Efficient Touch Based Localization through Submodularity
Shervin Javdani, Matthew Klingensmith, J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell, Nancy Pollard, and Siddhartha Srinivasa.
In the proceedings of the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2013.(pdf, bib, talk)
Best Manipulation Paper Award Finalist

 

Modeling and Perception of Deformable One-Dimensional Objects,
Shervin Javdani, Sameep Tandon, Jie Tang, James F. O'Brien, and Pieter Abbeel.
In the proceedings of the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2011.(pdf, bib, talk video)