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SRI
The Robotics Institute
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15213-3890
Publications
Note: This list may not be comprehensive. It contains only those publications in the RI publications database. Entries are listed in reverse chronological order.
 
  • Slip Control During Slope Descent for a Rover with Plowing Capability

    Daniel Loret de Mola Lemus
    master's thesis, tech. report CMU-RI-TR-13-10, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, June, 2013
    Details | pdf (3MB) | Copyrighted

  • Developing a Framework for Reliable Autonomous Surface Mobility

    David Wettergreen and Michael D. Wagner
    September, 2012.
    Details | pdf (10MB) | Copyrighted

  • Plowing for Rover Control on Extreme Slopes

    David Kohanbash, Scott Jared Moreland, and David Wettergreen
    Field and Service Robotics, July, 2012.
    Details | pdf (4MB) | Copyrighted

  • Plowing for Rover Control on Extreme Slopes

    David Kohanbash
    master's thesis, tech. report CMU-RI-TR-11-35, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, December, 2011
    Details | pdf (7MB) | Copyrighted

  • Plowing for Controlled Steep Crater Descents

    Jason Ziglar, David Kohanbash, David Wettergreen, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (iSAIRAS), February, 2008.
    Details | pdf (6MB) | Copyrighted

  • Design of the Scarab Rover for Mobility and Drilling in the Lunar Cold Traps

    Paul Bartlett, David Wettergreen, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space, February, 2008.
    Details | pdf (787KB) | Copyrighted

  • Technologies Toward Lunar Crater Exploration

    Jason Ziglar, David Kohanbash, David Wettergreen, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    tech. report CMU-RI-TR-07-40, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, April, 2007
    Details | pdf (7MB) | Copyrighted

  • First Experiments in the Robotic Investigation of Life in the Atacama Desert of Chile

    David Wettergreen, Nathalie Cabrol, James Teza, Paul Tompkins, Christopher Urmson, Vandi Verma, Michael D. Wagner, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    International Conference on Robotics and Automation, April, 2005.
    Details | pdf (526KB) | Copyrighted

  • Enhancing Multi-Robot Coordinated Teams with Sliding Autonomy

    Jonathan Brookshire
    master's thesis, tech. report CMU-RI-TR-04-40, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2004
    Details | pdf (1MB) | Copyrighted

  • FastSLAM: A Factored Solution to the Simultaneous Localization and Mapping Problem with Unknown Data Association

    Michael Montemerlo
    doctoral dissertation, tech. report CMU-RI-TR-03-28, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, July, 2003
    Details | pdf (2MB) | Copyrighted

  • A Sensor Arm for Robotic Antarctic Meteorite Search

    Christopher Urmson, Benjamin Shamah, James Teza, Michael D. Wagner, Dimitrios (Dimi) Apostolopoulos, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Field and Service Robotics, July, 2001.
    Details | pdf (384KB) | Copyrighted

  • MMW-Scanning Radar for Descent Guidance and Landing Safeguard

    Alex Foessel and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    Proceedings 6th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space, June, 2001.
    Details | pdf (217KB) | Copyrighted

  • Automated Surface Mission Planning Considering Terrain, Shadows, Resources and Time

    Paul Tompkins, Anthony (Tony) Stentz, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS '01), Montreal, Canada., June, 2001.
    Details | pdf (362KB) | Copyrighted

  • Solar Navigational Planning for Robotic Explorers

    Kimberly Shillcutt and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    2001 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May, 2001, pp. 1421 - 1426.
    Details | pdf (184KB) | Copyrighted

  • Skyworker: a robot for assembly, inspection and maintenance of large scale orbital facilities

    Peter Staritz, Sarjoun Skaff, Christopher Urmson, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA '01), May, 2001, pp. 4180 - 4185.
    Details | pdf (465KB) | Copyrighted

  • Future Directions in Multi-Robot Autonomy and Planetary Surface Construction

    Trey Smith, Reid Simmons, Sanjiv Singh, and David Hershberger
    Proceedings of the 2001 Space Studies Institute Conference, May, 2001.
    Details | pdf (145KB) | Copyrighted

  • Autonomous characterization of unknown environments

    Liam Pedersen
    2001 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May, 2001, pp. 277 - 284.
    Details | pdf (625KB) | Copyrighted

  • Skyworker: Robotics for Space Assembly, Inspection and Maintenance

    Sarjoun Skaff, Peter Staritz, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    Space Studies Institute Conference, 2001.
    Details | pdf (216KB) | Copyrighted

  • Robotics for Assembly, Inspection, and Maintenance of Space Macrofacilities

    William (Red) L. Whittaker, Christopher Urmson, Peter Staritz, Brett Kennedy, and Rob Ambrose
    AIAA Space 2000 Conference and Exposition, September, 2000.
    Details | pdf (331KB) | Copyrighted

  • Experimenter's Notebook: Robotic Search for Antarctic Meteorites 2000 Expedition

    Michael D. Wagner
    tech. report CMU-RI-TR-00-13, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, June, 2000
    Details | pdf (3MB) | Copyrighted

  • Recent Progress in Local and Global Traversability for Planetary Rovers

    Sanjiv Singh, Reid Simmons, Trey Smith, Anthony (Tony) Stentz, Vandi Verma, Alex Yahja, and Kurt Schwehr
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2000, April, 2000.
    Details | pdf (493KB) | Copyrighted

  • Technology and Field Demonstration of Robotic Search for Antarctic Meteorites

    Dimitrios (Dimi) Apostolopoulos, Michael D. Wagner, Benjamin Shamah, Liam Pedersen, Kimberly Shillcutt, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    International Journal of Robotics Research, , December, 2000,
    Details | pdf (963KB) | Copyrighted

  • Radar Sensor Model for Three-Dimensional Map Building

    Alex Foessel
    Proc. SPIE, Mobile Robots XV and Telemanipulator and Telepresence Technologies VII, November, 2000.
    Details | pdf (273KB) | Copyrighted

  • Evaluation of Computer Vision Algorithms for Autonomous Navigation in Polar Terrains

    Nicolas Vandapel, Raja Chatila, Stewart Moorehead, Simon Lacroix, Dimitrios (Dimi) Apostolopoulos, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, 2000.
    Details

  • Technology and Field Demonstration Results in the Robotic Search for Antarctic Meteorites

    Dimitrios (Dimi) Apostolopoulos, Michael D. Wagner, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Field and Service Robotics, August, 1999, pp. 185-190.
    Details | pdf (193KB) | Copyrighted

  • Technology and Field Demonstration Results in the Robotic Search for Antarctic Meteorites

    Dimitrios (Dimi) Apostolopoulos, Michael Wagner, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Field and Service Robotics, August, 1999, pp. 185-190.
    Details | pdf (193KB) | Copyrighted

  • Solar Blade Nanosatellite Development: Heliogyro Deployment, Dynamics,and Control

    Richard Blomquist
    Proceedings of the 13th USU / AIAA Small Satellite Conference, August, 1999.
    Details | pdf (247KB) | Copyrighted

  • Short-Range Millimeter-Wave Radar Perception in a Polar Environment

    Alex Foessel, , and Dimitrios (Dimi) Apostolopoulos
    Proceedings of the Field and Service Robotics Conference, August, 1999.
    Details | pdf (399KB) | Copyrighted

  • Effect of Tire Design and Steering Mode on Robotic Mobility in Barren Terrain

    Benjamin Shamah, Dimitrios (Dimi) Apostolopoulos, Michael D. Wagner, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    Proceeding of the International Conference on Field and Service Robots, August, 1999, pp. 287-292.
    Details | pdf (146KB) | Copyrighted

  • Solar Power Expert for Remote Robotic Explorers

    Kimberly Shillcutt and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space, June, 1999.
    Details | pdf (91KB) | Copyrighted

  • Autonomous Navigation Field Results of a Planetary Analog Robot in Antarctica

    Stewart Moorehead, Reid Simmons, Dimitrios (Dimi) Apostolopoulos, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space, June, 1999.
    Details | pdf (115KB) | Copyrighted

  • Icebreaker: An Exploration of the Lunar South Pole

    Paul Tompkins and Ashley Stroupe
    Proceedings of the 14th SSI Conference on Space Manufacturing, May, 1999.
    Details | pdf (222KB) | Copyrighted

  • Preliminary Results on the use of Stereo, Color Cameras and Laser Sensors in Antarctica

    Nicolas Vandapel, Stewart Moorehead, William (Red) L. Whittaker, Raja Chatila, and Raphael Murrieta-Cid
    International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, March, 1999.
    Details | pdf (744KB) | Copyrighted

  • Radar sensor for an autonomous Antarctic explorer

    Alex Foessel, Dimitrios (Dimi) Apostolopoulos, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    Proc. SPIE , Mobile Robots XIII and Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 3525, January, 1999, pp. 117-124.
    Details | pdf (524KB) | Copyrighted

  • Search for Meteorites at Martin Hills and Pirrit Hills, Antarctica

    P. Lee, W. A. Cassidy, Dimitrios (Dimi) Apostolopoulos, D. Bassi, L. Bravo, H. Cifuentes, Matthew Deans, Alex Foessel, Stewart Moorehead, Michael Parris, C. Puebla, Liam Pedersen, Mark Sibenac, F. Vald?, Nicolas Vandapel, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XXX, 1999.
    Details | pdf (202KB) | Copyrighted

  • Robotic Rock Classification Using Visible Light Reflectance Spectroscopy: Preliminary results from the Robotic Antarctic Meteorite Search program

    Liam Pedersen, Dimitrios (Dimi) Apostolopoulos, William (Red) L. Whittaker, W. Cassidy, P. Lee, and T. Roush
    Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XXX, 1999.
    Details

  • Autonomous Science Decisions for Mars Sample Return

    T.L. Roush, V. Gulick, R. Morris, P. Gazis, G. Benedix, C. Glymour, J. Ramsey, Liam Pedersen, M. Ruzon, W. Buntine, and J. Oliver
    Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XXX, 1999.
    Details

  • Recent Results in Path Planning for Mobile Robots Operating in Vast Outdoor Environments

    Alex Yahja, Sanjiv Singh, and Anthony (Tony) Stentz
    Proc, 1998 Symposium on Image, Speech, Signal Processing and Robotics, September, 1998.
    Details | pdf (199KB) | Copyrighted

  • Robotic Deployment of Electro-Magnetic Sensors for Meteorite Search

    Liam Pedersen
    Proceedings of the 1998 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA '98), May, 1998, pp. 618 - 623.
    Details | pdf (637KB) | Copyrighted

  • Framed-Quadtree Path Planning for Mobile Robots Operating in Sparse Environments

    Alex Yahja, Anthony (Tony) Stentz, Sanjiv Singh, and Barry Brummit
    In Proceedings, IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation, (ICRA), May, 1998.
    Details | pdf (170KB) | Copyrighted

  • Field Validation of Nomad's Robotic Locomotion

    Benjamin Shamah, Dimitrios (Dimi) Apostolopoulos, Eric Rollins, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society of Photo-Optical Engineering, November, 1998, pp. 214-222.
    Details | pdf (562KB) | Copyrighted

  • A Task Description Language for Robot Control

    Reid Simmons and D. Apfelbaum
    Proceedings Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems, October, 1998.
    Details | pdf (56KB) | Copyrighted

  • Learning Hierarchical Control Structure for Multiple Tasks and Changing Environments

    Bruce Digney
    Proceedings of the Fifth Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior: SAB 98, 1998.
    Details | pdf (235KB) | Copyrighted

  • Visualization Tools for Validating Software of Autonomous Spacecraft

    Reid Simmons and Gregory Whelan
    International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Automation in Space, July, 1997.
    Details | pdf (80KB) | Copyrighted

  • The Focussed D* Algorithm for Real-Time Replanning

    Anthony (Tony) Stentz
    Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, August, 1995.
    Details | pdf (83KB) | Copyrighted

  • A Complete Navigation System for Goal Acquisition in Unknown Environments

    Anthony (Tony) Stentz and Martial Hebert
    Proceedings 1995 IEEE/RSJ International Conference On Intelligent Robotic Systems (IROS '95), August, 1995, pp. 425 - 432.
    Details | pdf (504KB) | Copyrighted

  • Optimal and Efficient Path Planning for Partially-Known Environments

    Anthony (Tony) Stentz
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA '94), May, 1994, pp. 3310 - 3317.
    Details | pdf (195KB) | Copyrighted