Publications


2016

Ahmadzadeh, Reza S; Kaushik, Roshni ; Chernova, Sonia

Trajectory Learning from Demonstration with Canal Surfaces: A Parameter-free Approach Inproceedings

In: 16th International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), IEEE Cancun, Mexico, 2016.

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Ahmadzadeh, Reza S; Chernova, Sonia

Encoding Demonstrations and Learning New Trajectories using Canal Surfaces Inproceedings

In: 25th International joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2016), Workshop on Interactive Machine Learning: Connecting Humans and Machines, pp. 1–7, 2016.

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St. Clair, Aaron ; Saldanha, Carl ; Boteanu, Adrian ; Chernova, Sonia

Interactive Hierarchical Task Learning via Crowdsourcing for Robot Adaptability Inproceedings

In: Robotics: Science and Systems Workshop on Planning for Human-Robot Interaction: Shared Autonomy and Collaborative Robotics, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2016.

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Ahmadzadeh, Reza S; Chernova, Sonia

A Geometric Approach for Encoding Demonstrations and Learning New Trajectories Inproceedings

In: Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS 2016), Workshop on Planning for Human-Robot Interaction: Shared Autonomy and Collaborative Robotics, pp. 1–3, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, 2016.

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2015

Toris, Russell ; Kent, David ; Chernova, Sonia

Unsupervised Learning of Multi-Hypothesized Pick-and-Place Task Templates via Crowdsourcing Inproceedings

In: IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 1-6, 2015.

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Boteanu, Adrian ; Chernova, Sonia

Solving and Explaining Analogy Questions Using Semantic Networks Inproceedings

In: AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp. 1-8, AAAI 2015.

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Mohseni-Kabir, Anahita ; Chernova, Sonia ; Rich, Charles ; Sidner, Candy ; Miller, Daniel

Interactive Hierarchical Task Learning from a Single Demonstration Inproceedings

In: ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), pp. 1-8, ACM/IEEE 2015.

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Brys, Tim; Harutyunyan, Anna; Suay, Halit; Chernova, Sonia; Taylor, Matthew; Nowé, Ann

Learning from Demonstration and Reinforcement Inproceedings

In: International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), pp. 1-7, 2015.

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Russell Toris Julius Kammerl, David Lu Jihoon Lee Odest Chadwicke Jenkins Sarah Osentoski Mitchell Wills Sonia Chernova V

Robot Web Tools: Efficient Messaging for Cloud Robotics Inproceedings

In: Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015), 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, IEEE 2015.

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Suay, Halit Bener; Chernova, Sonia; Brys, Tim; Taylor, Matthew

Reward Shaping by Demonstration Inproceedings

In: Second Multidisciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making, pp. 1-8, 2015.

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Dimitrov, Velin ; Jagtap, Vinayak ; Skorinko, Jeanine ; Chernova, Sonia ; Gennert, Michael ; Padir, Taskin

Human-Centered Design of a Cyber-Physical System for Advanced Response to Ebola (CARE) Inproceedings

In: 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), IEEE 2015.

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Kent, David ; Behrooz, Morteza ; Chernova, Sonia

Crowdsourcing the Construction of a 3D Object Recognition Database for Robotic Grasping Journal Article

In: Autonomous Robots, 2015.

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Phillips-Grafflin, Calder ; Suay, Halit Bener ; Mainprice, Jim ; Alunni, Nicholas ; Lofaro, Daniel ; Berenson, Dmitry ; Chernova, Sonia ; Lindeman, Robert W; Oh, Paul

From Autonomy to Cooperative Traded Control of Humanoid Manipulation Tasks with Unreliable Communication Journal Article

In: Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 2015.

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2014

Toris, Russell ; Shue, Craig ; Chernova, Sonia

Message Authentication Codes for Secure Remote Non-Native Client Connections to ROS Enabled Robots Inproceedings

In: IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications (TEPRA), Woburn, MA, USA, 2014.

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Kent, David ; Behrooz, Morteza ; Chernova, Sonia

Crowdsourcing the Construction of a 3D Object Recognition Database for Robotic Grasping Inproceedings

In: IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014.

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Kent, David ; Chernova, Sonia

Construction of an Object Manipulation Database from Grasp Demonstrations Inproceedings

In: IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2014.

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Mainprice, Jim ; Phillips-Grafflin, Calder ; Suay, Halit Bener ; Alunni, Nicholas ; Lofaro, Daniel ; Berenson, Dmitry ; Chernova, Sonia ; Lindeman, Robert W; Oh, Paul

From autonomy to cooperative traded control of humanoid manipulation tasks with unreliable communication: System design and lessons learned Inproceedings

In: Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, pp. 3767–3774, IEEE 2014.

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Chernova, Sonia ; Thomaz, Andrea L

Robot Learning from Human Teachers Book

Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2014.

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Toris, Russell ; Kent, David ; Chernova, Sonia

The Robot Management System: A Framework for Conducting Human-Robot Interaction Studies Through Crowdsourcing Journal Article

In: Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, 2014.

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Alunni, Nicholas ; Phillips-Grafflin, Calder ; Suay, Halit Bener ; Mainprice, Jim ; Lofaro, Daniel ; Berenson, Dmitry ; Chernova, Sonia ; Lindeman, Robert W; Oh, Paul

Toward a user-guided manipulation framework for high-DOF robots with limited communication Journal Article

In: Journal of Intelligent Service Robotics, Special Issue on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications, 2014.

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Toris, Russell ; Chernova, Sonia

Goal-Based Learning from Demonstration for Mobile Pick-and-Place Inproceedings

In: AAAI Fall Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Human-Robot Interaction, 2014.

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Mohseni-Kabir, Anahita ; Chernova, Sonia ; Rich, Charles

Collaborative Learning of Hierarchical Task Networks from Demonstration and Instruction Inproceedings

In: AAAI Fall Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Human-Robot Interaction, 2014.

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Kent, David ; Chernova, Sonia

Construction of a 3D Object Recognition and Manipulation Database from Grasp Demonstrations Inproceedings

In: Robotics: Science and Systems Workshop on Human versus Robot Grasping and Manipulation, 2014.

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Toris, Russell ; Chernova, Sonia

Learning of Multi-Hypothesized Task Templates from a Corpus of Noisy Human Demonstrations Inproceedings

In: Robotics: Science and Systems, Workshop on Human-Robot Collaboration in Manufacturing, 2014.

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Mohseni-Kabir, Anahita ; Chernova, Sonia

Collaborative Learning of Hierarchical Task Networks from Demonstration and Instruction Inproceedings

In: Robotics: Science and Systems, Workshop on Human-Robot Collaboration in Manufacturing, 2014.

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Alunni, Nicholas; Suay, Halit Bener; Phillips-Grafflin, Calder; Mainprice, Jim; Berenson, Dmitry; Chernova, Sonia; Lindeman, Robert W; Lofaro, Daniel; Oh., Paul

Towards a User-Guided Manipulation Framework for High-DOF Robots Inproceedings

In: IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Video Track, 2014.

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2013

Boteanu, Adrian ; Chernova, Sonia

Modeling discussion topics in interactions with a tablet reading primer Inproceedings

In: Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, pp. 75–84, ACM 2013.

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Alunni, Nicholas ; Phillips-Grafftin, C; Suay, Halit Bener ; Lofaro, Daniel ; Berenson, Dmitry ; Chernova, Sonia ; Lindeman, Robert W; Oh, Paul

Toward a user-guided manipulation framework for high-DOF robots with limited communication Inproceedings

In: IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications (TePRA), pp. 1–6, IEEE 2013.

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Breazeal, Cynthia ; DePalma, Nick ; Orkin, Jeff ; Chernova, Sonia ; Jung, Malte

Crowdsourcing human-robot interaction: New methods and system evaluation in a public environment Journal Article

In: Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, 2 (1), pp. 82–111, 2013.

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Boteanu, Adrian ; Chernova, Sonia

Unsupervised Rating Prediction based on Local and Global Semantic Models Inproceedings

In: AAAI Fall Symposium: Semantics for Big Data, 2013.

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Penaloza, Christian I; Chernova, Sonia ; Mae, Yasushi ; Arai, Tatsuo

Robot Reinforcement Learning using Crowdsourced Rewards Inproceedings

In: Proceedings of the IROS Workshop on Cloud Robotics, 2013.

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Toris, Russell ; Chernova, Sonia

RobotsFor.Me and Robots For You Inproceedings

In: Proceedings of the IUI Workshop on Interactive Machine Learning, 2013.

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2012

Chernyak, Vadim ; Flynn, Timothy ; O'Rourke, Jeffrey ; Morgan, Jonathan ; Zalutsky, Anton ; Chernova, Sonia ; Nestinger, Stephen S; Padir, Taskin

The design and realization of a high mobility biomimetic quadrupedal robot Inproceedings

In: IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronics and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA), pp. 93–98, IEEE 2012.

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Suay, Halit Bener ; Toris, Russell ; Chernova, Sonia

A practical comparison of three robot learning from demonstration algorithm Journal Article

In: International Journal of Social Robotics, 4 (4), pp. 319–330, 2012.

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Suay, Halit Bener ; Beck, Joseph ; Chernova, Sonia

Using Causal Models for Learning from Demonstration. Inproceedings

In: AAAI Fall Symposium: Robots Learning Interactively from Human Teachers, 2012.

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Boteanu, Adrian ; Chernova, Sonia

Modeling Topics in User Dialog for Interactive Tablet Media Inproceedings

In: Proceedings of the AIIDE Workshop on Human-Computation in Interactive Digital Entertainment, 2012.

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Jung, Malte ; dePalma , Nick ; Chernova, Sonia ; Hinds, Pamela J; Breazeal, Cynthia

Human-Robot Collaboration: Bids and Bytes Inproceedings

In: HRI Workshop on Human-Agent-Robot Teamwork, 2012.

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2011

Taylor, Matthew E; Suay, Halit Bener ; Chernova, Sonia

Integrating reinforcement learning with human demonstrations of varying ability Inproceedings

In: International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), pp. 617–624, International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems 2011.

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Chernova, Sonia ; DePalma, Nick ; Morant, Elisabeth ; Breazeal, Cynthia

Crowdsourcing human-robot interaction: Application from virtual to physical worlds Inproceedings

In: IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (Ro-Man), pp. 21–26, IEEE 2011.

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Suay, Halit Bener ; Chernova, Sonia

A comparison of two algorithms for robot learning from demonstration Inproceedings

In: IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), pp. 2495–2500, IEEE 2011.

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Suay, Halit Bener ; Chernova, Sonia

Effect of human guidance and state space size on interactive reinforcement learning Inproceedings

In: IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (Ro-Man), pp. 1–6, IEEE 2011.

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Padir, Taskin ; Fischer, Gregory S; Chernova, Sonia ; Gennert, Michael A

A unified and integrated approach to teaching a two-course sequence in robotics engineering Journal Article

In: Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 23 (5), pp. 748, 2011.

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Chernova, Sonia ; DePalma, Nick ; Breazeal, Cynthia

Crowdsourcing real world human-robot dialog and teamwork through online multiplayer games Journal Article

In: AI Magazine, 32 (4), pp. 100–111, 2011.

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Taylor, Matthew Edmund ; Suay, Halit Bener ; Chernova, Sonia

Using Human Demonstrations to Improve Reinforcement Learning. Inproceedings

In: AAAI Spring Symposium: Help Me Help You: Bridging the Gaps in Human-Agent Collaboration, 2011.

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DePalma, Nick ; Chernova, Sonia ; Breazeal, Cynthia

Leveraging online virtual agents to crowdsource human-robot interaction Inproceedings

In: Proceedings of CHI Workshop on Crowdsourcing and Human Computation, 2011.

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Suay, Halit Bener ; Chernova, Sonia

Humanoid robot control using depth camera Inproceedings

In: HRI Video Program, IEEE 2011.

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2010

Chernova, Sonia ; Veloso, Manuela

Confidence-based multi-robot learning from demonstration Journal Article

In: International Journal of Social Robotics, 2 (2), pp. 195–215, 2010.

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Chernova, Sonia ; Orkin, Jeff ; Breazeal, Cynthia

Crowdsourcing HRI through Online Multiplayer Games. Inproceedings

In: AAAI Fall Symposium: Dialog with Robots, 2010.

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Chernova, Sonia ; Breazeal, Cynthia

Learning Temporal Plans from Observation of Human Collaborative Behavior. Inproceedings

In: AAAI Spring Symposium: It's All in the Timing, 2010.

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Taylor, Matthew E; Chernova, Sonia

Integrating human demonstration and reinforcement learning: Initial results in human-agent transfer Inproceedings

In: Proceedings of the AAMAS Workshop on Agents Learning Interactively with Human Teachers, 2010.

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