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2017

Mohamed Abdelbarr, Yulu Luke Chen, Mohammad R Jahanshahi, Sami F Masri, Wei-Men Shen, and Uvais A Qidwai. 3D dynamic displacement-field measurement for structural health monitoring using inexpensive RGB-D based sensor. Smart Materials and Structures, 26(12):125016, 2017.
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Luenin Barrios and Wei-Min Shen. Estimating the Ambulatory Center of Mass during Load Carriage using a Geometric Approach. In Proc. 2017 IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts, Austin, TX, USA, March 2017.
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Chi-An Chen, Thomas Collins, and Wei-Min Shen. Maximal Operation Time Estimation for Modular and Self-Reconfigurable Robots with Output Current Constraints. In Proc. 2017 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Control, Automation and Robotics, Nagoya, Japan, April 2017.
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Thomas Joseph Collins and Wei-Min Shen. A robust cognitive architecture for learning from surprises. Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, 21(Supplement C):1–12, 2017.
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Thomas Joseph Collins and Wei-Min Shen. Particle Swarm Optimization for high-DOF inverse kinematics. In Proc. 2017 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Control, Automation and Robotics, pp. 1–6, Nagoya, Japan, April 2017.
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Thomas Joseph Collins and Wei-Min Shen. Integrated and Adaptive Locomotion and Manipulation for Self-reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. 2017 Intl. Conf. on Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, pp. 150–165, Springer International Publishing, Guildford, UK, July 2017.
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Mohammad R. Jahanshahi, Wei-Min Shen, Tarutal Ghosh Mondal, Mohamed Abdelbarr, Sami F. Masri, and Uvais A. Qidwai. Reconfigurable Swarm Robots for Structural Health Monitoring-A Brief Review. International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications, pp. 1–23, May 2017.
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2016

Luenin Barrios and Wei-Min Shen. Center of Mass Estimation in Irregular Planar Terrains using a Geometric Approach. In Proc. 2016 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Banff, Canada, July 2016.
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Luenin Barrios and Wei-Min Shen. A Geometric Method for Center of Mass Estimation in Rough Planar Terrains. In Proc. 2016 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, Singapore, June 2016.
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Luenin Barrios, Thomas Collins, Robert Kovac, and Wei-Min Shen. Autonomous 6D-Docking and Manipulation with Non-Stationary-Base Using Self-Reconfigurable Modular Robots. In Proc. 2016 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Daejeon, Korea, October 2016.
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Chi-An Chen, Thomas Collins, and Wei-Min Shen. A Near-Optimal Dynamic Power Sharing Scheme for Self-Reconfigurable Modular Robots. In Proc. 2016 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Stockholm, Sweden, May 2016.
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Thomas Collins and Wei-Min Shen. PASO: An Integrated, Scalable PSO-based Optimization Framework for Hyper-Redundant Manipulator Path Planning and Inverse Kinematics. In ISI Tech Report, January 2016.
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Koki Nagano, Thomas Collins, Chi-An Chen, and Aiichiro Nakano. Massively Parallel Inverse Rendering Using Multi-Objective Particle Swarm Optimization. Journal of Visualization, pp. 1–10, June 2016.
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2015

Luenin Barrios and Wei-Min Shen. Phase Space Planning and Optimization of Foot Placements in Rough Planar Terrains. In Proc. 2015 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Seattle, WA, May 2015.
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Koki Nagano, Thomas Collins, Chi-An Chen, and Aiichiro Nakano. GPU-Based Inverse Rendering With Multi-Objective Particle Swarm Optimization. In Intl. Conf. on Special Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive Techniques, Kobe, Japan, November 2015.
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Bo Ryu, Nadeesha Ranasinghe, Wei-Min Shen, Kurt Turck, and Michael Muccio. BioAIM: Bio-inspired Autonomous Infrastructure Monitoring. In Proc. 2015 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Military Communications, Tampa, FL, October 2015.
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Bo Ryu, Nadeesha Ranasinghe, Wei-Min Shen, Kurt Turck, and Michael Muccio. BioAIR: Bio-inspired Airborne Infrastructure Reconfiguration. In Proc. 2015 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Military Communications, Tampa, FL, October 2015.
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2013

Chi-An Chen, Akiya Kamimura, Luenin Barrios, and Wei-Min Shen. Dynamic Power Sharing for Self-Reconfigurable Modular Robots. In Proc. 2013 Intl. Conf. on Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, Oxford, UK, August 2013.
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Thomas Collins, Nadeesha Oliver Ranasinghe, and Wei-Min Shen. ReMod3D: A High-Performance Simulator for Autonomous, Self-Reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. 2013 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Tokyo, Japan, November 2013.
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Feili Hou and Wei-Min Shen. Graph-Based Optimal Reconfiguration Planning for Self-Reconfigurable Robots. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 1(1-2):1–24, August 2013.
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2012

Teawon Han, Nadeesha Ranasinghe, Luenin Barrios, and Wei-Min Shen. An Online Gait Adaptation with SuperBot in Sloped Terrains. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2012), Guangzhou, China, December 2012.
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Nadeesha Ranasinghe and Wei-Min Shen. Autonomous Surveillance Tolerant to Interference. In Proc. 2012 Intl. Conf. on Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, Bristol, UK, August 2012.
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2011

Harris Chi Ho Chiu and Wei-Min Shen. ANCHOR - Self-Configuring Robotic Network. In Proc. 2011 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Shanghai, China, May 2011.
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Harris Chiu and Wei-Min Shen. Discovering Near-Optimal Communication Network for Modular Robots. In Proc. 2011 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Francisco, CA, October 2011. IROS 2011 Workshop on Reconfigurable Modular Robotics
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Nadeesha Ranasinghe and Wei-Min Shen. Autonomous Adaptation to Simultaneous Unexpected Changes in Modular Robots. In Proc. 2011 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Francisco, CA, October 2011. IROS 2011 Workshop on Reconfigurable Modular Robotics
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2010

Feili Hou and Wei-Min Shen. On the Complexity of Optimal Reconfiguration Planning for Modular Reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. 2010 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, May 2010.
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Michael Rubenstein and Wei-Min Shen. Automatic Scalable Size Selection for the Shape of a Distributed Robotic Collective. In Proc. 2010 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Taipei, Taiwan, October 2010.
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Jens Windau and Wei-Min Shen. An Inertia-Based Surface Identification System. In Proc. 2010 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, May 2010.
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2009

Harris Chi Ho Chiu, Bo Ryu, Hua Zhu, Pedro Szekely, Rajiv Maheswaran, Craig Rogers, Aram Galstyan, Behnam Salemi, Mike Rubenstein, and Wei-Min Shen. TENTACLES: Self-Configuring Robotic Radio Networks in Unknown Environments. In Proc. 2009 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, St. Louis, MO, October 2009.
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Jacob Everist and Wei-Min Shen. Mapping Opaque and Confined Environments Using Proprioception. In Proc. 2009 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Kobe, Japan, May 2009.
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Nadeesha Ranasinghe and Wei-Min Shen. Surprise-based developmental learning and experimental results on robots. In icdl-09, Shanghai, China, June 2009.
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Michael Rubenstein, Ying Sai, Cheng-Ming Choung, and Wei-Min Shen. Regenerative patterning in Swarm Robots: mutual benefits of research in robotics and stem cell biology. The International Journal of Developmental Biology, 53:869–881, 2009.
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Michael Rubenstein and Wei-Min Shen. Scalable Self-Assembly and Self-Repair In A Collective Of Robots. In Proc. 2009 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, October 2009.
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Wei-Min Shen, Robert Kovac, and Michael Rubenstein. SINGO: A Single-End-Operative and Genderless Connector for Self-Reconfiguration, Self-Assembly and Self-Healing. In Proc. 2009 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Kobe, Japan, May 2009.
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2008

Harris Chiu, Michael Rubenstein, and Wei-Min Shen. 'Deformable Wheel'-A Self-Recovering Modular Rolling Track. In Proc. 2008 Intl. Symposium on Distributed Robotic Systems, Tsukuba, Japan, November 2008.
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Feili Hou, Nadeesha Ranasinghe, Behnam Salemi, and Wei-Min Shen. Wheeled Locomotion for Payload Carrying with Modular Robot. In Proc. 2008 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Nice, France, September 2008.
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Feili Hou and Wei-Min Shen. Distributed, Dynamic, and Autonomous Reconfiguration Planning for Chain-Type Self-Reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. 2008 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Pasadena, CA, May 2008.
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Nadeesha Ranasinghe and Wei-Min Shen. The Surprise-Based Learning Algorithm. Technical Report ISI-TR-651, USC Information Sciences Institute, 2008.
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Nadeesha Ranasinghe and Wei-Min Shen. Surprise-Based Learning for Developmental Robotics. In Proc. 2008 ECSIS Symposium on Learning and Adaptive Behaviors for Robotic Systems, Edinburgh, Scotland, August 2008.
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Michael Rubenstein and Wei-Min Shen. A Scalable and Distributed Approach for Self-Assembly and Self-Healing of a Differentiated Shape. In Proc. 2008 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Nice, France, September 2008.
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Michael Rubenstein and Wei-Min Shen. A Scalable And Distributed Model for Self-organization and Self-healing. In Proc. 2008 Intl. Conf. on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Estoril, Portugal, May 2008.
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Wei-Min Shen. Self-Reconfigurable Robots For Adaptive And Multifunctional Tasks. In Proc. 26th Army Science Conference, Florida, USA, December 2008.
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Wei-Min Shen, Harris Chiu, Michael Rubenstein, and Behnam Salemi. Rolling and Climbing by the Multifunctional SuperBot Reconfigurable Robotic System. In Proc. Space Technology and Applications Intl. Forum (STAIF-08), AIP Conference Proceedings No. 969, American Institute of Physics, pp. 839–848, Melville, NY, February 2008.
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2007

Harris Chiu, Michael Rubenstein, and Wei-Min Shen. Multifunctional SuperBot with Rolling Track Configuration. In Proc. 2007 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Diego, CA, November 2007. IROS 2007 Workshop on Self-Reconfigurable Robots, Systems & Applications
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Feili Hou, Nadeesha Ranasinghe, Behnam Salemi, and Wei-Min Shen . Remotely-Controlled Autonomous TricycleBot Locomotion via SuperBot. In Proc. 2007 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Diego, CA, November 2007. IROS 2007 Workshop on Self-Reconfigurable Robots, Systems & Applications
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Nadeesha Ranasinghe, Jacob Everist, and Wei-Min Shen. Modular Robot Climbers. In Proc. 2007 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Diego, CA, November 2007. IROS 2007 Workshop on Self-Reconfigurable Robots, Systems & Applications
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Mark Yim, Wei-Min Shen, Behnam Salemi, Daniela Rus, Mark Moll, Hod Lipson, Eric Klavins, and Gregory S. Chirikjian. Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robot Systems -- Challenges and Opportunities for the Future. IEEE Robotics and Autonomation Magazine, March():43–53, 2007.
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2006

Harris Chiu and Wei-Min Shen. Concurrent and Real-Time Task Management for Self-Reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. Third Intl. Conf. on Autonomous Robots and Agents, 2006.
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Jacob Everist, Feili Hou, and Wei-Min Shen. Transformation of Control in Congruent Self-Reconfigurable Robot Topologies. In Proc. 2006 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Beijing, China, October 2006.
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Feili Hou and Wei-Min Shen. Hormone-inspired Adaptive Distributed Synchronization of Reconfigurable Robots. In The 9th Intl. Conf. Intelligent and Autonomous Systems (IAS-9), Tokyo, Japan, March 2006.
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Feili Hou and Wei-Min Shen. Mathematical Foundation for Hormone-Inspired Control for Self-Reconfigurable Robotic Systems. In Proc. 2006 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1477–1482, Orlando, FL, May 2006.
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Mark Moll, Peter Will, Maks Krivokon, and Wei-Min Shen. Distributed Control of the Center of Mass of a Modular Robot. In Proc. 2006 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Beijing, China, October 2006.
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Kenneth Payne, Jacob Everist, Feili Hou, and Wei-Min Shen. Single-Sensor Probabilistic Localization on the SeReS Self-Reconfigurable Robot. In The 9th Intl. Conf. Intelligent and Autonomous Systems (IAS-9), Tokyo, Japan, March 2006.
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Behnam Salemi, Peter Will, and Wei-Min Shen. Autonomous Discovery and Functional Response to Topology Change in Self-Reconfigurable Robots. In Dan Braha, Ali A. Minai, and Yaneer Bar-Yam, editors, Complex Engineering Systems: Science Meets Technology, pp. 364–384, Springer Verlag, 2006.
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Behnam Salemi, Mark Moll, and Wei-Min Shen. SUPERBOT: A Deployable, Multi-Functional, and Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robotic System. In Proc. 2006 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Beijing, China, October 2006.
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Wei-Min Shen, Maks Krivokon, Harris Chiu, Jacob Everist, Michael Rubenstein, and Jagadesh Venkatesh. Multimode Locomotion via SuperBot Robots. In Proc. 2006 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2552–2557, Orlando, FL, 2006.
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Wei-Min Shen, Maks Krivokon, Harris Chiu, Jacob Everist, Michael Rubenstein, and Jagadesh Venkatesh. Multimode Locomotion for Reconfigurable Robots. Autonomous Robots, 20(2):165–177, 2006.
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Harshit Suri, Peter Will, and Wei-Min Shen. System Design of Robots for Application to In-Space Assembly. In Proc. 2006 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Beijing, China, October 2006.
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2005

B. Damer, D. Rasmussen, P. Newman, B. Blair, M. Duke, R. King, T. Muff, M. Shirley, and Wei-Min Shen. Design Simulation of Lunar Exploration and ISRU Prototype Vehicles and Mission Scenarios. In Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG), 2005.
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S. J. Lawrence, G. J. Taylor, R. C. F. Lentz, L. M. Martel, Wei-Min Shen, Peter M. Will, M. H. Sims, S. Colombano, D. Kortenkamp, B. Damer, and W. Chun. SuperBots on the Lunar Surface: A Habitat Operations and Maintenance System (HOMS). In Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG), 2005.
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R. C. F. Lentz, G. J. Taylor, S. J. Lawrence, L. M. Martel, Wei-Min Shen, Peter M. Will, M. H. Sims, S. Colombano, D. Kortenkamp, B. Damer, and W. Chun. SuperBots on the Lunar Surface: A Robotic Multi-Use Lunar Explorer (MULE). In Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG), 2005.
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P. J. Modi, Wei-Min Shen, M. Tambe, and M. Yokoo. ADOPT: Asynchronous Distributed Constraint Optimization with Quality Guarantees. Artificial Intelligence Journal, 161(1-2):149–180, January 2005.
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Behnam Salemi, J. Reis, A. Saifhashemi, and F. Nikgohar. MILO: Personal Robot Platform. In Proc. 2005 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 4089–4094, Edmonton, Canada, 2005.
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Wei-Min Shen, J. Bogdanowicz, W. Chun, M. Yim, Peter M. Will, M. Sims, S. Colombano, D. Kortenkamp, S. Vanderzyl, E. Baumgartner, and J. Taylor. SuperBots: Modular, Multifunctional, Reconfigurable Robotic System for Space Exploration. In Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG), 2005.
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G. J. Taylor, R. C. F. Lentz, S. J. Lawrence, L. M. Martel, Wei-Min Shen, Peter M. Will, M. H. Sims, S. Colombano, D. Kortenkamp, B. Damer, and W. Chun. SuperBots on the Lunar Surface: Mini-Mobile Investigation System (Mini-MIS). In Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG), 2005.
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2004

Jacob Everist, K. Mogharei, H. Suri, N. Ranasinghe, Behrokh Khoshnevis, Peter Will, and Wei-Min Shen. A System for In-Space Assembly. In Proc. 2004 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 2356–2361, Sendai, Japan, Sept./Oct. 2004.
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T.-X. Jiang, R. Wideltz, Wei-Min Shen, Peter Will, D. Wu, C. Lin, J. Jung, and C. Chuong. Integument pattern formation involves genetic and epigenetic controls operated at different levels: feather arrays simulated by a Digital Hormone Model. Int. J. Dev. Biol., 48:117–135, 2004.
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Kenneth Payne, Behnam Salemi, Peter Will, and Wei-Min Shen. Sensor-Based Distributed Control for Chain-Typed Self-Reconfiguration. In Proc. 2004 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 2074–2080, Sendai, Japan, Sept./Oct. 2004.
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Michael Rubenstein, Kenneth Payne, Peter Will, and Wei-Min Shen. Docking among Independent and Autonomous CONRO Self-Reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. 2004 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2877–2882, New Orleans, USA, April/May 2004.
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Michael Rubenstein, Maks Krivokon, and Wei-Min Shen. Robotic Enzyme-Based Autonomous Self-Replication. In Proc. 2004 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 2661–2666, Sendai, Japan, 2004.
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Behnam Salemi and Wei-Min Shen. Distributed Behavior Collaboration for Self-Reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. 2004 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, pp. 4178–4183, New Orleans, USA, April/May 2004.
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Behnam Salemi, Peter Will, and Wei-Min Shen. Autonomous Discovery and Functional Response to Topology Change in Self-Reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. 2004 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 2667–2672, Sendai, Japan, 2004.
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Wei-Min Shen, Peter Will, Aram Galstyan, and Cheng-Ming Chuong. Hormone-Inspired Self-Organization and Distributed Control of Robotic Swarms. Autonomous Robots, 17(1):93–105, July 2004.
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2003

Behrokh Khoshnevis, Peter Will, and Wei-Min Shen. Highly Compliant and Self-Tightening Docking Modules for Precise and Fast Connection of Self-Reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. 2003 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2311–2316, Taiwan, 2003.
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Behnam Salemi, Peter Will, and Wei-Min Shen. Distributed Task Negotiation in Modular Robots. Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Special Issue on “Modular Robots”, 21(8):32–39, November 2003.
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Behnam Salemi, Peter Will, and Wei-Min Shen. Distributed task negotiation in self-reconfigurable robots. In Proc. 2003 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 2448–2453, 2003.
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Wei-Min Shen, Peter Will, and Behrokh Khoshnevis. Self-Assembly in Space via Self-Reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. 2003 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2516–2521, Taiwan, September 2003.
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Wei-Min Shen, Behnam Salemi, and Peter Will. US Patent #6,635,781, Distributed Control and Collaboration of Autonomous Agents in a Dynamic Reconfigurable System. 2003.
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Wei-Min Shen. Self-Organization through Digital Hormones. IEEE Intelligent Systems, 18(4):81–83, 2003.
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Kasper Støy, Wei-Min Shen, and Peter Will. Implementing Configuration Dependent Gaits in a Self-Reconfigurable Robot. In Proc. 2003 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3828–3833, Taiwan, 2003.
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2002

Andres Castano, Alberto Behar, and Peter Will. The Conro Modules for Reconfigurable Robots. IEEE/ASME Trans. Mechatronics, 7(4):403–409, December 2002.
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Wei-Min Shen and Peter Will. Self-Reconfigurable Robots for ROBOSPHERE. In The RoboSphere Workshop, NASA Ames Research Center, 2002.
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Wei-Min Shen, C.-M. Chuong, and Peter Will. Digital Hormone Models for Self-Organization. In Artificial Life VIII, Intl. Conf. on Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, Sydney, Australia, December 2002.
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Wei-Min Shen, C.-M. Chuong, and Peter Will. Simulating Self-Organization for Multi-Robot Systems. In Proc. 2002 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 2776–2781, Switzerland, 2002.
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Wei-Min Shen and C.-M. Chuong. Simulating self-organization with the Digital Hormone Model. In A. Schultz and L. Parker, editors, Multi-Robot Systems: From Swarms to Intelligent Automata, pp. 149–160, Kluwer, 2002.
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Wei-Min Shen and Behnam Salemi. Distributed and Dynamic Task Reallocations in Robot Organization. In Proc. 2002 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1019–1024, Washington, DC, May 2002.
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Wei-Min Shen, Behnam Salemi, and Peter Will. Hormone-Inspired Adaptive Communication and Distributed Control for CONRO Self-Reconfigurable Robots. IEEE Trans. on Robotics and Automation, 18(5):700–712, October 2002.
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Wei-Min Shen and Mark Yim. Self-Reconfigurable Modular Robots, Guest Editorial. IEEE/ASME Trans. on Mechatronics, 7(4):401–402, 2002.
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Kasper Støy, Wei-Min Shen, and Peter Will. On the Use of Sensors in Self-Reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. 7th Intl. Conf. on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (SAB02), pp. 48–57, Edinburgh, UK, August 2002.
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Kasper Støy, Wei-Min Shen, and Peter Will. How to Make a Self-Reconfigurable Robot Run. In Proc. First Intl. Joint Conf. on Autonomous Agents & Multiagent Systems, pp. 813–820, Bologna, Italy, 2002.
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Kasper Støy, Wei-Min Shen, and Peter Will. Global locomotion from local interaction in self-reconfigurable robots. In Proc. 7th Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS-7), pp. 309–316, 2002.
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Kasper Støy, Wei-Min Shen, and Peter Will. Using role-based control to produce locomotion in chain-type self-reconfigurable robots. IEEE/ASME Trans. on Mechatronics, 7(4):410–417, December 2002.
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2001

Andres Castano and Peter Will. Representing and Discovering the Configuration of CONRO Robots. In Proc. 2001 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3503–3509, 2001.
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Behrokh Khoshnevis, R. Kovac, Wei-Min Shen, and Peter Will. Reconnectable Joints for Self-Reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. 2001 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 584–589, 2001.
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Behnam Salemi, Wei-Min Shen, and Peter Will. Hormone-Controlled Metamorphic Robots. In Proc. 2001 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, pp. 4194–4199, 2001.
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Wei-Min Shen and Peter Will. Docking in Self-Reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. 2001 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 1049–1054, 2001.
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2000

Andres Castano, R. Chokkalingam, and Peter Will. Autonomous and Self-Sufficient CONRO Modules for Reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. 5th Int'l Symp. Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems, pp. 155–164, Springer-Verlag, Knoxville, TN, 2000.
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Andres Castano and Peter Will. Mechanical Design of a Module for Autonomous Reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. 2000 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 2203–2209, 2000.
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Andres Castano, Wei-Min Shen, and Peter Will. CONRO: Towards Deployable Robots with Inter-Robots Metamorphic Capabilities. Autonomous Robots, 8(3):309–324, June 2000.
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Wei-Min Shen, Yimin Lu, and Peter Will. Hormone-Based Control for Self-Reconfigurable Robots. In Proc. Intl. Conf. on Autonomous Agents, Barcelona, Spain, 2000.
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Wei-Min Shen, Behnam Salemi, and Peter Will. Hormones for Self-Reconfigurable Robots. In Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS-6), pp. 918–925, IOS Press, Venice, Italy, 2000.
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1999

Peter Will, Andres Castano, and Wei-Min Shen. Robot Modularity for Self-Reconfiguration. In Proc. SPIE Sensor Fusion and Decentralized Control II, pp. 236–245, Boston, MA, 1999.
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