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Foundations of Robotics Seminar   Fall 2009

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Seminar Calendar

Information on the speaker, when available, can be viewed by clicking on the speaker's name. The abstract, when available, can be viewed by clicking on the title of the seminar.




Host (Appointments)

September 29

Structure in Flying Vertebrates: Movement in Unpredictable Environments

Michael Habib

Chatham University

Howie Choset

October 6

IROS Practice Talks

Ross Hatton and Steve Tully

Carnegie Mellon

Howie Choset

October 8

An overview of the Ubiquitous Networking Robotics in Urban Areas (URUS)

Alberto Sanfeliu


Fernando de la Torre

October 19


Mark Yim


Howie Choset

October 20

Synthesis of Controllers to Create, Maintain and Reconfigure Robot Formations with Communication Constraints

Nora Ayanian


Howie Choset

November 3

Generality and Simple Hands

Matt Mason


Laura Lindzey

November 17

A Proof for Probabilistically Complete Planning with End-Effector Pose Constraints

Dmitry Berenson


Laura Lindzey


General Information

Seminars are held, on a regular basis, Tuesdays in NSH 1507, unless otherwise noted on the calendar. Seminars begin at 4:30pm. Feel free to arrive early to get the first shot at the cookies and talk to your colleagues.

If you would like to arrange a meeting with a speaker, please contact the speaker if they are from CMU, or their host, listed on the calendar, if they are from outside of the University.

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For technical issues and final scheduling commitments, as well as opinions or suggestions on speakers and seminar topics, please contact Laura Lindzey by email.

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