Multi-robot Systems: From Swarms To Intelligent Automata: Proceedings From The 2002 Nrl Workshop On Multi-robot Systems: by Alan C. SchultzMulti-robot Systems: From Swarms To Intelligent Automata: Proceedings From The 2002 Nrl Workshop On Multi-robot Systems: by Alan C. Schultz

Multi-robot Systems: From Swarms To Intelligent Automata: Proceedings From The 2002 Nrl Workshop On…

byAlan C. Schultz

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In March 2002, the Naval Research Laboratory brought together leading researchers and government sponsors for a three-day workshop in Washington, D.C. on Multi-Robot Systems. The workshop began with presentations by various government program managers describing application areas and programs with an interest in multi­ robot systems. Government representatives were on hand from the Office of Naval Research, the Air Force, the Army Research Lab, the National Aeronau­ tics and Space Administration, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Top researchers then presented their current activities in the areas of multi­ robot systems and human-robot interaction. The first two days of the workshop of1ocalizatio<_.20_concentrated20_on20_multi-robot20_control20_issues2c_20_including20_the20_topics20_mapping2c_20_and20_navigation3b_20_distributed20_surveillance3b_20_manipulation3b_20_coordination20_and20_formations3b_20_and20_sensors20_and20_hardware.20_the20_third20_day20_was20_focused20_on20_huc2ad_20_man20_interactions20_with20_multi-robot20_teams.20_all20_presentations20_were20_given20_in20_a20_single-track20_workshop20_format.20_this20_proceedings20_documents20_the20_work20_presented20_by20_these20_researchers20_at20_the20_workshop.20_the20_invited20_presentations20_were20_followed20_by20_panel20_discussions2c_20_in20_which20_all20_participants20_interacted20_to20_highlight20_the20_challenges20_of20_this20_field20_and20_to20_develop20_possible20_solutions.20_in20_addition20_to20_the20_invited20_research20_talks2c_20_students20_were20_given20_an20_opportunity20_to20_present20_their20_work20_at20_poster20_sessions. concentrated="" on="" multi-robot="" control="" _issues2c_="" including="" the="" topics="" _mapping2c_="" and="" _navigation3b_="" distributed="" _surveillance3b_="" _manipulation3b_="" coordination="" _formations3b_="" sensors="" hardware.="" third="" day="" was="" focused="" _huc2ad_="" man="" interactions="" with="" teams.="" all="" presentations="" were="" given="" in="" a="" single-track="" workshop="" format.="" this="" proceedings="" documents="" work="" presented="" by="" these="" researchers="" at="" workshop.="" invited="" followed="" panel="" _discussions2c_="" which="" participants="" interacted="" to="" highlight="" challenges="" of="" field="" develop="" possible="" solutions.="" addition="" research="" _talks2c_="" students="" an="" opportunity="" present="" their="" poster="">
Title:Multi-robot Systems: From Swarms To Intelligent Automata: Proceedings From The 2002 Nrl Workshop On…Format:PaperbackDimensions:235 pagesPublished:December 9, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface.Part I: Localization, Mapping and Navigation.On the Positional Uncertainty of Multi-Robot Cooperative Localization;I.M.Rekleitis, et al.A Multi-Agent System for Multi-Robot Mapping and Exploration;K. Konolige, et al.Distributed Heterogeneous Sensing for Outdoor Multi-Robot Localization, Mapping, and Path Planning;L.E.Parker. et al.Mission-Relevant Collaborative Observation and Localization;A.W. Stroupe, T. Balch.Deployment and Localization for Mobile Robot Teams;A. Howard, M.J. Mataric.Multiple Autonomous Robots for UXO Clearance, the Basic UXO Gathering System (BUGS) Project;T.N. Nguyen, et al.Part II: Distributed Survelliance.Programming and Controlling the Operations of a Team of Miniature Robots;P.E. Rybski, et al.Autonomous Flying Vehicle Research at the University of Southern California;S. Saripalli, et al.Part III:Manipulation.Distributed Manipulation of Multiple Objects Using Ropes;B. Donald, et al.A Distributed Multi-Robot System for Cooperative Manipulation;A. Das, et al.Part IV: Coordination andFormations.A Layered Architecture for Coordination of Mobile Robots;R. Simmons, et al.Stability Analysis of Decentralized Cooperative Controls;J.T. Feddema, D.A. Schoenwald.Snow White and the 700 Dwarves;B.H. Wilcox.Part V: Sensor and Hardware Issues.GOATS: Multi-platform Sonar Concept for Coastal Mine Countermeasures;H.Schmidt, J.R. Edwards.Design of the UMN Multi-Robot System;A.Drenner, et al.Simulating Self-Organization With the Digital Hormone Model;Wei-Min Shen, Cheng-Ming Chuong.Part VI: Design and Learning.Architecting a Simulation and Development Environment for Multi-Robot Teams;S. Balakirsky, et al.RobotSoccer: A Multi-Robot Challenge;M.M. Veloso.Part VII: Human/Robot Interaction.Human-Robot Interactions: Creating Synergistic Cyber Forces;J.C. Scholtz.Communicating with Teams of Cooperative Robots;D. Perzanowski, et al.Robot as Partner: Vehicle Tele-operation with Collaborative Control;T. Fong, et al.Adaptive Multi-Robot, Multi-Operator Work Systems;A.C. Morris, et al.User Interaction with Multi-Robot Systems;D.Kortenkamp, et al.Human-Robot Interactions in Robot-Assisted Urban Search and Rescue;R. Murphy, J. Casper.Usability Issues for Designing Multi-Robot Missions;R.C. Arkin.Perception-Based Navigation for Mobile Robots;K. Kawamura, et al.Author Index.