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Author TAROS 2012 (2012 : Bristol, England)

Title Advances in autonomous robotics : joint proceedings of the 13th Annual TAROS Conference and the 15th Annual FIRA RoboWorld Congress, Bristol, UK, August 20-23, 2012 / Guido Herrmann [and others] (eds.)
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 469 pages) : illustrations
Series Lecture notes in computer science, 1611-3349 ; 7429. Lecture notes in artificial intelligence
LNCS sublibrary. SL 7, Artificial intelligence
Lecture notes in computer science ; 7429. 1611-3349
Lecture notes in computer science. Lecture notes in artificial intelligence.
LNCS sublibrary. SL 7, Artificial intelligence.
Contents A Curious Emergence of Reaching / Goren Gordon and Ehud Ahissar -- A Force-Distance Model of Humanoid Arm Withdrawal Reflexes / Torbjørn S. Dahl and Alexandros Paraschos -- A Novel Adaptive Control Algorithm in Application to a Humanoid Robot Arm / Muhammad Nasiruddin Mahyuddin, Guido Herrmann and Said Ghani Khan -- A Wandering Braitenberg Vehicle 2b That Densely Covers a Bounded Workspace / Iñaki Rañó and Jean-Stephane Jokeit -- Adaptive Interface Mapping for Intuitive Teleoperation of Multi-DOF Robots / Jartuwat Rajruangrabin, Isura Ranatunga and Dan O. Popa -- Adaptive Self-triggered Control of a Remotely Operated Robot / Carlos Santos, Manuel Mazo Jr. and Felipe Espinosa -- Autonomous Surveillance Tolerant to Interference / Nadeesha Oliver Ranasinghe and Wei-Min Shen -- Bio-inspired Autonomous Navigation and Escape from Pursuers with Potential Functions / Dejanira Araiza-Illan and Tony J. Dodd -- Biomimetics of Choice Behaviour for Autonomous Agents / Christopher M. Harris and Jonathan Waddington -- Building a Kinematic Model of a Robot's Arm with a Depth Camera / Alan Broun, Chris Beck, Tony Pipe, Majid Mirmehdi and Chris Melhuish -- Control of a Compass Gait Biped Robot Based on Partial Feedback Linearization / Sreeja Kochuvila, Shikha Tripathi and Sudarshan T.S.B. -- Cutting Down the Energy Consumed by Domestic Robots: Insights from Robotic Vacuum Cleaners / Florian Vaussard, Philippe Rétornaz, David Hamel and Francesco Mondada
Designing Competitions for Education in Robotics / Nils Axel Andersen and Ole Ravn -- Dual-Rate Non-Linear High Order Holds for Visual Servoing Applications / J. Ernesto Solanes, Leopoldo Armesto, Josep Tornero, Pau Muñoz-Benavent and Vicent Girbés -- Efficient Local Sampling for Motion Planning of a Robotic Manipulator / S. Byrne, W. Naeem and R.S. Ferguson -- Engaging with Robots While Giving Simple Instructions / Terry Tritton, Joanna Hall, Angela Rowe, Sophie Valentine and Alicja Jedrzejewska, et al. -- Experiences with LEGO MINDSTORMS as an Embedded and Robotics Plattform within the Undergraduate Curriculum / Dominik Aufderheide, Werner Krybus and Ulf Witkowski -- Explorative Sensor-Based Grasp Planning / Ekaterina Nikandrova, Janne Laaksonen and Ville Kyrki -- Ice Skating Humanoid Robot / Chris Iverach-Brereton, Andrew Winton and Jacky Baltes -- Learning the Geometric Meaning of Symbolic Abstractions for Manipulation Planning / Chris Burbridge and Richard Dearden -- Minimizing Jitter in Ethernet Using a Linear Backoff for Real-Time Robot Control Communication and Its Implementation on FPGA / Mohamad Khairi Ishak, Guido Herrmann and Martin J. Pearson -- Mobile Robot Obstacle Avoidance Based on Quasi-Holonomic Smooth Paths / Leopoldo Armesto, Vicent Girbés, Markus Vincze, Sven Olufs and Pau Muñoz-Benavent -- Model Checking Applied to Humanoid Robotic Soccer / Adalberto Llarena and David A. Rosenblueth
Modular Mobile Robot Platform for Research and Academic Applications in Embedded Systems / Thomas Tetzlaff, Florian Wagner and Ulf Witkowski -- Motion Planning of Self-reconfigurable Modular Robots Using Rapidly Exploring Random Trees / Vojtěch Vonásek, Karel Košnar and Libor Přeučil -- Multiobjective Quantum-Inspired Evolutionary Algorithm with Preference-Based Selection 2: Comparison Study / Si-Jung Ryu, Ki-Baek Lee, Bum-Soo Yoo, Tae-Jin Kim and Seung-Jae Lee, et al. -- My Familiar Robot Companion: Preferences and Perceptions of CHARLY, a Companion Humanoid Autonomous Robot for Living with You / Michael L. Walters, Dag Sverre Syrdal, Kerstin Dautenhahn, Anna Dumitriu and Alex May, et al. -- New Robust Tracking Control for Safe Constrained Robots under Unknown Impedance Environment / Haifa Mehdi and Olfa Boubaker -- Novel Positioning System for Mobile Robot Using RFID Power Control / Soo Hyeok Kang, Byung-Cheol Min, Ji Hyeon Hong, Eric T. Matson and Soon-Geul Lee, et al. -- Planning in Discrete and Continuous Spaces: From LTL Tasks to Robot Motions / Erion Plaku -- Predictive Prey Pursuit in a Whiskered Robot / Ben Mitchinson, Martin J. Pearson, Anthony G. Pipe and Tony J. Prescott -- Process Modeling and Task Execution of FIRA Weight-Lifting Games with a Humanoid Robot / Chung-Hsien Kuo, Yu-Chen Kuo and Ting-Shuo Chen -- Real-Time Autonomous Colour-Based Following of Ill-Defined Roads / Marek Ososinski and Frédéric Labrosse
Repetitive Control for Systems with Time-Delays and Application to Robotic Servo Motor / Jing Na, Xuemei Ren, Ramon Costa-Castelló, Robert Griñó and Yu Guo -- Sensitivity Analysis of a Parametric Hand Exoskeleton Designed to Match Natural Human Grasping Motion / Thomas M.W. Burton, Ravi Vaidyanathan, Stuart C. Burgess, A.J. Turton and Chris Melhuish -- Walking Control Method of Humanoid Robot Based on FSR Sensors and Inverted Pendulum Model / Bi Sheng, Min Huaqing, Zhuang Zhongjie, Huang Quanyong and Mo Huaxi, et al. -- A Novel Image Similarity Measure for Place Recognition in Visual Robotic Navigation / Juan Cao, Frédéric Labrosse and Hannah Dee -- A Stochastic Self-reconfigurable Modular Robot with Mobility Control / Runxiao Ding, Paul Eastwood, Francesco Mondada and Roderich Gro{szlig} -- An Approach for Matching Desired Non-feature Points on Mars Rock Targets Based on SIFT / Gui Chen, Dave Barnes and Pan LiLan -- Autonomous Exploration Using Kinect and Laser Range Finder / Jingjing Du, Marina Indri, Douwe Dresscher and Stefano Stramigioli -- Behavior Selection Algorithm for Personal Service Robots Using Intelligence Operating Architecture / Woo-Ri Ko, Chang-Young Jung, Yong-Ho Yoo, Deok-Hwa Kim and Jong-Hwan Kim -- Bioinspired Control of Electro-Active Polymers for Next Generation Soft Robots / Emma Wilson, Sean R. Anderson, Tareq Assaf, Martin J. Pearson and Peter Walters, et al
Combining Evolution and Training in a Robotic Controller for Autonomous Vehicle Navigation / Jefferson Rodrigo de Souza, Gustavo Pessin, Fernando Santos Osório, Denis Fernando Wolf and Patrícia Amâncio Vargas -- Design and Implementation of Omni-directional Walking System for Humanoid Robot / Chi-Tai Cheng, Ching-Chang Wong, Hao-Che Chen, Yueh-Yang Hu and I-Hsiang Tseng, et al. -- Energy Management Module for Mobile Robots in Hostile Environments / Ramviyas Parasuraman, Prithvi Pagala, Keith Kershaw and Manuel Ferre -- Exploring Haptic Interfacing with a Mobile Robot without Visual Feedback / Jacques Penders, Peter Jones and Thrish Nanayakkara -- Finger Movements Classification for the Dexterous Control of Upper Limb Prosthesis Using EMG Signals / Ali Al-Timemy, Guido Bugmann, Nicholas Outram, Javier Escudero and Hai Li -- Hardware Accelerator Design for Image Processing / Shih-An Li, Ching-Chang Wong, Ching-Yang Yang and Li-Feng Chen -- High-Performance Combination of Low Resolution Tactile Images Using a Bit-Based Representation / Frederick Pollard -- Hybrid Path Planning Incorporating Global and Local Search for Mobile Robot / Ming-Chih Lu, Chen-Chien Hsu, Yuan-Jun Chen and Shih-An Li -- Learning on Real Robots from Their Direct Interaction with the Environment / P. Quintía, R. Iglesias, M.A. Rodríguez and C.V. Regueiro -- Map Building of Unknown Environment Based on Fuzzy Sensor Fusion of Ultrasonic Ranging Data / I-Hsum Lee, Ming-Chih Lu, Chen-Chien Hsu and Shih-Shiun Lin
Robotic Control Using Physiological EMG and EEG Signals / Aashish Santana and Chenguang Yang -- Solving the PnP Problem for Visual Odometry -- An Evaluation of Methodologies for Mobile Robots / Dominik Aufderheide, Werner Krybus, Ulf Witkowski and Gerard Edwards -- Towards a Bio-inspired Cognitive Architecture for Short-Term Memory in Humanoid Robots / Fabio Ruini, Jens K. Apel, Anthony F. Morse, Angelo Cangelosi and Rob Ellis, et al. -- Towards an Anthropomorphic Design of Minimally Invasive Instrumentation for Soft Tissue Robotic Surgery / Antonia Tzemanaki, Sanja Dogramadzi, Tony Pipe and Chris Melhuish -- Towards an Intelligent Distributed Conveyor / Ioannis Georgilas, Andrew Adamatzky and Chris Melhuish -- Towards Contour Following Exploration Based on Tactile Sensing with the iCub Fingertip / Uriel Martinez-Hernandez, Nathan F. Lepora, Hector Barron-Gonzalez, Tony J. Dodd and Tony J. Prescott -- Towards Running Robots for Discontinuous Terrain (Extended Abstract) / Jawaad Bhatti, Pejman Iravani, Andrew R. Plummer and M. Necip Sahinkaya -- Towards Tactile Sensing Applied to Underwater Autonomous Vehicles for Near Shore Survey and De-mining / Thomas Rooney, A.G. Pipe, Sanja Dogramadzi and Martin J. Pearson -- Vision-Aided IMU Estimation of Attitude and Orientation for a Driverless Car / Lu Lou, Suzana Barreto, Rokas Zmuidzinavicius, Mark Neal and Hannah Dee, et al
Summary This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th Conference on Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, TAROS 2012 and the 15th Robot World Congress, FIRA 2012, held as joint conference in Bristol, UK, in August 2012. The 36 revised full papers presented together with 25 extended abstracts were carefully reviewed and selected from 89 submissions. The papers cover various topics in the field of autonomous robotics
Analysis Computer science
Data mining
Artificial intelligence
Computer vision
Image Processing and Computer Vision
User Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and author index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed Aug. 23, 2012)
Subject Autonomous robots -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Herrmann, Guido.
FIRA Roboworld Congress (15th : 2012 : Bristol, England)
ISBN 9783642325274 (electronic bk.)
3642325270 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles FIRA RoboWorld 2012
TAROS 2012