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Foundations of Robotics Seminar   Spring 2012

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General Information

Seminars are held, on a regular basis, Tuesdays in NSH 3305, 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.

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. A google calendar of the schedule is also available here.




Host (Appointments)

January 12

Rescue mobile robot Quince: Toward emergency response to nuclear accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plants on March 2011

Keiji Nagatani

Tohoku University

Howie Choset

March 5

Symbiosis of Mobile Robotic Locomotion and Manipulation - Towards Modular and Reconfigurable Mobile Robotics on Rough Terrain

Pinhas Ben-Tzvi

George Washington University

Howie Choset

April 12

Exploiting structure in man-made environments

Alper Aydemir


Alvaro Collet

April 17

Leveraging low dimensional structure in motion planning and stochastic sequence analysis

Paul Vernaza

Robotics Institute

Robbie Paolini

April 18

ASIMO Version 3

Takashi Bannai

Honda Research Institute

Siddhartha Srinivasa

May 1

Predicting Contextual Sequences: Improving Robot Behavior via Submodular Function Maximization

Dabadeepta Dey

Robotics Institute

Robbie Paolini


Seminar Archive

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Spring - Fall 2004

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

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