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11. 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

12. Advancing Manufacturing Research Through Competitions
Topic: Robotics
Published: 4/17/2009
Authors: Stephen B. Balakirsky, Rajmohan Madhavan
Abstract: Competitions provide a technique for building interest and collaboration in targeted research areas. This paper will present a new competition that aims to increase collaboration amongst Universities, automation end-users, and automation manufacturer ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902579

13. 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

14. An Approach to Ontology-Based Intention Recognition Using State Representations
Topic: Robotics
Published: 10/7/2012
Authors: Craig I Schlenoff, Sebti Foufou, Stephen B. Balakirsky
Abstract: In this paper, we present initial thoughts on an approach to ontology/logic-based intention recognition based on the recognition, representation, and ordering of states. This is different than traditional approaches to intention recognition, which us ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911867

15. An IEEE Standard Ontology for Robotics and Automation
Topic: Robotics
Published: 10/12/2012
Authors: Craig I Schlenoff, Edson Prestes, Rajmohan Madhavan, Paulo Goncalvest, Howard Li, Stephen B. Balakirsky, Thomas Rollin Kramer, Emilio Miguelanez
Abstract: In this article, we discuss a newly formed IEEE- RAS working group entitled Ontologies for Robotics and Automation (ORA). The goal of this working group is to develop a standard ontology and associated methodology for knowledge representation and rea ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911827

16. An Integrated Control and Simulation Environment for Mobile Robot Software Development
Topic: Robotics
Published: 8/7/2008
Authors: Stephen B. Balakirsky, Frederick M Proctor, Christopher J. Scrapper Jr, Thomas Rollin Kramer
Abstract: In order to expedite the research and development of robotic systems and foster development of novel robot configuration, is it essential to develop tools and standards that allow researchers to rapidly develop, communicate, and compare experimental ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=824656

17. An Ontology Based Approach to Action Verification for Agile Manufacturing
Topic: Robotics
Published: 1/10/2014
Authors: Zeid Kootbally, Stephen B. Balakirsky
Abstract: Many of today's robotic work cells are unable to detect when an action failure has occurred. This results in faulty products being sent down the line, and/or downtime for the cell as failures are detected and corrected. This article examines a novel ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914818

18. 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

19. 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

20. Collaborative Robotics: Measuring Blunt Force Impacts on Humans
Topic: Robotics
Published: 10/12/2012
Authors: Joseph A Falco, Jeremy A Marvel, Richard J Norcross
Abstract: Robot manufacturers are developing a new generation of industrial robots that are designed to work in collaborative environments in close proximity to humans. In parallel, an international standards effort is developing a technical specification to ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912089



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