Advances in Autonomous Robotics Systems

15th Annual Conference, TAROS 2014, Birmingham, UK, September 1-3, 2014. Proceedings

  • Michael Mistry
  • Aleš Leonardis
  • Mark Witkowski
  • Chris Melhuish
Conference proceedings TAROS 2014

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8717)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 8717)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Full Papers

    1. Saeed Gholami Shahbandi, Björn Åstrand
      Pages 1-12
    2. Matías Nitsche, Taihú Pire, Tomáš Krajník, Miroslav Kulich, Marta Mejail
      Pages 13-24
    3. Giordano B. S. Ferreira, Patricia A. Vargas, Gina M. B. Oliveira
      Pages 25-36
    4. Carmine Tommaso Recchiuto, Rezia Molfino, Anders Hedenströem, Herbert Peremans, Vittorio Cipolla, Aldo Frediani et al.
      Pages 37-47
    5. Alexandros Giagkos, Elio Tuci, Myra S. Wilson, Philip B. Charlesworth
      Pages 48-59
    6. Richard Williams, Boris Konev, Frans Coenen
      Pages 60-71
    7. Alan F. T. Winfield, Christian Blum, Wenguo Liu
      Pages 85-96
    8. Clare Dixon, Matt Webster, Joe Saunders, Michael Fisher, Kerstin Dautenhahn
      Pages 97-108
    9. Peidong Liang, Chenguang Yang, Ning Wang, Zhijun Li, Ruifeng Li, Etienne Burdet
      Pages 109-119
    10. Majid Taghavi, Andrew Stinchcombe, John Greenman, Virgilio Mattoli, Lucia Beccai, Barbara Mazzolai et al.
      Pages 131-138
    11. Ataollah Ramezan Shirazi, Hyondong Oh, Yaochu Jin
      Pages 139-150
    12. James Hilder, Rebecca Naylor, Artjoms Rizihs, Daniel Franks, Jon Timmis
      Pages 151-162
    13. Jan Stria, Daniel Průša, Václav Hlaváč
      Pages 173-184
    14. Sol Pedre, Matías Nitsche, Facundo Pessagc, Javier Caccavelli, Pablo De Cristóforis
      Pages 185-196
    15. Bjarne Großmann, Mikkel Rath Pedersen, Juris Klonovs, Dennis Herzog, Lazaros Nalpantidis, Volker Krüger
      Pages 209-220
    16. Lu Lou, Yonghuai Liu, Minglan Sheng, Jiwan Han, John H. Doonan
      Pages 221-230
    17. Panchanand Jha, Bibhuti Bhusan Biswal, Om Prakash Sahu
      Pages 243-250
    18. Horatio Garton, Guido Bugmann, Phil Culverhouse, Stephen Roberts, Claire Simpson, Aashish Santana
      Pages 251-262
  3. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th Conference on Advances in Autonomous Robotics, TAROS 2014, held in Birmingham, UK, in September 2014. The 23 revised full papers presented together with 9 extended abstracts were carefully reviewed and selected from 48 submissions. The overall program covers
various aspects of robotics, including navigation, planning, sensing and perception, flying and swarm robots, ethics, humanoid robotics, human-robot interaction, and social robotics.


ZigBee architecture and control structures autonomous vehicles cellular automata commercial robots and applications evolutionary algorithms hybrid networks kinematics and dynamics manipulators operator interfaces perception propelling mechanisms robotics self-organizing systems sensors supervised learning vision and scene understanding workcell organization and planning

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael Mistry
    • 1
  • Aleš Leonardis
    • 1
  • Mark Witkowski
    • 2
  • Chris Melhuish
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceUniversity of BirminghamBirminghamUK
  2. 2.Circuits and Systems Group, Department of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringImperial College LondonLondonUK
  3. 3.Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical SciencesUniversity of the West of EnglandBristolUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-10400-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-10401-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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