After attending my first international conference on robotics (ICRA 2014), my first take away is that so many of the talks were insanely boring! It’s not that the work was bad, in reality quite a lot of the work was truly innovative. Nonetheless, my point being that so many good researchers with interesting work had a hard […]

Just got back from the International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Hong Kong. I presented our group’s work on the application of FIRM to physical mobile robots (ICRA-2014-pdf). FIRM (Feedback-based Information RoadMap) is a method developed by Dr. Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi that allows for motion planning in belief space.  There were some great talks, I enjoyed the workshop […]