Robotics and Applications / 663: Telehealth and Assistive Technologies    (RA 2009)

November 2 – 4, 2009
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Editor(s): H. Asada
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Track Telerobotics and Control FreeSubscription
664-001 Operator Assistance for Telepresent On-Orbit Servicing
M. Wilde and U. Walter (Germany)
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664-017 Mining Haul Truck Localization using Stereo Vision
J.R. Borthwick, P.D. Lawrence, and R.H. Hall (Canada)
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664-048 Using a Predictive Graphical User Interface to Improve Tower Crane Performance
J. Vaughan (Japan), A. Smith, and W. Singhose (USA)
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664-057 Application of Prediction-based Particle Filters for Teleoperations over the Internet
J.-y. Lee, S. Payandeh, and L. Trajković (Canada)
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664-058 Particle Filtering Range Data for Pose Estimation under Torque-Free Motion
S.P. Russell and S.M. Rock (USA)
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664-067 The Benefit of Multimodal Telepresence for In-Space Robotic Assembly
E. Stoll and D. Kwon (USA)
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664-076 Daily Perception-Assist for an Upper-Limb Power-Assist Exoskeleton
K. Kiguchi, M. Liyanage, Y. Kose, Y. Hayashi (Japan), and D. Jeon (Korea)
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664-081 Design Requirements of a Hand Exoskeleton Robotic Device
J. Iqbal, N.G. Tsagarakis, A.E. Fiorilla, and D.G. Caldwell (Italy)
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664-104 A Robust State Predictive Control Framework for Tele-Robotics
B. Marinescu and F. Colledani (France)
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Track Robotic Manipulator and Control FreeSubscription
664-010 Grasping Unknown 3D Objects using the Hopfield-RBF-Hopfield (HRH) Approach
L.M. Pedro and G.A.P. Caurin (Brazil)
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664-011 A Cooperative Interaction Control Methodology of a Pair Independent Control System based on Human Binocular Motor System
X. Zhang (Japan)
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664-094 Emergent Situation Awareness of Drivable Routes for Autonomous Robots using Temporal Probabilistic Reasoning
I.O. Osunmakinde and A. Bagula (South Africa)
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664-103 Experimental-Performance Analysis of an Impedance-Control Approach for Robot Manipulators
M. Mendoza, I. Bonilla, E. González-Galván, and F. Reyes (Mexico)
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664-108 Fuzzy Logic Controller for a Pneumatic Artificial Muscle Robot based on Sliding Mode Control
A. Rezoug, A. Meddahi (Algeria), K. Baizid (Italy), M. Hamerlain, and M. Tadjine (Algeria)
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664-109 Analysis and Design of a Synchronous Belt Drive for a Precision Robotic Manipulator
M. Hosek and J. Krishnasamy (USA)
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Track Pathplanning and Tracking FreeSubscription
664-005 Line Tracking Control using Visual Feedback of a Mobile Inverted Pendulum: BalBot IV
G.H. Lee, S.J. Lee, and S. Jung (Korea)
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664-013 The Use of Genetic Algorithms for Mobile Robots' Navigation
J. Savage and E. Marquez (Mexico)
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664-028 Role Selection in Multi-Robot Systems using Abstract State-based Reinforcement Learning
T. Mao, X. Sun, and L.E. Ray (USA)
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664-029 A Flexible Multi-Camera System for Precise Tracking of Moving Effectors
F. Boochs, R. Schütze, and C. Raab (Germany)
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664-031 Heuristic Correlation based Laser Odometry Method for Unconstructed Environment
H. Hyyti, M. Öhman, M. Miettinen, and A. Visala (Finland)
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664-035 Scalable Multi Agent Simulation on the GPU
A. Bleiweiss (USA)
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664-037 Flexible Robotic Arm with Hydrostatic Skeleton Driving Mechanism
D. Maruyama, S. Suzuki, H. Kimura, and N. Inou (Japan)
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664-051 An Overview of Mobile Robotic Agents' Motion Planning in Dynamic Environments
S. Keshmiri and S. Payandeh (Canada)
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664-063 Optimal Safe Planning using a Danger Evaluation Method
N. Najmaei and M.R. Kermani (Canada)
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664-069 Multi-Robots, Multi-Locations Recharging Paradigm: A Regression Route Technique
S. Keshmiri and S. Payandeh (Canada)
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664-073 An Examination of the Trajectories Traveled by Two-Mode Flexible Systems
J. de Juanes Márquez (Spain), D. Kim, and W. Singhose (USA)
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664-079 Path Planning of Redundant Manipulator based on FCM
V. Agarwal (India)
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664-105 A Path Planning Model for an Autonomous Vehicle in an Unstructured Obstacle Domain
V.O.S. Olunloyo, M.K.O. Ayomoh, and O. Ibidapo-Obe (Nigeria)
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Track Medical and Personal Robotics FreeSubscription
664-016 A Prototype for an Assistive Surgical MRI Compatible Robot
T. Heikkilä, P. Isto, M. Järviluoma, P. Kilpeläinen, and M. Sallinen (Finland)
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664-022 Human-Robot Interaction: Invariant 3-D Features for Laban Movement Analysis Shape Component
L. Santos and J. Dias (Portugal)
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664-030 Design of Self-Adjusting Orthoses for Rehabilitation
D. Cai, P. Bidaud, V. Hayward, and F. Gosselin (France)
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664-033 Image-Enabled Force Feedback for Robotic Teleoperation of a Flexible Surgical Tool
Q.J. Lindsey, N.A. Tenenholtz, D.I. Lee, and K.J. Kuchenbecker (USA)
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664-055 First Evaluation of EmI Model of Interaction
S. Saint-Aimé, B. Le-Pévédic, and D. Duhaut (France)
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664-056 Towards a Low-Cost Robotic Hand for Upper-Limb Prosthetic Applications
C. Pasluosta, H. Tims, and A. Chiu (USA)
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664-090 Model-Guided Epicardial Interventions using a Novel "Snake" Robot (Cardio-Arm) through a Subxiphoid Port Access
M.A. Zenati, T. Yokota, D. Schwartzman, T. Ota, B. Zubiate, C. Wright, C. Nikou, and H. Choset (USA)
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664-110 An Autonomous Robotic Wheelchair based on a Multi-Layer Distributed Processing Architecture
V. Canals, A. Morro, D. Garcia, J. Segura, and J.L. Rosselló (Spain)
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Track Modelling, Identification, and Control FreeSubscription
664-002 Intuitive One-Hand Controls for Robotic Camera Arms
M. Wilde, L. Friedmann, and U. Walter (Germany)
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664-020 Geometrical Parameter Identification of a Hybrid Redundant Robot by Utilizing Differential Evolution
Y. Wang, H. Wu, and H. Handroos (Finland)
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664-054 A Two-Level Particle Filter Approach to Range Estimation using an Eye-in-Hand Configured Single Camera
Z. Wang, D.-J. Kim, and A. Behal (USA)
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664-065 A Region-based Switching Scheme for Practical Visual Servoing under Limited FOV and Dynamically Changing Features
D.-J. Kim, R. Lovelett, Z. Wang, and A. Behal (USA)
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664-068 Robotic Pose Estimation via an Adaptive Kalman Filter using State-Varying Noise
G.K. Fricke, D. Milutinović, and D.P. Garg (USA)
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664-092 Model-based Controller Design for High Dynamic Range Cameras
O. Zendel, C. Sulzbachner, and W. Kubinger (Austria)
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Track Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous, and Mobile Robots FreeSubscription
664-023 Dependable Reconfiguration of Mobile Manufacturing Systems
S. Angerer and R. Pooley (UK)
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664-024 A View-Dependent Adaptive Matched Filter for LADAR-based Vehicle Tracking
D.D. Morris, R. Hoffman, and P. Haley (USA)
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664-040 Multimodal Active Exploration using a Bayesian Approach
J.F. Ferreira, J.A. Prado, J. Lobo, and J. Dias (Portugal)
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664-043 Mobile Robot Navigation using Visual Tags: A Review
A.G. Ozkil, Z. Fan, S. Dawids, J.K. Kristensen, K.H. Christensen, and H. Aanæs (Denmark)
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664-095 Ground Plane Detection for Autonomous Robots in Complex Environments Inclined with Flexed Far-Field Terrains
I.O. Osunmakinde and T. Ndhlovu (South Africa)
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664-096 Development of an Obstacle Avoidance Behaviour based Architecture for Autonomous Mobile Robots
A. Abbas and M. El-Samadony (Egypt)
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664-111 Off-Road Obstacle Detection with Robust Parametric Modelling of the Ground Stereo Geometry
S. Kodagoda, G. Dong, C.H. Yan, and S.H. Ong (Singapore)
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664-112 Analyzing UAV Missions in a Scaled Environment: Experimental Results
K.W. Sevcik, J.T. Hing, and P.Y. Oh (USA)
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Track Robot Design and Architecture FreeSubscription
664-032 Development of Robotics Systems for Seaports by Means of Modular Approaches
M. Burwinkel, W. Echelmeyer, and B. Scholz-Reiter (Germany)
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664-047 Control ad Libitum: An Approach to Real-Time Construction of Control Systems for Unstructured Robotic Teams
A. Martin and M.R. Emami (Canada)
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664-052 Design and Control of a Quasi-Omnidirectional Mobile Robot F.A.A.K.
I. Masar (Germany)
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664-060 Kinematic Design and Trajectory Planning of a 5-DOF Hybrid Robot for Intersection Curve Cutting
P. Wang, H. Liu, J. Mei, X. Zhao, Y. Song, and T. Huang (PRC)
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664-064 Designing and Evaluation of Mobile Robot using Optical Information τ-Margin
H. Fujii, Y. Nagata, I. Ono, and S. Kobayashi (Japan)
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664-066 An Experimental Mobile Robot Platform for Autonomous Systems Research and Education
L.C. McNinch, R.A. Soltan, K.R. Muske, H. Ashrafiuon, and J.C. Peyton Jones (USA)
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664-075 A Software Framework for Control of UGVs in Complex Terrain
H. Li, J. Collier, M. Trentini, and B. Beckman (Canada)
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664-083 Reconfigurable Parallel Kinematic Structures for Spreading Requirements
J. Schmitt, C. Stechert, A. Raatz, J. Hesselbach, T. Vietor, and H.-J. Franke (Germany)
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664-085 Human-Inspired Robotic Forgetting: Filtering to Improve Estimation Accuracy
S.T. Freedman and J.A. Adams (USA)
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Track Robot Simulation and Control FreeSubscription
664-026 On the Synthesis of PID Gains to Reduce Vibration on the Slender Robot Manipulator
D. Lim, Y. Lee (Korea), and D. Swaroop (USA)
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664-044 Localization of a Space Rover and Estimation of Rotational Parameters without Calculating Derivatives
S. Kanata, H. Nakanishi, and T. Sawaragi (Japan)
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664-059 Initial Experiments with a Small-Scale Mobile Boom Crane
E. Maleki, W. Singhose (USA), and J. Vaughan (Japan)
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664-078 Virtual 3D Environment for On-Line Robot Contests
P. Bahnik, M. Gerke, and I. Masar (Germany)
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664-080 Hybrid Control of Biped Robot Leg
J.K. Rai, R.P. Tewari, V.P. Singh, and D. Chandra (India)
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664-091 A Tagline Proportional-Derivative Control for Anti-Swing Motion of a Load Suspended by a Floating Crane
N.-K. Ku, J.-H. Cha, J.-H. Kwon, and K.Y. Lee (Korea)
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664-098 Workspace Optimization of the Robocoaster used as a Motion Simulator
S. Schaetzle, C. Preusche, and G. Hirzinger (Germany)
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664-101 Mobile Hopping Robot Driven by Rotating Mass
S. Jatsun, I. Lupekhina, and A. Yatsun (Russia)
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664-107 API based Graphical Simulation of Robotized Sites
A. Meddahi (Algeria), K. Baizid (Italy), A. Yousnadj (Algeria), and J. Iqbal (Italy)
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