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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 week ago 3 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 2 Weeks ago 12 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 A month 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 A month ago 6 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 2 Months ago 50 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 3 Months ago 17 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 4 Months ago 27 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 5 Months ago 33 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 5 Months ago 74 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 6 Months ago 36 views 0