Yulin Zhang
PhD Candidate
Email: yulinzhang(a)tamu.edu
Brief Bio
I am a fourth-year PhD student from Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. I am advised by Dr. Dylan A. Shell. My research interests are task planning and estimation. My dissertation aims to constrain the divulged information along robot's plan. I am currently a visiting student supervised by Dr. Antonio Franchi in the RIS team at LAAS-CNRS.
Previously, I completed my master's and bachelor's degree at University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.
Updates
  • [11/2018]: I am selected as a WAFR Robot Guru Fellow, and will interact with a group of undergrads in WAFR 2018.
  • [09/2018]: I passed my preliminary exam and dissertation proposal. Whoop!
  • [09/2018]: Our paper "What does my knowing your plans tell me?" was accepted by IROS-CogRob 2018.
  • [09/2018]: Our paper "Finding plans subject to stipulations on what information they divulge" was accepted by WAFR 2018.
  • [09/2018]: I was supported by Tang Lixin Travel Scholarship and went for a cruise trip from Hong Kong to Singapore, via Vietnam and Thailand.
  • [06/2018]: I was selected as a Chateaubriand Fellow.
Projects
What does my knowing your plans tell me? [arXiv]
Yulin Zhang, Dylan A. Shell, Jason M. O'Kane
IROS-CogRob, accepted to appear, 2018.
Finding plans subject to stipulations on what information they divulge [arXiv]
Yulin Zhang, Dylan A. Shell, Jason M. O'Kane
WAFR, accepted to appear, 2018.
You can't save all the pandas: impossibility results for privacy-preserving tracking [PDF] [talk]
Yulin Zhang, Dylan A. Shell
WAFR, 2016.
Complete characterization of a class of privacy-preserving tracking problems [abstract] [arXiv]
Yulin Zhang, Dylan A. Shell
IJRR, accepted to appear, 2018.