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21. 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

22. 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

23. Comprehensive Standard Test Suites for the Performance Evaluation of Mobile Robots
Topic: Robotics
Published: 1/31/2011
Authors: Adam S Jacoff, Hui-Min Huang, Elena R Messina, Ann M Virts, Anthony J Downs
Abstract: Robots must possess certain sets of capabilities to suit critical operations such as emergency responses. In the mobility function, ground robots must be able to handle many types of obstacles and terrain complexities, including traversing and negot ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906931

24. 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

25. 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

26. Development of Standard Test Methods for Unmanned and Manned Industrial Vehicles Used Near Humans
Topic: Robotics
Published: 5/3/2013
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, Richard J Norcross, Joseph A Falco, Jeremy A Marvel
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been researching human-robot/vehicle collaborative environments for automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and manned forklifts. Safety of AGVs and manned vehicles with automated functions (e.g ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913625

27. Dexterous Manipulation for Manufacturing Applications Workshop
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7940
Topic: Robotics
Published: 6/21/2013
Authors: Joseph A Falco, Jeremy A Marvel, Elena R Messina
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology organized a free workshop in conjunction with the 2013 Automate and ProMat trade shows in Chicago, IL. The workshop addressed the application of dexterous robot technologies to meet the applicat ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913795

28. 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

29. Evaluating The RoboCup 2009 Virtual Robot Rescue Competition
Topic: Robotics
Published: 4/22/2010
Authors: Stephen B. Balakirsky, S Carpin, Arnoud Visser
Abstract: The 2009 RoboCup Competitions took place in Graz Austria in July of 2009. The Virtual Robot Rescue Competition included 11 competitors from 10 different countries. The main objective of this competition is to utilize teams of robots to perform an urb ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904116

30. Evaluation of Maps using Fixed Shapes: The Fiducial Map Metric
Topic: Robotics
Published: 1/31/2011
Authors: Soren Schwertfeger, Adam S Jacoff, Christopher Scrapper, Johannes Pellenz, Alexander Kleiner
Abstract: Mapping is an important task for mobile robots. Assessing the quality of those maps is an open topic. A new approach on map evaluation is presented here. It makes use of artificial objects placed in the environment named "Fiducials". Using the known ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906653



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