Human-Oriented Design of Advanced Robotics Systems (DARS`95): A Postprint Volume from the IFAC Workshop, Vienna, Austria, 19-20 September 1995

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  • ISBN-13: 9780080426044
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
  • Publication date: 8/1/1996
  • Series: IFAC Proceedings Volumes
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 208

Table of Contents

What Can Robots Learn from Humans? 1
Human-Centered vs Task-Centered Design of Telerobotic Systems 7
Task-Oriented Human and Machine Cooperation in Telerobotic Systems 13
Safety Issues in Surgical Robotics 19
Towards a Problem-Solving Based Approach for Robotics-Systems Implementation 27
Mathematical Interpretation of Human Skill for Mechatronic Servo Control Systems 33
Designing Human-Machine Interfaces to Match the User's Needs 39
Towards Ubiquitous Autonomy 45
Analysis of Human Hand and Grasping 51
Controlling the Operation of a Robot Society Through Distributed Environment Sensing 57
The Playing Robot: Helping Children with Disabilities to Play 63
Product Development Considering Social Impacts Under the Aspect of Disassembling 69
Human Oriented Robot Applications Using Neural Networks and Petri Nets 75
On-Line Collision-Avoidance for a Robotic Assistance System 81
Useroriented Design of Human-Machine Interaction in Flexible Automatic Assembly 87
Interaction Method in Human-Robot System 93
Human or Industrial Robots 99
Use of Virtual Reality in Automation Development for Construction Plant 103
Assistance Driving and Driver/Vehicle Interface for the PROLAB2 Demonstrator 107
Human-Oriented Architecture for an Intelligent Powered Wheelchair 113
Human-Machine Cooperation for Vehicle Driving 119
Vibration Analysis for Tactile Sensing 125
Fuzzy PD Control Applied to a Flexible Link Manipulator 131
A New Approach to Robot Teaching Method with Multimedia Tools 137
MONSUN: A Distributed Manipulator Control System Utilizing Network Technology 141
Logical Diagnosis in Advanced Telerobotics 151
Reference Recording in Telerobotics 157
Computer-Aided-Design of a Climbing Robot for Harsh Environment 163
Adaptive Control System for Resonance Drives for Walking Robots 169
Simple Path-Planning Algorithm for Mobile Robots using Quadtrees 175
ROBIP: Required Degrees of Freedom Evaluation for Biped Robots 181
Fuzzy Tools for Telepresence with a Mobile Robot 187
Tip Position Control with Hub Corrections for a Flexible Manipulator 193
Author Index 199
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