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Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems

19th Annual Conference, TAROS 2018, Bristol, UK July 25-27, 2018, Proceedings

Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS, volume 10965)

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 2018.

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Table of contents (37 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI
  2. Object Manipulation and Locomotion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Trajectory Optimization for High-Power Robots with Motor Temperature Constraints

      • Wei Xin Tan, Martim Brandão, Kenji Hashimoto, Atsuo Takanishi
      Pages 3-14
    3. SPGS: A New Method for Autonomous 3D Reconstruction of Unknown Objects by an Industrial Robot

      • Cihan Uyanik, Sezgin Secil, Metin Ozkan, Helin Dutagaci, Kaya Turgut, Osman Parlaktuna
      Pages 15-27
    4. A Modified Computed Torque Control Approach for a Master-Slave Robot Manipulator System

      • Ololade O. Obadina, Mohamed Thaha, Kaspar Althoefer, M. Hasan Shaheed
      Pages 28-39
    5. BounceBot: A One-Legged Jumping Robot

      • James Rogers, Katherine Page-Bailey, Ryan Smith
      Pages 52-63
    6. Estimating Grasping Patterns from Images Using Finetuned Convolutional Neural Networks

      • Ashraf Zia, Bernard Tiddeman, Patricia Shaw
      Pages 64-75
  3. Soft and Bioinspired Robotics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77
    2. Easy Undressing with Soft Robotics

      • Tim Helps, Majid Taghavi, Sarah Manns, Ailie J. Turton, Jonathan Rossiter
      Pages 79-90
    3. Biomimetic Knee Design to Improve Joint Torque and Life for Bipedal Robotics

      • Alexander G. Steele, Alexander Hunt, Appolinaire C. Etoundi
      Pages 91-102
    4. Evaluating the Radiation Tolerance of a Robotic Finger

      • Richard French, Alice Cryer, Gabriel Kapellmann-Zafra, Hector Marin-Reyes
      Pages 103-111
    5. Soft Pneumatic Prosthetic Hand

      • Jan Fras, Kaspar Althoefer
      Pages 112-120
  4. Path Planning and Autonomous Vehicles

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121
    2. Modelling and Predicting Rhythmic Flow Patterns in Dynamic Environments

      • Sergi Molina, Grzegorz Cielniak, Tomáš Krajník, Tom Duckett
      Pages 135-146
    3. Extending Deep Neural Network Trail Navigation for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operation Within the Forest Canopy

      • Bruna G. Maciel-Pearson, Patrice Carbonneau, Toby P. Breckon
      Pages 147-158
    4. Virtual Environment for Training Autonomous Vehicles

      • Jerome Leudet, Tommi Mikkonen, François Christophe, Tomi Männistö
      Pages 159-169
    5. Comparing Model-Based and Data-Driven Controllers for an Autonomous Vehicle Task

      • Erwin Jose Lopez Pulgarin, Tugrul Irmak, Joel Variath Paul, Arisara Meekul, Guido Herrmann, Ute Leonards
      Pages 170-182
    6. An Improved Robot Path Planning Model Using Cellular Automata

      • Luiz G. A. Martins, Rafael da P. Cândido, Mauricio C. Escarpinati, Patricia A. Vargas, Gina M. B. de Oliveira
      Pages 183-194

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    19th Annual Conference, TAROS 2018, Bristol, UK July 25-27, 2018, Proceedings

About this book

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference on Towards Autonomous Robotics, TAROS 2018, held in Bristol, UK, in July 2018.

The 38 full papers presented together with 14 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 68 submissions. The papers focus on presentation and discussion of the latest results and methods in autonomous robotics research and applications. The conference offers a friendly environment for robotics researchers and industry to take stock and plan future progress.

Keywords

  • Autonomous robots
  • Assistive, service and personal robotics
  • Aerial robots
  • Medical robotics
  • Humanoid and walking robot
  • Modular reconfigurable robot
  • Human-Robot interaction
  • Multimodal interfaces
  • Advanced sensors and actuators
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Bio-mimetic
  • Robot communication
  • Robot language
  • Ethical and societal issues in robotics
  • Robots in education
  • Robots in arts
  • Robots in entertainment
  • artificial intelligence
  • image processing
  • neural networks

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of the West of England, Bristol, United Kingdom

    Manuel Giuliani

  • University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom

    Tareq Assaf

  • University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

    Maria Elena Giannaccini

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eBook USD 69.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-96728-8
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  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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Softcover Book USD 89.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)