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Research interests

My research is centred around artificial intelligence, in particular the areas of automated planning, knowledge representation and reasoning, and cognitive robotics. I am interested in the problem of reasoning about knowledge and action, especially under conditions of incomplete information and uncertainty, with a focus on formal modelling and the development of tractable reasoning mechanisms for planning and high-level robot control. My research is also concerned with the construction of practical planning systems, with deployments on robot platforms and applications to human-robot interaction, natural language dialogue, and social robotics.

External positions

University of Edinburgh

1 Mar 201628 Feb 2019

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Planning Engineering & Materials Science
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Research Output 2016 2019

Proof-carrying plans

Schwaab, C., Komendantskaya, E., Hill, A., Farka, F., Petrick, R. P. A., Wells, J. & Hammond, K., 2019, Practical Aspects of Declarative Languages: PADL 2019. Alferes, J. J. & Johansson, M. (eds.). Springer, p. 204-220 17 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 11372).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Planning
Specifications

Reasoning on Grasp-Action Affordances

Ardon Ramirez, P., Pairet, E., Petrick, R. P. A., Ramamoorthy, S. & Lohan, K. S., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems: 20th Annual Conference, TAROS 2019, London, UK, July 3–5, 2019, Proceedings. Althoefer, K., Konstantinova, J. & Zhang, K. (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence; vol. 11529).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Testing the vertical and cyber-physical integration of cognitive robots in manufacturing

Krueger, V., Rovida, F., Grossmann, B., Petrick, R., Crosby, M., Charzoule, A., Martin Garcia, G., Behnke, S., Toscano, C. & Veiga, G., Jun 2019, In : Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. 57, p. 213-229 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Manufacturing
Robot
Vertical
Robots
Testing

KABouM: Knowledge-Level Action and Bounding Geometry Motion Planner

Gaschler, A., Petrick, R. P. A., Khatib, O. & Knoll, A., 1 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research. 61, p. 323-362

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Robots
Geometry
Motion planning
Manipulators
Decomposition

The ORCA Hub: Explainable Offshore Robotics through Intelligent Interfaces

Hastie, H., Lohan, K. S., Chantler, M. J., Robb, D., Ramamoorthy, S., Petrick, R. P. A., Vijayakumar, S. & Lane, D. M., 5 Mar 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Robotics
Intelligent systems
Transparency
Positive ions
Personnel