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I Have a Robot, and I'm Not Afraid to Use It!

Gal A. Kaminka
2012 The AI Magazine  
In this article, I submit that the growing success of robotics at AAMAS is due not only to the nurturing efforts of the AAMAS community, but mainly to the increasing recognition of an important, deeper  ...  Robots (and roboticists) increasingly appear at the Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS) conferences because the community uses robots both to inspire AAMAS research as well as to conduct  ...  Teamwork in robots is a success story for AAMAS research, with measurable effects as demonstrated above.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aimag.v33i3.2422 fatcat:i7zlr4q6onbc7cbczu6he4gaui

An Efficient RRT Algorithm for Motion Planning of Live-Line Maintenance Robots

Jiabo Feng, Weijun Zhang
2021 Applied Sciences  
The application of robots to replace manual work in live-line working scenes can effectively guarantee the safety of personnel.  ...  To improve the operation efficiency and reduce the difficulties in operating a live-line working robot, this paper proposes a multi-DOF robot motion planning method based on RRT and extended algorithms  ...  the uncertainty of the planning results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app112210773 fatcat:mgfwviannrfbdhawpn4jg7m6km

Sensor-based, task-constrained motion generation under uncertainty

Arne Sieverling, Nicolas Kuhnen, Oliver Brock
2014 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)  
cannot be known to the robot, and should do so only using their on-board sensors.  ...  In our experiments, we generate task-consistent motion in uncertain environments on a real-world mobile manipulator only relying on on-board sensors.  ...  effectiveness of this approach in simulation and in real-world experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icra.2014.6907492 dblp:conf/icra/SieverlingKB14 fatcat:b7bes7yvsnf5znzgsdo3tlmajy

The Need for Ecosystem 4.0 to Support Maintenance 4.0: An Aviation Assembly Line Case

Alessandro Giacotto, Henrique Costa Marques, Eduardo Afonso Pereira Barreto, Alberto Martinetti
2021 Applied Sciences  
integrating maintenance activities with design solutions and data gathering is provided. (3) A case study based on the assembly line of specific aircraft is adopted for testing the validity of the framework  ...  Recent technology advancement in maintenance approaches offers a wide range of opportunities to provide performance and availability.  ...  In the first simulation, the case study focused on assigning the best team to complete the maintenance task relative to a specific robot type in the scheduled interval.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11083333 fatcat:otkl5hbjenbd7pciqasywmc7e4

Control of autonomous mobile robots with automated planning

Ezequiel Quintero Barrios, Ángel García Olaya, Daniel Borrajo Millán, Fernando Fernández Rebollo
2011 Journal of Physical Agents (JoPha)  
In order to test the performance of our contribution we conducted a set of experiments on the International Planning Competition (IPC) domain Rovers, with a real robot (Pioneer P3DX).  ...  In this paper we present an approach for the control of autonomous robots, based on Automated Planning (AP) techniques, where a control architecture was developed (ROPEM: RObot Plan Execution with Monitoring  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work has been partially supported by the Spanish MICINN under projects TIN2008-06701-C03-03, TRA-2009-008 and Comunidad de Madrid -UC3M (CCG10-UC3M/TIC-5597).  ... 
doi:10.14198/jopha.2011.5.1.02 fatcat:afzoe7g3dncrfblbk72clxwgby

A situated reasoning architecture for space-based repair and replace tasks

Jim Sanborn, Ben Bloom, Debra McGrath
1989 Telematics and informatics  
Thus, the focus of this research is on controlling a robot embedded in an environment, as opposed to the generation and execution of lengthy robot plans.  ...  The domain consists of a component-cell containing ORU components and a robot (manipulator and vision system) replacing worn and/or failed components based on the collection of components available at  ...  Acknowlegements The authors thank Pete Bonasso and Jim Reynolds for their contributions t o this work, as well as useful comments on this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0736-5853(89)80011-5 fatcat:ujfabfn53jgj7kdoxxmnegm5ji

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1995 Artificial Intelligence  
A concept of expressive equivalence for planning formalisms based on polynomial transformations is defined.  ...  , we can model an application problem in one language and then easily use a planner for the other language.  ...  Kirman and A. Nicholson, Planning under time constraints in stochastic domains We provide a method, based on the theory of Markov decision processes, for efficient planning in stochastic domains.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0004-3702(95)90007-1 fatcat:autfncjjlnbjhoopzn3injao6y

Structured reactive controllers and transformational planning for manufacturing

Thomas Ruhr, Dejan Pangercic, Michael Beetz
2008 2008 IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation  
In order to show the applicability and adequacy of plan based control in manufacturing, we examplify the approach in a Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS).  ...  While current manufacturing systems are built to avoid uncertainty, the increase of setup reconfiguration frequency and ever higher numbers of variants produced on the same systems motivate the exploration  ...  In the plan-based approach robots generate control actions by maintaining and executing a plan that is effective and has a high expected utility with respect to the robots' current goals and beliefs.  ... 
doi:10.1109/etfa.2008.4638379 dblp:conf/etfa/RuhrPB08 fatcat:rwewotiubjdpledhluojathqgm

THE POTENTIAL OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN SOUTH AFRICAN MANUFACTURING

A.R. Greef, R. Reinecke
2012 South African Journal of Industrial Engineering  
A research programme investigating the use of KBS's in robotics in progress at the University of Stellenbosch demonstrating a number of useful properties associated with programming Artificial Intelligence  ...  Areas of manUfacturing that could use KES's within the South African context are suggested.  ...  The most successful path through the knowledge base forms the plan of action to achieve the desired result.  ... 
doi:10.7166/2-1-450 fatcat:2l6lqv5ty5ci7no5ulg3pnojia

Planning Under Uncertainty Applications in Power Plants Using Factored Markov Decision Processes

Alberto Reyes, L. Enrique Sucar, Pablo H. Ibargüengoytia, Eduardo F. Morales
2020 Energies  
domain in terms of a FMDP.  ...  The main contributions of this work are as follows, a methodology to approximate a decision model using machine learning techniques, and examples of how to specify and solve problems in the electric power  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13092302 fatcat:ogefpy67bnaa7plgchwdircmve

Interactive Execution Monitoring of Agent Teams

D. E. Wilkins, T. J. Lee, P. Berry
2003 The Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research  
The other domain (teams of unmanned ground and air vehicles) has a handful of cooperating robots. Both domains involve unpredictable adversaries in the vicinity.  ...  One domain (Army small unit operations) has hundreds of mobile, geographically distributed agents, a combination of humans, robots, and vehicles.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The SUO research was supported by Contract F30602-95-C-0235 with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (from the DARPA Planning and Decision Aids Program and the DARPA Small Unit  ... 
doi:10.1613/jair.1112 fatcat:edfsctq7m5g4zcfdpxldzo2pga

On Applying Virtual Reality to Underwater Robot Tele-Operation and Pilot Training

Qingping Lin, Chengi Kuo
2001 International Journal of Virtual Reality  
We have proposed a novel concept of ROV safety domain to overcome the robot sensor error issue involved in virtual environment based underwater teleoperation approach.  ...  In addition, we will examine how ROV safety domain can be used in underwater robot teleoperation, and present the architecture of our prototype virtual tele-operation system.  ...  a simulated robot in the virtual subsea scenario without the risk of collision or tether entanglement.  ... 
doi:10.20870/ijvr.2001.5.1.2670 fatcat:wexh2hv6hzbevdxn3cwitg2hua

Naval Mine Countermeasure Missions

Sanem Sariel, Tucker Balch, Nadia Erdogan
2008 IEEE robotics & automation magazine  
experiments on the U.S.  ...  It has been implemented and tested extensively in the multirobot multitarget exploration domain [2] and in complex missions of interrelated and resource constrained tasks [3] .  ...  Stack from Naval Surface Warfare Center, USA, for his constructive comments on this research. Keywords Multirobot cooperation, naval mine countermeasures, incremental task selection, robustness.  ... 
doi:10.1109/m-ra.2007.914920 fatcat:3odyo4op3fg2pdvkfc6rpkd4gi

Model Predictive Control for Underwater Robots in Ocean Waves

Daniel C. Fernandez, Geoffrey A. Hollinger
2017 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  
Additional simulations are run where the MPC takes in noisy measurements of the wave field parameters.  ...  The optimized control input minimizes a global cost function, the squared distance from the target state. The robot then carries out the optimized trajectory with an emphasis on real-time execution.  ...  Path Planning One of the more active areas of research in Field Robotics is optimal path planning.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lra.2016.2531792 dblp:journals/ral/FernandezH17 fatcat:zg4ksypeljdxnflyzdsbw53faa

A context-aware knowledge acquisition for planning applications using ontologies [article]

Mohannad Babli, Eva Onaindia
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Designing a planning model that allows an automated agent to be capable of reacting intelligently to unexpected events in a real execution environment yet remains a challenge.  ...  This article describes a domain-independent approach to allow the agent to be context-aware of its execution environment and the task it performs, acquire new information that is guaranteed to be related  ...  Acknowledgement This work is supported by the Spanish MINECO project TIN2017-88476-C2-1-R.  ... 
arXiv:1904.09845v1 fatcat:ri74kqotfze2repgy2fp4kszji
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