Ville Kyrki

Ville Kyrki

Professori (Associate professor)
T410 Dept. Electrical Engineering and Automation
Professori (Associate professor)

Ville Kyrki joined School of Electrical Engineering at Aalto University as an Associate Professor in 2012. He serves as the head of the Intelligent Robotics research group.

His research interests lie mainly in intelligent robotic systems with a particular emphasis on developing methods and systems that cope with imperfect knowledge and uncertain senses. His published research covers feature extraction and tracking in computer vision, visual servoing, tactile sensing, robotic grasping and manipulation, sensor fusion, planning under uncertainty, and machine learning related to the previous. His research has been published in numerous forums in the area, including IEEE Transactions on Robotics, International Journal of Robotics Research, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on Haptics, and IEEE Transactions on Image Processing.

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Maarintie 8 02150 Espoo Finland
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Research groups

  • Intelligent Robotics


Bidding a Battery on Electricity Markets and Minimizing Battery Aging Costs: A Reinforcement Learning Approach

Harri Aaltonen, Seppo Sierla, Ville Kyrki, Mahdi Pourakbari‐kasmaei, Valeriy Vyatkin 2022 Energies

Differential Dynamic Programming with Nonlinear Safety Constraints Under System Uncertainties

Gökhan Alcan, Ville Kyrki 2022 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters

Social Robot Co-Design Canvases

Minja Axelsson, Raquel Oliveira, Mattia Racca, Ville Kyrki 2022 ACM Transactions on Human-Robot Interaction

Training and Evaluation of Deep Policies Using Reinforcement Learning and Generative Models

Ali Ghadirzadeh, Petra Poklukar, Karol Arndt, Chelsea Finn, Ville Kyrki, Danica Kragic, Mårten Björkman 2022 Journal of Machine Learning Research

Learning Visual Feedback Control for Dynamic Cloth Folding

Julius Hietala, David Blanco Mulero, Gökhan Alcan, Ville Kyrki 2022 Proceedings of the 2022 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2022

Increasing the Efficiency of Policy Learning for Autonomous Vehicles by Multi-Task Representation Learning

Eshagh Kargar, Ville Kyrki 2022 IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles

Vision Transformer for Learning Driving Policies in Complex and Dynamic Environments

Eshagh Kargar, Ville Kyrki 2022 2022 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, IV 2022

SafeAPT: Safe Simulation-to-Real Robot Learning Using Diverse Policies Learned in Simulation

Rituraj Kaushik, Karol Arndt, Ville Kyrki 2022 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters

GNSS-denied geolocalization of UAVs by visual matching of onboard camera images with orthophotos

Jouko Kinnari, Francesco Verdoja, Ville Kyrki 2022 20th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, ICAR 2021

Season-Invariant GNSS-Denied Visual Localization for UAVs

Jouko Kinnari, Francesco Verdoja, Ville Kyrki 2022 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters