Seminar: Teresa Calleja on Continuous Models for Sensor Integration, Localisation, Mapping and Planning, 10th March, 1pm

When: Thursday 10th of March, 1pm AEDT Where: This seminar will be partially presented at the Rose Street Seminar area (J04) and partially online via Zoom, RSVP here. Speaker: Teresa Vidal Calleja (UTS) Title: Continuous Models for Sensor Integration, Localisation, Mapping and Planning  Abstract: In this talk I will briefly introduce the UTS Robotics Institute …

Seminar: Satellite remote sensing and modelling vegetation indices for agriculture, 3rd March, 1pm

When: Thursday 3rd of March, 1pm AEDT Where: This seminar will be presented online via Zoom, RSVP here. Speaker: Asher Bender Title: Satellite remote sensing and modelling vegetation indices for agriculture Abstract: Optimising the input costs in agriculture is an important factor in maintaining productivity and profitability. Fertiliser is the largest seasonal cost for many …

Thesis seminar: A Machine Learning Approach to Space Debris Characterisation and Classification, 24th February, 1pm

When: Thursday 24th of February, 1pm AEDT Where: This seminar will be partially presented at the Rose Street Seminar area (J04) and partially online via Zoom, RSVP here. Speaker: James Allworth Title: A Machine Learning Approach to Space Debris Characterisation and Classification Abstract: Space debris is becoming an increasingly prevalent issue through a combination of …

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 …

Seminar: Dental Robotics: Setup, Visualisation Model and Basic Cleaning Dental Techniques, 17th February, 1pm

When: Thursday 17th of February, 1pm AEDT Where: This seminar will be partially presented at the Rose Street Seminar area (J04) and partially online via Zoom, RSVP here. Speaker: Evie Deaker Title: Dental Robotics: Setup, Visualisation Model and Basic Cleaning Dental Techniques Abstract: Access to dental services is a worldwide challenge, particularly in the presence …

Seminar: Training with Few Annotations: Active Self-Semi-Supervised Learning, 10th February, 1pm

When: Thursday 10th of February, 1pm AEDT Where: This seminar will be presented online via Zoom, RSVP here. Speaker: Ziting Wen Title: Training with Few Annotations: Active Self-Semi-Supervised Learning Abstract: Part of the power of deep learning comes from massive amounts of labeled data. However, the expensive annotation cost hinders their application in professional fields, …

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 …

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 …

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