A FLEXIBLE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION SYSTEM - Parallel Visual Processing, Realtime Actuator Control and Task Automation for Limp Object Handling

Thomas Müller, Binh An Tran, Alois Knoll

Abstract

In this paper, an intrinsically parallel framework striving for increased flexibility in development of robotic, computer vision, and machine intelligence applications is introduced. The framework comprises a generic set of tools for realtime data acquisition, robot control, integration of external software components and task automation. The primary goal is to provide a developer- and user-friendly, but yet efficient base architecture for complex AI system implementations, be it for research, educational, or industrial purposes. The system therefore combines promising ideas of recent neuroscientific research with a blackboard information storage mechanism, an implementation of the multi-agent paradigm, and graphical user interaction. Furthermore, the paper elaborates on how the framework’s building blocks can be composed to applications of increasing complexity. The final target application includes parallel image processing, actuator control, and reasoning to handle limp objects and automate handling-tasks within dynamic scenarios.

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Müller T., An Tran B. and Knoll A. (2010). A FLEXIBLE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION SYSTEM - Parallel Visual Processing, Realtime Actuator Control and Task Automation for Limp Object Handling . In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8425-01-0, pages 289-294. DOI: 10.5220/0002951002890294


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@conference{icinco10,
author={Thomas Müller and Binh An Tran and Alois Knoll},
title={A FLEXIBLE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION SYSTEM - Parallel Visual Processing, Realtime Actuator Control and Task Automation for Limp Object Handling},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,},
year={2010},
pages={289-294},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002951002890294},
isbn={978-989-8425-01-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,
TI - A FLEXIBLE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION SYSTEM - Parallel Visual Processing, Realtime Actuator Control and Task Automation for Limp Object Handling
SN - 978-989-8425-01-0
AU - Müller T.
AU - An Tran B.
AU - Knoll A.
PY - 2010
SP - 289
EP - 294
DO - 10.5220/0002951002890294