Robotics and Autonomous Systems

(The TQCC of Robotics and Autonomous Systems is 10. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
A review on absolute visual localization for UAV78
A survey of Behavior Trees in robotics and AI68
Review of snake robots in constrained environments68
Robotics and artificial intelligence in healthcare during COVID-19 pandemic: A systematic review67
Flexible gait transition for six wheel-legged robot with unstructured terrains62
Cable driven exoskeleton for upper-limb rehabilitation: A design review59
An efficient RRT cache method in dynamic environments for path planning55
Deploying MAVs for autonomous navigation in dark underground mine environments54
Skill transfer learning for autonomous robots and human–robot cooperation: A survey50
Loop closure detection using supervised and unsupervised deep neural networks for monocular SLAM systems48
A review of GNSS-independent UAV navigation techniques48
Robotic Mobile Fulfillment Systems: A survey on recent developments and research opportunities47
Combining reinforcement learning with rule-based controllers for transparent and general decision-making in autonomous driving45
Human–robot collaboration in sensorless assembly task learning enhanced by uncertainties adaptation via Bayesian Optimization43
Enhanced ant colony algorithm with communication mechanism for mobile robot path planning43
Fast-moving piezoelectric micro-robotic fish with double caudal fins42
A survey of robot manipulation in contact42
Modest-vocabulary loop-closure detection with incremental bag of tracked words42
Jumping over obstacles with MIT Cheetah 241
A survey on human-aware robot navigation40
Simulation-based lidar super-resolution for ground vehicles39
Fixed-Wing UAVs flocking in continuous spaces: A deep reinforcement learning approach38
Perceived safety in physical human–robot interaction—A survey38
Roombots extended: Challenges in the next generation of self-reconfigurable modular robots and their application in adaptive and assistive furniture37
A magnetic crawler wall-climbing robot with capacity of high payload on the convex surface36
ROS-based trajectory tracking control for autonomous tracked vehicle using optimized backstepping and sliding mode control36
Collective navigation of a multi-robot system in an unknown environment35
I-Support: A robotic platform of an assistive bathing robot for the elderly population35
Multi-camera visual SLAM for off-road navigation34
Multi-Spectral Image Synthesis for Crop/Weed Segmentation in Precision Farming34
Visual detection and tracking algorithms for minimally invasive surgical instruments: A comprehensive review of the state-of-the-art33
GR-LOAM: LiDAR-based sensor fusion SLAM for ground robots on complex terrain33
Planning the sequence of tasks for harvesting robots33
FUHAR: A transformable wheel-legged hybrid mobile robot33
Real-time deep learning approach to visual servo control and grasp detection for autonomous robotic manipulation33
Fuzzy controlled humanoid robots: A literature review32
Dual-view 3D object recognition and detection via Lidar point cloud and camera image32
Uncertain moving obstacles avoiding method in 3D arbitrary path planning for a spherical underwater robot31
Vision-based manipulation of deformable and rigid objects using subspace projections of 2D contours31
Overcoming some drawbacks of Dynamic Movement Primitives30
Teleoperation methods and enhancement techniques for mobile robots: A comprehensive survey30
Heuristic-based method for conflict discovery of shared control between humans and autonomous systems - A driving automation case study29
Autonomous drone race: A computationally efficient vision-based navigation and control strategy28
Coupled task scheduling for heterogeneous multi-robot system of two robot types performing complex-schedule order fulfillment tasks28
Robust deflection control and analysis of a fishing rod-type flexible robotic manipulator for collaborative robotics28
Driver identification using only the CAN-Bus vehicle data through an RCN deep learning approach28
Hybrid Global Positioning System-Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System based autonomous mobile robot navigation27
Hybrid force/position control in workspace of robotic manipulator in uncertain environments based on adaptive fuzzy control27
Planning the trajectory of an autonomous wheel loader and tracking its trajectory via adaptive model predictive control27
Optimal trajectory planning for cinematography with multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles26
A review of terrain detection systems for applications in locomotion assistance26
A novel coordinated motion planner based on capability map for autonomous mobile manipulator26
A new approach to time-optimal trajectory planning with torque and jerk limits for robot26
Assist-As-Needed control of a hip exoskeleton based on a novel strength index26
A survey on the design and evolution of social robots — Past, present and future25
A novel path planning methodology for automated valet parking based on directional graph search and geometry curve25
Unsupervised semantic clustering and localization for mobile robotics tasks25
A comparative look at two formation control approaches based on optimization and algebraic graph theory25
An integrated algorithm for ego-vehicle and obstacles state estimation for autonomous driving24
External six-bar mechanism rehabilitation device for index finger: Development and shape synthesis24
Enhancing satellite semantic maps with ground-level imagery24
Robot-Assisted Intervention for children with special needs: A comparative assessment for autism screening24
Model Predictive Control without terminal constraints or costs for holonomic mobile robots24
Rapidly-exploring Random Trees multi-robot map exploration under optimization framework23
A survey on soft lower limb cable-driven wearable robots without rigid links and joints23
Exploring factors influencing the acceptance of social robots among early adopters and mass market representatives23
Learning compliant robotic movements based on biomimetic motor adaptation23
Reinforcement learning control for the swimming motions of a beaver-like, single-legged robot based on biological inspiration23
On deep learning techniques to boost monocular depth estimation for autonomous navigation22
Cooperative distributed nonlinear model predictive control of a formation of differentially-driven mobile robots21
Learning robots to grasp by demonstration21
Autonomous navigation for UAVs managing motion and sensing uncertainty20
Object shape estimation and modeling, based on sparse Gaussian process implicit surfaces, combining visual data and tactile exploration20
Kinematic and dynamic manipulability analysis for free-floating space robots with closed chain constraints20
A systematic mapping study of robotics in human care20
Multimodality robotic systems: Integrated combined legged-aerial mobility for subterranean search-and-rescue20
Solving the area coverage problem with UAVs: A vehicle routing with time windows variation20
A collaborative robot for COVID-19 oropharyngeal swabbing19
Design and characterization of a lightweight underactuated RACA hand exoskeleton for neurorehabilitation19
An adaptive framework of real-time continuous gait phase variable estimation for lower-limb wearable robots19
Visual Place Recognition by spatial matching of high-level CNN features19
Multi-robot task allocation in disaster response: Addressing dynamic tasks with deadlines and robots with range and payload constraints19
Vehicle tracking with Kalman filter using online situation assessment18
A survey of multi-agent Human–Robot Interaction systems18
Robot skill learning in latent space of a deep autoencoder neural network18
UV Disinfection Robots: A Review18
Uncalibrated stereo vision with deep learning for 6-DOF pose estimation for a robot arm system18
Mathematical approach for the design configuration of magnetic system with multiple electromagnets18
From exploration to control: Learning object manipulation skills through novelty search and local adaptation18
Road detection based on simultaneous deep learning approaches18
6D pose estimation with combined deep learning and 3D vision techniques for a fast and accurate object grasping18
CL-MAPF: Multi-Agent Path Finding for Car-Like robots with kinematic and spatiotemporal constraints17
Multi-UAV trajectory planning using gradient-based sequence minimal optimization17
An innovative bio-inspired flight controller for quad-rotor drones: Quad-rotor drone learning to fly using reinforcement learning17
A ROS framework for the extrinsic calibration of intelligent vehicles: A multi-sensor, multi-modal approach17
A novel odor source localization system based on particle filtering and information entropy17
Power solutions for autonomous mobile robots: A survey17
A fast robotic arm gravity compensation updating approach for industrial application using sparse selection and reconstruction17
Development of a virtual reality simulator for a strategy for coordinating cooperative manipulator robots using cloud computing17
A benchmark for point clouds registration algorithms16
Safe path planning for UAV urban operation under GNSS signal occlusion risk16
Nonlinear MPC for collision-free and deadlock-free navigation of multiple nonholonomic mobile robots16
Long-term vehicle localization in urban environments based on pole landmarks extracted from 3-D lidar scans16
Exploring relationships between design features and system usability of intelligent car human–machine interface16
A Review of quadrotor UAV: Control and SLAM methodologies ranging from conventional to innovative approaches16
Bimanual telemanipulation with force and haptic feedback through an anthropomorphic avatar system16
Marine locomotion: A tethered UAV-Buoy system with surge velocity control15
A chaotic path planning generator enhanced by a memory technique15
An assistive upper-limb exoskeleton controlled by multi-modal interfaces for severely impaired patients: development and experimental assessment15
Robot exploration of indoor environments using incomplete and inaccurate prior knowledge15
Real-time identification and avoidance of simultaneous static and dynamic obstacles on point cloud for UAVs navigation15
Grasp prediction and evaluation of multi-fingered dexterous hands using deep learning15
Multi-robot task allocation clustering based on game theory15
Real-time wildfire monitoring with a fleet of UAVs15
Semantic approach to RIoT autonomous robots mission coordination15
The PoundCloud framework for ROS-based cloud robotics: Case studies on autonomous navigation and human–robot interaction15
Skill learning for robotic assembly based on visual perspectives and force sensing15
Battery charge scheduling in long-life autonomous mobile robots via multi-objective decision making under uncertainty15
A literature review of sensor heads for humanoid robots15
Advanced mapping robot and high-resolution dataset15
Obstacle avoidance in dynamic environments based on velocity space optimization14
Grappling claws for a robot to climb rough wall surfaces: Mechanical design, grasping algorithm, and experiments14
Range-based target localization and pursuit with autonomous vehicles: An approach using posterior CRLB and model predictive control14
Robust biped locomotion using deep reinforcement learning on top of an analytical control approach14
A probabilistic framework for learning geometry-based robot manipulation skills14
Ontology-based knowledge management with verbal interaction for command interpretation and execution by home service robots14
The semantic PHD filter for multi-class target tracking: From theory to practice14
A Survey on the autonomous exploration of confined subterranean spaces: Perspectives from real-word and industrial robotic deployments14
Output-feedback robust saturated actor–critic multi-layer neural network controller for multi-body electrically driven tractors with 14
Cooperative step-climbing strategy using an autonomous wheelchair and a robot14
LiDAR–camera calibration method based on ranging statistical characteristics and improved RANSAC algorithm14
Kinematic sensitivity analysis of manipulators using a novel dimensionless index14
FinnForest dataset: A forest landscape for visual SLAM14
Enhancing continuous control of mobile robots for end-to-end visual active tracking13
A multi-finger robot system for adaptive landing gear and aerial manipulation13
Fuzzy logic compliance adaptation for an assist-as-needed controller on the Gait Rehabilitation Exoskeleton (GAREX)13
Design and experimental validation of a robust model predictive control for the optimal trajectory tracking of a small-scale autonomous bulldozer13
LIDAR based detection of road boundaries using the density of accumulated point clouds and their gradients13
Heat conduction combined grid-based optimization method for reconfigurable pavement sweeping robot path planning13
SkillMaN — A skill-based robotic manipulation framework based on perception and reasoning13
ChildBot: Multi-robot perception and interaction with children12
Learning to see through the haze: Multi-sensor learning-fusion System for Vulnerable Traffic Participant Detection in Fog12
iRotate: Active Visual SLAM for Omnidirectional Robots12
Designing user-centric programming aids for kinesthetic teaching of collaborative robots12
Cross-entropy based stochastic optimization of robot trajectories using heteroscedastic continuous-time Gaussian processes12
Adaptive neural fuzzy reasoning method for recognizing human movement gait phase12
Monocular vision-based gripping of objects12
Collaborative human-autonomy semantic sensing through structured POMDP planning12
A Robust Stereo Feature-aided Semi-direct SLAM System12
Fast robotic pencil drawing based on image evolution by means of genetic algorithm12
A scene comprehensive safety evaluation method based on binocular camera12
Feasibility analysis of using the hp-adaptive Radau pseudospectral method for minimum-effort collision-free docking operations of AUV12
Hybrid strategy based model parameter estimation of irregular-shaped underwater vehicles for predicting velocity12
A robust phase oscillator design for wearable robotic systems12
Overtaking decision and trajectory planning in highway via hierarchical architecture of conditional state machine and chance constrained model predictive control12
Dynamic prioritized motion coordination of multi-AGV systems12
Development and validation of a ROS-based mobile robotic platform for human gait analysis applications12
Backstepping control for a UAV-manipulator tuned by Cuckoo Search algorithm12
APPL: Adaptive Planner Parameter Learning12
Human-friendly control system design for two-wheeled service robot with optimal control approach12
An analysis of international use of robots for COVID-1912
An alternative approach for robot localization inside pipes using RF spatial fadings11
Human–cobot interaction fluency and cobot operators’ job performance. The mediating role of work engagement: A survey11
Robotic odor source localization via adaptive bio-inspired navigation using fuzzy inference methods11
Spatiotemporal chaotification of delta robot mixer for homogeneous graphene nanocomposite dispersing11
Associated Reality: A cognitive Human–Machine Layer for autonomous driving11
Safe deep learning-based global path planning using a fast collision-free path generator11
A spiking network classifies human sEMG signals and triggers finger reflexes on a robotic hand11
Dynamics evaluation of 2UPU/SP parallel mechanism for a 5-DOF hybrid robot considering gravity11
Domain adversarial transfer for cross-domain and task-constrained grasp pose detection11
An adaptive learning and control framework based on dynamic movement primitives with application to human–robot handovers11
Application of the unscented Kalman filter in position estimation a case study on a robot for precise positioning11
Improving robot dual-system motor learning with intrinsically motivated meta-control and latent-space experience imagination11
Towards real-time forest inventory using handheld LiDAR11
Multi-modal feature fusion for better understanding of human personality traits in social human–robot interaction11
Gaussian process-based nonlinear predictive control for visual servoing of constrained mobile robots with unknown dynamics11
Cooperative Artificial Intelligence for underwater robotic swarm11
Receding Horizon Task and Motion Planning in Changing Environments11
Static map generation from 3D LiDAR point clouds exploiting ground segmentation10
A wearable sensor vest for social humanoid robots with GPGPU, IoT, and modular software architecture10
Robust gait design for a compass gait biped on slippery surfaces10
Parameterised robotic system meta-model expressed by Hierarchical Petri nets10
Hierarchical forest based fast online loop closure for low-latency consistent visual-inertial SLAM10
VisibleSim: A behavioral simulation framework for lattice modular robots10
Subject-specific compliance control of an upper-limb bilateral robotic system10
Joint semantic segmentation of road objects and lanes using Convolutional Neural Networks10
A neural network based framework for variable impedance skills learning from demonstrations10
PTPGC: Pedestrian trajectory prediction by graph attention network with ConvLSTM10
Rapid path planning for Dubins vehicles under environmental currents10
Object-RPE: Dense 3D reconstruction and pose estimation with convolutional neural networks10
Particle filter refinement based on clustering procedures for high-dimensional localization and mapping systems10
Area-Coverage Planning for Spray-based Surface Disinfection with a Mobile Manipulator10
Dynamics compensation of impedance-based motion control for LHDS of legged robot10
Finite-time disturbance reconstruction and robust fractional-order controller design for hybrid port-Hamiltonian dynamics of biped robots10
Semi-autonomous control of prosthetic hands based on multimodal sensing, human grasp demonstration and user intention10
Footstep planning of humanoid robot in ROS environment using Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) deep learning10
A novel UAV path planning algorithm to search for floating objects on the ocean surface based on object’s trajectory prediction by regression10
A connectivity preserving node permutation local method in limited range robotic networks10
Engineering efficient and massively parallel 3D self-reconfiguration using sandboxing, scaffolding and coating10
A comprehensive grasp taxonomy of continuum robots10