Best Video Finalists
OctoMag: An Electromagnetic System for 5-DOF Wireless Manipulation
Bradley Kratochvil, Michael Kummer, Jake Abbott, Ruedi Borer, Olgaç Ergeneman, Bradley J. Nelson
From Compliant Balancing to Dynamic Walking on Humanoid Robot: Integration of CNS and CPG
Song-Ho Hyon
RANGE-Robust Autonomous Navigation in GPS-Denied Environments
Abraham Bachrach, Anton de Winter, Ruije He, Garrett Hemann, Samuel Prentice, Nicholas Roy
Minimalistic, Dynamic, Tube Climbing Robot
Amir Degani, Siyuan Feng, Howie Choset, Matthew T. Mason
Best Vision Paper Finalists
(Endowed by Ben Wegbreit)
Real-time Monocular SLAM: Why Filter?
Hauke Strasdat, J.M.M. Montiel, Andrew J. Davison
Projected Texture Stereo
Kurt Konolige
Using Stereo for Object Recognition
Scott Helmer, David Lowe
FAB-MAP 3D: Topological Mapping with Spatial and Visual Appearance
Rohan Paul, Paul Newman
Best Manipulation Paper Finalists
(Endowed by Ben Wegbreit)

Planning Pre-Grasp Manipulation for Transport Tasks
Lillian Chang, Siddhartha Srinivasa, Nancy S. Pollard
OctoMag: An Electromagnetic System for 5-DOF Wireless Micromanipulation
Michael Kummer, Jake Abbott, Bradley Kratochvil, Ruedi Borer, Ali Sengul, Bradley J. Nelson
Representation and Constrained Planning of Manipulation Strategies in the Context of Programming by Demonstration
Rainer Jäkel, Sven R. Schmidt-Rohr, Martin Lösch, Rüdiger Dillmann
A Micromanipulation System for Single Cell Deposition
Zhe Lu, Chris Moraes, Yan Zhao, LiDan You, Craig A. Simmons, Yu Sun
Best Automation Paper Finalists
Hybrid Dual Actuator Unit: A Design of a Variable Stiffness Actuator Based on an Adjustable Moment Arm Mechanism
Byeong-Sang Kim, Jae-Bok Song
Continuous Path Tracing by a Cable-Suspended, Under-Actuated Robot: The Winch-Bot
Daniel Cunningham, Harry Asada
New Magnetic Rotational Drive by Use of Magnetic Particles with Specific Gravity Smaller Than a Liquid
Makoto Nokata, Hiromi Masuka, Satoshi Kaitamura
Rao-Blackwellized Particle Filtering for Probing-Based 6-DOF Localization in Robotic Assembly
Yuichi Taguchi, Tim K. Marks
Best Medical Robotics Paper Finalists
(Sponsored by Intuitive Surgical)
Wireless Control of Magnetic Helical Microrobots Using a Rotating-Permanent-Magnet Manipulator
Thomas Fountain, Prem Kailat, Jake Abbott
Design and Control of Motion Compensation Cardiac Catheters
Samuel Benjamin Kesner, Robert D. Howe
Robotically Generated Force Fields for Stroke Patient Pelvic Obliquity Gait Rehabilitation
Maciej Pietrusinski, Iahn Cajigas, Yuhannes Mizikacioglu, Paolo Bonato, Constantinos Mavroidis
Superhuman Performance of Surgical Tasks by Robots Using Iterative Learning from Human-Guided Demonstrations
Jur van den Berg, Daniel Duckworth, Stephen Miller, Humphrey Hu, Andrew Wan, Xiao-Yu Fu, Ken Goldberg, Pieter Abbeel
KUKA Service Robotics Best Paper Finalists
Efficiency Based Modulation for Wheelchair Driving Collaborative Control
Cristina Urdiales, Manuel Fernandez-Carmona, Jose Manuel Peula Palacios, Roberta Annicchiarico, Francisco Sandoval, Carlo Caltagirone
Visual Path Following on a Manifold in Unstructured Three-Dimensional Terrain
Paul Timothy Furgale, Timothy Barfoot
Anytime Online Novelty Detection for Vehicle Safeguarding
Boris Sofman, James Bagnell, Anthony Stentz
Pulling Open Doors and Drawers: Coordinating an Omni-Directional Base and a Compliant Arm with Equilibrium Point Control
Advait Jain, Charlie Kemp
Best Cognitive Robotics Paper Finalists
(Sponsored by CoTeSys)
Categorizing Object-Action Relations from Semantic Scene Graphs
Eren Erdal Aksoy, Alexey Abramov, Florentin Woergoetter, Babette Dellen
Gesture-Based Human-Robot Jazz Improvisation
Guy Hoffman, Gil Weinberg
Mapping Indoor Environments Based on Human Activity
Slawomir Grzonka, Frederic Dijoux, Andreas Karwath, Wolfram Burgard
Biomimetic Motor Behavior for Simultaneous Adaptation of Force, Impedance and Trajectory in Interaction Tasks
Gowrishankar Ganesh, Alin Albu-Schäffer, Masahiko Haruno, Mitsuo Kawato, Etienne Burdet
Best Student Paper Finalists
Non-Ideal Swimming of Artificial Bacterial Flagella Near a Surface
Kathrin Eva Peyer, Li Zhang, Bradley Kratochvil, Bradley J. Nelson
Feature Detection and Matching in Images with Radial Distortion
Miguel Lourenço, Joäo P. Barreto, Abed Malti
Mapping Indoor Environments Based on Human Activity
Slawomir Grzonka, Frederic Dijoux, Andreas Karwath, Wolfram Burgard
Toward the Set of Frictional Velocity Fields Generable by 6-Degree-Of-Freedom Oscillatory Motion of a Rigid Plate
Thomas Vose, Paul Umbanhowar, Kevin Lynch
Best Conference Paper Finalists
The Distributed Flight Array
Raymond Oung, Frederic Bourgault, Matthew Donovan, Raffaello D’Andrea
MoonWalker, a Lower Limb Exoskeleton able to Sustain Bodyweight using a Passive Force Balancer
Sebastien Krut, Michel Benoit, Etienne Dombre, François Pierrot
Fast, Robust Quadruped Locomotion Over Challenging Terrain
Mrinal Kalakrishnan, Jonas Buchli, Peter Pastor, Michael Mistry, Stefan Schaal
Integrated Silicon-PDMS Process for Microrobot Mechanisms
Aaron P. Gerratt, Ivan Penskiy, Sarah Bergbreiter