Accepted Papers : Robotics Track

Full Papers

Dynamic UAV Swarm Deployment for Non-Uniform Coverage
Dario Albani, Tiziano Manoni, Daniele Nardi, Vito Trianni

Scheduling Spare Drones for Persistent Task Performance With Energy Constraints
Erez Hartuv, Noa Agmon, Sarit Kraus

PETLON: Planning Efficiently for Task-Level-Optimal Navigation
Shih-Yun Lo, Shiqi Zhang, Peter Stone

A Journey Among Pairs of Vertices: Computing Robots’ Paths for Performing Joint Measurements
Alessandro Riva,Nicola Basilico, Francesco Amigoni, Carlo Fanton, Jacopo Banfi
Bounded Policy Synthesis for POMDPs with Safe-Reachability Objectives
Yue Wang, Swarat Chaudhuri, Lydia Kavraki

Managing Byzantine Robots via Blockchain Technology in a Swarm Robotics Collective Decision Making Scenario
Volker Strobel, Eduardo Castelló Ferrer, Marco Dorigo

A Distributed Self-Assembly Planning Algorithm for Modular Robots
Thadeu Tucci, Benoit Piranda, Julien Bourgeois

OWL-enabled Assembly Planning for Robotic Agents
Daniel Beßler, Mihai Pomarlan, Michael Beetz

Robot program construction via grounded natural language semantics and simulation
Mihai Pomarlan, John Bateman

Incrementally Learning Semantic Attributes through Dialogue Interaction
Andrea Vanzo, Jose Luis Part, Yanchao Yu, Daniele Nardi, Oliver Lemon

Communicative Cues for Reach-to-Grasp Motions: From Humans to Robots
Dogancan Kebude, Cem Eteke, Tevfik Metin Sezgin, Baris Akgun

Multi-Robot Simultaneous Coverage and Mapping\\ of Complex Scene - Comparison of Different Strategies
Laetitia Matignon, Olivier Simonin

Verifiable Control of Robotic Swarm from High-level Specifications
Ji Chen, Salar Moarref, Hadas Kress-Gazit

A Search-Based Approach to Solve Pursuit-Evasion Games with Limited Visibility in Polygonal Environments
Alberto Quattrini Li, Francesco Amigoni, Raffaele Fioratto, Volkan Isler

MTL Robustness for Path Planning with A*
Sarra Alqahtani, Ian Riley, Samuel Taylor, Rose Gamble, Roger Mailler

Online learning for crowd-sensitive path planning
Anoop Aroor, Susan Epstein

Multi-Feature Collective Decision Making in Robot Swarms
Julia Ebert, Melvin Gauci, Radhika Nagpal

Towards a Robust Interactive and Learning Social Robot
Michiel de Jong, Kevin Zhang, Travers Rhodes, Robin Schmucker, Chenghui Zhou, Sofia Ferreira, João Cartucho, Manuela Veloso, Aaron Roth

Extended Abstracts

Increasing the Effectiveness of Multi-robot Prioritized Path Planning via Appropriate Scheduling and Introducing Safe-Start-Intervals
Konstantin Yakovlev, Anton Andreychuk

Simulating Shared Airspace for Service UAVs with Conflict Resolution
Florence Ho, Ruben Geraldes, Artur Gonçalves, Marc Cavazza, Helmut Prendinger

Distributed Accurate Leader-Follower Formation Control Under Uncertainty
Dany Rovinsky, Noa Agmon

Learning Cognitive Affordances for Objects from Natural Language Instruction
Vasanth Sarathy, Bradley Oosterveld, Evan Krause, Matthias Scheutz

Apprenticeship Bootstrapping: Inverse Reinforcement Learning in Multi-Skill UAV-UGV Tracking Task
Hussein Abbass, Hung Nguyen, Matthew Garratt, Lam Bui

Affordance Discovery using Simulated Exploration
Adam Allevato, Andrea Thomaz, Mitch Pryor

KnowRob_sim -- Game Engine-enabled Knowledge Processing for Cognition-enabled Robot Control
Andrei Haidu, Michael Beetz, Daniel Beßler, Asil Kaan Bozcuoğlu

Learning Queuing Strategies in Human-Multi-Robot Interaction
Masoume M. Raeissi, Alessandro Farinelli

Task Fusion Heuristics for Coalition Formation and Planning
Gilberto Marcon dos Santos, Julie Adams

Institutions for Mixed Human-Robot Societies: a Preliminary Study
Stevan Tomic, Alicja Wasik, Pedro Lima, Alcherio Martinoli, University of Rome Sapienza", Alessandro Saffiotti

DOP: Deep Optimistic Planning with Approximate Value Function Evaluation
Francesco Riccio, Roberto Capobianco, Daniele Nardi

Calibrated Mixed Reality for Scalable Multi-Robot Experiments
Victoria Edwards, Peter Gaskell, Edwin Olson

Balancing Explicability and Explanations - Emergent Behaviors in Human-Aware Planning
Tathagata Chakraborti, Sarath Sreedharan, Subbarao Kambhampati

Creating Explorations by Detecting Underspecified Feature Spaces
Simon Mattsson, Matthias Scheutz

Learning Spare-time Service Rewards for a Mobile Robot in a Structured Environment
Max Korein, Manuela Veloso

Exploiting Asynchrony in Multi-agent Consensus to Change the Agreement Point
Ramitha Sundar, Sasanka Nagavalli, Katia Sycara

Predicting Supportive Behaviors based on User Preferences for Human-Robot Collaboration
Elena Corina Grigore, Olivier Mangin, Alessandro Roncone, Brian Scassellati

Artificial Emotions as Dynamic Modulators of Individual and Group Behavior in Multi-robot System
Jerome Guzzi, Alessandro Giusti, Jawad Nagi, Luca Maria Gambardella, Gianni Di Caro

Circle Formation with Computation-Free Robots shows Emergent Behavioral Structure
David St-Onge, Giovanni Beltrame, Carlo Pinciroli