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Péter Korondi
Cognitive Telemanipulation

THESIS TOPIC PROPOSAL

Institute: Budapest University of Technology and Economics
mechanical engineering
Géza Pattantyús-Ábrahám Doctoral School of Mechanical Engineering

Thesis supervisor: Péter Korondi
Location of studies: Department of Mechatronics, Optics and Mechanical Engineering Informatics
Abbreviation of location of studies: MOGI


Description of the research topic:

a.) Antedecents: A long-standing, intensive collaboration is established between the MOMEI Department and the professors of Tokio University in this research area. In June of 2001 a shared laboratory, Intelligent Integrated Systems was opened that is connected to the research topic of this PhD program.

b.) Aim of research: The development of a telemanipulation device in which the human brain has the main role in the connection between the human and the master device instead of the hands. This approach is a new communication based on cognitive processes, in which the different perceptions are received in new or unusual modularities, similarly to how visually impaired people can perceive stimuli that is generally considered as visual, by hearing or touching with their hands.

c.) Tasks, main items, necessary time: 1st year: Study of cognitive sciences for familiarization with non conventional communicational channels. The exploration of new sensor and feedback technologies. 2nd year: The development of devices necessary for communication. The testing of different perception generating devices. 3rd year: Final establisment of experimental system, conducting experiments, discussion of results, the verification and validation of the project.

d.) Required equipment: Computers, sensors (cameras, tactile sensors) are available with the adequate software support.

e.) Expected scientific results: New cognitive methods in human-machine communication; the automatic visual presentation of robotised space with intelligent functions towards the operator, based on iSpace concepts; an efficient and safe connection with the work process for people with disabilities.




f.) References:
P.Korondi, P. Szemes, H.Hashimoto, ”Internet based Telemanipulation”, Chapter in R. Zurawski (Ed.): "The Industrial Information Technology Handbook", CRC Press, ISBN 0-8493-1985-4, June 2004
Noriaki Ando, Peter Korondi, Hideki Hashimoto, "Networked Tele-micromanipulation Systems with Haptic Loupe", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS vol. 51 (6): 1259-1271, December 2004
Balázs Dániel, Péter Korondi, Gábor Sziebig, Trygve Thomessen, „Evaluation of Flexible Graphical User Interface for Intuitive Human Robot Interactions”, ACTA POLYTECHNICA HUNGARICA 11:(1) pp. 135-151. (2014)
Balázs Dániel, Trygve Thomessen, Péter Korondi, „Simplified Human-Robot Interaction: Modeling and Evaluation”, MODELING IDENTIFICATION AND CONTROL 34:(4) pp. 199-211. (2013)

Number of students who can be accepted: 1

Deadline for application: 2016-10-19

 
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