Assembly Automation: Volume 36 Issue 2


The international journal of assembly technology and management

Table of contents - Special Issue: Bio-Inspired Manipulation and Robotics

Takagi-Sugeno system for supervisory formation control of seeker mounted unmanned aerial vehicles

Mohammad Ali Dehghani, Mohammad Bagher Menhaj

The purpose of this paper is achieving a leader–follower formation of unmanned aerial vehicles which is a cooperative scenario inspired by formation flying of living…

Path planning for intelligent robot based on switching local evolutionary PSO algorithm

Nianyin Zeng, Hong Zhang, Yanping Chen, Binqiang Chen, Yurong Liu

This paper aims to present a novel particle swarm optimization (PSO) based on a non-homogeneous Markov chain and differential evolution (DE) for path planning of…

An advanced immune based strategy to obtain an optimal feasible assembly sequence

M.V.A. Raju Bahubalendruni, B.B.V.L. Deepak, Bibhuti Bhusan Biswal

The purpose of this study is to develop an intelligent methodology to find out an optimal feasible assembly sequence while considering the assembly predicates.

A new genetic algorithm approach to smooth path planning for mobile robots

Baoye Song, Zidong Wang, Li Sheng

The purpose of this paper is to consider the smooth path planning problem for a mobile robot based on the genetic algorithm (GA) and the Bezier curve.

On the small fiber-coupled laser controller for animal robot

Haixia Wang, Yuliang Wang, Yaozong Sun, Qiong Pu, Xiao Lu

Because of the inconvenience and inflexibility of the laser controller, the applied range of optogenetics is limited. This paper aims to present the design of a portable…

Bio-inspired approach to invariant recognition and classification of fabric weave patterns and yarn color

Babar Khan, Fang Han, Zhijie Wang, Rana J. Masood

This paper aims to propose a biologically inspired processing architecture to recognize and classify fabrics with respect to the weave pattern (fabric texture) and yarn…

A bio-inspired scan matching algorithm for mobile robots in outdoor environments

Fei Yan, Ke Wang, Jizhong Xiao, Ruifeng Li

The most prominent example of scan matching algorithm is the Iterative Closest Point (ICP) algorithm. But the ICP algorithm and its variants excessively depend on the…

Bio-inspired neural network with application to license plate recognition: hysteretic ELM approach

Liang Chen, Leitao Cui, Rong Huang, Zhengyun Ren

This paper aims to present a bio-inspired neural network for improvement of information processing capability of the existing artificial neural networks.

Neural-network-based containment control of nonlinear multi-agent systems under communication constraints

Chao Ma

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the neural-network-based containment control of multi-agent systems with unknown nonlinear dynamics. Moreover, communication…

A novel path planning method for biomimetic robot based on deep learning

Yang Lu, Shujuan Yi, Yurong Liu, Yuling Ji

This paper aims to design a multi-layer convolutional neural network (CNN) to solve biomimetic robot path planning problem.

Improved GA and Pareto optimization-based facial expression recognition

Fowei Wang, Bo Shen, Shaoyuan Sun, Zidong Wang

The purpose of this paper is to improve the accuracy of the facial expression recognition by using genetic algorithm (GA) with an appropriate fitness evaluation function…

Bio-inspired kinematical control of redundant robotic manipulators

Ali Leylavi Shoushtari, Stefano Mazzoleni, Paolo Dario

This paper aims to propose an innovative kinematic control algorithm for redundant robotic manipulators. The algorithm takes advantage of a bio-inspired approach.



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1980 – 2022

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