IEEE Transactions on Robotics King-Sun Fu Memorial Best Paper Award

About the Award

Description: To recognize the best paper published annually in the IEEE Transactions on Robotics
Established: 2004
Prize: $1,000 and Certificate
Funding: Funded by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
Eligibility: Authors of papers published in the IEEE Transactions on Robotics during the calendar year of the award
Basis for Judging: Technical merit, originality, potential impact on the field, clarity of presentation, and practical significance for applications
Presentation: At the annual IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) in the calendar year following publication of the paper 

Winners of the Award

Yulun Tian; Yun Chang; Fernando Herrera Arias; Carlos Nieto-Granda; Jonathan P. How; Luca Carlone
"Kimera-Multi: Robust, Distributed, Dense Metric-Semantic SLAM for Multi-Robot Systems"
vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 2022-2038, August 2022

Andy Zeng, Shuran Song, Johnny Lee, Alberto Rodriguez and Thomas Funkhouser
"TossingBot: Learning to Throw Arbitrary Objects With Residual Physics"
vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 1307-1319, August 2020

Ian Abraham and Todd D. Murphey
"Active Learning of Dynamics for Data-Driven Control Using Koopman Operators”
vol. 35, no. 5, pp. 1071-1083, October 2019

Elliot Wright Hawkes, Hao Jiang, David L. Christensen, Amy K. Han and  Mark R. Cutkosky 

"Grasping Without Squeezing: Design and Modeling of Shear-Activated Grippers”
vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 91-112, February 2018

Christian Forster, Luca Carlone, Frank Dellaert, Davide Scaramuzza
"On-Manifold Preintegration for Real-Time Visual--Inertial Odometry"
vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 1-21, 2017

Xiaodong Lan, Mac Schwager

"Rapidly Exploring Random Cycles: Persistent Estimation of Spatiotemporal Fields With Multiple Sensing Robots"
vol. 32, no. 5, pp. 1230-1244, 2016

Raúl Mur-Artal, J. M. M. Montiel, Juan D. Tardós
"ORB-SLAM: A Versatile and Accurate Monocular SLAM System"
vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 1147-1163, 2015

Seungsu Kim, Ashwini Shukla, Aude Billard
"Catching Objects in Flight"
vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 1049-1065, 2014

David J. Braun, Florian Petit, Felix Huber, Sami Haddadin, Patrick van der Smagt, Alin Albu-Schäffer, Sethu Vijayakumar
"Robots Driven by Compliant Actuators: Optimal Control Under Actuation Constraints"
vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 1085-1101, 2013

Freek Stulp, Evangelos A. Theodorou, Stefan Schaal
"Reinforcement Learning With Sequences of Motion Primitives for Robust Manipulation" 
vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 1360-1370, 2012

Chenguang Yang, Gowrishankar Ganesh, Sami Haddadin, Sven Parusel, Alin Albu-Schaeffer, Etienne Burdet
"Human-Like Adaptation of Force and Impedance in Stable and Unstable Interactions"
vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 918-930, 2011

Pierre E. Dupont, Jesse Lock, Brandon Itkowitz, Evan Butler
"Design and Control of Concentric-Tube Robots"
vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 209-225, 2010

Anastasios I. Mourikis, Nikolas Trawny, Stergios I. Roumeliotis, Andrew E. Johnson, Adnan Ansar, Larry Matthies
"Vision-Aided Inertial Navigation for Spacecraft Entry, Descent, and Landing"
vol. 25, no, 2, pp. 264-280, 2009

Sangbae Kim, Matthew Spenko, Salomon Trujillo, Barrett Heyneman, Daniel Santos, Mark R. Cutkosky
"Smooth Vertical Surface Climbing with Directional Adhesion"
vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 65-74, 2008

Mitul Saha, Pekka Isto
"Manipulation Planning for Deformable Linear Objects," vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 1141-1150, 2007

Ryan M. Eustice, Hanumant Singh, John J. Leonard
"Exactly Sparse Delayed-State Filters for View-Based SLAM "
vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 1100-1114, 2006

Romuald Ginhoux, Jacques Gangloff, Michel de Mathelin,Luc Soler, Mara M. Arenas Sanchez, Jacques Marescaux
"Active Filtering of Physiological Motion in Robotized Surgery Using Predictive Control"
vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 67-79, 2005

Florent Lamiraux, David Bonnafous, Olivier Lefebvre
"Reactive Path Deformation for Nonholonomic Mobile Robots"
vol. 20, no. 6, pp. 967-977, 2004

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