Nathaniel Merrill

PhD Student: Department of Computer Science, University of Delaware


University of Delaware
130 Academy Street, SPL 328
Newark, DE 19716, USA
Email: nmerrill@udel.edu
Github: https://github.com/nmerrill67
Research Group Github: https://github.com/rpng
LinkeIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nate-merrill
CV: pdf


I am currently a PhD student at the University of Delaware -- studying computer science, robotics and mathematics. I am a research assistant for the Robot Perception and Navigation Group (RPNG). My areas of interest include SLAM, sensor fusion, machine learning, computer vision, and optimization techniques.


Publications

  1. Patrick Geneva, Nathaniel Merrill, Yulin Yang, Chuchu Chen, Woosik Lee, and Guoquan Huang, “{Versatile 3D Multi-Sensor Fusion for Lightweight 2D Localization,” in 2020 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Oct, 2020. (submitted)
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  2. Kevin Eckenhoff, Patrick Geneva, Nathaniel Merrill and Guoquan Huang, “Schmidt-EKF-based Visual-Inertial Moving Object Tracking,” in 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May, 2020.
    [bib] [pdf]

  3. Nathaniel Merrill and Guoquan Huang, “CALC2.0: Combining Appearance, Semantic and Geometric Information for Robust and Efficient Visual Loop Closure,” in 2019 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Nov 4--8, 2019. (accepted)
    [bib] [pdf]

  4. Nathaniel Merrill and Guoquan Huang, “Lightweight Unsupervised Deep Loop Closure,” in Proc. of Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), June 26--30, 2018.
    [bib] [pdf]