Volume 26 Issue 1 - Publication Date: 1 January 2007
Special Issue: The 12th International Symposium on Robotics Research
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Introduction to the Special Issue 3
H. Durrant-Whyte Australian Centre for Field Robotics, The Rose Street Building J04, The University of Sydney 2006, NSW AUSTRALIA, S. Thrun Computer Science Department, Stanford University, 353 Serra Mall, Gates Building 154, Stanford, CA 94305-9010, USA and R. Brooks MIT CSAIL, The Stata Center, 32 Vassar Street, 32-G430, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA  
Wave Haptics: Building Stiff Controllers from the Natural Motor Dynamics 5
N. Diolaiti Stanford Telerobotics Lab and AI-Robotics Lab, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA, G. Niemeyer and N.A. Tanner Stanford Telerobotics Lab, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA Abstract
A Unified Passivity-based Control Framework for Position, Torque and Impedance Control of Flexible Joint Robots 23
A. Albu-Schäffer, C. Ott and G. Hirzinger Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany Abstract
Techniques for Deep Sea Near Bottom Survey Using an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle 41
D.R. Yoerger, M. Jakuba, A. M. Bradley MS7 Blake Bldg, Woods Hole Oceanographic Insitution, Woods Hole, MA 02543 USA and B. Bingham Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Needham, MA 02492, USA Abstract
Towards High-resolution Imaging from Underwater Vehicles 55
H. Singh, C. Roman Dept. of Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, O. Pizarro Australian Center for Field Robotics, University of Sydney, Sydney 2006, Australia, R. Eustice Department of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 and A. Can GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY 12309 Abstract
That Which Does Not Stabilize, Will Only Make Us Stronger 75
H. Kazerooni, A. Chu and R. Steger Human Engineering & Robotics Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA Abstract
Tradeoffs Between Directed and Autonomous Driving on the Mars Exploration Rovers 91
J.J. Biesiadecki, P.C. Leger and M.W. Maimone Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA USA Abstract
Scientific Issues Concerning Androids 105
H. Ishiguro Department of Adaptive Machine Systems, Osaka University Abstract
Extracting Places and Activities from GPS Traces Using Hierarchical Conditional Random Fields 119
L. Liao, D. Fox and H. Kautz Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 Abstract
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