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How UGVs physically fail in the field
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This paper presents a detailed look at how unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) fail in the field using information from 10 studies and 15 different models in Urban Search and Rescue or military field applications. Expand
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Reliability analysis of mobile robots
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Failure data on mobile robots is critical for three reasons: to support the theory of autonomous fault detection, identification, and recovery necessary for success in new domains; provide design and manufacturing feedback to the robotics community; and permit project managers to accurately create development schedules. Expand
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Follow-up analysis of mobile robot failures
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This paper extends previous work characterizing robot failures by including recent data and organizing failures according to a novel taxonomy. Expand
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The Female Signifiant in All-Women’s Amateur Roller Derby
I analyze women’s flat-track amateur roller derby by asking: how do derby skaters negotiate the requirements associated with emphasized femininity? By drawing on Hebdige’s (1979) analysis of punk, IExpand
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Conflict Metric as a Measure of Sensing Quality
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This paper shows that the Con metric from Dempster-Shafer theory is a good indicator of sensing quality, where an increase in the conflict metric value correlates with a decrease in map quality (at p ≤ 0.05). Expand
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Subjects of stalled revolution: A theoretical consideration of contemporary American femininity
This article suggests that looking at the ways in which subjects relate to and internalise gender norms is a fruitful way to explore socially constructed differences between masculinity andExpand
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Analysis of how mobile robots fail in the field
vii Chapter One Introduction 1 1.1 Motivation 2 1.2 Research Question 4 1.3 Contribution 4 1.4 Overview of Analysis Method 5 1.5 Thesis Organization 7 Chapter Two Related Literature 9 2.1 RobotExpand
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Moral Panic, Moral Breach: Bernhard Goetz, George Zimmerman, and Racialized News Reporting in Contested Cases of Self-Defense
This article examines local news coverage of two landmark self-defense shooting cases—the 1984 Bernhard Goetz case and the 2012 George Zimmerman case—to interrogate the racialized construction ofExpand
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