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    • Composable Models for Simulation-Based Design 

      Paredis, Chris; Diaz-Calderon, Antonio; Sinha, Rajarishi; Khosla, Pradeep K. (Georgia Institute of TechnologySpringer-Verlag, 2001)
      This article introduces the concept of combining both form (CAD models) and behavior (simulation models) of mechatronic system components into component objects. By connecting these component objects to each other through ...
    • Fault Tolerant Localization for Teams of Distributed Robots 

      Tinós, Renato; Navarro-Serment, Luis E.; Paredis, Chris (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2001)
      To combine sensor information from distributed robot teams, it is critical to know the locations of all the robots relative to each other. This paper presents a novel fault tolerant localization algorithm developed for ...
    • Millibots: The Development of a Framework and Algorithms for a Distributed Heterogeneous Robot Team 

      Paredis, Chris; Khosla, Pradeep K.; Grabowski, Robert; Navarro-Serment, Luis E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2002)
    • Behavioral Model Composition in Simulation-Based Design 

      Sinha, Rajarishi; Paredis, Chris; Khosla, Pradeep K. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-04)
      We present a simulation and design framework for simultaneously designing and modeling electromechanical systems. By instantiating component objects and connecting them to each other via ports, a designer can configure ...
    • Interactive Multi-Modal Robot Programming 

      Iba, Soshi; Khosla, Pradeep K.; Paredis, Chris (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2002-05)
      As robots enter the human environment and come in contact with inexperienced users, they need to be able to interact with users in a multi-modal fashion—keyboard and mouse are no longer acceptable as the only input modalities. ...
    • Environmental Benchmarking of Medium-sized TVs Sold in North America, Europe and Asia (China) 

      Carlier, Taco; Duncan, Scott Joseph; Boks, Casper B.; Stevels, Ab; Bras, Berdinus A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyIEEE Computer Society, 2003)
      The environmental benchmarking procedure as developed by the Design for Sustainability Lab of Delft University of Technology and the Environmental Competence Centre of Philips Consumer Electronics has been applied to ...
    • Integrating Social Aspects and Group Work Aspects in Engineering Design Education 

      Subrahmanian, Eswaran; Westerberg, Arthur; Talukdar, Sarosh; Garrett, James; Jacobson, Annette; Paredis, Chris; Amon, Cristina; Herder, Paulien; Turk, Adam (Georgia Institute of TechnologyTempus Publications, 2003)
      Over the last several years, the Institute for Complex Engineered Systems (ICES), from its origins as the Engineering Design Research Center (EDRC), has evolved two elective courses addressing the social and group aspects ...
    • Intention Aware Interactive Multi-Modal Robot Programming 

      Paredis, Chris; Khosla, Pradeep K.; Iba, Soshi (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2003-10)
      As robots enter the human environment, there are increasing needs for novice users to be able to program robots with ease. A successful robot programming system should be intuitive, interactive, and intention aware. ...
    • Towards the Design of a Layer-Based Additive Manufacturing Process for the Realization of Metal Parts of Designed Mesostructure 

      Mistree, Farrokh; Rosen, David W.; Williams, Christopher Bryant (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Texas (Austin), 2005)
      Low-density cellular materials, metallic bodies with gaseous voids, are a unique class of materials that have high strength, good energy absorption characteristics, good thermal and acoustic insulation properties, accompanied ...
    • Process Parameter Platform Design to Manage Workstation Capacity 

      Rosen, David W.; Williams, Christopher Bryant; Mistree, Farrokh; Allen, Janet K. (Georgia Institute of TechnologySpringer-Verlag, 2005)
    • Interactive Multi-Modal Robot Programming 

      Paredis, Chris; Khosla, Pradeep K.; Iba, Soshi (Georgia Institute of TechnologySage Publications, 2005)
      As robots enter the human environment and come in contact with inexperienced users, they need to be able to interact with users in a multi-modal fashion—keyboard and mouse are no longer acceptable as the only input ...
    • Eliminating Design Alternatives Based on Imprecise Information 

      Recuk, Stephen Joseph; Aughenbaugh, Jason Matthew; Bruns, Morgan Chase; Paredis, Chris (Georgia Institute of TechnologySociety for Automotive Engineers International, 2006)
      In this paper, the relationship between uncertainty and sets of alternatives in engineering design is investigated. In sequential decision making, each decision alternative actually consists of a set of design alternatives. ...
    • Managing Uncertainty in Environmentally Benign Design and Manufacture 

      Bras, Berdinus A.; Paredis, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006)
      When making design decisions in environmentally benign design and manufacture, the decision maker is often faced with extreme uncertainty. Due to a lack of understanding of the complex dynamics of environmental and societal ...
    • Empowering Students to Learn How to Learn: Mass Customization of Graduate Engineering Design Course 

      Mistree, Farrokh; Williams, Christopher Bryant (Georgia Institute of TechnologyTempus Publications, 2006)
      ME 6101: Engineering Design is a graduate level course offered through the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. To empower students to learn how to learn, the orchestrators ...
    • Applying Information-Gap Decision Theory to a Design Problem having Severe Uncertainty 

      Duncan, Scott Joseph; Paredis, Chris; Bras, Berdinus A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologySociety for Automotive Engineers International, 2006-01)
      Often in the early stages of the engineering design process, a decision maker lacks the information needed to represent uncertainty in the input parameters of a performance model. In one particular form of severely deficient ...
    • Why Are Intervals and Imprecision Important In Engineering Design? 

      Aughenbaugh, Jason Matthew; Paredis, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-02)
      It is valuable in engineering design to distinguish between two different types of uncertainty: inherent variability and imprecision. While variability is naturally random behavior in a physical process or property, ...
    • Computational Methods for Decision Making 

      Bruns, Morgan Chase; Paredis, Chris; Ferson, Scott (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-02)
      In this paper, we investigate computational methods for decision making based on imprecise information in the context of engineering design. The goal is to identify the subtleties of engineering design problems that ...
    • Design of General Lattice Structures for Lightweight and Compliance Applications 

      Rosen, David W.; Johnston, Scott R.; Reed, Marques (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-07)
      The primary goal is to design parts with lattice mesostructure and demonstrate that they have better structural and/or compliance performance, per weight, than parts with bulk material, foams, or other mesostructured ...
    • Design of a Graded Cellular Structure For an Acetabular Hip Replacement Component 

      Johnston, Scott R.; Rosen, David W.; Wang, Hongqing Vincent (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-08)
      The state-of-the-art porous coatings become more and more popular in uncemented prostheses to make bone grow into implants for biological fixation. In this paper, graded cellular structures are proposed for uncemented ...
    • Analysis of Mesostructure Unit Cells Comprised of Octet-truss Structures 

      Johnston, Scott R.; Rosen, David W.; Reed, Marques; Wang, Hongqing Vincent (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Texas (Austin), 2006-08)
      A unit truss finite element analysis method allowing non-linear deformation is employed to analyze a unit cell comprised of n3 octet-truss structures for their stiffness and displacement compared to their relative density ...