2007 Publications

Kawamura, K., "Synthetic Approach to Cognitive Systems: A Perspective from Cognitive Robotics", Invited Talk, Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Intelligent and Autonomous Systems, IEEE/RSJ 2007 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), From Adaptive Control to Cognitive Control, San Diego, CA, November 2, 2007.

Kawamura, K., "Cognitive Robotics: What it is and Why it is Important for the Assistive Robotics Community", Proc. 8th International Workshop on Human-friendly Welfare Robotic Systems (HWRS2007), KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, October 21-23, 2007.

Fleming, P.A., Fleming, K.A., Lammlein, D., Wilkes, D.M., Bloodworth, T.S., Cook, G.E., Strauss, A.M., DeLapp, D. and Prater, T. "Automatic fault detection in Friction Stir Welding," Materials Science and Technology Conference, Detroit, Michigan, September 16-20, 2007.

Tugcu, M., Wang, X., Hunter, J.E., Phillips, J., Noelle, D., and Wilkes, D. M. "A computational Neuroscience model of working memory with application to robot perceptual learning", Third IASTED International Conference on Computational Intelligence (CI), Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 2-4 2007.

Fleming, P.A., Bloodworth, T.S., Prater, T., Lammlein, D., Cook, G.E., Strauss, A., Wilkes, D.M., Delapp, D., Lienert, T.J., and Bement, M. "Automatic Fault Detection in Friction Stir Welding," presentation, 18th Aeromat Conference and Exposition, Baltimore, Maryland, June 25-28, 2007.

Fleming, P.A., Bloodworth, T.S., Lammlein, D., Prater, T., Cook, G.E., Strauss, A., Wilkes, D.M., Delapp, D., Lienert, T.J., and Bement, M. "An investigation into tool wear detection in friction stir welding," presentation, 18th Aeromat Conference and Exposition, Baltimore, Maryland, June 25-28, 2007.

Conn, K. & Peters, R.A. II, "Reinforcement Learning with a Supervisor for a Mobile Robot in a Real-world Environment", In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (CIRA 2007), Jacksonville, Florida, June 20-23 2007.

Fleming, P.A., Bloodworth, T.S., Lienert, T.J., Bement, M., Cook, G.E., Strauss, A.M., Wilkes, D.M., DeLapp, D., Prater, T. and Lammlein, D. "Hydrogen generation in friction stir welding of aluminum underwater," presentation, 5th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering & Technology Conference, Brooklyn, New York, June 18-20, 2007.

Kawamura, K., Gordon, S., Ratanaswasd, P., Garber, C., and Erdemir, E. "Implementation of Cognitive Control for Robots", Proc. of the 4th COE Workshop on Human Adaptive Mechatronics (HAM), pp. 41-54, Tokyo Denki University, Japan, March 2-3, 2007

Kawamura, K., Gordon, S.M., Ratanaswasd, P., "Robotic Body-Mind Integration: Next Grand Challenge in Robotics", in Industrial Robotics: Theory, Modelling, and Control, A. Cubero, ed., Chapter 1, pp. 1-42, Verlag Robert Mayer-Scholz, Germany, January 2007.

Ph.D. Dissertations

Palis Ratanaswasd, Implementation of Cognitive Control in a Humanoid Robot, Ph.D. Dissertation, Vanderbilt University, December 2007.

Soradech KrootJohn, Video image processing using MPEG technology for a mobile robot, Ph.D. Dissertation, Vanderbilt University, August 2007.

Mert Tugcu, A computational neuroscience model with application to robot perceptual learning, Ph.D. Dissertation, Vanderbilt University, August 2007.

Xiaochun (Amy) Wang, A Vision-Based Perceptual Learning System for Autonomous Mobile Robot, Ph.D. Dissertation, Vanderbilt University, August 2007.

Masters Thesis

Joe Hall, Internal Rehearsal for a Cognitive Robot Using Collision Detection, M.S. Thesis, Vanderbilt University, December 2007.