Third International Workshop on New Frontiers in Computational Robotics (NFCR ’19)

in conjunction with

The Third IEEE International Conference on Robotic Computing

February 25-27, 2019 - Naples, Italy

Laguna Hills
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Workshop Program

February 27, 2019, Aula Magna

10:40am - 10:55am  Invited talk: “An Interactive Framework for Video Surveillance Event Detection                                    and Modeling” , Fabio Persia.

10:55am - 11:10am   “Victim Detection Using UAV with On-board Voice Recognition System”
                                  Yuki Yamazaki, Chinthaka Premachandra, Chamika Janith Perera, Sagara Sumathipala and                                    B. H. Sudantha.

11:10am - 11:25am   “Towards Behavioural Cloning for Autonomous Driving”
                                 Saumya Kumaar, Navaneethkrishnan B, Sinchana Hegde, Pragadeesh Raja and S N Omkar.

11:25am - 11:40am   “A Faster R-CNN Approach for Partially Occluded Robot Object Recognition”
                                   Delowar Hossain, Sivapong Nilwong, Tran Duc Dung and Genci Capi.

11:40am - 11:55am   “Robot Modeling, Motion Simulation and Off-line Programming Based on
                                     SolidWorks API”

                                   Nikolay Bratovanov.

12:00pm - 1:30pm   Lunch (on your own)

1:30pm - 1:45pm   “From Models To Software Through Automatic Transformations: An AADL To ROS                                   End-to-End Toolchain”
                                  Gianluca Bardaro, Andrea Semprebon, Agnese Chiatti and Matteo Matteucci.

1:45pm - 2:00pm   “Remarks on Recognition of Aromas from Tea Leaves Using Deep Neural Network                                   based on PPF-coated QCR Sensor Signals”
                                  Kazuhiko Takahashi and Iwao Sugimoto.

2:00pm - 2:15pm   “Review of Deep Reinforcement Learning for Robot Manipulation”
                                 Hai Nguyen and Hung La.

2:15pm - 2:30pm   “Deep Reinforcement Learning using Genetic Algorithm for Parameter                                          Optimization”
                                      Adarsh Sehgal, Hung La, Sushil Louis and Hai Nguyen.

2:30pm - 2:50pm   Coffee Break

2:50pm - 3:05pm   “A Review of SLAM Techniques and Security in Autonomous Driving”
                                Ashutosh Singandhupe and Hung La.

3:05pm - 3:20pm   “Drone and GPS sensors-based grassland management using deep-learning image                                 segmentation”
                           Satoki Tsuichihara, Shingo Akita, Reiichirou Ike, Masahiro Shigeta, Hiroshi Takemura, Takahiro Natori, Naoyuki Aikawa, Kazumasa Shindo, Yasuyuki Ide and Shigeki Tejima.

3:20pm - 3:35pm   “A generic decentralized gait generator architecturefor statically stable motion of                                   crawling robots”
                                   Ashish Malik.

3:35pm - 3:50pm   “Modeling of a cable-based revolute joint using biphasic media variable stiffness                                   actuation”
                                   Jesus Lugo, Vishal Ramadoss, Rezia Molfino and Matteo Zoppi.

3:50pm - 4:05pm   “AS-EKF: a delay aware state estimation technique for telepresence robot navigation”
                                   Barnali Das, Gordon Dobie and Stephen Gareth Pierce.

4:05pm - 4:20pm   “An Annotated Corpus of Stories and Gestures for a Storyteller Robot”
                                   Agnese Augello and Giovanni Pilato.