Dr. Gita Sukthankar
Department: Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Position at UCF:
E-mail: gitars@eecs.ucf.edu
Campus Location: Orlando (Main Campus)
Project Title: Investigating social models within RAP systems
Project Description:

The Intelligent Agents Lab is dedicated to investigating social models within RAP systems (Robots, Agents, and People), with a particular emphasis on studying the behavior of people within games and simulation environments where people and agents can interact on an “equal footing”. In these social-computatiol systems where autonomous agents must interact with larger groups of people, it is insufficient to model and infer the activity of one person; we must be able to understand larger social structures such as teams, groups, and crowds. To study these problems, my students and I conduct basic research on agent-based modeling, machine learning, and search; we aim to improve on the state of the art methods used in: 1) agents for games and simulations 2) human motion alysis and path prediction 3) social simulations of groups and teams 4) human-robot interaction.

Student Responsibilities: Knowledge of any programming language required; Java and/or Matlab preferred
Student Requirements: To be determined, depending on the abilities and interest of the student.
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