Previous Research Within the IRL


Sponsored Research




AMCOM E-Teams

July 2002 to December 2003
Mobile robot team integration.




DARPA MARS

July 1999 to June 2002
A software architecture that enables a mobile robot to learn by example and from experience, then share that knowledge with other robots.




DARPA-SCF-HRI

July 2001 to September 2002
Adaptive human-robotic interfaces for mobile robotic teams.




Helpmate

1999 to 2002
This mobile robot was used in the DARPA MARS project.


Other Projects


A Novel Vision System
This paper describes the implementation of a novel vision system on the MATILDA robot.

Generating 3-D Cognitive Maps
Laser data collection using a 2-D laser scanner was performed in both indoor and outdoor environments to generate 3-D cognitive maps.

Implementing a Robust 3-Dimensional Egocentric Navigation System Design of a robotic system to visually locate landmarks, apply them to an egosphere, and, using 3-Dimensional calculations, determine the robots correct path.




PDA-Based Control

2003 to 2004
Adaptive interfaces for controlling a robot using a PDA.




ROBIN Robotic Inspector

Patented 1996
ROBIN the ROBotic INspector was developed as a multi-purpose, wall-climbing robotic inspection vehicle for use on planar surfaces.