Journals

J. StüberC. Zito and R. Stolkin. Let's Push Things Forward: A Survey on Robot Pushing.  Preprint arXiv:1905.05138 [cs.RO] (cs.AI). May 2019. [pdf][bib]

 

C. Zito, V. Ortenzi, M. Adjigble, M. S. Kopicki, R. Stolkin and J. L. Wyatt.  Hypothesis-based Belief Planning for Dexterous Grasping. Preprint​ arXiv:1903.05517 [cs.RO] (cs.AI). March 2019. [pdf][bib]

 

C. J. Rosales, F. Spinelli, M. Gabiccini, C. Zito and J. L. Wyatt. GPAtlasRRT: A Local Tactile Exploration Planner for Recovering the Shape of Novel Objects. International Journal of Humanoid Robotics (IJHR), Special Issue "Tactile perception for manipulation: new progress and challenges". Volume 15, Issue 01, 27 pp. February 2018. DOI: 10.1142/S0219843618500147 [link] [abstract] (College Best Paper Award)

 

Refereed Conference Publications

Y. Nakajima,  H. Mori,  C. Zito, A. Barsky and T. Ogata. Using a Recurrent Neural Network Model for a Double-Arm Robot Learning Drumming Tasks. In Proc. of the 37th Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ), 2019. [pdf] [bib]
Original title: 双腕ロボットに向けた再帰型神経回路モデルを用いたドラミングタスクの学習

C. Zito, M. Adjigble, B. D. Denoun, L. Jamone, M. Hansard and R. Stolkin. Metrics and Benchmarks for Remote Shared Controllers in Industrial Applications. In Proc. of the Workshop on Task-Informed Grasping (TIG-II): From Perception to Physical Interaction, Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), 2019. [pdf] [poster] [bib].

C. Zito, T. Deregowski and R. Stolkin. 2D Linear Time-Variant Controller for Human's Intention Detection for Reach-to-Grasp Trajectories in Novel Scenes. In Proc. of the Workshop on Task-Informed Grasping (TIG-II): From Perception to Physical Interaction, Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), 2019. [pdf] [bib].
E. Arruda, C. Zito, M. Sridharan, M. Kopicki and J. L. Wyatt. Generative Grasp Synthesis from Demonstration using Parametric Mixtures. In Proc. of the Workshop on Task-Informed Grasping (TIG-II): From Perception to Physical Interaction, Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), 2019. [pdf] [bib].

K. Heiwolt, C. Zito, M. Nowak, C. Castellini and R. Stolkin. Automatic Detection of Myocontrol Failures Based upon Situational Context Information. IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR). 2019. (Finalist Best Student Award) [pdf][bib]

J. Stüber, M. Kopicki and C. Zito. Feature-Based Transfer Learning for Robotic Push Manipulation. Proceeding of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). 2018. DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2018.8460989 [pdf][bib]

 

C. Zito, M. S. Kopicki, R. Stolkin, C. Borst, F. Schmidt, M. A. Roa and J. L. Wyatt.  Sequential Trajectory Re-Planning with Tactile Information Gain for Dextrous Grasping under Object-Pose Uncertainty. Proceeding of  IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 2013-2040. 2013. DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2013.6696930 [pdf] [bib].



C. Zito, R. Stolkin, M. Kopicki, J. L. Wyatt. Two-level RRT Planner for Robotic Push Manipulation. Proceeding of  IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 678-685. 2012. DOI:10.1109/IROS.2012.6385828 [pdf] [bib]



C. Zito, F. Tesser, M. Nicolao, P. Cosi. Statistical Context-Dependent Units Boundary Correction for Corpus-Based Unit-Selection Text-To-Speech. in Abstract Book & CD-Rom Proceedings of AISV 2011, 7th Conference of Associazione Italiana di Scienze della Voce, "Contesto comunicativo e variabilità nella produzione e percezione della lingua", pp. 392–403, 26-28 gennaio 2011, Università del Salento  Lecce. [pdf]

 

Workshops

 

B. Denoun, B. Leon, C. Zito, R. Stolkin, L. Jamone and M. Hansard. Robust and Fast Generation of Top and Side Grasps for Unknown Objects. Extended abstract to Workshop on Task-Informed Grasping (TIG-II): From Perception to Physical Interaction, Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), 2019. [extended abstract] [poster] [bib].

A. Barsky, C. Zito, H. Mori, T. Ogata and J. L. Wyatt. Multisensory Learning Framework for Robot Drumming. Extended abstract to Workshop on Crossmodal Learning for Intelligent Robotics 2nd Edition. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). 2018. [extended abstract] [poster] [bib] [link to website]

 

C. Zito, M. S. Kopicki, R. Stolkin, C. Borst, F. Schmidt, M. A. Roa and J. L. Wyatt.  Sequential Re-Planning for Dextrous Grasping under Object-Pose Uncertainty. Workshop on Manipulation with Uncertain Models, Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), 2013. [abstract] [poster] [bib]



C. Zito, R. Stolkin, M. Kopicki, M. Di Luca, J. L. Wyatt. Exploratory Reach-to-Grasp Trajectories for Uncertain Object Poses. Workshop of Beyond Robot Grasping, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). 2012. [abstract] [poster] [bib]

 

Di Luca, M., Vivian-Griffiths, T. E., Wyatt, J. L. and Zito, C. Grasping a Shape with Uncertain Location. Perception, 41 (ECVP Abstract Supplement): 253. 2012. [abstract]  [poster] [bib]

 

Reports

C. Zito. Grasping and Manipulation with a Multi-Fingered Hand. Technical report. Sept 2011. [pdf]

Thesis

 

C. Zito. Planning Simultaneous Perception and Manipulation. Ph.D. Thesis submitted at the University of Birmingham. Advisors: J. L. Wyatt and R. Stolkin. Aug 2015. [pdf] [bib]

 

C. Zito. Sviluppo di una voce in italiano per Corpus-Based Text-to-Speech con allineamento forzato e correzione statistica context-dependent. (Eng. Trans. of the tile: "Development of an Italian voice for corpus-based Text-To-Speech with forced-alignment and statistical context-dependent boundary correction"). Tesi di Laurea Specialistica (M.Phil. Thesis), Dipartimento di Informatica, Università di Pisa. July 2010. [pdf]


C. Zito. Development of a new algorithm to solve the crosswords problem to improve the state-of-the-art MinConflicts algorithm. Tesi di Laurea Triennale (Bachelor Thesis), Dipartimento di Scienze Matematiche e Informatiche "Roberto Magari", Università degli Studi di Siena. April 2006. [pdf]