Sampling-Based Motion Planners: Recent Developments and Future Challenges
Speaker: Lydia Kavraki, Noah Harding Professor Dept of Computer Science Dept of Bioengineering (Joint Appointment) Rice University
Date: 16 October 2008 Time: 14:00-16:00
Location: "Mediterranean Studies" Seminar Room, FORTH, Heraklion, Crete.
Host: P. Trahanias


Sampling-based motion planners have enjoyed widespread success in the robotics community and have fueled significant research developments. Our laboratory has been actively involved in the development of sampling-based planners since their conception.

This talk will relate the current state-of-the-art and detail on-going work on developing planners for systems with increased physical realism by addressing difficulties that arise in handling dynamics and high-dimensional geometry.


Detailed CV is available at:http://www.cs.rice.edu/~kavraki/short_bio2005.html

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