Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots

Third International Conference, SIMPAR 2012, Tsukuba, Japan, November 5-8, 2012. Proceedings

  • Itsuki Noda
  • Noriaki Ando
  • Davide Brugali
  • James J. Kuffner

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7628)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 7628)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Invited Talks

  3. Learning and Behavior

    1. Salvatore M. Anzalone, Yuichiro Yoshikawa, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Emanuele Menegatti, Enrico Pagello, Rosario Sorbello
      Pages 4-15
    2. Blagovest Vladimirov, Hyun Kim, Namshik Park
      Pages 16-27
    3. Kazuyoshi Wada, Keisuke Takayama, Yusuke Suganuma, Toshihiko Suzuki
      Pages 28-39
    4. Konrad Kułakowski, Tomasz Szmuc
      Pages 40-51
    5. Robert Coleman, Vladimir Estivill-Castro, René Hexel, Carl Lusty
      Pages 52-64
  4. Modeling of Robots

    1. Xiaogang Xiong, Ryo Kikuuwe, Motoji Yamamoto
      Pages 77-88
    2. Andreas Rune Fugl, Henrik Gordon Petersen, Morten Willatzen
      Pages 89-100
    3. Florian Lier, Simon Schulz, Ingo Lütkebohle
      Pages 101-112
  5. Software Modeling and Architecture

    1. Arne Nordmann, Matthias Rolf, Sebastian Wrede
      Pages 113-124
    2. Paul Kilgo, Eugene Syriani, Monica Anderson
      Pages 125-136
    3. Andrew Kimmel, Andrew Dobson, Zakary Littlefield, Athanasios Krontiris, James Marble, Kostas E. Bekris
      Pages 137-148
    4. Saadia Dhouib, Selma Kchir, Serge Stinckwich, Tewfik Ziadi, Mikal Ziane
      Pages 149-160
    5. Luca Gherardi, Davide Brugali, Daniele Comotti
      Pages 161-172
  6. Simulation and Applications

    1. Gordon Klaus, Kyrre Glette, Jim Tørresen
      Pages 173-184
    2. Masahiro Shiomi, Francesco Zanlungo, Kotaro Hayashi, Takayuki Kanda
      Pages 185-196

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots, SIMPAR 2012, held in Tsukuba, Japan, in November 2012.

The 33 revised full papers and presented together with 3 invited talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 46 submissions. Ten papers describe design of complex behaviors of autonomous  robots, 9 address software layers,  8 papers  refer to related modeling and learning. The papers are organized in topical sections on mobile robots, software modeling and architecture and humanoid and biped robots.


autonomous behavior model-checking personal robots safe navigation walking motion

Editors and affiliations

  • Itsuki Noda
    • 1
  • Noriaki Ando
    • 1
  • Davide Brugali
    • 2
  • James J. Kuffner
    • 3
  1. 1.National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, AISTTsukubaJapan
  2. 2.School of EngineeringUniversity of BergamoDalmineItaly
  3. 3.Google ResearchGoogle Inc.Mountain ViewUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-34326-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-34327-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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