Robotics: Science and Systems X

Table of Contents

Batch Continuous-Time Trajectory Estimation as Exactly Sparse Gaussian Process Regression
Tim Barfoot, Chi Hay Tong, Simo Sarkka
Effective Task Training Strategies for Instructional Robots
Allison Sauppé, Bilge Mutlu
Learning to Recognize Human Activities from Soft Labeled Data
Ninghang Hu, Zhongyu Lou, Gwenn Englebienne, Ben Kröse
Automatic generation of reduced CPG control networks for locomotion of arbitrary modular robot structures
Stéphane Bonardi, Massimo Vespignani, Rico Moeckel, Jesse Van den Kieboom, Soha Pouya, Alexander Sproewitz, Auke Ijspeert
Tell Me Dave: Context-Sensitive Grounding of Natural Language to Manipulation Instructions
Dipendra Kumar Misra, Jaeyong Sung, Kevin Lee, Ashutosh Saxena
Hierarchical Semantic Labeling for Task-Relevant RGB-D Perception
Chenxia Wu, Ian Lenz, Ashutosh Saxena
LOAM: Lidar Odometry and Mapping in Real-time
Ji Zhang, Sanjiv Singh
Self-Calibration and Visual SLAM with a Multi-Camera System on a Micro Aerial Vehicle
Lionel Heng, Gim Hee Lee, Marc Pollefeys
Articulated Pose Estimation via Over-parametrization and Noise Projection
Jonathan Brookshire, Seth Teller
An Analysis of Deceptive Robot Motion
Anca Dragan, Rachel Holladay, Siddhartha Srinivasa
Online Trajectory Planning in Dynamic Environments for Surgical Task Automation
Takayuki Osa, Naohiko Sugita, Mamoru Mitsuishi
Correct High-level Robot Behavior in Environments with Unexpected Events
Kai Weng Wong, Rüdiger Ehlers, Hadas Kress-Gazit
Six-Degrees-of-Freedom Remote Actuation of Magnetic Microrobots
Eric Diller, Joshua Giltinan, Guo Zhan Lum, Zhou Ye, Metin Sitti
Combining 3D Shape, Color, and Motion for Robust Anytime Tracking
David Held, Jesse Levinson, Sebastian Thrun, Silvio Savarese
Modeling High-Dimensional Humans for Activity Anticipation using Gaussian Process Latent CRFs
Yun Jiang, Ashutosh Saxena
Manhattan and Piecewise-Planar Constraints for Dense Monocular Mapping
Alejo Concha, Wajahat Hussain, Luis Montano, Javier Civera
The Multi-Agent Navigation Transformation: Tuning-Free Multi-Robot Navigation
Savvas Loizou
A Novel Type of Compliant, Underactuated Robotic Hand for Dexterous Grasping
Raphael Deimel, Oliver Brock
State Representation Learning in Robotics: Using Prior Knowledge about Physical Interaction
Rico Jonschkowski, Oliver Brock
Enhanced 3D Kinematic Modeling of Wheeled Mobile Robots
Neal Seegmiller, Alonzo Kelly
Fully Decentralized Task Swaps with Optimized Local Searching
Lantao Liu, Nathan Michael, Dylan Shell
Modeling robot discrete movements with state-varying stiffness and damping: A framework for integrated motion generation and impedance control
Mohammad Khansari, Klas Kronander, Aude Billard
Scene Signatures: Localised and Point-less Features for Localisation
Colin McManus, Ben Upcroft, Paul Newmann
Asking for Help Using Inverse Semantics
Stefanie Tellex, Ross Knepper, Adrian Li, Daniela Rus, Nicholas Roy
Modeling and Controlling Friendliness for An Interactive Museum Robot
Chien-Ming Huang, Takamasa Iio, Satoru Satake, Takayuki Kanda
Control of Robotic Mobility-On-Demand Systems: a Queueing-Theoretical Perspective
Rick Zhang, Marco Pavone
Bio-Artificial Synergies for Grasp Posture Control of Supernumerary Robotic Fingers
Faye Wu, Harry Asada
Robust and Agile 3D Biped Walking With Steering Capability Using a Footstep Predictive Approach
Salman Faraji, Soha Pouya, Auke Ijspeert
Appearance-based Active, Monocular, Dense Reconstruction for Micro Aerial Vehicles
Christian Forster, Matia Pizzoli, Davide Scaramuzza
DART: Dense Articulated Real-Time Tracking
Tanner Schmidt, Richard Newcombe, Dieter Fox
Active Reward Learning
Christian Daniel, Malte Viering, Jan Metz, Oliver Kroemer, Jan Peters
Stiction Compensation in Agonist-Antagonist Variable Stiffness Actuators
Luca Fiorio, Francesco Romano, Alberto Parmiggiani, Giulio Sandini, Francesco Nori
Planning Single-arm Manipulations with n-Arm Robots
Benjamin Cohen, Mike Phillips, Maxim Likhachev
Pre- and Post-Contact Policy Decomposition for Planar Contact Manipulation Under Uncertainty
Michael Koval, Nancy Pollard, Siddhartha Srinivasa
Learning to locate from demonstrated searches
Paul Vernaza, Anthony Stentz
An Online Sparsity-Cognizant Loop-Closure Algorithm for Visual Navigation
Yasir Latif, Guoquan Huang, John Leonard, Jose Neira
5-DOF Manipulation of an Untethered Magnetic Device in Fluid using a Single Permanent Magnet
Arthur Mahoney, Abbott Jake
Persistent Monitoring of Stochastic Spatio-temporal Phenomena with a Small Team of Robots
Sahil Garg, Nora Ayanian
Probably Approximately Correct MDP Learning and Control With Temporal Logic Constraints
Jie Fu, Ufuk Topcu
Nonlinear Graph Sparsification for SLAM
Mladen Mazuran, Tipaldi Gian Diego, Spinello Luciano, Wolfram Burgard
Open-vocabulary Object Retrieval
Sergio Guadarrama, Erik Rodner, Kate Saenko, Ning Zhang, Ryan Farrell, Jeff Donahue, Trevor Darrell
Cogging Torque Ripple Minimization via Position Based Characterization
Matthew Piccoli, Mark Yim
Semantic Localization Via the Matrix Permanent
Nikolay Atanasov, Menglong Zhu, Kostas Daniilidis, George Pappas
Vision-based Landing Site Evaluation and Trajectory Generation Toward Rooftop Landing
Vishnu Desaraju, Nathan Michael, Martin Humenberger, roland Brockers, Stephan Weiss, Larry Matthies
An Automata-Theoretic Approach to the Vehicle Routing Problem
Cristian Vasile, Calin Belta
Decision-Making Authority, Team Efficiency and Human Worker Satisfaction in Mixed Human-Robot Teams
Matthew Gombolay, Reymundo Gutierrez, Giancarlo Sturla, Julie Shah
Sky segmentation with ultraviolet images can be used for navigation
Thomas Stone, Michael Mangan, Paul Ardin, Barbara Webb
Robot Programming by Demonstration with Interactive Action Visualizations
Sonya Alexandrova, Maya Cakmak, Kaijen Hsiao, Leila Takayama
Robust Policies via Meshing for Metastable Rough Terrain Walking
Cenk Oguz Saglam, Katie Byl
Learning Articulated Motions From Visual Demonstration
Sudeep Pillai, Matthew Walter, Seth Teller
Simultaneous Compliance and Registration Estimation for Robotic Surgery
Siddharth Sanan, Stephen Tully, Andrea Bajo, Nabil Simaan, Howie Choset
Combining the benefits of function approximation and trajectory optimization
Igor Mordatch, Emo Todorov
Dynamically Feasible Motion Planning through Partial Differential Flatness.
Suresh Ramasamy, Guofan Wu, Koushil Sreenath
Multiscale Topological Trajectory Classification with Persistent Homology
Florian T. Pokorny, Majd Hawasly, Subramanian Ramamoorthy
Conditioned Basis Array Factorization: An Approach to Gait Pattern Extraction
Chaohui Gong, Matthew Travers, Henry Astley, Lu Li, Joseph Mendelson, David Hu, Daniel Goldman, Howie Choset
Multi-Heuristic A*
Sandip Aine, Siddharth Swaminathan, Venkatraman Narayanan, Victor Hwang, Maxim Likhachev
Efficient Visual-Inertial Navigation using a Rolling-Shutter Camera with Inaccurate Timestamps
Chao Guo, Dimitrios Kottas, Ryan DuToit, Ahmed Ahmed, Ruipeng Li, Stergios Roumeliotis