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Research Opportunities for Advancing Measurement Science for Manufacturing Robotics



Elena Messina, Kamel S. Saidi


Socio-economic forces in conjunction with the emergence and proliferation of technical advances in both hardware and software are changing the landscape of manufacturing robotics. This document discusses the factors that are altering the development and deployment ecosystems, specifically as they affect the measurement science necessary for enabling broader adoption of more capable and "smarter" robots for U.S. manufacturers.
Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR) - 24-054
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Artificial Intelligence, Grasping, Human-Robot Interaction, Industrial Robots, Machine Learning, Manipulation, Manufacturing Robotics, Measurement Science, Mobile Robots, Perception, Machine Vision


Messina, E. and Saidi, K. (2024), Research Opportunities for Advancing Measurement Science for Manufacturing Robotics, Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online],, (Accessed June 17, 2024)


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Created June 7, 2024