Peter Stone

Peter Stone Named to Academy of Distinguished Teachers at UT Austin

April 25, 2014

Professor Peter Stone is one of six faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin have been named to the university's respected Academy of Distinguished Teachers for 2014. ...

Peter Stone Can't Get Enough Of Robots Playing Soccer

January 15, 2014

Professor Peter Stone spoke with Joe Palca this morning on NPR's Morning Edition about taking his "passion for soccer into the lab" in a segment aptly titled "Peter Stone Can't Get Enough Of Robots Playing Soccer." ...

To Make Intersections Smarter, We Need Cars To Be Smarter, Too

January 8, 2014

Kurt Dresne, one of Professor Peter Stone's former UT Computer Science graduate student spoke with NPR's Robert Siegel recently about his thesis research on autonomous intersection management in a segment called "To Make Intersections Smarter, We Need Cars To Be Smarter, Too." ...

AI Groups See Success at Summer Conferences

July 19, 2013

UTCS's AI group enjoyed considerable success at this summer's conferences. ...

Disruptions: How Driverless Cars Could Reshape Cities

July 8, 2013

While driverless cars might still seem like science fiction outside the Valley, the people working and thinking about these technologies are starting to ask what these autos could mean for the city of the future. The short answer is “a lot.” ...

Peter Stone Selected for Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

June 25, 2013

Peter Stone has been selected for the 2013 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award. The awards are given to faculty in the UT System " who have demonstrated extraordinary classroom performance and innovation in undergraduate instruction." ...

Current and Past Ph.D. Students Win Awards

August 8, 2012

Two of UTCS's current and past Ph.D. students have won significant awards. ...

Robot Sport: Heavy Hitters

July 21, 2012

Sporting robots are still slow. But their inventors are making rapid strides ...

Putting the Auto in Automobile

July 5, 2012

Peter Stone talks about autonomous vehicles and intersections with Michael Breen of American Mathematical Society on this podcast episode of Mathematical Moments. ...

UT robots win soccer championship in Mexico City

June 26, 2012

UT Austin Villa, a team of robots led by University of Texas computer scientists, took home two 2012 Robot Soccer World Cup division championships during the RoboCup 2012 in Mexico City this month. ...

Professor Peter Stone Elected AAAI Fellow

May 23, 2012

Professor Peter Stone has been elected as a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) for his significant contributions to machine learning, multiagent systems, and robotics, and pioneering applications in robot soccer, trading agents, and autonomous driving domains. ...

5 Ways Self-Driving Cars Will Make You Love Commuting

May 17, 2012

Ordinary Americans can't buy intelligent, self-driving cars just yet, but the technology could someday revolutionize one of the nation's most common road rituals—the morning and evening commutes that bookend the workday for millions of people. ...

No lights, no signs, no accidents - future intersections for driverless cars

March 23, 2012

Computer scientists at the University of Texas in Austin are developing intersections of the future, designed to accommodate the driverless vehicles they believe will soon take over our roads. The intersection will have no traffic lights and no stop signs, just computer programs that will talk directly to each car on the road. ...

UT professor leads research into autonomous intersection technology

March 4, 2012

Having already designed an SUV that drives itself, a project group at the University of Texas is now working on the technological next step: an autonomous intersection that lets driverless vehicles navigate without stoplights or stop signs. ...

Avoiding Red Lights by Booking Ahead

February 21, 2012

Discovery News asks, "Computers can reserve your plane ticket, your hotel room and your restaurant table. Why not your place at an intersection?" ...

Computer Scientist Developing Intersections of the Future With Fully Autonomous Vehicles

February 20, 2012

Peter Stone rides in Marvin, the autonomous car designed by he and his students. Photo by Wyatt McSpadden. ...

Intersections of the Future: Using Fully Autonomous Vehicles

February 6, 2012

The future looks like this: You are sitting in the backseat of the car drinking coffee and reading the news on your tablet. ...

Research Corner: Gates Building Prediction Market

January 25, 2012

Prediction markets are popular for aggregating opinions regarding the likelihood of future events by enabling people to buy and sell "shares" that indicate whether or not they think the event will happen. There has been some evidence that the market prices are reasonably accurate predictors of whether those events will actually happen. ...

Professor works with graduate students, undergrads to develop robot technology

November 13, 2011

As an educator, associate computer science professor Peter Stone has a unique perspective on who, or what, can learn. Stone has spent his time at UT working with students to develop intelligent robots capable of learning and adapting to their environments. ...

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