IROS 2013 Workshop on Neuroscience and Robotics

Towards a robot-enabled, neuroscience-guided healthy society

Tokyo, Japan, November 3rd, 2013

The list of the confirmed invited speakers is as follows: (in alphabetical order)

  • Prof. Minoru Asada, Osaka University, Japan: Is artificial emotion be really emotional? (Abstract)

  • Dr. Jan Babic Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia: Adaptive robot skill synthesis through human sensorimotor learning (Abstract)

  • Dr. Daniel Callan NICT, Japan: Brain-Machine-Interface Improves Recovery Time from Perturbation in Flight Attitude on a Novel Complex Piloting Task (Abstract)

  • Prof. Auke Ijspeert EPFL, Switzerland: Motor primitives and central pattern generators: from biology to robotics (Abstract)

  • Dr. Motoaki Kawanabe ATR, Japan: A Waypoint-based Framework and Data-driven Decoder for Brain-Machine Interface in Smart Home Environments (Abstract)

  • Prof. Abderrahmane Kheddar AIST, Japan: Mind-Controlled Humanoid Robots and Physical Embodiment (Abstract)

  • Prof. Thomas Mergner Neurologische Klinik, Germany: Human-derived sensor fusion principles used to control biped balancing of external disturbances in a humanoid robot (Abstract)

  • Prof. Akira Murata Department of Physiology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine: Shared body for self and others in the brain (Abstract)

  • Dr. Tomoyuki Noda ATR, Japan: Brain Exoskeleton-Robot Interface for Rehabilitation Assistance (Abstract)

  • Prof. Helge Ritter (Bielefeld Univ., Germany) Neuroinformatics

  • Joern Vogel, DLR, Germany: Brain and body machine interfaces for assistive robot technology (Abstract)

  • Prof. Florentin Worgotter, Univ. of Goettingen, Germany: Robots under Neural Control: How to create a neuron-based learning & memory system for behaving machines? (Abstract)