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    • Air Traffic Maximization for the Terminal Phase of Flight Under FAA's NextGen Framework 

      Chipalkatty, Rahul; Rahmani, Amir R.; Egerstedt, Magnus B.; Young, R.; Twu, Philip Y. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010-10)
      The NextGen program is the FAA's response to the ever increasing air traffic, that provides tools to increase the capacity of national airspace, while ensuring the safety of aircraft. In support of this vision, this paper ...
    • Algebraic Methods for Nonlinear Dynamics and Control 

      Tedrake, Russ (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-10-23)
      Some years ago, experiments with passive dynamic walking convinced me that finding efficient algorithms to reason about the nonlinear dynamics of our machines would be the key to turning a lumbering humanoid into a graceful ...
    • Algorithm for Optimal Mode Scheduling in Switched Systems 

      Wardi, Yorai; Egerstedt, Magnus B. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-06)
      This paper considers the problem of computing the schedule of modes in an autonomous switched dynamical system, that minimizes a cost functional defined on the trajectory of the system’s continuous state variable. It ...
    • Algorithms for Linguistic Robot Policy Inference from Demonstration of Assembly Tasks 

      Dantam, Neil; Essa, Irfan; Stilman, Mike (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012)
      We describe several algorithms used for the inference of linguistic robot policies from human demonstration. First, tracking and match objects using the Hungarian Algorithm. Then, we convert Regular Expressions to ...
    • Alternative Modeling and Verification Techniques for a Large Flexible Arm 

      Huggins, James D.; Kwon, Dong-Soo; Lee, Jae Weon; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1987-06)
    • Alternatives in the generation of time domain models of fluid lines using frequency domain techniques 

      Watson, Cody; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyElsevier, 2000-10)
      By converting from frequency domain models to time domain models, nonlinear behavior and linear distributed behavior can both be effectively represented. Three methods are presented to convert fluid line models from the ...
    • Alternatives in the generation of time domain models of fluid lines using frequency domain techniques 

      Watson, Cody; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyElsevier, 2000-02)
      By converting from frequency domain models to time domain models, nonlinear behavior and linear distributed behavior can both be effectively represented. Three methods are presented to convert fluid line models from the ...
    • Analysis of Antagonist Stiffness for Nested Compliant Mechanisms in Agonist-Antagonist Arrangements 

      Schultz, Joshua; Ueda, Jun (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2011-09)
    • Analysis of massless elastic chains with servo controlled joints 

      Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1978-12)
      The lumping approximation used frequently for dynamic analysis of distributed parameter systems is facilitated for a class of flexible systems by a technique using 4- X 4- coordinate transformation matrices to account for ...
    • Analysis of massless elastic chains with servo controlled joints 

      Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1979-09)
      The lumping approximation used frequently for dynamic analysis of distributed parameter systems is facilitated for a class of flexible systems by a technique using 4- X 4- coordinate transformation matrices to account for ...
    • Analysis of Milling Forces via Angular Convolution 

      Wang, J. - J. Junz; Liang, Steven Y.; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1991)
      The measurement of cutting force systems is one of the most frequently used techniques for the monitoring of machining processes. Its wide spread application ranges from tool condition identification, feedback control, ...
    • Analysis of poles and zeros for tapered link designs 

      Girvin, Douglas L.; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWorld Scientific Press, 2003)
      This chapter analyzes the pole and zero locations of a linearly-tapered Euler-Bernoulli beam pinned at one end and free at the other end. Of particular interest is the location of zeros of the transfer function from torque ...
    • An Analytical Model of the CAN Bus for Online Schedulability Test 

      Shi, Zhenwu; Zhang, Fumin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-12-04)
      Controller area network (CAN) is a prioritybased bus that supports real-time communication. Existing schedulability analysis for the CAN bus is peformed at the design stage, by assuming that all message information ...
    • An interactive simulation for a fluid-powered legged search and rescue robot 

      Book, Wayne John; Daepp, Hannes G.; Kim, Ta Y.; Radecki, Peter P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-07)
      A pneumatically actuated search and rescue quadrapedal robot is presented as a system with potentially enhanced versatility relative to existing rescue robots. The usage of fluid powered actuation, combined with tele-operation ...
    • Application of Fuzzy Logic in Sunsensor Data Interpretation 

      Mobasser, Sohrab; Liebe, Carl Christian; Howard, Ayanna (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAssumption University (Bangkok), 2001-11)
    • The Application of Input Shaping to a System With Varying Parameters 

      Magee, David P.; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1992)
      The original input shaping technique developed by Singer and Seering is summarized and a different definition for residual vibration is proposed. The new definition gives better insight into the ability of input shaping ...
    • Application of Singular Perturbation Theory to the Control of Flexible Link Manipulators 

      Siciliano, Bruno; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1986)
      The control problem for robotic manipulators with flexible links is considered in this paper. The dynamic equations of motion can be derived by means of a recently developed Lagrangian-assumed modes method. In the case ...
    • Applying domain knowledge to slam using virtual measurements 

      Trevor, Alexander J. B.; Rogers, John G.; Nieto-Granda, Carlos; Christensen, Henrik I. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010-05)
      Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) aims to estimate the maximum likelihood map and robot pose based on a robot’s control and sensor measurements. In structured environments, such as human environments, we might ...
    • An approach to the minimum time control of a simple flexible arm 

      Book, Wayne John; Sangveraphunsiri, Viboon (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1983-11)
      To enable faster robot arm motion one might reduce the arm weight and use a minimum time control. Light arms will be flexible. A simple example of a light arm is a single beam, rotating about one end, and subject to bending. ...
    • Approximate Manipulability of Leader-Follower Networks 

      Kawashima, Hiroaki; Egerstedt, Magnus B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011-12)
      We introduce the notion of manipulability to leader-follower networks as a tool to analyze how effective inputs injected at a leader node are in terms of their impact on the movements of the follower nodes, as a function ...