Efficient Propagation of Uncertainty thru Nonlinear Dynamical Systems
Ensuring the safety of the human is usually the most critical requirement during human-machine interactions. Given a dynamical model for a machine and a model of uncertainty for the operation of the machine by a human, one can analyze the safety and many other properties of the human-machine interaction by propagating the model of uncertainty through the machine dynamics. Our group has developed convex optimization tools to address this problem and is currently investigating techniques to improve the speed and scalability of these methods.
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