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  1. 1. Journal articles
  2. 2. Conference articles
    1. 2.1 2014
    2. 2.2 2013
    3. 2.3 2012
    4. 2.4 2011
    5. 2.5 2010
    6. 2.6 2009
    7. 2.7 2008
    8. 2.8 2007
    9. 2.9 2006
    10. 2.10 2005
    11. 2.11 2004 and earlier
    12. 2.12 Workshops and Symposia
    13. 2.13 Book chapters, magazine articles, and others

1.  Journal articles

  • P. Espinace, T. Kollar, N. Roy, A. Soto. "Indoor scene recognition by a mobile robot through adaptive object detection". Robots and Autonomous Systems, 61(9):932–947, September 2013.
    [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • G. Aoude, B. Luders, J. Joseph, N. Roy, J. How. "Probabilistically Safe Motion Planning to Avoid Dynamic Obstacles with Uncertain Motion Patterns". Autonomous Robots, Volume 35(1):51-76, May 2013.
    [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • F. Doshi-Velez, W. Li, Y. Battat, J. Park, B. Charrow, D. Curtis, S. Hemachandra, B. Reimer, J. Velez, C. Walsh, D. Fredette, N. Roy, S. Teller. "Improving Safety and Operational Efficiency in Residential Care Settings with WiFi-based Localization". Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, Volume 13(6), July 2012, Pages 558-563.
    [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • F. Doshi-Velez, J. Pineau, and N. Roy. "Reinforcement Learning with Limited Reinforcement: Using Bayes Risk for Active Learning in POMDPs". AI Journal, Volumes 187–188, August 2012, Pages 115–132.
    [Bibtex Entry]
  • A. Bachrach, S. Prentice, R. He, P. Henry, A. S. Huang, M. Krainin, D. Maturana, D. Fox and N. Roy. "Estimation, Planning and Mapping for Autonomous Flight Using an RGB-D Camera in GPS-denied Environments". International Journal of Robotics Research, 31(11):1320-1343, September 2012.
  • M. Cummings, J. Marquez, N. Roy. "Human-Automated Path Planning Optimization and Decision Support". International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. 70(2):116–128, February 2012.
    [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • J. Joseph, F. Doshi-Velez, A. Huang and N. Roy. "A Bayesian Nonparametric Approach to Modeling Motion Patterns". Autonomous Robots, 31(4):383-400. November 2011.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • S. Tellex, T. Kollar, S. Dickerson, M. R. Walter, A. G. Banerjee, S. Teller, and N. Roy. "Approaching the Symbol Grounding Problem with Probabilistic Graphical Models". AI Magazine. 32(4):64-76, 2011.
    [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • A. Bachrach, S. Prentice, R. He, and N. Roy. "RANGE - Robust Autonomous Navigation in GPS-denied Environments". Journal of Field Robotics. 28(5):646-666, September 2011.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • Y. Boussemart, M. L. Cummings, J. Las Fargeas and N. Roy. "Supervised vs. Unsupervised Learning for Operator State Modeling in Unmanned Vehicle Settings". Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication (1542-9423), 8(3):71-85, 2011.
    [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • R. He, E. Brunskill and N. Roy. "Efficient Planning under Uncertainty with Macro-actions". Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research. Volume 40, pages 523-570, January 2011.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • B. Reimer, B. Mehler, J. Coughlin, N. Roy and J. Dusek. "The impact of a naturalistic hands-free cellular phone task on heart rate and simulated driving performance in two age groups". Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 14(1):13-25, January 2011.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • J. McGrew, J. How, L. Bush, B. Williams and N. Roy. "Air Combat Strategy Using Approximate Dynamic Programming". Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 33(5):1641-1654, Sept-Oct 2010.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • E. Brunskill, L. Kaelbling, T. Lozano-Pérez and N. Roy. "Planning in partially-observable switching-mode continuous domains". Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, 1012-2443: 1-32, 2010.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • R. He, A. Bachrach, M. Achtelik, A. Geramifard, D. Gurdan, S. Prentice, J. Stumpf and N. Roy. "On the Design and Use of a Micro Air Vehicle to Track and Avoid Adversaries'' International Journal of Robotics Research, 29(5): 529-546, April 2010.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • A. Bachrach, R. He, N. Roy. "Autonomous Flight in Unknown Indoor Environments". International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles, 1(4): 217-228, December 2009.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • J. Langelaan and N. Roy. "Enabling New Missions for Robotic Aircraft". Science, 326(5960):1642-1644, December 2009.
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  • S. Prentice and N. Roy. "The Belief Roadmap: Efficient Planning in Belief Space by Factoring the Covariance". International Journal of Robotics Research, 8:(11-12):1448-1465, December 2009.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • C. Plagemann, S. Mischke, S. Prentice, K. Kersting, N. Roy and W. Burgard. "A Bayesian Regression approach to Terrain Mapping and an Application to Legged Robot Locomotion". Journal of Field Robotics, 26(10):757-862, October 2009.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • E. Brunskill, B. Leffler, L. Li, M. Littman, N. Roy. "Provably Efficient Learning with Typed Parametric Models". Journal of Machine Learning Research, 10(Aug):1955-1988, 2009.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • J. Glover, D. Rus and N. Roy. "Probabilistic Models of Object Geometry with Application to Grasping". International Journal of Robotics Research, 28(8):999-1019, August 2009.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • F. Doshi and N. Roy. "Spoken Language Interaction with Model Uncertainty: An Adaptive Human-Robot Interaction System". Connection Science, 20(4):299-319, 2008.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF][Bibtex Entry]
  • T. Kollar and N. Roy. "Trajectory Optimization using Reinforcement Learning for Map Exploration". International Journal of Robotics Research, Volume 27, Issue 2, February 2008, pages 175-197.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • D. Jourdan and N. Roy. "Optimal Sensor Placement for Agent Localization". ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, Volume 4, Issue 3, August 2008.
    [Bibtex Entry]
  • N. Roy, G. Gordon and S. Thrun. "Finding Approximate POMDP solutions Through Belief Compression". Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, 23: 1-40, 2005.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF][Bibtex Entry]
  • J. Pineau, M. Montemerlo, M. Pollack, N. Roy and S. Thrun. "Towards robotic assistants in nursing homes: challenges and results". Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Volume 42, Issues 3-4, 31 March 2003, pages 271-281.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • N. Roy and G. Dudek. "Collaborative Exploration and Rendezvous: Algorithms, Performance Bounds and Observations". Autonomous Robots, 11(2): 117-136, 2001.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • S. Thrun, M. Beetz, M. Bennewitz, W. Burgard, A.B. Creemers, F. Dellaert, D. Fox, D. Hahnel, C. Rosenberg, N. Roy, J. Schulte, and D. Schulz. "Probabilistic Algorithms and the Interactive Museum Tour-Guide Robot Minerva". International Journal of Robotics Research, 19(11): 972-999, 2000.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]

2.  Conference articles

2.1  2014

  • Thomas Howard, Stefanie Tellex, Nicholas Roy. (2014). "A Natural Language Planner Interface for Mobile Manipulators." International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, 2014.
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  • Charles Richter, John Ware, Nicholas Roy. (2014). "High-Speed Autonomous Navigation of Unknown Environments using Learned Probabilities of Collision." International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, 2014.
    [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]

2.2  2013

  • Charles Richter, Adam Bry, Nicholas Roy. (2013). "Polynomial Trajectory Planning for Aggressive Quadrotor Flight in Dense Indoor Environments." International Symposium of Robotics Research (ISRR), Singapore, 2013.
    [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • Alborz Geramifard, Tom Walsh, Nicholas Roy, Jonathan How. "Batch-iFDD for Representation Expansion in Large MDPs". Proceedings of the Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI), Bellevue, WA, 2013.
  • William Vega-Brown, Abraham Bachrach, Adam Bry, Jonathan Kelly, Nicholas Roy. (2013). "CELLO: A Fast Algorithm for Covariance Estimation." International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2013.
    [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • J. Joseph, A. Geramifard, W. Roberts, J. How, N. Roy. "Reinforcement Learning with Misspecified Model Classes." International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2013. (Finalist, Best Cognitive Robotics Paper).
    [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]

2.3  2012

  • S. Tellex*, P. Thaker*, R. Deits, D. Simeonov, T. Kollar, N. Roy. (2012). "Toward Information Theoretic Human-Robot Dialog." Robotics: Science and Systems, Sydney, Australia, 2012 (*equal contribution).
    [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • M. Bollini, S. Tellex, T. Thompson, N. Roy, D. Rus. (2012). "Interpreting and Executing Recipes with a Cooking Robot." International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER), Quebec City, Canada, 2012.
    [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • A. Geramifard, J. Redding, J. Joseph, N. Roy, and J. P. How, “Model Estimation Within Planning and Learning”, American Control Conference (ACC), Montreal, Canada 2012.
    [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • A. Bry, A. Bachrach and N. Roy. "State Estimation for Aggressive Flight in GPS-Denied Environments Using Onboard Sensing". Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). St Paul, MN 2012. (Best Conference Paper Finalist).
    [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • J. Joseph, F. Doshi-Velez and N. Roy. "A Bayesian Nonparametric Approach to Modeling Battery Health". Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). St Paul, MN 2012.
    [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]

2.4  2011

  • A. Huang, A. Bachrach, P. Henry, M. Krainin, D. Maturana, D. Fox, N. Roy. "Visual Odometry and Mapping for Autonomous Flight Using an RGB-D Camera", Proceedings of the International Symposium of Robotics Research (ISRR), Flagstaff, AZ, 2011.
    [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • S. Gil, S. Prentice, N. Roy and D. Rus. "Decentralized Control for Optimizing Communication with Infeasible Regions", Proceedings of the International Symposium of Robotics Research (ISRR), Flagstaff, AZ, 2011.
    [Bibtex Entry]
  • A. Geramifard, F. Doshi, J. Redding, N. Roy, J. How. "incremental Feature Dependency Discovery", Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), Bellevue, WA, 2011.
    [Compressed Postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • S. Tellex, T. Kollar, S. Dickerson, M. R. Walter, A. G. Banerjee, S. Teller, N. Roy. "Understanding Natural Language Commands for Robotic Navigation and Mobile Manipulation", Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), San Francisco, CA, 2011.
    [Compressed Postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • J. Velez, G. Hemann, A. Huang, I. Posner and N. Roy. "Planning to Perceive: Exploiting Mobility for Robust Object Detection", Proceedings of ICAPS, Freiburg, Germany, 2011. (Winner, best student paper.)
    [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • A. G. Banerjee*, M. Ono*, N. Roy and B. C. Williams. "Regression-based LP Solver for Chance-Constrained Finite Horizon Optimal Control with Nonconvex Constraints", Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC), San Francisco, CA, 2011. (*equal contribution)
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • A. Geramifard, J. Redding, N. Roy, J. P. How, "UAV Cooperative Control with Stochastic Risk Models", Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC), San Francisco, CA, June 2011.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • J. Velez, G. Hemann, A. Huang, I. Posner and N. Roy. "Active Exploration for Robust Object Detection", Proceedings of IJCAI, Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
    [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • J. C. Ryan, M. L. Cummings, N. Roy, A. Banerjee and A. Schulte. "Designing an Interactive Local and Global Decision Support System for Aircraft Carrier Deck Scheduling", Proceedings of AIAA Infotech@Aerospace (I@A), St. Louis, MO, 2011.
    [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • G. Aoude, J. Joseph, N. Roy, J. How. "Mobile Agent Trajectory Prediction using Bayesian Nonparametric Reachability Trees", Proceedings of AIAA Infotech@Aerospace (I@A), St. Louis, MO, 2011.
    [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • A. Bry, N. Roy. "Rapidly-exploring Random Belief Trees for Motion Planning Under Uncertainty", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Shanghai, China, 2011.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • S.Hemachandra, T.Kollar, N. Roy and S. Teller. "Following and Interpreting Narrated Guided Tours", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Shanghai, China, 2011.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]

2.5  2010

  • F. Doshi-Velez, D. Wingate, N. Roy and J. Tenenbaum. "Nonparametric Bayesian Policy Priors for Reinforcement Learning", Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2010.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • T. Kollar, S. Tellex, D. Roy and N. Roy. "Grounding Verbs of Motion in Natural Language Commands to Robots", International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER), New Delhi, India, Dec. 2010.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • S. Tellex, T. Kollar, G. Shaw, N. Roy, and D. Roy. "Grounding Spatial Language for Video Search," Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI), 2010. (Winner, best student paper.)
    [PDF][Bibtex Entry]
  • A. Huang, A. Bachrach, S. Tellex, T. Kollar and N. Roy. "Natural Language Command of an Autonomous Micro-Air Vehicle", International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Taipei, Taiwan, Oct. 2010.
    [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • R. He, E. Brunskill and N. Roy. "PUMA: Planning under Uncertainty with Macro-Actions", Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2010.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • J. Joseph, F. Doshi-Velez and N. Roy. "A Bayesian Nonparametric Approach to Modeling Mobility", Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2010.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • P. Espinace, T. Kollar, A. Soto, and N. Roy. "Indoor Scene Recognition Through Object Detection", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Anchorage, AK, 2010.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • S. Teller, A. Correa, R. Davis, L. Fletcher, E. Frazzoli, J. Glass, J.P. How, J.h. Jeon, S. Karaman, B. Luders, N. Roy, T. Sainath, and M.R. Walter. "A Voice-Commandable Robotic Forklift Working Alongside Humans in Minimally-Prepared Outdoor Environments", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Anchorage, AK, 2010.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • R. He, A. Bachrach, N. Roy. "Efficient Planning under Uncertainty for a Target-Tracking Micro-Aerial Vehicle", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Anchorage, AK, 2010.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • B. Kim, M. Kaess, L. Fletcher, J. Leonard, A. Bachrach, N. Roy and S. Teller. "Multiple relative pose graphs for robust cooperative mapping", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Anchorage, AK, 2010.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]
  • T. Kollar, S. Tellex, D. Roy, N. Roy. "Toward Understanding Natural Language Directions", Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Osaka, Japan, pp. 259-266, 2010.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [Bibtex Entry]

2.6  2009

  • A. Bachrach, R. He and N. Roy. "Autonomous Flight in Unstructured and Unknown Indoor Environments". Proceedings of the European Conference on Micro Air Vehicles (EMAV 2009), Delft, Netherlands, 2009. (Winner, best student paper.)
  • Thomas Kollar and Nicholas Roy."Utilizing object-object and object-scene context when planning to find things". Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2009), Kobe, Japan, 2009.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • Yuan Wei, Emma Brunskill, Thomas Kollar, Nicholas Roy. "Where to Go: Interpreting Natural Directions Using Global Inference". Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2009), Kobe, Japan, 2009.
  • Vu Anh Huynh and Nicholas Roy. "icLQG: Combining Local and Global Optimization for Control in Information Space". Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2009), Kobe, Japan, 2009.
  • S. Park, H. Choi, J. How and N. Roy. "Learning covariance dynamics for path planning of UAV sensors in a large-scale dynamic environment". AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Chicago, IL 2009.
  • L. Bush and N. Roy. "Unifying Plan-space Value-based Approximate Dynamic Programming Policies and Open Loop Feedback Control" Proceedings of AIAA Infotech@Aerospace, Seattle, WA, 2009.
  • Y. Boussemart, J. Las Fargeas, M. Cummings and N. Roy. "Comparing Learning Techniques for Hidden Markov Models of Human Supervisory Control Behavior" AIAA Infotech, Seattle, 2009.
  • M. Achtelik, A. Bachrach, R. He, S. Prentice and N. Roy. "Stereo Vision and Laser Odometry for Autonomous Helicopters in GPS-denied Indoor Environments". Proceedings of the SPIE Unmanned Systems Technology XI, 7332, 733219, Orlando, FL, 2009.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]

2.7  2008

  • Christian Plagemann, Sebastian Mischke, Sam Prentice, Kristian Kersting, Nicholas Roy and Wolfram Burgard. "Learning Predictive Terrain Models for Legged Robot Locomotion". Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). France, 2008.
  • Thomas Kollar and Nicholas Roy. "Efficient optimization of information-theoretic exploration in SLAM". Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Chicago, 2008, pp. 1369-1375.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • Jared Glover, Daniela Rus and Nicholas Roy. "Manipulation using Probabilistic Models of Object Geometry". Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS). Zurich, Switzerland, 2008.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • Emma Brunskill, Bethany R. Leffler, Lihong Li, Michael L. Littman and Nicholas Roy. "CORL: A Continuous-state Offset-dynamics Reinforcement Learner". Proceedings of the 24th Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI 2008). Helsinki, Finland, 2008.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • Finale Doshi, Joelle Pineau and Nicholas Roy. "Reinforcement Learning with Limited Reinforcement: Using Bayes Risk for Active Learning in POMDPs". Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2008). Helsinki, Finland, 2008.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • Ruijie He, Sam Prentice and Nicholas Roy. "Planning in Information Space for a Quadrotor Helicopter in a GPS-denied Environments". Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). Los Angeles, 2008. (Winner, best paper.).
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • Finale Doshi and Nicholas Roy. "The Permutable POMDP: Fast Solutions to POMDPs for Preference Elicitation". Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS). Estoril, Portugal, 2008. (Finalist, best student paper.)
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • Emma Brunskill, Leslie Kaelbling, Tomas Lozano-Perez and Nicholas Roy. "Continuous-State POMDPs with Hybrid Dynamics". Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics. Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2008. (No page citations, electronic publication only.)
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • Finale Doshi, Joelle Pineau and Nicholas Roy. "Reinforcement Learning with Limited Reinforcement: Using Bayes Risk for Active Learning in POMDPs". Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics. Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2008.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]

2.8  2007

  • F. Doshi and N. Roy. "Learning User Models with Limited Reinforcement: An Adaptive Human-Robot Interaction System." Proceedings of the International Symposium on Language and Robots, Portugal, 2007.
  • Finale Doshi, Emma Brunskill, Alec Shkolnik, Thomas Kollar, Khashayar Rohanimanesh, Russ Tedrake and Nicholas Roy. "Collision Detection in Legged Locomotion using Supervised Learning". Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2007). San Diego, October, 2007.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • Emma Brunskill, Thomas Kollar and Nicholas Roy. "Topological Mapping Using Spectral Clustering and Classification". Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2007). San Diego, October, 2007.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • Cyrill Stachniss, Giorgio Grisetti, Wolfram Burgard and Nicholas Roy. "Analyzing Gaussian Proposal Distributions for Mapping with Rao-Blackwellized Particle Filters". Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2007). San Diego, October, 2007.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • Sam Prentice and Nicholas Roy. "The Belief Roadmap: Efficient Planning in Linear POMDPs by Factoring the Covariance". Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium of Robotics Research (ISRR), Hiroshima, Japan. November 2007.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • Nicholas Roy, John Leonard, Una-May O'Reilly, Daniela Rus and Seth Teller. "The Experience of Teaching Software Development in a Robotics Project Course". Proceedings of the Third International CDIO Conference and Collaborators' Meeting. Cambridge, MA. June 2007.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]
  • Emily Craparo, Jonathan How, Daniela Pucci de Farias, and Nicholas Roy. "Decentralized Estimation Under Communication Constraints", Proceedings of the AIAA Guidance Navigation and Control Conference, Hilton Head SC, 2007.
  • Finale Doshi and Nicholas Roy. "Efficient Model Learning for Dialog Management". Proceedings of Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2007). Washington, DC, March 2007.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]

2.9  2006

  • Nicholas Roy and Caleb Earnest. "Dynamic Action Spaces for Information Gain Maximization in Search and Exploration". Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC 2006). Minneapolis, June 2006.
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  • Thomas Kollar and Nicholas Roy. "Using Reinforcement Learning to Improve Exploration Trajectories for Error Minimization". Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2006). Orlando, May 2006.
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  • Patrycja Missiuro and Nicholas Roy. "Adapting Probabilistic Roadmaps to Handle Uncertain Maps". Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. (ICRA 2006). Orlando, May 2006.
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  • Damien B. Jourdan and Nicholas Roy. "Optimal Sensor Placement for Agent Localization". Proceedings of the IEEE/ION Position Location and Navigation Symposium (PLANS 2006). San Diego, April 2006. (Winner, Best student paper award).
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2.10  2005

  • Jessica J. Marquez, Mary L. Cummings, Nicholas Roy, Maithilee Kunda, Dava Newman. "Collaborative Human-Computer Decision Support for Planetary Surface Traversal", Proceedings of AIAA infotech@Aerospace, Washington, D.C., October 2005.
  • Damien B. Jourdan, John J. Deyst, Jr., Moe Z. Win and Nicholas Roy. "Monte Carlo Localization in Dense Multipath Environments Using UWB Ranging". Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICU 2005). Zurich, Switzerland, September 2005.
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  • R. Sim, and N. Roy. "Global A-Optimal Robot Exploration in SLAM". Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2005). Barcelona, April 2005.
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  • E. Brunskill and N. Roy. "SLAM using Incremental Probabilistic PCA and Dimensionality Reduction". Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2005). Barcelona, April 2005.
    [Compressed postscript] [PDF] [BiBTeX Entry]

2.11  2004 and earlier

  • R. Sim, G. Dudek and N. Roy. "Online Control Policy Optimization for Minimizing Map Uncertainty during Exploration". Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2004). New Orleans, April 2004. pp. 1758 - 1763.
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  • M. Montemerlo, N. Roy and and S. Thrun. "Perspectives on Standardization in Mobile Robot Programming : The Carnegie Mellon Navigation (CARMEN) Toolkit". Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2003). Las Vegas, October, 2003. Vol. 3, pp 2436-2441.
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  • N. Roy and G. Gordon and S. Thrun. "Planning under Uncertainty for Reliable Health Care Robotics". Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Field and Service Robotics (FSR). Lake Yamanaka, Japan. July, 2003.
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  • N. Roy and G. Gordon. "Exponential Family PCA for Belief Compression in POMDPs". Advances in Neural Information Processing (15) NIPS, Vancouver, BC. Dec. 2002.
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  • N. Roy and S. Thrun. "Motion Planning through Policy Search". Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2002). Lausanne, Switzerland, Sept. 2002
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  • J. Matthews, S. Engberg, M. Montemerlo, J. Pineau, N. Roy, J. Rogers, S. Thrun, S. Handler, T. Starrett, D. Ting, and R. Travis. "The Nursebot project: Results of preliminary field studies during development of a personal robotic assistant for older adults". In Proceedings of the Greater Pittsburgh 14th Annual Nursing Research Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, 2002.
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  • J. Matthews, S. Engberg, M. Montemerlo, J. Pineau, N. Roy, J. Rogers, and S. Thrun. "Robotic assistance during ambulation by older adults". In Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Medical Informatics Association, San Antonio, TX, 2002.
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  • M. Montemerlo, J. Pineau, N. Roy, S. Thrun and V. Varma. "Experiences with a Mobile Robotic Guide for the Elderly". Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2002). Edmonton, Jul. 2002
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  • N. Roy and A. McCallum. "Toward Optimal Active Learning through Monte Carlo Estimation of Error Reduction". Proceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2001). Williamstown, Jun. 2001
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  • N. Roy, J. Pineau and S. Thrun. "Spoken Dialog Management for Robots". Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2000). Hong Kong, Oct. 2000
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  • N. Roy and S. Thrun. "Coastal Navigation with Mobile Robots". Advances in Neural Information Processing 12 (NIPS). Colorado, Dec. 1999
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  • S. Thrun, M. Bennewitz, W. Burgard, A.B. Cremers, F. Dellaert, D. Fox, D. Haehnel, G. Lakemeyer, C. Rosenberg, N. Roy, J. Schulte, D. Schulz, and W. Steiner. "Experiences with two deployed interactive tour-guide robots". Proceedings of the International Conference on Field and Service Robotics (FSR'99), Pittsburgh, PA, August, 1999.
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  • N. Roy and S. Thrun. "Online Self-Calibration for Mobile Robots". IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Detroit, May 1999.
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  • N. Roy, W. Burgard, D. Fox and S. Thrun. "Coastal Navigation -- Mobile Robot Navigation with Uncertainty in Dynamic Environments". IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Detroit, May 1999.
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  • S. Thrun, M. Bennewitz, W. Burgard, A. Cremers, F. Dellaert, D. Fox, D. Haehnel, C. Rosenberg, N. Roy, J. Schulte and D. Schulz. "MINERVA: A Second-Generation Museum Tour-Guide Robot". IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Detroit, May 1999.
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  • N. Roy, G. Dudek and P. Freedman. "Surface Sensing and Classification for Efficient Mobile Robot Navigation". Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Minneapolis, 1996.
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2.12  Workshops and Symposia

  • Abraham Bachrach, Alborz Garamifard, Daniel Gurdan, Ruijie He, Sam Prentice, Jan Stumpf and Nicholas Roy. "Co-ordinated Tracking and Planning using Air and Ground Vehicles". In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER), Athens, 2008. Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics (STAR).
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  • Katie Byl, Alec Shkolnik, Sam Prentice, Nick Roy and Russ Tedrake. "Reliable Dynamic Motions for a Stiff Quadruped". In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER), Athens, 2008. Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics (STAR).
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  • N. Roy, H. Choi, D. Gombos, J. Hansen, J. How and S. Park. "Adaptive Observation Strategies for Forecast Error Minimization." Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science, Beijing, 2007.
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  • J. Pineau, N. Roy, M. Montemerlo, S. Thrun, and M. Pollack. "Probabilistic control of human robot interaction: Experiments with a robotic assistant for nursing homes". In G. Giralt and R. Chatila, editors, Proceedings of the IARP-IEEE/RAS Workshop on Robot Dependability, 2002.
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  • M.E. Pollack, L. Brown, D. Colbry, C. Orosz, B. Peintner, S. Ramakrishnan, S. Engberg, J.T. Matthews, J. Dunbar-Jacobs, C. McCarthy, S. Thrun, M. Montemerlo, J. Pineau, and N. Roy. "Pearl: A mobile robotic assistant to the elderly". In AAAI Workshop 2002 notes, Edmonton, AB, 2002.
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  • N. Roy, G. Baltus, D. Fox, F. Gemperle, J. Goetz, T. Hirsch, D. Margaritis, M. Montemerlo, J. Pineau, J. Schulte & S. Thrun. "Towards Personal Service Robots for the Elderly". Workshop on Interactive Robots and Entertainment (WIRE 2000). Pittsburgh, PA. 2000.
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  • N. Roy, W. Burgard, D. Fox & S. Thrun. "Coastal Navigation -- Robot Motion with Uncertainty". Proceedings of the AAAI Fall Symposium: Planning with POMDPs. Orlando, 1998.
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  • S. Thrun & N. Roy. "Integrating Learning for Robust Development". Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium: Integrating Robotic Research. Palo Alto, 1998.
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  • N. Roy & G. Dudek. "Learning to Rendezvous during Multi-agent Exploration". Proceedings of the European Workshop on Learning Robots. Brighton, 1997.
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  • G. Dudek & N. Roy. "Multi-Robot Rendezvous in Unknown Environments, or, What to do When You're Lost at the Zoo". Proceedings of the AAAI National Conference Workshop on Online Search. Providence, 1997.
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  • S. Thrun, M. Bennewitz, W. Burgard, A.B. Cremers, F. Dellaert, D. Fox, D. Haehnel, C. Rosenberg, N. Roy, J. Schulte, and D. Schulz. "MINERVA: A tour-guide robot that learns". In Proc. of the 23nd German Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Germany (KI'99). Springer Verlag, 1999.
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  • M. Bolduc, E. Bourque, G. Dudek, N. Roy & R. Sim. "Autonomous Exploration: An Integrated Systems Approach". Proceedings of the AAAI National Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Providence, 1997.
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  • N. Roy, G. Dudek & M. Daum. "Mobile Robot Navigation and Control: A Case Study". Proceedings of the AAAI National Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Portland, 1996.
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  • N. Roy & G. Dudek. "Multi-agent Rendez-vous", Poster session, IRIS/PRECARN conference. Montreal, June 1996.
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2.13  Book chapters, magazine articles, and others

  • J. Peters, R. Tedrake, N. Roy, J. Morimoto. "Robot Learning", Encyclopedia of Machine Learning, (in press).
  • Special Issue on Robotics: Science and Systems 2009. Eds. N. Roy, Y. Matsuoka. International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol 29, No. 8. July 2010.
  • J. How, C. Fraser, K. Kulling, L. Bertuccelli, O. Toupet, L. Brunet, A. Bachrach, N. Roy. "Increasing autonomy of UAVs,". IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, 16(2):43-51, June 2009.
  • N. Roy & J. Pineau. "Robotics and Independence for the Elderly." In Gerontechnology. G. Lesnoff-Caravaglia editor. C. C. Thomas: Springfield, IL. 2007.
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  • Special Issue on Robotics: Science and Systems 2005. Eds. O. Brock, S. Koenig, N. Roy and G. Sukhatme. International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol 25, No. 12. December 2006.