Workshop Program

 
Advances in Robot Learning and Human-Robot Interaction
AIMSA 2012 Workshop Program

Date: September 12, 2012 (Wednesday)
Location: Lilia Hotel, Golden Sands resort, Varna, Bulgaria

 

Schedule:


09:00 – 10:00 Invited Talk: A Developmental Approach to Robotic Intelligence.
Alexander Stoytchev, Iowa State University, USA
 
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break
 
10:30 – 10:50 Connor Schenck: Which Object Comes Next? Grounded Order Completion by a Humanoid Robot.
10:50 – 11:10 Katie Browne: Learning To Generalize From Demonstrations.
11:10 – 11:30 Houman Dallali: On Global Optimization of Walking Gaits for the Compliant Humanoid Robot COMAN Using Reinforcement Learning.
11:30 – 11:50 Matteo Leonetti: Combining Local and Global Direct Derivative-free Optimization for Reinforcement Learning.
11:50 – 12:10 Haocheng Shen: Learning Fast Quadruped Robot Gaits with the RL PoWER Spline Parameterization.
 
12:10 – 14:00 Lunch
 
14:00 – 15:00 Invited Talk: How Interaction Shapes the Way Robots Learn.
Yukie Nagai, Osaka University, Japan
 
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
 
15:30 – 15:50 Davide De Tommaso: A Robotized Projective Interface for Human-Robot Learning Scenarios.
15:50 – 16:10 Tianxiang Zhang: Individual Recognition from Gait using Feature Value Method.
16:10 – 16:30 Arnau Carrera Vinas: Towards autonomous robotic valve turning.
16:30 – 16:50 Luca Colasanto: Optimization of a compact model for the compliant humanoid robot COMAN using reinforcement learning.
16:50 – 17:00 Closing remarks

 
 

For presenters:
When preparing your presentations, please keep in mind that you will have 15 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for questions and answers.