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Journal Publications

Integrated Task and Motion Planning
Caelan Reed Garrett, Rohan Chitnis, Rachel Holladay, Beomjoon Kim, Tom Silver, Leslie Pack Kaelbling, Tomás Lozano-Pérez.
In the Annual Review of Control, Robotics, and Autonomous Systems, Volume 4, May 2021.
PDF / arXiv

Conference Publications

GLIB: Efficient Exploration for Relational Model-Based Reinforcement Learning via Goal-Literal Babbling
Rohan Chitnis*, Tom Silver*, Joshua Tenenbaum, Leslie Pack Kaelbling, Tomás Lozano-Pérez.
In the proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2021. Virtual.
PDF / Video / arXiv

Planning with Learned Object Importance in Large Problem Instances using Graph Neural Networks
Tom Silver*, Rohan Chitnis*, Aidan Curtis, Joshua Tenenbaum, Tomás Lozano-Pérez, Leslie Pack Kaelbling.
In the proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2021. Virtual.
PDF / Video / arXiv

CAMPs: Learning Context-Specific Abstractions for Efficient Planning in Factored MDPs
Rohan Chitnis*, Tom Silver*, Beomjoon Kim, Leslie Pack Kaelbling, Tomás Lozano-Pérez.
In the proceedings of the Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL), 2020. Virtual.
Plenary talk (top 12% of accepted papers).
PDF / Video / arXiv

Efficient Bimanual Manipulation Using Learned Task Schemas
Rohan Chitnis, Shubham Tulsiani, Saurabh Gupta, Abhinav Gupta.
In the proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2020. Virtual.
PDF / Video / arXiv

Intrinsic Motivation for Encouraging Synergistic Behavior
Rohan Chitnis, Shubham Tulsiani, Saurabh Gupta, Abhinav Gupta.
In the proceedings of the International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), 2020. Virtual.
PDF / OpenReview / Website / arXiv

Learning Compact Models for Planning with Exogenous Processes
Rohan Chitnis, Tomás Lozano-Pérez.
In the proceedings of the Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL), 2019. Osaka, Japan.
PDF / Video / arXiv

Learning Quickly to Plan Quickly Using Modular Meta-Learning
Rohan Chitnis, Leslie Pack Kaelbling, Tomás Lozano-Pérez.
In the proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2019. Montreal, Canada.
PDF / Video / arXiv

Learning What Information to Give in Partially Observed Domains
Rohan Chitnis, Leslie Pack Kaelbling, Tomás Lozano-Pérez.
In the proceedings of the Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL), 2018. Zürich, Switzerland.
PDF / Video / arXiv

Integrating Human-Provided Information Into Belief State Representation Using Dynamic Factorization
Rohan Chitnis, Leslie Pack Kaelbling, Tomás Lozano-Pérez.
In the proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2018. Madrid, Spain.
PDF / Video / arXiv

Finding Frequent Entities in Continuous Data
Ferran Alet, Rohan Chitnis, Leslie Pack Kaelbling, Tomás Lozano-Pérez.
In the proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2018. Stockholm, Sweden.
PDF / Website / arXiv

Sequential Quadratic Programming for Task Plan Optimization
Dylan Hadfield-Menell, Christopher Lin, Rohan Chitnis, Stuart Russell, Pieter Abbeel.
In the proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2016. Daejeon, Korea.
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Guided Search for Task and Motion Plans Using Learned Heuristics
Rohan Chitnis, Dylan Hadfield-Menell, Abhishek Gupta, Siddharth Srivastava, Edward Groshev, Christopher Lin, Pieter Abbeel.
In the proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2016. Stockholm, Sweden.
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Variable-Length Word Encodings for Neural Translation Models
Rohan Chitnis, John DeNero.
In the proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2015. Lisbon, Portugal.
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Modular Task and Motion Planning in Belief Space
Dylan Hadfield-Menell, Edward Groshev, Rohan Chitnis, Pieter Abbeel.
In the proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2015. Hamburg, Germany.
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Combined Task and Motion Planning Through an Extensible Planner-Independent Interface Layer
Siddharth Srivastava, Eugene Fang, Lorenzo Riano, Rohan Chitnis, Stuart Russell, Pieter Abbeel.
In the proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014. Hong Kong.
PDF / Website

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Evaluating Peer Coaching in an Engineering Communication Lab: A Quantitative Assessment of Students’ Revision Processes
Lisa Volpatti, Alex Hanson, Jennifer Schall, Jesse Dunietz, Amanda Chen, Rohan Chitnis, Eric J. Alm, Alison F. Takemura, Diana M. Chien.
In the proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference (ASEE), 2020. Montreal, Canada.
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Workshop Papers

PDDLGym: Gym Environments from PDDL Problems
Tom Silver, Rohan Chitnis.
Presented at the ICAPS Workshop on Bridging the Gap Between AI Planning and Reinforcement Learning (PRL), 2020.
PDF / arXiv

A Unifying Framework for Social Motivation in Human-Robot Interaction
Audrey Wang*, Rohan Chitnis*, Michelle Li*, Leslie Pack Kaelbling, Tomás Lozano-Pérez.
Presented at the AAAI Workshop on Plan, Activity, and Intent Recognition (PAIR), 2020.
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Learning Skill Hierarchies from Predicate Descriptions and Self-Supervision
Tom Silver*, Rohan Chitnis*, Anurag Ajay, Josh Tenenbaum, Leslie Pack Kaelbling.
Presented at the AAAI Workshop on Generalization in Planning (GenPlan), 2020.
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Learning to Plan Under Variable Assistance
Rohan Chitnis*, Jessica Yu*, Lilian Luong, Leslie Pack Kaelbling, Tomás Lozano-Pérez.
Presented at the ICRA Workshop on Robot Teammates Operating in Dynamic, Unstructured Environments (RT-DUNE), 2019.
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Planning to Give Information in Partially Observed Domains with a Learned Weighted Entropy Model
Rohan Chitnis, Leslie Pack Kaelbling, Tomás Lozano-Pérez.
Presented at the ICML / IJCAI / AAMAS Workshop on Planning and Learning (PAL), 2018.
PDF / arXiv

Integrating Human-Provided Information Into Belief State Representation Using Dynamic Factorization
Rohan Chitnis, Leslie Pack Kaelbling, Tomás Lozano-Pérez.
Presented at the ICML / IJCAI / AAMAS Workshop on Statistical Relational AI (StarAI), 2018.
Winner of Best Paper Award.
PDF / arXiv

Learning an Interface to Improve Efficiency in Combined Task and Motion Planning
Rohan Chitnis, Dylan Hadfield-Menell, Siddharth Srivastava, Abhishek Gupta, Pieter Abbeel.
Presented at the IROS Workshop on Machine Learning in Planning and Control of Robot Motion (MLPC), 2015.
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