Journals


B. Akgun and A.L. Thomaz. Simultaneously Learning Action and Goal Models from Demonstration. Autonomous Robotics, To appear.

B. Akgun, M. Cakmak, K. Jiang and A.L. Thomaz. Keyframe-based Learning from Demonstration. International Journal on Social Robotics, Vol:4 Pgs:343-355, 2012.
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Peer Reviewed Conferences


B. Akgun and A.L. Thomaz. Trajectories and Keyframes for Kinesthetic Teaching: A Human-Robot Interaction Perspective. International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2015, To appear

Andrey Kurenkov, B. Akgun and A.L. Thomaz. An Evaluation of GUI and Kinesthetic Teaching Methods for Constrained-Keyframe Skills. International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2015, To appear

B. Akgun, M. Cakmak, J.W. Yoo and A.L. Thomaz. Trajectories and Keyframes for Kinesthetic Teaching: A Human-Robot Interaction Perspective. International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), 2012. (Best Full Paper Nomination)
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B. Akgun and M. Stilman. Sampling Heuristics for Optimal Motion Planning in High Dimensions International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2011.
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B. Akgun, D. Tunaoglu and E. Sahin. Action Recognition Through an Action Generation Mechanism. . International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics (EPIROB) 2010.
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Other


B. Akgun, K. Bullard, V. Chu and A.L. Thomaz. An HRI Approach to Learning from Demonstration. AAAI Fall Symposium Series 2014.

T. Fitzgerald, K. McGreggor, B. Akgun, A.K. Goel and A.L. Thomaz A Visual Analogy Approach to Source Case Retrieval in Robot Learning from Observation. AAAI Workshop 2014
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B. Akgun and A.L. Thomaz. Learning Constraints with Keyframes. RSS Workshop on Programming with Constraints, 2013.
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B. Akgun, K. Subramanian, J. Shim and A.L. Thomaz. Novel Interaction Strategies for Learning from Teleoperation. AAAI Fall Symposium Series, 2012.
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B. Akgun, K. Subramanian, J. Shim and A.L. Thomaz. Learning Tasks and Skills Together from a Human Teacher. AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence - Learning from Demonstration Challenge, 2011.
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B. Akgun, M. Cakmak, J.W. Yoo and A.L. Thomaz. Augmenting Kinesthetic Teaching with Keyframes. International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML)- Workshop on New Developments in Imitation Learning, 2011.
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B. Akgun, N. Dag, T. Bilal, I. Atil and E. Sahin. Unsupervised Learning of Affordance Relations on a Humanoid Robot . International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS) 2009.
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Theses


B. Akgun. Action Recognition Through Action Generation M.Sc. Thesis, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 2010.