AAAI Spring Symposium 2018

Symposium on Representation, Reasoning, Learning and Execution for Goal Directed Autonomy (SIRLE 2018)

Schedule

Monday, March 26 (History 200-034, lower level)

8:55 - 9:00 - Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 10:30 am Session: Invited Talk (session chair: Siddharth Srivastava) 

9:00 - 10:00 - Invited Talk: Jeremy Frank

10:00 - 10:25 - Flexible Goal-directed Agents' Behavior via DALI MASs and ASP Modules, Stefania Costantini and Giovanni De Gasperis

10:25 - 10:30 - Discussion

10:30 am - 11:00 am  Coffee Break

11:00 am - 12:30 pm  Session: Robot Planning (session chair: Ron Petrick)

11:00 - 11:15 - Safe Goal-Directed Autonomy and the Need for Sound Abstractions, Siddharth Srivastava

11:15 - 11:40 - Optimal LTL Planning for Multi-Valued Logics, Mohammad Hekmatnejad and Georgios Fainekos

11:40 - 12:05 - Situated Planning for Execution Under Temporal Constraints, Michael Cashmore, Andrew Coles, Bence Cserna, Erez Karpas, Daniele Magazzeni and Wheeler Ruml

12:05 - 12:20 - Constraint-based online transformation of abstract plans into executable robot actions, Till Hofmann, Victor Mataré, Stefan Schiffer, Alexander Ferrein and Gerhard Lakemeyer

12:20 - 12:30 - Discussion

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  Lunch

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  Session: Model Error Detection (session chair: Chris Geib)

2:00 - 2:15 - Perspectives on the Validation and Verification of Machine Learning Systems in the Context of Highly Automated Vehicles, Werner Damm, Martin Fränzle, Sebastian Gerwinn and Paul Kröger

2:15 - 2:40 - Information-Efficient Model Identification for Tensegrity Robot Locomotion, Shaojun Zhu, David Surovik, Kostas Bekris and Abdeslam Boularias

2:40 - 3:05 - Adversarial Regression for Stealthy Attacks in Cyber Physical Systems, Amin Ghafouri, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik and Xenofon Koutsoukos

3:05 - 3:20 - On Chatbots Exhibiting Goal-Directed Autonomy in Dynamic Environments, Biplav Srivastava

3:20 - 3:30 - Discussion

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm  Coffee Break

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  Session

4:00 - 4:25 - Learning Generalized Reactive Policies using Deep Neural Networks, Edward Groshev, Aviv Tamar, Maxwell Goldstein, Siddharth Srivastava and Pieter Abbeel

4:25 - 4:30 - Discussion

4:45 - 5:30 - Lab tour (Oussama Khatib Lab)

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  Reception


Tuesday, March 27 (History 200-034, lower level)

9:00 am - 10:30 am Session: Invited Talk (session chair: Erez Karpas)

9:00 - 10:00 - Invited Talk: David Aha

10:00 - 10:25 - Human-Agent Teaming as a Common Problem for Goal Reasoning, Matthew Molineaux, Michael Floyd, Dustin Dannenhauer and David Aha

10:25 - 10:30 - Discussion

10:30 am - 11:00 am  Coffee Break

11:00 am - 12:30 pm  Session: Reasoning with Abstractions (session chair: Roman Bartak)

11:00 - 11:15 - Interaction and Learning in a Humanoid Robot Magic Performance, Kyle Morris, John Anderson, Meng Cheng Lau and Jacky Baltes

11:15 - 11:40 - Teaching virtual agents to perform complex spatial-temporal activities, Tuan Do, Nikhil Krishnaswamy and James Pustejovsky

11:40 - 12:05 - SiRoK: Situated Robot Knowledge - Understanding the Balance Between Situated Knowledge and Variability, Angel Daruna, Vivian Chu, Weiyu Liu, Meera Hahn, Priyanka Khante, Sonia Chernova and Andrea Thomaz

12:05 - 12:20 - Learning Abstractions by Transferring Abstract Policies to Grounded State Spaces, Lawson L.S. Wong

12:20 - 12:30 - Discussion

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  Lunch

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  Session: Learning I (session chair: Biplav Srivastava)

2:00 - 2:15 - Exploiting Micro-Clusters to Close The Loop in Data-Mining Robots for Human Monitoring, Einoshin Suzuki

2:15 - 2:40 - Creating and Using Tools in a Hybrid Cognitive Architecture, Dongkyu Choi, Son To and Pat Langley

2:40 - 3:05 - A Framework for Complementary Video-Game Companion Character Behavior, Gavin Scott and Foaad Khosmood

3:05 - 3:20 - Learning to Act in Partially Structured Dynamic Environment, Chen Huang and Lantao Liu

3:20 - 3:30 - Discussion

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm  Coffee Break

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  Session: Cognitive & Hierarchical Systems (session chair: Daniele Magazzeni)

4:00 - 4:15 - Representation, Use, and Acquisition of Affordances in Cognitive Systems, Pat Langley

4:15 - 4:30 - Planning Hierarchies and their connections to language, Nakul Gopalan

4:30 - 4:55 - Validation of Hierarchical Plans via Parsing of Attribute Grammars, Roman Barták, Adrien Maillard and Rafael C. Cardoso

4:55 - 5:30 - Discussion and Preparation for Plenary Session

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  Plenary Session


Wednesday, March 28 (History 200-034, lower level)

9:00 am - 10:30 am Session: Learning II (session chair: Lawson Wong)

9:00 - 9:25 - Robot Behavioral Exploration and Multi-modal Perception using Dynamically Constructed Controllers, Saeid Amiri, Suhua Wei, Shiqi Zhang, Jivko Sinapov, Jesse Thomason and Peter Stone

9:25 - 9:50 - Learning Planning Operators from Episodic Traces, David Menager and Dongkyu Cho

9:50 - 10:05 - Reasoning About Domains with PDDL, Alexander Shleyfman and Erez Karpas

10:05 - 10:30 - Concluding Remarks / Discussion

10:30 am - 11:00 am  Coffee Break

11:00 am - 12:30 pm  Session: Invited Talk (session chair: Shiqi Zhang)

11:00 - 12:00 - Invited Talk: Emma Brunskill (w/ MALIC)

12:00 - 12:30 - Concluding Discussion (w/ MALIC)