Video: Michael Posa, "Exploiting the complementarity structure: stability analysis of contact dynamics via sums-of-squares (Michael Posa and Russ Tedrake)"
David Stewart, University of Iowa
Monday Feb 17, 2014 11:16 - 12:22
Tutorial: Differential Variational Inequalities and Mechanical Contact Problems
Video: Jeff Trinkle, "Contact Models and the Role of Simulation in Robotics: Reflections on the DARPA Robotics Challenge and the National Robotics Initiative"
Michael C. Ferris, University of Wisconsin
Monday Feb 17, 2014 15:41 - 16:21
PATHVI: a pathsearch method for variational inequalities
Video: Christian Duriez, "Real-time models and algorithms of interacting deformable bodies for surgical simulation and robotics"
Paul Kry, McGill University
Tuesday Feb 18, 2014 10:23 - 10:51
Grasping Control, Reduced Simulation, and Approximate Contact Modelling
Video: Daniel Melanz, "Project Chrono: Gauging military vehicle mobility through many-body dynamics simulation"
Video: Mihai Anitescu, "A compliant visco-plastic particle contact model based on differential variational inequalities"
Jong-Shi Pang, University of Southern California
Wednesday Feb 19, 2014 10:22 - 10:58
Favorable mathematical properties of a frictional contact model with local compliance
Video: Barbara Wohlmuth, "Regularized contact conditions within a dual Lagrange mortar contact formulation"
Jozsef Kovecses, McGill University
Wednesday Feb 19, 2014 15:50 - 16:30
Contact Representation in Multibody System Models: Formulations and Algorithms
Video: Jedediyah Williams, "A complementarity based contact model for physically accurate treatment of polytopes in simulation"