Welcome to the IRG Blog!

April 1 2011

The Intelligent Robotics Group (IRG) at NASA Ames Research Center explores extreme environments, remote locations, and uncharted worlds. We conduct applied research in computer vision, geospatial data systems, human-robot interaction, planetary mapping, and robot software.

This blog will highlight some of the activities of our group, including robotic field tests to remote locations, making the first NASA Tournament Lab challenge, sending hardware the ISS, and more.
IRG Retreat 2010

  • Measuring Lake Tahoe from Space

    This fall, the crisis mapping team extended their work on flood mapping to measure the water level of Lake Tahoe over time ... more

  • Flood Mapping with Adaboost

    The Crisis Mapping team recently wrapped up our research on flood mapping. Previously, we evaluated existing MODIS flood mapping algorithms across a diverse range ... more

  • Crisis Mapping Toolkit Released

    We are excited to announce the open source release of the Crisis Mapping Toolkit under the Apache 2.0 license! The ... more