Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Ayan Dutta, Prithviraj Dasgupta, and Carl Nelson, “Distributed Configuration Formation with Modular Robots Using (Sub)Graph Isomorphism-based Approach”, Springer Autonomous Robots, 2018 (accepted).
  2. Ayan Dutta and Prithviraj Dasgupta, “Ensemble Learning with Weak Classifiers for Fast and Reliable Unknown Terrain Classification Using Mobile Robots”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 2017.
  3. Ayan Dutta, Prithviraj Dasgupta, and Carl Nelson, “A Bottom-Up Search Algorithm for Size-constrained Partitioning of Modules to Generate Configurations in Modular Robots”, Web Intelligence Journal, 2016.
  4. Ayan Dutta, Prithviraj Dasgupta, Jose Baca and Carl Nelson, “searchUCSG: A Fast Coalition Structure Search Algorithm for Modular Robot Reconfiguration under Uncertainty”, Robotica, 2014.
  5. Jose Baca, S.G.M. Hossain, Prithviraj Dasgupta, Carl Nelson, Ayan Dutta, “ModRED: Hardware design and reconfiguration planning for a high dexterity modular self-reconfigurable robot for extra-terrestrial exploration “, Elsevier Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS), 2014.

Conference and Workshop Papers (peer-reviewed)

  1. Ayan Dutta, Vladimir Ufimtsev, Asai Asaithambi, “Correlation Clustering Based Coalition Formation For Multi-Robot Task Allocation”, 34th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), 2019 (accepted, to be published).
  2. Ayan Dutta, Prithviraj Dasgupta, “Bipartite Graph Matching-based Coordination Mechanism for Multi-robot Path Planning under Communication Constraints”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2017. (Video)
    Acceptance Rate: 41%.
  3. Ayan Dutta, Prithviraj Dasgupta, Carl Nelson, “Adaptive Locomotion Learning in Modular Self-reconfigurable Robots: A Game Theoretic Approach”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2017 (Video).
  4. Ayan Dutta, Prithviraj Dasgupta, “Simultaneous Configuration Formation and Information Collection By Modular Robotic Systems”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2016.
    Acceptance Rate: 34.7%.
  5. Ayan Dutta, Prithviraj Dasgupta, Carl Nelson, “Distributed Adaptive Locomotion Learning in ModRED Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robot”, Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotics Systems (DARS), 2016. (Video 1 | Video 2).
    Acceptance Rate: 39.2%.
  6. Ayan Dutta, “Self-assembly in Heterogeneous Multi-agent System Using Constrained Matching Algorithm”, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI), 2016.
  7. Ayan Dutta, Prithviraj Dasgupta, Jose Baca, Carl Nelson, “Spanning Tree Partitioning Approach for Configuration Generation in Modular Robots”, Proceedings of The 28th International FLAIRS Conference, 2015 (Best Student Paper Award Runner-Up).
  8. Ayan Dutta, Prithviraj Dasgupta, “Adaptive Path Planning for Effective Information Collection”, IROS Workshop on AI and Robotics, 2014.
  9. Jose Baca, Brad Woosley, Prithviraj Dasgupta, Ayan Dutta and Carl Nelson, “Improved Coordination Strategy for Locomotion of the ModRED Robot”, IROS Workshop on Modular Robots, 2014.
  10. Jose Baca, Brad Woosley, Prithviraj Dasgupta, Ayan Dutta, Carl Nelson, “Coordination of Modular Robots by means of Topology Discovery and Leader Election: Improvement of the Locomotion Case”, Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotics Systems (DARS), 2014.
  11. Ayan Dutta, Prithviraj Dasgupta, Jose Baca, Carl Nelson, “Towards Autonomously Predicting and Learning a Robot’s Efficiency in Performing Tasks”, WI-IAT Workshop on Sensing, Perceiving and Understanding actions, 2013.
  12. Ayan Dutta, Prithviraj Dasgupta, Jose Baca, Carl Nelson, “A Bottom-Up Search Algorithm for Dynamic Reformation of Agent Coalitions Under Coalition Size Constraints”, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT), 2013.
    Acceptance Rate: ~30%.
  13. Ayan Dutta, Prithviraj Dasgupta, Jose Baca, Carl Nelson, “A Block Partitioning Algorithm for Modular Robot Reconfiguration under Uncertainty”, 6th European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR), 2013.
    Full paper Acceptance Rate: ~23%
  14. Ayan Dutta, Prithviraj Dasgupta, Jose Baca, Carl Nelson, “A Fast Reconfiguration Algorithm for Modular Robots under Uncertainty using Block Partitioning”, AAMAS Workshop on Autonomous Robots and Multi-Robot Systems (ARMS), 2013 [co-located with AAMAS 2013].
  15. Prithviraj Dasgupta, Jose Baca, S.G.M. Hossain, Ayan Dutta and Carl Nelson, “Mechanical Design and Computational Aspects for Locomotion and Reconfiguration of the ModRED Modular Robot”, Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi-agent Systems (AAMAS), 2013 [Demo Paper].
  16. Suparno Datta, Ayan Dutta, Sruti Gan Chaudhuri and Krishnendu Mukhopadhyaya, “Circle Formation by Asynchronous Transparent Fat Robots”, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Internet Technology (ICDCIT), 2013.
    Acceptance Rate: ~22%.
  17. Ayan Dutta, Prithviraj Dasgupta, Jose Baca and Carl Nelson, “A Fast Coalition Structure Search Algorithm for Modular Robot Reconfiguration Planning under Uncertainty”, Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotics Systems (DARS), 2012.
    Acceptance Rate: 42%.
  18. Ayan Dutta, Sruti Gan Chaudhuri, Suparno Datta and Krishnendu Mukhopadhyaya, “Circle Formation by Asynchronous Fat Robots with Limited Visibility”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Internet Technology (ICDCIT), 2012.
    Acceptance Rate: ~15%.

Refereed Poster Presentations

  1. Jose Baca, Prithviraj Dasgupta, Ayan Dutta and Carl Nelson, “Dynamic Gait Adaptation on the ModRED MSR using a Fuzzy Logic Technique “, 11th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems (DARS), 2012.