Doing for our robots what nature did for us

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

Date: Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Note: all times are in the Eastern Time Zone

Public: Yes

Location: 46-3002

Event Type: Seminar

Room Description: Singleton Auditorium (MIT #46-3002)

Host: Prof. Tomaso A. Poggio, CBMM, CSAIL, MIBR, BCS

Contact: Kathleen Sullivan,

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

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.

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Algorithms & Theory, AI & Machine Learning, Robotics

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Created by Kathleen Sullivan Email at Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 12:07 PM.