William J. Beksi - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota
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I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. My advisor is Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos and I'm a research assistant at the Center for Distributed Robotics.

Email: beksi (at) cs.umn.edu
Mailing Address:
4-192 Keller Hall
200 Union Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Research Interests

My research focuses on developing algorithms and data structures for fundamental robotic vision tasks such as 3D reconstruction, segmentation, and object detection and classification. I investigate the use of applied topology, specifically topological data analysis for processing massive sensor datasets. I also work on problems in networked and cloud robotics where the goal is to allow under-resourced robots remote access to computing, data, and learning resources. A portfolio of the software I've developed for my research can be found on GitHub.


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