Journal Publications

Efficient Grounding Abstract Spatial Concepts for Natural Language Interaction with Robot Platforms
Rohan Paul, Jacob Arkin, Derya Aksaray, Nicholas Roy and Thomas Howard
Under review for International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), 2017
Introspective Classification for Lifelong Semantic Mapping
Hugo Grimmett, Rudolf Triebel, Rohan Paul, and Ingmar Posner
International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), 2015
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Seeking Out Perplexing Images for Ever Improving Navigation
Rohan Paul and Paul Newman
International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), 2013
Special Issue on Lifelong Learning for Robotics
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The New College Data Set 2.2 km of Vision and Laser Data
Mike Smith, Ian Baldwin, Winston Churchill, Rohan Paul and Paul Newman
International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), 2013
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Conference Publications

Grounding Natural Language Instructions with Unknown Object References using Learned Visual Attributes
Nicole Glabinski, Rohan Paul and Nicholas Roy
AAAI Fall Symposium on Natural Communication for Human-Robot Collaboration, 2017
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Grounding Abstract Spatial Concepts for Language Interaction with Robots
Rohan Paul, Jacob Arkin, Nicholas Roy and Thomas Howard
International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2017
Invited Contribution for the Sister Conference Best Paper Track
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Learning Unknown Groundings for Natural Language Interaction with Mobile Robots
Mycal Tucker, Derya Aksaray, Rohan Paul, Gregory Stein and Nicholas Roy
International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR), 2017
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Temporal Grounding Graphs for Language Understanding with Accrued Visual-Linguistic Context
Rohan Paul, Andrei Barbu, Sue Felshin, Boris Katz and Nicholas Roy
International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2017
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Efficient Grounding Abstract Spatial Concepts for Natural Language Interaction with Robot Manipulators
Rohan Paul, Jacob Arkin, Nicholas Roy and Thomas Howard
International Conference on Robotics Science and Systems (RSS), 2016
Best Conference Paper
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Visual Precis Generation using Coresets
Hugo Grimmett, Rohan Paul, Rudolf Triebel and Ingmar Posner
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong. 2014
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A Compliant Mechanism Design for Refreshable Braille Display Using Shape Memory Alloy
Ankit Kumar, Dhruv Gupta, Pulkit Sapra, Mayank Raj, Akash Anand, Vinit Darda, Rohan Paul, M. Balakrishnan and P.V.M. Rao
ASME International Conference on Mechatronics and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA). 2015
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Edutactile: A Tool for Rapid Generation of Accurate Guideline-compliant Tactile Graphics for Science and Mathematics
Mrinal Mech, Kunal Kwatra, Supriya Das, Piyush Chanana, Rohan Paul and M. Balakrishnan
International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP), 2014
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Design of an Affordable, Multi-modal, Interactive Braille Tutor System
M. Balakrishnan, Rohan Paul and P. V. M. Rao
International Conference on Blindness, Technology and Multi-modal Reading, 2014
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Dealing with Shadows: Capturing Intrinsic Scene Appearance for Image-based Outdoor Localisation
Peter Corke, Rohan Paul, Winston Churchill and Paul Newman
International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). 2013
Best Conference Paper
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Knowing When We Don’t Know: Introspective Classification for Mission-Critical Decision Making
Hugo Grimmett, Rohan Paul, Rudolf Triebel and Ingmar Posner
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2013
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Driven Learning for Driving: How Introspection Improves Semantic Mapping
Rudolf Triebel, Hugo Grimmett, Rohan Paul and Ingmar Posner
International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR), 2013
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An Indoor Path-guidance and Navigation System for the Visually Impaired
Dhruv Jain, Rohan Paul, M. Balakrishnan
ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS), 2013
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Application of Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) Based Actuation for Refreshable Display of Braille
Anshul Singhal, Pranay Jain, Piyush Chanana, Dhruv Jain, Rohan Paul, M. Balakrishnan and P.V.M. Rao
ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference IDETC/CIE, 2013
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Parsing Outdoor Scenes from Streamed 3D Laser Data Using Online Clustering and Incremental Belief Updates
Rudolf Triebel, Rohan Paul, Daniela Rus and Paul Newman
American Association of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Conference, 2012
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How was your day? Online Visual Workspace Summaries using Incremental Clustering in Topic Space
Rohan Paul, Daniela Rus and Paul Newman
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2012
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Semantic Categorization of Outdoor Scenes with Uncertainty Estimates using Multi-Class Gaussian Process Classification
Rohan Paul, Rudolf Triebel, Daniela Rus and Paul Newman
International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2012
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Study of Challenges Faced by Visually Impaired Persons in Accessing Public Buses and Design and User Testing of an Affordable Bus Identification and Homing System for the Visually Impaired
Yogesh Taneja, Anuraag Gupta, Piyush Chanana, Saurabh Sanyal, Supriya Das, Manas Paldhe, Siddharth Easwaran, Sanjay Dhakar, Vaibhav Singh, Vasudev Sharma, Dipendra Manocha, P.V.M. Rao, Rohan Paul and M. Balakrishnan
International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED), New Delhi. 2012
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Design and User Testing of an Affordable Cellphone based Indoor Navigation System for the Visually Impaired
Dhruv Jain, Prabhav Agarwal, Kartik Maheshwari, Aman Mittal, Rohan Paul, Supriya Das, Saurabh Sanyal, Yogesh Taneja, Dipendra Manocha, M. Balakrishnan and P.V.M. Rao
International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED), 2012
Best Paper Award
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Self-Help: Seeking Out Perplexing Images for Ever Improving Navigation
Rohan Paul and Paul Newman
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2011
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FABMAP3D: Topological Mapping with Visual and Spatial Appearance
Rohan Paul and Paul Newman
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2010
Best Vision Paper Finalist
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SmartCane for the Visually Impaired: Design and Controlled Field Testing of an Affordable Obstacle Detection System
Vaibhav Singh, Rohan Paul, Dheeraj Mehra, Anuraag Gupta, Vasu Dev Sharma, Saumya Jain, Chinmay Agarwal, Ankush Garg, Sandeep Singh Gujral, M. Balakrishnan, Kolin Paul, Prof. P.V.M. Rao and Dipendra Manocha
International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED), 2010
Best Conference Paper
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User Triggered Bus Identification and Homing System: Making Public Transport Accessible for the Visually Challenged
Dheeraj Mehra, Vaibhav Singh, Rohan Paul, Ankush Garg, Chinmay Agarwal, Vasu Dev Sharma, Sanjay Dhakar, Pawan Arora, M. Balakrishnan, Kolin Paul, Prof. P.V.M. Rao and Dipendra Manocha
International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED), 2010
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SmartCane for the Visually Impaired: Technological Solutions for Detecting Knee-Above Obstacles and Accessing Public Buses
Rohan Paul, Ankush Garg, Vaibhav Singh, Dheeraj Mehra, M. Balakrishnan, Kolin Paul, and Dipendra Manocha
International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED), 2011
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Workshops Papers

Temporal Grounding Graphs for Language Understanding with Accrued Visual-Linguistic Context
Rohan Paul, Andrei Barbu, Sue Felshin, Boris Katz and Nicholas Roy.
1st Workshop on Language Grounding in Robotics
American Computational Linguistics (ACL) Conference, 2017
Grounding Spatial Concepts for Autonomous Mobile Robots.
Thomas Howard, Rohan Paul, Derya Aksaray, Jacob Arkin, and Nicholas Roy
8th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE), June 2017
Knowing When We Don’t Know: Introspective Classification for Robust Decision Making in Mission-Critical Scenarios.
Rohan Paul, Hugo Grimmett, Rudolf Triebel and Ingmar Posne
Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making (RLDM), 2013
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Introspective Active Learning for Scalable Semantic Mapping
Rudolf Triebel, Hugo Grimmett, Rohan Paul and Ingmar Posner
Workshop on Active Learning in Robotics: Exploration, Curiosity, and Interaction Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), 2013
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Parsing Outdoor Scenes from Streamed 3D Laser Data Using Online Clustering and Incremental Belief Updates
International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2012
Rudolf Triebel, Rohan Paul and Paul Newman
Lifelong Learning for Mobile Robotics Applications
International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2012
Topological Mapping with Vision and Laser
Rohan Paul and Paul Newman
Annual Meeting of the Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN), UK, 2012
Self Help: Seeking Out Perplexing Images for Ever Improving Navigation
Rohan Paul and Paul Newman
Workshop on Lifelong Autonomy and Exploration.
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2011
Leveraging 3D Information for Topological Mapping with Vision and Laser
Rohan Paul and Paul Newman
RGB-D Workshop on 3D Perception in Robotics.
European Robotics Forum, 2011.
FABMAP 3D
Rohan Paul and Paul Newman
Mapping with RGB-D Cameras.
Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) Workshop, 2010.
D. Phil. Thesis
Long Term Appearance-Based Mapping with Vision and Laser
Rohan Paul
Supervisor: Prof. Paul Newman
Mobile Robotics Group. Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, UK
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