A box-packaging robot that can infer 3D articulated objects with Conditional Random Field, SVMstruct, and mixed-integer program from 3D point cloud. Our paper was published in RSS Workshop. Integrated robots with Openrave/ROS for obstacle avoidance and robot arm trajectory planning.
- Oct 2010 - Present
- Research Assistant
Co-founder and CEO at AdPear
AdPear is a mobile advertising platform that serves pairs of polls and ads to engage the users and to make mobile ads serving more personalized than ever before. As its co-founder and CEO, I designed user interface, product features, and user experience for higher mobile ads engagement rates.
- Oct 2011 - Present
- Co-founder & CEO
I co-initiated the team DeepO with the goal of designing a generative model that learns and produces unlearned words or sentences in realistic human voices. We programmed Restricted Boltzmann machine, Deep Belief Network, and signal processing modules to let deep learning’s powerful feature extractors to capture human voices’ unique features.
- Sep 2011 - Present
- Research Assistant
Intern at Google Youtube Adsense & Featured Video
Analyzed the click through rate (CTR) performance of the YouTube recommendation system. Trained the learning and inference model on large amount of input data with mapreduce. Inserted novel features into the recommendation system with great improvement on video page views.
- May 2011 - Aug 2011
- Software Engineering Intern
Google Sketchup to 3D Point Cloud
Matlab code for transforming Google Sketchup data into 3D point cloud files. Users can specify observing points and density of the ray casting.
- Oct 2011
- Research Tool
Intern at Etacts (acquired by Salesforce)
Individually developed Etacts’ iPhone application as the company’s first employee. Designed platforms to connect with social networking webistes.
- May 2010 - Aug 2010
- Product Developer
AdPear, Personal Robotics Lab, Computational Synthesis Lab, Google Youtube, 3 Day Startup, Etacts, Cornell Student Assembly
- Paul Heran Yang
- Cornell University
- Ithaca, NY 14853
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