Human-Robot Collaborations in Industrial Automation
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Technology is changing the manufacturing world. For example, sensors are being used to track inventory from the manufacturing floor all the way to a retail shelf or a customer’s door. These types of interconnected systems have been called the fourth industrial revolution, also known as Industry 4.0, and are projected to lower manufacturing costs. As industry moves toward these integrated technologies and lower costs, engineers will need to connect these systems via the Internet of Things (IoT). These engineers will also need to design how these connected systems interact with humans. The focus of this Special Issue is the smart sensors used in these human–robot collaborations. We invite authors to submit original research, new developments, experimental works, and surveys concerning human–robot interactions. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Haptic feedback;
- Controller design;
- Physical devices using human–robot interactions;
- Algorithm development;
- Artificial intelligence;
- Machine learning;
- Interface design.
Dr. Anne Schmitz
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- human–robot collaboration
- controller design
- artificial intelligence
- haptic feedback