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Program

Monday, October 13rd - Location: Munizioniere

Time Room A Room B Room C Room D
(Main Hall)
9:00 Compositionality and Self-Organization in Cognitive Minds: Dynamic Neural Network Models and Robotics Experiments Dynamic Field Theory: Conceptual foundations and applications to neuronally inspired cognitive and developmental robotics Dynamic Interactions Between Visual Experiences, Actions and Word Learning ISACS symposium
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Compositionality and Self-Organization in Cognitive Minds: Dynamic Neural Network Models and Robotics Experiments Dynamic Field Theory: Conceptual foundations and applications to neuronally inspired cognitive and developmental robotics Dynamic Interactions Between Visual Experiences, Actions and Word Learning ISACS symposium
13:00 Lunch break
14:00 Pathways of Cognitive Development Development of body representations in humans and robots ISACS symposium
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Pathways of Cognitive Development Development of body representations in humans and robots ISACS symposium
18:00 End of day

Tuesday, October 14th - Location : Sala Minor Consiglio, also poster area (loggiato)

Time Speaker Title Note
9:00 Announcement - Giorgio Metta Welcome to ICDL-Epirob 2014 in Genoa!
9:10 Invited speaker - Harold Bekkering The development of concepts in social interaction Chair: Alessandra Sciutti
10:10 Spranger, Michael; Steels, Luc Discovering Communication through Ontogenetic Ritualisation Session: language 1
Chair: Peter Ford Dominey
Co-Chair: Matthew Schlesinger
10:35 George Kachergis, Chen Yu  Continuous Measure of Word Learning Supports Associative Model
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Claudius Strub, Florentin Wörgötter, Helge Joachim Ritter, Yulia Sandamirskaya  Correcting Pose Estimates During Tactile Exploration of Object Shape: A Neuro-Robotic Study 

Session: Dynamic neural fields

Chair: Gregor Schoner

Co-Chair: Erik Alexander Billing

11:52 Sandamirskaya, Yulia; Storck, Tobias Neural-Dynamic Architecture for Looking: Shift from Visual to Motor Target Representation for Memory Saccades
12:14 Billing, Erik Alexander; Balkenius, Christian Modeling the Interplay between Conditioning and Attention in a Humanoid Robot: Habituation and Attentional Blocking
12:36 Luciw, Matthew; Sandamirskaya, Yulia; Kazerounian, Sohrob; Schmidhuber, Jurgen; Schöner, Gregor Reinforcement and Shaping in Learning Action Sequences with Neural Dynamics
13:00 Lunch break ICDL/Epirob Board meeting (by invitation only, location: sala Camino)
14:00 Invited speaker - Yiannis Aloimonos The human action grammar: From Active Perception to Action Perception Chair: Giulio Sandini
15:00 Poster highlights (27 posters) Posters: 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 16, 20, 24, 26, 27, 30, 33, 37, 38, 39, 42, 43, 44, 49, 54, 57, 58, 60, 66, 99 2m per poster
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Poster session 1
17:30 Anja Kristina Philippsen, Rene Felix Reinhart, Britta Wrede Learning how to speak: Imitation-based refinement of syllable production in an articulatory-acoustic model 

Session: language 2

Chair: Michael Spranger

Co-Chair: Anna-Lisa Vollmer

17:50 Celikkanat, Hande; Orhan, Guner; Pugeault, Nicolas; Guerin, Frank; Sahin, Erol; Kalkan, Sinan Learning and Using Context on a Humanoid Robot Using Latent Dirichlet Allocation
18:20 Vollmer, Anna-Lisa; Grizou, Jonathan; Lopes, Manuel; Rohlfing, Katharina; Oudeyer, Pierre-Yves Studying the Co-Construction of Interaction Protocols in Collaborative Tasks with Humans
18:40 End of day
18:40 Welcome cocktail Location: Palazzo Ducale

Wednesday, October 15th - Location: Sala Minor Consiglio, also poster area (loggiato)

Time Speaker Title Note
9:00 Announcement - Matthew Schlesinger Announcing ICDL-Epirob 2015
9:10 Invited speaker - Tetsuro Matsuzawa The evolutionary origins of human cognition viewed from the study of chimpanzees Chair: Masako Myowa-Yamakoshi
10:10 Rosman, Benjamin Feature Selection for Domain Knowledge Representation through Multitask Learning

Session: Reinforcement learning

Chair: Gianluca Baldassarre

Co-Chair: Verena Vanessa Hafner

10:35 Uchibe, Eiji; Doya, Kenji Inverse Reinforcement Learning Using Dynamic Policy Programming
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Droniou, Alain; Ivaldi, Serena; Sigaud, Olivier Learning a Repertoire of Actions with Deep Neural Networks

Session: Reinforcement learning

Chair: Gianluca Baldassarre

Co-Chair: Verena Vanessa Hafner

11:52 Jung, Minju; Hwang, Jungsik; Tani, Jun Multiple Spatio-Temporal Scales Neural Network for Contextual Visual Recognition of Human Actions

Session: Neural Networks

Chair: Jun Tani

Co-Chair: Jochen J. Steil

12:14 Murata, Shingo; Yamashita, Yuichi; Arie, Hiroaki; Ogata, Tetsuya; Tani, Jun; Sugano, Shigeki Generation of Sensory Reflex Behavior versus Intentional Proactive Behavior in Robot Learning of Cooperative Interactions with Others
12:36 Kawai, Yuji; Asada, Minoru; Nagai, Yukie A model for biological motion detection based on motor prediction in the dorsal premotor area
13:00 Lunch break
14:00 Claudino, Leonardo; Aloimonos, Yiannis Studying human behavior from infancy: on the acquisition of infant postural data

Session: Infant development studies

Chair: Yukie Nagai

Co-Chair: Mark Lee

14:22 Warlaumont, Anne S. An iterative probabilistic model of speech-related vocalization rate growth due to child-caregiver interaction
14:44 Grzyb, Beata Joanna; Cattani, Allegra; Cangelosi, Angelo; Floccia, Caroline Children in a wonderland: How language and scale errors may be linked together
15:06 Schlesinger, Matthew; Johnson, Scott; Amso, Dima Learnability of Infants’ Center-of-Gaze Sequences Predicts Their Habituation and Posthabituation Looking Time
15:28 Baraglia, Jimmy; Nagai, Yukie; Asada, Minoru Prediction Error Minimization for the Emergence of Altruistic-Behaviors
15:50 Poster highlights (27 posters) Posters: 72, 73, 75, 77, 78, 79, 80, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 91, 92, 93, 98, 100, 104, 108, 114, 117, 118, 122, 123 2m per poster
16:45 Coffee break
17:15 Poster session 2
18:30 End of day
20:30 Banquet Location: Teatro Carlo Felice (Piazza De Ferrari)

Thursday, October 16th - Location: Sala Minor Consiglio

Time Speaker Title Note
9:00 Invited speaker - Cristina Becchio On grasping intentions from movement observation

Chair: Giulio Sandini

Co-Chair: Masako Myowa-Yamakoshi

10:00 Narayan, Vikram; Teuliere, Celine; ZHANG, Chong; Shi, Bertram Emil; Triesch, Jochen Autonomous Learning of Smooth Pursuit and Vergence Behaviour through Efficient Coding

Session: eye movement, attention

Chair: Jochen Triesch

10:20 Nuno Moutinho, Ricardo Ferreira, Jose Gaspar, Alexandre Bernardino, José Santos-Victor  Markerless Online Stereo Calibration for a Humanoid Robot 
10:40 Sperati, Valerio; Baldassarre, Gianluca Learning where to Look with Movement-Based Intrinsic Motivations: A Bio-Inspired Model
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Announcement - TBD Award ceremony of travel, etc. Aldebaran presentation (sponsored event)
11:40 Wang, Chang; Hindriks, Koen; Babuska, Robert Effective Transfer Learning of Affordances for Household Robots

Session : Affordances

Chair: Vadim Tikhanoff

Co-Chair: Frank Guerin

12:00 Ugur, Emre; Szedmak, Sandor; Piater, Justus Bootstrapping paired-object affordance learning with learned single-affordance features
12:20 Gonçalves, Afonso; Abrantes, João; Saponaro, Giovanni; Jamone, Lorenzo; Bernardino, Alexandre Learning Intermediate Object Affordances: Towards the Development of a Tool Concept
12:40 Ugur, Emre; Piater, Justus Emergent Structuring of Interdependent Affordance Learning Tasks
13:00 Announcement - Giorgio Metta, all organizing committee Farewell and thank you
13:10 End of conference
14:30 Poeticon++ workshop The Poeticon++ project presents some results: talks by Fadiga, Aloimonos, Sandini Location: Sala Minor Consiglio
17:00 Technical tour (IIT)

Bus leaves at 16.20 from Piazza de Ferrari

Location: Via Morego, 30 - Genoa

About 12km from the conference place


Wednesday, October 17th - Location: Sala Maggior Consiglio

euCognition meeting: see www.eucognition.org


Wednesday, October 18th - Location: Sala Maggior Consiglio

euCognition meeting: see www.eucognition.org



Posters

In printing your poster consider that panels will be 80cm width by150cm height (vertical).

Prior to each poser session there will be a teaser session providing an overview of all the posters. During this teaser session each presenter will have maximum 2 minutes to present his work in a single slide.
You should have uploaded this slide on paperplaza together with the camera ready of your paper.

Latest News

Conference participants can take advantage of a special discount for the exhibition "Frida Kahlo e Diego Rivera held in Palazzo Ducale, by showing their conference badge with a document at the Ducale ticket office.

The conference official program is available here.

Online registration is now available here.

The euCognition final meeting will be held in Genoa just after ICDL-Epirob on October 17th-18th. euCognition members can have their travel expenses covered by the network.

Important dates

Deadlines:

   May 15th, 2014 - paper submission

   July 15th, 2014 - author notification

   Sept 7th, 2014 - final version

Conference:

   July 20th, 2014 - Registration opens

   October 13th-16th, 2014