Journal Articles

  1. Localization from Semantic Observations via the Matrix Permanent
    N. Atanasov, M. Zhu, K. Daniilidis, and G. Pappas
    The International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), vol. 35:73-99, March 2016.
    [bib] [article] [video] [video]
     
  2. @Article{Atanasov_SemanticLocalization_IJRR16,
      author = {N. Atanasov and M. Zhu and K. Daniilidis and G. Pappas},
      title = {{Localization from Semantic Observations via the Matrix Permanent}},
      volume = {35},
      number = {1-3},
      pages = {73-99},
      year = {2016},
      journal = {The International Journal of  Robotics Research},
      url={http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0278364915596589}    
    }
                
  3. Distributed Algorithms for Stochastic Source Seeking with Mobile Robot Networks
    N. Atanasov, J. Le Ny, and G. Pappas
    ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control (JDSMC), vol. 137(3):031011-031011-9, March 2015.
    [bib] [article] [pdf] [arXiv]
     
  4.   @Article{Atanasov_StochasticSourceSeeking_JDSMC14,
        author = {N. Atanasov and J. {Le Ny} and G. Pappas},
        title = {{Distributed Algorithms for Stochastic Source Seeking with Mobile Robot Networks}},
        volume = {137},
        number = {3},
        year = {2015},
        pages = {031011-031011-9},
        journal = {ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control},
        url={http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4027892}
      }
                
  5. Nonmyopic View Planning for Active Object Classification and Pose Estimation
    N. Atanasov, B. Sankaran, J. Le Ny, G. Pappas, and K. Daniilidis
    IEEE Transactions on Robotics (TRO), vol.30(5):1078-1090, October 2014.
    [bib] [article] [pdf] [arXiv] [video]
     
  6.   @Article{Atanasov_ActiveObjectDetection_TRO14,
        author = {N. Atanasov and B. Sankaran and J. {Le Ny} and G. Pappas and K. Daniilidis},
        title = {{Nonmyopic View Planning for Active Object Classification and Pose Estimation}},
        volume = {30},
        number = {5},  
        year = {2014},
        journal = {IEEE Trans. on Robotics},
        url={http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TRO.2014.2320795},
        pages={1078-1090}
      }
                
  7. Delineation of Systolic and Diastolic Heart Murmurs via Wavelet Transform and Autoregressive Modeling
    J. Ning and N. Atanasov
    International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism, vol. 12(3):114-120, July 2010.
    [bib] [pdf]
     
  8.   @Article{Ning_HeartMurmur_IJBEM10,
        author = {J. Ning and N. Atanasov},
        title = {{Delineation of Systolic and Diastolic Heart Murmurs via Wavelet Transform and Autoregressive Modeling}},
        volume = {12},
        number = {3},
        year = {2010},
        journal = {International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism},
        url={http://www.ijbem.org/volume12/number3/index2.htm},
        pages={114-120}
      }
                

Conference Proceedings

  1. Optimal Temporal Logic Planning in Probabilistic Semantic Maps
    J. Fu, N. Atanasov, U. Topcu, and G. Pappas
    IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden, May 2016.
    [bib] [arXiv]
     
  2. @InProceedings{Fu_LTL_Planning_SLAM_ICRA16,
      author = {J. Fu and N. Atanasov and U. Topcu and G. Pappas},
      title = {{Optimal Temporal Logic Planning in Probabilistic Semantic Maps}},
      year = {2016},
      booktitle = {IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation}
    }
          
  3. Myopic Policy Bounds for Information Acquisition POMDPs
    M. Lauri, N. Atanasov, G. Pappas, and R. Ritala
    IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden, May 2016, submitted.
    [bib] [arXiv]
     
  4. @InProceedings{Lauri_MyopicPolicyBounds_ICRA16,
      author = {M. Lauri and N. Atanasov and G. Pappas and R. Ritala},
      title = {{Myopic Policy Bounds for Information Acquisition POMDPs}},
      year = {2016},
      booktitle = {IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation},
      note = {submitted}
    }
          
  5. Estimation of Blood Oxygen Content Using Context-aware Filtering
    R. Ivanov, N. Atanasov, J. Weimer, M. Pajic, A. Simpao, M. Rehman, G. Pappas, and I. Lee
    ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), Vienna, Austria, April 2016.
    [bib]
     
  6. @InProceedings{Ivanov_BloodOxygenEstimation_ICCPS16,
      author = {R. Ivanov and N. Atanasov and J. Weimer and M. Pajic and A. Simpao and M. Rehman and G. Pappas and I. Lee},
      title = {{Estimation of Blood Oxygen Content Using Context-aware Filtering}},
      year = {2016},
      booktitle = {ACM/IEEE International Conf. on Cyber-Physical Systems}
    }
          
  7. Robust Estimation Using Context-Aware Filtering
    R. Ivanov, N. Atanasov, M. Pajic, G. Pappas, and I. Lee
    Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), Allerton, IL, USA, October 2015.
    [bib] [pdf]
     
  8. @InProceedings{context_aware_filtering_allerton15,
      author = {R. Ivanov and N. Atanasov and M. Pajic and G. Pappas and I. Lee},
      title = {{Robust Estimation Using Context-Aware Filtering}},
      year = {2015},
      booktitle = {Allerton Conf. on Communication, Control, and Computing}
    }
          
  9. Decentralized Active Information Acquisition: Theory and Application to Multi-Robot SLAM
    N. Atanasov, J. Le Ny, K. Daniilidis, and G. Pappas
    IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp.4775-4782, Seattle, Washington, May 2015.
    [bib] [proceedings] [pdf] [video]
     
  10. @InProceedings{Atanasov_ActiveInformationAcquisition_ICRA15,
      author = {N. Atanasov and J. {Le Ny} and K. Daniilidis and G. Pappas},
      title = {{Decentralized Active Information Acquisition: Theory and Application to Multi-Robot SLAM}},
      year = {2015},
      booktitle = {IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation},
      url={http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2015.7139863},
      pages={4775-4782}
    }
          
  11. Joint Estimation and Localization in Sensor Networks
    N. Atanasov, R. Tron, V. Preciado, and G. Pappas
    IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp.6875-6882, Los Angeles, CA, USA, December 2014.
    [bib] [proceedings] [pdf] [arXiv]
     
  12. @InProceedings{Atanasov_LocalizationAndEstimation_CDC14,
      author = {N. Atanasov and R. Tron and V. Preciado and G. Pappas},
      title = {{Joint Estimation and Localization in Sensor Networks}},
      year = {2014},
      booktitle={IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control},
      url={http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CDC.2014.7040469},
      pages={6875-6882}
    }
          
  13. Active Deformable Part Models Inference
    M. Zhu, N. Atanasov, G. Pappas, and K. Daniilidis
    European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), vol. 8695, pp.281-296, Zurich, Switzerland, September 2014.
    [bib] [proceedings] [pdf] [arXiv] [poster] [code] [video]
     
  14. @InProceedings{Zhu_ADPM_ECCV14,
      author = {M. Zhu and N. Atanasov and G. Pappas and K. Daniilidis},
      title = {{Active Deformable Part Models Inference}},
      year = {2014},
      booktitle={European Conf. on Computer Vision},
      url={http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-10584-0_19},
      pages={281-296},
      volume={8695}
    }
          
  15. Semantic Localization via the Matrix Permanent
    N. Atanasov, M. Zhu, K. Daniilidis, and G. Pappas
    Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), Berkeley, CA, USA, July 2014.
    [bib] [proceedings] [pdf] [video]
     
  16. @InProceedings{Atanasov_SemanticLocalization_RSS14,
      author = {N. Atanasov and M. Zhu and K. Daniilidis and G. Pappas},
      title = {{Semantic Localization via the Matrix Permanent}},
      year = {2014},
      booktitle={Robotics: Science and Systems},
      url={http://www.roboticsproceedings.org/rss10/p43.html}
    }
          
  17. Information Acquisition with Sensing Robots: Algorithms and Error Bounds
    N. Atanasov, J. Le Ny, K. Daniilidis, and G. Pappas
    IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp.6447-6454, Hong Kong, China, June 2014.
    [bib] [proceedings] [pdf] [arXiv]
     
  18. @InProceedings{Atanasov_ActiveInformationAcquisition_ICRA14,
      author = {N. Atanasov and J. {Le Ny} and K. Daniilidis and G. Pappas},
      title = {{Information Acquisition with Sensing Robots: Algorithms and Error Bounds}},
      year = {2014},
      booktitle = {IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)},
      url={http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2014.6907811},
      pages={6447-6454}
    }
          
  19. Hypothesis Testing Framework for Active Object Detection
    N. Atanasov*, B. Sankaran*, J. Le Ny, T. Koletschka, G. Pappas, and K. Daniilidis
    IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp.4216-4222, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2013.
    * These authors contributed equally.
    [bib] [proceedings] [pdf] [video]
     
  20. @InProceedings{Atanasov_ActiveObjectDetection_ICRA13,
      author = {N. Atanasov and B. Sankaran and J. {Le Ny} and T. Koletschka and G. Pappas and K. Daniilidis},
      title = {{Hypothesis Testing Framework for Active Object Detection}},
      year = {2013},
      booktitle = {IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)},
      url={http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2013.6631173},
      pages={4216-4222}
    }
          
  21. A Fast Heart Sounds Detection and Heart Murmur Classification Algorithm
    T. Ning, J. Ning, N. Atanasov, and K. Hsieh
    IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing (ICSP), vol. 3, pp.1629-1632, Beijing, China, October 2012.
    [bib] [proceedings] [pdf]
     
  22. @InProceedings{Ning_HeartMurmur_ICSP12,
      author = {T. Ning and J. Ning and N. Atanasov and K. Hsieh},
      title = {{A Fast Heart Sounds Detection and Heart Murmur Classification Algorithm}},
      volume={3},
      year = {2012},
      booktitle = {IEEE Int. Conf. on Signal Processing},
      url={http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICoSP.2012.6491892},
      pages={1629-1632}
    }
          
  23. Stochastic Source Seeking in Complex Environments
    N. Atanasov, J. Le Ny, N. Michael, and G. Pappas
    IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp.3013-3018, St. Paul, MN, USA, May 2012.
    [bib] [proceedings] [pdf] [video]
     
  24. @InProceedings{Atanasov_SourceSeeking_ICRA12,
      author = {N. Atanasov and J. {Le Ny} and N. Michael and G. Pappas},
      title = {{Stochastic Source Seeking in Complex Environments}},
      year = {2012},
      booktitle = {IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation},
      url={http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2012.6225289},
      pages={3013-3018}
    }
          
  25. Quantitative Analysis of Heart Sounds and Systolic Heart Murmurs Using Wavelet Transform and AR Modeling
    J. Ning, N. Atanasov, and T. Ning
    IEEE Int. Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMBC), pp.958-961, Minneapolis, MN, USA, Sep. 2009.
    [bib] [proceedings] [pdf]
     
  26. @InProceedings{Ning_HeartMurmur_EMBC09,
      author = {J. Ning and N. Atanasov and T. Ning},
      title = {{Quantitative Analysis of Heart Sounds and Systolic Heart Murmurs Using Wavelet Transform and AR Modeling}},
      year = {2009},
      booktitle = {IEEE Int. Conf. on Engineering in Medicine and Biology},
      url={http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IEMBS.2009.5332562},
      pages={958-961}
    }
          
  27. Isolation of Systolic Heart Murmurs Using Wavelet Transform and Energy Index
    N. Atanasov and T. Ning
    IEEE Congress on Image and Signal Processing (CISP), vol. 1, pp.216-220, Sanya, Hainan, China, May 2008.
    [bib] [proceedings] [pdf]
     
  28. @InProceedings{Atanasov_HeartMurmur_CISP08,
      author = {N. Atanasov and T. Ning},
      title = {{Isolation of Systolic Heart Murmurs Using Wavelet Transform and Energy Index}},
      year = {2008},
      booktitle = {IEEE Congress on Image and Signal Processing},
      url={http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CISP.2008.758},
      pages={216-220}
    }
          
  29. Quantitative Delineation of Heart Murmurs Using Features Derived from Autoregressive Modeling
    N. Atanasov and T. Ning
    IEEE Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBC), pp.167-168, Stony Brook University, Long Island, NY, USA, March 2007.
    [bib] [proceedings] [pdf]
     
  30. @InProceedings{Atanasov_HeartMurmur_NEBC07,
      author = {N. Atanasov and T. Ning},
      title = {{Quantitative Delineation of Heart Murmurs Using Features Derived from Autoregressive Modeling}},
      year = {2007},
      booktitle = {IEEE Northeast Bioengineering Conference},
      url={http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/NEBC.2007.4413331},
      pages={167-168}
    }
          
  31. Restoration of Multi-channel Spectral Estimation Affected by Sampling Jitters
    T. Ning, S. Bhandari, and N. Atanasov
    IEEE Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBC), pp.128-129, Stony Brook University, Long Island, NY, USA, March 2007.
    [bib] [proceedings] [pdf]
     
  32. @InProceedings{Ning_ChannelRestoration_NEBC07,
      author = {T. Ning and S. Bhandari and N. Atanasov},
      title = {{Restoration of Multi-channel Spectral Estimation Affected by Sampling Jitters}},
      year = {2007},
      booktitle = {IEEE Northeast Bioengineering Conference},
      url={http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/NEBC.2007.4413312},
      pages={128-129}
    }
          

Dissertation

  • Active Information Acquisition with Mobile Robots
    Nikolay A. Atanasov
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, July 2015.
    [bib] [pdf]
     
  • @PhDThesis{Atanasov_PhD15,
    	title = {{Active Information Acquisition with Mobile Robots}},
    	author = {Nikolay Atanasov},
    	school = {University of Pennsylvania},
    	year = {2015}
    }
          

Workshop Papers

  1. Robust Localization Using Context-Aware Filtering
    R. Ivanov, N. Atanasov, M. Pajic, I. Lee, and G. Pappas
    Workshop on Multi-view Geometry in Robotics at RSS, Rome, Italy, July 2015.
    [bib] [pdf]
     
  2. @InProceedings{Ivanov_RobustLocalization_RSS15,
      author = {R. Ivanov and N. Atanasov and M. Pajic and I. Lee and G. Pappas},
      title = {{Robust Localization Using Context-Aware Filtering}},
      year = {2015},
      booktitle = {Workshop on Multi-view Geometry in Robotics at RSS}
    }
          
  3. Active Object Recognition via Monte Carlo Tree Search
    M. Lauri, N. Atanasov, G. Pappas, and R. Ritala
    Workshop on Beyond Geometric Constraints at ICRA, Seattle, WA, USA, May 2015.
    [bib] [pdf]
     
  4. @InProceedings{Lauri_MonteCarloTreeSearch_ICRA15,
      author = {M. Lauri and N. Atanasov and G. Pappas and R. Ritala},
      title = {{Active Object Recognition via Monte Carlo Tree Search}},
      year = {2015},
      booktitle = {Workshop on Beyond Geometric Constraints at ICRA}
    }
          
  5. Active Deformable Part Models Inference
    M. Zhu, N. Atanasov, G. Pappas, and K. Daniilidis
    Workshop on Parts and Attributes at ECCV, Zurich, Switzerland, September 2014.
    [bib] [pdf]
     
  6. @InProceedings{Zhu_ADPM_ECCV14_Workshop,
      author = {M. Zhu and N. Atanasov and G. Pappas and K. Daniilidis},
      title = {{Active Deformable Part Models Inference}},
      year = {2014},
      booktitle = {Workshop on Parts and Attributes at ECCV}
    }