IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters

(The TQCC of IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 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 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
FAST-LIO: A Fast, Robust LiDAR-Inertial Odometry Package by Tightly-Coupled Iterated Kalman Filter265
DIGIT: A Novel Design for a Low-Cost Compact High-Resolution Tactile Sensor With Application to In-Hand Manipulation200
EGO-Planner: An ESDF-Free Gradient-Based Local Planner for Quadrotors136
Multi-Sensor Guided Hand Gesture Recognition for a Teleoperated Robot Using a Recurrent Neural Network135
Towards High-Performance Solid-State-LiDAR-Inertial Odometry and Mapping135
A Dexterous Soft Robotic Hand for Delicate In-Hand Manipulation131
Mobile Robot Path Planning in Dynamic Environments Through Globally Guided Reinforcement Learning122
Lio-A Personal Robot Assistant for Human-Robot Interaction and Care Applications119
Nonlinear MPC for Collision Avoidance and Control of UAVs With Dynamic Obstacles116
Data-Driven MPC for Quadrotors116
BADGR: An Autonomous Self-Supervised Learning-Based Navigation System115
DynaSLAM II: Tightly-Coupled Multi-Object Tracking and SLAM113
Cross-View Semantic Segmentation for Sensing Surroundings112
Pixel-Level Extrinsic Self Calibration of High Resolution LiDAR and Camera in Targetless Environments107
R $^2$ LIVE: A Robust, Real-Time, LiDAR-Inertial-Visual Tightly-Coupled State Estimator and Mapping107
TLIO: Tight Learned Inertial Odometry100
Real-Time Fusion Network for RGB-D Semantic Segmentation Incorporating Unexpected Obstacle Detection for Road-Driving Images100
A Unified MPC Framework for Whole-Body Dynamic Locomotion and Manipulation97
DSEC: A Stereo Event Camera Dataset for Driving Scenarios96
Moving Object Segmentation in 3D LiDAR Data: A Learning-Based Approach Exploiting Sequential Data93
ERASOR: Egocentric Ratio of Pseudo Occupancy-Based Dynamic Object Removal for Static 3D Point Cloud Map Building92
FUEL: Fast UAV Exploration Using Incremental Frontier Structure and Hierarchical Planning91
BALM: Bundle Adjustment for Lidar Mapping91
Forecasting Trajectory and Behavior of Road-Agents Using Spectral Clustering in Graph-LSTMs91
3D-MiniNet: Learning a 2D Representation From Point Clouds for Fast and Efficient 3D LIDAR Semantic Segmentation90
Grasping in the Wild: Learning 6DoF Closed-Loop Grasping From Low-Cost Demonstrations87
Ground-Aware Monocular 3D Object Detection for Autonomous Driving83
Improving Multi-Agent Trajectory Prediction Using Traffic States on Interactive Driving Scenarios83
Learning Force Control for Contact-Rich Manipulation Tasks With Rigid Position-Controlled Robots81
Real-Time Semantic Segmentation With Fast Attention78
Autonomy in Physical Human-Robot Interaction: A Brief Survey75
LOCUS: A Multi-Sensor Lidar-Centric Solution for High-Precision Odometry and 3D Mapping in Real-Time75
Combining Events and Frames Using Recurrent Asynchronous Multimodal Networks for Monocular Depth Prediction74
Real-Time Gait Phase Estimation for Robotic Hip Exoskeleton Control During Multimodal Locomotion74
Sim2Real Predictivity: Does Evaluation in Simulation Predict Real-World Performance?73
Unified Multi-Modal Landmark Tracking for Tightly Coupled Lidar-Visual-Inertial Odometry71
Recovery RL: Safe Reinforcement Learning With Learned Recovery Zones71
BiTraP: Bi-Directional Pedestrian Trajectory Prediction With Multi-Modal Goal Estimation71
Range-Focused Fusion of Camera-IMU-UWB for Accurate and Drift-Reduced Localization70
Elastica: A Compliant Mechanics Environment for Soft Robotic Control70
Structure-SLAM: Low-Drift Monocular SLAM in Indoor Environments68
M2DGR: A Multi-Sensor and Multi-Scenario SLAM Dataset for Ground Robots68
A Geometric Variable-Strain Approach for Static Modeling of Soft Manipulators With Tendon and Fluidic Actuation65
Message-Aware Graph Attention Networks for Large-Scale Multi-Robot Path Planning65
Stepwise Goal-Driven Networks for Trajectory Prediction65
Don’t Forget The Past: Recurrent Depth Estimation from Monocular Video65
Efficient Sampling-Based Maximum Entropy Inverse Reinforcement Learning With Application to Autonomous Driving65
Integrated Task Assignment and Path Planning for Capacitated Multi-Agent Pickup and Delivery64
TiltDrone: A Fully-Actuated Tilting Quadrotor Platform64
Direct LiDAR Odometry: Fast Localization With Dense Point Clouds64
Multi-Class Road User Detection With 3+1D Radar in the View-of-Delft Dataset63
UniFuse: Unidirectional Fusion for 360° Panorama Depth Estimation62
Faster-LIO: Lightweight Tightly Coupled Lidar-Inertial Odometry Using Parallel Sparse Incremental Voxels62
Autonomous UAV Exploration of Dynamic Environments Via Incremental Sampling and Probabilistic Roadmap62
KISS-ICP: In Defense of Point-to-Point ICP – Simple, Accurate, and Robust Registration If Done the Right Way59
Deep Reinforcement Learning for Safe Local Planning of a Ground Vehicle in Unknown Rough Terrain59
Probabilistic Crowd GAN: Multimodal Pedestrian Trajectory Prediction Using a Graph Vehicle-Pedestrian Attention Network59
Patchwork: Concentric Zone-Based Region-Wise Ground Segmentation With Ground Likelihood Estimation Using a 3D LiDAR Sensor58
EGAD! An Evolved Grasping Analysis Dataset for Diversity and Reproducibility in Robotic Manipulation57
ECG: Edge-aware Point Cloud Completion with Graph Convolution57
Panoptic Nuscenes: A Large-Scale Benchmark for LiDAR Panoptic Segmentation and Tracking57
Vision-Only Robot Navigation in a Neural Radiance World56
LaneAF: Robust Multi-Lane Detection With Affinity Fields56
Inflatable Soft Wearable Robot for Reducing Therapist Fatigue During Upper Extremity Rehabilitation in Severe Stroke55
ALPHRED: A Multi-Modal Operations Quadruped Robot for Package Delivery Applications55
Actor-Critic Reinforcement Learning for Control With Stability Guarantee55
Decentralized Multi-Agent Pursuit Using Deep Reinforcement Learning55
Liquid-Metal Magnetic Soft Robot With Reprogrammable Magnetization and Stiffness54
Run Your Visual-Inertial Odometry on NVIDIA Jetson: Benchmark Tests on a Micro Aerial Vehicle53
GLAS: Global-to-Local Safe Autonomy Synthesis for Multi-Robot Motion Planning With End-to-End Learning52
Towards the Long-Endurance Flight of an Insect-Inspired, Tailless, Two-Winged, Flapping-Wing Flying Robot52
Object-Independent Human-to-Robot Handovers Using Real Time Robotic Vision52
Perceptive Locomotion in Rough Terrain – Online Foothold Optimization52
PRIMAL$_2$: Pathfinding Via Reinforcement and Imitation Multi-Agent Learning - Lifelong52
PVStereo: Pyramid Voting Module for End-to-End Self-Supervised Stereo Matching51
CorsNet: 3D Point Cloud Registration by Deep Neural Network51
Soft Magnetic Tactile Skin for Continuous Force and Location Estimation Using Neural Networks50
V2X-Sim: Multi-Agent Collaborative Perception Dataset and Benchmark for Autonomous Driving50
OverlapTransformer: An Efficient and Yaw-Angle-Invariant Transformer Network for LiDAR-Based Place Recognition49
Endo-Depth-and-Motion: Reconstruction and Tracking in Endoscopic Videos Using Depth Networks and Photometric Constraints49
A Learnt Approach for the Design of Magnetically Actuated Shape Forming Soft Tentacle Robots49
Learning Variable Impedance Control for Contact Sensitive Tasks49
A Model-Based Sensor Fusion Approach for Force and Shape Estimation in Soft Robotics49
Magnetic Control of a Steerable Guidewire Under Ultrasound Guidance Using Mobile Electromagnets49
Automatic Shape Control of Deformable Wires Based on Model-Free Visual Servoing48
Intensity-SLAM: Intensity Assisted Localization and Mapping for Large Scale Environment48
WareVision: CNN Barcode Detection-Based UAV Trajectory Optimization for Autonomous Warehouse Stocktaking48
DiSCO: Differentiable Scan Context With Orientation47
Performance, Precision, and Payloads: Adaptive Nonlinear MPC for Quadrotors47
SeqNet: Learning Descriptors for Sequence-Based Hierarchical Place Recognition47
Learning-Based Real-Time Detection of Robot Collisions Without Joint Torque Sensors46
OmniDet: Surround View Cameras Based Multi-Task Visual Perception Network for Autonomous Driving46
The ARCHES Space-Analogue Demonstration Mission: Towards Heterogeneous Teams of Autonomous Robots for Collaborative Scientific Sampling in Planetary Exploration46
A sEMG-Driven Soft ExoSuit Based on Twisted String Actuators for Elbow Assistive Applications46
Air-to-Air Visual Detection of Micro-UAVs: An Experimental Evaluation of Deep Learning46
Are We Ready for Unmanned Surface Vehicles in Inland Waterways? The USVInland Multisensor Dataset and Benchmark46
Concurrent Training of a Control Policy and a State Estimator for Dynamic and Robust Legged Locomotion45
Hybrid Systems Differential Dynamic Programming for Whole-Body Motion Planning of Legged Robots45
Vision-Based Drone Flocking in Outdoor Environments45
Deep Compression for Dense Point Cloud Maps45
Frozone: Freezing-Free, Pedestrian-Friendly Navigation in Human Crowds45
Data–Driven Disturbance Observers for Estimating External Forces on Soft Robots45
Interaction-Aware Motion Prediction for Autonomous Driving: A Multiple Model Kalman Filtering Scheme44
A Dual Quaternion-Based Approach for Coordinate Calibration of Dual Robots in Collaborative Motion44
Trajectory Optimization for Wheeled-Legged Quadrupedal Robots Driving in Challenging Terrain44
TACTO: A Fast, Flexible, and Open-Source Simulator for High-Resolution Vision-Based Tactile Sensors44
HD Map Update for Autonomous Driving With Crowdsourced Data44
Self-Supervised Learning for Precise Pick-and-Place Without Object Model44
An Electrostatic/Gecko-Inspired Adhesives Soft Robotic Gripper44
Learning Scheduling Policies for Multi-Robot Coordination With Graph Attention Networks43
Multimodal Deep Generative Models for Trajectory Prediction: A Conditional Variational Autoencoder Approach43
Effect of Cognitive Fatigue, Operator Sex, and Robot Assistance on Task Performance Metrics, Workload, and Situation Awareness in Human-Robot Collaboration43
A Supernumerary Robotic Leg Powered by Magnetorheological Actuators to Assist Human Locomotion43
Design of the High-Payload Flapping Wing Robot E-Flap43
Multi-GAT: A Graphical Attention-Based Hierarchical Multimodal Representation Learning Approach for Human Activity Recognition43
Panoster: End-to-End Panoptic Segmentation of LiDAR Point Clouds43
Human-Centered Collaborative Robots With Deep Reinforcement Learning43
Super-Human Performance in Gran Turismo Sport Using Deep Reinforcement Learning43
Model-Based Meta-Reinforcement Learning for Flight With Suspended Payloads42
Model-Free Safety-Critical Control for Robotic Systems42
LAMP 2.0: A Robust Multi-Robot SLAM System for Operation in Challenging Large-Scale Underground Environments42
DiversityGAN: Diversity-Aware Vehicle Motion Prediction via Latent Semantic Sampling42
DM-VIO: Delayed Marginalization Visual-Inertial Odometry42
OV$^{2}$SLAM: A Fully Online and Versatile Visual SLAM for Real-Time Applications41
Autonomous Quadrotor Flight Despite Rotor Failure With Onboard Vision Sensors: Frames vs. Events41
Learning Variable Impedance Control via Inverse Reinforcement Learning for Force-Related Tasks41
Autonomous Tissue Retraction in Robotic Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery – A Feasibility Study41
Visual Servoing of a Cable-Driven Soft Robot Manipulator With Shape Feature41
Generation of GelSight Tactile Images for Sim2Real Learning41
Underwater Soft Robot Modeling and Control With Differentiable Simulation41
LiDAR SLAM With Plane Adjustment for Indoor Environment40
Semantic Histogram Based Graph Matching for Real-Time Multi-Robot Global Localization in Large Scale Environment40
Perceptive Model Predictive Control for Continuous Mobile Manipulation40
Tunable Multi-Modal Locomotion in Soft Dielectric Elastomer Robots40
Socially and Contextually Aware Human Motion and Pose Forecasting40
Learning Open-World Object Proposals Without Learning to Classify40
Introducing GARMI - A Service Robotics Platform to Support the Elderly at Home: Design Philosophy, System Overview and First Results40
A Fabrication Free, 3D Printed, Multi-Material, Self-Sensing Soft Actuator40
Non-Gaussian Chance-Constrained Trajectory Planning for Autonomous Vehicles Under Agent Uncertainty40
Modular Deep Reinforcement Learning for Continuous Motion Planning With Temporal Logic40
A Sim-to-Real Pipeline for Deep Reinforcement Learning for Autonomous Robot Navigation in Cluttered Rough Terrain39
Vision-Based Autonomous Car Racing Using Deep Imitative Reinforcement Learning39
UFOMap: An Efficient Probabilistic 3D Mapping Framework That Embraces the Unknown39
GPR-RCNN: An Algorithm of Subsurface Defect Detection for Airport Runway Based on GPR39
A Control Barrier Function Approach for Maximizing Performance While Fulfilling to ISO/TS 15066 Regulations39
Lightweight 3-D Localization and Mapping for Solid-State LiDAR39
Do We Need to Compensate for Motion Distortion and Doppler Effects in Spinning Radar Navigation?39
RGGNet: Tolerance Aware LiDAR-Camera Online Calibration With Geometric Deep Learning and Generative Model39
Design and Control of a Highly Redundant Rigid-flexible Coupling Robot to Assist the COVID-19 Oropharyngeal-Swab Sampling39
Liquid Pouch Motors: Printable Planar Actuators Driven by Liquid-to-Gas Phase Change for Shape-Changing Interfaces39
Towards Better Surgical Instrument Segmentation in Endoscopic Vision: Multi-Angle Feature Aggregation and Contour Supervision38
Optimal Strategies for a Class of Multi-Player Reach-Avoid Differential Games in 3D Space38
Reinforcement Learned Distributed Multi-Robot Navigation With Reciprocal Velocity Obstacle Shaped Rewards38
Robust Three-Dimensional Shape Sensing for Flexible Endoscopic Surgery Using Multi-Core FBG Sensors38
Cooperative Comfortable-Driving at Signalized Intersections for Connected and Automated Vehicles38
SE-ResUNet: A Novel Robotic Grasp Detection Method38
Socially Compliant Robot Navigation in Crowded Environment by Human Behavior Resemblance Using Deep Reinforcement Learning38
Combining Speed and Separation Monitoring With Power and Force Limiting for Safe Collaborative Robotics Applications38
A Lifelong Learning Approach to Mobile Robot Navigation38
Automatic Labeling to Generate Training Data for Online LiDAR-Based Moving Object Segmentation37
GA-Nav: Efficient Terrain Segmentation for Robot Navigation in Unstructured Outdoor Environments37
PLF-VINS: Real-Time Monocular Visual-Inertial SLAM With Point-Line Fusion and Parallel-Line Fusion37
Monocular 3D Detection With Geometric Constraint Embedding and Semi-Supervised Training37
Nonlinear MPC for Quadrotor Fault-Tolerant Control36
PTP: Parallelized Tracking and Prediction With Graph Neural Networks and Diversity Sampling36
Toward Gait Symmetry Enhancement via a Cable-Driven Exoskeleton Powered by Series Elastic Actuators36
Pose Refinement Graph Convolutional Network for Skeleton-Based Action Recognition36
MLPD: Multi-Label Pedestrian Detector in Multispectral Domain36
Path Planning With Automatic Seam Extraction Over Point Cloud Models for Robotic Arc Welding36
Keypoint Matching for Point Cloud Registration Using Multiplex Dynamic Graph Attention Networks36
Keypoints-Based Deep Feature Fusion for Cooperative Vehicle Detection of Autonomous Driving36
LOCUS 2.0: Robust and Computationally Efficient Lidar Odometry for Real-Time 3D Mapping36
A Multi-Resolution Frontier-Based Planner for Autonomous 3D Exploration36
UV-SLAM: Unconstrained Line-Based SLAM Using Vanishing Points for Structural Mapping36
Pursuing Drones With Drones Using Millimeter Wave Radar36
Efficient Trajectory Planning for Multiple Non-Holonomic Mobile Robots via Prioritized Trajectory Optimization36
Autonomous Driving Trajectory Optimization With Dual-Loop Iterative Anchoring Path Smoothing and Piecewise-Jerk Speed Optimization35
A Magnetic Continuum Robot With Multi-Mode Control Using Opposite-Magnetized Magnets35
“Good Robot!”: Efficient Reinforcement Learning for Multi-Step Visual Tasks with Sim to Real Transfer35
Koopman-Based Control of a Soft Continuum Manipulator Under Variable Loading Conditions35
Mobile Manipulator for Autonomous Localization, Grasping and Precise Placement of Construction Material in a Semi-Structured Environment35
Multi-Scale Interaction for Real-Time LiDAR Data Segmentation on an Embedded Platform35
Sensing and Control of a Multi-Joint Soft Wearable Robot for Upper-Limb Assistance and Rehabilitation35
Large-Scale Autonomous Flight With Real-Time Semantic SLAM Under Dense Forest Canopy35
Toward Deep Generalization of Peripheral EMG-Based Human-Robot Interfacing: A Hybrid Explainable Solution for NeuroRobotic Systems34
Multi-Robot Active Sensing and Environmental Model Learning With Distributed Gaussian Process34
A Soft Robotic Gripper With an Active Palm and Reconfigurable Fingers for Fully Dexterous In-Hand Manipulation34
Predictive Locomotion Mode Recognition and Accurate Gait Phase Estimation for Hip Exoskeleton on Various Terrains34
Bilateral Teleoperation With Adaptive Impedance Control for Contact Tasks34
Path Tracking Control of Self-Reconfigurable Robot hTetro With Four Differential Drive Units34
Imitation Learning Based on Bilateral Control for Human–Robot Cooperation34
Underactuated Motion Planning and Control for Jumping With Wheeled-Bipedal Robots34
Where to go Next: Learning a Subgoal Recommendation Policy for Navigation in Dynamic Environments34
Efficient Learning of Goal-Oriented Push-Grasping Synergy in Clutter34
Efficient and Probabilistic Adaptive Voxel Mapping for Accurate Online LiDAR Odometry34
A Lower Limb Exoskeleton With Rigid and Soft Structure for Loaded Walking Assistance33
Learnable Online Graph Representations for 3D Multi-Object Tracking33
Joint Plant Instance Detection and Leaf Count Estimation for In-Field Plant Phenotyping33
Relative Position Estimation Between Two UWB Devices With IMUs33
Cooperative Transportation of Cable Suspended Payloads With MAVs Using Monocular Vision and Inertial Sensing33
Optimal Cooperative Maneuver Planning for Multiple Nonholonomic Robots in a Tiny Environment via Adaptive-Scaling Constrained Optimization33
Advantages of Bilinear Koopman Realizations for the Modeling and Control of Systems With Unknown Dynamics33
Learning Topology From Synthetic Data for Unsupervised Depth Completion33
TransCG: A Large-Scale Real-World Dataset for Transparent Object Depth Completion and a Grasping Baseline33
Adaptive Fuzzy Sliding Mode Control for High-Precision Motion Tracking of a Multi-DOF Micro/Nano Manipulator33
Finite-Horizon LQR Control of Quadrotors on $SE_2(3)$33
Relative Position Estimation in Multi-Agent Systems Using Attitude-Coupled Range Measurements33
Machine Learning Model Comparisons of User Independent & Dependent Intent Recognition Systems for Powered Prostheses32
Learning-Based Balance Control of Wheel-Legged Robots32
New Soft Robot Hand Configuration With Combined Biotensegrity and Thin Artificial Muscle32
Dynamic End Effector Tracking With an Omnidirectional Parallel Aerial Manipulator32
Design, Fabrication, and Hysteresis Modeling of Soft Microtubule Artificial Muscle (SMAM) for Medical Applications32
Hysteresis Modeling of Robotic Catheters Based on Long Short-Term Memory Network for Improved Environment Reconstruction32
BLT Gripper: An Adaptive Gripper With Active Transition Capability Between Precise Pinch and Compliant Grasp32
BVMatch: Lidar-Based Place Recognition Using Bird's-Eye View Images32
Unmanned Aerial Sensor Placement for Cluttered Environments32
Event-Based Visual Place Recognition With Ensembles of Temporal Windows32
IMU-Based Inertia Estimation for a Quadrotor Using Newton-Euler Dynamics32
Multi-Robot Collaborative Perception With Graph Neural Networks31
Real-Time Dynamics of Cable-Driven Continuum Robots Considering the Cable Constraint and Friction Effect31
Automatic Microsurgical Skill Assessment Based on Cross-Domain Transfer Learning31
Bi-Directional Domain Adaptation for Sim2Real Transfer of Embodied Navigation Agents31
Self-Attention Based Visual-Tactile Fusion Learning for Predicting Grasp Outcomes31
Multi-Agent Motion Planning From Signal Temporal Logic Specifications31
DynaVINS: A Visual-Inertial SLAM for Dynamic Environments31
Aerial Manipulator Pushing a Movable Structure Using a DOB-Based Robust Controller31
Model-Adaptive High-Speed Collision Detection for Serial-Chain Robot Manipulators31
Power Line Inspection Tasks With Multi-Aerial Robot Systems Via Signal Temporal Logic Specifications31
Adaptive CPG-Based Gait Planning With Learning-Based Torque Estimation and Control for Exoskeletons31
Optimization-Based Framework for Excavation Trajectory Generation31
Design, Modeling, and Control of a Coaxially Aligned Steerable (COAST) Guidewire Robot31
LoLa-SLAM: Low-Latency LiDAR SLAM Using Continuous Scan Slicing30
Learning a State Representation and Navigation in Cluttered and Dynamic Environments30
Hybrid Adaptive Control Strategy for Continuum Surgical Robot Under External Load30
IDDA: A Large-Scale Multi-Domain Dataset for Autonomous Driving30
Multimodal Safety-Critical Scenarios Generation for Decision-Making Algorithms Evaluation30
Fast and Safe Trajectory Planning: Solving the Cobot Performance/Safety Trade-Off in Human-Robot Shared Environments30
Large-Scale Exploration of Cave Environments by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles30
Volumetric Propagation Network: Stereo-LiDAR Fusion for Long-Range Depth Estimation30
Dynamic Modeling of Magnetic Helical Microrobots30
Multi-UAV Surveillance With Minimum Information Idleness and Latency Constraints30
An Overall Configuration Planning Method of Continuum Hyper-Redundant Manipulators Based on Improved Artificial Potential Field Method30
DenseLiDAR: A Real-Time Pseudo Dense Depth Guided Depth Completion Network30
Invariant Extended Kalman Filtering for Underwater Navigation30
Path Planning for UGVs Based on Traversability Hybrid A*30
Avoiding Dynamic Small Obstacles With Onboard Sensing and Computation on Aerial Robots30
A Phase-Shifting Based Human Gait Phase Estimation for Powered Transfemoral Prostheses30
Topology Aware Object-Level Semantic Mapping Towards More Robust Loop Closure30
APPLD: Adaptive Planner Parameter Learning From Demonstration30
Decoding HD-EMG Signals for Myoelectric Control - How Small Can the Analysis Window Size be?30