Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Peter Cobb, Tiffany Earley-Spadoni, Philip Dames.  “Centimeter-Level Recording for All: Field Experimentation with New, Affordable Geolocation Technology” Advances in Archaeological Practice.
    [DOI] (Open Access)
  2. Philip Dames.  “Distributed Multi-Target Search and Tracking using the PHD Filter.”  Autonomous Robots.
    [DOI] (Open Access)
  3. Soon-Jo Chung, Aditya Avinash Paranjape, Philip Dames, Shaojie Shen, and Vijay Kumar.  “A Survey on Aerial Swarm Robotics.”  IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Special Issue on Aerial Swarm Robotics, 34.4 (2018): 837–855.
    [PDF] [DOI]
  4. Soon-Jo Chung, Aditya Paranjape, Philip Dames, Shaojie Shen, and Vijay Kumar.  “Guest Editorial Special Section on Aerial Swarm Robotics.”  IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Special Issue on Aerial Swarm Robotics, 34.4 (2018): 835–836.
    [DOI]
  5. Henry Carrillo, Philip Dames, Vijay Kumar, and José Castellanos.  “A Utility Function for Graph SLAM based Autonomous Robotic Exploration Rooted in Rényi’s General Theory of Entropy.”  Autonomous Robots.
    [PDF] [DOI]
  6. Philip Dames, Pratap Tokekar, and Vijay Kumar.  “Detecting, Localizing, and Tracking an Unknown Number of Moving Targets Using a Team of Mobile Robots.”  International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), 36.13-14 (2017): 1540–1553.
    [PDF] [Video] [DOI]
  7. Jonas Cleveland, Dinesh Thakur, Philip Dames, Cody Phillips, Terry Kientz, Kostas Daniilidis, John Bergstrom, and Vijay Kumar.  “An Automated System for Semantic Object Labeling with Soft Object Recognition and Dynamic Programming Segmentation.”  IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 14.2 (2017): 820-833.
    [PDF] [Video] [DOI]
  8. Philip Dames, Mac Schwager, Daniela Rus, and Vijay Kumar.  “Active Magnetic Anomaly Detection Using Multiple Micro Aerial Vehicles.”  IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 1.1 (2016): 153-160.
    [PDF] [Video] [DOI]
  9. Philip Dames and Vijay Kumar.  “Autonomous Localization of an Unknown Number of Targets without Data Association Using Teams of Mobile Sensors.”  IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering 12.3 (2015): 850-864.
    [PDF] [Video] [DOI]
  10. Philip Dames, Dinesh Thakur, Mac Schwager, and Vijay Kumar.  “Playing Fetch with Your Robot: The Ability of Robots to Locate and Interact with Objects.”  IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine 21.2 (2014): 46-52.
    [PDF] [DOI]
  11. Thomas Vose, Matthew Turpin, Philip Dames, Paul Umbanhowar, and Kevin Lynch.  “Modeling, Design, and Control of 6-DoF Flexure-Based Parallel Mechanisms for Vibratory Manipulation.”  Mechanism and Machine Theory 64 (2013): 111-130.
    [DOI]

Conference Publications

  1. Jun Chen and Philip Dames.  “Multi-Class Target Tracking Using the Semantic PHD Filter.”  International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR). 2019. Accepted.
  2. Jun Chen and Philip Dames.  “Distributed Multi-Target Search and Tracking Using a Coordinated Team of Ground and Aerial Robots.”  2nd IEEE International Symposium on Multi-Robot and Multi-Agent Systems (MRS). 2019. Accepted. [Poster Presentation]
  3. Philip Dames.  “Distributed Multi-Target Search and Tracking using the PHD Filter.”  1st IEEE International Symposium on Multi-Robot and Multi-Agent Systems (MRS). 2017.
    [PDF] [Video] [DOI]
  4. Philip Dames, Pratap Tokekar, and Vijay Kumar.  “Detecting, Localizing, and Tracking an Unknown Number of Moving Targets Using a Team of Mobile Robots.”  International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR). 2015.
    [PDF] [Video]
  5. Jonas Cleveland, Dinesh Thakur, Philip Dames, Cody Phillips, Terry Kientz, Kostas Daniilidis, John Bergstrom, and Vijay Kumar.  “An Automated System for Semantic Object Labeling with Soft Object Recognition and Dynamic Programming Segmentation.”  IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE). 2015.  Best Application Paper Finalist.
    [PDF] [DOI]
  6. Philip Dames and Vijay Kumar.  “Automated Detection, Localization, and Registration of Smart Devices With Multiple Robots.”  IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE). 2015.
    [PDF] [Video] [DOI]
  7. Henry Carrillo, Philip Dames, Vijay Kumar, and José Castellanos.  “Autonomous Robotic Exploration Using Occupancy Grid Maps and Graph SLAM Based on Shannon and Rényi Entropy.”  IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). 2015.
    [PDF] [Video] [DOI]
  8. Philip Dames and Vijay Kumar.  “Cooperative Multi-Target Localization with Noisy Sensors.”  IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). 2013.
    [PDF] [Video] [DOI]
  9. Philip Dames, Mac Schwager, Vijay Kumar, and Daniela Rus.  “A Decentralized Control Policy for Adaptive Information Gathering in Hazardous Environments.”  IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). 2012.
    [PDF] [DOI]
  10. Mac Schwager, Philip Dames, Daniela Rus, and Vijay Kumar.  “A Multi-Robot Control Policy for Information Gathering in the Presence of Unknown Hazards.”  International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR). 2011.
    [PDF] [Website] [DOI]

Dissertation

  • Philip M. Dames.  “Multi-Robot Active Information Gathering Using Random Finite Sets.”  University of Pennsylvania, 2015.
    [PDF]

Other Publications

  • Philip Dames and Vijay Kumar.  “Experimental Characterization of a Bearing-only Sensor for Use With the PHD Filter.”  arXiv: 1502.04661 [cs.RO], 2015.
  • Philip Dames and Vijay Kumar.  “Technical Report: Cooperative Multi-Target Localization with Noisy Sensors.”  arXiv: 1302.3857 [cs.RO], 2013.
  • Philip Dames, Mac Schwager, Vijay Kumar, and Daniela Rus.  “A Decentralized Control Policy for Adaptive Information Gathering in Hazardous Environments.”  University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
    [PDF]