The Problem of Collision Avoidance in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

During the 2011 NSF-funded REU on collision avoidance in UAVs at Auburn University, my team performed a literature review describing the most well-represented methods of collision avoidance. You can download the paper either as a PDF or in LaTeX form. Enjoy! Abstract In order for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to be widely adopted in civilian … Continue reading The Problem of Collision Avoidance in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

On the Acquisition of Semantic Categories

This paper, written for my Language and the Mind course, is a summary of the current state of knowledge regarding the acquisition of semantic categories--that is, what we know about how you learn the meaning of words. For a PDF version, click here. Enjoy! The difficulty entailed by the acquisition of semantic categories is nowhere … Continue reading On the Acquisition of Semantic Categories