Pieter Abbeel Receives 2021 ACM Prize in Computing

29 Apr 2022

On April 6, the Association for Computing Machinery recognized Pieter Abbeel as a pioneer of robot learning. The ACM Prize in Computing will be formally presented to Abbeel at the ACM Awards Banquet in San Francisco on June 11. Abbeel pioneered teaching robots via “apprenticeship learning” (watching human demonstrations) and “reinforcement learning” (learning through trial and error). You can read more about Pieter Abbeel’s award here