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Joel Burdick

California Inst. of Technology

NeBula: Quest for Robotic Autonomy in Challenging Environments; TEAM CoSTAR at the DARPA Subterranean Challenge


Mar 28, 2021
Ali Agha, Kyohei Otsu, Benjamin Morrell, David D. Fan, Rohan Thakker, Angel Santamaria-Navarro, Sung-Kyun Kim, Amanda Bouman, Xianmei Lei, Jeffrey Edlund, Muhammad Fadhil Ginting, Kamak Ebadi, Matthew Anderson, Torkom Pailevanian, Edward Terry, Michael Wolf, Andrea Tagliabue, Tiago Stegun Vaquero, Matteo Palieri, Scott Tepsuporn, Yun Chang, Arash Kalantari, Fernando Chavez, Brett Lopez, Nobuhiro Funabiki, Gregory Miles, Thomas Touma, Alessandro Buscicchio, Jesus Tordesillas, Nikhilesh Alatur, Jeremy Nash, William Walsh, Sunggoo Jung, Hanseob Lee, Christoforos Kanellakis, John Mayo, Scott Harper, Marcel Kaufmann, Anushri Dixit, Gustavo Correa, Carlyn Lee, Jay Gao, Gene Merewether, Jairo Maldonado-Contreras, Gautam Salhotra, Maira Saboia Da Silva, Benjamin Ramtoula, Yuki Kubo, Seyed Fakoorian, Alexander Hatteland, Taeyeon Kim, Tara Bartlett, Alex Stephens, Leon Kim, Chuck Bergh, Eric Heiden, Thomas Lew, Abhishek Cauligi, Tristan Heywood, Andrew Kramer, Henry A. Leopold, Chris Choi, Shreyansh Daftry, Olivier Toupet, Inhwan Wee, Abhishek Thakur, Micah Feras, Giovanni Beltrame, George Nikolakopoulos, David Shim, Luca Carlone, Joel Burdick

* For team website, see https://costar.jpl.nasa.gov/ 

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STEP: Stochastic Traversability Evaluation and Planning for Safe Off-road Navigation


Mar 04, 2021
David D. Fan, Kyohei Otsu, Yuki Kubo, Anushri Dixit, Joel Burdick, Ali-Akbar Agha-Mohammadi

* Under review. Video link: https://youtu.be/N97cv4eH5c8 

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PLGRIM: Hierarchical Value Learning for Large-scale Exploration in Unknown Environments


Feb 10, 2021
Sung-Kyun Kim, Amanda Bouman, Gautam Salhotra, David D. Fan, Kyohei Otsu, Joel Burdick, Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi


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Autonomous Spot: Long-Range Autonomous Exploration of Extreme Environments with Legged Locomotion


Nov 01, 2020
Amanda Bouman, Muhammad Fadhil Ginting, Nikhilesh Alatur, Matteo Palieri, David D. Fan, Thomas Touma, Torkom Pailevanian, Sung-Kyun Kim, Kyohei Otsu, Joel Burdick, Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi

* Updated copyright statement 

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Motivations and Preliminary Design for Mid-Air Deployment of a Science Rotorcraft on Mars


Oct 13, 2020
Jeff Delaune, Jacob Izraelevitz, Larry A. Young, William Rapin, Evgeniy Sklyanskiy, Wayne Johnson, Aaron Schutte, Abigail Fraeman, Valerie Scott, Carl Leake, Erik Ballesteros, Shannah Withrow, Raghav Bhagwat, Haley Cummings, Kim Aaron, Marcel Veismann, Skylar Wei, Regina Lee, Luis Pabon Madrid, Morteza Gharib, Joel Burdick


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A Unified NMPC Scheme for MAVs Navigation with 3D Collision Avoidance under Position Uncertainty


Jul 31, 2020
Sina Sharif Mansouri, Christoforos Kanellakis, Bjorn Lindqvist, Farhad Pourkamali-Anaraki, Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, Joel Burdick, George Nikolakopoulos

* IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Volume 5, Issue 4, On Page(s) 5740-5747, October 2020 

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Unsupervised Learning for Subterranean Junction Recognition Based on 2D Point Cloud


Jun 07, 2020
Sina Sharif Mansouri, Farhad Pourkamali-Anaraki, Miguel Castano Arranz, Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, Joel Burdick, George Nikolakopoulos


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The Kinematics of Tracked Vehicles via the Power Dissipation Method


Apr 10, 2020
Anushri Dixit, Joel Burdick


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Design and Autonomous Stabilization of a Ballistically Launched Multirotor


Nov 22, 2019
Amanda Bouman, Paul Nadan, Matthew Anderson, Daniel Pastor, Jacob Izraelevitz, Joel Burdick, Brett Kennedy

* Submitted to 2020 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (currently under review) 

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Preference-Based Learning for Exoskeleton Gait Optimization


Sep 26, 2019
Maegan Tucker, Ellen Novoseller, Claudia Kann, Yanan Sui, Yisong Yue, Joel Burdick, Aaron D. Ames

* 7 pages, 7 figures 

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Parallelizing Exploration-Exploitation Tradeoffs with Gaussian Process Bandit Optimization


Jun 27, 2012
Thomas Desautels, Andreas Krause, Joel Burdick

* Appears in Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2012) 

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