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ICRA
2009
IEEE
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Distributed coverage control for mobile sensors with location-dependent sensing models
— This paper addresses the problem of coverage control of a network of mobile sensors. In the current literature, this is commonly formulated as a locational optimization problem...
Ajay Deshpande, Sameera Poduri, Daniela Rus, Gaura...
ICRA
2009
IEEE
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Pose estimation and adaptive robot behaviour for human-robot interaction
— This paper introduces a new method to determine a person’s pose based on laser range measurements. Such estimates are typically a prerequisite for any human-aware robot navig...
Mikael Svenstrup, Søren Tranberg Hansen, Ha...
ICRA
2009
IEEE
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An optimized Linear Model Predictive Control solver for online walking motion generation
— This article addresses the fast solution of a Quadratic Program underlying a Linear Model Predictive Control scheme that generates walking motions. We introduce an algorithm wh...
Dimitar Dimitrov, Pierre-Brice Wieber, Olivier Sta...
ICRA
2009
IEEE
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Torsional kinematic model for concentric tube robots
— A recent approach to steerable needle design is based on combining pre-curved tubes concentrically. By rotating and extending the tubes with respect to each other, the position...
Pierre E. Dupont, Jesse Lock, Evan Butler
ICRA
2009
IEEE
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Ability to hold grasped objects by underactuated hands: Performance prediction and experiments
— To evaluate and optimize the mechanical design of underactuated hands, a benchmark test is defined that quantifies the ability to hold grasped objects subject to force distur...
Gert A. Kragten, Aris C. Kool, Just L. Herder
ICRA
2009
IEEE
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Posture control of a dual-crawler-driven robot
Qiquan Quan, Shugen Ma, Bin Li, Rongqiang Liu
ICRA
2009
IEEE
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Theoretical analysis of three bio-inspired plume tracking algorithms
— We derive the theoretical performance of three bio-inspired odor source localization algorithms (casting, surgespiral and surge-cast) in laminar wind flow. Based on the geomet...
Thomas Lochmatter, Alcherio Martinoli
ICRA
2009
IEEE
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Modeling deformable shell-like objects grasped by a robot hand
Abstract— This paper models (large) deformations of shelllike objects under the grasping of a robot hand. Classical nonlinear theory of thin shells [21, pp. 186-194] is generaliz...
Jiang Tian, Yan-Bin Jia
ICRA
2009
IEEE
141views Robotics» more  ICRA 2009»
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Detecting repeated motion patterns via Dynamic Programming using motion density
— In this paper, we propose a method that detects repeated motion patterns in a long motion sequence efficiently. Repeated motion patterns are the structured information that ca...
Koichi Ogawara, Yasufumi Tanabe, Ryo Kurazume, Tsu...
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