CSAIL Student Julie Shah Wins Distinction in Student Paper Competition

At the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), held September 14-18 in Sydney, Australia, Julie Shah took top honors in the Best Student Paper category for her work on mixed human/robot task coordination. The paper, “Fast Dynamic Scheduling of Disjunctive Temporal Constraint Networks through Incremental Compilation,” presents an approach to scheduling complicated tasks for autonomous systems in real-world environments. Shah's co-author was CSAIL professor Brian Williams. For more information about ICAPS 2008, click here; for the Model-based Embedded & Robotic Systems webpage, click here.