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Intelligent Robots for Factory Automation
Author(s): E. L. Hall; S. J. Oh
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Paper Abstract

Industrial robots are now proven technology in a variety of applications including welding, materials handling, spray painting, machine loading and assembly. However, to fully realize the potential of these universal manipulators , "intelligence" needs to be added to the industrial robot. This involves adding sensory capability and machine intelligence to the controls. The "intelligence" may be added externally or as integral components of the robot. These new "intelligent robots" promise to greatly enhance the versatility of the robot for factory applications. The purpose of this paper is to present a brief review of the techniques and applications of intelligent robots for factory automation and to suggest possible designs for the intelligent robot of the future.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 April 1985
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0548, Applications of Artificial Intelligence II, (5 April 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.948408
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E. L. Hall, University of Cincinnati (United States)
S. J. Oh, University of Cincinnati (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0548:
Applications of Artificial Intelligence II
John F. Gilmore, Editor(s)

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