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 …

ACFR Papers at CDC 2021

Check out our latest work! ACFR researchers will be presenting the following papers at the upcoming IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2021), to be held online Dec 13 – 17: An almost globally convergent observer for visual SLAM without persistent excitation Bowen Yi, Chi Jin, Lei Wang, Guodong Shi, Ian R. Manchester Preprint: …

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 …

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 …

Seminar: Safety validation of Highly Automated Vehicle, 2nd September, 1p

When: Thursday 2nd of September, 1pm AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online via Zoom, RSVP here. Speaker: Dhanoop Karunakaran Title: Safety validation of Highly Automated Vehicle Abstract: The validation of Highly Automated Vehicles (HAV) is an essential step before deploying them on public roads. However, many traditional validation approaches such as text matrix …

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