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Professor Naira Hovakimyan gave a technical talk on “Safe Learning and Control with L1 Adaptation”. Links: Robotics Today Presentation Video
Congratulations to Alex! He defended his Ph.D. final exam successfully!
We organized a CVPR workshop: Agriculture-vision: Challenge & Opportunities for Computer Vision in Agriculture in conjunction with IEEE/CVF CVPR 2020.   Link to the webpage. ...
Congratulations! Our article “Modeling yield response to crop management using convolutional neural networks” appears among the most downloaded articles. We have 3995 downloads in the ...
The research work of applying machine learning techniques to crop yield prediction in our group attracted researchers’ attention and recognition from AI community and was ...
Congratulations, researchers from our group are employing visual pattern recognition techniques in agricultural setting, providing more opportunities in data-driven farming. The dataset produced by IntelinAir, ...
Professor Naira Hovakimyan gave a science talk on “Aerial Co-Robots of the Future”.
We met our previous group member-Venanzio Cichella,¬† currently a faculty at the University of Iowa and Ziyi Wang from Evangelos Theodorou’s group at CDC in ...
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Robotics Today:  “Safe Learning and Control with L1 Adaptation”

Robotics Today: “Safe Learning and Control with L1 Adaptation”

Professor Naira Hovakimyan gave a technical talk on "Safe Learning and Control with L1 Adaptation". Links: Robotics Today Presentation Video

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Alexandre Barbosa defended his thesis successfully!

Alexandre Barbosa defended his thesis successfully!

Congratulations to Alex! He defended his Ph.D. final exam successfully!

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CVPR Workshop | Agriculture-vision: Challenge & Opportunities

CVPR Workshop | Agriculture-vision: Challenge & Opportunities

We organized a CVPR workshop: Agriculture-vision: Challenge & Opportunities for Computer Vision in Agriculture in conjunction with IEEE/CVF CVPR 2020.…

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Our article appears among the most downloaded articles!

Our article appears among the most downloaded articles!

Congratulations! Our article "Modeling yield response to crop management using convolutional neural networks" appears among the most downloaded articles. We…

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Our research work on crop prediction using CNN was reported on today’s “The Batch” Newsletter!

Our research work on crop prediction using CNN was reported on today’s “The Batch” Newsletter!

The research work of applying machine learning techniques to crop yield prediction in our group attracted researchers' attention and recognition…

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New paper on agriculture-related image dataset got accepted by CVPR 2020, Seattle

New paper on agriculture-related image dataset got accepted by CVPR 2020, Seattle

Congratulations, researchers from our group are employing visual pattern recognition techniques in agricultural setting, providing more opportunities in data-driven farming.…

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ScienceTalk on “Aerial Co-Robots of the Future”

ScienceTalk on “Aerial Co-Robots of the Future”

Professor Naira Hovakimyan gave a science talk on "Aerial Co-Robots of the Future".

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We presented our papers at CDC 2019 in Nice, France.

We presented our papers at CDC 2019 in Nice, France.

We met our previous group member-Venanzio Cichella,¬† currently a faculty at the University of Iowa and Ziyi Wang from Evangelos…

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CSL Social Hour Talk: Virtual Sully

CSL Social Hour Talk: Virtual Sully

Prof. Naira Hovakimyan from CSL speaks on her ongoing project, Virtual Sully, an advanced autopilot system designed to handle large…

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NSF Award Granted: “Virtual Sully”

NSF Award Granted: “Virtual Sully”

Congratulations! We start a very interesting NSF funded project: "Virtual Sully": Autopilot with Multilevel Adaptation for Handling Large Uncertainties. An…

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