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Robotic control using sequential function charts
Author(s): Joany Jackman
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Paper Abstract

Sequential function charts have been sued to specify control programs for programmable logic controllers. We show how these charts can be used for robotic control using a hierarchical control structure. A process is defined as a set of tasks and for each task a set of actions. Tasks and actions can be executed in serial and parallel with one or more programmable devices. Sequential function charts can provide a device independent method for specifying control programs for robotics systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 December 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2911, Advanced Sensor and Control-System Interface, (19 December 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.262505
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Joany Jackman, Iowa State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2911:
Advanced Sensor and Control-System Interface
Bartholomew O. Nnaji, Editor(s)

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