[robotics-worldwide] January Issue of Robotica - Special Issue on Self-X

Gregory S Chirikjian gchirik1 at jhu.edu
Fri Dec 17 05:02:16 PST 2010


Greetings,

The contents of the January Issue of Robotica are given below.
This is a special issue guest edited by Amor A. Menezes and Pierre T. Kabamba.

Proposals for interesting special issues are always welcome.

Regards,

Greg Chirikjian
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

Editor-in-Chief 
Robotica



Volume 29      Part 1      January  2011
Special issue
Robotic Self-X Systems

Editorial, Amor A. Menezes and Pierre T. Kabamba                                                    i

Self-detection in robots: a method based on detecting temporal contingencies,
Alexander Stoytchev                                                                                          1

A low-cost approach for self-calibration of climbing robots,
Mahmoud Tavakoli, Lino Marques and Aníbal T. de Almeida                                         23

Robust and reversible execution of self-reconfiguration sequences,
Ulrik Schultz, Mirko Bordignon and Kasper Stoy                                                         35

Efficient constant-velocity reconfiguration of crystalline robots, Greg Aloupis,
Sébastien Collette, Mirela Damian, Erik D. Demaine, Robin Flatland,
Stefan Langerman, Joseph O’Rourke, Val Pinciu, Suneeta Ramaswami,
Vera Sacristán and Stefanie Wuhrer                                                                  59

A characterization of the reconfiguration space of self-reconfiguring robotic systems,
Tom Larkworthy                                                                                          73

Planning to fold multiple objects from a single self-folding sheet, Byoungkwon An,
Nadia Benbernou, Erik D. Demaine and Daniela Rus                                                  87

A general stiffness model for programmable matter and modular robotic structures,
Paul J. White, Shai Revzen, Chris E. Thorne and Mark Yim                                        103

The von Neumann threshold of self-reproducing systems: theory and application,
Pierre T. Kabamba, Patrick D. Owens and A. Galip Ulsoy                                        123

A stochastic self-replicating robot capable of hierarchical assembly,
Georgios Kaloutsakis and Gregory S. Chirikjian                                                        137


A self-replicating programmable constructor in a kinematic simulation environment,
William M Stevens                                                                                        153

RepRap – the replicating rapid prototyper, Rhys Jones, Patrick Haufe,
Edward Sells, Pejman Iravani, Vik Olliver, Chris Palmer and Adrian Bowyer                        177



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