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    • Modeling Actions through State Changes 

      Fathi, Alireza; Rehg, James M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2013-06)
      in this paper we present a model of action based on the change in the state of the environment. Many actions involve similar dynamics and hand-object relationships, but differ in their purpose and meaning. The key to ...
    • Modeling and Control of an Improved Dissipative Passive Haptic Display 

      Reed, Matthew R.; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2004)
      This paper investigates the modeling and control of a new dissipative passive haptic display that uses magneto rheological (MR) brakes as actuators. The device is energetically passive, meaning that it can only remove ...
    • Modeling and Control of Flexible Manipulators 

      Alberts, Thomas Edward; Dickerson, Stephen L.; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyRobotics International of SME, 1985-06)
      Methods to control manipulators with flexible structural members are presently sought by investigators to allow the design of lightweight, high-performance robotic manipulators. A survey of developments to date and an ...
    • Modeling and Optimal Control of a Lightweight Bracing Manipulator 

      Chung, Ya-Chien; Lu, Shui-Shong; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyChinese Institute of Engineers, 1987)
      Bracing strategy can improve the stiffness of a lightweight manipulator. A lightweight bracing manipulator provides better maneuverability in gross motions and higher precision in small motions. In order to maintain ...
    • Modeling and Simulation of a Pneumatically-Actuated Rescue Robot 

      Daepp, Hannes G.; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03)
      A four-legged pneumatically actuated search and rescue 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 ...
    • Modeling cellular actuator arrays 

      MacNair, David Luke (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-08-20)
      This work explores the representations and mathematical modeling of biologically-inspired robotic muscles called Cellular Actuator Arrays. These actuator arrays are made of many small interconnected actuation units which ...
    • Modeling Cross-Sensory and Sensorimotor Correlations to Detect and Localize Faults in Mobile Robots 

      Kira, Zsolt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007)
      We present a novel framework for learning crosssensory and sensorimotor correlations in order to detect and localize faults in mobile robots. Unlike traditional fault detection and identification schemes, we do not use ...
    • Modeling Design, and Control of Flexible Manipulator Arms: A Tutorial Review 

      Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1990-12)
      High performance manipulators with dynamic behavior in which the flexibility is an essential aspect are addressed. The mathematical representations commonly used in modeling flexible arms and arms with flexible drives are ...
    • Modeling Human-Robot Trust in Emergencies 

      Robinette, Paul; Wagner, Alan R.; Howard, Ayanna M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAssociation for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, 2014-03)
      Modeling human trust decisions is a notoriously difficult problem. We focus on decisions where a victim must decide whether to trust a robot in an emergency situation and outline the necessary inputs to model this ...
    • Modeling Mechanisms with Nonholonomic Joints Using the Boltzmann-Hamel Equations 

      Obergfell, Klaus; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologySAGE Publications, 1997-02)
      This article describes a new technique for deriving dynamic equations of motion for serial chain and tree topology mech anisms with common nonholonomic constraints. For each type of nonholonomic constraint, the Boltzmann-Hamel ...
    • Modeling of biodynamic feedthrough in backhoe operation 

      Humphreys, Heather C.; Book, Wayne John; Huggins, James D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2009-10)
      An advanced backhoe user interface has been developed which uses coordinated control with haptic feedback. Results indicate that the coordinated control provides more intuitive operation that is easy to learn, and the ...
    • Modeling of operator action for intelligent control of haptic human-robot interfaces 

      Gallagher, William John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-08-20)
      Control of systems requiring direct physical human-robot interaction (pHRI) requires special consideration of the motion, dynamics, and control of both the human and the robot. Humans actively change their dynamic ...
    • Modeling of the Natural Product Deboning Process Using Biological and Human Models 

      Daley, Wayne; He, Tian; Lee, Kok-Meng; Sandlin, Melissa (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1999-09)
      One critical area in automation for commercial deboning systems for meat processing, is the inability of existing equipment to adapt to varying sizes and shapes of products. This usually results in less than desirable ...
    • Modeling Robot Differences by Leveraging a Physically Shared Context 

      Kira, Zsolt; Long, Kathryn (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007)
      Knowledge sharing, either implicit or explicit, is crucial during development as evidenced by many studies into the transfer of knowledge by teachers via gaze following and learning by imitation. In the future, the ...
    • Modeling structured activity to support human-robot collaboration in the presence of task and sensor uncertainty 

      Hawkins, Kelsey P.; Bansal, Shray; Vo, Nam; Bobick, Aaron F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2013-11)
      A representation for structured activities is developed that allows a robot to probabilistically infer which task actions a human is currently performing and to predict which future actions will be executed and when they ...
    • Modeling the Effects of Mass and Age Variation in Wolves to Explore the Effects of Heterogeneity in Robot Team Composition 

      Madden, John D.; Arkin, Ronald C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011)
      No two wolves are the same. Some of the variations between individuals such as variation in mass and age have major implications on their hunting abilities. The predatory success of a wolf pack has been found to depend ...
    • Modeling Urban Environments for Communication-Aware UAV Swarm Path Planning 

      Christmann, Hans Claus; Johnson, Eric N. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., 2010-08)
      The presented work introduces a graph based approach to model urban (or otherwise cluttered) environments for UAS utilization beyond line-of-sight as well as out of direct R/F range of the operator's control station. ...
    • Modeling, Control, and Flight Testing of a Small Ducted Fan Aircraft 

      Johnson, Eric N.; Turbe, Michael A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., 2006-07)
      Small ducted fan autonomous vehicles have potential for several applications, especially for missions in urban environments. This paper discusses the use of dynamic inversion with neural network adaptation to provide an ...
    • Modeling, Design and Simulation of a Reconfigurable Aquatic Habitat for Life Support Control Research 

      Drayer, Gregorio E.; Howard, Ayanna M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2011-07)
      This paper presents the design, modeling, and simulation of a reconfigurable aquatic habitat for experiments in regenerative life support automation; it supports the use of aquatic habitats as a small-scale approach to ...
    • Modeling, Design, and Control of Flexible Manipulator Arms: Status and Trends 

      Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyNational Aeronautics and Space AdministrationJet Propulsion Laboratory, 1989)
      The desire for higher performance manipulators has lead to dynamic behavior in which the flexibility is an essential aspect. This paper first examines the mathematical representations commonly used in modeling flexible ...