Fourth International Workshop on

Software Development and Integration in Robotics (SDIR 2009)

Tuesday, May 12th 2009


Program (tentative)

09:00 —
09:15
Welcome
09:15 —
10:30

Paper Presentations I (25 min. each)

Elements of a Development Ecosystem for Modular Robot Applications
Mirko Bordignon, David J. Christensen, Kasper Stoy and Ulrik P. Schultz
Modular Robotics Lab, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, Faculty of Engineering, University of Southern Denmark

Flexible Control System Architecture for RTAI-Linux
Philip Roan, H. Hawkeye King and Blake Hannaford
BioRobotics Laboratory Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

In situ visualisation, debugging and capturing intentions in robotic software engineering
Bruce A MacDonald, Tanveer Abbas, Ian Yen-Hung Chen, Luke Gumbley, Alex Kozlov
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand

10:30 —
10:45
Break
10:45 —
12:50

Paper Presentations II (25 min. each)

A Layered Software Architecture for Autonomous Robot Learning
Stephen Hart Shiraj Sen Sichao Ou Rod Grupen
Laboratory for Perceptual Robotics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

S/W Framework in OPRoS Robot Platform
Sang Chul Ahn, Ju Young Park, Yong-Moo Kwon, Heedong Ko, and Hyoung-Gon Kim
Imaging Media Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea

HRS-OpenBrain: A JAUS Compliant Robot Programming Framework
Anuj Kapuria, Gaurav Taank, Sahil Malhotra, Shashank Bhatia, and Chandan Datta
Hitech Robotic Systemz Ltd, Gurgaon, India

A Software Platform for Control, Communication, and Contents Composition for Thin-Client Robots
Kyoung Jin Kim (Robomation, Co., Ltd, Seoul, Korea), Il Hong Suh (Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea), and Kwang-Hyun Park(Kwangwoon University, Seuol, Korea)

Facilitating Re-Use by Design: A Filtering, Transformation, and Selection Architecture for Robotic Software Systems
Ingo L¨utkebohle, Jan Schaefer and Sebastian Wrede
Bielefeld University, Germany

12:50 —
14:15

Lunch

14:15 —
14:45

Paper Presentations III

Software flexibility in Robotics: the BRICS Approach
Davide Brugali
Universita' degli Studi di Bergamo, Italy

The Use of Reuse of Hardware and Software components in robot development
Azamat Shakhimardanov
University of Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany, Italy

15:15 —
15:30
Break
15:30 —
17:00

Open Discussion