All Events

May 31

CPSRC Seminar: Model Predictive Control for Motion Planning in Urban Environments

Laura Ferranti
Postdoctoral Researcher

Abstract: Every year more than 20 million people are involved in road accidents, mostly caused by human errors. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 1.3 million people lost their lives in these accidents.  Half of the victims are vulnerable road users (VRUs), such as... Read More

May 23

CPSRC Seminar: Planning via Constrained Markov Decision Processes

Alessandro Pinto
Technical Fellow

Abstract: In this talk I will retrace our research journey in the area of autonomous and intelligent systems. I will then present a high-level architecture for autonomy and dive into the technical details of a planning system we have implemented to bridge the gap between mission and motion level... Read More

May 20

Faculty Ethics Bowl: Ethics and the Far Future

David Haussler
Scientific Director

The Center for Public Philosophy presents the first Faculty Ethics Bowl, focused on Ethics and the Far Future. Faculty from the sciences and humanities use the Ethics Bowl format to debate how much of our time and resources (if any) should be put into thinking about the far future, such... Read More