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Title Advances in robot control : from everyday physics to human-like movements / Sadao Kawamura, Mikhail Svinin (eds.)
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2006
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Contents Cover -- Contents -- Human Robotics: A Vision and A Dream -- Part I: From Everyday Physics to Robot Control -- Natural Motion and Singularity-Consistent Inversion of Robot Manipulators -- Approximate Jacobian Control for Robot Manipulators -- Adaptive Visual Servoing of Robot Manipulators -- Orthogonalization Principle for Dynamic Visual Servoing of Constrained Robot Manipulators -- Passivity-Based Control of Multi-Agent Systems -- Navigation Functions for Dynamical, Nonholonomically Constrained Mechanical Systems -- Planning and Control of Robot Motion Based on Time-Scale Transformation -- Part II: From Robot Control to Human-Like Movements -- Modularity, Synchronization, and What Robotics May Yet Learn from the Brain -- Force Control with A Muscle-Activated Endoskeleton -- On Dynamic Control Mechanisms of Redundant Human Musculo-Skeletal System -- Principle of Superposition in Human Prehension -- Motion Planning of Human-Like Movements in the Manipulation of Flexible Objects -- Haptic Feedback Enhancement Through Adaptive Force Scaling: Theory and Experiment -- Learning to Dynamically Manipulate: A Table Tennis Robot Controls a Ball and Rallies with a Human Being -- Last Page
Summary This volume provides a unique collection of papers written in honor of the 70th birthday of Suguru Arimoto who has long been recognized as a pioneer in the field of robot control. A variety of his research is reflected in this book, which includes contributions from leading experts in the field, who have also been closely associated with Suguru Arimoto at various stages in his distinguished career. The book is build around two themes: the physics-based robot control for coping with the so-called everyday physics problems on one hand, and the challenge of reproducing beautiful, human-like movements on the other hand. These themes defined much of Arimoto's research in the field of robot control and are the cornerstones of his perception of human robotics. Topics covered in the book address natural motion and adaptive control of robot manipulators, visual servoing, passivity-based and iterative learning control, artificial potentials for nonholonomic systems, force control of haptic devices and muscle-activated systems, modeling and analysis of human-like movements in reaching and grasping tasks. Each chapter is self-contained and treats the subject cohesively and in depth. This volume will provide an important reference for graduate students and researchers, as well as for engineers and scientists working in the field of robotics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Robots -- Control systems.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Form Electronic book
Author Kawamura, Sadao.
Svinin, M. M. (Mikhail Mikhań≠lovich)
Arimoto, Suguru, 1936-
LC no. 2006930409
ISBN 9783540373476 (electronic bk.)