April 30, 2020

A computer is a machine designed to process, store, and retrieve data. Data can be numbers in a spreadsheets, characters in a text, pixels in an images, waveforms of sounds, etc. READ MORE

April 6, 2020

I am very glad to announce that I have just become a Review Editor on the Editorial Board of Frontiers in Neurorobotics. 

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March 5, 2020

The latest generation of speech synthesis techniques has recently increased the quality of Text-To-Speech (TTS) systems as regarding the naturalness and the intelligibility of the voice. Such systems are often referred in the literature as corpus-based TTS. The unit-se...

March 5, 2020

Imagine that you are reaching into the fridge to grasp an object you can only partially see. Rather than relying solely on vision, you must use touch in order to localise it and securely grasp it. However, humans would not poke the object to localise it first and then...

February 6, 2020

As robots make their way out of factories to work alongside humans, it is crucial that they develop the necessary skills to manipulate and interact with their environment in various and unforeseeable circumstances. Pushing, with this regards, becomes a key primitive ma...

January 20, 2020

I am glad to announce that our paper "Let's Push Things Forward: A Survey on Robot Pushing" has been accepted for publication by Frontiers in Robotics & AI journal.

Follow the link below for the paper abstract

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/frobt.2020.00008...

August 4, 2019

Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=5Fuhk4oKIvY

Human robot collaboration on the shop floor presents a significant set of challenges. In this project we have developed methods for enabling a shop floor mobile robot to assist a human in logisti...

July 23, 2019

'Cleaning up nuclear wast is obviously a task for robots. But designing 'bots that can do that is hard'. This is how the latest article on the National Centre for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR) starts. A good read from The Economist.

Link to the article: https://www.economist....

June 25, 2019

LINK TO PAPER: https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.08381

LINK TO POSTER: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1osPtTC9_zDxhm90epWTHXzcY2Ty7DIKq

Remote manipulation is emerging as one of the key robotics tasks needed in extreme environments. Several researchers have investigated how t...