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HRI
2010
ACM
10 years 9 months ago
Practical evaluation of robots for elderly in denmark: an overview
Robots for elderly have drawn a great deal of attention as it is a controversial topic being pushed forward by the fact that there will be a dramatic increase of elderly in most we...
Søren Tranberg Hansen, Hans Jørgen A...
FECS
2010
236views Education» more  FECS 2010»
10 years 9 months ago
Development of a system for teaching CS1 in C/C++ with Lego NXT robots
This paper describes the development of a system for teaching C/C++ using a LegoTM NXT in a CSI college course on introductory programming. The programming of the NXT robot has be...
Amy Delman, Adiba Ishak, Lawrence Goetz, Mikhail K...
ANTSW
2010
Springer
10 years 9 months ago
Formal Verification of Probabilistic Swarm Behaviours
Robot swarms provide a way for a number of simple robots to work together to carry out a task. While swarms have been found to be adaptable, fault-tolerant and widely applicable, d...
Savas Konur, Clare Dixon, Michael Fisher
ANTSW
2010
Springer
10 years 9 months ago
Exploiting Loose Horizontal Coupling in Evolutionary Swarm Robotics
We describe a theory from Herbert Simon that links the structure of complex systems to increased speed of evolution, and argue the position that this theory can be beneficial to ev...
Jennifer Owen, Susan Stepney, Jonathan Timmis, Ala...
AR
2010
133views more  AR 2010»
10 years 10 months ago
Coordinated Control of Space Robot Teams for the On-Orbit Construction of Large Flexible Space Structures
Teams of autonomous space robots are needed for future space missions such as the construction of large solar power stations and large space telescopes in earth orbit. This work fo...
Peggy Boning, Steven Dubowsky
WG
2010
Springer
10 years 10 months ago
Network Exploration by Silent and Oblivious Robots
In this paper we investigate the basic problem of Exploration of a graph by a group of identical mobile computational entities, called robots, operating autonomously and asynchrono...
Jérémie Chalopin, Paola Flocchini, B...
WDAG
2010
Springer
185views Algorithms» more  WDAG 2010»
10 years 10 months ago
Leader Election Problem versus Pattern Formation Problem
Leader election and arbitrary pattern formation are fundammental tasks for a set of autonomous mobile robots. The former consists in distinguishing a unique robot, called the lead...
Yoann Dieudonné, Franck Petit, Vincent Vill...
VTC
2010
IEEE
177views Communications» more  VTC 2010»
10 years 10 months ago
Randomized Robot-Assisted Relocation of Sensors for Coverage Repair in Wireless Sensor Networks
—In wireless sensor networks (WSN), stochastic node dropping and unpredictable node failure greatly impair coverage, creating sensing holes, while locally redundant sensors exist...
Greg Fletcher, Xu Li, Amiya Nayak, Ivan Stojmenovi...
VR
2010
IEEE
128views Virtual Reality» more  VR 2010»
10 years 10 months ago
Relating conversational expressiveness to social presence and acceptance of an assistive social robot
Exploring the relationship between social presence, conversational expressiveness, and robot acceptance, we set up an experiment with a robot in an eldercare institution, comparing...
Marcel Heerink, Ben J. A. Kröse, Vanessa Ever...
SMC
2010
IEEE
128views Control Systems» more  SMC 2010»
10 years 10 months ago
Detailed requirements for robots in autism therapy
—Robot-based autism therapy is a rapidly developing area of research, with a wide variety of robots being developed for use in clinical settings. Specific, detailed requirements ...
Nicole Giullian, Daniel J. Ricks, Alan Atherton, M...
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