• Sedlar, J., Stepanova, K., Skoviera, R., Behrens, J. K., Tuna, M., Sejnova, G., … & Babuska, R. (2023). Imitrob: Imitation Learning Dataset for Training and Evaluating 6D Object Pose Estimators. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 8(5), 2788-2795.[DOI][IEEE Explore pdf][Project webpage][video]
  • R. Škoviera, J. K. Behrens and K. Štěpánová, “SurfMan: Generating Smooth End-Effector Trajectories on 3D Object Surfaces for Human-Demonstrated Pattern Sequence,” in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 9183-9190, Oct. 2022, doi: 10.1109/LRA.2022.3189178. [DOI][IEEE Explore pdf][Project webpage][video]
  • Stepanova, K., Rozlivek, J., Puciow, F., Krsek, P., Pajdla, T. & Hoffmann, M., “Automatic self-contained calibration of an industrial dual-arm robot with cameras using self-contact, planar constraints, and self-observation.” Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing 73, 102250 (2022). [DOI][Elsevier – OPEN ACCESS pdf][Project webpage][video]
  • Štěpánová K., Matěj Hoffmann, Tomáš Pajdla. “Robot self-calibration using multiple kinematic chains – a simulation study on the iCub humanoid robot.” RA-L and ICRA (2019), online, project webpage, video
  • Behrens J., Štěpánová K., R. Lange, R. Skoviera. “Task and Motion Scheduling for Dual-Arm Robots from Natural Language and Demonstration.” RA-L and ICRA (2019), online, project webpage, video
  • Štěpánová K., Frederico B. Klein, Angelo Cangelosi, Vavrečka M. “Mapping language to vision in a real-world robotic scenario.” IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems (2018), online, video
  • Štěpánová K., Vavrečka M. “Estimating number of components in Gaussian mixture model using combination of greedy and merging algorithm.” Pattern Analysis and Applications (2016), online
  • Hoffmann M., Štěpánová K., Reinstein M. ” The effect of motor action and different sensory modalities on terrain classification in a quadruped robot running with multiple gaits”, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol.62, no. 12, pp.1790-1798, 2014 pdf
  • Procházková K., Daniš S., Svoboda P.: „Specific Heat Study of PrNi4Si“, Acta Physica Polonica A, vol. 113, no.1, pp. 299-302, 2008.

Conferences (and abstracts in journals)

  • Vanc, P., Behrens, J. K., Stepanova, K., & Hlavac, V. . Communicating human intent to a robotic companion by multi-type gesture sentences. ICRA (2023). GitHub, video, preprint – pdf.
  • Vanc, Petr, Jan Kristof Behrens, and Karla Stepanova. “Context-aware robot control using gesture episodes.” ICRA (2023). GitHub, video, preprint – pdf.
  • Sejnova, G., Stepanova, K. “Feedback-Driven Incremental Imitation Learning Using Sequential VAE.” in ‘Incremental and Developmental Learning (ICDL), IEEE International Conference on’, 2022. GitHub, video, preprint – pdf.
  • Rozlivek, J., Rustler, L., Stepanova, K., and Hoffmann, M. “Multisensorial robot calibration framework and toolbox.” in ‘Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), IEEE-RAS International Conference on’, pp. 459-466, 2021. GitHub, video, preprint-pdf.
  • Rustler, L., Potocna, B., Polic, M., Stepanova, K., and Hoffmann, M. “Spatial calibration of whole-body artificial skin on a humanoid robot: comparing self-contact, 3D reconstruction, and CAD-based calibration”, in ‘Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), IEEE-RAS International Conference on’, pp. 445-452, 2021. preprint-pdf, youtube-video.
  • Behrens, J.K., Nazarczuk, M., Stepanova, K., Hoffmann, M., Demiris, Y., and Mikolajczyk, K. “Embodied Reasoning for Discovering Object Properties Via Manipulation.” ICRA 2021 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). IEEE, 2021. online, video.
  • Behrens, Jan Kristof, Karla Stepanova, and Robert Babuska. “Simultaneous task allocation and motion scheduling for complex tasks executed by multiple robots.” 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). IEEE, 2020. online
  • Štěpánová K., Hoffmann M., Straka Z., Klein F.B., Cangelosi A., and Vavrečka M. : “Where is my forearm? Clustering of body parts from simultaneous tactile and linguistic input using sequential mapping”, In: Cognition and artificial life (KUZ XVII.). Trenčianske Teplice, Slovakia,2017.
  • Klein F.B., Štěpánová K., Cangelosi A.: “Implementation of a modular Growing When Required neural gas architecture for recognition of falls”, In: International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2016), Kyotó, Japan, 2016.
  • Bukovský P., Štěpánová K., Vavrečka M., Lhotská L.: “Differences in EEG between gifted and average gifted adolescents: Mental rotation task”, IWCIM 2015, Prague, 2015
  • Štěpánová K., Vavrečka M., Lhotská L.: “Hierarchický pravděpodobnostní model osvojování jazyka”, In: Kognice a umělý život XIV (KUZ XIV), Zaječí, 2014 (in Czech)
  • Štěpánová K., Bakštein E., Vavrečka M., Novák D.: “Methods for Students’ Motivation During the Biomedical Engineering Study,“ In: Zborník konferencie Trendy v biomedicínskom inžinierstve 2013. Košice: Technical University of Kosice, 2013, pp. 35-38
  • Štěpánová K., Macaš M., Lhotská L.: „Correlation-based Neural Gas for Visualizing Correlations between EEG Features“, In: Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing. Heidelberg: Springer, 2012, pp.439-446
  • Štěpánová K., Macaš M.: „Visualizing Correlations Between EEG Features by two Different Methods“, BioDat 2012, Praha, pp.1-4
  • Štěpánová K., Strašrybka T., Lhotská L.: „PSYCHEEg: Matlab Toolbox for Psychological Experiments Using Electroencephalographic Measurement“, In: Actas del XIV Simposio Internacional de Informática Educativa, Andorra La Vella, 2012, pp. 255-258
  • Štěpánová K., Vavrečka M., Lhotská L.: „Metody inicializace neuronálních modelovacích polí vedoucí k nalezení optimálního počtu konceptů“, In: Kognice a umělý život XII (KUZ XII), Praha, 2012, s. 214-219 (in Czech)
  • Štěpánová K., Vavrečka M., Lhotská L.: „Changes in Strategy During the Mental Rotation Task“, In: Clinical Neurophysiology, 2012, vol.123, no.3, p. e10
  • Štěpánová K., Vavrečka M., Lhotská L.: „Relation Between Human Brain Activity During Mental Rotation and Mathematical Abilities“, In: Activitas Nervosa Superior Rediviva, Bratislava, 2011, pp. 148
  • Vavrečka M., Štěpánová K., Lhotská L.: „Eliminace interindivduálních rozdílů v oblasti zpracování EEG“, In: Sborník 9.česko-slovenské konference, Ostrava, 2011, s.184-186 (in Czech)

Workshop papers

Vanc, P. , Stepanova, K. and Behrens, J.K. “Controlling Robotic Manipulations via Bimanual Gesture Sequences.” In Proc. of ICRA ’22 Workshop on Intelligent Control Methods and Machine Learning Algorithms for Human-Robot Interaction and Assistive Robotics. Philadelphia. May 2022. [paper] [poster] [video]