Conference Publications

Y. Shen and M. M. Zavlanos, \Risk-Averse Multi-Armed Bandits with Unobserved Confounders," 4th Conference on Learning for Dynamics and Control (L4DC), Stanford University, CA, Jun. 2022, submitted.

K. Sivakumar, Y. Shen, Z. Bell, S. Nivison, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Multi-Agent Inverse Reinforcement Learning within Teams of Learner Agents," 4th Conference on Learning for Dy- namics and Control (L4DC), Stanford University, CA, Jun. 2022, submitted.

P. Vlantis, Yijie Zhou, Yan Zhang, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Failing with Grace: Learning Neural Network Controllers that are Boundedly Unsafe," 13th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), Milan, Italy, May 2022, submitted.

K. Sivakumar, Y. Zhang, Z. Bell, S. Nivison, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Transfer Reinforcement Learning in Heterogeneous Action Spaces using Subgoal Mapping," 2022 International Con- ference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Philadelphia, PA, May 2022, submitted.

S. Sun, Y. Zhang, X. Luo, P. Vlantis, M. Pajic, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Formal Verication of Stochastic Systems with ReLU Neural Network Controllers," 2022 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Philadelphia, PA, May 2022, submitted.

J. D. Turner, J. McMahon, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Receding Horizon Tracking of an Unknown Number of Mobile Targets using a Bearings-Only Sensor," 2022 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Philadelphia, PA, May 2022, submitted.

Y. Shen, Y. Zhang, S. Nivison, Z. I. Bell and M. M. Zavlanos, \Asynchronous Zeroth-Order Distributed Optimization with Residual Feedback," 60th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Austin, TX, Dec. 2021, accepted.

Y. Zhou, Y. Zhang, X. Luo, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Online Semi-Supervised Bayesian Optimization for Socially-Aware Trajectory Planning," 60th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Austin, TX, Dec. 2021, accepted.

C. Liu, Y. Zhang, Y. Shen, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Learning without Knowing: Unobserved Context in Continuous Transfer Reinforcement Learning," Proc. 3rd Conference on Learning for Dynamics and Control (L4DC), ser. Proc. of Machine Learning Research, A. Jadbabaie, J. Lygeros, G. J. Pappas, P. A. Parrilo, B. Recht, C. J. Tomlin, M. N. Zeilinger, Eds., vol. 144, pp. 791-802, Jun. 2021.

A. Bozkurt, Y. Wang, M. M. Zavlanos, and M. Pajic, \Model-Free Reinforcement Learning for Stochastic Games with Linear Temporal Logic Objectives," Proc. 2021 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Xi'an, China, May 2021.

D. M. Le, X. Luo, L. J. Bridgeman, M. M. Zavlanos, and W. E. Dixon, \Single-Agent Indirect Herding of Multiple Targets using Metric Temporal Logic Switching," Proc. 59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Jeju Island, Republic of Korea, Dec. 2020, pp. 1398-1403.

L. Calkins, R. Khodayi-mehr, W. Aquino, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Sensor Planning for Model- Based Acoustic Source Identication," Proc. 2020 American Control Conference (ACC), Denver, CO, Jul. 2020, pp. 2679-2684.

R. Khodayi-mehr and M. M. Zavlanos, \VarNet: Variational Neural Networks for the Solution of Partial Dierential Equations," Proc. 2nd Conference on Learning for Dynamics and Control (L4DC), ser. Proc. of Machine Learning Research, A. M. Bayen, A, Jadbabaie, G. J. Pappas, P. A. Parrilo, B. Recht, C. J. Tomlin, and M. N. Zeilinger, Eds., vol. 120, pp. 298-307, Jun. 2020.

A. Bozkurt, Y.Wang, M. M. Zavlanos, and M. Pajic, \Control Synthesis from Linear Temporal Logic Specications using Model-Free Reinforcement Learning," Proc. 2020 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Paris, France, May 2020, pp. 10349-10355.

Q. Gao, M. Pajic, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Deep Imitative Reinforcement Learning for Temporal Logic Robot Motion Planning with Noisy Semantic Observations," Proc. 2020 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Paris, France, May 2020, pp. 8490-8496.

L. Calkins, J. Lingevitch, L. McGuire, J. Geder, M. Kelly, M. M. Zavlanos, D. Sofge, and D. Lofaro, \Bio-Inspired Distance Estimation using the Self-Induced Acoustic Signature of a Motor-Propeller System," Proc. 2020 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Paris, France, May 2020, pp. 5047-5053.

Y. Zhang and M. M. Zavlanos, \Transfer Reinforcement Learning under Unobserved Contextual Information," Proc. 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), Sydney, Australia, Apr. 2020, pp. 75-86.

X. Luo, Y. Zhang and, M. M. Zavlanos, \Socially-Aware Robot Planning via Bandit Human Feedback," Proc. 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), Sydney, Australia, Apr. 2020, pp. 216-225.

X. Luo and M. M. Zavlanos, \Transfer Planning for Temporal Logic Tasks," Proc. 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Nice, France, Dec. 2019, pp. 5306-5311.

R. Khodayi-mehr and M. M. Zavlanos, \Nonlinear Reduced Order Source Identication under Uncertainty," Proc. 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Nice, France, Dec. 2019, pp. 2752-2757.

Y. Zhang and M. M. Zavlanos, \Distributed O-Policy Actor-Critic Reinforcement Learning with Policy Consensus," Proc. 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Nice, France, Dec. 2019, pp. 4674-4679.

S. Paternain, S. Lee, M. M. Zavlanos, and A. Ribeiro, \Constrained Online Learning in Networks with Sublinear Regret and Fit," Proc. 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Nice, France, Dec. 2019, pp. 5486-5493.

Y. Zhang, R. Ravier, M. M. Zavlanos, and V. Tarokh, \A Distributed Online Convex Optimization Algorithm with Improved Dynamic Regret," Proc. 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Nice, France, Dec. 2019, pp. 2449-2454.

Q. Gao, D. Hajinezhad, Y. Zhang, Y. Kantaros, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Reduced Variance Deep Reinforcement Learning with Temporal Logic Specications," in Proc. 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), Montreal, Canada, Apr. 2019, pp. 237-248.

Y. Zhang and M. M. Zavlanos, \A Consensus-Based Distributed Augmented Lagrangian Method," in Proc. 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Miami Beach, FL, Dec. 2018, pp. 1763-1768.

Y. Feng, R. Khodayi-mehr, Y. Kantaros, L. Calkins, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Active Acoustic Impedance Mapping using Mobile Robots," in Proc. 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Miami Beach, FL, Dec. 2018, pp. 3910-3915.

L. Calkins, R. Khodayi-mehr, W. Aquino, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Physics-Based Acoustic Source Identication," in Proc. 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Miami Beach, FL, Dec. 2018, pp. 1457-1462.

D. Hajinezhad and M. M. Zavlanos, \Gradient-Free Multi-Agent Nonconvex Nonsmooth Optimization," in Proc. 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Miami Beach, FL, Dec. 2018, pp. 4939-4944.

Y. Kantaros and M. M. Zavlanos, \Temporal Logic Optimal Control for Large-Scale Multi- Robot Systems: 10400 States and Beyond," in Proc. 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Miami Beach, FL, Dec. 2018, pp. 2519- 2524.

R. Khodayi-mehr, W. Aquino, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Distributed Reduced Order Source Identi cation," in Proc. 2018 American Control Conference (ACC), Milwaukee, WI, Jun. 2018, pp. 1084-1089.

Y. Kantaros and M. M. Zavlanos, \Distributed Intermittent Communication Control of Mobile Robot Networks under Time-Critical Dynamic Tasks," in Proc. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, Australia, May 2018, pp. 5028- 5033.

Y. Kantaros and M. M. Zavlanos, \Distributed Optimal Control Synthesis for Multi-Robot Systems under Global Temporal Tasks," in Proc. 9th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), Porto, Portugal, Apr. 2018, pp. 162-173.

M. Guo and M. M. Zavlanos, \Temporal Task Planning in Wirelessly Connected Environments with Unknown Channel Quality," in Proc. 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Melbourne, Australia, Dec. 2017, pp. 4161-4168.

S. Lee, N. Chatzipanagiotis, and M. M. Zavlanos, \A Distributed Augmented Lagrangian Method for Model Predictive Control," in Proc. 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Melbourne, Australia, Dec. 2017, pp. 2888-2893.

L. Calkins, R. Khodayi-mehr, W. Aquino, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Stochastic Model-Based Source Identication," in Proc. 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Melbourne, Australia, Dec. 2017, pp. 1272-1277.

W.-J. Ma, D. Dentcheva, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Risk-Averse Sensor Planning using Distributed Policy Gradient," in Proc. 2017 American Control Conference (ACC), Seattle, WA, May 2017, pp. 4839-4844.

M. Guo and M. M. Zavlanos, \Distributed Data Gathering with Buer Constraints and Intermittent Communication," in Proc. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Singapore, May 2017, pp. 279-284. Finalist, Best Multi-Robot Sys- tems Paper Award

Y. Kantaros and M. M. Zavlanos, \Sampling-Based Control Synthesis for Multi-Robot Systems under Global Temporal Specications," in Proc. 8th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), Pittsburgh, PA, Apr. 2017, pp. 3-13.

C. Freundlich, S. Lee, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Distributed Estimation and Control for Mobile Robot Networks," in Proc. 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Las Vegas, NV, Dec. 2016, pp. 3518-3523.

Y. Kantaros and M. M. Zavlanos, \Simultaneous Intermittent Communication Control and Path Optimization in Networks of Mobile Robots," in Proc. 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Las Vegas, NV, Dec. 2016, pp. 1794-1799.

S. Lee, A. Ribeiro, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Distributed Continuous-time Online Optimization using Saddle-Point Methods," in Proc. 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Las Vegas, NV, Dec. 2016, pp. 4314-4319.

S. Lee and M. M. Zavlanos, \Approximate Projections for Decentralized Optimization with SDP Constraints," in Proc. 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Las Vegas, NV, Dec. 2016, pp. 1030-1035.

Y. Kantaros and M. M. Zavlanos, \A Distributed LTL-based Approach for Intermittent Communication in Mobile Robot Networks," in Proc. 2016 American Control Conference (ACC), Boston, MA, Jul. 2016, pp. 5557-5562.

R. Khodayi-mehr, W. Aquino, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Nonlinear Reduced Order Source Identi cation," in Proc. 2016 American Control Conference (ACC), Boston, MA, Jul. 2016, pp. 6302-6307.

S. Lee and M. M. Zavlanos, \Distributed Primal-Dual Methods for Online Constrained Optimization," in Proc. 2016 American Control Conference (ACC), Boston, MA, Jul. 2016, pp. 7171-7176.

C37. Y. Kantaros and M. M. Zavlanos, \Intermittent Connectivity Control in Mobile Robot Networks," in Proc. 49th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (ACSSC), Pacic Grove, CA, Nov. 2015, pp. 1125-1129.

C36. N. Chatzipanagiotis and M. M. Zavlanos, \On the Convergence Rate of a Distributed Augmented Lagrangian Optimization Algorithm," in Proc. 2015 American Control Conference (ACC), Chicago, IL, Jul. 2015, pp. 541-546.

C35. C. Freundlich, P. Mordohai, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Optimal Path Planning and Resource Allocation for Active Target Localization," in Proc. 2015 American Control Conference (ACC), Chicago, IL, Jul. 2015, pp. 3088-3093.

C34. R. Khodayi-mehr, W. Aquino, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Model-Based Sparse Source Identi- cation," in Proc. 2015 American Control Conference (ACC), Chicago, IL, Jul. 2015, pp. 1818-1823.

C33. C. Freundlich, P. Mordohai, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Exact Bias Correction and Covariance Estimation for Stereo Vision," in Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Boston, MA, Jun. 2015, pp. 3296-3304.

C32. Y. Kantaros and M. M. Zavlanos, \Communication-Aware Coverage Control for Robotic Sensor Networks," in Proc. 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Los Angeles, CA, Dec. 2014, pp. 6863-6865.

C31. Y. Kantaros and M. M. Zavlanos, \Distributed Simultaneous Coverage and Communication Control by Mobile Sensor Networks," in Proc. 2nd IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), Atlanta, GA, Dec. 2014, pp. 1001-1005. Best Student Paper Award

C30. M. Aranda, G. Lopez-Nicolas, C. Sagues, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Three-Dimensional Multirobot Formation Control for Target Enclosing," in Proc. 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Chicago, IL, Sep. 2014, pp. 357-362.

C29. N. Chatzipanagiotis and M. M. Zavlanos, \Distributed Stochastic Multicommodity Flow Optimization," in Proc. 1st IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (Glob- alSIP), Austin, TX, Dec. 2013, pp. 883-886.

C28. C. Freundlich, P. Mordohai, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Hybrid Control for Mobile Target Localization with Stereo Vision," in Proc. 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Firenze, Italy, Dec. 2013, pp. 2635-2640.

C27. N. Chatzipanagiotis, A. P. Petropulu, and M. M. Zavlanos, \A Distributed Algorithm for Cooperative Relay Beamforming," in Proc. 2013 American Control Conference (ACC), Washington, DC, Jun. 2013, pp. 3733-3738.

C26. D. S. Kalogerias, N. Chatzipanagiotis, M. M. Zavlanos, and A. P. Petropulu, \Mobile Jammers for Secrecy Rate Maximization in Cooperative Networks," in Proc. 38th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, May 2013, pp. 2901-2905.

C25. C. Freundlich, P. Mordohai, and M. M. Zavlanos, \A Hybrid Control Approach to the Next- Best-View Problem using Stereo Vision," in Proc. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2013, pp. 4478-4483.

C24. N. Chatzipanagiotis, D. Dentcheva, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Approximate Augmented Lagrangians for Distributed Network Optimization," in Proc. 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Con- trol (CDC), Maui, Hawaii, Dec. 2012, pp. 5840-5845.

C23. N. Chatzipanagiotis, Y. Liu, A. P. Petropulu, and M. M. Zavlanos, \Controlling Groups of Mobile Beamformers," in Proc. 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Maui, Hawaii, Dec. 2012, pp. 1984-1989.

C22. M. M. Zavlanos, A. Ribeiro, and G. J. Pappas, \A Framework for Integrating Mobility and Routing in Mobile Communication Networks," in Proc. 45th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers (ACSSC), Pacic Grove, CA, Nov. 2011, pp. 1461-1465.

C21. M. M. Zavlanos, A. Ribeiro, and G. J. Pappas, \Distributed Control of Mobility and Routing in Networks of Robots," in Proc. 12th IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), San Francisco, CA, Jun. 2011, pp. 236-240.

C20. M. M. Zavlanos, V. M. Preciado, and A. Jadbabaie, \Spectral Control of Mobile Robot Networks," in Proc. 2011 American Control Conference (ACC), San Francisco, CA, Jun. 2011, pp. 3245-3250.

C19. M. M. Zavlanos and A. A. Julius, \Robust Flux Balance Analysis of Metabolic Networks," in Proc. 2011 American Control Conference (ACC), San Francisco, CA, Jun. 2011, pp. 2915- 2920.

C18. M. M. Zavlanos, A. Ribeiro, and G. J. Pappas, \Mobility and Routing Control in Networks of Robots," in Proc. 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Atlanta, GA, Dec. 2010, pp. 7545-7550.

C17. M. M. Zavlanos, \Synchronous Rendezvous of Very-Low-Range Wireless Agents," in Proc. 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Atlanta, GA, Dec. 2010, pp. 4740-4745.

C16. V. M. Preciado, M. M. Zavlanos, A. Jadbabaie, and G. J. Pappas, \Distributed Control of the Laplacian Spectral Moments of a Network," in Proc. 2010 American Control Conference (ACC), Baltimore, MD, Jun. 2010, pp. 4462-4467.

C15. J. Le Ny, M. M. Zavlanos, and G. J. Pappas, \Resource Allocation for Signal Detection with Active Sensors," in Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Shanghai, China, Dec. 2009, pp. 8561-8566.

C14. M. M. Zavlanos, D. E. Koditschek, and G. J. Pappas, \A Distributed Dynamical Scheme for Fastest Mixing Markov Chains," in Proc. 2009 American Control Conference (ACC), St. Louis, MO, Jun. 2009, pp. 1436-1441.

C13. M. M. Zavlanos, L. Spesivtsev, and G. J. Pappas, \A Distributed Auction Algorithm for the Assignment Problem," in Proc. 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Cancun, Mexico, Dec. 2008, pp. 1212-1217.

C12. M. M. Zavlanos, A. A. Julius, S. P. Boyd, and G. J. Pappas, \Identication of Stable Genetic Networks using Convex Programming," in Proc. 2008 American Control Conference (ACC), Seattle, WA, Jun. 2008, pp. 2755-2760.

C11. M. M. Zavlanos, A. Tahbaz-Salehi, A. Jadbabaie, and G. J. Pappas, \Distributed Topology Control of Dynamic Networks," in Proc. 2008 American Control Conference (ACC), Seattle, WA, Jun. 2008, pp. 2660-2665.

C10. N. Michael, M. M. Zavlanos, V. Kumar, and G. J. Pappas, \Distributed Multi-Robot Task Assignment and Formation Control," in Proc. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Pasadena, CA, May 2008, pp. 128-133.

C9. M. M. Zavlanos and G. J. Pappas, \Distributed Connectivity Control of Mobile Networks," in Proc. 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), New Orleans, LA, Dec. 2007, pp. 3591-3596.

C8. M. M. Zavlanos and G. J. Pappas, \Distributed Formation Control with Permutation Symmetries," in Proc. 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), New Orleans, LA, Dec. 2007, pp. 2894-2899.