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Completing Manipulation Tasks Efficiently in Complex Environments
Christopher Dellin

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-53, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, September, 2016
Complexity of Discrete Energy Minimization Problems
Mengtian Li, Alexander Shekhovtsov and Daniel Huber

Conference Paper, Computer Vision – ECCV 2016, September, 2016
Industrial Smoke Detection and Visualization
Yen-Chia Hsu, Paul S. Dille, Randy Sargent and Illah Nourbakhsh

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-55, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, September, 2016
No-Regret Replanning under Uncertainty
Wen Sun, Niteesh Sood, Debadeepta Dey, Gireeja Ranade, Siddharth Prakash and Ashish Kapoor

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-64, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, arXiv, September, 2016
Relation between trust attitudes towards automation, Hofstede’s cultural dimensions and big five personality traits
Shih-Yi Chien, Michael Lewis, Katia Sycara, Jyi-Shane Liu and Asiye Kumru

Conference Paper, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Conference, September, 2016
Robust Autonomous Flight in Constrained and Visually Degraded Shipboard Environments
Zheng Fang, Shichao Yang, Sezal Jain, Geetesh Dubey, Stephan Roth, Silvio Mano Maeta, Stephen T. Nuske, Yuzhang Wu and Sebastian Scherer

Journal Article, Carnegie Mellon University, Journal of Field Robotics, September, 2016
Robust Autonomous Flight in Constrained and Visually Degraded Shipboard Environments
Zheng Fang, Shichao Yang, Sezal Jain, Geetesh Dubey, Stephan Roth, Silvio Mano Maeta, Stephen T. Nuske, Yuzhang Wu and Sebastian Scherer

Journal Article, Journal of Field Robotics, September, 2016
Robust Manipulation via Contact Sensing
Michael Koval

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-54, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, September, 2016
The Optical Coherence Tomography Microsurgical Augmented Reality System (OCT-MARS): A Novel Device for Microsurgeries
Samantha J. Horvath

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-56, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, September, 2016
Walking and running with passive compliance
Christian Hubicki, Andy Abate, Patrick Clary, Siavash Rezazadeh, Mikhail Jones, Andrew Peekema, Johnathan Van Why, Ryan Domres, Albert Wu, William Martin, Hartmut Geyer and Jonathan Hurst

Journal Article, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, September, 2016
A Low-Cost, Human-Inspired Perception Approach for Dense Moving Crowd Navigation
Ishani Chatterjee

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-47, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2016
Analysis of Angle of Attack for Efficient Slope Ascent by Rovers
Hiroaki Inotsume

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-22, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2016
Architecture for Industry 4.0-based Manufacturing Systems
Achal Arvind

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-43, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2016
Automated Assessment and Mapping of Grape Quality through Image-based Color Analysis
Zania Pothen and Stephen T. Nuske

Conference Paper, IFAC-PapersOnLine, Vol. 49, No. 16, pp. 72-78, August, 2016
Automated Measurement of Berry Size in Images
Omeed Mirbod, Luke Yoder and Stephen T. Nuske

Journal Article, IFAC-PapersOnLine, Vol. 49, No. 16, pp. 79-84, August, 2016
Autonomous Flight and Navigation in Air-Ground Systems
Benjamin Holden

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-42, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2016
Building and Leveraging Category Hierarchies for Large-scale Image Classification
Hao Zhang

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-38, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2016
Design for 3D Agility and Virtual Compliance using Proprioceptive Force Control in Dynamic Legged Robots
Simon Kalouche

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-39, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2016
Design, Construction, and Evaluation of a Ballbot Driven with a Spherical Induction Motor
Greg Seyfarth

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-44, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2016
Direct Pose Estimation and Refinement
Hatem Said Alismail

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-50, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2016
Expressive Motion for Low Degree-of-Freedom Robots
Heather Knight

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-51, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2016
Guaranteed Parameter Estimation of Discrete Energy Minimization for 3D Scene Parsing
Mengtian Li

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-49, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2016
Maintaining Awareness of the Focus of Attention of a Conversation: A Robot-Centric Reinforcement Learning Approach
Marynel Vazquez, Aaron Steinfeld and Scott E. Hudson

Conference Paper, International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), August, 2016
Modeling and Control of Coaxial UAV with Swashplate Controlled Lower Propeller
Richard Lee, Koushil Sreenath and Sebastian Scherer

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-52, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2016
Multi-task Value of Information Planning for Sequential Multi-task Bandits
Rika Antonova

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-41, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2016
Sample Efficient Bayesian Optimization for Policy Search: Case Studies in Robotics and Education
Rika Antonova

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-40, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2016
Spatial references and perspective in natural language instructions for collaborative manipulation
Shen Li, Rosario Scalise, Henny Admoni, Siddhartha Srinivasa and Stephanie Rosenthal

Conference Paper, IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, August, 2016
Velocity-Limiting Control of an Active Handheld Micromanipulator
Shohin Mukherjee abd Robert MacLachlan and Cameron Riviere

Journal Article, Journal of Medical Devices, August, 2016
Vision-Enhanced Lidar Odometry and Mapping
Daniel Lu

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-34, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2016
Leprosy Lesion Recognition Using Convolutional Neural Networks
Harjatin Singh Baweja and Tanvir Parhar

Conference Paper, Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics, July, 2016
Learning Qualitative Spatial Relations for Robotic Navigation
Abdeslam Boularias, Felix Duvallet, Jean Hyaejin Oh and Anthony Stentz

Conference Paper, Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), July, 2016
Automatically Tracking and Calibrating Robot Arms using SLAM Techniques
Matthew Klingensmith

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-36, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, July, 2016
Confidence Preserving Machine for Facial Action Unit Detection
Jiabei Zeng, Wen-Sheng Chu, Fernando De la Torre Frade, Jeffrey Cohn and Zhang Xiong

Journal Article, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, July, 2016
Convergent Planning
Aaron M. Johnson, Jennifer King and Siddhartha Srinivasa

Journal Article, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 1044-1051, July, 2016
Distributed decoupling of multiagent simple temporal problems
Jayanth Krishna Mogali

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-28, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, July, 2016
Distributed Dynamic Priority Assignment and Motion Planning for Multiple Mobile Robots with Kinodynamic Constraints
Wenhao Luo, Nilanjan Chakraborty and Katia Sycara

Conference Paper, American Control Conference (ACC), July, 2016
Functional Gradient Motion Planning in Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Spaces
Zita Alexandra Magalhaes Marinho, Anca Dragan, Arunkumar Byravan, Byron Boots, Geoffrey Gordon and Siddhartha Srinivasa

Conference Paper, Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS-2016), July, 2016
Inference Machines for Nonparametric Filter Learning
Arun Venkatraman, Wen Sun, Martial Hebert, Byron Boots and J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell

Conference Paper, 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-16), July, 2016
Inference Machines for Nonparametric Filter Learning
Arun Venkatraman, Wen Sun, Martial Hebert, Byron Boots and J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell

25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-16), July, 2016
Introspective Perception: Learning to Predict Failures in Vision Systems
Shreyansh Daftry, Sam Zeng, J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell and Martial Hebert

Conference Paper, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016), July, 2016
Introspective Perception: Learning to Predict Failures in Vision Systems
Shreyansh Daftry, Sam Zeng, J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell and Martial Hebert

Conference Paper, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016), July, 2016
Kinodynamic Motion Planning on Vector Fields using RRT*
Guilherme Augusto Silva Pereira, Sanjiban Choudhury and Sebastian Scherer

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-35, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, July, 2016
Path Planning in Dynamic Environments with Adaptive Dimensionality
Anirudh Vemula, Katharina Muelling and Jean Hyaejin Oh

Conference Paper, Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Combinatorial Search (SoCS-2016), July, 2016
Road Detection and Semantic Segmentation without Strong Human Supervision
Ankit Laddha

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-37, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, July, 2016
Supersizing Self-supervision: Learning to Grasp from 50K Tries and 700 Robot Hours
Lerrel Pinto and Abhinav Gupta

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-48, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, July, 2016
Efficient Feature Group Sequencing for Anytime Linear Prediction
Hanzhang Hu, Alexander Grubb, J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell and Martial Hebert

Conference Paper, The Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI) 2016, June, 2016
A Framework for Optimal Repairing of Vector Field-based Motion Plans
Guilherme Augusto Silva Pereira, Sanjiban Choudhury and Sebastian Scherer

Conference Paper, Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), pp. 261-266, June, 2016
A Probabilistic Framework for Real-time 3D Segmentation using Spatial, Temporal, and Semantic Cues
David Held, Devin Guillory, Brice Rebsamen, Sebastian Thrun and Silvio Savarese

Conference Paper, Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), June, 2016
Active Comparison Based Learning Incorporating User Uncertainty and Noise
Rachel Holladay, Shervin Javdani, Anca Dragan and Siddhartha Srinivasa

Conference Paper, RSS Workshop on Model Learning for Human-Robot Communication, June, 2016
Asymptotically Near-Optimal RRT for Fast, High-Quality Motion Planning
Oren Salzman and Dan Halperin

Journal Article, IEEE Trans. Robotics, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 473-483, June, 2016
Cross-stitch Networks for Multi-task Learning
Ishan Misra, Abhinav Shrivastava, Abhinav Gupta and Martial Hebert

Conference Paper, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June, 2016
Factoring Scenes into 3D Structure and Style
David Fouhey

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-45, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, June, 2016
Finding Routes for Efficient and Successful Slope Ascent for Exploration Rovers
Hiroaki Inotsume, Colin Creager, David Wettergreen and William (Red) L. Whittaker

Conference Paper, The International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS) 2016, June, 2016
Human-like Planning of Swerve Maneuvers for Autonomous Vehicles
Tianyu Gu, John M. Dolan and Jin-Woo Lee

Conference Paper, IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, pp. 716-721, June, 2016
iSTEP 2012: Waste Monitoring and Water Monitoring and Management at Ashesi University College in Ghana
Scott Andes, Corinne Clinch, Julie Mallis, Sandeep Reddy Munnangi, Ronnell Perry, Sarah M. Belousov, Mary Beatrice Dias, Malcolm Frederick Dias, Balajee Kannan, Ermine A. Teves, Yonina Cooper and M Bernardine Dias

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-29, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, June, 2016
iSTEP 2013: Development and Assessment of Assistive Technology for a School for the Blind in India
Madeleine Clute, Madelyn Gioffre, Poornima Kaniarasu, Aditya Kodkany, Vivek Nair, Shree Lakshmi Rao, Aveed Sheikh, Avia Weinstein, Ermine A. Teves, Mary Beatrice Dias and M Bernardine Dias

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-30, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, June, 2016
iSTEP 2013: Exploring the Feasibility and Suitability of Assistive Technology at the Mathru Center for Differently-Abled
Shree Lakshmi Rao, Aveed Sheikh, Avia Weinstein, Aditya Kodkany, Madeleine Clute, Madelyn Gioffre, Poornima Kaniarasu, Vivek Nair, Ermine A. Teves, Mary Beatrice Dias and M Bernardine Dias

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-31, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, June, 2016
iSTEP 2015: Cross-Cultural Technology Development Toward Language Access for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Maya Lassiter, Amal Nanavati, Erik Pintar, Minnar Xie, Ermine A. Teves and M Bernardine Dias

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-32, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, June, 2016
Joint Patch and Multi-label Learning for Facial Action Unit and Holistic Expression Recognition
Kaili Zhao, Wen-Sheng Chu, Fernando De la Torre Frade, Jeffrey Cohn and Honggang Zhang

Journal Article, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, June, 2016
Learning Action Maps of Large Environments Via First-Person Vision
Nicholas Rhinehart and Kris M. Kitani

Conference Paper, Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June, 2016
Learning to Filter with Predictive State Inference Machines
Wen Sun, Arun Venkatraman, Byron Boots and J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell

Conference Paper, International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2016), June, 2016
Learning to Smooth with Bidirectional Predictive State Inference Machines
Wen Sun, Roberto Capobianco, Geoffrey Gordon, J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell and Byron Boots

Conference Paper, The Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI 2016), June, 2016
Multiobjective Waypoint Sequencing for Planetary Rovers with Time-Dependent Energy Constraints
Christopher Cunningham, Jonathan Joo, Heather Jones and William (Red) L. Whittaker

Conference Paper, The International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS), June, 2016
New perspective on sampling-based motion planning via random geometric graphs
Kiril Solovey, Oren Salzman and Dan Halperin

Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), June, 2016
Reflections on the BodyTrack Project
Anne Wright

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-46, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, June, 2016
Runtime-Bounded Tunable Motion Planning for Autonomous Driving
Tianyu Gu, John M. Dolan and Jin-Woo Lee

Conference Paper, IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, pp. 1301-1306, June, 2016
Simultaneous Registration and Stiffness mapping of a Flexible Environment using Stiffness and Geometric Prior
Arun Srivatsan Rangaprasad, Long Wang, Elif Ayvali, Nabil Simaan and Howie Choset

Conference Paper, The Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, 2016, June, 2016
The Conditional Lucas-Kanade Algorithm
Chen-Hsuan Lin

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-27, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, June, 2016
The Multi-Mode Resource-Constrained Multi-Project Scheduling Problem: The MISTA 2013 challenge
T. Wauters, Joris Kinable, P. Smet, W. Vancroonenburg, G. Vanden Berghe and J. Verstichel

Journal Article, Journal of Scheduling, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 271–283, June, 2016
A Convex Polynomial Force-Motion Model for Planar Sliding: Identification and Application
Jiaji Zhou, Robert Paolini, J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell and Matthew T. Mason

Conference Paper, International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2016, May, 2016
A Game-Theoretic Approach to Multi-Pedestrian Activity Forecasting
Wei-Chiu Ma

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-16, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
A Logic Based Benders Approach to the Concrete Delivery Prob- lem
Joris Kinable and M. Trick

Conference Paper, Proceedings of CPAIOR: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 8451, pp. 176–192, May, 2016
A reservoir balancing constraint with applications to bike-sharing
Joris Kinable

Conference Paper, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 9676, pp. 216–228, May, 2016
A*-Connect: Bounded Suboptimal Bidirectional Heuristic Search
Fahad Islam, Venkatraman Narayanan and Maxim Likhachev

Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2016
Acoustic Structure from Motion
Tiffany Huang

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-08, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Adaptive Kalman Filtering Methods for Low-Cost GPS/INS Localization for Autonomous Vehicles
Adam Werries and John M. Dolan

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-18, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Annotation of Utterances for Conversational Nonverbal Behaviors
Allison Funkhouser

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-25, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Complementary Model Update: A Method for Simultaneous Registration and Stiffness Mapping in Flexible Environments
Arun Srivatsan Rangaprasad, Elif Ayvali, Long Wang, Rajarshi Roy, Nabil Simaan and Howie Choset

Conference Paper, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 924-930, May, 2016
Connecting Run-Time Metrics to Outcome Performance of Team Attack and Defense
Jason Blum

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-24, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Constrained CHOMP using Dual Projected Newton Method
Sanjiban Choudhury and Sebastian Scherer

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-17, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Convolutional Pose Machines: A Deep Architecture for Estimating Articulated Poses
Shih-En Wei

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-22, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Design and Analysis of a Biped Leg to Survive High-Impact Falls
Roberto Shu

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-21, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Design and Development of a Knee Prosthesis Emulator System
James C. Gabriel and Steve Collins

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-26, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Distributed Knowledge Leader Selection for Multi-Robot Environmental Sampling
Wenhao Luo

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-05, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Effective Non-Verbal Communication for Mobile Robots using Expressive Lights
Kim Baraka

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-12, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Enhancing Direct Camera Tracking with Dense Feature Descriptors
Hatem Said Alismail, Brett Browning and Simon Lucey

Conference Paper, Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), May, 2016
Evaluation and Optimization of Dozing Operations for Small-Scale Wheeled Vehicles with Simulation and Validation Using a Reference Platform
Gregory Colvin

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-13, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Evaluation of a Decentralized Stance-Leg Controller on a Powered Robotic Leg
Yin Zhong

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-15, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
High-Fidelity Planetary Route Determination Using Computationally Efficient Monocular Fisheye Odometry and Sun Compass
Eugene Fang

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-14, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
List Prediction Applied To Motion Planning
Abhijeet Tallavajhula, Sanjiban Choudhury, Sebastian Scherer and Alonzo Kelly

Conference Paper, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2016
Long-range GPS-denied Aerial Inertial Navigation
Garrett Hemann

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-11, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
On Degeneracy of Optimization-based State Estimation Problems
Ji Zhang, Michael Kaess and Sanjiv Singh

Conference Paper, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May, 2016
Optimization Models for a Real-World Snow Plow Routing Problem
Joris Kinable, W. van Hoeve and Stephen Smith

Conference Paper, Proceedings 13th International Conference on Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Operations Research Techniques in Constraint Programming (CPAIOR 2016), May, 2016
PERCH: Perception via Search for Multi-Object Recognition and Localization
Venkatraman Narayanan and Maxim Likhachev

Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2016
Photometric Bundle Adjustment for Vision-Based SLAM
Hatem Said Alismail, Brett Browning and Simon Lucey

Conference Paper, Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), May, 2016
Planning for Grasp Selection of Partially Occluded Objects
Sung Kyun Kim and Maxim Likhachev

Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2016
Predictable behavior during contact simulation: a comparison of selected physics engines
Se-Joon Chung and Nancy Pollard

Conference Paper, Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 262-270, May, 2016
Questimator: Generating Knowledge Assessments for Arbitrary Topics
Qi Guo

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-04, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Real-time 3D Scene Layout from a Single Image Using Convolutional Neural Networks
Shichao Yang, Daniel Maturana and Sebastian Scherer

Conference Paper, International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2016
Rearrangement planning using object-centric and robot-centric action spaces
Jennifer King, Marco Cognetti and Siddhartha Srinivasa

Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May, 2016
Regionally Accelerated Batch Informed Trees (RABIT*): A Framework to Integrate Local Information into Optimal Path Planning
Sanjiban Choudhury, Jonathan D. Gammell, Timothy D. Barfoot, Siddhartha Srinivasa and Sebastian Scherer

Conference Paper, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2016
Robot Brachiation With Energy Control
Zongyi Yang

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-19, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Robust single-view instance recognition
David Held, Devin Guillory, Brice Rebsamen, Sebastian Thrun and Silvio Savarese

Conference Paper, International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2016
Stretchable, High‐k Dielectric Elastomers through Liquid‐Metal Inclusions
Michael D. Bartlett, Andrew Fassler, Navid Kazem, Eric Markvicka, Pratiti Mandal and Carmel Majidi

Journal Article, May, 2016
Symbiotic Planning for Planetary Exploration
Joseph Amato

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-09, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Texture-based Fruit Detection via Images using the Smooth Patterns on the Fruit
Zania Pothen and Stephen T. Nuske

Conference Paper, IEEE conference on Robotics and Automation, May, 2016
Traffic Control with Connected Vehicle Routes in SURTRAC
Allen Hawkes

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-20, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Using Planned View Trajectories to Build Good Models of Planetary Features under Transient Illumination
Heather Jones

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-23, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2016
Robots and Romeo and Juliet: Studying Teacher Integration of Robotics Into Middle School Curricula
Debra Bernstein, Karen Mutch-Jones, Emily Hamner and Jennifer Cross

Conference Paper, Paper presented at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April, 2016
Evaluations on Multi-scale Camera Networks for Precise and Geo-accurate Reconstructions from Aerial and Terrestrial Images with User Guidance
Markus Rumpler, Alexander Tscharf, Christian Mostegel, Shreyansh Daftry, Christof Hoppe, Rudolf Prettenthaler, Friedrich Fraundorfer, Gerhard Mayer and Horst Bischof

Conference Paper, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, April, 2016
Fuel-Optimal Spacecraft Guidance for Landing in Planetary Pits
Neal S. Bhasin

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-10, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, April, 2016
Learning a Predictable and Generative Vector Representation for Objects
Rohit Girdhar

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-06, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, April, 2016
Manifold Representations for State Estimation Contact Manipulation
Michael C. Koval, Nancy Pollard and Siddhartha S. Srinivasa

Book, Robotics Research, Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, pp. 375-391, April, 2016
Online Bellman Residual and Temporal Difference Algorithms with Predictive Error Guarantees
Wen Sun and J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell

Conference Paper, The 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence - IJCAI 2016, April, 2016
Robust Monocular Flight in Cluttered Outdoor Environments
Shreyansh Daftry, Sam Zeng, Arbaaz Khan, Debadeepta Dey, Narek Melik-Barkhudarov, J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell and Martial Hebert

Conference Paper, ArXiv, April, 2016
Towards Scalable Visual Navigation of Micro Aerial Vehicles
Shreyansh Daftry

Master's Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-07, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, April, 2016
A Unifying Formalism for Shortest Path Problems with Expensive Edge Evaluations via Lazy Best-First Search over Paths with Edge Selectors
Christopher Dellin and Siddhartha Srinivasa

Conference Paper, Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, March, 2016
Blending of brain-machine interface and vision-guided autonomous robotics improves neuroprosthetic arm performance during grasping
John E. Downey, Jeffrey M. Weiss, Katharina Muelling, Arun Venkatraman, Jean-Sebastien Valois, Martial Hebert, J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell, Andrew B. Schwartz and Jennifer L. Collinger

Journal Article, Journal of Neuro Engineering and Rehabilitation, Vol. 13, No. 1, March, 2016
Formalizing Human-Robot Mutual Adaptation via a Bounded Memory Based Model
Stefanos Nikolaidis, Anton Kuznetsov, David Hsu and Siddhartha Srinivasa

Conference Paper, Human-Robot Interaction, March, 2016
Ridge Matching Based on Maximal Correlation in Transform Space
M. Tian, J. Wang, S. Horvath, J. Galeotti, V. Gorantla and G. Stetten

Journal Article, Ingenium, pp. 97-101, March, 2016
RoGuE: Robot Gesture Engine
Rachel Holladay and Siddhartha Srinivasa

Conference Paper, AAAI Spring Symposium Series, March, 2016
Selective Transfer Machine for Personalized Facial Expression Analysis
Wen-Sheng Chu, Fernando De la Torre Frade and Jeffrey Cohn

Journal Article, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, March, 2016
Viewpoint-Based Legibility Optimization
Stefanos Nikolaidis, Anca Dragan and Siddhartha Srinivasa

Conference Paper, Human-Robot Interaction, March, 2016
Evaluation of Decentralized Reactive Swing-Leg Controllers on Powered Robotic Legs
Alexander Schepelmann

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-16-02, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, February, 2016
Learning by Transferring from Unsupervised Universal Sources
Yuxiong Wang and Martial Hebert

Conference Paper, Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-16), February, 2016
Online Hierarchical Optimization for Humanoid Control
Siyuan Feng

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, Robotics I, Carnegie Mellon University, February, 2016
Online Instrumental Variable Regression with Applications to Online Linear System Identification
Arun Venkatraman, Wen Sun, Martial Hebert, J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell and Byron Boots

Conference Paper, Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-16), February, 2016
Report from Dagstuhl Seminar 15411: Multimodal Manipulation Under Uncertainty
Jan Peters, Justus Piater, Robert Platt and Siddhartha Srinivasa

Miscellaneous, Dagstuhl Reports, Vol. 5, No. 10, February, 2016
An Efficient Algorithm for Computing High-Quality Paths amid Polygonal Obstacles
Pankaj K. Agarwal, Kyle Fox and Oren Salzman

Conference Paper, Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA), pp. 1179-1192, January, 2016
Articulated Robot Motion for Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (ARM-SLAM)
Matthew Klingensmith, Siddhartha Srinivasa and Michael Kaess

Journal Article, IEEE Robotics and Automation - Letters, January, 2016
Direct Visual Odometry using Bit-Planes
Hatem Said Alismail, Brett Browning and Simon Lucey

Conference Paper, ArXiV, January, 2016
Finding a needle in an exponential haystack: Discrete RRT for exploration of implicit roadmaps in multi-robot motion planning
Kiril Solovey, Oren Salzman and Dan Halperin

Journal Article, The International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 501-513, January, 2016
Information Sharing for Collective Sensemaking
Yuqing Tang, Christian Lebiere, Katia Sycara, Don Morrison, Michael Lewis and Paul Smart

Conference Paper, HICSS, January, 2016
Intelligent Decentralized Unmanned Aerial Survey of Volcanic Plumes
Corey Ippolito, Dave Pieri, Matthew Fladeland, Jason Lohn and John M. Dolan

Conference Paper, AIAA SciTech, January, 2016
Multi-Heuristic A*
Sandip Aine, Siddharth Swaminathan, Venkatraman Narayanan, Victor Hwang and Maxim Likhachev

Journal Article, International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), January, 2016
Organ-Mounted Robots for Minimally Invasive Beating-Heart Surgery
Nathan Wood

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-30, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, January, 2016
Pre- and Post-Contact Policy Decomposition for Planar Contact Manipulation Under Uncertainty
Michael C. Koval, Nancy Pollard and Siddhartha S. Srinivasa

Journal Article, International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 244-264, January, 2016
Robust Real-Time Tracking Combining 3D Shape, Color, and Motion
David Held, Jesse Levinson, Sebastian Thrun and Silvio Savarese

Conference Paper, International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), January, 2016
Dense Optical Flow Prediction from a Static Image
Jacob Walker, Abhinav Gupta and Martial Hebert

Conference Paper, ICCV, December, 2015
Confidence Preserving Machine for Facial Action Unit Detection
Jiabei Zeng, Wen-Sheng Chu, Fernando De la Torre Frade, Jeffrey Cohn and Zhang Xiong

Conference Paper, International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), December, 2015
Learning Positive Functions in a Hilbert Space
J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell and Amir-massoud Farahmand

Conference Paper, NIPS Workshop on Optimization, (OPT2015), December, 2015
Mixed-Initiative Control of a Roadable Air Vehicle for Non-Pilots
Michael C. Dorneich, Emmanuel Letsu-Dake, Sanjiv Singh, Sebastian Scherer, Lyle J. Chamberlain and Marcel Bergerman

Journal Article, Carnegie Mellon University, Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 38-61, December, 2015
Subdimensional Expansion: A Framework for Computationally Tractable Multirobot Path Planning
Glenn Wagner

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-33, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, December, 2015
Unsupervised Synchrony Discovery in Human Interaction
Wen-Sheng Chu, Jiabei Zeng, Fernando De la Torre Frade, Jeffrey Cohn and Daniel S. Messinger

Conference Paper, International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), December, 2015
Annotating Everyday Grasps in Action
Jia Liu, Fangxiaoyu Feng, Yuzuko C. Nakamura and Nancy Pollard

Book Section/Chapter, Dance Notations and Robot Motion (Springer Tracts in Robotics), pp. 263-282, November, 2015
Regulating Speed in a Neuromuscular Human Running Model
Seungmoon Song and Hartmut Geyer

Conference Paper, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp. 217-223, November, 2015
Bit-Planes: Dense Subpixel Alignment of Binary Descriptors
Hatem Said Alismail, Brett Browning and Simon Lucey

Conference Paper, ArXiV, November, 2015
Improved human–robot team performance through cross-training, an approach inspired by human team training practices
Stefanos Nikolaidis, Przemyslaw Lasota, Ramya Ramakrishnan and Julie Shah

Journal Article, Carnegie Mellon University, International Journal of Robotics Research, November, 2015
A Brief Overview of Human and Robot Motor Learning
Ruta Desai

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-24, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, October, 2015
A Lightweight Simulator for Autonomous Driving Motion Planning Development
Tianyu Gu and John M. Dolan

Conference Paper, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Applications (INTELLI 2015), pp. 94-97, October, 2015
Arts & Bots: Application and Outcomes of a Secondary School Robotics Program
Jennifer Cross, Emily Hamner, Christopher Bartley and Illah Nourbakhsh

Conference Paper, In proceedings of 2015 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, pp. 2159-2167, October, 2015
Automated Multilateral Negotiation on Multiple Issues with Private Information
Ronghuo Zheng, Nilanjan Chakraborty, Tinglong Dai and Katia Sycara

Journal Article, Carnegie Mellon University, INFORMS Journal on Computing, October, 2015
Cross-Country Validation of a Cultural Scale in Measuring Trust in Automation
Shih-Yi Chien, Michael Lewis, Sebastian Hergeth, Zhaleh Semnani-Azad and Katia Sycara

Conference Paper, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, October, 2015
Inferring door locations from a teammate’s trajectory in stealth human-robot team operations
Jean Hyaejin Oh, Luis Ernesto Navarro-Serment, Arne Suppe, Anthony (Tony) Stentz and Martial Hebert

Conference Paper, Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), October, 2015
Learning-Based Algal Bloom Event Recognition for Oceanographic Decision Support System Using Remote Sensing Data
Weilong Song, John M. Dolan, Danelle Cline and Guangming Xiong

Journal Article, Carnegie Mellon University, Remote Sensing, Vol. 7, No. 10, pp. 13564-13585, October, 2015
List prediction for motion planning: Case studies
Abhijeet Tallavajhula and Sanjiban Choudhury

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-25, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, October, 2015
Low Cost Perception of Dense Moving Crowd Clusters for Appropriate Navigation
Ishani Chatterjee and Aaron Steinfeld

Conference Paper, Workshop on Social Norms in Robotics and HRI, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, October, 2015
Modularity for Maximum Mobility and Manipulation: Control of a Reconfigurable Legged Robot with Series-Elastic Actuators
Simon Kalouche, David Rollinson and Howie Choset

Conference Paper, IEEE/Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics 2015, (Awarded Best Paper), October, 2015
Multi-Scale Convolutional Architecture for Semantic Segmentation
Aman Raj, Daniel Maturana and Sebastian Scherer

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-21, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, pp. 14, October, 2015
Control and evaluation of series elastic actuators with nonlinear rubber springs
Jessica Austin, Alexander Schepelmann and Hartmut Geyer

Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 6563 - 6568, September, 2015
Evaluation of decentralized reactive swing-leg control on a powered robotic leg
Alexander Schepelmann, Jessica Austin and Hartmut Geyer

Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 381 - 386, September, 2015
Toward a virtual neuromuscular control for robust walking in bipedal robots
Zachary Batts, Seungmoon Song and Hartmut Geyer

Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 6318 - 6323, September, 2015
A Needs Assessment Study of the Educational Technology Needs of English Literacy Students and Teachers in Qatar and the U.S.
Nada Soudy, Ermine A. Teves, Mary Beatrice Dias, Silvia Pessoa and M Bernardine Dias

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-16, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, September, 2015
A Novel Nonlinear Compliant Link on Simple Grippers
Zhiwei Zhang, Alberto Rodriguez and Matthew T. Mason

Conference Paper, 2015 IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015), September, 2015
Bayesian Aggregation of Evidence For Detection and Characterization of Patterns in Multiple Noisy Observations
Prateek Tandon

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-23, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, September, 2015
Bridging Text Spotting and SLAM with Junction Features
Hsueh-Cheng Wang, Chelsea Finn, Liam Paull, Michael Kaess, Ruth Rosenholtz, Seth Teller and John Leonard

Conference Paper, In IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS, pp. 3701-3708, September, 2015
COLREGS-Compliant Target Following for an Unmanned Surface Vehicle in Dynamic Environments
Pranay Agrawal and John M. Dolan

Conference Paper, Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 1065-1070, September, 2015
Hand Parsing for Fine-Grained Recognition of Human Grasps in Monocular Images
Akanksha Saran, Damien Teney and Kris M. Kitani

Conference Paper, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, September, 2015
Multi-robot Persistent Coverage with Stochastic Task Costs
Derek Mitchell, Nilanjan Chakraborty, Katia Sycara and Nathan Michael

Conference Paper, International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), September, 2015
Online Safety Verification of Trajectories for Unmanned Flight with Offline Computed Robust Invariant Sets
Daniel Althoff, Matthias Althoff and Sebastian Scherer

Conference Paper, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, September, 2015
Parallel Detection of Conversational Groups of Free-Standing People and Tracking of their Lower-Body Orientation
Marynel Vazquez, Aaron Steinfeld and Scott E. Hudson

Conference Paper, Proc. of the 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015), September, 2015
Recognition of Human Group Activity for Video Analytics
Jaeyong Ju, Cheoljong Yang, Sebastian Scherer and Hanseok Ko

Conference Paper, Advances in Multimedia Information Processing, pp. 735, September, 2015
Recognizing Hand-Object Interactions in Wearable Camera Videos
Tatsuya Ishihara, Kris M. Kitani, Wei-Chiu Ma, Hironobu Takagi and and Chieko Asakawa

Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), September, 2015
Robust Trajectory Selection for Rearrangement Planning as a Multi-Armed Bandit Problem
Michael Koval, Jennifer King, Nancy Pollard and Siddhartha Srinivasa

Conference Paper, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, September, 2015
SIMULATING ADAPTIVE CONTROL STRATEGIES IN LARGE URBAN NETWORKS
Isaac Isukapati, Achal Arvind, Gregory Barlow, Pranav Shah, Stephen Smith and Zack Rubinstein

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-26, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, September, 2015
Supervised Descent Method
Xuehan Xiong

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-28, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, September, 2015
Towards Acoustic Structure from Motion for Imaging Sonar
Tiffany Huang and Michael Kaess

Conference Paper, In IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS, pp. 758-765, September, 2015
Tunable and Stable Real-Time Trajectory Planning for Urban Autonomous Driving
Tianyu Gu, Jason Atwood, Chiyu Dong, John M. Dolan and Jin-Woo Lee

Conference Paper, Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 250-256, September, 2015
Using Bayesian Optimization to Guide Probing of a Flexible Environment for Simultaneous Registration and Stiffness Mapping
Elif Ayvali, Arun Srivatsan Rangaprasad, Long Wang, Rajarshi Roy, Nabil Simaan and Howie Choset

Tech. Report, arXiv preprint arXiv:1509.05830, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, September, 2015
Using Lie algebra for shape estimation of medical snake robots
Arun Srivatsan Rangaprasad, Matthew J. Travers and Howie Choset

Conference Paper, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, September, 2015
Vision-based Robot Localization by Ground to Satellite Matching in GPS-denied Situations
Anirudh Viswanathan, Bernardo F R Esteves Pires and Daniel Huber

Conference Paper, Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 192-198, September, 2015
Visual Utility – A Framework for Focusing Computer Vision Algorithms
Mark Desnoyer

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-32, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, September, 2015
VoxNet: A 3D Convolutional Neural Network for Real-Time Object Recognition
Daniel Maturana and Sebastian Scherer

Conference Paper, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, September, 2015
Toward balance recovery with leg prostheses using neuromuscular model control
Nitish Thatte and Hartmut Geyer

Journal Article, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 63, No. 5, pp. 904-913, August, 2015
A Crowdfunding Model for Green Energy Investment
Ronghuo Zheng, Ying Xu, Nilanjan Chakraborty and Katia Sycara

Conference Paper, International Joint Conference on AI (IJCAI), August, 2015
Asynchronous Distributed Information Leader Selection in Robotic Swarms
Wenhao Luo, Shehzaman Salim Khatib, Sasanka Nagavalli, Nilanjan Chakraborty and Katia Sycara

Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, August, 2015
Benchmarking in Manipulation Research: The YCB Object and Model Setand Benchmarking Protocols
Berk Calli, Aaron Walsman, Arjun Singh, Siddhartha Srinivasa, Pieter Abbeel and Aaron Dollar

Conference Paper, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine (IEEE RAM), August, 2015
Perceived Robot Capability
Elizabeth Cha, Anca Dragan and Siddhartha Srinivasa

Conference Paper, International Symposium on Human-Robot Communication, August, 2015
Predicting Sets and Lists: Theory and Practice
Debadeepta Dey

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-18, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2015
State Estimation for Humanoid Robots
Ben Xinjilefu

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-20, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2015
Autonomy Infused Teleoperation with Application to BCI Manipulation
Katharina Muelling, Arun Venkatraman, Jean-Sebastien Valois, John Downey, Jeffrey Weiss, Shervin Javdani, Martial Hebert, Andrew B. Schwartz, Jennifer L. Collinger and J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell

Conference Paper, Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems, July, 2015
Chisel: Real Time Large Scale 3D Reconstruction Onboard a Mobile Device
Matthew Klingensmith, Ivan Dryanovski, Siddhartha Srinivasa and Jizhong Xiao

Conference Paper, Robotics Science and Systems 2015, July, 2015
Consistent Unscented Incremental Smoothing for Multi-robot Cooperative Target Tracking
Guoquan Huang, Michael Kaess and John J. Leonard

Journal Article, Carnegie Mellon University, Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 69, pp. 52-67, July, 2015
Deceptive Robot Motion: Synthesis, Analysis and Experiments
Anca Dragan, Rachel Holladay and Siddhartha Srinivasa

Journal Article, Carnegie Mellon University, Autonomous Robots, July, 2015
Distributed Algorithms for Multirobot Task Assignment With Task Deadline Constraints
Lingzhi Luo, Nilanjan Chakraborty and Katia Sycara

Journal Article, Carnegie Mellon University, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (TASE), Special Issue on Networked Cooperative Autonomous Systems, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 876 - 888, July, 2015
Efficient Search with an Ensemble of Heuristics
Michael Phillips, Venkatraman Narayanan, Sandip Aine and Maxim Likhachev

Conference Paper, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), July, 2015
Nonnegative Matrix Tri-factorization with Graph Regularization for Community Detection in Social Networks
Yulong Pei, Nilanjan Chakraborty and Katia Sycara

Conference Paper, International Joint Conference on AI (IJCAI), July, 2015
Numerical Nonlinear Robust Control with Applications to Humanoid Robots
Jiuguang Wang

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-17, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, July, 2015
Online Bellman Residual Algorithms with Predictive Error Guarantees
Wen Sun and J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell

Conference Paper, The 31st Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI), July, 2015
Place Recognition and Topological Map Learning in a Virtual Cognitive Robot
Paul R. Smart and Katia Sycara

Conference Paper, The 2015 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, July, 2015
Preparing Engineers for a Global Future through Guided Opportunities to Innovate for Underserved Communities
M Bernardine Dias, Ermine A. Teves and Mary Beatrice Dias

Journal Article, Carnegie Mellon University, Journal of Engineering Education Transformations, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 26-37, July, 2015
Shared Autonomy via Hindsight Optimization
Shervin Javdani, Siddhartha Srinivasa and J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell

Conference Paper, Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems, July, 2015
Situating Cognition within the Virtual World
Paul R. Smart and Katia Sycara

Conference Paper, 6th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE), July, 2015
The YCB Object and Model Set: Towards Common Benchmarks for Manipulation Research
Berk Calli, Arjun Singh, Aaron Walsman, Siddhartha Srinivasa, Pieter Abbeel and Aaron Dollar

Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR), July, 2015
Visual–Inertial Combined Odometry System for Aerial Vehicles
Ji Zhang and Sanjiv Singh

Journal Article, Carnegie Mellon University, Journal of Field Robotics, Vol. 32, No. 8, pp. 1043-1055, July, 2015
Automated segmentation analysis of nerve fascicular anatomy using high resolution ultrasound imaging for objective non-invasive assessment of nerve regeneration after VCA
V. Gorantla, V. Shivaprabhu, H. Aizenstein, J. Galeotti and G. Stetten

Conference Paper, 12th Congress of the International Hand and Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Society, June, 2015
Robust Spring Mass Model Running for a Physical Bipedal Robot
William Martin, Albert Wu and Hartmut Geyer

Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 6307 - 6312, June, 2015
Touch-down angle control for spring-mass walking
Hamid Reza Vejdani, Albert Wu, Hartmut Geyer and Jonathan Hurst

Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 5101 - 5106, June, 2015
Autonomous Exploration and Motion Planning for an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Navigating Rivers
Stephen T. Nuske, Sanjiban Choudhury, Sezal Jain, Andrew D. Chambers, Luke Yoder, Sebastian Scherer, Lyle J. Chamberlain, Hugh Cover and Sanjiv Singh

Journal Article, Carnegie Mellon University, Journal of Field Robotics, June, 2015
Autonomous Exploration for Infrastructure Modeling with a Micro Aerial Vehicle
Luke Yoder and Sebastian Scherer

Conference Paper, Field and Service Robotics, June, 2015
Context-Aware Tracking of Moving Objects for Distance Keeping
Wenda Xu, Jarrod M. Snider, Junqing Wei and John M. Dolan

Conference Paper, Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, pp. 1380-1385, June, 2015
Energy Utilization and Energetic Estimation of Achievable Range for Wheeled Mobile Robots Operating on a Single Battery Discharge
Xuesu Xiao and William (Red) L. Whittaker

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-14-15, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, June, 2015
How Do We Use Our Hands? Discovering a Diverse Set of Common Grasps
De-An Huang, Minghuang Ma, Wei-Chiu Ma and Kris M. Kitani

Conference Paper, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2015, June, 2015
Improved Multi-Heuristic A* for Searching with Uncalibrated Heuristics
Venkatraman Narayanan, Sandip Aine and Maxim Likhachev

Conference Paper, International Symposium on Combinatorial Search (SoCS), June, 2015
Joint Patch and Multi-label Learning for Facial Action Unit Detection
Kaili Zhao, Wen-Sheng Chu, Fernando De la Torre Frade, Jeffrey Cohn and Honggang Zhang

Conference Paper, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June, 2015
Learning Scene-Specific Pedestrian Detectors without Real Data
Hironori Hattori, Yasodekshna Vishnu Naresh Boddeti, Kris M. Kitani and Takeo Kanade

Conference Paper, CVPR, June, 2015
Legible Robot Motion Planning
Anca Dragan

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-15, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, June, 2015
Model Recommendation: Generating Object Detectors From Few Samples
Yuxiong Wang and Martial Hebert

Conference Paper, IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June, 2015
Multi-agent coordination for demand management with energy generation and storage
Ronghuo Zheng, Ying Xu, Nilanjan Chakraborty, Michael Lewis and Katia Sycara

Conference Paper, Conference on Group Decision and Negotiation (GDN), June, 2015
Pose estimation for planar contact manipulation with manifold particle filters
Michael Koval, Nancy Pollard and Siddhartha Srinivasa

Journal Article, Carnegie Mellon University, International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol. 34, No. 7, pp. 922-945, June, 2015
Registering Surgical Tool to a Soft Body using Mechanical Palpation
Arun Srivatsan Rangaprasad, Rajarshi Roy, Long Wang, Nabil Simaan and Howie Choset

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-13, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, June, 2015
Robust Autonomous Flight in Constrained and Visually Degraded Environments
Zheng Fang, Shichao Yang, Sezal Jain, Geetesh Dubey, Silvio Mano Maeta, Stephan Roth, Sebastian Scherer, Yu Zhang and Stephen T. Nuske

Conference Paper, Field and Service Robotics, June, 2015
Towards technology with a global heart through compassionate engineering
M Bernardine Dias, Ermine A. Teves and Mary Beatrice Dias

Conference Paper, pp. 96 - 100, June, 2015
Video Co-summarization: Video Summarization by Visual Co-occurrence
Wen-Sheng Chu, Yale Song and Alejandro Jaimes

Conference Paper, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June, 2015
Vision and Learning for Deliberative Monocular Cluttered Flight
Debadeepta Dey, Kumar Shaurya Shankar, Sam Zeng, Rupesh Mehta, M. Talha Agcayazi, Christopher Eriksen, Shreyansh Daftry, Martial Hebert and J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell

Conference Paper, Field and Service Robotics (FSR), June, 2015
Watch and Learn: Semi-Supervised Learning of Object Detectors from Videos
Ishan Misra, Abhinav Shrivastava and Martial Hebert

Conference Paper, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June, 2015
A General Technique for Fast Comprehensive Multi-Root Planning on Graphs by Coloring Vertices and Deferring Edges
Christopher Dellin and Siddhartha Srinivasa

Conference Paper, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2015
Active Antenna Tracking System with Directional Antennas for Enhancing Wireless Communication Capabilities of a Networked Robotic System
Byung-Cheol Min, Eric T. Matson and Jin-Woo Jung

Conference Paper, Journal of Field Robotics, May, 2015
Batch Informed Trees (BIT*): Sampling-based Optimal Planning via the Heuristically Guided Search of Implicit Random Geometric Graphs
Jonathan Gammell, Siddhartha Srinivasa and Timothy Barfoot

Conference Paper, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2015
Building 3D Mosaics from an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, Doppler Velocity Log, and 2D Imaging Sonar
Paul Ozog, Giancarlo Troni, Michael Kaess, Ryan M. Eustice and Matthew Johnson-Roberson

Journal Article, Carnegie Mellon University, In IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, May, 2015
Constraint Manifold Subsearch for multirobot path planning with cooperative tasks
Glenn Wagner, Jae Il Kim, Konrad Urban and Howie Choset

Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2015
Construction and Validation of a High Fidelity Simulator for a Planar Range Sensor
Abhijeet Tallavajhula and Alonzo Kelly

Conference Paper, IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation, May, 2015
Dynamic Multi-Heuristic A*
Fahad Islam, Venkatraman Narayanan and Maxim Likhachev

Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2015
Efficient high-quality motion planning by fast all-pairs r-nearest-neighbors
Michal Kleinbort, Oren Salzman and Dan Halperin

Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 2985-2990, May, 2015
Emergency Maneuver Library – Ensuring Safe Navigation in Partially Known Environments
Sankalp Arora, Sanjiban Choudhury, Daniel Althoff and Sebastian Scherer

Conference Paper, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May, 2015
Environment Model Adaptation for Autonomous Exploration
Erik Nelson

Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-12, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2015
Experience Graphs: Leveraging Experience in Planning
Michael Phillips

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2015
Grounding Spatial Relations for Outdoor Robot Navigation
Abdeslam Boularias, Felix Duvallet, Jean Hyaejin Oh and Anthony (Tony) Stentz

Conference Paper, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2015
Handheld Micromanipulator for Robot-Assisted Microsurgery
Sungwook Yang

PhD Thesis, Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-15-11, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2015
IntraFace
Fernando De la Torre Frade, Wen-Sheng Chu, Xuehan Xiong, Francisco Vicente Carrasco, Xiaoyu Ding and Jeffrey Cohn

Conference Paper, Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, May, 2015
Kinodynamic Randomized Rearrangement Planning via Dynamic Transitions Between Statically Stable States
Joshua Haustein, Jennifer King, Siddhartha Srinivasa and Tamim Asfour

Conference Paper, International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May, 2015
Mobile Manufacturing of Large Structures
David Bourne, Howie Choset, Humphrey Hu, George A. Kantor, Christopher Niessl, Zack Rubinstein, Reid Simmons and Stephen Smith

Conference Paper, Proceedings 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May, 2015
Movement Primitives via Optimization
Anca Dragan, Katharina Muelling, J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell and Siddhartha Srinivasa

Conference Paper, International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2015