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Preprints

  1. Counterfactual Data Augmentation using Locally Factored Dynamics. Silviu Pitis, Elliot Creager, Animesh Garg. preprint 2020 Outstanding Paper Award at Object-Oriented Learning (OOL) Workshop, ICML 2020
    arXiv code talk
  2. Causal Discovery in Physical Systems from Videos. Yunzhu Li, Antonio Torralba, Animashree Anandkumar, Dieter Fox, Animesh Garg. preprint 2020 arXiv project
  3. De-anonymization of authors through arXiv submissions during double-blind review. Homanga Bharadhwaj, Dylan Turpin, Animesh Garg, Ashton Anderson. preprint 2020 arXiv blog
  4. Experience Replay with Likelihood-free Importance Weights. Samarth Sinha, Jiaming Song, Animesh Garg, Stefano Ermon. preprint 2020 arXiv
  5. Maximum Entropy Models for Fast Adaptation. Samarth Sinha, Anirudh Goyal, Animesh Garg. preprint 2020 arXiv
  6. LEAF: Latent Exploration Along the Frontier. Homanga Bharadhwaj, Animesh Garg, Florian Shkurti. preprint 2020 arXiv
  7. DIBS: Diversity inducing Information Bottleneck in Model Ensembles. Samarth Sinha, Homanga Bharadhwaj, Anirudh Goyal, Hugo Larochelle, Animesh Garg, Florian Shkurti. preprint 2020 arXiv
  8. Curriculum By Texture. Samarth Sinha, Animesh Garg, Hugo Larochelle. preprint 2020 arXiv
  9. Unsupervised Disentanglement of Pose, Appearance and Background from Images and Videos. Aysegul Dundar, Kevin J. Shih, Animesh Garg, Robert Pottorf, Andrew Tao, Bryan Catanzaro. preprint 2020 arXiv code
  10. InfoCNF: An Efficient Conditional Continuous Normalizing Flow with Adaptive Solvers. Tan M. Nguyen, Animesh Garg, Richard G. Baraniuk, Anima Anandkumar. preprint 2019 arXiv

Papers

  1. Visuomotor Mechanical Search: Learning to Retrieve Target Objects in Clutter. Andrey Kurenkov, Joseph Taglic, Rohun Kulkarni, Marcus Dominguez-Kuhne, Animesh Garg, Roberto Martín-Martín, Silvio Saverese. IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2020 arXiv project
  2. Ocean: Online Task Inference for Compositional Tasks with Context Adaptation. Hongyu Ren, Yuke Zhu, Jure Leskovec, Anima Anandkumar, Animesh Garg. Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI) 2020 arXiv pdf supp code
  3. Angular Visual Hardness. Beidi Chen, Weiyang Liu, Animesh Garg, Zhiding Yu, Anshumali Shrivastava, Jan Kautz, Anima Anandkumar. International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) 2020 arXiv
  4. A Programmable Approach to Neural Network Compression. Vinu Joseph, Saurav Muralidharan, Animesh Garg, Michael Garland, Ganesh Gopalakrishnan. IEEE Micro 2020 arXiv project code
  5. Semi-Supervised StyleGAN for Disentanglement Learning. Weili Nie, Tero Karras, Animesh Garg, Shoubhik Debhath, Anjul Patney, Ankit B. Patel, Anima Anandkumar. International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) 2020 arXiv project code slides
  6. Combining Model-Free and Model-Based Strategies for Sample-Efficient Reinforcement Learning. Michelle A. Lee, Carlos Florensa, Jonathan Tremblay, Nathan Ratliff, Animesh Garg, Fabio Ramos, Dieter Fox. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2020 Best Paper Award at 2019 Neurips Workshop on Robot Learning
    arXiv video talk
  7. Motion Reasoning for Goal-Based Imitation Learning. De-An Huang, Yu-Wei Chao, Chris Paxton, Xinke Deng, Li Fei-Fei, Juan Carlos Niebles, Animesh Garg, Dieter Fox. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2020 arXiv video
  8. Controlling Assistive Robots with Learned Latent Actions. Dylan P. Losey, Krishnan Srinivasan, Ajay Mandlekar, Animesh Garg, Dorsa Sadigh. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2020 arXiv blog video talk
  9. IRIS: Implicit Reinforcement without Interaction at Scale for Learning Control from Offline Robot Manipulation Data. Ajay Mandlekar, Fabio Ramos, Byron Boots, Silvio Savarese, Li Fei-Fei, Animesh Garg, Dieter Fox. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2020 arXiv project video talk
  10. Continuous Relaxation of Symbolic Planner for One-Shot Imitation Learning. De-An Huang, Danfei Xu, Yuke Zhu, Animesh Garg, Silvio Savarese, Li Fei-Fei, Juan Carlos Carlos. IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2019 arXiv video
  11. Variable Impedance Control in End-Effector Space: An Action Space for Reinforcement Learning in Contact-Rich Tasks. Roberto Martı́n-Martı́n, Michelle A Lee, Rachel Gardner, Silvio Savarese, Jeannette Bohg, Animesh Garg. IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2019 arXiv project
  12. Scaling Robot Supervision to Hundreds of Hours with RoboTurk: Robotic Manipulation Dataset through Human Reasoning and Dexterity. Ajay Mandlekar, Jonathan Booher, Max Spero, Albert Tung, Anchit Gupta, Yuke Zhu, Animesh Garg, Silvio Savarese, Li Fei-Fei. IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2019 IROS Best Cognitive Robotics Paper Finalist
    arXiv project code blog
  13. AC-Teach: A Bayesian Actor-Critic Method for Policy Learning with an Ensemble of Suboptimal Teachers. Andrey Kurenkov, Ajay Mandlekar, Roberto Martín-Martín, Silvio Savarese, Animesh Garg. Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL) 2019 arXiv project code blog
  14. Dynamics Learning with Cascaded Variational Inference for Multi-Step Manipulation. Kuan Fang, Yuke Zhu, Animesh Garg, Silvio Savarese, Li Fei-Fei. Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL) 2019 Oral Presentation
    arXiv project
  15. Learning Task-Oriented Grasping for Tool Manipulation from Simulated Self-Supervision. Kuan Fang, Yuke Zhu, Animesh Garg, Andrey Kurenkov, Viraj Mehta, Li Fei-Fei, Silvio Savarese. International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR) 2019 pdf project video
  16. Making Sense of Vision and Touch: Learning Multimodal Representations for Contact-Rich Tasks. Michelle A. Lee, Yuke Zhu, Peter Zachares, Matthew Tan, Krishnan Srinivasan, Silvio Savarese, Li Fei-Fei, Animesh Garg, Jeannette Bohg. IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO) 2019 arXiv project
  17. Neural Task Graphs: Generalizing to unseen tasks from a single video demonstration. De-An Huang, Suraj Nair, Danfei Xu, Yuke Zhu, Animesh Garg, Li Fei-Fei, Silvio Savarese, Juan Carlos Niebles. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2019 Oral Presentation
    arXiv video
  18. Making Sense of Vision and Touch: Self-Supervised Learning of Multimodal Representations for Contact-Rich Tasks. Michelle A Lee*, Yuke Zhu*, Krishnan Srinivasan, Parth Shah, Silvio Savarese, Li Fei-Fei, Animesh Garg, Jeannette Bohg (* equal contribution). IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2019 ICRA Best Paper Award and Finalist: Best Cognitive Robotics Paper
    arXiv project video
  19. Mechanical Search: Multi-Step Retrieval of a Target Object Occluded by Clutter. Mike Danielczuk, Andrey Kurenkov, Ashwin Balakrishna, Matthew Matl, Roberto Martín-Martín, Animesh Garg, Silvio Savarese, Ken Goldberg. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2019 abstract arXiv project video
  20. ROBOTURK: A Crowdsourcing Platform for Robotic Skill Learning through Imitation. Ajay Mandlekar, Yuke Zhu, Animesh Garg, Jonathan Booher, Max Spero, Albert Tung, Julian Gao, John Emmons, Anchit Gupta, Emre Orbay, Silvio Savarese, Li Fei-Fei. Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL) 2018 arXiv pdf project code blog talk
  21. SWIRL: A Sequential Windowed Inverse Reinforcement Learning Algorithm for Robot Tasks With Delayed Rewards. Sanjay Krishnan, Animesh Garg, Richard Liaw, Brijen Thananjeyan, Lauren Miller, Florian T Pokorny, Ken Goldberg. International Journal of Robotics Research 2018 pdf project
  22. Learning Task-Oriented Grasping for Tool Manipulation from Simulated Self-Supervision. Kuan Fang, Yuke Zhu, Animesh Garg, Andrey Kurenkov, Viraj Mehta, Li Fei-Fei, Silvio Savarese. Robotics: Systems and Science (RSS) 2018 arXiv project video talk
  23. Finding It: Weakly-Supervised Reference-Aware Visual Grounding in Instructional Video. De-An Huang, Shyamal Buch, Lucio Dery, Animesh Garg, Li Fei-Fei, Juan Carlos Niebles. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2018 Oral Presentation
    pdf supp project poster talk
  24. Neural Task Programming: Learning to generalize across hierarchical tasks. Danfei Xu, Suraj Nair, Yuke Zhu, Julian Gao, Animesh Garg, Li Fei-Fei, Silvio Savarese. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2018 arXiv project video talk
  25. DeformNet: Free-Form Deformation Network for 3D Shape Reconstruction from a Single Image. Andrey Kurenkov*, Jingwei Ji*, Animesh Garg, Viraj Mehta, JunYoung Gwak, Christopher Choy, Silvio Savarese (* equal contribution). IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV) 2018 arXiv project talk
  26. Transition State Clustering: Unsupervised surgical trajectory segmentation for robot learning. Sanjay Krishnan*, Animesh Garg*, Sachin Patil, Colin Lea, Gregory Hager, Pieter Abbeel, Ken Goldberg (* equal contribution). International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR) 2017 pdf code
  27. AdaPT: Zero-Shot Adaptive Policy Transfer for Stochastic Dynamical Systems. James Harrison*, Animesh Garg*, Boris Ivanovic, Yuke Zhu, Silvio Savarese, Li Fei-Fei, Marco Pavone (* equal contribution). International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR) 2017 arXiv
  28. Weakly Supervised Generative Adversarial Networks for 3D Reconstruction. JunYoung Gwak*, Christopher B Choy*, Animesh Garg, Manmohan Chandraker, Silvio Savarese (* equal contribution). IEEE Conference on 3D Vision (3DV) 2017 arXiv
  29. Adversarially Robust Policy Learning through Active Construction of Physically-Plausible Perturbations. Ajay Mandlekar*, Yuke Zhu*, Animesh Garg*, Li Fei-Fei, Silvio Savarese (* equal contribution). IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2017 pdf project video
  30. Multilateral Surgical Pattern Cutting in 2D Orthotropic Gauze with Deep Reinforcement Learning Policies for Tensioning. Brijen Thananjeyan, Animesh Garg, Sanjay Krishnan, Carolyn Chen, Lauren Miller, Ken Goldberg. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2017
  31. SWIRL: A Sequential Windowed Inverse Reinforcement Learning Algorithm for Robot Tasks With Delayed Rewards. Sanjay Krishnan, Animesh Garg, Richard Liaw, Brijen Thananjeyan, Lauren Miller, Florian T Pokorny, Ken Goldberg. Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR) 2016 talk
  32. Interchangeable Surgical Instrument System with Application to Supervised Automation of Multilateral Tumor Resection. . Stephen McKinley, Animesh Garg, Siddarth Sen, David V. Gealy, Jonathan McKinley, Yiming Jen, Menglung Guo, Doug Boyd, Ken Goldberg. IEEE International Conference on Automation Science & Engg. (CASE) 2016 Best Video Award at 2015 Hamlyn Symposium
    project video
  33. TSC-DL: Unsupervised Trajectory Segmentation of Multi-Modal Surgical Demonstrations with Deep Learning . Adithyavairavan Murali*, Animesh Garg*, Sanjay Krishnan*, Florian Pokorny, Pieter Abbeel, Trevor Darrell, Ken Goldberg (* equal contribution). IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation (ICRA) 2016 project code video
  34. Autonomous Multiple-Throw Multilateral Surgical Suturing with a Mechanical Needle Guide and Optimization based Needle Planning . Siddarth Sen*, Animesh Garg*, David Gealy, Stephen McKinley, Yiming Jen, Ken Goldberg (* equal contribution). IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation (ICRA) 2016 project video
  35. Tumor localization using automated palpation with Gaussian Process Adaptive Sampling. Animesh Garg, Siddarth Sen, Rishi Kapadia, Yiming Jen, Stephen McKinley, Lauren Miller, Ken Goldberg. IEEE International Conference on Automation Science & Engg. (CASE) 2016 pdf project
  36. A Single-Use Haptic Palpation Probe for Locating Subcutaneous Blood Vessels in Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery. Stephen McKinley, Animesh Garg, Siddarth Sen, Rishi Kapadia, Adithyavairavan Murali, Kirk Nichols, Susan Lim, Sachin Patil, Pieter Abbeel, Allison M. Okamura, Ken Goldberg. IEEE International Conference on Automation Science & Engg. (CASE) 2015 Best Poster/Demo Award at ICRA 2015 Workshop on Shared Frameworks for Medical Robotics
    abstract pdf project
  37. Learning by Observation for Surgical Subtasks: Multilateral Cutting of 3D Viscoelastic and 2D Orthotropic Tissue Phantoms. Adithyavairavan Murali, Siddarth Sen, Ben Kehoe, Animesh Garg, Seth McFarland, Sachin Patil, W Douglas Boyd, Susan Lim, Pieter Abbeel, Ken Goldberg. IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation (ICRA) 2015 Finalist: Best Paper, Student Paper, and Medical Robotics Paper Award
    abstract project video
  38. Material Evaluation of PC-ISO for Customized, 3D Printed, Gynecologic 192Ir HDR Brachytherapy Applicators. Katherine Mellis, Timmy Siauw, Atchar Sudhyadhom, Rajni Sethi, I-Chow Hsu, Jean Pouliot, Animesh Garg, Ken Goldberg. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics (JACMP) 2015 project
  39. Transition State Clustering: Unsupervised Surgical Trajectory Segmentation For Robot Learning. Sanjay Krishnan*, Animesh Garg*, Sachin Patil, Colin Lea, Gregory Hager, Pieter Abbeel, Ken Goldberg (* equal contribution). International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR) 2015 code
  40. Exact Reachability Analysis for Planning Skew-Line Needle Arrangements for Automated Brachytherapy. Animesh Garg, Timmy Siauw, Guang Yang, Sachin Patil, J Adam M Cunha, I-Chow Hsu, Jean Pouliot, Alper Atamtürk, Ken Goldberg. IEEE International Conference on Automation Science & Engg. (CASE) 2014 abstract project
  41. Customized Needle Guides for Inserting Non-Parallel Needle Arrangements in Prostate HDR Brachytherapy: A Phantom Study. Timmy Siauw, J. Adam M. Cunha, Animesh Garg, Ken Goldberg, I Hsu, Jean Pouliot. Brachytherapy 2014 project
  42. Robot-Guided Open-Loop Insertion of Skew-Line Needle Arrangements for High Dose Rate Brachytherapy. Animesh Garg, Timmy Siauw, Dmitry Berenson, J Adam M Cunha, I-C Hsu, Jean Pouliot, Dan Stoianovici, Ken Goldberg. IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE) 2013 abstract pdf
  43. An Algorithm for Computing Customized 3D Printed Implants with Curvature Constrained Channels for Enhancing Intracavitary Brachytherapy Radiation Delivery. Animesh Garg, Sachin Patil, Timmy Siauw, J Adam M Cunha, I Hsu, Pieter Abbeel, Jean Pouliot, Ken Goldberg. IEEE International Conference on Automation Science & Engg. (CASE) 2013 abstract pdf project
  44. Initial experiments toward automated robotic implantation of skew-line needle arrangements for HDR brachytherapy. A. Garg, T. Siauw, D. Berenson, A. Cunha, I-Chow Hsu, J. Pouliot, D. Stoianovici, K. Goldberg. IEEE International Conference on Automation Science & Engg. (CASE) 2012 IEEE CASE Best Application Paper Award
    abstract project video talk
  45. Robotic Brachytherapy Demonstration: Implant of HDR Brachytherapy Needle Configuration Computer-Optimized to Avoid Critical Structures Near the Bulb of the Penis. JA Cunha, T Siauw, A Garg, N Zhang, K Goldberg, D Stoianovici, M Roach III, I-C Hsu, J Pouliot. Medical Physics 2012 pdf
  46. Robot-guided Delivery of Brachytherapy Needles along Non-Parallel Paths to Avoid Penile Bulb Puncture. JAM Cunha, A Garg, T Siauw, N Zhang, Y Zuo, K Goldberg, D Stoianovici, M Roach III, J Pouliot. Radiotherapy and Oncology 2012 pdf
  47. Low-Cost Teleoperation of Remotely Located Actuators Based on Dual Tone Multi-Frequency Data Transfer. Sahil Thakkar, Animesh Garg, Adesh Midha, Prerna Gaur. MEMS, NANO and Smart Systems 2012 abstract pdf
  48. The Autotrix: Design and Implementation of an Autonomous Urban Driving System. Animesh Garg, Anju Toor, Sahil Thakkar, Shiwangi Goel, Sachin Maheshwari, Satish Chand. MEMS, NANO and Smart Systems 2012 abstract pdf
  49. Object Identification and Mapping using Monocular Vision in an Autonomous Urban Driving System. Animesh Garg, Anju Toor, Sahil Thakkar, Shiwangi Goel, Sachin Maheshwari, Satish Chand. International Conference of Machine Vision 2010

Peer-Reviewed Workshops

  1. Counterfactual Data Augmentation using Locally Factored Dynamics. Silviu Pitis, Elliot Creager, Animesh Garg. Workshop on Object-Oriented Learning (OOL) at ICML 2020 Outstanding Paper Award at Object-Oriented Learning (OOL) Workshop, ICML 2020
    code poster talk
  2. Combining Model-Free and Model-Based Strategies for Sample-Efficient Reinforcement Learning. Michelle A. Lee, Carlos Florensa, Jonathan Tremblay, Nathan Ratliff, Animesh Garg, Fabio Ramos, Dieter Fox. Workshop on Robot Learning at NeurIPS 2019 Best paper award at the workshop
    pdf
  3. Towards Grasp Transfer using Shape Deformation.. Andrey Kuyenkov*, Viraj Mehta*, Jingwei Ji, Animesh Garg, Silvio Savarese (* equal contribution). Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL), workshop track 2017 pdf poster
  4. Hierarchical Task Generalization with Neural Programs. Danfei Xu, Yuke Zhu, Julian Gao, Animesh Garg, Li Fei-Fei, Silvio Savarese. Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL), workshop track 2017 talk
  5. Hierarchical Task Generalization with Neural Programs. Danfei Xu, Yuke Zhu, Julian Gao, Animesh Garg, Li Fei-Fei, Silvio Savarese. R:SS Workshop on New Frontiers for Deep Learning in Robotics 2017 poster
  6. Adversarially Robust Policy Learning through Active Construction of Physically-Plausible Perturbations. Ajay Mandlekar*, Yuke Zhu*, Animesh Garg*, Li Fei-Fei, Silvio Savarese (* equal contribution). Multidisciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making (RLDM) 2017 pdf
  7. HIRL: Hierarchical inverse reinforcement learning for long-horizon tasks with delayed rewards. Sanjay Krishnan, Animesh Garg, Richard Liaw, Lauren Miller, Florian T Pokorny, Ken Goldberg. 2016 arXiv
  8. On Visual Feature Representations for Transition State Learning in Robotic Task Demonstrations. Animesh Garg*, Sanjay Krishnan*, Adithyavairavan Murali, Trevor Darrell, Pieter Abbeel, Ken Goldberg (* equal contribution). NIPS Workshop on Feature Extraction 2015 pdf project
  9. Automated Delivery Instrument for Stem Cell Treatment Using the daVinci Robotic Surgical System. Stephen McKinley, Animesh Garg, Susan Lim, Sachin Patil, Ken Goldberg. Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research. Stockholm, Sweden. 2015 poster
  10. Autonomous Tumor Localization and Extraction: Palpation, Incision, Debridement and Adhesive Closure with the da Vinci Research Kit. Stephen McKinley, Siddarth Sen, Animesh Garg, Yiming Jen, David Gealy, Pieter Abbeel, Ken Goldberg. Hamlyn Surgical Robotics Conference, London 2015 Best Video Award
    video

Theses

Patents

  1. Patient-Specific Temporary Implants For Accurately Guiding Local Means of Tumor Control Along Patient-Specific Internal Channels to Treat Cancers. Jean Pouliot, I-Chow Ken Goldberg, J. Adam Cunha, Animesh Garg, Sachin Patil, Pieter Abbeel, Timmy Siauw. US Patent 10,286,197, May, 2019 project
  2. Precision injector/extractor for robot-assisted minimally-invasive surgery. Stephen Mckinley, Animesh Garg, Sachin Patil, Susan ML Lim, Ken Goldberg. U.S. Provisional. PCT International Application No.: PCT/US2016/039,026, June, 2016 project

Miscellaneous

  1. Video Interpolation and Prediction with Unsupervised Landmarks. Kevin J. Shih, Aysegul Dundar, Animesh Garg, Robert Pottorf, Andrew Tao, Bryan Catanzaro. 2019 arXiv
  2. Composing Meta-Policies for Autonomous Driving Using Hierarchical Deep Reinforcement Learning. Richard Liaw, Sanjay Krishnan, Animesh Garg, Daniel Crankshaw, Joseph E Gonzalez, Ken Goldberg. 2017 arXiv
  3. Autonomous localization and navigation using 2D laser scanners. Manohar Paluri, Animesh Garg, Henrik Christensen. 2010