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Undergrad Nishanth Kumar Wins Best Plenary Presentation At ILURS

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Nishanth Kumar is an Undergraduate Research Assistant in Brown CS Professor Stefanie Tellex's Humans 2 Robots Lab whose interests include robotics, artificial intelligence, and using hardware and software ...

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Nakul Gopalan, Eric Rosen, Daniel Ullman, And David Whitney Win The Hyundai Visionary Challenge

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The Hyundai Visionary Challenge is a competition to ignite learning, exploration, and development in the realm of smart mobility. It’s meant to accelerate research innovations in smart mobility that drive the creation of sustainable cities across ...

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New Software From Rosen And Whitney Allows Virtual Reality Control Of Robots

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

Even as autonomous robots get better at doing things on their own, there will still be plenty of circumstances where humans might need to step in and take control. New software developed by Brown University computer scientists enables users to control robots remotely using virtual reality, which ...

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Tellex, Rosen, And Whitney Use Social Feedback To Help Robots Fetch Objects Intelligently

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)

If someone asks you to hand them a wrench from a table full of different sized wrenches, you’d probably pause and ask, “which one?” Robotics researchers from Brown University have now developed an algorithm that lets robots do the same thing — ask for clarification when they ...

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Undergraduate Researcher Profile: Miles Eldon

by Luke Camery

Even though he now continues his work professionally, Miles Eldon came to robotics research by way of a friend. He recalls that his friend, "was so excited about it that I got interested in finding out more. I met with Tellex, talked about opportunities in her lab, and at her suggestion, took ...

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Stefanie Tellex Looks Forward To Fourth Northeast Robotics Colloquium

by David Whitney and Jesse C. Polhemus

In 2014, the Northeast Robotics Colloquium (NERC) brought more than 150 participants to Brown University’s Sayles Hall. This year, Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown’s Computer Science Department, who founded the conference, serves on its steering committee, and is one of the current organizers, is hoping for ...