Automation Technology for Off-Road Equipment Proceedings of the 2002 Conference

  1. Joint Architecture for Unmanned Ground Systems (JAUGS) Applied to Autonomous Agricultural Vehicles
    Authors:   M. W. Torrie, D. L. Cripps, J. P. Swensen
    Keywords:   Automatic guidance, Automatic steering, Automation, Architecture, Autonomous
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10033
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  2. Proposed System Architecture to Enable Behavioral Control of an Autonomous Tractor
    Authors:   Simon Blackmore, Spyros Fountas and Henrik Have
    Keywords:   Automatic Steering, Autonomous Tractor, Behavioral Control, System Architecture
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.9990
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  3. Architecture for Human Supervised Autonomously Controlled Off-road Equipment
    Authors:   Reuven Granot
    Keywords:   Telerobotics, Supervisory Autonomous Control, Behavior Based Systems, BBS, Real time Control System, RCS, off-road equipment
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.9991
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  4. Specification of Behavioural Requirements for an Autonomous Tractor
    Authors:   Simon Blackmore, Henrik Have and Spyros Fountas
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10067
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  5. A Wireless LAN for Collaborative Off-road Vehicle Automation
    Authors:   L.S. Guo and Q. Zhang
    Keywords:   Computer networks, Vehicle automation, Information delivery system
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.9992
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  6. Remote Service Systems for Agricultural Machinery
    Authors:   J. Krallmann, N. Foelster
    Keywords:   Remote Service, Vehicle Modeling, Telematics in Vehicle Automation, Information Technology, Telemetry, Maintenance
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.9993
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  7. Online Monitoring System for Separation Processes in Combine Harvesters
    Authors:   K. Maertens, H. Ramon, J. De Baerdemaeker
    Keywords:   Sensors, Monitoring devices, Combine harvester
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.9994
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  8. Intelligent Equipment Health Diagnosis and Prognosis Using Wavelets: the Status of Research and Industrial Applications
    Authors:   David He1, Xianfeng (David) Wang, Astghik Babayan, Qin Zhang
    Keywords:   Equipment health diagnosis, Wavelet transform, Intelligent systems, Signal processing, Industrial applications
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.9995
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  9. Engine Real-time Fault Diagnosis using Neural Networks
    Authors:   Y. He, Q Zhang, L. Feng
    Keywords:   Neural Network, Engine, Fault Diagnosis, Inspect and measurement
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.9996
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  10. Study on Inspection Equipment of Working Condition of Tractor
    Authors:   Y. D. Bao, Y. He , M. D. Dong
    Keywords:   Tractor, Working performance, Inspection equipment
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10066
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  11. Evaluation of A Real-time N Sensing and Fertilizer Control
    Authors:   Y. Kim, J. F. Reid, and S. Han
    Keywords:   Nitrogen management, Sprayer, Fertilization, Precision agriculture, Real-time control
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.9997
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  12. Development of Mapping System of Crop Growth
    Authors:   Toshihiro KANEKO, Takashi KATAOKA, Hiroshi OKAMOTO, Shun-ichi HATA
    Keywords:   Crop status, Montage image, Segmentation, Vision system
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.9998
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  13. The Development of Remote Sensing System Using Unmanned Helicopter
    Authors:   Ryo SUGIURA, Noboru NOGUCHI, Kazunobu ISHII, Hideo TERAO
    Keywords:   Unmanned helicopter, Sensing System, GDS, Mapping
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.9999
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  14. Distinction between Sugar Beet and Weeds for Development of Automatic Thinner and Weeding Machine of Sugar Beet
    Keywords:   Binarization, Discriminant analysis, Image processing, Shape characteristics, Sugar beet, Weeds
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10000
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  15. Modeling of a Pushed/Pulled Driven Wheel
    Authors:   A. Osetinsky and I. Shmulevich
    Keywords:   Net traction, Gross traction, Off-road, Soil sinkage, Deformation, Slip, Moment
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10001
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  16. Traction Performance Simulation of a Pushed/Pulled Driven Wheel
    Authors:   A. Osetinsky and I. Shmulevich
    Keywords:   Driven wheel, Net traction, Gross traction, Off-road, Soil, Slip, Moment, Load transfer, Braking mode, Driving mode
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10002
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  17. Design and Evaluation of a Low-Power Portable Test Rig for Vibration Tests on Mobile Agricultural Machinery
    Authors:   Jan, Anthonis, Josse De Baerdemaeker, Herman Ramon
    Keywords:   Electro-hydraulic shaker, Low power, resonance frequencies
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10003
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  18. Design of a Hydraulic Actuator Test Stand for Non-Linear Analysis of Hydraulic Actuator Systems
    Authors:   Jill E. Krutz, David F. Thompson, Gary W. Krutz, Randall J. Allemang
    Keywords:   Non-linear hydraulic, Fluid power test stand, Vibration, Natural frequency, Envelope of stability, Pressure oscillations
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10004
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  19. Development of Tilling Robot and Operation Software
    Authors:   Yosuke Matsuo, Satoshi Yamamoto, Osamu Yukumoto
    Keywords:   Mobile robot, Unmanned operation, Navigation, Operation software
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10005
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  20. Automated Rice Transplanter with GPS and FOG
    Authors:   Y. Nagasaka, N. Umeda, Y. Kanetai
    Keywords:   Automated operation, Paddy fields, Rice transplanter, RTKGPS, FOG
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10006
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  21. Hexapod Walking Robot for Agricultural field (I) - Mechanism of leg and gait control -
    Authors:   M. Dohi, T. Fujiura, A. Yano
    Keywords:   Walking Robot, GA, Gait Control, Agricultural robotics
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10007
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  22. Automatic Navigation of the Agricultural Vehicle by the Geomagnetic Direction Sensor and Gyroscope
    Authors:   Akira Mizushima, Noboru Noguchi, Kazunobu Ishii, Hideo Terao
    Keywords:   Geomagnetic Direction Sensor (GDS), Vibratory gyroscope, Automatic navigation, Agricultural vehicle
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10008
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  23. Vision-Based Speed and Yaw Angle Measurement System
    Authors:   Kentaro Nishiwaki, Tatsushi Togashi, Koichi Amaha
    Keywords:   Plant Position, Rice Fields, Vision sensor, Yawing angle, Vehicle speed
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10009
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  24. Ultrasonic Sensor Development for Automatic Steering Control of Orchard Tractor
    Authors:   M. Iida, T. F. Burks
    Keywords:   Automatic steering, GPS, orchards, ultrasonic sensor
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10010
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  25. Relative position measurement system for vehicles using diffuse light from LEDs
    Authors:   K. Imou, T. Sasaki, T. Okamoto, Y. Kaizu
    Keywords:   Position detection, Infrared, Diffuse light, Transponder, Light emitting diodes
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10011
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  26. Field Automation Using Robot Tractor
    Authors:   Noboru Noguchi, Michio Kise, Kazunobu Ishii, Hideo Terao
    Keywords:   Agricultural mobile robot, GPS, Precision farming, Autonomous vehicle
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10012
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  27. A new Concept for the Three-Point-Hitch as a Mechatronic System
    Authors:   T. Lang, H.-H. Harms
    Keywords:   Mobile Hydraulic Application, Mechatronic Systems, Automation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10013
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  28. Automatic Guidance of a Tractor in a Vineyard
    Authors:   O. Yekutieli, F. Garbati Pegna
    Keywords:   Automatic guidance, Automation, Sensor arm, Tractor modeling
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10014
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  29. Autonomous Agricultural Vehicle Using Overhead Guide
    Authors:   B.-S. Shin, S.-H. Kim, J.- U. Park
    Keywords:   Autonomous travel, Overhead guide, Tracked vehicle, Steering control
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10015
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  30. Repeated Bouncing Process of Farm Tractors from the Nonlinear Dynamics Perspective
    Authors:   L. O. Garciano, R. Torisu, K. Sakai, and J. Takeda
    Keywords:   Repeated bouncing process, Unstuck and impact period, Nonlinear dynamics, Relaxation oscillations, Nonlinear resonance
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10016
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  31. New Design for a 6 DOF vibration simulator with improved reliability and performance
    Authors:   Ivo Hostens, J. De Baerdemaeker, Herman Ramon
    Keywords:   Vibration Simulation, Stewart platform, 6 degrees of freedom
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10017
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  32. A Novel Approach Using a Neural Network Based Adaptive Filter for Performing Real-Time, On-line Qualitative System Design
    Authors:   William R. Norris, Ramavarapu Sreenivas, Qin Zhang
    Keywords:   Automatic Steering Control and Guidance, Controllers, Decision Making, Off Road Vehicles, Electro-Hydraulics, Neural Networks, Software Support for Vehicle Automation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10018
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  33. A Novel Real-Time Human Operator Performance Model for Performing Adaptive System Design
    Authors:   William R. Norris, Ramavarapu Sreenivas, Qin Zhang
    Keywords:   Automatic Steering Control and Guidance, Controllers, Decision Making, Off Road Vehicles, Electro-Hydraulics, Fuzzy Logic, Expert Systems, Software Support for Vehicle Automation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10019
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  34. Automatic Guidance System With Crop Row Sensor
    Authors:   H. Okamoto, K. Hamada, T. Kataoka, M. Terawaki and S. Hata
    Keywords:   Automatic control, Automatic guidance, Automatic steering, Machine Vision, Image processing, Weed control, Weeders
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10020
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  35. A Robust Procedure to Obtain a Guidance Directrix for Vision-Based Vehicle Guidance Systems
    Authors:   S, Han, M. A. Dickson, B. Ni, J. F. Reid, and Q. Zhang
    Keywords:   Tractor, Automatic guidance, Machine vision, Trajectory planning
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10021
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  36. Machine Vision Row Crop Detection Using Blob Analysis and the Hough Transform
    Authors:   F. Rovira-Más, Q. Zhang, J. F. Reid and J. D. Will
    Keywords:   Automatic Guidance, Hough Transform, Parameter Space, Blob Analysis, Machine Vision
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10022
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  37. Acquisition of 3-D Information by Binocular Stereo Vision for Vehicle Navigation through an Orchard
    Authors:   Teruo TAKAHASHI, Shuhuai ZHANG, Hiroshi FUKUCHI
    Keywords:   Stereo vision, 3-D location, Image processing, Vehicle navigation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10023
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  38. Adaptive Control Method of an Autonomous Tractor for Traveling using a Model of Vehicle Movement
    Authors:   Keiich INOUE, Noriyuki MURAKAM, Sumi MIYAURA
    Keywords:   Tractor, Automatic guidance, Sensor fusion, Kalman filter, Gyro, GPS
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10024
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  39. Control and Evaluation Methods for Multi-Mode Steering
    Authors:   Mitchell A. Miller and Brian L. Steward
    Keywords:   Vehicle performance. Steering control. Vehicle modeling
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10025
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  40. The Development of the Autonomous Tractor with Steering Controller Applied by Optimal Control
    Authors:   Michio KISE, Noboru NOGUCHI, Kazunobu ISHII, Hideo TERAO
    Keywords:   Steering control, Linear optimal regulator, Curved path guidance, High-speed guidance
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10026
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    Authors:   Johan van der Kamp
    Keywords:   Electro Hydraulic Steering, Steer By Wire, Non Contact Absolute Sensor, ForceFeedback, Electro Magnetic Brake, Electro Hydraulic Proportional Valve
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10027
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  42. Evaluating Path Tracker Performance for Outdoor Mobile Robots
    Authors:   S. A. Roth and P. H. Batavia
    Keywords:   Path tracking, Performance tests, Pure pursuit, Automation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10028
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  43. Enhancement of Turning Accuracy by Path Planning for Robot Tractor
    Authors:   Michio Kise, Noboru Noguchi, Kazunobu Ishii, Hideo Terao
    Keywords:   Turning path planning, Spline function, Motion constraints, Forward turning, Switch-Back turning
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10029
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  44. AGRO NAV. Plan – Software for planning and evaluation of the path and work of field robots
    Authors:   Hans Glasmacher
    Keywords:   Automatic steering, Autonomous working, Agriculture, Collision control, Computer software, Electronics, Erosion control, Field Surveying, GIS, GPS, guidance, Implement steering, Implement control, Monitoring, Navigation, Kalman filter, Off-road vehicles, Parallel Swathing, Planning, Precision farming, Radar, Robots, Route planning, RTKGPS, Site specific, Three dimensional, Topography, Tracking, Tractors, tramlining, Weed control, Working pattern
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10030
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  45. Autonomous Traveling of Off-road Vehicles along Rectangular Path on Slope Terrain
    Authors:   M.A. Ashraf, R. Torisu, and J. Takeda
    Keywords:   Autonomous travel, Off-road vehicle, Rectangular path, Slope terrain, Optimal control, Neural Network, and Genetic Algorithm
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10031
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  46. An Assessment of the Control and Safety Needs of Autonomous Agricultural Vehicles and Implement Systems on Farm Property
    Authors:   W. S. Reid
    Keywords:   Tractor, Automatic control, Autonomous, Safety, Control, GPS, Fiber Optic Gyroscope, Drive by wire, Guide by wire, Fuzzy logic, Field, Farmstead
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10032
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  47. Development of Master-slave Robot System - Obstacle avoidance algorithm -
    Authors:   Noboru Noguchi, Jeff Will, Kazunobu Ishii, John Reid
    Keywords:   Agricultural mobile robot, multiple robots system, obstacle avoidance
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.10065
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  48. Obstacle Detection Sensor Technology
    Authors:   K, Gray
    Keywords:   Obstacle detection, Autonomous, Obstacle Recognition
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.9989
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