Publications

Book Chapters and Journal Publications

  • W. Hönig and N. Ayanian. "Flying Multiple UAVs Using ROS", Chapter in Robot Operating System (ROS): The Complete Reference (Volume 2), Springer, 2017.
    [ PDF Preprint This is a pre-print of a contribution published in "Robot Operating System (ROS) The Complete Reference (Volume 2)" (Editor: Koubaa, Anis) published by Springer. The definitive authenticated version is available online via DOI. ]
  • K. Hausman, J. Müller, A. Hariharan, N. Ayanian and G. Sukhatme. "Cooperative Control for Target Tracking with Onboard Sensing", in International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 34, no. 13, pp. 1660-1677, Nov. 2015.
    [ PDF Preprint, BibTeX ]

Refereed Conference Publications

  • J. A. Preiss, W. Hönig, G. S. Sukhatme, and N. Ayanian. "Downwash-Aware Trajectory Planning for Large Quadrotor Teams", in Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Vancouver, BC, Canada, September 2017.
    [ PDF Preprint, Video ]
  • W. Hönig, T. K. S. Kumar, L. Cohen, H. Ma, H. Xu, N. Ayanian, and S. Koenig. "Summary: Multi-Agent Path Finding with Kinematic Contraints", in International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence, Melbourne, Australia, August 2017.
    [ PDF, Video, DBLP ]
  • J. A. Preiss*, W. Hönig*, G. S. Sukhatme, and N. Ayanian. "Crazyswarm: A Large Nano-Quadcopter Swarm", in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Singapore, 2017.
    [ PDF Preprint, Video ]
  • J. A. Preiss*, W. Hönig*, G. S. Sukhatme, and N. Ayanian. "Crazyswarm: A Large Nano-Quadcopter Swarm (Extended Abstract)", in Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) (Late Breaking), Daejeon, Korea, October 2016.
    [ PDF Preprint, Video ]
  • W. Hönig and N. Ayanian. "Dynamic multi-target coverage with robotic cameras", in Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Daejeon, Korea, October 2016.
    [ PDF Preprint, Video, BibTeX ]
  • W. Hönig, T. K. S. Kumar, H. Ma, S. Koenig, and N. Ayanian "Formation change for robot groups in occluded environments", in Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Daejeon, Korea, October 2016.
    [ PDF Preprint, Video, BibTeX ]
  • L. Cohen, T. K. S. Kumar, T. Uras, H. Xu, S. Koenig, and N. Ayanian. "Improved Bounded-Suboptimal Multi-Agent Path Finding Solvers", in Proc. International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, New York, NY, July 2016.
    [ PDF, BibTeX ]
  • W. Hönig, T. K. S. Kumar, L. Cohen, H. Ma, H. Xu, N. Ayanian, and S. Koenig. "Multi-Agent Path Finding with Kinematic Contraints", in International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, London, U.K., June 2016.
    AWARDED BEST PAPER IN ROBOTICS TRACK.
    [ PDF Preprint, Video, BibTeX ]
  • T. Cai, D. Zhang, T. K. S. Kumar, S. Koenig, and N. Ayanian. "Local search on trees and a framework for automated construction using multiple identical robots", in International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Extended Abstract, Singapore, May 2016.
    [ PDF Preprint, BibTeX ]
  • A. Tavakoli, H. Nalbandian, and N. Ayanian. "Crowdsourced Coordination Through Online Games", in ACM/IEEE Intl Conf. on Human Robot Interaction Late Breaking Reports, 2016.
    [ PDF Preprint, BibTeX ]
  • W. Hönig, C. Milanes, L. Scaria, T. Phan, M. Bolas, and N. Ayanian. "Mixed Reality for Robotics", in IEEE/RSJ Intl Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Hamburg, Germany, September 2015.
    [ PDF Preprint, Video, Code, BibTeX ]
  • S. Wang, B. Krishnamachari, and N. Ayanian. "The Optimism Principle: A Unified Framework for Optimal Robotic Network Deployment in An Unknown Obstructed Environment", IEEE/RSJ Intl Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Hamburg, Germany, September 2015.
    [ PDF Preprint, BibTeX ]
  • N. Kamra and N. Ayanian. “A Mixed Integer Programming Model for Timed Deliveries in Multirobot Systems”, in IEEE Conf. on Automation Science and Engineering, Gothenburg, Sweden, August 2015.
    [ PDF Preprint, BibTeX ]
  • S. Garg and N. Ayanian. "Persistent Monitoring of Stochastic Spatio-temporal Phenomena with a Small Team of Robots", in Robotics: Science and Systems X, Berkeley, CA, July 2014.
    [ PDF Preprint, BibTeX ]
  • K. Hausman, J. Müller, A. Hariharan, N. Ayanian, and G. Sukhatme. "Cooperative Control for Target Tracking with Onboard Sensing", in Proceedings of the Int'l Symposium on Experimental Robotics, Morrocco, June 2014.
    [ PDF Preprint, BibTeX ]

Master's Thesis

  • A. Hamza. "Predicting mission power requirement for mobile robots" (Master’s Thesis). Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California, 2015.
    [ Full Thesis ]

Workshops and Symposia

  • J. A. Preiss, W. Hönig, G. S. Sukhatme, and N. Ayanian. "Downwash-Aware Trajectory Planning for Quadrotor Swarms", in International Symposium on Aerial Robotics, Philadelphia, PA, USA, June 2017.
    [ PDF Preprint ]
  • J. A. Preiss, W. Hönig, G. S. Sukhatme, and N. Ayanian. "Downwash-Aware Trajectory Planning for Large Quadcopter Teams", in Southern California Robotics Symposium (SCR), Los Angeles, CA, April 2017.
    [ PDF Preprint ]
  • W. Hönig, A. Tavakoli, and N. Ayanian. "Seamless Robot Simulation Integration for Education: A Case Study", Workshop on the Role of Simulation in Robot Programming at SIMPAR 2016, San Francisco, CA, December 2016.
    [ PDF Preprint, Code ]
  • H. Ma, S. Koenig, N. Ayanian, L. Cohen, W. Hönig, T. K. S. Kumar, T. Uras, H. Xu, C. Tovey, and G. Sharon. "Overview: Generalizations of Multi-Agent Path Finding to Real-World Scenarios", in IJCAI-16 Workshop on Multi-Agent Path Finding (WOMPF), New York City, NY, July 2016.
    [ PDF Preprint ]
  • W. Hönig, T. K. S. Kumar, L. Cohen, H. Ma, S. Koenig, and N. Ayanian. "Path Planning With Kinematic Constraints For Robot Groups", in Southern California Robotics Symposium (SCR), San Diego, CA, April 2016.
    [ PDF Preprint ]