IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine

(The TQCC of IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine is 1. 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.)
Vine Robots98
Design Optimization of Soft Robots: A Review of the State of the Art89
Fully Actuated Multirotor UAVs: A Literature Review57
Accelerating Surgical Robotics Research: A Review of 10 Years With the da Vinci Research Kit55
Robotic Waste Sorting Technology: Toward a Vision-Based Categorization System for the Industrial Robotic Separation of Recyclable Waste48
Medical Robots for Infectious Diseases: Lessons and Challenges from the COVID-19 Pandemic47
The Franka Emika Robot: A Reference Platform for Robotics Research and Education47
Challenges and Outlook in Robotic Manipulation of Deformable Objects47
Building an Aerial–Ground Robotics System for Precision Farming: An Adaptable Solution45
Smart Collaborative Systems for Enabling Flexible and Ergonomic Work Practices [Industry Activities]40
Gaussians on Riemannian Manifolds: Applications for Robot Learning and Adaptive Control37
A Novel Soft Robotic Hand Design With Human-Inspired Soft Palm: Achieving a Great Diversity of Grasps36
UV-C Mobile Robots with Optimized Path Planning: Algorithm Design and On-Field Measurements to Improve Surface Disinfection Against SARS-CoV-236
Underwater Mobile Manipulation: A Soft Arm on a Benthic Legged Robot35
Multifingered Grasp Planning via Inference in Deep Neural Networks: Outperforming Sampling by Learning Differentiable Models34
The Role of the Hercules Autonomous Vehicle During the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Autonomous Logistic Vehicle for Contactless Goods Transportation34
Room Temperature Self-Healing in Soft Pneumatic Robotics: Autonomous Self-Healing in a Diels-Alder Polymer Network33
Optimal Deep Learning for Robot Touch: Training Accurate Pose Models of 3D Surfaces and Edges31
Expanding Pouch Motor Patterns for Programmable Soft Bending Actuation: Enabling Soft Robotic System Adaptations28
Planetary Exploration With Robot Teams: Implementing Higher Autonomy With Swarm Intelligence27
DQ Robotics: A Library for Robot Modeling and Control26
Sewing up the Wounds: A Robotic Suturing System for Flexible Endoscopy23
Spatial Computing and Intuitive Interaction: Bringing Mixed Reality and Robotics Together23
The XBot Real-Time Software Framework for Robotics: From the Developer to the User Perspective23
SoRoSim: A MATLAB Toolbox for Hybrid Rigid–Soft Robots Based on the Geometric Variable-Strain Approach21
Deep Learning-Based Localization and Perception Systems: Approaches for Autonomous Cargo Transportation Vehicles in Large-Scale, Semiclosed Environments21
Cognitive Impact of Social Robots: How Anthropomorphism Boosts Performances21
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-Based Hazardous Materials Response: Information-Theoretic Hazardous Source Search and Reconstruction19
A Review of Cable-Driven Parallel Robots: Typical Configurations, Analysis Techniques, and Control Methods19
Do Robots Have Race?: Race, Social Construction, and HRI19
A Robotic Health-Care Assistant for COVID-19 Emergency: A Proposed Solution for Logistics and Disinfection in a Hospital Environment18
A Tapered Soft Robotic Oropharyngeal Swab for Throat Testing: A New Way to Collect Sputa Samples17
Pose-Based Tactile Servoing: Controlled Soft Touch Using Deep Learning17
Movement Primitive Learning and Generalization: Using Mixture Density Networks16
Mental and Emotional Health Care for COVID-19 Patients: Employing Pudu, a Telepresence Robot16
An Ecosystem for Heterogeneous Robotic Assistants in Caregiving: Core Functionalities and Use Cases16
Safety and Efficiency in Robotics: The Control Barrier Functions Approach15
Collaborative Surgical Robots: Optical Tracking During Endovascular Operations15
Digital Innovation Hubs in Health-Care Robotics Fighting COVID-19: Novel Support for Patients and Health-Care Workers Across Europe14
Benchmarking Torque Control Strategies for a Torsion-Based Series Elastic Actuator14
Can Robots Refill a Supermarket Shelf?: Motion Planning and Grasp Control13
SoftHandler: An Integrated Soft Robotic System for Handling Heterogeneous Objects12
A Digital Twin of the Research Vessel Gunnerus for Lifecycle Services: Outlining Key Technologies12
Robot Dynamics Identification: A Reproducible Comparison With Experiments on the Kinova Jaco12
The Role of Robotics in Achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals—The Experts’ Meeting at the 2021 IEEE/RSJ IROS Workshop [Industry Activities]11
Using Robotics in Laboratories During the COVID-19 Outbreak: A Review11
The First Global Ontological Standard for Ethically Driven Robotics and Automation Systems [Standards]11
Intelligent Blockchain-Enabled Communication and Services: Solutions for Moving Internet of Things Devices11
Dual-Arm Control for Coordinated Fast Grabbing and Tossing of an Object: Proposing a New Approach10
FEA-Based Inverse Kinematic Control: Hyperelastic Material Characterization of Self-Healing Soft Robots10
Design and Optimization of a Dextrous Robotic Finger: Incorporating a Sliding, Rotating, and Soft-Bending Mechanism While Maximizing Dexterity and Minimizing Dimensions10
Assured Runtime Monitoring and Planning: Toward Verification of Neural Networks for Safe Autonomous Operations9
IROS 2019 Lifelong Robotic Vision: Object Recognition Challenge [Competitions]9
Contact Shape and Pose Recognition: Utilizing a Multipole Magnetic Tactile Sensor With a Metalearning Model9
WRAPP-up: A Dual-Arm Robot for Intralogistics8
Damping in Compliant Actuation: A Review8
Decoding Motor Skills of Artificial Intelligence and Human Policies: A Study on Humanoid and Human Balance Control8
ARviz: An Augmented Reality-Enabled Visualization Platform for ROS Applications8
Underwater Vision-Based Gesture Recognition: A Robustness Validation for Safe Human–Robot Interaction8
Robotics Labs and Other Hands-On Teaching During COVID-19: Change Is Here to Stay?8
A Multimodal Fusion Model for Estimating Human Hand Force: Comparing surface electromyography and ultrasound signals7
Machine Learning for Active Gravity Compensation in Robotics: Application to Neurological Rehabilitation Systems7
A Continuum Robot for Remote Applications: From Industrial to Medical Surgery With Slender Continuum Robots7
Prioritized Experience Replay-Based Deep Q Learning: Multiple-Reward Architecture for Highway Driving Decision Making7
A Hybrid Visual–Haptic Framework for Motion Synchronization in Human–Robot Cotransporting: A Human Motion Prediction Method7
IEEE Standard for Autonomous Robotics Ontology [Standards]6
Mobile Manipulation Hackathon: Moving into Real World Applications6
A Tool for Organizing Key Characteristics of Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality for Human–Robot Interaction Systems: Synthesizing VAM-HRI Trends and Takeaways6
Reinforcement Learning Based, Staircase Negotiation Learning: Simulation and Transfer to Reality for Articulated Tracked Robots6
Digital Technologies and Automation: The Human and Eco-Centered Foundations for the Factory of the Future [TC Spotlight]6
Visual Place Recognition: A Tutorial6
An Intelligent Rehabilitation Robot With Passive and Active Direct Switching Training: Improving Intelligence and Security of Human–Robot Interaction Systems6
Deep Learning and Machine Learning in Robotics [From the Guest Editors]6
Simulation to Real: Learning Energy-Efficient Slithering Gaits for a Snake-Like Robot6
Interactive Learning of Temporal Features for Control: Shaping Policies and State Representations From Human Feedback6
The Stewart Hand: A Highly Dexterous, Six-Degrees-of-Freedom Manipulator Based on the Stewart-Gough Platform6
CARE: Cooperation of ai Robot Enablers to Create a Vibrant Society5
Design, Testing, and Evolution of Mars Rover Testbeds: European Space Agency Planetary Exploration5
Toward Holistic Scene Understanding: A Transfer of Human Scene Perception to Mobile Robots5
Guided Reinforcement Learning: A Review and Evaluation for Efficient and Effective Real-World Robotics [Survey]5
Grasping Robot Integration and Prototyping: The GRIP Software Framework4
A Robust Visual Servoing Controller for Anthropomorphic Manipulators With Field-of-View Constraints and Swivel-Angle Motion: Overcoming System Uncertainty and Improving Control Performance4
Detect-Remove-Replace: A Robotic Solution That Enables Unmanned Continuous 3D Printing4
Testing Gecko-Inspired Adhesives With Astrobee Aboard the International Space Station: Readying the Technology for Space4
Autonomous Ground Navigation in Highly Constrained Spaces: Lessons Learned From the Benchmark Autonomous Robot Navigation Challenge at ICRA 2022 [Competitions]4
A Method for a Compliant Robot Arm to Perform a Bandaging Task on a Swaying Arm: A Proposed Approach4
Efficient Cooperation of Heterogeneous Robotic Agents: A Decentralized Framework4
AR3n: A Reinforcement Learning-Based Assist-as-Needed Controller for Robotic Rehabilitation4
Finite Element Analysis-Based Soft Robotic Modeling: Simulating a Soft Actuator in SOFA4
ArmAssist: A Telerehabilitation Solution for Upper-Limb Rehabilitation at Home4
Proactive Robot Assistance: Affordance-Aware Augmented Reality User Interfaces4
A Simple Visual-Servoing Task on a Low-Accuracy, Low-Cost Arm: An Experimental Comparison Between Belief Space Planning and Proportional-Integral-Derivative Controllers4
Biomimetic Electric Sense-Based Localization: A Solution for Small Underwater Robots in a Large-Scale Environment3
Metrics for 3D Object Pointing and Manipulation in Virtual Reality: The Introduction and Validation of a Novel Approach in Measuring Human Performance3
BEAR-H: An Intelligent Bilateral Exoskeletal Assistive Robot for Smart Rehabilitation3
United Against Racism and a Call for Action [Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues]3
Touching the Sound: Audible Features Enable Haptics for Robot Control3
Assistive Robotic Technologies for Next-Generation Smart Wheelchairs: Codesign and Modularity to Improve Users’ Quality of Life3
Toward Autonomous Driving by Musculoskeletal Humanoids: A Study of Developed Hardware and Learning-Based Software3
GPU-Accelerated Vision for Robots: Improving System Throughput Using OpenCV and CUDA3
Emerging Paradigms for Robotic Manipulation: From the Lab to the Productive World [From the Guest Editors]3
A Cable-Driven Hyperredundant Manipulator: Obstacle-Avoidance Path Planning and Tension Optimization3
A Novel Telerehabilitation Approach for Cognitive-Language Therapy in Chronic Stroke Subjects With Aphasia: Neurocognitive Intervention Through Neurorehabilitation Exercises and Assessments3
The COVID-19 Pandemic: An Accelerator for the Robotics Industry? [Young Professionals]3
A Methodology for Approaching the Integration of Complex Robotics Systems: Illustration Through a Bimanual Manipulation Case Study3
Best Practices in Robotics Education: Perspectives from an IEEE RAS Women in Engineering Panel [Women in Engineering3
Augmented Reality-Assisted Reconfiguration and Workspace Visualization of Malleable Robots: Workspace Modification Through Holographic Guidance3
Astrobotics: Swarm Robotics for Astrophysical Studies3
The $10 Million ANA Avatar XPRIZE Competition: How It Advanced Immersive Telepresence Systems3
Multifidelity Reinforcement Learning With Gaussian Processes: Model-Based and Model-Free Algorithms3
Time for Change: The Case of Robotic Food Processing [Industry Activities]2
Models of Human Behavior for Human-Robot Interaction and Automated Driving: How Accurate Do the Models of Human Behavior Need to Be?2
Opportunities and Challenges to Integrate Artificial Intelligence Into Manufacturing Systems: Thoughts From a Panel Discussion [Opinion]2
USMA-BOF: A Novel Bag-of-Features Algorithm for Classification of Infected Plant Leaf Images in Precision Agriculture2
New Era in Cultural Heritage Preservation: Cooperative Aerial Autonomy for Fast Digitalization of Difficult-to-Access Interiors of Historical Monuments2
A RoboStack Tutorial: Using the Robot Operating System Alongside the Conda and Jupyter Data Science Ecosystems2
Robotics Responds to the COVID-19 Outbreak [From the Guest Editors]2
Unsupervised Pedestrian Pose Prediction: A Deep Predictive Coding Network-Based Approach for Autonomous Vehicle Perception2
Toward Sustainable and Accessible Mobility: A Functional Electrical Stimulation-Based Robotic Bike With a Fatigue-Compensation Algorithm and Mechanism for Cybathlon 20202
Mastering the Complex Assembly Task With a Dual-Arm Robot: A Novel Reinforcement Learning Method2
Teaching With Hapkit: Enabling Online Haptics Courses With Hands-On Laboratories2
Robotics and Automation [President's Message]2
Virtual Conferences in Times of COVID-19: Embracing the Potential [Young Professionals]2
Open Robot Hardware: Progress, Benefits, Challenges, and Best Practices2
Biomimetic Perception, Cognition, and Control: From Nature to Robots [From the Guest Editors]2
A Small-Scale, Rat-Inspired Whisker Sensor for the Perception of a Biomimetic Robot: Design, Fabrication, Modeling, and Experimental Characterization2
Caveats on the First-Generation da Vinci Research Kit: Latent Technical Constraints and Essential Calibrations2
Proof of Work Is a Stigmergic Consensus Algorithm: Unlocking Its Potential2
Semiautonomous Precision Pruning of Upright Fruiting Offshoot Orchard Systems: An Integrated Approach2
Women in Blue: Toward a Better Understanding of the Gender Gap in Marine Robotics [Women in Engineering]2
RoboCup Humanoid League 2020: Lessons Learned From Going Virtual [Competitions]2
Suitability of Various Lidar and Radar Sensors for Application in Robotics: A Measurable Capability Comparison1
Agricultural Robotics and Automation [TC Spotlight]1
Controlling Maneuverability of a Bio-Inspired Swimming Robot Through Morphological Transformation: Morphology Driven Control of a Swimming Robot1
Online Tuning of Control Parameters for Off-Road Mobile Robots: Novel Deterministic and Neural Network-Based Approaches1
The Value of Diversity in the Robotics and Automation Society [Women in Engineering]1
Tumbling Robot Control Using Reinforcement Learning: An Adaptive Control Policy That Transfers Well to the Real World1
Deep Predictive Model Learning With Parametric Bias: Handling Modeling Difficulties and Temporal Model Changes1
Robotic Hands, Grasping, And Manipulation [TC Spotlight]1
Collaborative Bimanual Manipulation Using Optimal Motion Adaptation and Interaction Control: Retargeting Human Commands to Feasible Robot Control References1
Miniaturized Robotics: The Smallest Camera Operator Bot Pays Tribute to David Bowie1
A Whole-Body Integrated AVATAR System: Implementation of Telepresence With Intuitive Control and Immersive Feedback1
Verification of Autonomous Systems [TC Spotlight]1
Manipulator Differential Kinematics: Part I: Kinematics, Velocity, and Applications1
Tensegristats: Lightweight Untethered Morphing Robots1
Making an Opportunity Out of a Crisis: The Inclusive Approach of the Italian Robotics Community1
Robotics' Role in the Coronavirus Crisis [From the Editor's Desk]1
Design Optimization of Soft Robots [From the Guest Editors]1
Soft Robotics: The Journey Thus Far and the Challenges Ahead [TC Spotlight]1
Structured Ecological Cultivation With Autonomous Robots in Agriculture: Toward a Fully Autonomous Robotic Indoor Farming System1
The Vanderbilt Open-Source Ventilator: From Napkin Sketch to Ready to Save Lives in Three Weeks1
Robotic Volatile Sampling for Early Detection of Plant Stress: Precision Agriculture Beyond Visual Remote Sensing1
Roboticists and Reporters: A rhetorical experiment at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie (Paris, France)1
The Rapid Rise of Quadruped Robots [Young Professionals]1
Electronic Skin as Human–Robot Interface for Human Grasp Recognition in Home-Care Robots: Introducing a Complete Set of Resources1
Fully Autonomous Brick Pick and Place in Fields by Articulated Aerial Robot: Results in Various Outdoor Environments1
The ILIAD Safety Stack: Human-Aware Infrastructure-Free Navigation of Industrial Mobile Robots1
Balancing Stability and Stiffness Through the Optimization of Parallel Compliance: Using Coupled Tendon Routing1
A Study on the Dexterity of Surgical Robotic Tools in a Highly Immersive Virtual Environment: Assessing Usability and Efficacy1
The Cluttered Environment Picking Benchmark (CEPB) for Advanced Warehouse Automation: Evaluating the Perception, Planning, Control, and Grasping of Manipulation Systems1
Learning Fast and Precise Pixel-to-Torque Control: A Platform for Reproducible Research of Learning on Hardware1
Gender Diversity of Conference Leadership [Women in Engineering]1
Identification and Assessment of Educational Experiences: Utilizing Data Mining With Robotics1
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Safe and Effective Collaboration With a High-Payload Robot: A Framework Integrating Novel Hardware and Software Modules1
Autonomous Robotic Surgical Systems: Needing Common Sense to Achieve Higher Levels of Autonomy [Opinion]1
Next-Generation Furniture Assembly by AI and Robots: Team SK2Y: A Winner of the Furniture Assembly Competition at AI–Robot Challenge 20211
Long-Term Visual Simultaneous Localization and Mapping: Using a Bayesian Persistence Filter-Based Global Map Prediction1