And now, what's going to happen to us without barbarians?
They were, those people, a kind of solution.

[C. Cavafy, "Waiting for the Barbarians"]


Dimitrios Kanoulas, Ph.D.
[Δημήτρης Κανούλας]


University College London (UCL)
Department of Computer Science
Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK

http://dkanou.github.io


e-mail: echo "name@ucl.ac.uk" | sed 's!name!d.kanoulas!'


Workshop Organizer

  1. Towards Real-World Deployment of Legged Robots,
    with K. Walas [Poznan Univ., Poland], N. Kottege [CSIRO, Australia], A. Ames [CalTech, USA], M. Bjelonic [ETH, Switzerland]
    In the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), ICRA 2021.
  2. UK-RAS Legged Robotics Task Group: Webinars [1] [2],
    with Maurice Fallon [University of Oxford], Ioannis Havoutis [University of Oxford], Chengxu Zhou [University of Leeds], Zhibin Li [University of Edinburgh], and Michael Mistry [University of Edinburgh]
    In the RAIN – Robotics and AI in Nuclear Research Hub Events, RAIN 2020.
  3. Why Robots fail to grasp? - Failure ca(u)ses in Robot Grasping and Manipulation,
    with Joao Bimbo [Yale, USA], Giulia Vezzani [DeepMind, UK], Kensuke Harada [Osaka Univ., Japan]
    In the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), IROS 2020.
  4. Towards Real-World Deployment of Legged Robots,
    with M. Bjelonic [ETH, Switzerland], K. Walas [Poznan Univ., Poland], N. Kottege [CSIRO, Australia], A. Ames [CalTech, USA]
    In the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), ICRA 2020.
  5. Towards Real-World Deployment of Legged Robots,
    with M. Bjelonic [ETH, Switzerland], K. Walas [Poznan Univ., Poland], M. Camurri [Univ. of Oxford, UK], N. Kottege [CSIRO, Australia], E. Yoshida [AIST, Japan]
    In the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), ICRA 2019.
  6. Humanoid Robot Falling: Fall Detection, Damage Prevention, and Recovery Actions.,
    with Jinoh Lee, [IIT, Italy], Abderrahmane Kheddar [CNRS \& CNRS-AIST, Japan/France], and Yohei Kakiuchi [Univ. of Tokyo, Japan]
    In the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), IROS 2018.
    [.pdf]
  7. Robust Perception, Planning, and Control for Legged Robot Locomotion in Challenging Domains,
    with Ioannis Havoutis [Univ. of Oxford, UK], Maurice Fallon [Univ. of Oxford, UK], Andrea Del Prete [LAAS-CNRS, France], and Eiichi Yoshida [AIST, Japan].
    In the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), ICRA 2017.
    [.pdf]
  8. Legged Robot Falling: Fall Detection, Damage Prevention, and Recovery Actions,
    with Seungkook Yun [SRI, USA] and Sung-Hee Lee [KAIST, Korea]
    In the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), ICRA 2016.
  9. Proprioceptive and Exteroceptive Data Fusion for State Estimation and Whole-Body Control of Humanoid Robots,
    with Federico Moro [IIT, Italy], Jaeheung Park [SNU, South Korea], and Luis Sentis [UTexas, USA],
    In the IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2015.
  10. Perception and Planning for Legged Robot Locomotion in Challenging Domains,
    with Ioannis Havoutis [IDIAP, Switzerland], Maurice Fallon [Univ. of Edinburgh], and Eiichi Yoshida [AIST, Japan].
    In the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2015.

Publications

[DBLP, Google Scholar, ResearchGate, Academia, Linkedin]

Book Chapters:
  1. "WALK-MAN Humanoid Platform",
    Nikos G. Tsagarakis et al.
    In the Springer The DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals: Humanoid Robots To The Rescue, 2018.
    (Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, vol 121. Springer, Cham)
    [.pdf] [official link]

  2. "Experimental Evaluation of a Perceptual Pipeline for Hierarchical Affordance Extraction",
    with Peter Kaiser, Eren E. Aksoy, Markus Grotz, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, and Tamim Asfour.
    In the Springer 2016 International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER), 2017.
    (Springer Proceedings in Advanced Robotics, vol 1. Springer, Cham)
    [.pdf] [official link]

Journals:
  1. "A Method for Autonomous Robotic Manipulation through Exploratory Interactions with Uncertain Environments",
    Pietro Balatti, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, Arash Ajoudani
    Elsevier Autonomous Robots, AURO 2020.
    [.pdf] [official link]

  2. "Human Inspired Fall Prediction Method for Humanoid Robots",
    Rajesh Subburaman, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Luca Muratore, Nikos Tsagarakis, Jinoh Lee
    Elsevier Robotics and Autonomous Systems, RAS 2019.
    [.pdf] [official link]

  3. "Cache me if you can: Capacitated Selfish Replication in Networks",
    Ragavendran Gopalakrishnan, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Naga Naresh Karuturi, C. Pandu Rangan, Rajmohan Rajaraman, and Ravi Sundaram.
    Elsevier Theory of Computing Systems, TOCS 2019.
    [.pdf] [official link (read-only)] [official link]

  4. "Curved Patch Mapping and Tracking for Irregular Terrain Modeling: Application to Bipedal Robot Foot Placement",
    Dimitrios Kanoulas, Nikos Tsagarakis and Marsette Vona
    Elsevier Robotics and Autonomous Systems, RAS 2019.
    [.pdf] [official link]

  5. "Humanoids at Work: New Breakthroughs in Robotic Design",
    Nikos G. Tsagarakis, et al.
    Front-page in the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, RAM 2018.
    [.pdf] [official link]

  6. "Center-of-Mass-Based Grasp Pose Adaptation Using 3D Range and Force/Torque Sensing",
    Dimitrios Kanoulas, Jinoh Lee, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    In the World Scientific International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, IJHR 2018.
    [.pdf] [.arXiv] [video] [official link]

  7. "Humanoids at Work: The WALK-MAN Robot in a Postearthquake Scenario",
    Francesca Negrello, Alessandro Settimi, Danilo Caporale, Gianluca Lentini, Mattia Poggiani, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Luca Muratore, Emanuele Luberto, Gaspare Santaera, Luca Ciarleglio, Lucia Pallottino, Darwin G. Caldwell, Nikos Tsagarakis, Antonio Bicchi, Manolo Garabini, Manuel Giuseppe Catalano.
    In the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, RAM 2018.
    [.pdf] [.pdf2] [video] [official link]

  8. "Visual Grasp Affordance Localization in Point Clouds using Curved Contact Patches",
    Dimitrios Kanoulas, Jinoh Lee, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    In the World Scientific International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, IJHR 2017.
    [.pdf] [video] [official link]

  9. "WALK-MAN: A High Performance Humanoid Platform for Realistic Environments",
    Nikos G. Tsagarakis, Darwin G. Caldwell, F. Negrello, W. Choi, L. Baccelliere, VG. Loc, J. Noorden, L. Muratore, A. Margan, A. Cardellino, L. Natale, E. Mingo Hoffman, H. Dallali, N. Kashiri, J. Malzahn, J. Lee, P. Kryczka, D. Kanoulas, M. Garabini, M. Catalano, M. Ferrati, V. Varricchio, L. Pallottino, C. Pavan, A. Bicchi, A. Settimi, A. Rocchi, A. Ajoudani.
    In the Journal of Field Robotics, JFR 2017.
    [.pdf] [video] [official link]

  10. "The Walk-Man Robot Software Architecture",
    Mirko Ferrati, Alessandro Settimi, Luca Muratore, Alessio Rocchi, Enrico Mingo Hoffman, Alberto Cardellino, Corrado Pavan, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, Lorenzo Natale, and Lucia Pallottino.
    In the Journal of Frontiers in Robotics and AI, Frontiers 2016.
    [.pdf] [official link]

Conferences:
  1. "Fully Self-Supervised Class Awareness in Dense Object Descriptors",
    Denis Hadjivelichkov, Dimitrios Kanoulas.
    In the 5th Annual Conference on Robot Learning, CoRL 2021.
    [.pdf] [video] [page] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 38.25%]

  2. "Task-Consistent Path Planning for Mobile 3D Printing",
    Julius Sustarevas, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Simon Julier.
    In the 2021 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2021.
    [.pdf] [video] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 45%]

  3. "A Caging Inspired Gripper using Flexible Fingers and a Movable Palm",
    Luke Beddow, Helge Wurdemann, and Dimitrios Kanoulas.
    In the 2021 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2021.
    [.pdf] [video] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 45%]

  4. "ShorelineNet: An Efficient Deep Learning Approach for Shoreline Semantic Segmentation for Unmanned Surface Vehicles",
    Linghong Yao, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Ze Ji, Yuanchang Liu.
    In the 2021 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2021.
    [.pdf] [video] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 45%]

  5. "Autonomous Real Time Architecture for High Performance Mobile Robots",
    Antonios Emmanouil Gkikakis, Dimitrios Kanoulas, and Roy Featherstone.
    In the 17th IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, CASE 2021.
    [.pdf] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: %]

  6. "Garbage Collection and Sorting with a Mobile Manipulatorusing Deep Learning and Whole-Body Control",
    Jingyi Liu, Pietro Balatti, Kirsty Ellis, Denis Hadjivelichkov, Danail Stoyanov, Arash Ajoudani, and Dimitrios Kanoulas.
    In the 20th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2020.
    [.pdf] [video] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 56%]

  7. "Agile Legged-Wheeled Reconfigurable Navigation Planner applied on the CENTAURO Robot",
    Vignesh Sushrutha Raghavan, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    In the 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2020.
    [.pdf] [video] [pitch video] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 42%]

  8. "Terrain Segmentation and Roughness Estimation using RGB Data: Path Planning Application on the CENTAURO Robot",
    Vivekanandan Suryamurthy, Vignesh Sushrutha Raghavan, Arturo Laurenzi, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, and Dimitrios Kanoulas.
    In the 19th IEEE/RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2019.
    [.pdf] [site] [video] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 50%]

  9. "RPBP: Rapid-Prototyped Remote-Brain BiPed with 3D Perception",
    Marsette Vona and Dimitrios Kanoulas
    In IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics, ICARM 2019.
    [.pdf] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 52%]

  10. "Variable Configuration Planner for Legged-Rolling Obstacle Negotiation Locomotion: Application on the CENTAURO Robot",
    Vignesh Sushrutha Raghavan, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Arturo Laurenzi, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    In the 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2019.
    [.pdf] [video] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 45%]

  11. "Outlier-Robust State Estimation for Humanoid Robots",
    Stylianos Piperakis, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, and Panos Trahanias.
    In the 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2019.
    [.pdf] [video] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 45%]

  12. "Towards Robot Interaction Autonomy: Explore, Identify, and Interact",
    Pietro Balatti, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, Arash Ajoudani.
    In the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2019.
    [.pdf] [video] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 44%]

  13. "Whole-Body Stabilization for Visual-based Box Lifting with the COMAN+ Robot",
    Arturo Laurenzi, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Enrico Mingo Hoffman, Luca Muratore, Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    *all first four authors contributed equally to this work
    In the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Robotic Computing, IRC 2019.
    [.pdf] [video] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 27.78%]

  14. "rxKinFu: Moving Volume KinectFusion for 3D Perception and Robotics",
    Dimitrios Kanoulas, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, and Marsette Vona.
    In the 18th IEEE/RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2018.
    [.pdf] [code] [video] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 73.9%]

  15. "A Study on Low-Drift State Estimation for Humanoid Locomotion, Using LiDAR and Kinematic-Inertial Data Fusion"
    Vignesh Sushrutha Raghavan, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Chengxu Zhou, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    In the 18th IEEE/RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2018.
    [.pdf] [video] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 73.9%]

  16. "Bi-Manual Articulated Robot Teleoperation using an External RGB-D Range Sensor",
    Emily-Jane Rolley-Parnell, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Arturo Laurenzi, Brian Delhaisse, Leonel Rozo, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    In the 15th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2018.
    Best Student Paper Award Finalist.
    [.pdf] [.ppt] [video] [site] [code] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 76%]

  17. "A Self-tuning Impedance Controller for Autonomous Robotic Manipulation",
    Pietro Balatti, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Giuseppe Francesco Rigano, Luca Muratore, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, Arash Ajoudani.
    In the 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2018.
    [.pdf] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 46.7%]

  18. "Footstep Planning in Rough Terrain for Bipedal Robots using Curved Contact Patches",
    Dimitrios Kanoulas, Alexander Stumpf, Vignesh Sushrutha Raghavan, Chengxu Zhou, Alexia Toumpa, Oskar von Stryk, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos Tsagarakis.
    In the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2018.
    [.pdf] [video] [poster] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 40.6%]

  19. "Translating Videos to Commands for Robotic Manipulation with Deep Recurrent Neural Networks",
    Anh Nguyen, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Luca Muratore, Darwin G. Caldwell, Nikos Tsagarakis.
    In the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2018.
    [.pdf] [site/database] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 40.6%]

  20. "Vision-Based Foothold Contact Reasoning using Curved Surface Patches",
    Dimitrios Kanoulas, Chengxu Zhou, Anh Nguyen, Georgios Kanoulas, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    In the 17th IEEE/RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2017.
    Best Interactive Paper Award Winner.
    [.pdf] [video] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 54%]

  21. "Object-Based Affordances Detection with Convolutional Neural Networks and Dense Conditional Random Fields",
    Anh Nguyen, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    In the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2017.
    [.pdf] [video] [site/database] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 45%]

  22. "Uncertainty Analysis for Curved Surface Contact Patches",
    Dimitrios Kanoulas, Nikos G. Tsagarakis and Marsette Vona.
    In the 16th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2016.
    [.pdf] [poster] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 65%]

  23. "An Affordance-Based Pilot Interface for High-Level Control of Humanoid Robots in Supervised Autonomy",
    Peter Kaiser, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Markus Grotz, Luca Muratore, Alessio Rocchi, Enrico Mingo Hoffman, Nikos Tsagarakis, and Tamim Asfour.
    In the 16th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2016.
    [.pdf] [video1] [video2] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 65%]

  24. "Terrain Classification and Locomotion Parameters Adaptation for Humanoid Robots Using Force/Torque Sensing",
    Krzysztof Tadeusz Walas, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Przemyslaw Kryczka.
    In the 16th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2016.
    [.pdf] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 65%]

  25. "An Active Compliant Impact Protection System for Humanoids: Application to WALK-MAN Hands",
    Jinoh Lee, Wooseok Choi, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Rajesh Subburaman, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    In the 16th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2016.
    [.pdf] [video] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 65%]

  26. "Preparatory Object Reorientation for Task-Oriented Grasping",
    Anh Nguyen, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    In the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2016.
    [.pdf] [video] [site] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 48%]

  27. "Detecting Object Affordances with Convolutional Neural Networks",
    Anh Nguyen, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    In the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2016.
    [.pdf] [video] [site] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 48%]

  28. "Experimental Evaluation of a Perceptual Pipeline for Hierarchical Affordance Extraction",
    Peter Kaiser, Eren E. Aksoy, Markus Grotz, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, and Tamim Asfour.
    In the International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, ISER 2016.
    [.pdf] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: %]

  29. "Optically-Regulated Impedance-Based Balancing for Humanoid Robots",
    Emmanouil Spyrakos-Papastavridis, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, and Darwin G. Caldwell.
    In the 15th IEEE RAS Humanoids Conference on Humanoids Robots, Humanoids 2015.
    [.pdf] [video] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: %]

  30. "A Three-Toe Biped Foot with Hall-Effect Sensing",
    Sergio Castro Gomez, Marsette Vona, Dimitrios Kanoulas.
    In the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2015.
    [.pdf] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 46%]

  31. "Bio-Inspired Rough Terrain Contact Patch Perception",
    Dimitrios Kanoulas and Marsette Vona.
    In the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2014.
    [.pdf] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 48%]

  32. "Sparse Surface Modeling with Curved Patches",
    Dimitrios Kanoulas and Marsette Vona.
    In the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2013.
    [.pdf] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 39%]

  33. "Cache me if you can: Capacitated Selfish Replication in Networks",
    Ragavendran Gopalakrishnan, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Naga Naresh Karuturi, C. Pandu Rangan, Rajmohan Rajaraman, and Ravi Sundaram.
    In the Latin American Symposium on Theoretical Informatics (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7256. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg), LATIN 2012.
    [.pdf] [arXiv] [slides] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 36%]

  34. "Curved Surface Contact Patches with Quantified Uncertainty",
    Marsette Vona and Dimitrios Kanoulas.
    In the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2011.
    [.pdf] [videos] [source code] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 32%]

  35. "Performance Evaluation of a Descent Algorithm for Bi-Matrix Games",
    Haralampos Tsaknakis, Paul Spirakis, and Dimitrios Kanoulas.
    In the 4th International Workshop on Internet and Network Economics (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5385. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg), WINE 2008.
    [Paper .pdf] [TR .pdf] [arXiv] [official link] [Acceptance Rate: 33%]


Workshops/Posters:
  1. "SEROW: Legged Robot State Estimation",
    Stylianos Piperakis, Dimitrios Kanoulas, and Panos Trahanias.
    In the 2021 Dynamic Walking: Drawing the Blueprints for Legged Locomotion, Dynamic Walking 2021.
    [.pdf] [poster] [video]

  2. "Humanoid Robot Dense RGB-D SLAM for Embedded Devices",
    with Stylianos Piperakis, Nikolaos Tavoularis, Emmanouil Hourdakis, and Panos Trahanias.
    In the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation Workshop: Towards Real-World Deployment of Legged Robots, ICRA 2019.
    [.pdf]

  3. "TelePose: a Teleoperation Robotic System based on External Range Sensing - Application on the Centaur-like Robot CENTAURO",
    with Emily-Jane Rolley-Parnell, Arturo Laurenzi, Brian Delhaisse, Leonel Rozo, Darwin G. Caldwell, Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    In the 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems Workshop: Human-Robot Cooperation and Collaboration in Manipulation: Advancements and Challenges, IROS 2018.
    [.pdf]

  4. "Vision-Based Footstep Localization for Rough Terrain Locomotion",
    with Alexia Toumpa, Chengxu Zhou, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    In the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation Workshop: Robust Perception, Planning, and Control for Legged Robot Locomotion in Challenging Domains, ICRA 2017.
    [.pdf]

  5. "Towards Scene Understanding for Autonomous Manipulation",
    with Anh Nguyen, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    In the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation Workshop: Nature versus Nurture in Robotics, ICRA 2016.
    [.pdf]

  6. "Development of Modular and Active Impact Protection System for Humanoids Falling",
    with Jinoh Lee, Wooseok Choi, Rajesh Subburaman, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis.
    In the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation Workshop: Legged Robot Falling: Fall Detection, Damage Prevention, and Recovery Actions, ICRA 2016.
    [.pdf]

  7. "Rough Terrain Perception for Bipedal Robots using Curved Contact Patches",
    In the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems Workshop: Perception and Planning for Legged Robot Locomotion in Challenging Domains, IROS 2015.
    [.pdf]

  8. "The Surface Patch Library (SPL)",
    with Marsette Vona.
    In the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation Workshop: MATLAB/Simulink for Robotics Education and Research, ICRA 2014.
    [.pdf]

  9. "Intensity and Depth Data Integration for Vehicle Detection",
    with Alexandros Makris, Mathias Perrollaz, Christian Laugier.
    For the NSF/REUSSI/INRIA meeting, CSU, June 2014.
    [.pdf]

  10. "Surface Patches for Rough Terrain Perception",
    In the Northeast Robotics Colloquium, Second Edition (poster), NERC 2013.
    [.pdf]


Unrefreed
  1. "CTY Robotics and Applied Computing",
    with Marsette Vona.
    Manual Documentation, December 2012
    [.pdf]


Theses:
  1. Curved Surface Patches for Rough Terrain Perception
    Ph.D. Thesis, College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University.
    Advisor: Marsette Vona
    [.pdf-shrink (5MB)] [talk]

  2. "Approximate Nash Equilibrium: Conducting Theoretical and Experimental Research on Optimal
    Algorithms that can Result in Better Approximate Nash Equilibria in Bi-Matrices Games",
    Bachelor`s Thesis, University of Patras, Computer Engineering and Informatics Dept.
    co-advisors: Paul Spirakis and Haralampos Tsaknakis, July 2008
    [.pdf] (in Greek)


Misc Documents

A nice set of misc documents of general interest can be found bellow:
  1. "How to Present Your Research Ideas", Javed Aslam.
    [.pdf]