Michael Benjamin

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Article is made available in accordance with the publisher's policy and may be subject to US copyright law. Please refer to the publisher's site for terms of use. The MIT Faculty has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters. Abstract—Autonomous surface and underwater vehicles present a safe and(More)
The statements and conclusions in this paper are not necessarily those of the California Air Resources Board. The mention of commercial products, their source, or their use in connection with material reported is not to be construed as either actual or implied endorsement of such products. Acknowledgments This report was prepared with the assistance and(More)
About This Course This course covers basic topics in autonomous marine vehicles, focusing mainly on software and algorithms for autonomous decision making (autonomy) by underwater vehicles operating in the ocean environments, autonomously adapting to the environment for improved sensing performance. It will introduce students to underwater acoustic(More)
BACKGROUND There is little research regarding the ability of Black men who have sex with men and women (BMSMW) to access and maintain HIV-related health care and treatment adherence. This population, who often insist on secrecy about their same-sex desire, may experience unique barriers to seeking regular care and treatment. METHODS From March 2011-April(More)
The inaugural RobotX competition was held in Singapore in Oct. 2014. The purpose of the competition was to challenge teams to develop new strategies for tackling unique and important problems in marine robotics. The joint team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Olin College was chosen as one of 15 competing teams from five nations (USA,(More)
Each week we will meet to discuss the following topics for 90 minutes. You must read the assigned papers beforehand and come prepared to discuss the materials. You will also be expected to read the assigned book. Work will be graded by active participation and on small assignments made throughout the semester. Non graded participants are also welcome(More)
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This report was prepared with the help of many other staff from the Air Resources Board. We particularly thank the following people for their contributions during the development of this report: We would like to especially thank Dr. Katharine Hammond of the University of California, Berkeley for her technical expertise and review during the(More)
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In establishing the state's approach to achieving clean air, the Legislature declared that an effective research program is an integral part of the broad-based statewide effort to combat air pollution in California. The Air Resources Board is directed to administer and coordinate all air pollution research funded, in whole or in part, with state funds, and(More)
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