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Ann Majewicz Fey - From Tool to Assistant: Towards Developing Adaptive Surgical Robots for the Operating Room

Human-generated, preventable errors, particularly those made intra-operatively, can lead to morbidity and mortality for thepatient poor training outcomes for residents, and high costs for the…

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Matthew T. Mason - Robotics and Warehouse Automation at Berkshire Grey

This talk tells the Berkshire Grey story, from its founding in 2013 to its IPO earlier this year — the first robotics IPO since iRobot over 15 years ago. Berkshire Grey produces automated…

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Yue Chen - Tentacle-like Continuum Robots for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Intelligent animals are able to safely interact with their environments, whether those environments are hard or soft, and over a wide range of geometry. Modern robots made from serially arranged…

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Sehoon Ha - Learning to walk and navigate on legged robots

Recent advances in both software and hardware opened a new horizon of robotics: artificial intelligence discovered dynamic motions in simulation and hardware became powerful enough to execute…

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Judy Hoffman - Understanding and Mitigating Bias in Vision Systems

As visual recognition models are developed across diverse applications; we need the ability to reliably deploy our systems in a variety of environments. At the same time, visual models tend to be…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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