Field and Service Robotics

Results of the 5th International Conference

  • Peter Corke
  • Salah Sukkariah
Conference proceedings

Part of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics book series (STAR, volume 25)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. Keynotes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Graeme Nelmes
      Pages 3-8
  3. Outdoor Vision

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Masayoshi Matsuoka, Alan Chen, Surya P. N. Singh, Adam Coates, Andrew Y. Ng, Sebastian Thrun
      Pages 19-30
    3. Matthew Dunbabin, Kane Usher, Peter Corke
      Pages 31-42
    4. Niloofar Gheissari, Nick Barnes
      Pages 43-54
    5. Nick Barnes, Gareth Loy
      Pages 55-66
    6. Kai-Ming Kiang, Richard Willgoss, Alan Blair
      Pages 67-78
    7. Andrew Dankers, Nick Barnes, Alex Zelinsky
      Pages 79-90
  4. Navigation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Patric Jensfelt, Gunnar Gullstrand, Erik Förell
      Pages 93-104
    3. David Silver, Joseph Carsten, Scott Thayer
      Pages 117-128
    4. Johan Larsson, Mathias Broxvall, Alessandro Saffiotti
      Pages 129-140
  5. Mapping and Localization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. David Prasser, Michael Milford, Gordon Wyeth
      Pages 143-154
    3. Zhan Wang, Shoudong Huang, Gamini Dissanayake
      Pages 155-166
    4. Juan Nieto, Tim Bailey, Eduardo Nebot
      Pages 167-178
    5. Ralf Kaestner, Sebastian Thrun, Michael Montemerlo, Matt Whalley
      Pages 179-194
    6. Patrick Pfaff, Wolfram Burgard
      Pages 195-206
    7. Christopher Tay Meng Keat, Cédric Pradalier, Christian Laugier
      Pages 207-218
    8. Manuel Yguel, Olivier Aycard, Christian Laugier
      Pages 219-230
    9. Joseph Djugash, Sanjiv Singh, Peter Corke
      Pages 231-242
    10. Keith Kotay, Ron Peterson, Daniela Rus
      Pages 243-254
  6. Planning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 255-255
    2. Richard Grover, Steve Scheding, Ross Hennessy, Suresh Kumar, Hugh Durrant-Whyte
      Pages 257-268
    3. Mihail Pivtoraiko, Alonzo Kelly
      Pages 269-280
    4. Madjid Boudaba, Alicia Casals, Dirk Osswald, Heinz Woern
      Pages 281-292
    5. Elena Pacchierotti, Henrik I. Christensen, Patric Jensfelt
      Pages 293-304
    6. Dizan Vasquez, Thierry Fraichard, Olivier Aycard, Christian Laugier
      Pages 305-316
  7. Design

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 317-317
    2. Amir Shapiro, Shraga Shoval
      Pages 319-330
    3. Daisuke Chugo, Kuniaki Kawabata, Hayato Kaetsu, Hajime Asama, Taketoshi Mishima
      Pages 331-342
    4. Andreas Hedström, Henrik I. Christensen, Carl Lundberg
      Pages 367-376
    5. Tomofumi Yamada, Keiji Nagatani, Yutaka Tanaka
      Pages 389-400
  8. Telepresence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 401-401
    2. Naoji Shiroma, Hirokazu Nagai, Maki Sugimoto, Masahiko Inami, Fumitoshi Matsuno
      Pages 403-414
    3. Kazuya Yoshida, Keiji Nagatani, Kiyoshi Kiyokawa, Yasushi Yagi, Tadashi Adachi, Hiroaki Saitoh et al.
      Pages 415-425
  9. Aerial Robots

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 427-427
    2. Samir Bouabdallah, Roland Siegwart
      Pages 429-440
    3. André Noth, Walter Engel, Roland Siegwart
      Pages 441-452
    4. David T. Cole, Salah Sukkarieh, Ali Haydar Göktogan, Hugh Stone, Rhys Hardwick-Jones
      Pages 465-476
  10. Off-Road

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 477-477
    2. Thomas M. Howard, Alonzo Kelly
      Pages 479-490

About these proceedings


The 5th International Conference on Field and Service Robotics (FSR05) was held in Port Douglas, Australia, on 29th - 31st July 2005, and brought together the worlds' leading experts in field and service automation. The goal of the conference was to report and encourage the latest research and practical results towards the use of field and service robotics in the community with particular focus on proven technology. The conference provided a forum for researchers, professionals and robot manufacturers to exchange up-to-date technical knowledge and experience.

Field robots are robots which operate in outdoor, complex, and dynamic environments. Service robots are those that work closely with humans, with particular applications involving indoor and structured environments. There are a wide range of topics presented in this issue on field and service robots including: Agricultural and Forestry Robotics, Mining and Exploration Robots, Robots for Construction, Security & Defence Robots, Cleaning Robots, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles and Autonomous Flying Robots.

This meeting was the fifth in the series and brings FSR back to Australia where it was first held. FSR has been held every 2 years, starting with Canberra 1997, followed by Pittsburgh 1999, Helsinki 2001 and Lake Yamanaka 2003.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Corke
    • 1
  • Salah Sukkariah
    • 2
  1. 1.Autonomous Systems LaboratoryCSIRO ICT CentreKenmoreAustralia
  2. 2.Australian Centre for Field RoboticsThe University of SydneyAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-33452-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-33453-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1610-7438
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