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11:00 AM

GRASP On Robotics: “Perspectives on Machine Learning for Adaptive Robotic Systems”

April 9 at 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Zoom

Abstract: Recent advances in machine learning are leading to new tools for designing intelligent robots: functions relied on to govern a robot’s behavior can be learned from a robot’s interaction with its environment rather than hand-designed by an engineer. Many machine learning methods assume little prior knowledge and are extremely flexible, they can model almost […]

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12:00 PM

ODEI Spotlight: Career Tools Webinar Series: Navigating the Job Search & Workplace Authentically

April 9 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Friday, April 9th at 12pm Register HERE One’s identity is multi-faceted and complex, shaped by different affinities and experiences that impact the way we see (and are seen) and operate in the world. However, research shows that having to hide parts of your identity at work can be exhausting and mentally draining. This panel will […]

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2:00 PM

Spring 2021 GRASP Seminar: “Propelling Robot Manipulation of Unknown Objects using Learned Object Centric Models”

April 9 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Zoom

Abstract: There is a growing interest in using data-driven methods to scale up manipulation capabilities of robots for handling a large variety of objects. Many of these methods are oblivious to the notion of objects and they learn monolithic policies from the whole scene in image space. As a result, they don’t generalize well to […]

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PICS: ” Houdini Presentation”

April 9 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Zoom – email kathom@seas.upenn.edu

Cinematic scientific visualization makes three dimensional scientific phenomena approachable for mass audiences by using the artistic language of film including elements like camera choreography, lighting design, comprehensive scenic environments, and more. Cinematic scientific visualizations are an engaging way for domain experts to communicate niche information with the public, to refute widely held misconceptions, and to […]

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