[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] Robotics Research Jam Sessions - 2014

_Antonio Bicchi bicchi at centropiaggio.unipi.it
Wed Jun 25 09:17:54 PDT 2014


Dear Roboticist,

as our small tradition since 2011, the Research Centre "E. Piaggio" in 
cooperation with the department of Advanced Robotics of IIT organize the 
annual workshop  "Robotics Research Jam Session 
<http://www.centropiaggio.unipi.it/robotics-research-jam-sessions-pisa.html>".

The fourth edition of this Workshop will be held on July 14, 2014 at the 
School of Engineering in Pisa, where researchers belonging to different 
disciplines of human and robotics sciences will meet in a rather casual 
fashion to exchange research results and ideas.  The workshop this year 
is dedicated to human-robot interaction. The programme is available here 
<http://www.centropiaggio.unipi.it/robotics-research-jam-sessions-2014.html>, 
and is appended below.

You are cordially invited to attend or follow us via streaming 
(instructions will be made available shortly).

With warmest regards

Antonio Bicchi


  Robotics Research Jam Sessions - 2014


  /Of Robots and Men/



      July 14, 2014 Aula Pacinotti
      College of Engineering
      University of Pisa


*PROGRAMME*

12:00 *Welcome and Introduction*
Antonio Bicchi, Università di Pisa

12.10 */Biologically Inspired Periodic Motion Control for Efficient 
Manipulation and Locomotion/*
Alin Albu-Schaeffer, Robotics and Mechatronics Center, DLR, Munich, Germany

12:30 */Interacting brains: involuntary sensorimotor mechanism of 
physical interaction between humans /*
Etienne Burdet, Imperial College London, UK

12:50 */Belief-Space Manipulation/*
Roderic Grupen, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA

13:10     Lunch Break

14:30 */Mechanical-Impedance and Brain-Dynamics Matching between Human 
and Robot/*
Mitsuo Kawato, ATR Brain Information Communication Research Laboratory 
Group, Japan

14:50 */Grasping, Regrasping, and Not Grasping/*
Matthew Mason, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, POA, USA

15:10 */Sensorimotor learning and transfer of dexterous manipulation/*
Marco Santello, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA

15:30     Coffee Break

16:00 */How the mechanics of the fingertip impact the tactile and 
gripping function of the hand/*
Vincent Hayward, Université Pierre et Marie Curie -- Paris, France

16:20 */Neuroscience for robotics -- what do we need to know?/*
Henrik Jorntell, Lund University, Sweden

16:40 */Challenges and Methods for Robust Anthropomorphic Grasp Planning/*
Kostas Kyryakopoulos, National Technical University Athens, Greece

17:00 */Haptic search for salient features/*
Astrid Kappers, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

17:20     Coffee Break

17:40 */Towards new paradigms of human-robot integration/*
Domenico Prattichizzo, Università degli Studi di Siena, Italy

18:00 */Illusions in Multisensory Integration: What can we learn from 
them?/*
Marc Ernst, Universitaet Bielefeld, Germany

18:20 */Robots for humans/*
Sami Haddadin, Leibniz Universitaet Hannover, Germany

18:40 *Closing Remarks*
Darwin Caldwell, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia




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