Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems

, Volume 3, Issue 4, pp 321–347 | Cite as

An efficient planning technique for robotic assemblies and intelligent robotic systems

  • Kimon P. Valavanis
  • Socrates J. Carelo
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Abstract

An efficient planning algorithm for the organization and formulation of complete plans applicable to both robotic assemblies and intelligent robotic systems is proposed. The constraint of task precedence and the concepts of the criticality of tasks-events and valid repetitive orderings are introduced to facilitate and optimize the formulation of every complete plan capable of executing a user-requested job. Two examples demonstrate the applicability of the proposed algorithm to both robotic assemblies and intelligent robotic systems.

Key words

Organization level robotic assemblies and systems task precedence criticality of tasks-events valid repetive orderings automated planning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kimon P. Valavanis
    • 1
  • Socrates J. Carelo
    • 1
  1. 1.Robotics Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringNortheastern UniversityBostonUSA

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