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Cobot contact tasks through multi-sensory deep learning
This PhD project will research the following problem: how to control a mobile manipulator so that it can perform contact tasks such as grinding, polishing or welding on a much larger object that has been placed arbitrarily on the floor of a factory. The research challenges include localization with respect to the object, navigation, perception, control of the contact task, and human interface and planning (perhaps using LLM technology). The project will be supervised by Professor Jonathan Roberts.