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Advances in Autonomous Robotics Systems

15th Annual Conference, TAROS 2014, Birmingham, UK, September 1-3, 2014. Proceedings

Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS, volume 8717)

Part of the book sub series: Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI)

Conference series link(s): TAROS: Annual Conference Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems

Conference proceedings info: TAROS 2014.

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Table of contents (24 papers)

  1. Front Matter

  2. Full Papers

    1. Modeling of a Large Structured Environment

      • Saeed Gholami Shahbandi, Björn Åstrand
      Pages 1-12
    2. Monte Carlo Localization for Teach-and-Repeat Feature-Based Navigation

      • Matías Nitsche, Taihú Pire, Tomáš Krajník, Miroslav Kulich, Marta Mejail
      Pages 13-24
    3. An Improved Cellular Automata-Based Model for Robot Path-Planning

      • Giordano B. S. Ferreira, Patricia A. Vargas, Gina M. B. Oliveira
      Pages 25-36
    4. Bioinspired Mechanisms and Sensorimotor Schemes for Flying: A Preliminary Study for a Robotic Bat

      • Carmine Tommaso Recchiuto, Rezia Molfino, Anders Hedenströem, Herbert Peremans, Vittorio Cipolla, Aldo Frediani et al.
      Pages 37-47
    5. Evolutionary Coordination System for Fixed-Wing Communications Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

      • Alexandros Giagkos, Elio Tuci, Myra S. Wilson, Philip B. Charlesworth
      Pages 48-59
    6. Multi-agent Environment Exploration with AR.Drones

      • Richard Williams, Boris Konev, Frans Coenen
      Pages 60-71
    7. Towards an Ethical Robot: Internal Models, Consequences and Ethical Action Selection

      • Alan F. T. Winfield, Christian Blum, Wenguo Liu
      Pages 85-96
    8. “The Fridge Door is Open”–Temporal Verification of a Robotic Assistant’s Behaviours

      • Clare Dixon, Matt Webster, Joe Saunders, Michael Fisher, Kerstin Dautenhahn
      Pages 97-108
    9. Implementation and Test of Human-Operated and Human-Like Adaptive Impedance Controls on Baxter Robot

      • Peidong Liang, Chenguang Yang, Ning Wang, Zhijun Li, Ruifeng Li, Etienne Burdet
      Pages 109-119
    10. Wearable Self Sufficient MFC Communication System Powered by Urine

      • Majid Taghavi, Andrew Stinchcombe, John Greenman, Virgilio Mattoli, Lucia Beccai, Barbara Mazzolai et al.
      Pages 131-138
    11. Morphogenetic Self-Organization of Collective Movement without Directional Sensing

      • Ataollah Ramezan Shirazi, Hyondong Oh, Yaochu Jin
      Pages 139-150
    12. The Pi Swarm: A Low-Cost Platform for Swarm Robotics Research and Education

      • James Hilder, Rebecca Naylor, Artjoms Rizihs, Daniel Franks, Jon Timmis
      Pages 151-162
    13. Polygonal Models for Clothing

      • Jan Stria, Daniel Průša, Václav Hlaváč
      Pages 173-184
    14. Design of a Multi-purpose Low-Cost Mobile Robot for Research and Education

      • Sol Pedre, Matías Nitsche, Facundo Pessagc, Javier Caccavelli, Pablo De Cristóforis
      Pages 185-196
    15. Communicating Unknown Objects to Robots through Pointing Gestures

      • Bjarne Großmann, Mikkel Rath Pedersen, Juris Klonovs, Dennis Herzog, Lazaros Nalpantidis, Volker Krüger
      Pages 209-220

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    15th Annual Conference, TAROS 2014, Birmingham, UK, September 1-3, 2014. Proceedings

About this book

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th Conference on Advances in Autonomous Robotics, TAROS 2014, held in Birmingham, UK, in September 2014. The 23 revised full papers presented together with 9 extended abstracts were carefully reviewed and selected from 48 submissions. The overall program covers
various aspects of robotics, including navigation, planning, sensing and perception, flying and swarm robots, ethics, humanoid robotics, human-robot interaction, and social robotics.

Keywords

  • ZigBee
  • architecture and control structures
  • autonomous vehicles
  • cellular automata
  • commercial robots and applications
  • evolutionary algorithms
  • hybrid networks
  • kinematics and dynamics
  • manipulators
  • operator interfaces
  • perception
  • propelling mechanisms
  • robotics
  • self-organizing systems
  • sensors
  • supervised learning
  • vision and scene understanding
  • workcell organization and planning

Editors and Affiliations

  • School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

    Michael Mistry, Aleš Leonardis

  • Circuits and Systems Group, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, London, UK

    Mark Witkowski

  • Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

    Chris Melhuish

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 44.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-10401-0
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)