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31. Emergency Response Robot Evaluation Exercise
Topic: Robotics
Published: 3/22/2012
Authors: Adam S Jacoff, Hui-Min Huang, Ann M Virts, Anthony J Downs, Raymond K. Sheh
Abstract: More than 60 robot test methods are being developed by a team lead by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with the sponsorship of U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). These test methods are being specified and standardiz ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910947

32. Functional Requirements of a Model for Kitting Plans
Topic: Robotics
Published: 3/22/2012
Authors: Stephen B. Balakirsky, Zeid Kootbally, Thomas Rollin Kramer, Rajmohan Madhavan, Craig I Schlenoff, Michael O Shneier
Abstract: Industrial assembly of manufactured products is often performed by first bringing parts together in a kit and then moving the kit to the assembly area where the parts are used to assemble products. Kitting, the process of building kits, has not yet b ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910875

33. Performance Evaluation of Robotic Knowledge Representation (PERK)
Topic: Robotics
Published: 3/22/2012
Authors: Craig I Schlenoff, Sebti Foufou, Stephen B. Balakirsky
Abstract: In this paper, we explore some ways in which symbolic knowledge representations have been evaluated in the past and provide some thoughts on what should be considered when applying and evaluating these types of knowledge representations for real-time ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910808

34. Survey of Industrial Manipulation Technologies for Autonomous Assembly Applications
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7844
Topic: Robotics
Published: 3/16/2012
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, Joseph A Falco
Abstract: The need for agile manufacturing is moving the manufacturing industry towards more flexible and complex assembly operations involving, for example: - multiple manipulators providing flexible part manipulation and fixturing; - assembling parts whil ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908608

35. Contests in China Put Next-Gen Robot Technologies to the Test
Topic: Robotics
Published: 9/13/2011
Authors: Michael E Newman, Stephen B. Balakirsky
Abstract: This article describes the 2011 Robot Challenge that took place at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Shanghai, China. The quartet of contests-the Virtual Manufacturing Automation Competition (VMAC), the Mobile Microrobotics C ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908812

36. Large-Area Overhead Manipulator for Access of Fields
Topic: Robotics
Published: 7/22/2011
Authors: Jeffrey W White, Roger V Bostelman
Abstract: Multi-axis, cable-driven manipulators have evolved over many years providing large area suspended platform access, programmability, relatively rigid and flexibly- positioned platform control and full six degree of freedom (DOF) manipulation of sensor ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905268

37. 2010 Proceedings of the Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS'10) Workshop
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1113
Topic: Robotics
Published: 2/8/2011
Authors: Rajmohan Madhavan, Elena R Messina, Brian A Weiss
Abstract: The 2010 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems workshop is the tenth in a series dedicated to defining measures and methodologies of evaluating performance of intelligent systems. Started in 2000, the PerMIS series focuses on applications of pe ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907548

38. Advanced Sensing Towards Improved Forklift Safety
Topic: Robotics
Published: 2/4/2011
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, William P Shackleford
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology's Intelligent Systems Division has been researching advanced three-dimensional (3D) imaging sensors and their use in manufacturing towards improving forklift safety. Experiments are presented in thi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907236

39. Co-X Panel Discussion
Topic: Robotics
Published: 2/4/2011
Authors: Elena R Messina, Brian A Weiss, Rajmohan Madhavan
Abstract: Robots as co-protectors, co-inhabitants, co-workers, co-integrants, or more generically, "Co-X" will improve effectiveness, efficiency, safety, security, and improve quality of life in the coming years. In-keeping with the theme of PerMIS'10, which i ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907514

40. Towards Evaluating World Modeling for Autonomous Navigation in Unstructured and Dynamic Environments
Topic: Robotics
Published: 2/4/2011
Authors: R Lakaemper, Rajmohan Madhavan
Abstract: With funding from the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Measurement Science and Engineering Research Grants, the authors have recently embarked on a three year project to create and experimentally validate a ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907283



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