Behavior Synthesis

Learning Dexterous Manipulation Policies from Experience and Imitation

Vikash Kumar(UW), Abhiskek Gupta(UC, Berkeley), Emanuel Todorov(UW) and Sergey Levine(UC, Berkeley)
Under Review
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BEST MANIPULATION PAPER AWARD

Optimal Control with Learned Local Models: Application to Dexterous Manipulation

Vikash Kumar(UW), Emanuel Todorov(UW) and Sergey Levine(UC, Berkeley)
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2016
Paper, Movie

Real-time behaviour synthesis for dynamic Hand-Manipulation

Vikash Kumar, Yuval Tassa, Tom Erez and Emanuel Todorov
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2014
Paper, Movie

An integrated system for real-time Model Predictive Control of humanoid robots

Tom Erez, Kendall Lowrey, Yuval Tassa, Vikash Kumar, Svetoslav Kolev, Emanuel Todorov
Humanoids 2013
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Synthesis of Complex Behaviors with Optimal Control

Todorov Emanuel, Tassa Yuval, Erez Tom, Mordatch Igor, Kulchenko Paul, Kumar Vikash
Computational and Systems Neuroscience (COSYNE) 2013
Abstract, Movie

Virtual reality

MuJoCo HAPTIX: A Virtual Reality System for Hand Manipulation

Vikash Kumar and Emanuel Todorov
IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots 2015
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Tracking & calibration

Precise Calibration of Robots with small link lengths using Kinematic Extensions

Visak Chadalavada, Vikash Kumar
(Under progress)
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STAC: Simultaneous Tracking and Calibration

Tingfan Wu, Yuval Tassa, Vikash Kumar, Javier Movellan, Emanuel Todorov
Humanoids 2013
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Robot design

A Low-cost and Modular, 20-DOF Anthropomorphic Robotic Hand: Design, Actuation and Modeling

Zhe Xu, Vikash Kumar, Emanuel Todorov
Humanoids 2013
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Fast, strong and compliant pneumatic actuation for dexterous tendon-driven hands

Kumar Vikash, Todorov Emanuel
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2013
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Design of an anthropomorphic robotic finger system with biomimetic artificial joints

Zhe Xhe, Kumar Vikash, Matsuoka Yoki, Todorov Emanuel
IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob) 2012
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Self and Mutual learning in Robotic Arm, based on Cognitive systems

Kumar Vikash, Patil Chetan, Sachan Sachan
International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2010 (Shortlisted for Best paper Award)
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Manuscripts

Optimizing fuzzy multi-objective problems using fuzzy genetic algorithms and FZDT test functions

Kumar Vikash, Chakroborty Debjani
Paper

The UW Hand: A Low-cost, 20-DOF Tendon-driven Hand with Fast and Compliant Actuation

Zhe X, Kumar V, Todorov E.
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