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A School of Robotic Fish for Mariculture Monitoring in the Sea Coast

Young-Sun Ryuh, Gi-Hun Yang, Jindong Liu, Huosheng Hu
2015 Journal of Bionic Engineering  
This paper presents a multi-agent robotic fish system used for mariculture monitoring.  ...  Each robotic fish has 5 degrees of freedom for controlling its depth and speed by mimicking a sea carp.  ...  Yu et al. developed a biomimetic robotic fish and a motion control algorithm for a group of robotic fish using overhead vision system [15] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1672-6529(14)60098-6 fatcat:l2j2rwtif5bgrjlbv4uk7cxdti

The ARK project: Autonomous mobile robots for known industrial environments

S.B. Nickerson, P. Jasiobedzki, D. Wilkes, M. Jenkin, E. Milios, J. Tsotsos, A. Jepson, O.N. Bains
1998 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
The ARK robots employ a novel sensor, Laser Eye, that combines vision and laser ranging to efficiently locate the robot in a map of its environment.  ...  In addition to solving the core tasks of pose estimation and navigation, the ARK robots address the tasks of sensing for safety and operator interaction. 0 1998 Elsevier Science B.V.  ...  Acknowledgements Funding for this work was provided, in part, by the ARK (Autonomous Robot for a Known environment) Project, which received its funding from PRECARN Associates Inc., Industry Canada, the  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0921-8890(98)00032-3 fatcat:eohlgg7gbban5jqhqqpdbaigui

Special Feature on Advanced Mobile Robotics

DaeEun Kim
2019 Applied Sciences  
Mobile robots and their applications are involved with many research fields including electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, artificial intelligence and cognitive science [..  ...  There have been many ceaseless efforts from the authors, and the reviewers' feedback and comments greatly  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to thank all the authors and reviewers who contributed to this Special Issue.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app9214686 fatcat:25p6a4yjxzd25anrryk5cdghii

Knot tying with single piece fixtures

Matthew Bell, Devin Balkcom
2008 2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation  
We have developed fixtures for a simple overhand knot and a square knot, and have started developing a fixture for the two half hitches knot.  ...  We can tie knots in different types of wire and fishing line using these fixtures.  ...  Humans use touch and vision to tie knots; most robotic systems, as explored in Section II, use multiple complex grippers and machine vision. Several applications motivate autonomous knot tying.  ... 
doi:10.1109/robot.2008.4543237 dblp:conf/icra/BellB08 fatcat:z7koi26yxzdone5uedqhsr6yzq

Design of Cloud Based Robots Using Big Data Analytics and Neuromorphic Computing

Ashwin Satyanarayana, Janusz Kusyk, Yu-Wen Chen
2018 2018 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering (CCECE)  
We also propose a novel dual system architecture for robots where they have a brain centered cloud with access to big data analytics.  ...  Cloud-based robotics take advantage of remote resources for parallel computation and sharing large amounts of information while benefiting from analysis of massive sensor data from robots.  ...  Neuromorphic eye can be used to build a miniature electrically-powered unmanned aerial vehicle equiped with a motion-sensing visual system to follow terrain and avoid obstacles [21] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/ccece.2018.8447874 dblp:conf/ccece/SatyanarayanaKC18 fatcat:42gta34pzrhhxifqvcsjbjtkmi

Research Progress and Prospects of Agricultural Aero-Bionic Technology in China

Yali Zhang, Haoxin Tian, Xinrong Huang, Chenyang Ma, Linlin Wang, Hanchao Liu, Yubin Lan
2021 Applied Sciences  
On this basis, problems of related research and application of agricultural aircraft in real-time obstacle avoidance, path planning, and intelligent navigation were analyzed.  ...  This review provides a reference for the development of bionic technology in China's agricultural aviation.  ...  three-dimensional path, and then reasonably planned the path points in the path.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app112110435 fatcat:66bjym3hszbtdla7ikw3lodony

Robotics and Neuroscience

Dario Floreano, Auke Jan Ijspeert, Stefan Schaal
2014 Current Biology  
More recently, neuroscientists have resorted to robots for testing hypotheses and validating models of biological nervous systems.  ...  In the attempt to build adaptive and intelligent machines, roboticists have looked at neuroscience for more than half a century as a source of inspiration for perception and control.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported in parts by the Swiss National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) Robotics, the Max-Planck-Society, and the U.S. National Science Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cub.2014.07.058 pmid:25247370 fatcat:hu6weag6gzg5ncncf5ycmekta4

A survey of the development of biomimetic intelligence and robotics

Jiankun Wang, Weinan Chen, Xiao Xiao, Yangxin Xu, Chenming Li, Xiao Jia, Max Q.-H. Meng
2021 Biomimetic Intelligence and Robotics  
A B S T R A C T Biomimetics is the development of novel theories and technologies by emulating the models and systems of nature.  ...  Biomimetic intelligence aims to solve many complex problems by studying the principles of biological systems, resulting in a series of efficient algorithms, such as the genetic algorithm and neural network  ...  In 2020, Florian et al. present a miniature robotic fish named Bluebot, which can swim like schools of fish.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.birob.2021.100001 fatcat:vvpui4txzrbgtkf5wjcjs4sqfe

From Smart Farming towards Unmanned Farms: A New Mode of Agricultural Production

Tan Wang, Xianbao Xu, Cong Wang, Zhen Li, Daoliang Li
2021 Agriculture  
With the rapid development of the Internet of Things, Big Data, artificial intelligence, robotics and fifth-generation (5G) communication technology, robots can replace humans in agricultural operations  ...  Agriculture is the most important industry for human survival and solving the hunger problem worldwide.  ...  The robot path planning [73] needs the help of AI technology to plan the optimal path, such as Ayushman et al.  ... 
doi:10.3390/agriculture11020145 fatcat:5x4zuy6pl5hotntcj2mjnuumwa

2021 Index IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters Vol. 6

2021 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  
Departments and other items may also be covered if they have been judged to have archival value. The Author Index contains the primary entry for each item, listed under the first author's name.  ...  The primary entry includes the coauthors' names, the title of the paper or other item, and its location, specified by the publication abbreviation, year, month, and inclusive pagination.  ...  Suresh, A., +, LRA April 2021 4133-4140 Autonomous systems Decentralized Task and Path Planning for Multi-Robot Systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lra.2021.3119726 fatcat:lsnerdofvveqhlv7xx7gati2xu

Decentralized Multi-Floor Exploration by a Swarm of Miniature Robots Teaming with Wall-Climbing Units [article]

Jabez L. Kit, Audelia G. Dharmawan, David Mateo, Shaohui Foong, Gim Song Soh, Roland Bouffanais, Kristin L. Wood
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Not a single robotic unit possesses the overall map, which is not required by our cooperative path-planning strategy.  ...  miniature robot.  ...  of a miniature robot.  ... 
arXiv:1908.05822v1 fatcat:bnop3zwtlje5vmpm46qwnkur7y

Mobile Emulab: A Robotic Wireless and Sensor Network Testbed

D. Johnson, T. Stack, R. Fish, D. M. Flickinger, L. Stoller, R. Ricci, J. Lepreau
2006 Proceedings IEEE INFOCOM 2006. 25TH IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications  
Our mobile testbed provides simple path planning, a vision-based tracking system accurate to 1 cm, live maps, and webcams.  ...  The system is robust enough that it is deployed for public use.  ...  We are grateful to Mark Minor for his contributions in a variety of areas relating to robotics. Bill Thompson and Tom Henderson gave us guidance in the computer vision area.  ... 
doi:10.1109/infocom.2006.182 dblp:conf/infocom/JohnsonSFFSRL06 fatcat:fvalr24lvban5ag4t32huvmg6i

2020 Index IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters Vol. 5

2020 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  
., +, LRA April 2020 2395-2402 A Vision-Based Soft Somatosensory System for Distributed Pressure and Temperature Sensing.  ...  ., +, LRA April 2020 820-827 Medical robotics 3D Path-Following Using MRAC on a Millimeter-Scale Spiral-Type Magnetic Robot.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lra.2020.3032821 fatcat:qrnouccm7jb47ipq6w3erf3cja

EUROPA: A Case Study for Teaching Sensors, Data Acquisition and Robotics via a ROS-Based Educational Robot

Georgios Karalekas, Stavros Vologiannidis, John Kalomiros
2020 Sensors  
EUROPA's software infrastructure is based οn Robot Operating System (ROS).  ...  Finally, an introductory STEM curriculum developed for EUROPA and applied in a class of high school students is presented.  ...  More advanced algorithms allow path planning using metric and topological maps as well as vision-based Simultaneous Localization and Mapping.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20092469 pmid:32349247 fatcat:juu7zcixancoznkkkemdqvyinm

Biomimetic robot navigation

Matthias O. Franz, Hanspeter A. Mallot
2000 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
We review these biomimetic approaches using a framework that allows for a common description of biological and technical navigation behaviour.  ...  new navigation mechanisms available for technical applications, most notably in the field of indoor robot navigation.  ...  The system of Huber and Bülthoff resembled those designed for flow-based trail following (cf. Section 3.1.1), but was used for aiming instead.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0921-8890(99)00069-x fatcat:wmszdlmhwzg6bgkdp4s2qzip3i
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