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ICRA Best Conference Paper

About the Award

Description: To recognize the most outstanding paper in the Proceedings of the annual IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA).
Established: 1993
Prize: $1,000 and Certificate
Funding: Funded by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.
Eligibility: Authors of papers published in the Proceedings of the annual International Conference on Robotics and Automation for the year of the award presentation.
Basis for Judging: Technical merit, originality, potential impact on the field, clarity of the written paper, and quality of the oral or other presentation.
Presentation: Announced and presented at the annual IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. No award will be given if no qualified candidate is identified.


Winners of this Award

2014
Masaki Murooka, Shintaro Noda, Shunichi Nozawa, Yohei Kakiuchi, Kei Okada, Masayuki Inaba
"Manipulation Strategy Decision and Execution based on Strategy Proving Operation for Carrying Large and Heavy Objects"

2013
Anirudha Majumdar, Amir Ali Ahmadi, Russ Tedrake
"Control Design along Trajectories with Sums of Squares Programming"

2012
Masaya Hagiwara, Tomohiro Kawahara, Toru Iijima, Yoko Yamanishi, Fumihito Arai
"High Speed Microrobot Actuation in a Microfluidic Chip by Levitated Structure with Riblet Surface"

2011
Daniel Mellinger, Vijay Kumar
"Minimum Snap Trajectory Generation and Control for Quadrotors"

2010
Aaron P. Gerratt, Ivan Penskiy, Sarah Bergbreiter
"Integrated Silicon-PDMS Process for Microrobot Mechanisms"

2009
Slawomir Grzonka, Giorgio Grisetti, Wolfram Burgard
"Towards a Navigation System for Autonomous Indoor Flying"

2008
Ruijie He, Sam Prentice, Nicholas Roy
"Planning in Information Space for a Quadrotor Helicopter in a GPS Denied Environment"

2007
John Palmisano, Kerr-Jia Lu, Jonah Brett, J. Cohen, W. Sandberg, W., B. Ratna
"Design of a Biomimetic Controlled-Curvature Robotic Pectoral Fin"

2006
Paul Newman, David Cole, Kin Ho
"Outdoor SLAM using Visual Appearance and Laser Ranging"

2005
Jan Rosell, Pedro Iniguez
"Path planning using Harmonic Functions and Probabilistic Cell Decomposition"

2004
Kemal Berk Yesin, Bradley J. Nelson
"Robust CAD Model Based Visual Tracking for 3D Microassembly Using Image Space Potentials"

2003
Ho-Yin Chan, Wen J. Li
"A Thermally Actuated Polymer Micro Robotic Gripper for Manipulation of Biological Cells"

Chieh-Chih Wang, Charles Thorpe, Sebastian Thrun
"Online Simultaneous Localization and Mapping with Detection and Tracking of Moving Objects: Theory and Results from a Ground Vehicle in Crowded Urban Areas"

2002
Auke Ijspeert, Jun Nakanishi, Stefan Schaal
"Movement imitation with nonlinear dynamical systems in humanoid robots"

2001
Guillaume Picinbono, Herve Delingette, Nicholas Ayache
"Non-linear and anisotropic elastic soft tissue models for medical simulation"

2001
Kazuya Yoshida, Kenichi Hashizume, Abiko Satoko
"Zero Reaction Maneuver: Flight Velification with ETS-VII Space Robot"

2000
S. Thrun, W. Burgard, D. Fox
"A real-time algorithm for mobile robot mapping with applications to multi-robot and 3D mapping"

1999
Mitsuhiro Hakozaki, Hideki Oasa, Hiroyuki Shinoda
"Telemetric Robot Skin"

1999
Stephen Mascaro, Kuo-Wei Chang, H. Harry Asada
"Photo-Plethysmograph Nail Sensors for Measuring Finger Forces Without Haptic Obstruction: Modeling and Instrumentation"

1998
Alessandro De Luca, Pasquale Lucibello
"A General Algorithm for Dynamic Feedback Linearization of Robots with Elastic Joints"

1998
K. Hirai, M. Hirose, Y. Haikawa, T. Takenaka
"The Development of the Honda Humanoid Robot"

1997
T. Yoshikawa, A. Nagura
"A Touch and Force Display System for Haptic Interface"

1996
J.E. Colgate, M.A. Peshkin, W. Wannasuphprasit
"Nonholonomic Haptic Display"

1995
S. Hirose, N. Ootsukasa, T. Shirasu, H. Kuwahara, K. Yoneda
"Fundamental Considerations for the Design of a Planetary Rover"

1994
Y. Zhuang, K.Y. Goldberg, Y-C Wong
"On the Existence of Modular Fixtures"

1993
Brennan McCarragher, Haruhiko Asada
"A Discrete Event Approach to the Control of Robotic Assembly Tasks"