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31. Advancing the State of Urban Search and Rescue Robotics through the RoboCupRescue Robot League Competition
Topic: Robotics
Published: 7/16/2012
Authors: Raymond K. Sheh, Adam S Jacoff, Ann M Virts, Tetsuya Kimura, Johannes Pellenz, Soren Schwertfeger, Jackrit Suthakorn
Abstract: The RoboCupRescue Robot League is an international competition that has grown to be an effective driver for the dissemination of solutions to the challenges posed by Urban Search and Rescue Robotics and accelerated the development of the performance ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911311

32. Next Generation Packaging, Kitting, and Palletizing: Can one robot do it all?
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7866
Topic: Robotics
Published: 6/28/2012
Authors: Rajmohan Madhavan, Stephen B. Balakirsky, Craig I Schlenoff
Abstract: A seminar titled "Next Generation Packaging, Kitting, and Palletizing: Can one robot do it all?" was held on February 9th 2012 at the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) MODEX show in Atlanta, GA. The seminar primarily focused on whether sys ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911251

33. Safe Control of Manufacturing Vehicles Research Towards Standard Test Methods
Topic: Robotics
Published: 6/28/2012
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, William P Shackleford, Geraldine S Cheok, Kamel S Saidi
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology's Intelligent Systems Division has been researching several areas leading to safe control of manufacturing vehicles to improve AGV safety standards. The research areas include: - Automated guided ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911407

34. USARSim/ROS: A Combined Framework for Robotic Control and Simulation
Topic: Robotics
Published: 6/20/2012
Authors: Stephen B. Balakirsky, Zeid Kootbally
Abstract: The Robot Operating System (ROS) has been steadily gaining popularity among robotics researchers as an open source framework for robot control. The Unified System for Automation and Robot Simulation (USARSim) has been used for many years by robotics ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910918

35. 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

36. 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

37. 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

38. 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

39. 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

40. 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



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