Péter Korondi

Péter Korondi
University of Debrecen · Department of Mechatronics

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This paper presents a Behavior Transfer System (BTS) to model the behavior patterns of dogs and make it possible to implement the behavior patterns on mobile robots. The system relies on an iSpace based measurement system and a deep learning prediction algorithm. With the help of the measurement system, ethological measurements can be automatized t...
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The paper presents an overview and the main results of the Erasmus+ project titled Interactive Course for Control Theory – ICCT. The project was started by four European Universities when they identified by a survey that students find Control Theory more challenging to understand compared to other subjects. The project’s main goal was to develop a...
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This paper presents a modeling method of weld bead profiles deposited on uneven base metal surfaces and its application in multi-pass welding. The robotized multi-pass tungsten inert gas welding requires precise positioning of the weld beads to avoid welding defects and achieve the desirable welding join since the weld bead shapes depend on the sur...
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Service robot technology is progressing at a fast pace. Accurate robot-friendly indoor localization and harmonization of built environ-ment in alignment with digital, physical, and social environment becomes emphasized. This paper proposes the novel approach of Robot Compatible Environment (RCE) within the architectural space. Evolution of service...
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The field of industrial electronics has evolved profoundly during recent decades, hand in hand with smart systems, enabling the development of new functionalities. It is now common for robots to perform many previously burdensome tasks and operate in collaboration with humans. Miniaturized sensors, which are capable of extracting industrial process...
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This article presents a fuzzy system-based modeling approach to estimate the weld bead geometry (WBG) from the welding process variables (WPVs) and to achieve a specific weld bead shape. The bacterial memetic algorithm (BMA) is applied to solve these problems in two different roles, as a supervised trainer, and as an optimizer. As a supervised trai...
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Emotionally expressive non-verbal vocalizations can play a major role in human-robot interactions. Humans can assess the intensity and emotional valence of animal vocalizations based on simple acoustic features such as call length and fundamental frequency. These simple encoding rules are suggested to be general across terrestrial vertebrates. To t...
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This paper deals with sensor fusion of magnetic, angular rate and gravity sensor (MARG). The main contribution of this paper is the sensor fusion performed by supervised learning, which means parallel processing of the different kinds of measured data and estimating the position in periodic and non-periodic cases. During the learning phase, the pos...
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Heavy welding is a demanding task with high robotization potential. This applies especially for the runners of Francis hydropower turbines, due to the high working costs and EHS requirements in Europe. However, heavy welding is often related to small-series production with long processing time. This sets high demands on the planning and monitoring...
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Presents a listing of recipients who received various IES Society student awards.
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Artificial models have been used as interactive partners for decades to study the social behavior of animals. Recent technological developments have opened up novel possibilities by allowing researchers to use remote controlled and autonomous objects in these studies, and Animal-Robot Interaction has become an emerging field of behavior science. Ho...
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The six papers in this special section focus on the use of advanced mechatronics in research and industrial applications. Mechatronics has evolved during the last few decades to become well recognized as a philosophy of design and an engineering discipline. It has emerged through the philosophy of concurrent design of mechanics, electronics, and co...
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A special area of human-machine interaction, the expression of emotions gains importance with the continuous development of artificial agents such as social robots or interactive mobile applications. We developed a prototype version of an abstract emotion visualization agent to express five basic emotions and a neutral state. In contrast to well-kn...
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Planning and monitoring the manufacturing of high quality one-of-a-kind products are challenging tasks. In the implementation of an industrial system, the commissioning phase is typically comprised of a programming phase and an optimization phase. Most of the resources are commonly invested in the optimization of the process. The time and cost of t...
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Here we aim to lay the theoretical foundations of human-robot relationship drawing upon insights from disciplines that govern relevant human behaviors: ecology and ethology. We show how the paradox of the so called "uncanny valley hypothesis" can be solved by applying the "niche" concept to social robots, and relying on the natural behavior of huma...
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Using robots for heavy welding application is a growing field of automation; numerous development project carried out for the ship manufacturing or the offshore industry. However, most of the largest size Francis hydro power turbine are still welded manually due to their unique and complex design, and the high-quality requirements. This paper prese...
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This paper presents a computationally inexpensive generic method to utilize the maximum velocity and acceleration of an omnidirectional mobile robot. The proposed method is based on the inverse kinematic and inverse dynamic models by defining novel velocity and acceleration reserve multipliers respectively. The defined multipliers enable a computat...
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The preprocessing part of an iron ore mining production line is being modelled, together with description of the algorithms for its optimization with respect to criteria and constraints corresponding to the relevant industrial standards. We use as a case study the production line of the international high-tech mining and processing company LKAB sta...
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The preprocessing part of an iron ore mining production line is being modelled, together with description of the algorithms for its optimization with respect to criteria and constraints corresponding to the relevant industrial standards. We use as a case study the production line of the international high-tech mining and processing company LKAB sta...
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This paper introduces an optical flow based odometry solution for indoor mobile robots. The indoor localization of mobile robots is an important issue according to the increasing mobile robot market and the needs of the industrial, service and consumer electronics sectors. The robot odometry calculated from the robot kinematics accumulates the posi...
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This paper presents a concept for path planning of mobile robots in household environments. The proposed algorithm takes communicative means of locomotion into account in order to facilitate human-robot interaction. The well-known traditional artificial potential field method (APF) was extended by motion characteristics of household animals. The pr...
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Mechanical industry is facing major challenges in the 21st century. Products with high quality material, more complex geometry is challenging productivity and cost efficiency, which represents profit in today`s economy. In such circumstances, industry has to improve and utilize the most modern means of production. One such possibility is utilizatio...
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Next-generation robotics is based on transformation of the industrial robots to something that everyone can accept, teach and utilize. This utilization will be independent of the purpose (manufacturing, relaxation, nursing, disaster management, etc.) and user skills (children, experts, elderly, etc.). Researchers from all over the world are making...
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The trends of robotics changes as service robots gain more ground and become part of our daily lives. Service or social robots have to function in less controlled and more dynamically changing environments than industrial robots, and the users of social robots are generally less technologically literate than the users of industrial robots, therefor...
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At product manufacturing the time-to-market factor, the profitability and the delivered value define the success of an enterprise. The increasing number of modules in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) programs is a facing problem, when there is a margin between the manufacturing cells and the ERP. Nowadays, the connection between the industrial ma...
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To perform second generation wavelet transformation in digital signal processing is a common operation. Most obvious way to carry out this task is by program cycle management. Computational software usually executes direct matrix algebraic operations much faster, compared to cycles. Avoiding organizing cycles, can increase the processing speed by m...
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This study considered a leading behavior of a robot. To lead a person when the person's attention is initially elsewhere, the robot's behavior needs to be designed so that it seeks the person's attention and seamlessly brings him or her to the target location. Therefore we implement a leading behavior for a robot inspired the dog's action sequence....
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We spend more than 80% of our lives indoors. Future indoor robot navigation is based on intelligent systems that provide accurate and smart information. In this paper we introduce a novel Aesthetic Marker decoding system, which finds and decodes machine readable visual markers inside buildings. Focused on seamless integration of visual code into ou...
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The main contribution of this chapter is a new sliding mode design for nonlinear systems. This method is based on Tensor Product Model Transformation. It is partially extension and combination of the classical optimal manifold design for linear (or linearized) system and sector sliding mode control. This new approach enables a systematic design and...
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In the last few years there was an increasing interest in building companion robots that interact in a socially acceptable way with humans. In order to interact in a meaningful way a robot has to convey intentionality and emotions of some sort in order to increase believability. We suggest that human-robot interaction should be considered as a spec...
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Engineers encounter the problem of friction in any mechanical system. Friction force is strongly nonlinear and varies considerably while the system is working. In the case of high-precision applications friction makes the situation even more complex, as the stick-slip effect occurs near the target position. This paper introduces a pneumatic servo-s...
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The Electrical Engineering and Mechatronics Department has developed a Building Mechatronics Research Center, where professors and researchers engage in several projects regarding the energy consumption of buildings, which are focused on the importance of the economic return of building modernizations via simulations. In this article, the prevalent...
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This paper gives introspection to the concept of the Ethon – holonomic drive based mobile robot. Nowadays the mobile robots are widely spread at the industrial and the service sectors as well. It is a facing problem in the view of development cost and time that the mobile robots are redesigned for every different application, despite most of the mo...
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The sliding mode control of Variable Structure Systems has a unique role in control theories. First, the exact mathematical treatment represents numerous interesting challenges for the mathematicians. Secondly, in many cases it can be relatively easy to apply without a deeper understanding of its strong mathematical background and is therefore wide...
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A new approach for industrial robot user interfaces is necessary due to the fact that small and medium sized enterprises are more interested in automation. The increasing number of robot applications in small volume production requires new techniques to ease the use of these sophisticated systems. In this paper shop floor operation is in the focus....
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The paper concentrates on the topic given in the title by using the e-learning technique and presents up-to-date methods utilizing new possibilities of the electronic multimedia, widening the borders of communication in the elaboration, delivery and dissemination of knowledge. Within the project “Teaching Energy for Sustainable World” (SustEner) fi...
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Previously, robots were mainly used by big companies in high volume manufacturing (i.e.: car industry). Industrial robots were perfect to execute procedures simplified to tiny (angular) movements. Today robots have appeared in small and medium enterprises, and they will appear rapidly in non-engineering fields as well, like offices, hospitals, and...
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In this paper the main focus is on the user interfaces available for robot controllers and how they comply with the requirements of flexibility. An overview is given of the most important robot manufacturers teach pendant interfaces. The conclusion is that the process of creating customized user interfaces is still complicated and the how-to is unc...
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This paper presents a new dimension of robotics for SMEs. Open AIST RT-middleware technology enables SMEs to reuse old robots or machine tools which have good mechanism but outworn electronics. The technical solutions are described for three different experimental systems of different machines. All the systems are universal in the term that they ca...
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In this paper a novel concept of human-robot interaction (HRI) modeling is proposed. Including factors like trust in automation, situational awareness, expertise and expectations a new user experience framework is formed for industrial robots. Service Oriented Robot Operation, proposed in a previous paper, creates an abstract level in HRI and it is...
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Nowadays the flexible configuration of manufacturing cells becomes to an important requirement especially at small and medium sized companies. This method can make the production fast and effective at small series or frequent manufacturing changes. The shop-floor control method - presented in this paper - offers a solution for the facing problem of...
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In force controlled industrial robots, haptic and telemanipulation devices stability and control perfor-mance are contradicting requirements. In distributed systems where the sensors, actuators and control logic are separated in space, due to the network delays the control process may become unstable. In our research, we con-sider the coupled imped...
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The identification of a nonlinear system is a great challenge. This paper presents a servo-pneumatic experimental setup available via internet. The advent of the Internet and other information technologies make teaching and research readily available to scholars and students across the globe. There are already many international distance learning p...
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We propose a state space based engineering solution for the emotional engine model of an artificial agent. Our model takes its inspirations from the evolution theory and the latest achievements of human-dog interaction research. We present our emotional model together with its background, show our simulation results and present the ongoing work con...
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A new and aesthetic marker technique for indoor robot localization is presented in this paper. The marker, as a visual landmark, is designed to fit human inhabited indoor environments, where aesthetic considerations are as much important as efficiency of the visual localization. Design development was performed using color filtration and shape dete...
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This paper presents the social behavior of a physical agent in intelligent space. Intelligent Space (iSpace) is a space in which many intelligent devices, called distributed intelligent network devices (DINDs) and including not only sensors but also actuators, are installed. Robotic devices, which provide services to users, are considered as physic...
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More and more mobile robots appear in various areas of our lives, thus harmonization of built environment in alignment with physical and information environments becomes emphasized in order to establish the robot compatible environment. This topic is current due to rapid evolution of service robots and their connection with environment planning, wh...
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To maintain long-term human-robot communication, a robot behavior model based on the behaviors of dogs in human-dog relationships has been proposed. We apply this model to a robot in a monitoring support system designed for home care. This paper presents an improvement to the model, adding behavioral factors to show different characteristics of the...
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This paper presents an exploratory behavioral model for human-robot communication based on an ethological approach. To maintain long-term human-robot communication, building social relationships between the user and robot is important. As a model of social relationships between different species, we focus on human-dog relationships. We apply dogs'...
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In previous publications we had shown that a biological process, like cell division and differentiation could be described as a kind of wavelet transformation. By mimicking this process, we are able to transform a 2-3 or more dimensional image or dataset into a perfect binary tree structure. Here we show potentially possible approach how to compres...
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Manufacturing equipment for small and medium scale production is often arranged in a setup of a Flexible Manufacturing Cell (FMC). Normally, such cell members are from various manufactures and they have all their specific capabilities when it comes to man-machine and inter-machine interaction. Existing man-machine interfacing is quite simple and is...
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The concept of ‘Future Internet’, ‘Internet of Things’ and ‘3D Internet’ opens a novel way for modeling ethological test s by rebuilding models of human - animal interaction in an augmented environment as an interactive mixture of virtual actors and real human observers. On the one hand these experiments can serve as a proof of concept, as a kind o...
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The classical DC drive control structure (outer speed control loop and fast inner current control loop) is applied for induction motors. This paper focuses on the inner current control (indirect current control) loop. Three Park vector based VSC (Variable Structure Control) methods (one for input rectifier two for the output inverter) are studied....
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The Virtual Collaboration Arena (VirCA) is a modular, easy to use 3D framework supporting the development of augmented (real and virtual) reality applications. To apply the services provided by VirCA, special VirCA interfaces are needed in the actual programming environment. Native interface does not exist for s