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2021-08-24Justus Piater teaches a tutorial Picking and Placing at 2021 GMAR Summer School, Villa Blanka, Innsbruck.
2021-07-01Justus Piater and Matteo Saveriano give an invited talk Making Robots Learn to Perceive and Act with Understanding at Workshop and Open Lab on Field Robotics - Interdisciplinary aspects of robotics and its applications in outdoor scenarios, NOI Techpark, Bolzano, Italy.
2021-05-26Justus Piater contributes a talk Intelligente und interaktive Systeme at GMAR Robotics Science Talks, online.
2021-03-24Justus Piater gives an invited lecture Machine Learning, Perception, And Abstract Concepts at Invited lecture at Ontario Tech U, Canada, online. [Abstract]
2021-01-28Matteo Saveriano gives an invited talk Making robots to learn from human observation? at Showcasing Young Austrian Scholars and Scientists, Austrian cultural forum, Ottawa, online.
2021-01-14Matteo Saveriano gives an invited talk Hierarchical action decomposition and motion learning for the execution of manipulation tasks at Hello Tyrol calling! Robotics Talk online, GMAR, Innsbruck, online.
2020-11-19Justus Piater gives an invited talk Machine Learning in Robotics at bAIome PI Talk, Center for Biomedical AI, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, online. [Abstract]
2020-11-20Simon Haller-Seeber and Patrick Lamprecht present a show Explainable AI: A sneak peek into the Black-Box at Science Slam, online.
2020-10-22Matteo Saveriano, Erwan Renaudo, Antonio Rodríguez-Sánchez, and Justus Piater co-organize the 13th International Workshop on Human-Friendly Robotics (HFR 2020).
2020-09-30Erwan Renaudo contributes a talk ROSSINI: RobOt kidS deSIgn thiNkIng at Robotics in Education 2020, online.
2020-06-22Justus Piater gives an invited talk Conditional Neural Movement Primitives at GdR ISIS Réunion Apprentissage et Robotique, online. [Abstract]
2020-06-03Justus Piater appears in the media: Wie der Roboter denken lernt. (Newspaper article in Tiroler Tageszeitung)
2020-01-29Justus Piater gives an invited talk Digital Science at Vortragsreihe „Primers for Predocs – Strategien für eine erfolgreiche Promotion“, Universität Heidelberg. [Abstract]
2020-01-20Joanna Chimiak-Opoka, Carina König, and Justus Piater appear in the media: Ergänzung Digital Science erfolgreich gestartet – UIBK Newsroom. (News report on the successful start of the teaching activities of the Digital Science Center, in German)
2020-01-03Justus Piater gives an invited talk Künstliche Intelligenz: Grundlagen, Erfolge, Herausforderungen at 47. Tagung des Innsbrucker Kreises von MoraltheologInnen und SozialethikerInnen, Innsbruck. (In German.)
2019-12-19Justus Piater appears in the media: TV interview by ORF 2 Tirol Heute RedHaus (in German). (Interview about the functioning of Alexa, Siri, and similar systems)
2019-12-12Justus Piater gives an invited lecture Too Smart to Be Trusted – Do I Even Want to Understand My Robot? at TrustRobots Lecture series Trust in Robots, TU Vienna.
2019-12-05IIS guest Heiko Neumann, University of Ulm, gives an invited colloquium Biologically inspired visual-auditory processing – from brain-like computation to neuromorphic algorithms at IFI Lunchtime Seminar. [Abstract]
2019-11-26IIS guest Tamim Asfour, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, gives an invited keynote Engineering Humanoids with Motion Intelligence at inday students. [Abstract]
2019-11-25Justus Piater gives an invited talk Enabling Robots to Learn Abstract Concepts at TriCoLore – Creativity | Cognition | Computation, Bolzano, Italy. (International Workshop)
2019-11-18Justus Piater gives an invited talk Künstliche Intelligenz in einer menschlichen Gesellschaft at Robotik in Medizin und Pflege – Jubiläumssymposium des Klinischen Ethikkommittees, A.ö. Landeskrankenhaus – Universitätskliniken Innsbruck.
2019-11-08Justus Piater gives an invited talk AI Transparency in Autonomous Vehicles at Towards Cognitive Vehicles: perception, learning and decision making under real-world constraints. Is bio-inspiration helpful?, Macau. (Workshop at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems)
2019-11-03Justus Piater, Philipp Gschwandtner, and Simon Haller appear in the media: Österreich-Bild: Bits und Berge - 350 Jahre Forschung in Innsbruck; TV Documentary by ORF 2 (in German).
2019-10-23Simon Haller appears in the media: TV interview by ORF 2 Tirol Heute (in German).
2019-10-11Justus Piater appears in the media: KI oder die Geschichte einer gleichzeitigen Über- und Unterschätzung (eco.nova, in German). (Comprehensive interview article (6 pages) on artificial intelligence in eco.nova, a nationwide magazine covering trends in economy, science, architectur, health & wellness, tax, law, dining and lifestyle)
2019-10-10IIS guest Georg Martius, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen, gives an invited colloquium Control What You Can – Intrinsically Motivated Hierarchical RL at IIS Colloquium. [Abstract]
2019-10-10IIS guest Georg Martius, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen, gives an invited colloquium Self-Organization of Behavior in Autonomous Robot Development at IFI Lunchtime Seminar. [Abstract]
2019-07-17Matteo Saveriano contributes a talk From Intuitive Skill Transfer to Large-Scale Robotic Knowledge Bases at DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series, Department of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck.
2019-07-15David Peer contributes a talk Vector Routing in Capsule Networks at School of Learning, Perception and Robotics (SPROuT), Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento.
2019-07-15Sayantan Auddy contributes a talk Progress, Compress and Expand - A framework for lifelong learning of robotics tasks at School of Learning, Perception and Robotics (SPROuT), Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento.
2019-07-15Justus Piater contributes a talk Towards Open-Ended Robot Learning at School of Learning, Perception and Robotics (SPROuT), Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento.
2019-07-15Matteo Saveriano contributes a talk Learning Structured Robotic Tasks via Human Imitation at School of Learning, Perception and Robotics (SPROuT), Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento.
2019-07-12Simon Haller and Nicolas Stolz appear in the media: Sport und Roboter gehen Hand in Hand (in Liechtensteiner Vaterland).
2019-07-04Simon Haller teaches a tutorial Introduction to Prototyping autonomous Robots using the Robot Operating System (ROS) at Institut für Informatik, Universität Innsbruck.
2019-06-27Justus Piater gives an invited talk Selbst lernende Roboter der Zukunft at GMAR Robotics Talks Reloaded, Vienna.
2019-06-27Simon Haller teaches a tutorial Künstliche Intelligenz und Robotik - Ein Überblick und Reality Check at Campustag NMS Götzis, Institut für Informatik, Universität Innsbruck.
2019-06-13Simon Haller gives an invited talk Coding Literacy – Konzepte und Anwendungen in der Schule und im Alltag at Künstliche Intelligenz und Robotik als theologisch-ethische Herausforderung, Universität Innsbruck. (Tagung organisiert vom Institut für Islamische Theologie und Religionspädagogik)
2019-06-13Justus Piater gives an invited talk Künstliche Intelligenz in einer menschlichen Gesellschaft at Künstliche Intelligenz und Robotik als theologisch-ethische Herausforderung, Universität Innsbruck. (Tagung organisiert vom Institut für Islamische Theologie und Religionspädagogik)
2019-05-24 – 2020-12-31Erwan Renaudo edits a guest edition Special Issue on Computational Models of Affordance in Robotics in Frontiers in Neurorobotics. (Special Issue organized as a follow-up of the Workshop at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation)
2019-05-24Philipp Zech and Erwan Renaudo co-organize the 2nd International Workshop on Computational Models of Affordance in Robotics .
2019-05-09Erwan Renaudo contributes a talk Action representations in robotics: A taxonomy and systematic classification at IFI Lunchtime Seminar, Universität Innsbruck.
2019-05-02Justus Piater gives an invited talk Digitalization: Promises and Challenges at Möglichkeiten und Herausforderungen der Digitalisierung, Universität Innsbruck. (7. Interdisziplinäres Doktorandenkolloquium im Rahmen der Kooperation zwischen der Andrássy Universität Budapest und der Autonomen Region Trentino-Südtirol)
2019-04-26 – 2019-04-27Birgit Juen, Cornelia Vidovic, Manuela Resch, Justus Piater, and Simon Haller co-organize the RoboCup Junior Austrian Open 2019.
2019-04-26Justus Piater appears in the media: TV interview on educational and societal aspects of robot technology by ORF 2 Tirol Heute (in German). (TV report on the RoboCup Junior Austrian Open 2019)
2019-03-28Simon Haller teaches a tutorial Coding und Robotik - Makerspaces mit Einplatinencomputern at eFuture-Day, Grillhof Vill.
2019-03-26Justus Piater contributes a talk Selbst lernende Roboter der Zukunft at GMAR Robotics Talk: Robotik in Fertigung, Montage und Forschung, INNIO Jenbacher.
2019-03-26Justus Piater co-organizes the GMAR Robotics Talk: Robotik in Fertigung, Montage und Forschung.
2019-02-20Justus Piater gives an invited talk Künstliche Intelligenz in der Robotik at Smart City Finale 2019, HTL Dornbirn.
2019-01-10Justus Piater gives an invited talk High-Level, Skill-Based Robot Programming Using Autonomous Playing and Autonomous Testing at Taste Digitalization – CAMPUS:digi:TOUR (4), ICT, Universität Innsbruck.
2018-10-27Justus Piater appears in the media: Des Menschen Angst vor der Maschine. Newspaper article (Der Standard) following interview.
2018-10-05Justus Piater gives an invited talk Perception of Abstract Concepts at Unconventional Sensing and Processing for Robotic Visual Perception, Madrid, Spain. (Workshop at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems)
2018-09-21Justus Piater gives an invited talk Concept Learning For Robot Intelligence at Conference on Quantum Machine Learning Plus, Innsbruck, Austria. [Abstract]
2018-07-17Simon Haller and Nicolas Stolz appear in the media: Roboter zu Besuch in Liechtenstein .
2018-07-03Simon Haller teaches a tutorial Wie kann ein Roboter lernen, die Welt zu verstehen? at Campustag BORG Schwaz, Universität Innsbruck.
2018-06-30Philipp Zech, Barry Ridge, and Emre Ugur co-organize the 1st International Workshop on Computational Models of Affordance in Robotics.
2018-06-30Justus Piater gives an invited talk Objects, Parts, Functions, Affordances, Actions, and Tasks at 1st International Workshop on Computational Models of Affordance in Robotics, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (Workshop at the Robotics: Science and Systems conference) [Abstract]
2018-06-12Justus Piater, Simon Haller, and Olaf Köhler appear in the media: Music Globe und Cubeat . (Newsroom of the University of Innsbruck)
2018-06-12Simon Haller teaches a tutorial Robotics im Klassenzimmer at InDay Teachers 2018, Universität Innsbruck.
2018-04-24Justus Piater gives an invited talk Intelligente Roboter – Freund, Feind oder Hirngespinst? at Popular science talk within the WissensDurst series, Innsbruck, Austria.
2018-04-11Justus Piater is a panelist at a public discussion on AI – Wird der Mensch ersetzbar?, organized by the Faculty of Law and the European Law Students’ Association Austria, Innsbruck, Austria.
2018-04-10Philipp Zech, Justus Piater, and Cornelia Vidovic appear in the media: Roboter bauen? Ist ja kinderleicht . (Newspaper article in Tiroler Tageszeitung)
2018-04-05Justus Piater contributes a talk High-Level, Skill-Based Robot Programming Using Autonomous Playing and Autonomous Testing at RSS Area Chair Symposium, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA.
2018-03-23Simon Haller teaches a tutorial Was sind Roboter? Wie verstehen Roboter? Wie baut man einen einfachen Roboter? at Campustag BG/BRG Sillgasse, Universität Innsbruck.
2018-02-09Simon Haller and Nicolas Stolz teach a tutorial Digitale Selbstverteidigung: Security und Privacy im Internet at Safer Internet Tag, Jugenzentrum Tivoli.
2017-12-13Simon Haller teaches a tutorial Build your own Mini Robot at AK Informatiklehrer, Universität Innsbruck. (Build and code your own mini robot.)
2017-12-01Justus Piater appears in the media: Frage der Tradition. Interview about Open Access publishing by Zukunft Forschung, the science and research magazine of the University of Innsbruck.
2017-11-24Justus Piater gives an invited talk Scale Up Machine Learning, And Cognition Will Emerge. Will It? at EUCognition Meeting, Zürich, Switzerland.
2017-11-15Simon Haller teaches a tutorial Digitale Kompetenzen entwickeln mit Micro:Bits, Calliope Mini und Co at Programm EduMediaLab 2017, Universität Innsbruck.
2017-11-09Simon Haller and Philipp Zech teach a tutorial Wie kann ein Roboter lernen, die Welt zu verstehen? at VWA- und Diplomarbeitentag, Universität Innsbruck. (VWA- und Diplomarbeitentag für Schülerinnen und Schüler von AHS und BHS.)
2017-10-05Justus Piater gives an invited talk Open-Ended Robot Learning: First Steps and Next Challenges at The Third International Workshop on Intrinsically Motivated Open-ended Learning (IMOL 2017), Rome, Italy.
2017-09-24Justus Piater co-organizes the IEEE/RSJ IROS Workshop on Human in-the-loop robotic manipulation: on the influence of the human role.
2017-09-15Justus Piater is a panelist at a public discussion on Die Maschine denkt – die Maschine lenkt: Wie gefährlich ist Künstliche Intelligenz?, Graz, Austria.
2017-08-28Simon Haller and Andrea Bou-Vinals teach a tutorial Bau eines hydraulischen Roboter Arms at Kinder-Sommer-Uni 2017 (Programm), Universität Innsbruck.
2017-08-25Simon Haller and Katharina Seeber teach a tutorial Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for Kids: Workshop for the construction of hydraulic robot arms at European Forum Alpbach 2017 / Technology Symposium, Forum Alpbach.
2017-07-27Justus Piater contributes a talk Algorithmen und Datenstrukturen at Sommertechnikum MINT, Universität Innsbruck. (Schnuppervorlesung)
2017-07-19Justus Piater teaches a tutorial Learning to Grasp Using More or Less Vision at Summer School on Soft Manipulation, Lake Chiemsee, Germany.
2017-06-09Simon Haller, Erwan Renaudo, and Philipp Zech present a show 1. Tiroler Pop-, Rock- und Tanz-Märchen für Erwachsene - "König Laurins Rosengarten" - Open Air at Tiroler Märchenfestival, Vögelsberg. (Mehrfache Auftritte beim 1. Tiroler Pop-, Rock- und Tanz-Märchen für Erwachsene am: 9./23.6.2017 und 8./9.7.2017)
2017-05-23Simon Haller teaches a tutorial A quick glance at BBC Micro:Bit and Calliope Mini at “inday teachers”, Universität Innsbruck.
2017-05-15Justus Piater contributes a talk Making Robots Learn to Perceive and Act with Understanding at Lorentz Workshop on Perspectives on Developmental Robotics, Leiden, Netherlands.
2017-04-21Justus Piater gives an invited talk Maschinelles Lernen – Eine Einführung mit Blick auf Digitale Geisteswissenschaften at Workshop über Digitale Methoden in den Geisteswissenschaften, Universität Innsbruck.
2017-03-23Justus Piater gives an invited talk Progress in Robot Learning – Is Modeling Crucial for Success? at Systems Engineering - Progress in Robot Modeling - Why Modeling is Crucial for Success, Edinburgh, Scotland. (Workshop at the European Robotics Forum)
2017-03-17Simon Haller teaches a tutorial Programming the BBC Micro:Bit at Slides and Code, AGI, Innsbruck, Angerzellgasse 15 .
2017-02-05Simon Haller appears in the media: Die liebste Himbeere der Bastler. TT Magazin Interview..
2016-12-09Justus Piater gives an invited talk From Machine Learning to Agency at EUCognition Meeting, Vienna, Austria.
2016-11-26Justus Piater gives an invited talk Roboter für Menschen – Menschen für Roboter at Uni im Dorf 2016, Ausservillgraten.
2016-11-26Simon Haller and Katharina Seeber teach a tutorial Bau eines hydraulischen Roboter Arms at Uni im Dorf 2016, Ausservillgraten.
2016-11-08Simon Haller teaches a tutorial Prototyping (autonomous) Robots using Python and ROS at Slides and Code, Innsbruck, Adamgasse 22.
2016-11-06Senka Krivic appears in the media: Webportal article (ITgirls.ba) following interview (in Bosnian). (IT magazine interview on the SQUIRREL project and its challenges intended for a public audience.)
2016-10-14Justus Piater gives an invited talk Bootstrapping Complex Skills by Building on Experience at Workshop on Machine Learning Methods for High-Level Cognitive Capabilities, at IROS, Daejeon, Korea.
2016-10-04Justus Piater gives an invited talk From Machine Learning to Agency at NII Shonan Meeting on Cognitive Development and Symbol Emergence in Humans and Robots, Shonan Village Center, Japan.
2016-09-26Justus Piater gives an invited talk From Machine Learning to Agency at “Robotics in the 21st century: Challenges and Promises“, Gottingen, Germany.
2016-09-22Justus Piater gives an invited talk From Machine Learning to Agency at Conference on Agency and (Quantum) Physics, Konstanz, Germany.
2016-08-12Simon Haller and Andrea Bou-Vinals teach a tutorial Das Innenleben eines Computers at Kinder-Sommer-Uni 2016 (Programm), Universität Innsbruck.
2016-08-03Simon Haller and Andrea Bou-Vinals teach a tutorial Das Innenleben eines Computers at Kinder-Sommer-Uni 2016 (Programm), University of Innsbruck.
2016-05-01Justus Piater appears in the media: Wie Robin gelernt hat, einen Turm zu bauen. Newspaper article (Der Standard) following interview and demonstration.
2016-05-01Justus Piater appears in the media: Wie Roboter die Zukunft der Arbeit verändern.. (Newspaper article in Tiroler Tageszeitung following interview)
2016-05-01Simon Haller appears in the media: Lebensretter und Rampensäue, 6020 Interview..
2016-04-21Justus Piater, Emre Ugur, and Simon Hangl appear in the media: TV report on child-like robot learning by ORF 2 Tirol Heute (in German). (TV interview on the SQUIRREL and Xperience projects and their challenges intended for a public audience.)
2016-04-21Justus Piater and Emre Ugur appear in the media: Web report on child-like robot learning by ORF (in German).
2016-04-21Justus Piater, Emre Ugur, and Simon Hangl appear in the media: Radio report on child-like robot learning by ORF Ö1 Wissen Aktuell (in German). (Radio report on the SQUIRREL and Xperience projects and their challenges intended for a public audience.)
2016-04-16Philipp Zech appears in the media: Print Article (News). (News magazine interview on the SQUIRREL project and its challenges intended for a public audience.)
2016-04-05Simon Haller appears in the media: Die Zukunft der Roboter, TT Interview..
2016-04-02 – 2016-04-03Simon Haller, Sebastian Stabinger, Cornelia Vidovic, and Justus Piater co-organize the RoboCupJunior Austrian Open 2016.
2016-03-02Simon Haller gives an invited talk Tips and Tricks for Rapid Prototyping using ROS at Robotics Seminar at Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey.
2016-02-29 – 2016-03-04Justus Piater co-organizes the Winter School on Interactive Mobile Manipulation.
2016-02-21Emre Ugur gives an invited talk Closing the loop: From continuous exploration to symbolic planning at 2nd International Workshop on Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics, Osaka, Japan.
2016-02-12 – 2016-02-17Safoura Rezapour contributes a talk Learning Compositional Object Representation with Functionality at AAAI-16 Robotics Fellowship Session, PHoenix, AZ, USA.
2016-02-04Justus Piater appears in the media: Interview about potential for exploitation of ICT research by the Technology Transfer Center of Western Austria (WTZ West). (Public interview regarding economic challenges that are addressed by projects conducted or participated by IIS.)
2016-02-03Justus Piater appears in the media: Newspaper article (Tiroler Tageszeitung) following interview and robot demonstrations.
2016-01-22Justus Piater teaches a tutorial Grasping and Manipulation at GMAR Winter School on Robotics, Graz, Austria. (Tutorial on grasping and manipulation held at the GMAR winter school in Graz.)
2016-01-21Philipp Zech contributes a talk Grasp Affordance Density Learning at GMAR Winter School on Robotics, Graz, Austria. (Contributed talk on grasp affordance learning held at the GMAR winter school in Graz.)
2016-01-21Simon Haller contributes a talk Integrating Perception Neuron motion capturing into ROS at GMAR Winter School on Robotics, Graz, Austria. (Contributed talk on motion capturing held at the GMAR winter school in Graz.)
2016-01-21Senka Krivic contributes a talk Push Manipulation Skill at GMAR Winter School on Robotics, Graz, Austria. (Contributed talk on non-prehensile pushing held at the GMAR winter school in Graz.)
2016-01-01 – 2016-12-31Emre Ugur edits a guest edition Computational Models of Affordances for Cognitive Robots in IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems.
2015-12-17Justus Piater gives an invited talk Distributions of Diverse Features For Single and Multiple-View Robot Vision at 1st International Workshop on Recovering 6D Object Pose, at ICCV, Santiago, Chile.
2015-12-03 – 2015-12-05Antonio Rodriguez-Sanchez and George Azzopardi co-organize the The First International Workshop on Computational Models of the Visual Cortex: Hierarchies, Layers, Sparsity, Saliency and Attention.
2015-10-04 – 2015-10-09Justus Piater, Jan Peters, Robert Platt, and Siddhartha Srinivasa co-organize the Dagstuhl Seminar 15411 on Multimodal Manipulation Under Uncertainty.
2015-09-28Justus Piater gives an invited talk Stacked learning for bootstrapping symbols from sensorimotor experience at Workshop on Learning Object Affordances: A fundamental step to allow prediction, planning and tool use in autonomous robots, at IROS, Hamburg, Germany.
2015-09-28Emre Ugur, Lorenzo Jamone, Angelo Cangelosi, Tamim Asfour, and Jose Santos-Victor co-organize the Workshop on Learning Object Affordances: A fundamental step to allow prediction, planning and tool use in autonomous robots.
2015-08-04Simon Hangl contributes a talk Reactive, Task-specific Object Manipulation by Metric Reinforcement Learning at 2nd Human Brain Project School on Future Computing, Obergurgl, Austria.
2015-07-31Justus Piater gives an invited talk Stacked learning of affordances at Workshop on Bottom-up and top-down development of robot skills, at ICAR, Istanbul, Turkey.
2015-07-31Emre Ugur, Lorenzo Jamone, Yukie Nagai, and Erhan Oztop co-organize the Workshop on Bottom-up and top-down development of robot skills.
2015-07-16Emre Ugur gives an invited talk Bootstrapping Concept Learning: From Simple to Complex Affordances to Symbolic Planning at Workshop on Learning Reusable Concepts in Robotics, at RSS, Rome, Italy.
2015-07-16Justus Piater and Tamim Asfour co-organize the Workshop on Learning Reusable Concepts in Robotics.
2015-06-03 – 2015-06-05Safoura Rezapour contributes a talk CPS: 3D Compositional Part Segmentation through Grasping at 12th Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
2015-05-30Justus Piater gives an invited talk Robot vision in times of flight: RGB-D = red-green-blue is dead? at Workshop on Robotic Hands, Grasping, and Manipulation, at ICRA, Seattle, USA.
2015-05-04Sebastian Stabinger appears in the media: Robotertechnik für Blinde: Interview with 20er about master project.
2015-02-06Sebastian Stabinger appears in the media: Eine Kamera als Sehhilfe: Audio interview with ipoint about master project.

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