CRI Workshop on Geometry and Topology in Robotics


There is no registration fee, but we ask you to please register here for planning purposes.


9:45 - 10:00

Welcome coffee

10:00 - 11:00

Yu. Baryshnikov (Bell Labs)

Linking and caging.

11:00 - 12:00

E. Rimon (Technion)

Configuration-Space Characterization of Contact Preserving Paths with Application to Tactile-Sensor Based Mobile Robot Navigation.

12:00 - 13:00

D. Blanc (University of Haifa)

Singularities in configuration spaces of linkages.

13:00 - 14:00

Light lunch for participants (sandwiches at CRI; directly above lecture hall)

14:00 - 15:00

R. Segev (Ben Gurion University)

On the kinematics of the octopus's arm.

15:00 - 16:00

B. Shapiro (Stockholm University)

How to run a roach

16:00 - 17:00

Y. Or (Technion)

Exact geometric characterization of quilibrium postures on a frictional terrain in three dimensions.


Coffee Break