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 ====== Intelligent and Interactive Systems ====== ====== Intelligent and Interactive Systems ======
-Research at %%IIS%% is situated at the intersection of computer vision, machine learning and robotics. ​ Much of our work is motivated by the perceptual needs of autonomous ​robots, and focuses on visual inference as it serves activity such as grasping. ​ Other areas of interest include the psychology and biology of perception, ​and video analysis for applications such as sports or human-computer interaction.+//​**Making ​robots ​learn to perceive ​and act with understanding**//​
-===== Working With Us =====+At %%IIS%% we enable autonomous robots to perceive and act flexibly and robustly in unstructured environments,​ leveraging machine learning methods to build perceptual, motor and reasoning skills.
-<​html><​!-- +We seek to answer the question: ​//How can we enable robots to acquire the knowledge ​and understanding they require to interact sensibly with unstructured environments?​ //
-  * We have multiple open positions for [[jobs|doctoral students and postdocs]]. +
-  * [[asstprof|Assistant Professor position in computer and biological vision]] (apply by 6 November 2014; earliest starting date 5 January, 2015) +
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-Check our thesis topics for [[theses/start|Bachelor ​and Master students]].+
-===== News ===== +Our research addresses complete perception-action loopsfrom computer vision to grasping ​and manipulationusing reactive algorithms ​and/or cognitive models.  ​Much of our work uses machine learning ​to enable ​robots to synthesize ​and improve complex ​and robust sensorimotor behavior ​with experienceRelated areas of interest include human-robot ​interactionimage and video analysis, and visual neuroscience.
-  * Emre Ugur is an **invited speaker** at the workshop on [[http://​​|Bootstrapping Manipulation Skills]]at [[http://​​|RSS]] in June 2016. +
-  * Emre Ugur is co-organizing **Shonan Meeting** on [[http://​​shonan/​blog/​2015/​10/​31/​cognitive-development-and-symbol-emergence-in-humans-and-robots/​| Cognitive Development and Symbol Emergence in Humans and Robots]]with Tadahiro Taniguchi ​and George Konidaris, in October 2016, in Japan. +
-  * Emre Ugur is an **invited speaker** at the [[​p=1707&​lang=en | 2nd International Workshop on Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics]] in February 2016, in Osaka, Japan. +
-  * Emre Ugur is guest editor ​of the Special Issue on [[https://​​public/​emre/​cfp.html | Computational Models of Affordances for Cognitive Robots]] in the [[http://​​xpl/​RecentIssue.jsp?​punumber=4563672 | IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems]]. +
-  * Justus Piater is an **invited speaker** at the [[http://​​ComputerVision/​3DPose-2015.html|1st International Workshop on Recovering 6D Object Pose]], at [[http://​​iccv15/​|ICCV]] in December 2015. +
-  * Antonio Rodriguez-Sanchez is organizing, jointly with George Azzopardi (Univ. Malta) a BICT [[http://​​2015/​show/​home | workshop on Computer Models of the Visual Cortex]], ​to be held in New York in December. +
-  * Justus Piater is co-organizing **Dagstuhl Seminar** 15411 on [[http://​​15411|Multimodal Manipulation Under Uncertainty]] in October 2015. +
-  * Justus Piater is an **invited speaker** at the workshop on [[http://​​|Learning Object Affordances:​ A fundamental step to allow prediction, planning and tool use in autonomous ​robots]], at [[http://​​|IROS]] in September 2015. +
-  * Emre Ugur is co-organizing,​ with Lorenzo Jamone, Angelo Cangelosi, Tamim Asfour, and Jose Santos-Victor,​ a workshop on [[http://​​|Learning Object Affordances:​ A fundamental step to allow prediction, planning ​and tool use in autonomous robots]], at [[http://​​|IROS]] in October 2015. +
-  * Justus Piater is an **invited speaker** at the workshop on Robot Learning, [[http://​​ICAR2015-WS-RobotLearning/​|Bottom-up ​and top-down development of robot skills]] at [[http://​​|ICAR]] in July 2015. +
-  * Emre Ugur is organizing, ​with Lorenzo Jamone, Yukie Nagai, and Erhan Oztop, a workshop on Robot Learning, [[http://​​ICAR2015-WS-RobotLearning/​|Bottom-up and top-down development of robot skills]] at [[http://​​|ICAR]] in July 2015. +
-  * Emre Ugur is an **invited speaker** at the workshop on [[https://​​conferences/​lrc2015/​|Learning Reusable Concepts in Robotics]] at [[http://​​|RSS]] in July 2015. +
-  * Justus Piater is organizingwith Tamim Asfour (KIT), the workshop on [[https://​​conferences/​lrc2015/​|Learning Reusable Concepts in Robotics]] at [[http://​​|RSS]] in July 2015. Check our exciting lineup of invited speakers! +
-  * Our following paper won the **Best Robotic Vision Paper Award** at [[http://​|CRV 2015]]: <​html><​div class="​li CONF" id="​Rezapour-2015-CRV"​ title="​Rezapour-2015-CRV"><​span><​span class="​author"><​span class="​firstname">​Safoura</​span>​ <span class="​surname">​Rezapour Lakani</​span></​span>,​ <span class="​author"><​span class="​firstname">​Mirela</​span>​ <span class="​surname">​Popa</​span></​span>,​ <span class="​author"><​span class="​firstname">​Antonio</​span>​ <span class="​surname">​Rodríguez-Sánchez</​span></​span>,​ <span class="​author"><​span class="​firstname">​Justus</​span>​ <span class="​surname">​Piater</​span></​span>,​ <span class="​parttitle">​CPS:​ 3D Compositional Part Segmentation through Grasping. </​span><​a href="​http://​">​12th Conference on Computer ​and Robot Vision</​a>,​ <span class="​pubdate">​2015</​span>​. <span class="​actions">​ <a href="​https://​​public/​papers/​Rezapour-2015-CRV.pdf">​[PDF]</​a>​ <a href="​javascript:​void(0)"​ onclick="​showHide('​Rezapour-2015-CRV',​ '​Abstract'​)">​[Abstract]</​a>​ <a href="​javascript:​void(0)"​ onclick="​showHide('​Rezapour-2015-CRV',​ '​BibTeX'​)">​[BibTeX]</​a></​span></​span></​div></​html>​ +
-  * Justus Piater is an **invited speaker** at the workshop on [[http://​​activities/​workshopicra15/​|Robotic Hands, Grasping, and Manipulation]] May 30, 2015, at [[http://​​|ICRA 2015]] in Seattle.+
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-===== Press ===== +===== Working With Us =====
-  * [[http://​​panorama/​11075798-91/​fast-wie-science-fiction-ein-roboter-der-lernt-wie-ein-kind.csp|Fast wie Science Fiction: Ein Roboter, der lernt wie ein Kind]] - Tiroler Tageszeitung (February 3, 2016, in German) features [[@/​public/​emre/​research.html|Emre Ugur's work on stacked learning]]. +
-  * [[http://​​ipoint/​news/​2015/​|Eine Kamera als Sehhilfe]] ([[http://​​ipoint/​|iPoint]] 06.02.2015, in German) +
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-  <a href="#​tiroltvvideo">​Robotik ​an der Uni Innsbruck ​TirolTV vom 1 Dezember 2014<​span id="​tiroltvvideo"><​span>​ +
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-  <a href="#​raivideo">​RAI Südtirol - Tagesschau vom 12 Juli 2014<​span id="​raivideo">​ 
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-</​HTML>​ +Group picture taken at our retreat ​in Obergurgl
-  * [[http://​​ipoint/​blog/​1135417.html|Roboter,​ die von Menschen lernen]] - ([[http://​​ipoint/​|iPoint]] 03.01.2014, in German) +
-  * [[http://​​ipoint/​news/​2012/​vom-gehirn-lernen.html.en|Learning from the Brain]] - UIBK news 21/11/2012 reports on 2DSIL, a biologically-inspired model of shape representation. ​ +
-  * [[http://​|Stille Welt - Gehörlos in Tirol]] - the Tyrolean street newspaper reports on the [[http://​​|SignSpeak]] project. ([[http://​​|20er]],​ pp. 6-7, April 2012, in German) +
-  * [[http://​​public-relations/​medien/​wissenswert/​wissenswert18.pdf|Übersetzungslücken schließen]] - the UIBK supplement to an Austrian newspaper reports on our [[http://​​|SignSpeak]] project ([[http://​​public-relations/​medien/​wissenswert/​|wissenswert]] 18 pp. 16-17, February 2012, in German) +
-  * [[http://​​ipoint/​news/​2011/​|Schlaue Roboter im Haushalt]] ([[http://​​ipoint/​|iPoint]] 13.04.2011, in German) +
-  * [[http://​​forschung/​magazin/​5/​artikel/​neuberufung.pdf|Roboter lernen lernen]] ([[http://​​forschung/​magazin/​|zukunft forschung]] [[http://​​forschung/​magazin/​5/​|2/​2010]], ​in German)+
 +===== News =====
 +<​HTML><​table><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2018-10-05</​td><​td>​Justus Piater gives an invited talk <​i>​Perception of Abstract Concepts</​i>,​ <a href="​http://​">​Unconventional Sensing and
 +    Processing for Robotic Visual Perception</​a>,​ Madrid, Spain.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2018-09-21</​td><​td>​Justus Piater gives an invited talk <​i>​Concept Learning For Robot Intelligence</​i>,​ <a href="​https://​​congress/​quantum-machine-learning-plus/​index.html.en">​Conference
 +    on Quantum Machine Learning Plus</​a>,​ Innsbruck, Austria.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2018-07-17</​td><​td>​Simon Haller and Nicolas Stolz appear in the media: <a href="​https://​​informatik/​news/​medienspiegel/​nachlesen/​2018_07_17_roboter_zu_besuch_in_liechtenstein-liechtensteiner-vaterland.pdf">​
 +    Roboter zu Besuch in Liechtenstein
 +    </​a>​.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2018-07-03</​td><​td>​Simon Haller teaches a tutorial <​i>​Wie kann ein Roboter lernen, die Welt zu verstehen?</​i>,​ Campustag BORG Schwaz, Universität Innsbruck.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2018-06-30</​td><​td>​Philipp Zech, Barry Ridge, and Emre Ugur co-organize the <a href="​https://​​rss-workshop/">​1st
 +    International Workshop on Computational Models of Affordance in
 +    Robotics</​a>​.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2018-06-30</​td><​td>​Justus Piater gives an invited talk <​i>​Objects,​ Parts, Functions, Affordances,​ Actions, and Tasks</​i>,​ <a href="​https://​​rss-workshop/">​1st
 +    International Workshop on Computational Models of Affordance in
 +    Robotics</​a>,​ Pittsburgh, PA, USA.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2018-06-12</​td><​td>​Justus Piater, Simon Haller, and Olaf Köhler appear in the media: <a href="​https://​​newsroom/​">​
 +    Music Globe und Cubeat
 +    </​a>​.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2018-06-12</​td><​td>​Simon Haller teaches a tutorial <​i>​Robotics im Klassenzimmer</​i>,​ <a href="​https://​​informatik/​schule/​inday-teachers/​">​InDay Teachers 2018</​a>,​ Universität Innsbruck.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2018-04-24</​td><​td>​Justus Piater gives an invited talk <​i>​Intelligente Roboter – Freund, Feind oder
 +    Hirngespinst?</​i>,​ <a href="​http://​​innsbruck18-di-machine">​Popular
 +    science talk within the WissensDurst series</​a>,​ Innsbruck, Austria.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2018-04-11</​td><​td>​Justus Piater is a panelist at a public discussion on <a href="​https://​​fakultaeten/​rechtswissenschaftliche/​aktuelles/​2018/​podiumsdiskussion--ai---wird-der-mensch-ersetzbar-.html">​AI
 +    – Wird der Mensch ersetzbar?, organized by the Faculty of Law and
 +    the European Law Students’ Association Austria</​a>​ in Innsbruck, Austria.</​td></​tr></​table></​HTML>​
 +[[news|Older News]]
 ===== Postal Address ===== ===== Postal Address =====
 University of Innsbruck\\ University of Innsbruck\\
-Institute ​of Computer Science\\+Department ​of Computer Science\\
 Technikerstr. 21a\\ Technikerstr. 21a\\
 6020 Innsbruck\\ 6020 Innsbruck\\
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-**Legal Notice:** See the [[:​impressum|Impress]].+**Legal Notice:** See the [[:​impressum|Impress ​and Privacy Notice]].
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