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February 25, 2014
Together with Marco Pavone (Stanford University) we are organizing an RSS workshop on "Constrained decision-making in robotics: models, algorithms, and applications." Click here for details and see you in Berkeley!
January 28, 2014
Our latest article "Anytime merging of appearance-based maps" appeared in the March 2014 issue of Autonomous Robots. The article is mostly based on Gorkem Erinc's PhD thesis.
January 1, 2014
Former lab member Dr. Nicola Basilico starts as assitant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Milan, Italy.
October 3, 2013
A revamped website for robotics at UCMerced was launched today. Many thanks to the university communications for the support provided. Great care was taken in migrating all existing content from the old website. If some of the previously available material (papers, code) is no longer accessible,...
October 1, 2013
We obtained a 95K contract from the Army Research Lab for a one year project on Rapid Deployment Algorithms. This work is part of the MAST CTA.
October 1, 2013
Our former PhD student Dr. Andreas Kolling obtained a position as lecturer in the Department of Automation Control and Systems Engineering at the University of Sheffield, UK. Congratulations to Andreas!
September 26, 2013
After 12 years of membership, I have been elevated to the rank of IEEE Senior Member.
September 24, 2013
Our current cooperative agreeement with NIST for Grasping and Simulation for Next-Generation Manufacturing Robots as has been extended for another year.