As a PhD student, I feel a lot of pressure to sound smart. When I present, usually in the setting of group meetings, but also in formal presentations such as those we practiced in Great Presentations, I feel a lot of pressure to come off as a productive researcher. This is evident in the tons […]
A key question is how to do both call graph profiling and optimization for applications that are composed of multiple processes or run on multiple nodes. Full system profilers such as sysprof, oprofile are adept at measuring which processes take the most time on a single node. However, profiling and optimizing across multiple nodes is […]
We all have our writing mannerisms. One of mine is the three-item list:
“…attend meetings, email, and brainstorm…”
“…mode of locomotion, sensing ability, and the extent of robot automation…”
“…visual sensing, complex AI, and dynamic body control…”
“…planning, sensing, and motor control…”
“…SPEC for general […]
A Google Glass device is the opposite of a telepresence robot: the former, a humanized computer; the latter, a computerized human.
Telepresence robots are brilliant for allowing someone to sense an environment and interact with far away people while staying put—giving mobility to someone who is forced to be stationary.
Along these lines, the brilliance […]
webots runs the compiled robot code in its closed source environment
there are plenty and direct calls to atan, acos, asin
lib/matlab/wb_: these are library calls to virtual sensors and virtual actuators
the upenn case is not a good starting point because […]
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