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A. Viguria, A. Howard, “Upper-Bound Cost Analysis of a Market-Based Algorithm Applied to the Initial Formation Problem,” IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), San Diego, CA, Oct. 2007.

A. Howard, L. Parker, “A Hierarchical Strategy for Learning of Robot Walking Strategies in Natural Terrain Environments,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Montreal, Canada, Oct. 2007.

B. Smith, M. Egerstedt, A. Howard, “Automatic Generation of Persistent Formations for Mobile Agent Networks,” Int. Conf. on Robot Communication and Coordination, Athens, Greece, Oct. 2007.

B. Johns, A. Howard, “Stability and Gait Optimization of a Hybrid Legged-Wheeled Rover,” 10th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR), Singapore, July 2007.

A. Howard, B. Smith, M. Egerstedt, “Realization of the Sensor Web Concept for Earth Science using Mobile Robotic Platforms,” IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, March 2007.

A. Howard, L. Parker, B. Smith, “A Learning Approach to Enable Locomotion of Multiple Robotic Agents Operating in Natural Terrain Environments,” International Journal of Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, to appear 2008.

A. Howard, H. Seraji, B. Werger, “Global and Regional Path Planners for Integrated Planning and Navigation,” Journal of Robotic Systems, vol. 22, no. 12, pgs. 767-778, December 2005.

E. Tunstel, A. Howard, M. Maimone, A. Trebi-Ollenu, “Mars Exploration Rover Baseline for Flight Rover Autonomy Technology Assessment,” 8th Int. Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space, Germany, Sept. 2005.

A. Howard, E. Tunstel, “A Self-Contained Traversability Sensor for Safe Mobile Robot Guidance in Unknown Terrain,” 9th Online World Conference on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications, Sept. 2004.

A. Howard, et. al, “A Reconfigurable Robotic Exploration Vehicle for Extreme Environments,” 10th International Symposium on Robotics and Applications, Seville, Spain, June 2004.

A. Howard, et. al. “A Methodology to Determine Impact of Autonomy Technologies on Space Science Mission,” 10th International Symposium on Robotics and Applications, Seville, Spain, June 2004.

A. Howard, B. Werger, H. Seraji, “Integrating Terrain Maps into a Reactive Navigation Strategy” IEEE Int. Conf. On Robotics and Automation, Taiwan, pgs. 2012-2017, September 2003.

A. Howard, H. Seraji, B. Werger, “A Global Path Planner using the Terrain Traversability Index,” Seventh International Conference on Automation Technology, Taiwan, September 2003.

A. Howard, G. Rodriguez, “Validating Mission Relevance of Autonomy Technologies through Increased Science Return,” Workshop on Machine Learning in Space Systems, 20th International Conference on Machine Learning, Washington, D.C., pgs. 31-35, August 2003.

E. Tunstel, A. Howard, T. Huntsberger, A. Trebi-Ollenu, J. Dolan, “Applied Soft Computing Strategies for Autonomous Field Robotics,” Fusion of Soft Computing and Hard Computing for Autonomous Robotic Systems, Eds. Zhou, Moravall, and Ruan, vol. 116, pgs. 75-102, Physica-Verlag, 2003.

E. Tunstel, H. Seraji, A. Howard, Chapter 11: “Soft Computing Approach to Safe Navigation of Autonomous Planetary Rovers”, Intelligent Control Systems Using Soft Computing Methodologies, Eds. Zilouchian and Jamshidi, CRC Press, 2001.

E. Tunstel, A. Howard, “Approximate Reasoning for Safety and Survivability of Planetary Rovers,” Fuzzy Sets and Systems, vol. 134, no. 1, pgs. 27-46, Feb. 2003.

E. Tunstel, A. Howard, H. Seraji, “Rule-based reasoning and neural network perception for safe off-road robot mobility”, Expert Systems, 19(4), pgs. 191-200, Sept. 2002.

H. Seraji and A. Howard, “Behavior-Based Navigation on Challenging Terrain: A Fuzzy Logic Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, 18(3), pgs. 308-321, June 2002.

A. Howard, H. Seraji, “An Intelligent Terrain-Based Navigation System for Planetary Rovers,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, vol. 8, no. 4, December 2001.

A. Howard, E. Tunstel, D. Edwards, A. Carlson, “Enhancing Fuzzy Robot Navigation Systems by Mimicking Human Visual Perception of Natural Terrain Traversability,” Joint 9th IFSA World Congress and 20th NAFIPS International Conference, Vancouver, Canada, July 2001.

A. Howard, H. Seraji, E. Tunstel “A Rule-Based Fuzzy Traversability Index for Mobile Robot Navigation,” IEEE Int. Conf. On Robotics and Automation, vol. 1, pp. 3067-3071, May 2001.

A. Howard, H. Seraji, “Real-Time Assessment of Terrain Traversability for Autonomous Rover Navigation,” IEEE/RSJ Intern. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2000), Japan, pgs. 58-63, Nov. 2000.

A. Howard, H. Seraji, “A Real-Time Autonomous Rover Navigation System,” World Automation Congress, Maui, HI, June 2000.

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