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1. WO2020141372 - METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETECTING ANOMALIES IN A ROBOTIC SYSTEM

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We claim:

1. A method of detecting anomalies in a robotic system in an industrial plant, wherein the robotic system comprises at least one robot and one or more controllers of a Distributed Control System (DCS), configured to control the at least one robot to perform an operation on an object, wherein the DCS comprises an analytics model to detect anomalies in the robotic system for predefined configuration parameters of the at least one robot and predefined process parameters associated with the robotic system, the method comprises: monitoring configuration parameters of the at least one robot and process parameters associated with the robotic system, wherein the configuration parameters are one of, obtained from at least one of, one or more sensors of the DCS and a database associated with the DCS;

detecting an association between at least one configuration parameter and at least one process parameter;

obtaining optimal configuration parameters and optimal process parameters based on the association, wherein the optimal configuration parameters and the optimal process parameters are analyzed for detecting an anomaly, wherein at least one parameter is identified from the optimal configuration parameter and the optimal process parameters causing the anomaly, wherein the anomaly is validated;

determining an error in the analysis based on the validation, wherein the error is indicative of invalid setpoints for the at least one parameter; and

estimating a valid setpoint for the at least one parameter based on the error, wherein the valid setpoint is updated in the analytics model, wherein the updated analytic model is used for detecting anomalies accurately.

2. The method as claimed in claim 1, wherein the configuration parameters comprises at least data related to applicator settings of the at least one robot, path traversed by the at least one robot and dimensions of the applicator.

3. The method as claimed in claim 1, wherein the process parameters comprises data related to pattern of movement of the at least one robot, dimensions of the object, one or more substances required for the process, and parameters related to the operation to be performed on the object.

4. The method as claimed in claim 1, wherein the optimal configuration parameters and the optimal process parameters are obtained using machine learning techniques.

5. The method as claimed in claim 1, wherein the anomaly analyzed is validated by a plant operator.

6. The method as claimed in claim 1, wherein the updated analytics model corresponding to the at least one parameter is stored in a memory of the DCS, wherein the memory comprises an analytics model corresponding to each of a plurality of at least one parameter, wherein based on the at least one parameter, corresponding analytics model is used for detecting anomaly.

7. A computing system for detecting anomalies in a robotic system in an industrial plant, wherein the robotic system comprises at least one robot and one or more controllers of a Distributed Control System (DCS), configured to control the at least one robot to perform an operation on an object, wherein the computing unit comprises an analytics model to detect anomalies in the robotic system for predefined configuration parameters of the at least one robot and predefined process parameters associated with the robotic system, wherein the computing unit comprises:

a processor configured to:

monitor configuration parameters of the at least one robot and process parameters associated with the robotic system, wherein the configuration parameters are one of, obtained from at least one of, one or more sensors of the DCS and a database associated with the DCS;

detect an association between at least one configuration parameter and at least one process parameter;

obtain optimal configuration parameters and optimal process parameters based on the association, wherein the optimal configuration parameters and the optimal process parameters are analyzed for detecting an anomaly, wherein at least one parameter is identified from the optimal configuration parameter and the optimal process parameters causing the anomaly, wherein the anomaly is validated;

determine an error in the analysis based on the validation, wherein the error is indicative of invalid setpoints for the at least one parameter; and

estimate a valid setpoint for the at least one parameter based on the error, wherein the valid setpoint is updated in the analytics model, wherein the updated analytic model is used for detecting anomalies accurately

and

a memory configured to store the updated analytics model, the optimal configuration parameters and the optimal process parameters;

8. The computing unit as claimed in claim 7, wherein the processor is configured to implement machine learning techniques to obtain the optimal configuration parameters and the optimal process parameters.

9. The computing unit as claimed in claim 7, wherein the computing unit is associated with a User Interface (Ul), wherein the Ul enables a plant operator to validate the analyzed anomaly.

10. The computing unit as claimed in claim 7, wherein the memory comprises an analytics model corresponding to each of a plurality of at least one parameter, wherein based on the at least one parameter, corresponding analytics model is used for detecting anomaly.