Future Directions

  • Nitin R. Nayak
  • Asok Ray
Part of the Advances in Industrial Control book series (AIC)


The work discussed in this monograph represents an important aspect of the adaptive, intelligent seam tracking problem. Although the control scheme for tracking an unknown seam in an unstructured environment is fairly well-developed, the system performance can be enhanced in the following areas associated with tracking complex seams and adaptive welding.


Tracking Error Welding Speed Range Sensor Hybrid Weld Seam Tracking 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nitin R. Nayak
    • 1
  • Asok Ray
    • 2
  1. 1.IBM CorporationAustinUSA
  2. 2.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentPennsylvania State UniversityUSA

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