The General Motors PUMA development is an approach to the mechanization of relatively low volume automobile sub-assemblies. PUMA is a combination of robots, parts feeders, special purpose machines, and humans working in concert on an indexing conveyor or turntable.
- Adaptive Control
- Assembly Task
- Dead Reckoning
- Production Floor
- Peripheral Equipment
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Beecher, R.C. (1979). PUMA: Programmable Universal Machine for Assembly. In: Dodd, G.G., Rossol, L. (eds) Computer Vision and Sensor-Based Robots. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-3027-1_8
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