Graphical programming of telerobotic tasks

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With a goal of producing faster, safer, and cheaper technologies for nuclear waste cleanup, Sandia is actively developing and extending intelligent systems technologies. Graphical Programming is a key technology for robotic waste cleanup that Sandia is developing for this goal. This paper describes Sancho, Sandia most advanced Graphical Programming supervisory software. Sancho, now operational on several robot systems, incorporates all of Sandia`s recent advances in supervisory control. Sancho, developed to rapidly apply Graphical Programming on a diverse set of robot systems, uses a general set of tools to implement task and operational behavior. Sancho can be rapidly reconfigured for new ... continued below

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Small, D.E. & McDonald, M.J. February 1, 1997.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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With a goal of producing faster, safer, and cheaper technologies for nuclear waste cleanup, Sandia is actively developing and extending intelligent systems technologies. Graphical Programming is a key technology for robotic waste cleanup that Sandia is developing for this goal. This paper describes Sancho, Sandia most advanced Graphical Programming supervisory software. Sancho, now operational on several robot systems, incorporates all of Sandia`s recent advances in supervisory control. Sancho, developed to rapidly apply Graphical Programming on a diverse set of robot systems, uses a general set of tools to implement task and operational behavior. Sancho can be rapidly reconfigured for new tasks and operations without modifying the supervisory code. Other innovations include task-based interfaces, event-based sequencing, and sophisticated GUI design. These innovations have resulted in robot control programs and approaches that are easier and safer to use than teleoperation, off-line programming, or full automation.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97002539

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  • 7. American Nuclear Society topical meeting on robotics and remote handling, Savannah, GA (United States), 27 Apr - 1 May 1997

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  • Other: DE97002539
  • Report No.: SAND--97-0173C
  • Report No.: CONF-970462--6
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 459412
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc674477

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Small, D.E. & McDonald, M.J. Graphical programming of telerobotic tasks, article, February 1, 1997; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc674477/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.