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2002
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Statistical Learning for Humanoid Robots
The complexity of the kinematic and dynamic structure of humanoid robots make conventional analytical approaches to control increasingly unsuitable for such systems. Learning techn...
Sethu Vijayakumar, Aaron D'Souza, Tomohiro Shibata...
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2002
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A System for Semi-Autonomous Tractor Operations
Tractors are the workhorses of the modern farm. By automating these machines, we can increase the productivity, improve safety, and reduce costs for many agricultural operations. ...
Anthony Stentz, Cristian Dima, Carl Wellington, He...
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2002
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Theory of Mind for a Humanoid Robot
If we are to build human-like robots that can interact naturally with people, our robots must know not only about the properties of objects but also the properties of animate agent...
Brian Scassellati
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2002
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The Demeter System for Automated Harvesting
Automation of agricultural harvesting equipment in the near term appears both economically viable and technically feasible. This paper describes the Demeter system for automated h...
Thomas Pilarski, Michael Happold, Henning Pangels,...
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2002
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Selecting Landmarks for Localization in Natural Terrain
We describe techniques to optimally select landmarks for performing mobile robot localization by matching terrain maps. The method is based upon a maximum-likelihood robot localiza...
Clark F. Olson
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2002
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A Social Robot that Stands in Line
Recent research in mobile robot navigation make it feasible to utilize autonomous robots in service fields. But, such applications require more than just navigation. To operate in...
Yasushi Nakauchi, Reid G. Simmons
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2002
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Visual Navigation in Natural Environments: From Range and Color Data to a Landmark-Based Model
This paper concerns the exploration of a natural environment by a mobile robot equipped with both a video color camera and a stereo-vision system. We focus on the interest of such ...
Rafael Murrieta-Cid, Carlos Parra, Michel Devy
AROBOTS
2002
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Roball, the Rolling Robot
Designing a mobile robotic toy is challenging work. The robot must be appealing to children and create interesting interactions while facing the wide variety of situations that can...
François Michaud, Serge Caron
AROBOTS
2002
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Gait Adaptation in a Quadruped Robot
M. Anthony Lewis, George A. Bekey
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2002
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Mathematical Model of Foraging in a Group of Robots: Effect of Interference
Abstract. In multi-robot applications, such as foraging or collection tasks, interference, which results from competition for space between spatially extended robots, can significa...
Kristina Lerman, Aram Galstyan
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