My research interests are in humanoid robotics and computer graphics. My main research focus is on developing tools to design controllers for physically simulated characters.
R. Backman, M. Kallmann, “Designing Controllers for Physics Based Characters with Motion Networks”, Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, 2013(Final revisions, link coming soon)
M. Kallmann, Y. Huang, R. Backman “A Skill-Based Motion Planning Framework for Humanoids” International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), San Francisco, USA, 2010. [project] [paper] [video]