Field and Service Robotics

Results of the 6th International Conference

  • Editors
  • Christian Laugier
  • Roland Siegwart

Part of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics book series (STAR, volume 42)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Mapping

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. John Mullane, Martin D. Adams, Wijerupage S. Wijesoma
      Pages 3-12
    3. Manuel Yguel, Olivier Aycard, Christian Laugier
      Pages 23-33
    4. Manjari Chandran-Ramesh, Paul Newman
      Pages 35-48
  3. Vision for Navigation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Amaury Negre, Cédric Pradalier, Matthew Dunbabin
      Pages 51-60
    3. Davide Scaramuzza, Nicolas Criblez, Agostino Martinelli, Roland Siegwart
      Pages 71-81
    4. Roman Katz, Oliver Frank, Juan Nieto, Eduardo Nebot
      Pages 83-91
    5. Daniel Pizarro, Manuel Mazo, Enrique Santiso, Hideki Hashimoto
      Pages 93-102
  4. Underwater Robots and Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. John Folkesson, Jacques Leederkerken, Rob Williams, Andrew Patrikalakis, John Leonard
      Pages 105-114
    3. George Kantor, Nathaniel Fairfield, Dominic Jonak, David Wettergreen
      Pages 115-124
    4. Amarjeet Singh, Maxim A. Batalin, Michael Stealey, Victor Chen, Mark H Hansen, Thomas C. Harmon et al.
      Pages 125-135
    5. Chao Zhou, Zhiqiang Cao, Shuo Wang, Xiang Dong, Min Tan
      Pages 147-156
    6. Mohammad Aamir Khan, Aazir Khan, Matteo Zoppi, Rezia Molfino
      Pages 157-166
  5. Wheeled Robots

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167

About this book


FSR, the International Conference on Field and Service Robotics, is a robotics Symposium which has established over the past ten years the latest research and practical results towards the use of field and service robotics in the community with particular focus on proven technology. The first meeting was held in Canberra, Australia, in 1997. Since then the meeting has been held every two years in the pattern Asia, America, Europe. Field robots are non-factory robots, typically mobile, that operate in complex, and dynamic environments: on the ground (of Earth or planets), under the ground, underwater, in the air or in space. Service robots are those that work closely with humans to help them with their lives. This book presents the results of the sixth edition of Field and Service Robotics, FSR07, held in Chamonix, France, on 9th - 12th July 2007. The conference provided a forum for researchers, professionals and robot manufacturers to exchange up-to-date technical knowledge and experience. This book offers a collection of a broad range of topics including: Underwater Robots and Systems, Autonomous Navigation for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Simultaneous Localization and Mapping, Climbing Robotics, Sensor Fusion.


Radar Rover Tracking Transit Turbine autonomous robot cam identification linear optimization modeling navigation radio-frequency identification (RFID) robot robotics uncertainty

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-75403-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-75404-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1610-7438
  • Series Online ISSN 1610-742X
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