Publications


Journal Papers & Book Chapters



Adam Stager, Herbert G. Tanner, and Erin Sparks.  Design and construction of unmanned ground vehicles for sub-canopy plant phenotyping.  In Methods in Molecular Biology, Springer, 2020 (to appear)


Elena Kokkoni, Effrosyni Mavroudi, Ashkan Zehfroosh, James C. Galloway, Rene Vidal, Jeffrey Heinz and Herbert G. Tanner.  GEARing smart environments for pediatric motor rehabilitation.  Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 17, 16 (2020).


Natalie M. Clark, Lisa Van der Broeck, Marjorie Guichard, Adam Stager, Herbert G. Tanner, Ikram Blilou, Guido Grossmann, Anjali S. Iyer-Pascuzzi, Alexis Maizel, Erin Sparks, and Rosangela Sozzani. Novel imaging modalities shedding light on plant biology: start smart and grow big. Annual Review of Plant Biology vol. 71:789–816, Springer, 2020.


Prasanna Kannappan and Herbert G. Tanner. Distance-based Global Descriptors for Multi-view Object Recognition. Robotica 38(1):106-117, 2020.


Adam Stager and Herbert G. Tanner.  Mathematical Models for Physical Interactions of Robots with their Environment.  In J. Xiao, T. Kroger and O. Khatib (eds), Proceedings of the 2018 International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, Springer Proceedings in Advanced Robotics volume 11, pages 549-558, Springer 2020.



Xi Yu, M. Ani Hsieh, Cong Wei, and Herbert G. Tanner.  Synchronous Rendezvous for Networks of Marine Robots in Large Scale Ocean Monitoring.  Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 6:76, 2019.


Xinyue Kan, Justin Thomas, Hanzhe Teng, Herbert G. Tanner, Vijay Kumar, and Konstantinos Karydis. Analysis of ground effect for small-scale UAVs in forward flight.  IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 4(4):3860-3867, 2019.


Caili Li and Herbert G. Tanner.  Navigation Functions with Time-varying Destination Manifolds in Star-worlds. IEEE Transactions on Robotics 35(1):35-48, 2019.


Mai Ha Vu, Ashkan Zehfroosh, Kristina Strother-Garcia, Michael Sebok, Jeffrey Heinz, and Herbert G. Tanner.  Statistical Relational Learning with Unconventional String Models.  Frontiers in Robotics and AI 5:76 2018.


Indrajeet Yadav, Chetan Pahlajani, Herbert G. Tanner, and Ioannis Poulakakis. Information-sharing and decision-making in networks of radiation detectors. Autonomous Robots 42(8):1715–1730, 2018.


Indrajeet Yadav and Herbert G. Tanner.  Controlled Mobile Radiation Detection Under Stochastic Uncertainty.  IEEE Control Systems Letters 1(1):194-199, 2017.


Konstantinos Karydis, Ioannis Poulakakis, and Herbert G. Tanner.  A navigation and control strategy for miniature legged robots. IEEE Transactions on Robotics 33(1):214–219, 2017.


Konstantinos Karydis, Prasanna Kannappan, Herbert G. Tanner Adam Jardin, and Jeff Heinz. Resilience through learning in multi-agent cyber-physical systems. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 3(36):doi: 10.3389/frobt.2016.00036, 2016.


Jianxin Sun and Herbert G. Tanner. Constrained decision

making for low-count radiation detection by mobile sensors. Autonomous Robots 39(4):519–536, 2015. (erratum)


Prasanna Kannappan, Herbert G. Tanner, Art Trembanis, and Justin H. Walker.  Machine learning for detecting scallops in AUV benthic images: targeting false positives.  In J. Zhou, X. Bai, and T. Caelli (eds) Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition in Environmental Informatics pages 22-40, IGI Global, 2015.


Dimitra Panagou, Herbert G. Tanner, and Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos. Nonholonomic control design via reference vector fields and output regulation. ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 137(8):081011–081011–9, 2015.


Konstantinos Karydis, Ioannis Poulakakis, and Herbert G. Tanner. Probabilistically valid stochastic extensions of deterministic models for systems with uncertainty. International Journal of Robotics Research 34(10):1278–1295, 2015.


K. Shridhar Shah, Chetan D. Pahlajani, and Herbert G. Tanner. Optimal navigation for vehicles with stochastic dynamics. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 23(5): 2003–2009, 2015.


Luis R. Valbuena and Herbert G. Tanner. Flocking, formation control and path following for a group of mobile robots. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 23(4): 1268–1282, 2015.


Jie Fu, Herbert G. Tanner, and Jeffrey Heinz. Concurrent multi-agent systems with temporal logic objectives: Game theoretic analysis and planning through negotiation. IET Control Theory & Applications 9(3):465–474, 2015.


Konstantinos Karydis, Yan Liu, Ioannis Poulakakis, and Herbert G. Tanner. A template candidate for miniature legged robots in quasi-static motion. Autonomous Robots 38: 193–209, 2015.


Chetan D. Pahlajani, Jianxin Sun, Ioannis Poulakakis, and Herbert G. Tanner. Performance bounds for mismatched decision schemes with Poisson process observations. Systems and Control Letters 75:69–76, 2015.


Jie Fu, Herbert G. Tanner, Jeffrey N. Heinz, Konstantinos Karydis, Jane Chandlee, and Cesar Koirala. Symbolic planning and control using game theory and grammatical inference. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 37:378–391, 2015.


Prassana Kannappan, Justin Walker, Art Trembanis, and Herbert G. Tanner. Identifying sea scallops from benthic camera images. ASLO Limnology and Oceanology: Methods, 12:680–693, 2014.


D. Chetan Pahlajani, Jianxin Sun, Ioannis Poulakakis, and

Herbert G. Tanner. Error probability bounds for nuclear detection: Improving accuracy through controlled mobility. Automatica, 50:2470– 2481, 2014.


Jie Fu, Herbert G. Tanner, Jeffrey Heinz, and Jane Chandlee. Adaptive symbolic control for finite-state transition systems with grammatical inference. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 59(2):505–511, 2014.


Herbert G. Tanner. Relaxed stability conditions for switched systems with dwell time. Asian Journal of Control, 16(2):313–320, 2014.


Chetan D Pahlajani, Ioannis Poulakakis, and Herbert G. Tanner. Networked decision making for Poisson processes with applications to nuclear detection. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 59(1):193–198, 2014.


Benjamin Hockman Jianxin Sun and Herbert G. Tanner. Emulating nuclear emissions with a pulsed laser. IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 11(1):317–323, 2014.


Jie Fu and Herbert G. Tanner. Bottom-up symbolic control: Attractor-based planning and behavior synthesis. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 58(12):3142–3155, 2013.


Herbert G. Tanner and Adithya Boddu. Multi-agent navigation functions revisited. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 28(6):1346–1359, 2012.


Luis R. Valbuena and Herbert G. Tanner. Hybrid potential field based control of differential drive mobile robots. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 68:307–322, 2012.


Herbert G. Tanner, Chetan Rawal, Jie Fu, Jorge L. Piovesan, and Chaouki T. Abdallah. Finite abstractions for hybrid systems with stable continuous dynamics. Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, 22(1):83–99, 2012.


Xanthi Papageorgiou, Herbert G. Tanner, Savvas G. Loizou, and Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos. Switching manipulator control for motion on constrained surfaces. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 62(2):217–239, 2012.


Varsha Bhambhani, Luis Valbuena, and Herbert G. Tanner. Spatially distributed cellular neural networks. International Journal of Intelligent Computing and Cybernetics, 4(4):465–486, 2011.


R. Andres Cortez, Herbert G. Tanner, Ron Lumia, and Chaouki T. Abdallah. Information surfing for radiation map building. International Journal of Robotics and Automation, 26(1):4–12, 2011.


Herbert G. Tanner and J. L. Piovesan. Randomized receding horizon navigation. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 55(11):2640–2644, 2010.


Ye Yuan and Herbert Tanner. Sensor graphs for guaranteed cooperative localization performance. Control and Intelligent Systems, 38(1):32—39, 2010.


Michael M. Zavlanos, Herbert G. Tanner, Ali Jadbabaie, and George J. Pappas. Hybrid control for connectivity preserving flocking. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 54(12):2869–2875, 2009.


R. Andres Cortez, Herbert G. Tanner, Ron Lumia, and John Wood. Radiation mapping using multiple robots. Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 99:157–159, 2008.


Aaron Clauset, Herbert G. Tanner, ChaoukiT. Abdallah, and Ray H. Byrne. Controlling across complex networks: emerging links between networks and control. Annual Reviews in Control, 32:183–192, 2008.


R. Andres Cortez, Xanthi Papageorgiou, Konstantin N. Borozdin Herbert G. Tanner, Alexei V. Klimenko, Ron Lumia, John Wood, and William C. Priedhorsky. Smart radiation sensor manage- ment: Nuclear search and mapping using mobile robots. IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, 15(3):85–93, 2008.


Jorge L. Piovesan, Chaouki T. Abdallah, and Herbert G. Tanner. A hybrid framework for resource allocation among multiple agents moving on discrete environments. Asian Journal of Control, 10(2):171–186, 2008.


Herbert G. Tanner and Dimitrios Christodoulakis. Decentralized cooperative control of heterogeneous vehicle groups. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 55(11):811–823, 2007.


Herbert G. Tanner, Ali Jadbabaie, and George J. Pappas. Flocking in fixed and switching networks. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 52(5):863–868, 2007.


Alexei V. Klimenko, William C. Priedhorsky, Herbert Tanner, Konstantin N. Borozdin, and Nick Hengartner. Intelligent sensor management in nuclear searches and radiological surveys. Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 95:21–22, 2006.


Dushyant Palejiya and Herbert Tanner. Hybrid velocity/force control for robot navigation in compliant unknown environments. Robotica, 2(6):745–758, 2006.


Herbert G Tanner. Mobile manipulation of flexible objects under deformation constraints. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 22(1):179–184, 2006.


Herbert G. Tanner and Amit Kumar. Formation stabilization of multiple agents using decentralized navigation functions. In S. Thrun, G. Sukhatme, S. Schaal, and O. Brock, editors, Robotics: Science and Systems I, pages 49—56. MIT Press, 2005.



Georgios Tzeremes, Herbert Tanner, Tsai Liao, and Christos Christodoulou. Wireless communication with smart antennas using transmission power control. IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 3(13):232–235, 2004.


Herbert G. Tanner. ISS properties of nonholonomic vehicles. Systems & Control Letters, 53(3- 4):229–235, 2004.


Herbert G. Tanner, George J. Pappas, and Vijay Kumar. Leader-to-formation stability. IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, 20(3):433–455, 2004.


Herbert G. Tanner, Ali Jadbabaie, and George J. Pappas. Flocking in teams of nonholonomic agents. In S. Morse, N. Leonard, and V. Kumar, editors, Cooperative Control, volume 09 of Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, pages 229–239. Springer, 2003.


Herbert G. Tanner, Savvas Loizou, and Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos. Nonholonomic navigation and control of cooperating mobile manipulators. IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, 19(1):53–64, 2003.


Herbert G. Tanner and Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos. Backstepping for non smooth systems. Automatica, 39:1259–1265, 2003.


Herbert G. Tanner and Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos. Kane’s approach to modeling mobile manipulators. Advanced Robotics, 16(1):57–85, 2002.


Herbert G. Tanner, Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos, and N. I. Krikelis. Advanced agricultural robots: Kinematics and dynamics of multiple mobile manipulators handling non-rigid material. IFAC Journal on Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 31(1):91–105, 2001.


Herbert G. Tanner and Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos. Mobile manipulator modeling with Kane's approach. Robotica, 19:675–690, 2001.


Herbert G. Tanner and Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos. A manipulated deformable object as an underactuated system. In D. Henrich and H. Worn, editors, Robot Manipulation of Deformable Objects, Advanced Manufacturing Series, pages 175–198. Springer, 2000.


Herbert G. Tanner, Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos, and N. I. Krikelis. Modeling of multiple mobile manipulators handling a common deformable object. Journal of Robotic Systems, 15(11):599–623, 1998.


Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos Herbert G. Tanner and Nicholas I. Krikelis. Navigation of nonholonomic vehicles in complex environments with potential fields and tracking. International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems, 1(4):487–485, 1996.


Conference Papers          



Carolina Pacheco, Effrosyni Mavroudi, Elena Kokkoni, Herbert Tanner, and Rene Vidal.  A detection-based approach to multi-view action classification in infants.  In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2020 (to appear)


Indrajeet Yadav and Herbert G. Tanner.  Motion planning and visual-inertial target tracking for UAV-based radiation detection.  In Proceedings of the IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, 2020 (to appear)


Ashkan Zehfroosh and Herbert G. Tanner.  A new sample-efficient PAC reinforcement learning algorithm.  In Proceedings of the IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, 2020 (to appear)


Chuchu Chen, Caili Li, and Herbert G. Tanner.  Navigation functions with non-point destinations and moving obstacles.  In Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, 2020 (to appear)


Cong Wei, Herbert G. Tanner, and M. Ani Hsieh.  Nonlinear synchronization control for short-range mobile sensors drifting in geophysical flows.  In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2020 (to appear)


Indrajeet Yadav and Herbert G. Tanner.  Mobile radiation source interception by aerial robot swarms.  In Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Multi-Robot and Multi-Agent Systems, 2019 pages 63-69.


Ashkan Zehfroosh and Herbert G. Tanner. Reactive motion planning for temporal logic tasks without workspace discretization. In Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, 2019 pages 4872-4877.


Michael Sebok and Herbert G. Tanner. On the hybrid kinematics of tethered mobile robots. In Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, 2019 pages 25-30.


Cong Wei, Herbert G. Tanner, Xi Yu, and M. Ani Hsieh. Low-range interaction periodic rendezvous along Lagrangian coherent structures. In Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, 2019 pages 4012-4017.


Adam Stager and Herbert Tanner.  Composition of Local Potential Functions with Reflection.  In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pages 5558-5564, 2019.


Cong Wei, Xi Yu, Herbert G. Tanner, and Ani Hsieh.  Synchronous Rendezvous for Networks of Active Drifters in Gyre Flows. In N. Correll, M. Schwager and M. Otte (eds) Proceedings of the 2018 International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems, pages 413-425, Springer, 2019.



Chetan D. Pahlajani, Indrajeet Yadav, Herbert G. Tanner and Ioannis Poulakakis.  Decision-making accuracy for networks of sensors observing time-inhomogenous Poisson processes. In A. Kolling, R. Gross, S. Berman, E. Frazzoli, A. Martinoli, F. Matsuno and M. Gauci (eds) Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems: the 13th International Symposium. Springer Tracks in Advanced Robotics 6, pages 177-190, 2018.


Ashkan Zehfroosh and Herbert G. Tanner.  Learning Option MDPs from Small Data.  In Proceedings of the  IEEE American Control Conference,   pages 252–257, 2018.


Cong Wei, Caili Li, and Herbert G. Tanner.  Synchronous Rendezvous for Periodically Orbiting Vehicles with Very-Low-Range Interactions.  In Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, pages 1641–1646, 2018.


Konstantinos Karyidis, Adam Stager, Herbert G. Tanner, and Ioannis Poulakakis.  Experimental validation of a template for navigation of miniature legged robots.  In D. Kulic, Y Nakamura, O. Khatib, and V. Gentiane (eds) 2016 International Symposium on Experimental Robotics pages 420-430, Springer, 2017.


Elena Kokkoni, Ashkan Zehfroosh, Prasanna Kannappan, Effrosyni Mavroudi, James C. Galloway, Jeffrey Heinz, Rene Vidal, and Herbert G. Tanner. Principles for Building "Smart"  Learning Environments in Pediatric Early Rehabilitation.  In Robotics: Science and Systems; Workshop on Perception and Interaction Dynamics in Child-Robot Interaction.  2017.



Ashkan Zehfroosh, Elena Kokkoni, Herbert G. Tanner, and Jeffrey Heinz. Learning models of human-robot interaction from small data. In Proceedings of the 25th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pages 223-228, 2017.



Georgios Fainekos and Herbert G. Tanner. Temporal logic control under incomplete or conflicting information. In Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, pages 1853–1858, 2017.



Adam Stager and Herbert G. Tanner. Stochastic behavior of robots that navigate by interacting with their environment. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 6871–6876, 2016.



Prasanna Kannappan, Konstantinos Karydis, Herbert G. Tanner, Adam Jardine, and Jeffrey Heinz. Incorporating learning modules improves the resilient design of supervisory cyber-physical systems. In Proceedings of the 24th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pages 996–1001, 2016. 



Saurabh Arora and Herbert Tanner. Programming by demonstration for locally k-testable tasks. In Proceedings of the 24th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pages 1146–1151, 2016.



Kevin Leahy, Prasanna Kannappan, Adam Jardine, Herbert G. Tanner, Jeffrey Heinz, and Calin Belta. Integration of deterministic inference with formal synthesis for control under uncertainty. In Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE American Control Conference, pages 4829–4834, 2016.



Konstantinos Karydis, Yan Liu, Ioannis Poulakakis, and Herbert G. Tanner. Navigation of miniature legged robots using a new template. In Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pages 1112–1117, 2015.



Shridhar K. Shah and Herbert G. Tanner. Dynamics-compatible potential fields using stochastic perturbations. In Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pages 278–283, 2015.


Jianxin Sun, Herbert G. Tanner, and Ioannis Poulakakis. Active sensor networks for nuclear detection. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pages 3549–3554, 2015.



Adam Stager, Konstantinos Karydis, and Herbert G. Tanner. An open-source passively sprawling miniature legged robot. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pages 3134–3139, 2015.



Shridhar Shah and Herbert G. Tanner. Control of stochastic unicycle-type robots. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pages 389–394, 2015.



Konstantinos Karydis, David Zarouk, Ioannis Poulakakis, Ronald S. Fearing, and Herbert G. Tanner. Planning with the star(s). In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pages 3033–3038, 2014.



Jie Fu, Herbert G. Tanner, and Jeffrey Heinz. Adaptive planning in unknown environments using grammatical inference. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 5357–5363, 2013.



Chetan D. Pahlajani, Jianxin Sun, Ioannis Poulakakis, and Herbert G. Tanner. Error probabilities and threshold selection in networked nuclear detection. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 5450–5455, 2013.



Chetan D. Pahlajani, Ioannis Poulakakis, and Herbert G. Tanner. Decision making in sensor networks observing Poisson processes. In Proceedings of the 21st IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pages 1230–1235, 2013.



Prasanna Kannappan and Herbert G. Tanner. Automated detection of scallops in their natural environment. In Proceedings of the 21st IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pages 1350–1355, 2013.



Jie Fu, Shridhar Shah, and Herbert G. Tanner. Hierarchical control via simulation relations and feedback linearization. In Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, pages 1816–1821, 2013.



Konstantinos Karydis, Ioannis Poulakakis, and Herbert G. Tanner. Probabilistic validation of a stochastic kinematic model for an eight-legged robot. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pages 2562–2567, 2013. 



Shridhar Shah and Herbert G. Tanner. Stochastic receding horizon control: Application to an octapedal robot. In Proceedings of the SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing, pages 87251D–87251D–9, 2013.


Konstantinos Karydis, Ioannis Poulakakis, and Herbert G. Tanner. A switching kinematic model of an octapedal robot. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pages 507–512, October 2012. 



Shridhar Shah, Chetan D. Pahlajani, and Herbert G. Tanner. Stochastic receding horizon control for robots with probabilistic state constraints. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pages 2893–2898, 2012.


Konstantinos Karydis, Luis Valbuena, and Herbert G. Tanner. Model predictive navigation for position and orientation control of nonholonomic vehicles. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pages 3206–3211, 2012.



Jie Fu and Herbert G. Tanner. Optimal planning on register automata. In Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, pages 4540–4545, 2012.



Jane Chandlee, Jie Fu, Kostantinos Karydis, Cesar Koirala, Jeffrey Heinz, and Herbert G. Tanner. Integrating grammatical inference into robotic planning. In Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Grammatical Inference, volume JMLR: Proceedings Track 21, pages 69–83, 2012.



Dimitra Panagou, Herbert G. Tanner, and Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos. Control of nonholonomic systems using reference vector fields. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 2831–2836, 2011.  



Shridhar K. Shah, Chetan Pahlajani, and Herbert G. Tanner. Probability of success in stochastic robot navigation with state feedback. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Robots and Systems, pages 3911–3916, 2011.



Chetan Rawal, Herbert G. Tanner, and Jeffrey Heinz. (sub)regular robotic languages. In Proceedings of the 19th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pages 321-326, 2011.


Shridhar K. Shah and Herbert G. Tanner. Bounding the uncertainty in nonlinear robust model predictive control using sphere covering. In Proceedings of the 19th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pages 807–812, 2011 http://research.me.udel.edu/~btanner/Papers/MED_RMPC.pdf.


Jeffrey Heinz, Chetan Rawal, and Herbert Tanner. Tier-based strictly local constraints for phonology. In Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 58–64, 2011.


Varsha Bhambhani, and Herbert G. Tanner. “Topology Optimization in Cellular Neural Networks.” In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 3926–3931. 2011.



Dimitra Panagou, Herbert G. Tanner and Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos. “Dipole-like fields for stabilization of systems with Pfaffian constraints.” In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 4499-4504. 2010.



J. L. Piovesan and H. G. Tanner. “Randomized Model Predictive Control for Robot Navigation.” In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 94-99. 2009.



Jorge L. Piovesan, Chaouki T. Abdallah and Herbert G. Tanner.  “Modeling Multi-agent Systems with Hybrid Interacting Dynamics.” In Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, 3644-3649. 2009.



Jorge Piovesan, Chaouki T. Abdallah, and Herbert Tanner. “Preliminary Results on Interconnected Hybrid Systems.” In Proceedings of the IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, 101–106. 2008.


          

I. Lopez, C.T. Abdallah, S.K. Jayaweera, and H. Tanner.  “Conditions for Tracking in Networked Control Systems.” In

Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 3626-3632. 2008.



R. A. Cortez, H. G. Tanner and R. Lumia.  “The Entropy of Cooperative Radiation Sensing by Distributed Sensors.” In Proceedings of the 2nd ANS International Joint Topical Meeting on Emergency Preparedness & Response and Robotic & Remote Systems, 563-568. 2008.



A. Closet, B. Tanner, R. Byrne and C.T. Abdallah. Controlling Across Complex Networks: Emerging Links between Networks and Control.  IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, Nantes France, 2007.



R.A. Cortez, X. Papageorgiou, H.G. Tanner, A.V. Klimenko, K.N. Borozdin and W.C. Priedhorsky.  Experimental Implementation of Robotic Sequential Nuclear Search.  IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pp 1-6
., 2007.


Herbert G. Tanner. Switched UAV-UGV Cooperation Scheme for Target Detection. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3457-3462
, 2007.


D. Kumar and H.G. Tanner. How Sensor Graph Topology Affects Localization Accuracy. In Proceedings of the European Control Conference, pp. 868-873
, 2007.


Xanthi Papageorgiou, Herbert G. Tanner, and Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos.  Motion Tasks for Robot Manipulators on Embedded 2-D Manifolds under Input Constraints. In Proceedings of the European Control Conference, pp. 3783-3789, 2007.


Jorge L. Piovesan, Chaouki T. Abdallah, and Herbert G. Tanner.  Leader-Follower Control with Odometry Error Analysis. In Proceedings of the European Control Conference, pp. 3783-3789
, 2007.


Jorge Piovesan, Chaouki T. Abdallah, Magnus Egerstedt, Herbert Tanner and Yorai Wardi.  Statistical Learning for Optimal Control of Hybrid Systems.  In Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, pp 2775-2780
, 2007.


Herbert Tanner, Jorge Piovesan, Chaouki T. Abdallah. (2006) Discrete Asymptotic Abstractions of Hybrid Systems. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp 917-922
.


Herbert Tanner and Dimitrios Christodoulakis. (2006) Cooperation between Aerial and Ground vehicle groups for Reconnaissance missions. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 5918-5923



A. Kumar, H.G. Tanner, A.V. Klimenko, and W.C. Priedhorsky. Automated Sequential Search for Weak Radiation Sources.  In Proceedings of the IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pp 1-6, 2006.


K. N. Borozdin, A. V. Klimenko, W. C. Priedhorsky, N. W. Hengartner, C. C. Alexander, R. A. Cortez, and H. G. Tanner. Optimized Strategies for Smart Nuclear Search. In Proceedings of the IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, pp 926-928
, 2006.


Herbert G. Tanner and Dimitrios K. Christodoulakis. The stability of synchronization in local-interaction networks is robust with respect to time delays.  In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp 4945–4950, 2005.


Herbert G. Tanner and Amit Kumar. Towards Decentralization of Mutli-robot Navigation Functions. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp 4143-4148
, 2005.


A. Regmi, R. Sandoval, R. Byrne, H. Tanner and C.T. Abdallah. Experimental Implementation of Flocking Algorithms in Wheeled Mobile Robots. In Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference, pp 4917-4922, 2005.

Herbert G. Tanner. On the Controllability of Nearest Neighbor Interconnections. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,  pp 2467-2472
, 2004.


Herbert G. Tanner.  Flocking with Obstacle Avoidance in Switching Networks of Interconnected Vehicles. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3006-3011
, 2004.


Herbert G. Tanner, Ali Jadbabaie and George J. Pappas.  Stable Flocking of Mobile Agents, Part I: Fixed Topology. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 2010-2015
, 2003.


Herbert G. Tanner, Ali Jadbabaie and George J. Pappas. Stable Flocking of Mobile Agents, Part II: Dynamic Topology. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 2016-2021
, 2003.


Savvas G. Loizou, Herbert G. Tanner, Vijay Kumar and Kostas Kyriakopoulos. Closed Loop Motion Planning and Control for Mobile Robots in Uncertain Environment. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 2010-2015
, 2003.

     

Herbert G. Tanner, Ali Jadbabaie and George J. Pappas. Coordination of Multiple Autonomous Agents. In Proceedings of the IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pp 3448-3453.
 2003.


Herbert G. Tanner. ISS Properties of Nonholonomic Mobile Robots. In Proceedings of the IEEE / RSJ Intl. Conference on Robots and Systems,  pp. 3799 - 3804
, 2003.


Savvas G. Loizou, Herbert G. Tanner, Vijay Kumar and Kostas Kyriakopoulos. Closed Loop Navigation for Mobile Robots in Dynamic Environments. In Proceedings of the IEEE / RSJ Intl. Conference on Robots and Systems,  pp. 3769 - 3774, 2003.


Herbert G. Tanner, Ali Jadbabaie and George J. Pappas. Flocks of Autonomous Mobile Agents. In Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Symposium on Autonomous Intelligent Networks and Systems,
 2003.


Herbert G. Tanner and George J. Pappas.  Abstractions of Constrained Linear Systems. In Proceedings of the IEEE American Control Conference,  pp 3381-3386, 2003.


Herbert G. Tanner, George J. Pappas and Vijay Kumar. Input-to-State Stability on Formation Graphs. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 2439-2444.
 2002.


Herbert G. Tanner, Vijay Kumar and George J. Pappas. Stability Properties of Interconnected Vehicles. In Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems.
 2002.


Herbert G. Tanner and George J. Pappas. Simulation Relations for Discrete-Time Linear Systems. In Proceedings of the15th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, pp 1302-1307, 2002.


Herbert G. Tanner and George J. Pappas. Formation Input-to-State Stability.  In Proceedings of the 15th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, pp 1512-1517, 2002.


Herbert G. Tanner, Vijay Kumar and George J. Pappas. The effect of Feedback and Feedforward on Formation ISS.  In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp 3448-3453, 2002.


H.G. Tanner and K.J. Kyriakopoulos. Discontinuous Backstepping for Stabilization of Nonholonomic Mobile Robots. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation,  pp 3948-3953, 2002.


H.G. Tanner, S. Loizou and K.J. Kyriakopoulos. Nonholonomic Stabilization with Collision Avoidance for Mobile Robots. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp 1220-1225, 2001.


H. G. Tanner and K.J. Kyriakopoulos. Stabilization and Output Tracking for Underactuated Mechanical Systems with Inequality Constraints. In Proceedings of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechantronics, pp 862-867, 2001.

H.G. Tanner and K.J. Kyriakopoulos. Position and Force Control by Reaction Compensation. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3926-3931, 2001.

H. Tanner, S. Loizou, K. Kyriakopoulos, K. Arvanitis and N. Sigrimis. Coordinating the Motion of a Manipulator and a Mobile Base in Tree Environments. In Proceedings of the 2nd IFAC/CIGR International Workshop on Bio-Robotics, Information Technology and Intelligent Control for Bioproduction Systems, pp 73-78, 2000.

H. G. Tanner and K. J. Kyriakopoulos. Nonholonomic Motion Planning for Mobile Manipulators. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp 1233-1238, 2000.

H. G. Tanner and K. J. Kyriakopoulos. Analysis of Deformable Object Handling. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2674-2679, 1999.

H. G. Tanner, K. J. Kyriakopoulos and N.I. Krikelis. Modeling of Multiple Mobile Manipulators Handling a Common Deformable Object. In Proceedings of the 1st IFAC Workshop on Control Applications and Ergonomics in Agriculture, pp. 295-301, 1998.

H. G. Tanner and K.J. Kyriakopoulos. Modeling of a Mobile Manipulator with the Use of Kane's Dynamic Equations. In Proceedings of the 3rd IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, pp 14-20, 1998.

H. G. Tanner, K. J. Kyriakopoulos and N. I. Krikelis.  Nonholonomic Vehicle Navigation in Constrained Environments with Direct Use of Potential Fields. In Proceedings of the 4th IEEE Mediterranean Symposium on New Directions in Control Theory and Applications, 1996.



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