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31. 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

32. Evaluation of RoboCup Maps
Topic: Robotics
Published: 12/17/2009
Authors: Stephen B. Balakirsky, Benjamin Balaguer, S Carpin, Arnoud Visser
Abstract: This paper describes the steps taken to create the score criteria aimed at measuring the quality of maps produced by teams participating in the RoboCup Rescue Virtual Robots competition. Since metrics have already been developed by a few research gro ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904218

33. 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

34. From Simulation to Real Robots with Predictable Results: Methods and Examples
Topic: Robotics
Published: 12/1/2009
Authors: Stephen B. Balakirsky, S Carpin, George Dimitoglou, Benjamin Balaguer
Abstract: From a theoretical perspective, one may easily argue (as we will in this chapter) that simulation accelerates the algorithm development cycle. However, in practice many in the robotics development community share the sentiment that "Simula-tion ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902330

35. 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

36. Improved Performance of an Automated Guided Vehicle by using a Smart Diagnostics Tool
Topic: Robotics
Published: 3/17/2010
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, William P Shackleford
Abstract: The test bed for the Measurement Science Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) includes a robot arm on a rail, conveyers, mannequins and a custom designed automated guided vehicle (AGV). The NIST AGV includes an onboard ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904775

37. Inferring Intention Through State Representations in Cooperative Human-Robot Environments
Topic: Robotics
Published: 6/7/2013
Authors: Craig I Schlenoff, Anthony Pietromartire, Zeid Kootbally, Stephen B. Balakirsky, Thomas Rollin Kramer, Sebti Foufou
Abstract: In this paper, we describe a novel approach for inferring intention during cooperative human-robot activities through the representation and ordering of state information. State relationships are represented by a combination of spatial relationships ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912328

38. Integrating New Sensors into a NASREM Implementation
Topic: Robotics
Published: 11/12/1992
Author: Ronald Lumia
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=820419

39. Integrating Occlusion Monitoring into Human Tracking for Robot Speed and Separation Monitoring
Topic: Robotics
Published: 5/16/2012
Authors: William P Shackleford, Sandor S. Szabo, Richard J Norcross, Jeremy A Marvel
Abstract: Collaborative robots work in close proximity to humans to perform a variety of tasks, while more traditional industrial robots need to be shut down whenever a human enters its work-volume. Instead of relying on physical barriers or merely detecting ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910656

40. International Standards Efforts Towards Safe Accessibility Technology for Persons With Disabilities: Cross-industry Activities
Topic: Robotics
Published: 12/31/2010
Author: Roger V Bostelman
Abstract: This paper describes the US and International Standards activities ongoing within the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Intelligent Systems Division (ISD) with regards to accessibility for the disabled. There is a critical role of stan ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906332



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