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    • 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 ...
    • Automation of the Bird Shoulder Joint Deboning 

      Zhou, Debao; Holmes, Jonathan; Holcombe, Wiley; McMurray, Gary (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2007-09)
      Poultry deboning processing is one of the largest employers of people in the United States. It involves mainly manual processes with only limited use of fixed automation. The main difficulty in this task is the unstructured ...
    • Autonomous Robots in the Fog of War 

      Weiss, Lora (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011-08)
    • Cutting, ‘by Pressing and Slicing’, Applied to Robotic Cutting Bio-materials, Part I: Modeling of Stress Distribution 

      Zhou, Debao; Claffee, Mark R.; Lee, Kok-Meng; McMurray, Gary V. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2006-05)
      Bio-material cutting, such as meat deboning, is one the most common operations in food processing. Automating this process using robotic devices with closed-loop force control has shown some promise. The control of the ...
    • Cutting, ‘by Pressing and Slicing’, Applied to the Robotic Cut of Bio-materials, Part II: Force during Slicing and Pressing Cuts 

      Zhou, Debao; Claffee, Mark R.; Lee, Kok-Meng; McMurray, Gary V. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2006-05)
      The applications of robotics are becoming more and more common in non-traditional industries such as the medical industry including robotic surgery and sample microtoming as well as food industry that include the ...
    • Deep Segments: Comparisons between Scenes and their Constituent Fragments using Deep Learning 

      Doshi, Jigar; Mason, Celeste; Wagner, Alan; Kira, Zsolt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-09)
      We examine the problem of visual scene understanding and abstraction from first person video. This is an important problem and successful approaches would enable complex scene characterization tasks that go beyond ...
    • 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 ...
    • Kinematics and Verification of a Deboning Device 

      Zhou, Debao; Daley, Wayne; McMurray, Gary (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009-08)
      Poultry deboning process is one of the largest employers in the United States and mainly involves human workers due to the unstructured nature of the task. For the automation of this process, a cutting device with the ...
    • 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 ...
    • A Network-based Approach for Assessing Co-Operating Manned and Unmanned Systems (MUMS) 

      Weiss, Lora G. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-09)
      Traditionally, robots have been programmed to do precisely what their human operators instruct them to do, but more recently, they have become more sophisticated, intelligent, and autonomous. Once they reach a sufficiently ...
    • 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 ...
    • The System Engineering and Test (TSET) Approach for Unprecedented Systems 

      Weiss, Lora G.; Roberts, Rusty; Cross, Stephen E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009)
      The rapid pace of development of new systems coupled with a strong desire from warfighters to quickly field systems with advanced technologies and innovation poses new Test and Evaluation (T&E) challenges. These challenges ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...