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1. Performance Evaluation Methods for Human Detection and Tracking Systems for Robotic Applications
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 8045
Topic: Robotics
Published: 3/14/2015
Authors: Michael O Shneier, Tsai Hong Hong, Kamel S Saidi, William P Shackleford
Abstract: Detecting and tracking people is becoming more important in robotic applications because of the increasing demand for collaborative work in which people interact closely with and in the same workspace as robots. New safety standards allow people ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917781

2. Towards a Standard Mixed-Signal Parallel Processing Architecture for Miniature and Microrobotics
Series: Journal of Research (NIST JRES)
Report Number: 119.020
Topic: Robotics
Published: 9/18/2014
Authors: Brian M. Sadler, Sebastian Hoyos
Abstract: The conventional analog-to-digital conversion (ADC) and digital signal processing (DSP) architecture has led to major advances in miniature and micro-systems technology over the past several decades. The outlook for these devices is significant ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911266

3. Control Fusion for Safe Multi-robot Coordination
Topic: Robotics
Published: 5/9/2014
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, Jeremy A Marvel
Abstract: Future smart manufacturing systems will include more complex coordination of mobile manipulators (e.g., robot arms mounted on mobile bases). The National Institute of Standards and Technology, Performance of Collaborative Robot Systems Project has b ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915915

4. A Roadmap to Advance Measurement Science in Robot Dexterity and Manipulation
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7993
Topic: Robotics
Published: 5/1/2014
Authors: Joseph A Falco, Jeremy A Marvel, Elena R Messina
Abstract: In order for robots to expand their applicability within manufacturing operations, their dexterity needs to advance considerably. There is active research in many areas that is contributing to creating a new generation of much more dexterous arms an ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914897

5. Fostering Progress in Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking of Robotic and Automation Systems
Topic: Robotics
Published: 3/31/2014
Authors: Fabio Bonsignorio, Elena R Messina, Angel P. Del Pobil
Abstract: The paper provides an update on the activities of the IEEE Technical Committee on Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking for Robotics and Automation Systems.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915540

6. Methods for improving visibility measurement standards of powered industrial vehicles
Topic: Robotics
Published: 2/28/2014
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, Jochen Teizer, Soumitry J. Ray, Mike Agronin, Dominic Albanese
Abstract: Poor visibility of powered industrial vehicles, such as forklifts, used in industry is often the cause of accidents that include pedestrians. Current standards allow up to 20% non-visible regions for forklifts where measurement of these regions is p ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912877

7. A Simulated Sensor-based Approach for Kit Building Applications
Topic: Robotics
Published: 12/20/2013
Authors: Zeid Kootbally, Craig I Schlenoff, Theodore J Weisman, Stephen B. Balakirsky, Thomas Rollin Kramer, Anthony Pietromartire
Abstract: Kit building or kitting is a process in which individually separate but related items are grouped, packaged, and supplied together as one unit (kit). This paper describes advances in developing sensing/control and parts detection technologies enablin ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914962

8. Towards Mobile Manipulator Safety Standards
Topic: Robotics
Published: 10/24/2013
Authors: Jeremy A Marvel, Roger V Bostelman
Abstract: We present an overview of the current safety standards for industrial robots and automated guided vehicles (AGVs), and describe how they relate to the safety concerns of mobile manipulators (robot arms mounted on mobile bases) in modern manufacturing ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913947

9. A Literature Review of Sensor Ontologies for Manufacturing Applications
Topic: Robotics
Published: 10/23/2013
Authors: Craig I Schlenoff, Tsai Hong Hong, Roger D. Eastman
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to review existing sensor and sensor network ontologies to understand whether they can be reused as a basis for a manufacturing perception sensor ontology, or if the existing ontologies hold lessons for the development of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914024

10. Challenges of the Changing Robot Markets
Topic: Robotics
Published: 7/19/2013
Authors: Gurvinder Singh Virk, Carol Herman, Roger V Bostelman, Tamas Haidegger
Abstract: Service robots are becoming an integrated part of daily life, entering even the most complex scenarios, yet at a slower pace than previously anticipated. This paper presents an overview of the changing area of robotics and the new challenges being fa ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913708



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