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Reza Ahmadzadeh

Post Doc

iCub Facility

Post Doc

ADVR / Learning and Interaction


Address Via Morego, 30.
City Genova State/Region GE
ZIP Code 16163
Country Italy
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Bio

Reza Ahmadzadeh received his Ph.D. degree in "Robotics, Cognition and Interaction Technologoes" from University of Genova. Currently, he is a postdoctoral researcher with iCub Facility, Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Genova, Italy. 

He serves as a reviewer for high ranked international journals and conferences such as:
Autonomous Robots,
Robotica , 
ICRA 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016,
Paladyn Journal of Behavioral Robotics,
IROS 2013
, 2014, 2015, 2016,
ROMAN 2015,
Hindawi

He was also the PC member in KSBT Workshop at AAAI-2015 Conference (Knowledge, Skill, and Behavior Transfer in Autonomous Robots).

For more information, visit my personal website.

Reza Ahmadzadeh received his Ph.D. degree in "Robotics, Cognition and Interaction Technologoes" from University of Genova. Currently, he is a postdoctoral researcher with iCub Facility, Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Genova, Italy. 

He serves as a reviewer for high ranked international journals and conferences such as:
Autonomous Robots,
Robotica , 
ICRA 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016,
Paladyn Journal of Behavioral Robotics,
IROS 2013
, 2014, 2015, 2016,
ROMAN 2015,
Hindawi

He was also the PC ...

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Projects

PANDORA
http://persistentautonomy.com/

PANDORA is an EU FP7-ICT STREP research project between 5 universities across Europe in response to Challenge 2 of the Cognitive Systems and Robotics call. continue reading...

Waht is PANDORA?

 


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 Selected Publications:


 

  • Towards Autonomous Valve Turning (CIT 2012)
  • Autonomous Robotic Valve Turning: A Hierarchical Learning Approach (ICRA 2013)
  • Learning Reactive Behavior for Autonomous Valve Turning (Humanoids 2014)

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Valve Turning Experiment in Laboratory Environment.




  • Learning Symbolic Representation of Action from Human Demonstrations (ICRA 2015)
  • VSL has been used by Microsoft Robotics [Video]
  • Visuospatial Skill Learning for Object Reconfiguration Tasks (IROS 2013)
  • Interactive Robot Learning of Visuospatial Skills (ICAR 2013)

setup - iros2013

 Visuospatial Skill Learning, an innovative robot learning from demonstration approach.


  • Multi-Objective Reinforcement Learning for AUV Thruster Failure Recovery (SSCI 2014)
  • Online Discovery of AUV Control Policies to Overcome Thruster Failures (ICRA 2014)
  • Online Direct Policy Search for Thruster Failure Recovery in Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (ERLARS 2013)

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PANDORA
http://persistentautonomy.com/

PANDORA is an EU FP7-ICT STREP research project between 5 universities across Europe in response to Challenge 2 of the Cognitive Systems and Robotics call. continue reading...

Waht is PANDORA?

 


Visit my peronal website for more details.

 Selected Publications:


 

  • Towards Autonomous Valve Turning (CIT 2012)
  • Autonomous Robotic Valve Turning: A Hierarchical Learning Approach (ICRA 2013)
  • Learning Reactive Behavior for Autonomous Valve Turning ...

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Selected Publications

For downloading my publications in full-text, visit my personal website.

 

 Journal Papers

A. Carrera, S. R. Ahmadzadeh, A. Ajoudani, P. Kormushev, M. Carreras and D. G. Caldwell, “Towards Autonomous Robotic Valve Turning”, In Cybernetics and Information Technologies (CIT), Vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 17-26, 2012. [PDF]


Conference Papers

S. R. Ahmadzadeh, A. Paikan, F. MAstrogiovanni, L. Natale, P. Kormushev, D. G. Caldwell, "Learning Symbolic Representations of Actions From Human Demonstrations, " In Proc. IEEE Intl Conf. on Robotics and Automation, (ICRA 2015), Seattle, Washington, 26-30 May 2015.


S. R. Ahmadzadeh
, P. Kormushev, R. S. Jamisola Jr., D. G. Caldwell, "Learning Reactive Robot Behavior for Autonomous Valve Turning, " In Proc. 14th IEEE-RAS Intl Conf. on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2014), Madrid, Spain, pp. 366-373, 18-20 Nov. 2014.


 

S. R. Ahmadzadeh, P. Kormushev, D. G. Caldwell, "Multi-Objective Reinforcement Learning for AUV Thruster Failure Recovery, " In Proc. IEEE Symp. Series on Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning (ADPRL 2014), IEEE Symp. Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI 2014), Orlando, Florida, USA, 8-12 Dec. 2014.



S. R. Ahmadzadeh
, A. Carrera, M. Leonetti, P. Kormushev, D. G. Caldwell, "Online Discovery of AUV Control Policies to Overcome Thruster Failures, " In Proc. IEEE Intl Conf. on Robotics and Automation, (ICRA 2014), Hong Kong, China, pp. 6522-6528, 31 May-7 June 2014.

N. Jamali, P. Kormushev, S. R. Ahmadzadeh, D. G. Caldwell, "Covariance Analysis as a Measure of Policy Robustness in Reinforcement Learning, " In Proc. MTS/IEEE Intl Conf. OCEANS 2014, Taipei, Taiwan, 7-10 Apr. 2014.

S. R. Ahmadzadeh, P. Kormushev, D. G. Caldwell, "Interactive Robot Learning of Visuospatial Skills, " In Proc. 16th IEEE Intl Conf. on Advanced Robotics (ICAR 2013), Montevideo, Uruguay, 25-29 Nov. 2013.

 S. R. Ahmadzadeh, M. Leonetti, P. Kormushev, "Online Direct Policy Search for Thruster Failure Recovery in Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, " In Proc. 6th Intl Workshop on Evolutionary and Reinforcement Learning for Autonomous Robot Systems (ERLARS 2013), 12th European Conf. on Artificial Life (ECAL 2013), Taormina, Italy, 2-9 Sept. 2013.

S. R. Ahmadzadeh, P. Kormushev, D. G. Caldwell, "Visuospatial Skill Learning for Object Reconfiguration Tasks, " In Proc.  IEEE/RSJ Intl Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2013), Tokyo, Japan, pp. 685-691, 3-8 Nov. 2013.

M. Leonetti, S. R. Ahmadzadeh, P. Kormushev, "On-line Learning to Recover from Thruster Failures on Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, " In Proc. MTS/IEEE Intl Conf. OCEANS 2013, San Diego, USA, 23-26 Sept. 2013.

S. R. Ahmadzadeh, P. Kormushev, D. G. Caldwell, "Autonomous Robotic Valve Turning: A Hierarchical Learning Approach, " In Proc. IEEE Intl Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), Karlsruhe, Germany, pp. 4614-4619, 6-11 May 2013.

S. R. Ahmadzadeh, S. Hasanzadeh, "Design of a TSK Fuzzy Controller for Active Suspension System and Compare the Results with the Linear Feedback Controller Actions, " In Proc. 6th Annu. Student Conf. of Mechanical Engineering (STU 2009), Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Feb. 2009.

S. R.Ahmadzadeh, "Modeling of Hyper-Redundant Manipulators Dynamics and Design of Fuzzy Controller for the System, " In Proc. IEEE Intl Conf. on Integration of Knowledge Intensive Multi-Agent Systems (KIMAS 2005), Waltham, MA, USA, pp. 248-253, 18-21 Apr. 2005.

S. R. Ahmadzadeh,  M.A. Hajabasi, "Controller Design for Hyper-Redundant Manipulator Using Backbone Curve, " In Proc. 8th Intl Conf. of Mechanics, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran, 2003.

Master Thesis

S. R. Ahmadzadeh,  Modal Approach to Modelling of Hyper-Redundant Robot Manipulators Dynamics and Design of Fuzzy Controller for the System, M.s.c Thesis, Dept, Mechanical Engineering, Bahonar University, Kerman, Iran, January, 2004. [Abstract]

 

For downloading my publications in full-text, visit my personal website.

For downloading my publications in full-text, visit my personal website.

 

 Journal Papers

A. Carrera, S. R. Ahmadzadeh, A. Ajoudani, P. Kormushev, M. Carreras and D. G. Caldwell, “Towards Autonomous Robotic Valve Turning”, In Cybernetics and Information Technologies (CIT), Vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 17-26, 2012. [PDF]


Conference Papers

S. R. Ahmadzadeh, A. Paikan, F. MAstrogiovanni, L. Natale, P. Kormushev, D. G. Caldwell, "Learning Symbolic Representations of Actions From Human Demonstrations, " In ...

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Awards

PhD Scholarship by the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)

PhD Scholarship by the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)

Former colleagues

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