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Mars Exploration Rovers: Spirit and Opportunity

  1. J. Carsten, A. Rankin, D. Ferguson, and A. Stentz, "Global Planning on the Mars Exploration Rovers: Software Integration and Surface Testing," Journal of Field Robotics, 26(4), April 2009, 337-357.
  2. R. W. Nelson, S. G. Lever, D. M. Gaines, J. A. Herman, P. P. Hwang, S. L. Laubach, M. M. Pack, and S. F. Peters, "On Low Power Operations during Spirit’s Third Winter on Mars," IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March 7-14, 2009.
  3. Jeffrey Biesiadecki, Robert Liebersbach, Mark Maimone, "Mars Exploration Rover Mobility and IDD Downlink Analysis Tools," International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Automation for Space (i-SAIRAS) Proceedings, Los Angeles, CA, 27 February 2008.
  4. Mark W. Maimone, P. Chris Leger, Jeffrey J. Biesiadecki, "Overview of the Mars Exploration Rovers' Autonomous Mobility and Vision Capabilities," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) Space Robotics Workshop, Roma, Italy, 14 April 2007.
  5. Larry Matthies, Mark Maimone, Andrew Johnson, Yang Cheng, Reg Willson, Carlos Villalpando, Steve Goldberg, Andres Huertas, Andrew Stein and Anelia Angelova, "Computer Vision on Mars," International Journal of Computer Vision, Springer Netherlands, 10.1007/s11263-007-0046-z, 20 March 2007.
  6. Mark Maimone, Yang Cheng, Larry Matthies, "Two Years of Visual Odometry on the Mars Exploration Rovers," Journal of Field Robotics, Volume 24 number 3, special issue on Space Robotics, March 2007, 169 - 186.
  7. J. Carsten, A. Rankin, D. Ferguson, A. Stentz, "Global Path Planning on Board the Mars Exploration Rovers," Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 2007.
  8. M. Maimone, Y. Cheng, L. Matthies, "Two years of visual odometry on the Mars Exploration Rovers," Journal of Field Robotics, Special Issue on Space Robotics, March 2007, vol.24, no.3, pp.169-186.
  9. Rongxing Li , Raymond E. Arvidson, Kaichang Di, Matt Golombek, Joe Guinn, Andrew Johnson, Mark Maimone, Larry H. Matthies, Mike Malin, Tim Parker , Steven W. Squyres, "Opportunity Rover Localization and Topographic Mapping at the Landing Site Of Meridiani Planum, Mars," Journal of Geophysical Research - Planets, 2007 (to appear), 2007.
  10. Jeffrey J. Biesiadecki, P. Chris Leger, Mark W. Maimone, "Tradeoffs Between Directed and Autonomous Driving on the Mars Exploration Rovers," International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol 26, No 1, January, 2007, 91-104.
  11. Jeffrey J. Biesiadecki, P. Chris Leger, Mark W. Maimone, "Tradeoffs Between Directed and Autonomous Driving on the Mars Exploration Rovers," Robotics Research: Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics 28, 2007, 254-267.
  12. Larry Matthies, Mark Maimone, Yang Cheng, Andrew Johnson, Reg Willson, "Computer vision in the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission," Computational Vision in Neural and Machine Systems, chapter 4, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-0-521-86260-8, 2007, 71 - 84.
  13. Yang Cheng, Mark Maimone, Larry Matthies, "Visual Odometry on the Mars Exploration Rovers," IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine Special Issue (MER), 13(2), June 2006, 54 - 62.
  14. J J Biesiadecki M W Maimone, "The Mars Exploration Rover Surface Mobility Flight Software: Driving Ambition," March 2006 IEEE Aerospace conference proceedings, Big Sky, Montana, USA, 8 march 2006.
  15. Mark Maimone, Jeffrey Biesiadecki, Edward Tunstel, Yang Cheng, and Chris Leger, "Surface navigation and mobility intelligence on the Mars Exploration Rovers," Intelligence for Space Robotics, TSI Press, San Antonio, TX, USA, chapter 3, 2006, march 2006, 45-69.
  16. Won S. Kim, "Mars Exploration Rover R9.2 FSW VTT (Visual Target Tracking) Regression Test Procedure [JPL Internal Only]," Mar. 2006.
  17. Won S. Kim, "Mars Exploration Rover Flight Software Development Folder (SDF) - Module: VTT (Visual Target Tracking) [JPL Internal Only]," Mar. 2006.
  18. Rongxing Li, Brent A. Archinal, Raymond E. Arvidson, Jim Bell, Philip Christensen, Larry Crumpler, David J. Des Marais, Kaichang Di, Tom Duxbury, Matt Golombek, John Grant, Ronald Greeley, Joe Guinn, Andrew Johnson, Randolph L. Kirk, Mark Maimone, Larry H. Matthies, Mike Malin, Tim Parker, Mike Sims, Shane Thompson, Steven W. Squyres, Larry A. Soderblom, "Spirit Rover Localization and Topographic Mapping at the Landing Site Of Gusev Crater, Mars," Journal of Geophysical Research - Planets, Vol. 111, No. E2, E02S06 10.1029/2005JE002483, 12 January 2006, 12 January 2006.
  19. R. Li, B. Archinal, R. Arvidson, J. Bell, P. Christensen, L. Crumpler, D. Des Marais, K. Di, T. Duxbury, M. Golombek, J. Grant, R. Greeley, J. Guinn, A. Johnson, R. Kirk, M. Maimone, L. Matthies, M. Malin, T. Parker, M. Sims, S. Thompson, S. Squyres, L. Soderblom, "Spirit rover localization and topographic mapping at the landing site of Gusev Crater, Mars," Journal of Geophysical Research - Planets, January 2006, vol.111,E02S06, doi:10.1029/2005JE023483.
  20. J Biesiadecki, C Leger, M Maimone, "Tradeoffs Between Directed and Autonomous Driving on the Mars Exploration Rovers," 2005 International Symposium of Robotics Research, San Francisco CA, 12-15 October 2005.
  21. Jeffrey J. Biesiadecki and Eric T. Baumgartner and Robert G. Bonitz and Brian K. Cooper and Frank R. Hartman and P. Christopher Leger and Mark W. Maimone and Scott A. Maxwell and Ashitey Trebi-Ollenu and Edward W. Tunstel and John R. Wright., "Mars Exploration Rover Surface Operations: Driving Opportunity at Meridiani Planum," October 2005 IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics conference proceedings, Hawaii, USA., 10 october 2005.
  22. P. Chris Leger, Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu, John R. Wright, Scott A. Maxwell, Robert G. Bonitz, Jeffrey J. Biesiadecki, Frank R. Hartman, Brian K. Cooper, Eric T. Baumgartner, and Mark W. Maimone, "Mars Exploration Rover Surface Operations: Driving Spirit at Gusev Crater," October 2005 IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics conference proceedings, Hawaii, USA., 10 october 2005.
  23. K. Ali, C. Vanelli, J. Biesiadecki, M. Maimone, Y. Cheng, M. San Martin, J. Alexander, "Attitude and Position Esimation on the Mars Exploration Rovers," October 2005 IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics conference proceedings, Hawaii, USA., 10 october 2005.
  24. Tunstel, Maimone, Trebi-Ollennu, Yen, Petras, and Willson, "Mars Exploration Rover Mobility and Robotic Arm Operational Performance," October 2005 IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics conference proceedings, Hawaii, USA., 10 october 2005.
  25. Yang Cheng, Mark Maimone, Larry Matthies, "Visual Odometry on the Mars Exploration Rovers," IEEE Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, The Big Island, Hawaii, USA, October 2005.
  26. J. Yen, B. Cooper, F. Hartman, S. Maxwell, J. Wright, and C. Leger, "Physical-Based Simulation for Mars Exploration Rover Tactical Sequencing.," In Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics., October 2005.
  27. Rongxing Li, Steven W. Squyres, Raymond E. Arvidson, Brent A. Archinal, Jim Bell, Yang Cheng, Larry Crumpler, David J. Des Marais, Kaichang Di, Todd A. Ely, Matt Golombek, Eric Graat, John Grant, Joe Guinn, Andrew Johnson, Ron Greeley, Randolph L. Kirk, Mark Maimone, Larry H. Matthies, Mike Malin, Tim Parker, Mike Sims, Larry A. Soderblom, Shane Thompson, Jue Wang, Patrick Whelley, and Fengliang Xu, "Initial results of rover localization and topographic mapping for the 2003 Mars Exploration Rover mission"," Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, October 2005, vol.71, no.10, pp.1129-1142.
  28. Reg G. Willson, Mark W. Maimone, Andrew E. Johnson, Larry M. Scherr, "An Optical Model For Image Artifacts Produced by Dust Particles on Lenses," International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Automation for Space (i-SAIRAS) Proceedings, Munich, Germany, 5-9 Sept 2005, 5 September 2005.
  29. R. Willson, M. Maimone, A. Johnson and L. Scherr, "An Optical Model for Image Artifacts Produced by Dust Particles on Lenses," 8th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS), September 2005.
  30. E. T. Baumgartner, R. G. Bonitz, J. P. Melko, L. R. Shiraishi and P. C. Leger, "The Mars Exploration Rover Instrument Positioning System," Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March 2005.
  31. E. Baumgartner, R. Bonitz, J. Melko, L. Shiraishi and P. Leger, "The Mars Exploration Rover Instrument Positioning System," Proceedings of the IEEE Aerospace Conference (CDROM), March 2005.
  32. Li, R., S.W. Squyres, R.E. Arvidson, J. Bell, Y. Cheng, L. Crumpler, J.J. Des Marais, K. Di, T.A. Ely, M. Golombek, E. Graat, J. Grant, J. Guinn, A. Johnson, R. Greeley, R.L. Kirk, M. Maimone, L.H. Matthies, M. Malin, T. Parker, M. Sims, L.A. Soderblom, S. Thompson, J. Wang, P. Whelley and F. Xu, "Initial Results of Rover Localization and Topographic Mapping for the 2003 Mars Exploration Rover Mission," Journal of Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Vol.71, No.10, pp.1129-1142., 2005.
  33. Mark Maimone, Jack Morrison, "Rover Navigation 101: Autonomous Rover Navigation," JPL Mars Exploration Rover website (direct link), January 13, 2004.
  34. R. Volpe, "Rover Functional Autonomy Development for the Mars Mobile Science Laboratory," IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, March 8-15, 2003.
  35. J. N. Maki, J. F. Bell III, K. E. Herkenhoff, S. W. Squyres, A. Kiely, M. Klimesh, M. Schwochert, T. Litwin, R. Willson, A. Johnson, M. Maimone, E. Baumgartner, A. Collins, M. Wadsworth, S. T. Elliot, A. Dingizian, D. Brown, E. C. Hagerott, L. Scherr, R. Deen, D. Alexander, and J. Lorre, "The Mars Exploration Rover Engineering Cameras," J. Geophys. Res., Vol 108, No. E12, 2003, 2003, 12-1 to 12-24.
  36. Goldberg, Maimone, and Matthies, "Stereo Vision and Rover Navigation Software for Planetary Exploration," March 2002 IEEE Aerospace conference proceedings, volume 5, Big Sky, Montana, USA, march 2002, 2025-2036.
  37. A. Eisenman, C. Liebe, M. Maimone, M. Schwochert and R. Willson, "Mars Exploration Rover Engineering Cameras," Proceedings of the SPIE #4540: Sensors, Systems, and Next Generation Satellites V, September 2001, pp.288-297.
  38. Eisenman, Liebe, Maimone, Schwochert, and Willson, "Mars Exploration Rover Engineering Cameras," Sept 2001 SPIE Remote Sensing conference proceedings, Toulouse, France., september 2001.
  39. A. Trebi-Ollennu, A. L. Rankin, Y. Cheng, A. Ansar, J. L. Carsten, W. S. Kim, A. Huertas, I. A. Nesnas, and A. Diaz-Calderon, "Advances in Space Robotics Autonomy, in Computational Intelligence in Aerospace Sciences: Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics," American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Volume 244, Chapter 10, Vasile and Becerra, Eds, 2014.
  40. A. Trebi-Ollennu, E. Baumgartner, C. Leger, and R. Bonitz., "Robotic Arm In-Situ Operations for the Mars Exploration Rovers Surface Mission," In Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics., .
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