Autonomous Robot of the University of Karlsruhe

  • Ulrich Rembold
  • Rüdiger Dillmann
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 33)

Abstract

This paper discusses the autonomous research robot which is being developed at the University of Karlsruhe. The device will perform simple assembly operations in the laboratory. The purpose of the project is to develop new technologies for advanced robotic machines for industrial application. The robot contains a mobile platform, a complex sensor system, two manipulators, hierarchical controls and an expert system. Programming will be done by task-oriented instructions. A considerable amount of the fundamental technology which will be integrated in the robot has already been developed at the institute, including a vision system, a robot hand containing 5 different sensors, a programming system and a hierarchical computer architecture.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Rembold
    • 1
  • Rüdiger Dillmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Informatik III Robotics Research GroupUniversität KarlsruheKarlsruhe 1Federal Republic of Germany

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