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Component Specific Expert System and Robotic Applications for Building - Total Life Cycle Integration through Knowledge Bases

Timothy Cornick
1988 Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC)   unpublished
It will take a specific component system used in modern building construction -dry-wall partitioning -a, an example and sugges t how Al and Robotic techniques can be appleid to its design , construction  ...  and integration with other systems.  ...  This is because the same fundamental design, construction and operation relationships exist for a single element comprising a specific component system as they do for every other element and the building  ... 
doi:10.22260/isarc1988/0069 fatcat:ps46jjovz5erzh25doktib7ota

Robot Development Process in the DESIRE Project [chapter]

Walter Nowak, Ulrich Reiser, Erwin Prassler
2012 Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics  
This process can be roughly split up into four main phases, from specification in the beginning over two integration phases up to optimisation in the end.  ...  Several of these issues are highlighted in this paper with the goal to derive useful guidelines for other robotics projects.  ...  Fig. 2 2 Estimation of the proportions for specification, functional development of components and integration with respect to the total amount of development time in the DESIRE project.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-25116-0_36 fatcat:5jbg7drolraohpdaqe3bl32oqu

RT-middleware: distributed component middleware for RT (robot technology)

N. Ando, T. Suehiro, K. Kitagaki, T. Kotoku, Woo-Keun Yoon
2005 2005 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
In this paper, we propose RT-Middleware for robot system integration.  ...  A methodology of system development by using RT-Components, and a framework for component development are proposed. Evaluations of some RT-Component based systems is performed.  ...  of Robotic Fanctions" with Matsushita Electric Works Ltd. and JARA (Japan Robot Association).  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2005.1545521 dblp:conf/iros/AndoSKKY05 fatcat:ozr3fnbspjgv7n6t6czhkkd4sm

Tailoring the MontiArcAutomaton Component & Connector ADL for Generative Development [article]

Jan O. Ringert, Bernhard Rumpe, Andreas Wortmann
2015 arXiv   pre-print
from logical into platform-specific software architectures, and a-posteriori black-box composition of code generators for different robotics platforms.  ...  We have developed the MontiArcAutomaton framework that combines structural extension of C&C concepts with integration of application-specific component behavior modeling languages, seamless transformation  ...  The integration and binding of specific implementations to components is a necessity for the project's engineers (R2).  ... 
arXiv:1511.05364v1 fatcat:nqcoqneanzfmpi7vmanjemna2e

Tailoring the MontiArcAutomaton Component & Connector ADL for Generative Development

Jan O. Ringert, Bernhard Rumpe, Andreas Wortmann
2015 Proceedings of the 2015 Joint MORSE/VAO Workshop on Model-Driven Robot Software Engineering and View-based Software-Engineering - MORSE/VAO '15  
from logical into platform-specific software architectures, and a-posteriori black-box composition of code generators for different robotics platforms.  ...  We have developed the MontiArcAutomaton framework that combines structural extension of C&C concepts with integration of application-specific component behavior modeling languages, seamless transformation  ...  The integration and binding of specific implementations to components is a necessity for the project's engineers (R2).  ... 
doi:10.1145/2802059.2802064 fatcat:zs6bas4itvec7necbk5x2heqki

MontiArcAutomaton: Modeling Architecture and Behavior of Robotic Systems [article]

Jan Oliver Ringert, Bernhard Rumpe, Andreas Wortmann
2014 arXiv   pre-print
Robotics poses a challenge for software engineering as the vast numbers of different robot platforms impose different requirements on robot control architectures.  ...  MontiArcAutomaton's central concept is encapsulation and decomposition known from Component & Connector Architecture Description Languages.  ...  These platform-specific building blocks encapsulate domain knowledge, but their development and integration still require robotics experts to be programming experts.  ... 
arXiv:1409.2310v1 fatcat:rvtlwnh7izdejhaq7kbfigk4h4

Managing the Functional Variability of Robotic Perception Systems

Davide Brugali, Nico Hochgeschwender
2017 2017 First IEEE International Conference on Robotic Computing (IRC)  
The novel contribution of this paper is the description of the integration of two modeling languages and toolkit, namely HyperFlex [14] for functional variability modeling and the Robot Perception Specification  ...  A real-world robot control system is composed of tens of software components. For each component providing robotic functionality, tens of different implementations may be available.  ...  System integrators, who are expert in specific application domains, need tools for the configuration of robot control systems according to specific application requirements.  ... 
doi:10.1109/irc.2017.20 dblp:conf/irc/BrugaliH17 fatcat:is5eq2zbrzgtli2tacq5swvj2a

Characteristics of middleware for networked collaborative robots

Nader Mohamed, Jameela Al-Jaroodi
2008 2008 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems  
It discusses middleware challenges in networked robotic systems and presents some representative middleware solutions specifically designed for networked robots.  ...  Furthermore, most networked robotic systems consist of a collection of components (being multiple robots working together, multiple components working together within one robot or robots working with other  ...  The Component layer is used to add components for often-used services and to support domain-specific concepts.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cts.2008.4543973 dblp:conf/cts/MohamedA08 fatcat:hpzicxbaonctvl3mlnx6433uou

Flexible Signal-Oriented Hardware Abstraction for Rapid Prototyping of Robotic Systems

Stefan Jorg, Mathias Nickl, Gerd Hirzinger
2006 2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
Diffuse and changing specifications for the design of light-weight robots result in high design costs for the desired robotic system, especially the electronic modules and related software drivers.  ...  SFMiddleware enables the transparent integration of changing joint hardware functionality with robot control applications.  ...  We use the ideas of middleware for the transparent integration of distributed hardware components.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2006.281759 dblp:conf/iros/JorgNH06 fatcat:uig4sjeubjhpbnknyypyi6qm2a

Integrating realistic simulation engines within the MORSE framework

Arnaud Degroote, Pierrick Koch, Simon Lacroix
2016 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)  
As it is usual for robotics simulators, Morse provides a components system, allowing to easily integrate new sensors and actuators on-board the simulated robot.  ...  Datastream handlers adapts the data to robotics middleware specific format, for both data-oriented interfaces and service-oriented interfaces.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2016.7759423 dblp:conf/iros/DegrooteKL16 fatcat:qeorzlbojbfsnmuj2fhk2ncz4u

Robotics and Integrated Formal Methods: Necessity Meets Opportunity [chapter]

Marie Farrell, Matt Luckcuck, Michael Fisher
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This, together with the sheer complexity of robotic systems, leads us to argue that diverse formal techniques must be integrated in order to develop, verify, and provide certification evidence for, robotic  ...  Furthermore, we propose the fast evolving field of robotics as an ideal catalyst for the advancement of integrated formal methods research, helping to drive the field in new and exciting directions and  ...  Furthermore, several views of the same system or component often require integration of analysis, even for one specification element.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-98938-9_10 fatcat:kklbl7yxjzdb5exiom2z5valma

Robotic Software Systems: From Code-Driven to Model-Driven Software Development [chapter]

Christian Schlegel, Andreas Steck, Alex Lotz
2012 Robotic Systems - Applications, Control and Programming  
Tailoring modern approaches of software engineering to the needs of robotics is seen as decisive towards significant progress in system integration for advanced robotic systems. 23 www.intechopen.com  ...  Unfortunately, so far, steady improvements in specific robot abilities and robot hardware have not been matched by corresponding robot performance in real-world environments.  ...  This abstraction allows the component developer to sell its robotic software component to a system integrator; • overcome the need for the system integrator to be also an expert of robotic algorithms and  ... 
doi:10.5772/25896 fatcat:7fwavvcrg5hcva7tp7n7ifshru

Vertical Integration and Service Orchestration for Modular Production Systems Using Business Process Models

Sebastian Wrede, Oliver Beyer, Christoph Dreyer, Michael Wojtynek, Jochen Steil
2016 Procedia Technology - Elsevier  
Reconfigurability is achieved through exchangeable process components, the use of lightweight robot manipulators as versatile handling subsystems as well as a cell control scheme based on executable business  ...  The systemic approach can be applied to realize a customer specific production down to lot size one and was validated in a vertically integrated production line manufacturing an industrial product with  ...  A complex process component is the integrated lightweight robot.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.protcy.2016.08.035 fatcat:zpjfgth23vclvevjygdrhp2lgi

RoSHA: A Multi-robot Self-healing Architecture [chapter]

Dominik Kirchner, Stefan Niemczyk, Kurt Geihs
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
ALICA, a domain specific language for multi-robot systems, is applied to coordinate recovery plans in multi-robot systems.  ...  RoSHA is based on the established robot middleware ROS and provides components for application independent analysis and repair.  ...  Further application specific components, e.g. a new specialized control interface, should be simple to develop and integrate.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-44468-9_27 fatcat:k2nab6fmuvgw7gg2j5qhricamq

Model-driven separation of concerns for service robotics

Kai Adam, Arvid Butting, Robert Heim, Oliver Kautz, Bernhard Rumpe, Andreas Wortmann
2016 Proceedings of the International Workshop on Domain-Specific Modeling - DSM 2016  
It facilitates separation of concerns of participating robotics, domain, and software engineering experts and integrates their models via a component & connector reference architecture and a combined code  ...  We present an infrastructure for the development of service robotics applications employing DSLs aimed at domain experts and tailored to domain challenges.  ...  The implementations are integrated with robot-specific GPL code provided by robotics experts.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3023147.3023151 dblp:conf/oopsla/AdamBHKRW16 fatcat:yu65wpvjz5aq5hdrrkjg6by5ge
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