[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] Call for participation: The 2nd International Symposium/Workshop on Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics

Yukie Nagai yukie at ams.eng.osaka-u.ac.jp
Sun Jan 17 22:58:51 PST 2016

Call for participation: 

The 2nd International Symposium/Workshop on Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics

The 2nd International Symposium on Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics:
Before and Beyond Mirror Neurons
Date: 	Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Place: 	Knowledge Theater, Grand Front Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Registration:	https://tbwv.heteml.jp/form/cnr2016/
			(No registration fee except the banquet)

09:10-09:20	Opening
			Giulio Sandini (Italian Institute of Technology)
09:20-10:00	Keynote talk “Mirror Mechanism: new findings”
			Giacomo Rizzolatti (University of Parma)
10:00-10:20	Coffee break
10:20-10:50	“Representation of self-other equivalence acquired by self-objectification processes in the primate brain”
			Atsushi Iriki (RIKEN)
10:50-11:20	“Mirror mechanisms for communication”
			Luciano Fadiga (Italian Institute of Technology)
11:20-11:50	“Own and other’s body: shared or differentiated representation in mirror neuron system”
			Akira Murata (Kinki University)
11:50-13:00	Lunch
13:00-13:30	“Emergence of mirror neuron system through predictive learning”
			Yukie Nagai (Osaka University)
13:30-14:00	“The Visual Compiler: From visual action to programs”
			Yiannis Aloimonos (University of Maryland)
14:00-14:30	“Action representation in F5 Mirror Neurons: A computational view”
			Erhan Oztop (Özyeğin University)
14:30-15:00	Coffee break
15:00-15:30	“Learningn to predict other’s actions”
			Harold Bekkering (Radboud University Nijmegen)
15:30-16:00	“The Origins of Understanding Self and Other: Developmental and Evolutionary Perspectives”
			Masako Myowa-Yamakoshi (Kyoto University)
16:00-16:30	“Reading intentions in movement kinematics”
			Cristina Becchio (Italian Institute of Technology)
16:30-16:40	Break
16:40-18:00	Panel discussion
18:00-18:10	Closing
			Minoru Asada (Osaka University)
18:30-21:00	Banquet

The 2nd International Workshop on Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics
Date: 	Sunday, February 21 – Monday, February 22, 2016
Place: 	Sankei Conference Osaka Umeda 601, Osaka, Japan
Registration:	https://tbwv.heteml.jp/form/cnr2016/

Sunday, February 21:
10:00-10:10	Opening
			Minoru Asada (Osaka University)
10:10-10:40	“Emergence of chaotic itinerancy and complex networks within embodied systems”
			Hiroki Mori (Osaka University) 
10:40-11:10	“Statistic Imitation Learning for Human-Robot Communication”
			Komei Sugiura (NICT)
11:10-11:30	Coffee break
11:30-12:00	“Resource limitations on working memory and motor planning”
			Paul Bays (University of Cambridge)
12:00-12:30	“Behavioral and neural evidence for the background coordinate”
			Motoaki Uchimura (Osaka University)
12:30-14:00	Lunch
14:00-14:30	“Tools for constructing neural robotic systems”
			Daniel Rasmussen (Applied Brain Research Inc.)
14:30-15:00	“Robot Behavior Learning utilizing Deep Neural Networks”
			Tetsuya Ogata (Waseda University)
15:00-15:30	Poster teaser
15:30-16:30	Poster presentation (with coffee)
16:30-17:00	“Social Interaction Characteristics for Socially Acceptable Robots”
			Hagen Lehmann (Italian Institute of Technology)
17:00-17:30	“Challenges in building child android robot toward dynamic and emotional human-robot interaction”
			Hisashi Ishihara (Osaka University)

Monday, February 22:
10:00-10:30	TBA
10:30-11:00	“Embodied active inference for perception, action and cognition”
			Sasha Ondobaka (University College London)
11:00-11:30	Coffee break
11:30-12:00	“Evaluation of reaching by localization test in a patient with retinal prosthesis by suprachoroidal-transretinal stimulation (STS)”
			Takao Endo (Osaka University)
12:00-12:30	“The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System: Post-Implant Outcomes and Rehabilitation”
			Jessy Dorn (Second Sight Medical Products)
12:30-14:00	Lunch
14:00-14:30	“Closing the loop: From continuous exploration to symbolic planning”
			Emre Ugur (University of Innsbruck)
14:30-15:00	“TBA”
			Takayuki Nagai (University of Electro-Communications)
15:00-15:30	Poster teaser
15:30-16:30	Poster presentation (with coffee)
16:30-17:30	Discussion
17:30-17:40	Closing
			Yukie Nagai (Osaka University)

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Yukie Nagai, Ph.D.
Specially Appointed Associate Professor, Osaka University
Visiting Researcher, Bielefeld University
yukie at ams.eng.osaka-u.ac.jp

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