Nicholas Roy

According to our database1, Nicholas Roy authored at least 159 papers between 1996 and 2019.

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2019
Robust Object-based SLAM for High-speed Autonomous Navigation.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2019

2018
Special issue on deep learning in robotics.
I. J. Robotics Res., 2018

Efficient grounding of abstract spatial concepts for natural language interaction with robot platforms.
I. J. Robotics Res., 2018

Editorial.
I. J. Robotics Res., 2018

Sensor-Based Reactive Execution of Symbolic Rearrangement Plans by a Legged Mobile Manipulator.
Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2018

Approximate Distributed Spatiotemporal Topic Models for Multi-Robot Terrain Characterization.
Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2018

Admissible Abstractions for Near-optimal Task and Motion Planning.
Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2018

Sensor-Based Reactive Symbolic Planning in Partially Known Environments.
Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2018

GeneSIS-Rt: Generating Synthetic Images for Training Secondary Real-World Tasks.
Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2018

Deep Inference for Covariance Estimation: Learning Gaussian Noise Models for State Estimation.
Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2018

Efficient Planning for Near-Optimal Compliant Manipulation Leveraging Environmental Contact.
Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2018

Near-optimal Irrevocable Sample Selection for Periodic Data Streams with Applications to Marine Robotics.
Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2018

Quantifying Human Decision-Making: Implications for Bidirectional Communication in Human-Robot Teams.
Proceedings of the Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality: Interaction, Navigation, Visualization, Embodiment, and Simulation, 2018

Learning over Subgoals for Efficient Navigation of Structured, Unknown Environments.
Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference on Robot Learning, 2018

Grounding Robot Plans from Natural Language Instructions with Incomplete World Knowledge.
Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference on Robot Learning, 2018

2017
Safe Visual Navigation via Deep Learning and Novelty Detection.
Proceedings of the Robotics: Science and Systems XIII, 2017

Feature discovery and visualization of robot mission data using convolutional autoencoders and Bayesian nonparametric topic models.
Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2017

Temporal Grounding Graphs for Language Understanding with Accrued Visual-Linguistic Context.
Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2017

Grounding Abstract Spatial Concepts for Language Interaction with Robots.
Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2017

FLaME: Fast Lightweight Mesh Estimation Using Variational Smoothing on Delaunay Graphs.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision, 2017

Challenges with Incorporating Context into Human-Robot Teaming.
Proceedings of the 2017 AAAI Spring Symposia, 2017

2016
Cognitive Human-Robot Interaction.
Proceedings of the Springer Handbook of Robotics, 2016

Efficient Grounding of Abstract Spatial Concepts for Natural Language Interaction with Robot Manipulators.
Proceedings of the Robotics: Science and Systems XII, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, June 18, 2016

Learning to Plan for Visibility in Navigation of Unknown Environments.
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, 2016


An analysis of wind field estimation and exploitation for quadrotor flight in the urban canopy layer.
Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2016

PROBE-GK: Predictive robust estimation using generalized kernels.
Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2016

Simultaneous tracking and rendering: Real-time monocular localization for MAVs.
Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2016

Multi-level mapping: Real-time dense monocular SLAM.
Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2016

2015
Bayesian Nonparametric Methods for Partially-Observable Reinforcement Learning.
IEEE Trans. Pattern Anal. Mach. Intell., 2015

A Situationally Aware Voice-commandable Robotic Forklift Working Alongside People in Unstructured Outdoor Environments.
J. Field Robotics, 2015

Aggressive flight of fixed-wing and quadrotor aircraft in dense indoor environments.
I. J. Robotics Res., 2015

Recovering from failure by asking for help.
Auton. Robots, 2015

Bayesian Learning for Safe High-Speed Navigation in Unknown Environments.
Proceedings of the Robotics Research, 2015

Monocular image space tracking on a computationally limited MAV.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2015

Learning models for following natural language directions in unknown environments.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2015

2014
Determining the Time Delay Between Inertial and Visual Sensor Measurements.
IEEE Trans. Robotics, 2014

Comparing the Performance of Expert User Heuristics and an Integer Linear Program in Aircraft Carrier Deck Operations.
IEEE Trans. Cybernetics, 2014

Learning perceptually grounded word meanings from unaligned parallel data.
Machine Learning, 2014

Special Issue on the Tenth International Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR).
I. J. Robotics Res., 2014

Asking for Help Using Inverse Semantics.
Proceedings of the Robotics: Science and Systems X, 2014

Nonparametric Bayesian inference on multivariate exponential families.
Proceedings of the Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 27: Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems 2014, 2014

Inferring Maps and Behaviors from Natural Language Instructions.
Proceedings of the Experimental Robotics, 2014

High-speed autonomous navigation of unknown environments using learned probabilities of collision.
Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2014

A natural language planner interface for mobile manipulators.
Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2014

Drift-free humanoid state estimation fusing kinematic, inertial and LIDAR sensing.
Proceedings of the 14th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2014

2013
Indoor scene recognition by a mobile robot through adaptive object detection.
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 2013

A Tutorial on Linear Function Approximators for Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning.
Foundations and Trends in Machine Learning, 2013

Special issue on Robotics: Science and Systems.
Auton. Robots, 2013

Probabilistically safe motion planning to avoid dynamic obstacles with uncertain motion patterns.
Auton. Robots, 2013

Batch-iFDD for Representation Expansion in Large MDPs.
Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, 2013

Probabilistic Dialogue Modeling for Speech-Enabled Assistive Technology.
Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies, 2013

Polynomial Trajectory Planning for Aggressive Quadrotor Flight in Dense Indoor Environments.
Proceedings of the Robotics Research, 2013

CELLO-EM: Adaptive sensor models without ground truth.
Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2013

CELLO: A fast algorithm for Covariance Estimation.
Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2013

Reinforcement learning with misspecified model classes.
Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2013

Single assembly robot in search of human partner: versatile grounded language generation.
Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, 2013

2012
Modelling Observation Correlations for Active Exploration and Robust Object Detection.
J. Artif. Intell. Res., 2012

Editorial.
I. J. Robotics Res., 2012

Estimation, planning, and mapping for autonomous flight using an RGB-D camera in GPS-denied environments.
I. J. Robotics Res., 2012

Human-automated path planning optimization and decision support.
Int. J. Hum.-Comput. Stud., 2012

Guest editorial: special issue on robotics: science and systems.
Auton. Robots, 2012

Toward Information Theoretic Human-Robot Dialog.
Proceedings of the Robotics: Science and Systems VIII, 2012

Interpreting and Executing Recipes with a Cooking Robot.
Proceedings of the Experimental Robotics, 2012

A Bayesian nonparametric approach to modeling battery health.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2012

State estimation for aggressive flight in GPS-denied environments using onboard sensing.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2012

Model estimation within planning and learning.
Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2012

2011
RANGE-Robust autonomous navigation in GPS-denied environments.
J. Field Robotics, 2011

Efficient Planning under Uncertainty with Macro-actions.
J. Artif. Intell. Res., 2011

Supervised vs. Unsupervised Learning for Operator State Modeling in Unmanned Vehicle Settings.
JACIC, 2011

Special Issue on Robotics: Science and Systems 2010.
I. J. Robotics Res., 2011

Editorial: Special Issue on Legged Locomotion.
I. J. Robotics Res., 2011

A Bayesian nonparametric approach to modeling motion patterns.
Auton. Robots, 2011

Approaching the Symbol Grounding Problem with Probabilistic Graphical Models.
AI Magazine, 2011

Visual Odometry and Mapping for Autonomous Flight Using an RGB-D Camera.
Proceedings of the Robotics Research, 2011

Decentralized Control for Optimizing Communication with Infeasible Regions.
Proceedings of the Robotics Research, 2011

Active Exploration for Robust Object Detection.
Proceedings of the IJCAI 2011, 2011

Following and interpreting narrated guided tours.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2011

Rapidly-exploring Random Belief Trees for motion planning under uncertainty.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2011

Online Discovery of Feature Dependencies.
Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Machine Learning, 2011

Infinite Dynamic Bayesian Networks.
Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Machine Learning, 2011

Planning to Perceive: Exploiting Mobility for Robust Object Detection.
Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, 2011

Understanding Natural Language Commands for Robotic Navigation and Mobile Manipulation.
Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2011

2010
Robot Learning.
Proceedings of the Encyclopedia of Machine Learning, 2010

Special Issue on Robotics: Science and Systems 2009.
I. J. Robotics Res., 2010

On the Design and Use of a Micro Air Vehicle to Track and Avoid Adversaries.
I. J. Robotics Res., 2010

Planning in partially-observable switching-mode continuous domains.
Ann. Math. Artif. Intell., 2010

Nonparametric Bayesian Policy Priors for Reinforcement Learning.
Proceedings of the Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 23: 24th Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems 2010. Proceedings of a meeting held 6-9 December 2010, 2010

Grounding Verbs of Motion in Natural Language Commands to Robots.
Proceedings of the Experimental Robotics, 2010

Natural language command of an autonomous micro-air vehicle.
Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2010

A voice-commandable robotic forklift working alongside humans in minimally-prepared outdoor environments.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2010

Multiple relative pose graphs for robust cooperative mapping.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2010

Efficient planning under uncertainty for a target-tracking micro-aerial vehicle.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2010

Indoor scene recognition through object detection.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2010

RANGE - robust autonomous navigation in GPS-denied environments.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2010

Grounding spatial language for video search.
Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces / 7. International Workshop on Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction, 2010

Toward understanding natural language directions.
Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction, 2010

A Discriminative Model for Understanding Natural Language Route Directions.
Proceedings of the Dialog with Robots, 2010

A Bayesian Nonparametric Approach to Modeling Mobility Patterns.
Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2010

PUMA: Planning Under Uncertainty with Macro-Actions.
Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2010

2009
Robot learning [TC Spotlight].
IEEE Robot. Automat. Mag., 2009

Increasing autonomy of UAVs.
IEEE Robot. Automat. Mag., 2009

Provably Efficient Learning with Typed Parametric Models.
J. Mach. Learn. Res., 2009

A Bayesian regression approach to terrain mapping and an application to legged robot locomotion.
J. Field Robotics, 2009

Probabilistic Models of Object Geometry with Application to Grasping.
I. J. Robotics Res., 2009

Where to go: Interpreting natural directions using global inference.
Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2009

Utilizing object-object and object-scene context when planning to find things.
Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2009

icLQG: Combining local and global optimization for control in information space.
Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2009

2008
Optimal sensor placement for agent localization.
TOSN, 2008

Trajectory Optimization using Reinforcement Learning for Map Exploration.
I. J. Robotics Res., 2008

Spoken language interaction with model uncertainty: an adaptive human-robot interaction system.
Connect. Sci., 2008

CORL: A Continuous-state Offset-dynamics Reinforcement Learner.
Proceedings of the UAI 2008, 2008

Probabilistic Models of Object Geometry for Grasp Planning.
Proceedings of the Robotics: Science and Systems IV, 2008

Reliable Dynamic Motions for a Stiff Quadruped.
Proceedings of the Experimental Robotics, The Eleventh International Symposium, 2008

Co-ordinated Tracking and Planning Using Air and Ground Vehicles.
Proceedings of the Experimental Robotics, The Eleventh International Symposium, 2008

Reinforcement Learning with Limited Reinforcement: Using Bayes Risk for Active Learning in POMDPs.
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics, 2008

Continuous-State POMDPs with Hybrid Dynamics.
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics, 2008

Learning predictive terrain models for legged robot locomotion.
Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2008

Planning in information space for a quadrotor helicopter in a GPS-denied environment.
Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2008

Reinforcement learning with limited reinforcement: using Bayes risk for active learning in POMDPs.
Proceedings of the Machine Learning, 2008

A Comparison of the Effect of a Low to Moderately Demanding Cognitive Task on Simulated Driving Performance and Heart Rate in Middle Aged and Young Adult Drivers.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Cyberworlds 2008, 2008

The permutable POMDP: fast solutions to POMDPs for preference elicitation.
Proceedings of the 7th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2008), 2008

Efficient Optimization of Information-Theoretic Exploration in SLAM.
Proceedings of the Twenty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2008

2007
The Belief Roadmap: Efficient Planning in Linear POMDPs by Factoring the Covariance.
Proceedings of the Robotics Research - The 13th International Symposium, 2007

Analyzing gaussian proposal distributions for mapping with rao-blackwellized particle filters.
Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, October 29, 2007

Collision detection in legged locomotion using supervised learning.
Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, October 29, 2007

Topological mapping using spectral clustering and classification.
Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, October 29, 2007

Adaptive Observation Strategies for Forecast Error Minimization.
Proceedings of the Computational Science, 2007

Efficient model learning for dialog management.
Proceedings of the Second ACM SIGCHI/SIGART Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, 2007

Efficient Model Learning for Dialog Management.
Proceedings of the Multidisciplinary Collaboration for Socially Assistive Robotics, 2007

2006
Editorial: Special Issue on Robotics: Science and Systems 2005.
I. J. Robotics Res., 2006

Adapting Probabilistic Roadmaps to Handle Uncertain Maps.
Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2006

Using Reinforcement Learning to Improve Exploration Trajectories for Error Minimization.
Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2006

2005
Finding Approximate POMDP solutions Through Belief Compression.
J. Artif. Intell. Res., 2005

Session Overview Planning.
Proceedings of the Robotics Research: Results of the 12th International Symposium, 2005

Global A-Optimal Robot Exploration in SLAM.
Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2005

SLAM using Incremental Probabilistic PCA and Dimensionality Reduction.
Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2005

2004
Online Control Policy Optimization for Minimizing Map Uncertainty during Exploration.
Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2004

2003
Towards robotic assistants in nursing homes: Challenges and results.
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 2003


Perspectives on standardization in mobile robot programming: the Carnegie Mellon Navigation (CARMEN) Toolkit.
Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, October 27, 2003

Planning under Uncertainty for Reliable Health Care Robotics.
Proceedings of the Field and Service Robotics, Recent Advances in Reserch and Applications, 2003

2002
Exponential Family PCA for Belief Compression in POMDPs.
Proceedings of the Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 15 [Neural Information Processing Systems, 2002

GRACE: An Autonomous Robot for the AAAI Robot Challenge.
Proceedings of the AAAI Mobile Robot Competition 2002, Papers from the AAAI Workshop, 28 July, 2002

Motion planning through policy search.
Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 30, 2002

Robotic Assistance During Ambulation by Older Adults.
Proceedings of the AMIA 2002, 2002

Experiences with a Mobile Robotic Guide for the Elderly.
Proceedings of the Eighteenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Fourteenth Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence, July 28, 2002

2001
Collaborative Robot Exploration and Rendezvous: Algorithms, Performance Bounds and Observations.
Auton. Robots, 2001

Toward Optimal Active Learning through Sampling Estimation of Error Reduction.
Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2001), Williams College, Williamstown, MA, USA, June 28, 2001

2000
Probabilistic Algorithms and the Interactive Museum Tour-Guide Robot Minerva.
I. J. Robotics Res., 2000

Spoken Dialogue Management Using Probabilistic Reasoning.
Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 2000

1999
Coastal Navigation with Mobile Robots.
Proceedings of the Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 12, [NIPS Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA, November 29, 1999

MINERVA: A Tour-Guide Robot that Learns.
Proceedings of the KI-99: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, 1999

MINERVA: A Second-Generation Museum Tour-Guide Robot.
Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 1999

Online Self-Calibration for Mobile Robots.
Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 1999

Coastal Navigation: Mobile Robot Navigation with Uncertainty in Dynamic Environments.
Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 1999

1997
Autonomous Exploration: An Integrated Systems Approach.
Proceedings of the Fourteenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Ninth Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference, 1997

1996
Surface sensing and classification for efficient mobile robot navigation.
Proceedings of the 1996 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 1996

Mobile Robot Navigation and Control: A Case Study.
Proceedings of the Thirteenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Eighth Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference, 1996


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