Vision-based control for mining automation

Corke, Peter, Roberts, Jonathan M., & Winstanley, Graeme (1998) Vision-based control for mining automation. IEEE Robotics and Automation magazine, 5(4), pp. 44-49.

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Abstract

The mining industry is highly suitable for the application of robotics and automation technology since the work is both arduous and dangerous. Visual servoing is a means of integrating noncontact visual sensing with machine control to augment or replace operator based control. This article describes two of our current mining automation projects in order to demonstrate some, perhaps unusual, applications of visual servoing, and also to illustrate some very real problems with robust computer vision

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ID Code: 83471
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Industrial robots, Mining, Robot vision, Servomechanisms
DOI: 10.1109/100.740465
ISSN: 1070-9932
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
Deposited On: 09 Apr 2015 23:10
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2015 23:10

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