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Foundations of Robotics Seminar   Fall 2010

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General Information

Seminars are held, on a regular basis, Wednesdays in NSH 1507, unless otherwise noted on the calendar. Seminars begin at 4:00pm. 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.

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 8

Connection Vector Fields and Optimized Coordinates for Swimming Systems at Low and High Reynolds Numbers

Ross Hatton


Howie Choset

October 6

Shape Models for Snake Robots

Dave Rollinson


Howie Choset

October 27

An Equivalence Relation for Local Path Sets

Ross Knepper


Howie Choset

November 2

Accurate, Low-Dimensional Modeling of Fully Elastic Robots

Lael Odhner


Howie Choset

November 10

Razor Clam to RoboClam: Burrowing Drag Reduction Mechanisms and their Robotic Adaptation

Amos Winter


Howie Choset

November 12

Grasp Invariance

Alberto Rodriguez


Howie Choset

November 17

Approaching high-mobility maneuvers in legged and other hybrid dynamic systems.

Hartmut Geyer


Howie Choset

December 1

Control of Instantaneously Coupled Systems Applied to Humanoid Walking

Eric Whitman


Howie Choset

December 8

Human Sensing

Fernando De la Torre


Howie Choset


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