KCIST Kolloquium - Robot Physical Interaction *abgesagt*

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  • Datum:

    14. Juni 2023, 11:30 Uhr

  • Referent:

    Peter Corke is a robotics researcher and educator.  He is Distinguished Professor of Robotic Vision at Queensland University of Technology, Codirector of the QUT Centre for Robotics, Technical Advisor to emesent and LYRO Robotics, and former Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vision (2014-20). His research is concerned with enabling robots to see, and the application of robots to mining, agriculture and environmental monitoring. He created widely used open-source software for teaching and research, wrote the bestselling textbook “Robotics, Vision, and Control”, created several MOOCs as well as the Robot Academy and has won national and international recognition for teaching, including 2017 Australian University Teacher of the Year. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, the Australian Academy of Science; former Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Robotics & Automation magazine; founding Editor of the Journal of Field Robotics; founding multi-media Editor and former executive editorial board member of the International Journal of Robotics Research; member of the editorial advisory board of the Springer Tracts on Advanced Robotics series; recipient of the Qantas/Rolls-Royce and Australian Engineering Excellence awards; and has held visiting positions at Oxford, University of Illinois, Carnegie-Mellon University, and University of Pennsylvania. He received his undergraduate and masters degrees in electrical engineering and PhD from the University of Melbourne.

  • Abstract:

    This talk will cover recent results from the Physical Interaction program at the Queensland University of Technology Centre for Robotics (QCR). Topics will cover tactile perception and grasping, planner-less and high-performance non-stop mobile manipulation, recent work on open-source Python tools for robotics and vision, and an introduction to the Python (third) edition of the Robotics, Vision & Control book.