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Developing Sensor-Driven Robots For Hazardous Environments
Author(s): Mohan M. Trivedi; Ralph C. Gonzalez; Mongi A. Abidi
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Paper Abstract

Advancements in robotic technology are sought to provide enhanced personel safety and reduced costs of operation associated with nuclear power plant manufacture, construction, maintenance, operation, and decommissioning. We describe main characteristics of advanced robotic systems for such applications and suggest utilization of sensor-driven robots. Research efforts described in the paper are directed towards developing robotic systems for automatic inspection and manipulation of various tasks associated with a test panel mounted with a variety of switches, controls, displays, meters, and valves.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 May 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0786, Applications of Artificial Intelligence V, (11 May 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940618
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Mohan M. Trivedi, The University of Tennessee (United States)
Ralph C. Gonzalez, The University of Tennessee (United States)
Mongi A. Abidi, The University of Tennessee (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0786:
Applications of Artificial Intelligence V
John F. Gilmore, Editor(s)

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