News & Events

05.02.2023
Paper accepted to International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR)
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A paper co-authored with Mengyu Fu, Kiril Solovey, and Ron Alterovitz titled “Toward Certifiable Optimal Motion Planning for Medical Steerable Needles” has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR).
05.02.2023
Paper Accepted to ICAPS23
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A paper co-authored with Han Zhang, Ariel Felner, T. K. Satish Kumar, Carlos Hernandez, and Sven Koenig titled “Efficient Multi-Query Bi-Objective Search via Contraction Hierarchies” has been accepted for publication in the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS).
26.01.2023
Dean Zadok Wins Poster Competition on Jacobs Graduate Research Day
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Dean's entry not only won first place, decided by a panel of judges, but also won "Crowd Favorite", chosen by all participants of the event.
17.01.2023
Paper Accepted to ICRA2023
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Our paper, Towards Predicting Fine Finger Motions from Ultrasound Images via Kinematic Representation (by Dean Zadok, Oren Salzman, Alon Wolf, and Alex M. Bronstein), was accepted to the 2023 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA).
04.01.2023
Graduation - David Vainshtein
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Congratulations go to David Vainshtein for rightfully claiming his place in our prestigious list of alumni!
02.01.2023
Dean Zadok Announced Winner of CS Research Day 2022 Competition
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Congratulations go to Dean Zadok on winning 1st place (tied with Adi Amuzig from CLAIR) in the 10th Annual CS Research Day for Graduate Studies poster competition, for his entry: "Towards Predicting Fine Finger Motions from Ultrasound Images via Kinematic Representation". Good luck in the next phase!
19.10.2022
Technion Robotics Seminars​ Winter 2022-2023

We are delighted to announce the upcoming semester's Technion Robotics Seminars​.

Date

Time

Speaker

Affiliation

03.11.22 14:00 Mauro Salazar Eindhoven University of Technology
15.11.22 14:00 Quim Ortiz de Haro Technische Universität Berlin
06.12.22 14:00 Alexander Shleyfman Bar-Ilan University​
20.12.22 15:00​ Morteza Lahijanian University of Colorado Boulder
03.01.23 14:00 TBA
17.01.23 14:00​ Igor Gilitschenski University of Toronto​
07.02.23 13:00 Hanna Kurniawati Australian National University
21.02.23 14:00​ Davide Scaramuzza ETH Zurich​
07.03.23 14:00 Jonathan Gammell University of Oxford
18.10.2022
Paper Published in Artificial Intelligence
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A paper co-authored with Carlos Hernández, William Yeoh, Jorge A. Baier, Han Zhang, Luis Suazo and Sven Koenig, titled “Simple and Efficient Bi-Objective Search Algorithms via Fast Dominance Checks”, was published in Artificial Intelligence.
19.06.2022
Graduation - Nitzan Madar
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Nitzan Madar officially completed his M.Sc. studies and submitted his thesis, titled “Leveraging Experience in Lifelong Multi-Agent Pathfinding”.
07.06.2022
Technion Robotics Expo June 12th 2022, 16:30 - 20:00.
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Will be held in Taub 1 Auditorium, Faculty of Computer Science, Technion. Register here.
03.05.2022
Papers Accepted to SoCS 15
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Nitzan Madar's paper titled "Leveraging Experience in Lifelong Multi-Agent Pathfinding" (co-authored by Kiril Solovey and Oren Salzman) has been accepted to the 15th International Symposium on Combinatorial Search, along with the paper Bounded Cost Bi-Objective Heuristic Search (by Shawn Skyler, Dor Atzmon, Ariel Felner, Oren Salzman, Han Zhang, Sven Koenig, William Yeoh and Carlos Hernandez) and Anytime Approximate Bi-Objective Search (by Han Zhang, Oren Salzman, T. K. Satish Kumar, Ariel Felner, Carlos Hernandez, and Sven Koenig).
11.04.2022
Graduation - Doron Pinsky
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Doron Pinsky, CRL's first TASP alumnus, officially completed his M.Sc. studies. His thesis, titled "T*${\varepsilon}$ - Bounded-Suboptimal Efficient Motion Planning for Minimum-Time Planar Curvature-Constrained Systems", published in the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters and to be presented at ICRA 2022, focused on an efficient computation of bounded-suboptimal paths for curvature-constrained variable-speed planar systems.  
20.02.2022
Paper accepted to ICAPS 22
A paper co-authored with Han Zhang, Satish Kumar, Ariel Felner, Carlos Hernández and Sven Koenig titled “A*pex: Approximate and Efficient Multi-Objective Search on Graphs” has been accepted for publication in the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS).
03.02.2022
Paper accepted to ICRA
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A paper co-authored with Mengyu Fu, Kiril Solovey and Ron Alterovitz titled ``Resolution-Optimal Motion Planning for Steerable Needles'' has been accepted for publication in the  IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA).  
24.01.2022
Graduation - Nir Greshler
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Nir Greshler  completed his M.Sc. studies. His thesis, co-authored with Nahum Shimkin and titled "Cooperative Multi-Agent Path Finding" was presented at MRS 2021. It focused on the coordination aspects of the Multi-Agent Path Finding problem.  
24.01.2022
Paper accepted to RA-L
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Doron Pinsk's paper titled "$T^*_{\epsilon}$—Bounded Sub-optimal Efficient Motion Planning for Minimum-Time Planar Curvature-Constrained Systems" (co-authored by Petr Váňa and Jan Faigl from Czech Technical University) has been accepted for publication to IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L).
23.12.2021
First place prize for David W. in the CS research day
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Congradulations to David Weinstein for winning the first prize in the 2021 CS research day for his work on Terraforming Multi Agent Pathfinding. Additional details can be found here.  
31.10.2021
Graduation - Ofir Gordon
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Ofir Gordon, CRL's first official alumnus, completed his M.Sc. studies. His thesis, titled “Toward Understanding the Hardness of Multi-Agent Path Finding” and presented at SoCS 2021, focused on the complexity aspects of the Multi-Agent Path Finding problem.  
10.10.2021
Media coverage
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Our paper titled "Toward Certifiable Motion Planning for Medical Steerable Needles" co-authored with Mengyu Fu and Ron Alterovitz is gaining visibility also in non-academic venues including the Technion's archive (Hebrew), the Jerusalem post, and in the hebrew podcast שלושה שיודעים (interview appears on Oct 10th at 1:03:30).