Robotics and Applications and Telematics    (RA 2007)

August 29 – 31, 2007
Würzburg, Germany
Editor(s): K. Schilling
545 pages
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Track Modelling, Identification, and Control FreeSubscription
563-013 Control of Walking Velocity for a Bipedal Robot using Driving Force Control Method
T. Komatsu and S. Hattori (Japan)
563-023 Optimal Pulse-Width Control of Flexible Dynamic Systems
K.W. Buffinton, K.L. Hoffman, K.A. Hekman, and M.C. Berg (USA)
563-024 Concepts of Model-based Control and Trajectory Planning for Parallel Robots
K. Belda, J. Bhm, and P. Pa (Czech Republic)
563-027 Redundant Robot Manipulator Control with Obstacles Avoidance using Self-motion Approach
M. Benzaoui and H. Chekireb (Algeria)
563-031 A Study of Safety Control for Omni-Directional Mobile Robots in Consideration of Driving Wheel Slips
N. Ushimi, K. Tsuruta, and M. Yamamoto (Japan)
563-043 Optimal Muscle Coordination of a Robot Joint using Vibrant Particle Swarm Optimization
M. Suzuki and T. Mayahara (Japan)
563-055 Impedance Control of Flexible Base Mobile Manipulators New Method: SMIC for FBMM
M. Salehi and G. Vossoughi (Iran)
563-057 Elasto-Geometrical Calibration of a Pantographic Linkage used as a Coordinate Measuring Arm for PKM Applications
M. Rognant and P. Maurine (France)
563-107 A New Motion Control Scheme for Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator Systems
Y. Guo, G. Xu, X. Xiang, and Z. Xiao (PRC)
563-115 Real-Time Point Stabilization of a Mobile Robot using Model Predictive Control
J.A. Vasconcelos Alves and W. Fetter Lages (Brazil)
563-121 Adaptive Tabular Pulse-Width Control of a Prismatically Jointed Manipulator
K.W. Buffinton, J.A. Schwab, C.M. Hubicki, S.A. Freeman, and M.C. Berg (USA)
563-802 On the Determination of Parallel Mechanism Unmanipulable Singularities
Y. Yang and J.F. O'Brien (USA)
Track Biomimetic Robotics FreeSubscription
563-012 3D Active Workspace of the Human Hand Shaped End Effector
D. Drǎgulescu, L. Ungureanu, K. Menyhardt, and A. Stanciu (Romania)
563-083 Studies and Guidelines on the Design of the "DOHELIX" Technical Muscle
H. Staab and A. Sonnenburg (Germany)
563-124 Robust Control of a McKibben Artificial Muscle Actuator using a Sliding Mode Control with a Smith Predictor
B. Tondu, R. Lezama-Morales, and A. Khelassi (France)
563-141 Humanoid Gait Synthesis with Moving Single Support ZMP Trajectories
K. Erbatur and U. Seven (Turkey)
Track Robotic Navigation and Localization FreeSubscription
563-014 6D Slam with Cached K-D Tree Search
A. Nchter, K. Lingemann, and J. Hertzberg (Germany)
563-048 A Novel Approach to the Mobile Robot Localization Problem using Tracking Methods
A. Kraeussling (Germany)
563-060 An Environment Driven Model of Human Navigation Intention for Mobile Robots
S. Thompson, T. Horiuchi, and S. Kagami (Japan)
563-142 Localisation for an Outdoor Robot by Optically Measuring the Ground Movement
W. Seemann and K.-D. Kuhnert (Germany)
Track Applications FreeSubscription
563-021 Robotics for Archaeology: In Quest of the Grotta dei Cervi
S. Taraglio, G. Bonanno, C. Moriconi, V. Nanni, and S. Pagnottelli (Italy)
563-034 Automatic Cleaning Robot System for Live-Line Suspension Insulator Strings
J.-Y. Park, B.-H. Cho, S.-H. Byun, and J.-K. Lee (Korea)
563-045 Unloading Unknown Objects
G. Ruge and R. Seidemann (Germany)
563-053 Optimization of a Redundant Robotized Cell: Application to the Finishing of Cast Parts
V. Robin, L. Sabourin, and G. Gogu (France)
563-056 Development of a Mobile Welding Robot for Double Hull Structure in Shipbuilding
K.-Y. Lee, J. Kim, T.-W. Kim, S. Lee, D. Lee, S. Ha, N.-K. Ku, J.-H. Cha, and S.-H. Kim (Korea)
563-093 Realization of an Emotional Conscious Robot and Imitation Behavior
R. Igarashi, T. Suzuki, Y. Shirakura, and J. Takeno (Japan)
563-095 Development of a Practical Landmine Searching Robot
M. Freese, T. Matsuzawa, Y. Oishi, P. Debenest, K. Takita, E.F. Fukushima, and S. Hirose (Japan)
563-119 Integrating FIRST Robotics Program with University Curriculum
A.D. Tonkonogui, P. Bell, A.R. Linse, and A.V. Mamishev (USA)
Track TeleRobotics and Communication FreeSubscription
563-035 Handling Time Delay of Sensor Data Processing in a Model based Remote Operation Environment
C. Walter, E. Schulenburg, D. Beier, and N. Elkmann (Germany)
563-064 Astronautic Communication for Telepresence Applications
G. Schroth, C. Preusche, and P. Hinterseer (Germany)
563-066 Development of an Indoor Blimp Robot with Internet-based Teleoperation Capability
Y. Ohata, S. Ushijima, and D.N. Nenchev (Japan)
563-069 Short-Range Infrared Wireless Communication System for Multi-Mobile Robot Team Operations
H. Takai, G. Yasuda, and K. Tachibana (Japan)
Track Unmanned Aerial Vehicles FreeSubscription
563-079 GA-based Flight Motion Model Parameter Identification of a Subminiature Fixed-Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
Z. Gong, J. Rao, and Z. Jiang (PRC)
563-096 Modeling, Sensorics and Control of a Robotic Airship
M. Gerke and I. Masr (Germany)
563-135 Verification of Autonomous Robotic Systems: A Perspective
N. Hochgeschwender and H. Voos (Germany)
563-137 UAV "See and Avoid" with Nonlinear Filtering and Non-Cooperative Avoidance
H. Voos (Germany)
Track Robot Design and Architecture FreeSubscription
563-063 snowBOTS: A Mobile Robot on Snow Covered Ice
H. Fredriksson, S. Rnnbck, T. Berglund, . Wernersson, and K. Hyypp (Sweden)
563-075 Development of Spherical-Trailer-Type Cable Reel Mechanism
M. Arai and S. Hirose (Japan)
563-078 Study on the Extending Motion of "Bridle Bellows"
T. Aoki and S. Hirose (Japan)
563-132 Controlling the Visual Attention of Intelligent Vehicles
A. Barta, B. Takcs, and I. Vajk (Hungary)
563-143 Symmetrically Centralized Magnetic-Wheel Unit for Wall-Climbing Robots
K. Liu, W. Zhang, and P. Zeng (PRC)
563-144 Upgrade of a SCARA Robot using OROCOS
D.M. Tavares, R.V. Aroca, and G.A. de Paula Caurin (Brazil)
Track Human Robot Interaction FreeSubscription
563-076 Approaches to Mixed Reality User Interfaces for Teleoperation of Mobile Robots
M. Sauer, F. Driewer, K.E. Missoh, M. Gllnitz, and K. Schilling (Germany)
563-085 Layered Augmented Virtuality
G. Ahuja, G. Kogut, E.B. Pacis, B. Sights, D. Fellars, and H.R. Everett (USA)
563-154 Exploring Critical Aspects in VR-based Robot Teleguide
S. Livatino (Denmark), T. Gambin, and L. Mosiej (Poland)
Track Computer Vision FreeSubscription
563-042 Vision-based Robot Homing in Dynamic Environments
J. Saez Pons, W. Hbner, H. Dahmen, and H.A. Mallot (Germany)
563-052 Algorithms for Visual Odometry in Outdoor Field Environment
S. Ericson and B. strand (Sweden)
563-125 Image based Visual Servoing using Bitangents Points Applied to Planar Shape Alignment
E. Ozgur and M. Unel (Turkey)
563-136 A General-Purpose Vision System for Diverse Robots
T. Mkel, A. Tikanmki, and J. Rning (Finland)
Track Robot Sensing FreeSubscription
563-046 Applications of Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) and Industry Robots with PMD-Camera
A. Prusak, J. Bernshausen, H. Roth, J. Warburg, C. Hille, H.-H. Gtting, and T. Neugebauer (Germany)
563-047 Object Handing with a Robotic Hand Equipped with Optical Three-Axis Tactile Sensors
M. Ohka, J. Takata, H. Kobayashi, H. Yussof, and Y. Mitsuya (Japan)
563-129 A Novel Electromagnetic Signature Sensor for Mobile Robots
M.F. Miskon and R.A. Russell (Australia)
563-134 Model-based vs. Model-Free Visual Servoing: A Performance Evaluation in Microsystems
M.A. Hocaoglu, H. Bilen, E. Ozgur, and M. Unel (Turkey)
Track Manipulators FreeSubscription
563-033 Mechanical Design and Development of Wire Driving Robot Arm
J. Yuan, W. Zhang, J. Tao, and Z. Wan (PRC)
563-099 A Contour Following Strategy for 2-Link Manipulator using Coordinate Transformation Approach
C.-C. Peng and C.-L. Chen (Taiwan)
563-114 Computing Symbolic-Algebraic Models of Industrial Manipulator Arms in a Fully Automatic Way
M. Wenz and H. Wrn (Germany)
563-120 Closed Chain Mechanism of a Micro and Nano Robot for Cell Manipulations
F. Ionescu (Germany), I. Talpasanu (USA), K. Kostadinov, R. Hradynarski (Bularia), and D. Arotaritei (Romania)
Track Multi Robot Systems FreeSubscription
563-127 Path Planning for Formations using Global Optimization with Sparse Grids
M. Saska, I. Ferenczi, M. Hess, and K. Schilling (Germany)
563-153 Flocking with Target-Tracking using Novel Artificial Potentials in a Dynamic Environment
X. Xiang, G. Xu, Y. Guo, and Q. Zhang (PRC)
563-804 An Architecture for Multirobot Motion Coordination
F.M. Marchese (Italy)
Track Medical Robotics and Healthcare FreeSubscription
563-018 Study on a New Type of Sole for a Health Care Implement
Y. Hayakawa and Y. Ikeda (Japan)
563-022 A Novel Patient Mobility and Rehabilitation Robot
R. Bostelman and J. Albus (USA)
563-113 Robot Hand with Soft Compliant Mechanism for Human Body Care
S. Kajikawa (Japan)
Track Robot Data Processing FreeSubscription
563-054 A Framework for using Tactile Data in Autonomous Reactive Manipulation
A. Morales, M. Prats, and G. Recatal (Spain)
563-091 Learning Repetitive Robot Programs from Demonstrations using Version Space Algebra
M. Pardowitz, B. Glaser, and R. Dillmann (Germany)
563-123 People Tracking with a Mobile Robot: A Comparison of Kalman and Particle Filters
N. Bellotto and H. Hu (UK)
Track Simulation FreeSubscription
563-051 A Distributed Simulator for the Development of the Unmanned Underwater Vehicles Control Software
D. Suriano and C. Moriconi (Italy)
563-118 Simulation and Optimization of the Rectangular Stewart Cable-Suspended Robot
J. Hamedi and H. Zohoor (Iran)
563-147 Building Blocks for Simulation of Robotic Manipulators
L.R. Soares Jr. and V.H. Casanova Alcalde (Brazil)
Track Humanoid Robots FreeSubscription
563-058 Design of a Reconfigurable Humanoid Robot
B.-H. Lee (Korea)
563-072 Optimum Design of the Humanoid Robot's Foot using the Design of Experiments
J. Yoon, T. Park, K. Jun, S. Lee, and J. Park (Korea)
563-122 Study on Multi-Finger Under-Actuated Mechanism for TH-2 Robotic Hand
W. Zhang, L. Tian, and K. Liu (PRC)
Track Parallel Robots FreeSubscription
563-070 A Fully Geometric Approach for the Workspace Area of the Gantry-Tau Parallel Kinematic Manipulator
I. Tyapin (Australia), G. Hovland (Norway), and T. Brogrdh (Sweden)
563-077 Verification of the Dynamics of the 5-DOF Gantry-Tau Parallel Kinematic Machine
C. Lyzell (Sweden) and G. Hovland (Norway)
563-138 On Singularity Avoidance and Workspace Enlargement of Planar Parallel Manipulators using Kinematic Redundancy
J. Kotlarski, H. Abdellatif, and B. Heimann (Germany)
Track Special Session 1: Outdoor Robotics – Taking Robots Off Road FreeSubscription
563-807 Intelligent Behaviors in Outdoor Environments
A. Birk, K. Pathak, J. Poppinga, S. Schwertfeger, and W. Chonnaparamutt (Germany)
563-808 A Multi-Range Vision Strategy for Autonomous Offroad Navigation
R. Hadsell, A. Erkan, P. Sermanet, J. Ben, K. Kavukcuoglu, U. Muller, and Y. LeCun (USA)
563-810 Design and Realisation of the Highly Modular and Robust Autonomous Mobile Outdoor Robot AMOR
K.-D. Kuhnert and W. Seemann (Germany)
563-811 Multi-Robot System for Exploration in an Outdoor Environment
A. Tikanmki, T. Mkel, A. Pietikinen, S. Srkk, S. Seppnen, and J. Rning (Finland)
563-812 Real-Time Outdoor Trail Detection on a Mobile Robot
A. Bartel, F. Meyer, C. Sinke, T. Wiemann, A. Nchter, K. Lingemann, and J. Hertzberg (Germany)
Track Special Session 2: Networked Robotics FreeSubscription
563-041 Unmanned Ground Vehicle Radio Relay Deployment System for Non-Line-of-Sight Operations
N. Pezeshkian, H.G. Nguyen, and A. Burmeister (USA)
563-050 Survey on Bilateral Teleoperation of Mobile Robots
L. Ma and K. Schilling (Germany)
563-082 Multi-Robot Exploration using Multi-Agent Approach
M. Kulich, M. Rollo, R. Mzl, J. Chudoba, P. Benda, L. Přeučil, M. Pěchouček, and P. tepn (Czech Republic)
563-813 Closely Coupled Behaviour in Networked Robot Systems
D.I. Baker and G.T. McKee (UK)
563-814 End-to-End Congestion Control Protocols for Internet Telerobotics
R. Wirz, R. Marn, J.M. Claver, J. Fernndez, M. Ferre, and R. Aracil (Spain)
Track Telematics FreeSubscription
586-016 A Flexible Framework for Distributed Three-Dimensional Models in Telematic Applications
F. Driewer, M. Sauer, F. Leutert, and K. Schilling (Germany)
586-029 GIMnet – Infrastructure for Distributed Control of Generic Intelligent Machines
J. Saarinen, A. Maula, R. Nissinen, H. Kukkonen, J. Suomela, and A. Halme (Finland)
586-033 TOOPM: A Telecom Operations-Oriented Policy Management System
W. Lv, J. Kang, and W. Chen (PRC)
586-034 Analysis and Design of a Distributed Model of Coordination Control for Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems
O.J. López Orozco and J.L. Martinez Lastra (Finland)
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The topics of interest include, but are not limited to: Robotics * Robot Design and Architecture * Programming * Artificial Intelligence * Modelling, Identification, and Control * Motion Planning and Scheduling * Path Planning * Control * Manipulators * Computer Vision * Robot Sensing and Data Fusion * Micro-Robotics * Multimedia Robotics * Robot Simulation * Biomimetic Robotics Telerobotics & Telematics * Telerobotics * Telemaintenance, Tele-Services, Tele-Medicine * Traffic Telematics * Facility Management * E-Commerce * Telematics in Education (E-learning) * Security Aspects * Vehicle Telematics Applications * Aerospace * Agricultural Applications * Automotives * Biomechanics * Bioscience Applications * Design Automation * Education * Flight Simulators * Health Care and Rehabilitation * Industrial Automation * Transportation * Manufacturing * Medical Robotics * Surgical Applications * Satellite Navigation * Unmanned and Underwater Vehicles * Personal Robots

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