Alessandro Saffiotti:

the Writer

Here is a selection of my published papers. All have an abstract, and most are available on-line. Please feel free to contact me if you are interested in a paper which is not in this page. Papers are listed chronologically, and they are grouped into the following (non disjoint) categories:

 Logic and knowlege representation
 Uncertainty management
 Autonomous robotics

You can also browse the following:

 My 10 most recent papers
 My 10 most cited papers
 All publications from the AASS Mobile Robotics Lab

 
Books
  1. D. Driankov and A. Saffiotti (Eds) Fuzzy Logic Techniques for Autonomous Vehicle Navigation. Springer-Verlag (Berlin, Germany) 2001.

 
Papers on logic and knowlege representation
  1. A. Saffiotti and F. Sebastiani. Dialogue modelling in M-Krypton: a hybrid language for multiple believers. Prof. of the 4th IEEE Conf. on Artificial Intelligence Applications (CAIA) pp. 56-61. San Diego, CA, 1988.

  2. A. Saffiotti and F. Sebastiani Towards a Hybrid Logic of Acquaintance and Awareness. Proc. of the 7th Conf. on Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour (AISB) pp. 95-103. Brighton, UK, 1989.

  3. L. Boldrin and A. Saffiotti. A Modal Logic for Fusing Partial Belief of Multiple Reasoners. Journal of Logic and Computation 9(1):81-103, 1999.

  4. C. Sossai, G. Chemello, and A. Saffiotti. A Note on the Role of Logic in Fuzzy Logic Controllers. Proc. of the 8th Int. Conf. on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty, pp. 717-723. Madrid, SP, 2000.

  5. Benferaht, S., Saffiotti, A. and Smets, P. Belief Functions and Default Reasoning. Artificial Intelligence 122(1-2): 1-69, 2000.

 
Papers on uncertainty management
  1. A. Saffiotti. An Al view of the treatment of uncertainty, The Knowledge Engineering Review 2:75-97, 1987.

  2. A. Saffiotti and E. Umkehrer. PULCINELLA: A General Tool for Propagating Uncertainty in Valuation Networks. Proc of the Int Conf on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI) pp. 323-331. Los Angeles, CA, 1991.

  3. S. Parsons and A. Saffiotti. Integrating Uncertainty Handling Techniques in Distributed Artificial Intelligence. In: M. Clarke, R, Kruse and S. Moral (eds) Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning and Uncertainty: Proc of the ECSQARU Conf. pp. 304-309. Springer Verlag, 1993.

  4. A. Saffiotti and E. Umkehrer Inference-Driven Construction of Valuation Systems from First-Order Clauses. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics 24(11):1611-1624, 1994.

  5. S. Parsons and A. Saffiotti. A Case Study in the Qualitative Verification and Debugging of Numerical Uncertainty. International Journal of Approximate Reasoning 14(2/3):187-216, 1996.

  6. A. Saffiotti and A. Soquet. Pitch determination of speech signals: a fuzzy fusion approach. Procs. of the 7th IFSA World Congress pp. 315-320 (Academia Press, Prague, 1997).

  7. Benferhat, S., Dubois, D., Lang, J., Prade, H., Saffiotti, A. and Smets, P. Reasoning under inconsistency based on implicitly-specified partial qualitative probability relations: a unified framework. Proc. of the 15th AAAI Conf, 1998.

  8. S. Benferhat, D. Dubois, J. Lang, H. Prade, A. Saffiotti and Ph. Smets. A general approach for inconsistency handling and merging information in prioritized knowledge bases. Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (KR), Trento, Italy, 1998.

  9. A. Saffiotti. Handling uncertainty in control of autonomous robots. In: A. Hunter and S. Parsons, eds, Uncertainty in Information Systems, LNAI 1455 (Springer, DE, 1998) pp. 198-224. Reprinted in: M. Wooldridge and M. Veloso, eds, Artificial Intelligence Today, LNAI 1600 (Springer, DE, 1999) pp. 381-408.

  10. L. Boldrin and A. Saffiotti. A Modal Logic for Fusing Partial Belief of Multiple Reasoners. Journal of Logic and Computation 9(1):81-103, 1999.

 
Papers on autonomous robotics
  1. A. Saffiotti, E.H. Ruspini, and K. Konolige. Blending reactivity and goal-directedness in a fuzzy controller. Proc. of the 2nd IEEE Intl. Conf. on Fuzzy Systems, pp. 134-139. San Francisco, CA, 1993.

  2. A. Saffiotti. Some Notes on the Integration of Planning and Reactivity in Autonomous Mobile Robots. AAAI Spring Symp. on Foundations of Planning, pp. 122-126. Stanford, CA, USA, March 1993.

  3. A. Saffiotti. Pick-Up What? In: C. Bäckström and E. Sandewall (eds) Current Trends in AI Planning, pp. 266-277. IOS Press, 1994.

  4. A. Saffiotti, K. Konolige, and E.H. Ruspini. A Multivalued-Logic Approach to Integrating Planning and Control. Artificial Intelligence 76(1-2):481-526, 1995.

  5. A. Saffiotti and L. P. Wesley Perception-Based Self-Localization Using Fuzzy Locations. In: L. Dorst, M. van Lambalghen and F. Voorbraak (eds) Reasoning with Uncertainty in Robotics, pp. 368-385. LNCS 1093, Springer, DE, 1996.

  6. K. Konolige, K. Myers, E.H. Ruspini, A. Saffiotti. The Saphira Architecture: A Design for Autonomy. J. of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, 9(2-3):215-235, 1997.

  7. A. Saffiotti. Fuzzy Logic in Autonomous Robotics: behavior coordination. Proc. of the 6th IEEE Intl. Conf. on Fuzzy Systems, pp. 573-578. Barcelona, Spain, 1997.

  8. A. Saffiotti. The Uses of Fuzzy Logic in Autonomous Robot Navigation. Soft Computing 1(4):180-197, 1997.

  9. A. Saffiotti. Handling uncertainty in control of autonomous robots. In: A. Hunter and S. Parsons, eds, Uncertainty in Information Systems, LNAI 1455 (Springer, DE, 1998) pp. 198-224. Reprinted in: M. Wooldridge and M. Veloso, eds, Artificial Intelligence Today, LNAI 1600 (Springer, DE, 1999) pp. 381-408.

  10. S. Parsons, O. Pettersson, A. Saffiotti and M. Wooldridge. Robots with the Best of Intentions. In: M. Wooldridge and M. Veloso, eds, Artificial Intelligence Today, LNAI 1600 (Springer, DE, 1999) pp. 329-338.

  11. A. Saffiotti, E.H. Ruspini, and K. Konolige. Using Fuzzy Logic for Mobile Robot Control. Chapter 5 in H-J. Zimmermann (ed) Practical Applications of Fuzzy Technologies, Handbooks of Fuzzy Sets series, vol. 6, pp. 185-205. Kluwer Academic, MA, 1999.

  12. J. Gasós and A. Saffiotti. Using Fuzzy Sets to Represent Uncertain Spatial Knowledge in Autonomous Robots. Spatial Cognition and Computation 1(3):205-226, 1999.

  13. S. Coradeschi and A. Saffiotti. Anchoring Symbols to Vision Data by Fuzzy Logic. In: A. Hunter and S. Parsons (eds) Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning and Uncertainty: Proc. of the ECSQARU Conf, pp. 104-115. LNCS 1638, Springer, DE, 1999.

  14. J. Gasós and A. Saffiotti. Integrating Fuzzy Geometric Maps and Topological Maps for Robot Navigation. Proc. of the 3rd Int. Symposium on Soft Computing (SOCO). Genova, IT, June 1999.

  15. A. Saffiotti and K. LeBlanc. Active Perceptual Anchoring of Robot Behavior in a Dynamic Environment. Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 3796-3802. San Francisco, CA, 2000.

  16. E. Fabrizi and A. Saffiotti. Extracting Topology-Based Maps from Gridmaps. Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 2972-2978. San Francisco, CA, 2000.

  17. E. Fabrizi and A. Saffiotti. Behavioral Navigation on Topology-Based Maps. Proc. of the 8th Int. Symp. on Robotics with Applications. Maui, Hawaii, USA 2000.

  18. S. Coradeschi and A. Saffiotti. Anchoring Symbols to Sensor Data: preliminary report. Proc. of the 17th AAAI Conf, pp. 129-135. Austin, Texas, 2000.

  19. T. Duckett and A. Saffiotti. Building Globally Consistent Gridmaps from Topologies. Proc. of the 6th Int. IFAC Symp. on Robot Control (SYROCO) pp. 357-361. Wien, Austria, 2000.

  20. P. Buschka, A. Saffiotti, and Z. Wasik. Fuzzy Landmark-Based Localization for a Legged Robot. Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) pp. 1205-1210. Takamatsu, Japan, 2000.

  21. A. Saffiotti, N.B. Zumel, and E.H. Ruspini. Multi-Robot Team Coordination using Desirabilities. Proc. of the 6th Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS), pp. 107-114. Venice, Italy, 2000.

  22. T. Duckett, M. Axelsson, and A. Saffiotti. Learning to Locate an Odour Source with a Mobile Robot. Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) pp. 4017-4022. Seoul, Korea, 2001.

  23. A. Saffiotti and E.H. Ruspini. Global Team Coordination by Local Computation. Proc. of the European Control Conference (ECC). Porto, Portugal, 2001.

  24. S. Coradeschi and A. Saffiotti. Perceptual Anchoring of Symbols for Action. Proc. of the 17th IJCAI Conf, 407-412. Seattle, WA, 2001.

  25. S. Coradeschi, D. Driankov, L. Karlsson, and A. Saffiotti. Fuzzy Anchoring. Proc. of the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Fuzzy Systems, pp. 111-114. Melbourne, Australia, 2001.

  26. S. Johansson and A. Saffiotti. Using the Electric Field Approach in the RoboCup Domain. In: A. Birk, S. Coradeschi and S. Tadokoro (eds) RoboCup 2001: Robot Soccer World Cup V, pp. 399-404. Springer-Verlag, DE, 2002.

  27. I. Bloch and A. Saffiotti. Why Robots Should Use Fuzzy Mathematical Morphology. Proc. of the 1st Int. ICSC-NAISO Congress on Neuro-Fuzzy Technologies. La Havana, Cuba, 2002.

  28. Z. Wasik and A. Saffiotti. Robust Color Segmentation for the RoboCup Domain. Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR). Quebec City, Quebec, CA, 2002.

  29. E. Fabrizi and A. Saffiotti. Augmenting Topology-Based Maps with Geometric Information. Robotics and Autonomous Systems 40(2):91-97, 2002.

  30. S. Coradeschi and A. Saffiotti. Perceptual Anchoring: a key concept for plan execution in embedded systems. In: M Beetz et al. (eds) Advances in Plan-Based Control of Robotic Agents, LNAI 2466 (Springer, DE, 2002) pp. 89-105.

  31. Z. Wasik and A. Saffiotti. A Fuzzy Behavior-Based Control System for Manipulation. Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) pp. 1596-1601. Lausanne, CH, 2002.

  32. P. Buschka and A. Saffiotti. A Virtual Sensor for Room Detection. Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 637-642. Lausanne, CH, 2002.

  33. I. Bloch and A. Saffiotti. On the Representation of Fuzzy Spatial Relations in Robot Maps. In: B. Bouchon-Meunier, L. Foulloy and R.R. Yager (eds) Intelligent Systems for Information Processing, pp. 47-57. Elsevier, NL, 2003.

  34. A. Saffiotti and Z. Wasik. Using Hierarchical Fuzzy Behaviors in the RoboCup Domain. In: C. Zhou, D. Maravall and D. Ruan (eds) Autonomous Robotic Systems, pp. 235-262. Springer, DE, 2003.

  35. S. Coradeschi and A. Saffiotti. Perceptual Anchoring with Indefinite Descriptions. Proc. of the First Joint SAIS-SSLS Workshop. Örebro, Sweden, 2003.

  36. O. Pettersson, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Model-Free Execution Monitoring in Behavior-Based Mobile Robotics. Proc. of the 11th Int. Conf. on Advanced Robotics (ICAR). Coimbra, PT, 2003.

  37. Z. Wasik and A. Saffiotti. A Hierarchical Behavior-Based Approach to Manipulation Tasks. Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) Taipei, TW, 2003.

  38. S. Coradeschi and A. Saffiotti. An Introduction to the Anchoring Problem. Robotics and Autonomous Systems 43(2-3):85-96, 2003. Special issue on perceptual anchoring.

  39. P. Buschka and A. Saffiotti. Some Notes on the Use of Hybrid Maps for Mobile Robots. Proc. of the 8th Int. Conf. on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS) 547-556. Amsterdam, NL, 2004.

  40. M. Broxvall, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Steps Toward Detecting and Recovering from Perceptual Failures. Proc. of the 8th Int. Conf. on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS) 793-800. Amsterdam, NL, 2004.

  41. A. Saffiotti, D. Driankov, and T. Duckett. A System for Vision Based Human-Robot Interaction. Proc. of the IEEE Int. Workshop on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR). Bonn, DE, May 2004.

  42. E. Pagello, E. Menegatti, A. Bredenfel, P. Costa, T. Christaller, A. Jacoff, D. Polani, M. Riedmiller, A. Saffiotti, E. Sklar, T. Tomoichi. RoboCup-2003: New Scientific and Technical Advances. AI Magazine 25(2):81-98, 2004.

  43. D. Herrero-Pérez, H. Martínez-Barberá, and A. Saffiotti Fuzzy Self-Localization using Natural Features in the Four-Legged League. In: D. Nardi, M. Riedmiller and C. Sammut (eds) RoboCup 2004: Robot Soccer World Cup VIII. Springer-Verlag, DE, 2004.

  44. J-P. Canovas, K. LeBlanc, and A. Saffiotti. Robust Multi-Robot Object Localization Using Fuzzy Logic. In: D. Nardi, M. Riedmiller and C. Sammut (eds) RoboCup 2004: Robot Soccer World Cup VIII. Springer-Verlag, DE, 2004.

  45. R. Lundh, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Dynamic Configuration of a Team of Robots. Proc. of the ECAI-04 Workshop on Agents in Dynamic and Real-Time Environments. Valencia, ES, 2004.

  46. M. Broxvall, S. Coradeschi, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Have Another Look: On failures and recovery planning in perceptual anchoring. Proc. of the ECAI-04 Workshop on Cognitive Robotics. Valencia, ES, 2004.

  47. A. Chella, S. Coradeschi, M. Frixione and A. Saffiotti. Perceptual Anchoring via Conceptual Spaces. Proc. of the AAAI-04 Workshop on Anchoring Symbols to Sensor Data. AAAI Press (San Jose, CA) 2004.

  48. R. Lundh and L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Can Emil Help Pippi? Proc. of the ICRA-05 Workshop on Cooperative Robotics Barcelona, ES, 2005.

  49. O. Pettersson, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Model-Free Execution Monitoring by Learning from Simulation. Proc. of the 6th IEEE Int. Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (CIRA-05). Helsinki, Finland, 2005.

  50. A. Loutfi, S. Coradeschi and A. Saffiotti. Maintaining Coherent Perceptual Information Using Anchoring. Proc. of the 19th IJCAI Conf. Edinburgh, UK, August 2005.

  51. M. Broxvall, S. Coradeschi, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Recovery Planning for Ambiguous Cases in Perceptual Anchoring. Proc. of the 20th AAAI Conf, pp. 1254-1260. Pittsburgh, PA, 2005.

  52. C. Galindo, A. Saffiotti, S. Coradeschi, P. Buschka, J.A. Fernández-Madrigal and J. González. Multi-Hierarchical Semantic Maps for Mobile Robotics. Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 3492-3497. Edmonton, CA, 2005.

  53. A. Saffiotti and M. Broxvall. PEIS Ecologies: Ambient Intelligence meets Autonomous Robotics. Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Smart Objects and Ambient Intelligence (sOc-EUSAI) pp. 275-280. Grenoble, France, 2005.

  54. J. Larsson, M. Broxvall, and A. Saffiotti A Navigation System for Automated Loaders in Underground Mines. In: P. Corke and S. Sukkarieh, eds, Field and Service Robotics, pp. 129-140. Springer (Berlin, DE) 2006.

  55. M. Broxvall, S. Coradeschi, A. Loutfi and A. Saffiotti. An Ecological Approach to Odour Recognition in Intelligent Environments. Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) pp. 2066-2071. Orlando, FL, 2006.

  56. M. Broxvall, M. Gritti, A. Saffiotti, B.S. Seo and Y.J. Cho. PEIS Ecology: Integrating Robots into Smart Environments. Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) pp. 212-218. Orlando, FL, 2006.

  57. S. Coradeschi and A. Saffiotti. Symbiotic Robotic Systems: Humans, Robots, and Smart Environments. IEEE Intelligent Systems 21(3):82-84, 2006. Special Issue on the future of AI.

  58. R. Lundh, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Plan-Based Configuration of a Group of Robots. Proc. of the 17th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI). Riva del Garda, IT, 2006.

  59. A. Bouguerra, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Situation Assessment for Sensor-Based Recovery Planning. Proc. of the 17th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI). Riva del Garda, IT, 2006.

  60. D. Guarino and A. Saffiotti. On Interfacing with an Ubiquitous Robotic System. Proc. of the 17th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI). Riva del Garda, IT, 2006. (Short paper)

  61. D. Remondini and A. Saffiotti. A Modular, Hierarchical, Reconfigurable Controller for Autonomous Robots. Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics (MMAR) 585-590. Miedzyzdroje, Poland, 2006.

  62. A. Saffiotti, M. Broxvall, B.S. Seo and Y.J. Cho. Steps Toward an Ecology of Physically Embedded Intelligent Systems. Proc of the 3rd Int Conf on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence (URAI). Seoul, KR, 2006. (Invited talk)

  63. C. Galindo, J.A. Fernández-Madrigal, J. González, A. Saffiotti. Using Semantic Information for Improving Efficiency of Robot Task Planning. Proc. of the ICRA-07 Workshop on Semantic Information in Robotics. Rome, Italy, 2007.

  64. A. Bouguerra, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Semantic Knowledge-Based Execution Monitoring for Mobile Robots. Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) pp. 3693-3698. Rome, Italy, 2007.

  65. R. Lundh, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Plan-Based Configuration of an Ecology of Robots. Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) pp. 64-70. Rome, Italy, 2007.

  66. M. Gritti, M. Broxvall and A. Saffiotti. Reactive Self-Configuration of an Ecology of Robots. Proc. of the ICRA-07 Workshop on Network Robot Systems, pp. 49-56. Rome, Italy, 2007.

  67. K. LeBlanc and A. Saffiotti. Issues of Perceptual Anchoring in Ubiquitous Robotic Systems. Proc. of the ICRA-07 Workshop on Omniscient Space. Rome, Italy, 2007.

  68. A. Saffiotti, M. Broxvall, B.S. Seo and Y.J. Cho. The PEIS-Ecology Project: a progress report. Proc. of the ICRA-07 Workshop on Network Robot Systems, pp. 16-22. Rome, Italy, 2007.

  69. D. Guarino and A. Saffiotti. Monitoring the State of a Ubiquitous Robotic System: A Fuzzy Logic Approach. Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Fuzzy Systems. London, UK, 2007.

  70. M. Broxvall, A. Loutfi and A. Saffiotti. Interacting with a Robot Ecology using Task Templates. Proc. of the 16th IEEE Int Symp on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RoMan). Jeju Island, Korea, 2007.

  71. M. Seeman, M. Broxvall and A. Saffiotti. Virtual 360° Panorama for Remote Inspection. Proc. of the IEEE Int. Workshop on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR). Rome, Italy, 2007.

  72. A. Bouguerra, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Active Execution Monitoring Using Planning and Semantic Knowledge. Proc. of the ICAPS Workshop on Planning and Plan Execution for Real-World Systems, pp. 9-15. Providence, RI, 2007.

  73. M. Bordignon, E. Pagello and A. Saffiotti. An inexpensive, off-the-shelf platform for networked embedded robotics. Proc of the Int Conf on Robot Communication and Coordination (RoboComm). Athens, Greece, 2007.

  74. K. LeBlanc and A. Saffiotti. Cooperative Information Fusion in a Network Robot System. Proc of the Int Conf on Robot Communication and Coordination (RoboComm). Athens, Greece, 2007.

  75. O. Pettersson, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Model-Free Execution Monitoring in Behavior-Based Robotics. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, part B 37(4):890-901, 2007.

  76. M. Bordignon, J. Rashid, M. Broxvall and A. Saffiotti. Seamless Integration of Robots and Tiny Embedded Devices in a PEIS-Ecology. Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). San Diego, CA, 2007.

  77. R. Lundh, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Dynamic Self-Configuration of an Ecology of Robots. Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 3403-3409. San Diego, CA, 2007.

  78. A. Bouguerra, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Handling Uncertainty in Semantic-Knowledge Based Execution Monitoring. Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). San Diego, CA, 2007.

  79. C. Galindo, J.A. Fernández-Madrigal, J. González, A. Saffiotti and P. Buschka. Life-Long Optimization of the Symbolic Model of Indoor Environments for a Mobile Robot. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, part B 37(5):1290-1304, 2007.

  80. A. Saffiotti and M. Broxvall. Affordances in an Ecology of Physically Embedded Intelligent Systems. In: E. Rome, J. Hertzberg, G. Dorffner (eds) Towards Affordance-Based Robot Control, LNAI 4760 (Springer, DE, 2008) pp. 106-121.

  81. J. Larsson, M. Broxvall and A. Saffiotti. Laser Based Corridor Detection for Reactive Navigation. Industrial Robot 35(1):69-79, 2008.

  82. L. Karlsson, A. Bouguerra, M. Broxvall, S. Coradeschi and A. Saffiotti. To Secure an Anchor - A recovery planning approach to ambiguity in perceptual anchoring. AI Communications 21(1):1-14, 2008.

  83. K. LeBlanc and A. Saffiotti. Cooperative Anchoring in Heterogeneous Multi-Robot Systems. Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). Pasadena, CA, 2008.

  84. M. Gritti and A. Saffiotti. A Self-Configuration Mechanism for Software Components Distributed in an Ecology of Robots. Proc of the 10th Int Conf on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS). Baden-Baden, Germany, 2008.

  85. D. Guarino and A. Saffiotti. Using Fuzzy Logic to Monitor the State of an Ubiquitous Robotic System, Journal of Uncertain Systems 2(2):123-132, 2008.

  86. R. Lundh and L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Automatic Configuration of Multi-Robot Systems: Planning for Multiple Steps. Proc. of the 18th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI). Patras, Greece, 2008.

  87. M. Cirillo, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. A Framework For Human-Aware Robot Planning. Proc. of the Scandinavian Conf. on Artificial Intelligence (SCAI). Stockholm, SE, 2008.

  88. J. Larsson, M. Broxvall, and A. Saffiotti Flexible Infrastructure-Free Navigation for Vehicles in Underground Mines. Proc of the IEEE Int Conf on Intelligent Systems. Varna, Bulgaria, 2008.

  89. A. Borissov, J. Janecek, F. Pecora and A. Saffiotti. Towards a Network Robot System for Object Identification and Localization in RoboCup@Home. Proc. of the IROS-08 Workshop on Network Robot Systems. Nice, France, 2008.

  90. A. Saffiotti, M. Broxvall, M. Gritti, K. LeBlanc, R. Lundh, J. Rashid, B.S. Seo and Y.J. Cho. The PEIS-Ecology Project: vision and results. Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) pp. 2329-2335. Nice, France, 2008.

  91. J. Rashid, M. Broxvall and A. Saffiotti. Digital Representation of Everyday Objects in a Robot Ecology via Proxies. Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) pp. 1908-1914. Nice, France, 2008.

  92. J. Larsson, M. Broxvall and A. Saffiotti. Laser Based Intersection Detection for Reactive Navigation in an Underground Mine. Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) pp. 2222-2227. Nice, France, 2008.

  93. A. Bouguerra, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Monitoring the Execution of Robot Plans Using Semantic Knowledge. Robotics and Autonomous Systems 56(11):942-954, 2008.

 
Ten most recent papers
  1. A. Saffiotti. The Concept of Peis-Ecology: Integrating Robots in Smart Environments. Acta Futura 3:35-42, 2009.

  2. R. Lundh and L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Autonomous Functional Configuration of a Network Robot System. Robotics and Autonomous Systems 56(10):819-830, 2008.

  3. C. Galindo, J.A. Fernández-Madrigal, J. González, A. Saffiotti. Robot Task Planning Using Semantic Maps. Robotics and Autonomous Systems 56(11):955-966, 2008.

  4. R. Johansson and A. Saffiotti. Navigating by Stigmergy: A Realization on an RFID Floor for Minimalistic Robots. Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). Kobe, Japan, 2009.

  5. M. Cirillo, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. Human-Aware Task Planning for Mobile Robots. Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Advanced Robotics (ICAR). Munich, Germany, 2009.

  6. M. Cirillo, F. Lazellotto, F. Pecora and A. Saffiotti. Monitoring Domestic Activities with Temporal Constraints and Components. Proc of the 5th Int Conf on Intelligent Environments (IE09), pp. 117-124. Barcelona, Spain, 2009.

  7. E. Di Lello, A. Loutfi, F. Pecora and A. Saffiotti. Robotic Furniture in a Smart Environment: The PEIS Table. Proc of the 4th Int Workshop on Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Ambient Intelligence (AITAmI). Barcelona, Spain, 2009.

  8. K. LeBlanc and A. Saffiotti. Multirobot Object Localization: A Fuzzy Fusion Approach. IEEE Trans on System, Man and Cybernetics, part B. 39(5):1259-1276, 2009.

  9. M. Cirillo, L. Karlsson and A. Saffiotti. A Human-Aware Robot Task Planner. Proc of the 11th Int Conf on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS). Thessaloniki, Greece, 2009.

  10. E. Di Lello and A. Saffiotti. The PEIS Table - An Autonomous Robotic Table for Domestic Environments. Proc of the 4th European Conf on Mobile Robots (ECMR09). Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2009.

 
Ten most cited papers

(Total number of citations: 4,866. H-index: 34. Data obtained from Google Scholar on May 25, 2013, including common mispellings "saffioti" and "saotti". Only papers from 1995 and after are included below.)

  1. A. Saffiotti. The Uses of Fuzzy Logic in Autonomous Robot Navigation. Soft Computing 1(4):180-197, 1997. [385 citations]

  2. A. Saffiotti, K. Konolige, and E.H. Ruspini. A Multivalued-Logic Approach to Integrating Planning and Control. Artificial Intelligence 76(1-2):481-526, 1995. [383 citations]

  3. K. Konolige, K. Myers, E.H. Ruspini, A. Saffiotti. The Saphira Architecture: A Design for Autonomy. J. of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, 9(2-3):215-235, 1997. [250 citations]

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... and a book
  1. D. Driankov. and A. Saffiotti (Eds) Fuzzy Logic Techniques for Autonomous Vehicle Navigation. Springer-Verlag, DE, 2001. [101 citations]

 

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