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KUKA LBR iiwa Examples

While cleaning out old git project from my PhD, I created a repository of programming examples for the KUKA LBR iiwa. These examples cover many basic and advanced applications, such as impedance control, force conditions for collision reactions, and data logging.

Ph.D. Defence: Officially Dr Nick

It has been quite the adventure, but my academic journey has (for now) come to an end. On December 18th 2019, I successfully defended by Ph.D. thesis, Towards the development of safe, collaborative robotic freehand ultrasound, at École de technologie supérieure.

Spelling Is Next to Godliness

Spelling and grammar are very important. However, when in a rush, we tend to neglect these important aspects. Search engines and humans readers usually don’t appreciate content that includes spelling or grammatical errors.

Using MS Word to Check LaTeX Documents

Microsoft Word has great spelling and grammar checking. Use pandoc to convert the LaTeX document to docx and double check your work.

Big Parenthesis in a LaTeX Equation

\begin{equation*} \left( \sum_{i=0}^{n}{i} \right) \end{equation*} $$\left( \sum_{i=0}^{n}{i} \right)$$ \left( and \right) automatically expand to fit the material between them

My Favourite LaTeX Packages

Stop LaTeX Floats and Figures from Appearing in References Section