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Advanced Mobile Robots, Euromicro Workshop on (1997)
Brescia, ITALY
Oct. 22, 1997 to Oct. 24, 1997
ISBN: 0-8186-8174-8
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction (PDF)

pp. ix
Session 1: Visual Guidance, Chair: S. Vestli

Visual behaviours for binocular tracking (Abstract)

J. Santos-Victor , Inst. de Sistemas e Robotica, Inst. Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
A. Bernardino , Inst. de Sistemas e Robotica, Inst. Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
pp. 2

Extension of the ALVINN-architecture for robust visual guidance of a miniature robot (Abstract)

H.-M. Gross , Fachgebiet Neuroinf., Tech. Univ. Ilmenau, Postfach, Germany
M. Krabbes , Fachgebiet Neuroinf., Tech. Univ. Ilmenau, Postfach, Germany
H.-J. Bohme , Fachgebiet Neuroinf., Tech. Univ. Ilmenau, Postfach, Germany
V. Stephan , Fachgebiet Neuroinf., Tech. Univ. Ilmenau, Postfach, Germany
pp. 8
Session 2: Non-Geometric Representations, Chair: E. Pagello

Learning navigation situations using roadmaps (Abstract)

M. Piaggio , Genoa Univ., Italy
R. Zaccaria , Genoa Univ., Italy
pp. 22

Mobile robot localization using a selforganized visual environment representation (Abstract)

G. von Wichert , Dept. of Control Syst. Theory & Robotics, Tech. Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 29
Keynote Session: Implications of Embodiment for Robot Learning, Chair: R. Cassinis

Implications of embodiment for robot learning (Abstract)

R. Pfeifer , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Zurich Univ., Switzerland
C. Scheier , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Zurich Univ., Switzerland
pp. 38
Session 3: Complex Systems, Chair: R. Pfeifer

An architecture for autonomous agents integrating symbolic and behavioral processing (Abstract)

G. Sajeva , Dipt. di Ingegneria Elettrica, Palermo Univ., Italy
F. Torterolo , Dipt. di Ingegneria Elettrica, Palermo Univ., Italy
A. Chella , Dipt. di Ingegneria Elettrica, Palermo Univ., Italy
S. Gaglio , Dipt. di Ingegneria Elettrica, Palermo Univ., Italy
pp. 45

Q-learning of complex behaviours on a six-legged walking machine (Abstract)

F. Kirchner , German Nat. Res. Center for Comput. Sci., St. Augustin, Germany
pp. 51

Active acceleration compensation using a Stewart-platform on a mobile robot (Abstract)

R. Graf , Inst. for Realtime-Syst. & Robotics, Karlsruhe Univ., Germany
R. Dillmann , Inst. for Realtime-Syst. & Robotics, Karlsruhe Univ., Germany
pp. 59
Session 4: Planning with Uncertainty, Chair: E. von Puttkamer

Deciding under partial ignorance (Abstract)

F. Voorbraak , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Amsterdam Univ., Netherlands
pp. 66

A possibilistic approach to sensor fusion in mobile robotics (Abstract)

G. Chemello , LADSEB, CNR, Padova, Italy
G. Trainito , LADSEB, CNR, Padova, Italy
C. Sossai , LADSEB, CNR, Padova, Italy
P. Bison , LADSEB, CNR, Padova, Italy
pp. 73

Synthesis of control units for mobile robots (Abstract)

S. Baranov , Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
pp. 80
Session 5: Robot Motion Robustness, Chair: W. Burgard

Enhancing recognizability of robotics environments (Abstract)

M. Vianello , IDSIA, Lugano, Switzerland
E. Pagello , IDSIA, Lugano, Switzerland
G. Borghi , IDSIA, Lugano, Switzerland
pp. 88

Navigation and guidance of an intelligent mobile robot (Abstract)

D. Gu , Dept. of Eng. Sci., Oxford Univ., UK
H. Hu , Dept. of Eng. Sci., Oxford Univ., UK
M. Brady , Dept. of Eng. Sci., Oxford Univ., UK
pp. 104
Session 6: Sensor Data Preprocessing, Chair: J. Santos-Victos

The DSP multi-frequency sonar configuration of the RAM-2 mobile robot (Abstract)

J.F. Gonzalez , Malaga Univ., Spain
J.L. Martinez , Malaga Univ., Spain
M.A. Martinez , Malaga Univ., Spain
pp. 113

Towards sophisticated mobile robot sonar sensing using pseudo-random sequences (Abstract)

K.-W. Jorg , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Kaiserslautern Univ., Germany
M. Berg , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Kaiserslautern Univ., Germany
M. Muller , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Kaiserslautern Univ., Germany
pp. 120

Non-supervised chromatic illuminant: corrector for autonomous robots (Abstract)

A. Rizzi , Dipt. di Sci. dell'Inf., Milan Univ., Italy
D. Marini , Dipt. di Sci. dell'Inf., Milan Univ., Italy
pp. 126
Session 7: Landmark Navigation, Chair: C. Balkenius

Inducing topological maps from task-oriented perception and exploratory behaviors (Abstract)

S. Caselli , Dipt. di Ingegneria dell'Inf., Parma Univ., Italy
D. Diemmi , Dipt. di Ingegneria dell'Inf., Parma Univ., Italy
G. Beccari , Dipt. di Ingegneria dell'Inf., Parma Univ., Italy
F. Zanichelli , Dipt. di Ingegneria dell'Inf., Parma Univ., Italy
pp. 134

A bee-inspired robot visual homing method (Abstract)

N. Adami , Dept. of Electron. for Autom., Brescia Univ., Italy
A. Rizzi , Dept. of Electron. for Autom., Brescia Univ., Italy
G. Bianco , Dept. of Electron. for Autom., Brescia Univ., Italy
R. Cassinis , Dept. of Electron. for Autom., Brescia Univ., Italy
P. Mosna , Dept. of Electron. for Autom., Brescia Univ., Italy
pp. 141

Landmark matching in a varying environment (Abstract)

A. Carbonaro , Ist. di Inf., Ancona Univ., Italy
P. Zingaretti , Ist. di Inf., Ancona Univ., Italy
pp. 147
Session 8: Self-Localization and Navigation, Chair: K. Jorg

Active mobile robot localization by entropy minimization (Abstract)

D. Fox , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Bonn Univ., Germany
W. Burgard , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Bonn Univ., Germany
S. Thrun , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Bonn Univ., Germany
pp. 155

Robustness characteristics of POLLICINO system for autonomous robot self-localization (Abstract)

D. Grana , Dept. of Electron. for Autom., Brescia Univ., Italy
A. Rizzi , Dept. of Electron. for Autom., Brescia Univ., Italy
V. Rosati , Dept. of Electron. for Autom., Brescia Univ., Italy
R. Cassinis , Dept. of Electron. for Autom., Brescia Univ., Italy
pp. 163

Mobile robot navigation using recursive motion control (Abstract)

P. Kovesi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Western Australia Univ., Nedlands, WA, Australia
R. Ellepola , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Western Australia Univ., Nedlands, WA, Australia
pp. 168

Index of Authors (PDF)

pp. 175
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