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    • Design and Implementation of a Self-configuring Ad-hoc Network for Unmanned Aerial Systems 

      Christmann, Hans Claus; Johnson, Eric N. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., 2007-10)
      Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and unmanned aerial systems (UAS) as such in general, need wireless networks in order to communicate. UAS are very flexible and hence allow for a wide range of missions by means of utilizing ...
    • Design and Implementation of a Teleautonomous Hummer 

      Ali, Khaled Subhi; Arkin, Ronald C.; Balch, Tucker; Bentivegna, Darrin Charles (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997)
      Autonomous and semi-autonomous full-sized ground vehicles are becoming increasingly important, particularly in military applications. Here we describe the instrumentation of one such vehicle, a 4-wheel drive Hummer, for ...
    • Design of a Bio-inspired Dynamical Vertical Climbing Robot 

      Clark, Jonathan E.; Goldman, Daniel I.; Lin, Pei-Chun; Lynch, Goran; Chen, Tao S.; Komsuoglu, Haldun; Full, Robert J.; Koditschek, Daniel E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyMIT Press, 2008)
      This paper reviews a template for dynamical climbing originating in biology, explores its stability properties in a numerical model, and presents emperical data from a physical prototype as evidence of the feasibility of ...
    • Design of a Control Strategy for Teleoperation of a Platform with Significant Dynamics 

      Bratt, Mattias; Smith, Christian; Christensen, Henrik I. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2006-10)
      A teleoperation system for controlling a robot with fast dynamics over the Internet has been constructed. It employs a predictive control structure with an accurate dynamic model of the robot to overcome problems caused ...
    • Design of an MRI Compatible Haptic Interface 

      Turkseven, Melih; Ueda, Jun (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011-12)
      This paper proposes an MRI-compatible, 1-axis force sensing unit which is designed to be used as a haptic interface on an MRI compatible robot. Recently, it became a popular research direction to enable MRI in surgical ...
    • Design of an Office-Guide Robot for Social Interaction Studies 

      Pacchierotti, Elena; Christensen, Henrik I.; Jensfelt, Patric (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2006-10)
      In this paper, the design of an office-guide robot for social interaction studies is presented. We are interested in studying the impact of passage behaviours in casual encounters. While the system offers assistance in ...
    • A Design Process for Robot Capabilities and Missions Applied to Microautonomous Platforms 

      Kira, Zsolt; Arkin, Ronald C.; Collins, Thomas R. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010)
      As part of our research for the ARL MAST CTA (Collaborative Technology Alliance) [1], we present an integrated architecture that facilitates the design of microautonomous robot platforms and missions, starting from initial ...
    • Design strategies for high-speed lightweight robots 

      Book, Wayne John; Hastings, Gordon Greene; Alberts, Thomas Edward (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1986-09)
      Industrial robots today can lift objects no. heavier than about five percent of their own weight. Imagine a robotic weight lifter competing against the current Olympic human record of 750 lb. By today's standards, that ...
    • Design studies on a robotic device for ultrasonic inspection 

      Sangveraphunsiri, Viboon; Book, Wayne John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyElsevier, 1981-09)
      Design studies in progress on a special purpose robot are described. The robot is to be used for ultrasonic inspection of extruded and forged parts immersed in water in a large tank. The studies focus on establishing the ...
    • Design, Control, and Applications of Real-World Multi-Robot Systems 

      Kitts, Christopher A.; Egerstedt, Magnus B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2008-03)
    • Design, Development, and Testing of a Low Cost, Fully Autonomous Indoor Unmanned Aerial System 

      Chowdhary, Girish; Sobers, D. Michael Jr.; Salaün, Erwan; Ottander, John; Johnson, Eric N. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2010-08)
      This paper is concerned with the design, development, and autonomous flight testing of the GT Lama indoor Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). The GT Lama is a fully autonomous rotorcraft UAS capable of indoor area exploration. ...
    • Designing Autonomous Robot Missions with Performance Guarantees 

      Lyons, Damian M.; Arkin, Ronald C.; Nirmal, Prem (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012)
      This paper describes the need and methods required to construct an integrated software verification and mission specification system for use in robotic missions intended for counter-weapons of mass destruction (c-WMD) ...
    • Designing Interactions for Robot Active Learners 

      Cakmak, Maya; Chao, Crystal; Thomaz, Andrea L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, 2010-06)
      This paper addresses some of the problems that arise when applying active learning to the context of human–robot interaction (HRI). Active learning is an attractive strategy for robot learners because it has the potential ...
    • Detecting and Matching Repeated Patterns for Automatic Geo-tagging in Urban Environments 

      Schindler, Grant; Krishnamurthy, Panchapagesan; Lublinerman, Roberto; Liu, Yanxi; Dellaert, Frank (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2008-06)
      We present a novel method for automatically geo-tagging photographs of man-made environments via detection and matching of repeated patterns. Highly repetitive environments introduce numerous correspondence ambiguities and ...
    • Detecting Partially Occluded Objects via Segmentation and Validation 

      Levihn, Martin; Dutton, Matthew; Trevor, Alexander J. B.; Stilman, Mike (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2013-01)
      This paper presents a novel algorithm: Verfied Partial Object Detector (VPOD) for accurate detection of partially occluded objects such as furniture in 3D point clouds. VPOD is implemented and validated on real sensor ...
    • Detecting Partially Occluded Objects via Segmentation and Validation 

      Levihn, Martin; Dutton, Matthew; Trevor, Alexander J. B.; Stilman, Mike (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012)
      This paper presents a novel algorithm: Verfied Partial Object Detector (VPOD) for accurate detection of partially occluded objects such as furniture in 3D point clouds. VPOD is implemented and validated on real sensor ...
    • Detecting region transitions for human-augmented mapping 

      Christensen, Henrik I.; Topp, Elin A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010-08)
      In this paper, we describe a concise method for the feature-based representation of regions in an indoor environment and show how it can also be applied for door-passage-independent detection of transitions between ...
    • Detecting Regions of Interest in Dynamic Scenes with Camera Motions 

      Kim, Kihwan; Lee, Dongryeol; Essa, Irfan (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2012-06)
      We present a method to detect the regions of interests in moving camera views of dynamic scenes with multiple moving objects. We start by extracting a global motion tendency that reflects the scene context by tracking ...
    • Detecting structural ambiguities and transistions during a guided tour 

      Topp, Elin A.; Christensen, Henrik I. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2008-05)
      Service robots designed for domestic settings need to navigate in an environment that they have to share with their users. Thus, they have to be able to report their current state and whereabouts in a way that is ...
    • Deterministic Motion Planning for Redundant Robots along End-Effector Paths 

      Quispe, Ana Huamán; Stilman, Mike (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2012-11)
      In this paper we propose a deterministic approach to solve the Motion Planning along End-Effector Paths problem (MPEP) for redundant manipulators. Most of the existing approaches are based on local optimization techniques, ...