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ICRA
2002
IEEE
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The BlueDRAGON - A System for Measuring the Kinematics and the Dynamics of Minimally Invasive Surgical Tools In-Vivo
Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) involves a multidimensional series of tasks requiring a synthesis between visual information and the kinematics and dynamics of the surgical tools...
Jacob Rosen, Jeffrey D. Brown, Lily Chang, Marco B...
ICRA
2002
IEEE
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Mobile Robot Localization Based on Random Closed Set Model Maps
In this paper we present a novel approach to mobile robot navigation in natural unstructured environments. Natural scenes can be considered as random fields where a large number ...
Stefan Rolfes, Maria-João Rendas
ICRA
2002
IEEE
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Strategy for Navigation Inside Pipelines with Differential-Drive Inpipe Robot
In the previous reports, we presented a miniature inpipe robot called MRINSPECT (Multifunctional Robotic crawler for INpipe inSPECTion) IV which has been developed for the inspect...
Se-gon Roh, Hyoukryeol Choi
ICRA
2002
IEEE
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Stochastic Mapping Frameworks
— Stochastic mapping is an approach to the concurrent mapping and localization (CML) problem. The approach is powerful because feature and robot states are explicitly correlated....
Richard J. Rikoski, John J. Leonard, Paul M. Newma...
ICRA
2002
IEEE
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Stability of Statically Balanced Stances for Legged Robots with Compliance
This paper presents a new criterion for the asymptotic stance stability of a statically balanced legged robot. Typically, the static balance criterion only considers that the cent...
Christian Ridderström
ICRA
2002
IEEE
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Combining Laser Range, Color, and Texture Cues for Autonomous Road Following
We describe results on combining depth information from a laser range-finder and color and texture image cues to segment ill-structured dirt, gravel, and asphalt roads as input t...
Christopher Rasmussen
ICRA
2002
IEEE
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Queueing Network Modeling and Lead Time Compression of Electronic Procurement
Abstract- Procurement, i.e., the process of obtaining materials or services and managing their inflow into organizations, is a critical process in supply chain management. Internet...
C. V. L. Raju, Y. Narahari
ICRA
2002
IEEE
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Modular Modeling and Analysis of a Distributed Production System with Distant Specialised Maintenance
This paper introduces a modular modeling approach for distributed production systems, considering production and maintenance processes synchronization. Thus, production job shop, p...
Daniel I. Racoceanu, Noureddine Zerhouni, Nawal Ad...
ICRA
2002
IEEE
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A Hierarchical Motion Planning Strategy for a Uniform Self-Reconfigurable Modular Robotic System
This paper describes a multi-layered hierarchical motion planning strategy for a class of self-reconfigurable modular robotic systems, I-Cubes. The approach is based on the synthe...
Konstantine C. Prevas, Cem Ünsal, Mehmet &Oum...
ICRA
2002
IEEE
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Reconfigurable Micro-Assembly System for Photonics Applications
Dan O. Popa, Byoung Hun Kang, Jeongsik Sin, Jie Zo...
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