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Advanced Mobile Robots, Euromicro Workshop on (1996)
Kaiserslautern, GERMANY
Oct. 9, 1996 to Oct. 11, 1996
ISBN: 0-8186-7695-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction (PDF)

pp. ix
Session 1: Data Fusion I, Chair: K-W. Jorg, Germany

Position tracking with position probability grids (Abstract)

T. Schmidt , Inst. fur Inf. III, Bonn Univ., Germany
W. Burgard , Inst. fur Inf. III, Bonn Univ., Germany
D. Hennig , Inst. fur Inf. III, Bonn Univ., Germany
D. Fox , Inst. fur Inf. III, Bonn Univ., Germany
pp. 2

Fusion of sensor data in a dynamic representation (Abstract)

R. Zaccaria , DIST, Genoa Univ., Italy
M. Piaggio , DIST, Genoa Univ., Italy
A. Sgorbissa , DIST, Genoa Univ., Italy
G. Vercelli , DIST, Genoa Univ., Italy
pp. 10
Session 2: Data Fusion II, Chiar: U. Nehmzow, United Kingdom

Statistical approach to range-data fusion and interpretation (Abstract)

L. Preucil , Dept. of Control Eng., Czech Tech. Univ., Prague, Czech Republic
P. Stepan , Dept. of Control Eng., Czech Tech. Univ., Prague, Czech Republic
pp. 18

Perception of an underwater structure for inspection and guidance purpose (Abstract)

P. Zingaretti , Inst. di Inf., Ancona Univ., Italy
G. Conte , Inst. di Inf., Ancona Univ., Italy
G. Tascini , Inst. di Inf., Ancona Univ., Italy
S.M. Zanoli , Inst. di Inf., Ancona Univ., Italy
pp. 24

Fuzzy logic rules for mapping sensor data to robot control (Abstract)

A. Knoll , Fac. of Technol., Bielefeld Univ., Germany
F. Wille , Fac. of Technol., Bielefeld Univ., Germany
Jianwei Zhang , Fac. of Technol., Bielefeld Univ., Germany
pp. 29
Session 3: Sonar Data Processing, Chair: W. Burgard, Germany

First results in eliminating crosstalk and noise by applying pseudo-random sequences to mobile robot sonar sensing (Abstract)

K.-W. Jorg , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Kaiserslautern Univ., Germany
M. Berg , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Kaiserslautern Univ., Germany
pp. 40

Recognition using frequency sweep sonar (Abstract)

G. Lindstedt , Dept. Ind. Electr. Eng. & Autom., Lund Inst. of Technol., Sweden
pp. 46

Ultrasonic sensing and fuzzy logic control for navigation in unknown static environments (Abstract)

A. Ramirez-Serrano , Inst. Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico
M. Boumedine , Inst. Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico
pp. 54
Session 4: Non-Visual Self-Localization and Navigation, Chair: R. Cassinis, Italy

AMOS: comparison of scan matching approaches for self-localization in indoor environments (Abstract)

J.-S. Gutmann , Res. Inst. for Appl. Knowledge Processing, Ulm, Germany
C. Schlegel , Res. Inst. for Appl. Knowledge Processing, Ulm, Germany
pp. 61

Landmark-based autonomous navigation in sewerage pipes (Abstract)

F. Kirchner , German Nat. Res. Center for Comput. Sci., St. Augustin, Germany
J. Hertzberg , German Nat. Res. Center for Comput. Sci., St. Augustin, Germany
pp. 68
Keynote Session
Session 5: Control Architectures, Chair: E. von Puttkamer, Germany

Validation of kernel-based TMR in an autonomous guided vehicle (Abstract)

M. Bekambo , ESAT, Katholieke Univ., Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
J. Peperstraete , ESAT, Katholieke Univ., Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
R. Lauwereins , ESAT, Katholieke Univ., Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
G. Deconinck , ESAT, Katholieke Univ., Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
J. Vandorpe , ESAT, Katholieke Univ., Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
H. Van Brussel , ESAT, Katholieke Univ., Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
pp. 77

Learning behaviours in a modular neural net architecture for a mobile autonomous agent (Abstract)

R.M. Rylatt , Dept. of Comput. Sci., De Montfort Univ., Leicester, UK
C.A. Czarnecki , Dept. of Comput. Sci., De Montfort Univ., Leicester, UK
T.W. Routen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., De Montfort Univ., Leicester, UK
pp. 84

Distributed perception for reactive navigation (Abstract)

M. Piasecki , Inst. of Tech. Cybern., Tech. Univ. Wroclaw, Poland
pp. 99
Session 6: Path Planning, Chair: H. Tolle, Germany

Multi-strategic approach for robot path planning (Abstract)

G. Bianco , Dept. of Electron. for Autom., Brescia Univ., Italy
R. Cassinis , Dept. of Electron. for Autom., Brescia Univ., Italy
pp. 108

Cellular automata in robot path planning (Abstract)

F. Marchese , Dipartimento di Elettronica e Inf., Politecnico di Milano, Italy
pp. 116

Route learning in mobile robots through self-organisation (Abstract)

U. Nehmzow , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Manchester Univ., UK
C. Owen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Manchester Univ., UK
pp. 126
Session 7: Complete Systems, Chair: D. Sanders, United Kingdom

Six-legged robot for service operations (Abstract)

T. Ihme , Fraunhofer Inst. for Factory Oper. & Autom., Magdeburg, Germany
A. Schneider , Fraunhofer Inst. for Factory Oper. & Autom., Magdeburg, Germany
U. Schmucker , Fraunhofer Inst. for Factory Oper. & Autom., Magdeburg, Germany
pp. 135

ADAM: adaptive autonomous machine (Abstract)

L.F.J. Nijenhuis , Dutch Open Univ., Heerlen, Netherlands
W.A. Vervoort , Dutch Open Univ., Heerlen, Netherlands
D.C. Van Oosten , Dutch Open Univ., Heerlen, Netherlands
A.W.P. Bakkers , Dutch Open Univ., Heerlen, Netherlands
pp. 143

MOPS, a system for mail distribution in office type buildings (Abstract)

N. Tschichold-Gurman , Inst. of Robotics, Swiss Federal Inst. of Technol., Zurich, Switzerland
S.J. Vestli , Inst. of Robotics, Swiss Federal Inst. of Technol., Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 151
Session 8: Visual Self-Localization I, Chair: G. Lindstedt, Sweden

Robot self-localization by means of vision (Abstract)

G. Adorni , Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Inf., Parma Univ., Italy
F. Zanichelli , Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Inf., Parma Univ., Italy
M. Mordonini , Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Inf., Parma Univ., Italy
G. Destri , Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Inf., Parma Univ., Italy
pp. 160

Visual tracking and target selection for mobile robots (Abstract)

C. Balkenius , Lund Univ., Sweden
L. Kopp , Lund Univ., Sweden
pp. 166

Using colour information in an omnidirectional perception system for autonomous robot localization (Abstract)

A. Rizzi , Dept. of Electron. for Autom., Brescia Univ., Italy
D. Grana , Dept. of Electron. for Autom., Brescia Univ., Italy
R. Cassinis , Dept. of Electron. for Autom., Brescia Univ., Italy
pp. 172
Session 9: Visual Self-Localization II, Chair: T. Braunl, Germany

Real-time phase-based stereo for a mobile robot (Abstract)

T. Frohlinghaus , Inst. fur Inf. III, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Univ., Bonn, Germany
J.M. Buhmann , Inst. fur Inf. III, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Univ., Bonn, Germany
pp. 178

Natural landmark based localisation of mobile robots using laser range data (Abstract)

J.G.M. Goncalves , Inst. Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
M.I. Ribeiro , Inst. Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
pp. 186

Self-organizing visual perception for mobile robot navigation (Abstract)

G. von Wichert , Control Syst. Theory & Robotics Dept., Tech. Univ. Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 194

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 201
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