• HDPR: A Mobile Testbed for Current and Future Rover Technologies 

      Boukas, Evangelos; Hewitt, Robert A.; Pagnamenta, Marco; Nelen, Robin; Azkarate, Martin; Marshall, Joshua A.; Gasteratos, Antonios; Visentin, Gianfranco (2016-09-29)
      The paper in hand presents a mobile testbed –namely the Heavy Duty Planetary Rover (HDPR)– that was designed and constructed at the Automation and Robotics Laboratories (ARL) of the European Space Agency to fulfill the ...
    • Towards Intensity-Augmented SLAM with LiDAR and ToF Sensors 

      Hewitt, Robert A.; Marshall, Joshua A. (2016-02-24)
      Although passive sensors are widely used for many mobile robotics applications that perform mapping and localization functions, there are many environments (e.g., mining and planetary) where active sensors are more practical. ...