Publications

Journal Articles

  • Thomas Vose, Matthew Turpin, Philip Dames, Paul Umbanhowar, and Kevin Lynch.
    "Modeling, Design, and Control of 6-DoF Flexure-Based Parallel Mechanisms for Vibratory Manipulation."
    Mechanism and Machine Theory 64 (2013): 111-130.
    [BibTeX] [DOI]
  • @article{vose2013modeling,
      title={Modeling, design, and control of 6-DoF flexure-based parallel mechanisms for vibratory manipulation},
      author={Vose, Thomas H and Turpin, Matthew H and Dames, Philip M and Umbanhowar, Paul and Lynch, Kevin M},
      journal={Mechanism and Machine Theory},
      volume={64},
      pages={111--130},
      year={2013},
      publisher={Elsevier},
      doi={10.1016/j.mechmachtheory.2012.12.007}
    }
                    
  • Philip Dames, Dinesh Thakur, Mac Schwager, and Vijay Kumar.
    "Playing Fetch with Your Robot: The Ability of Robots to Locate and Interact with Objects."
    IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine 21.2 (2014): 46-52.
    [BibTeX] [pdf] [DOI]
  • @article{DamesEtAlRAM14,
      author = {P. Dames and D. Thakur and M. Schwager and V. Kumar},
      title = {Playing Fetch with Your Robot: The Ability of Robots to Locate and Interact with Objects},
      journal={IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine},
      year={2013},
      volume={21},
      issue={2},
      pages={46--52},
      publisher={{IEEE}},
      doi={10.1109/MRA.2013.2295947}
    }
                    
  • Philip Dames and Vijay Kumar.
    "Autonomous Localization of an Unknown Number of Targets without Data Association Using Teams of Mobile Sensors."
    IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering 12.3 (2015): 850-864.
    [BibTeX] [pdf] [DOI]
  • @article{DamesKumar2015,
      title={Autonomous Localization of an Unknown Number of Targets without Data Association Using Teams of Mobile Sensors},
      author={Dames, Philip M and Kumar, Vijay},
      journal={IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering},
      year={2015},
      volume={12},
      issue={3},
      pages={850--864},
      publisher={IEEE}
      doi={10.1109/TASE.2015.2425212}
    }
                    

Conference Publications

  • Mac Schwager, Philip Dames, Daniela Rus, and Vijay Kumar.
    "A Multi-Robot Control Policy for Information Gathering in the Presence of Unknown Hazards."
    International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR). 2011.
    [BibTeX] [pdf] [Website]
  • @INPROCEEDINGS{SchwagerEtAlISRR2011,
      author = {M. Schwager and P. Dames and D. Rus and V. Kumar},
      title = {A Multi-Robot Control Policy for Information Gathering in the Presence of Unknown Hazards},
      booktitle = {Proc. Int. Symposium on Robotics Research},
      year = {2011},
      address = {Flagstaff, AZ, USA},
      month = {August},
      url={http://www.isrr-2011.org/ISRR-2011/Program_files/Papers/Schwager2-ISRR-2011.pdf}
    }
                    
  • Philip Dames, Mac Schwager, Vijay Kumar, and Daniela Rus.
    "A Decentralized Control Policy for Adaptive Information Gathering in Hazardous Environments."
    IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). 2012.
    [BibTeX] [pdf] [DOI]
  • @INPROCEEDINGS{DamesEtAlCDC2012,
      author = {P. Dames and M. Schwager and V. Kumar and D. Rus},
      title = {A Decentralized Control Policy for Adaptive Information Gathering in Hazardous Environments},
      booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control},
      year = {2012},
      address = {Maui, HI, USA},
      month = {December},
      doi={10.1109/CDC.2012.6426239}
    }
                    
  • Philip Dames and Vijay Kumar.
    "Cooperative Multi-Target Localization with Noisy Sensors."
    IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). 2013.
    [BibTeX] [pdf] [video] [DOI]
  • @INPROCEEDINGS{DamesKumarICRA2013,
      author = {P. Dames and V. Kumar},
      title = {Cooperative Multi-Target Localization with Noisy Sensors},
      booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation},
      year = {2013},
      address = {Karlsruhe, Germany},
      month = {May},
      doi={10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630825}
    }
                    
  • Henry Carrillo, Philip Dames, Vijay Kumar, and José Castellanos.
    "Autonomous Robotic Exploration Using Occupancy Grid Maps and Graph SLAM Based on Shannon and Rényi Entropy."
    IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). 2015.
    [BibTeX] [pdf] [video] [DOI]
  • @INPROCEEDINGS{CarilloEtal2015,
      author = {Carrillo, Henry and Dames, Philip and Kumar, Vijay and Castellanos, Jos\'{e}},
      title = {Autonomous Robotic Exploration Using Occupancy Grid Maps and Graph SLAM Based on Shannon and R\'{e}nyi Entropy},
      booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation},
      year = {2015},
      address = {Seattle, WA},
      month = {May}
    }
                    
  • Philip Dames and Vijay Kumar.
    "Automated Detection, Localization, and Registration of Smart Devices With Multiple Robots."
    IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE). 2015.
    Accepted
    [BibTeX] [pdf] [video]
  • @INPROCEEDINGS{DamesKumarCASE2015,
      author = {Dames, Philip and Kumar, Vijay},
      title = {Automated Detection, Localization, and Registration of Smart Devices With Multiple Robots},
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering},
      year = {2015},
      note={Accepted}
    }
                    
  • Jonas Cleveland, Dinesh Thakur, Philip Dames, Cody Phillips, Terry Kientz, Kostas Daniilidis, John Bergstrom, and Vijay Kumar.
    "An Automated System for Semantic Object Labeling with Soft Object Recognition and Dynamic Programming Segmentation."
    IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE). 2015.
    Accepted
    [BibTeX] [pdf]
  • @INPROCEEDINGS{ClevelandEtalCASE2015,
      author = {Cleveland, Jonas and Thakur, Dinesh and Dames, Philip and Kientz, Terry and Daniilidis, Kostas and Bergstrom, John and Kumar, Vijay},
      title = {An Automated System for Semantic Object Labeling with Soft Object Recognition and Dynamic Programming Segmentation},
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering},
      year = {2015},
      note={Accepted}
    }
                    
  • Philip Dames, Pratap Tokekar, and Vijay Kumar.
    "Detecting, Localizing, and Tracking an Unknown Number of Moving Targets Using a Team of Mobile Robots."
    International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR). 2015.
    Accepted
    [BibTeX] [pdf]
  • @INPROCEEDINGS{DamesTokekarKumarISRR2015,
      author = {Dames, Philip and Tokekar, Pratap and Kumar, Vijay},
      title = {Detecting, Localizing, and Tracking an Unknown Number of Moving Targets Using a Team of Mobile Robots},
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the International Symposium on Robotics Research},
      year = {2015},
      note={Accepted}
    }
                    

Technical Reports

  • Philip Dames, Mac Schwager, Vijay Kumar, and Daniela Rus.
    "A Decentralized Control Policy for Adaptive Information Gathering in Hazardous Environments."
    University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]
  • @techreport{DamesEtAlCDC12TechReport,
      author = {Dames, Philip and Schwager, Mac and Kumar, Vijay and Rus, Daniela},
      title = {A Decentralized Control Policy for Adaptive Information Gathering in Hazardous Environments},
      institution={University of Pennsylvania},
      year={2012},
      note={Available at \url{http://seas.upenn.edu/~pdames}}
    }
                    
  • Philip Dames and Vijay Kumar.
    "Technical Report: Cooperative Multi-Target Localization with Noisy Sensors."
    arXiv: 1302.3857 [cs.RO], 2013.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]
  • @techreport{DamesKumarICRA2013TechReport,
      author = {Dames, Philip and Kumar, Vijay},
      title = {Cooperative Multi-Target Localization with Noisy Sensors},
      year={2013},
      note={arXiv: 1302.3857 [cs.RO]}
    }
                    
  • Philip Dames and Vijay Kumar.
    "Experimental Characterization of a Bearing-only Sensor for Use With the PHD Filter."
    arXiv: 1502.04661 [cs.RO], 2015.
    [BibTeX]
  • @techreport{DamesKumarTASE2015TechReport,
      author = {P. Dames and V. Kumar},
      title = {Experimental Characterization of a Bearing-only Sensor for Use With the PHD Filter},
      year={2015},
      note={arXiv:1502.04661 [cs.RO]}
    }