Beyond Webcams:
An Introduction to Online Robots

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Archive of Online Robots

Edited by Ken Goldberg and Roland Siegwart

Table of Contents

    Preface, Tom Sheridan, MIT
    Introduction, Ken Goldberg and Roland Siegwart

    Section I: Remote Manipulation

  1. Fundamentals of Online Robots
    Craig Sayers, Hewlett Packard Research Labs
  2. The Mercury Project: A Feasibility Study for Online Robots
    Ken Goldberg, Steve Gentner, Carl Sutter, Jeff Wiegley, and Bobak Farzin
    UC Berkeley and USC
  3. A Distributed Framework for Online Robots
    Barney Dalton, University of Western Australia
  4. Online Robots
    Hirohisa Hirukawa, Isao Hara and Toshio Hori, Electrotechnical Laboratory(ETL)

    Section II: Remote Mobility

  5. Xavier: An Autonomous Mobile Robot on the Web
    Reid Simmons, Richard Goodwin, Sven Koenig, Joseph O'Sullivan, Greg Armstrong, Joaquin Fernandez
    CMU, IBM, Georgia Tech, U. of Vigo, Spain
  6. KhepOnTheWeb: One Year of Access to a Mobile Robot on the Internet
    Patrick Saucy and Francesco Mondada, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)
  7. RobOnWeb: A Setup with Mobile Mini-Robots on the Web
    Roland Siegwart, Patrick Balmer, Caroline Portal, Cedric Wannaz, Rémy Blank Gilles Caprari
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
  8. The Performance of Mobile Robots Controlled Through the Web
    Hideki Hashimoto, Noriaki Ando, Joo-Ho Lee
    Institute of Industrial Science (IIS), University of Tokyo, Japan
  9. Personal Tele-Embodiment
    Eric Paulos and John Canny, UC Berkeley

    Section III: Remote Control and Time Delay

  10. Handling Latency in Internet-Based Teleoperation
    Kevin Brady and Tzyh-Jong Tarn, MIT Lincoln Laboratory and Washington University
  11. Towards Bilateral Internet Teleoperation
    Gunter Niemeyer and Jean-Jacques E. Slotine, MIT
  12. VISIT:A Teleoperation System via Computer Network
    Kazuhiro Kosuge, Jun Kikuchi and Koji Takeo, Tohoku University
  13. Internet-based Ground Operations for Mars Lander and Rover Missions
    Paul G. Backes, Kam S. Tso, Jeffrey S. Norris, Gregory K. Tharp
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology IA Tech, Inc.
  14. Robust Visualization for Web-based Control of Mobile Robots
    Dirk Schulz and Wolfram Burgard, University of Bonn and Freiburg

    Section IV: Other Novel Applications

  15. Computer Networked Robotics
    Hideki Hashimoto and Yasuharu Kunii, University of Tokyo and Chuo University
  16. One Year of Puma Painting
    Matthew R. Stein, Roger Williams University
  17. Online Robots and the Remote Museum Experience
    Steven B. Goldberg and George A. Bekey, University of Southern California
  18. Remote Handling of Protein Crystals with Online Robots
    Steven C. Venema and Blake Hannaford, University of Washington

    Author Biographies


Archive of Online Robots

The Robot in the Garden (MIT Press, 2000)

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For more information please contact Profs. Goldberg or Siegwart at
goldberg@ieor.berkeley.edu, or roland.siegwart@epfl.ch.

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