91.548 Robot Design - Spring 2015
Tuesdays from 4:00-6:30 in Olsen 402
Tuesdays 9:00-10:30, Thursdays 12:00-1:30 and by appointment
Readings for Week 6: Robot Architectures
(Handed out 3/3/2015, for class on 3/10/2015)
Readings for Week 5: Design of an Assistive Telepresence Robot
Hu, G., Tay, W. P., & Wen, Y. (2012). Cloud robotics: architecture,
challenges and applications. Network, IEEE, 26(3), 21-28.
Trafton, G., Hiatt, L., Harrison, A., Tamborello, F., Khemlani, S., &
Schultz, A. (2013). ACT-R/E: An embodied cognitive architecture for
human-robot interaction. Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, 2(1),
(Handed out 2/24/2015, for class on 3/3/2015)
Readings for Week 4: Morphology
Katherine M. Tsui, Adam Norton, Daniel J. Brooks, Eric McCann, Mikhail
Medvedev, Jordan Allspaw, Sompop Sukawat, James M. Dalphond, Michael
Lunderville, and Holly
A. Yanco. Iterative Design of a
Semi-Autonomous Social Telepresence Robot Research Platform: A
Chronology. Intelligent Service Robotics Journal, Volume 7, Issue 2,
pp. 103-119, 2014.
(Handed out 2/10/2015, for class on 2/24/2015)
Readings for Week 3: Design Heuristics
- Matching robot appearance and
behavior to tasks to improve human-robot cooperation, J. Goetz,
S. Kiesler and A. Powers, Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International
Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (ROMAN),
- The design of a highly reliable
robot for unmediated museum interaction, I. Nourbakhsh, E. Hamner,
E. Porter, B. Dunlavey, E. Ayoob, T. Hsiu, M. Lotter and S. Shelly,
Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and
Automation (ICRA), 2005.
(Handed out 2/4/2015, for class on 2/11/2015)
Readings for Week 2: Iterative Robot Design Process
- Clarkson, E., & Arkin,
R. C. (2007). Applying
Heuristic Evaluation to Human-Robot Interaction Systems. In FLAIRS
Conference (pp. 44-49).
- Kahn, P. H., Freier, N. G., Kanda, T., Ishiguro, H., Ruckert,
J. H., Severson, R. L., & Kane, S. K. (2008,
March). Design patterns for
sociality in human-robot interaction. In Proceedings of the 3rd
ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction
(pp. 97-104). ACM.
- Floreano, D., Godjevac, J., Martinoli, A., Mondada, F., & Nicoud,
J. D. (1999). Design, control, and
applications of autonomous mobile robots. In Advances in Intelligent
Autonomous Systems (pp. 159-186). Springer Netherlands.
(Handed out 1/20/2015, for class on 1/27/2015)
- Mark J. Micire, Evolution and field
performance of a rescue robot, Journal of Field Robotics, 25:
- Michelle Bovard, Matthew Gillette, Trishan de Lanerolle, Bozidar
Marinkovic, Nhon H. Trinh, Peter Votto, David J. Ahlgren, Kundan
Nepal, and Amir Tamrakar, Design
evolution of the Trinity College IGVC robot ALVIN. Journal of Robotic
Systems, Volume 21 Issue 9, Pages 461 - 469, Special Issue:
Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC) 2003 Special Issue (Part
2), Published online 30 July 2004.
Last update: 3 May 2015
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