One-shot imitation from watching videos

By Tianhe Yu and Chelsea Finn Learning a new skill by observing another individual, the ability to imitate, is a key part of intelligence in human and animals. Can we enable a robot to do the same, learning to manipulate a new object by simply…

BDD100K: A large-scale diverse driving video database

By Fisher Yu TL;DR, we released the largest and most diverse driving video dataset with richannotations called BDD100K. You can access the data for research now at http://bdd-data.berkeley.edu. We haverecently released an arXivreport on it. And there is still time to participate in our CVPR…

TDM: From model-free to model-based deep reinforcement learning

By Vitchyr Pong You’ve decided that you want to bike from your house by UC Berkeley to the Golden Gate Bridge. It’s a nice 20 mile ride, but there’s a problem: you’ve never ridden a bike before!To make matters worse, you are new to the…

Shared autonomy via deep reinforcement learning

By Siddharth Reddy Imagine a drone pilot remotely flying a quadrotor, using an onboard camera to navigate and land. Unfamiliar flight dynamics, terrain, and network latency can make this system challenging for a human to control. One approach to this problem is to train an…

Physical adversarial examples against deep neural networks

By Ivan Evtimov, Kevin Eykholt, Earlence Fernandes, and Bo Li based on recent research by Ivan Evtimov, Kevin Eykholt, Earlence Fernandes, Tadayoshi Kohno, Bo Li, Atul Prakash, Amir Rahmati, Dawn Song, and Florian Tramèr. Deep neural networks (DNNs) have enabled great progress in a variety…

Kolkata Municipal Corporation to use drones to check dengue

By: PTI | Kolkata | Published: December 17, 2017 8:56 pm (Representational Image) As part of its drive to fight dengue, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has decided to use drones from next year to take “difficult images” of stagnant water on terraces of high-rises…

Drone flew into New York `no-fly’ zone, exposing risks

By: Bloomberg | Published: December 15, 2017 6:51 pm Reports of safety incidents involving drones have climbed steadily, and averaged more than 200 a month last summer, according to US federal data. (File Photo) A recreational drone operator whose device smashed into a US Army…

Humble ISD students use rocket science to compete for drones

By Melanie Feuk, [email protected] Updated 12:04 pm, Friday, December 15, 2017 Photo: Jerry Baker, Freelance Image 1of/17 Caption Close Image 1 of 17 Humble High School junior and STEM student Leyva Yobei, 16, center, the launch commander and president of the Career and Technology Education (CATE)…