Journals


  • Conrad D. James,, James B. Aimone, Nadine E. Miner, Craig M. Vineyard, Fredrick H. Rothganger, Kristofor D. Carlson, Samuel A. Mulde, Timothy J. Draelos, Aleksandra Faust, Matthew J. Marinell, John H. Naegle, Steven J. Plimpton, "A historical survey of algorithms and hardware architectures for neural-inspired and neuromorphic computing applications," Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, Available online, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bica.2016.11.002, January 2017.

  • Aleksandra Faust, Ivana Palunko, Patricio Cruz, Rafael Fierro, Lydia Tapia, "Aerial Suspended Cargo Delivery through Reinforcement Learning", Artificial Intelligence Journal Special Issue on AI and Robotics, Available online 19 December 2014, ISSN 0004-3702, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.artint.2014.11.009.
    (Preprint, BibTex, abstract, Video, Technical Report)

  • Aleksandra Faust, Peter Ruymgaart, Molly Salman, Rafael Fierro, Lydia Tapia, "Continuous Action Reinforcement Learning for Control-Affine Systems with Unknown Dynamics", Acta Automatica Sinica, Special Issue on Extensions of Reinforcement Learning and Adaptive Control, IEEE/CAA Journal of, Vol.1, No.3, pp. 323-336, July 2014.
    (Preprint, BibTex, abstract, Video, Technical Report)

  • Nick Malone, Aleksandra Faust, Brandon Rohrer, Ron Lumia, John Wood, Lydia Tapia, "Efficient Motion-based Task Learning for a Serial Link Manipulator," Transactions on Control and Mechanical Systems, Vol. 3, No. 1, Janaury 2014

Conferences


  • Aleksandra Faust, Hao-Tien Chiang, Nathanael Rackley and Lydia Tapia, "Avoiding Moving Obstacles with Stochastic Hybrid Dynamics Using PEARL: PrEference Appraisal Reinforcement Learning," to appear at IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stocholm, Sweeden, May 2016
    (pdf, Video)

  • Aleksandra Faust, Nick Malone, Lydia Tapia, "Preference-balancing Motion Planning under Stochastic Disturbances," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Pages 3555-3562, Seattle, WA, May 2015.
    (pdf, BibTex, abstract, Video)

  • Rafael Figueroa, Aleksandra Faust, Patricio Cruz, Lydia Tapia, Rafael Fierro, "Reinforcement Learning for Balancing a Flying Inverted Pendulum," In Proc. The 11th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, July 2014
    (pdf, BibTex, abstract, Video)

  • Aleksandra Faust, Ivana Palunko, Patricio Cruz, Rafael Fierro, Lydia Tapia, "Learning Swing-free Trajectories for UAVs with a Suspended Load," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pages 4887–4894, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2013.
    (pdf, BibTex, abstract, Video, Matlab source code, presentation)

  • Ivana Palunko, Aleksandra Faust, Patricio Cruz, Lydia Tapia, Rafael Fierro, "A Reinforcement Learning Approach to Suspended Load Manipulation with Aerial Robots," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pages 4881-4886, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2013.
    (pdf, BibTex, abstract)

  • Peter B. Merkle, Antonio Gonzales, Aleksandra Faust, Kurt W. Larson, Jack C. Bartberger, Karl E. Horak, Manuel M. Trujillo, Nathan Reynolds Schanfein, Keith M. Tolk, Nairong Nancy Wang, “Reflective Particle Tag for Arms Control and Safeguards Authentication,” INMM Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ, July 2009.

Refereed workshops


  • Timothy Draelos, Matthew Peterson, Benjamin Lawry, Hunter Knox, Aleksandra Faust, Eric Chael, and Christopher Young, “Adaptive Self-Tuning Networks,” American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, December 2015

  • Aleksandra Faust, Hao-Tien Chiang, Nathanael Rackley and Lydia Tapia, "Dynamic Obstacle Avoidance with PEARL: PrEference Appraisal Reinforcement Learning," Second Annual Machine Learning in Planning and Control of Robot Motion Workshop, , IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, October 2015
    (pdf)

  • Aleksandra Faust, Nick Malone, Lydia Tapia, "Planning Preference-balancing Motions with Stochastic Disturbances," Machine Learning in Planning and Control of Robot Motion Workshop, , IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Chicago, IL, September 2014
    (pdf)

  • Aleksandra Faust, Ivana Palunko, Patricio Cruz, Rafael Fierro, Lydia Tapia, "Learning Swing-free Trajectories for UAVs with a Suspended Load in Obstacle-free Environments," Autonomous Learning workshop at IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2013.

  • Nick Malone, Aleksandra Faust, Brandon Rohrer, John Wood, Lydia Tapia, "Efficient Motion-based Task Learning," Robot Motion Planning Workshop, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Vilamoura, Portugal, October 2012.
    (pdf, BibTex, abstract, presentation)

Aleksandra Faust, Ph.D.

Senior Research Robotics Engineer

aleksandrafaust <at> gmail.com