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This page contains technical reports from the Parasol lab.

Additional technical papers from the Parasol lab can be found on the pages of the Parasol faculty: Nancy Amato, Lawrence Rauchwerger, Bjarne Stroustrup, Jennifer Welch.

Parasol members: If you would like to make a tech report, please contact Roger Pearce or Sam Rodriguez for a number and submission instructions.


TECHNICAL REPORTS: 2013

Andrew Giese, Daniel Latypov, Nancy M. Amato, "Reciprocally-Rotating Velocity Obstacles," Technical Report, TR13-009, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX U.S.A., Oct 2013.
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Hsin-Yi (Cindy) Yeh, Jory Denny, Aaron Lindsey, Shawna Thomas, Nancy M. Amato, "UMAPRM: Uniformly Sampling the Medial Axis," Technical Report, TR13-010, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Oct 2013.
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Aaron Lindsey, Hsin-Yi (Cindy) Yeh, Chih-Peng Wu, Shawna Thomas, Nancy M. Amato, "Improving Decoy Databases for Protein Folding Algorithms," Technical Report, TR13-011, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Oct 2013.
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Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, Saurav Agarwal, Aditya Mahadevan, Suman Chakravorty, Daniel Tomkins, Jory Denny, Nancy M. Amato, "Robust Online Belief Space Planning in Changing Environments: Application to Physical Mobile Robots," Technical Report, TR13-007, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Jul 2013.
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Chinwe Ekenna, Sam Ade Jacobs, Shawna Thomas, Nancy M. Amato, "Adaptive Neighbor Connection for PRMs: A Natural Fit for Heterogeneous Environments and Parallelism," Technical Report, TR13-006, May 2013.
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Cesar Rodriguez, Jory Denny, Sam Jacobs, Shawna Thomas, Nancy M. Amato, "Blind RRT: A Probabilistically Complete Distributed RRT," Technical Report, TR13-004, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, Apr 2013.
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Juan Burgos, Jory Denny, Nancy M. Amato, "Improving Roadmap Quality through Connected Component Expansion," Technical Report, TR13-003, Texas A&M University, Apr 2013.
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Mukulika Ghosh, Cindy (Hsin-Yi) Yeh, Shawna Thomas, Nancy M. Amato, "Nearly Uniform Sampling on Surfaces with Applications to Motion Planning," Technical Report, TR13-005, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, Apr 2013.
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Adam Fidel, Sam Ade Jacobs, Shishir Sharma, Lawrence Rauchwerger, Nancy M. Amato, "Load Balancing Techniques for Scalable Parallelization of Sampling-Based Motion Planning Algorithms," Technical Report, TR13-002 , Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Mar 2013.
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TECHNICAL REPORTS: 2012

Shuvra Nath, Shawna Thomas, Chinwe Ekenna, Nancy M. Amato, "A Multi-Directional Rapidly Exploring Random Graph (mRRG) for Protein Folding," Technical Report, TR12-007, Oct 2012.
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Chinwe Ekenna, Troy McMahon, Shuvra Nath, Jory Denny, Shawna Thomas, Nancy M. Amato, "A Hierarchical Neighbor Finding Strategy for Sampling-Based Motion Planning," Technical Report, TR12-006, Apr 2012.
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Cindy (Hsin-Yi) Yeh, Shawna Thomas, David Eppstein, Nancy M. Amato, "UOBPRM: A Uniformly Distributed Obstacle-Based PRM," Technical Report, TR12-005, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Apr 2012.
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Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, Suman Chakravorty, Nancy M. Amato, "Sampling-based Nonholonomic Motion Planning in Belief Space via Dynamic Feedback Linearization-based FIRM," Technical Report, TR12-004, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Mar 2012.
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Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, Suman Chakravorty, Nancy M. Amato, "Periodic-Feedback Motion Planning in Belief Space for Nonholonomic and/or Nonstoppable Robots," Technical Report, TR12-003, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Feb 2012.
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Troy McMahon, Sam Ade Jacobs, Bryan Boyd, Lydia Tapia, Nancy M. Amato, "Evaluation of the K-closest Neighbor Selection Strategy for PRM Construction," Technical Report, TR12-001, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, Jan 2012.
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Troy McMahon, Sam Ade Jacobs, Bryan Boyd, Lydia Tapia, Nancy M. Amato, "Evaluation of the K-closest Neighbor Selection Strategy for PRM Construction (Full Version)," Technical Report, TR12-002, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, Jan 2012.
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TECHNICAL REPORTS: 2011

Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, Suman Chakravorty, Nancy M. Amato, "Sampling-based Feedback Motion Planning Under Motion Uncertainty and Imperfect Measurements," Technical Report, TR11-007, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Dec 2011.
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Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, Suman Chakravorty, Nancy Amato, "On the Probabilistic Completeness of the Sampling-based Feedback Motion Planners in Belief Space," Technical Report, TR11-006, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Nov 2011.
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Jory Denny, Nancy M. Amato, "Toggle PRM: Simultaneous Mapping of C-free and C-obstacle - A Study in 2D -," Technical Report, TR11-003, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Apr 2011.
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Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, Suman Chakravorty, Nancy Amato, "FIRM: Feedback Controller-Based Information-State Roadmap, A Framework for Motion Planning Under Uncertainty," Technical Report, TR11-001, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Jan 2011.
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TECHNICAL REPORTS: 2010

Jory Denny, Anshul Agrawal, Evan Greco, Lydia Tapia, Nancy M. Amato, "Region Identification Methods for Efficient and Automated Motion Planning," Technical Report, TR10-002, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, U.S.A., Sep 2010.
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Antal Buss, Adam Fidel, Harshvardhan, Timmie Smith, Gabriel Tanase, Nathan Thomas, Xiabing Xu, Mauro Bianco, Nancy M. Amato, Lawrence Rauchwerger, "The STAPL pView," Technical Report, TR10-001, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Jul 2010.
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TECHNICAL REPORTS: 2009

John Freeman, Jaakko Järvi, Jacob Smith, Mat Marcus, Sean Parent, "Properties of Constraint Systems of Property Models," Technical Report, TR09-001, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Jul 2009.
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TECHNICAL REPORTS: 2008

Lydia Tapia, Shawna Thomas, Nancy M. Amato, "A Motion Planning Approach to Studying Molecular Motions," Technical Report, TR08-006, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Nov 2008.
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Shawna Thomas, Lydia Tapia, Nancy M. Amato, "Protein Folding Core Identification from Rigidity Analysis and Motion Planning," Technical Report, TR08-001, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Oct 2008.
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Lydia Tapia, Shawna Thomas, Nancy M. Amato, "Using Dimensionality Reduction to Better Capture RNA and Protein Folding Motions," Technical Report, TR08-005, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, U.S.A., Oct 2008.
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Lydia Tapia, Shawna Thomas, Bryan Boyd, Nancy M. Amato, "An Unsupervised Adaptive Strategy for Constructing Probabilistic Roadmaps," Technical Report, TR08-004, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, U.S.A., Sep 2008.
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Alin Jula, Lawrence Rauchwerger, "Balancing Allocation Speed, Locality and Fragmentation in a Locality Improving Allocator," Technical Report, TR08-002, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, Feb 2008.
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TECHNICAL REPORTS: 2007

Xinyu Tang, Shawna Thomas, Lydia Tapia, David Giedroc, Nancy M. Amato, "Simulating RNA Folding Kinetics on Approximated Energy Landscapes," Technical Report, TR07-008, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Oct 2007.
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Xinyu Tang, Shawna Thomas, Lydia Tapia, Nancy M. Amato, "Tools for Simulating and Analyzing RNA Folding Kinetics," Technical Report, TR07-007, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Oct 2007.
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Alin Jula, Lawrence Rauchwerger, "How to Focus on Memory Allocation Strategies," Technical Report, TR07-003, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3112, Jun 2007.
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Lydia Tapia, Xinyu Tang, Shawna Thomas, Nancy M. Amato, "Kinetics Analysis Methods For Approximate Folding Landscapes," Technical Report, TR07-002, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Feb 2007.
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TECHNICAL REPORTS: 2006

Silvius Rus, Marinus Pennings, Lawrence Rauchwerger, "Sensitivity Analysis for Migrating Programs to Multi-Cores," Technical Report, TR06-015, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Dec 2006.
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Lydia Tapia, Xinyu Tang, Shawna Thomas, Nancy M. Amato, "Roadmap-Based Methods for Studying Protein Folding Kinetics," Technical Report, TR06-011, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Oct 2006.
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Xinyu Tang, Shawna Thomas, Lydia Tapia, Nancy M. Amato, "Tools for Simulating and Analyzing RNA Folding Kinetics," Technical Report, TR06-012, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Oct 2006.
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Roger Pearce, Bryan Boyd, Xinyu Tang, Darla Haigler, Akhil Patel, Nancy M. Amato, "Supporting Path Planning Queries Incorporating Multiple Modes of Transportation using Layered Roadmaps," Technical Report, TR06-014, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Oct 2006.


Shawna Thomas, Marco Morales, Nancy M. Amato, "Biasing Samplers to Improve Performance," Technical Report, TR06-009, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Sep 2006.
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Marco Morales, Roger Pearce, Nancy Amato, "Analysis of the Evolution of C-Space Models built through Incremental Exploration," Technical Report, TR06-013, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, U.S.A., Sep 2006.
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Silvius Rus, Guobin He, Lawrence Rauchwerger, "Region Array SSA," Technical Report, TR06-007, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, May 2006.
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Silvius Rus, Lawrence Rauchwerger, "Compiler Technology for Migrating Sequential Code to Multi-threaded Architectures," Technical Report, TR06-006, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Apr 2006.
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Dawen Xie, Marco A. Morales A., Roger Pearce, Shawna Thomas, Jyh-Ming Lien, Nancy M. Amato, "Incremental Map Generation (IMG)," Technical Report, TR06-005, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, Mar 2006.
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Alin Jula, Lawrence Rauchwerger, "Defero - a Semantic Driven Memory Allocator," Technical Report, TR06-001, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, Parasol Lab, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3112, Jan 2006.
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Jyh-Ming Lien, Nancy M. Amato, "Approximate Convex Decomposition of Polyhedra," Technical Report, TR06-002, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Jan 2006.
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TECHNICAL REPORTS: 2005

Jyh-Ming Lien, John Keyser, Nancy M. Amato, "Simultaneous Shape Decomposition and Skeletonization," Technical Report, TR05-015, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Dec 2005.
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Silvius Rus, Lawrence Rauchwerger, "Hybrid Dependence Analysis for Automatic Parallelization," Technical Report, TR05-013, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Nov 2005.
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Mark M. Mathis, Darren J. Kerbyson, "Dynamic Performance Modeling of an Adaptive Mesh Application," Technical Report, LA-UR-05-8672, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Nov 2005.
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Shawna Thomas, Xinyu Tang, Lydia Tapia, Nancy M. Amato, "Simulating Protein Motions with Rigidity Analysis," Technical Report, TR05-008, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Sep 2005.
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Marco A. Morales A., Roger Pearce, Aimée Vargas E., Nancy M. Amato, "Metrics for Comparing C-space Roadmaps," Technical Report, TR05-012, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, U.S.A., Sep 2005.
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Aimée Vargas E., Jyh-Ming Lien, Nancy M. Amato, "VIZMO++: a Visualization, Authoring, and Educational Tool for Motion Planning," Technical Report, TR05-014, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Sep 2005.
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Jyh-Ming Lien, Nancy M. Amato, "Approximate Convex Decomposition of Polyhedra," Technical Report, TR05-001, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Jan 2005.
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TECHNICAL REPORTS: 2004

Jyh-Ming Lien, Samuel Rodriguez, Jean-Philippe Malric, Nancy M. Amato, "Shepherding Behaviors with Multiple Shepherds," Technical Report, TR04-003, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Sep 2004.
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Marco A. Morales A., Lydia Tapia, Roger Pearce, Samuel Rodriguez, Nancy M. Amato, "C-Space Subdivision and Integration in Feature-Sensitive Motion Planning," Technical Report, TR04-004, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, U.S.A., Sep 2004.
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Hao Yu, Dongmin Zhang, Francis Dang, Lawrence Rauchwerger, "An Adaptive Algorithm Selection Framework," Technical Report, TR04-002, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Mar 2004.
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Marco Morales, Lydia Tapia, Roger Pearce, Samuel Rodriguez, Nancy M. Amato, "A Machine Learning Approach for Feature-Sensitive Motion Planning," Technical Report, TR04-001, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, U.S.A., Feb 2004.
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TECHNICAL REPORTS: 2003

Jyh-Ming Lien, Nancy M. Amato, "Approximate Convex Decomposition of Polygons," Technical Report, TR03-008, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Dec 2003. Also, Technical Report, TR03-008, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, Texas, Jun 2003.
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Jyh-Ming Lien, O. Burchan Bayazit, Ross T. Sowell, Samuel Rodriguez, Nancy M. Amato, "Shepherding Behaviors," Technical Report, TR03-006, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Nov 2003.
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Dawen Xie, Nancy M. Amato, "A Kinematics-Based Probabilistic Roadmap Method for High DOF Closed Chain Systems," Technical Report, TR03-007, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Nov 2003.
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Xinyu Tang, Bonnie Kirkpatrick, Shawna Thomas, Guang Song, Nancy M. Amato, "Using Motion Planning to Study RNA Folding Kinetics," Technical Report, TR03-005, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Sep 2003.
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Mary E. Brooks, "Algorithms for Filling Obstacle Pockets with Hexagonal Metamorphic Robots," Technical Report, TR03-002, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Aug 2003.
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Jyh-Ming Lien, Nancy M. Amato, "Approximate Convex Decomposition," Technical Report, TR03-001, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, Jan 2003.
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TECHNICAL REPORTS: 2002

O. Burchan Bayazit, Jyh-Ming Lien, Nancy M. Amato, "Roadmap-Based Flocking for Complex Environments," Technical Report, TR02-003, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Apr 2002.
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Silvius Rus, Lawrence Rauchwerger, Jay Hoeflinger, "Hybrid Analysis: Static & Dynamic Memory Reference Analysis," Technical Report, TR02-002, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Jan 2002.
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Francis Dang, Hao Yu, Lawrence Rauchwerger, "The R-LRPD Test: Speculative Parallelization of Partially Parallel Loops," Technical Report, TR02-001, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Jan 2002.
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TECHNICAL REPORTS: 2001

Steven Saunders, Nathan Thomas, Nancy Amato, Lawrence Rauchwerger, "Adaptive Parallel Sorting in the STAPL library," Technical Report, TR01-005, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, Nov 2001.
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O. Burchan Bayazit, Jyh-Ming Lien, Nancy M. Amato, "Probabilistic Roadmap Motion Planning for Deformable Objects," Technical Report, TR01-003, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Oct 2001.
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Jinsuck Kim, Roger A. Pearce, Nancy M. Amato, "Multiple Robot Navigation and Localization Using Sonar Sensors in an Indoor Environment," Technical Report, TR01-004, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Oct 2001.
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Nancy M. Amato, Guang Song, "Using Motion Planning to Map Protein Folding Landscapes and Analyze Folding Kinetics of Known Native Structures," Technical Report, TR01-001, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Oct 2001.
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Jyh-Ming Lien, Marco Morales, Nancy M. Amato, "Neuron PRM: A Framework for Constructing Cortical Networks," Technical Report, TR01-002, Parasol Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, Oct 2001.
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Silvius Rus, Lawrence Rauchwerger, J Hoeflinger, "Run-time Assisted Interprocedural Analysis of Memory Access Patterns," Technical Report, TR01-001, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2001.
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Guang Song, Nancy M. Amato, "Randomized Motion Planning for Car-like Robots with C-PRM," Technical Report, TR01-002, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, Mar 2001.
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