Publications

Facilitating Operator Interaction

Anderson M, Brown M, McKenzie A, Wellman B, and Vrbsky S, “Affecting Attitudes in First-year Computer Science using Syntax-free Robotics Programming,” in ACM Inroads, (2011).

Velachumy A, and Anderson M, “Balancing Target Acquisition and Target Tracking in Existing Resource Constrained Stationary Camera Systems,” Intelligent Service Robotics, Vol 4, No 3 pp 181-190, (2011).

Dukeman, A and Anderson M, "A CSP Solution to Multi-Camera Surveillance and Target Tracking," in IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), Anchorage AL, (October 2011).

Veluchamy A and Anderson M, "Target Acquisition in Resource Constrained Stationary Camera Systems," in Proceedings of 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE, Taipei Taiwan, (October 2010).

Anderson M, and David P, “Role of Quality of Service Metrics in Visual Target Acquisition and Tracking in Resource Constrained Environments,” in Proceedings of SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, SPIE, Vol 6562, Orlando FL, (April 2007)

PREOP/Education

Dillon E, Anderson M and Brown M, “Comparing feature assistance between programming environments and their "effect" on novice programmers,” Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 27(5) 69-77 (2012).
Anderson M, Brown M, McKenzie A, Wellman B, and Vrbsky S, “Affecting Attitudes in First-year Computer Science using Syntax-free Robotics Programming,” in ACM Inroads, (2011).

Dillon E, Anderson M and Brown M, “Comparing Mental Models of Novice Programmers when Using Visual and Command Line Environments,” ACM Southeast, Tuscaloosa Alabama, (March 2012).

Wellman B, Vrbsky S and Anderson M, “PREOP as a Tool to Increase Student Retention in CS,” in Journal of Computing Sciences in College, Vol 25, No 2, pp 167-175, (2009).

McKenzie A, Addison M, Chappell J, Hennigan J, Lozes B and Anderson M, "Engineering the Creative Space," in IEEE Multidisciplinary Engineering Education Magazine, Vol 4, No 1, (2009)

Wellman B, Vrbsky S, and Anderson M, “PREOP as a tool to Increase Student Retention in CS,” in Proceedings of Twenty-Third Annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, Southeastern Conference, CCSC, Salem VA, (November 2009)

Wellman B L, Davis J, and Anderson M, “Alice and robotics in introductory CS,” in Proceedings of The Fifth Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference on XX: Intellect, Initiatives, Insight, and Innovations, Portland OR (April 2009)

Anderson M, Todd B, Burkett S, Warren G, Brown M, and Cordes D, “Engineering Collaborations with Liberal Arts,” in Proceedings of 2009 ASEE Annual Conference and Exhibition, ASEE, Austin TX, (June 2009)

Davis J, Wellman B, Anderson M, and Raines M, “Providing Robotic Experiences Through Object-Based Programming (PREOP),” in Proceedings of 2009 Alice Symposium in cooperation with SIGCSE, ACM, Durham NC, (June 2009)

Cannon K, Lapoint M A, Bird N, Panciera K, Veeraraghavan H, Papanikolopoulos N, and Gini M. “Using Robots to Raise Interest in Technology Among Underrepresented Groups,” in Robotics & Automation Magazine, IEEE, Vol 14, No 2, pp 73-81, (2007).

Cannon K, Anderson Lapoint M, Gini M, and Papanikolopoulos N, "€œNo fear: University of Minnesota robotics day camp introduces local youth to hands-on technologies,"€ Robotics and Automation, 2006. ICRA 2006. Proceedings 2006 IEEE International Conference on, 2006, p. 363--368.

Multiagent Cooperation

Dawson S, Wellman BL, and Anderson M, “Identification of Issues in Predicting Multi-Robot Performance through Model-Based Simulations,” in Intelligent Control and Automation, Vol 2, pp 133-143, (2011).

Wellman B, Dawson S, and Anderson M. "Using Rendezvous to Overcome Communication Limitations in Multirobot Exploration," in IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), Anchorage AL, (October 2011).

Wellman, B, Alexander Q, and Anderson M, “Multirobot Search using Bio-inspired Cooperation and Communication Paradigms,” in Bio-inspired Computing and Communication Networks, Auerbach Publications, Taylor & Francis Group, CRC (2011).

Dawson S, Wellman B L, and Anderson M, "The Effect of Interaction on Robotic Sensor Network Experiments," in Conference Proceedings at the ISCA 2nd Sensor Networks and Applications Conference (SNA 2010), Las Vegas NV (November 2010).

Wellman B, Dawson S, and Anderson M, "The Effect of Packet Loss on Cooperative Multirobot Systems," Conference Proceedings at the ISCA 2nd Sensor Networks and Applications Conference (SNA 2010), Las Vegas NV, (November 2010).

Wellman B, Dawson S, and Anderson M, "Categorizing Interference in Real Robot Experiment," in IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), Anchorage AL, (October 2011).

Wellman B, Dawson S, and Anderson M, "Observation-Based Cooperation in Mobile Sensor Networks: A Bio-Inspired Approach for Fault Tolerant Coverage," in IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Denver CO, (October 2010).

Dawson S, Wellman B L, and Anderson M, "Using Simulation to Predict Multi-robot Performance on Coverage Tasks," in Proceedings of 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE, Taipei Taiwan, (October 2010).

Wellman B, Downing S, Moore G, and Anderson M, “Observation-based Cooperation in Mobile Sensor Networks,” in Proceedings of ISCA First International Conference on Sensor Networks and Applications (SNA-2009), San Francisco CA, (November 2009)

Anderson M, and Papanikolopoulos, N, “Implicit Cooperation Strategies for Multirobot Search of Unknown Areas,” in Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol 53, No 4, (2008).

Rybski P E, Larson A, Veeraraghavan H, Anderson M, and Gini M, "Performance Evaluation of a Multi-Robot Search & Retrieval System: Experiences with MinDART," in Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems. Vol 52, No 3-4, (2008).

M. Isaacs, M. Anderson, S. Ashworth, J. Blackburn-Lynch, B. Bynum, J. Pearce, and C. Pemberton, "€œBreaking Up Is Hard To Do --- {D}ispersion: From Design to Implementation,"€ Proc. of the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Orlando FL, 2006.

M Anderson and N. Papanikolopoulos, "€œRelative collaborative localization using pyroelectric sensors,"€ International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems, 2005.

P. Rybski, A. Larson, H. Veeraraghavan, M. LaPoint, and M. Gini, "€œCommunication Strategies in Multi-Robot Search and Retrieval,"€ International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems, 2004.

Rybski P, Larson A, Veeraraghavan H, LaPoint M, and Gini typo M, “Communications Strategies in Multi-robot Search and Retrieval: Experiences with MinDART,” in Distributed Autonomous Robotic System 6, Springer-Verlag Inc, New York NY(2007).

35. Anderson M, and Papanikolopoulos N, “Reducing Sensitivity to Localization Errors through Local Search,” in 2007 Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems, IEEE, San Diego CA, (November 2007)

36. Anderson M, and Papanikolopoulos N, “Improving Multirobot, Cooperative Search Via Local Target Queues,” in 2007 Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems, IEEE, San Diego CA, (November 2007)

Other

Anderson M, Kilgo P, and Bowman J, “RDIS: Generalizing domain concepts to specify device to framework mappings,” International Conference on Robots and Automation, Saint Paul MN (May 2012)

McKenzie A, Dawson S, Hui F, and Anderson M, “Using Sun’s Java Real-Time System to Manage Behavior-based Mobile Robot Controllers,” Journal of Robotics (2011).

Anderson M, Crawford C, Stanforth M, “Work in Progress: Enabling robot device discovery through robot device descriptions,” 2nd International Workshop on Domain-Specific Languages and models for ROBotic systems (DSLRob’11), San Francisco, (September 2011).

Anderson M, and Jenkins OC, and Osentoski S, “Recasting Robotics Challenges as Experiments [Competitions],” in Robotics & Automation Magazine, IEEE, Vol 18, No 2, (2011).

Anderson M, Thomas A L, “Enabling Intelligence through Middleware: Report of the AAAI 2010 Workshop,” in AI Magazine, Vol 32, No 1, (2011).

Anderson M, Chernova S, Dodds Z, Thomaz A, and Touretzky D, “Report on the AAAI 2010 Robot Exhibits,” in AI Magazine, (accepted February 2011).

McKenzie A, Gay D, Nori R, Davis J, and Anderson M, "Comparing Temporally Aware Mobile Robot Controllers Built with Sun’s Java Real-Time System, OROCOS’s Real-Time Toolkit and Player," in Proceedings of 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE, Taipei Taiwan, (October 2010).

R. Voyles, A. Larson, J. Bae, and M. Lapoint, "€œCore-bored search-and-rescue applications for an agile limbed robot,"€ International Conference on Robot Automation, 2004.

A. Drenner, M. LaPoint, I. Burt, K. Cannon, C. Hays, A.D. Kottas, and N. Papanikolopoulos, "€œIncreasing the Scout's effectiveness through local sensing and ruggedization,"€ Robotics and Automation, 2004. Proceedings. ICRA "€™04. 2004 IEEE International Conference on, 2004.

McKenzie A, Dawson S, Alexander Q, and Anderson M, “Using Real-Time Awareness to Manage Performance of Java Clients on Mobile Robots,” in Proceedings of 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE, St. Louis MO, (October 2009)

Anderson M, Jenkins O C, and Oh P, “The seventeenth annual AAAI Robot Exhibition and Manipulation and Mobility Workshop,” in AI Magazine, Vol 30, No 1, (2008).

Walter M, Anderson M, Burt I. and Papanikolopoulos N, "The Design and Evolution of the eROSI Robot," in 2007 Proceedings on IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, IEEE, Vol 10, No 14, pp 2984-2989 (April 2007)

Papers presented at meetings

1. Dawson S, Crawford C, Dillon E and Anderson M, “Examining the Expectations of Autonomy and Human Intervention in a Multi-robot Surveillance Task,” ACM Southeast, Tuscaloosa AL (March 2012)

2. Dillon E, Anderson Herzog M, and Brown M, “Comparing Feature Sets within Visual and Command Line Environments and their effect on Novice Programming,” SGICSE Raleigh NC (March 2012).

3. Davis J, Funderburk J, Gay D, Johnson R, Phares R, Thompson D, McKenzie A, and Anderson M (speaker), "Using Commodity Parts to Build a Low-cost Autonomous Robot," in 2010 AAAI Robotics Workshop and Exhibition: Small Scale Manipulation Challenge, Atlanta GA, (July 2010).

4. Davis J and Anderson M (speaker), "Lego Mindstorms Programming via PREOP," in 2010 AAAI Robotics Workshop and Exhibition: Education Track, Atlanta GA, (July 2010).

5. Dawson S, Wellman B L, and Anderson M, "The Effect of Multiple Robots on Simulation Accuracy." ICRA 2010 Workshop on the Role of Experiments in Robotics Research, Anchorage AK, (May 2010)

6. Wellman B (speaker), Davis J (speaker), Anderson M (speaker), “Cooperative Multirobot Systems”, in Cyber Physical Systems Luncheon and Senate Briefing, Capitol Hill DC, (July 2009)

7. Alexander Q, Hockett H, Velachumy A, Anderson M (speaker), “Acquisition of 2-D ground truth data in multirobot experiments,” in 2009 Robotics: Science and Systems Workshop on Good Experimental Methodology in Robotics, Seattle WA, (June 2009)

8. Anderson M (speaker), “Using Quality of Service Metrics in Visual Target Acquisition and Tracking to Manage Constrained Resources,” in AL EPSCoR Annual Conference and Stakeholder Symposium, Montgomery AL, (July 2008)

9. Anderson M (speaker), Thaete L. and Wiegand N, "Player/Stage: A Unifying Paradigm to Improve Robotics Education Delivery," in RSS Workshop on Research on Robotics in Education 2007, Atlanta GA, (June 2007)