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Cody Fleming - Safety of Autonomous Systems: Challenges in Coordination, Consistency, and Integration

Recent issues with the Boeing 737-MAX point to challenges in software engineering and the algorithms that the software must implement. However, the 737-MAX is a microcosm of several other problems…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A week ago 7 views 0  

Leslie Kaelbling - Doing for Our Robots What Nature Did for Us

We, as robot engineers, have to think hard about our role in the design of robots and how it interacts with learning, both in “the factory” (that is, at engineering time) and in…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Weeks ago 5 views 0  

Fumin Zhang - Mobile Data Collection in an Aquatic Environment: Cyber Maritime Cycles for Distributed Autonomy

There is a perceivable trend for robots to serve as networked mobile sensing platforms that are able to collect data in aquatic environments in unprecedented ways. We argue that the effective…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 6 views 0  

Matthew T. Mason - Robotic Manipulation: A Broadening View

Mason will discuss a rambling mashup of topics in robotic manipulation, manipulation by apes and humans, early research on manipulation in the blocks world, more recent research motivated by…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 20 views 0  

Karen Feigh - Human Teacher’s Perception of Teaching Methods for Machine Learning Algorithms

A goal of interactive machine learning (IML) is to create robots or intelligent agents that can be easily taught how to perform tasks by individuals with no specialized training. To achieve that…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 2 views 0  

Sangbae Kim - Robots for Physical Interaction

While robots dominate repetitive works in factories, the design and control of these robots are not suitable for relatively complex tasks that humans do easily. These tasks typically require force…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 8 views 0  

Frank Dellaert - Factor Graphs for Flexible Inference in Robotics and Vision

In robotics and computer vision, simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) and structure from motion (SFM) are important and closely related problems. I will review how SLAM, SFM, and other…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Months ago 60 views 0  

David J. Reinkensmeyer - Robotic and Wearable Sensing Technologies for Movement Rehabilitation after Neurologic Injury

Robotic therapy refers now to a diverse set of technologies and algorithms that can match or improve the clinical benefits achievable with conventional rehabilitation therapies after stroke and other…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 4 Months ago 18 views 0  

Chris Urmson - Delivering the Benefits of Self-Driving Technology Safely, Quickly, and Broadly

The sixth Kelly Distinguished Lecturer, Chris Urmson, will present “Delivering the Benefits of Self-Driving Technology Safely, Quickly, and Broadly” on Wednesday, November 7, from…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 295 views 0  

Anthony J. Yezzi - Accelerated Optimization in the PDE Framework

Following the seminal work of Nesterov, accelerated optimization methods (sometimes referred to as momentum methods) have been used to powerfully boost the performance of first-order, gradient-based…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 32 views 0  

Aaron M. Dollar - Mechanical Intelligence in Robotic Manipulation: Towards Human-level Dexterity in Robotic and Prosthetic Hands

The human hand is the pinnacle of dexterity – it has the ability to powerfully grasp a wide range of object sizes and shapes as well as delicately manipulate objects held within the fingertips.…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 6 Months ago 40 views 0  

Jessy W. Grizzle - Mathematics and Learning for Agile and Dynamic Bipedal Locomotion

Is it great fortune or a curse to do legged robotics on a university campus that has Maya Lin’s earthen sculpture, The Wave Field? Come to the talk and find out!Our work on model-based feedback…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 6 Months ago 78 views 0  

Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio - Robotic Skins that Turn Inanimate Objects into Multifunctional Robots

Robots generally excel at specific tasks in structured environments, but lack the versatility and adaptability required to interact with and locomote within the natural world. To increase versatility…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 7 Months ago 38 views 0  

Peter Corke - Creating Robots That See

This talk will define and motivate the problem of robotic vision, the challenges as well as recent progress at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision. This includes component technologies such as…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 7 Months ago 44 views 0  

Geometry and Mechanics of Feet and Fins - Madhusudhan Venkadesan

The stiffness of propulsive appendages, such as feet and fins, is important in locomotory function. In this talk, I show that curvature-induced stiffness is the common principle underlying the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 20 views 0