Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Automation and Robotics

Edited by Juan-Manuel Ramos-Arreguin

Universidad Autónoma de Occidente, Colombia

In this book, a set of relevant, updated and selected papers in the field of automation and robotics are presented. These papers describe projects where topics of artificial intelligence, modeling and simulation process, target tracking algorithms, kinematic constraints of the closed loops, non-linear control, are used in advanced and recent research.

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Automation and RoboticsEdited by Juan-Manuel Ramos-Arreguin

Published: May 1st 2008

DOI: 10.5772/91

ISBN: 978-3-902613-41-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5834-9

Copyright year: 2008

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73352 Total Chapter Downloads

30 Crossref Citations

45 Web of Science Citations

53 Dimensions Citations


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1. Tracking Control for Multiple Trailer Systems by Adaptive Algorithmic Control

By Tomoaki Kobayashi, Toru Yoshida, Junichi Maenishi, Joe Imae and Guisheng Zhai


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2. Enhanced Motion Control Concepts on Parallel Robots

By Frank Wobbe, Michael Kolbus and Walter Schumacher


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3. Vision Guided Robot Gripping Systems

By Zdzislaw Kowalczuk and Daniel Wesierski


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4. Closed-Loop Feedback Systems in Automation and Robotics, Adaptive and Partial Stabilization

By G. R. Rokni Lamooki


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5. Nonlinear Control Law for Nonholonomic Balancing Robot

By Alicja Mazur and Jan Kedzierski


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6. Deghosting Methods for Track-Before-Detect Multitarget Multisensor Algorithms

By Przemyslaw Mazurek


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7. Identification of Dynamic Systems & Selection of Suitable Model

By Mohsin Jamil, Suleiman M Sharkh and Babar Hussain


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8. Towards an Automated and Optimal Design of Parallel Manipulators

By Marwene Nefzi, Martin Riedel and Burkhard Corves


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9. Identification of Continuous-Time Systems with Time Delays by Global Optimization Algorithms and Ant Colony Optimization

By Janusz P. Paplinski


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10. Linear Lyapunov Cone-Systems

By Przemyslaw Przyborowski and Tadeusz Kaczorek


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11. Pneumatic Fuzzy Controller Simulation vs Practical Results for Flexible Manipulator

By Juan Manuel Ramos-Arreguin, Jesus Carlos Pedraza-Ortega, Efren Gorrostieta-Hurtado, Rene de Jesus Romero-Troncoso, Jose Emilio Vargas-Soto and Francisco Hernandez-Hernandez


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12. Nonlinear Control Strategies for Bioprocesses: Sliding Mode Control versus Vibrational Control

By Dan Selisteanu, Emil Petre, Dorin Popescu and Eugen Bobasu


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13. Sliding Mode Observers for Rotational Robotics Structures

By Dorin Sendrescu, Dan Selisteanu, Emil Petre and Cosmin Ionete


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14. A Declarative Framework for Constrained Search Problems in Manufacturing

By Sitek Pawek and Wikarek Jaroslaw


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15. Derivation and Calculation of the Dynamics of Elastic Parallel Manipulators

By Krzysztof Stachera and Walter Schumacher


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16. Orthonormal Basis and Radial Basis Functions in Modeling and Identification of Nonlinear Block-Oriented Systems

By Rafal Stanislawski and Krzysztof J. Latawiec


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17. Control System of Underwater Vehicle Based on Artificial Intelligence Methods

By Piotr Szymak and Jozef Malecki


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18. Automatization of Decision Processes in Conflict Situations: Modelling, Simulation and Optimization

By Zbigniew Tarapata


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19. Fuzzy Knowledge Representation Using Probability Measures of Fuzzy Events

By Anna Walaszek-Babiszewska


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20. Multiple Multi-Objective Servo Design - Evolutionary Approach

By Piotr Wozniak


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21. Model-Based Control of a Nonlinear One Dimensional Magnetic Levitation with a Permanent-Magnet Object

By Zhenyu Yang, Gerulf K.M. Pedersen and Jorgen H. Pedersen


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22. Nonlinear Adaptive Tracking-Control Synthesis for General Linearly Parametrized Systems

By Zenon Zwierzewicz


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