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Course materials

mework 4
1 Jan 25 Course Info html, html
4 Jan 28 Review material Probability/Statistics, Linear Algebra
3 Jan 28 Homework 1, due (5pm) pdf, data
2 Jan 27 Software ROS Install Directions ROS Website
5 Feb 9 Project proposals due on Feb 15 format: docx, txt
6 Feb 15 Homework 2, due Feb 24 (5pm) pdf, p3 files, p4 files
7 Feb 26 Homework 3, due Mar 10 (5pm)
Deadline Extended: Mar 14 (5pm)
pdf, data files
7 Mar 31 Homework 4, due Apr 14 (5pm) pdf, measurements.txt
7 Feb 12 OpenCV OpenCV library, Section PPT
9 Feb 22 Homework 3, due Mar 10 (5pm)
Deadline Extended: Mar 14 (5pm)
pdf (above), p1 files, p2 files
12 Mar 23 Project midterm report template, due April 1, 11:59pm by email. Format: txt, docx.
15 Apr 17 Homework 5. Due: May 5. pdf, p1 files, pdf-part2
18 Apr 22 Final project report (max 8 pages, PDF format). Email to cs4758.qa@gmail.com Latex, Word, due May 15, 11:59pm. (hard deadline). Sample papers: 1, 2.


Paper reading list for CS 6780

Here is a list of some interesting papers. You are free to pick up a few papers from this list or suggest your own.

Hai Nguyen, Advait Jain, Cressel Anderson, and Charles C. Kemp. A Clickable World: Behavior Selection Through Pointing and Context for Mobile Manipulation. IEEE/RJS International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2008.

High-Accuracy 3D Sensing for Mobile Manipulation: Improving Object Detection and Door Opening, Morgan Quigley, Siddharth Batra, Stephen Gould, Ellen Klingbeil, Quoc Le, Ashley Wellman and Andrew Y. Ng. In International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2009.

Robotic Grasping of Novel Objects using Vision, Ashutosh Saxena, Justin Driemeyer, and Andrew Y. Ng. In International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), 2008.

H. Dahlkamp, A. Kaehler, D. Stavens, S. Thrun, and G. Bradski. Self-supervised monocular road detection in desert terrain. In G. Sukhatme, S. Schaal, W. Burgard, and D. Fox, editors, Proceedings of the Robotics Science and Systems Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 2006.

An Application of Reinforcement Learning to Aerobatic Helicopter Flight, Pieter Abbeel, Adam Coates, Morgan Quigley and Andrew Y. Ng. In NIPS 19, 2007.

Kober, J.; Peters, J. (2009). Policy Search for Motor Primitives in Robotics, Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 22 (NIPS 2008).

Ingmar Posner, Mark Cummins and Paul Newman A generative framework for fast urban labeling using spatial and temporal context. Autonomous Robots, 26(2-3):153-170. April 2009.

Jared Glover, Daniela Rus and Nicholas Roy. "Manipulation using Probabilistic Models of Object Geometry''. Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS 2008). Zurich, Switzerland, 2008.

Ruijie He, Sam Prentice and Nicholas Roy. "Planning in Information Space for a Quadrotor Helicopter in a GPS-denied Environments''. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2008). Los Angeles, 2008.

"Learning to Localize Objects with Structured Output Regression." Matthew B. Blaschko and Christoph H. Lampert, ECCV 2008.