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Advances in Autonomous Robotics

Joint Proceedings of the 13th Annual TAROS Conference and the 15th Annual FIRA RoboWorld Congress, Bristol, UK, August 20-23, 2012, Proceedings

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Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS, volume 7429)

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 2012.

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Table of contents (61 papers)

  1. Front Matter

  2. A Curious Emergence of Reaching

    1. A Curious Emergence of Reaching

      • Goren Gordon, Ehud Ahissar
      Pages 1-12
    2. A Force-Distance Model of Humanoid Arm Withdrawal Reflexes

      • Torbjørn S. Dahl, Alexandros Paraschos
      Pages 13-24
    3. A Novel Adaptive Control Algorithm in Application to a Humanoid Robot Arm

      • Muhammad Nasiruddin Mahyuddin, Guido Herrmann, Said Ghani Khan
      Pages 25-36
    4. A Wandering Braitenberg Vehicle 2b That Densely Covers a Bounded Workspace

      • Iñaki Rañó, Jean-Stephane Jokeit
      Pages 37-48
    5. Adaptive Interface Mapping for Intuitive Teleoperation of Multi-DOF Robots

      • Jartuwat Rajruangrabin, Isura Ranatunga, Dan O. Popa
      Pages 49-60
    6. Adaptive Self-triggered Control of a Remotely Operated Robot

      • Carlos Santos, Manuel Mazo Jr., Felipe Espinosa
      Pages 61-72
    7. Autonomous Surveillance Tolerant to Interference

      • Nadeesha Oliver Ranasinghe, Wei-Min Shen
      Pages 73-83
    8. Biomimetics of Choice Behaviour for Autonomous Agents

      • Christopher M. Harris, Jonathan Waddington
      Pages 96-104
    9. Building a Kinematic Model of a Robot’s Arm with a Depth Camera

      • Alan Broun, Chris Beck, Tony Pipe, Majid Mirmehdi, Chris Melhuish
      Pages 105-116
    10. Control of a Compass Gait Biped Robot Based on Partial Feedback Linearization

      • Sreeja Kochuvila, Shikha Tripathi, Sudarshan T.S.B.
      Pages 117-127
    11. Cutting Down the Energy Consumed by Domestic Robots: Insights from Robotic Vacuum Cleaners

      • Florian Vaussard, Philippe Rétornaz, David Hamel, Francesco Mondada
      Pages 128-139
    12. Designing Competitions for Education in Robotics

      • Nils Axel Andersen, Ole Ravn
      Pages 140-151
    13. Dual-Rate Non-Linear High Order Holds for Visual Servoing Applications

      • J. Ernesto Solanes, Leopoldo Armesto, Josep Tornero, Pau Muñoz-Benavent, Vicent Girbés
      Pages 152-163
    14. Efficient Local Sampling for Motion Planning of a Robotic Manipulator

      • S. Byrne, W. Naeem, R. S. Ferguson
      Pages 164-175
    15. Engaging with Robots While Giving Simple Instructions

      • Terry Tritton, Joanna Hall, Angela Rowe, Sophie Valentine, Alicja Jedrzejewska, Anthony G. Pipe et al.
      Pages 176-184
    16. Explorative Sensor-Based Grasp Planning

      • Ekaterina Nikandrova, Janne Laaksonen, Ville Kyrki
      Pages 197-208
    17. Ice Skating Humanoid Robot

      • Chris Iverach-Brereton, Andrew Winton, Jacky Baltes
      Pages 209-219

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  1. Advances in Autonomous Robotics

    Joint Proceedings of the 13th Annual TAROS Conference and the 15th Annual FIRA RoboWorld Congress, Bristol, UK, August 20-23, 2012

About this book

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th Conference on Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, TAROS 2012 and the 15th Robot World Congress, FIRA 2012, held as joint conference in Bristol, UK, in August 2012. The 36 revised full papers presented together with 25 extended abstracts were carefully reviewed and selected from 89 submissions. The papers cover various topics in the field of autonomous robotics.

Keywords

  • algorithms
  • autonomous robots
  • humanoid arm
  • robot motion
  • sensors

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Mechanical Engineering and Bristol Robotics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

    Guido Herrmann

  • Intelligent Autonomous Systems Lab Faculty of Computing, Engineering & Mathematical Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, U.K.

    Matthew Studley

  • University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

    Martin Pearson, Andrew Conn, Chris Melhuish

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

    Mark Witkowski

  • Robot Intelligence Technology Laboratory, Department of EECS, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea

    Jong-Hwan Kim

  • National University of Singapore, Singapore

    Prahlad Vadakkepat

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