Synthesizing Environment-Aware Activities via Activity Sketches

Yuan-Hong Liao, Xavier Puig, Marko Boben, Antonio Torralba, Sanja Fidler
<span title="">2019</span> <i title="IEEE"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/ilwxppn4d5hizekyd3ndvy2mii" style="color: black;">2019 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)</a> </i> &nbsp;
In order to learn to perform activities from demonstrations or descriptions, agents need to distill what the essence of the given activity is, and how it can be adapted to new environments. In this work, we address the problem of environment-aware program generation. Given a visual demonstration or a description of an activity, we generate program sketches representing the essential instructions and propose a model to transform these into full programs representing the actions needed to perform
more &raquo; ... the activity under the presented environmental constraints. To this end, we build upon VirtualHome [15] to create a new dataset VirtualHome-Env, where we collect program sketches to represent activities and match programs with environments that can afford them. Furthermore, we construct a knowledge base to sample realistic environments and another knowledge base to seek out the programs under the sampled environments. Finally, we propose ResActGraph, a network that generates a program from a given sketch and an environment graph and tracks the changes in the environment induced by the program.
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