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Search Publications by Joseph A. Falco

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Benchmarking Protocols for Evaluating Small Parts Robotic Assembly Systems

Kenneth E. Kimble, Joseph A. Falco, Elena R. Messina, Karl Van Wyk , Yu Sun, Mizuho Shibata, Wataru Uemura, Yasuyoshi Yokokohji
This paper presents a set of performance metrics, test methods, and associated artifacts to help progress the development and deployment of robotic assembly

Guest Editorial Open Discussion of Robot Grasping Benchmarks, Protocols and Metrics

Jeffrey Mahler, Rob Platt, Alberto Rodriguez, Matei Ciocarlie, Aaron Dollar, Renaud Detry, Maximo Roa, Holly A. Yanco, Adam Norton, Joseph A. Falco, Karl Van Wyk, Elena R. Messina, Jurgen Leitner, Oliver Brock, Odhner Lael, Andrey Kurenkov, Matthew Matl, Ken Goldberg
Automated grasping has a long history of research that is increasing due to interest from industry. One Grand Challenge for robotics is Universal Picking: the

Robotic Grasping and Manipulation Competition: Task Pool

Yu Sun, Joseph A. Falco, Nadia Cheng, Hyouk Ryeol Choi, Erik Engeberg, Nancy Pollard, Maximo Roa, Zeyang Xia
A Robot Grasping and Manipulation Competition was held during IROS 2016. The competition provided a common set of robot tasks for researchers focused on the

Multi-Robot Assembly Strategies and Metrics

Jeremy A. Marvel, Roger V. Bostelman, Joseph A. Falco
We present a survey of multi-robot assembly applications and methods, and describe trends and general insights into the multi-robot assembly problem for

Multi-Fingered Robotic Grasping: A Primer

Stefano Carpin, Shuo Liu, Joseph A. Falco, Karl Van Wyk
Grasping and manipulation has generated significant interest in the robotics community, and robotic grasping emerged as an autonomous area of research since the

Measuring and Representing the Performance of Manufacturing Assembly Robots

Michael O. Shneier, Elena R. Messina, Craig I. Schlenoff, Frederick M. Proctor, Thomas R. Kramer, Joseph A. Falco
With the growth of robotic technology, there is a need for performance measures to characterize and compare robots and to help determine which features are most

Automated Guided Vehicle Bumper Test Method Development

Richard J. Norcross, Roger V. Bostelman, Joseph A. Falco
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is developing test methods for contact bumpers used on Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) as basis for

Measurement Science for 6DOF object pose ground truth

Roger D. Eastman, Jeremy A. Marvel, Joseph A. Falco, Tsai Hong Hong
Users of perception systems in industrial manufacturing applications need standardized, third party ground truth procedures to validate system performance