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Liam Paull


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  • Mar 12, 2017 - Our paper "A Parallel Autonomy Research Platform" was accepted to the Intelligent Vehicle Symposium.
  • Feb 27, 2017 - I will act as an Associate Editor for IROS.
  • Jan 17, 2017 - I will serve on the Program Committee (aka glorified reviewer) for RSS 2017.
  • Jan 16, 2017 - Two ICRA papers have been accepted. One about Duckietown with 29 other authors, and one about parallel autonomy with Wilko Schwarting, Javier Alonso-Mora, Sertac Karaman, and Daniela Rus.
  • Dec 6, 2016 - I have just linked a lot of the code to the appropriate projects. See the project page for details.
  • Oct 5, 2016 - Our Paper "Two-Stage Focused Inference for Resource-Constrained Minimal Collision Navigation" (Beipeng Mu, Liam Paull, Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, John Leonard, Jonathan Patrick How) Has been accepted to IEEE Transactions on Robotics.
  • Nov 11, 2016 - I'm now a Research Scientist in the Distributed Robotics Lab with Daniela Rus at CSAIL at MIT.
  • July 20, 2016 - One CDC submission accepted: "Information-based Active SLAM via Topological Feature Graphs" Beipeng Mu, Matthew Giamou, Liam Paull, Jonathan How, John Leonard.
  • July 13, 2016 - Some more Duckietown press here and here.
  • July 1, 2016 - Two IROS papers accepted: One a collaboration with Kevin Eckenhoff and Guoquan (Paul) Huang, and the other with Beipeng Mu, Shih-Yuan Liu, Jonathan How and John Leonard.
  • Jan 15, 2016 - Our paper was accepted to ICRA paper: "A Unified Resource-Constrained Framework for Graph SLAM" Liam Paull, Guoquan Huang, John Leonard [pdf]
  • Nov 7, 2015 - NERC was a huge successs! Check out the website for photos and videos.
  • Oct 10, 2015 - The call for papers for NERC 2015 is out! Check out the website for more details!
  • Sept 23, 2015 - I am an Associate Editor for ICRA 2016.
  • July 30, 2015 - Our paper was accepted for IROS: "Bridging Text Spotting and SLAM with Junction Features" Hsueh-Cheng Wang, Chelsea Finn, Liam Paull, Michael Kaess,
    Ruth Rosenholtz, Seth Teller, and John Leonard [link]
  • July 18, 2015 - Just got back from RSS where we presented our paper: "Two-Stage Focused Inference for Resource-Constrained Collision-Free Navigation." Beipeng Mu, Ali Agha, Liam Paull, Matt Graham, Jonathan How, John J Leonard [pdf]. I also presented a poster at the Principles of Multi-Robot Systems workshop. [pdf]
  • Mar 25, 2015 - Our FSR submission: "An Overview of MIT-Olin's Approach in the AUVSI RobotX Competition" (Lots of authors) was accepted for oral presentation (45% success rate)! [pdf]
  • Jan 31, 2015 - Our ICRA submission: "Communication-Constrained Multi-AUV Cooperative SLAM" (Liam Paull, Guoquan Huang, Mae Seto, John Leonard) was accepted (41% success rate)! [pdf]
  • Jan 27, 2015 - I will serve on the program committee for RSS 2015 in Rome.
  • Jan 17, 2015 - I will serve on the organizing committee for the Northeast Robotics Colloquium 2015 in Worcester, Mass.
  • Dec 4, 2014 - I will serve on the program committee for CCECE 2015 in Halifax.
  • Oct 17, 2014 - I'm on my way to Singapore to compete in the MIT RobotX surface vehicle submission
  • May 20, 2014 - Our Submission to IROS 2014 was accepted: "Decentralized Cooperative Trajectory Estimation for Large Teams of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles" (Liam Paull, Mae Seto, John J. Leonard) [pdf]
  • April 25, 2014 - Sajad's paper: "Map Merging for Multiple Robot Simultaneous Localization and Mapping" (Sajad Saeedi, Liam Paull, Michael Trentini, Howard Li) was accepted to the International Journal of Robotics and Automation [link]
  • Jan 13, 2014 - Our International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) submission: "Area coverage that accounts for pose uncertainty with an AUV surveying application" (Liam Paull, Mae Seto, Howard Li) was accepted. [pdf]
  • Dec 9, 2013 - Sajad's paper was accepted to Robotics and Automation Magazine: "A new Efficient Topological Approach to Map Merging Based on a Probabilistic Generalized Voronoi Diagram" Sajad Saeedi, Liam Paull, Michael Trentini, Howard Li.
  • Dec. 5, 2013 - Our review paper in the Journal of Oceanic Engineering is now online, "AUV Navigation and Localization - A Review" Liam Paull, Sajad Saeedi, Mae Seto, Howard Li. [link]
  • Nov. 20, 2013 - Our paper in IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics is now online "Sensor-Driven Area Coverage for an Autonomous Fixed-Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle" Liam Paull, Carl Thibault, Amr Nagaty, Mae Seto, Howard Li. [link]
  • Nov. 20, 2013 - My PhD thesis, "Robust Online Adaptive Sensor-Driven Survey Planning for Single and Multiple Autonomous Underwater Vehicles", is now available online. [pdf]