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dc.contributor.authorHamilton, D. L.
Visinsky, Monica L.
Bennett, J. K.
Cavallaro, Joseph R.
Walker, Ian D.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-29T20:39:34Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-29T20:39:34Z
dc.date.issued 1994-04-01
dc.identifier.otherhttp://scholar.google.com/scholar?cluster=5843666026665527004&hl=en&as_sdt=0,44
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1911/64185
dc.description.abstract As robot tasks in space, nuclear, and medical environments become more widespread, the issues of reliability and safety for robots are becoming more critical. Attempts to address these issues have resulted in a a recent surge of activity in robot fault tolerance. We concentrate on fault tolerance in the robot controller, and highlight the importance and potential of multiprocessor control architectures from the fault tolerance perspective. The issue of performance versus reliability is discussed. This paper also summarizes other work by our group at Rice University in the area of fault tolerance for robotics.
dc.description.sponsorship National Science Foundation
dc.description.sponsorship Sandia National Laboratory
dc.description.sponsorship NASA Graduate Fellowship
dc.description.sponsorship NSF Graduate Fellowship
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher IEEE
dc.subjectRobotics
Fault Tolerance
Multiprocessor control architectures
dc.title Fault Tolerant Algorithms and Architectures for Robotics
dc.type Conference paper
dc.contributor.org Center for Multimedia Communication
dc.citation.pageNumber 1034-1036
dc.citation.location Antalya, Turkey
dc.citation.conferenceName Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference
dc.citation.conferenceDate 1994
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.identifier.citation D. L. Hamilton, M. L. Visinsky, J. K. Bennett, J. R. Cavallaro and I. D. Walker, "Fault Tolerant Algorithms and Architectures for Robotics," pp. 1034-1036, 1994.


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