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Precision Assembly in the Digital Age

8th IFIP WG 5.5 International Precision Assembly Seminar, IPAS 2018, Chamonix, France, January 14—16, 2018, Revised Selected Papers

  • Svetan Ratchev
Conference proceedings IPAS 2018

Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 530)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. Design and Deployment of Assembly Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Francesco Crivelli, Valentin Baumann, Markus Steiner, Mark D’Urso, Philipp Schmid, Alexander Steinecker
      Pages 3-14
    3. Niko Siltala, Eeva Järvenpää, Minna Lanz
      Pages 29-39
    4. David Sanderson, Jack C. Chaplin, Svetan Ratchev
      Pages 40-48
    5. Duarte Alemão, Mafalda Parreira-Rocha, José Barata
      Pages 49-59
  3. Human Robot Cooperation and Machine Vision

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Julius Wolff, Torge Kolditz, Annika Raatz
      Pages 63-71
    3. Sebastian Blankemeyer, Joshua Göke, Tobias Grimm, Benedikt Meier, Annika Raatz
      Pages 72-81
    4. Alireza Changizi, Minna Lanz
      Pages 82-91
    5. Ran Zhao, Adrien Drouot, Joseph Griffin, Richard Crossley, Svetan Ratchev
      Pages 92-100
  4. Assembly Methods and Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Konstantinos Bacharoudis, Thomas Turner, Atanas Popov, Svetan Ratchev
      Pages 103-113
    3. Serena Ruggeri, Gianmauro Fontana, Irene Fassi
      Pages 114-123
    4. German Terrazas, Lavindra de Silva, Svetan Ratchev
      Pages 134-141
  5. Digital Technologies and Industry 4.0 Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 143-143
    2. Richard Leach, Patrick Bointon, Xiaobing Feng, Simon Lawes, Samanta Piano, Nicola Senin et al.
      Pages 145-157

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of the 8th IFIP WG 5.5 International Precision Assembly Seminar, IPAS 2018, held in Chamonix, France, in January 2018. 

The 20 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers address topics such as machine vision and metrology for assembly operations, gripping and handling technologies, numerical methods and planning in assembly, digital technologies and Industry 4.0 applications, precision assembly methods, assembly systems and platforms and human cooperation, and machine learning. They are organized in the following topical sections: design and deployment of assembly systems; human robot cooperation and machine vision; assembly methods and models; digital technologies and industry 4.0 applications; and gripping and handling solutions in assembly.


artificial intelligence computer vision Computer-Aided Design (CAD) hardware Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) industrial robots machine vision manipulators manufacturing system motion planning project management robotics robots sensors software engineering telecommunication networks telecommunication traffic user interfaces

Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of NottinghamNottinghamUK

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