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Multi-robot task allocation through vacancy chain scheduling

Torbjørn S. Dahl, Maja Matarić, Gaurav S. Sukhatme
2009 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
VCS is also the foundation of a new MRTA algorithm which relies on optimal allocation patterns to emerge from the stigmergic effects of robot interactions.  ...  Modeling the effects of robot interaction in multi-robot systems, i.e., the group dynamics, is difficult due to the complexity of such interactions.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported in part by the Department of Energy  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.robot.2008.12.001 fatcat:tkf4fmmlqvar3ktzgsswg7kkbu

A Time-Efficient Co-Operative Path Planning Model Combined with Task Assignment for Multi-Agent Systems

Sumana Biswas, Sreenatha G. Anavatti, Matthew A. Garratt
2019 Robotics  
In one framework, the Compromise View model is used for completing the tasks and a combination of clustering method with the Nearest-Neighbour Search model is used to assign tasks to the other framework  ...  As per requirements, to save time, after completing its own tasks, one agent can complete the remaining tasks of other agents.  ...  Our heartfelt thanks to The University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force academy, Canberra, Australia. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics8020035 fatcat:xtvm2o52jnbvpcc4hra3ioww34

Neuromorphic Eye-in-Hand Visual Servoing

Rajkumar Muthusamy, Abdulla Ayyad, Mohamad Halwani, Dewald Swart, Dongming Gan, Lakmal Seneviratne, Yahya Zweiri
2021 IEEE Access  
Moreover, we thank the reviewers for their comments and valuable suggestions which helped to improve the quality of the paper.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We would like to thank the lab engineers, Mr. Pradeep from the Aerospace Research and Innovation Center (ARIC) and Mr.  ...  Overall, the switching strategy enables the robot to explore, reach, grasp and recover from lost tracking in the process of EBVS.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3071261 fatcat:4wajdnlzznffdfusazutgjgzqu

Out-of-the-loop performance problems and the use of intermediate levels of automation for improved control system functioning and safety

David B. Kaber, Mica R. Endsley
1997 Process safety progress  
may translate into cost reductions due to improved o p erational safety and are anticipated to be applicable to process control operations.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research was sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Amarillo National Resource Center for Plutonium.  ...  Parts of the work were completed while the author and co-author held a graduate research assistantship and an associate professorship, respectively, at Texas Tech University. LITERATURE CITED  ... 
doi:10.1002/prs.680160304 fatcat:l7nwqr3kezalxklxopdhkzoyym

Framework for an intelligent earthwork system

Sung-Keun Kim, Jeffrey S Russell
2003 Automation in Construction  
necessary to perform tasks in dynamically changing environments on their own.  ...  Recently, there has been an increase in the demand to enhance the intelligence of construction equipment and systems.  ...  The output of this function is specific task assignment data, which includes information on equipment agent selection and virtual cluster based on volume and characteristics of the given task.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0926-5805(02)00034-1 fatcat:qskdovlgvjalljw6jw5fjjoz7y

Behaviour Based Mobile Robot Navigation with Dynamic Weighted Voting Technique [chapter]

Shamsudin H.M., Rosbi Mamat, Tan Chee
2005 Cutting Edge Robotics  
The proposed technique is targeting on solving the problem in action selection for behaviourbased mobile robot. It was implemented on AIBOT for indoor goal-directed navigation.  ...  An Example of Navigation to Recover from Local Minima Problem Discussions The four experiments above showed the navigation of AIBOT using dynamic weighted voting technique.  ...  Cutting Edge Robotics This book is the result of inspirations and contributions from many researchers worldwide.  ... 
doi:10.5772/4650 fatcat:2hfell6shzfhpmuit7ebgonk6a

A self-adaptation framework based on functional knowledge for augmented autonomy in robots

Carlos Hernández, Julita Bermejo-Alonso, Ricardo Sanz, Craig Schlenoff, Stephen Balakirsky, Henrik Christensen
2018 Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering  
In this example, the generic metacontroller uses the robot's functional model to adapt the control architecture to recover from a sensor failure. capability of performing their missions with dependable  ...  Robots need resilience to recover base capabilities after failure, e.g., an autonomous robot shall recover navigation capability after the failure of a critical sensor.  ...  This research has been supported by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science through FPU grant AP2006-02778.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ica-180565 fatcat:4w5bd6qk5fgx7a2b3xiaznb4na

Development of a cloud based smart manufacturing system

Hong-Seok PARK, Ngoc-Hien TRAN
2015 Journal of Advanced Mechanical Design, Systems, and Manufacturing  
systems such as machine breakdown, malfunction of robot or transporter.  ...  The model of smart manufacturing is inherited from the organization of the living systems in biology and nature such as ant colony, school of fish, bee's foraging behaviors, and so on.  ...  Acknowledgment This research was supported by University of Ulsan; and was funded by Vietnam National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) under grant number 107.01-2014.23.  ... 
doi:10.1299/jamdsm.2015jamdsm0030 fatcat:k4dhqh47pzhqnb4temmdjlfyhi

Noise-Aware Dynamical System Compilation for Analog Devices with Legno

Sara Achour, Martin Rinard
2020 Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems  
To the best of our knowledge, Legno is the first compiler to successfully target a physical (as opposed to simulated) programmable analog device for dynamical systems and this paper is the first to present  ...  We evaluate the compiled configurations on the Sendyne S100Asy RevU development board on twelve benchmarks from physics, controls, and biology.  ...  We greatly appreciated their input and expertise during the development of the Legno compiler. The authors are supported by DARPA HACCS HR001118C0059 and DARPA TC FA8650-15-C-7564.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3373376.3378449 dblp:conf/asplos/AchourR20 fatcat:4jbfzeaf5bh5zbyiykbetgdreq

Sensor-based and Robot Sorting Processes and their Role in Achieving European Recycling Goals - A Review

Karl Friedrich
2022 Academic Journal of Polymer Science  
This study further contains a detailed analysis of the standard sensor-based sorting construction types chute sorter, belt sorter and robot-aided sorting.  ...  current State-of-the-Art.  ...  as size, reaction speed and the number of parts selected per hour [19] .  ... 
doi:10.19080/ajop.2022.05.555668 fatcat:ms3zbhxjqbf7hkfs6ve4vshayy

Sensor-based and Robot Sorting Processes and their Role in Achieving European Recycling Goals - A Review

Karl Friedrich
2022 Academic Journal of Polymer Science  
This study further contains a detailed analysis of the standard sensor-based sorting construction types chute sorter, belt sorter and robot-aided sorting.  ...  current State-of-the-Art.  ...  as size, reaction speed and the number of parts selected per hour [19] .  ... 
doi:10.19080/ajop.2021.05.555668 fatcat:dxjezpbmuncahhzzd6bezc3epa

An assigned responsibility system for robotic teleoperation control

Nicolas Small, Kevin Lee, Graham Mann
2018 International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications  
Assigned Responsibility is a new form of adjustable autonomy-based teleoperation that allows the selective inclusion of automated control elements at key stages of a robot operation plan's execution.  ...  In situations where the environment is reasonably known and/or predictable, pre-planning these control changes could relieve robot operators of the additional task of deciding when and how to switch.  ...  Depending on the state of the plan execution, it can continue, or be re-planned.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41315-018-0043-0 pmid:29577073 pmcid:PMC5854743 dblp:journals/ijira/SmallLM18 fatcat:az5vqxpruvbw5awdahuxhkbfue

A generic and modular architecture for maritime autonomous vehicles

Magali BARBIER, Eric BENSANA, Xavier PUCEL
2018 2018 IEEE/OES Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Workshop (AUV)  
This paper describes the Robot System Onboard Architecture (RSOA) software developed in the SWARMs project for the achievement of offshore maritime operations.  ...  Simulation and experimentations achieved on the Black Sea in Romania (July 2017) then in the Trondheim fjord in Norway (June 2018) highlighted the good performance of the RSOA.  ...  It is based on the 3D open source robotics simulator Gazebo and allows the simulation of environment and vehicle dynamics.  ... 
doi:10.1109/auv.2018.8729765 fatcat:6tnz5iwgyffi5fngysoe466qx4

MonoSLAM: Real-Time Single Camera SLAM

Andrew J. Davison, Ian D. Reid, Nicholas D. Molton, Olivier Stasse
2007 IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence  
The core of the approach is the on-line creation of a sparse but persistent map of natural landmarks within a probabilistic framework.  ...  Our system, which we dub MonoSLAM, is the first successful application of the SLAM methodology from mobile robotics to the 'pure vision' domain of a single uncontrolled camera, achieving real-time but  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was primarily performed while the first three authors worked together at the Active Vision Laboratory, University of Oxford.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tpami.2007.1049 pmid:17431302 fatcat:5s6biddqs5civc55mtv2ygmbxy

Functional architecture and enabling technologies for distributed shop floor control

Sewon Oh, Hyunbo Cho
2002 International journal of computer integrated manufacturing (Print)  
from order booking through design, production and marketing.  ...  Moreover, enabling technologies for each function are discussed in the architecture. One such methodology can be plugged into a controller in the implementation stage.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to acknowledge the partial financial support of the BK21 project.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09511920210143390 fatcat:e7gheys3efgjnd5dqj2dakhu2q
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