon University [4] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/ccece.2008.4564765 fatcat:7raaolxxwzc5tbnqhndzuccp6y

Comparing the Operational Related Outcomes of a Robotic Camera Holder and its Human Counterpart in Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy: a Randomized Control Trial

Shervin Taslimi, Haydeh Samiee, Atousa Jafari, Zahra Asgari, Alireza Mirbagheri, Ali Jafari, Faramarz Karimian, Farzam Farahmand
2014 Frontiers in biomedical technologies  
Conclusion: It was concluded that RoboLens, as a low cost robotic camera holder, is a safe, time and energy saving system which helps to obtain an improved vision from the surgery site.  ...  In this study we aimed to assess the operational subjective and objective outcomes of a newly developed camera holder, RoboLens, in comparison with a human camera holder, during laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy  ...  Hashemi, from Robotic Surgery Lab of Research Center for Biomedical Technology and Robotics, for their valuable assistance.  ... 
doaj:08aded5af17d4b198b967c381836b049 fatcat:wopcgqtun5gknlunfaedi555ge

Virtual Human with Regard to Physical Contact and Eye Contact [chapter]

Asami Takayama, Yusuke Sugimoto, Akio Okuie, Tomoya Suzuki, Kiyotaka Kato
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
To realize a virtual human computer-graphics has advantages in cost and maintenance.  ...  In the future a virtual human is expected to play important roles such as a character, an avatar and a robot in the amusement field.  ...  Compared to the mechanical method mentioned above, because there is no mechanical parts used in constructing a CG robot's head, it is easy to create a robot's head at low cost.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11558651_27 fatcat:tz7vqmrm2bcmrd4z3qcli5lnfy

A Learned Stereo Depth System for Robotic Manipulation in Homes [article]

Krishna Shankar, Mark Tjersland, Jeremy Ma, Kevin Stone, Max Bajracharya
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The system consists of an algorithm combining learned stereo matching with engineered filtering, a training and data-mixing methodology, and a sensor hardware design.  ...  We present a passive stereo depth system that produces dense and accurate point clouds optimized for human environments, including dark, textureless, thin, reflective and specular surfaces and objects,  ...  For deployment on the mobile manipulation robot, a maximum disparity of 384 and a cost volume downsample of eight was used.  ... 
arXiv:2109.11644v1 fatcat:sk2yeig36nhzjdvatrqwbbrwrq
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