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Join us for the Inaugural Northwest Robotics Symposium

This inaugural symposium aims to make up for two-plus years of missed in-person networking as a result of the pandemic. Students, postdocs, industry researchers, and faculty are all encouraged to participate. The event is free.

The symposium will be an all-day affair featuring invited short talks, posters, and social events.

Happening May 13th at UW.

Paper on a 'Wandering' Kuri Deployment to Appear at HRI 2022

We needed to put a Mayfield Kuri into the halls of our building for a study, but it turned out to be no small feat. We settled on a system that had the robot roam around and occasionally ping us for help when it needed to charge. It’s a pattern to consider if you find yourself wanting to run a user study with a robot that can’t navigate autonomously. Check out the paper, and don’t miss the demo on the project page.

The video we made for HRI 2022, which was virtual once again.

Papers on Influencing Behavioral Attributions and Generating Backchannels to Appear at CoRL

To appear as posters at the Conference on Robot Learning in November (virtually, I would guess):