Robotics Research: Results of the 12th International Symposium ISRR / Edition 1

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This volume contains 50 papers presented at the 12th International Symposium of Robotics Research, which took place October 2005 in San Francisco, CA. Coverage includes: physical human-robot interaction, humanoids, mechanisms and design, simultaneous localization and mapping, field robots, robotic vision, robot design and control, underwater robotics, learning and adaptive behavior, networked robotics, and interfaces and interaction.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642080050
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 11/29/2010
  • Series: Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics Series, #28
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 591
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.23 (d)

Table of Contents

Physical Human Robot Interaction and Haptics.- Session Overview Physical Human-Robot Integration and Haptics.- A Unified Passivity Based Control Framework for Position, Torque and Impedance Control of Flexible Joint Robots.- Wave Haptics: Encoderless Virtual Stiffnesses.- Reality-Based Estimation of Needle and Soft-Tissue Interaction for Accurate Haptic Feedback in Prostate Brachytherapy Simulation.- Haptic Virtual Fixtures for Robot-Assisted Manipulation.- Planning.- Session Overview Planning.- POMDP Planning for Robust Robot Control.- On the Probabilistic Foundations of Probabilistic Roadmap Planning.- Humanoids.- Session Overview Humanoids.- Humanoid HRP2-DHRC for Autonomous and Interactive Behavior.- Android Science.- Mimetic Communication Theory for Humanoid Robots Interacting with Humans.- Mechanism and Design.- Session Overview Mechanisms and Design.- Design of a Compact 6-DOF Haptic Device to Use Parallel Mechanisms.- Hybrid Nanorobotic Approaches to NEMS.- Jacobian, Manipulability, Condition Number and Accuracy of Parallel Robots.- SLAM.- Session Overview Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping.- Subjective Localization with Action Respecting Embedding.- D-SLAM: Decoupled Localization and Mapping for Autonomous Robots.- A Provably Consistent Method for Imposing Sparsity in Feature-Based SLAM Information Filters.- Field Robots.- Session Overview Field Robotics.- Field D*: An Interpolation-Based Path Planner and Replanner.- Tradeoffs Between Directed and Autonomous Driving on the Mars Exploration Rovers.- Surface Mining: Main Research Issues for Autonomous Operations.- Robotic Vision.- Session Overview Robotic Vision.- Bias Reduction and Filter Convergence for Long Range Stereo.- Fusion of Stereo, Colour and Contrast.- Automatic Single-Image 3d Reconstructions of Indoor Manhattan World Scenes.- Robot Design and Control.- Session Overview Robot Design and Control.- One Is Enough!.- A Steerable, Untethered, 250 × 60 µm MEMS Mobile Micro-Robot.- Some Issues in Humanoid Robot Design.- That Which Does Not Stabilize, Will Only Make Us Stronger.- Underwater Robotics.- Session Overview Underwater Robotics.- Improved Estimation of Target Velocity Using Multiple Model Estimation and a Dynamic Bayesian Network for a Robotic Tracker of Ocean Animals.- Techniques for Deep Sea Near Bottom Survey Using an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle.- Advances in High Resolution Imaging from Underwater Vehicles.- Learning and Adaptive Behavior.- Session Overview Learning and Adaptive Behavior.- Using AdaBoost for Place Labeling and Topological Map Building.- Emergence, Exploration and Learning of Embodied Behavior.- Hierarchical Conditional Random Fields for GPS-Based Activity Recognition.- Networked Robotics.- Session Overview Networked Robotics.- Networked Robotic Cameras for Collaborative Observation of Natural Environments.- Interfaces and Interaction.- Session Overview Interfaces and Interaction.- Haptic Communication Between Humans and Robots.- A Vestibular Interface for Natural Control of Steering in the Locomotion of Robotic Artifacts: Preliminary Experiments.- How Social Robots Will Help Us to Diagnose, Treat, and Understand Autism.- Invited Overview Talk.- Expo 2005 Robotics Project.- Robotics Science (Panel Discussion).- Position Statement: Robotics Science.

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