Zsolt Kira

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Publications

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Dissertation

  Kira, Z., Communication and Alignment of Grounded Symbolic Knowledge Among Heterogeneous Robots, Ph.D. Dissertation, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, May 2010. [pdf]

Refereed Conference Publications

[11] Kira, Z., Hadsell, R., Salgian, G., and Samarasekera, S., "Long-Range Pedestrian Detection using Stereo and a Cascade of Convolutional Network Classifiers", accepted to the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2012. [pdf]

[10] Hadsell, R., Kira, Z., Wang, W., Precoda, K., "Unsupervised Topic Modeling for Leader Detection in Spoken Discourse", accepted to the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, 2012.

[9] Wang, W., Precoda, K., Hadsell, R., Kira, Z., Richey, C., Jiva, G., "Detecting Leadership and Cohesion in Spoken Interactions", accepted to the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, 2012.
 

[8] Kira, Z., "Inter-Robot Transfer Learning for Perceptual Classification ", accepted to the 9th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), 2010. [pdf]

Won CoTeSys Best Robotics Paper
(Also nominated for Best Student
Paper / Best Paper Awards)

[7] Kira, Z., "Transferring Embodied Concepts between Perceptually Heterogeneous Robots", in Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 4650-4656, 2009. [pdf]
 
[6] Kira, Z., "Mapping Grounded Object Properties across Perceptually Heterogeneous Embodiments", in Proceedings of the 22nd International FLAIRS Conference, pp. 57-62, 2009. [pdf]
 

Won Best Student
Paper Award

[5] Kira, Z., Potter, M.A., "Exerting Human Control Over Decentralized Robot Swarms", accepted to the 4th International Conference on Autonomous Robots and Agents, 2009. [pdf]
 
[4] Kira, Z., Long, K., "Modeling Robot Differences by Leveraging a Physically Shared Context", in L. Berthouze, C.G. Prince, M. Littman, H. Kozima, & C. Balkenius (Eds.), Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics: Modeling Cognitive Development in Robotic Systems, pp. 53-59, 2007. Sweden: Lund University Cognitive Studies. [pdf]
 
[3] Kira, Z., "Modeling Cross-Sensory and Sensorimotor Correlations to Detect and Localize Faults in Mobile Robots", in Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 1520-1526, 2007. San Diego, CA, USA. [pdf]
 
[2] Kira, Z., and Schultz, A.C.,  "Continuous and Embedded Learning for Multi-Agent Systems", in Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 3184-3190, 2006. [pdf]
 
[1] Kira, Z. and Arkin, R.C., "Forgetting Bad Behavior: Memory Management for Case-Based Navigation", in Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 3145-3152, 2004. [pdf] [Earlier Tech report]

Refereed Workshops and Abstracts

[3] Kira, Z., Southall, B., Kuthirummal, S., and Eledath, J., "Multi-Sensor Fusion for Pedestrian Detection on the Move ", in proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications (poster), 2012.
[2] Kira, Z., Collins, T., and Arkin, R.C., "A Design Process for Robot Capabilities and Missions Applied to Microautonomous Platforms ", accepted to the SPIE Conference on Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications II, 2010.
[1] Ulam, P., Kira, Z., Collins, T., and Arkin, R.C., "Mission Specification and Control for Unmanned Aerial and Ground Vehicles for Indoor Target Discovery and Tracking ", accepted to the SPIE Conference on Ground/Air Multi-Sensor Interoperability, Integration, and Networking for Persistent ISR, 2010.

 

Unpublished

[2] Likhachev, M., Kaess, M., Kira, Z., and R.C. Arkin "Spatio-Temporal Case Based
Reasoning for Efficient Reactive Robot Navigation
". [pdf]
 
[1] Kira, Z., and Ranganathan, A., "Self Organization in Artificial Intelligence and the Brain". [pdf]
 

 

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