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Mohit Gupta - Shedding Light on 3D Cameras

The advent (and commoditization) of low-cost 3D cameras is revolutionizing many application domains, including robotics, autonomous navigation, human computer interfaces, and recently even consumer…

From  Katie Gentilello on September 10th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Hamidreza Modares - Conflict-Aware Risk-averse and Safe Reinforcement Learning: A Meta-Cognitive Learning Framework

While the success of reinforcement learning (RL) in computer games has shown impressive engineering feat, unlike the computer games, safety-critical settings such as unmanned vehicles must thrash…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 22nd, 2021 10 plays 0  

Stefanos Nikolaidis - Towards Robust HRI: A Stochastic Optimization Approach

The growth of scale and complexity of interactions between humans and robots highlights the need for new computational methods to automatically evaluate novel algorithms and applications. Exploring…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 9th, 2021 5 plays 0  

Industry Day Panel - Career Options in Robotics

The robotics industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. The industry is rapidly changing as robotics have moved from the manufacturing floor into almost every segment of our…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 30th, 2021 7 plays 0  

Career Options in Robotics: Academia vs. Industry

Last semester, our panel discussed finding faculty positions in robotics.This semester, we continue that discussion and take a broader look atcareer options with a particular focus on academia vs…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 21st, 2021 30 plays 0  

Jan Peters - Robot Skill Learning: Quo Vadis?

Autonomous robots that can assist humans in situations of daily life have been a long standing vision of robotics, artificial intelligence, and cognitive sciences. A first step towards this goal is…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 24th, 2020 13 plays 0  

Craig Buhr - Reinforcement Learning: Leveraging Deep Learning for Controls

Reinforcement learning is getting a lot of attention lately. People are excited about its potential to solve complex problems in areas such as robotics and automated driving, where traditional…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 10th, 2020 14 plays 0  

Harish Ravichandar - From Coexistence to Collaboration: Towards Reliable Collaborative Robots

The field of robotics has made incredible progress over the past several decades. Indeed, we have built impressive robots capable of performing complex and intricate tasks in a variety of domains.…

From  Katie Gentilello on October 20th, 2020 14 plays 0  

Star Wars: The Rise of Robots and Intelligent Machines

A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, a space opera movie captured the imaginations of roboticists, researchers, and writers from around the world. Over the last 43 years, Star Wars has had an…

From  Katie Gentilello on October 5th, 2020 26 plays 0  

Elliott Rouse, etal - Cost of Transport, the Correct Metric for Mobile Systems?

Energetic cost of locomotion is often the gold standard measures used in autonomous robotic walking for efficiency as well as humans augmented with lower limb wearable robotics. The panel will…

From  Katie Gentilello on September 24th, 2020 58 plays 0  

Svetlana Lazebnik - Computer Vision: Looking Back to Look Forward - Ethical and Societal Impacts of Computer Vision Technologies

These days, established computer vision professors are given to complaining, with varying degrees of seriousness, that current Ph.D. students do not know any work in the field that pre-dates the…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 14th, 2020 54 plays 0  

Svetlana Lazebnik - Computer Vision: Looking Back to Look Forward - Future Trends

These days, established computer vision professors are given to complaining, with varying degrees of seriousness, that current Ph.D. students do not know any work in the field that pre-dates the…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 14th, 2020 38 plays 0  

Svetlana Lazebnik - Computer Vision: Looking Back to Look Forward- History of Ideas in Recognition: Part II

These days, established computer vision professors are given to complaining, with varying degrees of seriousness, that current Ph.D. students do not know any work in the field that pre-dates the…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 14th, 2020 25 plays 0  

Svetlana Lazebnik - Computer Vision: Looking Back to Look Forward- History of Ideas in Recognition: Part I

These days, established computer vision professors are given to complaining, with varying degrees of seriousness, that current Ph.D. students do not know any work in the field that pre-dates the…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 6th, 2020 22 plays 0  

Svetlana Lazebnik - Computer Vision: Looking Back to Look Forward - Connections to Cognitive Science and Psychophysics

These days, established computer vision professors are given to complaining, with varying degrees of seriousness, that current Ph.D. students do not know any work in the field that pre-dates the…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 6th, 2020 25 plays 0  

Svetlana Lazebnik - Computer Vision: Looking Back to Look Forward - Introduction and Historical Overview

These days, established computer vision professors are given to complaining, with varying degrees of seriousness, that current Ph.D. students do not know any work in the field that pre-dates the…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 6th, 2020 44 plays 0