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 //Bachelor students://​{{ ::​mobile-manipulator-crop.jpg?​nolink&​100|}} **Want to create artificial intelligence for autonomous robots?** Want to join our [[@/​uibk/​piater/​courses/​RC_Poster2.pdf |interdisciplinary LFUI team]] to compete in the 2020 [[https://​www.robocup.org/​leagues/​16|RoboCup@Work]] competition?​ Take the [[https://​lfuonline.uibk.ac.at/​public/​lfuonline_lv.details?​sem_id_in=19W&​lvnr_id_in=703135|Introduction to Robotics]] course in the winter semester 2019-20! //Bachelor students://​{{ ::​mobile-manipulator-crop.jpg?​nolink&​100|}} **Want to create artificial intelligence for autonomous robots?** Want to join our [[@/​uibk/​piater/​courses/​RC_Poster2.pdf |interdisciplinary LFUI team]] to compete in the 2020 [[https://​www.robocup.org/​leagues/​16|RoboCup@Work]] competition?​ Take the [[https://​lfuonline.uibk.ac.at/​public/​lfuonline_lv.details?​sem_id_in=19W&​lvnr_id_in=703135|Introduction to Robotics]] course in the winter semester 2019-20!
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 ===== News ===== ===== News =====
  
-<​HTML><​table><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-11-03</​td><​td>​Justus Piater, Philipp Gschwandtner,​ and Simon Haller appear ​in the mediaÖsterreich-BildBits und Berge - 350 Jahre Forschung in Innsbruck; TV Documentary by ORF 2 ​(in German).</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-10-23</​td><​td>​Simon Haller appears in the mediaTV interview by ORF 2 Tirol Heute (in German).</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-07-17</​td><​td>​Matteo Saveriano contributes a talk <​i>​From Intuitive Skill Transfer to Large-Scale Robotic Knowledge Bases</​i>​, <a href="​https://​www.uibk.ac.at/​disc/events/">DiSCourse - The Digital Science ​Seminar Series</a>, Department of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-07-15</​td><​td>​David Peer contributes a talk <i>Vector Routing in Capsule Networks</​i>, ​School of Learning, Perception and Robotics (SPROuT), Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-07-15</​td><​td>​Sayantan Auddy contributes a talk <i>​Progress,​ Compress and Expand ​A framework for lifelong learning of +<​HTML><​table><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2020-03-19</​td><​td>​Justus Piater ​gives an invited talk <​i>​Machine Learning ​in Robotics</​i>​ at <a href="​https://​baiome.org/">​bAIome PI Talk</​a>,​ Center for Biomedical AI at the University Medical Center 
-robotics tasks</i>, School of Learning, Perception and Robotics ​(SPROuT), Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-07-15</​td><​td>​Justus Piater ​contributes a talk <i>Towards Open-Ended ​Robot Learning</​i>, ​School of Learning, Perception and Robotics (SPROuT), Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-07-15</​td><​td>​Matteo Saveriano contributes a talk <i>Learning Structured Robotic Tasks via Human Imitation</​i>, ​School ​of LearningPerception ​and Robotics (SPROuT)Department ​of Information Engineering ​and Computer ScienceUniversity ​of Trento.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-07-12</​td><​td>​Simon Haller ​and Nicolas Stolz appear ​in the media: Sport und Roboter gehen Hand in Hand (in Liechtensteiner Vaterland).</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-07-04</​td><​td>​Simon Haller teaches a tutorial ​<i>Introduction ​to Prototyping autonomous Robots using the Robot +    Hamburg-Eppendorf. <span class="​actions"><​a href="​javascript:void(0)" onclick="​showHide('​newsitem0',​ '​Abstract'​)">​[Abstract]</​a></​span><​blockquote id="​newsitem0Abstract"​ style="​display:​none">​Machine Learning increasingly equips robots with 
-Operating System (ROS)</​i>, ​Institut für InformatikUniversität Innsbruck.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-06-27</​td><​td>​Simon Haller teaches a tutorial ​<​i>​Künstliche Intelligenz ​und Robotik - Ein Überblick und Reality Check</​i>, ​Campustag NMS Götzis, Institut für Informatik, Universität ​Innsbruck.</​td></​tr></​table></​HTML>​+    learning capabilities and flexibility This will enable them to 
 +    act purposefully in unstructured environments and to react to 
 +    unforeseen events. ​ People can teach them intuitively to perform 
 +    tasks instead of having to program them in painstaking ways. 
 +    Robots can learn from experience and can improve their behavior 
 +    over time.  In this talk I will give an overview of methods, 
 +    opportunities,​ and challenges of machine learning in 
 +    robotics.</​blockquote>​</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2020-01-29</​td><​td>​Justus Piater gives an invited talk <​i>​Digital Science</​i>​ at <a href="​https://​www.graduateacademy.uni-heidelberg.de/​karriere/​veranstaltungsreihen.html">​Vortragsreihe 
 +    „Primers for Predocs – Strategien für eine erfolgreiche 
 +    Promotion“</​a>,​ Universität Heidelberg. <span class="​actions"><​a href="​javascript:​void(0)" onclick="​showHide('​newsitem2',​ '​Abstract'​)">​[Abstract]</​a></​span><​blockquote id="​newsitem2Abstract"​ style="​display:​none">​Massive availability of data and computing power are 
 +    promoting data-driven methods in all areas of science and 
 +    technology. ​ I will describe how the University of Innsbruck 
 +    supports this via its new Digital Science Center, and will give a 
 +    flavor of machine learning for data analysis.</​blockquote>​</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2020-01-20</​td><​td>​Joanna Chimiak-OpokaCarina König, and Justus Piater appear in the media: ​<a href="​https://​www.uibk.ac.at/​newsroom/ergaenzung-digital-science-erfolgreich-gestartet.html.de">Ergän­zung ​Digital Science ​erfolg­reich gestartet – UIBK Newsroom</​a>​.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2020-01-03</​td><​td>​Justus Piater gives an invited ​talk <i>Künstliche Intelligenz:​ Grundlagen, Erfolge, 
 +    Herausforderungen</​i> ​at 47. Tagung des Innsbrucker Kreises von MoraltheologInnen 
 +    und SozialethikerInnenInnsbruck.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-12-19</​td><​td>​Justus Piater appears in the media: ​<a href="​https://​tvthek.orf.at/​profile/​Tirol-heute/70023/​Tirol-heute/​14035670/​Alexa-Siri-Co-Spione-im-eigenen-Haus/​14610743"​>TV interview by ORF 2 Tirol Heute RedHaus ​(in German)</a>.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-12-12</​td><​td>​Justus Piater ​gives an invited lecture ​<i>Too Smart to Be Trusted – Do I Even Want to 
 +    Understand My Robot?</i> at <a href="​http://​www.trustrobots.eu/">​TrustRobots Lecture series 
 +    Trust in Robots</​a>, TU Vienna.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-12-05</​td><​td>​IIS guest <span style="​font-weight:​bold">​Heiko Neumann</​span>,​ University of Ulm,  gives an invited colloquium ​<i>Biologically inspired visual-auditory processing – from 
 +    brain-like computation to neuromorphic algorithms</​i> ​at <a href="​https://​www.uibk.ac.at/​informatik/​forschung/​lunchtime-seminar/​index.html.en">​IFI Lunchtime Seminar</​a>​. <span class="​actions"><​a href="​javascript:​void(0)"​ onclick="​showHide('​newsitem7'​'​Abstract'​)">​[Abstract]</​a></​span><​blockquote id="​newsitem7Abstract"​ style="​display:​none">​A fundamental task of sensory processing is to detect 
 +    and integrate feature items to group them into perceptual units 
 +    segregating them from other objects and the background. A 
 +    framework is discussed which explains how perceptual grouping at 
 +    early as well as higher-level cognitive stages may be implemented 
 +    in cortex. Different grouping mechanisms are implemented which are 
 +    attuned to basic features and feature combinations and mainly 
 +    evaluated along the forward sweep of stimulus processing. However, 
 +    due to limitations of local feature detection mechanisms ​and 
 +    inherent ambiguitiestop-down feedback is required to deliver 
 +    contextual information helping to disambiguate initial 
 +    measurements. Feedback ​of contextual information is demonstrated 
 +    to improve object recognition performance,​ stabilize learning of 
 +    object categories, ​and integrate multi-sensory representations. 
 + 
 +    The canonical principles of neural computation define a set of 
 +    core operations to implement above-mentioned mechanisms of 
 +    perceptual and cognitive inference. These operations can be 
 +    mappedin a simplified form, onto neuromorphic platforms to 
 +    emulate brain-like computation. It is demonstrated that an 
 +    architecture composed ​of canonical circuit mechanisms can be 
 +    mapped onto neuromorphic chip technology facilitating low-energy 
 +    non-von Neumann computation.</​blockquote>​</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-11-26</​td><​td>​IIS guest <span style="​font-weight:​bold">​Tamim Asfour</​span>,​ Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, ​ gives an invited keynote <​i>​Engineering Humanoids with Motion Intelligence</​i>​ at <a href="​https://​www.uibk.ac.at/​informatik/​studium/​inday-students/​index.html.en">​inday students</​a>​. <span class="​actions"><​a href="​javascript:​void(0)"​ onclick="​showHide('​newsitem8',​ '​Abstract'​)">​[Abstract]</​a></​span><​blockquote id="​newsitem8Abstract"​ style="​display:​none">​Humanoid robotics plays a central role in robotics 
 +    research as well as in understanding intelligence. Engineering 
 +    humanoid robots that are able to learn from humans ​and 
 +    sensorimotor experience, to predict the consequences of actions 
 +    and exploit the interaction with the world to extend their 
 +    cognitive horizon remains a research grand challenge. Currently,​ 
 +    we are experiencing AI systems with superhuman performance ​in 
 +    games, image and speech processing. However, ​the generation of 
 +    robot behaviors with human-like motion intelligence and 
 +    performance has yet to be achieved. In this talk, I will present 
 +    recent progress towards engineering 24/7 humanoid robots that link 
 +    perception and action to generate intelligent behavior. I will 
 +    show the ARMAR humanoid robots performing complex grasping and 
 +    manipulation tasks in kitchen and industrial environments,​ 
 +    learning actions from human observation and experience as well as 
 +    reasoning about object-action relations.</​blockquote>​</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-11-25</​td><​td>​Justus Piater gives an invited talk <i>Enabling Robots ​to Learn Abstract Concepts</i> at <a href="​https://​tricolore.inf.unibz.it/​tricolore2019/​program/">​TriCoLore 
 +    – Creativity | Cognition | Computation</​a>, BolzanoItaly.</​td></​tr><​tr valign="​top"><​td>​2019-11-18</​td><​td>​Justus Piater gives an invited talk <​i>​Künstliche Intelligenz ​in einer menschlichen 
 +    Gesellschaft</​i> ​at Robotik in Medizin und Pflege – Jubiläumssymposium 
 +    des Klinischen EthikkommitteesA.ö. Landeskrankenhaus – Universitätskliniken 
 +    ​Innsbruck.</​td></​tr></​table></​HTML>​
  
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