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Publication Citation: Metrics and Test Methods for Industrial Kit Building

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Author(s): Stephen B. Balakirsky; Thomas R. Kramer; Zeid Kootbally; Anthony Pietromartire;
Title: Metrics and Test Methods for Industrial Kit Building
Published: June 05, 2013
Abstract: The IEEE RAS Ontologies for Robotics and Automation Working Group is dedicated to developing a methodology for knowledge representation and reasoning in robotics and automation. As part of this working group, the Industrial Robots sub-group is tasked with studying industrial applications of the knowledge representation. One of the first areas of interest for this subgroup is the area of kit building or kitting. It is anticipated that utilization of the knowledge representation will allow for the development of higher performing kitting systems. However, the definition of "higher performing" has yet to be defined. This paper addresses this issue by providing the basis for performance methods and metrics that are designed to determine the performance of a kitting system.
Citation: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7942
Keywords: knowledge and data representation; planning; kitting; packaging; industrial robots; industrial manipulators
Research Areas: Collaborations, Outreach, Metrology and Standards for Manufacturing Equipment, Robotics, Systems Integration
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