Ken Conley

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We describe an intelligent personal assistant that has been developed to aid a busy knowledge worker in managing time commitments and performing tasks. The design of the system was motivated by the complementary objectives of (a) relieving the user of routine tasks, thus allowing her to focus on tasks that critically require human problem-solving skills,(More)
We report on our ongoing practical experience in designing, implementing, and deploying PTIME, a personalized agent for time management and meeting scheduling in an open, multi-agent environment. In developing PTIME as part of a larger assistive agent called CALO, we have faced numerous challenges, including usability, multi-agent coordination, scalable(More)
We will demonstrate distributed conflict resolution in the context of personalized meeting scheduling. The demonstration will show how distributed constraint optimization can be used to facilitate interaction between cognitive agents and their users. The system is part of the CALO personal cognitive assistant that will also be explored during the(More)
  • John G Rogers, Iii, Henrik I Christensen, A Aydemir, M Göbelbecker, A Pronobis +11 others
  • 2012
Service robots can assist humans in a variety of domestic tasks such as meal preparation, fetch and carry, and clean-up. Robots can leverage contextual cues within their environments to help them understand how to perform their duties. Context can take many forms such as that which exists between objects (a light switch is close to a door), as well as that(More)
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