• Automation of Bird Front Half Deboning Procedure: Design and Analysis 

      Zhou, Debao; Holmes, Jonathan; Holcombe, Wiley; Lee, Kok-Meng; McMurray, Gary (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-06)
      Bio -material cutting, such as meat deboning, is one of the most common operations in the food processing industry. It is also the largest employer of people in the United States. These tasks are currently manual processes ...
    • Design and Development of the Yellowfin UUV for Homogenous Collaborative Missions 

      West, Michael E.; Novitzky, Michael; Varnell, Jesse P.; Melim, Andrew; Sequin, Evan; Toler, Tedd C.; Collins, Tomas R.; Bogle, John R. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010)
      Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has developed the Yellowfin, a small man-portable Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV). The mission for Yellowfin is to conduct autonomous collaborative operations. The multi-UUV ...
    • Intelligent Cutting of the Bird Shoulder Joint 

      Hu, Ai-Ping; Grullon, Sergio; Zhou, Debao; Holmes, Jonathan; Holcombe, Wiley; Daley, Wayne; McMurray, Gary (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009)
      Deboning operations are one of the largest users of on-line labor in today’s poultry plants. Efforts have been made over the years to automate this function, but to date have achieved only limited success. The main difficulty ...
    • 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 ...
    • An Overview of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Systems and Sensors at Georgia Tech 

      West, Michael E.; Collins, Thomas R.; Bogle, John R.; Melim, Andrew; Novitzky, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-16)
      As the ocean attracts great attention on environmental issues and resources as well as scientific and military tasks, the need for the use of underwater vehicle systems has become more apparent. Underwater vehicles ...
    • Uncalibrated Dynamic Visual Servoing 

      Piepmeier, Jenelle Armstrong; McMurray, Gary V.; Lipkin, Harvey (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2004-02)
      A dynamic quasi-Newton method for uncalibrated, vision-guided robotic tracking control with fixed imaging is developed and demonstrated. This method does not require calibrated kinematic and camera models. Robotic control ...
    • The Yellowfin Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Acoustic Communication Design and Testing 

      Bogle, John R.; Melim, Andrew; West, Michael E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011)
      Over the past two years, the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has developed a new Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) called the Yellowfin. The purpose of the vehicle is to provide a platform for research and development ...