Duy Nguyen-Tuong

Duy Nguyen-Tuong has been a Ph.D. student in the Robot Learning Lab at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics (now, MPI for Intelligent Systems), working in the department of Bernhard Schölkopf under the supervision of Jan Peters from 2007 to 2011. During his Ph.D., he had an extended research stay at the University of Southern California in 2008. Before joining the Robot Learning Lab, he studied control and automation engineering at the University of Stuttgart and the National University of Singapore.

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Robotics, Machine Learning.

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Robert-Bosch-Campus 1
71272 Renningen, Germany
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His main research interest is the application of machine learning techniques in control, robotics and data mining. One of his research focuses is developing regression methods for online model learning in real-time which can be used, for example, in robot model-based control. Another research focus is learning multivalued models, i.e., a mapping from one to many. A multivalued model can play an important role in many robotics applications, such as learning inverse kinematics or operational space robot control.

To promote machine learning techniques in robotics and control, he co-organized a NIPS 2009 workshop on Probabilistic Approaches for Robotics and Control. More details of his research activities can be found at Research > Model Learning. He was co-teaching the course Autonome Lernsysteme at TU Darmstadt in Fall 2012. In summer 2017, he is giving a lecture on Machine Learning at Uni Stuttgart.

Duy has graduated in Spring 2011 with a Ph.D. from the University of Freiburg. He is currently working at Bosch Corporate Research in Renningen (Stuttgart), Germany. While still pursuing the work in model learning there, he recently becomes interested in control and policy learning, which can be useful for numerous automotive and industrial applications.

Duy Nguyen-Tuong can be found on [Google Citations] and [DBLP].


Key References

  1. Nguyen-Tuong, D.; Peters, J.; Seeger, M.; Schoelkopf, B. (2008). Computed Torque Control with Nonparametric Regressions Techniques, American Control Conference.   See Details [Details]   Download Article [PDF]   BibTeX Reference [BibTex]
  2. Nguyen-Tuong, D.; Seeger, M.; Peters, J. (2009). Local Gaussian Process Regression for Real Time Online Model Learning and Control, Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 22 (NIPS 2008), Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.   See Details [Details]   Download Article [PDF]   BibTeX Reference [BibTex] with a longer version in Nguyen-Tuong, D.; Seeger, M.; Peters, J. (2009). Model Learning with Local Gaussian Process Regression, Advanced Robotics, 23, 15, pp.2015-2034.   See Details [Details]   Download Article [PDF]   BibTeX Reference [BibTex]
  3. Nguyen-Tuong, D.; Peters, J. (2010). Incremental Sparsification for Real-time Online Model Learning, Proceedings of Thirteenth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS 2010).   See Details [Details]   Download Article [PDF]   BibTeX Reference [BibTex] with a longer version in Nguyen-Tuong, D.; Peters, J. (2011). Incremental Sparsification for Real-time Online Model Learning, Neurocomputing, 74, 11, pp.1859-1867.   See Details [Details]   Download Article [PDF]   BibTeX Reference [BibTex]
  4. Nguyen-Tuong, D.; Peters, J. (2010). Using Model Knowledge for Learning Inverse Dynamics, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation.   See Details [Details]   Download Article [PDF]   BibTeX Reference [BibTex]
  5. Nguyen-Tuong, D.; Peters, J. (2011). Model Learning in Robotics: a Survey, Cognitive Processing, 12, 4.   See Details [Details]   Download Article [PDF]   BibTeX Reference [BibTex]
  6. Nguyen-Tuong, D.; Peters, J. (2012). Online Kernel-based Learning for Task-Space Tracking Robot Control, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, 23, 9, pp.1417-1425 .   See Details [Details]   Download Article [PDF]   BibTeX Reference [BibTex]

  

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