Our SunDevil-RX robot learns to play Basketball

View Our robot Sun Devil-RX was featured in various news articles. We have recently shown how machine learning can be used by an autonomous robot to learn how to play basketball. Sun Devil repeatedly shot a ball to the hoop and learned how to refine his motor skills....

NASA Space Grant

View Congratulations to our junior member Ricky Johnson for receiving the NASA space grant! Ricky will be working on football-playing robots.

First release of the GrouPS MATLAB Code

View We are releasing a MATLAB implementation of the GrouPS algorithm for sparse latent space policy search. GrouPS combines reinforcement learning and dimensionality reduction, while also including prior structural knowledge about the task. The algorithm exploits...

New paper at AAMAS 2016

View Our paper “Directing Policy Search with Interactively Taught Via-Points” was accepted to as a FULL Paper to the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2016). According to the selection committee: “The review...