CableCon2014 is over!

The conference proceedings are available at Springer:
Cable-Driven Parallel Robots
Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Cable-Driven Parallel Robots
Series: Mechanisms and Machine Science, Vol. 32
Pott, Andreas, Bruckmann, Tobias (Eds.)
2015, XI, 324 p. 162 illus., 135 illus. in color.
See http://www.springer.com/engineering/robotics/book/978-3-319-09488-5!

Download the final program here!

Program of Second International Conference on Cable-Driven Parallel Robots (CableCon2014)

Sunday, August 24

19:00h – 21:00h Welcome Reception

Monday, August 25

08:45h – 09:20h Registration

09:20h – 09:40h Opening & Welcome by the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering

09:40h – 10:40h Technical Session: Modeling (1)

  • Jean-Pierre Merlet: The Forward Kinematics of Cable-Driven Parallel Robots with Sagging Cables
  • Philipp Miermeister, Werner Kraus, Tian Lan, Andreas Pott: An Elastic Cable Model for Cable-Driven Parallel Robots Including Hysteresis Effects
  • Dinh Quan Nguyen, Marc Gouttefarde: On the Improvement of Cable Collision Detection Algorithms

10:40h – 11:10h Coffee Break

11:10h – 12:10h  Technical Session: Modeling (2)

  • Alessandro Berti, Jean-Pierre Merlet, Marco Carricato: Workspace Analysis of Redundant Cable-Suspended Parallel Robots
  • Hui Li: On the Static Stiffness of Incompletely Restrained Cable-Driven Robot
  • Micael Michelin, Cédric Baradat, Dinh Quan Nguyen, Marc Gouttefarde: Simulation and Control with XDE and Matlab/Simulink of a Cable-Driven Parallel Robot (CoGiRo)

12:10h – 14:20h  Lunch (at inHaus2)

14:20h – 15:00h Technical Session: Application (1)

  • Lorenzo Gagliardini, Stéphane Caro, Marc Gouttefarde, Philippe Wenger, Alexis Girin: A Reconfigurable Cable-Driven Parallel Robot for Sandblasting and Painting of Large Structures
  • Ana Lucia Cruz Ruiz, Stéphane Caro, Philippe Cardou, François Guay: ARACHNIS: Analysis of Robots Actuated by Cables with Handy and Neat Interface Software

15:00h – 15:30h  Coffee Break

15:30h – 16:30h Technical Session: Accuracy

  • Valentin Schmidt, Werner Kraus, Andreas Pott: Presentation of Experimental Results on Stability of a 3 DOF 4-Cable-Driven Parallel Robot without Constraints
  • Clément Gosselin, Simon Foucault: Experimental Determination of the Accuracy of a Three-DOF Cable-Suspended Parallel Robot Performing Dynamic Trajectories
  • Dragoljub Surdilovic, Jelena Radojicic, Nick Bremer: Efficient Calibration of Cable-Driven Parallel Robots with Variable Structure

16:45h – 23:00h Social Program

Tuesday, August 26

09:00h – 09:20h  Welcome

09:20h – 10:20h  Technical Session: Control (1)

  • Christopher Reichert, Katharina Müller, Tobias Bruckmann: Robust Internal Force-based Impedance Control for Cable-driven Parallel Robots
  • Reza Babaghasabha, Mohammad A. Khosravi, Hamid D. Taghirad: Adaptive Control of KNTU Planar Cable-Driven Parallel Robot with Uncertainties in Dynamic and Kinematic Parameters
  • Mohammad A. Khosravi, Hamid D. Taghirad: Dynamic Analysis and Control of Fully-Constrained Cable Robots‎ ‎with Elastic Cables‎: ‎Variable Stiffness Formulation

10:20h – 10:50h  Coffee Break

10:50h – 12:10h Technical Session: Control (2)

  • Gamal El-Ghazaly, Marc Gouttefarde: Adaptive Terminal Sliding Mode Control of a Redundantly-Actuated Cable-Driven Parallel Manipulator: CoGiRo
  • Werner Kraus, Alexander Mangold, Wei Yang Ho, Andreas Pott: Haptic Interaction with a Cable-Driven Parallel Robot using Admittance Control
  • Ryad Chellal, Loïc Cuvillon, Edouard Laroche: A Kinematic Vision-Based Position Control of a 6-DoF Cable-Driven Parallel Robot
  • Katharina Müller, Christopher Reichert, Tobias Bruckmann: Analysis of a Real-Time Capable Cable Force Computation Method

12:10h – 14:00h  Lunch (at inHaus2)

14:00h – 15:00h  Lab Tour: Cable-Driven Parallel Robots; Simulators

15:00h – 15:30h  Coffee Break

15:30h – 16:10h Technical Session: Control (3)

  • Saeed Abdolshah, Giulio Rosati: First Experimental Testing of a Dynamic Minimum Tension Control (DMTC) for Cable Driven Robots
  • Amber Emmens, Stefan Spanjer, Just Herder: Modeling and Control of a Large-span Redundant Surface Constrained Cable Robot with a Vision Sensor on the Platform

16:10h – 16:50h Technical Session: Application (2)

  • Darwin Lau, Jonathan Eden, Saman Halgamuge, Denny Oetomo: Cable Function Analysis for the Musculoskeletal Static Workspace of a Human Shoulder
  • XueJun Jin, Dae Ik Jun, Xuemei Jin, Jeong-an Seon, Andreas Pott, Sukho Park, Seong Young Ko, Jong-Oh Park: An Upper Limb Rehabilitation Using a Planar Cable-driven Parallel Robot with Various Rehabilitation Strategies

17:00h – 22:00h Social Program

Wednesday, August 27

09:00h – 10:00h  Networking Opportunities

10:00h – 10:30h  Coffee Break

10:30h – 11:30h  Guided Tour through inHaus2 (Research Center for Intelligent Room and Building Systems) http://www.inhaus.fraunhofer.de/en.html