International Journal of  Robotics and Automation

206

2017  Issue
Editor-In-Chief(s): Prof. Simon X. Yang
Frequency: 6 issues per year
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ISSN (Online): 1925-7090

ISSN (Hardcopy): 0826-8185




Issue: 1  Subscription

10.2316/Journal.206.2017.1.206-4624

COMPUTER VISION-BASED DETECTION AND STATE RECOGNITION FOR DISCONNECTING SWITCH IN SUBSTATION AUTOMATION
Hongkai Chen, Xiaoguang Zhao, Min Tan, and Shiying Sun
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.1.206-4661

POSITION AND ORIENTATION MEASUREMENT FOR AUTONOMOUS AERIAL REFUELING BASED ON MONOCULAR VISION
Wenqi Wu, Xingang Wang, De Xu, and Yingjie Yin
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.1.206-4673

AN ACCURATE PATH PLANNING ALGORITHM BASED ON TRIANGULAR MESHES IN ROBOTIC FIBRE PLACEMENT
Lina Li, Xingang Wang, De Xu, and Min Tan
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.1.206-4689

LINEAR TIME-VARYING FEEDBACK LAW FOR VEHICLES WITH ACKERMANN STEERING
Suruz Miah, Peter A. Farkas, Wail Gueaieb, Hicham Chaoui, and Mohammad Anwar Hossain
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.1.206-4701

AUTOMATIC MONITORING OF CONTINUOUS RIGID FRAME BRIDGES BY A MAGNETO-ELASTIC EFFECT METHOD
Xiaogang Li, Jianting Zhou, Liyong Zhang, Jun Yang, and Yangjian Xiao
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.1.206-4739

A FAST HIERARCHICAL MRF SONAR IMAGE SEGMENTATION ALGORITHM
Lei Wang, Xiu-Fen Ye, Gaobo Wang, and Lin Wang
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.1.206-4772

HELICAL-CONTACT DEFORMATION MEASURING METHOD IN OIL–GAS PIPELINES
Yujia Li, Qingyou Liu, Yonghua Chen, and Ming Li
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.1.206-4779

AN ADAPTIVE FEEDFORWARD CONTROL METHOD FOR UNDER-ACTUATED BIPEDAL WALKING ON THE COMPLIANT GROUND
Yang Wang, Jiatao Ding, and Xiaohui Xiao
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.1.206-4809

AN EFFICIENT AGENT-BASED BIOLOGICAL IMMUNE SYSTEM APPROACH TO ADAPTIVE MANUFACTURING SYSTEM CONTROL
Lei Wang, Chaomin Luo, Jingcao Cai, and Ming Li
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.1.206-4889

FINITE ELEMENT SIMULATION OF A PASSIVE MAGNETIC ROBOTIC SYSTEM
Jinji Sun, Ziyan Ju, and Hongliang Ren
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.1.206-4899

A POSITION-BASED EXPLICIT FORCE CONTROL STRATEGY BASED ON ONLINE TRAJECTORY PREDICTION
Xianjun Sheng, Lei Xu, and Zhou Wang
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.2.206-4347

FAST TARGET EXTRACTION BASED ON BAYESIAN BLOB ANALYSIS AND SIMULATED ANNEALING FOR UNDERWATER IMAGES
Wei Zhang, Ximeng Wang, Tao Chen, Lifeng Gao, Xixun Sun, and Hongliang Ren
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.2.206-4572

DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THUNNIFORM ROBOTIC FISH WITH VARIABLE BODY STIFFNESS
Zuo Cui and Hongzhou Jiang
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.2.206-4597

TYPE-2 FUZZY LOGIC CONTROLLER DESIGN USING A REAL-TIME PSO ALGORITHM APPLIED TO “IROBOT CREATE ROBOT
Nesrine Baklouti and Adel M. Alimi
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.2.206-4616

DESIGN AND PRELIMINARY TESTING OF A SELF-CONTAINED KNEE PROSTHESIS WITH PNEUMATIC ACTUATION
Molei Wu and Xiangrong Shen
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.2.206-4635

ADAPTIVE FUZZY FINITE-TIME CONTROL FOR UNCERTAIN ROBOTIC MANIPULATOR
Jinglei Zhou
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.2.206-4670

VISUAL SALIENCY-BASED MOTION DETECTION TECHNIQUE FOR MOBILE ROBOTS
Binghua Guo, Hongyue Dai, and Zhonghua Li
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.2.206-4705

A SURVEY OF SECURITY IN ROBOTIC SYSTEMS: VULNERABILITIES, ATTACKS, AND SOLUTIONS
Christopher Archibald, Luke Schwalm, and John E. Ball
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.2.206-4819

A METHOD OF AIRCRAFT TARGET RECOGNITION BASED ON LLE AND HMM
Xinde Li, Yilin Dong, Chaomin Luo, and Yingzi Tan
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.2.206-4833

A NOVEL MOVABLE SCAFFOLDING SYSTEM (MSS) FOR A LONG-SPAN CURVED GIRDER BRIDGE
Zeng-shun Chen, Jian-ting Zhou , Gang Hu, Yong Li, Hu Ma, and Guo-wen Yao
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.2.206-4845

FAULT-TOLERANT CONTROL BASED ON ITERATIVE LEARNING OBSERVER: A DESCRIPTOR APPROACH
ShiLei Zhao, TieJun Zhang, and YuPeng Liu
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.2.206-4968

DISCRETE BIOINSPIRED NEURAL NETWORK FOR COMPLETE COVERAGE PATH PLANNING
Jianfeng Zhang, Houyong Lv, Dongjian He, Lvwen Huang, Yuan Dai, and Zhiyong Zhang
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.2.206-5067

AUTOMATIC RECOGNITION OF ADHESION STATES USING AN EXTREME LEARNING MACHINE
Changfan Zhang, Xiang Cheng, Jing He, and Guangwei Liu
Abstract
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Issue: 3  Subscription

10.2316/Journal.206.2017.3.206-4381

DYNAMIC MODELLING OF RECONFIGURABLE ROBOTS WITH INDEPENDENT LOCOMOTION AND MANIPULATION ABILITY
Yanan Hu, Shugen Ma, Bin Li, Minghui Wang, and Yuechao Wang
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.3.206-4448

IMPLEMENTATION OF ROLE ASSIGNMENT AND FAULT TREE ANALYSIS FOR MULTI ROBOT INTERACTION
Madhevan Balasundaram and Sreekumar Muthuswamy
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.3.206-4578

SYSTEMATIC APPROACH FOR ROLE ASSIGNMENT IN MOBILE ROBOTS USING LEADER–FOLLOWER APPROACH: EXPERIMENTAL OBSERVATIONS
Madhevan Balasundaram and Sreekumar Muthuswamy
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.3.206-4603

A LOW-COST PROTOTYPING PLATFORM FOR IoT DEVICE DEVELOPMENT AND ROBOTICS
Slim Chtourou, Mohamed Kharrat, Nader B. Amor, Mohamed Jallouli, and Mohamed Abid
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.3.206-4754

MODELLING OF SOFT TISSUE CUTTING IN VIRTUAL SURGERY SIMULATION: A LITERATURE REVIEW
Qiangqiang Cheng, Peter X. Liu, Pinghua Lai, Shaoping Xu, Yanni Zou, Chunquan Li, and Lingyan Hu
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.3.206-4812

A ROBOT POSE ESTIMATION APPROACH BASED ON OBJECT TRACKING IN MONITORING SCENES
Wenbo Yuan, Zhiqiang Cao, Yujia Zhang, and Min Tan
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.3.206-4839

PARTITIONING THE WHEAT GRAINS BY THE UNIFORMITY OF PROTEIN QUALITY BASED ON REMOTE SENSING
Tian Weixin, Chen Chen, Xiaoyu Song, Dong Ren, and Jihua Wang
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.3.206-4903

CONSTRUCTION CONTROL OF A LONG SPAN LIGHT URBAN RAIL TRANSIT CABLE-STAYED BRIDGE: A CASE STUDY
Bin-hua Xia, Zeng-shun Chen, Tian-long Li, and Yong-da Yang
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.3.206-4918

KINEMATICS, DYNAMICS AND CONTROL OF A STABILIZED PLATFORM WITH A 6-RUS PARALLEL MECHANISM
Yanzhi Zhao, Hongnian Yu, Jie Zhang, Jiantao Yang, and Tieshi Zhao
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.3.206-4972

DRIVER FATIGUE DETECTION USING APPROXIMATE ENTROPIC OF STEERING WHEEL ANGLE FROM REAL DRIVING DATA
Zuojin Li, Shengbo E. Li, Renjie Li, Bo Cheng, and Jinliang Shi
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.3.206-4980

DROPLET DISTRIBUTION AND CONTROL AGAINST CITRUS LEAFMINER WITH UAV SPRAYING
Zhang Pan, Wang Kejian, Lyu Qiang, He Shaolan, Yi Shilai, Xie Rangjin, Zheng Yongqiang, Ma Yanyan, and Deng Lie
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.3.206-4983

OPTIMIZATION ANALYSIS OF ENERGY-ABSORBING STRUCTURES IN SUBWAY TRAIN
Bingzhi Chen, Ruixian Qin, and Chaozhe Jiang
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Issue: 4  Subscription

10.2316/Journal.206.2017.4.206-4004

FOOT AND BODY CONTROL OF HUMANOID ROBOTS USING FUZZY CONTROLLER
Farshad Samadi, Sohrab Khanmohammadi, and Amir R. Ghiasi
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.4.206-4544

INVESTIGATION ON VELOCITY PERFORMANCE DEVIATION OF SERIAL MANIPULATORS RESULTED FROM FABRICATION ERRORS
Kuei-Jen Cheng and Pi-Ying Cheng
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.4.206-4650

POSITION ESTIMATION IMPROVEMENT USING AN OBSERVER BASED ON ATTRACTIVE ELLIPSOID METHOD FOR A QUADROTOR
Fatima Oliva-Palomo, Anand Sanchez-Orta, and Hussain Alazki
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.4.206-4688

TYPE SYNTHESIS AND TYPE ANALYSIS OF 3T2R HYBRID MECHANISMS VIA GF SET
Yi Cao, Hui Zhou, Youlei Qin, Kai Liu, Weixi Ji, and Hong Zhang
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.4.206-4741

THE TRACKING CONTROL OF UNMANNED UNDERWATER VEHICLES BASED ON MODEL PREDICTIVE CONTROL
Daqi Zhu, Man Mei, and Bing Sun
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.4.206-4751

SIMULTANEOUS ARRIVAL PLANNING FOR MULTIPLE UNMANNED VEHICLES FORMATION RECONFIGURATION
Yu Wang, Shuo Wang, Min Tan, and Junzhi Yu
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.4.206-4782

CONSENSUS OF MULTI-AGENT SYSTEMS USING BACK-TRACKING AND HISTORY FOLLOWING ALGORITHMS
Yanumula V. Karteek, Indrani Kar, and Somanath Majhi
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.4.206-4824

KINEMATIC ANALYSIS AND PARAMETER OPTIMIZATION FOR A NOVEL 2(3HUS+S) PARALLEL HIP JOINT SIMULATOR
Xianlei Shan and Gang Cheng
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.4.206-4861

A CONTROL STRATEGY OF A 2-DOF PARALLEL MANIPULATOR WITH FRACTIONAL ORDER PDμ CONTROL
Liping Wang, Dong Wang, and Jun Wu
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.4.206-4911

TIME-OPTIMAL MOTION PLANNING FOR ROBOT MANIPULATORS BASED ON ELITIST GENETIC ALGORITHM
Yi Liu, Ming Cong, Hang Dong, Dong Liu, and Yu Du
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.4.206-4917

TRAJECTORY PLANNING OF AN AUTONOMOUS MOBILE ROBOT BY EVOLVING ANT COLONY SYSTEM
Lei Wang, Chaomin Luo, Ming Li, and Jingcao Cai
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.4.206-4998

A MEMETIC ALGORITHM WITH VARIABLE LENGTH CHROMOSOME FOR ROBOT PATH PLANNING UNDER DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENTS
Jianjun Ni, Kang Wang, Qingyun Cao, Zubair Khan, and Xinnan Fan
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.4.206-5054

VERTICAL CLIMBING LOCOMOTION OF A NEW GECKO ROBOT USING DRY ADHESIVE MATERIAL
Zhiwei Yu, Bin Yang, Simon X. Yang, and Zhendong Dai
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Issue: 5  Subscription

10.2316/Journal.206.2017.5.206-4437

STEERING CONTROL FOR A RIGID BODY HAVING TWO TORQUE ACTUATORS USING ADAPTIVE BACKSTEPPING
Fazal-ur-Rehman, Ibrahim Shah, and Adeel A. Saleem
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.5.206-4607

PREOPERATIVE SURGICAL PLANNING FOR ROBOT-ASSISTED LIVER TUMOUR ABLATION THERAPY BASED ON COLLISION-FREE REACHABLE WORKSPACES
Shaoli Liu, Jianhua Liu, Jing Xu, Xiaoyu Ding, Tong Lu, and Ken Chen
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.5.206-4660

PATH FOLLOWING CONTROL FOR AN UNDER-ACTUATED UUV BASED ON ADAPTIVE SLIDING MODE CONTROL
Wei Zhang, Zhicheng Liang, Xixun Sun, Yanbin Teng, Xiaosong Song, and Zheping Yan
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.5.206-4765

LEADER STEERING METHOD FOR THE GUIDANCE AND CONTROL OF MULTI-LIFT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM
Hyun-Shik Oh, Dong-Wan Yoo, Byung-Yoon Lee, Gun-Hee Moon, and Min-Jea Tahk
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.5.206-4834

A SELF-ORGANIZING APPROACH BASED ON TASK-POINTS FOR FORMING COMPLEX SWARM-ROBOT TRANSPORT FORMATIONS
Yonghui Yang, Wangbao Xu, Genxi Rong, Xiaoping Liu, and Xuebo Chen
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.5.206-4853

BIDDING AND RULES FOR UNKNOWN ENVIRONMENT EXPLORATION
Zhi-Feng Yao, Xiu-Fen Ye, and Xue-Feng Dai
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.5.206-4935

A DYNAMIC VELOCITY REGULATION APPROACH TO PLANAR TRAJECTORY TRACKING CONTROL OF UNDERACTUATED AUVs
Junpeng Zhao, Jiajia Zhou, Simon X. Yang, and Wei Zhang
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.5.206-4969

AN ADAPTIVE ILLUMINATION PREPROCESSING METHOD FOR FACE RECOGNITION
Dong Ren, Junchao Chen, Chong Zhang, Zhongtu Liu, Xiaobo Liu, and Huan Zhou
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.5.206-5027

MULTIPLE 3D MARKER LOCALIZATION AND TRACKING SYSTEM IN IMAGE-GUIDED RADIOTHERAPY
Songan Mao, Huanmei Wu, Minghui Lu, and Chee-Wai Cheng
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.5.206-5055

NEW STABILITY CRITERIA FOR INTERVAL TIME-DELAY SYSTEMS BY IMPROVED INTEGRAL INEQUALITIES
Yan Bai, Zhichen Li, Congzhi Huang, and Huaicheng Yan
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.5.206-5082

EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON DETECTION OF REBAR CORROSION IN CONCRETE BASED ON METAL MAGNETIC MEMORY
Hong Zhang, Jianting Zhou, Ruiqiang Zhao, Leng Liao, Mao Yang, and Runchuan Xia
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.5.206-5112

MODEL-FREE MULTI-KERNEL LEARNING CONTROL FOR NONLINEAR DISCRETE-TIME SYSTEMS
Jiahang Liu, Xin Xu, Zhenhua Huang, and Chuanqiang Lian
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Issue: 6  Subscription

10.2316/Journal.206.2017.6.206-4721

DYNAMIC BALANCING OF ROBOTIC MECHANISMS VIA RECONFIGURATION AND INTEGRATION DESIGN
Dan Zhang and Bin Wei
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.6.206-4804

A ROBOTIC COLONOSCOPE WITH DOUBLE BALLOONS: ANALYSIS, DESIGN, AND EXPERIMENTS
Kundong Wang, Bing Chen, and Tong Li
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.6.206-4908

THE DESIGN AND MOTION ANALYSIS OF A PNEUMATIC OMNIDIRECTIONAL SOFT ROBOT
Jinhua Zhang, Huaxia Guo, Tao Wang, and Jun Hong
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.6.206-4942

A CONTROL STRATEGY FOR DEVELOPED LOWER LIMBS ROBOTIC REHABILITATION CHAIR
Amine M. Mamou and Nadia Saadia
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.6.206-4989

DYNAMIC POSITIONING CONTROL OF UUV IN THE PRESENCE OF DISTURBANCES CAUSED BY WORKING MANIPULATORS
Gengshi Zhang, Jian Xu, Zheping Yan, Tao Chen, and Xue Du
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.6.206-5011

A REAL-TIME DATA-DRIVEN CONTROL SYSTEM FOR MULTI-MOTOR-DRIVEN MECHANISMS
Huashan Liu, Lingbin Zeng, Wuneng Zhou, and Shiqiang Zhu
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.6.206-5020

AN IMPROVED MODEL-FREE ADAPTIVE CONTROL OF MARINE GENERATOR EXCITATION SYSTEM
Wei Zhang, Weifeng Shi, Guiyan Wang, and Bing Sun
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.6.206-5026

KINEMATIC ANALYSIS AND OPTIMIZATION OF A NOVEL 6-DOF MOTION SIMULATOR MECHANISM
Dian Li, Sheng Guo, Haibo Qu, Guanyu Huang, and Fuqun Zhao
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.6.206-5036

AN OBSTACLE DETECTION SYSTEM BASED ON MONOCULAR VISION FOR APPLE ORCHARD ROBOT
Jianfeng Zhang, Bin Yang, Nan Geng, and Lvwen Huang
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.6.206-5110

CROWBAR RESISTANCE SETTING AND ITS INFLUENCE ON DFIG LOW VOLTAGE RIDE THROUGH
Shengqing Li, Yao Ming, Yuwen Zhang, and Wenfeng Wu
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.6.206-5126

AERODYNAMIC AND AEROELASTIC PERFORMANCE OF AN IRREGULAR BRIDGE TOWER: A CASE STUDY
Bin-hua Xia, Zeng-shun Chen, Tian-long Li, Yong-da Yang, and Lei Liu
Abstract
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10.2316/Journal.206.2017.6.206-5139

A NOVEL DESIGNED INTERACTIVE TRAINING PLATFORM FOR INDUSTRIAL ROBOT OFFLINE PROGRAMMING AND ROBOTICS EDUCATION
Cengiz Deniz and Mustafa Cakır
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First published in 1986, the International Journal of Robotics and Automation was one of the inaugural publications in the field of robotics. This journal covers contemporary developments in theory, design, and applications focused on all areas of robotics and automation systems, including new methods of machine learning, pattern recognition, biologically inspired evolutionary algorithms, fuzzy and neural networks in robotics and automation systems, computer vision, autonomous robots, human-robot interaction, microrobotics, medical robotics, mobile robots, biomechantronic systems, autonomous design of robotic systems, sensors, communication, and signal processing.

Editor-in-Chief

Prof. Simon X. YANG
Advanced Robotics & Intelligent Systems (ARIS) Lab
School of Engineering
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
Canada
syang@uoguelph.ca

Founding Editor-in-Chief

Prof. Tien C. (Steve) HSIA
Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
University of California
Davis, CA 95616, USA
hsia@ece.ucdavis.edu

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