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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 ...
    • Ultra high frequency (UHF) radio-frequency identification (RFID) for robot perception and mobile manipulation 

      Deyle, Travis (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11-14)
      Personal robots with autonomy, mobility, and manipulation capabilities have the potential to dramatically improve quality of life for various user populations, such as older adults and individuals with motor impairments. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Uncalibrated robotic visual servo tracking for large residual problems 

      Munnae, Jomkwun (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-11-17)
      In visually guided control of a robot, a large residual problem occurs when the robot configuration is not in the neighborhood of the target acquisition configuration. Most existing uncalibrated visual servoing algorithms ...
    • 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 ...
    • Understanding older adults' perceptions of usefulness of an assistive home robot 

      Beer, Jenay M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-11-21)
      Developing robots that are useful to older adults is more than simply creating robots that complete household tasks. To ensure that older adults perceive a robot to be useful, careful consideration of the users’ capabilities, ...
    • Understanding the construct of human trust in domestic service robots 

      Olson, Katherine E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-11-18)
      Simple robots are already being deployed and adopted by some consumers for use at home. The robots currently in development for home use are far more sophisticated. However, it was not know the extent to which humans ...
    • 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 ...
    • Universal motion-based control and motion recognition 

      Chen, Mingyu (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-08-29)
      In this dissertation, we propose a universal motion-based control framework that supports general functionalities on 2D and 3D user interfaces with a single integrated design. We develop a hybrid framework of optical and ...
    • 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 ...
    • University of Michigan’s Work Toward Autonomous Cars 

      Eustice, Ryan M. (2016-04-20)
      Self-driving test vehicles have become a reality on roadways, and there is an ever-present push toward making them a consumer product in the not-so-distant future. In this talk, I will give an overview of some of our ...
    • 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 ...