Volume 25 Issue 12 - Publication Date: 1 December 2006
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Editorial: Special Issue on Robotics: Science and Systems 2005 1163
O. Brock, S. Koenig, N. Roy and G. Sukhatme  

Scaling Hard Vertical Surfaces with Compliant Microspine Arrays 1165
A.T. Asbeck, S. Kim, M.R. Cutkosky School of Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305--2232, USA, W.R. Provancher Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9208, USA and M. Lanzetta University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy Abstract
Square Root SAM: Simultaneous Localization and Mapping via Square Root Information Smoothing 1181
F. Dellaert and M. Kaess Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0280, USA Abstract
Coordinate-free Coverage in Sensor Networks with Controlled Boundaries via Homology 1205
V. de Silva Department of Mathematics, Pomona College, Claremont CA 91711, USA and R. Ghrist Department of Mathematics and Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois, Urbana IL, 61801, USA Abstract
Visually Mapping the RMS Titanic: Conservative Covariance Estimates for SLAM Information Filters 1223
R.M. Eustice Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA, H. Singh Department of Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543 USA, J.J. Leonard and M.R. Walter Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 02139 USA Abstract
Multi-robot Simultaneous Localization and Mapping using Particle Filters 1243
A. Howard Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91109, U.S.A. Abstract
Sampling-based Algorithm for Testing and Validating Robot Controllers 1257
J. Kim University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, J.M. Esposito US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, USA and V. Kumar University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA Abstract
Predicting the Performance of Cooperative Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (C-SLAM) 1273
A.I. Mourikis and S.I. Roumeliotis Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA Abstract
A Generative Model of Terrain for Autonomous Navigation in Vegetation 1287
C. Wellington Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA, A. Courville Department of Computer Science and Operations Research, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, USA and A. Stentz Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA Abstract
2006 Index 1305
Erratum 1306
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