© 2012

Advances in Autonomous Robotics

Joint Proceedings of the 13th Annual TAROS Conference and the 15th Annual FIRA RoboWorld Congress, Bristol, UK, August 20-23, 2012

  • Guido Herrmann
  • Matthew Studley
  • Martin Pearson
  • Andrew Conn
  • Chris Melhuish
  • Mark Witkowski
  • Jong-Hwan Kim
  • Prahlad Vadakkepat
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Conference proceedings TAROS 2012

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7429)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 7429)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. A Curious Emergence of Reaching

    1. Goren Gordon, Ehud Ahissar
      Pages 1-12
    2. Torbjørn S. Dahl, Alexandros Paraschos
      Pages 13-24
    3. Muhammad Nasiruddin Mahyuddin, Guido Herrmann, Said Ghani Khan
      Pages 25-36
    4. Iñaki Rañó, Jean-Stephane Jokeit
      Pages 37-48
    5. Jartuwat Rajruangrabin, Isura Ranatunga, Dan O. Popa
      Pages 49-60
    6. Carlos Santos, Manuel Mazo Jr., Felipe Espinosa
      Pages 61-72
    7. Nadeesha Oliver Ranasinghe, Wei-Min Shen
      Pages 73-83
    8. Christopher M. Harris, Jonathan Waddington
      Pages 96-104
    9. Alan Broun, Chris Beck, Tony Pipe, Majid Mirmehdi, Chris Melhuish
      Pages 105-116
    10. Sreeja Kochuvila, Shikha Tripathi, Sudarshan T.S.B.
      Pages 117-127
    11. Florian Vaussard, Philippe Rétornaz, David Hamel, Francesco Mondada
      Pages 128-139
    12. Nils Axel Andersen, Ole Ravn
      Pages 140-151
    13. J. Ernesto Solanes, Leopoldo Armesto, Josep Tornero, Pau Muñoz-Benavent, Vicent Girbés
      Pages 152-163
    14. S. Byrne, W. Naeem, R. S. Ferguson
      Pages 164-175
    15. Terry Tritton, Joanna Hall, Angela Rowe, Sophie Valentine, Alicja Jedrzejewska, Anthony G. Pipe et al.
      Pages 176-184
    16. Ekaterina Nikandrova, Janne Laaksonen, Ville Kyrki
      Pages 197-208
    17. Chris Iverach-Brereton, Andrew Winton, Jacky Baltes
      Pages 209-219

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th Conference on Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, TAROS 2012 and the 15th Robot World Congress, FIRA 2012, held as joint conference in Bristol, UK, in August 2012. The 36 revised full papers presented together with 25 extended abstracts were carefully reviewed and selected from 89 submissions. The papers cover various topics in the field of autonomous robotics.


algorithms autonomous robots humanoid arm robot motion sensors

Editors and affiliations

  • Guido Herrmann
    • 1
  • Matthew Studley
    • 2
  • Martin Pearson
    • 3
  • Andrew Conn
    • 3
  • Chris Melhuish
    • 3
  • Mark Witkowski
    • 4
  • Jong-Hwan Kim
    • 5
  • Prahlad Vadakkepat
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering and Bristol Robotics LaboratoryUniversity of BristolBristolUK
  2. 2.Intelligent Autonomous Systems Lab Faculty of Computing, Engineering & Mathematical SciencesUniversity of the West of EnglandBristolU.K.
  3. 3.University of the West of EnglandBristolUK
  4. 4.Department of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringImperial College LondonLondonUK
  5. 5.Robot Intelligence Technology Laboratory, Department of EECSKAISTDaejeonKorea
  6. 6.National University of SingaporeSingapore

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