Schedule for paper presentations may have shifted by 5 -10 minutes, please see the updated schedule here.

Monday, November 5

10:15 S1A: Urban Search & Rescue & Field Tests

  • Digital Gareki Archives: An Approach to Know More About Collapsed Houses for Supporting Search and Rescue Activities
  • Rescue Robots at Earthquake-Hit Mirandola, Italy: a Field Report
  • Drilling Environment for Robot Operations and Discussions on its Usages
  • CSIR Center for Mining Innovation and the Mine Safety Platform Robot

10:15 S1A: Multi-agent coordination I

  • Decision Methods for Distributed Multi-Robot Patrol
  • Visual place recognition for multi-robots maps merging
  • Solving Task Allocation Uncertainty via a Combinatorial Method
  • Parametric Investigation of a Distributed Strategy for Multiple Agents Systems Applied to Cooperative Tasks

13:30 S2A: Navigation&Mapping

  • Combining Monocular and Stereo Vision in 6D-SLAM for the Localization of a Tracked Wheel Robot
  • A REference implementation of interoperable indoor location&communication systems for FIrst REsponders: the REFIRE project
  • Safe Teleoperation of a Quadrotor Using FastSLAM
  • Interactive Mapping in 3D Using RGB-D Data

13:30 S2B: Multi-agent coordination II

  • The Effects of Communication and Visual Range on Multi-Robot Repeated Boundary Coverage
  • Multi-Robot Target Verification with Reachability Constraints
  • A Self-Adaptation Framework for Heterogeneous Miniature Search and Rescue Robots
  • Towards CSP-based mission dispatching in C2/C4I systems

15:15 Late Breaking Reports Poster Session

16:15 S3A: CBR Events

  • Hazardous Workspace Modeling for Manipulators Using Spatial Hazard Functions
  • Projected Needs for Robot-Assisted Chemical, Biological, Radiological, or Nuclear (CBRN) Incidents
  • Control modes validation for Generalized Point to Point Task Execution Application: Robuter/UML Mobile Manipulator

16:15 S3B: Sensing and Sensor Fusion

  • Evaluation of Thermal Imaging for People Detection in Outdoor Scenarios
  • Functional Mapping for Human-Robot Collaborative Exploration
  • GPS-INS-BARO Hybrid Navigation System Taking into Account Ground Effect for Autonomous Unmanned Helicopter

Tuesday, November 6th

15:30 S4: Human-Robot Interaction I

Invited papers

Wednesday, November 7th

10:15 S5A: Snake-like Robots

  • Using Kinesthetic Input to Overcome Obstacles with Snake Robots
  • Dog and Snake Marsupial Cooperation for Urban Search and Rescue Deployment
  • Development of autonomous snake-like robot for use in rubble
  • Proposal of EARLI for snake robot's obstacle aided locomotion

10:15 S5B: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

  • Mission Review of Aerial Robotic Assessment - Ammunition Explosion Cyprus 201127
  • Hexrotor UAV Platform Enabling Dextrous Interaction with Structures - Preliminary Work
  • 3D change detection using low cost aerial imagery

13:30 S6A: Robot Platforms

  • A Demolition and Hydraulically Driven Robot for Disaster Response
  • MOTHERSHIP – A Serpentine Multi-Treaded Marsupial Robot for USAR
  • Development of a Practical Mobile Robot Platform for NBC Disasters and Its Field Test
  • Soft robot concept for autonomous propagation in confined and obstructed environments

13:30 S6B: Motion Planning and Control I

  • Motion Planning for Actively Reconfigurable Mobile Robots in Search and Rescue Scenarios
  • Achieving Bipedal Locomotion on Rough Terrain through Human-Inspired Control
  • Multi-Objective Sensor-Based Replanning for a Car-Like Robot
  • Planning Random path distributions for ambush games in unstructured environments

15:15 S7A: Human-Robot Interaction II

  • Trust in Emergency Evacuation Robots
  • Asymmetric Velocity Moderation: a Reactive Strategy for Human Safety
  • The SHERPA project: smart collaboration between humans and ground-aerial robots for improving rescuing activities in alpine environments

15:15 S7B: Motion Planning and Control II

  • A Potential Function and Artificial Neural Network for Path Planning in Dynamic Environments based on Self-Reconfigurable Mobile Robot System
  • Learning the terrain and planning a collision-free trajectory for indoor post-disaster environments
  • Learning Based Semi-Autonomous Control for Robots in Urban Search and Rescue