And obviously the marriage of a robot with an ancient machine that has no automatic chucking would be a disaster. ... The human working with the robot can teach it with a few simple instructions expressed in English. ... His concepts were promising enough to attract the attention of Joseph F. Engelberger, at that time a physicist involved in the ... Robots unloaded die-casting and injection-molding machines, fed stamping and punch presses. and did simple materials-handling jobs.
|Title||:||Computers and manufacturing productivity|
|Author||:||Ronald K. Jurgen|
|Publisher||:||IEEE - 1987-04|