The Sixth Joint IEEE International Conference
Developmental Learning and Epigenetic Robotics
The workshops will be held during the first day of the conference, September 19th.
Vision and the development of social cognition
- Jacqueline Nadel - Director of CNRS, Centre Emotion, CNRS USR 3246. Hôpital de La Salpêtrière.
- Mohamed Chetouani - Head of the IMI2S (Interaction, Multimodal Integration and Social Signal) research group at the Institute for Intelligent Systems and Robotics (CNRS UMR 7222), University Pierre and Marie Curie-Paris 6.
- Giulio Sandini- Director of research at the Italian Institute of Technology and full professor of bioengineering at the University of Genoa.
- Alessandra Sciutti, RBCS - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova
- Nicoletta Noceti, DIBRIS - Università degli Studi di Genova
Autonomous Perception: Applying Sensorimotor Contingencies and Predictive Processing to Developmental Robotics
- The sensorimotor theory of consciousness and applications to robotics, J. Kevin O’Regan – Laboratory of Psychology of Perception – University Paris Descartes
- Testing perceptual presence by modifying sensorimotor coupling in augmented reality
Keisuke Suzuki – Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science – University of Sussex, Brighton
- Enhancing Deep Reinforcement Learning with Symbolic Reasoning
Murray Shanahan – Department of Computing – Imperial College London
- QLAP: Learning an Action Hierarchy Starting from Observed Contingencies
Benjamin Kuipers – University of Michigan – Computer Science & Engineering
- Alban Laflaquière – Softbank Robotics Europe
- Nikolas Hemion - Softbank Robotics Europe
- Michael Garcia Ortiz - Softbank Robotics Europe
How do infants and robots learn the structure of their bodies? The development of body knowledge in humans and machines.
- Prof. Jeffrey Lockman, PhD. Department of Psychology, Tulane University, USA.
- Kevin O’Regan, PhD. Research scientist, Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception, Paris Descartes University, Paris, France.
- Matej Hoffmann, PhD. Researcher, iCub Facility, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy.
- Prof. Minoru Asada, PhD. Research director, Division of Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics, Institute for Academic Initiatives, Osaka University, Japan.
- Andrew Bremner, PhD. Reader in psychology and head of department, Goldsmiths University, London, UK.
- Gianluca Baldassare, PhD. Researcher, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, Italian National Research Council, Rome, Italy.
- Eszter Somogyi Postdoc researcher, Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception, Paris Descartes University, France
- Matej Hoffmann Researcher, iCub Facility, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy
- Lorenzo Jamone Associate researcher, VisLab, Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica, Lisbon, Portugal
- Learning from social robots. Tony Belpaeme (Plymouth University, UK)
- How humans can negotiate interaction protocols in co-construction games: experiments and models. Pierre-Yves Oudeyer (INRIA, France)
- Language learning across tasks. Katharina J. Rohlfing (Paderborn University, Germany)
- Contexts for word learning at scale. Linda B. Smith (Indiana University, USA)
- Language socialization in three radically different cultures. Paul Vogt (Tilburg University, the Netherlands)
- Sensory-motor behaviors during child-parent toy play predict word learning.Chen Yu (Indiana University, USA)
- How Do Infants Bootstrap into Spoken Language.Emmanuel Dupoux(ENS, Paris, France)
- Insight language learning focusing on grammar.Luc Steels(ICREA, Barcelona, Spain)
- Language acquisition by robots: How realistic should it be?Thierry Poibeau and Isabelle Tellier (CNRS, Paris, France)
- Chen Yu - Indiana University, USA
- Katharina J. Rohlfing - Paderborn University, Germany
- Malte Schilling - CITEC Bielefeld, Germany
- Michael Spranger - Sony Computer Science Laboratories Inc, Japan
- Paul Vogt - Tilburg University, the Netherlands
Predictive Processing and Infant Development: The Current State-of-the-art
- Learning generative models in Predictive Processing Johan Kwisthout Donders Institute for Brain Cognition and Behavior, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
- Predictive processing in development: The role of surprise in the building and tuning of predictive internal models in infancy Ezgi Kayhan Donders Institute for Brain Cognition and Behavior, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
- A Computational Approach to Predictive Learning Account for Cognitive Development Yukie Nagai Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
- Round table discussion with participation of Karl Friston The Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
- Ezgi Kayhan - Donders Institute for Brain Cognition and Behavior, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
- Johan Kwisthout - Donders Institute for Brain Cognition and Behavior, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
The Evolutionary Robotics Toolbox for Developmental Robotics (tutorial)
- Stéphane Doncieux - ISIR, UPMC, France
- Nicolas Bredeche - ISIR, UPMC, France
- Jean Baptiste Mouret - INRIA Nancy, France