Publications


2016-present

  • Gabriel J. Ferrer and Eric Huynh. "Real-Time Imitation Learning of Visual Behavior by a Mobile Robot." In Proceedings of the Thirtieth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (Marco Island, FL, May 22-24, 2017) (PDF, implementation)
  • Gabriel J. Ferrer. "Real-Time Unsupervised Clustering." In 27th Modern Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference (MAICS-2016) (Dayton, OH, April 22-23, 2016) (PDF, implementation)
  • Gabriel J. Ferrer. "Associative Memories and Human-Robot Social Interaction." In 2nd Workshop on Cognitive Architectures for Social Human-Robot Interaction (Christchurch, New Zealand, March 7, 2016) (PDF)
  • 2009-2014

  • Gabriel J. Ferrer. “Towards Human-Induced Vision-Guided Robot Behavior.” In Proceedings of the 2014 AAAI Fall Symposium: Knowledge, Skill, and Behavior Transfer in Autonomous Robots (Arlington, VA, November 13-15, 2014). (PDF)
  • Gabriel J. Ferrer, "Creating Visual Reactive Robot Behaviors Using Growing Neural Gas," 25th Modern Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference (MAICS2014) (Spokane, WA, April 26, 2014) (PDF)
  • Gabriel J. Ferrer, "Using Robotics to Teach the Scientific Method," Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges 28:5 (May 2013) 108-114. (PDF)
  • Gabriel J. Ferrer, "An Interactive Parser Generator for Context-Free Grammars," Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges 28:2 (December 2012) 103-110. (PDF, implementation)
  • Gabriel J. Ferrer, "Encoding Robotic Sensor States for Q-Learning Using the Self-Organizing Map," Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges 25:5 (May 2010) 133-139. (PDF)
  • Gabriel J. Ferrer, "A Formal Language and Analysis Tool for Black Box Specifications," Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges 24:5 (May 2009) 12-18. (PDF)
  • 2003-2008

  • Andrew B. Wright, Traig Born, Gabriel J. Ferrer, Ann M. Wright, "Layered Mode Selection Logic for Unstructured Environments," International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems 13:3 (September 2008) 162-177. (PDF)
  • T. Born, G. Ferrer, A. M. Wright, A. B. Wright, "Layered Mode Selection Logic Control for Border Security", SPIE Defense and Security (Orlando, FL, April 9-13, 2007) (PDF)
  • Gabriel J. Ferrer, "Simplifying Parser Generation," Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges 22:5 (May 2007) 23-29. (PDF)
  • Gabriel J. Ferrer, "Teaching Cleanroom Software Engineering Using Object-Oriented Data Abstraction," Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges 21:5 (May 2006) 155-161. (PDF)
  • Gabriel J. Ferrer, "Teaching Specification and Verification of Event-Driven Programs Using Cleanroom Software Engineering", 2nd Annual Mid-South College Computing Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas, April 2-3, 2004. (PDF)
  • Ann Wright, Gabriel Ferrer, and Andrew Wright, "A Liberal Arts Approach to Teaching Robotics", American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Nashville, Tennessee, June 22-25, 2003. (PDF)
  • 1995-2002

  • Gabriel J. Ferrer, Anytime Replanning Using Local Subplan Replacement, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Virginia, May 2002 (PDF)
  • James P. Gunderson and Gabriel J. Ferrer, "A Linear Time Transform for Probability-Aware Planners", IEEE Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Nashville, Tennessee, October 8-11, 2000. (Postscript)
  • Frank Z. Brill, Glenn S. Wasson, Gabriel J. Ferrer, and Worthy N. Martin, "The Effective Field of View Paradigm: Adding Representation to a Reactive System", Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence 11 (1998) 189-201. (Postscript)(PDF)
  • Glenn S. Wasson, Gabriel J. Ferrer, and Worthy N. Martin, "Systems for Perception/Action and Effective Representation", FLAIRS-97 Special Track on Real-Time Planning and Reacting, Daytona Beach, Florida, May 10-14, 1997. (Postscript)
  • Gabriel J. Ferrer, Using Genetic Programming to Evolve Board Evaluation Functions, Master's Thesis, University of Virginia, August 1996 (Postscript).
  • Gabriel J. Ferrer and W. N. Martin, "Using Genetic Programming to Evolve Board Evaluation Functions", 1995 IEEE Conference on Evolutionary Computation, Perth, Western Australia, November 29 - December 1, 1995. (Postscript)