Future Directions In Visual Navigation


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program

Monday May 19, 2008

Pasadena Convention Center, Room 107

Opening Session

9:00-9:10 am

Introduction and Welcome
Yiannis Aloimonos, UMD and Nikos Papanikolopoulos, UMN

9:10-9:30 am

Opening Remarks
Liyi Dai, ARO and C.S. George Lee, NSF

9:30-10:00 am

The Changing Landscape of Visual Navigation: From Active Vision to “Action” Vision
Yiannis Aloimonos, UMD

Navigation Issues and Beyond

10:00-10:30 am

Navigation within the Hybrid Spatial Semantic Hierarchy
Benjamin Kuipers, University of Texas at Austin

10:30-11:00 am

Coffee Break

11:00-11:30 am

Synergistic Intelligence: Perspectives on Cognition and Robotics
Minoru Asada, Osaka University

11:30-12:00 pm

Tele-immersive Environments for Studying Physical Interaction Between Geographically Distributed People
Rujena Bajcsy, UC Berkeley

12:00-12:30 pm

PureVisual SLAM
Jose Neira, U. Zaragoza, Spain

Localization

2:15-2:45 pm

Scaling up Localization in Metric and Topological maps
Jana Kosecka, George Mason University

2:45-3:15 pm

Learning Probabilistic Environmental Models with Vision: Successes and Challenges
Edwin Olson, John Leonard, and Seth Teller, MIT

3:15-3:45 pm

The Role of Appearance in Mapping and Navigation
Ingmar Posner and Paul Newman, Oxford University

3:45-4:15 pm

Coffee Break

4:15-4:45 pm

Vision-aided Inertial Navigation
Stergios Roumeliotis, UMN

Learning and Navigation

4:45-5:15 pm

Neural Correlates of Robot Navigation Algorithms
Daniel Lee, University of Pennsylvania

5:15-5:45 pm

Mapping, Navigation, and Learning for Off-Road Traversal
Kurt Konolige, Moti Agrawal, Rufus Blas, Robert C. Bolles, Brian Gerkey, Joan Sola, and Aravind Sundaresan

5:45-6:15 pm

Learning Techniques for Moving Shadow Detection
Ajay Joshi and Nikos Papanikolopoulos, UMN

6:15-6:45 pm

Monocular 3D Depth Perception for Navigation
Ashutosh Saxena and Andrew Ng, Stanford University

Tuesday May 20, 2008

Pasadena Convention Center, Room 107

Opening Session

8:30-9:00 am

Overview and Comments
Jon Bornstein, ARL

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Vision and Navigation

9:00-9:30 am

Beyond GPS: Monocular Visual Odometry in Large Scale Cluttered Urban Environments
Kostas Daniilidis, University of Pennsylvania

9:30-10:00 am

Four-dimensional Virtual Cities for Safety and Security
Katsushi Ikeuchi, Tokyo University

10:00-10:30 am

Probabilistic Techniques for Localization, SLAM, and Range Sensing Based on Vision
Wolfram Burgard, University of Freiburg, Germany

10:30-11:00 am

Coffee Break

11:00-11:30 am

Navigating an Intersection
Michael Shneier, Anthony Barbera, and James Albus, NIST

11:30-12:00 pm

Learning from Experience in Visual Navigation
Larry Matthies, JPL

Neural Sciences and Navigation

1:45-2:15 pm

Integration of Visual and Vestibular Information for Perceiving Self-orientation and Self-motion
Marty Banks, UC Berkeley

2:15-2:45 pm

Biological Cues for Navigation: Geometric Patterns of Wide Field Optic Flow in Cortical Coordinates
Eric Schwartz, Boston University

2:45-3:15 pm

Multi-sensory Integration for Perception and Action
Christian Wallraven and Heinrich Buelthoff, Max Planck, Germany

3:15-3:45 pm

Fast and Accurate Relative Pose Calibration for Visual and Inertial Sensors
Jonathan Kelly and Gaurav Sukhatme, USC

3:45-4:00 pm

Coffee Break

Panel Discussion

4:30-6:30 pm

Visual Navigation and Interactions with the Environment
Moderators:
    Yiannis Aloimonos, UMD
    Nikos Papanikolopoulos, UMN
    Rod Grupen, UMass
    Jeff Trinkle, RPI