Full-day Workshop

Location: Room M4 (Mezzanine Level), The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

9:00 AM - 9:10 AMOpening remarks and introductions (Aleksandra Faust)

Session Moderator: Hanna Kurniawati
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM Keynote: David Hsu, "Robot Planning and Learning under Uncertainty: Data, Models, and Actions" (Abstract)
10:00 AM - 10:15 PM Hao-Tien Lewis Chiang, Aleksandra Faust and Lydia Tapia, "Deep Neural Networks for Swept Volume Prediction Between Configurations" (PDF)
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Gilad Francis, Lionel Ott and Fabio Ramos, "Fast Stochastic Functional Path Planning in Occupancy Maps" (PDF)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AMCoffee Break/Late Breaking Poster Session

Session Moderator: Hao-Tien Lewis Chiang
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Keynote: Oliver Brock, "The Right Tool for the Job: About Swiss Army Knives, Hammers, Motion Planning, Control, and Machine Learning" (Abstract)
11:50 AM - 12:05 AM Peter Karkus, David Hsu and Wee Sun Lee, "Integrating Algorithmic Planning and Deep Learning for Partially Observable Navigation" (PDF)
12:05 PM - 12:20 PM Chris Paxton, Yotam Barnoy, Kapil Katyal, Raman Arora and Gregory Hager, "Visual Robot Task Planning" (PDF)
12:20 PM - 12:35 PM Nadia Figueroa, Seyed Sina Mirrazavi Salehian and Aude Billard, "Multi-Arm Self-Collision Avoidance: A Sparse Solution for a Big Data Problem" (PDF)

12:35 PM - 1:30 PMLunch

Session Moderator: Tsz-Chiu Au
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Keynote: Dana Nau, "Machine-Learning Challenges in Planning for Hierarchically Organized Systems"
2:20 PM - 2:35 PM Divyam Rastogi, Ivan Koryakovskiy and Jens Kober, "Sample-efficient Reinforcement Learning via Difference Models" (PDF)
2:35 PM - 2:40 PM Posters Highlight: Pararth Shah, Marek Fiser, Aleksandra Faust, J. Chase Kew and Dilek Hakkani-Tur, "FollowNet: Robot Navigation by Following Natural Language Directions with Deep Reinforcement Learning" (PDF)
2:40 PM - 2:45 PM Posters Highlight: Oleksii Zhelo, Jingwei Zhang, Lei Tai, Ming Liu and Wolfram Burgard, "Curiosity-driven Exploration for Mapless Navigation with Deep Reinforcement Learning" (PDF)
2:45 PM - 2:50 PM Posters Highlight: Zherong Pan and Dinesh Manocha, "Controlling High-DOF Fluid Bodies using Nonlinear Dimension Reduction" (PDF)
2:50 PM - 2:55 PM Posters Highlight: Debidatta Dwibedi, Jonathan Tompson, Corey Lynch and Pierre Sermanet, "Self-Supervised Representation Learning for Continuous Control" (PDF)
2:55 PM - 3:00 PM Posters Highlights: Ty Nguyen, Dung Nguyen and Tsz-Chiu Au, "Learning of Vehicular Performance Models for Longitudinal Motion Planning to Satisfy Arrival Requirements" (PDF)

3:00 PM - 3:30 PMCoffee Break and Poster Session

3:30 PM - 4:10 PM Poster Session
Session Moderator: Aleksandra Faust
4:10 PM - 4:25 PM Ashley Edwards, Laura Downs and James Davidson, "Forward-Backward Reinforcement Learning" (PDF)
4:25 PM - 4:40 PM Rudolf Lioutikov and Jan Peters, "Movement Primitive Sequencing via Attribute Grammars" (PDF)
4:40 PM - 4:55 PM David Kent, Ung Hee Lee, Sarah Elliott and Russell Toris, "Leveraging Autonomous Segmentation and Grasp Calculation for Programming by Demonstration" (PDF)

4:55 PM - 5:00 PMClosing remarks