Robotics Research: The Fourth International Symposium, Volume 4, Part 1988

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Robert Bolles, Bernard Roth
MIT Press, Apr 21, 1988 - Computers - 534 pages
The Fourth International Symposium on Robotics Research was held in the summer of 1987 in Santa Cruz, California. This book collects 52 contributions by prominent researchers from Japan, Europe, and the United States. The topics covered include kinematics and dynamics, mobile robots, design and mechanisms, and perception.

Selected contents:
ROBOTWORLD: A Multiple Robot Vision Guided Assembly System (Scheinman). Investigating Fast, Intelligent Systems with a Ping-Pong Playing Robot (Andersson). Behavior Based Design of Robot Effectors (Jacobsen, et al). Intrinsic Tactile Sensing for Artificial Hands (Bicchi, Dario). Whole Arm Manipulation (Salisbury). Grasping as a Contact Sport (Cutkosky, et al). MEISTER: A Model Enhanced Intelligent and Skillful Teleoperational Robot System (Sato and Hirai). Optical Range Finding Methods for Robotics (Idesawa). 4D-Dynamic Scene Analysis with Integral Spatio-Temporal Models (Dickmanns).

Model-Based Object Motion Tracking (Mundy, Thompson). Sensor-Based Manipulation Planning as a Game with Nature (Taylor, Mason, Goldbert). Issues in the Design of Off-Line Programming Systems (Craig). HANDEY: A Task-Level Robot System (Lozano-Perez, et a[). Design and SensorBased Robotic Assembly in the "Design to Product" Project (Fehrenbach, Smithers). Collision Detection among Moving Objects in Simulation (Kawabe, Okano, Shimada). An Automated Guided Vehicle with Map Building and Path Finding Capabilities (Jarvis, Byrne).

Robert Bolles is a Staff Scientist at SRI International. Bernard Roth is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University. Robotics Research: The Fourth International Symposium is included in the Artificial Intelligence Series edited by Patrick Winston and Michael Brady.

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Contents

Series Foreword Design and Signal Processing of SixAxis Force
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Preface and Ichiro Futamata
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Optical Range Finding Methods
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