© 2009

Experimental Robotics

The Eleventh International Symposium

  • Oussama Khatib
  • Vijay Kumar
  • George J. Pappas
Conference proceedings

Part of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics book series (STAR, volume 54)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Session 1: Design

    1. Nikos Papanikolopoulos
      Pages 1-1
    2. Cecilia Laschi, Barbara Mazzolai, Virgilio Mattoli, Matteo Cianchetti, Paolo Dario
      Pages 25-33
    3. David Mikesell, Gary Heydinger, Dennis Guenther, John-David Yoder
      Pages 35-41
    4. Dongjun Shin, Irene Sardellitti, Yong-Lae Park, Oussama Khatib, Mark Cutkosky
      Pages 43-52
  3. Session 2: Autonomous Driving

    1. Sanjiv Singh
      Pages 53-54
    2. Dmitri Dolgov, Sebastian Thrun, Michael Montemerlo, James Diebel
      Pages 55-64
    3. Ioannis Rekleitis, Jean-Luc Bedwani, David Gingras, Erick Dupuis
      Pages 65-77
    4. Anna Petrovskaya, Sebastian Thrun
      Pages 79-91
    5. Ambroise Krebs, Cédric Pradalier, Roland Siegwart
      Pages 93-102
  4. Session 3: Cooperation

    1. Konstantinos Kyriakopoulos
      Pages 103-104
    2. David T. Cole, Paul Thompson, Ali Haydar Göktoğan, Salah Sukkarieh
      Pages 105-115
    3. Nathan Michael, Michael M. Zavlanos, Vijay Kumar, George J. Pappas
      Pages 117-126
    4. Mac Schwager, James McLurkin, Jean-Jacques E. Slotine, Daniela Rus
      Pages 127-136
    5. Abraham Bachrach, Alborz Garamifard, Daniel Gurdan, Ruijie He, Sam Prentice, Jan Stumpf et al.
      Pages 137-146
    6. R. Andres Cortez, Herbert G. Tanner, Ron Lumia
      Pages 147-156
  5. Session 4: Mini and Micro Robots

    1. Roland Siegwart
      Pages 157-158
    2. Hyeun Jeong Min, Andrew Drenner, Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos
      Pages 159-168

About these proceedings


The International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER) is a series of biennial symposia which began in 1989, and is sponsored by the International Foundation of Robotics Research (IFRR). The goal of ISER is to provide the robotics community with a forum for research driven by creative ideas, bold visions, new systems, and novel applications of robotics, emphasizing experimental work. The tradition in ISER is to foster scholarly work that either addresses validation of theoretical paradigms through careful experimentation or contributes to the creation of novel experimental platforms that in turn inspire new theoretical developments. The ISER symposia are conceived to bring together in a small group setting researchers from around the world who are at the forefront of experimental robotics research, to assess and share their views and ideas about the state of the art and to discuss promising new avenues for future research exploration in experimental robotics. The ISER meetings are organized around oral technical presentations in a single-track format.

This volume includes the complete collection of the contributions presented at the symposium, with authoritative introductions to each section by the chairs of the corresponding sessions.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Oussama Khatib
    • 1
  • Vijay Kumar
    • 2
  • George J. Pappas
    • 3
  1. 1.Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Department of Computer ScienceStanford UniversityStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied MechanicsUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Electrical and Systems EngineeringUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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