[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] BMVA Meeting on - Vision for Language and Manipulation - Slides & Videos online

Nick Hockings N.C.Hockings at bath.ac.uk
Wed Jul 16 07:30:18 PDT 2014

Dear list members,

For those who could not attend or wish to recap, the slides and videos 
of the BMVA meeting on "Vision for Language and Manipulation" are now 
available at :




Best regards,

Nick Hockings
Robotics Lab,
University of Bath.

British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition 
technical meeting on :

Vision for Language and Manipulation

Friday July 11th 2014, at the British Computer Society, 5 Southampton 
Street, London,
Chairs: Nick Hockings, Walterio Mayol-Cuevas

Keynote talk
Angelo    Cangelosi  Universities of Plymouth
Vision, Action and Language Unified by Embodiment - A Developmental 
Robotics Approach

Robert Haschke ,  University of Bielefeld
3D Vision and Interactive Disambiguation for Grasping

Miao Li and Aude Billard, EPFL
Vision and Haptic Guided Fine Manipulation of Objects

Gerardo Aragon-Camarasa, Universiy of Glasgow
Active Binocular Range Sensing and Interpretation for Clothing Manipulation

Nicoletta Noceti, University of Genova
Biological Motion Understanding for Human-Robot Interaction

Keynote talk
Sinan Kalkan, METU, Ankara
Vision Language and Manipulation

Norbert Kruger, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Institute
 From Early Vision to Symbols

Frank Foerster, University of Hertfordshire
Language Grounding in Linguistically Unconstrained Human-Robot-Interaction

Austin Gregg-Smith and Walterio Mayol Cuevas, University of Bristol
Exploring Interaction Issues Between Users and Cognitive Handheld Robots

Keynote talk
Marco Davare, UCL
Brain Networks for Sensorimotor Integration During Skilled Hand Movements

Giorgio Metta, Instituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova
The Use of Motor Invariants Can Improve Action Discrimination

Giovanni Saponaro,  Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon
A Probabilistic Approach to Visual Object Affordances Experiments on the 
iCub Robot

John Darby, Manchester Metropolitan University
Tracking Object Poses in the Context of Robust Body Pose Estimates

Vincenzo Lippiello, University of Naples.
Exploiting Image Moments for Aerial Manipulation Control

Keynote talk
Jan Peters, T.U. Darmstadt
Motor Skill Learning: From Simple Skills to Table Tennis and Manipulation

Jeremy L Wyatt, University of Birmingham
Uncertainty, Parts and Active Sensing for Manipulation

Patricia Shaw, Mark Lee, Olalekan Lanihun, Bernard Tiddeman and Elio 
Tuci, Aberystwyth University
Learning Reaching Control for Pre-reach Grasping

Panos Trahanias,  University of Crete & Foundation for Research & 
Technology - Hellas (FORTH)
Robust Model-based 3D Upper-body Pose Estimation in RGB-D Sequences

Pietro Falco, Second University of Naples
A Sensor Fusion Architecture for Observation and Interpretation of Human

Antonis Argyros, University of Crete & Foundation for Research & 
Technology - Hellas (FORTH)
Tracking Hands and Hand-Object Interactions

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