NRS - IEEE/RSJ IROS 2008 Workshop:
Network Robot Systems: human concepts of space and activity, integration and applications

September, 26, 2008, Nice, France

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IROS 2008 Workshop

Network Robot Systems: human concepts of space and activity, integration and applications

September 26, 2008 Nice, France

Room: Rhodes 9EG, Acropolis Convention Center

9:00- 9:10

Opening Norihiro Hagita

Session I : Progress reports on Network Robot System in the world (Part I)

9:10-10:30

9:10-9:30 Introduction to Network Robot Systems - Research Trends and Perspectives

Norihiro Hagita (ATR)

9:30-10:00 A View of Network Robot Systems in Urban Areas in Europe

Alberto Sanfeliu (Technical University of Catalonia)

10:00-10:30 Networked and Cooperating Robots for Urban Hygiene: the EU-funded DustBot Project

Paolo Dario, Cecilia Laschi, Barbara Mazzolai,Virgilio Mattoli, and Pericle Salvini (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna)

10:30-10:50

Coffee break

Session I : Progress reports on Network Robot System in the world (Part II)

10:50-12:20








10:50-11:20 Robot Town Platform: a robotic structured environment for daily human life

Tsutomu Hasegawa, Ryo Kurazume, Kouji Murakami and Yoshihiko Kimuro (Kyushu University)

11:20-11:50 Design and Implementation of a Ubiquitous Robotic Space

Wonpil Yu, Joo-Chan Sohn, and Young-Jo Cho (ETRI)

11:50-12:20 A Concept-physical Principle for Achieving Conversational Dialogue with an Interactive Humanoid Robot

Xie Ming (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

12:20-13:30

Lunch

Session II: Human concepts of space and activity

13:30-16:00


13:30-14:00 Intelligent Shaping of a Video Stream for Mobile Robot Teleoperation via Multihop Networks in Real-World Scenarios

Florian Zeiger and Markus Sauer and Klaus Schilling (University of Wuerzburg)

14:00-14:30 Towards a Network Robot System for Object Identification and Localization in RoboCup@Home

Alexei Borissov, Jakob Janecek, Federico Pecora and Alessandro Saffiotti (Örebro University)

14:30-15:00 Distributed Map Merging in a Robotic Network

Rosario Aragues (University of Zaragoza), Jorge Cortes (University of California San Diego) and Carlos Sagues (University of Zaragoza)

15:00-15:30 World modeling using distributed perception and communication

Manuela Veloso (CMU)

15:30-16:00 A Systems Theory Approach to Cooperative Robotics and Sensor Networks

Pedro Lima (ISR/IST, Lisbon)

16:00-16:20

Coffee break

Session III: Standardization on NRS (Part I)

16:20-17:20

16:20-16:40 Common Platform Technology for Next Generation Robots

Tomomasa SATO (*1/The Univ. of Tokyo), *Nobuto MATSUHIRA (*1/Toshiba Corp.), Eimei Oyama (*1/AIST)

1 CSTP-Coordination Program of Science and Technology Projects (CSTP: Council for Science and Technology Policy)

16:40-17:00 A Survey on Common Platforms for Next Generation Robot R&D

Tomomasa SATO (*1/The Univ. of Tokyo), Nobuto MATSUHIRA (*1/Toshiba Corp.), *Eimei Oyama (*1/AIST)

1 CSTP-Coordination Program of Science and Technology Projects (CSTP: Council for Science and Technology Policy)

17:00-17:20 Robotic Localization Standardization

Miwako Doi (Toshiba Corporate Research & Development Center), Shuichi Nishio (ATR)

Session III: Standardization on NRS (Part II)

17:20-18:40

17:20 - 18:40 Panel discussion

Co-chairs :Young-Jo Cho(ETRI)

Panelists: Alberto Sanfeliu, (Technical University of Catalonia) , Miwako Doi (Toshiba),

Sukhan Lee(Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Tetsuo Kotoku(AIST),

and Bruce MacDonald(Univ. of Auckland)

18:40-18:50

Closing Remarks Alberto Sanfeliu




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