Publications

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  •  Raghunathan, A., Jha, D.K., Romeres, D., "Python-based Open Source Package for Optimization of Contact-rich Systems", Robotics: Science and Systems, June 2022.
    BibTeX TR2022-089 PDF
    • @inproceedings{Raghunathan2022jun,
    • author = {Raghunathan, Arvind and Jha, Devesh K. and Romeres, Diego},
    • title = {Python-based Open Source Package for Optimization of Contact-rich Systems},
    • booktitle = {Robotics: Science and Systems},
    • year = 2022,
    • month = jun,
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2022-089}
    • }
  •  Shirai, Y., Jha, D.K., Raghunathan, A., Romeres, D., "Robust Pivoting Manipulation Using Bilevel Contact-Implicit Optimization", RSS Workshop on The Science of Bumping into Things, June 2022.
    BibTeX TR2022-090 PDF
    • @inproceedings{Shirai2022jun,
    • author = {Shirai, Yuki and Jha, Devesh K. and Raghunathan, Arvind and Romeres, Diego},
    • title = {Robust Pivoting Manipulation Using Bilevel Contact-Implicit Optimization},
    • booktitle = {RSS Workshop on The Science of Bumping into Things},
    • year = 2022,
    • month = jun,
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2022-090}
    • }
  •  Raghunathan, A., Jha, D.K., Romeres, D., "PYROBOCOP: Python-based Robotic Control & Optimization Package for Manipulation", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 2022.
    BibTeX TR2022-057 PDF Software
    • @inproceedings{Raghunathan2022may,
    • author = {Raghunathan, Arvind and Jha, Devesh K. and Romeres, Diego},
    • title = {PYROBOCOP: Python-based Robotic Control & Optimization Package for Manipulation},
    • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)},
    • year = 2022,
    • month = may,
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2022-057}
    • }
  •  Shirai, Y., Jha, D.K., Raghunathan, A., Romeres, D., "Robust Pivoting: Exploiting Frictional Stability Using Bilevel Optimization", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 2022.
    BibTeX TR2022-045 PDF
    • @inproceedings{Shirai2022may,
    • author = {Shirai, Yuki and Jha, Devesh K. and Raghunathan, Arvind and Romeres, Diego},
    • title = {Robust Pivoting: Exploiting Frictional Stability Using Bilevel Optimization},
    • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)},
    • year = 2022,
    • month = may,
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2022-045}
    • }
  •  Jha, D.K., Romeres, D., Jain, S., Yerazunis, W.S., Nikovski, D., "Design of Adaptive Compliance Controllers for Safe Robotic Assembly", arXiv, April 2022.
    BibTeX arXiv
    • @article{Jha2022apr,
    • author = {Jha, Devesh K. and Romeres, Diego and Jain, Siddarth and Yerazunis, William S. and Nikovski, Daniel},
    • title = {Design of Adaptive Compliance Controllers for Safe Robotic Assembly},
    • journal = {arXiv},
    • year = 2022,
    • month = apr,
    • url = {https://arxiv.org/abs/2204.10447}
    • }
  •  Shirai, Y., Jha, D.K., Raghunathan, A., Romeres, D., "Chance-Constrained Optimization in Contact-Rich Systems for Robust Manipulation", arXiv, March 2022.
    BibTeX
    • @article{Shirai2022mar,
    • author = {Shirai, Yuki and Jha, Devesh K. and Raghunathan, Arvind and Romeres, Diego},
    • title = {Chance-Constrained Optimization in Contact-Rich Systems for Robust Manipulation},
    • journal = {arXiv},
    • year = 2022,
    • month = mar
    • }
  •  Jha, D.K., Romeres, D., Yerazunis, W.S., Nikovski, D.N., "Imitation and Supervised Learning of Compliance for Robotic Assembly", arXiv, December 2021.
    BibTeX arXiv
    • @article{Jha2021dec,
    • author = {Jha, Devesh K. and Romeres, Diego and Yerazunis, William S. and Nikovski, Daniel N.},
    • title = {Imitation and Supervised Learning of Compliance for Robotic Assembly},
    • journal = {arXiv},
    • year = 2021,
    • month = dec,
    • url = {https://arxiv.org/abs/2111.10488}
    • }
  •  Chakrabarty, A., Quirynen, R., Romeres, D., Di Cairano, S., "Learning Disagreement Regions with Deep Neural Networks to Reduce Practical Complexity of Mixed-Integer MPC", IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, DOI: 10.1109/​SMC52423.2021.9659186, October 2021, pp. 3238-3244.
    BibTeX TR2021-126 PDF Video
    • @inproceedings{Chakrabarty2021oct,
    • author = {Chakrabarty, Ankush and Quirynen, Rien and Romeres, Diego and Di Cairano, Stefano},
    • title = {Learning Disagreement Regions with Deep Neural Networks to Reduce Practical Complexity of Mixed-Integer MPC},
    • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics},
    • year = 2021,
    • pages = {3238--3244},
    • month = oct,
    • doi = {10.1109/SMC52423.2021.9659186},
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2021-126}
    • }
  •  Amadio, F., Dalla Libera, A., Carli, R., Romeres, D., "Model-Based Reinforcement Learning Using Monte Carlo Gradient Estimation", Automatica.it, September 2021.
    BibTeX TR2021-108 PDF
    • @inproceedings{Amadio2021sep,
    • author = {Amadio, Fabio and Dalla Libera, Alberto and Carli, Ruggero and Romeres, Diego},
    • title = {Model-Based Reinforcement Learning Using Monte Carlo Gradient Estimation},
    • booktitle = {Automatica.it},
    • year = 2021,
    • month = sep,
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2021-108}
    • }
  •  Dalla Libera, A., Amadio, F., Nikovski, D.N., Carli, R., Romeres, D., "Control of Mechanical Systems via Feedback Linearization Based on Black-Box Gaussian Process Models", European Control Conference (ECC), DOI: 10.23919/​ECC54610.2021.9654429, June 2021.
    BibTeX TR2021-068 PDF
    • @inproceedings{DallaLibera2021jun,
    • author = {Dalla Libera, Alberto and Amadio, Fabio and Nikovski, Daniel N. and Carli, Ruggero and Romeres, Diego},
    • title = {Control of Mechanical Systems via Feedback Linearization Based on Black-Box Gaussian Process Models},
    • booktitle = {European Control Conference (ECC)},
    • year = 2021,
    • month = jun,
    • publisher = {IEEE},
    • doi = {10.23919/ECC54610.2021.9654429},
    • isbn = {978-9-4638-4236-5},
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2021-068}
    • }
  •  Raghunathan, A., Jha, D.K., Romeres, D., "PYROBOCOP: Python-based Robotic Control & Optimization Package", arXiv, June 2021.
    BibTeX arXiv
    • @article{Raghunathan2021jun,
    • author = {Raghunathan, Arvind and Jha, Devesh K. and Romeres, Diego},
    • title = {PYROBOCOP: Python-based Robotic Control & Optimization Package},
    • journal = {arXiv},
    • year = 2021,
    • month = jun,
    • url = {https://arxiv.org/abs/2106.03220}
    • }
  •  Jin, S., Romeres, D., Raghunathan, A., Jha, D.K., Tomizuka, M., "Trajectory Optimization for Manipulation of Deformable Objects: Assembly of Belt Drive Units", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), DOI: 10.1109/​ICRA48506.2021.9561556, June 2021.
    BibTeX TR2021-072 PDF
    • @inproceedings{Jin2021jun,
    • author = {Jin, Shiyu and Romeres, Diego and Raghunathan, Arvind and Jha, Devesh K. and Tomizuka, Masayoshi},
    • title = {Trajectory Optimization for Manipulation of Deformable Objects: Assembly of Belt Drive Units},
    • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)},
    • year = 2021,
    • month = jun,
    • publisher = {IEEE},
    • doi = {10.1109/ICRA48506.2021.9561556},
    • issn = {2577-087X},
    • isbn = {978-1-7281-9077-8},
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2021-072}
    • }
  •  Dong, S., Jha, D.K., Romeres, D., Kim, S., Nikovski, D.N., Rodriguez, A., "Tactile-RL for Insertion: Generalization to Objects of Unknown Geometry", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), DOI: 10.1109/​ICRA48506.2021.9561646, May 2021.
    BibTeX TR2021-052 PDF
    • @inproceedings{Dong2021may,
    • author = {Dong, Siyuan and Jha, Devesh K. and Romeres, Diego and Kim, Sangwoon and Nikovski, Daniel N. and Rodriguez, Alberto},
    • title = {Tactile-RL for Insertion: Generalization to Objects of Unknown Geometry},
    • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)},
    • year = 2021,
    • month = may,
    • publisher = {IEEE},
    • doi = {10.1109/ICRA48506.2021.9561646},
    • issn = {2577-087X},
    • isbn = {978-1-7281-9077-8},
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2021-052}
    • }
  •  Laftchiev, E., Romeres, D., Nikovski, D.N., "Dynamic Thermal Comfort Optimization for Groups", American Control Conference (ACC), DOI: 10.23919/​ACC50511.2021.9483191, May 2021.
    BibTeX TR2021-057 PDF
    • @inproceedings{Laftchiev2021may,
    • author = {Laftchiev, Emil and Romeres, Diego and Nikovski, Daniel N.},
    • title = {Dynamic Thermal Comfort Optimization for Groups},
    • booktitle = {American Control Conference (ACC)},
    • year = 2021,
    • month = may,
    • publisher = {IEEE},
    • doi = {10.23919/ACC50511.2021.9483191},
    • issn = {2378-5861},
    • isbn = {978-1-6654-4197-1},
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2021-057}
    • }
  •  Ota, K., Jha, D.K., Romeres, D., van Baar, J., Smith, K., Semistsu, T., Oiki, T., Sullivan, A., Nikovski, D.N., Tenenbaum, J.B., "Data-Efficient Learning for Complex and Real-Time Physical Problem Solving using Augmented Simulation", IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, DOI: 10.1109/​LRA.2021.3068887, Vol. 6, No. 2, March 2021.
    BibTeX TR2021-032 PDF Video Software
    • @article{Ota2021mar,
    • author = {Ota, Kei and Jha, Devesh K. and Romeres, Diego and van Baar, Jeroen and Smith, Kevin and Semistsu, Takayuki and Oiki, Tomoaki and Sullivan, Alan and Nikovski, Daniel N. and Tenenbaum, Joshua B.},
    • title = {Data-Efficient Learning for Complex and Real-Time Physical Problem Solving using Augmented Simulation},
    • journal = {IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters},
    • year = 2021,
    • volume = 6,
    • number = 2,
    • month = mar,
    • doi = {10.1109/LRA.2021.3068887},
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2021-032}
    • }
  •  Laftchiev, Emil, Romeres, Diego, Nikovski, Daniel N., "Personalizing Individual Comfort in the Group Setting", Tech. Rep. TR2021-011, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Cambridge, MA, March 2021.
    BibTeX TR2021-011 PDF
    • @techreport{MERL_TR2021-011,
    • author = {Laftchiev, Emil; Romeres, Diego; Nikovski, Daniel N.},
    • title = {Personalizing Individual Comfort in the Group Setting},
    • institution = {MERL - Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories},
    • address = {Cambridge, MA 02139},
    • number = {TR2021-011},
    • month = mar,
    • year = 2021,
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2021-011/}
    • }
  •  Romeres, D., Amadio, F., Dalla Libera, A., Antonello, R., Carli, R., Nikovski, D.N., "Model-Based Policy Search Using Monte Carlo Gradient Estimation with Real Systems Application", arXiv, February 2021.
    BibTeX arXiv
    • @article{Romeres2021feb,
    • author = {Romeres, Diego and Amadio, Fabio and Dalla Libera, Alberto and Antonello, Riccardo and Carli, Ruggero and Nikovski, Daniel N.},
    • title = {Model-Based Policy Search Using Monte Carlo Gradient Estimation with Real Systems Application},
    • journal = {arXiv},
    • year = 2021,
    • month = feb,
    • url = {https://arxiv.org/abs/2101.12115}
    • }
  •  Romeres, D., Amadio, F., Dalla Libera, A., Nikovski, D.N., Carli, R., "Model-based Policy Search for Partially Measurable Systems", Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), December 2020.
    BibTeX TR2020-174 PDF
    • @inproceedings{Romeres2020dec2,
    • author = {Romeres, Diego and Amadio, Fabio and Dalla Libera, Alberto and Nikovski, Daniel N. and Carli, Ruggero},
    • title = {Model-based Policy Search for Partially Measurable Systems},
    • booktitle = {Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS)},
    • year = 2020,
    • month = dec,
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-174}
    • }
  •  Romeres, D., Dalla Libera, A., Amadio, F., Carli, R., "Feedback Linearization Robot Control based on Gaussian Process Inverse Dynamics Model", Conferenza Italiana di Robotica e Macchine Intelligenti, December 2020.
    BibTeX TR2020-173 PDF
    • @inproceedings{Romeres2020dec,
    • author = {Romeres, Diego and Dalla Libera, Alberto and Amadio, Fabio and Carli, Ruggero},
    • title = {Feedback Linearization Robot Control based on Gaussian Process Inverse Dynamics Model},
    • booktitle = {Conferenza Italiana di Robotica e Macchine Intelligenti},
    • year = 2020,
    • month = dec,
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-173}
    • }
  •  Romeres, D., Liu, Y., Jha, D.K., Nikovski, D.N., "Understanding Multi-Modal Perception Using Behavioral Cloning for Peg-In-a-Hole Insertion Tasks", Robotics: Science and Systems, July 2020.
    BibTeX TR2020-110 PDF
    • @inproceedings{Romeres2020jul,
    • author = {Romeres, Diego and Liu, Yifang and Jha, Devesh K. and Nikovski, Daniel N.},
    • title = {Understanding Multi-Modal Perception Using Behavioral Cloning for Peg-In-a-Hole Insertion Tasks},
    • booktitle = {Robotics: Science and Systems},
    • year = 2020,
    • month = jul,
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-110}
    • }
  •  Jha, D.K., Kolaric, P., Raghunathan, A., Lewis, F., Benosman, M., Romeres, D., Nikovski, D.N., "Local Policy Optimization for Trajectory-Centric Reinforcement Learning", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Ayanna Howard, Eds., May 2020, pp. 5094-5100.
    BibTeX TR2020-062 PDF
    • @inproceedings{Jha2020may,
    • author = {Jha, Devesh K. and Kolaric, Patrik and Raghunathan, Arvind and Lewis, Frank and Benosman, Mouhacine and Romeres, Diego and Nikovski, Daniel N.},
    • title = {Local Policy Optimization for Trajectory-Centric Reinforcement Learning},
    • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)},
    • year = 2020,
    • editor = {Ayanna Howard},
    • pages = {5094--5100},
    • month = may,
    • publisher = {IEEE},
    • isbn = {978-1-7281-7395-5},
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-062}
    • }
  •  Romeres, D., Dalla Libera, A., Jha, D.K., Yerazunis, W.S., Nikovski, D.N., "Model-Based Reinforcement Learning for Physical Systems Without Velocity and Acceleration Measurements", Robotics and Automation Letters, DOI: 10.1109/​LRA.2020.2977255, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 3548-3555, May 2020.
    BibTeX TR2020-063 PDF
    • @article{Romeres2020may,
    • author = {Romeres, Diego and Dalla Libera, Alberto and Jha, Devesh K. and Yerazunis, William S. and Nikovski, Daniel N.},
    • title = {Model-Based Reinforcement Learning for Physical Systems Without Velocity and Acceleration Measurements},
    • journal = {Robotics and Automation Letters},
    • year = 2020,
    • volume = 5,
    • number = 2,
    • pages = {3548--3555},
    • month = may,
    • doi = {10.1109/LRA.2020.2977255},
    • issn = {2377-3766},
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-063}
    • }
  •  Jha, D.K., Kolaric, P., Romeres, D., Raghunathan, A., Benosman, M., Nikovski, D.N., "Robust Optimization for Trajectory-Centric Model-based Reinforcement Learning", NeurIPS Workshop on Safety and Robustness in Decision Making, December 2019.
    BibTeX TR2019-156 PDF
    • @inproceedings{Jha2019dec2,
    • author = {Jha, Devesh K. and Kolaric, Patrik and Romeres, Diego and Raghunathan, Arvind and Benosman, Mouhacine and Nikovski, Daniel N.},
    • title = {Robust Optimization for Trajectory-Centric Model-based Reinforcement Learning},
    • booktitle = {NeurIPS Workshop on Safety and Robustness in Decision Making},
    • year = 2019,
    • month = dec,
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2019-156}
    • }
  •  Jha, D.K., Raghunathan, A., Romeres, D., "QNTRPO: Including Curvature in TRPO", Optimization Foundations for Reinforcement Learning Workshop at NeurIPS, December 2019.
    BibTeX TR2019-154 PDF Software
    • @inproceedings{Jha2019dec,
    • author = {Jha, Devesh K. and Raghunathan, Arvind and Romeres, Diego},
    • title = {QNTRPO: Including Curvature in TRPO},
    • booktitle = {Optimization Foundations for Reinforcement Learning Workshop at NeurIPS},
    • year = 2019,
    • month = dec,
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2019-154}
    • }
  •  Jha, D.K., Raghunathan, A., Romeres, D., "Quasi-Newton Trust Region Policy Optimization", Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL), Leslie Pack Kaelbling, Danica Kragic, Komei Sugiura, Eds., October 2019, pp. 945-954.
    BibTeX TR2019-120 PDF Software
    • @inproceedings{Jha2019oct,
    • author = {Jha, Devesh K. and Raghunathan, Arvind and Romeres, Diego},
    • title = {Quasi-Newton Trust Region Policy Optimization},
    • booktitle = {Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL)},
    • year = 2019,
    • editor = {Leslie Pack Kaelbling, Danica Kragic, Komei Sugiura},
    • pages = {945--954},
    • month = oct,
    • publisher = {Proceedings of Machine Learning Research},
    • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2019-120}
    • }