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PR2 is headed to Georgia Tech

Today Willow Garage announced the winners of their PR2 Beta Program CFP.   After reviewing 78 proposals they selected 11 schools to receive a PR2, and our Georgia Tech team, headed up by Prof. Charlie Kemp, made the cut.

  • Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg with the proposal TidyUpRobot
  • Bosch with the proposal Developing the Personal Robotics Market.
  • Georgia Institute of Technology with the proposal Assistive Mobile Manipulation for Older Adults at Home.
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven with the proposal Unified Framework for Task Specification, Control and Coordination for Mobile Manipulation.
  • MIT CSAIL with the proposal Mobile Manipulation in Human-Centered Environments.
  • Stanford University with the proposal STAIR on PR2.
  • Technische Universität München with the proposal CRAM: Cognitive Robot Abstract Machine.
  • University of California, Berkeley with the proposal PR2 Beta Program: A Platform for Personal Robotics.
  • University of Pennsylvania with the proposal PR2GRASP: From Perception and Reasoning to Grasping
  • University of Southern California with the proposal Persistent and Persuasive Personal Robots (P^3R): Towards Networked, Mobile, Assistive Robotics
  • University of Tokyo, Jouhou System Kougaku (JSK) Laboratory with the proposal Autonomous Motion Planning for Daily Tasks in Human Environments using Collaborating Robots

May 4th, 2010 Posted by | Announcements, HRI, Industry | no comments