There are many researchers, practitioners and enthusiasts in the field of robotics that develop or investigate mobile robots or manipulators, addressing challenging problems, algorithms, methods, software and hardware. The sites in this category are a showcase of their hard work.
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Anders' Mindstorms page
Showcases a variety of Ander's Mindstorms projects including a Yatzymatic, a Pinball machine and a cooler. Site also include information on Mindstorms programming and sensors.
Anderson, David P.
Director of the SMU Geophysical Imaging Lab. Member of the Dallas Personal Robotics Group. Descriptions and photos of his autonomous robots including nBot, a two-wheeled balancing robot.
Description of a homebuilt underwater robot.
Regents' Professor and Director of the Mobile Robot Laboratory at Georgia Institute of Technology. Interests include behavior-based reactive control, robot survivability, multi-agent systems, biorobotics, human-robot interaction and learning.
A hobby robot that can pick up and move small objects.
Research Scientist and Head of the Mobile Robotics Lab within the University of Michigan's Department of Mechanical Engineering. Interests in mobile robots, obstacle avoidance, odometry, positioning, and the GuideCane for the Blind.
Director of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
Professor of Computer Science at the University of Freiburg and head of the research lab for Autonomous Intelligent Systems. Areas of interest lie in Artificial Intelligence and mobile robots.
Jeff Byrne is a robotics and computer vision professional, working on image segmentation, image aided navigation and visual collision obstacle detection for unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) and unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs).
Christensen, Henrik I.
Professor of computer science at Kungl Tekniska Högskolan, Stockholm. Areas of interest include mobile robotics, autonomous systems, computer vision and biologically inspired robot systems.
Cricket the Robot
Information on building an autonomous, walking robot. Includes schematics and code.
DaVinci Robotics Educational Foundation
Learn about the group's various robot projects. Also includes advice for those who wish to build robots.
Davison, Andrew J.
Lecturer in Computing at Imperial College London, carrying out research in real-time computer vision, robotics and SLAM.
Professor at the Universität Karlsruhe with research interests in mobile systems, medical applications, interactive learning and humanoids.
Researcher in Autonomous Sensor Systems. Assistant Professor at the Centre for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems at Örebro University in Sweden. Research interests include autonomous robots, machine learning and neural networks, artificial intelligence, navigation systems, and biologically inspired sensor systems.
Dudek , G.
Professor at the School of Computer Science and Centre for Intelligent Machines (CIM). Research areas include navigation, shape, mobile robotics, computer vision, vision, visualization, and recognition.
Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington. His research interests lie in artificial intelligence and its application to mobile robotics, believing that building systems is an important part of research, especially in robotics.
Course directory for Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems at the University of Sussex in Brighton, United Kingdom.
Director, Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics, DLR German Aerospace Center.
A 3-servo hexapod with obstacle avoidance capability. Details the design, building process and programming, and shows movies.
Provides information on his work with the Autopilot UAV flight control project and links to other robotics sites.
Kaelbling, L. P.
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science MIT. Also associate director of the MIT AI Lab and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Machine Learning Research.
Associate Professor, Department Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University, Australia. List of online publications.
Associate Professor, Computer Science Department, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA. Research centers around techniques for decision making that enable situated agents to act intelligently in their environments, under realistic conditions.
Konstantinos Akalestos' Lego Biped Robot
Shows the research and programming done for creating a walking robot that exhibits obstacle avoidance behaviour. The robot is constructed using Lego's Mindstorms and programming in C language using the BrickOS kernel.
Professor and Chairman, Department of Computer Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin. Research interests include the representation of commonsense and expert knowledge, with an emphasis on the effective use of incomplete knowledge. Recent accomplishments include a robot exploration and mapping strategy based on qualitative recognition of distinctive places.
Showcase of his robots, Micromouse, Carrom Playing Robot and Fire Fighter, and robotics tutorials.
Mason, Matthew T.
Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University. Conducts research on the mechanics of robots manipulation.
Mbah, Stephen I.
Robotics projects, including a robot head and KHR-1.
Milios, E. E.
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, York University, Ontario. Interests include computer vision, mobile robotics, and multiagent robotics.
Ph.D. student in Computer Science at the Laboratory for Computational Intelligence at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada. Interests include stereo vision for mobile robot navigation.
Nourbakhsh , I. R.
Assistant Professor of Robotics, The Robotics Institute, CMU. Interests include: formal representations of perception and action; planning with incomplete information; interleaving planning and execution; mobile robot architectures; real-time visual obstacle avoidance and navigation; robot team communication and cooperation.
Contains his Masters thesis on Map Building with Mobile Robots, and a map editing application.
Reconn's World: SmallBot Project
Information on an attempt to build the SmallBot robot.
RHA robotic team
The Amir Kabir University of Technology's robotic projects including a line tracker robot and a ball gatherer.
A builder of robotic kinetic art. Biography, photos, and information on shows.
Student robotic projects at Semnan University in Iran. Papers, a photo gallery, a list of projects, and information about the members.
Assistant professor doing research on cognitive robotics in the Krieg-Brückner group, Bremen Institute of Safe Systems (BISS), University of Bremen, Germany. Interests include control of autonomous mobile robotics, image processing, and simulation.
Details about Scott Preston's robot projects, including photos, descriptions, how-to guides and reviews.
The Smile Project
Experiments in human behavior and emotional responses through human-scale robots.
Features several robotic snakes. Includes photos and video clips.
Spero, Dorian J.
Research engineer at Ford Motor Company in Michigan working on the DARPA Grand Challenge. Research interests include mobile robot navigation in natural environments, SLAM, sensing and path planning.
Sweet Line Following Robot
Details the construction of a line following robot. Includes video clips of the vehicle.
Professor of Computer Science and director of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at Stanford University. Thrun pursues research in robotics, probabilistic techniques and machine learning.
Drive a toy car via the web with realtime streaming video.
Descriptions, pictures, 3D-models and videos of robots V-3 (BiPed) and HR-V1 (Humanoid upper body). HR-V1 is designed to combine with a revised version of V-3.
von Puttkamer, E.
Head of the AG Robotik und Prozeßrechentechnik, Universität Kaiserslautern, Fachbereich Informatik, Germany.
von Stryk, Oscar
Simulation and Systems Optimization Group (SIM), Department of Computer Science, Technische Universität Darmstadt.
Photos of several robots made from electronic scrap.
Zimmer, U. R.
Australian National University, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, and the Research School of Information Sciences and Engineering. Current research interests include spatio-temporal modelling in autonomous systems.
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