[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] Final call for participation: BMVA Meeting on - Vision for Language and Manipulation - London, Friday 11th July 2014

Nick Hockings N.C.Hockings at bath.ac.uk
Fri Jun 27 12:16:47 PDT 2014


Dear roboticists,

I'd like to announce the final call for the following meeting.
Best regards,

Nick Hockings

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

Vision for Language and Manipulation
http://www.bmva.org/meetings

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

Registration:
Book online athttp://www.bmva.org/meetings
£10 for BMVA Members, £30 for Non Members, including lunch

Programme
Abstracts are available fromhttp://tinyurl.com/BMVA-Manip-Abs

9:00
-----------   Coffee  -----------
9:15  Keynote talk
Angelo  Cangelosi  Universities of Plymouth
Vision, Action and Language Unified by Embodiment - A Developmental 
Robotics Approach
9:45
Robert Haschke ,  University of Bielefeld
3D Vision and Interactive Disambiguation for Grasping
10:15
Miao Li and Aude Billard, EPFL
Vision and Haptic Guided Fine Manipulation of Objects
10:30
Gerardo Aragon-Camarasa, Universiy of Glasgow
Active Binocular Range Sensing and Interpretation for Clothing Manipulation
10:45
Nicoletta Noceti, University of Genova
Biological Motion Understanding for Human-Robot Interaction
11am
-----------   Coffee  -----------
11:15  Keynote talk
Sinan Kalkan, METU, Ankara
Vision Language and Manipulation
11:45
Norbert Kruger, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Institute
  From Early Vision to Symbols
12:15
Frank Foerster, University of Hertfordshire
Language Grounding in Linguistically Unconstrained Human-Robot-Interaction
12:30
Austin Gregg-Smith and Walterio Mayol Cuevas, University of Bristol
Exploring Interaction Issues Between Users and Cognitive Handheld Robots
1pm
----------- Lunch  ----------
1:30  Keynote talk
Marco Davare, UCL
Brain Networks for Sensorimotor Integration During Skilled Hand Movements
2pm
Giorgio Metta, Italian Institute of Technology
The Use of Motor Invariants Can Improve Action Discrimination
2:30
Giovanni Saponaro,  Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon
A Probabilistic Approach to Visual Object Affordances Experiments on the 
iCub Robot
2:45
John Darby, Manchester Metropolitan University
Tracking Object Poses in the Context of Robust Body Pose Estimates
3pm
Vincenzo Lippiello, University of Naples.
Exploiting Image Moments for Aerial Manipulation Control
3:15
-----------   Coffee  -----------
3:30  Keynote talk
Jan Peters, T.U. Darmstadt
Motor Skill Learning: From Simple Skills to Table Tennis and Manipulation
4pm
Jeremy L Wyatt, University of Birmingham
Uncertainty, Parts and Active Sensing for Manipulation
4:10
Patricia Shaw, Mark Lee, Olalekan Lanihun, Bernard Tiddeman and Elio 
Tuci, Aberystwyth University
Learning Reaching Control for Pre-reach Grasping
4:20
Panos Trahanias,  University of Crete & Foundation for Research & 
Technology - Hellas (FORTH)
Robust Model-based 3D Upper-body Pose Estimation in RGB-D Sequences
4:30
Pietro Falco, Second University of Naples
A Sensor Fusion Architecture for Observation and Interpretation of Human 
Manipulation
4:40
Antonis Argyros, University of Crete & Foundation for Research & 
Technology - Hellas (FORTH)
Tracking Hands and Hand-Object Interactions
4:50 - 5pm
-----------   End of the formal meeting  -----------
5:30-6:30
Optional Supper in Covent Garden

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