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Survey of Visual and Force/Tactile Control of Robots for Physical Interaction in Spain
Physics, Systems Engineering and Signal Theory Department, University of Alicante, PO Box 99, 03080, Alicante, Spain
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Received: 14 October 2009; in revised form: 17 November 2009 / Accepted: 18 November 2009 / Published: 2 December 2009
Abstract: Sensors provide robotic systems with the information required to perceive the changes that happen in unstructured environments and modify their actions accordingly. The robotic controllers which process and analyze this sensory information are usually based on three types of sensors (visual, force/torque and tactile) which identify the most widespread robotic control strategies: visual servoing control, force control and tactile control. This paper presents a detailed review on the sensor architectures, algorithmic techniques and applications which have been developed by Spanish researchers in order to implement these mono-sensor and multi-sensor controllers which combine several sensors.
Keywords: visual servoing; force control; tactile sensors; multi-sensor control; robotics
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Garcia, G.J.; Corrales, J.A.; Pomares, J.; Torres, F. Survey of Visual and Force/Tactile Control of Robots for Physical Interaction in Spain. Sensors 2009, 9, 9689-9733.
Garcia GJ, Corrales JA, Pomares J, Torres F. Survey of Visual and Force/Tactile Control of Robots for Physical Interaction in Spain. Sensors. 2009; 9(12):9689-9733.
Garcia, Gabriel J.; Corrales, Juan A.; Pomares, Jorge; Torres, Fernando. 2009. "Survey of Visual and Force/Tactile Control of Robots for Physical Interaction in Spain." Sensors 9, no. 12: 9689-9733.