ACFR Papers and Keynote at ICRA 2022

Check out our latest work! ACFR researchers will be presenting the following papers and keynote at the flagship robotics conference IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2022), to be held in Philadelphia May 23 – 27: Radar-based Materials Classification Using Deep Wavelet Scattering Transform: A Comparison of Centimetre vs. Millimetre Wave Units Rami …

Jobs: Fully Funded PhD Position in Underwater Robotic Imaging

SIRIS/ACFR’s Robotic Imaging Lab has a fully funded PhD position open in underwater robotic imaging, in partnership with Hullbot. Applications due Jan 23, 2022, details at the link below. The project aims to develop new visual sensing approaches to enable next-generation performance in deployed underwater systems. The work will focus on sensing for a cutting-edge …

ACFR Papers at IROS 2021

Check out our latest work! ACFR researchers will be presenting the following papers at the upcoming IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2021), to be held Sep 7 – Oct 1: Fast-Learning Grasping and Pre-Grasping via Clutter Quantization and Q-map Masking Dafa Ren, Xiaoqiang Ren, Xiaofan Wang, S. Tejaswi Digumarti, and Guodong …

Robotic Vision Summer School 2021

Sunday, Jan 31st – Friday, Feb 5th, 2021 For the first time ever, the Robotic Vision Summer School (RVSS) is running as a hybrid live / online event this year. Attendees wil join us online from around the world, and in-person at physical workshop nodes at Australian National University, Queensland University of Technology, Monash University, …

Seminar: Birth, Babies and Breastfeeding, 2nd Dec, 1p

When: Weds 2nd of Dec, 1p AEDT Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speakers: Dr Graham Brooker, Evie Deaker and Weirong Ge Title: Birth, Babies and Breastfeeding Abstract: This talk will focus on our development of an improved mechanical birth simulator that we have been developing primarily to teach obstetricians and midwives …

Seminar: Tim Bailey, 26th Nov, 1p

When: Thurs 26th of Nov, 1p AEDT Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Dr Tim Bailey Title: Adventures in Estimation; applying linear tools to nonlinear problems Abstract: This talk is about things I have learned over the past several years applying linear-Gaussian estimation methods to a variety of nonlinear problems. Some …

Salah Sukkarieh to present at IFRR Robotics Global Colloquium, 20th Nov, 9a

This Friday Prof Salah Sukkarieh will be presenting at the International Foundation of Robotics Research (IFRR) Robotics Global Colloquia. When: Fri 20th of Nov, 9a AEDT Where: Zoom Webinar https://zoom.us/j/96297232099Live questions and discussion via Slido: https://app.sli.do/event/zweecfxzIFRR event site: http://ifrr.org/robotics-and-agricultureThe talk will be recorded, and recordings of others in the series are available here: http://ifrr.org/robotics-global-colloquia Speaker: …

Seminar: Vivian Suzano Medeiros, CPTI/PUC-Rio, 19th Nov, 10a

The video for this talk is now available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJ8_bFl9Ucg When: Thurs 19th of Nov, 10a AEDT Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Dr Vivian Suzano Medeiros, CPTI/PUC-Rio, Rio de Janeiro Title: Trajectory Optimization for Hybrid Wheeled-Legged Robots in Challenging Terrain Abstract: Wheeled-legged robots are an attractive solution for versatile locomotion …

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