Year 3 Review

PI: Drew Bagnell (CMU).
PM: Behzad Kamgar-Parsi


CMU: Drew Bagnell, Geoff Gordon, Maxim Likhachev, Tony Stentz
U Washington: Dieter Fox
UIUC: Steven LaValle
MIT: Nicholas Roy
UPenn: Jianbo Shi


Date: Wednesday, 2 November 2011 (9:30 AM – 4:30 PM)
Place: Ballston Campus of Marymount University, 1000 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22203


9:30am: Coffee and Continental Breakfast

10:00am: Drew Bagnell, Introduction & Summary. “Information Space Reasoning: Problems and Progress”

10:20am: Tony Stentz, “Learning Policies instead of Plans by Demonstration”

10:50am : Nick Roy, “Dynamics in the Information Space for Roadmap Planning and Aggressive Flight”

11:20am: Paul Vernaza , “Efficient Planning and Prediction by Learning Cost-Function Compressions”

11:50am: Break to get Lunch for working lunch

12:00pm: Drew Bagnell, “1) Policy Consistent Compressions; 2) Computational Rationalization: Information-Theoretically Optimal Prediction of Competitive and Cooperative Behavior.”

12:30pm: Geoff Gordon, “Fast and flexible spectral system identification”

1:00pm: Steve LaValle, “Manipulating Wild Bodies Using Virtual Gates and Discrete Transition Systems”.

1:30pm: Jianbo Shi, “Tracking with Planning”

2:00pm: Maxim Likhachev, “Search-based Planning in Reduced Search Spaces”

2:30pm: Coffee Break

2:45pm: Dieter Fox, “Data Efficient Reinforcement Learning Using GP Dynamics Models

3:15pm: Drew Bagnell, Closing and Future Work, “Information Space Reasoning: Features and the Future“

3:30pm: Government Team Meeting and Feedback to MURI Team

4:30pm: Meeting adjourned.