Bob Bolles

Interview Location: United States

Interview Synopsis

In this interview, Bolles provides a general analysis of his work in robotics and computer vision. He goes into specific detail on certain programs at SRI International, such as the ARM project, his work on RANSAC, and the future of the field.

Biography

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Bob C. Bolles was raised in Gainesville, Florida where he became interested in science and mathematics at a young age. He received his B.S. in Mathematics from Yale University, M.S. in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of Pennsylvania, and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University. Bolles also served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy and taught computer science at the Naval Postgraduate School. Bolles has long been a researcher at SRI international. His work has focused on the combined areas of robotics and computer vision, and he is currently a program director in the Artificial Intelligence Center at SRI International.