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Blazing a trail: Insect-inspired resource transportation by a robot team [chapter]

Richard T. Vaughan, Kasper Støy, Gaurav S. Sukhatme, Maja J. Matarić
2000 Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 4  
transported Time (minutes) 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 Resource transported Time (minutes) ÓÑ ÓÖ Ö ×ÓÙÖ ÔÓ× Ø ÓÒ Ø ÜÔ Ö Ñ ÒØ Ö ÒÓØ ¬ × Ø Ý × Ò Ò Ñ ×× ÓÚ Ö Ø  ...  Ø ÓÒº ÇÒ Ö Ò ÓÑ ÖÓ ÓØ Ð×Ó ÖÓ ×Ø× Ò Ð Ö× Ø× ÔÖ Ú Ø Ð ×غ Ì Ù× ÖÓ ÓØ Û Ó× ÔÓ× Ø ÓÒ ×Ø Ñ Ø × × Ñ Ð Ö ØÓ Ø ÔÓ× Ø ÓÒ Ó ÖÓÔÔ ÖÙÑ Û ÐÐ Ø Ò ØÓ ÑÓÚ Ò Ø × Ñ Ö Ø ÓÒ × Ø ×Ù ×× ÙÐ Ð Þ Ò ØÖ Ð Trash can Robot  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-4-431-67919-6_11 fatcat:ws2v5jsjqffybi5erpahlkdz5m

Motorized obsessions: life, liberty, and the small-bore engine

2008 ChoiceReviews  
In 1947 he built an assembly-line plant with a capacity of one thousand vehicles inspired by Ford factory assembly lines.  ...  The team eventually settled on a long version and a short version.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.45-4349 fatcat:gtcubohow5cmdmy2kb5f5v6kqy

Space Junk [chapter]

Alice Gorman
2020 Earth 2020  
streaks up from Earth's surface, a tiny robot clinging to its side.  ...  Soon, the whirling graveyard of space junk punctuated by living robots will be all we have ever known.  ...  One widespread criticism was based on the erroneous interpretation of the study as predicting the depletion of non-renewable resources within a few decades -a  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0193.27 fatcat:zadldbhlm5b2xhfx7tpaq7bx74

River Flowing from the Sunrise: An Environmental History of the Lower San Juan

Michael A. Amundson, James M. Aton, Robert W. McPherson
2002 The Western historical quarterly  
According to historian David Weber, they also motivated an exodus to the area, probably on many of the trails blazed by Spanish traders. 14 Other trappers who entered the San Juan area shortly after Wolfskill's  ...  In seven days they had earned a wagon for him. 32 Four positive results came from this type of labor: These men built the road, improving transportation between Aneth and Shiprock; they worked as a team  ... 
doi:10.2307/4144753 fatcat:6epw577ffbhmpooagrhrky6pni

State of the World: Special Focus on the Consumer Society

Sue McGregor
2005 International Journal of Consumer Studies  
the next five years to increase its production capacity. 3 China is of course following a well-blazed trail, albeit roughly eight decades after widespread use of the automobile first caught on in the  ...  Germans developed modern green roof technology, inspired by the sod roofs and walls in Iceland.  ...  , 1992) , argued that from a consumption and ecological impact perspective humanity is divided into three broad classes: the consumers, the middle, and the poor.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1470-6431.2005.00454.x fatcat:vigaej2lpfdffanmycc7fmgr7e

Towards Fault Reactiveness in Wireless Sensor Networks with Mobile Carrier Robots

Rafael Jesus Falcon Martinez, Université D'Ottawa / University Of Ottawa, Université D'Ottawa / University Of Ottawa
2012
Three nature-inspired metaheuristic approaches that run at a centralized location are proposed. They are able to find good-quality solutions in a short time.  ...  Fortunately, robotic agents can now assist a WSN in various ways.  ...  A unique type of commodity (sensors) is to be transported by the robot from one place to another.  ... 
doi:10.20381/ruor-5569 fatcat:dtmqgbyx7zhgvovjnbaznncryq

"^KUZ ^':-X TRACKING THE

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unpublished
A team of dendrochronologists four strong, headed by Matthew W.  ...  parental care (a mother will park her infant in a tree while she forages, and infants are transported by mouth, the way a dog carries a puppy).  ... 
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ADAPTIVE 2016 Publicity Chairs ADAPTIVE 2016 Committee ADAPTIVE Advisory Committee ADAPTIVE 2016 Technical Program Committee

Mario Freire, Thomas Morris, Jose Alfredo, F Costa, Weirong Jiang, Kier Dugan, Radu Calinescu, Thomas Morris, Jose Alfredo, F Costa, Weirong Jiang, Kier Dugan (+75 others)
unpublished
a series of events targeting advanced system and application design paradigms driven by adaptiveness and self-adaptiveness.  ...  The conference had the following tracks:  Self-adaptation  Adaptive applications  Adaptivity in robot systems  Fundamentals and design of adaptive systems Similar to the previous edition, this event  ...  A pheromone trail is left by each robot to notify others that an area has already been mapped.  ... 
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Robert Frost and the New England Renaissance

Peter Schmidt, George Monteiro
1990 South Central Review  
Dana herself had been inspired by Dickinson's own "snatch of verse" on the elusive gentian.  ...  To Frost, Emily Dickinson's poetry always remained an example, a resource, a warning, a challenge, and, above all, a threat.  ...  whose solution by man would demand a powerful mathematical mind.  ... 
doi:10.2307/3189108 fatcat:zy7k3i4hareolnbvfx44gyuo44

2016 Program Highlights Beaverhead County Adding to the Bottom Line One Producer at a Time Haying at Sunset, Big Hole Valley Supporting reclamation efforts after development strikes

Lima Peaks
unpublished
In the prevailing drought conditions and dropping commodity prices, Beaverhead County producers sought information to manage available resources to optimize returns.  ...  These decisions encompassed a variety of topics including nitrate testing, annual and perennial forage production, fertilization and irrigation strategies, range condition monitoring and management, stocking  ...  By transporting the wool to a central location for delivery, the pool members saved more than $9,000 in transportation costs.  ... 
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JSE 32:1 Spring 2018 Whole Issue PDF

Kathleen E. Erickson
2018 Journal of Scientific Exploration  
The authors would like to offer a special thanks to JSE Reviewer Paul Smith and to JSE Associate Editor Roger Nelson for their suggestions and input.  ...  Acknowledgments Slides, information, and contributions were made by Jon Knowles, Mark Samuelson, Chris Georges, Carlos Mena, Alexis Poquiz, and Marty Rosenblatt.  ...  a trail of ambiguous or illusory sightings.  ... 
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LONESOME DOVE: COMMON GROUND FOR WESTERN PERSPECTIVES

Gail Mancini, Tom Ven, Advisor
unpublished
On the one hand, America has had a romance with the Western Frontier that can be traced to the days when trails to that frontier were being blazed.  ...  Within a night, Bill Spettle is dead, struck by lightning (McMurtry, Lonesome Dove 529). Insects are a greater threat than Native Americans .  ... 
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Tackling the "So What" Problem in Scientific Research

Paul A. Harris, Jacqueline Kirby, Jonathan A. Swafford, Terri L. Edwards, Minhua Zhang, Tonya R. Yarbrough, Lynda D. Lane, Tara Helmer, Gordon R. Bernard, Jill M. Pulley
2015 Academic Medicine  
The NDPA is a novel program that gave grantees extreme flexibility in how they could use the $2.5 million in direct costs provided to them through the grant. 2  ...  individuals, and not necessarily by work plans, the program sought to find researchers who have the skills and creativity to take productive risks.  ...  In the same year, Wolfe was named one of the -Brilliant 10‖ by Popular Science magazine, and was a Burroughs Wellcome Fund finalist for the Investigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Award.  ... 
doi:10.1097/acm.0000000000000732 pmid:25901872 pmcid:PMC4519358 fatcat:izoelpzajjbm3eecgj2wohqdw4

EMERGING MILITARY TECHNOLOGIES IN THE 21 ST CENTURY Assessing the Need for Governance

Richard Michael O'meara
2011 unpublished
The genie includes a wide range of emerging technologies including nanotechnology, biotechnology, human enhancement, non-lethal weapons, information or Cyber technology and robotics.  ...  It takes a specific look at the culture in which these developments are occurring and assesses the intended and unanticipated consequences of their use.  ...  of resources and leadership.  ... 
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FLUID BOUNDARIES: CONSERVATION, ENCLOSURE, AND OWNERSHIP IN THE BAHAMAS WRITTEN UNDER THE DIRECTION OF BONNIE MCCAY AND APPROVED BY ABSTRACT OF THE DISSERTATION CONSERVATION, ENCLOSURE, AND OWNERSHIP IN THE BAHAMAS

Sarah Wise, Sarah Wise, Dr Mccay
unpublished
Discernible differences exist in each person's claim, not only in the types of boundaries marked by individuals from different social spheres, but in how people enact a sense of entitlement and rightful  ...  Ignoring the divergence in how people make claims can lead to a mismatch in resource management strategies, (and ultimately to failed policy initiatives), as well as loss of material and symbolic wealth  ...  Kate cut a broad and blazing path at the wheel, blond hair pushed under a wide brimmed safari hat with an oversized foundling mutt in the cab by her side.  ... 
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