[robotics-worldwide] ROBOTICA Volume 30 Part 2 March 2012

Gregory S Chirikjian gchirik1 at jhu.edu
Tue Jan 3 12:51:43 PST 2012


Enclosed please find the contents of 

ROBOTICA Volume 30 Part 2 March 2012


Gregory S. Chirikjian
Editor, Robotica
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University


Optimal motion planning by reinforcement learning in autonomous mobile
vehicles, M. Gómez, R. V. González, T. Martínez-Marín, D. Meziat
and S. Sánchez                                                                     159

Modeling and experiment of a planar 3-DOF parallel micromanipulator,
Yi Yue, Feng Gao, Zhenlin Jin and Xianchao Zhao                                 171

Environment perception based on LIDAR sensors for real road applications,
F. García, F. Jiménez, J. E. Naranjo, J. G. Zato, F. Aparicio, J. M. Armingol
and A. de la Escalera                                                                 185

Two-state trajectory tracking control of a spherical robot using neurodynamics,
Yao Cai, Qiang Zhan and Caixia Yan                                                195

Probabilistic map merging for multi-robot RBPF-SLAM with unknown initial
poses, Heon-Cheol Lee, Seung-Hwan Lee, Myoung Hwan Choi
and Beom-Hee Lee                                                                 205

Discriminant functions for isotropic configurations in robot manipulators,
Ignacy Duleba                                                                         221

Self-adaptive Monte Carlo localization for mobile robots using range finders,
Lei Zhang, René Zapata and Pascal Lépinay                                         229

A two-tier map representation for compact-stereo-vision-based SLAM,
Fredy D. C. Herath, S. Kodagoda and G. Dissanayake                         245

Smooth gait optimization of a fish robot using the genetic-hill climbing algorithm,
Tuong Quan Vo, Hyoung Seok Kim and Byung Ryong Lee                         257

Analysis, simulation, and implementation of a human-inspired pole climbing
robot, A. Sadeghi, H. Moradi and M. Nili Ahmadabadi                                 279

Nonprobabilistic anytime algorithm for high-quality trajectories in
high-dimensional spaces, Andrés S. Vázquez and Antonio Adán                         289

Optimal design of a class of generalized symmetric Gough–Stewart parallel
manipulators with dynamic isotropy and singularity-free workspace,
Zhizhong Tong, Jingfeng He, Hongzhou Jiang and Guangren Duan                 305

Self-reproduction for articulated behaviors with dual humanoid robots using
on-line decision tree classification, Jane Brooks Zurn, Yuichi Motai,
and Scott Vento                                                                 315

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