ICRA 2020 Recap

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GRASP representation at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2020) in June 2020:

Awards

Congratulations to Vijay Kumar, selected recipient of the prestigious 2020 IEEE Robotics and Automation Technical Field Award for "Contributions to cooperative robotics; networked mobile manipulation systems, particularly unmanned aerial vehicles; and leadership in robotics research, policy, and education."

Accepted Papers

Thirty-three papers were accepted from GRASP members:

Title Author Topic
A Fast Configuration Space Algorithm for Variable Topology Truss Modular Robots Chao Liu, Sencheng Yu, Mark Yim

Cellular and Modular Robots

A Low-Rank Matrix Approximation Approach to Multiway Matching with Applications in Multi-Sensory Data Association

Spyridon Leonardos, Xiaowei Zhou, Kostas Daniilidis

Computer Vision for Other Robotic Applications

A Novel Underactuated End-Effector for Planar Sequential Grasping of Multiple Objects Caio Mucchiani, Mark Yim

Grippers and Other End-Effectors

A Programmably Compliant Origami Mechanism for Dynamically Dexterous Robots

Wei-Hsi Chen, Shivangi Misra, Yuchong Gao, Young-Joo Lee, Daniel Koditschek, Shu Yang, Cynthia Sung

Soft Robot Applications

Contact-Aware Controller Design for Complementarity Systems

Alp Aydinoglu, Victor Preciado, Michael Posa

Optimization and Optimal Control

Cooperative Team Strategies for Multi-Player Perimeter-Defense Games

Daigo Shishika, James Paulos, Vijay Kumar

Multi-Robot Systems

Coordinate-Free Dynamics and Differential Flatness of a Class of 6DOF Aerial Manipulators Jake Welde, Vijay Kumar

Aerial Systems: Mechanics and Control

Coronal Plane Spine Twisting Composes Shape to Adjust the Energy Landscape for Grounded Reorientation

J. Diego Caporale, Benjamin McInroe, Chenze Ning, Thomas Libby, Robert Full, Daniel Koditschek

Biologically-Inspired Robots

DC-CAPT: Concurrent Assignment and Planning of Trajectories for Dubins Cars

Michael Whitzer, Daigo Shishika, Dinesh Thakur, Vijay Kumar, Amanda Prorok

Multi-Robot Systems

Dense R-Robust Formations on Lattices

Luis Guerrero-Bonilla, David Saldaña, Vijay Kumar

Multi-Robot Systems

DIGIT: A Novel Design for a Low-Cost Compact High-Resolution Tactile Sensor with Application to In-Hand Manipulation

Mike Maroje Lambeta, Po-Wei Chou, Stephen Tian, Brian Yang, Benjamin Maloon, Victoria Rose Most, Dave Stroud, Raymond Santos, Ahmad Byagowi, Gregg Kammerer, Dinesh Jayaraman, Roberto Calandra

Perception for Grasping and Manipulation

Distributed Attack-Robust Submodular Maximization for Multi-Robot Planning

Lifeng Zhou, Vasileios Tzoumas, George J. Pappas, Pratap Tokekar

Distributed Robot Systems

Experimental Evaluation and Characterization of Radioactive Source Effects on Robot Visual Localization and Mapping

Elijah S. Lee, Giuseppe Loianno, Dinesh Thakur, Vijay Kumar

Robotics in Hazardous Fields

IMU-Based Inertia Estimation for a Quadrotor Using Newton-Euler Dynamics

James Svacha, James Paulos, Giuseppe Loianno, Vijay Kumar

Aerial Systems: Perception and Autonomy

Information Theoretic Active Exploration in Signed Distance Fields

Kelsey Saulnier, Nikolay Atanasov, George J. Pappas, Vijay Kumar

Robust and Sensor-Based Control

MAVRIC: Morphology-Agnostic Visual Robotic Control

Brian Yang, Dinesh Jayaraman, Glen Berseth, Alexei A. Efros, Sergey Levine

Visual Learnin
Mine Tunnel Exploration Using Multiple Quadrupedal Robots

Ian Miller, Fernando Cladera, Anthony Cowley, Shreyas Skandan, Elijah S. Lee, Laura Lipschitz, Akhilesh Bhat, Neil Rodrigues, Alex Zhou, Avraham Cohen, Adarsh Kulkarni, James Laney, Camillo Jose Taylor, Vijay Kumar

Field and Space Robots

Mobile Wireless Network Infrastructure on Demand

Daniel Mox, Miguel Calvo-Fullana, Mikhail Gerasimenko, Jonathan Fink, Vijay Kumar, Alejandro Ribeiro

Multi-Robot System

ModQuad-DoF: A Novel Yaw Actuation for Modular Quadrotors

Bruno Teles Gabrich, Guanrui Li, Mark Yim

Cellular and Modular Robots

Modulation of Robot Orientation State Via Leg-Obstacle Contact Positions

Divya Ramesh, Anmol Kathail, Daniel Koditschek, Feifei Qian

Dynamics
Nonlinear Synchronization Control for Short-Range Mobile Sensors Drifting in Geophysical Flows

Cong Wei, Herbert G. Tanner, M. Ani Hsieh

Marine Robotics
Optimal Reduced-Order Modeling of Bipedal Locomotion Yu-Ming Chen, Michael Posa

Humanoid and Bipedal Locomotion

Parallel Self-Assembly with SMORES-EP, a Modular Robot

Chao Liu, Qian Lin, Hyun Kim, Mark Yim

Distributed Robot Systems

Polygon-Based Random Tree Search Planning for Variable Geometry Truss Robot

Sumin Park, Jangho Bae, Seohyeon Lee, Mark Yim, Jongwon Kim, TaeWon Seo

Motion and Path Planning

PST900: RGB-Thermal Calibration, Dataset and Segmentation Network

Shreyas Skandan, Neil Rodrigues, Alex Zhou, Ian Miller, Vijay Kumar, Camillo Jose Taylor

Object Detection, Segmentation and Categorization

Reactive Temporal Logic Planning for Multiple Robots in Unknown Environments

Yiannis Kantaros, Matthew Malencia, Vijay Kumar, George J. Pappas

Reactive and Sensor-Based Planning

Reconfiguration Solution of a Variable Topology Truss: Design and Experiment

Eugene Park, Jangho Bae, Sumin Park, Mark Yim, Jongwon Kim, TaeWon Seo

Mechanism and Verification

Self-Reconfiguration in Response to Faults in Modular Aerial Systems

Neeraj Gandhi, David Saldaña, Vijay Kumar, Linh Thi Xuan Phan

Cellular and Modular Robots

SLOAM: Semantic Lidar Odometry and Mapping for Forest Inventory

Steven W Chen, Guilherme Vicentim Nardari, Elijah S. Lee, Chao Qu, Xu Liu, Roseli Ap. Francelin Romero, Vijay Kumar

Robotics in Agriculture and Forestry

SNIAE-SSE Deformation Mechanism Enabled Scalable Multicopter: Design, Modeling and Flight Performance Validation

Jaimie Carlson, Jason Friedman, Christopher Yoon Jae Kim, Cynthia Sung

Mechanism Design

Synthesis of a Time-Varying Communication Network by Robot Teams with Information Propagation Guarantees Xi Yu, M. Ani Hsieh

Multi-Robot Systems

The Tiercel: A Novel Autonomous Micro Aerial Vehicle That Can Map the Environment by Flying into Obstacles

Yash Mulgaonkar, Wenxin Liu, Dinesh Thakur, Kostas Daniilidis, Camillo Jose Taylor, Vijay Kumar

Aerial Systems: Mechanics and Control

Vision-Based Multi-MAV Localization with Anonymous Relative Measurements Using Coupled Probabilistic Data Association Filter

Ty Nguyen, Kartik Mohta, Camillo Jose Taylor, Vijay Kumar

Localization

 

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