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Frederick M Proctor

Frederick M. Proctor is the Group Leader of the Control Systems group at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

His research interests include real-time operating systems, digital control, motion control, and modeling and simulation. He also participates in standards activities for machine tools, robots, and coordinate measuring machines. He is the developer of the Enhanced Machine Controller, an open-source real-time Linux controller for machine tools and robots.

Publications

Tolerances and Uncertainty in Robotic Systems

Author(s)
Frederick M. Proctor, John L. Michaloski, Marek Franaszek
The ability to be programmed for a wide range of tasks is what differentiates robots from dedicated automation. Consequently, robots can be faced with often

The Canonical Robot Command Language (CRCL)

Author(s)
Frederick M. Proctor, Stephen B. Balakirsky, Zeid Kootbally, Thomas R. Kramer, Craig I. Schlenoff, William P. Shackleford
Industrial robots can perform motion with sub-millimeter repeatability when programmed using the teach-and-playback method. While effective, this method

Automating Asset Knowledge with MTConnect

Author(s)
John L. Michaloski, Frederick M. Proctor, Sid Venkatesh, Sidney Ly, Martin Manning
In order to maximize assets, manufacturers should use real-time knowledge garnered from ongoing and continuous collection and evaluation of factory-floor
Created February 20, 2019