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ICRA
2008
IEEE
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A line-based obstacle avoidance technique for dexterous manipulator operations
Title of thesis: A LINE-BASED OBSTACLE AVOIDANCE TECHNIQUE FOR DEXTEROUS MANIPULATOR OPERATIONS Nicholas Anthony Scott Master of Science, 2007 Thesis directed by: Craig Carignan D...
Nicholas A. Scott, Craig R. Carignan
ICRA
2008
IEEE
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Surface based wireless power transmission and bidirectional communication for autonomous robot swarms
—We introduce an inexpensive, low complexity power surface system capable of simultaneously providing wireless power and bidirectional communication from a surface to multiple mo...
Travis Deyle, Matthew S. Reynolds
ICRA
2008
IEEE
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NIMS-AQ: A novel system for autonomous sensing of aquatic environments
— Over the last few years, the complexity of aquatic sensing applications has increased as a result of demands for: higher spatial coverage with high resolution monitoring, under...
Michael J. Stealey, Amarjeet Singh 0003, Maxim A. ...
ICRA
2008
IEEE
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Navigation of an omni-directional mobile robot with active caster wheels
—This work deals with navigation of an omni-directional mobile robot with active caster wheels. Initially, the posture of the omni-directional mobile robot is calculated by using...
Eui-Jung Jung, Ho Yul Lee, Jae Hoon Lee, Byung-Ju ...
ICRA
2008
IEEE
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Simultaneous maximum-likelihood calibration of odometry and sensor parameters
— For a differential-drive mobile robot equipped with an on-board range sensor, there are six parameters to calibrate: three for the odometry (radii and distance between the whee...
Andrea Censi, Luca Marchionni, Giuseppe Oriolo
ICRA
2008
IEEE
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A decision method for the placement of tactile sensors for manipulation task recognition
— The present paper describes a decision method for the placement of tactile elements for manipulation task recognition. Based on the mutual information of the manipulation tasks...
Kazuya Matsuo, Kouji Murakami, Tsutomu Hasegawa, R...
ICRA
2008
IEEE
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Modeling of biomimetic robotic fish propelled by an ionic polymer-metal composite actuator
— In this paper a physics-based model is proposed for a biomimetic robotic fish propelled by an ionic polymermetal composite (IPMC) actuator. The model incorporates both IPMC ac...
Ernest Mbemmo, Zheng Chen, Stephan Shatara, Xiaobo...
ICRA
2008
IEEE
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Nonlinear predictive control of an omnidirectional robot dribbling a rolling ball
Abstract— This paper focuses on the dribbling control problem of an omnidirectional mobile robot and a rolling ball in the RoboCup Middle Size domain. Because the ball easily sli...
Xiang Li, Andreas Zell
ICRA
2008
IEEE
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Dynamics modeling of structure-varying kinematic chains for free-flying robots
Roberto Lampariello, Satoko Abiko, Gerd Hirzinger
ICRA
2008
IEEE
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Hybrid image-plane/stereo (HIPS) for orientation control of manipulators
— Planetary exploration systems, operating under severe environmental and operating conditions, have thus far successfully employed carefully calibrated stereo cameras and manipu...
Kevin Nickels
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