Awards

 
2016
 
Best WBC-Paper Award

S. Kuindersma, R. Deits, M. Fallon, A. Valenzuela, H. Dai, F. Permenter, T. Koolen, P. Marion, R. Tedrake, “Optimization-based locomotion planning, estimation, and control design for the atlas humanoid robot”, Autonomous Robots, 40(3):429-455, 2016

Finalists
• S. Caron, A. Kheddar, “Multi-contact Walking Pattern Generation based on Model Preview Control of 3D COM Accelerations”, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Cancun, Mexico, 2016
• J. Carpentier, S. Tonneau, M. Naveau, O. Stasse, N. Mansard, “A versatile and efficient pattern generator for generalized legged locomotion”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Stockholm, Sweden, 2016
• A. Del Prete, N. Mansard, "Robustness to Joint-Torque-Tracking Errors in Task-Space Inverse Dynamics," IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 32(5):1091-1105, 2016
• A. Dietrich, K. Bussmann, F. Petit, P. Kotyczka, C. Ott, B. Lohmann, A. Albu-Schäffer, "Whole-body impedance control of wheeled mobile manipulators: Stability analysis and experiments on the humanoid robot Rollin' Justin", Autonomous Robots, 40(3):505-517, 2016
• B. Henze, M. Roa, C. Ott, “Passivity-Based Whole-Body Balancing for Torque-Controlled Humanoid Robots in Multi-Contact Scenarios”, The International Journal of Robotics Research, 35:1522-1543, 2016
• A. Herzog, N. Rotella, S. Mason, F. Grimminger, S. Schaal, L. Righetti, “Momentum control with hierarchical inverse dynamics on a torque-controlled humanoid”, Autonomous Robots, 40(3), 473-491, 2016
• A. Herzog, S. Schaal and L. Righetti, “Structured contact force optimization for kino-dynamic motion generation”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Daejeon, Korea, 2016
• M. A. Hopkins, A. Leonessa, B. Y. Lattimer, D. W. Hong, “Optimization-based whole-body control of a series elastic humanoid robot”, International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, 13(1), 2016
• D. Kim, Y. Zhao, G. Thomas, B. Fernandez, L. Sentis, “Stabilizing series-elastic point-foot bipeds using whole-body operational space control”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics 32(6):1362-1379, 2016
• T. Koolen, S. Bertrand, G. Thomas, T. de Boer, T. Wu, J. Smith, J. Englsberger, J. Pratt, “Design of a momentum-based control framework and application to the humanoid robot Atlas”, International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, 13(1), 2016
S. Kuindersma, R. Deits, M. Fallon, A. Valenzuela, H. Dai, F. Permenter, T. Koolen, P. Marion, R. Tedrake, “Optimization-based locomotion planning, estimation, and control design for the atlas humanoid robot”, Autonomous Robots, 40(3):429-455, 2016
• Y. Lee, S. Hwang, J. Park, “Balancing of humanoid robot using contact force/moment control by task-oriented whole body control framework”, Autonomous Robots 40(3):457-472, 2016
• D. Leidner, A. Dietrich, M. Beetz, A. Albu-Schäffer, “Knowledge-enabled parameterization of whole-body control strategies for compliant service robots”, Autonomous Robots, 40(3):519-536, 2016
• F.L. Moro, "Balancing while Executing Competing Reaching Tasks: an Attractor-Based Whole-Body Motion Control System Using Gravitational Stiffness", International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, 13(1), 2016
• G. Nava, F. Romano, F. Nori, D. Pucci, “Stability Analysis and Design of Momentum-Based Controllers for Humanoid Robots”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Daejeon, Korea, 2016
• P.M. Wensing and D.E. Orin, “Improved Computation of the Humanoid Centroidal Dynamics and Application for Whole-Body Control”, International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, 13(1), 2016
• G. Wiedebach, S. Bertrand, T. Wu, L. Fiorio, S. McCrory, R. Griffin, F. Nori, J. Pratt, “Walking on Partial Footholds Including Line Contacts with the Humanoid Robot Atlas”, arXiv preprint arXiv:1607.08089, 2016

Best WBC-Video Award
B. Henze, A. Dietrich, M. A. Roa, C. Ott, “Passivity-Based Whole-Body Balancing for Torque-Controlled Humanoid Robots in Multi-Contact Scenarios”, The International Journal of Robotic Research, 35 (12):1522–1543, 2016, and “An Approach to Combine Balancing with Hierarchical Whole-Body Control for Legged Humanoid Robots”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 1(2):700–707, 2016

Finalists
• A. Dietrich, K. Bussmann, F. Petit, P. Kotyczka, C. Ott, B. Lohmann, A. Albu-Schäffer, "Whole-body impedance control of wheeled mobile manipulators: Stability analysis and experiments on the humanoid robot Rollin' Justin", Autonomous Robots, 40(3):505-517, 2016
B. Henze, A. Dietrich, M. A. Roa, C. Ott, “Passivity-Based Whole-Body Balancing for Torque-Controlled Humanoid Robots in Multi-Contact Scenarios”, The International Journal of Robotic Research, 35 (12):1522–1543, 2016, and “An Approach to Combine Balancing with Hierarchical Whole-Body Control for Legged Humanoid Robots”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 1(2):700–707, 2016
• D. Kim, Y. Zhao, G. Thomas, B. Fernandez, L. Sentis, “Stabilizing series-elastic point-foot bipeds using whole-body operational space control”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics 32(6):1362-1379, 2016
• D. Leidner, A. Dietrich, M. Beetz, A. Albu-Schäffer, “Knowledge-enabled parameterization of whole-body control strategies for compliant service robots”, Autonomous Robots, 40(3):519-536, 2016
• G. Nava, F. Romano, F. Nori, D. Pucci, “Stability Analysis and Design of Momentum-Based Controllers for Humanoid Robots”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Daejeon, Korea, 2016
• S. Tonneau, A. Del Prete, J. Pettre, C. Park, D. Manocha, N. Mansard, “An efficient acyclic contact planner for multiped robots”, submitted to IJRR in 2016
• G. Wiedebach, S. Bertrand, T. Wu, L. Fiorio, S. McCrory, R. Griffin, F. Nori, J. Pratt, “Walking on Partial Footholds Including Line Contacts with the Humanoid Robot Atlas”, arXiv preprint arXiv:1607.08089, 2016

Best WBC-Software Award
IHMC Robotics (IHMC)

Finalists
• ControlIt! Integration and Usage of a ROS-based Whole Body Control Software Framework (UT Austin)
• Drake (MIT)
IHMC Robotics (IHMC)
• OpenSoT - An Open Source Task Solving library with Constraints (ADVR-IIT)
• Pinocchio (LAAS-CNRS)
• The Humanoid Path Planner (LAAS-CNRS)
• WB-Toolbox (RBCS-IIT)