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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 6230

Unmanned Systems Technology VIII
Editor(s): Grant R. Gerhart; Charles M. Shoemaker; Douglas W. Gage
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 6230
Date Published: 4 May 2006
Softcover: 86 papers (934) pages
ISBN: 9780819462862

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Object detection with single-camera stereo
Author(s): J. McBride; M. Snorrason; R. Eaton; N. Checka; A. Reiter; G. Foil; M. R. Stevens
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System trade analysis for an ultra-wideband forward imaging radar
Author(s): Lam Nguyen; Mehrdad Soumekh
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Robotic inspection for vehicle-borne contraband
Author(s): Gary Witus; Grant Gerhart; W. Smuda; H. Andrusz
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Vision-based terrain learning
Author(s): Robert E. Karlsen; Gary Witus
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Modular robotics and intelligent imaging for unmanned systems
Author(s): Chung-Hao Chen; Chang Cheng; David Page; Andreas Koschan; Mongi Abidi
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Autonomous navigation and obstacle avoidance for unmanned surface vehicles
Author(s): Jacoby Larson; Michael Bruch; John Ebken
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Multi-sensor integration for unmanned terrain modeling
Author(s): Sreenivas R. Sukumar; Sijie Yu; David L. Page; Andreas F. Koschan; Mongi A. Abidi
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A volumetric sensor for real-time 3D mapping and robot navigation
Author(s): Jonathan Fournier; Benoit Ricard; Denis Laurendeau
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Human-robotic interface for controlling an armed unmanned ground vehicle
Author(s): Kent Massey; John Chatten; Daniel Lindoerfer
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Delegating responsibilities in human-robot teams
Author(s): Elyon A. M. DeKoven; Bob Bechtel; Jack Zaientz; Sean Lisse; Anne K. G. Murphy
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A deontic implementation of adjustable autonomy for command and control of robotic assets
Author(s): Sean A. Lisse; Jonathan T. Beard; Marcus H. Huber; Geoffrey P. Morgan; Elyon A. M. DeKoven
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Current challenges in autonomous vehicle development
Author(s): J. Connelly; W. S. Hong; R. B. Mahoney; D. A. Sparrow
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Human-robot coordination using scripts
Author(s): Laura E. Barnes; Robin R. Murphy; Jeffrey D. Craighead
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An improved control system for a remotely operated vessel
Author(s): Rafic Bachnak; Marc Mendez; Jack Esparza; Oliver Fahed
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The ALS project: lessons learned
Author(s): Simon Monckton; Jack Collier; Jared Giesbrecht; Greg Broten; David MacKay; David Erickson; Sean Verret; Bruce Digney
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Architecture for autonomy
Author(s): Gregory S. Broten; Simon P. Monckton; Jack Collier; Jared Giesbrecht
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Intelligent mobility research for robotic locomotion in complex terrain
Author(s): Michael Trentini; Blake Beckman; Bruce Digney; Isabelle Vincent; Benoit Ricard
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UAV autonomy for complex environments
Author(s): Marc Lauzon; Camille-Alain Rabbath; Eric Gagnon
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Using synthetic environments to study the coordination of multiple sensors for maritime surveillance
Author(s): Paul Hubbard
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MultiAgent Tactical Sentry (MATS) project overview
Author(s): Steven G. Penzes
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Field studies of safety security rescue technologies through training and response activities
Author(s): Robin R. Murphy; Sam Stover
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Wearable joystick for gloves-on human/computer interaction
Author(s): Jaewook Bae; Richard M. Voyles
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UGV acceptance testing
Author(s): Jeffrey A. Kramer; Robin R. Murphy
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Dispersion and exploration algorithms for robots in unknown environments
Author(s): Steven Damer; Luke Ludwig; Monica Anderson LaPoint; Maria Gini; Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos; John Budenske
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Autonomous urban reconnaissance using man-portable UGVs
Author(s): Brian Yamauchi
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Autonomous maritime navigation: developing autonomy skill sets for USVs
Author(s): Eric Hansen; Terry Huntsberger; Les Elkins
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Collaborative engagement experiment
Author(s): Katherine Mullens; Bradley Troyer; Robert Wade; Brian Skibba; Michael Dunn
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Integration of unmanned systems for tactical operations within hostile environments
Author(s): Gary A. Maddux; Charles D. Bosco; James D. Lawrence
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Vision-based on-board collision avoidance system for aircraft navigation
Author(s): Joshua Candamo; Rangachar Kasturi; Dmitry Goldgof; Sudeep Sarkar
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Multisensor fusion for mini-UAV platforms
Author(s): A. Orduyilmaz; N. Raksuntorn; Q. Du; L. M. Bruce; V. Anantharaj; S. Wright
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Autonomous target following by unmanned aerial vehicles
Author(s): Fahd Rafi; Saad Khan; Khurram Shafiq; Mubarak Shah
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Joint service EOD robotics program
Author(s): Kurt Hacker; Byron Brezina; Chris Debolt
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Cohort: UxV teams in support of urban/complex operations
Author(s): Bruce L. Digney
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Intelligent autonomy for unmanned naval systems
Author(s): Marc Steinberg
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A Franco-German unmanned countermine system demonstrator
Author(s): F. Le Gusquet; F. Useo; V. Marion; A. Kaspari; D. Hembise; K. Neugebauer; F. Gerard
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ARV robotic technologies (ART): a risk reduction effort for future unmanned systems
Author(s): Jeffrey F. Jaster
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Road sign detection and recognition
Author(s): Michael Shneier
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The RiSE climbing robot: body and leg design
Author(s): A. Saunders; D. I. Goldman; R. J. Full; M. Buehler
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Gait generation and control in a climbing hexapod robot
Author(s): A. A. Rizzi; G. C. Haynes; R. J. Full; D. E. Koditschek
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Foot design and integration for bioinspired climbing robots
Author(s): Matthew Spenko; Mark Cutkosky; Carmel Majidi; Ronald Fearing; Richard Groff; Keller Autumn
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Transforming insect electromyograms into pneumatic muscle control
Author(s): Brandon Rutter; Laiyong Mu; Roy Ritzmann; Roger Quinn
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Motion planning for variable inertia mechanical systems
Author(s): Elie A. Shammas; Howie Choset; Alfred A. Rizzi
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Interface evaluation for soft robotic manipulators
Author(s): Kristin S. Moore; William M. Rodes; Matthew A. Csencsits; Martha J. Kwoka; Joshua A. Gomer; Christopher C. Pagano
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City Climber: a new generation of mobile robot with wall-climbing capability
Author(s): Jizhong Xiao; William Morris; Narashiman Chakravarthy; Angel Calle
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Artificial spider: eight-legged arachnid and autonomous learning of locomotion
Author(s): Nabil I. Alshurafa; Justin T. Harmon
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Design and experimental testing of the OctArm soft robot manipulator
Author(s): Michael D. Grissom; Vilas Chitrakaran; Dustin Dienno; Matthew Csencits; Michael Pritts; Bryan Jones; William McMahan; Darren Dawson; Chris Rahn; Ian Walker
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Coordination rule design for constrained optimization using mobile sensor/actuator nodes
Author(s): Kevin L. Moore
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A reconfigurable computing platform for plume tracking with mobile sensor networks
Author(s): Byung Hwa Kim; Colin D'Souza; Richard M. Voyles; Joel Hesch; Stergios I. Roumeliotis
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Knowledge-based video compression for search and rescue robots and multiple sensor networks
Author(s): Chris Williams; Robin R. Murphy
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Estimating global uncertainty in epipoloar geometry for vehicle-mounted cameras
Author(s): David Nistér; Christopher Engels
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Semi-autonomous unmanned ground vehicle control system
Author(s): Jonathan Anderson; Dah-Jye Lee; Robert Schoenberger; Zhaoyi Wei; James Archibald
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Multi-robot operator control unit
Author(s): D. Powell; G. Gilbreath; M. Bruch
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Integration of robotic resources into FORCEnet
Author(s): Chinh Nguyen; Daniel Carroll; Hoa Nguyen
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Multi-unmanned vehicle systems (nUxVs) at Defence R&D Canada
Author(s): Sean R. Verret; Simon Monckton
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Future of unmanned systems interoperability
Author(s): John J Ackley; Robert L. Wade; Daniel G. Gehring
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Performance analysis of critical time points for moving object prediction in dynamic environments (PRIDE)
Author(s): R. Madhavan; Z. Kootbally; C. Schlenoff
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Consensus standards for unmanned systems: ASTM International Committees F38 and F41
Author(s): Pat A. Picariello; Daniel A. Schultz
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MOAST and USARSim: a combined framework for the development and testing of autonomous systems
Author(s): Christopher Scrapper; Stephen Balakirsky; Elena Messina
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Performance analysis of a new road following algorithm based on color models
Author(s): Ceryen Tan; Tsai Hong; Mike Foedisch; Tommy Chang; Michael Shneier
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Performance standards for urban search and rescue robots
Author(s): Elena Messina; Adam Jacoff
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Performance analysis of unmanned vehicle positioning and obstacle mapping
Author(s): Roger Bostelman; Tsai Hong; Raj Madhavan; Tommy Chang; Harry Scott
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Vehicle 3D pose tracking using distributed aperture sensors
Author(s): Taragay Oskiper; Rakesh Kumar; John Fields; Supun Samarasekera
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Mobile detection assessment and response systems (MDARS): a force protection physical security operational success
Author(s): Brian Shoop; Michael Johnston; Richard Goehring; Jon Moneyhun; Brian Skibba
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Low-cost EOD robot using off-the-shelf parts: revisions and performance testing results
Author(s): Andrew Czop; Kurt Hacker; James Murphy; Todd Zimmerman
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FIRRE joint battlespace command and control system for manned and unmanned assets (JBC2S)
Author(s): T. A. Kramer; R. T. Laird; M. Dinh; C. M. Barngrover; J. R. Cruickshanks; G. A. Gilbreath
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Using advanced computer vision algorithms on small mobile robots
Author(s): G. Kogut; F. Birchmore; E. Biagtan Pacis; H. R. Everett
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An adaptive localization system for outdoor/indoor navigation for autonomous robots
Author(s): E. B. Pacis; B. Sights; G. Ahuja; G. Kogut; H. R. Everett
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FIRRE command and control station (C2)
Author(s): R. T. Laird; T. A. Kramer; J. R. Cruickshanks; K. M. Curd; K. M. Thomas; J. Moneyhun
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Joint Robotics Program (JRP)-supported efforts at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego
Author(s): Hoa G. Nguyen; H. R. Everett
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A robust nonlinear skid-steering control design applied to the MULE (6x6) unmanned ground vehicle
Author(s): Joseph Kaloust
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Mobility of lightweight robots over snow
Author(s): James H. Lever; Sally A. Shoop
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Initial conditions of a simple passive-dynamic walker
Author(s): Brooke Haueisen; Greg Hudas; Greg Hulbert; Kyle Nebel
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Application of an off-road mobility model to autonomous cross-country routing of unmanned ground vehicles
Author(s): Christopher L. Cummins; Randolph A Jones; Burhman Q. Gates
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Establishing UGV power requirements based on mission profiles
Author(s): Jody D. Priddy; Randolph A. Jones; Burhman Q. Gates; Josh R. Fairley
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Application of historical mobility testing to sensor-based robotic performance
Author(s): William E. Willoughby; Randolph A. Jones; George L. Mason; Sally A. Shoop; James H. Lever
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Coordinated intelligent adaptive control of legged robots
Author(s): Lifford McLauchlan; Mehrübe Mehrübeoğlu
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A novel approach of global path planning for UGV
Author(s): TokSon Choe; YongWoon Park; Jun Kim; SinCheon Kang; TaeYoung Jee; ChulHyung Ryu
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Finite state modeling of mobile robots for complexity determination
Author(s): Rahul Ranjan; Harpreet Singh; Anuj Awasthi; William Smuda; Grant R. Gerhart
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The development of a UGV-mounted automated refueling system for VTOL UAVs
Author(s): Mike Wills; Aaron Burmeister; Travis Nelson; Thomas Denewiler; Kathy Mullens
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External view of the DARPA Grand Challenge
Author(s): Philip A. Frederick; Robert Kania; Justin Teems; Mike Del Rose
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FIRRE Remote Sensor Station (RSS)
Author(s): J. R. Cruickshanks; E. L. Wickstrand; T. A. Kramer; R. T. Laird; C. M. Barngrover; C. W. Gardner
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Trajectory generation for an on-road autonomous vehicle
Author(s): John Horst; Anthony Barbera
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Energy scavenging modes from renewable sources for unmanned surface vehicles: a survey of concepts
Author(s): Siddharth Suryanarayanan; David Cartes; Richard Sidley
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An active emergency stop design and protocol for unmanned vehicles
Author(s): Gary L. Crum
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SNEAKY: a small highly mobile vision-enabled IP-ready tele-operable robot
Author(s): Vin J. Varghese; Narasimhamurthi Natarajan; Sridhar Lakshmanan
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BigDog
Author(s): R. Playter; M. Buehler; M. Raibert
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