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Alumnus George Kantor Co-Authors New Book on Robot Motion

Alumnus George Kantor Co-Authors New Book on Robot Motion


ECE alumnus Dr. George Kantor is co-author of a new book, Principles of Robot Motion: Theory, Algorithms and Implementation, published by MIT Press, 2005.

Kantor earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 1999. His advisor was Professor P.S. Krishnaprasad (ECE/ISR). Since graduating, George Kantor has been a project scientist in the Field Robotics Center at the Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. He teaches courses in robotic manipulation and controls and conducts research in control, sensing, and navigation for robotic systems. His current research projects include autonomous navigation for an underwater robot to explore the Zacaton cenote, a 300+ meter deep flooded sinkhole in northern Mexico.

May 23, 2005


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