Experiments with Desktop Mobile Manipulators

Matthew T. Mason, Dinesh Pai, Daniela Rus, J. Howell, L. R. Taylor, and Michael Erdmann
Internatiional Symposium on Experimental Robotics, 1999.


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Abstract
This paper describes our work on Desktop Robotics. The main focus is two robots that locomote and manipulate paper on a desktop. One robot uses wheels for both manipulation and locomotion. The other robot uses wheels for locomotion and a sticky foot to lift and carry pieces of paper. We outline the goals of our work on desktop robotics, describe the design of the robots built so far, present experimental data, and outline some of the issues for future work.

Notes
Associated Center(s) / Consortia: Center for the Foundations of Robotics
Associated Lab(s) / Group(s): Manipulation Lab

Text Reference
Matthew T. Mason, Dinesh Pai, Daniela Rus, J. Howell, L. R. Taylor, and Michael Erdmann, "Experiments with Desktop Mobile Manipulators," Internatiional Symposium on Experimental Robotics, 1999.

BibTeX Reference
@inproceedings{Mason_1999_3080,
   author = "Matthew T. Mason and Dinesh Pai and Daniela Rus and J. Howell and L. R. Taylor and Michael Erdmann",
   title = "Experiments with Desktop Mobile Manipulators",
   booktitle = "Internatiional Symposium on Experimental Robotics",
   year = "1999",
}