Blog | NAVER LABS Europe
31 March 2021
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Methods for visual localization

Visual localization is used by robots and self-driving cars to estimate their position and in AR apps to interact with the physical world both indoors and out in the open. This article gives an overview of current state-of-the-art methods and their advantages and drawbacks.
10 March 2021
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NAVER LABS AI research in Europe – a podcast with lab manager Matthias Gallé

Podcast and transcript of Matthias Gallé, head of the NAVER research LAB in Europe who tells us what kind of research is going on in the labs in France and what it’s like to work there.
27 February 2021

Approaches to managing risk and high-level control in intelligent agents

Agents are becoming more artificially intelligent but a number of problems must be solved before we can unleash them into our physical world (i.e. robots) and trust them in our digital one.
7 December 2020
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Robot learning workshop at NeurIPS2020 – podcast with Julien Perez

Podcast and transcript on 3rd Robot Learning Workshop at NeurIPS 2020 with Julien Perez, group lead machine learning and optimization at NAVER LABS Europe and co-organiser of the workshop.
21 August 2020

DOPE: distillation of part experts for whole-body 3D pose estimation in the wild

A novel efficient model for whole-body 3D pose estimation (including bodies, hands and faces), that is trained by mimicking the output of hand-, body- and face-pose experts.
12 June 2020

GanHand: estimating the pose of a hand to enable human-like robot manipulation

A first-of-its-kind architecture that, based on a single image, predicts how a robot can pick up objects from within any scene could revolutionize applications in AR/VR and robotics.
28 May 2020
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Fast Adaptation of Reinforcement-Learned Robot Navigation Skills to Human Preferences

Our navigation system enables robots to adapt to specific real-world environments and use cases with only small amounts of human preference data.
14 December 2017
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Why sticking a head on a robot doesn’t make it any more social

Mass adoption of social robots in our everyday spaces needs the development of human-robot dialogue toolkits for the non-expert