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The dynamic capability equations: a new tool for analyzing robotic manipulator performance
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In this paper, the DCE were developed as a tool for analyzing the acceleration and force capabilities of nonredundant manipulators with as many actuators as DOFs. Expand
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A smart bed platform for monitoring & Ulcer prevention
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The focus of this paper is to develop a software-hardware platform that addresses one of the most costly, acute health conditions, pressure ulcers — or bed sores. Expand
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Design of macro/mini manipulators for optimal dynamic performance
  • A. Bowling, O. Khatib
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Proceedings of International Conference on…
  • 20 April 1997
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This article investigates the problem of redundant manipulator design for optimal dynamic performance as applied to the design of macro/mini structures. Expand
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Optimization of the inertial and acceleration characteristics of manipulators
  • O. Khatib, A. Bowling
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on…
  • 22 April 1996
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Investigates the problem of manipulator design for increased dynamic performance. Expand
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Dynamic loading criteria in actuator selection for desired dynamic performance
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This article presents two methods for selecting actuators based on the dynamic loading criteria which yield a manipulator with a desired level of dynamic performance, given the limitations on its actuator torques. Expand
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Robot acceleration capability: the actuation efficiency measure
  • A. Bowling, O. Khatib
  • Physics, Computer Science
  • Proceedings ICRA. Millennium Conference. IEEE…
  • 24 April 2000
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Presents a performance measure, the actuation efficiency, which describes isotropy in acceleration capability for non-redundant manipulators which are well suited for general tasks. Expand
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Mobility and Dynamic Performance of Legged Robots
  • A. Bowling
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference…
  • 18 April 2005
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This article presents a method for describing the dynamic performance of a multi-legged locomotion robot by examining the kinematic constraints associated with ground contact. Expand
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Impact Forces in Legged Robot Locomotion
  • P. Bergés, A. Bowling
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference…
  • 18 April 2005
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This paper presents a simple, robust method that uses the system generalized coordinates and velocities, the Jacobian, mass matrix, the coulomb friction law, and the energetic coefficient of restitution to determine whether or not the current configuration is advantageous for maintaining contact, and thereby controllability, in the presence of impulsive forces. Expand
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Contact with general practitioners and differences in health status among people aged over 85 years.
  • A. Bowling
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of the Royal College of General…
  • 1 February 1989
A survey of the health and social service needs of all people aged 85 years and over was commissioned in 1986 by members of City and Hackney health authority and Hackney social services department.Expand
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The motion isotropy hypersurface: a characterization of acceleration capability
  • A. Bowling, O. Khatib
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • Proceedings. IEEE/RSJ International Conference…
  • 13 October 1998
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We present a general model for the analysis of end-effector linear and angular accelerations that accounts for the velocity effects. Expand
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