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Tagged potential fields: An approach to specification of complex manipulator configurations
  • D. Lyons
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings. IEEE International Conference on…
  • 1 April 1986
TLDR
This paper suggests a solution to the specification problem inherent in writing programs for manipulators with many degrees of freedom with tagged potential fields, which can be used to economically specify a complex manipulator configuration. Expand
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Verifying Performance for Autonomous Robot Missions with Uncertainty
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We propose an approach to verifying robot missions that shifts the focus from state-based analysis onto the solution of a set of flow equations. Expand
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Designing a Robot Cognitive Architecture with Concurrency and Active Perception
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We are implementing ADAPT, a cognitive architecture for a Pioneer mobile robot, to give the robot the full range of cognitive abilities including perception, use of natural language, learning and the ability to solve complex problems. Expand
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Hardware voter for fault-tolerant transputer systems
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The paper describes the design of a hardware voter which is applicable to n modular-redundant (nMR) transputer systems. Expand
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A Task-Level Model of Distibuted Computation for Sensory-Based Control of Complex Robot Systems
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We describe the development of a task-level model of distributed computation specifically designed for complex robot systems. Expand
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Perceptual Robotics: Toward a Language for the Integration of Sensation and Perception in a Dextrous Robot Hand
Controllers of industrial robot arms basically use positional information, generally programmed in a language which has no concept of an object other than as occupying a fixed position. They requireExpand
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R: A Formal Model of Distributed Computation for Sensory-Based Robot
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ROBOT SYSTEMS ARE BECOMING MORE AND MORE COMPLEX, BOTH IN TERMS OF AVAIL ABLE DEGREES OF FREEDOM AND IN TERM OF SENSORS. Expand
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Medical Ultrasonic Imaging - State-of-the-art And Future
We will survey the present state of medical ultrasound imaging, and prognosticate on future developments. We assume the reader is an engineer with some knowledge of pulse-echo imaging techniques,Expand
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Lessons from ethology for computational models of development
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Re-examining our assumptions about development in animals, we may be able to glean generally useful organizing principles for the design of adaptive computational systems. Expand
Icon-Based Concept for Exploring Rover Autonomy
A model traverse in the Mare Tyrrhenum region of Mars is used as a setting to discuss autonomy and geologic decision-making for a rover mission. An icon-based language is proposed as a concept forExpand