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    • Dynamic Analysis and Control of Lightweight Arms with a Parallel Mechanism 

      Yuan, B. S.; Lee, J. W.; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1988-07)
      A parallelogram drive enables lightweight arms to have a higher rigidity and to reduce the actuator weight moved. Analysis of the flexible closed kinematic chain dynamics and design of the control are described in this ...
    • Dynamic analysis of a class of mixed lumped-distributed parameter systems via numerical techniques 

      Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Automatic Control Council, 1976-07)
      The modeling via transfer matrices of mixed lumped-distributed parameter systems with feedback control is discussed and novel methods of obtaining information on the controlled system’s dynamic response via numerical methods ...
    • Dynamic Animation and Robotics Toolkit 

      Liu, Karen (2014-11-12)
      Designing control algorithms for complex dynamic systems is a challenging and time consuming process. It often requires deriving nonlinear differential equations, formulating optimization problems, and solving numerous ...
    • Dynamic Cellular Actuator Arrays and Expanded Fingerprint Method for Dynamic Modeling 

      MacNair, David; Ueda, Jun (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-07)
      A key step to understanding and producing natural motion is creating a physical, well understood actuator with a dynamic model resembling biological muscle. This actuator can then serve as the basis for building viable, ...
    • Dynamic Characterization of KUKA Light-Weight Robot Manipulators 

      Huckaby, Jacob; Christensen, Henrik I. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012)
      High precision tasks are an important part of the manufacturing industry. For example, safety constraints require that some manufacturing must be done to a very high degree of accuracy. Robotics and automation are well ...
    • Dynamic Chess: Strategic Planning for Robot Motion 

      Kunz, Tobias; Kingston, Peter; Stilman, Mike; Egerstedt, Magnus B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011-05)
      We introduce and experimentally validate a novel algorithmic model for physical human-robot interaction with hybrid dynamics. Our computational solutions are complementary to passive and compliant hardware. We focus on ...
    • Dynamic Programming in Reduced Dimensional Spaces: Dynamic Planning for Robust Biped Locomotion 

      Stilman, Mike; Atkeson, Christopher G.; Kuffner, James J.; Zeglin, Garth (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2005-04)
      We explore the use of computational optimal control techniques for automated construction of policies in complex dynamic environments. Our implementation of dynamic programming is performed in a reduced dimensional subspace ...
    • Dynamic Pushing Strategies for Dynamically Stable Mobile Manipulators 

      Kolhe, Pushkar; Dantam, Neil; Stilman, Mike (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010-05)
      This paper presents three effective manipulation strategies for wheeled, dynamically balancing robots with articulated links. By comparing these strategies through analysis, simulation and robot experiments, we show ...
    • Dynamic Spectral Clustering 

      LaViers, Amy; Rahmani, Amir R.; Egerstedt, Magnus B. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-07)
      Clustering is a powerful tool for data classification; however, its application has been limited to analysis of static snapshots of data which may be time-evolving. This work presents a clustering algorithm that employs a ...
    • Dynamic, cooperative multi-robot pa trolling with a team of UAVs 

      Pippin, Charles, E.; Christensen, Henrik I.; Weiss, Lora G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologySociety of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2013)
      The multi-robot patrolling task has practical relevance in surveillance, search and rescue, and security applications. In this task, a team of robots must repeatedly visit areas in the environment, minimizing the time ...
    • Dynamics of drag and force distributions for projectile impact in a granular medium 

      Ciamarra, Massimo Pica; Lara, Antonio H.; Lee, Andrew T.; Goldman, Daniel I.; Vishik, Inna; Swinney, Harry L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Physical Society, 2004-05-14)
      Our experiments and molecular dynamics simulations on a projectile penetrating a two-dimensional granular medium reveal that the mean deceleration of the projectile is constant and proportional to the impact velocity. Thus, ...
    • Dynamics of embodied dissociated cortical cultures for the control of hybrid biological robots. 

      Bakkum, Douglas James (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-11-14)
      The thesis presents a new paradigm for studying the importance of interactions between an organism and its environment using a combination of biology and technology: embodying cultured cortical neurons via robotics. From ...
    • Dynamics of Flexible Manipulator Arms: Alternative Derivation, Verification, and Characteristics for Control 

      Yuan, B. - S.; Book, Wayne John; Huggins, J. D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyThe American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1993-09)
      This work seeks to provide an effective way for developing the dynamics of a multi-link flexible manipulator consisting of rotary joints connecting two links. Kinematics of both the rotary joint motion and the link deformation ...
    • Dynamics of Two Serially Connected Manipulators 

      Lew, Jae Young; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1992)
      The objective of this paper is to generate a closed form of the equations of motion for two serially connected manipulators. Instead of computing the coupled dynamics directly, this work constructs overall dynamic equations ...
    • Dynamics-based motion de-blurring for a PZT-driven, compliant camera orientation mechanism 

      Kim, Michael; Ueda, Jun (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-02)
      This paper proposes a method for removing motion blur from images captured by a fast-moving robot eye. Existing image techniques focused on recovering blurry images due to camera shake with long exposure time. In addition, ...
    • Ecological Robotics: A Schema-Theoretic Approach 

      Arkin, Ronald C.; Cervantes-Pérez, Francisco; Weitzenfeld, Alfredo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997)
      The goals of this joint U.S.-Mexico research project are threefold: to provide an understanding and means by which fielded robotic systems are not competing with other agents that are more effective at their designated ...
    • Ecophysiological Models in Simulations of an Aquatic Habitat for Closed-Loop Life Support Research 

      Drayer, Gregorio E.; Howard, Ayanna M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., 2012-07)
      A limitation in closed-loop life support system research is the no-availability of small-scale experimental capacities that may help to better understand the challenges in system closure, integration, and control. Ground-based ...
    • Educational Potential of Experiments on Life Support Systems with Ground-Based Aquatic Habitats 

      Drayer, Gregorio E.; Howard, Ayanna M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-05)
      On April 10th 2010, at the Kennedy Space Center, President Barack Obama pronounced his “Remarks on Space Exploration in the 21st Century.” In his speech, the President included life support systems as a technology that ...
    • Educational Value of Experiments on Life Support Systems with Ground-Based Aquatic Habitats 

      Drayer, Gregorio E.; Howard, Ayanna M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., 2012-07)
      On April 10th 2010, at the Kennedy Space Center, President Barack Obama pronounced his “Remarks on Space Exploration in the 21st Century." The President included closed- loop life support systems (LSS) as a technology that ...
    • The Effect of limb kinematics on the speed of a legged robot on granular media 

      Li, Chen; Umbanhowar, Paul B.; Komsuoglu, | Haldun; Goldman, Daniel I. (Georgia Institute of TechnologySociety for Experimental Mechanics, 2010-04-22)
      Achieving effective locomotion on diverse terrestrial substrates can require subtle changes of limb kinematics. Biologically inspired legged robots (physical models of organisms) have shown impressive mobility on hard ...