Seminar: Looking under the hood of our vehicle’s navigation system and strategies, 2nd December, 1p

When: Thursday 2nd of December, 1pm AEDT Where: This seminar will be presented online via Zoom, RSVP here. Speaker: Dr Karan Narula Title: Looking under the hood of our vehicle’s navigation system and strategies Abstract: Different navigation strategies are suitable for different types of environments and contexts. This talk showcases the two navigation strategies developed …

Seminar: Adaptive Cross-entropy Method for Open-pit mine planning, 11th November, 1p

When: Thursday 11th of November, 1pm AEDT Where: This seminar will be presented online via Zoom, RSVP here. Speaker: Haonan Zhou Title: Adaptive Cross-entropy Method for Open-pit mine planning Abstract: Mineral deposits are discretised into standardised cuboids in open-pit mine operations, also known as “blocks”. Those blocks undergo extracting, processing, and stockpiling to form blended …

Seminar: Informative Benthic AUV Surveys, 28th October, 1p

When: Thursday 28th of October, 1pm AEDT Where: This seminar will be presented online via Zoom, RSVP here. Speaker: Jackson Shields Title: Informative Benthic AUV Surveys Abstract: Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) are utilised for benthic (seafloor) surveys, where the vehicle collects optical imagery of near the seafloor. Due to the small-sensor footprint of the cameras …

Seminar: An Introduction to Trajectory Optimisation for Underactuated Systems with Bilevel Programming, 14th October, 1p

When: Thursday 14th of October, 1pm AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online via Zoom, RSVP here. Speaker: Damian Abood Title: An Introduction to Trajectory Optimisation for Underactuated Systems with Bilevel Programming Abstract: Planning and control of underactuated systems remains an interesting and ongoing research area within the robotics and control communities. Dogs, birds …

Seminar: Christopher Jansen presenting on Designing offshore facilities for robotic operations and maintenance, 7th October, 1 pm

When: Thursday 7th of October, 1 pm AEDT Where: This seminar will be presented online via Zoom, RSVP here. Speaker: Christopher Jansen (Worley) Title: Designing offshore facilities for robotic operations and maintenance Abstract: Robotics and drones reduce the dependency on people to work in remote and hazardous environments. They offer a more efficient and sustainable …

Seminar: Thesis presentation: Risk Minimization for Spreading Processes over Networks via Surveillance Scheduling and Sparse Control, 28th September, 4p

When: Tuesday 28th of September, 4pm AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online via Zoom, RSVP here. Speaker: Vera Somers Title: Thesis presentation: Risk Minimization for Spreading Processes over Networks via Surveillance Scheduling and Sparse Control Abstract: Epidemics, computer viruses and bushfires can all be thought of as spreading processes in which an initial …

Seminar: Prof. Sylvain Gigan presenting Optics for Artificial Intelligence: a tutorial, 16th September, 4 pm

When: Thursday 16th of September, 4 pm AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online via Zoom, RSVP here. Speaker: Prof. Sylvain Gigan (Sorbonne Université in Paris) Title: Optics for Artificial Intelligence: a tutorial Abstract: Optical computing has so far not fulfilled its promise and has remained relatively confidential. The emergence of AI, based on …

Contacts

Sydney Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems
info@acfr.usyd.edu.au