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A Unified 2D/3D Large Scale Software Environment for Nonlinear Inverse Problems [article]

Curt Da Silva, Felix J. Herrmann
2017 arXiv   pre-print
We propose a new software design for inverse problems constrained by partial differential equations that bridges the gap between these two seemingly disparate worlds.  ...  Numerical experiments on a variety of 2D and 3D test problems demonstrate the effectiveness of this approach on scaling algorithms from small to large scale problems with minimal code changes.  ...  The authors wish to acknowledge the SENAI CIMATEC Supercomputing Center for Industrial Innovation, with support from Shell and the Brazilian Authority for Oil, Gas and Biofuels (ANP), for the provision  ... 
arXiv:1703.09268v2 fatcat:6uwf5uqaa5fcja2t2ejrmcvb4q

Combined 2D–3D categorization and classification for multimodal perception systems

Zoltan-Csaba Marton, Dejan Pangercic, Nico Blodow, Michael Beetz
2011 The international journal of robotics research  
This article describes an object perception system for autonomous robots performing everyday manipulation tasks in kitchen environments.  ...  We evaluate the effectiveness of our methods, and give examples of application scenarios using our personal robotic assistants acting in a human living environment.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Ulrich Klank and David Weikersdorfer for their help.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0278364911415897 fatcat:vusnr77u55aspk4ubgqkauqe7q

Unified framework for finite element assembly

M.S. Alnaes, A. Logg, K A. Mardal, O. Skavhaug, H.P. Langtangen
2009 International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering (IJCSE)  
We propose a general interface between problem-specific and general-purpose components of finite element programs. This interface is called Unified Form-assembly Code (UFC).  ...  A wide range of finite element problems is covered, including mixed finite elements and discontinuous Galerkin methods.  ...  One recent example is Easyviz (Ring et al. (2008) ), a thin unified interface to curve plotting and 2D/3D scalar-and vector-field visualization.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijcse.2009.029160 fatcat:eqib5yh24vdevjvjxs254wbwmq

A Unified Framework for Dynamic Analysis of Tensegrity Structures with Arbitrary Rigid Bodies and Rigid Bars [article]

Jiahui Luo
2022 arXiv   pre-print
For numerical analysis of nonlinear dynamics, a modified symplectic integration scheme is derived, accommodating non-conservative forces and boundary conditions.  ...  This paper develops a unified framework to study the dynamics of tensegrity systems with any arbitrary rigid bodies and rigid bars.  ...  For inverse statics problems, which solve for the cable variables from a known configuration of the system, it is possible to eliminate the constraint forces first.  ... 
arXiv:2206.06221v2 fatcat:xct4kj637fgyvo4qbgnekgx224

Trends in Theory of Control System Design Status report prepared by the IFAC Coordinating Committee on Design Methods

Ruth Bars, Patrizio Colaneri, Luc Dugard, Frank Allgöwer, Anatolii Kleimenov, Carsten Scherer
2008 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
It points out some control fields, which could be challenges for future research.  ...  Control theory deals with disciplines and methods leading to an automatic decision process in order to improve the performance of a control system.  ...  Use of image and speech processing, computational vision in intelligent control Trajectory optimization of moving objects under changing environment, learning in 2D, 3D space is an important task in robot  ... 
doi:10.3182/20080706-5-kr-1001.00363 fatcat:hlkx54q5uvha3a6ajbebjbwjrq

Big Data Analysis for Media Production

Josep Blat, Alun Evans, Hansung Kim, Evren Imre, Lukas Polok, Viorela Ila, Nikos Nikolaidis, Pavel Zemcik, Anastasios Tefas, Pavel Smrz, Adrian Hilton, Ioannis Pitas
2016 Proceedings of the IEEE  
registration and acceleration of 3D reconstruction, anthropocentric visual analysis techniques for semantic content annotation, and integrated 2D-3D web visualization tools.  ...  other big data problems in diverse application fields.  ...  There have been a few researches for 2D-3D data matching and registration [24] - [26] , but they have focused only on registration for a single data modality. 2D-3D registration between pairs of modalities  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2015.2496111 fatcat:u5cy6uv3bbfvjebuww7x4b3yfm

A Review of Platforms for the Development of Agent Systems [article]

Constantin-Valentin Pal, Florin Leon, Marcin Paprzycki, Maria Ganzha
2020 arXiv   pre-print
It aims to serve as a reference point for people interested in developing agent systems.  ...  Agent-based computing is an active field of research with the goal of building autonomous software of hardware entities.  ...  The "Run-Time System" includes an agent engine that provides an environment for the execution of agent software. AgentScape is a middleware layer that supports large-scale agent systems.  ... 
arXiv:2007.08961v1 fatcat:3ddtajdqv5fftldoqobr2y6y4u

Mobile Robot Self-Localization Using Omnidirectional Vision with Feature Matching from Real and Virtual Spaces

Huei-Yung Lin, Chien-Hsing He
2021 Applied Sciences  
This paper presents a novel self-localization technique for mobile robots based on image feature matching from omnidirectional vision.  ...  In our experiments, the effectiveness of the proposed self-localization technique was validated by the navigation of a mobile robot in a real world environment.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their valuable suggestions. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11083360 fatcat:aezsfhzqnvgbroyuygtsuh5pda

Non-intrusive Coupling: Recent Advances and Scalable Nonlinear Domain Decomposition

Mickaël Duval, Jean-Charles Passieux, Michel Salaün, Stéphane Guinard
2014 Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering  
Such method being intended to large scale analysis, we show its scalability.  ...  Finally, a novel nonlinear domain decomposition method is derived from the global/local non-intrusive coupling strategy, without the need to use a parallel code or software.  ...  Crozes (Airbus Group Innovation) is also acknowledged for providing the planetary gear carrier model.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11831-014-9132-x fatcat:yruvljljpvbkpkda43minuw2xa

Software visualization

Denis Gračanin, Krešimir Matković, Mohamed Eltoweissy
2005 Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering  
The goal is to improve our understanding of inherently invisible and intangible software, particularly when dealing with large information spaces that characterize domains like software maintenance, reverse  ...  The field of software visualization (SV) investigates approaches and techniques for static and dynamic graphical representations of algorithms, programs (code), and processed data.  ...  The resource-aware visualization environment (RAVE) was deployed as Web Services and accessed using a simple PDA. Efforts like these clear the path for large-scale, multiuser.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11334-005-0019-8 fatcat:osu6cvqllvgpxkexbtc6kx57kq

Software toolkit for modeling, simulation, and control of soft robots

E. Coevoet, T. Morales-Bieze, F. Largilliere, Z. Zhang, M. Thieffry, M. Sanz-Lopez, B. Carrez, D. Marchal, O. Goury, J. Dequidt, C. Duriez
2017 Advanced Robotics  
One is to rely on a linearization of the dynamic Equation 1 which gives a large-scale linear state-space model of the soft robot.  ...  Bruno Carrez has been a software engineer for 20 years.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01691864.2017.1395362 fatcat:23kezgh3zbfk3pph6nponqr5ca

From early draping to haute couture models: 20 years of research

Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, Pascal Volino
2005 The Visual Computer  
fashion garments of haute couture can only be reached through an optimal combination of modeling techniques and numerical methods that combines high computation efficiency with the versatility required for  ...  Here we describe optimal choices illustrated by their integration into a design and simulation tool that allow interactive prototyping of garments along drape motion and comfortability tests on animated  ...  Acknowledgement We are grateful to Christiane Luible for her work on the Piguet haute couture garments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00371-005-0347-6 fatcat:yjc2za7e5fccxah5p2x5c3pxpu

Positioning of Quadruped Robot Based on Tightly Coupled LiDAR Vision Inertial Odometer

Fangzheng Gao, Wenjun Tang, Jiacai Huang, Haiyang Chen
2022 Remote Sensing  
Their independent positioning plays a key role for completing assigned tasks in a complex environment.  ...  Finally, the quadruped robot in the laboratory is used to build a physical platform for verification.  ...  However, there is no back-end optimization, and it cannot handle large-scale rotational transformations.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs14122945 fatcat:pizdwkqoc5dabceuevdktknxs4

Texturing 3D models from sequential photos

Ricardo Marroquim, Gustavo Pfeiffer, Felipe Carvalho, Antonio A. F. Oliveira
2012 The Visual Computer  
In addition, pursuing a fully automatic solution, a linear approach based on feature matching is employed to generate a first guess for the nonlinear optimization.  ...  Our method compensates for the lack of geometric features by using a variation of a contour-based approach that is guided not only by external contours, but also by the internal ones extracted directly  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the colleagues from the Visual Computing Lab (CNR-Pisa) for their help and support on using their texture blending software, and the researches and technicians  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00371-012-0743-7 fatcat:yxturtmflrhw7g6rb63qtj7g3i

A review of morphogenetic engineering

René Doursat, Hiroki Sayama, Olivier Michel
2013 Natural Computing  
To answer these questions, we have launched in 2009, and developed through a series of workshops and a collective book, a new field of research called morphogenetic engineering.  ...  Whether in 2D/3D physical devices, in software or in techno-social networks, emergent architectures and decentralized automation create exciting new perspectives.  ...  nearby environment, to produce an emergent collective behavior at a macroscopic scale.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11047-013-9398-1 fatcat:wm4vmlwuqfbgteigyfuz3vbm2m
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