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Greg Burton

Greg Burton is interested in controls, robotics, planning, data visualization, CAD and solid modeling, and graphics processor (GPU) accelerated algorithms.

Prior to joining PARC's embedded reasoning team, Greg was a research engineer at Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company's Advanced Technology Center. He developed algorithms and software for space vehicle trajectory planning, star tracker flight software, infrared camera simulations, GPU-based track-before-detect, and automated coastline identification for the GOES-R Geostationary Lightning Mapper. He holds one provisional patent.

Burton earned his M.S. in Mechatronics and Control from U.C. Berkeley and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from U.C. San Diego, where he was a winner of the John E. Starrett Memorial Scholarship.


PARC publications

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Automatic Spatial Planning For Machining

IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering

25 August 2015



other publications

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Design of an anthropomorphic robot head for studying autonomous development and learning

2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

26 April 2004