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Human-Robot Perception in Industrial Environments: A Survey

Andrea Bonci, Pangcheng David Cen Cheng, Marina Indri, Giacomo Nabissi, Fiorella Sibona
2021 Sensors  
Perception capability assumes significant importance for humanrobot interaction.  ...  This paper presents a survey on sensory equipment useful for human detection and action recognition in industrial environments.  ...  Proof of Concept for a collaborative fixed-base manipulator was mainly developed by A.B. and G.N. Proof of Concept for the collaborative Sen3Bot was mainly developed by F.S., P.D.C.C. and M.I.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21051571 pmid:33668162 pmcid:PMC7956747 fatcat:zkneqhwbwvh7nigscwogcagbly

Review of Robot Skin: A Potential Enabler for Safe Collaboration, Immersive Teleoperation, and Affective Interaction of Future Collaborative Robots

Gaoyang Pang, Geng Yang, Zhibo Pang
2021 IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics  
sensors, and Internet-of-Things for healthcare.  ...  He has been a Research Assistant with ZJU since 2020, focusing on the development of advanced sensing and reactive control for intelligent robotic grasping.  ...  For example, the safety assurance of uses/patients during human-robot interaction (HRI) is one of them [4] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmrb.2021.3097252 fatcat:k34gycld6ndhtagekvuievbvke

2020 Index IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters Vol. 5

2020 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  
Yuan, K., +, Morphing Cargo Drone for Safe Flight in Proximity of Humans.  ...  ., +, LRA April 2020 1373-1380 A Morphing Cargo Drone for Safe Flight in Proximity of Humans.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lra.2020.3032821 fatcat:qrnouccm7jb47ipq6w3erf3cja

Toward fully autonomous mobile manipulation for industrial environments

Andreas Dömel, Simon Kriegel, Michael Kaßecker, Manuel Brucker, Tim Bodenmüller, Michael Suppa
2017 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
Multiple sensors are attached which allow for perception of the environment and the objects to be manipulated. This is essential for coping with uncertainties in real-world application.  ...  In order to perform the given tasks in real industrial production sites, we propose a robotic system consisting of a mobile platform, a torque-controlled manipulator, and an additional sensor head.  ...  For manipulation tasks, the coverage of the workspace by the sensor system is fundamental.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1729881417718588 fatcat:5sgv43z3vbfw7lmosju3mtgapy

Space Telerobotics

Terrence Fong, Jennifer Rochlis Zumbado, Nancy Currie, Andrew Mishkin, David L. Akin
2013 Reviews of Human Factors and Ergonomics  
Moreover, we need to develop safe human-robotic interaction in the presence of multiple control loops that may span a wide range of time delay regimes.  ...  R2 is the result of a long-term NASA effort to develop robots that can safely operate in human workspaces, can use the same hardware and interfaces (connectors, tools, etc.) as humans, and can serve as  ...  -developed dexterous robot approved for Space Shuttle flight operations) and the SAMURAI deep submergence sampling system for use on hovering autonomous underwater vehicles.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1557234x13510679 fatcat:3tobnk22cbfj3plocakr5pyvli

Robots under COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comprehensive Survey

Yang Shen, Dejun Guo, Fei Long, Luis A. Mateos, Houzhu Ding, Zhen Xiu, Randall B. Hellman, Adam King, Shixun Chen, Chengkun Zhang, Huan Tan
2020 IEEE Access  
Compared with traditional human labor, robotic and autonomous systems have advantages such as an intrinsic immunity to the virus and an inability for human-robot-human spread of any disease-causing pathogens  ...  In each chapter, we cover both the advantages and the challenges for each robot, finding that robotics systems are overall apt solutions for dealing with many of the problems brought on by COVID-19, including  ...  Variability is one of the biggest challenges of cobots in workspaces. Some variation in environment and tasks are minor for humans but can be a major problem for cobots' repeatability. VII.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3045792 pmid:34976569 pmcid:PMC8675561 fatcat:pkzigtb5yzcjlftjnbve3373ay

Service Robots in the Healthcare Sector

Jane Holland, Liz Kingston, Conor McCarthy, Eddie Armstrong, Peter O'Dwyer, Fionn Merz, Mark McConnell
2021 Robotics  
The use of service robots are advantageous as they not only prevent the spread of infection, and reduce human error but they also allow front-line staff to reduce direct contact, focusing their attention  ...  This paper presents a review of various types of robotic technologies and their uses in the healthcare sector.  ...  Vision sensors, 3D radar, human sensing.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics10010047 fatcat:mgkfi3ghgbebxc4j5almkbgzni

Reconfigurable AUV for intervention missions: a case study on underwater object recovery

Mario Prats, David Ribas, Narcís Palomeras, Juan Carlos García, Volker Nannen, Stephan Wirth, José Javier Fernández, Joan P. Beltrán, Ricard Campos, Pere Ridao, Pedro J. Sanz, Gabriel Oliver (+4 others)
2011 Intelligent Service Robotics  
An overview of the techniques used to successfully solve the problem in an autonomous way is provided.  ...  As a first experimental validation of the complete system, a Search & Recovery problem is addressed, consisting of finding and recovering a flight data recorder placed at an unknown position at the bottom  ...  The black box can be appreciated on the top-right corner curacy than using acoustic sensing methods.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11370-011-0101-z fatcat:hl6ak6pdhrfbjdwxsfj2fca3de

Science and Technology Parks: A Futuristic Approach

Imran Makhdoom, Justin Lipman, Mehran Abolhasan, Duncan Challen
2022 IEEE Access  
Some of these traditional measures include business support, workspaces, laboratories, networking events, accommodation, and essential commodities.  ...  Finally, the components deemed essential for the attainment of science and technology parks objectives are highlighted.  ...  A service robot is designed and developed to interact with humans as living human machines.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2022.3159798 fatcat:6tnosyhsqnfspbszbgx7dxcvaq

Active Sensing for Search and Tracking: A Review [article]

Luca Varotto, Angelo Cenedese, Andrea Cavallaro
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Active Position Estimation (APE) is the task of localizing one or more targets using one or more sensing platforms.  ...  Success in APE depends on the level of cooperation of the sensing platforms, their number, their degrees of freedom and the quality of the information gathered.  ...  in the same manner. and human-robot interaction [35], [170], [185].  ... 
arXiv:2112.02381v1 fatcat:zxptl2lhcne6hjephtrefoy5ju

Multi-Modal Sensing and Robotic Manipulation of Non-Rigid Objects: A Survey

Félix Nadon, Angel Valencia, Pierre Payeur
2018 Robotics  
It first summarizes the recent advances in sensing and modelling of such objects with a focus on describing the methods and technologies used to measure their shape and estimate their material and physical  ...  The third part provides a survey of planning and control strategies exploited to operate dexterous robotic systems while performing various tasks on objects made of different non-rigid materials.  ...  It also provides broad coverage on the topics of sensing, modelling and robotic control of non-rigid objects in a single work.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics7040074 fatcat:iqztgxmo5vezzdwkjtpn5zvdr4

Biomedical Applications of Untethered Mobile Milli/Microrobots

Metin Sitti, Hakan Ceylan, Wenqi Hu, Joshua Giltinan, Mehmet Turan, Sehyuk Yim, Eric Diller
2015 Proceedings of the IEEE  
On-board components for milli/microrobots must have overall sizes much smaller than the given robot overall size.  ...  Untethered robots miniaturized to the length scale of millimeter and below attract growing attention for the prospect of transforming many aspects of health care and bioengineering.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the NIH R01-NR014083 grant, the NSF Cyber Physical Systems Program (CNS-1135850), and the NSF National Robotics Initiative Program (NRI-1317477).  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2014.2385105 pmid:27746484 pmcid:PMC5063027 fatcat:lsvefsokvnhu3mjnf7576t3fyq

Applications and Challenges of Artificial Intelligence in Space Missions

Paul A. Oche, Gideon A. Ewa, Nwanneka Ibekwe
2021 IEEE Access  
Unlike similar surveys that focus only on technological challenges, we also addressed some crucial legal drawbacks that emanate from the reliance and use of AI in space.  ...  However, a large number of surveys on the applications of AI in space missions can be classified into two categories.  ...  Contrastingly, motion planning focuses on generating interactive trajectories in workspace when robots interact with dynamic environment.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3132500 fatcat:2n5el5dcqzgdtc3brca5xwxrfu

Conference Digest

2020 2020 IEEE Aerospace Conference  
The Auxiliary Payload Sensor Suite (APSS), a collection of environmental sensors carried by the Interior exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transport (InSight) lander, is capable  ...  of measuring Martian air temperature, wind speed, atmospheric pressure, and local magnetic fields.  ...  Adding an integrated inflatable crew lock provides the volume required for EVAs with minimal use of launch volume.  ... 
doi:10.1109/aero47225.2020.9172613 fatcat:ioqf5ijrx5gvffu3ls34aa2nsq

Mixed reality for unmanned aerial vehicle operations in near Earth environments

J T Hing, P Y Oh
2010 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
A lot of the work on the initial development of the flight controls and heads up displays used for systems like the Predator were designed based on human factor research for manned aircraft.  ...  This is appropriate for use when real-time human decision or control is required [37] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2010.5649417 dblp:conf/iros/HingO10 fatcat:6jbg6zip2zfdrorziuwqy4i2fq
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