TOWARDS OBJECT-ORIENTED SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT FOR INDUSTRIAL ROBOTS - Facilitating the Use of Industrial Robots by Modern Software Engineering

Alwin Hoffmann, Andreas Angerer, Andreas Schierl, Michael Vistein, Wolfgang Reif

Abstract

Industrial robotics is characterized by sophisticated mechanical components and highly-developed control algorithms. However, the efficient use of robotic systems – with regard to flexibility, reusability and extensibility – is very much limited by existing programming methods. As a consequence, software development for industrial robots is a complex and time-consuming task which generates considerable costs. This work performs an analysis of the current software development for robotics systems and identifies shortcomings from a software engineering point of view. Based on that, it outlines an architectural approach that addresses the identified problems and allows efficient software development for industrial robotic systems.

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Hoffmann A., Angerer A., Schierl A., Vistein M. and Reif W. (2010). TOWARDS OBJECT-ORIENTED SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT FOR INDUSTRIAL ROBOTS - Facilitating the Use of Industrial Robots by Modern Software Engineering . In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8425-01-0, pages 437-440. DOI: 10.5220/0003002304370440


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@conference{icinco10,
author={Alwin Hoffmann and Andreas Angerer and Andreas Schierl and Michael Vistein and Wolfgang Reif},
title={TOWARDS OBJECT-ORIENTED SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT FOR INDUSTRIAL ROBOTS - Facilitating the Use of Industrial Robots by Modern Software Engineering},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,},
year={2010},
pages={437-440},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003002304370440},
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 - TOWARDS OBJECT-ORIENTED SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT FOR INDUSTRIAL ROBOTS - Facilitating the Use of Industrial Robots by Modern Software Engineering
SN - 978-989-8425-01-0
AU - Hoffmann A.
AU - Angerer A.
AU - Schierl A.
AU - Vistein M.
AU - Reif W.
PY - 2010
SP - 437
EP - 440
DO - 10.5220/0003002304370440