• Social Learning Mechanisms for Robots 

      Thomaz, Andrea L.; Cakmak, Maya (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009)
      There is currently a surge of interest in service robotics—a desire to have robots leave the labs and factory floors to help solve critical issues facing our society, ranging from eldercare to education. A critical issue ...
    • Transparent Active Learning for Robots 

      Chao, Crystal; Cakmak, Maya; Thomaz, Andrea L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, 2010)
      This research aims to enable robots to learn from human teachers. Motivated by human social learning, we believe that a transparent learning process can help guide the human teacher to provide the most informative ...