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Publications

Dissertation

Freedman, Sanford T. Human-Inspired Forgetting for Robotic Systems. Ph.D. thesis, Vanderbilt University, December 2010. BibTeX

@PHDTHESIS{Freedman2010,
  author = {Sanford T. Freedman},
  title = {Human-Inspired Forgetting for Robotic Systems},
  school = {Vanderbilt University},
  year = {2010},
  month = {December},
  url = {https://www.sanfordfreedman.com/media/papers/Human-Inspired_Forgetting_for_Robotic_Systems.pdf}
}
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Journal articles

Freedman, Sanford T. and Adams, Julie A. Filtering data based on human-inspired forgetting. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part B, 41(6):1544-1555, December 2010. BibTeX

@ARTICLE{Freedman2010b,
  author = {Sanford T. Freedman and Julie A. Adams},
  title = {Filtering Data Based on Human-Inspired Forgetting},
  journal = {IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part B},
  year = {2011},
  volume = {41},
  pages = {1544-1555},
  number = {6},
  month = {December},
  url = {https://www.sanfordfreedman.com/media/papers/Filtering_Data_Based_on_Human-Inspired_Forgetting.pdf}
}

Conference papers

Freedman, Sanford T. and Adams, Julie A. Human-inspired robotic forgetting: Filtering to improve estimation accuracy. In Proceedings of the 14th IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications, pages 434441, 2009. BibTeX

@INPROCEEDINGS{Freedman2009,
  author = {Sanford T. Freedman and Julie A. Adams},
  title = {Human-Inspired Robotic Forgetting: Filtering to Improve Estimation Accuracy},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 14\textsuperscript{th} IASTED International Conference
	on Robotics and Applications},
  year = {2009},
  pages = {434-441},
  location = {Cambridge, MA, USA},
  url = {https://www.sanfordfreedman.com/media/papers/664-085.pdf}
}

Adams, Julie A. and Freedman, Sanford T. Unmanned system autonomy, situation awareness, and system safety. In Proceedings of the 25th International System Safety Conference, pages 800810, 2007. BibTeX

@INPROCEEDINGS{Adams2007,
  author = {Julie A. Adams and Sanford T. Freedman},
  title = {Unmanned System Autonomy, Situation Awareness, and System Safety},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 25\textsuperscript{th} International System
	Safety Conference},
  year = {2007},
  pages = {800-810},
  url = {https://www.sanfordfreedman.com/media/papers/AdamsSysSafety07.pdf}
}

Freedman, Sanford T. and Adams, Julie A. The inherent components of unmanned vehicle situation awareness. In Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, pages 973977, 2007. BibTeX

@INPROCEEDINGS{Freedman2007,
  author = {Sanford T. Freedman and Julie A. Adams},
  title = {The Inherent Components of Unmanned Vehicle Situation Awareness},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Systems,
	Man and Cybernetics},
  year = {2007},
  pages = {973-977},
  url = {https://www.sanfordfreedman.com/media/papers/FreedmanSMC07.pdf}
}

Kang, Kyong Il, Freedman, Sanford, Mataric, Maja J., Cunningham, Mark J., and Lopez, Becky. Hands-off physical therapy assistance robot for cardiac patients. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, pages 337340, Chicago, IL, June 28 - July 1 2005. BibTeX

@INPROCEEDINGS{Kang2005,
  author = {Kyong Il Kang and Sanford Freedman and Maja J. Matari{\'{c}} and
	Mark J. Cunningham and Becky Lopez},
  title = {Hands-Off Physical Therapy Assistance Robot for Cardiac Patients},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics},
  year = {2005},
  pages = {337-340},
  address = {Chicago, IL},
  month = {June 28 - July 1},
  abstract = {This paper presents a feasibility study of using socially-aware
	autonomous robots to assist hospitals in reducing the effects of nursing
	shortages. A hands-off assistive robot is described that provides motivation
	and support for cardiac patients who must perform regular but painful
	breathing exercises. Initial validation of the system has garnered positive
	responses from test subjects and shows that robots have a
	potential to aid nursing staff in some tasks requiring patient
	interaction.},
  url = {https://www.sanfordfreedman.com/media/papers/451.pdf}
}

Symposium papers

Freedman, Sanford T. and Adams, Julie A. Synthetic cognitive agent situational awareness components. In AAAI Fall Symposium on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, AAAI Technical Report FS-08-04, page 62, 2008. BibTeX

@CONFERENCE{Freedman2008,
  author = {Sanford T. Freedman and Julie A. Adams},
  title = {Synthetic Cognitive Agent Situational Awareness Components},
  booktitle = {AAAI Fall Symposium on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures,
	AAAI Technical Report FS-08-04},
  year = {2008},
  pages = {62},
  url = {https://www.sanfordfreedman.com/media/papers/Freedman08W.pdf}
}

Posters

Stouch, Daniel, Freedman, Sanford T., and Ramser, Nick. An Intelligent Scheduling Framework for Market-based Optimization of Sensor Resources to Improve SSA. The Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Conference, 2015. BibTeX

@INPROCEEDINGS{Stouch2015,
  author = {Daniel Stouch and Sanford T. Freedman and Nick Ramser},
  title = {An Intelligent Scheduling Framework for Market-based Optimization
	of Sensor Resources to Improve SSA},
  booktitle = {The Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Conference},
  year = {2015}
}

Technical reports

Freedman, Sanford T. Human inspired forgetting for robotics systems: Ph.D. Proposal. Technical Report HMT-09-02, Human-Machine Laboratory Technical Report, 2009. BibTeX

@TECHREPORT{Freedman2009b,
  author = {Sanford T. Freedman},
  title = {Human Inspired Forgetting for Robotics Systems: {Ph.D. Proposal}},
  institution = {Human-Machine Laboratory Technical Report},
  year = {2009},
  number = {HMT-09-02},
  url = {https://www.sanfordfreedman.com/media/papers/HMT-09-02.pdf}
}

Freedman, Sanford T. and Adams, Julie A. Improving robot situational awareness through commonsense: sidestepping incompleteness and unsoundness. Technical Report HMT-09-03, Human-Machine Laboratory Technical Report, 2009. BibTeX

@TECHREPORT{Freedman2009c,
  author = {Sanford T. Freedman and Julie A. Adams},
  title = {Improving robot situational awareness through commonsense:
	Side-stepping incompleteness and unsoundness},
  institution = {Human-Machine Laboratory Technical Report},
  year = {2009},
  number = {HMT-09-03},
  url = {https://www.sanfordfreedman.com/media/papers/HMT-09-03.pdf}
}

Freedman, Sanford T. Robots that forget: Improving robot situational awareness by purging information - preliminary examination paper. Technical Report HMT-08-03, Human-Machine Laboratory Technical Report, 2008. BibTeX

@TECHREPORT{Freedman2008c,
  author = {Sanford T. Freedman},
  title = {Robots that forget: Improving Robot Situational Awareness by Purging
	Information - Preliminary Examination Paper},
  institution = {Human-Machine Laboratory Technical Report},
  year = {2008},
  number = {HMT-08-03},
  url = {https://www.sanfordfreedman.com/media/papers/HMT-08-03.pdf}
}

Freedman, Sanford T. and Adams, Julie A. Synthetic cognitive agent situational awareness components. Technical Report HMT-08-04, Human-Machine Laboratory Technical Report, 2008. BibTeX

@TECHREPORT{Freedman2008b,
  author = {Sanford T. Freedman and Julie A. Adams},
  title = {Synthetic Cognitive Agent Situational Awareness Components},
  institution = {Human-Machine Laboratory Technical Report},
  year = {2008},
  number = {HMT-08-04},
  url = {https://www.sanfordfreedman.com/media/papers/HMT-08-04.pdf}
}

Wu, Roger, Humphrey, Curtis M., Freedman, Sanford T., and Adams, Julie A. Multi-robot disaster recon: Building software foundations with real and simulated robots to work with a common interface. Technical Report HMT-07-01, Human-Machine Teaming Laboratory Technical Report, 2007. BibTeX

@TECHREPORT{Wu2007,
  author = {Roger Wu and Curtis M. Humphrey and Sanford T. Freedman and Julie
	A. Adams},
  title = {Multi-Robot Disaster Recon: Building Software Foundations with Real
	and Simulated Robots to Work with a Common Interface},
  institution = {Human-Machine Teaming Laboratory Technical Report},
  year = {2007},
  number = {HMT-07-01},
  url = {https://www.sanfordfreedman.com/media/papers/WuVUSRPTechReport.pdf}
}

Kang, Kyong Il, Freedman, Sanford, Mataric, Maja J., Cunningham, Mark J., and Lopez, Becky. Hands-off physical therapy assistance robot for cardiac patients. Technical Report CRES Technical Report CRES-05-001, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 2005. BibTeX

@TECHREPORT{Kang2005b,
  author = {Kyong Il Kang and Sanford Freedman and Maja J. Matari{\'{c}} and
	Mark J. Cunningham and Becky Lopez},
  title = {Hands-Off Physical Therapy Assistance Robot for Cardiac Patients},
  institution = {University of Southern California},
  year = {2005},
  number = {{CRES} Technical Report CRES-05-001},
  address = {Los Angeles, CA},
  abstract = {This paper presents a feasibility study of using a socially-aware,
	autonomous robot to assist hospitals in reducing the effects of nursing
	shortages. A hands-off assistive robot is described that provides
	motivation and support for cardiac patients who must perform regular
	but painful breathing exercises. Initial validation of the system
	has garnered positive responses from test subjects and shows that
	robots have a potential to aid nursing staff in some tasks requiring
	patient interaction.},
  url = {https://www.sanfordfreedman.com/media/papers/440.pdf}
}

Media

Gray, Jesse, Berlin, Matt, Breazeal, Cynthia, Aguilera, Paula, Williams, Kenton, Adams, Julie A., Robbel, Philipp, Freedman, Sanford T., How, Jonathan P., Undurti, Aditya, Tellex, Stefanie, Roy, Nicholas, Kollar, Thomas, Adalgeirsson, Sigurdur Orn, Alonso, Jason B., Faridi, Fardad, Lee, Jun Ki, Siegel, Mikey, Wang, Sophie, and Williams, Jonathan. Robots to the rescue: Mixed initiative human-robot teaming for disaster response. The 2009 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, July 2009. (Nominated: Best Video and Best Sound Track). BibTeX

@MISC{Gray2009,
  author = {Jesse Gray and Matt Berlin and Cynthia Breazeal and Paula Aguilera
	and Kenton Williams and Julie A. Adams and Philipp Robbel and Sanford
	T. Freedman and Jonathan P. How and Aditya Undurti and Stefanie Tellex
	and Nicholas Roy and Thomas Kollar and Sigurdur Orn Adalgeirsson
	and Jason B. Alonso and Fardad Faridi and Jun Ki Lee and Mikey Siegel
	and Sophie Wang and Jonathan Williams},
  title = {Robots to the Rescue: Mixed-initiative human-robot teaming for disaster
	response},
  howpublished = {The 2009 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence},
  month = {July},
  year = {2009},
  note = {(Nominated: Best Video and Best Sound Track)},
  url = {http://videolectures.net/ijcai09_breazeal_robots}
}

Media Coverage

@MISC{Grifantini2009,
  author = {Kristina Grifantini},
  title = {Absent-minded Robots Remember What Matters},
  howpublished = {Technology Review, MIT},
  month = {November 6\textsuperscript{th}},
  year = {2009},
  url = {{\url{https://www.technologyreview.com/2009/11/06/208331/absent-minded-robots-remember-what-matters}}}
}
@MISC{Vieru2009,
  author = {Tudor Vieru},
  title = {Making Robots Absent-Minded Boosts Their Memory},
  howpublished = {Softpedia},
  month = {November 7\textsuperscript{th}},
  year = {2009},
  url = {{\url{http://news.softpedia.com/news/Making-Robots-Absent-Minded-Boosts-Their-Memory-126393.shtml}}}
}
@MISC{Vivian2007,
  author = {Tan Sze Sze Vivian},
  title = {A Hands-Off Physical Therapy Assistance Robot for Cardiac Patients},
  howpublished = {Robot News},
  month = {April},
  year = {2007},
  url = {{\url{http://robotnews.wordpress.com/2007/04/03/a-hands-off-physical-therapy-assistance-robot-for-cardiac-patients}}}
}