The present generation of robots are based on systems that are equipped with standard products for intelligent sensor systems. These machines are usually embedded in a rigid control unit and have little cognitive abilities. PROFACTOR’s research focuses on innovative technology solutions and systems whose autonomous decision-making power is characterized by increasing complexity.

The goal is to enable machines and systems to adapt their assistance as autonomously as possible, according to the situation and in real time. The acceptance of such solutions by the human operator is also taken into account – regardless of the obligatory safety issues.

PROFACTOR’s current research focuses on the following topics:

  • Cooperative Robotics: The focus is on interaction between human and the robot sharing the same workspace and carrying out their work on the same object simultaneously.
  • Situated Assistance: The goal is efficient and robust recognition of user behavior in real-time. Instead of considering the user as an obstacle, the user behavior is classified and necessary assistance is offered in real time.
  • Decentralized and distributed system architectures: Simplifying the programming effort of the system with heterogeneous elements such as sensors, robots and control.
  • Automatic Process Planning: Enabling (semi-) automatic planning of the handling and inspection processes, automatic planning of robotic processes and optimization of adaptively generated process plans.
  • New Action Patterns and Modalities: The focus is on the patterns and modalities of human-robot cooperation – taking the user acceptance into account.

Projects

Märkte, in denen die Nachfrage nicht immer genau vorhergesagt werden kann, bzw. Unternehmen, die mit kleinen Fertigungslosen arbeiten, profitieren nicht von der erhöhten Produktivität durch Roboter. Der Trend hin zu individualisierten Serienfertigung verschärft die Problematik zusätzlich. Indus...+
AssistMe is focused on potential operator and user experience of novel robotic assistance systems. A multi-level process develops and evaluates innovative interaction concepts and technologies in close collaboration with future operators and users who are integrated by user studies and who will eval...+
NEXGEN_RWP articulates PROFACTOR’s goal to develop a new generation of robotic systems which can solve complex tasks efficiently even if framing conditions change. The further development of cognitive technologies will render possible the application of the system to a broad spectrum of use-cases ...+
The complexity of assembly processes and manufacturing processes in general is in-creasing with respect to flexibility, frequent changes of products and markets as well as shorter product life cycles. Currently, the adaptation of manufacturing processes requires significant resources and time. Inste...+
The European robotics industry is moving towards a new generation of robots, based on safety in the workplace and the ability to work alongside humans. This new generation is paramount to making the factories of the future more cost-effective and restoring the competitiveness of the European manufac...+
Der "Griff in die Kiste" ist gelöst Das Handling von unförmigen und unsortiert dargebotenen Teilen – zum Beispiel in einer Schütte - stellt für die Automatisierung eine Herausforderung dar. Der von PROFACTOR und IH Tech gemeinsam entwickelte iRob Feeder®  ist in der Lage, unterschiedliche W...+
The aim of the international research project LOCOBOT was to develop a low-cost "Robot co-worker" in a modular system that is suitable for industries with high production volume as well as for manufactures with low product volume and high customer specifications. The focus was on the development of ...+
The aerospace industry typically has to handle very large parts that remain stationary in a workcell for several days until a process is completed. Conventional robots cannot be successfully implemented in this environment. The European research project “VALERI” addresses this problem by develop...+
The main goal of CustomPacker is to design and assemble a packaging workstation mostly using standard hardware components (no need for special solutions) resulting in a universal handling system for different products (size, weight and form). During the project, different concepts and technological ...+
The production of lightweight composite parts involves a number of process steps such as filling, grinding, coating and activation of surfaces e.g. for glueing. Occasionally small defects need to be repaired. To address these process steps the project Seltec investigates two different solution: Auto...+

Publications

Steffen Scholz, Tobias Müller, Matthias Plasch, Hannes Limbeck, Raphael Adamietz, Tobias Iseringhausen, Daniel Kimmig, Markus Dickerhof, Christian Wögerer; “A modular flexible scale and reconfigurable system for manufacturing of Microsystems based on additive manufacturing and e-printing“, in Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Elsevier Ltd., Vol.40, pp. 14 – 23, 2016

Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, Sharath Chandra Akkaladevi, Vishwanathan Mohan, Christian Eitzinger, Pietro Morasso, “Towards a learnt neural body schema for dexterous coordination of action in humanoid and industrial robots“, in Autonomous Robots, 1-22, 2016.

Matthias Plasch, Gerhard Ebenhofer, Michael Hofmann, Martijn Rooker , Sharath Chandra Akkaladevi, Andreas Pichler, “Workspace Sharing Assembly Robots: Applying IEC 61499 to System Integration and Application Development“, in Distributed Control Applications – Guidelines, Design Patterns, and Application Examples with the IEC 61499, Alois Zoitl and Thomas Strasser, Eds. Florida, CRC Press, 2015, Ch.18, pp. 397 – 422. ISBN: 13: 978-1-4822-5905-6 (Hardback)

Rooker, C. Wögerer, A. Angerer, C. Kopf, J. Capco, A. Olarra, E. Fuentes, C. Zwicker, A. Pichler; Flexible Grasping of Electronic Consumer Goods, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, DOI: 10.1007/s00170-014-6027-9,,Print ISSN: 0268-37680268-3768,,Online ISSN: 1433-3015, Springer London

Strasser, M. Rooker, G. Ebenhofer, A. Zoitl; Standardized Dynamic Reconfiguration of Control Applications in Industrial Systems, International Journal of Applied Industrial Engineering (IJAIE),,DOI: 10.4018/ijaie.2014010104

Qiu, Z. Ji, N. Chivarov, G. Arbeiter, F. Weisshardt, M. Rooker, R. Lopez, G. Kronreif, M. Spanel and D. Li; The Development of a Semi-Autonomous Framework for Personal Assistant Robots – SRS Project, International Journal of Intelligent Mechatronics and Robotics (IJIMR),,DOI: 10.4018/ijimr.2013100102

Strasser, A. Zoitl, M. Rooker; Zero-Downtime Reconfiguration of Distributed Control Logic in Industrial Automation and Control, Reconfigurable Embedded Control Systems: Applications for Flexibility and Agility,,DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-086-0.ch003

Strasser, M. Rooker, G. Ebenhofer; An IEC 61499 Distributed Concept for Reconfigurable Robots, International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology 01/2011;,3:344-359.,DOI: 10.1504/IJCAET.2011.040052

Sharath Akkaladevi, Martin Ankerl, Gerald Fritz, Andreas Pichler ; “Real-time tracking of rigid objects using depth data“, ÖAGM/ARW 2016, University of Applied Sciences, Wels, Austria

 

Gerhard Ebenhofer, Markus Ikeda, Andreas Huber and Astrid Weiss ; ” User-centered Assistive Robotics for Production – The AssistMe Project “, ÖAGM/ARW 2016, University of Applied Sciences, Wels, Austria

Sriniwas Chowdhary Maddukuri, Gerald Fritz, Sharath Chandra Akkaladevi, Matthias Plasch and Andreas Pichler ; ” Trajectory planning based on human activity recognition and identification of low-level process deviations “, ÖAGM/ARW 2016, University of Applied Sciences, Wels, Austria

 

Sharath Chandra AKKALADEVI, Matthias PLASCH, Andreas PICHLER and Bernhard RINNER ; ” Human Robot Collaboration to Reach a Common Goal in an Assembly Process “, The Eighth “Starting Artificial Intelligence Research” Symposium, ECAI 2016, Hague, Netherlands

 

Christoph Heindl, Sharath Chandra Akkaladev, Harald Bauer ; ” Capturing Photo-realistic and Printable 3D Models Using Low-Cost Hardware “, 12th International Symposium on Visual Computing December 12-14, 2016 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

 

Steffen Scholz, Tobias Müller, Matthias Plasch, Hannes Limbeck, Tobias Iseringhausen, Markus Dickerhof, Andreas Schmidt and Christian Wögerer ; ” SMARTLAM – A Modular Flexible Scalable and Reconfigurable System for Manufacturing of Microsystems “, 4th International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Applications, St.Julians, Malta

 

Sriniwas Chowdhary Maddukuri, Martijn Rooker, Jürgen Minichberger, Christoph Feyrer, Gerald Fritz and Andreas Pichler ; ” Towards Safe Human-Robot Collaboration: Sonar based collision avoidance for robot’s end-effector “, Austrian Robotic Workshop 2015 , Klagenfurt, Austria

 

Sharath Akkaladevi, Christoph Heindl, Alfred Angerer, Juergen Minichberger ; ” Action Recognition for Industrial Applications using Depth Sensors “, http://www.roboticsworkshop.at/Austrian Robotic Workshop 2015 http://www.roboticsworkshop.at/ , Klagenfurt, Austria

 

Martijn Rooker, Sriniwas Chowdhary Maddukuri, Christoph Feyrer, Jürgen Minichberger, Helmut Nöhmayer, Andreas Pichler ; ” Interactive Workspace Modelling for Assistive Robot Systems with the Aid of Ultrasonic Sensors “, 25th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM 2015), Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom

 

Sharath Akkaladevi, Christoph Heindl ; ” Action Recognition for Human Robot Interaction in Industrial Applications “, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computer Graphics, Vision and Information Security ( IEEE CGVIS), Bhubhaneswar, Odisha, India (DOI: 10.1109/CGVIS.2015.7449900)

 

Sharath Akkaladevi, Martin Ankerl, Christoph Heindl, Andreas Pichler ; ” Tracking multiple rigid symmetric and non-symmetric objects in real-time using depth data “, ICRA 2016 – IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Kopf, C. Heindl, H. Bauer, A. Pichler ; ” ReconstructMe – Towards a Full Autonomous Bust Generator “, 5th International Conference and Exhibition on 3D Body Scanning Technologies, Lugano, Switzerland

 

Kai Zhou, Gerhard Ebenhofer, Christian Eitzinger, Uwe Zimmermann, Jose Navarro Oriol, Luis Perez Castano, Manuel Alejandro Fernandez Hernandez, Christoph Walter, Jose Saenz ; ” Mobile Manipulator Is Coming To Aerospace Manufacturing Industry “, 12th edition of the IEEE International Symposium on RObotic and Sensors Environments (ROSE 2014), Timisoara, Romania

 

Matthias Plasch, Michael Hofmann, Gerhard Ebenhofer, Martijn Rooker ; ” Reduction of Development Time by Using Scriptable IEC 61499 Function Blocks in a Dynamically Loadable Type Library “, 19th IEEE conference on Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation, Barcelona, Spain

Martijn Rooker, Michael Hofmann, Jürgen Minichberger, Markus Ikeda, Gerhard Ebenhofer, Gerald Fritz, Andreas Pichler ; ” Quality Inspection performed by a Flexible Robot System “, Austrian Robotics Workshop 2014, Linz, Austria

 

Gerold Huber, Markus Ikeda, Michael Hofmann, Christoph Heindl, Andreas Pichler ; ” Full Autonomous Quadcopter for Indoor 3D Reconstruction “, Austrian Robotics Workshop 2014, Linz, Austria

 

Wögerer, M. Rooker, A. Angerer, C. Kopf, A. Pichler ; ” A Fast and Accurate Recognition System for Flexible Grasping of Electronic Goods “, 24th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), San Antonio, Texas, USA

 

Kopf, C. Heindl, M. Rooker, H. Hbauer, A. Pichler ; ” A Portable, Low-Cost 3D Body Scanning System “, 3D Body Scanning Technologies, Long Beach CA, USA

 

Wögerer, M. Rooker, A. Angerer, F. wallhoff, J. Blume, A. Bannatt, P. Ferrara, A. Olarra, J. Kiirikki, A. Pichler ; ” A Robotic assistance System for flexible Packaging Consumer Goods using in Electronic Industry “, RAAD 2013, 22nd International Workshop on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, Portoroz, Slovenia

 

Plasch, G. Ebenhofer, M. Hofmann, H. Bauer, C. Wögerer, M. Rooker, A. Pichler ; ” Ein modulares Roboterassistenzsystem zur Effizienzsteigerung in der Produktion “, Internationales Mechatronikforum (IFM 2013), Winterthur, Switzerland

 

Alois Zoitl, Gerhard Ebenhofer, Michael Hofmann ; ” Developing a Monitoring Infrastructure for IEC 61499 Devices “, 18th IEEE conference on Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation, Cagliari, Italy

 

Gerhard Ebenhofer, Harald Bauer, Matthias Plasch, Sebastian Zambal, Sharath Chandra Akkaladevi, Andreas Pichler ; ” A System Integration Approach for Service-Oriented Robotics “, 18th IEEE conference on Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation, Cagliari, Italy

 

Blume, A. Bannat, G. Rigoli, M. Rooker, A. Angerer ; ” Software Architecture and Programming Concept for an Industrial HRI Cell “, The 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2013), Gyeongju, Korea

 

Barattini, C. Morand, I. Almajai, N. Robertson, J. Hopgood, P. Ferrara, M. Bonasso, C. Strassmair, M. Rottenbacher, M. Staehr, R. Neumann, M. Tornari, A. Rovetta, M. Plasch, H. Bauer, C. Woegerer, A. Pichler ; ” Towards Tailor made Robot Co Workers based on a Plug&Produce Framework “, IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Manufacturing” (ISAM 2013), Xi’an, China

 

Alois Zoitl, Thomas Streasser, Gerhard Ebenhofer ; ” Developing Modular Reusable IEC 61499 Control Applications with 4DIAC “, 11th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics, Bochum, Germany

 

Pichler, P. Barattini, C. Morand, I. Almajai, N. Robertson, J. Hopgood, P. Ferrara, M. Bonasso, C. Strassmair, M. Rottenbacher, M. Staehr, R. Neumann, M. Tornari, A. Rovetta, M. Plasch, H. Bauer, C. Woegerer ; ” Tailor made Robot Co Workers based on a Plug&Produce Framework “, 23rd International Conference on Flexible Automation & Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM 2013), Porto, Portugal

 

Andreas Pichler, Martijn Rooker, Alfred Angerer, Jose Capco, Christoph Heindl, Aitor Olarra, Elena Fuentes, Christian Wögerer ; ” Flexible Grasping of Electronic Consumer Goods “, 23rd International Conference on Flexible Automation & Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM 2013), Porto, Portugal

 

Jose Capco, Martijn Rooker, Andreas Pichler ; ” RRT Planner for the Binpicking Problem “, International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control (RoMoCo) 2013

 

Martijn Rooker, Alfred Angerer, Frank Wallhoff, Jürgen Blume, Alexander Bannatt, Paolo Ferrara, Aitor Olarra, Janne Kiirikki, Andreas Pichler ; ” Flexible Assistance System for Packaging Electronic Consumer Goods using Industrial Robots “, Austrian Robotics Workshop 2013

 

Matthias Plasch, Andreas Pichler, Martijn Rooker, Gerhard Ebenhofer ; ” Ein Modell-basierte Plug&Produce Ansatz für Roboterassistenzsysteme in der Produktion “, Internationales Forum Mechatronik 2012, Zillertal, Austria

 

Renxi Qiu, Ze Ji, Alexandre Noyvirt, Anthony John Soroka, Shuo Xu, Nayden Chivarov, Georg Arbeiter, Florian Weisshardt, Birgit Graf, Marcus Mast, Martijn Niels Rooker, Dayou Li, Beisheng Liu, Gernot Kronreif ; ” Towards A Robust Personal Assistant Robot: Experiences Gained In SRS Project “, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012), Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal

 

Christian Wögerer, Andreas Pichler, Harald Bauer, Gerhard Ebenhofer, Martijn Rooker, Alberto Rovetta, Neil Robertson ; ” LOCOBOT – Low cost toolkit for building robot co-workers in assembly lines “, 5th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 

Gerhard Ebenhofer ; ” IEC 61499 Coordinated Object Pose Recognition using ReconstructMe Technology “, Third 4DIAC User’s Workshop, 17th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation, Krakow, Poland

 

Gerhard Ebenhofer ; ” Automatic Generation of IEC 61499 Applications based on Workflow Models “, Third 4DIAC User’s Workshop, 17th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation, Krakow, Poland

 

Barattini, C. Wögerer, N. Robertson, C.Morand, A. Pichler, A. Rovetta, A. Corradini, H. Samani, J.Hopgood, I.Almajai ; ” Human Interaction with Industrial Collaborative Autonomous Robots “, Workshop on the 21st IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Paris, France

 

Eric Demeester, Emmanuel Vander Poorten, Alexander Hüntemann, Joris De Schutter, Boris Lau, Markus Kuderer, Wolfram Burgard, Andrea Fossati, Gemma Roig, Xavier Boix, Marko Ristin, Luc Van Gool, Michael Hofmann, Martijn Rooker, Gernot Kronreif, Anne Gelin, Katrien Vanopdenbosch, Pascal Van der Beeten, Monia Vereecken, Stephan Ilsbroukx, Hans Fraeyman, Hendrik Goessaert, Lieven Broucke and John Josten ; ” Robotic ADaptation to Humans Adapting to Robots: Overview of the FP7 project RADHAR “, 1st International Conference on Systems and Computer Science, Lille, France

 

Matthias Plasch, Andreas Pichler, Harald Bauer, Martijn Rooker, Gerhard Ebenhofer ; ” A Plug & Produce Approach to Design Robot Assistants in a Sustainable Manufacturing Environment “, 22nd International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM 2012), Helsinki, Finland

 

Wallhoff, F., Blume, J., Bannat, A., Appleton, B., Rösel, W., Zwicker, C., Zäh, M., Reinhart, G., Pichler, A., Ferrara, P., Behrndt, R. ; ” Robots Assisting in the Packaging Industry “, ROBOTIK 2012 – 7th German Conference on Robotics, Munich, Germany, 2012

 

Matthias Plasch, Andreas Pichler, Martijn Rooker ; ” Simplified Programming of Modular Robotic Systems Based on Workflow Modeling “, Austrian Robotics Workshop 2012, Graz, Austria

Andreas Pichler, Martijn Rooker, Frank Wallhoff ; ” Robot Co-Workers in Manufacturing Environments “, European Robotics Forum 2012, Odense, Denmark

 

Hofmann, M. Rooker, A. Zoitl ; ” Improved Communication model for an IEC 61499 runtime environment “, 16th IEEE Conference on Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation (ETFA 2011), Toulouse, France

 

Andreas Pichler, Christian Wögerer ; ” Towards Robot Systems for Small Batch Manufacturing “, International Symposium on Assembly and Manufacturing (ISAM 2011), Tampere, Finland

 

Andreas Pichler, Harald Bauer, Gerhard Ebenhofer, Jens Bunte, Maren Röttenbacher, Neil Robertson, James Hopgood, Alberto Rovetta, Paolo Ferrara, Rüdiger Neumann, Paolo Barattini, Ricardo Velez ; ” LOCOBOT: Toolkit for building low cost robot co-workers in assembly lines “, Austrian Robotics Workshop 2011, Hall in Tyrol, Austria

 

Gerhard Ebenhofer, Martijn Rooker, Simon Falsig ; ” Generic and reconfigurable IEC 61499 function blocks for advanced platform independent engineering “, 2011 9th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN)

 

Strasser, G. Ebenhofer, M. Rooker, I. Hegny ; ” Domain-Specific Design of Industrial Automation and Control Systems: The MEDEIA Approach “, 10th IFAC Workshop on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (IMS’10), Lisbon, Portugal

 

Andreas Pichler, Martin Ankerl ; ” User Centered Framework for Intuitive Robot Programming “, IEEE International Workshop on Robotic and Sensors Environments (ROSE 2010), Phoenix, Arizona, USA

 

Andreas Pichler, Markus Ikeda, Martin Ankerl ; ” Eine neue Generation von Robotic Workers für autonomes Greifen “, Tagungsband IFM, Winterthur

 

Wenger M., Froschauer R., Zoitl A., Rooker M., Ebenhofer G., Strasser T. ; ” Model-driven Engineering of Networked Industrial Automation Systems “, INDIN 2010, Osaka (Japan)

 

Schimmel A., Froschauer R., Rooker M., Ebenhofer G. ; ” Model-Driven Communication Routing in Industrial Automation and Control Systems “, INDIN 2010, Osaka (Japan)

 

Froschauer, A. Zoitl, M. Rooker ; ” FRONTICS – A Communication Framework for Networked Automation and Control Systems “, IFAC IMS’10, Lissabon (Portugal)

 

M.N. Rooker, G. Ebenhofer, T. Strasser ; ” Reconfigurable control in distributed systems “, ASME/IFToMM International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots (ReMAR 2009)

 

Strasser, M. Rooker ; ” Component-based and model-driven design of industrial automation systems “, 7th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN 2009)

 

M.N. Rooker, T. Strasser, A. Pichler, G. Stubl, A. Zoitl, I. Terzic ; ” Adaptive and reconfigurable control framework for the responsive factory “, 7th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN 2009)

 

Strasser, M. Rooker, I. Hegny, M. Wenger, A. Zoitl, L. Ferrarini, A. Dede, M. Colla ; ” A research roadmap for model-driven design of embedded systems for automation components “, 7th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN 2009)

 

Terzic, A. Zoitl, M. Rooker, T. Strasser, P. Vrba, V. Marik ; ” Usability of Multi-agent Based Control Systems in Industrial Automation “, Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems for Manufacturing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 5696

 

Andreas Pichler, Markus Ikeda, Gernot Stübl ; ” Ein lernfähiger adaptiver Roboter für Handhabung komplexer hochvarianter Teile “, IFM

 

Strasser, M. Rooker, A. Zoitl ; ” Modellbasierte Entwicklung von eingebetteten Systemem in der Automatisierungsindustrie “, Internationales Forum Mechatronik 2009

 

Strasser, M. Rooker, G. Ebenhofer, A. Zoitl, C. Sünder, A. Valentini ; ” Structuring of large scale distributed control programs with IEC 61499 subapplications and a hierarchical plant structure model “, 13th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, Hamburg, Germany

 

Strasser, M.N. Rooker, G. Ebenhofer, I. Hegny, M. Wenger, C. Sünder ; ” Multi-domain model-driven design of Industrial Automation and Control Systems “, 13th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, Hamburg, Germany

 

Strasser, M. Rooker, G. Ebenhofer, A. Zoitl, C. Sunder, A. Valentini, A. Martel ; ” Framework for Distributed Industrial Automation and Control (4DIAC) “, 6th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN 2008)

 

Strasser, M. Rooker, A. Zoitl, C. Sünder ; ” Komponenten- und modellbasierte Entwicklung von Steuerungssoftware für mechatronische Ansätze “, Industrielles Symposium Mechatronik (ISM 2008)

 

Rooker, T. Strasser, G. Ebenhofer, D. Christ ; ” Framework for Distributed Industrial Automation and Control applied in the PISA Context “, IEEE International Conference on Distributed Human-Machine Systems (DHMS’08)

 

Andreas Pichler, Christoph Heindl, Harald Bauer, Jürgen Minichberger, Markus Ikeda * ; ” Flexible 3D Bildverarbeitung als Grundlage für Autonome Industrieroboter “, Tagungsband IFM, Winterthur

Hummer, C. Sünder, T. Strasser, M.N. Rooker, G. Kerbleder ; ” Downtimeless System Evolution: Current State and Future Trends “, 5th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN 2007)

 

T, Strasser, C. Sünder, A. Zoitl, M.N. Rooker, J.E.J. Brunnenkreef ; ” Enhanced IEC 61499 Device Management Execution and Usage for Downtimeless Reconfiguration “, 5th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN 2007)

 

Rooker, T. Strasser, C. Sünder, A. Zoitl, O. Hummer ; ” Evolution control environment for distributed automation components “, IFAC International Workshops Intelligent Assembly and Disassembly (IAD’07) and Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (IMS’07)

 

M.N. Rooker, C. Sünder, T. Strasser, A. Zoitl, O. Hummer, G. Ebenhofer ; ” Zero Downtime Reconfiguration of Distributed Automation Systems: The eCEDAC Appraoch “, Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems for Manufacturing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 4659,

 

Christoph Sünder, Alois Zoitl, James H. Christensen, Valeriy Vyatkin, Robert W. Brennan, Antonio Valentini, Luca Ferrarini, Thomas Strasser, Jose L. Martinez-Lastra, Franz Auinger ; ” Usability and Interoperability of IEC 61499 based distributed systems “, 4th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN ’06), Singapore

 

Strasser, I. Müller, C. Sünder, O. Hummer, H. Uhrmann ; ” Modeling of Reconfiguration Control Applications based on the IEC 61499 Reference Model for Industrial Process Measurement and Control Systems “, IEEE 2006 Workshop on Distributed Intelligent Systems, Praque, Czech Republic

 

Hummer, C. Sünder, A. Zoitl, T. Strasser, M.N. Rooker, G. Ebenhofer ; ” Towards Zero-downtime Evolution of Distributed Control Applications via Evolution Control based on IEC 61499 “, 11th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2006), Prague, Czech Republic

 

Christoph Sünder, Alois Zoitl, Thomas Strasser, Bernard Favre-Bulle ; ” Intuitive Control Engineering for Mechatronic Components in Distributed Automation Systems based on the reference model of IEC 61499 “, 3rd IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN ’05), Perth, Western Australia

 

Thomas Strasser, Kurt Fessl, Alexander Hämmerle, Martin Ankerl ; ” Rapid Reconfiguration of Machine-Tools for Holonic Manufacturing Systems “, 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic

 

Thomas Strasser, Alois Zoitl, Franz Auinger, Christoph Sünder ; ” Towards Engineering Methods for Reconfiguration of Distributed Real-time Control Systems based on the Reference Model of IEC 61499 “, Second International Conference on Industrial Applications, of Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems, HoloMAS 2005, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Oliver Hummer, Ivanka Krezic, Alois Zoitl, Thomas Strasser ; ” Development of an Extensible Engineering Support Tool for IEC 61499 Considering WYSIWYG GUI Building as Example “, 10th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2005), Facolta’ di Ingegneria, Catania, Italy

 

Strasser, F. Auinger, C. Eberst, M. Gusenbauer, M. Schüpany ; ” Intelligente verteilte Syteme auf Basis modularer smarter Komponenten “, 3. Internationals Symposium Mechatronik

Thomas Strasser, Franz Auinger, Alois Zoitl ; ” Development, Implementation and Use of an IEC 61499 Function Block Library for Embedded Closed Loop Control “, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN ’04), Berlin, Germany

 

Franz Auinger, Thomas Strasser, James H. Christensen ; ” Using IEC 61499 Function Blocks (FB) for Closed Loop Control Applications “, proceeding of: International IMS Forum 2004, Villa Erba, Cernobbio, Italy

 

Christoph Dutzler, Werner Rumpl, Alois Zoitl ; ” Verteilt automatisieren “, Computer & Automation 12/03

 

Werner E. Rumpl, Christoph Dutzler, Alois Zoitl ; ” Platforms for Scalable Flexible Automation considerung the Concepts of IEC 61499 “, proceeding of: Knowledge and Technology Integration in Production and Services: Balancing Knowledge in Product and Service Life Cycle, IFIP TC5/WG5.3 Fifth IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Information Technology for Balanced Automation Systems in Manufacturing and Services (BASYS’02)

Sriniwas Chowdhary Maddukuri, Wolfgang Heidl, Christian Eitzinger and Andreas Pichler ; ” Structural Synthesis Based on PCA: Methodology and Evaluation “, 11th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications

 

Sharath Akkaladevi, Christian Eitzinger ; ” Performance Evaluation of a Cognitive Robotic System “, Austrian Robotic Workshop 2015, Klagenfurt, Austria

 

Sharath Akkaladevi, Matthias Plasch, Gerhard Ebenhofer ; ” Benchmarking a Cognitive System  “, 6th Edition of European Robotics Forum (Workshop on Cognitive Robotics in future manufacturing scenarios), Vienna, Austria

 

Kai Zhou, Martijn Rooker, Gerald Fritz, Sharath Chandra Akkaladevi, Andreas Pichler ; ” How Industrial Robots Benefit from Affordances “, Second Workshop on Affordances: Visual Perceptions of Affordances and Functional Visual Primitives for Scene Analysis (in conjunction with the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Zurich, Switzerland

 

Rooker, J. Minichberger, M. Hofmann, M. Ikeda, G. Ebenhofer, G. Fritz, A. Pichler ; ” Flexible and Assistive Quality Checks with Industrial Robots “, Joint 45th International Symposium on Robotics – ISR 2014 and 8th German Conference on Robotics – ROBOTIK 2014, Munich, Germany

 

Eitzinger, S. Akkaladevi. ; ” Dexterous Assembler Robot Working with Embodied Intelligence “, 13th Intl.Conf.on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, Padova (Italy) July 15-19,2014

 

M.N. Rooker, T. Strasser, G. Ebenhofer, M. Hofmann, R. Velez Osuna ; ” Modeling Flexible Mechatronical Based Assembly Systems through Simulation Support “, 13th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, Hamburg, Germany

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