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Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems

17th Annual Conference, TAROS 2016, Sheffield, UK, June 26--July 1, 2016, Proceedings

Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS, volume 9716)

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 2016.

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Table of contents (38 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XII
  2. Active Compliance Control of the RED Hand: A PID Control Approach

    • Muhamad Faizal Abdul Jamil, Jamaludin Jalani, Afandi Ahmad, Eddy Irwan Shah Saadon
    Pages 1-7
  3. A Wearable Automated System to Quantify Parkinsonian Symptoms Enabling Closed Loop Deep Brain Stimulation

    • Paolo Angeles, Michael Mace, Marcel Admiraal, Etienne Burdet, Nicola  Pavese, Ravi Vaidyanathan
    Pages 8-19
  4. Systematic and Realistic Testing in Simulation of Control Code for Robots in Collaborative Human-Robot Interactions

    • Dejanira Araiza-Illan, David Western, Anthony G. Pipe, Kerstin Eder
    Pages 20-32
  5. Congratulations, It’s a Boy! Bench-Marking Children’s Perceptions of the Robokind Zeno-R25

    • David Cameron, Samuel Fernando, Abigail Millings, Michael Szollosy, Emily Collins, Roger Moore et al.
    Pages 33-39
  6. A Bioinspired Approach to Vision

    • Daniel Camilleri, Luke Boorman, Uriel Martinez, Andreas Damianou, Tony Prescott
    Pages 40-52
  7. An Overview of the Ongoing Humanoid Robot Project LARMbot

    • Marco Ceccarelli, Daniele Cafolla, Mingfeng Wang, Giuseppe Carbone
    Pages 53-64
  8. Force and Topography Reconstruction Using GP and MOR for the TACTIP Soft Sensor System

    • G. de Boer, H. Wang, M. Ghajari, A. Alazmani, R. Hewson, P. Culmer
    Pages 65-74
  9. Agent-Based Autonomous Systems and Abstraction Engines: Theory Meets Practice

    • Louise A. Dennis, Jonathan M. Aitken, Joe Collenette, Elisa Cucco, Maryam Kamali, Owen McAree et al.
    Pages 75-86
  10. Experimental Evaluation of a Multi-modal User Interface for a Robotic Service

    • Alessandro Di Nuovo, Ning Wang, Frank Broz, Tony Belpaeme, Ray  Jones, Angelo Cangelosi
    Pages 87-98
  11. Enhancing Autonomy in VTOL Aircraft Based on Symbolic Computation Algorithms

    • James A. Douthwaite, Lyudmila S. Mihaylova, Sandor M. Veres
    Pages 99-110
  12. Development of an Intelligent Robotic Rein for Haptic Control and Interaction with Mobile Machines

    • Musstafa Elyounnss, Alan Holloway, Jacques Penders, Lyuba Alboul
    Pages 111-115
  13. Infrastructure Mapping in Well-Structured Environments Using MAV

    • Yuantao Fan, Maytheewat Aramrattana, Saeed Gholami Shahbandi, Hassan Mashad Nemati, Björn Åstrand
    Pages 116-126
  14. Probabilistic Model Checking of Ant-Based Positionless Swarming

    • Paul Gainer, Clare Dixon, Ullrich Hustadt
    Pages 127-138
  15. Testing, Verification and Improvements of Timeliness in ROS Processes

    • Mohammed Y. Hazim, Hongyang Qu, Sandor M. Veres
    Pages 146-157
  16. The Psi Swarm: A Low-Cost Robotics Platform and Its Use in an Education Setting

    • James Hilder, Alexander Horsfield, Alan G. Millard, Jon Timmis
    Pages 158-164
  17. Multi Robot Cooperative Area Coverage, Case Study: Spraying

    • Alireza Janani, Lyuba Alboul, Jacques Penders
    Pages 165-176
  18. A Step Toward Mobile Robots Autonomy: Energy Estimation Models

    • Lotfi Jaiem, Sebastien Druon, Lionel Lapierre, Didier Crestani
    Pages 177-188

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    17th Annual Conference, TAROS 2016, Sheffield, UK, June 26--July 1, 2016, Proceedings

About this book

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference on Towards Autonomous Robotics, TAROS 2016, held in Sheffield UK, in June/July 2016.
The 23 revised full papers presented together with 15 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 56 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

  • cognitive robotics
  • computer vision
  • robotic autonomy
  • self-organization
  • vision for robotics
  • biometrics
  • cooperation and coordination
  • distributed artificial intelligence
  • image segmentation
  • intelligent agents
  • logic programming and answer set programming
  • machine learning
  • mobile agents
  • multi-agent planning
  • multiscale systems
  • robotic components
  • robotic control
  • scene anomaly detection
  • scene understanding
  • spatial and physical reasoning

Editors and Affiliations

  • Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom

    Lyuba Alboul

  • University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom

    Dana Damian, Jonathan M. Aitken

Bibliographic Information

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Softcover Book USD 69.99
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