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Robin The Hood
(19600109) 
Robinson in Chapel Bishop Refutes Modern Atheism
(19650401) 
Robitaille joins U.S. Cage Forces In Red Match
(19591218) 
Robot Fault Detection and Fault Tolerance: A Survey
(19940101)Fault tolerance is increasingly important for robots, especially those in remote or hazardous environments. Robots need the ability to effectively detect and tolerate internal failures in order to continue performing their ... 
Robot Manipulation Planning Under Linear Temporal Logic Specifications
(20151207)Automated planning for manipulation tasks is highly desirable, for it enables robot manipulators to be used by none robotics experts. This thesis presents one approach to solving manipulation planning for tasks expressed ... 
Robot Reliability Estimation Using Interval Methods
(19990224)Reliability is a critical issue for many robotic applications, where failures can be disastrous. Traditional reliability analysis algorithms depend on the algebraic manipulation of given input data (representing subsystem ... 
Robot Reliability Through Fuzzy Markov Models
(19980101)In the past few years, new applications of robots have increased the importance of robotic reliability and fault tolerance. Standard approaches of reliability engineering rely on the probability model, which is often ... 
Robot Reliability Through Fuzzy Markov Models
(19970420)In the past few years, new applications of robots have increased the importance of robotic reliability and fault tolerance. Standard approaches of reliability engineering rely on the probability model, which is often ... 
Robot reliability through fuzzy Markov models
(1997)In the past few years, new applications of robots have increased the importance of robotic reliability and fault tolerance. Standard approaches of reliability engineering rely on the probability model, which is often ... 
Robot Reliability Using Fuzzy Fault Trees and Markov Models
(19961101)Robot reliability has become an increasingly important issue in the last few years, in part due to the increased application of robots in hazardous and unstructured environments. However, much of this work leads to complex ... 
Robotic Fault Detection Using Nonlinear Analytical Redundancy
(20020501)In this paper we discuss the application of our recently developed nonlinear analytical redundancy (NLAR) fault detection technique to a twodegree of freedom robot manipulator. NLAR extends the traditional linear AR ... 
Robotic Fault Tolerance: Algorithms and Architectures
(19930401)Fault tolerance is an essential factor in ensuring successful autonomous systems, especially for robots working in remote or hazardous environments. To avoid the cost and risk involved in sending humans into these environs ... 
Robotic path planning and obstacle avoidance: A neural network approach
(1989)Robotic path planning and obstacle avoidance has been the subject of intensive research in recent years. Most solutions to this problem have been reached through the use of traditional Artificial Intelligence search ... 
Robust acquisition of Photoplethysmograms using a Camera
(20140904)Noncontact monitoring of vital signs, such as pulse rate, using a camera is gaining popularity because of its potential for ubiquitous insitu lowcost health tracking. Camerabased vital sign monitoring measures small ... 
A robust composite time integration scheme for snapthrough problems
(2015)A robust time integration scheme for snapthrough buckling of shallow arches is proposed. The algorithm is a composite method that consists of three substeps. Numerical damping is introduced to the system by employing an ... 
Robust constrained optimization approach to control design for International Space Station centrifuge rotor auto balancing control system
(2005)This thesis discusses application of a robust constrained optimization approach to control design to develop an Auto Balancing Controller (ABC) for a centrifuge rotor to be implemented on the International Space Station. ... 
Robust continuoustime detection in linear process noise
(1992)Linear processes are suitable for modeling the random received waveforms in a scattering channel, which represents radar, sonar and multipath communication channels. We address the continuoustime detection problem where ... 
ROBUST CONTROL OF LINEAR SYSTEMS
(1974) 
Robust Distributed Estimation in Sensor Networks using the Embedded Polygons Algorithm
(20040401)We propose a new iterative distributed algorithm for linear minimum meansquarederror (LMMSE) estimation in sensor networks whose measurements follow a Gaussian hidden Markov graphical model with cycles. The <i>embedded ... 
Robust Distributed Estimation Using the Embedded Subgraphs Algorithm
(20060801)We propose a new iterative, distributed approach for linear minimum meansquareerror (LMMSE) estimation in graphical models with cycles. The embedded subgraphs algorithm (ESA) decomposes a loopy graphical model into a ... 
Robust empirical likelihood
(2002)This research introduces a new nonparametric technique: robust empirical likelihood. Robust empirical likelihood employs the empirical likelihood method to compute robust parameter estimates and confidence intervals. The ... 
Robust fitting of a Weibull model with optional censoring
(2013)The Weibull family is widely used to model failure data, or lifetime data, although the classical twoparameter Weibull distribution is limited to positive data and monotone failure rate. The parameters of the Weibull model ... 
Robust GARCH methods and analysis of partial least squares regression
(20140424)New approaches to modeling volatility are evaluated and properties of partial least squares (PLS) regression are investigated. Common methods for modeling volatility, the standard deviation of price changes over a period, ... 
Robust Helical Edge Transport in Gated InAs/GaSb Bilayers
(2015)We have engineered electronhole bilayers of inverted InAs/GaSb quantum wells, using dilute silicon impurity doping to suppress residual bulk conductance. We have observed robust helical edge states with wide conductance ... 
Robust Methods for Forecast Aggregation
(20140818)This study introduces a new forecast aggregation technique. Adding to the well known difficulties and uncertainty involved in the forecasting process, the aggregation of hundreds or thousands of forecasters’ opinions and ... 
Robust methods tailored for nonGaussian narrowband array processing
(1989)Array processing algorithms generally assume that the received signal, composed of both narrowband signals and noise, is Gaussian, which is not true in general. In the context of the narrowband array processing problem, ... 
Robust model predictive control as a class of semiinfinite programming problems
(1999)This thesis introduces a new interpretation of the problems arising in robust model predictive control (MPC). In practice, MPC algorithms are typically embedded within a multilevel hierarchy of control functions. The MPC ... 
Robust model predictive control for nonlinear systems based on Volterra series
(2001)In this thesis we develop a Nonlinear Robust Model Predictive Control (NRMPC) algorithm for nonlinear plants modeled by second order Volterra series. Robust stability is achieved through the addition of cost function ... 
Robust model predictive control of linear finite impulse response plants
(1998)Model Predictive Control (MPC) has become one of the dominant methods of chemical process control in terms of successful industrial applications. A rich theory has been developed to study the closed loop stability of MPC ... 
Robust model predictive control of stable and integrating linear systems
(2000)Model Predictive Control (MPC) has become one of the dominant methods of chemical process control in terms of successful industrial applications. A rich theory has been developed to study the closed loop stability of MPC ... 
Robust modeling
(2001)In this datarich age, datasets often contain many observations and variables. Verifying the quality of a large dataset is a formidable task that is not to be completed by manual inspection. Therefore, methods that ... 
Robust momentum manager controller for space station applications
(2003)An innovative methodology to design a robust Control Momentum Gyro (CMG) momentum manager for the International Space Station (ISS) is developed. Unlike most other momentum manager designs, which use either a Linear Quadratic ... 
Robust Optimal Guidance for Spacecraft Reorientation Maneuvers
(20150423)Spacecraft can be commanded to perform fueloptimal attitude maneuvers subject to path constraints and specified boundary conditions using techniques from optimal control theory. This thesis presents solutions to two optimal ... 
Robust Parametric Functional Component Estimation Using a Divergence Family
(20130916)The classical parametric estimation approach, maximum likelihood, while providing maximally efficient estimators at the correct model, lacks robustness. As a modification of maximum likelihood, Huber (1964) introduced ... 
Robust PrivacyPreserving Fingerprint Authentication
(20160108)This paper presents the first scalable, efficient, and reliable privacypreserving fingerprint authentication based on minutiae representation. Our method is provably secure by leveraging the Yao's classic Garbled Circuit ... 
Robust Quantile Regression Using L2E
(2012)Quantile regression, a method used to estimate conditional quantiles of a set of data ( X, Y ), was popularized by Koenker and Bassett (1978). For a particular quantile q , the q th quantile estimate of Y given X = x can ... 
Robust Slope Region for Wideband CDMA With Multiple Antennas
(20030401)We analyze a low power, wideband CDMA system with multiple antennas. The joint "slope region"  of transmission rates at minimum energy per bit  is derived as a function of proportion between vanishing rates for multiple ... 
Robust Solution of the Linear Servomechanism Problem
(19740901)This paper furnishes a complete solution to the problem of designing robust controllers for linear servomechanisms. The results complete the work begun in [1] in that arbirary exogenous signals are included in the problem ... 
Robust steadystate tracking
(1996)The thesis solves the problem of finding an LTI controller that minimizes the steadystate tracking error of uncertain discretetime systems. If a system is LTI, use of the "internal model principle" will assure that the ... 
Robust Subnanometric Plasmon Ruler by Rescaling of the Nonlocal Optical Response
(2013)We present the optical response of two interacting metallic nanowires calculated for separation distances down to angstrom range. Stateoftheart local and nonlocal approaches are compared with full quantum timedependent ... 
Robustness and Optimality in CSMA Wireless Networks
(20130604)In today's widely diffused CSMA wireless networks, problems of coordination in the access to the channel by multiple transmitters can lead to unfair situations where some of the flows receive much of the network throughput ... 
Robustness in Parameter Estimation
(19751020)Due to vagueness in the definition of robustness, there has been no natural transition between robust and nonparametric parameter estimators. In this work, qualitative ideas first expressed by Hampel [1] are extended in ... 
Robyn Dunbar, Geology Graduate Student, Rice University
(1995)Robyn Dunbar received her Ph.D. from Rice University and teaches at Stanford University. 
A robyn gentyl robyn
(19810418) 
Roche Lidushen Medicine, Roche
(2002) 
Roche Lidushen Medicine, Roche
(2002) 

Rock Salt vs. Wurtzite Phases of Co1xMnxO: Control of Crystal Lattice and Morphology at the Nanoscale
(20130724)Diamond cuboid, rhombohedron and hexagonshaped nanocrystals as well as branched rods of the solid solution Co1xMnxO have been synthesized via a solvothermal synthetic route from manganese formate and cobalt acetate at ... 

Rockefeller Discusses GOP Aims
(19651202)