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Robotics & Automation Magazine, IEEE

Issue 1 • Date March 1994

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  • PPA-A precise, data driven component tool

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 6 - 12
    Cited by:  Patents (1)
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    This paper outlines the development of a data-driven, fine pitch component placement machine, PPA-A, which is an integrated robotic workcell developed for attaching fine pitch integrated circuit components to printed circuit boards. In particular, the objectives for the machine are reviewed, and an overview of the solution is given. Problems encountered during the development are discussed, and de... View full abstract»

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  • Robotica: a Mathematica package for robot analysis

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 13 - 20
    Cited by:  Papers (21)
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    Robotica is a computer aided design package for robotic manipulators developed in the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It encapsulates over 30 functions into a Mathematica package allowing efficient symbolic and numeric calculation of kinematic and dynamic equations for multi-degree-of-freedom manipulators. An X-Windows front end that utilizes the i... View full abstract»

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  • Review of the Robotica software package for robotic manipulators

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 21 - 22
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    Robotica is a computer-aided design package for robotic nmanipulators developed at the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. The package is a collection of function definitions for the Mathematica symbolic mathematics program. Robotica can be used either with an X- Windows graphical user interface (GUI) on a Sun Workstation or as an included function de... View full abstract»

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  • A RISC approach to robotics

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 26 - 28
    Cited by:  Papers (8)
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    This article describes a framework that combines simple hardware traditionally used in manufacturing with sensor-based planning and design algorithms from robotics. For repetitive assembly, the authors argue that this combination can reduce start-up and maintenance costs, increase throughput, and greatly reduce the set-up and changeover times for new products. The proposed hardware bears a close r... View full abstract»

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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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Laboratory of Biomedical Robotics
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