Sunday, September 14th 2014, 8:30AM - 12:00PM, Chicago, IL USA

State Ballroom, Palmer House Hilton

Confirmed Speakers

Vijay Kumar (keynote), University of Pennsylvania, USA
Lorenzo Marconi / Roberto Naldi, University of Bologna, Italy
Gonzalo López-Nicolás / Carlos Sagüés, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Lorenzo Sabattini, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Gaurav S. Sukhatme (keynote), University of Southern California, USA
Daniel Zelazo, Technion, Israel


Time Speaker Title Abstract
8:30-8:40 Organizers Welcome/Introduction --
8:40-9:10 Gaurav S. Sukhatme Taxonomy in Multi-Robot Research TBD
9:10-9:30 Gonzalo López-Nicolás "From centralized to distributed topologies through vision-based multirobot control" Link
9:30-9:50 Daniel Zelazo "Rigidity Theory for Multi-Robot Coordination: Architectural Needs and Implementation Challenges" Link
9:50-10:30 Poster Contributors Interactive Session / Coffee Break See below.
10:30-10:50 Lorenzo Sabattini "Decentralized connectivity maintenance for multi-robot systems" Link
10:50-11:10 Lorenzo Marconi "A Modular Aerial Vehicle Combining Under and Fully Actuated Dynamic Behaviors" Link
11:10-11:40 Vijay Kumar Applications of Topology in Multi-Robot Systems TBD
11:40-12:00+ Organizers/Audience Roundtable Discussion --

Interactive Session

Speaker Title Abstract
Matthew Elwin "Reducing the Role of Network Topology in Average Consensus Estimator Performance" Link
Ryan Kennedy "Network localization from relative bearing measurements" Link
Alessandro Marino "Distributed fault detection and recovery for networked robots" Link
Karol Hausman "Cooperative Multi-Robot Control for Target Tracking with Efficient Switching of Onboard Sensing Topologies" Link
Fabio Pasqualetti "Controllability Metrics and Algorithms for Complex Networks" Link
Phillip Walker "Human Control of Robot Swarms with Dynamic Leaders" Link