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Productivity challenges for Mars rover operations: A case study of Mars Science Laboratory operations. D. Gaines, G. Doran, H. Justice, G. Rabideau, S. Schaffer, V. Verma, K. Wagstaff, V. Vasavada, W. Huffman, R. Anderson, R. Mackey, T. Estlin Technical Report D-97908, Jet Propulsion Laboratory . January 2016 . + PDF CL#16-3481
Productivity Challenges for Mars Rover Operations Daniel Gaines, Robert Anderson, Gary Doran, William Huffman, Heather Justice, Ryan Mackey, Gregg Rabideau, Ashwin Vasavada, Vandana Verma, Tara Estlin, Lorraine Fesq, Michel Ingham, Mark Maimone, Issa Nesnas International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling Planning and Robotics Workshop (PlanRob). (ICAPS 2016). London, UK. June 2016 + PDF CL#16-2123
Autonomous Science for the MSL Rover Tara Estlin, Daniel Gaines, Benjamin Bornstein, Steve Schaffer, Vandi Verma, Robert C. Anderson, Michael Burl, Diana Blaney, Lauren De Flores, Tony Nelson, Roger Wiens International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence Workshop on Artificial Intelligence in Space (AI Space, IJCAI 2015). Buenos Aires, Argentina. July 2015 + PDF CL#15-2700
Automated Targeting for the MSL Rover ChemCam Spectrometer T. Estlin, R. C. Anderson, D. Blaney, B. Bornstein, M. Burl, R. Castaño, L. De Flores, D. Gaines, D. R. Thompson, R. Wiens 12th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS 2014). Montreal, CA. July 2014 + PDF CL#14-1713
AEGIS Automated Targeting for the MER Opportunity Rover T. Estlin, B. Bornstein, D. Gaines, R. C. Anderson, D. Thompson, M. Burl, R. Castaño, M. Judd ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology . 3(3) 2012 . + PDF CL#11-4072
Two Years of Autonomous Targeting Onboard the MER Opportunity Rover T. Estlin, R. C. Anderson, B. Bornstein, M. Burl, R. Castaño, D. Gaines, M. Judd, D. R. Thompson 11th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS 2012). Turin, Italy. September 2012 + PDF CL#12-2849
Agile science operations: a new approach for primitive bodies exploration D. R. Thompson, S. Chien, R. Doyle, T. Estlin, D. Mclaren Space Operations (SpaceOps 2012). Stockholm, Sweden. June 2012 + PDF CL #12-1687
Smart Cameras for Remote Science Survey D. R. Thompson, W. Abbey, A. Allwood, D. Bekker, B. Bornstein, N. A. Cabrol, R. Castaño, T. Estlin, T. Fuchs, K. L. Wagstaff 11th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS 2012). Turin, Italy. September 2012 + PDF CL #12-2127
Using a Multi-Core Processor for Rover Autonomous Science B. Bornstein, T. Estlin, B. Clement, P. Springer IEEE Aerospace Conference (IEEE-Aero 2011). Big Sky, Montana. March 2011 + PDF CL#11-0268
Energy Usage in an Embedded Space Vision Application on a Tiled Architecture P. Kogge, T. Estlin, B. Bornstein Infotech@Aerospace AIAA Conference (I@A 2011). St. Louis, MO. March 2011 + PDF CL#11-1102
Exploring Parallelization Options for Planning and Scheduling B. Clement, T. Estlin Workshop on Scheduling and Planning Applications, International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 2010). Toronto, Canada. May 2010 + PDF CL#10-1326
Multi-Asset Coordination for Autonomous Science Campaigns T. Estlin, S. Chien, R. Castano, D. Gaines, C. de Granville, J. Doubleday, R. Anderson, R. Knight, B. Bornstein, G. Rabideau, B. Tang Space Operations 2010 (SpaceOps 2010). Huntsville, AL. April 2010 + PDF CL#10-0925
Coordinating Multiple Spacecraft in Joint Science Campaigns T. Estlin, S. Chien, R. Castano, J. Doubleday, D. Gaines, R. C. Anderson, C. de Granville, R. Knight, G. Rabideau, B. Tang International Symposium on Space Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Automation for Space (i-SAIRAS 2010). Sapporo, Japan. August 2010 + PDF CL#10-0925
AEGIS Automated Targeting for the MER Opportunity Rover T. Estlin, B. Bornstein, D. Gaines, D. Thompson, R. Castano, R. C. Anderson, C. de Granville, M. Burl, M. Judd, S. Chien International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS 2010). Sapporo, Japan. August 2010 + PDF CL#10-2113
Enabling Autonomous Exploration via the Solar System Internet J. Wyatt, E. Barkely, S. Burleigh, T. Estlin, R. Jones, J. Schoolcraft IEEE Intelligent Systems . 25(5) September/October 2010 .
Coordinating Multiple Spacecraft Assets for Joint Science Campaigns T. Estlin, S. Chien, R. Castano, J. Doubleday, D. Gaines International Workshop on Planning and Scheduling for Space (IWPSS 2009). Pasadena, CA. July 2009 CL#09-2363
Autonomous Science for Mars Rovers T. Estlin, R. Castano, R. Anderson, D. Gaines, B. Bornstein, M. Judd, S. Chien Workshop on Planetary Rovers, IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2008). Pasadena, CA. May 2008
Coordinated Continual Planning Methods for Cooperating Rovers A. Barrett, G. Rabideau, T. Estlin, S. Chien IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems . v22 #2 February 2007 .
OASIS: Onboard Autonomous Science Investigation System for Opportunistic Rover Science R. Castano, T. Estlin, R. Anderson, D. Gaines, A. Castano, B. Bornstein, C. Chouinard, M. Judd Journal of Field Robotics . v24 #5 May 2007 . + PDF CL#06-3896
Onboard Autonomous Rover Science R. Castano, T. Estlin, D. Gaines, C. Chouinard, B. Bornstein, R. Anderson, M. Burl, D. Thomson, A. Castano, M. Judd IEEE Aerospace Conference (IAC 2007). Big Sky, MT. March 2007 + PDF CL#06-4049
Increased Mars Rover Autonomy using AI Planning, Scheduling and Execution T. Estlin, D. Gaines, C. Chouinard, R. Castano, B. Bornstein, M. Judd, I. Nesnas, R. Anderson IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2007). Rome, Italy. April 2007 + PDF CL#06-3357
Spatial Coverage Planning and Optimization for a Planetary Exploration Rover D. Gaines, T. Estlin, C. Chouinard International Workshop on Planning and Scheduling for Space (IWPSS 2006). Baltimore, MD. October 2006 + PDF CL#006-3563
Enabling Autonomous Rover Science Through Dynamic Planning and Scheduling T. Estlin, D. Gaines, C. Chouinard, F. Fisher, R. Castano, M. Judd, I. Nesnas IEEE Aerospace Conference (IAC 05). Big Sky, MT. March 2005 + PDF CL#05-0071
Coordinating Multiple Rovers with Interdependent Science Objectives T. Estlin, D. Gaines, F. Fisher, R. Castano Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems Conference (AAMAS 2005). Utrecht, Netherlands. July 2005 + PDF CL#03-1202
Autonomous Onboard Traverse Science System R. Castano, M. Judd, T. Estlin, R. Anderson, L. Scharenbroich, L. Song, D. Gaines, F. Fisher, D. Mazzoni, A. Castano IEEE Aerospace Conference. Big Sky, Montana. March 2004
Onboard Planning for Geological Investigations using a Rover Team T. Estlin, D. Gaines, F. Fisher, R. Castano International Workshop on Planning and Scheduling for Space (IWPSS 2004). Darmstadt, Germany. June 2004 + PDF CL#04-1035
Planning for Rover Opportunistic Science D. Gaines, T. Estlin, F. Fisher, C. Chouinard, R. Castano, R. Anderson, M. Judd International Workshop on Planning and Scheduling for Space (IWPSS 2004). Darmstadt, Germany. June 2004
An Approach to Autonomous Operations for Remote Mobile Robotic Exploration C. Chouinard, F. Fisher, D. Gaines, T. Estlin, S. Schaffer IEEE 2003 Aerospace Conference. Big Sky, MT. March 2003 + PDF CL#03-0683
Learning and Planning for Mars Rover Science T. Estlin, R. Castano, B. Anderson, D. Gaines, F. Fisher, M. Judd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence Workshop on Issues in Designing Physical Agents for Dynamic Real-Time Environments: World modeling, planning, learning, and communicating. (IJCAI 2003). Acapulco, Mexico. August 2003 + PDF CL#03-1202
An Optimization Framework for Interdependent Planning Goals T. Estlin, D. Gaines Conference on Artificial Intelligence Planning System Workshop for Planning and Scheduling with Multiple Criteria. (AIPS 2002). Toulouse, Fr. April 2002 + PDF CL#01-2785
Continuous Planning and Execution for a Mars Rover T. Estlin, F. Fisher, D. Gaines, C. Chouinard, S. Schaffer, I. Nesnas International NASA Workshop on Planning and Scheduling for Space. Houston, TX. October 2002 + PDF CL#02-2112
CLEaR: A Framework for Balancing Deliberation and Reactive Control F. Fisher, D. Gaines, T. Estlin, S. Schaffer, C. Chouinard Artificial Intelligence Planning and Scheduling On-line Planning and Scheduling Workshop. (AIPS 2002). Toulouse, France. April 2002 CL#01-2668
CLEaR: Closed Loop Execution and Recovery - A Framework for Unified Planning and Execution Forest Fisher, Tara Estlin, Daniel Gaines, Steve Schaffer, Caroline Chouinard, Russell Knight Interplanetary Network Directorate Technology and Science News . Issue 16 September 2002 . CL#02-2233
Onboard Decision Making for Rover Autonomy Forest Fisher, Tara Estlin, Daniel Gaines, Caroline Chouinard, Steve Schaffer Center for Space Mission Information and Software Systems Information Technology Symposium Missions Track. (CSMISS 2002). November 2002 CL#02-2815
Decision Making in a Robotic Architecture for Autonomy T. Estlin, R. Volpe, I. Nesnas, D. Mutz, F. Fisher, B. Engelhardt, S. Chien International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation for Space (i-SAIRAS 2001). Montreal, CA. June 2001 + PDF CL#01-1357
Balancing Deliberation and Reaction, Planning and Execution for Space Robotic Applications R. Knight, F. Fisher, T. Estlin, B. Engelhardt, S. Chien International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2001). Maui, HI. November 2001 + PDF CL#01-1596
Toward Developing Reusable Software Components for Robotic Applications I. Nesnas, R. Volpe, T. Estlin, H. Das, R. Petras, D. Mutz International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2001). Maui, HI. November 2001 + PS CL#01-1006
An Integrated Planning and Scheduling Prototype for Automated Mars Rover Command Generation R. Sherwood, A. Mishkin, S. Chien, T. Estlin, P. Backes, B. Cooper, G. Rabideau, B. Engelhardt European Conference on Planning (ECP 2001). Toledo, Spain. September 2001 + PDF CL#01-0677
Autonomously Generating Operations Sequences For a Mars Rover using AI-based Planning R. Sherwood, A. Mishkin, T. Estlin, S. Chien, P. Backes, J. Norris, B. Cooper, S. Maxwell, G. Rabideau Intelligent Robots and Systems Conference (IROS 2001). Maui, HI. November 2001 + PDF CL#01-0566
A Comparison of Coordinated Planning Methods for Cooperating Rovers S. Chien, A. Barrett, T. Estlin, G. Rabideau International Conference on Autonomous Agents (Agents 2000). Barcelona, Spain. June 2000
ASPEN - Automating Space Mission Operations using Automated Planning and Scheduling S. Chien, G. Rabideau, R. Knight, R. Sherwood, B. Engelhardt, D. Mutz, T. Estlin, B. Smith, F. Fisher, T. Barrett, G. Stebbins, D. Tran International Conference on Space Operations (SpaceOps 2000). Toulouse, France. June 2000
Three Coordinated Planning Methods for Cooperating Rovers S. Chien, A. Barrett, G. Rabideau, T. Estlin International Symposium on Intelligent Automation and Control, World Automation Congress (ISIAC-WAC). Maui, Hawaii. June 2000
Using Continuous Planning Techniques to Coordinate Multiple Rovers T. Estlin, G. Rabideau, D. Mutz, S. Chien Electronic Transactions on Artificial Intelligence . 2000 . + (PDF) CL#00-0570
An Automated Rover Command Generation Prototype for the Mars 2001 Marie Curie Rover R. Sherwood, T. Estlin, S. Chien, G. Rabideau, B. Engelhardt, A. Mishkin, B. Cooper International Conference on Space Operations (SpaceOps 2000). Toulouse, France. June 2000 + PDF CL#00-0451
Enhanced Mars Rover Navigation Techniques R. Volpe, T. Estlin, S. Laubach, C. Olson, B. Balaram IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. San Francisco, CA. April 2000
An Integrated System for Multi-Rover Scientific Exploration T. Estlin, T. Mann, A. Gray, G. Rabideau, R. Castano, S. Chien, E. Mjolsness National Conference of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 1999). Orlando, FL. July 1999 + PS + PDF CL#99-0619
An Integrated Architecture for Cooperating Rovers T. Estlin, S. Hayati, A. Jain, J. Yen, G. Rabideau, R. Castano, R. Petras, S. Peters, D. Decoste, E. Tunstel, S. Chien, E. Mjolsness, R. Steele, D. Mutz, A. Gray, T. Mann International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence Robotics and Automation in Space (ISAIRAS 1999). Noordwijk, The Netherlands. June 1999 + PS + PDF CL#99-0909
Automated Planning for a Deep Space Communications Station T. Estlin, F. Fisher, D. Mutz, S. Chien IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 1999). Detroit, Michigan. May 1999 CL#99-0507
Automated Generation of Antenna Tracking Plans for a Deep Space Communications Station T. Estlin, F. Fisher, D. Mutz, S. Chien IEEE Aerospace Conference (IAC 1999). Aspen, CO. March 1999 + PS + PDF CL#98-1861
Using Artificial Intelligence Planning to Generate Antenna Tracking Plans F. Fisher, T. Estlin, D. Mutz, S. Chien Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI 1999). Orlando, Florida. July 1999
An AI Approach to Ground Station Autonomy for Deep Space Communications F. Fisher, T. Estlin, D. Mutz, L. Paal, E. Law, M. Stockett, N. Golshan, S. Chien International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence Robotics and Automation in Space (ISAIRAS 1999). Noordwijk, The Netherlands. June 1999
The Past, Present, and Future of Ground Station Automation Within the DSN F. Fisher, T. Estlin, D. Mutz, L. Paal, E. Law, M. Stockett, N. Golshan, S. Chien IEEE Aerospace Conference (IAC 1999). Aspen, CO. March 1999
A Comparison of Coordinated Planning Methods for Cooperating Rovers G. Rabideau, T. Estlin, S. Chien, A. Barrett American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space Technology Conference (AIAA-STC 1999). Albuquerque, NM. September 1999
Working Together: Centralized Command Sequence Generation for Cooperating Rovers G. Rabideau, S. Chien, T. Estlin, A. Barrett IEEE Aerospace Conference (IAC 1999). Aspen, CO. March 1999 + PS + PDF CL#98-1873
Using Artificial Intelligence Planning Techniques to Automatically Reconfigure Software Modules S. Chien, F. Fisher, H. Mortensen, E. Lo, R. Greeley, A. Govindjee, T. Estlin, X. Wang Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence . Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge-based Systems 1998 . + PS CL#98-0171
Using Artificial Intelligence Planning Techniques to Automate Generation of Tracking Plans for a Network of Communications Antennas S. Chien, A. Govindjee, T. Estlin, X. Wang, F. Fisher, R. Hill Jr. International Workshop on Planning and Scheduling for Space Exploration and Science. Oxnard, CA. October 1997
Using Artificial Intelligence Planning Techniques to Automate Generation of Tracking Plans for a Network of Communications Antennas S. Chien, A. Govindjee, T. Estlin, X. Wang, R. Hill Jr., F. Fisher NASA Tech Brief . Vol. 21, No. 8 August 1997 .
Using Artificial Intelligence Planning Techniques to Automate Generation of Tracking Plans for a Network of Communications Antennas S. Chien, A. Govindjee, T. Estlin, X. Wang, R. Hill Jr. Conference on Innovative Application of Artificial Intelligence. Providence, RI. July 1997
Automated Generation of Antenna Tracking Plans: A Knowledge-Based Approach S. Chien, A. Govindjee, F. Fisher, T. Estlin, X. Wang, R. Hill Jr. Telecommunications and Data Acquisition Reports . April-June 1997 .
A Hierarchical Architecture for Resource Allocation, Plan Execution, and Revision for Operation of a Network of Communications Antennas S. A. Chien, R. W. Hill Jr., A. Govindjee, X. Wang, T. Estlin, M. A. Griesel, R. Lam, K. V. Fayyad IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Albuquerque, NM. April 1997
Options for Parallelizing a Planning and Scheduling Algorithm B. Clement, T. Estlin, B. Bornstein International Workshop on Planning and Scheduling for Space (IWPSS 2011). Darmstadt, Germany. June 2011 + PDF CL#11-1804

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