Humanoid Robots
Not all robots need to have human form. But it may be useful for some robots to operate in the world in the same way that people do: walking on two legs, using arms and hands, etc. Roboust and stable locomotion remains a challenging research area.
Samuel Barrett Ph.D. Student sbarrett [at] cs utexas edu
Michael Quinlan Formerly affiliated Research Scientist mquinlan [at] cs utexas edu
Adam Setapen Masters Alumni asetapen [at] cs utexas edu
Peter Stone Faculty pstone [at] cs utexas edu
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Humanoid Robots Learning to Walk Faster: From the Real World to Simulation and Back 2013
Alon Farchy, Samuel Barrett, Patrick MacAlpine, and Peter Stone, In Proc. of 12th Int. Conf. on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), May 2013.
Positioning to Win: A Dynamic Role Assignment and Formation Positioning System 2013
Patrick MacAlpine, Francisco Barrera, and Peter Stone, In {R}obo{C}up-2012: Robot Soccer World Cup {XVI} 2013.
Simultaneous Learning and Reshaping of an Approximated Optimization Task 2013
Patrick MacAlpine, Elad Liebman, and Peter Stone, In AAMAS Adaptive Learning Agents (ALA) Workshop, May 2013.
The 2012 {UT Austin Villa} Code Release 2013
Samuel Barrett, Katie Genter, Yuchen He, Todd Hester, Piyush Khandelwal, Jacob Menashe, and Peter Stone, In {R}obo{C}up-2013: Robot Soccer World Cup {XVII} 2013.
UT Austin Villa 2012: Standard Platform League World Champions 2013
Samuel Barrett, Katie Genter, Yuchen He, Todd Hester, Piyush Khandelwal, Jacob Menashe, and Peter Stone, In RoboCup-2012: Robot Soccer World Cup {XVI}, Xiaoping Chen and Peter Stone and Luis Enrique Sucar and Tijn Van der Zant (Eds.) 2013. Springer Verlag.
UT Austin Villa 2013: Advances in Vision, Kinematics, and Strategy 2013
Jacob Menashe, Katie Genter, Samuel Barrett, and Peter Stone, In The Eighth Workshop on Humanoid Soccer Robots at Humanoids 2013, October 2013.
UT Austin Villa: RoboCup 2012 3D Simulation League Champion 2013
Patrick MacAlpine, Nick Collins, Adrian Lopez-Mobilia, and Peter Stone, In {R}obo{C}up-2012: Robot Soccer World Cup {XVI}, Xiaoping Chen and Peter Stone and Luis Enrique Sucar and Tijn Van der Zant (Eds.) 2013. Springer Verlag.
Design and Optimization of an Omnidirectional Humanoid Walk: A Winning Approach at the RoboCup 2011 3D Simulation Competition 2012
Patrick MacAlpine, Samuel Barrett, Daniel Urieli, Victor Vu, and Peter Stone, In Twenty-Sixth Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'12), July 2012.
Using Dynamic Rewards to Learn a Fully Holonomic Bipedal Walk 2012
Patrick MacAlpine and Peter Stone, In AAMAS Adaptive Learning Agents (ALA) Workshop, June 2012.
Austin Villa 2011: Sharing is Caring: Better Awareness through Information Sharing 2012
Samuel Barrett, Katie Genter, Todd Hester, Piyush Khandelwal, Michael Quinlan, Peter Stone, and Mohan Sridharan, Technical Report, Department of Computer Science, The University of Texas at Austin. Tech Report UT-AI-TR-12-01.
UT Austin Villa 2011: A Champion Agent in the RoboCup 3D Soccer Simulation Competition 2012
Patrick MacAlpine, Daniel Urieli, Samuel Barrett, Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan, Francisco Barrera, Adrian Lopez-Mobilia, Nicolae Stiurca, Victor Vu, and Peter Stone, In Proc. of 11th Int. Conf. on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS'12), June 2012.
Wright Eagle and UT Austin Villa: RoboCup 2011 Simulation League Champions 2012
Aijun Bai, Xiaoping Chen, Patrick MacAlpine, Daniel Urieli, Samuel Barrett, and Peter Stone, In {R}obo{C}up-2011: Robot Soccer World Cup {XV} 2012.
Austin Villa 2010 Standard Platform Team Report 2011
Samuel Barrett, Katie Genter, Matthew Hausknecht, Todd Hester, Piyush Khandelwal, Juhyun Lee, Michael Quinlan, Aibo Tian, Peter Stone, and Mohan Sridharan, Technical Report, Department of Computer Science, The University of Texas at Austin. Tech Report UT-AI-TR-11-01.
On Optimizing Interdependent Skills: A Case Study in Simulated 3D Humanoid Robot Soccer 2011
Daniel Urieli, Patrick MacAlpine, Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan, Yinon Bentor, and Peter Stone, In Proc. of 10th Int. Conf. on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS'11), May 2011.
UT Austin Villa 2011 3D Simulation Team Report 2011
Patrick MacAlpine, Daniel Urieli, Samuel Barrett, Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan, Francisco Barrera, Adrian Lopez-Mobilia, Nicolae Stiurca, Victor Vu, and Peter Stone, Technical Report, Department of Computer Science, The University of Texas at Austin.
Controlled Kicking under Uncertainty 2010
Samuel Barrett, Katie Genter, Todd Hester, Michael Quinlan, and Peter Stone, In The Fifth Workshop on Humanoid Soccer Robots at Humanoids 2010, Nashville, TN 2010.
MARIOnET: Motion Acquisition for Robots through Iterative Online Evaluative Training 2010
Adam Setapen, Michael Quinlan, and Peter Stone, In Ninth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems - Agents Learning Interactively from Human Teachers Workshop (AAMAS - ALIHT), May 2010.
Optimizing Interdependent Skills for Simulated 3D Humanoid Robot Soccer 2010
Daniel Urieli, Patrick MacAlpine, Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan, Yinon Bentor, and Peter Stone, In The Fifth Workshop on Humanoid Soccer Robots at Humanoids 2010, Nashville, TN 2010.
Transfer Learning for Reinforcement Learning on a Physical Robot 2010
Samuel Barrett, Matthew E. Taylor, and Peter Stone, In Ninth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems - Adaptive Learning Agents Workshop (AAMAS - ALA), May 2010.
Vision Calibration and Processing on a Humanoid Soccer Robot 2010
Piyush Khandelwal, Matthew Hausknecht, Juhyun Lee, Aibo Tian, and Peter Stone, In The Fifth Workshop on Humanoid Soccer Robots at Humanoids 2010, Nashville, TN 2010.
Three Humanoid Soccer Platforms: Comparison and Synthesis 2009
Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan, Todd Hester, Michael Quinlan, Yinon Bentor, and Peter Stone, In Proceedings of the RoboCup International Symposium 2009 2009. Springer Verlag.
TT-UT Austin Villa 2009: Naos across Texas 2009
Todd Hester, Michael Quinlan, Peter Stone, and Mohan Sridharan, Technical Report UT-AI-TR-09-08, The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Computer Science, AI Laboratory.
UT Austin Villa 2008: Standing on Two Legs 2008
Todd Hester, Michael Quinlan, and Peter Stone, Technical Report UT-AI-TR-08-8, The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Computer Sciences, AI Laboratory.