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International Journal of  Robotics and Automation

206

2011 Issue
Editor-In-Chief(s): Prof. M. Kamel
Frequency: 4 issues per year
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ISSN (Online): 1925-7090

ISSN (Hardcopy): 0826-8185




Issue: 1  Subscription

DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.1.206-0001

PREFACE: SPECIAL ISSUE ON NEW ADVANCES IN NONLINEAR AND OPTIMAL CONTROLS OF ROBOTIC AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS
Zhihua Qu and Chaouki T. Abdallah


DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.1.206-3374

EXACT TIP TRAJECTORY TRACKING CONTROL OF A FLEXIBLE ROBOT ARM
Hossein Bolandi and Seyed M. Esmaeilzadeh
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.1.206-3376

GLOBAL ROBUST STABILIZATION FOR A CLASS OF TIME-VARYING OUTPUT FEEDBACK SYSTEMS
Weijie Sun, Jie Huang, and Zhendong Sun
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.1.206-3379

INFORMATION SURFING FOR RADIATION MAP BUILDING
Randy A. Cortez, Herbert G. Tanner, Ron Lumia, and Chaouki T. Abdallah
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.1.206-3381

MONOCULAR CAMERA VISUAL SERVO CONTROL OF WHEELED MOBILE ROBOTS
Jian Chen and Darren M. Dawson
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.1.206-3384

COOPERATIVE ATTITUDE SYNCHRONIZATION FOR RIGID-BODY SPACECRAFT VIA VARYING COMMUNICATION TOPOLOGY
Chaoyong Li and Zhihua Qu
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.1.206-3399

ADAPTIVE NEURAL NETWORK FREQUENCY CONTROL FOR THERMOPOWER GENERATORS POWER SYSTEM
Ognjen Kuljaca, Jyotirmay Gadewadikar, and Rastko R. Selmic
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.1.206-3401

A NEW ADAPTIVE NEURO-FUZZY CONTROLLER FOR TRAJECTORY TRACKING OF ROBOT MANIPULATORS
Dimitrios C. Theodoridis, Yiannis S. Boutalis, and Manolis A. Christodoulou
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.1.206-3405

A DISJUNCTIVE PROGRAMMING APPROACH FOR MOTION PLANNING OF MOBILE ROUTER NETWORKS
Nicola Bezzo, Rafael Fierro, Ashleigh Swingler, and Silvia Ferrari
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.1.206-3406

FORMATION AND ZONING CONTROL OF MULTI-ROBOT SYSTEMS
Peter C.Y. Chen, Jie Wan, Aun N. Poo, and Shuzhi S. Ge
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.1.206-3412

DISCRETE-TIME OPTIMAL CONTROL OF NONHOLONOMIC MOBILE ROBOT FORMATIONS USING LINEARLY PARAMETERIZED NEURAL NETWORKS
Travis Dierks, Bryan Brenner, and Sarangapani Jagannathan
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.1.206-3417

DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE SOFTWARE SYSTEM FOR IMPLEMENTING COOPERATIVE CONTROL OF MULTIPLE UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES
Xiangxu Dong, Ben M. Chen, Guowei Cai, Hai Lin, and Tong H. Lee
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.1.206-3426

MEAN FIELD (NCE) FORMULATION OF ESTIMATION BASED LEADER–FOLLOWER COLLECTIVE DYNAMICS
Mojtaba Nourian, Roland P. Malhamé, Minyi Huang, and Peter E. Caines
Abstract
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Issue: 2  Subscription

DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.2.206-3078

IN-PIPE INSPECTION CRAWLER ADAPTABLE TO THE PIPE INTERIOR DIAMETER
Majid M. Moghaddam, Mohammadreza Arbabtafti, and Alireza Hadi
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.2.206-3303

AN OPTICAL DEVICE FOR CLOSE OBJECT DETECTION
Mitsuharu Matsumoto and Shuji Hashimoto
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.2.206-3350

POSITION-SINGULARITY ANALYSIS OF 6-3 STEWART-GOUGH PARALLEL MANIPULATORS FOR SPECIAL ORIENTATIONS
Yi Cao, Weixi Ji, Hui Zhou, and Qiuju Zhang
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.2.206-3363

EFFECTIVE VIBRATION SUPPRESSION OF A MANEUVERING TWO-LINK FLEXIBLE ARM VIA AN EVENT-BASED STIFFNESS CONTROLLER
Abdullah Özer and Suat E. Semercigil
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.2.206-3373

FINITE FLIESS FUNCTIONAL EXPANSION AND ITS APPLICATION TO FLIGHT CONTROL OF MISSILES
Yupeng Qiao, Yanyan Yuan, and Daizhan Cheng
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.2.206-3409

RANGE IDENTIFICATION FOR PERSPECTIVE VISION SYSTEMS: A POSITION-BASED APPROACH
Nitendra Nath, David Braganza, Darren M. Dawson, and Timothy Burg
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.2.206-3415

GENERATING NEAR-OPTIMAL REFERENCE TRAJECTORIES FOR SMALL FIXED-WING UAVs
Taha Chettibi
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.2.206-3419

A COORDINATE-FREE METHOD FOR FINDING CONSTRAINT SINGULARITIES IN PARALLEL ROBOTS
John F. O’Brien
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.2.206-3447

A NOVEL GA-BASED FUZZY CONTROLLER FOR MOBILE ROBOTS IN DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENTS WITH MOVING OBSTACLES
Suo Tan, Simon X. Yang, and Anmin Zhu
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.2.206-3458

DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW JELLYFISH-TYPE UNDERWATER MICROROBOT
Liwei Shi, Shuxiang Guo, and Kinji Asaka
Abstract
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Issue: 3  Subscription

DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.3.206-3224

A TELEOPERATION SYSTEM WITH NOVEL HAPTIC DEVICE FOR MICRO-MANIPULATION
Keith Houston, Arne Sieber, Clemens Eder, Orazio Vittorio, Arianna Menciassi, and Paolo Dario
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.3.206-3348

A NEW INTERPRETATION OF MORI’S UNCANNY VALLEY FOR FUTURE HUMANOID ROBOTS
Bertrand Tondu and Nicole Bardou
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.3.206-3383

SWARM AGGREGATION AND FORMATION CONTROL FOR ROBOTS WITH LIMITED PERCEPTION
Paulo A. Jiménez, Bijan Shirinzadeh, Denny Oetomo, and Ann Nicholson
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.3.206-3407

ITERATIVE LEARNING CONTROL WITH FORGETTING FACTOR FOR ROBOT MANIPULATORS WITH STRICTLY UNKNOWN MODEL
Farah Bouakrif
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.3.206-3418

MULTI-VIEW RECONSTRUCTION OF ANNULAR OUTDOOR SCENES FROM BINOCULAR VIDEO USING GLOBAL RELAXATION ITERATION
Jun Chu, Xiaoping P. Liu, Chunlin Jiao, Jun Miao, and Lu Wang
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.3.206-3432

PARTICLE SWARM OPTIMIZATION APPROACH TO THRUSTER FAULT-TOLERANT CONTROL OF UNMANNED UNDERWATER VEHICLES
Daqi Zhu, Jing Liu, and Simon X. Yang
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.3.206-3439

A MOBILE ROBOT TARGET TRACKING VIA BRAIN LIMBIC SYSTEM BASED CONTROL
Changwon Kim and Reza Langari
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.3.206-3440

APPLYING WAVE-VARIABLE-BASED SLIDING MODE IMPEDANCE CONTROL FOR ROBOT TELEOPERATION
Hsiu-Jen Liu and Kuu-Young Young
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.3.206-3462

ON-LINE MONITORING OF TOOL WEAR AND SURFACE ROUGHNESS BY ACOUSTIC EMISSIONS IN CNC TURNING
Tippa S. Reddy and Chevi E. Reddy
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.3.206-3487

ACTIVE AND STABLE SLAM BASED ON MULTI-OBJECTIVE OPTIMIZATION
Jing Yuan and Yalou Huang
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.3.206-3511

INTELLIGENT ROBOTIC PATH FINDING METHODOLOGIES WITH FUZZY/CRISP ENTROPIES AND LEARNING
Changman Son
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Issue: 4  Subscription

DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.4.206-3338

TRIPOD GAIT GENERATION FOR A HEXAPOD USING GEOMETRICAL METHODS
Jahanzeb Rajput and Khalid M. Hasan
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.4.206-3423

AN IMPROVED APPROACH TO DYNAMIC TASK ASSIGNMENT OF NON-HOLONOMIC MULTI-ROBOTS
Anmin Zhu and Simon X. Yang
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.4.206-3486

MULTI-ROBOT COOPERATIVE TRANSPORTATION OF OBJECTS USING MACHINE LEARNING
Ying Wang, Pallege G.D. Siriwardana, and Clarence W. de Silva
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.4.206-3490

CONSTRUCTION ROBOT TELE-OPERATION WITH A VR-AIDED DISPLAY: WORKSPACE VIEWPOINT MANIPULATION EFFECT
Ahmad A. Yusof, Xinxing Tang, Takuya Kawamura , and Hironao Yamada
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.4.206-3507

OPTIMAL ANALYSIS OF A TELEOPERATED SYSTEM WITH AN ADAPTATIVE CONTROLLER
Cecilia García, Maria Artigas, Rafael Aracil, and Roque Saltarén
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.4.206-3510

OPTIMIZATION SETTING OF DYNAMICS PARAMETERS FOR AN ATV SIMULATOR
Ping-Lin Wu, Chung-Shu Liao, and Wei-Hua Chieng
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.4.206-3515

AUTOMATIC TOOL TRUING FOR AN LED LENS CAVITY LAPPING SYSTEM
Fusaomi Nagata, Takanori Mizobuchi, Keigo Watanabe, Maki K. Habib, Tetsuo Hase, Zenku Haga, and Masaaki Omoto
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.4.206-3519

SYNCHRONIZATION CONTROL OF A PARALLEL MANIPULATOR WITH REDUNDANT ACTUATION IN THE TASK SPACE
Weiwei Shang, Shuang Cong, and Shilong Jiang
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.4.206-3561

NON-OSCILLATORY MULTI-ROBOT MOTION FOR STABLE TARGET CAPTURE
Jimin Kim and Beom H. Lee
Abstract
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DOI: 10.2316/Journal.206.2011.4.206-3590

SEMG-BASED NEURO-FUZZY CONTROLLER FOR A PARALLEL ANKLE EXOSKELETON WITH PROPRIOCEPTION
Yuanjie Fan, Zhao Guo, and Yuehong Yin
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A truly international journal, its scope includes systems, dynamics, control, simulation, languages, software, hardware, design, artificial intelligence, sensors, actuators, controllers, image processing, economic analysis, industrial robots, automation, manufacturing, and social implications. Special emphasis is given to applications. It appears quarterly.

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Prof. Mohamed S. KAMEL
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON  N2L 3G1, Canada
mkamel@uwaterloo.ca

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Prof. Tien C. (Steve) HSIA
Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
University of California
Davis, CA 95616, USA
hsia@ece.ucdavis.edu

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