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Volume 25 Issue 5/6 - Publication Date: 1 May/June 2006
Special Issue on the Ninth International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, 2004
 
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Editorial: Special Issue on ISER 04 399
M. H. Ang, Jr. Department of Mechanical Engineering of the National University of Singapore, and O. Khatib International Foundation of Robotics Research, IFRR  

 
The GraphSLAM Algorithm with Applications to Large-Scale Mapping of Urban Structures 403
S. Thrun and M. Montemerlo Stanford AI Lab, Stanford University Abstract

 
Experiments with a Large Heterogeneous Mobile Robot Team: Exploration, Mapping, Deployment and Detection 431
A. Howard Robotics Research Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California, L. E. Parker Distributed Intelligence Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, University of Tennessee, and G. S. Sukhatme Robotics Research Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California Abstract
   
Toward Reliable Off Road Autonomous Vehicles Operating in Challenging Environments 449
A. Kelly, A. Stentz, O. Amidi, M. Bode, D. Bradley, A. Diaz-Calderon, M. Happold, H. Herman The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, R. Mandelbaum Sarnoff Corporation, Princeton, NJ, T. Pilarski, P. Rander, S. Thayer, N. Vallidis, and R. Warner The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University Abstract
   
From Robots to Animals: Virtual Fences for Controlling Cattle 485
Z. Butler Computer Science Department, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623 USA, P. Corke CSIRO ICT Centre, Australia, R. Peterson Dartmouth Computer Science Department, Hanover, NH 03755 USA, and D. Rus Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT, Cambridge MA 02139, USA Abstract
   
Nonholonomic Modeling of Needle Steering 509
R. J. Webster III, J. S. Kim, N. J. Cowan, G. S. Chirikjian, and A. M. Okamura Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University Abstract
   
Modeling and Control of Untethered Biomicrorobots in a Fluidic Environment Using Electromagnetic Fields 527
K. B. Yesin, K. Vollmers, and B. J. Nelson Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, ETH Zürich, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland Abstract
   
Non-Contact Stiffness Imager 537
T. Kawahara Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8527, JAPAN, S. Tanaka Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Hiroshima University Hospital, Hiroshima 734-8551, JAPAN, and M. Kaneko Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8527, JAPAN Abstract
   
Modeling and Experiments on a Legged Microrobot Locomoting in a Tubular, Compliant and Slippery Environment 551
C. Stefanini, A. Menciassi, and P. Dario Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, CRIM Lab, Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34, 56025 - Pontedera (Pisa) Italy Abstract
   
Hybrid Control of the Berkeley Lower Extremity Exoskeleton (BLEEX) 561
H. Kazerooni, R. Steger, and L. Huang Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 USA Abstract
   
A Haptic Teleoperation Approach Based on Contact Force Control 575
J. Park and O. Khatib Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA Abstract
   
A Tele-operated Humanoid Operator 593
K. Yokoi Intelligent Systems Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), 1-1-1 Umezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8568 Japan, K. Nakashima, M. Kobayashi, H. Mihune, H. Hasunuma System Technology Development Center, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., 1-1, Kawasaki-chou, Akashi 673–8666, Japan, Y. Yanagihara, T. Ueno, T. Gokyuu, and K. Endou Institute of Technology, Tokyu Construction Co., Ltd., 3062-1, Soneshita, Tana, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229–1124, Japan Abstract
   
Crawling and Jumping by a Deformable Robot 603
Y. Sugiyama and S. Hirai Department of Robotics. Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577, Japan Abstract
   
   
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