James McCann is running a SIGGRAPH Frontiers workshop titled "Textiles: Virtual to Actual" at SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles. The workshop will be from 9am to 5pm on Sunday, July 28th [https://s2019.siggraph.org/conference/programs-events/organization-events/frontiers-workshops/textiles-virtual-to-actual/?sess=sess301]. It features talks from folks in the textiles industry about what problems graphics may [...]
Carnegie Mellon's Changliu Liu talks cobot safety, the importance of having realistic expectations of what cobots can and can't do and her vision of a manufacturing world after cobots. Read the full interview here: https://blog.robotiq.com/the-cobot-experience-series-changliu-liu
Carnegie Mellon University and Argo AI Form Center for Autonomous Vehicle Research with $15-Million Multiyear Grant
Agreement Affirms Pittsburgh’s Status as the ‘Capital of Autonomy’ with CMU at the Center of the Growing Industry PITTSBURGH—Carnegie Mellon University and Argo AI today announced a five-year, $15 million sponsored research partnership under which the self-driving technology company will fund research into advanced perception [...]
New Tool Helps Even Novices Identify Insects Inhabiting Streams, Lakes and Rivers PITTSBURGH—A new online field guide to aquatic insects in the eastern United States, macroinvertebrates.org, promises to be an important tool for monitoring water quality, enabling even novices to correctly identify freshwater insects [...]
PRECOG: PREdiction Conditioned On Goals in Visual Multi-Agent Settings N. Rhinehart, R. McAllister, K. M. Kitani, S. Levine Best Paper, ICML 2019 Workshop on AI for Autonomous Driving arXiv 2019 Workshop home page.
“Neural RGB-> D Sensing: Depth and Uncertainty from a Video Camera,” by Chao Liu; Jinwei Gu; Kihwan Kim; Srinivasa G Narasimhan; Jan Kautz http://openaccess.thecvf.com/…/Liu_Neural_RGBrD_Sensing_Dep… “Shapes and Context; In-the-wild Image Synthesis & Manipulation, “Aayush Bansal; Yaser Sheikh; Deva Ramanan http://openaccess.thecvf.com/…/Bansal_Shapes_and_Context_In… “A Theory of Fermat Paths for [...]