Book chapters

  1. Janusz Będkowski, Karol Majek, Michal Pełka, Andrzej Masłowski, Antonio Coelho, Ricardo Goncalves, Ricardo Baptista, and Jose Manuel Sanchez, „Search and Rescue Robotics – From Theory to Practice”, Chapter 9 – ICARUS Training and Support System  ISBN 978-953-51-3376- 6, Print ISBN 978-953- 51-3375- 9, 2017

Journal publications

  1. Haris Balta, Janusz Będkowski, Shashank Govindaraj, Karol Majek, Paweł Musialik, Daniel Serrano, Kostas Alexis, Roland Siegwart, Geert De Cubber, “Integrated Data Management for a Fleet of Search-and-rescue Robots”, Journal of Field Robotics, 2017.
  2. Janusz Bedkowski, Karol Majek, Piotr Majek, Pawel Musialik, Michal Pelka, Andreas Nuechter, “Intelligent mobile system for improving spatial design support and security inside buildings”, Mobile Networks and Applications, 2015.
  3. Janusz Będkowski, Karol Majek, Paweł Musialik, Artur Adamek, Dariusz Andrzejewski, Damian Czekaj, „Towards terrestrial 3D data registration improved by parallel programming and evaluated with geodetic precision”, Automation in Construction, 2014.
  4. Janusz Będkowski, Karol Majek, Andreas Nüchter, „General Purpose Computing on Graphics Processing Units for Robotic Applications”, Journal of Software Engineering for Robotics, 2013.
  5. Igor Ostrowski, Karol Majek, Artur Adamek, Paweł Musialik, Janusz Będkowski, Andrzej Masłowski „Mobilny system tworzenia przestrzennej dokumentacji semantycznej”, PAK, Pomiary Automatyka Kontrola, 2012.


  1. Johannes Schauer, Janusz Będkowski, Karol Majek, Andreas Nuchter, „Performance comparison between state-of-the-art point-cloud based collision detection approaches on the CPU and GPU”, 2016
  2. Mario Monteiro Marques, Rui Parreira, Victor Lobo, Alfredo Martins, Aníbal Matos,Nuno Cruz, José Miguel Almeida, José Carlos Alves, Eduardo Silva, Janusz Będkowski, Karol Majek, Michał Pełka, Paweł Musialik, Hugo Ferreira, André Dias,Bruno Ferreira, Guilherme Amaral, André Figueiredo, Rui Almeida, Filipe Silva, Daniel Serrano, German Moreno, Geert De Cubber, Haris Balta, Halil Beglerović, Shashank Govindaraj, José Manuel Sanchez, Massimo Tosa, “Use of multi-domain robots in search and rescue operations – contributions of the ICARUS team to the euRathlon 2015 challenge”, April, 2016
  3. Janusz Będkowski, Karol Majek, Paweł Musialik, Michał Pełka, Andrzej Masłowski, “Support in the Cloud – Mobile Data Center for ICARUS project”, 8th IARP Workshop on Robotics for Risky Environment, Naval Academy, Portugal, 28-29 January 2015.
  4. Janusz Będkowski, Tresya Yuliana Fitri, Karol Majek, “mSecurity – Modular system for active security inside buildings”, 8th IARP Workshop on Robotics for Risky Environment, Naval Academy, Portugal, 28-29 January 2015.
  5. Karol Majek, “Mobile 3D Mapping With Tegra K1”, GPU Technology Conference, San Jose, USA, March 2015.
  6. Karol Majek, Janusz Będkowski, “Range Sensors Simulation Using GPU Ray Tracing”, The 9 International Conference on Computer Recognition Systems CORES, Wrocław, Poland, May 2015.
  7. Pawel Musialik, Karol Majek, Piotr Majek, Michal Pelka, Janusz Bedkowski, Andrzej Maslowski, Andrzej Typiak, “Accurate 3D mapping and immersive visualization for Search and Rescue”, 10th International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control, Poznań, Poland, July 2015.
  8. Karol Majek, Antoni Rzonca, „Lidarometria jako wariant integracji danych fotogrametrycznych i skaningowych”, VIII Ogólnopolskie Sympozjum Geoinformacyjne, 17-18 september 2015.
  9. Janusz Będkowski, Michał Pełka, Karol Majek, Tresya Fitri, Jacek Naruniec, “Open source robotic 3D mapping framework with ROS – Robot Operating System, PCL – Point Cloud Library and Cloud Compare”, The 5th International Conference On Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Legion, Bali, Indonesia, August 10-11, 2015.
  10. Michał Pełka, Karol Majek, Janusz Będkowski, Paweł Musialik, Andrzej Masłowski, Geert de Cubber, Haris Balta, Antonio Coelho, Ricardo Goncalves, Ricardo Baptista, Jose Manuel Sanchez, Shashank Govindaraj, “Training and Support system in the Cloud for improving the situational awareness in Search and Rescue (SAR) operations”, The 12th IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR 2014), Japan 2014.
  11. Karol Majek, Janusz Będkowski, „Using GPUs to accelerate RGB-D mapping”, 13 Krajowa Konferencja Robotyki, Kudowa Zdrój 02-06.07.2014 , Prace Naukowe, Elektronika z. 194 Postępy Robotyki, Tom I pp. 307-315, ISSN 0137-2343, 2014.
  12. Janusz Będkowski, Karol Majek, Andreas Nüchter, „Nowy algorytm 6DSLAM wykorzystujący semantyczne rozpoznanie otoczenia”, 13 Krajowa Konferencja Robotyki Kudowa Zdrój, 02-06.07.2014, Prace Naukowe, Elektronika z. 194 Postępy Robotyki, Tom II pp. 513-520, ISSN 0137-2343, 2014.
  13. Karol Majek, Pawel Musialik, Piotr Kaczmarek, Janusz Będkowski, „Lesson Learned from Eurathlon 2013 Land Robot Competition”, Automation 2014.
  14. Ricardo Gonçalves, Ricardo Baptista, António Coelho, Anibal Matos, Carlos Vaz de Carvalho, Janusz Bedkowski, Pawel Musialik, Igor Ostrowski, Karol Majek, „A game for robot operation training in Search and Rescue missions”, 11thInternational Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation, Porto, Portugal, 26-28 February 2014.
  15. Janusz Bedkowski, Karol Majek, Igor Ostrowski, Paweł Musialik, Andrzej Masłowski, Artur Adamek, Antonio Coelho, Geert De Cubber, „Methodology of training and support for Urban Search and Rescue with robots”, The Ninth International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems ICAS 2013 March 24 – 29, 2013 – Lisbon, Portugal.
  16. Janusz Będkowski, Karol Majek, Andrzej Masłowski, Piotr Kaczmarek: „Recognition of 3D objects for walking robot equipped with Multisense-SL sensor head”, 16th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots, 14-17 July 2013, University of Technology, Sydney Australia.
  17. Igor Ostrowski, Tomasz Łuczyński, Paweł Musialik, Karol Majek, Michał Pełka, Janusz Będkowski, Andrzej Masłowski, Michał Przybyłko, Matteo Zoppi, Patrycja Wojcieszyńska, Marcin Szczepaniak, Chris Funk, „Training tool for TIRAMISU Project”, 10th International Symposium and Equipment Exhibition “Humanitarian Demining 2013”, Sibenik, 23-25 April, 2013
  18. Janusz Będkowski, Karol Majek, Paweł Musialik, Andrzej Masłowski, Artur Adamek, „Creating semantic maps from laser terrestrial data”, The 2nd International Conference on: „Measurement Technologies in Surveing”, Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography, Warsaw University of Technology, 23-25 May 2013.
  19. Paweł Musialik, Karol Majek, Igor Ostrowski, Andrzej Masłowski, „Semantic reasoning tools for ICARUS project”, Seventh International Workshop on Robotics for Risky Environment – Extreme Robotics 7th IARP RISE-ER’2013, Petersburg, Rosja, 2013.
  20. Karol Majek, Janusz Będkowski, „Comparison of scanning strategies for the Small Mobile Mapping System”,  8th PhD Students and Young Scientists R&D Conference: „Young Scientists Towards the Challenge of Modern Technology”, 16-18 September 2013.
  21. Karol Majek, Michał Pełka, Janusz Będkowski, Maciej Cader, Andrzej Masłowski, „Projekt autonomicznego robota inspekcyjnego”, Pomiary Automatyka Robotyka, Warszawa, 2013.