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Heckman, Christoffer Roger Assistant Professor and the Jacque I. Pankove Fellow

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Research

research overview

  • My research focuses on autonomy, perception, field robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence. I direct the Autonomous Robotics and Perception Group, a dynamic and close-knit research team aiming to develop practical and explainable techniques in probabilistic artificial intelligence. My work in computer vision, machine learning and sensor fusion has applications to intelligence, defense, and environmental monitoring. Also, my robotics work is used by both government and industry partners in the development of autonomous vehicles, agricultural platforms and other mobile robots including for medicine, search & rescue, and automation.

keywords

  • machine learning, perception, robotics, computer vision, autonomous vehicles

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • CSCI 3202 - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Surveys artificial intelligence techniques of search, knowledge representation and reasoning, probabilistic inference, machine learning, and natural language.
  • CSCI 4302 - Advanced Robotics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Exposes students to current research topics in the field of robotics and provides hands-on experience in solving a grand challenge program. Same as CSCI 5302.
  • CSCI 4830 - Special Topics in Computer Science
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Covers topics of interest in computer science at the senior undergraduate level. Content varies from semester to semester. Only 9 credit hours from CSCI 4830 and/or CSCI 4831 can count toward Computer Science BS or BA.
  • CSCI 5302 - Advanced Robotics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Exposes students to current research topics in the field of robotics and provides hands-on experience in solving a grand challenge program. Recommended prerequisite: CSCI 3302 or instructor consent required. Same as CSCI 4302.
  • CSCI 7000 - Current Topics in Computer Science
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2019
    Covers research topics of current interest in computer science that do not fall into a standard subarea. May be repeated up to 8 total credit hours.

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