Restock and straightening system for retail automation using compliant and mobile manipulation

@article{Ricardez2020RestockAS,
  title={Restock and straightening system for retail automation using compliant and mobile manipulation},
  author={Gustavo Alfonso Garcia Ricardez and Seigo Okada and Nishanth Koganti and Akiya Yasuda and Pedro Miguel Uriguen Eljuri and Tetsuya Sano and P.-C. Yang and Lotfi El Hafi and M. Yamamoto and Jun Takamatsu and Tsukasa Ogasawara},
  journal={Advanced Robotics},
  year={2020},
  volume={34},
  pages={235 - 249}
}
As the retail industry keeps expanding and shortage of workers increasing, there is a need for autonomous manipulation of products to support retail operations. The increasing amount of products and customers in establishments such as convenience stores requires the automation of restocking, disposing and straightening of products. The manipulation of products needs to be time-efficient, avoid damaging products and beautify the display of products. In this paper, we propose a robotic system to… 

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