Seminar: Matt O’Toole, CMU, 28th May, 9a

When: Thurs 28th of May, 9a Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Asst Prof Matthew O’Toole, CMU Robotics Title: Imaging the World One Photon at a Time Abstract: The core component of any modern camera is its digital sensor, which forms images by collecting billions of photons traveling through the physical …

Thesis Seminar: Wei Zhou, 26th May, 2p

When: Tues 26th of May, 2p Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Wei Zhou Title: Analysing the Robustness of Semantic Segmentation for Autonomous Vehicles Abstract: Intelligent systems require the capability to perceive and interact with the surrounding environment. Semantic segmentation, as a pixel-level classification task, is at the frontier of providing …

Seminar: Julie Stephany Berrio Perez, 21st May, 1p

When: Thurs 21st of May, 1p Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Julie Stephany Berrio Perez Title: Long-term map maintenance pipeline for autonomous vehicles Abstract: One of the requirements for autonomous vehicles to be able to operate persistently in typical urban environments is to maintain high accuracy position information over time, in …

Seminar: Dhanoop Karunakaran, 7th May, 11am

When: Thurs 7th of May, 11:00a Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Dhanoop Karunakaran Title: Efficient validation method for Highly Automated Vehicle to ensure safety Abstract: The wide-scale deployment of Autonomous Vehicles (AV) seems to be imminent despite many safety challenges that are yet to be resolved. It is well known …

Seminar: Lachlan Toohey, 30th Apr, 1pm

When: Thurs 30th of Apr, 1:00pm Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Lachlan Toohey Title: Creating an AUV – Post-Mortem Abstract: Over the last few years the Marine Group has created an AUV from initial design concept through to a platform that has descended to 100m beneath the waves and captured …

Seminar: Robin Vujanic, 23 Apr, 1pm

When: Thurs 23rd of Apr, 1:00pm Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Robin Vujanic Title: Computationally Efficient Dynamic Traffic Optimisation Of Railway Systems Abstract: In this seminar, we discuss traffic optimisation for railway systems. These can be seen as multi-agent systems with movement constraints entailing logic conditions (e.g., precedence of utilisation of specific …

Seminar: Karan Narula, 16 Apr, 1pm

When: Thurs 16th of Apr, 1:00pm Where: Seminars have moved online, RSVP here. Speaker: Karan Narula Title: Two-Level Hierarchical Planning in a Known Semi-Structured Environment Abstract: The application of motion planning for autonomous vehicles has been primarily focused either in highly structured or unstructured environments. However, many environments in the real-world share the characteristics of both …

Seminar: Fredrik Westling, 9 Apr, 1pm

When: Thurs 9th of Apr, 1:00pm Where: Seminars have moved online, RSVP here. Speaker: Fredrik Westling Title: Tree crop analysis using mobile LiDAR: From light to pruning Abstract: Commercial fruit growers find it helpful to understand how their crops are growing on an orchard scale and tree scale. This enables them to make decisions regarding actions …

Seminar: Jiayin Chen, UNSW, 26 Feb, 1pm.

When: Wednesday 26th Feb, 1pm Where: Rose St Building (J04) upstairs seminar area. Speaker: Ms Jiayin Chen (UNSW) Title: Towards temporal information processing on near-term quantum computers Abstract: In this talk, I will give an overview of current efforts at UNSW at exploring temporal information processing on current near-term quantum computers for control-oriented applications such as …

Seminar: Chihyung Jeon, KAIST, 6 Feb, 1:00pm

When: Thurs 6th of Feb, 1:00pm Where: Rose St Building seminar area Speaker: Chihyung Jeon Title: Talking over the robot: A field study of strained collaboration in a dementia-prevention robot class in South Korea Abstract: I will present a case study of Silbot – a “dementia-prevention robot” – at a regional health center in South Korea, …

Contacts

A/Prof Ian Manchester, Co-Director and Director of Research
Sydney Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems
ian.manchester@sydney.edu.au