[January 30, 2013]
New CMANTIC Website is online. We are going to use
Facebook for future news updates.
[January 26, 2013]
A team from Vetter Health Services, Omaha toured the CMANTIC Lab.
[January 11, 2013]
Ph.D. student Janyl Jumadinova received the
Helen Hanson Outstanding
Graduate Student Award from the UNO Graduate Council. The award includes
a cash prize and a plaque to be presented at the Honors Convocation in
[December 17-21, 2012]
Dr. Dasgupta and graduate student Souvik Bose visited INAOE in
Puebla, Mexico to present and attend the workshop on pedestrian
[October 28, 2012]
We had a very successful open house event at the IST
Fall open house with more than 60 people visiting the CMANTIC lab.
[October 23, 2012]
Dr. Enrique Munoz de Cote, Assistant Professor, Computer
Science Department, INAOE, Mexico, gave a presentation on his
research titled "Sophisticated agents": How to Modify the Behavior
of a Multi-agent System without Reconfiguration".
[October 22-26, 2012]
Drs. Munoz-Melendez and Munoz de Cote visited the CMANTIC lab
as part of the FRI grant on pedestrian crowd simulation.
[June 22, 2012]
Dr. Dasgupta and Dr. Baca offered the first junior-high summer robotics workshop.
The blog of the workshop is here. The second
workshop is scheduled for the week of July 16, 2012.
Dr. Munoz-Melendez (INAOE) and Dr. Dasgupta (UNO) received
an FRI grant from UNO for $10,000 for a project on simulation of
pedestrian crowds using game-theoretic and social networking models.
The project involves faculty from UNO and, INAOE and BUAP in Mexico.
The project blog is here.
[May 22, 2012]
Dr. Dasgupta gave an invited keynote talk on his research at
the IMASC 2012 workshop
of the CTS 2012 conference in Denver, CO.
[March 28, 2012]
Janyl Jumadinova received the
2012 dissertation scholarship
(cash prize $2,000) from the UNO Office of Graduate Studies.
[February 18, 2012]
CMANTIC lab exhibit at Nebraska Robotics Expo
[December 5, 2011]
Zachary Wilson received the best graduate student award from the UNO computer
science department. Justin Schmidt received an award for participating in the
2011 UNO ACM Programming contest team.
[November 14, 2011]
Dr. Sajal Kumar Das, Prof., Comp. Sci. & Engg. Dept, U. Texas, Arlington, visited
the CMANTIC lab
[November 11, 2011]
Dr. Nikolaus Correll, Asst. Prof., Computer Science Dept, U. Colorado, Boulder, visited
the CMANTIC lab and gave a presentation at the CIST round table titled
"Any-COM Multi-robot Path Planning".
[October 28, 2011]
Dr. Noa Agmon, Research Associate, CS Dept., U. Texas, Austin visited the CMANTIC Lab
and gave a presentation at the CIST Round Table titled "Multi-robot Patrol: From Theory to Reality"
[October 25, 2011]
Dr. Vint Cerf visited the C-MANTIC Lab as part of his tour of the UNOmaha campus
Rockbrook Elementary students visit the C-MANTIC Lab
We received a 3-year, $1 million grant from NASA EPSCoR for the ModRED project
Our paper titled "Distributed Decision Making in a Multi-agent Prediction Market
using Partially Observable Stochastic Games"received the
Best Paper Award at ICEC 2011.
[July 2011] Dr. Dasgupta gave an invited talk on "Multi-robot
Team Formation using Coalition Games" at the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
[June 2011] Ke Cheng graduated as the first Ph.D. student from the
CMANTIC Lab. Congrats, Ke!
Dr. Dipti Prasad Mukherjee, Chair and Professor,
Electrial and Communication Sciences Unit, Indian Statistical Institute visited the CMANTIC
Lab and gave a presentation at the CIST Round Table titled "Tracking Deformable Shapes in
Video using Active Contour"
[May 2011] Janyl Jumadinova was
selected to present her research at the AAMAS doctoral student consortium.
[April 2011] Zachary Ramaekers successfully defended his Master's thesis
on dynamic reconfiguration in modular robots using coalition games under uncertainty. Congrats, Zach!