Brian E. Jackson
PhD Student at Carnegie Mellon. Engineer. Roboticist.
Julia Package Setup Tutorial
Objective The objective of this post is to provide a detailed and easy-to-follow guide for setting up a new package in Julia, complete with continuous integration, code coverage, and documentation. At the end I will also provide some workflow tips for newcomers to Julia. This tutorial uses both GitHub and...
RA-L Paper Accepted
My paper “Planning with Attitude” that I wrote with Zac and colleague Kevin Tracy got accepted to Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L) without any required revisions. The editors gave positive feedback about how well the material was presented and the quality of the writing. Definitely a good thing to hear...
Alyssa and I bought our first home! We definitely didn’t see ourselves buying a home after only being married for 2 years, but we also didn’t expect to be living in Pittsburgh. Although the process was difficult and exhausting (the pandemic certainly didn’t help at all), we’re extremely grateful to...
In a very unexpected turn of events, I’m moving to Pittsburgh! My advsor, Zac Manchester, accepted a faculty position in the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University and my wife Alyssa and I decided to follow him. I’m transferring from Stanford to CMU in the fall and will be getting...
I presented our ALTRO paper at IROS 2019 in Macau, China. It was my first attending an entire robotics conference. I met a lot of people and had a lot of interesting discussions. My presentation went great, and I felt like we had a lot of people interested in what...