Awards

The following awards will be presented at the conference:

  • Best Paper Award (certificate and cash honorarium of USD 1000)
  • Best Application Paper Award (by IET)
  • Best Poster Award (by Springer)

Award Finalists

The following papers have been nominated for the Best Paper Award by the Program Committee.

A Comparative Study of Collision Avoidance Algorithms for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Performance and Robustness to Noise
Steven Roelofsen, Denis Gillet and Alcherio Martinoli
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Discovery and Exploration of Novel Swarm Behaviors given Limited Robot Capabilities
Daniel S. Brown1, Ryan Turner2, Oliver Hennigh2 and Steven Loscalzo2
1University of Texas at Austin, USA, 2Air Force Research Laboratory, USA

Distributed Camouflage for Swarm Robotics and Smart Materials
Yang Li, John Klingner and Nikolaus Correll
University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Distributed Convolutional Neural Networks for Human Activity Recognition in Wearable Robotics
Dana Hughes and Nikolaus Correll
University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Geometrical Study of a Quasi-Spherical Module for Building Programmable Matter
Benoît Piranda and Julien Bourgeois
University of Bourgogne Franche-Comté, France

Robust Coordinated Aerial Deployments for Theatrical Applications Given Online User Interaction via Behavior Composition
Ellen A. Cappo, Arjav Desai and Nathan Michael
Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Winner of the Best Paper Award

Robust Coordinated Aerial Deployments for Theatrical Applications Given Online User Interaction via Behavior Composition
Ellen A. Cappo, Arjav Desai and Nathan Michael
Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Winner of the Best Application Paper Award (by IET)

Construction Planning for Modularized Rail Structure – Type Selection of Rail Structure Modules and Dispatch Planning of Constructor Robots
Rui Fukui, Yuta Kato, Gen Kanayama, Ryo Takahashi and Masayuki Nakao
University of Tokyo, Japan

Winner of the Best Poster Award (by Springer)

Vertex: A New Distributed Underwater Robotic Platform for Environmental Monitoring
Felix Schill1, Alexander Bahr1 and Alcherio Martinoli1
1Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, 2Hydromea SA, Switzerland

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