Publications

Conference Publications

  1. D. Pickem, L. Wang, P. Glotfelter, Y. Diaz-Mercado, M. Mote, A. Ames, E. Feron, M. Egerstedt, “Safe, Remote-Access Swarm Robotics Research on the Robotarium,” IEEE Robotics Automation Magazine, Special Issue on Open Source and Widely- Disseminated Robot Hardware, 2016 (submitted for publication, preprint available here)
  2. D. Pickem, M. Egerstedt, J.S. Shamma, “Homogeneous Self-Reconfiguration: A Game Theoretic Approach,” Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on, 2016 (submitted for publication, preprint available here)
  3. D. Pickem, M. Egerstedt, J. S. Shamma, “A Game-theoretic Formulation of the Homogeneous Self-Reconfiguration Problem,” 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control 2015 (CDC) (available here) (Student Best Paper Finalist)
  4. D. Pickem and M. Egerstedt, “The GRITSBot in its Natural Habitat – A Multi-Robot Testbed,” IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation 2015 (ICRA) (available here)
  5. D. Pickem, M. Egerstedt, and J. S. Shamma, “Complete Heterogeneous Self-Reconfiguration: Deadlock Avoidance Using Hole-Free Assemblies,” 4th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems 2013 (NecSys) (available here)
  6. D. Pickem and M. Egerstedt, “Self-reconfiguration using graph grammars for modular robotics ,” 4th IFAC Conference on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems 2012 (available here)

Posters

  1. D. Pickem, M. Egerstedt, and J. S. Shamma, “Complete Heterogeneous Self-Reconfiguration: Deadlock Avoidance Using Hole-Free Assemblies,” Poster for the 4th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems 2013 (NecSys) (available here)

Theses

  1. D. Pickem, “Self-reconfigurable Multi-robot Systems,” Ph.D. Thesis, 2016 (available here)
  2. D. Pickem, “3D Reconfiguration Using Graph Grammars for Modular Robotics,” Master Thesis, 2011 (available here)

Interviews

  1. An article based on an interview with Ann R. Thryft (a senior technical editor at Design News) on the topic of Self-Assembled Devices May Transform Manufacturing can be found here, April 2013
  2. An interview with the Austrian government-affiliated center for research, technology, and innovation can be found here (in German), April 2015

Media Coverage

  1. Front page article on Georgia Tech’s College of Computing website that covers my research project – the Robotarium can be found here, January 2016
  2. Online and print article in Georgia Tech’s student newspaper “Technique“, January 2016