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Multi-robot cooperation-based mobile printer system

Kang-Hee Lee, Jong-Hwan Kim
2006 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
This paper proposes a mobile printer system (MPS) based on multi-robot cooperation.  ...  The system consists of multiple mobile robots, a wireless LAN system, a graphic user interface (GUI), and a host computer.  ...  Acknowledgement This work was supported by the ITRC-IRRC (Intelligent Robot Research Center) of the Korea Ministry of Information and Communication.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.robot.2005.11.005 fatcat:nnqkq5n7i5ee3ofnd2byi5e2x4

Smart office robot collaboration based on multi-agent programming

F. Mizoguchi, H. Nishiyama, H. Ohwada, H. Hiraishi
1999 Artificial Intelligence  
We have developed a multi-agent robot language (MRL) as an evolution of concurrent logic programming. MRL provides synchronous and asynchronous control of agents based on guarded Horn clauses.  ...  In this environment, many cameras and infrared sensors allow handling robots and mobile robots to perform complex tasks such as printing and delivering document.  ...  This indicates the advantage of the multi-agent approach for designing cooperative systems for various information appliances including robots and sensors.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0004-3702(99)00068-5 fatcat:qfwmspiu4baj5gspraghxgsb44

Concepts for 3D Printing-Based Self-Replicating Robot Command and Coordination Techniques

Andrew Jones, Jeremy Straub
2017 Machines  
Cooperation [11] and colonies [12] of self-assembling robots have also been proposed.  ...  Being able to modify the physical system component provides an additional tool for optimizing robotic system performance.  ...  For example, Green and Vogt [82] proposed a multi-robot system that could cooperatively and autonomously mine ore using rock drills.  ... 
doi:10.3390/machines5020012 fatcat:d23w7ztl7jgltaq4v4ejdjuedu

Multi-layered map based navigation and interaction for an intelligent wheelchair

Ruijiao Li, Lai Wei, Dongbing Gu, Huosheng Hu, Klaus D. McDonald-Maier
2013 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO)  
Its autonomous navigation and human-robot interaction is the major challenge.  ...  This paper proposes the use of multi-layered maps for navigation and interaction of an intelligent wheelchair.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research is financially supported by the EU Interreg IVA 2 Seas Programme (SYSIASS project: Autonomous & Intelligent Healthcare System, http://www.sysiass.eu/), and Franco-British  ... 
doi:10.1109/robio.2013.6739445 dblp:conf/robio/LiWGHM13 fatcat:davmbprp6ngmtdiampj6wjce2a

Design of a multi-agent, fiber composite digital fabrication system

Markus Kayser, Levi Cai, Sara Falcone, Christoph Bader, Nassia Inglessis, Barrak Darweesh, Neri Oxman
2018 Science Robotics  
Swarm-based fabrication of interwoven composite tubes via a fully autonomous, cooperative system can help create architectural-scale structures in effective and efficient ways, including in remote environments  ...  Garriga, Melinda Szabo, Jami Rose who helped fabricate, design and build parts of this system. Thank you to Silas Hughes who performed the photogrammetry of the structure and Dr.  ...  Previous studies identified autonomous mobility and simple communication as key components of scalable, cooperative multi-robot construction, but mainly focused on assembly of pre-fabricated parts [1]  ... 
doi:10.1126/scirobotics.aau5630 pmid:33141757 fatcat:gkmnhdxhavh3fggfygp5kq7dpe

COACHES Cooperative Autonomous Robots in Complex and Human Populated Environments [chapter]

Luca Iocchi, M. T. Lázaro, Laurent Jeanpierre, Abdel-Illah Mouaddib, Esra Erdem, Hichem Sahli
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
and scalable multi-agent planning.  ...  In particular, we describe the main components in which Artificial Intelligence techniques are used and integrated with the robotic system, as well as implementation details and some preliminary tests  ...  The execution module is based on the Petri Net Plan (PNP) formalism 1 [8] . PNP is a formalism to represent high-level plans for robot and multi-robot systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-24309-2_35 fatcat:7gahjrpabrfuhjwvzx4axxmnwm

Computational Aspects of Fabrication (Dagstuhl Seminar 18431)

Bernd Bickel, Marc Alexa, Jessica K. Hodgins, Kristina Shea, Michael Wagner
2019 Dagstuhl Reports  
This research is focusing on mobile robotic fabrication strategies specific to filament materials.  ...  of natural systems.  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.8.10.104 dblp:journals/dagstuhl-reports/BickelAHS18 fatcat:zqbryigrlbdtviqlbmp6hoztem

Design of Mechanism for Reducing Support Structures in Material Extrusion Additive Manufacturing

2020 WSEAS Transactions on Applied and Theoretical Mechanics  
To serve this goal, a mathematical model for the robotic arm based on Chasles-Mozzi theorem is introduced to avoid the limitations of Denavit-Hartenbrg convention.  ...  The ultimate objective behind employing a robotic arm in material extrusion additive manufacturing is to have a printer that produces clean prototypes, consume less material and reduce printing time  ...  The authors conducted a case study on manufacturing cantilever beam based on a polymeric additive system.  ... 
doi:10.37394/232011.2020.15.18 fatcat:6vzniljnobhvjlhnmekljqwnxq

A Review on Cable-driven Parallel Robots

Sen Qian, Bin Zi, Wei-Wei Shang, Qing-Song Xu
2018 Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering  
Cable-driven parallel robots (CDPRs) are categorized as a type of parallel manipulators. In CDPRs, flexible cables are used to take the place of rigid links.  ...  The particular property of cables provides CDPRs several advantages, including larger workspaces, higher payload-to-weight ratio and lower manufacturing costs rather than rigid-link robots.  ...  For instance, a cooperative CDPR consists of multiple mobile cranes is designed, as shown in Figure 4 .  ... 
doi:10.1186/s10033-018-0267-9 fatcat:sgx77sh3nndc7cqbymbnc36bcm

Human-Supervised Semi-Autonomous Mobile Manipulators for Safely and Efficiently Executing Machine Tending Tasks [article]

Sarah Al-Hussaini, Shantanu Thakar, Hyojeong Kim, Pradeep Rajendran, Brual C. Shah, Jeremy A. Marvel, Satyandra K. Gupta
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Our preliminary user trials show that non-expert operators can quickly learn to use the system and perform machine tending tasks.  ...  The robot is capable of generating motion plans from the high-level task description and presenting simulation results to the human for approval.  ...  Whereas, autonomy is used to maintain the nonholonomic constraints of two mobile robots cooperating in a transportation task.  ... 
arXiv:2010.04899v2 fatcat:amaaxrvvgrhv5ah2ug5sh6fei4

THE CONCEPT OF AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS IN INDUSTRY 4.0

György Kovács, Rabab Benotsmane, László Dudás
2019 Advanced Logistic Systems - Theory and Practice  
After it the autonomous systems are introduced which are based on multi agent systems.  ...  These systems include the collaborating robots via artificial intelligence which is an essential element of Industry 4.0.  ...  In the second part of the paper the autonomous systems are introduced which are based on multi agent systems.  ... 
doi:10.32971/als.2019.006 fatcat:p2sonvhbjvgrxoxfviwfrrh6xm

Some artificial intelligent techniques to design robotic systems [chapter]

George L. Kovács
1998 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Al in design and planning of robotie systems means the applieation of Multi-Agent Systems (MAS), Expert Systems (ES), Knowledge Based Systems (KBS), Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) , Petri nets, Fuzzy  ...  All types of automated manufacturing systems, whieh are often balaneed automation systems are broadly using robots, manipulators, ete.  ...  Path planning is solved by means of rule based, expert systems. Based on the simulation and analysis the design of an autonomous mobile robot system is assisted.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35390-6_23 fatcat:h75g7qgkm5hy5laaeg5vkkqhuq

Multirobot Systems: A Classification Focused on Coordination

A. Farinelli, L. Iocchi, D. Nardi
2004 IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part B (Cybernetics)  
Multi-Robot Systems (MRS) are, nowadays, an important research area within Robotics and Artificial Intelligence and a growing number of systems has been recently presented in the literature.  ...  Since application domains and tasks that are faced by MRS are of increasing complexity, the ability of the robots to cooperate can be regarded as a fundamental feature.  ...  While we discuss several different settings of Multi-Robot Systems, we primarily focus on fairly complex mobile platforms, equipped with sophisticated sensors and actuators, able to execute complex tasks  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsmcb.2004.832155 pmid:15503497 fatcat:rk6atkqmdnh37irxixaziskgcu

Intensive summer course in robotics – Robotcraft

N.M. Fonseca Ferreira, André Araujo, M.S. Couceiro, David Portugal
2018 Applied Computing and Informatics  
Attendants started this course with a brief introduction to robotics; learned to draw, design and create a personalized 3D structure for their mobile robotic platform and developed skills in embedded systems  ...  This paper describes a two-month summer intensive course designed to introduce participants with a handson technical craft on robotics and to acquire experience in the low-level details of embedded systems  ...  a flexible and scalable 2D multi-robot simulator, ideal for swarm robotics and multi-robot systems; the Virtual Robot Experimentation Platform (V-REP) [25] , with free and commercial versions available  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.aci.2018.04.005 fatcat:2tdc6mzgrbffbdh53max3plyda

Phylogenetic and Ontogenetic Learning in a Colony of Interacting Robots [chapter]

Arvin Agah, George A. Bekey
1997 Robot Colonies  
Since this architecture is based on representation of the "likes" and "dislikes" of the robots, it is called the Tropism System Cognitive Architecture.  ...  properties of the colony demonstrates its ability to achieve global goals, such as the gathering of objects, and to improve its performance as a result of learning, without explicit instructions for cooperation  ...  Kube and Zhang (1994) investigate cooperative behavior of multi-robot systems, both in simulation and in hardware.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4757-6451-2_5 fatcat:pukfys7mgnelrgvkmqpxwbtn74
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