The following new research publications have been accepted:
-S. McGuire, P.M. Furlong, T. Fong, C. Heckman, D.J. Szafir, S. Julier, and N.
Ahmed, “Everybody Needs Somebody Sometimes: Validation of Adaptive Recovery in
Robotic Space Operations,” accepted to IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters and ICRA 2019 — congratulations, Steve!
-J. Stechschulte, N. Ahmed, and C. Heckman, “Low-overlap 3-D point
cloud registration with Bayesian outlier rejection,” accepted to ICRA 2019 — congratulations, John (from Prof. Chris Heckman’s ARPG research group)!
-B. Israelsen and N. Ahmed, “‘Dave…I can assure you…it’s going to be alright…’:
A definition, case for, and survey of algorithmic assurances in human-autonomy trust
relationships,” ACM Computing Surveys, v.51 no.6, Jan 2019, 113:1-113:37 — congratulations, Brett!
-B. Israelsen, N. Ahmed, E. Frew, D. Lawrence, and B. Argrow, “Machine Self-Confidence in Autonomous Systems via Meta-Analysis of Decision Processes,” accepted to the 2019 Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics Conference (AHFE 2019) — congratulations, Brett!
Masters student Jeremy Muesing’s paper “Fully Bayesian Human-Machine Data Fusion for Robust Dynamic Target Surveillance and Characterization” (co-authors: Luke Burks; Michael Iuzzolino; Danielle Szafir; Nisar Ahmed) has been accepted to the 2019 InfoTech@Aerospace Conference at AIAA SciTech Forum in San Diego — congratulations, Jeremy!
Aerospace student Luke Burks has successfully passed the comprehensive exam for his thesis, “Active Collaborative Sensing, Learning, and Planning in Human-Robot Teams”, and is now officially a PhD candidate — congratulations, Luke!
The COHRINT Lab will present 3 new papers at international conferences this summer :
“Flexible Semantic Human-Robot Sensing in Unknown Environments using Dynamic Information Gathering Policies,” by L. Burks and N. Ahmed (2018 ICRA RT-DUNE Workshop, Brisbane, Australia);
“Closed-loop Bayesian Semantic Data Fusion for Collaborative Human-Autonomy Target Search,” by L. Burks, I. Loefgren, L. Barbier, J. Muesing, J. McGinley, S. Vunnam, and N.Ahmed (FUSION 2018, Cambridge, UK);
“Weak in the NEES?: Auto-tuning Kalman Filters with Bayesian Optimization,” by Z. Chen, C. Heckman, S. Julier, and N. Ahmed (FUSION 2018, Cambridge, UK);
Aero PhD student Jonathan Manni was recently awarded a Draper Fellowship, among the first ever cohort of CU students to be named Draper Fellows — congratulations, Jonathan!
Aero PhD student Steve McGuire passed his Aerospace PhD Comprehensive Exam, and is now officially a PhD candidate — congratulations, Steve!
PhD student Brett Israelsen has passed his PhD Comprehensive Exam in Computer Science, and is now officially a PhD candidate — congratulations, Brett!