Advances in Service and Industrial Robotics

Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Robotics in Alpe-Adria Danube Region (RAAD 2018)

  • Nikos A. Aspragathos
  • Panagiotis N. Koustoumpardis
  • Vassilis C. Moulianitis
Conference proceedings RAAD 2018

Part of the Mechanisms and Machine Science book series (Mechan. Machine Science, volume 67)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Human Robot Interaction and Collaboration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Abdel-Nasser Sharkawy, Panagiotis N. Koustoumpardis, Nikos A. Aspragathos
      Pages 3-12
    3. Y. Ayoubi, M. A. Laribi, S. Zeghloul, M. Arsicault
      Pages 24-34
    4. Juan Sandoval, Med Amine Laribi, Said Zeghloul, Marc Arsicault, Gérard Poisson
      Pages 35-43
    5. Zuhair Zafar, Sarwar Hussain Paplu, Karsten Berns
      Pages 63-70
    6. Maria Koskinopoulou, Michail Maniadakis, Panos Trahanias
      Pages 82-90
  3. Service Robots

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. M. A. Laribi, A. Decatoire, Giuseppe Carbone, D. Pisla, S. Zeghloul
      Pages 93-101
    3. Carlo De Benedictis, Walter Franco, Daniela Maffiodo, Carlo Ferraresi
      Pages 102-111
    4. G. Boiadjiev, T. Boiadjiev, K. Delchev, R. Kastelov, K. Zagurki, I. Chavdarov
      Pages 112-120
    5. Nayden Chivarov, Denis Chikurtev, Ivaylo Rangelov, Emanuil Markov, Alexander Gigov, Nedko Shivarov et al.
      Pages 121-131
    6. Xanthi S. Papageorgiou, Georgia Chalvatzaki, Athanasios C. Dometios, Costas S. Tzafestas
      Pages 132-140
  4. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. V. C. Moulianitis, G. Thanellas, N. Xanthopoulos, Nikos A. Aspragathos
      Pages 143-150
    3. Stefano Angeli, Andrea Maria Lingua, Paolo Maschio, Luca Piantelli, Davide Dugone, Mauro Giorgis
      Pages 151-162
    4. Evangelos G. Sartinas, Emmanouil Z. Psarakis, Nefeli Lamprinou
      Pages 163-172
    5. Christoforos Kanellakis, Sina Sharif Mansouri, George Georgoulas, George Nikolakopoulos
      Pages 173-180
    6. Stavros Timotheatos, Stylianos Piperakis, Antonis Argyros, Panos Trahanias
      Pages 181-189
  5. Mobile and Walking Robots

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Mircea Ivanescu, Mircea Nitulescu, Cristian Vladu, Nguyen Van Dong Hai, Mihaela Florescu
      Pages 193-204
    3. Ernesto Christian Orozco Magdaleno, Daniele Cafolla, Marco Ceccarelli, Eduardo Castillo Castañeda, Giuseppe Carbone
      Pages 205-213
    4. M. Garau, A. Manuello Bertetto, M. Ruggiu
      Pages 214-221
    5. Theodosis Ntegiannakis, Odysseas Mavromatakis, Savvas Piperidis, Nikos C. Tsourveloudis
      Pages 222-235
    6. Maximilian Nicolae, Dan Popescu, Daniel Merezeanu, Loretta Ichim
      Pages 236-244
    7. Giuseppe Quaglia, Walter Franco, Matteo Nisi
      Pages 245-255
    8. Massimo Tosa, Karsten Berns
      Pages 256-263
    9. Florian Pucher, Hubert Gattringer, Christoph Stöger, Andreas Müller, Ulrich Single
      Pages 264-271
    10. Luca Bruzzone, Pietro Fanghella, Giovanni Berselli, Pietro Bilancia
      Pages 272-280
  6. Robot Design and Optimization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 281-281
    2. F. J. Espinosa-Garcia, Giuseppe Carbone, M. Ceccarelli, D. Cafolla, M. Arias-Montiel, E. Lugo-Gonzalez
      Pages 283-290
    3. Miha Dežman, Andrej Gams
      Pages 291-299
    4. Hubert Gattringer, Andreas Müller, Matthias Jörgl
      Pages 300-307
    5. Jaroslav Hricko, Stefan Havlik
      Pages 308-315
    6. Mathias Brandstötter, Paolo Gallina, Stefano Seriani, Michael Hofbaur
      Pages 316-324
    7. Francesco Aggogeri, Alberto Borboni, Angelo Merlo, Nicola Pellegrini, Monica Tiboni
      Pages 325-332
    8. Guido Belforte, Carlo Ferraresi, Daniela Maffiodo, Vladimir Viktorov, Carmen Visconte, Massimiliana Carello
      Pages 333-341
    9. Arturo Díaz, Sajjad Keshtkar, Jaime A. Moreno, Eusebio Hernandez
      Pages 342-350
    10. Ápostolos Tsagaris, Dimitrios Sagris, Gabriel Mansour
      Pages 351-358
    11. C. Valsamos, A. Wolniakowski, K. Miatliuk, V. C. Moulianitis
      Pages 368-375
    12. S. Ivvan Valdez, M. Infante-Jacobo, S. Botello-Aceves, Eusebio Hernández, E. Chávez-Conde
      Pages 376-386
  7. Robot Control

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 387-387
    2. Matthias Jörgl, Hubert Gattringer, Andreas Müller
      Pages 398-406
    3. Viorel Stoian, Ionel Cristian Vladu
      Pages 407-415

About these proceedings


This volume contains the proceedings of the RAAD 2018 conference, covering major areas of research and development in robotics. It provides an overview on the advances in robotics, more specifically in novel design and applications of robotic systems; dexterous grasping, handling and intelligent manipulation; intelligent cooperating and service robots; advanced robot control; human-robot interfaces; robot vision systems and visual serving techniques; mobile robots; humanoid and walking robots; field and agricultural robotics; bio-inspired and swarm robotic systems; developments towards micro and nano-scale robots; aerial, underwater and spatial robots; robot integration in holonic manufacturing; personal robots for ambient assisted living; medical robots and bionic prostheses; intelligent information technologies for cognitive robots etc.

The primary audience of the work  are researchers as well as engineers in robotics and mechatronics.  


Robotics and Automation Mechatronics Robot Control Robot Kinematics and Dynamics Mobile Robots Design and Applications

Editors and affiliations

  • Nikos A. Aspragathos
    • 1
  • Panagiotis N. Koustoumpardis
    • 2
  • Vassilis C. Moulianitis
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering and AeronauticsUniversity of PatrasPatrasGreece
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical Engineering and AeronauticsUniversity of PatrasPatrasGreece
  3. 3.Department of Product and Systems Design EngineeringUniversity of the AegeanSyrosGreece

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  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
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  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-00231-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-00232-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2211-0984
  • Series Online ISSN 2211-0992
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