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41. 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

42. 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

43. 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

44. 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

45. 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

46. 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

47. Evaluating The RoboCup 2009 Virtual Robot Rescue Competition
Topic: Robotics
Published: 4/22/2010
Authors: Stephen B. Balakirsky, S Carpin, Arnoud Visser
Abstract: The 2009 RoboCup Competitions took place in Graz Austria in July of 2009. The Virtual Robot Rescue Competition included 11 competitors from 10 different countries. The main objective of this competition is to utilize teams of robots to perform an urb ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904116

48. Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking of Robotic and Automation Systems
Topic: Robotics
Published: 3/31/2010
Authors: Rajmohan Madhavan, Elena R Messina, Angel P. Del Pobil
Abstract: The Technical Committee on Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking for Robotic and Automation Systems (TC-PEBRAS) was approved at the Technical Activities Board (TAB) meeting held at the 2009 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904622

49. Static and Dynamic Stability Performance Measurements of the Home Lift, Position and Rehabilitation (HLPR) Chair/Forklift
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7667
Topic: Robotics
Published: 3/3/2010
Authors: Joshua Johnson, Roger V Bostelman
Abstract: The Home Lift, Position and Rehabilitation (HLPR) Chair, developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has unique capabilities and a unique shape as compared to conventional wheelchairs and powered chairs. The evaluation of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902750

50. Performance Measures Framework for Unmanned Systems (PerMFUS): Initial Perspective
Topic: Robotics
Published: 2/18/2010
Authors: Hui-Min Huang, Elena R Messina, Adam S Jacoff
Abstract: The performance of intelligent unmanned systems (UMS) must be able to be measured to ensure that they can meet the operational requirements. A generic framework to enable capturing and organizing the performance metrics are highly desirable. In thi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904626



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