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ICRA Best Automation Paper

About the Award

Description: To encourage research in Automation by annually recognizing the Best Automation Paper at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) systems that operate autonomously in predictable environments over extended periods, or the explicit structuring of such environments
Established: 1997
Prize: $1,000 and Certificate. If two papers are deemed worthy, they will share the award equally
Funding: Funded by the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)
Eligibility: Papers accepted to and presented at the ICRA conference
Basis for Judging: Factors that will be considered are originality, depth, quality, presentation, and significance as related to automation, emphasizing efficiency, productivity, quality, and reliability, focusing on systems that operate autonomously in predictable environments over extended periods, or the explicit structuring of such environments
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
Ian O'Hara, James Paulos, Jay Davey, Nick Eckenstein, Neel Doshi, Tarik Tosun, Jonathan Greco, Jungwon Seo, Matt Turpin, Vijay Kumar, Mark Yim
"Self-Assembly of a Swarm of Autonomous Boats into Floating Structures"

2013
Hao Tieng, Haw-Ching Yang, Min-Hsiung Hung, Fan-Tien Cheng
"A Novel Virtual Metrology Scheme for Predicting Machining Precision of Machine Tools"

2012
Andreas Stolt, Magnus Linderoth, Anders Robertsson, Rolf Johansson
"Force Controlled Robotic Assembly without a Force Sensor"

2011
Zhe Lu, Xuping Zhang, Clement Leung, Navid Esfandiari, Robert F. Casper, Yu Sun
"Automated Cell Manipulation: Robotic ICSI"

2010
Daniel Cunningham, Harry Asada
"Continuous Path Tracing by a Cable-Suspended, Under-Actuated Robot: The Winch-Bot"

2009
Felix Beyeley, Simon Muntwyler, Bradley E. Nelson
"Design and Calibration of a Microfabricated 6-Axis Force-Torque Sensor for Microbotic Applications"