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    • UAS Reference Scenarios for MANET Development 

      Christmann, Hans Claus; Johnson, Eric N. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., 2008-08)
      After autonomous flight for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) has been accomplished, research was stipulated to look into application related challenges in connection with Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). As one possible ...
    • 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 ...
    • Uncalibrated Eye-in-Hand Visual Servoing 

      Piepmeier, Jenelle Armstrong; Gumpert, Ben A.; Lipkin, Harvey (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2002-05)
      This paper presents uncalibrated control schemes for vision-guided robotic tracking of a moving target using a moving camera. These control methods are applied to an uncalibrated robotic system with eye-in-hand visual ...
    • Uncalibrated Eye-in-Hand Visual Servoing 

      Piepmeier, Jenelle Armstrong; Lipkin, Harvey (Georgia Institute of TechnologySage, 2003-10)
      In this paper we present new uncalibrated control schemes for vision-guided robotic tracking of a moving target using a moving camera. These control methods are applied to an uncalibrated robotic system with eye-in-hand ...
    • Understanding a Child’s play for Robot Interaction by Sequencing Play Primitives using Hidden Markov Models 

      Park, Hae Won; Howard, Ayanna M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010-05)
      In this paper, we discuss a methodology to build a system for a robot playmate that extracts and sequences low-level play primitives during a robot-child interaction scenario. The motivation is to provide a robot with basic ...
    • Understanding Egocentric Activities 

      Fathi, Alireza; Farhadi, Ali; Rehg, James M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011-11)
      We present a method to analyze daily activities, such as meal preparation, using video from an egocentric camera. Our method performs inference about activities, actions, hands, and objects. Daily activities are a ...
    • Unification of Locomotion Pattern Generation and Control Lyapunov Function-Based Quadratic Programs 

      Chao, Kenneth Y.; Powell, Matthew J.; Ames, Aaron D.; Hur, Pilwon (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2016-07)
      This paper presents a novel method of combining real-time walking pattern generation and constrained nonlinear control to achieve robotic walking under Zero-Moment Point (ZMP) and torque constraints. The proposed method ...
    • University and Industry Cooperation in the Development of a Curriculum for Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering 

      Book, Wayne John; Haddad, Abraham H.; Krosner, Stephen P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1985-12)
      This paper describes the Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIMS) Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology, which was established with the help of a grant from the IBM Corporation. The Program began its third year ...
    • Upper Limb Rehabilitation and Evaluation of Children Using a Humanoid Robot 

      Brooks, Douglas Antwonne; Howard, Ayanna (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAssociation for Computing Machinery, 2009-11)
      This paper discusses a preliminary approach to matching child movements with robotic movements for the purpose of evaluating child upper limb rehabilitation exercises. Utilizing existing algorithms termed Motion History ...
    • Upper-bound cost analysis of a market-based algorithm applied to the initial formation problem 

      Viguria Jimenez, Luis Antidio; Howard, Ayanna M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2007-11)
      In this paper, an analysis of a market-based approach applied to the Initial Formation Problem is presented. This problem tries to determine which mobile sensor should go to each position of a desired formation in order ...
    • Usability Evaluation of a Coordinated Excavator Controller with Haptic Feedback 

      Osafo-Yeboah, Benjamin; Elton, Mark D.; Jiang, Xiaochun; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Industrial Engineers, 2010-06)
      The purpose of this study is to conduct a usability evaluation in order to investigate the actions and behaviors of human operators as they interact with a coordinated excavator controller with haptic feedback, and to ...
    • Usability Evaluation of an Automated Mission Repair Mechanism for Mobile Robot Mission Specification 

      Moshkina, Lilia; Endo, Yoichiro; Arkin, Ronald C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005)
      This paper describes a usability study designed to assess ease of use, user satisfaction, and performance of a mobile robot mission specification system. The software under consideration, MissionLab, allows users to ...
    • Usability Evaluation of High-Level User Assistance for Robot Mission Specification 

      Arkin, Ronald C.; Endo, Yoichiro; MacKenzie, Douglas Christopher (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002)
      MissionLab is a mission specification system that implements a hybrid deliberative and reactive control architecture for autonomous mobile robots. The user creates and executes the robot mission plans through its ...
    • Use of relaxation methods in sampling-based algorithms for optimal motion planning 

      Arslan, Oktay; Tsiotras, Panagiotis (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-05)
      everal variants of incremental sampling-based algorithms have been recently proposed in order to optimally solve motion planning problems. Popular examples include the RRT* and the PRM* algorithms. These algorithms are ...
    • User Interface with Multisensory Feedback for Fluid Powered Rescue Robot 

      Daepp, Hannes G.; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-06)
      A semi-autonomously controlled fluid-powered legged search and rescue robot is proposed as a solution to the ever-increasing demand for more versatile rescue robot technology. The success of such a robot is dependent on ...
    • Using a Shared Tablet Workspace for Interactive Demonstrations during Human-Robot Learning Scenarios 

      Park, Hae Won; Coogle, Richard A.; Howard, Ayanna M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2014)
      One of the key elements for building a long-term robotic companion is incorporating the ability for a robot to continuously learn and engage in new tasks. Utilizing a defined workspace that provides various shared content ...
    • Using COTS to Construct a High Performance Robot Arm 

      Smith, Christian; Christensen, Henrik I. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2007-04)
      In this paper we present a design study and technical specifications of a high performance robotic manipulator to be used for ball catching experiments using commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components. Early evaluation ...
    • Using Floating-Gate Based Programmable Analog Arrays for Real-Time Control of a Game-Playing Robot 

      Koziol, Scott; Lenz, David; Hilsenbeck, Sebastian; Chopra, Smriti; Hasler, Paul; Howard, Ayanna M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011-10)
      This paper presents preliminary results of a mobile manipulator robot tasked to play the classic Towers of Hanoi game. We first discuss the control algorithms necessary to enable necessary game-playing behavior and provide ...
    • Using Genetic Algorithms to Learn Reactive Control Parameters for Autonomous Robotic Navigation 

      Ram, Ashwin; Arkin, Ronald C.; Boone, Gary Noel; Pearce, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1994)
      This paper explores the application of genetic algorithms to the learning of local robot navigation behaviors for reactive control systems. Our approach evolves reactive control systems in various environments, thus creating ...
    • Using Haptic and Auditory Interaction Tools to Engage Students with Visual Impairments in Robot Programming Activities 

      Howard, Ayanna M.; Park, Chung Hyuk; Remy, Sekou (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2012-01)
      The robotics field represents the integration of multiple facets of computer science and engineering. Robotics-based activities have been shown to encourage K-12 students to consider careers in computing and have even been ...