ICAR 2015 Workshop on Robot Learning

Bottom-up and top-down development of robot skills

Istanbul, Turkey, July 31st, 2015

09:00-09:30 Welcome: Emre Ugur, Innsbruck University, Austria
Sensorimotor Learning-I
09:30-10:05 Prof. Tamim Asfour, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany.
Affordance-based Grasping, Balancing and Walking (Abstract)
10:05-10:40 Luka Peternel, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia.
Human-in-the-loop approach for teaching robots to dynamically interact with environment and humans. (Abstract)
10:40-11:00 Coffee break
Sensorimotor Learning-II
11:00-11:35 Prof. Justus Piater, University of Innsbruck, Austria.
Stacked learning of affordances (Abstract)
11:35-12:10 Dr. Lorenzo Jamone , Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal.
Learning affordances for tool use and planning (Abstract)
12:10-12:45 Prof. Sanem Sariel, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey.
Robots learn they can not afford in every context (Abstract)
12:45-14:30 Lunch
Cognitive Development
14:30-15:05 Prof. Minoru Asada, Osaka University, Japan.
Title: Social learning of early vocal development (Abstract)
15:05-15:40 Prof. Yukie Nagai, Osaka University, Japan.
Predictive Learning of Sensorimotor Information as a Key for Cognitive Development (Abstract)
15:40-16:15 Dr. Amit Kumar Pandey, Aldebaran Robotics, France.
Development of Socially Intelligent Robots and the need of Learning: an industrial perspective and use cases (Abstract)
16:15-16:30 Coffee break
Language Learning
16:30-17:05 Prof. Angelo Cangelosi, Plymouth University, UK.
Developmental Robotics for Embodied Language Learning (Abstract)
17:05-17:40 Prof. Takayuki Nagai , The University of Electro-Communications, Japan.
Toward robots that learn concepts and words through experience (Abstract)
17:40-18:10 Round-table discussion