David (IPA: da.vid or da.vɪd) is:
A computer scientist and robotics/AI researcher from the Caribbean.
A postdoctoral researcher at the Intelligent Robot Lab at Brown University.
Seeking research-related positions in academia or industry!
A bit about me:
My research intersects robotics and AI; I want to work on algorithms for intelligent robots for meaningful purposes - in particular, service / domestic robotics.
I am keenly interested in how knowledge can be conveyed to robots and how high-level knowledge and reasoning capabilities of robots are connected to the way robots view and understand the world - through sensors, vision systems, or haptics.
Jan 26, 2022 — Special Session entitled "Knowledge Representation and Reasoning for Autonomous Agents" has been accepted to CASE 2022. Co-organized along with Yu Sun (USF) and Yunyi Jia (Clemson).
Nov 1, 2021 — Started new position as Postdoctoral Researcher at Brown University, Rhode Island, USA.
July 12, 2021 — I will be chairing an organized session entitled "Robots in the household: A review of task acquisition, planning, and execution" for the UR 2021 conference.
May 17, 2021 — Short Paper Accepted to UR 2021: "Evaluating Recipes Generated from Functional Object-Oriented Network"
May 17, 2021 — Short Paper Accepted to UR 2021: "A Road-map to Robot Task Execution with the Functional Object-Oriented Network"
Feb 2, 2021 — Paper Accepted to ICRA 2021: "Task Planning with a Weighted Functional Object-Oriented Network"
Oct 11, 2020 — Paper Accepted to ICPR 2020: "Developing Motion Code Embedding for Action Recognition in Videos"
Oct 1, 2020 — Started new position as Postdoctoral Researcher at Technical University of Munich, Germany.
July 1, 2020 — Paper Accepted to IROS 2020: "Estimating Motion Codes from Demonstration Videos"
May 5, 2020 — Paper Accepted to RSS 2020: "A Motion Taxonomy for Manipulation Embedding"
Mar 10, 2020 — Successfully Passed my PhD Defense!