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Towards the Robotic Co-Worker [chapter]

Sami Haddadin, Michael Suppa, Stefan Fuchs, Tim Bodenmüller, Alin Albu-Schäffer, Gerd Hirzinger
2011 Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics  
The paper describes the sophisticated control schemes of the robot in combination with robust computer vision algorithms, which lead to a reliable solution for the chosen problem.  ...  The implementation of a sensor based robotic co-worker that brings robots closer to humans in industrial settings and achieve close cooperation is an important goal in robotics.  ...  Our special thanks go to Tilo Wüsthoff for taking the photographs of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-19457-3_16 fatcat:36tnflsbm5hrvk25oykthnbtye

Towards the Robotic Co-worker [chapter]

Sami Haddadin
2014 Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics  
The paper describes the sophisticated control schemes of the robot in combination with robust computer vision algorithms, which lead to a reliable solution for the chosen problem.  ...  The implementation of a sensor based robotic co-worker that brings robots closer to humans in industrial settings and achieve close cooperation is an important goal in robotics.  ...  Our special thanks go to Tilo Wüsthoff for taking the photographs of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40308-8_8 fatcat:i6pxgt65andr7c6tq53axaprqa

Marine Robots for Underwater Surveillance

D.S. Terracciano, L. Bazzarello, A. Caiti, R. Costanzi, V. Manzari
2020 Current Robotics Reports  
Purpose of Review The paper reviews the role of marine robots, in particular unmanned vehicles, in underwater surveillance, i.e. the control and monitoring of an area of competence aimed at identifying  ...  Summary The work is intended to be a critical guide to the recent prolific bibliography on the topic, providing pointers to the main recent advancements in the field, and to give also a set of references  ...  The discussion of the current picture on the theme made possible to trace the road ahead towards greater and greater involvement of robots in the underwater surveillance field of application.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s43154-020-00028-z fatcat:5fuhsvdbh5hcro5wjaibj4fkcm

Towards the Robotic "Avatar": An Extensive Survey of the Cooperation between and within Networked Mobile Sensors

Sebahattin Topal, İsmet Erkmen, Aydan M. Erkmen
2010 Future Internet  
the robotic research community, where all networks are connected and where you can connect/disconnect at any time to acquire data from a vast unstructured world.  ...  This paper extensively surveys the networked robotic foundations of this robotic biological "Avatar" that awaits us in the future.  ...  Each robot navigates towards a goal direction only with the help of location information of the nearby robots, so this given solution is completely scalable to large robot groups.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi2030363 fatcat:5gxwfqeh25ahhiz7s3fxfrgrda

Adaptive Floor Cleaning Strategy by Human Density Surveillance Mapping with a Reconfigurable Multi-Purpose Service Robot

Vinu Sivanantham, Anh Vu Le, Yuyao Shi, Mohan Rajesh Elara, Bing J Sheu
2021 Sensors  
Safe social distance monitoring and cleaning are emerging problems solved through robotics solutions.  ...  This research aims to develop a safe social distance surveillance system on an intra-reconfigurable robot with a multi-robot cleaning system for large population environments, like office buildings, hospitals  ...  With the current COVID-19 pandemic, safe social distance monitoring is seen as an emerging problem that employs robotics solutions.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21092965 pmid:33922638 fatcat:gu7bdrtfhnhchktee3zcec3ufm

Mobile sensor networks based on autonomous platforms for homeland security

A. Buonanno, M. D'Urso, G. Prisco, M. Felaco, E. F. Meliado, M. Mattei, F. Palmieri, D. Ciuonzo
2012 2012 Tyrrhenian Workshop on Advances in Radar and Remote Sensing (TyWRRS)  
In recent years, autonomous or semi-autonomous mobile robots have been adopted as useful means to reduce fixed installations and number of devices needed for surveillance of a given area.  ...  In particular, the joint use of the Swarm Logic and heterogeneous sensors, some installed at strategic points of the infrastructure and other installed on mobile robots, allows the creation of a very dynamic  ...  The use of mobile robots allows to obtain an easily reconfigurable solution able to suit the characteristics of different operating scenarios, as: • different structural constraints; • different human  ... 
doi:10.1109/tywrrs.2012.6381108 dblp:conf/tywrrs/BuonannoDPFMMPC12 fatcat:mdhx32si3fbn3ienrzbuosvfpe

Architecture Design Of The Robots Operability Assessment Simulation Testbed

Sang Yeong Choi, Woo Sung Park
2016 Zenodo  
human operators and robots.  ...  This paper presents the architecture design of the robot operability assessment simulation testbed (called "ROAST") for the resolution of robot operability problems occurred during interactions between  ...  THEORETICAL BACKGROUNDS Robotic systems are similar to the joint cognitive systems.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1126127 fatcat:vbqmuy4vbfckflfhwb2w4m7mcm

Developing Two-Armed Robot Assistant: Selecting Lines of Research

Vladimir Ivanovich Krechetov, Arkadiy Alekseyevich Skvortsov, Pavel Sergeyevich Lavrikov
2016 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
Background/Objectives: The objective of this study is to select the lines of research for implementing constructive and firmware solutions to create universal robot that would perform different simple  ...  Applications/Improvements: The results of the study can be applied to constructive and firmware solutions in the process of creating a universal robot to replace manual labor in remote autonomous operations  ...  and developing an experimental prototype of a multi-purpose two-armed robot assistant on a mobile platform that can replace human workers in various remotely performed tasks".  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i42/104217 fatcat:iuwz3xhww5a2fjmdow6u7h7gje

Generalized Shared Control versus Classical Shared Control: Illustrative Examples [article]

Pete Trautman
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Multi-modal conditions are common to many real world applications, such as search and rescue robots navigating disaster zones, teleoperated robots facing communication degradation, and assistive driving  ...  However, if environmental or operator predictions are multimodal, state of the art approaches are suboptimal with respect to safety, efficiency, and operator-autonomy agreement: even under mildly challenging  ...  Description of the problem Fusing human and machine decision making is a fundamental challenge in many areas of robotics, spanning teleoperation (search and rescue robots, UxVs, space robots, telepresence  ... 
arXiv:1611.09490v2 fatcat:gosyqncwv5dtrnqnmfflqy3ep4

Safe and Automated Assembly Process using Vision Assisted Robot Manipulator

Rafiq Ahmad, Peter Plapper
2016 Procedia CIRP  
In the case of collisions, the proposed method will provide various solutions and decides for the best solution according to the scenario on-hand.  ...  Many manufacturing industries especially small and medium size (SMEs) industries are reluctant to automatize their production using robots.  ...  Authors would also like to thank FNR for funding the research project. Authors would also like to thank Raphael Hinger for his technical help in the demonstration of the results.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2015.12.129 fatcat:oieyis32nbh3tabm5guzzwrdpi

Smart technologies and fundamental rights: Brill's interview with John-Stewart Gordon

Kestutis Mosakas
2020 AI & Society: The Journal of Human-Centred Systems and Machine Intelligence  
Founded in 1683, Brill primarily focuses on the humanities, social sciences, and international law.  ...  on the topics of Gordon's recent edited volume 'Smart Technologies and Fundamental Rights' (2020, Brill), the interview is available at Brill's blog and can be accessed here: https ://blog.brill .com/human  ...  I do not have a quick and easy reply to this complex question and its solution may necessitate a joint effort on the part of different stakeholders in human society. 6.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00146-020-01084-x fatcat:4aj3c3ayzrb4jfj7udiletmb5u

Robust Estimation by Drone for Surveillance and Bomb Detection using Actuators

2019 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
The new glove system is a wi-fi and self-contained machine that's established at the user arm in an effort to control the motion of the robot.  ...  The device is not restricted to the variation inside the finger sizes thereby imparting accuracy and comfort for the robotic control. The system is ready with bomb detection and diffusion mechanism.  ...  trajectory problem for a Robotic Arm joints Time consumption is low Fast dynamics Process 20 D.N.S.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.f1269.0986s319 fatcat:hf76fzneanejdhwrqb2lrnuzkm

Damage Recovery for Simulated Modular Robots Through Joint Evolution of Morphologies and Controllers

Djouher Akrour, NourEddine Djedi
2019 Journal of Automation, Mobile Robotics & Intelligent Systems  
In order to be fully autonomous, robots have to be resilient so that they can recover from damages and operate for a long period of time with no human assistance.  ...  This makes the robot capable to recover its ability to move forward.  ...  the best solutions according to the second objective (robots that can travel a long distance toward target when there are failures).  ... 
doi:10.14313/jamris_1-2019/2 fatcat:4h4zhih7irbu5jopout55j4ir4

Utilization of a mobile manipulator for automating the complete sample management in a biotech laboratory. A real world application for service Robotics

Martin Wojtczyk, Alois Knoll
2009 2009 6th International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications  
Our approach to service robots was driven by the idea for supporting lab personnel in a biotechnology laboratory.  ...  Due to the physical impact of robots, a safe design is essential, which most robots still lack of and therefore prevent their application for personal use, although a slow change can be noticed by the  ...  towards service robotics.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isma.2009.5164800 fatcat:qqbesiq2pffxvempbxwrvwtnym

Utilization of a mobile manipulator for automating the complete sample management in a biotech laboratory. A real world application for service Robotics

Martin Wojtczyk, Alois Knoll
2009 2009 6th International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications  
Our approach to service robots was driven by the idea for supporting lab personnel in a biotechnology laboratory.  ...  Due to the physical impact of robots, a safe design is essential, which most robots still lack of and therefore prevent their application for personal use, although a slow change can be noticed by the  ...  towards service robotics.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isma.2009.5164836 fatcat:spso5mzvdbcpllkhvtzvoetzjy
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