2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
September 14-18, 2014, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL, USA

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Technical Program for Monday September 15, 2014

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MoOT15 , Grand/State Ballrooms Add to My Program 
Conference Opening  
Chair: Lynch, KevinNorthwestern Univ.
MoP1L Plenary session, Grand/State Ballrooms Add to My Program 
Plenary Session I  
Chair: Hutchinson, SethUniv. of Illinois
08:20-09:10, Paper MoP1L.1 Add to My Program
The Quest for Robotic Vision
Corke, PeterQUT
MoA1 Speaking session, Grand Ballroom Add to My Program 
Manipulation and Grasping I / Robust and Optimal Control  
Chair: Khatib, OussamaStanford Univ.
09:20-09:40, Paper MoA1.1 Add to My Program
Keynote: What Is Manipulation?
Mason, Matthew T.Carnegie Mellon Univ.
09:40-09:43, Paper MoA1.2 Add to My Program
Robotic Manipulation in Object Composition Space
Pajarinen, JoniAalto Univ
Kyrki, VilleAalto Univ
09:43-09:46, Paper MoA1.3 Add to My Program
6D Proximity Servoing for Preshaping and Haptic Exploration Using Capacitive Tactile Proximity Sensors
Escaida Navarro, StefanKarlsruhe Inst. of Tech
Schonert, MartinKarlsruher Inst. Für Tech. (KIT)
Hein, BjörnKarlsruhe Inst. of Tech. (KIT)
Woern, HeinzKarlsruhe Inst. of Tech. (KIT)
09:46-09:49, Paper MoA1.4 Add to My Program
Multi-Joint Gripper with Differential Gear System
Tamamoto, TakumiTokai Univ
Sayama, KazuhiroTokai Univ
Koganezawa, KoichiTokai Univ
09:49-09:52, Paper MoA1.5 Add to My Program
Artificial Hand with Stiffness Adjuster
Koganezawa, KoichiTokai Univ
Ito, AkiraTokai Univ
09:52-09:55, Paper MoA1.6 Add to My Program
Design and Implementation of a Low-Cost and Lightweight Inflatable Robot Finger
Qi, RonghuaiSmart China Holdings Limited
Lam, Tin LunThe Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong
Xu, YangshengChinese Univ. of HongKong/ShenzhenInstituteofAdvancedTechno
09:55-09:58, Paper MoA1.7 Add to My Program
Design of Hands for Aerial Manipulation: Actuator Number and Routing for Grasping and Perching
Backus, SpencerYale Univ
Odhner, LaelRightHand Robotics, LLC
Dollar, AaronYale Univ
09:58-10:01, Paper MoA1.8 Add to My Program
Robust Model Free Control of Robotic Manipulators with Prescribed Transient and Steady State Performance
Bechlioulis, CharalamposNational Tech. Univ. of Athens
Liarokapis, MinasNational Tech. Univ. of Athens
Kyriakopoulos, KostasNational Tech. Univ. of Athens
10:01-10:04, Paper MoA1.9 Add to My Program
Dual Execution of Optimized Contact Interaction Trajectories
Toussaint, MarcUniv. of Stuttgart
Ratliff, NathanMax Planck Inst. Univ. of Stuttgart
Bohg, JeannetteMax-Planck Inst. for Intelligent Systems
Righetti, LudovicMax-Planck Inst. for Intelligent Systems
Englert, PeterU Stuttgart
Schaal, StefanMPI Intelligent Systems & Univ. of Southern California
10:04-10:07, Paper MoA1.10 Add to My Program
Quasi-Static Manipulation of a Planar Elastic Rod Using Multiple Robotic Grippers
Mukadam, MustafaUniv. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Borum, AndyUniv. of Illinois
Bretl, TimothyUniv. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10:07-10:10, Paper MoA1.11 Add to My Program
Garment Perception and Its Folding Using a Dual-Arm Robot
Stria, JanCzech Tech. Univ. in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engi
Prusa, DanielCzech Tech. Univ. in Prague
Hlavac, VaclavCzech Tech. Univ. in Prague
Wagner, LiborCzech Tech. Univ. in Prague
Petrík, VladimírCzech Tech. Univ. in Prague
Krsek, PavelCzech Tech. Univ. Prague
Smutny, VladimirFaculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Tech. Pra
10:10-10:13, Paper MoA1.12 Add to My Program
Numerical Approximation for Visibility Based Pursuit Evasion Game
Bhattacharya, SourabhIowa State Univ
Basar, TamerUniv. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Falcone, MaurizioSapienza, Univ. Di Roma, Department of Mathematics
10:13-10:16, Paper MoA1.13 Add to My Program
Visibility-Based Motion Planning for Active Target Tracking and Localization
Wei, HongchuanDuke Univ
Lu, WenjieDuke Univ
Zhu, PingpingDuke Univ
Huang, GuoquanMit
Leonard, JohnMit
Ferrari, SilviaDuke Univ
10:16-10:19, Paper MoA1.14 Add to My Program
Pursuit-Evasion Game for Normal Distributions
Jun, ChanyoungUniv. of Pennsylvania
Bhattacharya, SubhrajitUniv. of Pennsylvania
Ghrist, RobertUniv. of Pennsylvania
10:19-10:22, Paper MoA1.15 Add to My Program
Optimal Control for Robot-Hand Manipulation of an Object Using Dynamic Visual Servoing
Jara, CarlosUniv. of Alicante
Pomares, JorgeUniv. of Alicante
Candelas Herías, Francisco AndrésUniv. of Alicante
Torres, FernandoUniv. of Alicante VAT ES-Q-0332001-G
10:22-10:25, Paper MoA1.16 Add to My Program
Camera Control for Learning Nonlinear Target Dynamics Via Bayesian Nonparametric Dirichlet-Process Gaussian-Process (DP-GP) Models
Wei, HongchuanDuke Univ
Lu, WenjieDuke Univ
Zhu, PingpingDuke Univ
Ferrari, SilviaDuke Univ
Klein, Robert HMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Omidshafiei, ShayeganMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
How, Jonathan PatrickMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
10:25-10:28, Paper MoA1.17 Add to My Program
Remote Operated Vehicle Tether Disturbances Analysis and Target Tracking Control
Huang, HaiHarbin Engineering Univ
Sheng, Ming-WeiHarbin Engineering Univ
Li, Yue-mingHarbin Engineering Univ
Wan, LeiHarbin Engineering Univ
Pang, YongjieHarbin Engineering Univ
Di, WangHarbin Engineering Univ
10:28-10:31, Paper MoA1.18 Add to My Program
Reactive Phase and Task Space Adaptation for Robust Motion Execution
Englert, PeterU Stuttgart
Toussaint, MarcUniv. of Stuttgart
10:31-10:34, Paper MoA1.19 Add to My Program
Synchronization and Consensus of a Robot Network on an Underactuated Dynamic Platform
Nguyen, Kim DoangUniv. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dankowicz, HarryUniv. of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
10:34-10:37, Paper MoA1.20 Add to My Program
Robust Fixed Point Transformation Based Design for Model Reference Adaptive Control of a Modified TORA System
Tar, József KázmérÓbuda Univ
Várkonyi, Teréz AnnaÓbuda Univ. Budapest
Kovács, LeventeObuda Univ
Rudas, Imre J.Óbuda Univ
Haidegger, TamasObuda Univ. (OU)
10:37-10:40, Paper MoA1.21 Add to My Program
Receding Horizon Optimization of Robot Motions Generated by Hierarchical Movement Primitives
Mühlig, ManuelHonda Res. Inst. Europe
Hayashi, AkinobuHonda Res. Inst. Europe GmbH
Gienger, MichaelHonda Res. Inst. Europe
Iba, SoshiHonda R&D Co., Ltd
Yoshiike, TakahideHonda Res. Inst. Europe GmbH
MoA2 Speaking session, State Ballroom Add to My Program 
Localization and Mapping I / Motion and Path Planning I  
Chair: Oriolo, GiuseppeSapienza Univ. of Rome
09:20-09:40, Paper MoA2.1 Add to My Program
Keynote: Dense, Object-Based 3D SLAM
Leonard, JohnMIT
09:40-09:43, Paper MoA2.2 Add to My Program
Mining Visual Phrases for Long-Term Visual SLAM
Tanaka, KanjiUniv. of Fukui
Chokushi, YuutoUniv. Fukui
Ando, MasatoshiUniv. Fukui
09:43-09:46, Paper MoA2.3 Add to My Program
Towards Indoor Localization Using Visible Light Communication for Consumer Electronic Devices
Liu, MingHong Kong Univ. of Science and Tech
Qiu, KejieThe Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Tech
Che, FengyuHong Kong Univ. of Science and Tech
Li, ShaohuaThe Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Tech
Hussain, BabarThe Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Tech
Wu, LiangThe Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Tech
Yue, C. PatrickHong Kong Univ. of Science and Tech
09:46-09:49, Paper MoA2.4 Add to My Program
Network Localization from Relative Bearing Measurements
Kennedy, RyanUniv. of Pennsylvania
Taylor, Camillo JoseUniv. of Pennsylvania
09:49-09:52, Paper MoA2.5 Add to My Program
2D-3D Camera Fusion for Visual Odometry in Outdoor Environments
Paudel, Danda PaniUniv. of Burgundy
Demonceaux, CédricUniv. De Bourgogne
Habed, AdlaneUniv. De Strasbourg
Vasseur, PascalUniv. De Rouen
Kweon, In SoKaist
09:52-09:55, Paper MoA2.6 Add to My Program
Position Control of a Robot End-Effector Based on Synthetic Aperture Wireless Localization
Vossiek, MartinUniv. of Erlangen-Nürnberg
Konigorski, UlrichTU Darmstadt, Inst. of Automatic Control,
Marschall, AlbertFriedrich-Alexander-Univ. Erlangen-Nürnberg
Li, GangFriedrich-Alexander-Univ. Erlangen-Nürnberg
Voigt, ThorstenTech. Univ. Darmstadt
09:55-09:58, Paper MoA2.7 Add to My Program
Static Forces Weighted Jacobian Motion Models for Improved Odometry
Hidalgo-Carrio, JavierDFKI - Robotics Innovation Center
Babu, AjishGerman Res. Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
Kirchner, FrankUniv. of Bremen
09:58-10:01, Paper MoA2.8 Add to My Program
Visual Localization within LIDAR Maps for Automated Urban Driving
Wolcott, RyanUniv. of Michigan
Eustice, RyanUniv. of Michigan
10:01-10:04, Paper MoA2.9 Add to My Program
Decentralized Cooperative Trajectory Estimation for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
Paull, LiamMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Seto, MaeDefence R&D Canada
Leonard, JohnMit
10:04-10:07, Paper MoA2.10 Add to My Program
Vision Based Robot Localization by Ground to Satellite Matching in GPS-Denied Situations
Viswanathan, AnirudhCarnegie Mellon Univ
Pires, BernardoCarnegie Mellon Univ
Huber, DanielCmu
10:07-10:10, Paper MoA2.11 Add to My Program
Hybridization of Monte Carlo and Set-Membership Methods for the Global Localization of Underwater Robots
Neuland, RenataUfrgs
Nicola, JeremyEnsta
Maffei, RenanUniv. Federal Do Rio Grande Do Sul
Jaulin, LucENSTA-Bretagne
Prestes, EdsonUfrgs
Kolberg, MarianaUfrgs
10:10-10:13, Paper MoA2.12 Add to My Program
A Novel RRT Extend Function for Efficient and Smooth Mobile Robot Motion Planning
Palmieri, LuigiAlbert-Ludwigs-Univ. Freiburg, Univ. of Freiburg
Arras, Kai OliverUniv. of Freiburg
10:13-10:16, Paper MoA2.13 Add to My Program
Guiding Sampling-Based Tree Search for Motion Planning with Dynamics Via Probabilistic Roadmap Abstractions
Le, DuongCatholic Univ. of America
Plaku, ErionCatholic Univ. of America
10:16-10:19, Paper MoA2.14 Add to My Program
Planning Agile Motions for Quadrotors in Constrained Environments
Boeuf, AlexandreLaas-Cnrs
Cortes, JuanLaas-Cnrs
Alami, RachidCnrs
Simeon, ThierryLaas-Cnrs
10:19-10:22, Paper MoA2.15 Add to My Program
Optimal Navigation Functions for Nonlinear Stochastic Systems
Horowitz, MatanyaCalifornia Inst. of Tech
Burdick, JoelCalifornia Inst. of Tech
10:22-10:25, Paper MoA2.16 Add to My Program
A Lattice-Based Approach to Multi-Robot Motion Planning for Non-Holonomic Vehicles
Cirillo, MarcelloÖrebro Univ
Uras, TanselSabanci Univ
Koenig, SvenUniv. of Southern California
10:25-10:28, Paper MoA2.17 Add to My Program
Multi-Cost Robotic Motion Planning under Uncertainty
Simpson, RichardUniv. of Bristol
Revell, JamesAdvanced Tech. Centre, BAE Systems (Operations) Limited
Johansson, AndersUniv. of Bristol
Richards, ArthurUniv. of Bristol
10:28-10:31, Paper MoA2.18 Add to My Program
Constrained Path Optimization with Bezier Curve Primitives
Choi, Ji-wungTampere Univ. of Tech
Huhtala, KaleviIntelligent Hydraulics and Automation Department, Tampere Univ
10:31-10:34, Paper MoA2.19 Add to My Program
Distance Metric Approximation for State-Space RRTs Using Supervised Learning
Bharatheesha, MukundaDelft Univ. of Tech
Caarls, WouterDelft Univ. of Tech
Wolfslag, WouterDelft Univ. of Tech
Wisse, MartijnDelft Univ. of Tech
10:34-10:37, Paper MoA2.20 Add to My Program
State Lattice with Controllers: Augmenting Lattice-Based Path Planning with Controller-Based Motion Primitives
Butzke, JonathanCarnegie Mellon Univ
Sapkota, KrishnaJacobs Univ. Bremen
Prasad, KushCarniege Mellon Univ
MacAllister, BrianCarnegie Mellon Univ
Likhachev, MaximCarnegie Mellon Univ
10:37-10:40, Paper MoA2.21 Add to My Program
Sponsor Talk: Motion Planning for Collaborative Robots
Barry, JenniferMIT
MoA3 Speaking session, Red Lacquer Room Add to My Program 
Bioinspired Robots I / Multi-Robot Coordination  
Chair: Gini, MariaUniv. of Minnesota
09:20-09:40, Paper MoA3.1 Add to My Program
Keynote: Bio-Inspired Multi-Modal Flying Robots
Floreano, DarioEc. Pol. Federal, Lausanne
09:40-09:43, Paper MoA3.2 Add to My Program
Modeling of Underwater Snake Robots Moving in a Vertical Plane in 3D
Kelasidi, EleniNorwegian Univ. of Science and Tech
Pettersen, Kristin Y.Norwegian Univ. of Science and Tech
Gravdahl, Jan TommyNorwegian Univ. of Science and Tech
09:43-09:46, Paper MoA3.3 Add to My Program
Actuation Strategy for Underactuated Anthropomorphic Hands
Tavakoli, MahmoudUniv. of Coimbra
Enes, BaptisteUniv. of Coimbra
Marques, LinoUniv. of Coimbra
de Almeida, AnibalIROS 2012 General Chair
09:46-09:49, Paper MoA3.4 Add to My Program
New Rolling and Crawling Gaits for Snake-Like Robots
Primerano, RichardDrexel Univ
Wolfe, StephenDrexel Univ
09:49-09:52, Paper MoA3.5 Add to My Program
Isplash-MICRO: A 50mm Robotic Fish Generating the Maximum Velocity of Real Fish
Clapham, Richard JamesUniv. of Essex
Hu, HuoshengUniv. of Essex
09:52-09:55, Paper MoA3.6 Add to My Program
Mamba - a Waterproof Snake Robot with Tactile Sensing
Liljebäck, PålNorwegian Univ. of Science and Tech
Stavdahl, ØyvindNorwegian Univ. of Science and Tech. (NTNU)
Pettersen, Kristin Y.Norwegian Univ. of Science and Tech
Gravdahl, Jan TommyNorwegian Univ. of Science and Tech
09:55-09:58, Paper MoA3.7 Add to My Program
Multi-Arm Robotic Swimming with Octopus-Inspired Compliant Web
Sfakiotakis, MichaelForth
Kazakidi, AsiminaFoundation for Res. & Tech. - Hellas (FORTH)
Chatzidaki, AvgoustaFoundation for Res. & Tech. - Hellas (FORTH)
Evdaimon, TheodorosFoundation for Res. & Tech. - Hellas (FORTH)
Tsakiris, DimitrisForth
09:58-10:01, Paper MoA3.8 Add to My Program
ReBiS – Reconfigurable Bipedal Snake Robot
Thakker, RohanVisvesvaraya National Inst. of Tech
Kamat, AjinkyaVnit
Bharambe, SachinVisvesvaraya National Inst. of Tech. Nagpur
Chiddarwar, ShitalVisvesvaraya National Inst. of Tech. Nagpur
Bhurchandi, KishorVNIT Nagpur
10:01-10:04, Paper MoA3.9 Add to My Program
Role of Compliant Leg in the Flea-Inspired Jumping Robot
Jung, Gwang-PilSeoul National Univ
Kim, Ji-SukSeoul National Univ
Koh, Je-SungSeoul National Univ
Jung, SunpillSeoul National Univ
Cho, Kyu-JinSeoul National Univ. Biorobotics Lab
10:04-10:07, Paper MoA3.10 Add to My Program
Optimal Dynamic Force Mapping for Obstacle-Aided Locomotion in 2D Snake Robots
Holden, ChristianNorwegian Univ. of Science and Tech
Stavdahl, ØyvindNorwegian Univ. of Science and Tech. (NTNU)
Gravdahl, Jan TommyNorwegian Univ. of Science and Tech
10:07-10:10, Paper MoA3.11 Add to My Program
Empirical Investigation of Closed-Loop Control of Extensible Continuum Manipulators
Kapadia, ApoorvaClemson Univ
Fry, KatelynClemson Univ
Walker, IanClemson Univ
10:10-10:13, Paper MoA3.12 Add to My Program
Reactive Switching Protocols for Multi-Robot High-Level Tasks
Raman, VasumathiCalifornia Inst. of Tech
10:13-10:16, Paper MoA3.13 Add to My Program
Correlated Orienteering Problem and Its Application to Informative Path Planning for Persistent Monitoring Tasks
Yu, JingjinMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Schwager, MacBoston Univ
Rus, DanielaMit
10:16-10:19, Paper MoA3.14 Add to My Program
Cooperative Control of a Heterogeneous Multi-Robot System Based on Relative Localization
Cognetti, MarcoSapienza Univ. of Rome
Oriolo, GiuseppeSapienza Univ. of Rome
Peliti, PietroSapienza Univ. of Rome
Rosa, LorenzoSapienza Univ. of Rome
Stegagno, PaoloMax Planck Inst. for Biological Cybernetics
10:19-10:22, Paper MoA3.15 Add to My Program
Three-Dimensional Multirobot Formation Control for Target Enclosing
Aranda, MiguelUniv. of Zaragoza
Lopez-Nicolas, GonzaloUniv. of Zaragoza
Sagues, CarlosUniv. De Zaragoza
Zavlanos, Michael M.Duke Univ
10:22-10:25, Paper MoA3.16 Add to My Program
Finding Optimal Routes for Multi-Robot Patrolling in Generic Graphs
Portugal, DavidInst. of Systems and Robotics (ISR), Univ. of Coimbra (
Pippin, CharlesGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Rocha, Rui P.Univ. of Coimbra
Christensen, Henrik IskovGeorgia Inst. of Tech
10:25-10:28, Paper MoA3.17 Add to My Program
Fleet Size of Multi-Robot Systems for Exploration of Structured Environments
Cabrera-Mora, FlavioVaughn Coll. of Aeronautics and Tech
Xiao, JizhongThe City Coll. of New York
10:28-10:31, Paper MoA3.18 Add to My Program
Stable Formation of Groups of Robots Via Synchronization
Valbuena, LuisUniv. of New Mexico
Cruz, PatricioUniv. of New Mexico
Figueroa, RafaelUniv. of New Mexico
Sorrentino, FrancescoUniv. of New Mexico
Fierro, RafaelUniv. of New Mexico
10:31-10:34, Paper MoA3.19 Add to My Program
The RoboCup 2013 Drop-In Player Challenges: Experiments in Ad Hoc Teamwork
MacAlpine, PatrickUniv. of Texas at Austin
Genter, KatieThe Univ. of Texas at Austin
Barrett, SamuelThe Univ. of Texas at Austin
Stone, PeterUniv. of Texas at Austin
10:34-10:37, Paper MoA3.20 Add to My Program
Aligning Coordinate Frames in Multi-Robot Systems with Relative Sensing Information
Nagavalli, SasankaCarnegie Mellon Univ
Lybarger, AndrewCarnegie Mellon Univ
Luo, LingzhiCarnegie Mellon Univ
Chakraborty, NilanjanCarnegie Mellon Univ
Sycara, KatiaCarnegie Mellon Univ
10:37-10:40, Paper MoA3.21 Add to My Program
A Mathematical Programming Approach to Collaborative Missions with Heterogeneous Teams
Gambardella, LucaUsi-Supsi
Di Caro, Gianni A.Idsia (usi/supsi)
MoB1 Speaking session, Grand Ballroom Add to My Program 
Calibration and Identification / Kinematics and Mechanism Design I  
Chair: Maciejewski, Anthony A.Colorado State Univ.
11:10-11:30, Paper MoB1.1 Add to My Program
Keynote: Innovative Mechanical Systems to Address Current Robotics Challenges
Gosselin, ClementUniv. Laval
11:30-11:33, Paper MoB1.2 Add to My Program
Locally-Weighted Homographies for Calibration of Imaging Systems
Ranganathan, PradeepUniv. of Michigan
Olson, EdwinUniv. of Michigan
11:33-11:36, Paper MoB1.3 Add to My Program
Towards Simultaneous Coordinate Calibrations for Cooperative Multiple Robots
Wang, JiaoleThe Chinese Univ. of Hongkong
Wu, LiaoNational Univ. of Singapore
Meng, Max Q.-H.The Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong
Ren, HongliangFaculty of Engineering, National Univ. of Singapore
11:36-11:39, Paper MoB1.4 Add to My Program
Force Calibration of the the KUKA Lightweight Robot Including Embedded Joint Torque Sensors and Robot Structure
Gautier, MaximeUniv. of Nantes/IRCCyN
Jubien, AnthonyUniv. De Nantes
11:39-11:42, Paper MoB1.5 Add to My Program
Calibrating a Pair of Inertial Sensors at Opposite Ends of an Imperfect Kinematic Chain
Birbach, OliverDfki
Bäuml, BertholdGerman Aerospace Center (DLR)
11:42-11:45, Paper MoB1.6 Add to My Program
Extrinsic Calibration of a Set of Range Cameras in 5 Seconds without Any Pattern
Fernández-Moral, EduardoUniv. of Málaga
González-Jiménez, JavierDpto. Ingeniería De Sistemas Y Automática. Univ. of Málaga
Rives, PatrickInria
Arevalo, VicenteUniv. of Malaga
11:45-11:48, Paper MoB1.7 Add to My Program
Extrinsic Calibration of Non-Overlapping Camera-Laser System Using Structured Environment
Bok, YunsuKaist
Choi, Dong - GeolKaist
Vasseur, PascalUniv. De Rouen
Kweon, In SoKaist
11:48-11:51, Paper MoB1.8 Add to My Program
Magnetometer Bias Calibration Based on Relative Angular Position: Theory and Experimental Comparative Evaluation
Troni, GiancarloUniv. of Michigan
Eustice, RyanUniv. of Michigan
11:51-11:54, Paper MoB1.9 Add to My Program
Automatic Calibration of RGBD and Thermal Cameras
Lussier, JakeStanford Univ
Thrun, SebastianStanford Univ
11:54-11:57, Paper MoB1.10 Add to My Program
Spatio-Temporal Laser to Visual/Inertial Calibration with Applications to Hand-Held, Large Scale Scanning
Rehder, JoernETH Zurich
Furgale, Paul TimothyETH Zürich
Beardsley, PaulDisney Res. Zurich
Siegwart, RolandETH Zurich
11:57-12:00, Paper MoB1.11 Add to My Program
A Catadioptric Extension for RGB-D Cameras
Endres, FelixUniv. of Freiburg
Sprunk, ChristophUniv. of Freiburg
Kuemmerle, RainerKUKA Lab. GmbH
Burgard, WolframUniv. of Freiburg
12:00-12:03, Paper MoB1.12 Add to My Program
A Dual-Motor Robot Joint Mechanism with Epicyclic Gear Train
Babin, VincentUniv. Laval
Gosselin, ClementUniv. Laval
Allan, Jean-FrancoisHydro-Quebec Res. Inst
12:03-12:06, Paper MoB1.13 Add to My Program
Kinematic Design and Analysis for a Macaque Upper-Limb Exoskeleton with Shoulder Joint Alignment
Haninger, KevinUC Berkeley
Lu, JunkaiUniv. of California, Berkeley
Chen, WenjieUniv. of California, Berkeley
Tomizuka, MasayoshiUniv. of California
12:06-12:09, Paper MoB1.14 Add to My Program
An Alternative Approach to Robot Safety
Parmiggiani, AlbertoFondazione Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia (IIT)
Randazzo, MarcoIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
Natale, LorenzoIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
Metta, GiorgioIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia (IIT)
12:09-12:12, Paper MoB1.15 Add to My Program
On the Performance Evaluation and Analysis of General Robots with Mixed DoFs
Shayya, SamahTecnalia France
Krut, SebastienLIRMM (CNRS & Univ. Montpellier 2)
Company, OlivierUniv. of Montpellier 2
Baradat, CédricTecnalia France
Pierrot, FrançoisCnrs - Lirmm
12:12-12:15, Paper MoB1.16 Add to My Program
Closed-Loop Inverse Kinematics under Inequality Constraints: Application to Concentric-Tube Manipulators
Azimian, HamidrezaHospital for Sick Children
Looi, ThomasHospital for Sick Children
Drake, JamesHospital for Sick Children, Univ. of Toronto
12:15-12:18, Paper MoB1.17 Add to My Program
Novel Three-DOF Ankle Mechanisms for Lower-Limb Exoskeleton: Kinematic Analysis and Design of Passive-Type Ankle Module
Hong, Man BokAgency for Defense Development
Shin, Young JuneKaist
Wang, Ji-HyeunAgency for Defense Development
12:18-12:21, Paper MoB1.18 Add to My Program
Robust Solution of Prioritized Inverse Kinematics Based on Hestenes-Powell Multiplier Method
Sugihara, TomomichiGraduate School of Engineering, Osaka Univ
12:21-12:24, Paper MoB1.19 Add to My Program
Analytical Inverse Kinematic Solution for Modularized 7-DoF Redundant Manipulators with Offsets at Shoulder and Wrist
Luo, RenNational Taiwan Univ
Lin, Tsung-WeiNational Taiwan Univ. Center of Excellence On
Tsai, Yun-HsuanNational Taiwan Univ
12:24-12:27, Paper MoB1.20 Add to My Program
A Flexible and Robust Robotic Arm Design and Skill Learning by Using Recurrent Neural Networks
Tan, Boon HwaInst. for Infocomm Res
Tang, HuajinInst. for Infocomm Res
Yan, RuiInst. for Infocomm Res
Tani, JunRIKEN Brain Science Inst
12:27-12:30, Paper MoB1.21 Add to My Program
Sponsor Talk: The Da Vinci Xi Surgical System
DiMaio, Simon P.Intuitive Surgical Inc.
MoB2 Speaking session, State Ballroom Add to My Program 
Soft-Bodied Robotics / Robot Learning I  
Chair: Paik, JamieEc. Pol. Federale de Lausanne
11:10-11:30, Paper MoB2.1 Add to My Program
Keynote: Soft Robotics
Laschi, CeciliaScuola Superiore Sant'Anna
11:30-11:33, Paper MoB2.2 Add to My Program
A New Coeffi Cient-Adaptive Orthonormal Basis Function Model Structure for Identifying a Class of Pneumatic Soft Actuators
Wang, XiaochenUniv. of Surrey
Geng, TaoUniv. of Essex
Elsayed, YahyaUniv. of Surrey
Ranzani, TommasoScuola Superiore Sant'Anna
Saaj, ChakravarthiniUniv. of Surrey
Lekakou, ConstantinaUniv. of Surrey
11:33-11:36, Paper MoB2.3 Add to My Program
Design of Paper Mechatronics: Towards a Fully Printed Robot
Shigemune, HirokiWaseda Univ
Maeda, ShingoShibaura Inst. of Tech
Hara, YusukeNational Inst. Science and Tech. , AIST
Hashimoto, ShujiWaseda Univ
11:36-11:39, Paper MoB2.4 Add to My Program
Development of a Meal Assistive Exoskeleton Made of Soft Materials
Koo, InwookSeoul National Univ
Yun, Chang-hoSeoul National Univ
Viana de Oliveira e Costa, MateusFederal Center for Tech. Education of Minas Gerais - CEF
Scognamiglio, JoaoFederal Univ. of Pernambuco
Yangali, Teodoro AndreeSeoul National Univ
Park, DaegeunSeoul National Univ
Cho, Kyu-JinSeoul National Univ. Biorobotics Lab
11:39-11:42, Paper MoB2.5 Add to My Program
Spatial Parallel Soft Robotic Architectures
Rivera, JordanBucknell Univ
Kim, CharlesBucknell Univ
11:42-11:45, Paper MoB2.6 Add to My Program
Whole Arm Planning for a Soft and Highly Compliant 2D Robotic Manipulator
Marchese, AndrewMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Katzschmann, RobertMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Rus, DanielaMit
11:45-11:48, Paper MoB2.7 Add to My Program
An Untethered Jumping Soft Robot
Tolley, Michael ThomasHarvard Univ
Shepherd, RobertCornell Univ
Karpelson, MichaelHarvard Univ
Bartlett, NicholasHarvard Univ
Galloway, KevinWyss Inst
Wehner, MichaelHarvard Univ
Nunes, RuiHarvard Univ
Whitesides, GeorgeHarvard Univ
Wood, RobertHarvard Univ
11:48-11:51, Paper MoB2.8 Add to My Program
Motion Pattern Discrimination for Soft Robots with Morphologically Flexible Sensors
Culha, UtkuETH Zurich
Wani, UmarETH Zurich, Switzerland
Nurzaman, Surya G.ETH Zurich
Clemens, FrankEMPA - Swiss Federal Lab. for Materials Science and Tech
Iida, FumiyaETH Zurich
11:51-11:54, Paper MoB2.9 Add to My Program
An Active Compliant Control Mode for Interaction with a Pneumatic Soft Robot
Queisser, JeffreyCenter of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Tech. (CITEC), B
Neumann, KlausCoR-Lab, Bielefeld Univ
Rolf, MatthiasOsaka Univ
Reinhart, Rene FelixBielefeld Univ
Steil, Jochen J.Bielefeld Univ
11:54-11:57, Paper MoB2.10 Add to My Program
Conformable Actuation and Sensing with Robotic Fabric
Yuen, MichellePurdue Univ
Cherian, ArunPurdue Univ
Case, JenniferPurdue Univ
Seipel, JustinPurdue
Kramer, RebeccaPurdue Univ
11:57-12:00, Paper MoB2.11 Add to My Program
Kinematics of a New Class of Smart Actuators for Soft Robots Based on Generalized Pneumatic Artificial Muscles
Krishnan, GirishUniv. of Illinois Urbana Champaign
12:00-12:03, Paper MoB2.12 Add to My Program
Unsupervised and Online Non-Stationary Obstacle Discovery and Modeling Using a Laser Range Finder
Duceux, GuillaumeENSTA ParisTech
Filliat, DavidENSTA ParisTech
12:03-12:06, Paper MoB2.13 Add to My Program
Mutual Learning of an Object Concept and Language Model Based on MLDA and NPYLM
Nakamura, TomoakiThe Univ. of Electro-Communications
Nagai, TakayukiUniv. of Electro-Communications
Funakoshi, KotaroHonda Res. Inst. Japan Co., Ltd
Nagasaka, ShogoRitsumeikan Univ
Taniguchi, TadahiroRitsumeikan Univ
Iwahashi, NaotoNational Inst. Ofinformationandcommunicationstechnology
12:06-12:09, Paper MoB2.14 Add to My Program
Object Manifold Learning with Action Features for Active Tactile Object Recognition
Tanaka, DaisukeNara Inst. of Science and Tech
Matsubara, TakamitsuNaist/atr
Ichien, KentaroNara Inst. of Science and Tech
Sugimoto, KenjiNara Inst. of Science and Tech
12:09-12:12, Paper MoB2.15 Add to My Program
Entropy Based Strategies for Physical Exploration of the Environment's Degrees of Freedom
Otte, StefanUniv. Stuttgart
Kulick, JohannesUniv. Stuttgart
Toussaint, MarcUniv. of Stuttgart
Brock, OliverTech. Univ. Berlin
12:12-12:15, Paper MoB2.16 Add to My Program
Knowledge Propagation and Relation Learning for Predicting Action Effects
Szedmak, SandorUniv. of Innsbruck
Ugur, EmreUniv. of Innsbruck
Piater, JustusUniv. of Innsbruck
12:15-12:18, Paper MoB2.17 Add to My Program
Learning to Reach into the Unknown: Selecting Initial Conditions When Reaching in Clutter
Park, DaehyungGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Kapusta, ArielGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Kim, You KeunGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Rehg, JamesGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Kemp, CharlieGeorgia Inst. of Tech
12:18-12:21, Paper MoB2.18 Add to My Program
Learning Haptic Representation for Manipulating Deformable Food Objects
Gemici, Mevlana CelaleddinCornell Univ
Saxena, AshutoshCornell Univ
12:21-12:24, Paper MoB2.19 Add to My Program
A Neural Dynamics Architecture for Grasping That Integrates Perception and Movement Generation and Enables On-Line Updating
Knips, GuidoRuhr-Univ. Bochum
Zibner, Stephan Klaus UlrichRuhr-Univ. Bochum
Reimann, HendrikRuhr-Univ. Bochum
Popova, IrinaRuhr-Univ. Bochum
Schöner, GregorRuhr Univ. Bochum
12:24-12:27, Paper MoB2.20 Add to My Program
Control in the Reliable Region of a Statistical Model with Gaussian Process Regression
Yun, YoungmokThe Univ. of Texas at Austin
Deshpande, AshishUniv. of Texas
12:27-12:30, Paper MoB2.21 Add to My Program
Confidence-Based Roadmap Using Gaussian Process Regression for a Robot Control
Okadome, YuyaOsaka Univ. Japan
Nakamura, YutakaOsaka Univ
Urai, KenjiOsaka Univ
Nakata, YoshihiroOsaka Univ
Ishiguro, HiroshiOsaka Univ
MoB3 Speaking session, Red Lacquer Room Add to My Program 
Navigation / Visual Servoing  
Chair: Hutchinson, SethUniv. of Illinois
11:10-11:30, Paper MoB3.1 Add to My Program
Keynote: From Robotics to VR and Back
LaValle, Steven MOculus VR
11:30-11:33, Paper MoB3.2 Add to My Program
Environment-Based Trajectory Clustering to Extract Principal Directions for Autonomous Vehicles
Tanzmeister, GeorgBMW Group Res. and Tech. / Tech. Univ. Münch
Wollherr, DirkTech. Univ. München
Buss, MartinTech. Univ. München
11:33-11:36, Paper MoB3.3 Add to My Program
Wide-Field Optical Flow Aided Inertial Navigation for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Rhudy, MatthewWest Virginia Univ
Chao, HaiyangUniv. of Kansas
Gu, YuWest Virginia Univ
11:36-11:39, Paper MoB3.4 Add to My Program
Experimental Study of Odometry Estimation Methods Using RGB-D Cameras
Fang, ZhengNortheastern Univ
Scherer, SebastianCarnegie Mellon Univ
11:39-11:42, Paper MoB3.5 Add to My Program
Precise Vision-Aided Aerial Navigation
Chiu, Han-PangSRI International
Das, AveekSRI International Sarnoff
Miller, PhilipSRI International
Samarasekera, SupunSRI Sarnoff
Kumar, RakeshSri
11:42-11:45, Paper MoB3.6 Add to My Program
Real-Time Autonomous 3D Navigation for Tracked Vehicles in Rescue Environments
Menna, MatteoUniv. of Rome
Gianni, MarioLa Sapienza Univ. of Rome
Ferri, FedericoUniv. of Rome
Pirri, FioraLa Sapienza Univ. of Rome
11:45-11:48, Paper MoB3.7 Add to My Program
Interactive Navigation of Humans from a Game Theoretic Perspective
Turnwald, AnnemarieTum
Olszowy, WiktorLudwig-Maximilians-Univ
Wollherr, DirkTech. Univ. München
Buss, MartinTech. Univ. München
11:48-11:51, Paper MoB3.8 Add to My Program
Layered Costmaps for Context-Sensitive Navigation
Lu, David V.Washington Univ. in St. Louis
Hershberger, DaveWillow Garage
Smart, WilliamOregon State Univ
11:51-11:54, Paper MoB3.9 Add to My Program
Omnidirectional 3D Reconstruction in Augmented Manhattan Worlds
Schönbein, MiriamKarlsruhe Inst. of Tech
Geiger, AndreasMax Planck Inst. for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen
11:54-11:57, Paper MoB3.10 Add to My Program
Semantic Mapping for Object Category and Structural Class
Zhao, ZheUniv. of Science and Tech. of China
Chen, XiaopingUniv. of Science and Tech. of China
11:57-12:00, Paper MoB3.11 Add to My Program
Anytime Navigation with Progressive Hindsight Optimization
Godoy, JulioUniv. of Minnesota
Karamouzas, IoannisUniv. of Minnesota
Guy, Stephen J.Univ. of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Gini, MariaUniv. of Minnesota
12:00-12:03, Paper MoB3.12 Add to My Program
6D Image-Based Visual Servoing for Robot Manipulators with Uncalibrated Stereo Cameras
Cai, CaixiaTech. Univ. München, Germany
Dean Leon, EmmanuelTech. Univ. Muenchen
Somani, NikhilTum
Knoll, AloisTU Munich
12:03-12:06, Paper MoB3.13 Add to My Program
Weakly Calibrated Stereoscopic Visual Servoing for Laser Steering: Application to Microphonosurgery
Tamadazte, BrahimCnrs, Ufc/ensmm/utbm
Andreff, NicolasUniv. De Franche Comté
12:06-12:09, Paper MoB3.14 Add to My Program
Novel Two-Stage Control Scheme for Robust Constrained Visual Servoing
Assa, AkbarRyerson Univ
Janabi-Sharifi, FarrokhRyerson Univ
12:09-12:12, Paper MoB3.15 Add to My Program
Lyapunov-Stable Eye-In-Hand Kinematic Visual Servoing with Unstructured Static Feature Points
Navarro-Alarcon, DavidThe Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong
Liu, YunhuiChinese Univ. of Hong Kong
12:12-12:15, Paper MoB3.16 Add to My Program
A Sequence of Micro-Assembly for Irregular Objects Based on a Multiple Manipulator Platform
Xing, DengpengInst. of Automation, Chinese Acad. of Sciences
Xu, DeInst. of Automation, Chinese Acad. of Sciences
Li, Hai pengInst. of Automation, Chinese Acad. of Sciences
12:15-12:18, Paper MoB3.17 Add to My Program
Visual Servoing Based Trajectory Tracking of Underactuated Water Surface Robots without Direct Position Measurement
Wang, KaiThe Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong
Liu, YunhuiChinese Univ. of Hong Kong
Li, LuyangThe Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong
12:18-12:21, Paper MoB3.18 Add to My Program
Image Jacobian Estimation Using Structure from Motion on a Centralized Point
Nevarez, VictorUniv. of New Mexico
Lumia, RonUniv. of New Mexico
12:21-12:24, Paper MoB3.19 Add to My Program
Vision Guided Robotic Block Stacking
Macias, NateApplied Physics Lab
Wen, JohnRensselaer Pol. Inst
12:24-12:27, Paper MoB3.20 Add to My Program
A Two Phase RGB-D Visual Servoing Controller
Hojaij, AbdullahUniv. of Waterloo
Zelek, John S.Univ. of Waterloo
Asmar, DanielAmerican Univ. of Beirut
12:27-12:30, Paper MoB3.21 Add to My Program
Pose Error Correction for Visual Features Prediction
Cazy, NicolasUniv. Rennes 1
Dune, ClaireUniv. Du Sud - Toulon Var
Wieber, Pierre-BriceINRIA Rhône-Alpes
Robuffo Giordano, PaoloCentre National De La Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Chaumette, FrancoisInria Rennes-Bretagne Atlantique
MoBI Interactive session, 3rd Floor Interactive Salons Add to My Program 
Interactive Session 1  
MoC1 Speaking session, Grand Ballroom Add to My Program 
Micro/Nano Robotics I / Manipulation and Grasping II  
Chair: Brock, OliverTech. Univ. Berlin
13:50-14:10, Paper MoC1.1 Add to My Program
Keynote: Micro and Nano Robotics for Biomedical Innovations
Arai, FumihitoNagoya Univ.
14:10-14:13, Paper MoC1.2 Add to My Program
Three Dimensional Multi-Cell Spheroids Assembly Using Thermoresponsive Gel Probe
Takeuchi, MasaruNagoya Univ
Nakajima, MasahiroNagoya Univ
Fukuda, ToshioMeijo Univ
Hasegawa, YasuhisaNagoya Univ
14:13-14:16, Paper MoC1.3 Add to My Program
Construction of Vascular-Like Microtubes Via Fluidic Axis-Translation Self-Assembly Based on Multiple Hydrogels
Yue, TaoNagoya Univ
Nakajima, MasahiroNagoya Univ
Takeuchi, MasaruNagoya Univ
Huang, QiangBeijing Inst. of Tech
Fukuda, ToshioMeijo Univ
14:16-14:19, Paper MoC1.4 Add to My Program
Magnetic Actuation of Ultra-Compliant Micro Robotic Mechanisms
Vogtmann, DanaUniv. of Maryland, Coll. Park
Bergbreiter, SarahUniv. of Maryland, Coll. Park
14:19-14:22, Paper MoC1.5 Add to My Program
Selective and Rapid Cell Injection of Fluorescence Sensor Encapsulated in Liposome Using Optical Control of Zeta Potential and Local Vibration Stimulus by Optical Tweezers
Maruyama, HisatakaNagoya Univ
Masuda, TaisukeNagoya Univ
Ryu, Heng JunNagoya Univ
Arai, FumihitoNagoya Univ
14:22-14:25, Paper MoC1.6 Add to My Program
Real-Time LOC-Based Morphological Cell Analysis System Using High-Speed Vision
Gu, QingyiHiroshima Univ
Aoyama, TadayoshiHiroshima Univ
Takaki, TakeshiHiroshima Univ
Ishii, IdakuHiroshima Univ
Takemoto, AyumiHiroshima Univ
Sakamoto, NaoakiHiroshima Univ
14:25-14:28, Paper MoC1.7 Add to My Program
Noncontact Fine Alignment for Multiple Microcontact Printing
Tanaka, NobuyukiOsaka Univ
Ota, HirokiTokyo Women's Medical Univ
Fukumori, KazuhiroTokyo Women's Medical Univ
Yamato, MasayukiTokyo Women's Medical Univ
Okano, TeruoTokyo Women's Medical Univ
Miyake, JunOsaka Univ
14:28-14:31, Paper MoC1.8 Add to My Program
Study on Rotational and Unclogging Motions of Magnetic Chain-Like Microrobot
Belharet, KarimEc. National Supérieure D'ingénieurs Debourges(univ. D'or
Folio, DavidINSA Centre Val De Loire, Univ. D'orléans, PRISME EA 4229,
Ferreira, AntoineEc. Nationale Supérieure D'ingénieurs De Bourges
14:31-14:34, Paper MoC1.9 Add to My Program
Development of Chemical Stimulation System for Local Environment Control by Using Combination of Spout and Suction from Dual Pipettes
Motoyoshi, TakahiroOsaka Univ
Kojima, MasaruOsaka Univ
Ohara, KenichiMeijo Univ
Horade, MitsuhiroOsaka Univ
Kamiyama, KazutoOsaka Univ
Mae, YasushiOsaka Univ
Arai, TatsuoOsaka Univ
14:34-14:37, Paper MoC1.10 Add to My Program
A Stick-Slip Omnidirectional Powertrain for Low-Cost Swarm Robotics: Mechanism, Calibration, and Control
Klingner, JohnUniv. of Colorado at Boulder
Kanakia, AnshulUniv. of Colorado at Boulder
Farrow, NicholasUniv. of Colorado at Boulder
Reishus, DustinUniv. of Colorado at Boulder
Correll, NikolausUniv. of Colorado at Boulder
14:37-14:40, Paper MoC1.11 Add to My Program
Non-Vector Space Stochastic Control for Nano Robotic Manipulations
Zhao, JianguoMichigan State Univ
Song, BoMichigan State Univ
Xi, NingMichigan State Univ
14:40-14:43, Paper MoC1.12 Add to My Program
Task Specific Robust Grasping for Multifingered Robot Hands
Boutselis, GeorgeNtua
Bechlioulis, CharalamposNational Tech. Univ. of Athens
Liarokapis, MinasNational Tech. Univ. of Athens
Kyriakopoulos, KostasNational Tech. Univ. of Athens
14:43-14:46, Paper MoC1.13 Add to My Program
Achieving Elastic Stability of Concentric Tube Robots through Optimization of Tube Precurvature
Ha, JunhyoungSeoul National Univ
Park, FrankSeoul National Univ
Dupont, PierreChildren's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School
14:46-14:49, Paper MoC1.14 Add to My Program
Cable Stiffened Flexible Link Manipulator
Dixit, RahulRCI, DRDO, Hyderabad
Kumar, R PrasanthIndian Inst. of Tech. Hyderabad
14:49-14:52, Paper MoC1.15 Add to My Program
Robotic Handwriting: Multi-Contact Manipulation Based on Reactional Internal Contact Hypothesis
Kim, Sung-KyunCarnegie Mellon Univ
Jo, JoonheeKist
Oh, YonghwanKorea Inst. of Science & Tech. (KIST)
Oh, Sang-RokKist
Srinivasa, SiddharthaCarnegie Mellon Univ
Likhachev, MaximCarnegie Mellon Univ
14:52-14:55, Paper MoC1.16 Add to My Program
Cooperative Suspended Object Manipulation Using Reinforcement Learning and Energy-Based Control
Palunko, IvanaUniv. of Zagreb
Donner, PhilineTech. Univ. Muenchen
Buss, MartinTech. Univ. München
Hirche, SandraTech. Univ. München
14:55-14:58, Paper MoC1.17 Add to My Program
Robotic Dual Probe Setup for Reliable Pick and Place Processing on the Nanoscale Using Haptic Devices
Tiemerding, TobiasUniv. of Oldenburg
Zimmermann, SoerenInst. for Information Tech. (OFFIS)
Fatikow, SergejUniv. of Oldenburg
14:58-15:01, Paper MoC1.18 Add to My Program
Optimal Parameter Identification for Discrete Mechanical Systems with Application to Flexible Object Manipulation
Caldwell, TimothyUniv. of Colorado
Coleman, DavidUniv. of Colorado Boulder
Correll, NikolausUniv. of Colorado at Boulder
15:01-15:04, Paper MoC1.19 Add to My Program
The Joint Coordination in Reach-To-Grap Movements
Li, ZhiUniv. of California, Santa Cruz
Gray, KierstinUniv. of California Santa Cruz
Roldan, Jay RyanUniv. of California, Santa Cruz
Milutinovic, DejanBaskin School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz
Rosen, JacobUniv. of California at Santa Cruz
15:04-15:07, Paper MoC1.20 Add to My Program
A Robot System Design for Low-Cost Multi-Robot Manipulation
McLurkin, JamesRice Univ
McMullen, AdamRice Univ
Robbins, NicholasRice Univ
Habibi, GolnazRice Univ
Becker, AaronBoston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Chou, AlvinRice Univ
Li, HaoRice Univ
John, MeaganRice Univ
Okeke, NnenaRice Univ
Rykowski, JoshuaUnited States Military Acad
Kim, SunnyRice Univ
Xie, WilliamRice Univ
Taylor, VaughnRice Univ
Zhou, YuRice Univ
Shen, Hsin-Yu JenniferRice Univ
Chen, NelsonRice Univ
Kaseman, QuillanRice Univ
Langford, LindsayRice Univ
Hunt, JeremyRice Univ. Multi Robot Systems Lab
Boone, AmandaRice Univ
Koch, Kevin KochRice Univ
15:07-15:10, Paper MoC1.21 Add to My Program
Declarative Specification of Task-Based Grasping with Constraint Validation
Schneider, SvenBonn-Rhein-Sieg Univ
Hochgeschwender, NicoBonn-Rhein-Sieg Univ. of Applied Sciences, Germany
Kraetzschmar, GerhardBonn-Rhein-Sieg Univ
MoC2 Speaking session, State Ballroom Add to My Program 
Humanoids and Bipeds I / Computer Vision I  
Chair: Dillmann, RüdigerKarlsruhe Inst. of Tech. (KIT)
13:50-14:10, Paper MoC2.1 Add to My Program
Keynote: What Is a Humanoid Robot Good For?
Yokoi, KazuhitoNational Inst. of AIST
14:10-14:13, Paper MoC2.2 Add to My Program
Identification of HRP-2 Foot's Dynamics
Mikami, YuyaTokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Tech
Moulard, ThomasCnrs-Aist
Yoshida, EiichiNational Inst. of AIST
Venture, GentianeTokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Tech
14:13-14:16, Paper MoC2.3 Add to My Program
Integration of Non-Inclusive Contacts in Posture Generation
Brossette, StanislasCnrs-Um2 Lirmm, Cnrs-Aist Jrl Umi3218/crt
Escande, AdrienCnrs
Vaillant, JorisCnrs-Um2 Lirmm
Keith, FrançoisCnrs-Um2 Lirmm, Cnrs-Aist Jrl Umi3218/crt
Moulard, ThomasCnrs-Aist
Kheddar, AbderrahmaneCNRS-AIST JRL (Joint Robotics Lab. UMI3218/CRT
14:16-14:19, Paper MoC2.4 Add to My Program
3D Dynamics of Bipedal Running: Effects of Step Width on an Amputee-Inspired Robot
Sullivan, TimothyPurdue Univ
Seipel, JustinPurdue
14:19-14:22, Paper MoC2.5 Add to My Program
Lyapunov Stability Margins for Humanoid Robot Balancing
Spyrakos-Papastavridis, EmmanouilIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
Perrin, Nicolas YvesUniv. Pierre Et Marie Curie-Paris 6, CNRS UMR 7222
Tsagarakis, NikolaosIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
Dai, JianSchool of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, King's Coll. Lond
Caldwell, Darwin G.Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
14:22-14:25, Paper MoC2.6 Add to My Program
State Estimation for a Humanoid Robot
Rotella, NicholasUniv. of Southern California
Bloesch, MichaelETH Zurich
Righetti, LudovicMax-Planck Inst. for Intelligent Systems
Schaal, StefanMPI Intelligent Systems & Univ. of Southern California
14:25-14:28, Paper MoC2.7 Add to My Program
Sideward Locomotion Control of Biped Robots Based on Dynamics Morphing
Atsuta, HiroshiOsaka Univ
Sugihara, TomomichiGraduate School of Engineering, Osaka Univ
14:28-14:31, Paper MoC2.8 Add to My Program
Modular Low-Cost Humanoid Platform for Disaster Response
Yi, Seung-JoonUniv. of Pennsylvania
McGill, StephenUniv. of Pennsylvania
Vadakedathu, LarryUniv. of Pennsylvania
He, QinUniv. of Pennsylvania
Ha, InyongThe Univ. of Tokyo
Rouleau, MichaelVirginia Tech
Hong, DennisVirginia Tech
Lee, Daniel D.Univ. of Pennsylvania
14:31-14:34, Paper MoC2.9 Add to My Program
Perception and Control Strategies for Driving Utility Vehicles with a Humanoid Robot
Rasmussen, ChristopherUniv. of Delaware
Sohn, KiwonDrexel Univ
Wang, QiaosongUniv. of Delaware
Oh, Paul Y.Drexel Univ
14:34-14:37, Paper MoC2.10 Add to My Program
Balancing Experiments on a Torque-Controlled Humanoid with Hierarchical Inverse Dynamics
Herzog, AlexanderMax-Planck-Inst. for Intelligent Systems, Tuebingen
Righetti, LudovicMax-Planck Inst. for Intelligent Systems
Grimminger, FelixGerman Res. Center for Artificial Intelligence
Pastor, PeterUniv. of Southern California
Schaal, StefanMPI Intelligent Systems & Univ. of Southern California
14:37-14:40, Paper MoC2.11 Add to My Program
Dynamic State Estimation Using Quadratic Programming
Xinjilefu, XCarnegie Mellon Univ
Feng, SiyuanCarnegie Mellon Univ
Atkeson, ChristopherCmu
14:40-14:43, Paper MoC2.12 Add to My Program
“Look at This!” Learning to Guide Visual Saliency in Human-Robot Interaction
Schauerte, BorisKarlsruhe Inst. of Tech
Stiefelhagen, RainerKarlsruhe Inst. of Tech
14:43-14:46, Paper MoC2.13 Add to My Program
SuperFAST: Model-Based Adaptive Corner Detection for Scalable Robotic Vision
Florentz, GaspardParrot SA
Aldea, EmanuelParis Sud Univ
14:46-14:49, Paper MoC2.14 Add to My Program
Auto-Adjusting Camera Exposure for Outdoor Robotics Using Gradient Information
Shim, InwookKaist
Lee, Joon-YoungKaist
Kweon, In SoKaist
14:49-14:52, Paper MoC2.15 Add to My Program
SLAM with Object Discovery, Modeling and Mapping
Choudhary, SiddharthGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Trevor, Alexander J BGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Christensen, Henrik IskovGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Dellaert, FrankGeorgia Inst. of Tech
14:52-14:55, Paper MoC2.16 Add to My Program
Real-Time Sequential Model-Based Non-Rigid SFM
Bronte, SebastianUniv. of Alcalá
Paladini, MarcoQueen Mary, Univ. of London
Bergasa, Luis MiguelUniv. of Alcala
Agapito, LourdesUniv. Coll. London
Arroyo, RobertoUniv. of Alcalá
14:55-14:58, Paper MoC2.17 Add to My Program
Direct Superpixel Labeling for Mobile Robot Navigation Using Learned General Optical Flow Templates
Roberts, RichardGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Dellaert, FrankGeorgia Inst. of Tech
14:58-15:01, Paper MoC2.18 Add to My Program
A Directional Visual Descriptor for Large-Scale Coverage Problems
Tamassia, MarcoIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
Farinelli, AlessandroUniv. of Verona
Murino, VittorioIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia/Univ. Di Verona
Del Bue, AlessioIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
15:01-15:04, Paper MoC2.19 Add to My Program
Real-Time Pose Estimation of Deformable Objects Using a Volumetric Approach
Li, YinxiaoColumbia Univ
Wang, YanColumbia Univ
Case, MichaelColumbia Univ
Chang, Shih-FuColumbia Univ
Allen, PeterColumbia Univ
15:04-15:07, Paper MoC2.20 Add to My Program
PAS: Visual Odometry with Perspective Alignment Search
Richardson, AndrewUniv. of Michigan
Olson, EdwinUniv. of Michigan
15:07-15:10, Paper MoC2.21 Add to My Program
Planar Building Facade Segmentation and Mapping Using Appearance and Geometric Constraints
Lee, JosephTexas A&M Univ
Lu, YanTexas A&M Univ
Song, DezhenTexas A&M Univ
MoC3 Speaking session, Red Lacquer Room Add to My Program 
Bioinspired Robots II / Distributed Robotics  
Chair: Hsieh, M. AniDrexel Univ.
13:50-14:10, Paper MoC3.1 Add to My Program
Keynote: From Biology to Robot and Back
Choset, HowieCarnegie Mellon Univ.
14:10-14:13, Paper MoC3.2 Add to My Program
Compliance Computation for Continuum Types of Robots
Smoljkic, GabrijelKU Leuven
Reynaerts, DominiekDiv. Production Engineering, Machine Design Andautomation, K
Vander Sloten, JosKatholieke Univ. Leuven
Vander Poorten, Emmanuel BKatholieke Univ. Leuven
14:13-14:16, Paper MoC3.3 Add to My Program
Multiport Modeling of Force and Displacement in Elastic Transmissions for Underactuated Hands
Martell, MichaelUniv. of Tulsa
Schultz, JoshuaUniv. of Tulsa
14:16-14:19, Paper MoC3.4 Add to My Program
Isplash-II: Realizing Fast Carangiform Swimming to Outperform a Real Fish
Clapham, Richard JamesUniv. of Essex
Hu, HuoshengUniv. of Essex
14:19-14:22, Paper MoC3.5 Add to My Program
Multi-Functional Bio-Inspired Leg for Underwater Robots
Kim, Hee JoongChungnam National Univ
Jun, Bong HuanKORDI(Korea Ocean Res. & Development Inst
Lee, JihongChungnam National Univ
14:22-14:25, Paper MoC3.6 Add to My Program
Torque Control Strategies for Snake Robots
Rollinson, DavidCarnegie Mellon Univ
Alwala, Kalyan VasudevIndian Inst. of Tech. Madras
Zevallos, NicoCarnegie Mellon Univ
Choset, HowieCarnegie Mellon Univ
14:25-14:28, Paper MoC3.7 Add to My Program
A 3D Motion Planning Framework for Snake Robots
Liljebäck, PålNorwegian Univ. of Science and Tech
Pettersen, Kristin Y.Norwegian Univ. of Science and Tech
Stavdahl, ØyvindNorwegian Univ. of Science and Tech. (NTNU)
Gravdahl, Jan TommyNorwegian Univ. of Science and Tech
14:28-14:31, Paper MoC3.8 Add to My Program
Human Control of Robot Swarms with Dynamic Leaders
Walker, PhillipUniv. of Pittsburgh
Amirpour Amraii, SamanUniv. of Pittsburgh
Lewis, MichaelUniv. of Pittsburgh
Chakraborty, NilanjanCarnegie Mellon Univ
Sycara, KatiaCarnegie Mellon Univ
14:31-14:34, Paper MoC3.9 Add to My Program
Snakes on an Inclined Plane: Learning an Adaptive Sidewinding Motion for Changing Slopes
Gong, ChaohuiCarnegie Mellon Univ
Tesch, MatthewCarnegie Mellon Univ
Rollinson, DavidCarnegie Mellon Univ
Choset, HowieCarnegie Mellon Univ
14:34-14:37, Paper MoC3.10 Add to My Program
Flapping Actuator Inspired by Lepidotrichia of Ray-Finned Fishes
Sekar, Karthik SrivatsaSingapore-MIT Alliance for Res. and Tech. (SMART)
Triantafyllou, MichaelMit
Valdivia y Alvarado, PabloMit
14:37-14:40, Paper MoC3.11 Add to My Program
Design and Implementation of a Low Cost, Pump-Based, Depth Control of a Small Robotic Fish
Makrodimitris, MichailNational Tech. Univ. of Athens
Aliprantis, IoannisNational Tech. Univ. of Athens
Papadopoulos, EvangelosNational Tech. Univ. of Athens
14:40-14:43, Paper MoC3.12 Add to My Program
Distributed Management and Representation of Data and Context in Robotic Applications
Dietrich, AndréOtto-Von-Guericke-Univ. Magdeburg
Zug, SebastianOtto-Von-Guericke-Univ. Magdeburg
Mohammad, SibaOtto-Von-Guericke-Univ. Magdeburg
Kaiser, JörgOtto-Von-Guericke-Univ. Magdeburg
14:43-14:46, Paper MoC3.13 Add to My Program
Environment-Independent Formation Flight for Micro Aerial Vehicles
Naegeli, TobiasEth
Conte, ChristianETH Zurich
Domahidi, AlexanderEth
Morari, ManfredETH Zurich
Hilliges, OtmarETH Zurich
14:46-14:49, Paper MoC3.14 Add to My Program
Rapid Multirobot Deployment with Time Constraints
Carpin, StefanoUniv. of California, Merced
Pavone, MarcoStanford Univ
Sadler, BrianArmy Res. Lab
14:49-14:52, Paper MoC3.15 Add to My Program
A Distributed Optimal Strategy for Rendezvous of Multi-Robots with Random Node Failures
Park, HyongjuUniv. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hutchinson, SethUniv. of Illinois
14:52-14:55, Paper MoC3.16 Add to My Program
Distributed Cohesive Configuration Control for Swarm Robots with Boundary Information and Network Sensing
Lee, Seoung KyouRice Univ
McLurkin, JamesRice Univ
14:55-14:58, Paper MoC3.17 Add to My Program
Decentralized and Complete Multi-Robot Motion Planning in Confined Spaces
Wiktor, AdamPrinceton Univ
Scobee, DexterPrinceton Univ
Messenger, SeanHarvey Mudd Coll
Clark, Christopher M.Harvey Mudd Coll
14:58-15:01, Paper MoC3.18 Add to My Program
Mobile Robotic Wireless Sensor Networks for Efficient Spatial Prediction
Nguyen, Linh VanUniv. of Tech. Sydney
Kodagoda, SarathUniv. of Tech. Sydney
Ranasinghe, RavindraUniv. of Tech. Sydney
Dissanayake, GaminiUniv. of Tech. Sydney
15:01-15:04, Paper MoC3.19 Add to My Program
Improving Data Ferrying by Iteratively Learning the Radio Frequency Environment
Carfang, AnthonyUniv. of Colorado
Wagle, NeetiUniv. of Colorado, Boulder
Frew, Eric W.Univ. of Colorado
15:04-15:07, Paper MoC3.20 Add to My Program
A Cooperative Formation Control Strategy Maintaining Connectivity of a Multi-Agent System
Dutta, RajdeepUniv. of Texas at San Antonio
Sun, LiangBrigham Young Univ
Kothari, MangalIndian Inst. of Tech. Kanpur
Sharma, RajnikantUniv. of Texas at San Antonio
Pack, DanielUS Air Force Acad
15:07-15:10, Paper MoC3.21 Add to My Program
Interactive Augmented Reality for Understanding and Analyzing Multi-Robot Systems
Ghiringhelli, FabrizioPol. Di Milano
Guzzi, JeromeIdsia, Usi-Supsi
Di Caro, Gianni A.Idsia (usi/supsi)
Caglioti, VincenzoPol. Di Milano
Gambardella, LucaUsi-Supsi
Giusti, AlessandroIDSIA Lugano, SUPSI
MoCI Interactive session, 3rd Floor Interactive Salons Add to My Program 
Interactive Session 2  
MoD1 Speaking session, Grand Ballroom Add to My Program 
Haptics / Surgical Robotics I  
Chair: Xiao, JingUNC-Charlotte
15:20-15:40, Paper MoD1.1 Add to My Program
Keynote: Haptics in Robot-Assisted Surgery
Okamura, Allison M.Stanford Univ.
15:40-15:43, Paper MoD1.2 Add to My Program
Steering of Flexible Needles Combining Kinesthetic and Vibratory Force Feedback
Pacchierotti, ClaudioUniv. of Siena
Abayazid, MomenTwente Univ
Misra, SarthakUniv. of Twente
Prattichizzo, DomenicoUniv. Di Siena
15:43-15:46, Paper MoD1.3 Add to My Program
Touch Attention Bayesian Models for Robotic Active Haptic Exploration of Heterogeneous Surfaces
Martins, RicardoUniv. of Coimbra
Ferreira, João FilipeISR, FCT - Univ. of Coimbra (NIF: 502971142)
Dias, JorgeUniv. of Coimbra
15:46-15:49, Paper MoD1.4 Add to My Program
Design and Evaluation of a 1DoF ERF-Based Needle Insertion Haptic Platform
Graña Sanchez, AdrianUniv. of Vigo
Sanchez Secades, Luis AlonsoUniv. of Twente
Zemiti, NabilLIRMM, Univ. Montpellier II - CNRS UMR 5506
Poignet, PhilippeLirmm Umr 5506 Cnrs Um2
15:49-15:52, Paper MoD1.5 Add to My Program
Haptic-Enabled Teleoperation of Base-Excited Hydraulic Manipulators Applied to Live-Line Maintenance
Banthia, VikramUniv. of Manitoba
Maddahi, YaserUniv. of Manitoba
Balakrishnan, SubramaniamUniv. of Manitoba
Sepehri, NarimanUniv. of Manitoba
15:52-15:55, Paper MoD1.6 Add to My Program
A Mixed-Initiative Control System for an Aerial Service Vehicle Supported by Force Feedback
Cacace, JonathanUniv. of Naples "Federico II" - DIETI
Finzi, AlbertoUniv. of Naples
Lippiello, VincenzoUniv. Di Napoli Federico II
15:55-15:58, Paper MoD1.7 Add to My Program
Design of a Bladder Based Elastomeric Smart Shoe for Haptic Terrain Display
Wang, YueUniv. of Utah
Minor, MarkUniv. of Utah
15:58-16:01, Paper MoD1.8 Add to My Program
Contact Force Decomposition Using Tactile Information for Haptic Augmented Reality
Kim, HyoungkyunPostech
Choi, SeungmoonPostech
Chung, Wan KyunPostech
16:01-16:04, Paper MoD1.9 Add to My Program
RoboPuppet: Low-Cost, 3D Printed Miniatures for Teleoperating Full-Size Robots
Eilering, AnnaIndiana Univ
Franchi, GiuliaUniv. of Roma Tre
Hauser, KrisIndiana Univ
16:04-16:07, Paper MoD1.10 Add to My Program
Haptic Exploration of Unknown Surfaces with Discontinuities
Jamisola, Jr., Rodrigo S.Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia (IIT)
Kormushev, PetarIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
Bicchi, AntonioUniv. Di Pisa & Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
Caldwell, Darwin G.Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
16:07-16:10, Paper MoD1.11 Add to My Program
The Patched Intrinsic Tactile Object: A Tool to Investigate Human Grasps
Serio, AlessandroUniv. of Pisa
Riccomini, EmanueleCentro Piaggio, Univ. Di PISA
Tartaglia, VincenzoCentro Piaggio, Univ. Di Pisa
Sarakoglou, IoannisFondazione Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
Gabiccini, MarcoUniv. of Pisa
Tsagarakis, NikolaosIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
Bicchi, AntonioUniv. Di Pisa & Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
16:10-16:13, Paper MoD1.12 Add to My Program
Workspace Characterization for Concentric Tube Continuum Robots
Burgner-Kahrs, JessicaGottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Univ. Hannover
Gilbert, Hunter B.Vanderbilt Univ
Granna, JosephineLeibniz Univ. Hannover
Swaney, Philip J.Vanderbilt Univ
Webster III, Robert JamesVanderbilt Univ
16:13-16:16, Paper MoD1.13 Add to My Program
Preliminary Evaluation of a New Microsurgical Robotic System for Head and Neck Surgery
Olds, KevinJohns Hopkins Univ
Chalasani, PreethamJohns Hopkins Univ
Pacheco-Lopez, PauletteJohns Hopkins Univ
Iordachita, IulianJohns Hopkins Univ
Akst, LeeJohns Hopkins Univ
Taylor, Russell H.The Johns Hopkins Univ
16:16-16:19, Paper MoD1.14 Add to My Program
Surgical Structured Light for 3D Minimally Invasive Surgical Imaging
Reiter, AustinColumbia Univ
Sigaras, AlexandrosColumbia Univ
Fowler, DennisColumbia Univ
Allen, PeterColumbia Univ
16:19-16:22, Paper MoD1.15 Add to My Program
Cooperative Teleoperation with Projection-Based Force Reflection for MIS
Takhmar, AmirUniv. of Western Ontario
Polushin, Ilia G.Western Univ
Talasaz, AliUniv. of Western Ontario
Patel, Rajnikant V.The Univ. of Western Ontario
16:22-16:25, Paper MoD1.16 Add to My Program
Design of a Unified Active Locomotion Mechanism for a Wireless Laparoscopic Camera System
Liu, XiaolongUniv. of Tennessee, Knoxville
Mancini, GregoryThe Univ. of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
Tan, JindongUniv. of Tennessee, Knoxville
16:25-16:28, Paper MoD1.17 Add to My Program
Toward Automated Intraocular Laser Surgery Using a Handheld Micromanipulator
Yang, SungwookCarnegie Mellon Univ
MacLachlan, Robert A.Carnegie Mellon Univ
Riviere, Cameron N.Carnegie Mellon Univ
16:28-16:31, Paper MoD1.18 Add to My Program
Quasi-Static Modeling of the Da Vinci Instrument
Anooshahpour, FarshadWestern Univ
Polushin, Ilia G.Western Univ
Patel, Rajnikant V.The Univ. of Western Ontario
16:31-16:34, Paper MoD1.19 Add to My Program
Design and Evaluation of a Novel Flexible Robot for Transluminal and Endoluminal Surgery
Seneci, Carlo AlbertoImperial Coll. London
Shang, JianzhongImperial Coll. London
Leibrandt, KonradImperial Coll. London
Vitiello, ValentinaImperial Coll. London
Patel, NishaDpt Surgery and Cancer
Darzi, AraImperial Coll. London
Teare, JulianImperial Coll
Yang, Guang-ZhongImperial Coll. London
16:34-16:37, Paper MoD1.20 Add to My Program
Design of a Spine-Inspired Kinematic for the Guidance of Flexible Instruments in Minimally Invasive Surgery
Traeger, Mattias FelixTech. Univ. München
Roppenecker, Daniel B.Tech. Univ. München
Leininger, Matthias R.Tech. Univ. München
Schnoes, FlorianTech. Univ. München
Lueth, Tim C.Tech. Univ. München
16:37-16:40, Paper MoD1.21 Add to My Program
Hybrid Control of Master-Slave Velocity Control and Admittance Control for Safe Remote Surgery
Osa, TakayukiThe Univ. of Tokyo
Uchida, SatoshiThe Univ. of Tokyo
Sugita, NaohikoThe Univ. of Tokyo
Mitsuishi, MamoruThe Univ. of Tokyo
MoD2 Speaking session, State Ballroom Add to My Program 
Human-Robot Interaction I / Robot Learning II  
Chair: De Luca, AlessandroSapienza Univ. of Rome
15:20-15:40, Paper MoD2.1 Add to My Program
Keynote: Overview of Motor Interaction with Robots and Other Humans
Burdet, Etienneimperial Coll. london
15:40-15:43, Paper MoD2.2 Add to My Program
A Peer Pressure Experiment: Recreation of the Asch Conformity Experiment with Robots
Brandstetter, JürgenHITLabNZ, Univ. Canterbury
Racz, PeterNZILBB, Univ. Canterbury
Beckner, ClaytonNZILBB, Univ. Canterbury
Sandoval, EduardoHITLabNZ, Univ. Canterbury
Hay, JenniferNZILBB, Univ. Canterbury
Bartneck, ChristophUniv. of Canterbury
15:43-15:46, Paper MoD2.3 Add to My Program
Inverse Reinforcement Learning Algorithms and Features for Robot Navigation in Crowds: An Experimental Comparison
Vasquez, DizanInria
Okal, BillyUniv. of Freiburg
Arras, Kai OliverUniv. of Freiburg
15:46-15:49, Paper MoD2.4 Add to My Program
Extraction of Person-Specific Motion Style Based on a Task Model and Imitation by Humanoid Robot
Okamoto, TakahiroThe Univ. Tokyo
Shiratori, TakaakiMicrosoft Res. Asia
Glisson, MatthewDisney Res
Yamane, KatsuDisney
Kudoh, ShunsukeThe Univ. of Electro-Communications
Ikeuchi, KatsushiThe Univ. of Tokyo
15:49-15:52, Paper MoD2.5 Add to My Program
Determining Proper Grasp Configurations for Handovers through Observation of Object Movement Patterns and Inter-Object Interactions During Usage
Chan, Wesley PatrickUniv. of Tokyo
Kakiuchi, YoheiThe Univ. of Tokyo
Okada, KeiThe Univ. of Tokyo
Inaba, MasayukiThe Univ. of Tokyo
15:52-15:55, Paper MoD2.6 Add to My Program
Using Spatial Language to Drive a Robot for an Indoor Environment Fetch Task
Huo, ZhiyuUniv. of Missouri Columbia
Alexenko, TatianaUniv. of Missouri
Skubic, MarjorieUniv. of Missouri-Columbia
15:55-15:58, Paper MoD2.7 Add to My Program
Speech-Based Human-Robot Interaction Robust to Acoustic Reflections in Real Environment
Gomez, RandyHonda Res. Inst. Japan Co., Ltd
Inoue, KojiKyoto Univ
Nakamura, KeisukeHonda Res. Inst. Japan Co., Ltd
Mizumoto, TakeshiHonda Res. Inst. Japan, Co. Ltd
Nakadai, KazuhiroHonda Res. Inst. Japan Co., Ltd
15:58-16:01, Paper MoD2.8 Add to My Program
Head-Eyes System and Gaze Analysis of the Humanoid Robot Romeo
Pateromichelakis, NikolaosAldebaran Robotics
Mazel, AlexandreAldebaran-Robotics
Hache, Marc-AntoineAldebaran-Robotics
Koumpogiannis, ThomasAldebaran Robotics
Gelin, RodolpheAldebaran Robotics
Maisonnier, BrunoAldebaran-Robotics
Berthoz, AlainCNRS - Coll. De France
16:01-16:04, Paper MoD2.9 Add to My Program
Development of a Rehabilitation Robot Suit with Velocity and Torque-Based Mechanical Safety Devices
Kai, YoshihiroTokai Univ
Kitaguchi, SatoshiTokai Univ
Kanno, ShotaroTokai Univ
Zhang, WenlongUniv. of California at Berkeley
Tomizuka, MasayoshiUniv. of California
16:04-16:07, Paper MoD2.10 Add to My Program
Modeling and Controller Design of Cooperative Robots in Workspace Sharing Human-Robot Assembly Teams
Liu, ChangliuUniv. of California, Berkeley
Tomizuka, MasayoshiUniv. of California
16:07-16:10, Paper MoD2.11 Add to My Program
Adjutant: A Framework for Flexible Human-Machine Collaborative Systems
Guerin, KelleherJohns Hopkins Univ
Riedel, Sebastian DaniloTech. Univ. München
Bohren, JonathanThe Johns Hopkins Univ
Hager, GregoryJohns Hopkins Univ
16:10-16:13, Paper MoD2.12 Add to My Program
Efficient Policy Search with a Parameterized Skill Memory
Reinhart, Rene FelixBielefeld Univ
Steil, Jochen J.Bielefeld Univ
16:13-16:16, Paper MoD2.13 Add to My Program
Simultaneous On-Line Discovery and Improvement of Robotic Skill Options
Stulp, FreekÉcole Nationale Supérieure De Tech. Avancées
Herlant, LauraCarnegie Mellon Univ
Hoarau, AntoineInria
Raiola, GennaroENSTA ParisTech
16:16-16:19, Paper MoD2.14 Add to My Program
Dimensionality Reduction and Motion Coordination in Learning Trajectories with Dynamic Movement Primitives
Colomé, AdriàInst. De Robòtica I Informàtica Industrial (CSIC-UPC)
Torras, CarmeCsic - Upc
16:19-16:22, Paper MoD2.15 Add to My Program
OrigamiBot-I: A Thread-Actuated Origami Robot for Manipulation and Locomotion
Vander Hoff, EvanCase Western Res. Univ
Jeong, DonghwaCase Western Res. Univ
Lee, KijuCase Western Res. Univ
16:22-16:25, Paper MoD2.16 Add to My Program
Decoding Surface Electromyogram into Dynamic State to Extract Dynamic Motor Control Strategy of Human
Park, SeongsikPostech
Chung, Wan KyunPostech
16:25-16:28, Paper MoD2.17 Add to My Program
Latent Space Policy Search for Robotics
Luck, Kevin SebastianTech. Univ. Darmstadt
Neumann, GerhardTU Darmstadt
Berger, ErikTU Bergakademie Freiberg
Peters, JanTech. Univ. Darmstadt
Ben Amor, HeniGeorgia Inst. of Tech
16:28-16:31, Paper MoD2.18 Add to My Program
Learning of Closed-Loop Motion Control
Farshidian, FarbodETH Zurich
Neunert, MichaelETH Zurich
Buchli, JonasETH Zurich
16:31-16:34, Paper MoD2.19 Add to My Program
Unsupervised Learning Approach to Attention-Path Planning for Large-Scale Environment Classification
Lee, HosunJapan Advanced Inst. of Science and Tech
Jeong, SungmoonJapan Advanced Inst. of Science and Tech
Chong, Nak YoungJapan Advanced Inst. of Sci. and Tech
16:34-16:37, Paper MoD2.20 Add to My Program
Automatic Channel Selection and Neural Signal Estimation across Channels of Neural Probes
Vysotska, OlgaUniv. of Freiburg
Frank, BarbaraUniv. of Freiburg
Istvan, UlbertUniv. of Budapest
Paul, OliverUniv. of Freiburg
Ruther, PatrickUniv. of Freiburg
Stachniss, CyrillUniv. of Bonn
Burgard, WolframUniv. of Freiburg
16:37-16:40, Paper MoD2.21 Add to My Program
Fast Planning of Well Conditioned Trajectories for Model Learning
Wang, CongUniv. of California, Berkeley
Zhao, YuUniv. of California, Berkeley
Lin, Chung-YenUniv. of California, Berkeley
Tomizuka, MasayoshiUniv. of California
MoD3 Speaking session, Red Lacquer Room Add to My Program 
Formal Methods / Software and Architecture  
Chair: Tumova, JanaRoyal Inst. of Tech.
15:20-15:40, Paper MoD3.1 Add to My Program
Keynote: Formal Methods in Robotics
Pappas, George J.Univ. of Pennsylvania
15:40-15:43, Paper MoD3.2 Add to My Program
A Compositional Approach to Stochastic Optimal Control with Co-Safe Temporal Logic Specifications
Horowitz, MatanyaCalifornia Inst. of Tech
Wolff, EricCalifornia Inst. of Tech
Murray, RichardCalifornia Inst. of Tech
15:43-15:46, Paper MoD3.3 Add to My Program
Formal Verification of Maneuver Automata for Parameterized Motion Primitives
Heß, DanielDeutsches Zentrum Für Luft Und Raumfahrt (DLR)
Althoff, MatthiasTech. Univ. München
Sattel, ThomasTech. Univ. Ilmenau
15:46-15:49, Paper MoD3.4 Add to My Program
How Behavior Trees Modularize Robustness and Safety in Hybrid Systems
Colledanchise, MicheleThe Royal Inst. of Tech
Ogren, PetterRoyal Inst. of Tech. (KTH)
15:49-15:52, Paper MoD3.5 Add to My Program
Verification and Testing of Mobile Robot Navigation Algorithms: A Case Study in SPARK
Trojanek, PiotrUniv. of Bristol
Eder, KerstinUniv. of Bristol
15:52-15:55, Paper MoD3.6 Add to My Program
Verifying and Validating Multirobot Missions
Lyons, DamianFordham Univ
Arkin, RonaldGeorgia Tech
Jiang, ShuGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Harrington, DaganFordham Univ
Liu, Tsung-MingFordham Univ
15:55-15:58, Paper MoD3.7 Add to My Program
Maximally Satisfying LTL Action Planning
Tumova, JanaRoyal Inst. of Tech
Marzinotto, AlejandroKth, Cvap/cas
Dimarogonas, Dimos V.Royal Inst. of Tech
Kragic, DanicaKth
15:58-16:01, Paper MoD3.8 Add to My Program
Optimal and Dynamic Planning for Markov Decision Processes with Co-Safe LTL Specifications
Lacerda, BrunoSchool of Computer Science, Univ. of Birmingham
Parker, DavidUniv. of Birmingham
Hawes, NickUniv. of Birmingham
16:01-16:04, Paper MoD3.9 Add to My Program
SafeRobots: A Model-Driven Framework for Developing Robotic Systems
Ramaswamy, ArunkumarENSTA-ParisTech
Monsuez, BrunoENSTA-ParisTech
Tapus, AdrianaENSTA-ParisTech
16:04-16:07, Paper MoD3.10 Add to My Program
Automated Composition of Motion Primitives for Multi-Robot Systems from Safe LTL Specifications
Saha, IndranilUniv. of California, Berkeley
Ramaithitima, RattanachaiUniv. of Pennsylvania
Kumar, VijayUniv. of Pennsylvania
Pappas, George J.Univ. of Pennsylvania
Seshia, Sanjit A.Univ. of California Berkeley
16:07-16:10, Paper MoD3.11 Add to My Program
A Stable Switched-System Approach to Obstacle Avoidance for Mobile Robots in SE(2)
Jin, JingFuUniv. of Texas at Dallas
Green, AdrianUniv. of Texas at Dallas
Gans, Nicholas (Nick)Univ. Texas at Dallas
16:10-16:13, Paper MoD3.12 Add to My Program
Etasl/etc: A Constraint-Based Task Specification Language and Robot Controller Using Expression Graphs
Aertbelien, ErwinKU Leuven
De Schutter, JorisKatholieke Univ. Leuven
16:13-16:16, Paper MoD3.13 Add to My Program
Robot Task Commander: A Framework and IDE for Robot Application Development
Hart, StephenGeneral Motors
Dinh, PaulOceaneering Space Systems
Yamokoski, JohnNasa/jsc
Wightman, BrianNasa Jsc
Radford, NicolausNasa
16:16-16:19, Paper MoD3.14 Add to My Program
Enhancing Software Module Reusability Using Port Plug-Ins: An Experiment with the Icub Robot
Paikan, AliItalian Inst. of Tech. (IIT)
Tikhanoff, VadimItalian Inst. of Tech
Metta, GiorgioIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia (IIT)
Natale, LorenzoIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
16:19-16:22, Paper MoD3.15 Add to My Program
Simple Concurrency for Robotics with the Roboscoop Framework
Rusakov, AndreyETH Zürich
Shin, JiwonETH Zurich
Meyer, BertrandSwiss Federal Inst. of Tech. Zurich
16:22-16:25, Paper MoD3.16 Add to My Program
A Lightweight, Cross-Platform, Multiuser Robot Visualization Using the Cloud
Hilton, WilliamDrexel Univ
Lofaro, DanielGeorge Mason Univ
Kim, YoungmooDrexel Univ
16:25-16:28, Paper MoD3.17 Add to My Program
ReFrESH: A Self-Adaptation Framework to Support Fault Tolerance in Field Mobile Robots
Cui, YanzhePurdue Univ
Voyles, RichardPurdue Univ
Lane, JoshuaPurdue Univ
Mahoor, MohammadUniv. of Denver
16:28-16:31, Paper MoD3.18 Add to My Program
Speeding up Rao-Blackwellized Particle Filter SLAM with a Multithreaded Architecture
Gouveia, BrunoInst. of Systems and Robotics, Univ. of Coimbra
Portugal, DavidInst. of Systems and Robotics (ISR), Univ. of Coimbra (
Marques, LinoUniv. of Coimbra
16:31-16:34, Paper MoD3.19 Add to My Program
Developing Virtual Testbeds for Intelligent Robot Manipulators - an Erobotics Approach
Guiffo Kaigom, EricInst. for Man-Machine Interaction, RWTH AachenUniversity
Rossmann, JuergenRWTH Aachen Univ
16:34-16:37, Paper MoD3.20 Add to My Program
Crowdsourcing As a Methodology to Obtain Large and Varied Robotic Data Sets
de Croon, GuidoTU Delft / ESA
Gerke, PaulRadboud Univ. Nijmegen, Department of Artificial Intelligen
Sprinkhuizen-Kuyper, IdaRadboud Univ. Nijmegen, Donders Inst. for Brain, Cognit
MoDI Interactive session, 3rd Floor Interactive Salons Add to My Program 
Interactive Session 3