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Toni Ivanov
Research Technologist II
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Biography (more>>)
I was born in Varna, Bulgaria. In my late childhood i moved to New York City with my parents. I went to Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. After graduating, I moved to Los Angeles to work at JPL.

Education (more>>)
Cornell University:
Master of Engineering 2008
Bachelor of Science 2007
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professional Experience (more>>)
Numenta - summer 2007
software engineer: machine learning algorithms
NYU Media Lab - summer 2005
research assistant: computer graphics

Research Interests (more>>)
computer vision, machine learning, artificial intelligence, signal processing
I work on developing Hazard Detection algorithms, processing lidar data, and field testing for the Autonomous Landing and Hazard Avoidance Project. I also work on Terrain Relative Navigation for helicopter landing. Ive worked on human pose/activity recognition using stereo data for robot human awareness.

Selected Publications (more>>)

T. Ivanov, A. Huertas, J.M. Carson, "Probabilistic Hazard Detection for Autonomous Safe Landing," To appear in proc. of IEEE Aerospace Conf., 2013.

A. Johnson T. Ivanov, "Analysis and Testing of a LIDAR-based Approach to Terrain Relative Navigation for Precise Lunar Landing," AIAA GNC, 2011.

A. Johnson J. Keim, T. Ivanov, "Analysis of Flash Lidar Field Test Data for Safe Lunar Landing," IEEE Aerospace Conference *Best Paper Award*, 2010.

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