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Issue 4 • Date Dec. 2006

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  • IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine - Dec. 2006

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): c1
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  • Table of contents - vol 13 no 4

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 1
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  • Automation science comes of age [from the Editor's desk]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 2
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  • Ensuring the quality of RAS Conferences [President's message]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 4
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  • RAS Conference Editorial Board

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 6
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  • Call For Papers - The 2007 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems - Oct 29-Nov 2 2007

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 7
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  • Special Issue on Automation Science and Engineering [from the Guest Editors]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 8
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  • IEEE Enterprise [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 9
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  • Society news

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 10
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  • 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (CIRA2007) - Call for Papers

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 11
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  • Teaching Challenge

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):12 - 14
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    This paper reflects on the author's experience with the course "CS294: Projects in Artificial Intelligence," at Stanford University during the fall quarter of 2004. To gain a better understanding of artificial intelligence through collaborative project work, he and his students participated at the 2004 DARPA Grand Challenge. Although they failed to finish the course, their robot named Stanley was ... View full abstract»

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  • First Announcement & Call For Papers - The Fifth IARP-IEEE/RAS-EURON Joint Workshop on Technical Challenges for Dependable Robots in Human Environments 2007

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 13
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  • Call for Papers - IEEE Trans. on Robotics - Special Issue on Bio-Robotics

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 15
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  • The future of semiconductor manufacturing

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):16 - 24
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    This paper addresses the evolving requirements for factory integration and automation solutions that are being targeted to address the scale and complexity of the factories of the future. These requirements drive the need for real breakthrough solutions. More than ever before, there must be a strong focus on developing integrated solutions, using mainstream computer communications standards and pr... View full abstract»

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  • E-manufacturing in the semiconductor industry

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):25 - 32
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    This paper presents a case study on how e-manufacturing is applied to enable preventive maintenance (PM) spacing. The PM schedules are generated by a mixed-integer programming-based optimizer, and the tool selection algorithm is applied for automated realtime dispatching. The fab automation systems visually display the solver results to technicians and control lot dispatching during low work-in-pr... View full abstract»

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  • Effective utilization (Ue)

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):33 - 38
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    The Ue methodology and system is a powerful breakthrough in providing direct feedback to the tool owners. It captures the essence of measuring what is possible and helps to achieve operational excellence. This system has been in development and implementation for the last three years at Intel and has shown significant results and improvements. It can be used to drive operational execution to a new... View full abstract»

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  • Managing space system anomalies using first principles reasoning

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):39 - 50
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    This paper discusses the development of a theory of anomaly management that uses fundamental models of a system's structure, behavior, and intended use to support the detection of symptoms, the computation of possible diagnoses, and the generation of resolution actions. A software-based reasoning system based on this theory was implemented and applied to the configuration control of a space system... View full abstract»

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  • Motion stages for electronic packaging design and control

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):51 - 61
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    This paper reviews the design and control progress of motion stages for electronics packaging, specifically, for wire bonding, due to its characteristics of high acceleration and high accuracy. The paper also introduces both conventional serial-type and new parallel-type motion stages. Several modeling techniques and many high performance control schemes are also reviewed View full abstract»

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  • ROBOMOSP

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):62 - 73
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    This paper describes the design and development of the modeling and simulation environment for the robotic manipulators named ROBOMOSP (Robotics Modeling and Simulation Platform), which addresses important limitations of existing software for this purpose, under a highly parametric interface ideal for academics and research. The ROBOMOSP software platform adds novel characteristics and functions t... View full abstract»

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  • Fuzzy control of a mobile robot

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):74 - 81
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    This paper describes the design of a new fuzzy logic-based navigation algorithm for autonomous robots. This design effectively achieves correct environment modeling and noisy and uncertain sensory data processing on low-cost hardware equipment. A hierarchical control strategy is presented in which three different reactive behaviors are fused in a single control law by means of a fuzzy supervisor g... View full abstract»

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  • Visual servo control. I. Basic approaches

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):82 - 90
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    This paper is the first of a two-part series on the topic of visual servo control using computer vision data in the servo loop to control the motion of a robot. In this paper, we describe the basic techniques that are by now well established in the field. We first give a general overview of the formulation of the visual servo control problem. We then describe the two archetypal visual servo contro... View full abstract»

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  • Online automation and contmol

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):91 - 98
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    This paper is a second of a two-part series on visual servo control using computer vision data in the servo loop to control the motion of the robot. In this paper, the advantages and the means of providing classical engineering programs online via laboratory-based coursework in automation and robotics are discussed View full abstract»

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  • Call for Papers - IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering - Special Issue on RFID Systems

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 96
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  • EURON Report

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 97
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  • Calendar

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 98
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Aims & Scope

IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine is a unique technology publication which is peer-reviewed, readable and substantive.  The Magazine is a forum for articles which fall between the academic and theoretical orientation of scholarly journals and vendor sponsored trade publications.

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Meet Our Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Eugenio Guglielmelli
Laboratory of Biomedical Robotics
      and Biomicrosystems
Universita' Campus Bio-Medico
      di Roma