Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics XI: Selected by H. Levent Akin, Nancy M. Amato, Volkan Isler, A. Frank van

By H. Levent Akin, Nancy M. Amato, Volkan Isler, A. Frank van der Stappen

This conscientiously edited quantity is the result of the 11th variation of the Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR), that is the superior venue showcasing leading edge study in algorithmic robotics. The 11th WAFR, which used to be held August 3-5, 2014 at Boğaziçi college in Istanbul, Turkey persevered this custom. This quantity comprises prolonged types of the forty two papers awarded at WAFR. those contributions spotlight the innovative study in classical robotics difficulties (e.g. manipulation, movement, direction, multi-robot and kinodynamic planning), geometric and topological computation in robotics besides novel functions akin to informative direction making plans, energetic sensing and surgical making plans. This publication - wealthy by means of subject matters and authoritative members - is a special reference at the present advancements and new instructions within the box of algorithmic foundations.

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