Dr Akan Cosgun

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Info Technology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016
Master of Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013

Contact

akan.cosgun@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 45822

Research interests

Robotics, AI, Machine Learning, Human-Robot Interaction

Publications

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2023

Robot Gaze During Autonomous Navigation and Its Effect on Social Presence

K He, W Chan, A Cosgun, A Joy, E Croft

(2023), pp. 1-19, International Journal of Social Robotics, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Deep Learning Approaches to Grasp Synthesis: A Review

R Newbury, M Gu, L Chumbley, A Mousavian, C Eppner, J Leitner, J Bohg, A Morales, T Asfour, D Kragic, D Fox, A Cosgun

(2023), Vol. 39, pp. 3994-4015, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Piscataway, N.J., C1

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Comparing Usability of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality for Creating Virtual Bounding Boxes of Real Objects

Nyan Kyaw, Morris Gu, Elizabeth Croft, Akansel Cosgun

(2023), Vol. 13, pp. 1-12, Applied Sciences (Switzerland), Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Crafing with a robot assistant: Use social cues to inform adaptive handovers in human-robot collaboration

L Tian, K He, S Xu, A Cosgun, D Kulić

(2023), pp. 252-260, HRI 2023 : Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Stockholm, Sweden, E1

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In-Hand Gravitational Pivoting Using Tactile Sensing

J Toskov, R Newbury, M Mukadam, D Kulić, A Cosgun

(2023), Vol. 205, pp. 2284-2293, CoRL 2022 : Proceedings of 6th Machine Learning Research, Auckland, New Zealand, E1

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Variable Grasp Pose and Commitment for Trajectory Optimization

J Pan, K He, J Ong, A Cosgun

(2023), pp. 1-6, HORA 2023 : Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Human-Computer Interaction, Optimization and Robotic Applications, Istanbul, Turkiye, E1

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Towards Vision-Based Dual Arm Robotic Fruit Harvesting

E Gursoy, B Navarro, A Cosgun, D Kulic, A Cherubini

(2023), pp. 1-6, CASE 2023 : Proceedings 19th International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand, E1

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Mapless Urban Robot Navigation by Following Pedestrians

S Buckeridge, P Carreno-Medrano, A Cosgun, E Croft, W Chan

(2023), pp. 6787-6792, IROS 2023 : Proceedings International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Detroit, MI, USA, E1

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Rotating Objects via in-Hand Pivoting Using Vision, Force and Touch

S Xu, T Liu, M Wong, D Kulic, A Cosgun

(2023), pp. 8792-8799, IROS 2023 : Proceedings International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Detroit, MI, USA, E1

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2022

Visibility Maximization Controller for Robotic Manipulation

K He, R Newbury, T Tran, J Haviland, B Burgess-Limerick, D Kulic, P Corke, A Cosgun

(2022), Vol. 7, pp. 8479-8486, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, C1

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ARviz: An Augmented Reality-Enabled Visualization Platform for ROS Applications

Khoa Hoang, Wesley Chan, Steven Lay, Akansel Cosgun, Elizabeth Croft

(2022), Vol. 29, pp. 58-67, IEEE Robotics and Automation magazine, Piscataway, N.J., C1

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Strawberry Water Content Estimation and Ripeness Classification Using Hyperspectral Sensing

Rahul Raj, Akansel Cosgun, Dana Kulić

(2022), Vol. 12, pp. 1-12, Agronomy, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Learning Setup Policies: Reliable Transition Between Locomotion Behaviours

B Tidd, N Hudson, A Cosgun, J Leitner

(2022), Vol. 7, pp. 11958-11965, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Piscataway, N.J., C1

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Comparing Subjective Perceptions of Robot-to-Human Handover Trajectories

A Calvert, W Chan, T Tran, S Sheikholeslami, R Newbury, A Cosgun, E Croft

(2022), Vol. 2022-December, pp. 1-9, ACRA 2022 : Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, Queensland, E1

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AR Point&Click: An Interface for Setting Robot Navigation Goals

M Gu, E Croft, A Cosgun

(2022), Vol. 13817, pp. 38-49, ICSR 2022 : Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Social Robotics, Florence, Italy, E1

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Virtual Barriers in Augmented Reality for Safe and Effective Human-Robot Cooperation in Manufacturing

K Hoang, W Chan, S Lay, A Cosgun, E Croft

(2022), pp. 1174-1180, RO-MAN 2022 : Proceedings of the 31st IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication: Social, Asocial, and Antisocial Robots, Napoli, Italy, E1-1

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Visualizing Robot Intent for Object Handovers with Augmented Reality

R Newbury, A Cosgun, T Crowley-Davis, W Chan, T Drummond, E Croft

(2022), pp. 1264-1270, RO-MAN 2022 : Proceedings of the 31st IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication: Social, Asocial, and Antisocial Robots, Napoli, Italy, E1-1

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On-The-Go Robot-to-Human Handovers with a Mobile Manipulator

K He, P Simini, W Chan, D Kulic, E Croft, A Cosgun

(2022), pp. 729-734, RO-MAN 2022 Proceedings of the 31st IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication: Social, Asocial, and Antisocial Robots, Napoli, Italy, E1-1

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Integrating High-Resolution Tactile Sensing into Grasp Stability Prediction

L Chumbley, M Gu, R Newbury, J Leitner, A Cosgun

(2022), pp. 98-105, CRV 2022 : Proceedings of the 19th Conference on Robots and Vision, Toronto, Ontario, E1-1

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Shared-Control Robotic Manipulation in Virtual Reality

S Xu, S Moore, A Cosgun

(2022), pp. 1-6, HORA 2022 : Proceedings of the 4th International Congress on Human-Computer Interaction, Optimization and Robotic Applications, Proceedings, Ankara, Turkey, E1-1

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Metrics for Evaluating Social Conformity of Crowd Navigation Algorithms

J Wang, W Chan, P Carreno-Medrano, A Cosgun, E Croft

(2022), Vol. 2022-May, pp. 1-6, ARSO 2022 : Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts, Long Beach, California, E1-1

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Speed Maps: An Application to Guide Robots in Human Environments

A Cosgun

(2022), Vol. 23, pp. 123-138, HFR 2021 : Human-Friendly Robotics 2021 HFR: 14th International Workshop on Human-Friendly Robotics, Bologna, Italy, E1-1

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2021

Object Handovers: A Review for Robotics

V Ortenzi, A Cosgun, T Pardi, W Chan, E Croft, D Kulic

(2021), Vol. 37, pp. 1855-1873, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, C1

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Object-Independent Human-to-Robot Handovers Using Real Time Robotic Vision

Patrick Rosenberger, Akansel Cosgun, Rhys Newbury, Jun Kwan, Valerio Ortenzi, Peter Corke, Manfred Grafinger

(2021), Vol. 6, pp. 17-23, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Piscataway, N.J., C1

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Decentralized Multi-Agent Pursuit Using Deep Reinforcement Learning

C De Souza, R Newbury, A Cosgun, P Castillo, B Vidolov, D Kuli

(2021), Vol. 6, pp. 4552-4559, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Piscataway, N.J., C1

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Learning to Place Objects Onto Flat Surfaces in Upright Orientations

Rhys Newbury, Kerry He, Akansel Cosgun, Tom Drummond

(2021), Vol. 6, pp. 4377-4384, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Piscataway, N.J., C1

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Learning when to switch: composing controllers to traverse a sequence of terrain artifacts

Brendan Tidd, Akansel Cosgun, Jurgen Leitner, Nicolas Hudson

(2021), pp. 5144-5150, 2021 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) Proceedings, Prague, Czech Republic, E1-1

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Seeing thru walls: visualizing mobile robots in augmented reality

Morris Gu, Akansel Cosgun, Wesley Chan, Tom Drummond, Elizabeth Croft

(2021), pp. 406-411, 2021 30th IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) Proceedings, Vancouver, Canada (Virtual Conference), E1-1

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Demonstrating Cloth Folding to Robots: Design and Evaluation of a 2D and a 3D User Interface

Benjamin Waymouth, Benjamin Waymouth, Akansel Cosgun, Akansel Cosgun, Rhys Newbury, Rhys Newbury, Tin Tran, Tin Tran, Wesley Chan, Wesley Chan, Tom Drummond, Tom Drummond, Elizabeth Croft, Elizabeth Croft

(2021), pp. 155-160, 2021 30th IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) Proceedings, Vancouver, Canada, E1-1

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Passing through narrow gaps with deep reinforcement learning

Brendan Tidd, Akansel Cosgun, Jurgen Leitner, Nicolas Hudson

(2021), pp. 3492-3498, 2021 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) Proceedings, Prague, Czech Republic, E1-1

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2020

Model-free vision-based shaping of deformable plastic materials

Andrea Cherubini, Valerio Ortenzi, Akansel Cosgun, Robert Lee, Peter Corke

(2020), Vol. 39, pp. 1739-1759, The International Journal of Robotics Research, London, Eng., C1

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Learning to Take Good Pictures of People with a Robot Photographer

Rhys Newbury, Akansel Cosgun, Mehmet Koseoglu, Tom Drummond

(2020), pp. 11268-11275, IEEE/RSJ 2020 : Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems 2020 conference, Las Vegas, Nev., E1-1

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Supportive Actions for Manipulation in Human-Robot Coworker Teams

Shray Bansal, Rhys Newbury, Wesley Chan, Akansel Cosgun, Aimee Allen, Dana Kulic, Tom Drummond, Charles Isbell

(2020), pp. 11261-11267, IEEE/RSJ 2020: Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems 2020 conference, Las Vegas, Nev., E1-1

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Guided curriculum learning for walking over complex terrain

B Tidd, N Hudson, A Cosgun

(2020), Vol. 2020-December, pp. 1-10, ACRA 2020 : Proceedings Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, Queensland, E1-1

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Learning Arbitrary-Goal Fabric Folding with One Hour of Real Robot Experience

R Lee, V Dasagi, J Leitner, D Ward, A Cosgun, P Corke

(2020), Vol. 155, pp. 1-11, PMLR 2022 : Robot Learning : Proceedings of Machine Learning Research, Virtual, E1-1

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2018

Context-aware robot navigation using interactively built semantic maps

Akansel Cosgun, Henrik Christensen

(2018), Vol. 9, pp. 254-276, Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, Warsaw, Poland, C1

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Navigating Occluded Intersections with Autonomous Vehicles Using Deep Reinforcement Learning

David Isele, Reza Rahimi, Akansel Cosgun, Kaushik Subramanian, Kikuo Fujimura

(2018), pp. 2034-2039, ICRA 2018 : Robotics and Automation : Proceedings of theInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 2018 conference, Brisbane QLD., E1-1

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Collaborative Planning for Mixed-Autonomy Lane Merging

Shray Bansal, Akansel Cosgun, Alireza Nakhaei, Kikuo Fujimura

(2018), pp. 4449-4455, IROS 2018 : Intelligent Robots and Systems : Proceedings of theInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 2018 conference, Madrid, Spain, E1-1

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Selective experience replay for lifelong learning

D Isele, A Cosgun

(2018), pp. 3302-3309, AAAI 2018 : Proceedings of the 32nd Conference on Artificial Intelligence, New Orleans, Louisiana, E1-1

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2017

Belief state planning for autonomously navigating urban intersections

Maxime Bouton, Akansel Cosgun, Mykel Kochenderfer

(2017), Vol. IV, pp. 825-830, IEEE 2017 : Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV) : Proceedings ofInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 2017 conference, Los Angeles, CA, E1-1

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Towards full automated drive in urban environments: A demonstration in GoMentum Station, California

Akansel Cosgun, Lichao Ma, Jimmy Chiu, Jiawei Huang, Mahmut Demir, Alexandre Anon, Thang Lian, Hasan Tafish, Samir Al-Stouhi

(2017), pp. 1811-1818, 2017 : Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV) : Proceedings of theInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 2017 symposium, Los Angeles, CA, E1-1

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2016

Anticipatory robot path planning in human environments

Akansel Cosgun, Emrah Sisbot, Henrik Christensen

(2016), pp. 562-569, IEEE 2016 : International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication : Proceedings ofInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 2016 conference, New York, NY, USA, E1-1

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2014

Guidance for human navigation using a vibro-tactile belt interface and robot-like motion planning

A Cosgun, E Akin Sisbot, H Christensen

(2014), pp. 6350-6355, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation (ICRA): Proceedings, Hong Kong, China, E1-1

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Evaluation of rotational and directional vibration patterns on a tactile belt for guiding visually impaired people

A Cosgun, E Akin Sisbot, H Christensen

(2014), pp. 367-370, 2014 IEEE Haptics Symposium (HAPTICS), Houston, TX, E1-1

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2013

Autonomous person following for telepresence robots

Akansel Cosgun, Dinei Florencio, Henrik Christensen

(2013), ICRA 2013 IEEE : Robotics and Automation : Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Karlrushe, Germany, E1-1

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2011

Push planning for object placement on cluttered table surfaces

Akansel Cosgun, Tucker Hermans, Victor Emeli, Mike Stilman

(2011), pp. 4627-4632, 2011 IEEE/RSJ Intelligent Robots and Systems : Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 2011 conference, San Francisco, CA., E1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report