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2016
Dudek - McGill Mobile Robotics Lab

Phytoplankton Hotspot Prediction With an Unsupervised Spatial Community Model

Arnold Kalmbach, Yogesh Girdhar, Heidi M. Sosik, and Gregory Dudek

2017 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

Adapting Learned Robotics Behaviours through Policy Adjustment

Juan Camilo Gamboa Higuera, David Meger, and Gregory Dudek

2017 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

Multi-Target Search Strategies

Malika Meghjani, Sandeep Manjanna, and Gregory Dudek

IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR'16), Lausanne, Switzerland. October, 2016

Multi-Target Rendezvous

Malika Meghjani, Sandeep Manjanna, and Gregory Dudek

IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'16), Daejeon, Korea. October, 2016. [Finalist for Best Paper Award on Safety and Rescue Robotics]

Fast and Efficient Rendezvous in Street Networks

Malika Meghjani, Sandeep Manjanna, and Gregory Dudek

IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'16), Daejeon, Korea. October, 2016.

Maintaining Efficient Collaboration with Trust-Seeking Robots

Anqi Xu and Gregory Dudek

In Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 3312-3319, Daejeon, South Korea. October 2016. (Nominated for the IROS KROS Best Paper Award on Cognitive Robotics)

Texture-Aware SLAM Using Stereo Imagery And Inertial Information
Travis Manderson, Florian Shkurti, and Gregory Dudek
In Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV), Victoria, Canada. June 2016
Efficient Terrain Driven Coral Coverage Using Gaussian Processes for Mosaic Synthesis
Sandeep Manjana, Nikhil Kakodkar, Malika Meghjani and Gregory Dudek
In Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV), Victoria, Canada. June 2016.
Learning to Generalize 3D Spatial Relationships
J. Li, D. Meger and G. Dudek
In Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden. May 2016
Multi-Robot Path Planning for Selective Coverage
Sandeep Manjanna, Nikhil Kakodkar, and Gregory Dudek
ICRA 2016 Workshop on Fielded Multi-robot Systems Operating on Land, Sea, and Air, Stockholm, Sweden. May 2016.
Tsotsos - Lab for Active and Attentive Vision

Active Perception Revisited

Bajscy, R., Aloimonos, Y., Tsotsos, J.K.,

Autonomous Robots, 1-20, 2017

Robot Navigation via Spatial and Temporal Coherent Semantic Maps

Kostavelis, I., Charalampous, K., Gasteratos, A., Tsotsos, J.K.,

Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence 48, 173-187, 2016

Dynamic Label Propagation for Semi-supervised Multi-class Multi-label Classification

Wang, B., Tsotsos, J.K.,

Pattern Recognition 52, 75-84 2016

A Computational Learning Theory of Active Object Recognition Under Uncertainty

Andreopoulos, A., Tsotsos, J.K.,

International Journal of Computer Vision, p1-48, 2012

Indoor Place Recognition for Localization of Social Robots

Sahdev, R., Tsotsos, J.K.,

Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, 2016

Sensor Planning for Optimal 3D Visual Search with Task Constraints

Rasouli, A., Tsotsos, J.K.,

Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, 2016


Integrating Three Mechanisms of Visual Attention for Active Visual Search

Rasouli, A., Tsotsos, J.K.,

8th International Symposium on Attention in Cognitive Systems,Hamburg, Germany, Oct. 2, 2015

Attention in Autonomous Robotic Visual Search

Rasouli, A., Tsotsos, J.K.,

12th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space, Montreal, Canada, 17-19 June 2014

Dynamic Label Propagation for Semi-supervised Multi-class Multi-label Classification

Wang, B., Tsotsos, J.K.,

Proc, Int. Conference on Computer Vision, Dec. 12, 2013, Sydney

Saliency Improves Robotic Visual Research

Rasouli, A., Tsotsos, J.K.,

Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, Montreal, May 6-9, 2014

Joint Attention in Autonomous Driving (JAAD)

I Kotseruba, A Rasouli, JK Tsotsos

arXiv preprint arXic:1609.04741, 2016

Dynamic label propagation for semi-supervised multi-class multi-label classification

B Wang, J Tsotsos

Pattern Recognition 52, 75-84, 2016

Robot Navigation via Spatial and Temporal coherent semantic maps

I Kostavelis, K Charalampous, A Gasteratos, JK Tsotsos

Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence 48, 173-187, 2016

Sensor Planning for Optimal 3D Visual Search with Task Constraints
Rasouli, A., Tsotsos, J.K.,
Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, 2016
Indoor Place Recognition for Localization of Social Robots
Sahdev, R., Tsotsos, J.K.,
Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, 2016
Zhang - UofA Robotics Research Lab

Fast-SeqSLAM: A Fast Appearance Based Place Recognition Algorithm

Sayem Mohammad Siam and Hong Zhang

2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation Singapore

Tree-based Indexing for Real-time ConvNet Landmark-based Visual Place Recognition

Yi Hou, Hong Zhang, and Shilin Zhou

International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems

llumination Invariant Representation of Natural Images for Vi- sual Place Recognition

Moein Shakeri and Hong Zhang, “llumination Invariant Representation of Natural Images for Vi- sual Place Recognition”, 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Daejeon, South Korea.

M2DP: A Novel 3D Point Cloud Descriptor and Its Application in Loop Closure Detection

Li He, Xiaolong Wang, and Hong Zhang, “”, 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Daejeon, South Korea.

Efficient Monocular Coarse-to-Fine Object Pose Estimation

Rong Feng and Hong Zhang, “Efficient Monocular Coarse-to-Fine Object Pose Estimation,” 2016 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA), Harbin, China, pp. 1617– 1622.

A Sequential Solution to Moving Object Detection Using Low-Rank Approximation
Moein Shakeri and Hong Zhang
Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Vol. 146, pp. 27-39. May 2016
Synthetic Viewpoint Prediction
Andy Hess, Nilanjan Ray, and Hong Zhang
13th Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV), Victoria, Canada. June 1-3, 2016,
Base Frame Calibration for Multi-Robot Coordinated Systems
Huajian Deng, Hongmin Wu, Yang Cao, Yisheng Guan, and Hong Zhang
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, Zhuhai, China, pp. 1489-1494. December 6-9, 2015.
A Robotic Off-Line Program System on SolidWorks 
Hongmin Wu, Huajian Deng , Yang Cao, Yisheng Guan, and Hong Zhang
2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, Zhuhai, China, December 6-9, 2015, pp. 1711-1716.
Vaughan - SFU Autonomy Lab

Robust Sensor Fusion for Finding HRI Partners in a Crowd

Shokoofeh Pourmehr, Jack Thomas, Jake Bruce, Jens Wawerla, Richard Vaughan.

Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, May 2017

Optimal Robot Selection By Gaze Direction in Multi-Human Multi-Robot Interaction
Lingkang Zhang, Richard Vaughan.
Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'16), October 2016

UAV, Come To Me: End-to-End, Multi-Scale Situated HRI with anUninstrumented Human and a Distant UAV

Valiallah (Mani) Monajjemi, Sepehr MohaimenianPour, Richard Vaughan.
Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'16)October 2016

Tiny People Finder: Long-Range Outdoor HRI by Periodicity Detection
Jake Bruce, Valiallah (Mani) Monajjemi, Jens Wawerla and Richard T. Vaughan.
Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, (CRV'16), Victoria, BC, Canada 2016
What Untrained People Do When Asked “Make The Robot Come To You” (Late-breaking abstract) 
Shokoofeh Pourmehr, Jack Thomas and Richard T. Vaughan
Proceedings of the 2016 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-robot Interaction, 2016
Drums: A Middleware-Aware Distributed Robot Monitoring System 
Mani Monajjemi, Jens Wawerla, and Richard T. Vaughan.
Proceedings of the 12th Middleware Doctoral Symposium, ACM 2015
Waslander - Waterloo WAVELab

The constriction decomposition method for coverage path planning

S. Brown and S. L. Waslander

IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Daejeon, South Korea, Oct. 2016.

Calibration of a dynamic camera cluser for multi-camera visual slam

A. Das and S. L. Waslander

IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Daejeon, South Korea, Oct. 2016.

Internet of drones

M. Gharibi, R. Boutaba, and S. L. Waslander
IEEE Access, vol. 4, pp. 1148–1162, Mar. 2016. doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2016.2537208.

Multi-channel generalized-icp: a robust framework for multi-channel scan registration
J. Servos and S. L. Waslander
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, to appear, April. 2016.
Planning paths for package delivery in heterogeneous multi-robot teams 
N. Mathew, S. L. Smith, and S. L. Waslander
IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 1298–1308, Oct. 2015
Degenerate motions in multicamera cluster SLAM with non-overlapping fields of view
M. J. Tribou, D. Wang, and S. L. Waslander
Image and Vision Computing, vol. 50, pp. 27-41, 2016. doi:10.1016/j.imavis.2016.01.005.
3D scan registration using curvelet features in planetary environments 
S. Ahuja, P. Iles, and S. L. Waslander
Journal of Field Robotics, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 243–259, Mar. 2016.
Pineau - McGill Reasoning and Learning Lab

Online Bagging and Boosting for Imbalanced Data Streams

B. Wang, J. Pineau

IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. 2016

Generalized Dictionary for Multitask Learning with Boosting

B. Wang, J.Pineau

International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). 2016

Learning Time Series Models for Pedestrian Motion Prediction
C. Zhou, B.B. Balle, J. Pineau.
International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). 2016.
Multitask Generalized Eigenvalue Program
B. Wang, B.B. Balle, J. Pineau.
American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). 2016.
Jenkin - York Vision, Graphics, and Robotics Lab

Dynamic mobile interfaces for command and control of ROS-enabled robots

Codd-Downey, R. and Jenkin, M. RCON: dynamic mobile interfaces for command and control of ROS-enabled robots. Proc. 12th Int. Conf. on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics. Colmar, France, 2015.

Interprofessional critical care training: interactive virtual learning environments and simulations

Dubrowski, A., Kapralos, B., Kanev, K. and Jenkin, M. Interprofessional critical care training: interactive virtual learning environments and simulations. Proc. 6th Int. Conf. on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications. Corfu, Greece, 2015.

A multi-user tabletop display with enhanced mobile visuals for teaching and collaborative training

Uribe, A., Kapralos, B., Hogue, A., Kanev, K., Jenkin, M. and Barneva, R. P. A multi-user tabletop display with enhanced mobile visuals for teaching and collaborative training. Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges -- Northeastern Region. Clinten, NY, 2016. A short description of the work appears in Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 31: 60-62, 2016.

A novel tabletop and tablet-based display system to support learner-centric ophthalmic anatomy education

Codd-Downey, R., Shewaga, R., Uribe-Quevedo, A., Kapralos, B., Kanev, K. and Jenkin, M. A novel tabletop and tablet-based display system to support learner-centric ophthalmic anatomy education. Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics, Otranto, Lecce, Italy, 2016. This has been published in L. De Paoplis and A. Mongelli (Eds.)Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Computer Graphics, Vol. 2, Springer, 2016.

Moving the sailing stone

Tarawneh, E., Perrett, D., Singh, J, Codd-Downey, R., Sefi, M. H., Jeetman, S. J. and Jenkin, M. Moving the sailing stone. Proc. IEEE ICIA, Ningbo, China, 2016.

Mapping GPS-denied aquatic environments

Codd-Downey, R. and Jenkin, M. Mapping GPS-denied aquatic environments. Proc. IEEE ICIA, Ningbo, China, 2016.

An infection algorithm for leader election: experimental results for a chain
Jenkin, M. and Dymond, P.
Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Information and Automation (ICIA). Lijiang, China, 2015.
RCON: dynamic mobile interfaces for command and control of ROS-enabled robots.
Codd-Downey, R. and Jenkin, M.
Proc. 12th Int. Conf. on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics. Colmar, France, 2015.

The effect of long-term exposure to microgravity on the perception of upright

Laurence R. Harris, Michael Jenkin, Heather Jenkin, James E. Zacher, Richard T. Dyde

Nature Microgravity, 3:3 2017

Sharf - McGill Aerospace Mechatronics Lab

Quadrotor Collision Characterization and Recovery Control

G. Dicker, F. Chui and I. Sharf,

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA2017, Singapore, May 29-June 3, 2017.

Control, Localization and Human Interaction with an Autonomous Lighter-than-air Performer

St-Onge, D., P.-Y. Breches, I. Sharf, N. Reeves, I. Rekleitis, P. Abouzakhm, Y. Girdhar, A. Harmat, G. Dudek and P. Giguere

Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 88, pp. 165-186, 2017

Dynamics of a quadrotor undergoing impact with a wall
F. Chui, G. Dicker and I. Sharf,
ICUAS 2016 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Arlington, VA, June 7-10, 2016

Bio-inspired Time-to-contact Control for Autonomous Quadrotor Vehicles
B. Thomsen, M. Zhang, and I. Sharf
To be presented at AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, January 2016

Bachmayer - Memorial Autonomous Ocean Systems Lab

Risk Analysis of an Autonomous Surface Craft for Operation in Harsh Ocean Environments.

Zhi, L., Bachmayer, R., Vardy, A. (2016). Proceedings of the IEEE-OES AUV2016, 6-9thNovember 2016.

Towards Autonomous Underwater Iceberg Profiling using a Mechanical Scanning Sonar on a Underwater Slocum Glider

Zhou, M., Bachmayer, R., de Young, B. (2016). Proceedings of the IEEE-OES AUV2016, 6-9th November 2016.

Energy optimal depth control for long range underwater vehicles with applications to a hybrid underwater glider.
Claus, B., Bachmayer R.
Autonomous Robots. Springer US; 2016: 1-14; DOI 10.1007/s10514-016-9555-3.

A Parametrized Geometric Magnetic Field Calibration Method for Vehicles with Moving Masses with Applications to Underwater Gliders.
Claus, B., Bachmayer, R.
Journal of Field Robotics (accepted) 2016

The Development of Sea Ice Thickness Measurement Sensor.
Li, S., Bachmayer, R., Cui, J.
In proceedings of: The Twenty-fifth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, 21-26 June, Kona, Hawaii, USA.

A Method of Above-water Iceberg 3D Modelling Using Surface Imaging.
Wang, Y., De Young, B., Bachmayer, R.
In proceedings of: The Twenty-fifth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, 21-26 June, Kona, Hawaii, USA.

Marshall - Queen's Mining Systems Lab

Design of a Novel Auto-Rotating UAV Platform for Underground Mine Cavity Surveying

Jordan Mitchell, Joshua A. Marshall

In Proceedings of the 2017 SME Annual Conference & Expo and CMA's 119th National Western Mining Conference & Exhibition, Denver, CO, February 2017

Automated rapid mapping of joint orientations with mobile LiDAR

M. J. Gallant and J. A. Marshall.

In the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 90, pp. 1-14, December 2016.  DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2016.09.014

Automated three-dimensional axis mapping with a mobile platform

M. J. Gallant and J. A. Marshall.

In Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden, May 2016. DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2016.7487236

Two-dimensional axis mapping using LiDAR

M. J. Gallant and J. A. Marshall. In IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 150-160, January 2016. DOI: 10.1109/TRO.2015.2506162

The LiDAR Compass: Extremely lightweight heading estimation with axis maps.
M.J. Gallant and J.A. Marshall. 
To appear in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (accepted April 12, 2016).
Admittance control for robotic loading: Design and experiments with a 1-tonne loader and a 14-tonne LHD.
A. A. Dobson, J. A. Marshall, and J. Larsson. 
Invited paper to appear in Journal of Field Robotics (accepted March 31, 2016).
Towards intensity-augmented SLAM with LiDAR and ToF sensors. 
R. Hewitt and J. A. Marshall. 
In Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, September 2015.

On the design and selection of vehicle coordination policies for underground mine production ramps.
M. Pasternak and J. A. Marshall.
To appear in International Journal of Mining Science and Technology (accepted July 11, 2015), vol. 26, no. 5, September 2016.

Towards Mapping of Rock Walls Using a UAV-Mounted 2D Laser Scanner in GPS Denied Environments.

G. Turner

Barfoot - Autonomous Space Robotics Lab

Expanding the Limits of Vision-based Localization for Long-term Route-following Autonomy

Michael Paton, Francois Pomerleau, Kirk MacTavish, Chris J. Ostafew, Timothy D. Barfoot

Journal of Field Robotics, special issue on “Field and Service Robotics”, 34(1):98–122, 2017.

Robust Monocular Visual Teach and Repeat Aided by Local Ground Planarity and Color-constant Imagery

Lee Clement, Jonathan Kelly, Timothy D. Barfoot

Journal of Field Robotics, special issue on “Field and Service Robotics”, 34(1):74–97, 2017.

Editorial: Special Issue on Space Robotics 
Barfoot T D and Wettergreen D.  
Journal of Field Robotics, 33(2):155–156, 2016.
Robust Monocular Visual Teach and Repeat Aided by Local Ground Planarity and Colour-Constant Imagery
Clement L, Kelly J, and Barfoot T D. 
Journal of Field Robotics, to appear, 2016.
Robust Constrained Learning-based NMPC Enabling Reliable Mobile Robot Path Tracking
Ostafew C J, Schoellig A P, and Barfoot T D. 
International Journal of Robotics Research, to appear, 2016.
Editorial: Special Issue on Calibration for Field Robotics
Furgale P T, Pradalier C, and Barfoot T D 
Journal of Field Robotics, 32(5):629–631, 2015.
Continuous-Time Batch Trajectory Estimation Using Temporal Basis Functions
Furgale P T, Tong C H, Barfoot T D, and Sibley G
International Journal of Robotics Research, 34(14):1688–1710, 2015.

Regionally Accelerated Batch Informed Trees (RABIT*): A Framework to Integrate Local Information into Optimal Path Planning.
Choudhury S, Gammell J D, Barfoot T D, Srinivasa S S, and Scherer S.
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), to appear. Stockholm, Sweden, 16-21 May 2016.

The Line Leading the Blind: Towards Nonvisual Localization and Mapping for Tethered Mobile Robots. 
McGarey P, MacTavish K, Pomerleau F, and Barfoot T D. 
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), to appear. Stockholm, Sweden, 16-21 May 2016.


The Line Leading the Blind: Towards Nonvisual Localization and Mapping for Tethered Mobile Robots. 
McGarey P, MacTavish K, Pomerleau F, and Barfoot T D. 
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), to appear. Stockholm, Sweden, 16-21 May 2016.


2015
Dudek - McGill Mobile Robotics Lab
Towards Autonomous Robotic Coral Reef Health Assessment
T. Manderson, D. Meger, J. Li, D. Cortés Poza, N. Dudek, and G. Dudek
To appear in Proceedings of Field and Service Robotics (FSR). Toronto, Canada, 24-26 June 2015.
Autonomous Gait Selection for Energy Efficient Walking
Sandeep Manjanna, Gregory Dudek
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA '15), pages 5155-5162, Seattle, USA, May 2015.
Uncertainty reduction via heuristic search planning on hybrid metric/topological map
Q. Zhang, I. Rekleitis, and G. Dudek
In Proceedings of Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, June 2015
Learning Legged Swimming Gaits from Experience
D. P. Meger, J. C. Gamboa Higuera, A. Xu, P. Giguere, G. Dudek
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA '15), pages 5155-5162, Seattle, USA, May 2015.
Towards Efficient Collaborations with Trust-Seeking Adaptive Robots
Anqi Xu and Gregory Dudek
Proceedings of the 10th Human-Robot Interaction Pioneers Workshop (HRI Pioneers '15), Portland, USA, March 2015.
OPTIMo: Online Probabilistic Trust Inference Model for Asymmetric Human-Robot
Anqi Xu and Gregory Dudek
Proceedings of the 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interactions (HRI '15), Portland, USA, March 2015
Waslander - Waterloo WAVELab
Multi-robot rendezvous for recharging in persistent tasks.
N. Mathew, S. L. Smith, and S. L. Waslander.
IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 31(1):128-142, February 2015.
Entropy based keyframe selection for multi-camera visual slam.
A. Das and S. L. Waslander

IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, Oct. 2015, pp. 3676–3681.
Modelling a quadrotor vehicle using a modular deep recurrent neural network
N. Mohajerin and S. L. Waslander
IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), Hong Kong, China, Oct. 2015.
Coordinated landing of a quadrotor on a skid-steered ground vehicle in the presence of time delays.
J. Daly, Y. Ma, and S.L. Waslander
Available online, Autonomous Robots, 38(2):179-191, February 2015.
Dynamic path following controllers for planar vehicles. A. Akhtar, C. Nielsen and S.L. Waslander
IEEE Transactions on Robotics 10 pages, 31(2):269-279, April 2015.
Jenkin - York Vision, Graphics, and Robotics Lab
Sensor coverage with a heterogeneous fleet of surface vessels.
Mojiri Forooshani, P. and Jenkin, M.

Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Information and Automation (ICIA). Lijiang, China, 2015.
Sound localization on tabletop computers: a comparison of two amplitude panning methods.
Kapralos, B., Larn, J., Collins, K., Hogue, A., Kanev, K. and Jenkin, M.
ACM Computers in Entertainment (CIE). Volume 12, 2014.
RCON: dynamic mobile interaces for command and control of ROS-enabled robots.
Codd-Downey, R., and Jenkin, M.
Proc. 12th. Int. Conf. on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics. Colmar, France, 2015. (to appear).
Vaughan - SFU Autonomy Lab
Human-Robot Rendezvous by Co-operative Trajectory Signals.
Jake Bruce, Jens Wawerla, and Richard Vaughan.
10th ACM/IEEE Int. Conf. on Human-Robot Interaction, Workshop on Human-Robot Teaming. Portland, USA, 2015.
Orbiting a Moving Target with Multi-Robot Collaborative Visual SLAM. Jacob M. Perron, Rui Huang, Jack Thomas, Lingkang Zhang, Ping Tan and Richard T. Vaughan.
Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Multi VIew Geometry in RObotics (MVIGRO) at Robotics Science and Systems (RSS'15), Rome, Italy 2015
UAV, Do You See Me? Establishing Mutual Attention Between an Uninstrumented Human and an Outdoor UAV In Flight. Mani Monajjemi, Jake Bruce, Seyed Abbas Sadat, Jens Wawerla, Richard T. Vaughan.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'15), Hamburg, Germany 2015
A Sensor Fusion Framework for Finding an HRI partner in a Crowd
Shokoofeh Pourmehr, Jake Bruce, Jens Wawerla and Richard Vaughan
Submitted to IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2015
Fractal Trajectories for Online Non-Uniform Aerial Coverage.
Seyed Abbas Sadat, Jens Wawerla and Richard Vaughan.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Robotics and Autonomous Systems (ICRA), Seattle, USA, 2015.
The SFU Mountain Dataset: Semi-Structured Woodland Trails Under Changing Environmental Conditions
Jake Bruce, Jens Wawerla and Richard T. Vaughan.
Workshop on Visual Place Recognition in Changing Environments at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'15 workshop), Seattle, WA, USA, 2015
Bachmayer - Memorial Autonomous Ocean Systems Lab
A Parameterized Geometric Magnetic Field Calibration Method for Vehicles with Moving Masses with Applications to Underwater Gliders.
Claus, B., Bachmayer R.
Proc. Field and Service Robotics 2015, Toronto, ON, 2015.
Pineau - McGill Reasoning and Learning Lab
Person Tracking and Following with 2D Laser Scanners
A. Leigh, J. Pineau, N. Olmedo, H. Zhang.
International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). 2015.
Socially Adaptive Path Planning in Dynamic Environments Using Inverse Reinforcement Learning
B. Kim, J. Pineau. International Journal of Social Robotics (SORO). To appear.
Automatically characterizing driving activities on board smart wheelchairs from accelerometer data.
H.K. Yuen, J. Pineau, P. Archambault.
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). 2015.
Automatic Detection and Classification of Unsafe Events during Power Wheelchair Use
J. Pineau, A.K. Moghaddam, H.K.Yuen, P. Archambault, F. Routhier, F. Michaud, P. Boissy.
IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM). Accepted.
Sharf - McGill Aerospace Mechatronics Lab
Bio-inspired Time-to-contact Control for Autonomous Quadrotor Vehicles
B. Thomsen, M. Zhang, I. Sharf
To be presented at AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, January 2016
Multi-Camera Parallel Tracking and Mapping with Non-overlapping Fields of View.
Michael J. Tribou, Adam Harmat, David W. L. Wang, Inna Sharf, Steven L. Waslander
Accepted to International Journal of Robotics Research. Vol. 34, no. 12, pp. 1480-1500, October 2015.
Marshall - Queen's Mining Systems Lab
Fundamental behaviours of production traffic in underground mine haulage ramps.
D. Haviland and J. A. Marshall.
In International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 7-14, January 2015.

Admittance control for robotic loading: Underground field trials with an LHD.
A. A. Dobson, J. A. Marshall, and J. Larsson.
In Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Field and Service Robotics (FSR 2015), Toronto, ON, June 2015. Conference best paper award!

Registration of noisy point clouds using virtual interest points.
M. T. Ahmed, M. Mohamad, J. A. Marshall, and M. Greenspan
In Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV 2015), Halifax, NS, June 2015. Best vision paper award!

Visual indoor positioning using a single camera.
E. Deretey, M. T. Ahmed, J. A. Marshall, and M. Greenspan.
In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN 2015), pp. 1-9, Banff, AB, October 2015.

Towards intensity-augmented SLAM with LiDAR and ToF sensors.
R. Hewitt and J. A. Marshall.
In Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, September 2015.

Barfoot - Autonomous Space Robotics Lab
Batch Nonlinear Continuous-Time Trajectory Estimation as Exactly Sparse Gaussian Process Regression
Anderson S, Barfoot T D, Tong C H, and Sarkka S.
Conditionally accepted on April 7, 2015. Manuscript # AURO-D-14-00185.
Relative Continuous-Time SLAM
Anderson S, MacTavish K, and Barfoot T D.
Accepted on April 29, 2015. Manuscript # IJR-14-2126.
Editorial: Special Issue on the Sixteenth International Symposium on Robotics Research, 2013
Barfoot T D and Brock O.
To appear in the International Journal of Robotics Research, 2015.
Continuous-Time Batch Trajectory Estimation using Temporal Basis Functions
Furgale P T, Tong C H, Barfoot T D, and Sibley G.
International Journal of Robotics Research, 2015. Conditionally accepted on March 20, 2015. Manuscript # IJR-14-2128.
Learning-Based Nonlinear Model Predictive Control to Improve Vision-Based Mobile Robot Path Tracking
Ostafew C J, Collier J, Schoellig A P, and Barfoot T D.
Journal of Field Robotics, 2015. Accepted on January 12, 2015. Manuscript # ROB-14-0132.
Learning to Assess Terrain From Human Demonstration Using an Introspective Gaussian-Process Classifier
Berczi L P and Barfoot T D.
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, Washington, 26-30 May 2015.
Monocular Visual Teach and Repeat Aided by Local Ground Planarity
Clement L, Kelly J, and Barfoot T D.
To appear in Proceedings of Field and Service Robotics (FSR). Toronto, Canada, 24-26 June 2015.
Batch Informed Trees (BIT*): Sampling-based Optimal Planning via the Heuristically Guided Search of an Implicit Random Geometric Graph
Gammell J D, Srinivasa S S, and Barfoot T D.
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). Seattle, Washington, 26-30 May 2015. (arXiv:1405.5848 [cs.RO])
Beyond a Shadow of a Doubt: Place Recognition with Colour- Constant Images
MacTavish K, Paton M, and Barfoot T D.
To appear in Proceedings of Field and Service Robotics (FSR). Toronto, Canada, 24-26 June 2015.
System Design of a Tethered Robotic Explorer (TReX) for 3D Mapping of Steep Terrain and Harsh Environments
McGarey P, Pomerleau F, and Barfoot T D.
To appear in Proceedings of Field and Service Robotics (FSR). Toronto, Canada, 24-26 June 2015.
Conservative to Confident: Treating Uncertainty Robustly Within Learning-Based Control
Ostafew C J, Schoellig A P, and Barfoot T D.
To appear in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). Seattle, Washington, 26-30 May 2015.
It's Not Easy Seeing Green: Lighting-Resistant Stereo Visual Teach and Repeat Using Color-Constant Images
Paton M, MacTavish K, Ostafew C J, and Barfoot T D.
To appear in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). Seattle, Washington, 26-30 May 2015.
Eyes in the Back of Your Head: Robust Visual Teach and Repeat Through Multiple Stereo Cameras
Paton M, Pomerleau F, and Barfoot T D.
To appear in Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV). Halifax, Canada, 3-5 June 2015.
In the Dead of Winter: Challenging Vision-Based Path Following in Extreme Conditions
Paton M, Pomerleau F, and Barfoot T D.
To appear in Proceedings of Field and Service Robotics (FSR). Toronto, Canada, 24-26 June 2015.
Being in Two Places at Once: Smooth Visual Path Following on Globally Inconsistent Pose Graphs
van Es S K and Barfoot T D.
To appear in Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV). Halifax, Canada, 3-5 June 2015.
At All Costs: A Comparison of Robust Cost Functions for Camera Correspondence Outliers
MacTavish K A and Barfoot T D.
To appear in Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV). Halifax, Canada, 3-5 June 2015.
Zhang - UofA Robotics Research Lab
3-DOF Point Cloud Registration Using Congruent Triangles
Xiaolong Wang, Hong Zhang, and Guohua Peng

2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Hamburg, Germany, pp. 1943-1948, September, 2015.
Convolutional Neural Network-Based Image Representation for Visual Loop Closure Detection.
Yi Hou, Hong Zhang and Shilin Zhou
2015 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation, Lijiang, China, August 2015.
Use of convolutional neural networks to automate the detection of wildlife from remote cameras.
Rajarshi Maiti, Yi Hou, Colleen Cassady St. Clair and Hong Zhang.
In Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems (CIS) and Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics (RAM), 7th International Conference on. IEEE, 2015.
Keypoint matching by outlier pruning with consensus constraint.
Yang Liu, Rong Feng and Hong Zhang.
In 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)
Person tracking and following with 2D laser scanners.
Angus Leigh, Joelle Pineau, Nicolas Alejandro Olmedo and Hong Zhang.
In 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)
Online loop-closure detection via dynamic sparse Representation.
Moein Shakeri, and Hong Zhang.
In Field and Service Robotics (FSR), 10th Conference on. 2015.
2014
Dudek - McGill Mobile Robotics Lab
Interactive Autonomous Driving through Adaptation from Participation.
Anqi Xu, Qiwen Zhang, David Meger, and Gregory Dudek.
To appear in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Intelligent Unmanned Systems (ICIUS '14), Montreal, Canada, September 2014.
Curiosity Based Exploration for Learning Terrain Models.
Yogesh Girdhar, David Whitney, and Gregory Dudek.
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2014), Hong Kong.
Exploring Underwater Environments with Curiosity.
Yogesh Girdhar and Gregory Dudek.
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV '14), Montreal, Canada. May 2014.
3D Trajectory Synthesis and Control for a Legged Swimming Robot.
David Meger, Florian Shkurti, David Cortes Poza, Philippe Giguere and Gregory Dudek.
In Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS '14), Chicago, USA. September 2014.
Ear-based Exploration on Hybrid Metric/Topological Maps.
Qiwen Zhang, David Whitney, Florian Shkurti, and Ioannis Rekleitis.
In Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS '14), Chicago, USA. September 2014.
Asymmetric Rendezvous Search at Sea
Meghjani, M., Shkurti, F., Gamboa Higuera, J.C., Kalmbach, A., Whitney, D., Dudek, G,
Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision

Multi-Agent Rendezvous on Street Networks
Meghjani, M., Dudek, G.
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

Adaptive Parameter EXploration (APEX): Adaptation of Robot Autonomy from Human Participation
Xu, A., Kalmbach, A., Dudek, G.
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
Maximizing visibility in collaborative trajectory planning
Shkurti, F., Dudek, G.
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
Jenkin - York Vision, Graphics, and Robotics Lab
Deterministic topological visual SLAM
Wang, H, Jenkin, M. and Dymond, P.
Proc. ACM Symposium on Information and Communication Technology. Hanoi, Vietnam, 2014.
The effect of blur on the perception of up.
Harris, L. R. and Jenkin, M.
Optometry and Vision Science 91: 103-110, 2014.
Integrating multiple soft constraints for planning practical paths.
Yang, J., Dymond, P. and Jenkin, M.
Proc. IEEE/RSJ IROS. Chicago, IL, 2014

From ROS to Unity: leveraging robot and virtual environment middleware for immersive teleoperation.
Codd-Downey, R., Mojiri Forooshani, P., Speers, A., Wang, H. and Jenkin, M.
Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Information and Automation (ICIA). Hailar, China, 2014.

Note: finalist for the best student paper award

Building a ROS node for a NMEA depth and temperature sensor.
Codd-Downey, R., Jenkin, M. and Speers, A.
Proc. 11th Int. Conf. on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), Vienna, Austria, 2014.
How much gravity is needed to establish the perception of upright?
Harris, L. R., Herpers, R., Hofhammer, T. and Jenkin, M.
PLoS ONE 9(9): e106207, 2014
Vaughan - SFU Autonomy Lab
Recursive Non-Uniform Coverage of Unknown Terrains for UAVs.
Seyed Abbas Sadat and Jens Wawerla and Richard T. Vaughan.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'14), Chicago, USA 2014.
Drums: A Middleware-Aware Distributed Robot Monitoring System.
Valiallah Monajjemi and Jens Wawerla and Richard T. Vaughan.
Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, (CRV'14), Montreal, QC, Canada 2014.
"You Are Green": A Touch-to-name Interaction in an Integrated Multi-modal Multi-robot HRI System (Late-breaking abstract).
Pourmehr, S. and Monajjemi, VM and Sadat, S A and Zhan, F. and Wawerla, J. and Mori, G. and Vaughan, R.
Proceedings of the 2014 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-robot Interaction, New York, NY, USA ACM 2014.
Integrating Multi-modal Interfaces to Command UAVs (Video).
Monajjemi, VM., Pourmehr, S. and Sadat, S A and Zhan, F. and Wawerla, J. and Mori, G. and Vaughan, R..
Proceedings of the 2014 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-robot Interaction, New York, NY, USA ACM 2014.
Feature-Rich Path Planning for Robust Navigation of MAVs with Mono-SLAM
S.A. Sadat, K Chutskoff, D Jungic, J Wawerla, R Vaughan
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'14) 2014
"You two, join Green": A Human Multi-Robot Interface for Creating and Commanding Teams of Robots
S Pourmehr
RI Pioneers Workshop @ HRI 2014, Bielefeld, Germany 2014
Bachmayer - Memorial Autonomous Ocean Systems Lab
Terrain Aided Navigation for an Underwater Glider
Claus B., Bachmayer R.
Journal of Field Robotics. Accepted.
Initial Performance Analysis on Underside Iceberg Profiling with Autonomous Underwater Vehicle.
Zhou, M., Bachmayer R., de Young B.
Extended abstract submitted. Proceedings of MTS/IEEE Oceans 2014, St. John’s, Canada. 14-19 September 2014.
Modelling and identification of a Robust Autonomous Surface Craft for Deployment in Harsh Ocean Environment.
Li, Z., Bachmayer R.
Extended abstract submitted. Proceedings of MTS/IEEE Oceans 2014, St. John’s, Canada. 14-19 September 2014.
Development of Semi-Submersible Unmanned Surface Craft.
Smith, N., Bachmayer R.
Extended abstract submitted. Proceedings of MTS/IEEE Oceans 2014, St. John’s, Canada. 14-19 September 2014.
Towards Navigation of Underwater Gliders in Seasonal Sea Ice.
Claus, B., Bachmayer R.
Extended abstract submitted. Proceedings of MTS/IEEE Oceans 2014, St. John’s, Canada. 14-19 September 2014.
Design and testing of a magnetically-geared underwater propulsion system for autonomous underwater and surface craft.
MacNeil, L., Claus B., Bachmayer R.
Extended abstract submitted. Proceedings of MTS/IEEE Oceans 2014, St. John’s, Canada. 14-19 September 2014.
Assessing the Viability of Ultrasonic Distance Sensors for a Wave Profiling System.
Heys, W., Bachmayer R.
Proceedings of MTS/IEEE Oceans 2014, St. John’s, Canada. 14-19 September 2014.
Towards Online Terrain Aided Navigation of Underwater Gliders.
Claus, B., Bachmayer, R.
IEEE-OES AUV 2014, Oxford, USA, 6-9 October, 2014.
Working Towards Seafloor and Underwater Iceberg Mapping with a Slocum Glider.
Zhou, M., Bachmayer, R., and deYoung, B.
IEEE-OES AUV 2014, Oxford, USA, 6-9 October, 2014.
Pineau - McGill Reasoning and Learning Lab
Laser-based Person Tracking for Clinical Locomotion Analysis
A. Leigh, J. Pineau.
IROS workshop on Rehabilitation & Assistive Robotics. September 2014.
Rephrasing the Problem of Robotic Social Navigation
A. Sutcliffe, J. Pineau, D. Grollman.
IROS workshop on Assistive Robotics for Individuals with Disabilities: HRI Issues and Beyond. September 2014.
Estimating People's Subjective Experiences of Robot Behavior
Andrew Sutcliffe, Daniel Grollman, Joelle Pineau
AAAI Fall Symposium on Artificial Intelligence for Human-Robot Interaction. November 2014.
The Potential Impact of Intelligent Power Wheelchair Use on Social Participation: Perspectives of Users, Caregivers, and Clinicians.
P. Rushton, D. Kairy, P. Archambault, E. Pituch, C. Torkia, A. El-Fathi, P. Stone, F. Routhier, R. Forget, J. Pineau, R. Gourdeau, L. Demers.
Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2014.
Exploring Powered Wheelchair Users and Their Caregivers' Perspectives on Potential Intelligent Power Wheelchair Use: A Qualitative Study.
D. Kairy, P. Rushton, P. Archambault, E. Pituch, C. Torkia, A. El Fathi, P. Stone, F. Routhier, R. Forget, L. Demers, J. Pineau, R. Gourdeau.
Users' Perspectives of Intelligent Power Wheelchair Use.
D. Kairy, P. Archambault, P.W. Rushton, E. Pituch, A. El Fathi, C. Torkia, P. Stone, F. Routhier, R. Forget, L. Demers, J. Pineau, R. Gourdeau.
RESNA Annual Conference. 2013.
Marshall - Queen's Mining Systems Lab
Estimating the heading of a Husky mobile robot with a LiDAR compass based on direction maps.
M. J. Gallant, J. A. Marshall, and B. K. Lynch.
Invited paper in Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Intelligent Unmanned Systems, Montreal, QC, September 2014.
Lunar prospecting: Autonomous localization of volatiles on the Moon with a mobile robot.
R. Hewitt and B. Lynch.
In Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS 2014), Montreal, QC, June 2014.
Automatic identification of large fragments in a pile of broken rock using a time-of-flight camera
McKinnon, C., Marshall, J.A.
IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 935-942, July 2014
Barfoot - Autonomous Space Robotics Lab
Batch Continuous-Time Trajectory Estimation as Exactly Sparse Gaussian Process Regression
Barfoot T D, Tong C H, and Särkkä S.
In Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS). Berkeley, USA, 12-16 July 2014.
Informed RRT*: Optimal Sampling-based Path Planning Focused via Direct Sampling of an Admissible Ellipsoidal Heuristic.
Gammell J D, Srinivasa S S, and Barfoot T D.
In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 2997–3004. Chicago, Illinois, 14-18 September 2014.
Learning-Based Nonlinear Model Predictive Control to Improve Vision-Based Mobile Robot Path-Tracking in Challenging Outdoor Environments.
Ostafew C J, Schoellig A P, and Barfoot T D.
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pages 4029–4036. Hong Kong, China, 31 May - 7 June 2014.
Speed Daemon: Experience-based Mobile Robot Speed Scheduling.
Ostafew C J, Schoellig A P, Barfoot T D, and Collier J.
In Proceedings of the 11th Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV), pages 56–62. Montreal, Quebec, 7-9 May 2014.
Associating Uncertainty with Three-Dimensional Poses for use in Estimation Problems
Barfoot T. D. and Furgale P. T.
IEEE Transactions on Robotics
Sharf - McGill Aerospace Mechatronics Lab
Multi-Camera Parallel Tracking and Mapping with Non-overlapping Fields of View
Michael J. Tribou, Adam Harmat, David W. L. Wang, Inna Sharf, Steven L. Waslander
Accepted to International Journal of Robotics Research.
Autonomous Flight of a Quadrotor Using Multi-Camera Visual SLAM.
M. Zhang, A. Harmat and I. Sharf.
2014 International Conference on Intelligent Unmanned Systems, Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 2014, Montreal.
Ground Effect Experiments and Model Validation with Draganflyer X8 Rotorcraft.
I. Sharf, M. Nahon, A. Harmat, W. Khan, M. Michini, N. Speal, M. Trentini, T. Tsadok and T. Wang.
ICUAS 2014 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, May 27, 2014 - May 30, 2014, Orlando, FL.
Multi-Camera Tracking and Mapping for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Unstructured Environments.
Adam Harmat, Michael Trentini and Inna Sharf.
Journal of Intelligent and Robotic systems, DOI 10.1007/s10846-014-0085-y.
Towards Full Omnidirectional Depth Sensing using Active Vision for Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Harmat, A., Sharf, I.
Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision
Tsotsos - Lab for Active and Attentive Vision
Attention in Autonomous Robotic Visual Search
Rasouli, A., Tsotsos, J.K.
I-SAIRAS
Visual Saliency Improves Autonomous Visual Search
Rasouli, A., Tsotsos, J.K.
Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision
Waslander - Waterloo WAVELab
Path following using dynamic transverse feedback linearization for car-like robots.
A. Akhtar, C. Nielsen, and S. L. Waslander.
Accepted to IEEE Transactions on Robotics, pp. 1-10, September, 2014.
Using RGB Information to Improve NDT Distribution Generation and Registration Convergence
Servos, J. and S. L. Waslander
In International Conference on Intelligent Unmanned Systems, Montreal, QC, Canada, October, 2014.
3D Scan Registration using Curvelet Features in Planetary Environments
Siddhant Ahuja, Peter Iles, Steven L. Waslander
12th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS), June, Canada.
Coordinated landing of a quadrotor on a skid-steered ground vehicle in the presence of time delays.
J. Daly, Y. Ma, and S. L. Waslander.
Autonomous Robots, 38(2):179-191, February 2015
Scale recovery in multicamera cluster SLAM with non-overlapping fields of view.
M. J. Tribou, S. L. Waslander and D. Wang.
In Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 126:53-66, September 2014.
Modular Deep Recurrent Neural Network: Application to Quadrotors.
N. Mohajerin and S. L. Waslander.
In IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2014), San Diego, CA, USA, October, 2014..
Multi Channel Generalized-ICP
Servos, J. and S. L. Waslander.
In International Conference on Intelligent Unmanned Systems, Montreal, QC, Canada, October, 2014.
Model-aided State Estimation for Quadrotor Micro Air Vehicles amidst Wind Disturbances.
D. Abeywardena, Z. Wang, G. Dissanayake, S. L. Waslander and S. Kodagoda.
In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Chicago, IL, USA, October 2014
Optimal path planning in cooperative heterogeneous multi-robot delivery systems.
N. Mathew, S. L. Smith, and S. L. Waslander.
In Eleventh International Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR), Istanbul, Turkey, August 2014
Mapping, Planning and Detection Strategies for Autonomous Sample Return
Das, A., Diu, M., Mathew, N., Scharfenberger, C., Servos, J., Wong, A., Zelek, J. S., Clausi, D. A., and Waslander, S. L.
Journal Of Field Robotics
Outlier Rejection for Visual Odometry using Parity Space Methods.
Das, A. and Waslander, S. L
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2014
Multi Channel Generalized-ICP
Servos, J. and Waslander, S. L.
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2014
Scan registration using the normal distributions transform with region growing clustering.
S. Ahuja and Steven. L. Waslander.
AIAA Scitech 2014
Autonomous Maritime Landings for Low-cost VTOL Aerial Vehicles.
Ling, K., Chow, D., Das, A. and Waslander, S. L.
In 11th Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV). Montreal, QC, May 2014.
Scan Registration using Segmented Region Growing NDT
Das, A., Waslander, S.L.
to appear in International Journal of Robotics Research, 33(13):1645-1663, Nov 2014.
Relative pose estimation for a nonoverlapping multicamera cluster.
M. J. Tribou, D. Wang, and S. L. Waslander.
to appear in Computer Vision and Image Understanding
Zhang - UofA Robotics Research Lab
A background subtraction algorithm for a pan-tilt camera.
Ying Chen and Hong Zhang.
In 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO).
Mobile robot system architecture for people tracking and following applications
Nicolas A. Olmedo, Hong Zhang, and Michael Lipsett
2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), Bali, Indonesia, December 2014.
Detection of Small Moving Objects Using a Moving Camera.
Moein Shakeri and Hong Zhang.
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Chicago, IL, USA, October 2014.
An Efficient Visual Loop Closure Detection Method in a Map of 20 Million Key Locations
Wu, J., Zhang, H., Guan, Y.
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, China, 2014
An Efficient Index for Visual Search in Appearance-Based SLAM
Hajebi, K., Zhang, H.
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, China, 2014
Cooperative Targeting: Detection and Tracking of Small Objects with a Dual Camera System
Shakeri, M., Zhang, H.
Proceedings of the 9th Conference of Field and Survice Robotics, Australia, 2013
2013
Dudek - McGill Mobile Robotics Lab

Autonomous Adaptive Exploration using Realtime Online Spatiotemporal Topic Modeling
Girdhar, Y., Giguere P., Dudek, G.
To appear in the International Journal of Robotics Research, 2013

Unsupervised Environment Recognition and Modeling using Sound Sensing
Kalmbach, A., Girdhar, Y., Dudek, G.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

Fair Subdivision of Multirobot Tasks
Higuera, J. C., Dudek, G.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

On the complexity of searching for an evader with a faster pursuer
Shkurti, F., Dudek, G.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

Wide-Speed Autopilot System for a Swimming Hexapod Robot
Giguere, P., Girdhar, Y., Dudek, G.
Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer and Robot Vision
keywords: underwater robotics, oscillating foils, control, gain scheduling, station-keeping

Using Gait Change for Terrain Sensing by Robots
Manjanna, S., Dudek, G., Giguere, P.
Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer and Robot Vision
keywords: legged robots, terrain classification, gait parameters

Ninja Legs: Amphibious One Degree of Freedom Robotic Legs
Dey, B. B., Manjanna, S., Dudek, G.
Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

Jenkin - York Vision, Graphics, and Robotics Lab

Asymmetrical representation of body orientation
Barnett-Cowan, M., Jenkin, H. L., Jenkin, M., R., Harris, L., R
Journal of Vision Vol. 13 no. 2, article 3 (2013)

Enhancing exploration in topological worlds with a directional immovable marker.
Wang, H., Jenkin, M., Dymond, P.
Procedings of 10th Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision

Planning practical paths for tentacle robots
Yang, J., Codd-Downey, R., Dymond, P., Xu, J., Jenkin, M
Proceedings of ICAART 2013

Autonomous aquatic agents
Calce, A., Mojiri Forooshani, P., Speers, A.
Proceedings of ICAART 2013

Diver-based control of a tethered unmanned underwater vehicle
Speers, A. and Jenkin, M.
Proceedings of ICINCO 2013

Vaughan - SFU Autonomy Lab

A robust integrated system for selecting and commanding multiple robots
Pourmehr, S., Monajjemi, V., Wawerla, J., Vaughan, R. T.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 2013

You Two! Take Off! Creating, modifying and commanding groups of robots using face engagement and indirect speech in voice commands
Pourmehr, S., Monajjemi, V., Vaughan, R. T., Mori, G.
Proceedings of IROS 2013

HRI in the Sky: Creating and Commanding Teams of UAVs with a Vision-mediated Gestural Interface
Monajjemi, V., Wawerla, J., Vaughan, R. T., Mori, G.
Proceedings of IROS 2013

Bachmayer - Memorial Autonomous Ocean Systems Lab

Autonomous marine systems for harsh environments
Bachmayer R.
To appear in the proceedings (Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science) of the Workshop on Marine Robotics and Applications at Eurocast 2013

Pineau - McGill Reasoning and Learning Lab

Maximum Mean Discrepancy Imitation Learning
Kim, B., Pineau, J.
Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems 2013

Marshall - Queen's Mining Systems Lab

Mining Robotics. Invited Chapter 59, Part F
Marshall, J.A., Bonchis, A., Nebot, E.M., Schedling, S.
To appear in Springer Handbook of Robotics, 2nd edition

3D time-of-flight camera for surveying remote cavities mined with a jet boring system
Ingram, C., Marshall, J.A.
Proceedings of the 30th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining

Automated laser scanner 2D positioning and orienting by method of triangulateration for underground mine surveying
Simela, J.V., Marshall, J.A., Daneshmend, L.K.
Proceedings of the 30th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining

Robust vehicle routing policies using local communications and sensing
Pike, D., Givigi, S., Marshall, J.A., Taylor, A., Beaulieu, A.
Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference

Rover-based autonomous science by probabilistic identification and evaluation
Gallant, M.J., Ellery, A., Marshall, J.A.
Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems Volume 72, Issue 3-4, pp 591-613

Sharf - McGill Aerospace Mechatronics Lab

Kinodynamic Motion Planning for UAVs: A Minimum Energy Approach
N. Rikovitch, I. Sharf
AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference

Waslander - Waterloo WAVELab

Unmanned Aerial and Ground Vehicle Teams: Recent Work and Open Problems
Waslander, S. L.
To appear in Autonomous Control Systems and Vehicles

Existence Detection of Objects in Images for Robot Vision Using Saliency Histogram Features
Scharfenberger, C., Waslander, S. L., Zelek, J., and Clausi, D.,
Proceedings of The Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision

A Graph-Based Approach to Multi-Robot Rendezvous for Recharging in Persistent Tasks
Mathew, N., Smith, S. L., and Waslander, S. L.,
Procedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation keywords: multi-robot teams, path planning, graph model

Underwater Stereo Mapping with Refraction Correction
Servos, J., Smart, M., Waslander, S.L.
Procedings of IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

Zhang - UofA Robotics Research Lab

Adaptive Shape Prior in Graph Cut Image Segmentation
Wang, H., Zhang, H., Ray, N.
Pattern Recognition, Volume 46, Issue 5, May 2013 pp. 1409-1414

Object Joint Detection and Tracking Using Adaptive Multiple Motion Models
Wang, Z., Bensalah, M., Ray, N., Zhang, H.
The Visual Computer

Stability of biped robotic walking with frictional constraints
Zhou X., Guan Y., Jiang L., Zhu H., Cai C., Wu W., Zhang H.
Robotica, Volume 31, Issue 04, July 2013, pp. 573-588

A Measure of Perceptual Aliasing in Image Descriptors
Wang J., Zhang, H.
Tenth Conference on Computer and Robot Vision