Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems

17th Annual Conference, TAROS 2016, Sheffield, UK, June 26--July 1, 2016, Proceedings

  • Lyuba Alboul
  • Dana Damian
  • Jonathan M. Aitken

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9716)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 9716)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Muhamad Faizal Abdul Jamil, Jamaludin Jalani, Afandi Ahmad, Eddy Irwan Shah Saadon
    Pages 1-7
  3. Paolo Angeles, Michael Mace, Marcel Admiraal, Etienne Burdet, Nicola  Pavese, Ravi Vaidyanathan
    Pages 8-19
  4. Dejanira Araiza-Illan, David Western, Anthony G. Pipe, Kerstin Eder
    Pages 20-32
  5. David Cameron, Samuel Fernando, Abigail Millings, Michael Szollosy, Emily Collins, Roger Moore et al.
    Pages 33-39
  6. Daniel Camilleri, Luke Boorman, Uriel Martinez, Andreas Damianou, Tony Prescott
    Pages 40-52
  7. Marco Ceccarelli, Daniele Cafolla, Mingfeng Wang, Giuseppe Carbone
    Pages 53-64
  8. G. de Boer, H. Wang, M. Ghajari, A. Alazmani, R. Hewson, P. Culmer
    Pages 65-74
  9. Louise A. Dennis, Jonathan M. Aitken, Joe Collenette, Elisa Cucco, Maryam Kamali, Owen McAree et al.
    Pages 75-86
  10. Alessandro Di Nuovo, Ning Wang, Frank Broz, Tony Belpaeme, Ray  Jones, Angelo Cangelosi
    Pages 87-98
  11. James A. Douthwaite, Lyudmila S. Mihaylova, Sandor M. Veres
    Pages 99-110
  12. Musstafa Elyounnss, Alan Holloway, Jacques Penders, Lyuba Alboul
    Pages 111-115
  13. Yuantao Fan, Maytheewat Aramrattana, Saeed Gholami Shahbandi, Hassan Mashad Nemati, Björn Åstrand
    Pages 116-126
  14. Paul Gainer, Clare Dixon, Ullrich Hustadt
    Pages 127-138
  15. Mohammed Y. Hazim, Hongyang Qu, Sandor M. Veres
    Pages 146-157
  16. James Hilder, Alexander Horsfield, Alan G. Millard, Jon Timmis
    Pages 158-164
  17. Alireza Janani, Lyuba Alboul, Jacques Penders
    Pages 165-176
  18. Lotfi Jaiem, Sebastien Druon, Lionel Lapierre, Didier Crestani
    Pages 177-188
  19. Gabriel Kapellmann-Zafra, Jianing Chen, Roderich Groß
    Pages 196-201
  20. Aamir Khan, Gerardo Aragon-Camarasa, Jan Paul Siebert
    Pages 214-225
  21. Visakha Nanayakkara, Ahmad Ataka, Demetrios Venetsanos, Olga Duran, Nikolaos Vitzilaios, Thrishantha Nanayakkara et al.
    Pages 226-238
  22. Anh Pham, Mayang Parahita, Andy Tsang, Mathias Chaouche, James Rees
    Pages 249-254
  23. Athanasios S. Polydoros, Bjarne Großmann, Francesco Rovida, Lazaros Nalpantidis, Volker Krüger
    Pages 255-268
  24. Richard Redpath, Jon Timmis, Martin A. Trefzer
    Pages 269-274
  25. Georgios Salavasidis, Catherine A. Harris, Eric Rogers, Alexander B. Phillips
    Pages 275-281
  26. Nicole Salomons, Gabriel Kapellmann-Zafra, Roderich Groß
    Pages 282-287
  27. Muhammad Sayed, Jose Carlos Diaz Garcia, Lyuba Alboul
    Pages 288-294
  28. Johannes Schmölz, Barbara Kühnlenz, Kolja Kühnlenz
    Pages 295-300
  29. Eric Schneider, Elizabeth I. Sklar, Simon Parsons
    Pages 301-313
  30. Stefan Schubert, Peer Neubert, Peter Protzel
    Pages 314-326
  31. Jatinder Singh, Paul A Bingham, Jacques Penders, David Manby
    Pages 327-338
  32. Johannes Wienke, Sebastian Meyer zu Borgsen, Sebastian Wrede
    Pages 339-350
  33. Alan F. T. Winfield, Marta Palau Franco, Bernd Brueggemann, Ayoze Castro, Miguel Cordero Limon, Gabriele Ferri et al.
    Pages 351-363
  34. Dongfei Xue, Yongqiang Cheng, Ping Jiang, Martin Walker
    Pages 364-370
  35. Back Matter
    Pages 383-384

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference on Towards Autonomous Robotics, TAROS 2016, held in Sheffield UK, in June/July 2016.
The 23 revised full papers presented together with 15 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 56 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.


cognitive robotics computer vision robotic autonomy self-organization vision for robotics biometrics cooperation and coordination distributed artificial intelligence image segmentation intelligent agents logic programming and answer set programming machine learning mobile agents multi-agent planning multiscale systems robotic components robotic control scene anomaly detection scene understanding spatial and physical reasoning

Editors and affiliations

  • Lyuba Alboul
    • 1
  • Dana Damian
    • 2
  • Jonathan M. Aitken
    • 3
  1. 1.Sheffield Hallam UniversitySheffieldUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.University of SheffieldSheffieldUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.University of SheffieldSheffieldUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-40378-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-40379-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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