JST-CREST / IEEE-RAS Spring School on "Social and Artificial Intelligence for User-Friendly Robots"

17-24 March 2019, Shonan Village, Japan

Invited Speakers

  • Takayuki Nagai, Osaka University, Japan
  • Takayuki Nagai
    Title: Integrated Cognitive Model for Developing User-Friendly Robots

    Abstract : There are many things that are not yet fully understood regarding the mechanism of human intelligence. More ...

  • Jun Tani, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), Japan
  • Jun Tani
    Title: Exploring Robotic Minds by Using the Frameworks of Predictive Coding and Active Inference

    Abstract : My research has investigated how cognitive agents acquire structural representation via iterative interaction with their environments, exercising agency and learning from resultant perceptual experience. More ... [Slides]

  • Daniele Magazzeni, King's College London, United Kingdom
  • Daniele Magazzeni
    Title: Model-Based AI for Safe and Trusted Human-Autonomy Teaming

    Abstract : As autonomous systems are increasingly being adopted into application solutions, the challenge of supporting interaction with humans is becoming more apparent. More ... [Slides]

  • Yukie Nagai, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan
  • Yukie Nagai
    Title: Development of social cognition in robots

    Abstract : My talk presents computational models for robots to acquire social cognitive abilities as human infants do. More ... [Slides]

  • Tetsuya Ogata, Waseda University, Japan
  • Tetsuya Ogata
    Title: Deep leaning Models for Applications in Robotics

    Abstract : This talk will introduce the examples of our recent collaborative studies with multiple companies in robots with deep learning models. More ...

  • Hans-Jörg Vögel, BMW, Germany
  • Hans-Joerg Voegel
    Title: Driving and being driven: technology shaping future mobility

    Abstract : Upcoming architectures for vehicular electrics, electronics, communication and software will face challenges driven by strong strategic trends. More ...

  • Michael Spranger, Sony CSL, Japan
  • Michael Spranger
    Title: Learning to communicate - From acquisition to emergence

    Abstract : The talk will review models and robot experiments for the acquisition and emergence of language. More ...

  • Silvia Rossi, University of Naples, Italy
  • Silvia Rossi
    Title: AI for Sensing and Adaptation in Human-Robot Interaction

    Abstract : The problem of designing intelligent robotic applications is often defined as the problem of building an intelligent connection of the perception to action. More ...

  • Bradley Hayes, University of Colorado Boulder, US
  • Bradley Hayes
    Title: Explainable AI for Human-Robot Collaboration

    Abstract : Robots capable of collaborating with humans will bring transformative changes to the way we live and work. More ... [Slides]

  • Tetsunari Inamura , National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan
  • Tetsunari Inamura
    Title: A cloud-based VR platform for the development of social intelligence through HRI

    Abstract : Common sense and social interaction related to daily life environment are quite important for autonomous robots which support human activities. More ...

  • Amit Kumar Pandey, SoftBank (Aldebaran) Robotics, France
  • Amit Kumar Pandey
    Title: The 21 st century of Social Robotics revolution: the opportunities, changes and challenges

    Abstract : Never before in the history of robotics, robots have been so close to us, in our society. More ...

  • Mehul Bhatt, Orebro University, Sweden
  • Mehul Bhatt
    Tutorial : COGNITIVE VISION - Integrated Vision and AI for Embodied Perception and Interaction

    Abstract : The tutorial on "Cognitive Vision" addresses computational vision and perception at the interface of language, logic, cognition, and artificial intelligence. More ...

  • Mohsen Kaboli, Bavarian Motor Works (BMW), Germany
  • Mohsen Kaboli
    Tutorial: RoboTac: The Sens of Touch in Robotics, from Perception to Learning

    Abstract : Humans rely on sense of touch for perception and control of the body, grasping, manipulating, and identifying objects via their physical properties such as texture, shape, and stiffness. More ...

Preparing funding proposals

    Marie Curie Grant

  • Francesco Maurelli, Jacobs University, Germany
  • Francesco Maurelli
    Title: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions: building your career in Europe (but not only)

    Abstract : This session focuses on Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions, a funding scheme from the European Commission to support research and innovation. More ... [Slides]

    JSPS Grant

  • Miwa Shimizu, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Japan
  • JSPS speaker
    Title: JSPS and its International Programs

    Abstract : Introduction of JSPS, one of the main funding agencies in Japan, focusing its international research programs. More ...