32nd Soar Workshop


 
Day Time Length Presenter Title
Wednesday
June 20
1670 CSE
8:30-9:00 30 Registration, Bagels, Juice, and Coffee
9:00-10:15 75
15 Introductions
20 John Laird Selection Space (ppt)
20 John Laird Using Background Knowledge in RL (ppt)
20 Mitchell Bloch Tie Impasses for Numeric Preferences
10:15-10:45 30 Break
10:45-12:00 75
20 Nate Derbinsky Competence-Preserving Retention of Learned Knowledge in Soar Memories (ppt)
20 Nate Derbinsky Multi-Domain Evaluation of Scaling in Soar's Episodic Memory (ppt)
20 Justin Li Functional Interactions between Memory and Recognition Judgments
15 Nate Derbinsky Next Steps in Memory Research (ppt)
12:00-1:30 90 Lunch
1:30-3:05 95
15 Joseph Xu Soar 9.3.2 and Changes to the Soar Compilation Process (ppt)
15 Johnicholas Hines Delimited Continuations in Soar (ppt)
15 Joseph Xu How to use the new Soar Visual System (SVS) (ppt)
20 Keegan Kinkade Soar Robot Unleashed
30 Joseph Xu Learning Relational and Continuous Action Models (ppt)
3:05-3:35 30 Break
3:35-4:30 55
15 Mike van Lent SoarTech Overview (ppt)
10 Mike van Lent Soar in DARPA's SSIM program (ppt)
10 Mike van Lent Would you trust a Soar agent with your life? (ppt)
30 Discussion
6:30-8:30 120 Pizza House, 618 Church Street
Thursday
June 21
1670 CSE
8:30-9:00 30 Bagels, Juice, and Coffee
9:00-10:20 80
15 John Laird Overview of BOLT (Grounded Language Acquisition)
15 Robert Goeddel "Kinecting" the Dots: How Bolt Sees the World
20 Sam Wintermute Leveraging Cognitive Context for Language Processing in Soar (ppt)
15 Shiwali Mohan Mixed Initiative Interaction for Learning
15 Aaron Mininger Learning Nouns and Adjectives in Bolt
10:20-10:50 30 Break
10:50-12:00 70
15 James Kirk Learning Prepositions for Spatial Relations in BOLT (ppt)
15 Shiwali Mohan Situated Comprehension of Verb Commands
15 Shiwali Mohan Learning new Actions with Retrospective Projection
25 Discussion
12:00-1:30 90 Lunch
1:30-3:00 90
15 Deryle Lonsdale XNL-Soar: Where we are and where we're headed (ppt)
5 Nathan Glenn Japanese and Optimality Theory (ppt)
15 John Hale Rational Parsing
20 Rick Lewis Language Processing as Bounded Optimal Control of Memory, Perception
15 Glenn Taylor Natural Human-Robot Interaction (ppt)
20 Discussion
3:00-3:30 30 Break
3:30-4:30 60
15 Randy Jones Interpreted Declarative Representations of Task Knowledge (ppt)
15 Randy Jones Achieving parsimony between NGS and the Michigan approach (ppt)
30 Discussion
7:30-9:00 150 Demos Soar Technology, Green Road