Publications

List of peer-reviewed technical publications
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2021

Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures: Towards Risk-Adaptive Coalition Formation [C23]
M. Rudolph, S. Chernova, H. Ravichandar
IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS).

An Interleaved Approach to Trait-Based Task Allocation and Scheduling [C22]
G. Neville, A. Messing, H. Ravichandar, S. Hutchinson, S. Chernova
IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS).

Predicting Individual Human Performance in Human-Robot Teaming [C21]
J. Kolb, M. Kishore, K. Shaw, H. Ravichandar, S. Chernova
IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN).

STRATA: Unified Framework for Task Assignments in Large Teams of Heterogeneous Agents [C20]
H. Ravichandar, K. Shaw, S. Chernova
International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS)J-AAMAS track.


2020

Learning Hierarchical Task Networks with Preferences from Unannotated Demonstrations [C19]
K.Chen, D. Kent, N. Shrivatsav, H. Ravichandar, S. Chernova
Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL).

STRATA: Unified Framework for Task Assignments in Large Teams of Heterogeneous Agents [J5]
H. Ravichandar, K. Shaw, S. Chernova
Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (J-AAMAS).
[preprint] [code]

Human-in-the-loop Robot Control for Human-Robot Collaboration [M1]
A. P. Dani, I. Salehi, G. Rotithor, D. Trombetta, H. Ravichandar
IEEE Control Systems Magazine.

Recent Advances in Robot Learning from Demonstration [J4]
H. Ravichandar* , A. Polydoros* , S. Chernova#, A. Billard#
Annual Review of Control, Robotics, and Autonomous Systems.
(*equal contribution, #equal contribution)

Anticipatory Human-Robot Collaboration via Multi-Objective Trajectory Optimization [C18]
A. Jain, D. Chen, D. Bansal, D. Kent, H. Ravichandar, S. Chernova
IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS).
[preprint]

Approximated Dynamic Trait Models for Heterogeneous Multi-Robot Teams [C17]
G. Neville, H. Ravichandar, K. Shaw, S. Chernova
IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS).

Learning and Coordination of Movement Primitives for Bimanual Manipulation Tasks using Concurrent Synchronization [BC2]
A. P. Dani, I. Salehi, H. Ravichandar, G. Yao
Recent Advances in Industrial Robotics”, WSPC
Editors: Satyandra K. Gupta, Venkat Krovi, and Craig Schlenoff
.


2019

Learning Reactive Motion Policies in Multiple Task Spaces from Human Demonstrations [C16]
M. A. Rana, A. Li, H. Ravichandar, M. Mukadam, S. Chernova, B. Boots, N. Ratliff, D. Fox
Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL).

Taking Recoveries to Task: Recovery-Driven Development for Recipe-Based Robot Tasks [C15]
S. Banerjee, A. Daruna, D. Kent, W. Liu, J. Balloch, A. Jain, A. Krishnan, M. A. Rana, H. Ravichandar, B. Shah, N. S. Srikanth, S. Chernova
International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR).
[preprint]

Skill Acquisition via Automated Multi-Coordinate Cost Balancing [C14]
H. Ravichandar*, S. R. Ahmadzadeh*, M. A. Rana, S. Chernova
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA).
(*equal contribution)
[preprint] [code]

STRATA: Unified Framework for Task Assignments in Large Teams of Heterogeneous Robots [W1]
H. Ravichandar, K. Shaw, S. Chernova
Workshop on Resilient Robot Teams
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA).

Learning Pose Dynamics from Demonstrations via Contraction Analysis [J3]
H. Ravichandar, A. P. Dani
Autonomous Robots (AuRo).


2018

Methods for Imitation Learning and Human Intention Inference: Towards Seamless Human-Robot Collaboration [D1]
H. Ravichandar
Doctoral Dissertations, University of Connecticut, 2018.

Gaze and Motion Information Fusion for Human Intention Inference [J2]
H. Ravichandar, A. Kumar, A. P. Dani
International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications (IJIRA).

Human Intention-Driven Learning Control for Trajectory Synchronization in Human-Robot Collaborative Tasks [C13]
H. Ravichandar, D. Trombotta, A. P. Dani 
IFAC International Conference on Cyber-Physical & Human Systems (CPHS).

Approaches for Creation and Evaluation of Computationally Efficient Thermofluid System Models [C12]
B. Baillie, H. Ravichandar, I. Salehi, A. P. Dani, G. Bollas
IFAC International Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes (ADCHEM).

Learning Stable Nonlinear Dynamical Systems with External Inputs using Gaussian Mixture Models [C11]
H. Ravichandar, I. Salehi, B. Baillie, G. Bollas, A. P. Dani
American Control Conference (ACC).


2017

Human Intention Inference using E-M Algorithm with Online Learning [J1]
H. Ravichandar, A. P. Dani
IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (TASE).

Learning Partially Contracting Dynamical Systems from Demonstrations [C10]
H. Ravichandar, I. Salehi, A. P. Dani
Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL).


2016

Human Intention Inference using Expectation-Maximization Algorithm with Online Model Learning [BC1]
H. Ravichandar, A. P. Dani
Human Modeling: System-level Investigation into Human Mechanisms for Assistive Technologies“, Elsevier
Editors: by Jun Ueda and Yuichi Kurita.

Learning and Predicting Sequential Tasks using Recurrent Neural Networks and Multiple Model Filtering [C9]
H. Ravichandar, A. Kumar, A. P. Dani, K. R. Pattipati
AAAI Fall Symposium on Shared Autonomy (FSS).
[preprint]

Learning and Synchronization of Movement Primitives for Bimanual Manipulation Tasks [C8]
 P. K. Thota, H. Ravichandar, A. P. Dani
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC).

Bayesian Human Intention Inference Through Multiple Model Filtering with Gaze-based Priors [C7]
H. Ravichandar*, Avnish Kumar*, A. P. Dani
International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION).
(*equal contribution)

Learning Periodic Motions from Human Demonstrations using Transverse Contraction Analysis [C6]
H. Ravichandar, Pavan kumar Thota, A. P. Dani
IEEE American Control Conference (ACC).


2015

Learning Contracting Nonlinear Dynamics from Human Demonstrations for Robot Motion Planning [C5]
H. Ravichandar, A. P. Dani
ASME Dynamic Systems, and Control Conference (DSCC).
[Best Robotics Student Paper Award]

Expectation Maximization Method to Identify an Electrically Stimulated Musculoskeletal Model [C4]
H. Ravichandar, A. P. Dani, J. Khadijah-Hajdu, N. Kirsch, Q. Zhong, N. Sharma
ASME Dynamic Systems, and Control Conference (DSCC).

Human Intention Inference and Motion Modeling using Approximate E-M with Online Learning [C3]
H. Ravichandar, A. P. Dani
IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS).

Human Intention Inference using Interacting Multiple Model Filtering [C2]
H. Ravichandar, A. P. Dani
IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Information Integration (MFI).


2014

Gyro-aided Image-Based Tracking using Mutual Information Optimization and User Inputs [C1]
H. Ravichandar, A. P. Dani
IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC).


Patents

Early Prediction of an Intention of a User’s Actions [P2]
A. P. Dani and H. Ravichandar
Serial # 15/659,827 – patent pending.

Skill Transfer From a Person to a Robot [P1]
A. P. Dani and H. Ravichandar
Serial # 15/659,881 – patent pending.