Living & Learning


Computer Vision

“Intelligence is the art of good guesswork.” – H.B. Barlow, The Oxford Companion to the Mind

Embedded Systems

“Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else. ” – Leonardo da Vinci

Intelligent Assembly

Natural Language Toolkit

“Open source Python modules, linguistic data and documentation for research and development in natural language processing and text analytics, with distributions for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux” – NTLK

Manipulation / OpenRAVE

“OpenRAVE provides an environment for testing, developing, and deploying motion planning algorithms in real-world robotics applications. The main focus is on simulation and analysis of kinematic and geometric information related to motion planning” – OpenRAVE Homepage

Visualization, Human Centered Computing, and User Experience

“The commonality between science and art is in trying to see profoundly – to develop strategies of seeing and showing.” – Edward Tufte

Web Parsing

“Doing research on the Web is like using a library assembled piecemeal by pack rats and vandalized nightly.” – Roger Ebert

Setting Up The ARI Dev Environment: VM Option

“the journey to the cloud starts with the virtual machine.” – Chief Executive Paul Martiz