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Failure Handling of Robotic Pick and Place Tasks With Multimodal Cues Under Partial Object Occlusion

Fan Zhu, Liangliang Wang, Yilin Wen, Lei Yang, Jia Pan, Zheng Wang, Wenping Wang
2021 Frontiers in Neurorobotics  
We solved failure handling of robotic pick and place tasks and proposed (1) more accurate pose estimation of a known object by considering the edge-based cost besides the image-based cost; (2) robust object  ...  Tackling on the effectiveness of robotic grasping, this work proposes a hybrid policy by combining visual cues and proprioception of our gripper for the effective failure detection and recovery in grasping  ...  AUTHOR CONTRIBUTIONS FZ developed the visual tracking techniques even with partial occlusion, completed corresponding validation, and wrote the first draft of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnbot.2021.570507 pmid:33762921 pmcid:PMC7982538 fatcat:2rkzd4hi7nebdg657y4xdfv2te

Handling vagueness, subjectivity, and imprecision in information access: an introduction to the special issue

Fabio Crestani, Gabriella Pasi
2003 Information Processing & Management  
Because of these properties soft computing can provide very powerful tools for modelling systems for the information access.  ...  This special issue presents some recent works which apply soft computing techniques for handling vagueness, subjectivity and imprecision in the definition of systems for information access.  ...  First of all we would like to thank the authors of the papers, that made this issue a very interesting contribution to both information access and soft computing.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0306-4573(02)00086-9 fatcat:hauwfgoidrg47bpmtkrbwb53ea

Research and Application Toward the Atlas Variation Detection Technology of Soft Sensor in Substation's State Intelligence Analysis System

Tianzheng Wang, Hua Yu, Zhumao Lu, Dongdong Yang, Yutong Chen, Zhipeng Wang, Lu Bai
2017 DEStech Transactions on Engineering and Technology Research  
efficiency of the video, provide a new kind of monitoring way to monitor the substation's environmental security situation, the abnormality of electrical equipment, automatic tracking of abnormal target  ...  monitoring capability, this system adopts the computer technology, automation technology, and atlas processing and atlas recognition technology to analyze and compare massive monitoring data, so as to improve retrieval  ...  If they are in such working condition for a long time, their attention may be distracted.  ... 
doi:10.12783/dtetr/iceta2016/7051 fatcat:spoqxeyw5nbmxb22eh2yifbvee

Assessing the utility of geospatial technologies to investigate environmental change within lake systems

Eirini Politi, John S. Rowan, Mark E.J. Cutler
2016 Science of the Total Environment  
Acknowledgements This work was supported by NERC Consortium Grant NE/J024279/1 -GloboLakes (Global Observatory of Lake Responses to Environmental Change): The Authors also wish to  ...  To replace the need for bathymetric predictions, new techniques that make use of visible and IR-based lake surface area estimations have been developed for the retrieval of lake water volume (e.g.  ...  By focussing on the catchment we evaluate how to derive information on drivers of change in lake behaviour rather than explicitly exploring the use of remote sensing to detect change in the lake water  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.09.136 pmid:26521989 fatcat:zqiwtnqh65c3zepitlkp3z26zm

National-Scale Cropland Mapping Based on Phenological Metrics, Environmental Covariates, and Machine Learning on Google Earth Engine

Abdelaziz Htitiou, Abdelghani Boudhar, Abdelghani Chehbouni, Tarik Benabdelouahab
2021 Remote Sensing  
The entire country is mapped using a large volume of reference samples collected and labelled with a visual interpretation of high-resolution imagery on Collect-Earth-Online, an online platform for systematically  ...  The cropland classification product for the nominal year 2019–2020 showed an overall accuracy of 97.86% with a Kappa of 0.95.  ...  The authors acknowledge the financial support of the National Centre for Scientific and Technical Research (CNRST) under the Excellence Research Scholarships Program.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13214378 fatcat:xihlx4zyxndb3kthcaomdorvdi

Design and Implementation of a Dual-Camera Wireless Sensor Network for Object Retrieval

Dan Xie, Tingxin Yan, Deepak Ganesan, Allen Hanson
2008 2008 International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (ipsn 2008)  
Experimental results reveal that our system is computation-efficient and adaptive to slow changes of environmental conditions  ...  Our system performs energy-efficient object detection and recognition of commonly misplaced objects.  ...  Section 2 presents an overview of our system. Section 3 and 4 present the techniques of object detection and recognition. Section 5 presents the method for tag-based object retrieval.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipsn.2008.57 dblp:conf/ipsn/XieYGH08 fatcat:juvhq6zigfaobi25hsvjf6zvke

2000-year-old pathogen genomes reconstructed from metagenomic analysis of Egyptian mummified individuals

Judith Neukamm, Saskia Pfrengle, Martyna Molak, Alexander Seitz, Michael Francken, Partick Eppenberger, Charlotte Avanzi, Ella Reiter, Christian Urban, Beatrix Welte, Philipp W. Stockhammer, Barbara Teßmann (+5 others)
2020 BMC Biology  
The metagenomic and pathogen content of Egyptian mummified individuals from different time periods was investigated via genetic analysis of the microbial composition of various tissues.  ...  Recent advances in sequencing have facilitated large-scale analyses of the metagenomic composition of different samples, including the environmental microbiome of air, water, and soil, as well as the microbiome  ...  Breidenstein for proofreading the manuscript. Neukamm et al. BMC Biology (2020) 18:108  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12915-020-00839-8 pmid:32859198 fatcat:apiwa65jhvbgtkxa4dmcnrefpe

Visualization of International Energy Policy Research

Xiaoling Wang, Jatin Nathwani, Chunyou Wu
2016 Energies  
The analytical framework provides a visual tracking of research activity, directional flow and a robust basis for judging progress.  ...  The complexity of policy decision making is well recognized.  ...  Scientific research bases, fronts and focuses evolve over time. Although some changes to the structure are relatively modest, often there are tipping points and large dramatic changes occur.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en9020072 fatcat:65mb5naw6bce3nkt2nboywjmju

Convolutional Neural Network-Based Image Representation for Visual Loop Closure Detection [article]

Yi Hou, Hong Zhang, Shilin Zhou
2015 arXiv   pre-print
appropriate for visual loop closure detection in SLAM (simultaneous localization and mapping).  ...  images for detecting loop closures.  ...  If we consider both performance and compactness, the CNN descriptor from POOL5 is arguably the most appropriate for visual loop closure detection especially when large environmental maps with numerous  ... 
arXiv:1504.05241v1 fatcat:d4uv2qnvn5a73h5cal54kkamke

SIRENE: A Spatial Data Infrastructure to Enhance Communities' Resilience to Disaster-Related Emergency

Simone Sterlacchini, Gloria Bordogna, Giacomo Cappellini, Debora Voltolina
2018 International Journal of Disaster Risk Science  
SIRENE can visualize and cross-validate institutional and research-based data against VGI reports, as well as provide disaster managers with a decision support system able to suggest the mode and timing  ...  SIRENE flexibly searches and retrieves strategic information from local and/or remote repositories to cope with different emergency phases.  ...  The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewer for the valuable comments aimed to improve the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13753-018-0160-2 fatcat:qy4knrevnbc23fu5duywzrmx7a

Satellite Image Classification and Content-Base Image Retrieval Using Type-2 Fuzzy Logic

Prof. Anita Thengade, Shirish A. Agale
2014 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
The detection of oceanic structures, such as upwelling's or eddies, from satellite images has significance for marine environmental studies, coastal resource management, and ocean dynamics studies.  ...  This Paper focuses on the development and validation of a Content-Based Image Retrieval (CBIR) system to classify and retrieve oceanic structures from satellite images with improved accuracy.  ...  Soft computing technologies such as fuzzy logic have been considered for solving the problem.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0661-16647478 fatcat:iycr4snyhzfqhf3shncfkt7jty


F. Calò, D. Notti, J. P. Galve, S. Abdikan, T. Görüm, O. Orhan, H. B. Makineci, A. Pepe, M. Yakar, F. Balik Şanli
2018 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
;2010 period and to produce ground deformation maps and associated time-series.  ...  </strong> Groundwater depletion caused by rapid population growth, global climate change, water resources overexploitation is a major concern in many regions of the world.  ...  The activities were carried out through the Infrastructure of High Technology for Environmental and Climate Monitoring-PONa3_00363 project of Structural Improvement financed under the National Operational  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xlii-3-w4-129-2018 fatcat:b5k5qj4owbh7dhsyvoosppddtq

Effect of Cognitive Style on Learning and Retrieval of Navigational Environments

Maddalena Boccia, Francesca Vecchione, Laura Piccardi, Cecilia Guariglia
2017 Frontiers in Pharmacology  
Here we evaluated whether FI, by fostering cognitive restructuring of environmental cues on the basis of an internal frame of reference, affects the learning and retrieval of a novel environment.  ...  We propose that CS may be pivotal in forming the cognitive map of the environment, likely due to the higher ability of FI individuals in restructuring environmental cues in a global and flexible long-term  ...  However, we also found that gender interacts with CS on the time needed to learn the path (i.e., time for route learning) and delayed map-drawing (interaction has been not detected for immediate map-drawing  ... 
doi:10.3389/fphar.2017.00496 pmid:28790920 pmcid:PMC5524881 fatcat:jstodpkmbrfn7leb5562oeja5a


Devagaran Samugavelu, Abdul Naser Abdul Ghani
2016 Jurnal Teknologi  
In this study the site investigation reports are archived in an appropriate manner so it can be quickly retrieved by user at any time.  ...  The data from site and laboratory are vital for a safe and economical design for any kind of infrastructure or buildings.  ...  Acknowledgement Most of the SI data used in this study are provided by the Public Works Department of Malaysia especially the Perak State Branch.  ... 
doi:10.11113/jt.v78.8347 fatcat:2ktdkchuqnbvlfz4i2mdn2tgie

Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Robotics Challenges and Vision (RCV2013) [article]

Aitor Aladren, Sasa Bodiroza, Hamidreza Chitsaz, J.J. Guerrero, Verena Hafner, Kris Hauser, Aleksandar Jevtic, Moslem Kazemi, Bruno Lara, Gonzalo Lopez-Nicolas, Peer Neubert, Peter Protzel (+2 others)
2014 arXiv   pre-print
Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Robotics Challenges and Vision (RCV2013)  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. IIS-1253935.  ...  Soft predicates have nice properties like composability: if a polyhedral robot R 0 ⊆ R k has a cover R 0 = ∪ m i=1 T i then we obtain a soft predicate for R i from soft predicates for the T i 's.  ... 
arXiv:1402.3213v1 fatcat:4j5z3btyyfcelf4zjhihonu3na
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