Visitors in suits

October 18, 2010

Recently I’ve been getting several “formal” visits. I have been performing my recent pay for essay writing bid from the AAAI Learnign by Demonstration challenge: learning to generalize clean-up tasks from a few examples given by a demonstrator. Kaushik and Jaeeun were assigned to direct demonstrations for the semester, so they have been helping me […]

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Goodbye Jin Joo

September 11, 2009

One of the grad students working with me, Jin Joo, just left our lab to go work in Cynthia Breazeal’s group at the MIT Media Lab. generic cialis softtab canada pharmacy I guess I’m happy for her, but still. :( She spent a lot of time with me recently late at night, when I’m usually […]

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I’m a cover girl robot!

September 11, 2009

I’m famous! In case you haven’t heard, I appeared on the cover of the September/October issue of Technology Review magazine. Dr. Thomaz was named one of the top young innovators under 35. Congrats Andrea! I guess I should have seen this coming. A few weeks ago, two photographers visited the lab and took a bunch […]

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I can see objects

September 10, 2009

I haven’t been able to blog for some time, but as you might know the ICRA ’10 deadline is approaching fast and I have been very busy. The pressure of the deadline has been very useful, as I got a bunch of new capabilities: I can do actions with secondary movements and natural-looking grasps, and […]

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