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Rick Freedman's Publications

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2017

Freedman, Richard G. and Zilberstein, Shlomo. "A PDDL Representation for Contradance Composition." Proceedings of the Workshop on Knowledge Engineering for Planning and Scheduling, p. 10-17, 2017. [pdf]

Alves-Oliveira, Patricia; Freedman, Richard G.; Grollman, Dan; Herlant, Laura; Humphrey, Laura; Liu, Fei; Mead, Ross; Stein, Frank; Williams, Tom; and Wilson, Shomir. "Reports on the 2016 AAAI Fall Symposium Series." AI Magazine, Vol. 38, No. 2, p. 86-90 2017. [AI Magazine (subscription needed, sorry)]

Eaton, Eric; Koenig, Sven; Schulz, Claudia; Maurelli, Francesco; Lee, John; Eckroth, Joshua; Crowley, Mark; Freedman, Richard G.; Cardona-Rivera, Rogelio E.; Machado, Tiago; and Williams, Tom. "Blue Sky Ideas in Artificial Intelligence Education from the EAAI 2017 New and Future Educator Program." AI Matters, In press, 2017. Contributed the subarticle titled "Making AI Concepts More Accessible." [pdf coming soon!] [arXiv]

Freedman, Richard G. and Zilberstein, Shlomo. "Integration of Planning with Recognition for Responsive Interaction Using Classical Planners." Proceedings of the Thirty-first AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, In Press, 2017. [pdf]

2016

Freedman, Richard G. and Zilberstein, Shlomo. "Safety in AI-HRI: Challenges Complementing User Experience Quality." The AAAI Fall Symposium Series: Artificial Intelligence for Human-Robot Interaction, p. 42-45, 2016. [pdf]

Freedman, Richard G. and Zilberstein, Shlomo. "Using Metadata to Automate Interpretations of Unsupervised Learning-Derived Clusters." Proceedings of the First Workshop on Human is More Than a Labeler, 2016. [pdf]

Freedman, Richard G.. "Integrating Planning and Recognition to Close the Interaction Loop." Doctoral Consortium for the Twenty-Sixth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, 2016. [pdf]

Freedman, Richard G.. "Integrating Planning and Recognition to Close the Interaction Loop." Proceedings of the Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2016. (Extended Abstract for Doctoral Consortium) [pdf]

2015

Freedman, Richard G. and Fukunaga, Alex. "Integration of Planning with Plan Recognition Using Classical Planners (Extended Abstract)." Artificial Intelligence and Human-Robot Interaction: Papers from the AAAI Fall Symposium, p. 48-50, 2015. [pdf]

Freedman, Richard G.; Jung, Hee-Tae; and Zilberstein, Shlomo. "Temporal and Object Relations in Unsupervised Plan and Activity Recognition." Artificial Intelligence and Human-Robot Interaction: Papers from the AAAI Fall Symposium, p. 51-59, 2015. [pdf]

Freedman, Richard G. and Zilberstein, Shlomo. "Automated Interpretations of Unsupervised Learning-Derived Clusters for Activity Recognition." Workshop on Learning for Human-Robot Collaboration, 2015. [pdf] (updated version presented at the BeyondLabeler 2016 Workshop paper)

Jung, Hee-Tae; Freedman, Richard G.; Takahashi, Takeshi; Wong, Jay Ming; Zilberstein, Shlomo; Grupen, Roderic A.; and Choe, Yu-Kyong. "Adaptive Therapy Strategies: Efficacy and Learning Framework." Proceedings of the IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, 2015. In Press. [pdf]

Jung, Hee-Tae; Freedman, Richard G.; Foster, Tammie; Choe, Yu-Kyong; Zilberstein, Shlomo; and Grupen, Roderic A. "Learning Therapy Strategies from Demonstration Using Latent Dirichlet Allocation." Proceedings of the Twentieth International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, p. 432-436, 2015. [
pdf]

2014

Freedman, Richard G.; Jung, Hee-Tae; and Zilberstein, Shlomo. "Temporal and Object Relations in Plan and Activity Recognition for Robots Using Topic Models." Artificial Intelligence and Human-Robot Interaction: Papers from the AAAI Fall Symposium (Technical Report FS-14-01), p. 70-72, 2014. [pdf]

Freedman, Richard G.; Jung, Hee-Tae; Grupen, Roderic A.; and Zilberstein, Shlomo. "How Robots Can Recognize Activities and Plans Using Topic Models." Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (AIRob): Papers Presented at the Twenty-Eighth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Technical Report WS-14-01), p. 22-28, 2014. [pdf (extended version of the ICAPS 2014 Paper)]

Freedman, Richard G.; Jung, Hee-Tae; and Zilberstein, Shlomo. "Plan and Activity Recognition from a Topic Modeling Perspective." Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth International Conference of Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), p. 360-364, 2014. [pdf] [talk]

2013

Freedman, Richard G. and Robinson, Stephen B. "A Restatement of the Collatz Conjecture with Insights into Its Orbits Using a New Discrete Dynamical System." To be published in Pi Mu Epsilon Journal. [pdf coming soon!]

Freedman, Richard G.; Guo, Jingyi; Turkett, William H.; Pauca, V. Paúl. "Hierarchical Modeling to Facilitate Personalized Word Prediction for Dialogue." Plan, Activity, and Intent Recognition: Papers from the AAAI 2013 Workshop, p.2-9, 2013. [pdf with fixed figures (some edges were missing in the models)]

2012

Freedman, Richard G.; de Salvo Braz, Rodrigo; Bui, Hung; Natarajan, Sriraam. "Initial Empirical Evaluation of Anytime Lifted Belief Propagation." International Workshop on Statistical Relational AI, 2012. [pdf]

Lipkowitz, M.S.; Freedman, BI; Langefeld, CD; Comeau, ME; Bowden, DW; Kao, WHL; Astor, BC; Bottinger, EP; Iyengar, SK; Klotman, PE; Freedman, RG; Zhang, W; Parekh, RS; Choi, MJ; Nelson, GW; Winkler, CA; Kopp, JB, and the AASK Investigators. "APOL1 and MYH9 Variants Associate with Hypertension-Associated Nephropathy and Loss of Kidney Function in the African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension." Kidney International. Vol. 83, Issue 1, p. 114-120. 2012. doi: 10.1038/ki.2012.263 ; published online 25 July 2012. [pdf]

2009

Lipkowitz, M.S.; Iyengar, SK; Molineros, J; Langefeld, CD; Comeau, ME; Klotman, PE; Bowden, DW; Freedman, RG; Khitrov, G; Zhang, W; Kao, WHL; Parekh, RS; Choi, MJ; Kopp, JB; Winkler, CA; Nelson, GW; Freedman, BI; Bottinger, EP; and the AASK Investigators. "Association Analysis of the Non-muscle Myocin Heavy Chain 9 Gene (MYH9) in Hypertensive Nephropathy: African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK)." Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Vol. 20, p. 56A, Nov. 2009: F-FC233. (Abstract)

Undergraduate Senior Honors Thesis Papers (Unpublished)

Freedman, Richard G. Improving Error Correction in Compilers Using Natural Language Processing Techniques. Presented for honors in Computer Science on May 3, 2012. Advisor: Dr. Todd Torgersen [pdf unavailable at the moment, sorry]

Freedman, Richard G. On Variations of the SRB Entropy of the Expanding Map on the Circle. Presented for honors in Mathematics on May 3, 2012. Advisor: Dr. Miaohua Jiang [pdf]

Rick Freedman's Presentations

These are presentations NOT associated with a conference or workshop publication mentioned above. If a poster or set of slides is available for download, then a link will be provided at the end of the citation.
Go to year: 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009

2017

+New England Regional Developers (NERD) Summit 2017 at the University of Massachusetts Amhest, MA (March 18-19, 2017)
- Freedman, Richard G.. "A Hands-On Experience with Artificial Intelligence."

2016

+REU Weekly Data Science Talks at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA (June 23, 2016)
- Freedman, Richard G. "Integrating Planning and Activity Recognition: Exploring the Research Process."
+Center for Data Science Research Symposium at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA (April 22, 2016)
- Freedman, Richard G. "Integrating Planning and Recognition to Close the Interaction Loop."
+Data Science Tea at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA (April 19, 2016)
- Freedman, Richard G. "Using Metadata to Automate Interpretations of Topic Models."
+Workshop for Graduate Women in STEM (GWIS) Professional Development (March 1, 2016)
- Freedman, Richard G. "Writing Scientific Documents in LaTeX."

2015

+New England Regional Developers (NERD) Summit 2015 at the University of Massachusetts Amhest, MA (September 11-13, 2015)
- Freedman, Richard G. and Jones, Marvin C. "Graphics Programming with Processing." [code examples] [video]
+Guest Talk for The Autonomy and Mechatronics Departments at Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Advanced Technology R&D Center, Hyogo, Japan (August 26, 2015)
- Freedman, Richard G. "Integrating Artificial Intelligence Plan and Activity Recognition for Interactive Applications."
+Guest Talk for Igarashi Laboratory at the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (August 21, 2015)
- Freedman, Richard G. "Integrating Artificial Intelligence Planning and Recognition for Interactive Applications."
+Guest Talk for Laboratory for Perceptual Robotics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA (January 16, 2015)
- Freedman, Richard G. "A Topic Modeling Tutorial: What, When, Why, and How."

2014

+Machine Learning and Friends Lunch (MLFL) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA (March 6, 2014)
- Freedman, Richard G. "Getting the Big Idea: Recognizing Plans and Activities by Reading People Like a Book." [abstract]

2013

+REUMass Amherst Workshop at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA (June 27, 2013)
- Freedman, Richard G. "Statistics in CS Research."

2012

+Wake@Hanes Google CS4HS Teacher Workshop 2012 at Wake Forest University, NC (August 9-10, 2012)
- Freedman, Richard G. "Higher/Lower Guessing Game: Winning via Efficient Searching." [slides]
- Freedman, Richard G. "Creative Writing with a Fork in the Road." [lesson plan] [Scrath demo]
+The Mathematical and Cultural Perspectives of Origami Event at Wake Forest University, NC (February 28, 2012)
- Freedman, Richard G. "Can We Actually Fold That? Origami Proving Power with the Huzita-Hatori Axioms."

2011

+Wake Forest University's 5th Annual Research Day at Wake Forest University, NC (September 16, 2011)
- Freedman, Richard G.; Robinson, Stephen B.; Rouse, Jeremy A. "Novel Approaches for Solving the Collatz Conjecture Using A New Coding Process." (Poster)
- Black, Rachel A.; Freedman, Richard G.; Cañas, Daniel A. "Cardio View: Equipment Use in the Miller Center." (Poster)
+Pi Mu Epsilon National Meeting at MAA MathFest 2011 in Lexington, KY (August 3-6, 2011)
- Freedman, Richard G.; Robinson, Stephen B.; Rouse, Jeremy A. "Novel Approaches for Solving the Collatz Conjecture Using Fractional Set Positions."
+WFU Math Club Pi Day Celebration at Wake Forest University, NC (March 14, 2011)
- Freedman, Richard G. "Math & Magic."
+WFU Math Club Talk at Wake Forest University, NC (March 2, 2011)
- Freedman, Richard G. "Math & Music."
+2011 Joint Mathematics Meetings in New Orleans, LA (January 6-9, 2011)
- Freedman, Richard G. and Fulp, Errin W. "Weighted and Unweighted Random Walks of Multiple Entities on a Torus-Shaped World." [abstract]
- Freedman, Richard G. and Robinson, Stephen B. "Understanding Hailstone Sequences Using a New Coding Process." (Poster)

2010

+Pi Mu Epsilon National Meeting at MAA MathFest 2010 in Pittsburgh, PA (August 5-7, 2011)
- Freedman, Richard G. and Robinson, Stephen B. "Understanding Hailstone Sequences Using a New Coding Process."
+Wake Forest University Summer Brown Bag Talks at Wake Forest University, NC (July 6, 2010)
- Freedman, Richard G. "The Hailstone Sequence."
+Southeastern MAA Conference 2010 at Elon University, NC (March 26-27, 2010)
- Freedman, Richard G. "Understanding How the Hailstone Falls Using a New Coding Process."

2009

+Wake Forest University Summer Brown Bag Talks at Wake Forest University, NC (August 4, 2009)
- Freedman, Richard G. "The Hailstone Sequence."


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