Robot cooking, controlled by a person
Stanford University

Robotic Control, Easy as Apple Pie

Robots designed to assist people with disabilities have become more capable, but they’ve also become harder to control. New research offers a way to operate such complex mechanical systems more intuitively.
Process of labeling doctors' notes
Stanford University

Cracking Open Doctors’ Notes

Weak supervision is the practice of assigning likely labels to unlabeled data using a variety of simple labeling functions. Then supervised methods can be used on top of the now-labeled data.
Schematic of the architecture used in experiments related to systematic reasoning in deep reinforcement learning
Stanford University

How Neural Networks Generalize

Humans understand the world by abstraction: If you grasp the concept of grabbing a stick, then you’ll also comprehend grabbing a ball. New work explores deep learning agents’ ability to do the same thing — an important aspect of their ability to generalize.
Continuous Planner for One-Shot Imitation Learning
Stanford University

Working Through Uncertainty

How to build robots that respond to novel situations? When prior experience is limited, enabling a model to describe its uncertainty can enable it to explore more avenues to success.

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