Robotics

Perceiving and Reasoning About Liquids Using Fully Convolutional Networks

C. Schenck, D. FoxUnder Review, Submitted.

Reasoning About Liquids via Closed-Loop Simulation

C. Schenck, D. FoxRobotics Science & Systems (RSS) (to appear), Submitted.

Visual Closed-Loop Control for Pouring Liquids

C. Schenck, D. FoxInternational Conference on Robotics and AutomationIEEE, 2017.

SE3-Nets: Learning Rigid Body Motion using Deep Neural Networks

A. Byravan, D. FoxIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)IEEE, 2017.  Finalist, Best Vision Paper Award

Self-supervised Visual Descriptor Learning for Dense Correspondence

T. Schmidt, R. Newcombe, D. FoxIEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 2:2, 2017.  Winner, Best Vision Paper Award

DA-RNN: Semantic Mapping with Data Associated Recurrent Neural Networks

Y. Xiang, D. FoxRobotics: Science and Systems (RSS), 2017.

Towards Learning to Perceive and Reason About Liquids

C. Schenck, D. FoxInternational Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER), 2016.

Toward Never-Ending Object Learning for Robots

Y. SunPhD Thesis: University of Washington, Department of Computer Science & Engineering PhD, 2016.

Graph-Based Inverse Optimal Control for Robot Manipulation

A. Byravan, M. Monfort, B. Ziebart, B. Boots, D. FoxInternational Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2015.

Robot Programming by Demonstration with Situated Spatial Language Understanding

M. Forbes, R.P.N. Rao, L. Zettlemoyer, M. CakmakInternational Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2015.

Gaussian Processes for Data-Efficient Learning in Robotics and Control

M. Deisenroth, D. Fox, C.E. RasmussenIEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) 37:2, 2015.
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Building Hierarchies of Concepts via Crowdsourcing

Y. Sun, A. Singla, D. Fox, A. KrauseInternational Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence, 2015.

DynamicFusion: Reconstruction and Tracking of Non-rigid Scenes in Real-Time

R. Newcombe, D. Fox, S. SeitzIEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2015.  Best Paper Award

A Bayesian developmental approach to robotic goal-based imitation learning

M. Chung, A. Friesen, D. Fox, A. Meltzoff, R. RaoPLoS ONE 10:11, 2015.

Depth-Based Tracking with Physical Constraints for Robot Manipulation

T. Schmidt, K. Hertkorn, R. Newcombe, Z. Marton, M. Suppa, D. FoxIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2015.  Finalist, Best Vision Paper Award

Space-Time Functional Gradient Optimization for Motion Planning

A. Byravan, B. Boots, S.S. Srinivasa, D. FoxIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014.

ST-HMP: Unsupervised Spatio-Temporal Feature Learning for Tactile Data

M. Madry, L. Bo, D. Kragic, D. FoxIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014.

Unsupervised Feature Learning for 3D Scene Labeling

K. Lai, L. Bo, D. FoxIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014.  Finalist, Best Vision Paper Award

Multi-Task Policy Search for Robotics

M.P. Deisenroth, P. Englert, J. Peters, D. FoxIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014.  Best Cognitive Robotics Paper Award

Toward Online 3-D Object Segmentation and Mapping

E. Herbst, P. Henry, D. FoxIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014.

Accelerating Imitation Learning through Crowdsourcing

M. Chung, M. Forbes, M. Cakmak, R.P.N. RaoIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014.

Autonomous Scene Exploration with RGB-D Cameras

E. Herbst, D. Fox:UW-CSE-14-05-03, 2014.
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Learning to Identify New Objects

Y. Sun, L. Bo, D. FoxIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014.

Hierarchical Sparse Coded Surface Models

M. Ruhnke, L. Bo, D. Fox, W. BurgardIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014.

Learning from Unscripted Deictic Gesture and Language for Human-Robot Interactions

C. Matuszek, L. Bo, L. Zettlemoyer, D. FoxConference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2014.

Learning Predictive Models of a Depth Camera & Manipulator from Raw Execution Traces

B. Boots, A. Byravan, D. FoxIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014.

RGB-D Cameras for 3D Modeling and Recognition

X. Ren, D. Fox, K. KonoligeRobotics & Automation Magazine 20, 2013.
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Patch Volumes: Segmentation-based Consistent Mapping with RGB-D Cameras

P. Henry, D. Fox, A. Bhowmik, R. MongiaInternational Conference on 3D Vision (3DV), 2013.
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Control Strategies for the Index Finger of a Tendon-driven Hand

A. Deshpande, J. Ko, D. Fox, Y. MatsuokaThe International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR) 32:1, 2013.

RGB-D Flow: Dense 3-D Motion Estimation Using Color and Depth

E. Herbst, X. Ren, D. FoxIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2013.
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Multipath Sparse Coding Using Hierarchical Matching Pursuit

L. Bo, X. Ren, D. FoxIEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2013.
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RGB-D Object Recognition: Features, Algorithms, and a Large Scale Benchmark

K. Lai, L. Bo, X. Ren, D. FoxConsumer Depth Cameras for Computer Vision: Research Topics and Applications, 2013.
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Attribute Based Object Identification

Y. Sun, L. Bo, D. FoxIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2013.

A Developmental Approach to Goal-Based Imitation Learning in Robots

M.JaeYoon Chung, J. Lei, A. Gupta, D. Fox, A.N. Meltzoff, R.P.N. RaoUniversity of Washington Technical ReportsUniversity of Washington:UW-CSE-13-11-04, 2013.

Compact RGBD surface models based on sparse coding

M. Ruhnke, L. Bo, D. Fox, W. BurgardProc. of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2013.
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Unsupervised Feature Learning for RGB-D Based Object Recognition

L. Bo, X. Ren, D. FoxISER, 2012.
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Learning to Parse Natural Language Commands to a Robot Control System

C. Matuszek, E. Herbst, L. Zettlemoyer, D. FoxInternational Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER), 2012.

A Joint Model of Language and Perception for Grounded Attribute Learning

C. Matuszek, N. FitzGerald, L. Zettlemoyer, L. Bo, D. FoxProceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2012.

Automatic extraction of command hierarchies for adaptive brain-robot interfacing

M. Bryan, G. Nicoll, V. Thomas, M. Chung, J.R. Smith, R.P.N. RaoRobotics and Automation (ICRA), 2012 IEEE International Conference on, 2012.

RGB-D Mapping: Using Kinect-Style Depth Cameras for Dense 3D Modeling of Indoor Environments

P. Henry, M. Krainin, E. Herbst, X. Ren, D. FoxInternational Journal of Robotics Research 31:5, 2012.
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DuploTrack: A Realtime System for Authoring and Guiding Duplo Block Assembly

A. Gupta, D. Fox, B. Curless, M. CohenACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST), 2012.
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Exploiting Segmentation for Robust 3D Object Matching

M. Krainin, K. Konolige, D. FoxICRA, 2012.
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Interactive singulation of objects from a pile

L. Chang, J. Smith, D. FoxICRA, 2012.
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Detection-based Object Labeling in 3D Scenes

K. Lai, L. Bo, X. Ren, D. FoxICRA, 2012.
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Interactive Hierarchical Brain-Computer Interfacing: Uncertainty-Based Interaction between Humans and Robots

M. Chung, M. Bryan, W. Cheung, R. Scherer, R.P.N. RaoFifth International Brain-Computer Interface Conference 2011 (BCI2011), 2011.

A Hierarchical Architecture for Adaptive Brain-Computer Interfacing

Mike Chung, W. Cheung, R. Scherer, R. RaoInternational Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2011.

Modular bio-mimetic robots that can interact with the world the way we do

A. Simpkins, M. Kelley, E. TodorovInternational Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2011.

Manipulator and Object Tracking for In-Hand 3D Object Modeling

M. Krainin, P. Henry, X. Ren, D. FoxInternational Journal of Robotics Research 30:9, 2011.
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Learning GP-BayesFilters via Gaussian Process Latent Variable Models

J. Ko, D. FoxAutonomous Robots 30:1, 2011.
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Infinite-horizon model predictive control for nonlinear periodic tasks with contacts

T. Erez, Y. Tassa, E. TodorovRobotics: Science and Systems, 2011.

HeatWave: Thermal Imaging for Surface User Interaction

E. Larson, G. Cohn, S. Gupta, X. Ren, B. Harrison, D. Fox, S. PatelCHI, 2011.  Honorable Mention Award
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Sparse Distance Learning for Object Recognition Combining RGB and Depth Information

K. Lai, L. Bo, R. X., D. FoxICRA, 2011.  Best Vision Paper Award
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Visual Odometry and Mapping for Autonomous Flight Using an RGB-D Camera

A. Huang, N. Roy, A. Bachrach, P. Henry, M. Krainin, D. Maturana, D. FoxISRR, 2011.
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First-exit model predictive control of fast discontinuous dynamics: Application to ball bouncing

P. Kulchenko, E. TodorovInternational Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2011.

Toward Object Discovery and Modeling via 3-D Scene Comparison

E. Herbst, P. Henry, X. Ren, D. FoxICRA, 2011.
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Seashell Effect Pretouch for Robot Grasping

L.T. Jiang, J.R. SmithIROS 2011 PR2 Workshop, 2011.
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Optimal limit-cycle control recast as Bayesian inference

Y. Tassa, T. Erez, E. TodorovWorld Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control, 2011.

Policy gradient methods with model predictive control applied to ball bouncing

P. Kulchenko, E. TodorovIEEE Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning, 2011.

Object Recognition with Hierarchical Kernel Descriptors

L. Bo, K. Lai, X. Ren, D. FoxCVPR, 2011.
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Depth Kernel Descriptors for Object Recognition

L. Bo, X. Ren, D. FoxIROS, 2011.
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High-order local dynamic programming

Y. Tassa, E. TodorovIEEE Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning, 2011.

Moving least-squares approximations for linearly-solvable stochastic optimal control problems

M. Zhong, E. TodorovJournal of Control Theory Applications 9, 2011.

Gambit: An Autonomous Chess Playing Manipulator

C. Matuszek, B. Mayton, R. Aimi, L. Bo, M. Deisenroth, R. Chu, M. Kung, L. LeGrand, J. Smith, D. FoxICRA, 2011.
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Classification and Semantic Mapping of Urban Environments

B. Douillard, D. Fox, F. Ramos, H. Durrant-WhyteInternational Journal of Robotics Research 30:1, 2011.
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Design and analysis of an artificial finger joint for anthropomorphic robotic hands

Z. Xu, E. Todorov, B. Dellon, Y. MatsuokaInternational Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2011.

A unifying framework for linearly-solvable control

K. Dvijotham, E. TodorovUncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, 2011.

Interactive 3D Modeling of Indoor Environments with a Consumer Depth Camera

H. Du, P. Henry, X. Ren, D. Fox, D. Goldman, S. SeitzUbiComp, 2011.
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Finding the most likely trajectories of optimally-controlled stochastic systems

E. TodorovWorld Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control, 2011.

Complex object manipulation with hierarchical optimal control

A. Simpkins, E. TodorovIEEE Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning, 2011.

A Scalable Tree-based Approach for Joint Object and Pose Recognition

K. Lai, L. Bo, X. Ren, D. FoxAAAI, 2011.
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Aggregation methods for linearly-solvable MDPs

M. Zhong, E. TodorovWorld Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control, 2011.

A Large-Scale Hierarchical Multi-View RGB-D Object Dataset

K. Lai, L. Bo, X. Ren, D. FoxICRA, 2011.
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A convex, smooth and invertible contact model for trajectory optimization

E. TodorovInternational Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2011.

An Adaptive Brain-Computer Interface for Humanoid Robot Control

M. Bryan, J. Green,  Mike Chung, R. Scherer, L. Chang, J.R. Smith, R. RaoIEEE Humanoids, 2011.

RFID: From Supply Chains to Sensor Nets

S. Roy, V. Jandhyala, J.R. Smith, D.J. Wetherall, B.P. Otis, R. Chakraborty, M. Buettner, D.J. Yeager, Y.C. Ko, A.P. SampleProceedings of the IEEE 98:9, 2010.

Imitation Learning with Hierarchical Actions

A. Friesen, R. RaoIEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, 2010.

Learning to Navigate Through Crowded Environments

P. Henry, C. Vollmer, B. Ferris, D. FoxICRA, 2010.
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Implicit nonlinear complementarity: A new approach to contact dynamics

E. TodorovInternational Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2010.

RGB-D Mapping: Using Depth Cameras for Dense 3D Modeling of Indoor Environments

P. Henry, M. Krainin, E. Herbst, X. Ren, D. FoxISER, 2010.
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Stochastic complementarity for local control of discontinuous dynamics

Y. Tassa, E. TodorovRobotics: Science and Systems, 2010.

Following Directions Using Statistical Machine Translation

C. Matuszek, D. Fox, K. KoscherHRI, 2010.
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Object Recognition in 3D Point Clouds Using Web Data and Domain Adaptation

K. Lai, D. FoxInternational Journal of Robotics Research 29:8, 2010.
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Kernel Descriptors for Visual Recognition

L. Bo, X. Ren, D. FoxNIPS, 2010.
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Robot, Feed Thyself: Plugging in to Unmodified Electrical Outlets by Sensing Emitted AC Electric Fields

B. Mayton, L. LeGrand, J.R. SmithProceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2010.

Inverse optimal control with linearly-solvable MDPs

K. Dvijotham, T. E.International Conference on Machine Learning, 2010.

An Electric Field Pretouch System for Grasping and Co-Manipulation

B. Mayton, L. LeGrand, J.R. SmithProceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2010.

Policy gradients in linearly-solvable MDPs

E. TodorovAdvances in Neural Information Processing Systems, 2010.

Identification and control of a pneumatic robot

E. Todorov, C. Hu, A. Simpkins, J. MovellanIEEE BioRob, 2010.

Position estimation and control of compact BLDC motors based on analog linear Hall effect sensors

A. Simpkins, E. TodorovAmerican Control Conference, 2010.

Stochastic differential dynamic programming

E. Theodorou, Y. Tassa, E. TodorovAmerican Control Conference, 2010.

A Spotlight on Security and Privacy Risks with Future Household Robots: Attacks and Lessons

T. Denning, C. Matuszek, K. Koscher, J.R. Smith, T. KohnoProceedings of the 11th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, 2009.

Anatomically Correct Testbed Hand Control: Muscle and Joint Control Strategies

A. Deshpande, J. Ko, D. Fox, Y. MatsuokaICRA, 2009.
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GP-BayesFilters: Bayesian Filtering Using Gaussian Process Prediction and Observation Models

J. Ko, D. FoxAutonomous Robots 27:1, 2009.
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Iterative local dynamic programming

E. Todorov, Y. TassaIEEE Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning, 2009.

Efficient computation of optimal actions

TodorovProceedings of the National Academy of Science 106, 2009.

Eigenfunction approximation methods for linearly-solvable optimal control problems

E. TodorovIEEE Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning, 2009.

Compositionality of optimal control laws

E. TodorovAdvances in Neural Information Processing Systems, 2009.

Hierarchical optimal control of a 7-DOF arm model

D. Liu, E. TodorovIEEE Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning, 2009.

Design of an RFID-Based Battery-Free Programmable Sensing Platform

A.P. Sample, D.J. Yeager, P.S. Powledge, A.V. Mamishev, J.R. SmithIEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement 57:11, 2008.
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Laser and Vision Based Outdoor Object Mapping

B. Douillard, D. Fox, F. RamosRSS, 2008.
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RFID Sensor Networks with the Intel WISP

M. Buettner, B. Greenstein, R. Prasad, A. Sample, J.R. Smith, D. Yeager, D. Wetherall6th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems, 2008.  

Winner of Best Demo award

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Rao-Blackwellized Particle Filters for Recognizing Activities and Spatial Context From Wearable Sensors

A. Raj, A. Subramanya, D. Fox, J. BilmesExperimental Robotics: The 10th International SymposiumSpringer Verlag 39, 2008.

Distributed Multirobot Exploration, Mapping, and Task Allocation

R. Vincent, D. Fox, J. Ko, K. Konolige, B. Limketkai, B. Morisset, C. Ortiz, D. Schulz, B. StewartAnnals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence 52:2–4, 2008.

Electric Field Servoing for Robotic Manipulation

R. Wistort, J.R. SmithProceedings of IEEE/RSJ 2008 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2008.
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Learning to Associate Image Features with CRF-Matching

F. Ramos, K. Waleed, D. FoxISER, 2008.
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General duality between optimal control and estimation

E. TodorovIEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2008.

Optimal trade-off between exploration and exploitation

A. Simpkins, R. Callafon, E. TodorovAmerican Control Conference, 2008.

Hierarchical Conditional Random Fields for GPS-based Activity Recognition

L. Liao, D. Fox, H. KautzRobotics Research – Results of the 12th International Symposium ISRR, 2007.
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GP-UKF: Unscented Kalman Filters with Gaussian Process Prediction and Observation Models

J. Ko, D. Klein, D. Fox, D. HähnelIROS, 2007.  Best Student Paper Award
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Learning and Inferring Transportation Routines

L. Liao, D.  J. Patterson, D. Fox, H. KautzArtificial Intelligence 171:5-6, 2007.  2012 Prominent Paper Award
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Gaussian Processes and Reinforcement Learning for Identification and Control of an Autonomous Blimp

J. Ko, D. Klein, D. Fox, D. HähnelICRA, 2007.
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Extracting Places and Activities from GPS Traces Using Hierarchical Conditional Random Fields

L. Liao, D. Fox, H. KautzInternational Journal of Robotics Research 26:1, 2007.
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WiFi-SLAM Using Gaussian Process Latent Variable Models

B. Ferris, D. Fox, N. LawrenceIJCAI, 2007.
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Training Conditional Random Fields using Virtual Evidence Boosting

L. Liao, T. Choudhury, D. Fox, H. KautzIJCAI, 2007.
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CRF-Matching: Conditional Random Fields for Feature-Based Scan Matching

F. Ramos, D. Fox, H. Durrant-WhyteRSS, 2007.
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CRF-Filters: Discriminative Particle Filters for Sequential State Estimation

B. Limketkai, D. Fox, L. LiaoICRA, 2007.
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Electric Field Imaging Pretouch for Robotic Graspers

J.R. Smith, E. Garcia, R. Wistort, G. KrishnamoorthyIEEE/RSJ 2007 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2007.
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A Spatio-Temporal Probabilistic Model for Multi-Sensor Object Recognition

B. Douillard, D. Fox, F. RamosIROS, 2007.
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A Spatio-Temporal Probabilistic Model for Multi-Sensor Multi-Class Object Recognition

B. Douillard, D. Fox, F. RamosISRR, 2007.
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State estimation with finite signals-to-noise models via linear matrix inequalities

W. Li, R. Skelton, E. TodorovJournal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control 129, 2007.

A wirelessly powered platform for sensing and computation

J.R. Smith, A. Sample, P. Powledge, A. Mamishev, S. RoyProceedings of Ubicomp 2006: 8th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, 2006.
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Gaussian Processes for Signal Strength-Based Location Estimation

B. Ferris, D. Hähnel, D. FoxRSS, 2006.
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Distributed Multi-robot Exploration and Mapping

D. Fox, J. Ko, K. Konolige, B. Limketkai, B. StewartProc. of the IEEE 94:7, 2006.  
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Recognizing Activities and Spatial Context using Wearable Sensors

A. Subramanya, A. Raj, J. Bilmes, D. FoxUAI, 2006.
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Iterative optimal control and estimation design for nonlinear stochastic systems

W. Li, E. TodorovIEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2006.

Linearly-solvable Markov decision problems

E. TodorovAdvances in Neural Information Processing Systems, 2006.

Centibots: Very large scale distributed robotic teams

K. Konolige, D. Fox, C. Ortiz, A. Agno, M. Eriksen, B. Limketkai, J. Ko, B. Morisset, D. Schulz, B. Stewart, R. VincentExperimental Robotics: The 9th International SymposiumSpringer Verlag 21, 2006.
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Probabilistic Robotics

S. Thrun, W. Burgard, D. FoxProbabilistic RoboticsMIT Press, 2005.  

A Hierarchical Bayesian Approach to the Revisiting Problem in Mobile Robot Map Building

D. Fox, J. Ko, K. Konolige, B. StewartRobotics Research: The Eleventh International SymposiumSpringer Verlag, 2005.
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Location-Based Activity Recognition

L. Liao, D. Fox, H. KautzNIPS, 2005.
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Location-Based Activity Recognition using Relational Markov Networks

L. Liao, D. Fox, H. KautzIJCAI, 2005.
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Relational Object Maps for Mobile Robots

B. Limketkai, L. Liao, D. FoxIJCAI, 2005.
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Fine-Grained Activity Recognition by Aggregating Abstract Object Usage

D. Patterson, D. Fox, H. Kautz, M. PhiliposeProc. of the International Symposium on Wearable Computers, 2005.  Best Paper Award
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Large-Scale Localization from Wireless Signal Strength

J. Letchner, D. Fox, A. LaMarcaAAAI, 2005.
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Estimation and control of systems with multiplicative noise via linear matrix inequalities

W. Li, R. Skelton, E. TodorovAmerican Control Conference, 2005.

Autonomous Terrain Mapping and Classification Using Hidden Markov Models

D. Wolf, G. Sukhatme, W. FoxICRA, 2005.
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Real-time particle filters

C.T. Kwok, D. Fox, M. MeilăProceedings of the IEEE 92:2, 2004.  
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Opportunity Knocks: a System to Provide Cognitive Assistance with Transportation Services

D. Patterson, L. Liao, K. Gajos, M. Collier, N. Livic, K. Olson, S. Wang, D. Fox, H. KautzUbiComp, 2004.
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Reinforcement Learning for Sensing Strategies

C.T. Kwok, D. FoxIROS, 2004.
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Mapping and Localization with RFID Technology

D. Hähnel, W. Burgard, D. Fox, K. Fishkin, M. PhiliposeICRA, 2004.
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Map-based Multiple Model Tracking of a Moving Object

C.T. Kwok, D. FoxRoboCup 2004: Robot Soccer World Cup VIII 3276, 2004.  Best Paper Award
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Bayesian Color Estimation for Adaptive Vision-based Robot Localization

D. Schulz, D. FoxIROS, 2004.
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Learning and Inferring Transportation Routines

L. Liao, D. Fox, H. KautzAAAI, 2004.  Outstanding Paper Award
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Inferring High-Level Behavior from Low-Level Sensors

D. Patterson, L. Liao, D. Fox, H. KautzUbiComp, 2003.  10 Year Impact Award
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CentiBOTS: Large-Scale Robot Teams

K. Konolige, C. Ortiz, R. Vincent, A. Agno, M. Eriksen, B. Limetkai, M. Lewis, L. Briesemeister, E. Ruspini, D. Fox, J. Ko, B. Stewart, L. GuibasMulti-Robot Systems: From Swarms to Intelligent AutomataKluwer II, 2003.

People Tracking with Anonymous and ID-Sensors Using Rao-Blackwellised Particle Filters

D. Schulz, D. Fox, J. HightowerIJCAI, 2003.
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Research on Statistical Relational Learning at the University of Washington

P. Domingos, Y. Abe, C. Anderson, A. Doan, D. Fox, A. Halevy, G. Hulten, H. Kautz, T. Lau, L. Liao, J. Madhavan, D. Mausam, M. Richardson, S. Sanghai, D. Weld, S. WolfmanProc. of the IJCAI-2003 Workshop on Learning Statistical Models from Relational Data, 2003.

Voronoi Tracking: Location Estimation Using Sparse and Noisy Sensor Data

L. Liao, D. Fox, J. Hightower, H. Kautz, D. SchulzIROS, 2003.
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The revisiting problem in mobile robot map building: A hierarchical Bayesian approach

B. Stewart, J. Ko, D. Fox, K. KonoligeUAI, 2003.
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Bayesian Filtering for Location Estimation

D. Fox, J. Hightower, L. Liao, D. Schulz, G. BorrielloIEEE Pervasive Computing Magazine 2:3, 2003.  
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People Tracking with Mobile Robots Using Sample-based Joint Probabilistic Data Association Filters

D. Schulz, W. Burgard, D. FoxInternational Journal of Robotics Research 22:2, 2003.
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A practical, decision-theoretic approach to multi-robot mapping and exploration

J. Ko, B. Stewart, D. Fox, K. Konolige, B. LimketkaiIROS, 2003.
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Adaptive Real-time Particle Filters for Robot Localization

C.T. Kwok, D. Fox, M. MeilăICRA, 2003.
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Adapting the Sample Size in Particle Filters Through KLD-Sampling

D. FoxInternational Journal of Robotics Research 22:12, 2003.
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Bayesian Techniques for Location Estimation

D. Fox, J. Hightower, H. Kautz, L. Liao, D.  J. PattersonProc. of the UbiComp-2003 Workshop on Location-Aware Computing, 2003.
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Distributed Multi-Robot Mapping

D. Fox, J. Ko, B. Stewart, K. Konolige, B. LimetkaiMulti-Robot Systems: From Swarms to Intelligent AutomataKluwer II, 2003.

Real-time Particle Filters

C.T. Kwok, D. Fox, M. MeilăNIPSMIT Press, 2003.
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Map merging for distributed robot navigation

K. Konolige, D. Fox, J. Ko, B. Limketkai, B. StewartIROS, 2003.

Toward Object Mapping in Dynamic Environments With Mobile Robots

R. Biswas, B. Limketkai, S. Sanner, S. ThrunIROS, 2002.

PlantCare: An investigation in practical ubiquitous systems

A. LaMarca, W. Brunette, D. Koizumi, M. Lease, S.B. Sigurdsson, K. Sikorski, D. Fox, G. BorrielloUbiComp, 2002.
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Real-time Particle Filters Using Mixtures of Samples Sets

C.T. Kwok, D. Fox, M. MeilăAAAI/KDD/UAI-2002 Joint Workshop on Real-Time Decision Support and Diagnosis Systems, 2002.

Making sensor networks practical with robots

A. LaMarca, W. Brunette, D. Koizumi, M. Lease, S.B. Sigurdsson, K. Sikorski, D. Fox, G. BorrielloPervasive, 2002.
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Intelligent Ubiquitous Computing to Support Alzheimer's Patients: Enabling the Cognitively Disabled

D. Patterson, O. Etzioni, D. Fox, H. KautzUbiCog '02: First International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing for Cognitive Aids, 2002.

An Experimental Comparison of Localization Methods Continued

J.S. Gutmann, D. FoxIROS, 2002.
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An Overview of the Assisted Cognition Project

H. Kautz, L. Arnstein, G. Borriello, O. Etzioni, D. FoxAAAI Workshop on Automation as Caregiver: The Role of Intelligent Technology in Elder Care, 2002.

Tracking Multiple Moving Targets with a Mobile Robot using Particle Filters and Statistical Data Association

D. Schulz, W. Burgard, D. Fox, A.  B. CremersICRA, 2001.
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Robust Monte Carlo localization for mobile robots

S. Thrun, D. Fox, W. Burgard, F. DellaertArtificial Intelligence 128:1-2, 2001.
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Tracking Multiple Moving Objects with a Mobile Robot

D. Schulz, W. Burgard, D. FoxCVPR, 2001.
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Integrated Plan-based Control of Autonomous Service Robots in Human Environments

M. Beetz, T. Arbuckle, T. Belker, M. Bennewitz, W. Burgard, A.B. Cremers, D. Fox, H. Grosskreutz, D. Hähnel, D. SchulzIEEE Intelligent Systems 16:5, 2001.
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KLD-Sampling: Adaptive Particle Filters

D. FoxNIPSMIT Press, 2001.
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Coordination for Multi-Robot Exploration and Mapping

R. Simmons, D. Apfelbaum, W. Burgard, D. Fox, M. Moors, S. Thrun, H. YounesAAAI, 2000.
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Probabilistic Algorithms and the Interactive Museum Tour-Guide Robot Minerva.

S. Thrun, M. Beetz, M. Bennewitz, W. Burgard, A.  B. Cremers, F. Dellaert, D. Fox, D. Hähnel, C. Rosenberg, N. Roy, J. Schulte, D. SchulzInternational Journal of Robotics Research 19:11, 2000.
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Web Interfaces for Mobile Robots in Public Places

D. Schulz, W. Burgard, D. Fox, S. Thrun, A.  B. CremersIEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine 7:1, 2000.
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Collaborative Multi-Robot Exploration

W. Burgard, M. Moors, D. Fox, R. Simmons, S. ThrunICRA, 2000.
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Soccer-Robot Locatization Using Sporadic Visual Features

S. Enderle, M. Ritter, D. Fox, S. Sablatnög, G. Kraetzschmar, G. PalmIAS, 2000.
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Particle filters for mobile robot localization

D. Fox, S. Thrun, F. Dellaert, W. Burgard, 2000.
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A Real-Time Algorithm for Mobile Robot Mapping With Applications to Multi-Robot and 3D Mapping

S. Thrun, W. Burgard, D. FoxICRA, 2000.  Best Paper Award
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A Probabilistic Approach to Collaborative Multi-Robot Localization

D. Fox, W. Burgard, H. Kruppa, S. ThrunAutonomous Robots 8:3, 2000.
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Coordinated Deployment of Multiple, Heterogeneous Robots

R. Simmons, D. Apfelbaum, D. Fox, R.P. Goldman, K.Z. Haigh, D.J. Musliner, M. Pelican, S. ThrunIROS, 2000.
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Efficient multi-robot localization based on Monte Carlo approximation

D. Fox, W. Burgard, H. Kruppa, S. ThrunRobotics Research: the Ninth International SymposiumSpringer-Verlag, 2000.
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Monte Carlo Localization with Mixture Proposal Distribution

S. Thrun, D. Fox, W. BurgardAAAI, 2000.
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Experiences with an Interactive Museum Tour-Guide Robot

W. Burgard, A.  B. Cremers, D. Fox, D. Hähnel, G. Lakemeyer, D. Schulz, W. Steiner, S. ThrunArtificial Intelligence 114:1-2, 1999.
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Markov Localization for Mobile Robots in Dynamic Environments

D. Fox, W. Burgard, S. ThrunJournal of Artificial Intelligence Research 11, 1999.  Honorable mention: 2004 IJCAII-JAIR best paper prize
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Probabilistic Methods for Mobile Robot Mapping

D. Fox, W. Burgard, S. ThrunProc. of the IJCAI-99 Workshop on Adaptive Spatial Representations of Dynamic Environments, 1999.

Using the Condensation Algorithm for Robust, Vision-based Mobile Robot Localization

F. Dellaert, W. Burgard, D. Fox, S. ThrunCVPR, 1999.
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Monte Carlo Localization: Efficient Position Estimation for Mobile Robots

D. Fox, W. Burgard, F. Dellaert, S. ThrunAAAI, 1999.  AAAI 2017 Classic Paper Award
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MINERVA: A second generation mobile tour-guide robot

S. Thrun, M. Bennewitz, W. Burgard, A.  B. Cremers, F. Dellaert, D. Fox, D. Hähnel, C. Rosenberg, N. Roy, J. Schulte, D. SchulzICRA, 1999.
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Experiences with two deployed interactive tour-guide robots

S. Thrun, M. Bennewitz, W. Burgard, A.  B. Cremers, F. Dellaert, D. Fox, D. Hähnel, C. Rosenberg, N. Roy, J. Schulte, D. Schulz, W. SteinerFSR, 1999.
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Collaborative Multi-Robot Localization

D. Fox, W. Burgard, H. Kruppa, S. ThrunKISpringer Verlag, 1999.
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Sonar-Based Mapping of Large-Scale Mobile Robot Environments Using EM

W. Burgard, D. Fox, H. Jans, C. Matenar, S. ThrunICML, 1999.
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Markov Localization for Reliable Robot Navigation and People Detection

D. Fox, W. Burgard, S. ThrunModelling and Planning for Sensor-Based Intelligent Robot SystemsSpringer Verlag, 1999.

Coastal navigation: Mobile robot navigation with uncertainty in dynamic environments

N. Roy, W. Burgard, D. Fox, S. ThrunICRA, 1999.

Monte Carlo Localization for Mobile Robots

F. Dellaert, D. Fox, W. Burgard, S. ThrunICRA, 1999.
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A Hybrid Collision Avoidance Method For Mobile Robots

D. Fox, W. Burgard, S. Thrun, A.  B. CremersICRA, 1998.
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A Probabilistic Approach to Concurrent Mapping and Localization for Mobile Robots

S. Thrun, D. Fox, W. BurgardMachine Learning 31, 1998.  
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The Interactive Museum Tour-Guide Robot

W. Burgard, A.  B. Cremers, D. Fox, D. Hähnel, G. Lakemeyer, D. Schulz, W. Steiner, S. ThrunAAAI, 1998.  AAAI 1998 Outstanding Paper Award, AAAI 2016 Classic Paper Award
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Probabilistic Mapping of an Environment by a Mobile Robot

S. Thrun, D. Fox, W. BurgardICRA, 1998.

The Museum Tour-Guide Robot RHINO

W. Burgard, A.  B. Cremers, D. Fox, D. Hähnel, G. Lakemeyer, D. Schulz, W. Steiner, S. ThrunProc. of Fachgespräch Autonome Mobile Systeme (AMS'98), 1998.

Real Robots for the Real World –- The RHINO Museum Tour-guide Project

W. Burgard, D. Fox, D. Hähnel, G. Lakemeyer, D. Schulz, W. Steiner, S. Thrun, A.  B. CremersProc. of the AAAI 1998 Spring Symposium on Integrating Robotics Research: Taking the Next Leap, 1998.

An Experimental Comparison of Localization Methods

J.S. Gutmann, W. Burgard, D. Fox, K. KonoligeIROS, 1998.  Best Paper Award
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Active Markov Localization for Mobile Robots

D. Fox, W. Burgard, S. ThrunRobotics and Autonomous Systems 25, 1998.
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Position Estimation for Mobile Robots in Dynamic Environments

D. Fox, W. Burgard, S. Thrun, A.  B. CremersAAAI, 1998.
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Integrating Active Localization into High-level Robot Control Systems

M. Beetz, W. Burgard, D. Fox, A.  B. CremersRobotics and Autonomous Systems 23, 1998.

Coastal Navigation: Robot Motion with Uncertainty

N. Roy, W. Burgard, D. Fox, S. ThrunProc. of the 1998 AAAI Fall Symposium, 1998.

Integrating Topological and Metric Maps for Mobile Robot Navigation: A Statistical Approach

S. Thrun, J.S. Gutmann, D. Fox, W. Burgard, B. KuipersAAAI, 1998.
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Probabilistic State Estimation in Robotics

S. Thrun, D. Fox, W. BurgardProc. of the Workshop on Self-Organization of Adaptive Behavior, Ilmenau, GermanyVDI-Verlag, 1997.

The Dynamic Window Approach to Collision Avoidance

D. Fox, W. Burgard, S. ThrunIEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine 4:1, 1997.
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Fast Grid-Based Position Tracking for Mobile Robots

W. Burgard, D. Fox, D. HennigKISpringer Verlag, 1997.
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Active Mobile Robot Localization by Entropy Minimization

W. Burgard, D. Fox, S. ThrunProc. of the Second Euromicro Workshop on Advanced Mobile RobotsIEEE Computer Society Press, 1997.

Active Mobile Robot Localization

W. Burgard, D. Fox, S. ThrunIJCAI, 1997.
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Active Localization for Service Robot Applications

M. Beetz, W. Burgard, A.  B. Cremers, D. FoxProc. of the 5th Symposium for Intelligent Robotics Systems (SIRS'97), Stockholm, Sweden, 1997.

Estimating the Absolute Position of a Mobile Robot Using Position Probability Grids

W. Burgard, D. Fox, D. Hennig, T. SchmidtAAAI, 1996.  Honorable mention: AAAI 2014 Classic Paper Award
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Map Learning and High-Speed Navigation in RHINO

S. Thrun, A. Bücken, W. Burgard, D. Fox, T. Fröhlinghaus, D. Hennig, T. Hofmann, M. Krell, T. Schimdt, 1996.
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Position Tracking with Position Probability Grids

W. Burgard, D. Fox, D. Hennig, T. SchmidtProc. of the First Euromicro Workshop on Advanced Mobile RobotsIEEE Computer Society Press, 1996.

The Mobile Robot RHINO

J. Buhmann, W. Burgard, A.  B. Cremers, D. Fox, T. Hofmann, F. Schneider, J. Strikos, S. ThrunAI Magazine 16:2, 1995.