Robotics 8970 Colloquium: Maria Gini

Swarm robotics, or what you would do if you had 10,000 robots

In this talk we will explore swarm robotics, where large numbers of simple robots are used to accomplish tasks by indirect cooperation.


About Maria Gini

Maria Gini is a CSE Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota. She works on distributed decision making algorithms for robots to allocate tasks among themselves, explore unknown environments, work as a team in search and rescue operations, or navigate in dense crowds. She is an ACM Fellow, a IEEE Fellow, and a Fellow of AAAI. She is Editor in Chief of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, and is on the editorial board of numerous journals, including Artificial Intelligence, and Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems.

Start date
Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, 2:30 p.m.