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April 7, 2016

Congratulations to John Winder for being accepted to the IJCAI-16 Doctoral Consortium, to be held at IJCAI in New York this July. John received very positive reviews for his proposal to develop an extended MDP framework using concept formation to create new abstractions in complex domains.

December 9, 2015

Congratulations to Robert Holder for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation today! After 12 years of perseverance as a part-time Ph.D. student, we are all very proud of Rob's terrific work and contributions to creating plan libraries for rapid real-time replanning in dynamic domains.

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Research Positions with MAPLE.

In Spring 2015, MAPLE lab meetings will be on Wednesdays at 4pm in ITE 346. Lab meetings are open to any interested students who would like to attend. The planned schedule of of meetings is:

2/3John Winder
2/10Justin Chavez and Tadewos Bellete
2/17Status updates and elevator pitch practice
2/24Shawn Squire
3/2Status updates
3/9Nick Haltmeyer
3/23Gurpreet Singh
3/30Nicholay Topin
4/6Dream Paper Abstracts
4/13Dr. dJ out of town - NO MEETING
4/20Michael Neary
4/27Dr. dJ out of town - NO MEETING
5/4Status updates and summer plans

There may be research opportunities for new students if your interests closely align with ongoing projects in the lab. Please feel free to contact Dr. desJardins if you are interested in learning more about the research in MAPLE and future opportunities.