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31. 2010 Proceedings of the Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS'10) Workshop
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1113
Topic: Robotics
Published: 2/8/2011
Authors: Rajmohan Madhavan, Elena R Messina, Brian A Weiss
Abstract: The 2010 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems workshop is the tenth in a series dedicated to defining measures and methodologies of evaluating performance of intelligent systems. Started in 2000, the PerMIS series focuses on applications of pe ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907548

32. Advanced Sensing Towards Improved Forklift Safety
Topic: Robotics
Published: 2/4/2011
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, William P Shackleford
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology's Intelligent Systems Division has been researching advanced three-dimensional (3D) imaging sensors and their use in manufacturing towards improving forklift safety. Experiments are presented in thi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907236

33. Co-X Panel Discussion
Topic: Robotics
Published: 2/4/2011
Authors: Elena R Messina, Brian A Weiss, Rajmohan Madhavan
Abstract: Robots as co-protectors, co-inhabitants, co-workers, co-integrants, or more generically, "Co-X" will improve effectiveness, efficiency, safety, security, and improve quality of life in the coming years. In-keeping with the theme of PerMIS'10, which i ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907514

34. Towards Evaluating World Modeling for Autonomous Navigation in Unstructured and Dynamic Environments
Topic: Robotics
Published: 2/4/2011
Authors: R Lakaemper, Rajmohan Madhavan
Abstract: With funding from the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Measurement Science and Engineering Research Grants, the authors have recently embarked on a three year project to create and experimentally validate a ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907283

35. Comprehensive Standard Test Suites for the Performance Evaluation of Mobile Robots
Topic: Robotics
Published: 1/31/2011
Authors: Adam S Jacoff, Hui-Min Huang, Elena R Messina, Ann M Virts, Anthony J Downs
Abstract: Robots must possess certain sets of capabilities to suit critical operations such as emergency responses. In the mobility function, ground robots must be able to handle many types of obstacles and terrain complexities, including traversing and negot ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906931

36. Evaluation of Maps using Fixed Shapes: The Fiducial Map Metric
Topic: Robotics
Published: 1/31/2011
Authors: Soren Schwertfeger, Adam S Jacoff, Christopher Scrapper, Johannes Pellenz, Alexander Kleiner
Abstract: Mapping is an important task for mobile robots. Assessing the quality of those maps is an open topic. A new approach on map evaluation is presented here. It makes use of artificial objects placed in the environment named "Fiducials". Using the known ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906653

37. International Standards Efforts Towards Safe Accessibility Technology for Persons With Disabilities: Cross-industry Activities
Topic: Robotics
Published: 12/31/2010
Author: Roger V Bostelman
Abstract: This paper describes the US and International Standards activities ongoing within the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Intelligent Systems Division (ISD) with regards to accessibility for the disabled. There is a critical role of stan ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906332

38. Performance Evaluation of Intelligent Systems at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Topic: Robotics
Published: 12/31/2010
Authors: Craig I Schlenoff, Harry A. Scott, Stephen B. Balakirsky
Abstract: The ability to comprehensively evaluate the quantitative and qualitative performance of an intelligent system is critical to accurately predicting how it will perform in various situations. The design of such evaluations is often as much of a researc ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906568

39. 2009 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS'09) Workshop
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1112
Topic: Robotics
Published: 7/9/2010
Authors: Rajmohan Madhavan, Elena R Messina
Abstract: The Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS) workshop is dedicated to defining measures and methodologies of evaluating performance of intelligent systems. The main theme of the ninth iteration of the workshop, PerMIS'09, addressed the qu ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906116

40. RoboCupRescue Interleague Challenge 2009: Bridging the gap between Simulation and Reality
Topic: Robotics
Published: 6/30/2010
Authors: Alexander Kleiner, Christopher Scrapper, Adam S Jacoff
Abstract: The RoboCupRescue initiative, represented by real-robot and simulation league, is designed to foster the research and development of innovative technologies and assistive capabilities to help responders mitigate an emergency response situation. This ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905775



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