Prof. Leslie Pack Kaelbling

Panasonic Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Margaret MacVicar Faculty Fellow

Primary DLC

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

MIT Room: 32-G486

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Mobile Robotics
Machine Learning
Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes
Optic Flow-Based Navigation
Epistemology of Objects
Integrating Learning Modules into Systems Programmed by Humans
Algorithms for Planning and Learning in Partially Observable Environments
Learning Relational Models
Planning and Learning with Applications to Robotics
Decision-Theoretic Planning 
Integrating Geometry and Probability
Integrating Logic and Probability

Research Summary

Kaelbling's research has focused on machine learning and planning in large, uncertain domains, with application to mobile robotics. Her current research includes integrating learning modules into systems programmed by humans, methods for learning perceptual strategies, and algorithms for learning and navigating using hierarchical domain representations.

Recent Work