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Adelopod Brett Hemes and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos "Frictional step climbing analysis of tumbling locomotion" IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2012 Brett Hemes, Dario Canelon, Justin Dancs and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos "Robotic Tumbling Locomotion" IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2011 Brett Hemes and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos "A New Modular Schema for the Control of Tumbling Robots" IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2009 Brett Hemes, Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, Barry O'Brien "The Adelopod Tumbling Robot" IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2009 Brett Hemes, Duc Fehr, Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos "Motion Primitives for a Tumbling Robot" IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2008

Aquapod Sandeep Dhull, Dario Canelon, Apostolos Kottas, Justin Dancs and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos "Aquapod: A Small Amphibious Robot with Sampling Capabilities" IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2012 Andrew Carlson and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos "Aquapod : Prototype Design of an Amphibious Tumbling Robot" IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2011

eROSI Loren Fiore, Guruprasad Somasundaram, Andrew Drenner and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, "Optimal camera placement with adaptation to dynamic scenes" Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation, Pasadena, CA, May 19-23, 2008. Pages: 956-961. Hyeun Jeong Min, Andrew Drenner, and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, "Autonomous docking for an eROSI robot based on a vision system with points clustering" Proceedings of the 2007 Mediterranean Conference on Control & Automation, Athens, Greece, 2007

Explorer Qingquan Zhang, Gerald Sobelman, and Tian He, "Gradient-Based Target Localization in Robotic Sensor Networks" The Pervasive and Mobile Computing Journal, Volume 5, 2009. Monica Anderson and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos,"Implicit Cooperation Strategies for Multi-robot Search of Unknown Areas" Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Volume 53, 2008 Loren Fiore, Duc Fehr, Robot Bodor, Andrew Drenner, Guruprasad Somasundaram, and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, "Multi-Camera Human Activity Monitoring" Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 52, 2008. Apostolos Kottas, Andrew Drenner, and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, "Intelligent Power Management: Promoting Power-Consciousness in Teams of Mobile Robots" Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2009. Hyeun Jeong Min, Andrew Drenner, and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, "Vision-based Leader-Follower Formations with Limited Information" Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2009. Loren Fiore, Guruprasad Somasundaram, Andrew Drenner, and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, "Optimal Camera Placement with Adaptation to Dynamic Scenes" Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2008.

MicroVision William J. Beksi and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, "Point Cloud Culling for Robot Vision Tasks Under Communication Constraints" Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2014. Duc Fehr, William J. Beksi, Dimitris Zermas and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, "Occlusion Alleviation through Motion Using a Mobile Robot" Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014. Pratap Tokekar, Vineet Bhatawadekar, Duc Fehr, and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, "Experiments in Object Reconstruction Using a Robot-mounted Laser Range-finder" 17th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, MED'09. Duc Fehr and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, "Using a Laser Range Finder Mounted on a MicroVision Robot to Estimate Environmental Parameters" SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2009.

Hybrid Alex Kossett and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos "A Robust Miniature Robot Design for Land/Air Hybrid Locomotion" IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2011 Alex Kossett, Ruben D'Sa, Jesse Purvey, and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos "Design of an Improved Land/Air Miniature Robot" IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2010 Alex Kossett, Jesse Purvey, and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos "More Than Meets the Eye: A Hybrid-Locomotion Robot with Rotary Flight and Wheel Modes" IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2009 Sam D. Herbert, Andrew Drenner, and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, "Loper: A Quadruped-Hybrid Stair Climbing Robot" Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation, Pasadena, CA, May 19-23, 2008

Loper Sam D. Herbert, Andrew Drenner, and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, "Loper: A Quadruped-Hybrid Stair Climbing Robot" Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation, Pasadena, CA, May 19-23, 2008.

UMN Scout E. Kadioglu, N. Papanikolopoulos, "A Method for Transporting a Team of Miniature Robots," Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. P. E. Rybski, F. Zacharias, J. F. Lett, O. Masoud, M. Gini and N. Papanikolopoulos, "Building Topological Maps with Sensor-Limited Miniature Mobile Robots," Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. J. L. Pearce, P. E. Rybski, S. A. Stoeter, N. Papanikolopoulos, "Dispersion Behaviors for a Team of Miniature Robots," Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Sascha A. Stoeter, Ian T. Burt, Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos. Scout Robot Motion Model. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2003. Andrew Drenner, Ian Burt, Bradley Kratochvil, Brad Nelson, Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, Kemal Berk Yesin, "Communication and Mobility Enhancements to the Scout Robot" Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Lausanne, Switzerland, Oct. 2002. S. A. Stoeter, P. E. Rybski, M. Gini, N. Papanikolopoulos, "Autonomous Stair-Hopping with Scout Robots" Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 721-726, Lausanne, Switzerland, September/October 2002. P. Rößler, S. A. Stoeter, P. E. Rybski, N. Papanikolopoulos, "Visual Servoing of a Miniature Robot Toward a Marked Target," Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Santorini, Greece, July 2002. A. Drenner, I. Burt, T. Dahlin, B. Kratochvil, C. P. McMillen, B. Nelson, N. Papanikolopoulos, P. E. Rybski, K. Stubbs, D. Waletzko, K. B. Yesin, "Mobility Enhancements to the Scout Robot Platform," Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1069-1074, Washington, DC, May 2002. D. P. Perrin, E. Kadioglu, S. A. Stoeter, N. Papanikolopoulos, "Localization of Miniature Robots Using Constant Curvature Dynamic Countours," Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 702-707, Washington DC, May 2002. P. E. Rybski, A. Larson, A. Schoolcraft, S. Osentoski and M. Gini, "Evaluation of Control Strategies for Multi-Robot Search and Retrieval," Proceedings of The 7th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS-7), pp. 281-288, Marina del Rey, CA, March 2002. C. P. McMillen, K. Stubbs, P. E. Rybski, S. A. Stoeter, M. Gini, N. Papanikolopoulos, "Resource Scheduling and Load Balancing in Distributed Robotic Control Systems," Proceedings of The 7th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS-7), pp. 223-230, Marina del Rey, CA, March 2002. P. E. Rybski, S. A. Stoeter, M. Gini, D. F. Hougen, N. Papanikolopoulos, "Effects of Limited Bandwidth Communications Channels of the Control of Multiple Robots," Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 369-374, Maui, HI, October 2001. P. E. Rybski, I. Burt, T. Dahlin, M. Gini, D. F. Hougen, D. G. Krantz, F. Nageotte, N. Papanikolopoulos, S. A. Stoeter, "System Architecture for Versatile Autonomous and Teleoperated Control of Multiple Miniature Robots," Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Seoul, Korea, May 2001. D. F. Hougen, M. D. Erickson, P. E. Rybski, S. A. Stoeter, M. Gini, N. Papanikolopoulos, "Autonomous Mobile Robots and Distributed Exploratory Missions," Fifth International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems (DARS), Knoxville, TN, October 2000. S. A. Stoeter, P. E. Rybski, M. D. Erickson, M. Wyman, M. Gini, D. F. Hougen, N. Papanikolopoulos, "A Robot Team for Exploration and Surveillance: Design and Architecture," Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems 6, pp. 767-774, Venice, Italy, July 2000. N. Papanikolopoulos, S. A. Stoeter, P. E. Rybski, M. Gini, D. F. Hougen, M. Erickson, "Experiments with a Team of Miniature Robots," Proceedings of the IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control & Automation, Rio, Greece, July 2000. P. E. Rybski, S. A. Stoeter, M. D. Erickson, M. Gini, D. F. Hougen, N. Papanikolopoulos, "A Team of Robotic Agents for Surveillance," Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Autonomous Agents, pp. 9-16, Barcelona, Spain, June 2000. D. F. Hougen, S. Benjaafar, J. C. Bonney, J. R. Budenske, M. Dvorak, M. Gini, H. French, D. G. Krantz, P. Y. Li, F. Malver, B. Nelson, N. Papanikolopoulos, P. E. Rybski, S. A. Stoeter, R. Voyles and K. B. Yesin, "A Miniature Robotic System for Reconnaissance and Surveillance," Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 501-507, San Francisco, CA, April 2000.

COTS Scout Ian Burt, Andrew Drenner, Casey Carlson, Apostolos D. Kottas, and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, "Impact Orientation Invariant Robot Design: An Approach to Projectile Deployed Robotic Platforms", Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Orlando, FL, May 2006. Casey Carlson, Andrew Drenner, Ian Burt, Apostolos Kottas, Charles Hays, and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, "Rugged Robotic Reconnaissance System" Video proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Orlando, FL, May 2006. Casey Carlson, Andrew Drenner, Ian Burt, Apostolos Kottas, Charles Hays, and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, "Rugged Mobile Robotic System" Poster Session of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Orlando, FL, May 2006. Ben Jackson, Ian Burt, Bradley E. Kratochvil, and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos. "A Control System for Teams of Off-the-Shelf Scouts and MegaScouts" Proceedings of the 11th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Rhodes, Greece, June 2003. Andrew Drenner, Ian Burt, Derek Goerke, Bradley E. Kratochvil, Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos. "COTS Scout Robot" Video proceedings of the SPIE International Symposium on Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology V, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A., April 2003. Bradley E. Kratochvil, Ian T. Burt, Andrew Drenner, Derek Goerke, Bennett Jackson, Colin McMillen, Christopher Olson, Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, Adam Pfeifer, Sascha A. Stoeter, Kristen Stubbs, David Waletzko. "Heterogeneous Implementation of an Adaptive Robotic Sensing Team." Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2003.

Solar UAV Scott Morton, Luke Scharber and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos "Solar powered unmanned aerial vehicle for continuous flight: Conceptual overview and optimization" IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2013

MegaScout Bradley Kratochvil, Ian T. Burt, Andrew Drenner, Derek Goerke, Bennett Jackson, Colin McMillen, Christopher Olson, Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos, Adam Pfeifer, Sascha A. Stoeter, Kristen Stubbs, David Waletzko. "Heterogeneous Implementation of an Adaptive Robotic Sensing Team." Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2003.