[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] 2nd Call: Summer school Human sensing and applications to robotics and haptic displays

Ildar Farkhatdinov ildar.info at gmail.com
Fri Apr 10 08:47:52 PDT 2015


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Dear Colleague,



This is a 2nd call to participate in the Summer school which we organise in
the context of the European projects Proto-touch & CONTEST:

Summer school: Human sensing and applications to robotics and haptic
displays
Dates: May 18-22, 2015
Venue: Université Lille 1, Lille, France
Contact: biosensing-school [at] imperial [dot] ac [dot] uk
Early bird registration deadline: April 20, 2015.

This school will enable interested early or confirmed students
and researchers to learn from all modalities of biological sensing, how
they can be applied to robotics and haptics. The topics of the schools are:

- tactile perception and illusions
- tactile displays
- biomechanics of touch
- functional neuroimaging for studying sensing
- machine learning methods for tactile data
- audition in humans and robots
- vision and sense of motion in biological systems and robots
- multimodal sensory integration in humans and robots
- robotic hands and applications

All registered students will have an opportunity to present their
research during a dedicated poster session. The preliminary programme is
available at:

http://l2ep.univ-lille1.fr/prototouch/
flyer: https://workspace.imperial.ac.uk/humanrobotics/Public/Flyer.pdf

Please send your application to biosensing-school[at]imperial[dot]ac[dot]uk,
with a short CV and a paragraph to indicate your motivation for attending
this school. Please use as subject for your e-mail application:
"SensingSchool: <Your Name>".

The registration fee is 285 euros (350 euros after 20.04.2015), which
include access to all talks (sponsored by Proto-Touch&CONTEST),
coffee-breaks, every-day lunches, welcome party, gala dinner and social
programme. Information on affordable accommodations will be available on
the website. Registration deadline: 30.4.2015.

Registration to the school is available soon at

*http://l2ep.univ-lille1.fr/prototouch/registration.html
<http://l2ep.univ-lille1.fr/prototouch/registration.html>*

For more explanation please contact: biosensing-school [at]
imperial[dot]ac[dot]uk


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