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Field and Service Robotics

Results of the 8th International Conference

  • Kazuya Yoshida
  • Satoshi Tadokoro
  • Recent leading research in Field and Service Robotics

  • Edited outcome of the 8th International conference on Field and Service Robotics, held at July 20-22, 2011, Matsushima, Miyagi, Japan

  • Written by leading experts in the field

Book

Part of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics book series (STAR, volume 92)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Fumitoshi Matsuno, Noritaka Sato, Kazuyuki Kon, Hiroki Igarashi, Tetsuya Kimura, Robin Murphy
    Pages 1-17
  3. Tomoaki Yoshida, Keiji Nagatani, Satoshi Tadokoro, Takeshi Nishimura, Eiji Koyanagi
    Pages 19-32
  4. Nathan Michael, Shaojie Shen, Kartik Mohta, Vijay Kumar, Keiji Nagatani, Yoshito Okada et al.
    Pages 33-47
  5. Keiji Nagatani, Kazuki Otake, Kazuya Yoshida
    Pages 49-63
  6. Takayuki Okatani, Jun Yanagisawa, Daiki Tetsuka, Ken Sakurada, Koichiro Deguchi
    Pages 65-79
  7. Sota Shimizu, Taro Suzuki, Masaya Ogawa, Yoshiyuki Fukazawa, Yuzo Shibayama, Takumi Hashizume
    Pages 81-96
  8. SeungBeum Suh, JunHo Choi, ChangHyun Cho, YeonSub Jin, Seung-Yeup Hyun, Sungchul Kang
    Pages 97-109
  9. G. J. M. Kruijff, M. Janíček, S. Keshavdas, B. Larochelle, H. Zender, N. J. J. M. Smets et al.
    Pages 111-125
  10. Raymond Sheh, Adam Jacoff, Ann-Marie Virts, Tetsuya Kimura, Johannes Pellenz, Sören Schwertfeger et al.
    Pages 127-142
  11. Yoshio Matsumoto, Masahiro Yoshikawa, Yujin Wakita, Masahiko Sumitani, Masutomo Miyao, Hiroshi Ishiguro
    Pages 159-173
  12. Sandro Hauri, Javier Alonso-Mora, Andreas Breitenmoser, Roland Siegwart, Paul Beardsley
    Pages 175-189
  13. Andrew Wing Keung To, Gavin Paul, David Rushton-Smith, Dikai Liu, Gamini Dissanayake
    Pages 205-218
  14. Samuel Soldan, Jochen Welle, Thomas Barz, Andreas Kroll, Dirk Schulz
    Pages 233-247
  15. Corey Montella, Timothy Perkins, John Spletzer, Michael Sands
    Pages 249-263
  16. Christopher Rasmussen, Yan Lu, Mehmet Kocamaz
    Pages 265-279
  17. Naotaka Hatao, Satoshi Kagami, Ryo Hanai, Kimitoshi Yamazaki, Masayuki Inaba
    Pages 281-296

About this book

Introduction

FSR, the International Conference on Field and Service Robotics, is the leading single track conference of robotics for field and service applications. This book presents the results of FSR2012, the eighth conference of Field and Service Robotics, which was originally planned for 2011 with the venue of Matsushima in Tohoku region of Japan. However, on March 11, 2011, a magnitude M9.0 earthquake occurred off the Pacific coast of Tohoku, and a large-scale disaster was caused by the Tsunami which resulted, therefore the conference was postponed by one year to July, 2012. In fact, this earthquake raised issues concerning the contribution of field and service robotics technology to emergency scenarios. A number of precious lessons were learned from operation of robots in the resulting, very real and challenging, disaster environments. Up-to-date study on disaster response, relief and recovery was then featured in the conference. This book offers 43 papers on a broad range of topics including: Disaster Response, Service/Entertainment Robots, Inspection/Maintenance Robots, Mobile Robot Navigation, Agricultural Robots, Robots for Excavation, Planetary Exploration, Large Area Mapping, SLAM for Outdoor Robots, and Elemental Technology for Mobile Robots.

Keywords

Advanced Robotics Field Robotics Service Robotics

Editors and affiliations

  • Kazuya Yoshida
    • 1
  • Satoshi Tadokoro
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Aerospace EngineeringTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan
  2. 2.Tohoku University Graduate School of Information SciencesSendaiJapan

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Field and Service Robotics
  • Book Subtitle Results of the 8th International Conference
  • Editors Kazuya Yoshida
    Satoshi Tadokoro
  • Series Title Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics
  • Series Abbreviated Title Spr.Tracts in Adv.Robotics
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-40686-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-642-40685-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-662-52081-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-40686-7
  • Series ISSN 1610-7438
  • Series E-ISSN 1610-742X
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIII, 658
  • Number of Illustrations 59 b/w illustrations, 367 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Robotics and Automation
    Artificial Intelligence
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Reviews

From the book reviews:

“This book offers a must-read volume for researchers involved in the field of mobile robotics. … this book has a clear structure and is fairly readable. The topic covered may be adequate for graduate-level studies.” (Ramon Gonzalez Sanchez, Computing Reviews, October, 2014)