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Real-time Computing and Robotics

  1. Research

    Route bundling in polygonal domains using Differential Evolution

    Route bundling implies compounding multiple routes in a way that anchoring points at intermediate locations minimize a global distance metric to obtain a tree-like structure where the roots of the tree (anchor...

    Victor Parque, Satoshi Miura and Tomoyuki Miyashita

    Robotics and Biomimetics 2017 4:22

    Published on: 8 December 2017

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    Mobile robots exploration through cnn-based reinforcement learning

    Exploration in an unknown environment is an elemental application for mobile robots. In this paper, we outlined a reinforcement learning method aiming for solving the exploration problem in a corridor environ...

    Lei Tai and Ming Liu

    Robotics and Biomimetics 2016 3:24

    Published on: 21 December 2016

  3. Research

    A motion sensing-based framework for robotic manipulation

    To data, outside of the controlled environments, robots normally perform manipulation tasks operating with human. This pattern requires the robot operators with high technical skills training for varied teach...

    Hao Deng, Zeyang Xia, Shaokui Weng, Yangzhou Gan, Peng Fang and Jing Xiong

    Robotics and Biomimetics 2016 3:23

    Published on: 9 December 2016

  4. Research

    A soft stretchable bending sensor and data glove applications

    Soft sensors are required to accommodate the flexible and deformable natures of the human body in wearable device applications. They are also suitable for integration with soft robotic devices to monitor the p...

    Zhong Shen, Juan Yi, Xiaodong Li, Mark Hin Pei Lo, Michael Z. Q. Chen, Yong Hu and Zheng Wang

    Robotics and Biomimetics 2016 3:22

    Published on: 1 December 2016

  5. Research

    micROS: a morphable, intelligent and collective robot operating system

    Robots are developing in much the same way that personal computers did 40 years ago, and robot operating system is the critical basis. Current robot software is mainly designed for individual robots. We prese...

    Xuejun Yang, Huadong Dai, Xiaodong Yi, Yanzhen Wang, Shaowu Yang, Bo Zhang, Zhiyuan Wang, Yun Zhou and Xuefeng Peng

    Robotics and Biomimetics 2016 3:21

    Published on: 25 November 2016

  6. Research

    Integrated assembly and motion planning using regrasp graphs

    This paper presents an integrated assembly and motion planning system to recursively find the assembly sequence and motions to assemble two objects with the help of a horizontal surface as the supporting fixtu...

    Weiwei Wan and Kensuke Harada

    Robotics and Biomimetics 2016 3:18

    Published on: 8 November 2016

  7. Research

    ROS-based ground stereo vision detection: implementation and experiments

    This article concentrates on open-source implementation on flying object detection in cluttered scenes. It is of significance for ground stereo-aided autonomous landing of unmanned aerial vehicles. The ground ...

    Tianjiang Hu, Boxin Zhao, Dengqing Tang, Daibing Zhang, Weiwei Kong and Lincheng Shen

    Robotics and Biomimetics 2016 3:14

    Published on: 2 September 2016

  8. Research

    Passivity-based control of an omnidirectional mobile robot

    This paper studies passivity-based trajectory tracking control of an omnidirectional mobile robot. The proposed control design is simple to be implemented in practice, because of an effective exploitation of ...

    Chao Ren, Yi Sun and Shugen Ma

    Robotics and Biomimetics 2016 3:10

    Published on: 7 July 2016

  9. Research

    Human-assisted sound event recognition for home service robots

    This paper proposes and implements an open framework of active auditory learning for a home service robot to serve the elderly living alone at home. The framework was developed to realize the various auditory ...

    Ha Manh Do, Weihua Sheng and Meiqin Liu

    Robotics and Biomimetics 2016 3:7

    Published on: 2 June 2016

  10. Research

    Tracking control of piezoelectric actuator using adaptive model

    Piezoelectric actuators (PEAs) have been widely used in micro- and nanopositioning applications due to their fine resolution, rapid responses, and large actuating forces. However, a major deficiency of PEAs i...

    Tran Vu Minh, Nguyen Manh Linh and Xinkai Chen

    Robotics and Biomimetics 2016 3:5

    Published on: 10 May 2016