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Robotics Institute Seminar Schedule, Spring 2001
General Information | Previous Seminars | Seminar Committee

See also: This Week's Seminar | Last Week's Seminar | Seminar Archive

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. The schedule, titles, and abstracts from earlier in this semester can be found in the archives.

Date Speaker Affiliation Host
December 1 Educating with and about Robots
Note special room: Newell-Simon Hall 3305
Tucker Balch, et al.Robotics Institute
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University
December 8 White Squares on Black Backgrounds: Computer Vision in the 21st Century
Simon BakerRobotics Institute
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University

General Information
Seminars are held every Friday in 1305 Newell-Simon Hall, unless otherwise noted on the calendar or abstract. Seminars begin at 3:30pm, and refreshments are served upstairs starting at 3:15pm. Feel free to arrive early to get the first shot at the cookies and talk to your colleagues; please try not to leave during a seminar in deference to the speaker.

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.

Previous Seminars
Abstracts from earlier this semester, as well as Seminar calendars and abstracts back to the Fall of 1993 can be found in the Robotics Institute Seminar Archive.

Seminar Committee
For technical issues and final scheduling commitments, as well as opinions or suggestions on speakers and seminar topics, please contact Jianbo Shi. by e-mail at, or by phone at (412)268-4706.

For administrative issues, tentative scheduling, reimbursements, and opinions on what kind of tea, coffee, or cookies you would like to see at the seminar, please contact Marie Elm by e-mail at or by phone at (412)268-3838.

Jianbo Shi, chair
Marie Elm, travel
Salvatore Domenick Desiano, electronic publicity
David Hershberger, real-world publicity
David Tolliver, speaker relations

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