Experimental Robotics

The 13th International Symposium on Experimental Robotics

  • Jaydev P. Desai
  • Gregory Dudek
  • Oussama Khatib
  • Vijay Kumar

Part of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics book series (STAR, volume 88)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-15
  2. ISER Session Summary on "Design"

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Clément Gosselin, Alexandre Lecours, Thierry Laliberté, Frédéric Lessard
      Pages 3-14
    3. Rui Fukui, Keita Kadowaki, Yamato Niwa, Weiwei Wan, Masamichi Shimosaka, Tomomasa Sato
      Pages 15-26
    4. Lael U. Odhner, Raymond R. Ma, Aaron M. Dollar
      Pages 27-40
  3. ISER Session Summary on "Dynamics and Control"

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. Martin Lawitzky, José Ramón Medina Hernández, Sandra Hirche
      Pages 73-88
    3. Dominic Lakatos, Daniel Rüschen, Justin Bayer, Jörn Vogel, Patrick van der Smagt
      Pages 89-99
    4. Dongjun Shin, Xiyang Yeh, Takashi Narita, Oussama Khatib
      Pages 101-111
  4. ISER Session Summary on "Interactive Session"

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-128
    2. Lionel Ott, Fabio Ramos
      Pages 129-141
    3. James Worcester, Rolf Lakaemper, Mong-ying Ani Hsieh
      Pages 143-154
    4. Torsten Kröger, Ken Oslund, Tim Jenkins, Dan Torczynski, Nicholas Hippenmeyer, Radu Bogdan Rusu et al.
      Pages 155-166
    5. Inna Sharf, M. S. Persson, David St-Onge, Nicolas Reeves
      Pages 167-181
    6. Pramod Abichandani, Kenneth Mallory, Mong-ying Ani Hsieh
      Pages 183-197
    7. Daniel Carton, Annemarie Turnwald, Dirk Wollherr, Martin Buss
      Pages 199-214
    8. Pierre Gergondet, Abderrahmane Kheddar, Christoph Hintermüller, Christoph Guger, Mel Slater
      Pages 215-229

About this book


The International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER) is a series of bi-annual meetings which are organized in a rotating fashion around North America, Europe and Asia/Oceania. The goal of  ISER is to provide a forum for research in robotics that focuses on novelty of theoretical contributions validated by experimental results. The meetings are conceived to bring together, in a small group setting, researchers from around the world who are in the forefront of experimental robotics research.

This unique reference presents the latest advances across the various fields of robotics, with ideas that are not only conceived conceptually but also explored experimentally. It collects robotics contributions on the current developments and new directions in the field of experimental robotics, which are based on the papers presented at the 13th ISER held held in Québec City, Canada, at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, on June 18-21, 2012. This present thirteenth edition of Experimental Robotics edited by Jaydev P. Desai, Gregory Dudek, Oussama Khatib, and Vijay Kumar  offers a collection of a broad range of topics in field and human-centered robotics. 



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Editors and affiliations

  • Jaydev P. Desai
    • 1
  • Gregory Dudek
    • 2
  • Oussama Khatib
    • 3
  • Vijay Kumar
    • 4
  1. 1.(RAMS) Institute for Systems Research, Maryland Robotics CenterUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA
  2. 2., Centre for Intelligent MachinesMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada
  3. 3., Department of Computer ScienceStanford UniversityStanfordUSA
  4. 4., School of Engineering & Applied ScienceUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-00065-7
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-00064-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-00065-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1610-7438
  • Series Online ISSN 1610-742X
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