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Deskilling Robots in Logistics Environments


Robots are installed in logistics environments because they are adaptive; unlike their rigid mechanized counterparts, e.g. conveyors and lifts. Maintaining this adaptability post installation; and leaving it to the customer to reconfigure and maintain the system is still a difficult proposal. Deskilling the introduction and sustainability of robotic systems therefore is a key success factor for replacing traditional static capital equipment.

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Davies, M.R. Deskilling Robots in Logistics Environments. Künstl Intell 33, 407–410 (2019).

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  • AGV
  • Logistics
  • Scheduling