Vanderbilt University

DARPA Mobile Autonomous Robot Software (MARS) Project Publications

 

Presentations

September 2002 Update Presentation

February 2002 Update Presentation

May 2000 Update Presentation

January 2000 Update Presentation


Publications

Kawamura, K., D.M. Wilkes, A.B. Koku, T. Keskinpala,  “Perception-Based Navigation
for Mobile Robots”. Will be published in Proceedings of Multi-Robot System Workshop,
March 18-20, 2002

Kawamura, K., T.E. Rogers and K.A. Hambuchen, “Towards a Human-Robot Symbiotic
System,” Invited Paper, International Manufacturing Automation Leaders Forum (IMLF),
Adelaide, Australia, February 8-10, 2002.

Wilkes, M., Alford, A., Pack, T., Rogers, T., Brown, Jr., E. E., Peters II, A., and Kawamura, K., "Service Robots for Rehabilitation Assistance," In: Teodorescu, H-N.,L. and Jain, L.C., (ed.), Intelligent Systems and Technologies in Rehabilitation Engineering, p. 381-411, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2001.

Peters, R. A. II, K. E. Hambuchen, K. Kawamura, and D. M. Wilkes, "The Sensory Ego-Sphere as a Short-Term Memory Humanoids," Proceedings of the IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp 451-459, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, 22-24 Nov 2001.

Northrup, S., N. Sarkar, and K. Kawamura, " Biologically-Inspired Control Architecture for a Humanoid Robot" 2001 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, (IROS), Oct 29- Nov 3, 2001, Maui, 2001.

Cambron, M. E. and R. A. Peters II, "Determination of Sensory Motor Coordination Parameters for a Robot Via TeleOperation, Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Tucson, AZ, October 7-9, 2001.

Gaines, D.M. , M. Wilkes, K. Kusumalnukool, S. Thongchai, K. Kawamura and J. White, “SAN-RL: Combing Spreading Activation Networks with Reinforcement Learning to learn configurable behaviors,” Proceedings of the International Society of Optical Engineering Conference (SPIE), Oct 28-20, 2001.

Kawamura, K., R.A. Peters II, D.M. Wilkes, A.B. Koku and A. Sekman, “Towards Perception-Based Navigation using EgoSphere,” Proceedings of the International Society of Optical Engineering Conference (SPIE), Oct 28-20, 2001.

Kawamura, K.,, R.A. Peters II, C. Johnson, P. Nilas, and S. Thongchai, "Supervisory Control of Mobile Robots using Sensory Egosphere" 2001 IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation, CIRA 2001, July 29-August 1 2001, Banff, Alberta, Canada. Page 531-537, 2001.

Kawamura, K., R.A. Peters II, C. Johnson, P. Nilas, and S. Thongchai, "Supervisory Control of Mobile Robots using Sensory EgoSphere" 2001 IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation, (CIRA), July 29-August 1 2001, Banff, Alberta, Canada, pp. 531-537, 2001.

Kawamura, K., Wilkes, D.M., S. Suksakulchai, A. Bijayendrayodhin, and K. Kusumalnukool, “Agent-Based Control and Communication of a Robot Convoy,” Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Mechatronics Technology, Singapore, June 2001.

Thongchai, S., M. Goldfarb, N. Sarkar and K. Kawamura, "A Frequency Modeling Method of Rubbertuators for Control Application in an IMA Framework", 2001 American Control Conference, pages 1710-1714, Arlington, Virginia, June 25-27, 2001.

Brown Jr., Edward E., Mitch Wilkes, Kazuhiko Kawamura, and K. Sagawa, “Development of an Upper Limb, Intelligent Orthosis using Pneumatically Actuated, McKibben Artificial Muscles,” Seventh International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), Evry, France, pgs. 24-30 April 25-27, 2001.

Alford, A, M. Wilkes, and K. Kawamura, "System Status Evaluation: Monitoring the State of Agents in a Humanoid System", Proceedings 2000 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Nashville, October, 2000.

Balac, Natasha , Daniel M. Gaines and Doug Fisher. "Using Regression Trees to Learn Action Models.'' Proceedings 2000 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Nashville, October, 2000.

Cambron, Mark and R. Alan Peters II, "Sensory Motor Control for Grasping in a Humanoid Robot”, Proceedings 2000 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Nashville, October, 2000.

Driscoll, J. A. and R. A. Peters II, "A Development Environment for Evolutionary Robotics," Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Nashville, TN, October 2000.  

Maciel, B. D. and R. A. Peters II, "A Comparison of Neural and Statistical Techniques in Object Recognition, "Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on System, Man and Cybernetics", Nashville, TN, October 2000.

Peng, J., A. Srikaew, A., D. M. Wilkes, and R. A. Peters II, "An active vision system for mobile robots," Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on System, Man and Cybernetics, Nashville, TN, October 2000.

Rogers, Tamara  and Mitch Wilkes, "The Human Agent: a work in progress toward human-humanoid interaction" Proceedings 2000 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Nashville, October, 2000.

Venkatachalam, S., G. Nordstorm, R. A. Peters II, D. M. Wilkes, and A. Alford, "Modeling of Agent's Behaviour Using Model Integrated Computing," Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Nashville, TN, October 2000. 

Kawamura, K., A. Alford, K. Hambuchen, and M. Wilkes, "Towards a Unified Framework for Human-Humanoid Interaction'',  Proceedings of the First IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, September 2000.

Kawamura, K., R.A. Peters II, D.M. Wilkes, W.A. Alford, and T.E. Rogers, "ISAC: Foundations in Human-Humanoid Interaction", IEEE Intelligent Systems, July/August 2000. 

Balac, N., D.M. Gaines and D. Fisher, "Learning Action Models for Navigation in Noisy Environments,''  International Conference on Machining Learning Workshop on Machine Learning of Spatial Knowledge, Palo Alto, July 2000.