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Navigation among movable obstacles in unknown environments
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-04-05)
This work presents a new class of algorithms that extend the domain of Navigation Among Movable Obstacles (NAMO) to unknown environments. Efficient real-time algorithms for solving NAMO problems even when no initial ...
Towards the human-centered design of everyday robots
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-04-01)
The recent advancement of robotic technology brings robots closer to assisting us in our everyday spaces, providing support for healthcare, cleaning, entertaining and other tasks. In this dissertation, I refer to these ...
Guided teaching interactions with robots: embodied queries and teaching heuristics
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-05-17)
The vision of personal robot assistants continues to become more realistic with technological advances in robotics. The increase in the capabilities of robots, presents boundless opportunities for them to perform useful ...