Publications / 1991 Proceedings of the 8th ISARC, Stuttgart, Germany

One Decade of Robotics in Construction

Yukio Hasegawa
Pages 21-34 (1991 Proceedings of the 8th ISARC, Stuttgart, Germany, ISSN 2413-5844)

Research and development of robotics in construction was started about a decade ago. History of the construction robot R & D is reviewed, and also steps of R & D and diffusion is discussed. Start of International symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC) took a role of big trigger to promote international co-operation, and foundation of it’s sponsoring association (IAARC) is reported. Finally, as a result of questionnaire survey, construction robot R & D activities in major nine countries and problems to be solved are analyzed.

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