Gyan Tatiya

PhD student at Tufts University
Office: Halligan 202
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About Me

Publications (Conference/Journal/Workshop Papers)

Yash Shukla, Christopher Thierauf, Ramtin Hosseini, Gyan Tatiya, and Jivko Sinapov
ACuTE: Automatic Curriculum Transfer from Simple to Complex Environments
In proceedings of the 21th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), Auckland, New Zealand (Virtual), May 9-13, 2022.
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Shivam Goel*, Gyan Tatiya*, Matthias Scheutz and Jivko Sinapov
NovelGridworlds: A Benchmark Environment for Detecting and Adapting to Novelties in Open Worlds
In proceedings of the AAMAS 2021 Workshop: Adaptive and Learning Agents (ALA), London, UK (Virtual), May 3-7, 2021.
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Faizan Muhammad, Vasanth Sarathy, Gyan Tatiya, Shivam Goel, Saurav Gyawali, and Mateo Guaman, Jivko Sinapov and Matthias Scheutz
A Novelty-Centric Agent Architecture for Changing Worlds
In proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), London, UK (Virtual), May 3-7, 2021.
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Gyan Tatiya, Ramtin Hosseini, Michael C. Hughes and Jivko Sinapov
A Framework for Sensorimotor Cross-Perception and Cross-Behavior Knowledge Transfer for Object Categorization
Frontiers in Robotics and AI, Vol. 7, special issue titled ViTac: Integrating Vision and Touch for Multimodal and Cross-Modal Perception, 2020.
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Gyan Tatiya, Yash Shukla, Michael Edegware and Jivko Sinapov
Haptic Knowledge Transfer Between Heterogeneous Robots using Kernel Manifold Alignment
In proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Las Vegas, NV, USA (Virtual), October 25-29, 2020.
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Gyan Tatiya, Ramtin Hosseini, Michael C. Hughes and Jivko Sinapov
Sensorimotor Cross-Behavior Knowledge Transfer for Grounded Category Recognition
In proceedings of the Joint IEEE 9th International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob), Oslo, Norway, Aug. 19-22, 2019.
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Gyan Tatiya and Jivko Sinapov
Sensorimotor Cross-Perception Knowledge Transfer for Grounded Category Recognition
In proceedings of the ICRA 2019 Workshop: Integrating Vision and Touch for Multimodal and Cross-modal Perception (ViTac), Montreal, Canada, May 23, 2019.
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Gyan Tatiya and Jivko Sinapov
Deep Multi-Sensory Object Category Recognition Using Interactive Behavioral Exploration
In proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Montreal, Canada, May 20-24, 2019.
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Personal Projects

NovelGridworlds | Python, OpenAI Gym, Stable Baselines, June 2020 - Present
- Created a Python package for an OpenAI custom Gym environment that simulates novel situations in grid worlds.
- Trained Reinforcement Learning agents on NovelGridworlds tasks using Stable Baselines.
Twitter Hashtags Polarity | Python, Tweepy, PySpark, Google Cloud Dataproc, September - December 2019
- Created an application that fetches live Twitter data in a stream and computes polarity of tweets with hashtags.
Fetch Pick and Place | Python, ROS, Gazebo, January - May 2019
- Implemented Grasp, Pick, Hold, Shake and Place behaviors on Fetch robot.
Hacking "the State of the Art" UR5 | Python, ROS, MoveIt, Gazebo, January - May 2019
- Implemented Pick and Place behaviors using MoveIt on UR5 Arm + RobotiQ 85 gripper
FlashVocab | Java, SQLite, XML, Google Cloud Storage, September - December 2017
- Developed an android app for learning 1000 GRE words with pictures & repetition scheduling with flashcards.
https://scene-maker.appspot.com | Python, webapp2, Jinja2, Google Cloud - Vision, Datastore, Storage, September - December 2017
- Created a web application that generates 3D photo album based on labels, landmark, colors found in photos.
Spaceship Simulation Game | JavaScript, HTML, CSS, September - December 2017
- Designed and developed a Spaceship Simulation Game.
Hand-Written Digit Recognition | Python, NumPy, Matplotlib, September - December 2016
- Implemented the Backpropagation algorithm for neural networks to the task of hand-written digit recognition.
- Evaluated performance of network architectures with different depths and widths.
Text Classification | Python, NumPy, September - December 2016
- Trained two variants of the Naive Bayes classifier with smoothing and applied it to classify text into two different categories.
- Trained two variants of the Naive Bayes classifier with smoothing and classified two text categories.
Context Sensitive Spelling Corrector | Python, NLTK, Matplotlib, November - December 2016
- Implemented Context Word method and Bigram Hidden Markov Model to correct contextual errors in the text.
- Improved baseline accuracy by 10%.
Language Modelling | Python, NLTK, September - December 2016
- Built a bigram language model for the Brown corpus.
- Calculated bigrams probability using the Maximum Likelihood Estimate, Laplace smoothing, Simple linear interpolation & Deleted Interpolation Algorithm, and calculated the perplexity for each.
Statistical Parsing | Python, NLTK, September - December 2016
- Built a Probabilistic Context-Free Grammars (PCFG) parser using the Treebank corpora.
- Implemented the probabilistic CKY algorithm for parsing a test sentence using your learned PCFG.
Social Networking Site | PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS & Ajax, January - May 2016
- Developed a social networking site that brings together several technologies like PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS & Ajax. Users can create account, find other users and add them as friends or follow them. Users can also post public or private messages and update/edit their status & upload profile picture.
Mobile Controlled Robot Based on Dual Tone Multi Frequency (DTMF) | C, January - May 2014
- Developed a robot controlled by a mobile phone from anywhere around the world.
- Incorporated various hardware such as a Microcontroller (ATMEGA 16), DC Motors, LCD, DTMF decoder.

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