Brains, Minds + Machines Seminar Series: Doing for our robots what nature did for us

Tuesday, February 04, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Building 46, Singleton Auditorium (46-3002)
43 VASSAR ST, Cambridge, MA 02139

Speaker: Prof. Leslie Pack Kaelbling, MIT EECS, CSAIL
 

Abstract: We, as robot engineers, have to think hard about our role in the design of robots and how it interacts with learning, both in "the factory" (that is, at engineering time) and in "the wild" (that is, when the robot is delivered to a customer). I will share some general thoughts about the strategies for robot design and then talk in detail about some work I have been involved in, both in the design of an overall architecture for an intelligent robot and in strategies for learning to integrate new skills into the repertoire of an already competent robot.

Prof. Kaelbling's research website: http://people.csail.mit.edu/lpk/

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Conferences/Seminars/Lectures

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Academic

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Public, MIT Community

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School of Engineering (SoE), School of Science

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McGovernMIT, neuroscience

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https://cbmm.mit.edu/news-events/even...

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Center for Brains, Minds and Machines (CBMM)
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#@MIT_CBMM

Contact Email

kdsulliv@mit.edu

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