Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems

14th Annual Conference, TAROS 2013, Oxford, UK, August 28--30, 2013, Revised Selected Papers

  • Ashutosh Natraj
  • Stephen Cameron
  • Chris Melhuish
  • Mark Witkowski
Conference proceedings TAROS 2013

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8069)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 8069)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Artificial Intelligence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Chi-An Chen, Akiya Kamimura, Luenin Barrios, Wei-Min Shen
      Pages 3-14
    3. Murilo Fernandes Martins, Reinaldo A. C. Bianchi
      Pages 15-27
    4. Giovanni Gerardo Muscolo, Rezia Molfino
      Pages 28-29
    5. Victor Spirin, Stephen Cameron, Julian de Hoog
      Pages 34-45
    6. Hector Barron-Gonzalez, Tony Prescott
      Pages 46-48
  3. Bio-inspired and Aerial Robotics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Vittorio Cipolla, Aldo Frediani, Rezia Molfino, Giovanni Gerardo Muscolo, Fabrizio Oliviero, Domenec Puig et al.
      Pages 51-52
    3. Emma D. Wilson, Sean R. Anderson, Tareq Assaf, Jonathan M. Rossiter, Martin J. Pearson, John Porrill
      Pages 53-63
    4. Ioannis Georgilas, Ella Gale, Andrew Adamatzky, Chris Melhuish
      Pages 64-75
    5. Michael J. Park, Charles Coldwell
      Pages 76-89
    6. Nina Gaissert, Rainer Mugrauer, Günter Mugrauer, Agalya Jebens, Kristof Jebens, Elias Maria Knubben
      Pages 90-100
  4. Computer Vision

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Muhammad Latif Anjum, Omar Ahmad, Basilio Bona, Dong-il “Dan” Cho
      Pages 103-113
    3. Alan Broun, Chris Beck, Tony Pipe, Majid Mirmehdi, Chris Melhuish
      Pages 114-126
    4. Peter Andreas Entschev, Hugo Vieira Neto
      Pages 127-134
    5. Juan Cao, Frédéric Labrosse, Hannah Dee
      Pages 135-147
    6. Li Sun, Gerarado Aragon-Camarasa, Paul Cockshott, Simon Rogers, J. Paul Siebert
      Pages 148-160
    7. James Milligan, M. Ani Hsieh, Luiz Chaimowicz
      Pages 161-172
    8. Sotirios Ch. Diamantas, Prithviraj Dasgupta
      Pages 173-184
    9. Yasuhiro Yamada, Keisuke Iwakabe, Guanzuo Liu, Toshiyoshi Uejima
      Pages 185-189
    10. Helen Flynn, Stephen Cameron
      Pages 190-191
  5. Control

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. Francisco-Angel Moreno, Grzegorz Cielniak, Tom Duckett
      Pages 210-221
    3. Will Jacobs, Emma D. Wilson, Tareq Assaf, Jonathan M. Rossiter, Tony J. Dodd, John Porrill et al.
      Pages 259-260
    4. Jekaterina Novikova, Swen Gaudl, Joanna Bryson
      Pages 261-263
    5. Chenguang Yang, Jing Li, Zhijun Li, Weisheng Chen, Rongxin Cui
      Pages 264-275
  6. Humanoid and Robotic Arm

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 289-289
    2. Ali H. Al-Timemy, Alexandre Brochard, Guido Bugmann, Javier Escudero
      Pages 291-293
    3. Alicia Casals, Pasquale Fedele, Tadeusz Marek, Rezia Molfino, Giovanni Gerardo Muscolo, Carmine Tommaso Recchiuto
      Pages 294-295
    4. Richard Woodward, Marcus Gardner, Paolo Angeles, Sandra Shefelbine, Ravi Vaidyanathan
      Pages 296-297
    5. Changyun Wei, Junchao Xu, Chang Wang, Pascal Wiggers, Koen Hindriks
      Pages 298-310
    6. Rezia Molfino, Giovanni Gerardo Muscolo, Domenec Puig, Carmine Tommaso Recchiuto, Agusti Solanas, A. Mark Williams
      Pages 311-312
  7. Navigation

  8. Swarm Robotics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 375-375
    2. Gaëtan Podevijn, Rehan O’Grady, Youssef S. G. Nashed, Marco Dorigo
      Pages 390-403
    3. Mark Read, Christoph Möslinger, Tobias Dipper, Daniela Kengyel, James Hilder, Ronald Thenius et al.
      Pages 404-416

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th Conference on Advances in Autonomous Robotics, TAROS 2013, held in Oxford, UK, in August 2013. The 36 revised full papers presented together with 25 extended abstracts were carefully reviewed and selected from 89 submissions. The papers cover various topics such as artificial intelligence, bio-inspired and aerial robotics, computer vision, control, humanoid and robotic arm, swarm robotics, verification and ethics.


reinforcement learning self-organizing autonomic computing sensors and actuators vision for robotics wireless access networks

Editors and affiliations

  • Ashutosh Natraj
    • 1
  • Stephen Cameron
    • 2
  • Chris Melhuish
    • 3
  • Mark Witkowski
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of OxfordOxfordUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of OxfordOxfordUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.University of Bristol and the West of EnBristolUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.Imperial College London Department of Electrical and ElectronicLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-43644-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-43645-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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