Power On and Go Robots

RSS 2020 Workshop | 'Out-of-the-Box' Systems for Real-World Applications


The new service robot you ordered has just arrived! You take it out of the box, flip the “on” switch and... and... it sits immobile, the animated face on its screen looking confused. Frustrated, after an hour of trying to coax it to do something, you call the company and ask for a refund.


Gaurav Sukhatme (USC)

Hadas Kress-Gazit (Cornell)

Stergios Roumeliotis (U Minnesota, Apple)

Shoeji Shen (HKUST)


  • To be announced ...


  • Jonathan Kelly (Toronto)
  • Stephan Weiss (Klagenfurt)
  • Robuffo Giordana (CRNS, INRIA)