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Learning and Leveraging Environmental Features to Improve Robot Awareness

  title={Learning and Leveraging Environmental Features to Improve Robot Awareness},
  author={Tahiya Salam and Victoria Edwards and M. A. Hsieh},
This paper studies how global dynamics can inform path planning and decision-making for robots. Specifically, we investigate how coherent sets, an environmental feature found in flow-like environments, informs robot awareness within these scenarios. We compute coherent sets online with techniques from machine learning, and design a framework for robot behavior that uses coherent sets. We demonstrate the effectiveness of online methods over offline methods. Notably, we apply these online methods… Expand

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