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Ames, B; Konidaris, G. Bounded Error LQR-Trees. To appear In Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2019. Best Paper Finalist.


Ames, B; Thackston, A; Konidaris, G. Learning symbolic representations for planning with parameterized skills. In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 526–533, 2018.


Ames, B.; Gee,S.; Lanighan, M.; Burridge, R. Seat Track Localization and Tracking for Robonautt 2 Mobility on the International Space Station. 2016 International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS).

Rocchi, A.;  Ames, B.; Li, Z.; Hauser, Z. Stable Simulation of Underactuated Compliant Hands. 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA).


Beeson, P; Ames, B. TRAC-IK: An Open-Source Library for Improved Solving of Generic Inverse Kinematics. IEEE/RAS Intl. Conference on Humanoid Robots. 2015. 

Radford, N.A.; Strawser, P.; Hambuchen, K.; Mehling, J.S.; Verdeyen, W.K.; Donnan, A.S.; Holley, J.; Sanchez, J.; Nguyen, V.; Bridgwater, L.; Ames, B.; et al. Valkyrie: NASA’s First Bipedal Humanoid Robot. J. Field Robot. 2015, 32, 397–419.