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Anastasiia Varava

About me

My name is Anastasiia Varava and I am currently a postdoctoral researcher at KTH Royal Institute of Technology working with Danica Kragic on geometric and topological applications to machine learning and robotics. My CV can be found here.


Data-driven construction of robust motion primitives for non-holonomic vehicles
P.Tajvar, A. Varava, D. Kragic, J. Tumova
International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR) 2019

Partial Caging: A Clearance-Based Definition and Deep Learning
A. Varava*, M. C. Welle*, J. Mahler, K. Goldberg, D. Kragic, F. T. Pokorny
International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2019

Path-Connectivity of the Free Space : Caging and Path Existence
A. Varava
Doctoral thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 2019

Free Space of Rigid Objects: Caging, Path Non-Existence, and Narrow Passage Detection.
A. Varava*, J. F. Carvalho*, F. T. Pokorny, D. Kragic
Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR) 2018; Appendix

Caging and Path Non-Existence: a Deterministic Sampling-Based Verification Algorithm
A. Varava, J. F. Carvalho, F. T. Pokorny, D. Kragic
International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR) 2017

Herding by Caging: a Topological Approach towards Guiding Moving Agents via Mobile Robots
A. Varava, K. Hang, D. Kragic, F. T. Pokorny
Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) 2017

Caging Grasps of Rigid and Partially Deformable 3D Objects with Double Fork and Neck Features
A. Varava, D. Kragic, F. T. Pokorny
IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO) 2016