Kostas Bekris

Associate Professor

  • 2203 Citations
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Education/Academic qualification

Computer Science, PhD, Rice University

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Projects 2013 2021

Research Output 2001 2019

Adaptive tensegrity locomotion: Controlling a compliant icosahedron with symmetry-reduced reinforcement learning

Surovik, D., Wang, K., Vespignani, M., Bruce, J. & Bekris, K. E., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Robotics Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reinforcement learning
Reinforcement Learning

A summary of the 4th international workshop on recovering 6D object pose

Hodaň, T., Kouskouridas, R., Kim, T. K., Tombari, F., Bekris, K., Drost, B., Groueix, T., Walas, K., Lepetit, V., Leonardis, A., Steger, C., Michel, F., Sahin, C., Rother, C. & Matas, J., Jan 1 2019, Computer Vision – ECCV 2018 Workshops, Proceedings. Leal-Taixé, L. & Roth, S. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 589-600 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11129 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pose Estimation
Open Problems
2 Citations (Scopus)

dRRT*: Scalable and informed asymptotically-optimal multi-robot motion planning

Shome, R., Solovey, K., Dobson, A., Halperin, D. & Bekris, K. E., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Autonomous Robots.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motion planning
Composite materials
Robotic arms

Fast, Anytime Motion Planning for Prehensile Manipulation in Clutter

Kimmel, A., Shome, R., Littlefield, Z. & Bekris, K., Jan 23 2019, 2018 IEEE-RAS 18th International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2018. IEEE Computer Society, p. 874-880 7 p. 8624939. (IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots; vol. 2018-November).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

End effectors
Motion planning
Robotic arms

Guest Editorial: Special Issue on the 2016 Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR)

Bekris, K. & Kavraki, L. E., Mar 1 2019, In : International Journal of Robotics Research. 38, 2-3, p. 93-94 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial