CogSys 2010 Conference Proceedings

The organizing committee proudly presents the CogSys 2010 online proceedings and expresses its gratitude to all authors.

Fulltext document access to the online proceedings is unrestricted. All posters presented at the conference may also be downloaded as zip archive.

List of Posters

ITALK: Integration and Transfer of Action and Language Knowledge in robots - Project Progress
Cangelosi Angelo
Follow the white rabbit, or how complexity science and linguistics can inform AI
Michal B. Paradowski
Bio-plausible robot control via the Mirror Neuron System
Serge Thill, Boris Duran, Paul Hemeren, Tom Ziemke
Goal Inferencing And Error Detection In Joint Action
Ruud Meulenbroek
ConsScale: A Cognitive Scale Inspired on Consciousness
Raul Arrabales, Agapito Ledezma, Araceli Sanchis
Learning invariances from examples
Rolf Würtz
Evaluation of Agent Motion in Video: Online Tracking-by-Detection
Michael Breitenstein, Bastian Leibe, Luc Van Gool
Grasping by Parts: Robot Grasp Generation from 3D Box Primitives
Kai Hübner, Danica Kragic
Learning Task Constraints in Robot Grasping
Dan Song, Kai Hübner, Ville Kyrki, Danica Kragic
Adaptive navigation in a heterogeneous swarm robotic system
Frederick Ducatelle, Gianni Di Caro, Alexander Förster, Luca Gambardella
Modelling the mirror neuron system with dynamic fields
Boris Duran, Serge Thill, Tom Ziemke
Stereo Vision for Cognitive Robotics Tasks: Navigation, Localisation, Attention and Detection
Markus Vincze
Autonomous Construction by a Mobile Robot in Unknown Environments with Scarce Resources
Stéphane Magnenat, Patrick Schoeneich, Frédéric Rochat, Philippe Rétornaz, Valentin Longchamp, Michael Bonani, Daniel Burnier, Martin Voelkle, Pierre Noirat, Tarek Baaboura
Do robots have goals? How agent's morphology influences goal attribution in marmoset monkeys
Aleksandra Kupferberg
Insect inspired unsupervised learning
Paolo Arena, Luca Patanè
Neural Networks and Continuous Time
Frieder Stolzenburg, Florian Ruh
Motivated Learning as an Extension of Reinforcement Learning
Janusz Starzyk, Pawel Raif, Ah-Hwee Tan
Induction of the Human Perception-Action Hierarchy Employed in Junction-Navigation Scenarios
Affan Shaukat, David Windridge, Erik Hollnagel, Luigi Macchi, Josef Kittler
Cognition for a Purpose - Cognitics for Control
Jean-Daniel Dessimoz
A Joint Bioinspired Architecture for Fast Optic Flow and Two-dimensional Disparity Estimation
Manuela Chessa, Silvio Sabatini, Fabio Solari
A Virtual Reality Tool for Benchmarking Active Stereo Vision Systems in the Peripersonal Space
Manuela Chessa, Silvio Sabatini, Fabio Solari
CHRIS project: Cooperative Human Robot Interaction Systems
Giorgio Metta
Towards Cooperative Cognitive Control for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV)
Andreas Birk
Human - Swarm Interface Design and New Control Techniques for Swarms of Autonomous Mobile Robots
Cristian Vasile, Ana Pavel, Octavian Arsene, Nirvana Popescu, Catalin Buiu
RobotCub: Robotic Open-Architecture Technolofy for Cognition, Undestanding, and Behaviours
Giorgio Metta
Representing oneself and other's action, agency and space through sensorimotor coordination
Alexandre Pitti, Yasuo Kuniyoshi
A new cognitive object detection and orientation system for impaired people
Guillermo Peris Fajarnes, LARISA DUNAI, Victor Santiago Praderas, Ion Dunai
Semi-autonomous navigation of an assistive robot
Xavier Perrin, Roland Siegwart
Evaluating Human-Robot Teamwork in a Mixed Reality Environment
Jurriaan van Diggelen, Nanja Smets, Mark Neerincx
Managing situated dialogue in collaborative activity
Geert-Jan Kruijff, Miroslav Janicek
Tracker trees: hierarchies to spot rare events
Fabian Nater, Helmut Grabner, Tobias Jaeggli, Luc Van Gool
Self-organized chaos through heterostatic optimization
Dimitrije Markovic, Claudius Gros
Tracking Known and Unknown Human Activities
John Darby, Baihua Li, Costen P Nicholas
Robotic Evolutionary Self-Programming and Self-Assembling Organisms
Serge Kernbach
Affective Interaction with an Expressive Robot
Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, Zerrin Kasap, Maher Ben Moussa
How to build a machine that people enjoy talking to
Marc Schröder, Roddy Cowie, Dirk Heylen, Maja Pantic, Catherine Pelachaud, Björn Schuller
Smart Biosonar Sensors from Bats -- the ChiRoPing Project
J Hallam, Herbert Peremans, Annemarie Surlykke, Robert B Fisher, Elisabeth K V Kalko, Peter Møller Juhl
From continuous analog to discrete symbolic representations of the world in optimal foraging: a robo
Encarni Marcos, Martí Sánchez Fibla, Paul F. M. J. Verschure
Coherent oscillations and learning-related reorganization of spike timing
Karim Benchenane, Adrien Peyrache, Mehdi Khamassi, Patrick Tierney, Vincent Douchamps, Francesco Battaglia, Sidney Wiener
Emotion and Metacontrol
Ricardo Sanz, Carlos Hernández, Guadalupe Sánchez, Adolfo Hernando
Prediction of Pushing Affordances using Recurrent Neural Networks
Sergio Roa, Geert-Jan Kruijff
3D Object Class Recognition: Using the web as knowledge repository
Walter Wohlkinger, Markus Vincze
Michael Spranger, Simon Pauw, Martin Loetzsch
Neural mechanisms in motion transparency and figure-ground segregation to control visual navigation
Heiko Neumann, Florian Raudies, Mark Greenlee, Pieter Roelfsema, Antonio Frisoli
Grid continuation in the Entorhinal Cortex by multimodal integration
Gábor Szirtes, Andras Lorincz
A learning by imitation model handling multiple constraints and motion alternatives
Sylvain Calinon, Eric L. Sauser, Florent D'halluin, Aude G. Billard, Darwin G. Caldwell
Grounding of Meaning in Sensori-motor Process
Menant Christophe
Psychological State Estimation During Robot Assisted Gait Training
Alexander Koenig, Ximena Omlin, Lukas Zimmerli, Carmen Krewer, Mark Sapa, Friedemann Müller, Robert Riener
Cognitive Challenges in Snake Robotics
Aksel A. Transeth, Pål Liljebäck, Sigurd A. Fjerdingen, Erik Kyrkjebø
A Bayesian Hierarchy as a Model of Human Active Visuoauditory Perception
João Ferreira, Alexandre Malhão, Miguel Castelo-Branco, Jorge Dias
Learning object tracking in image sequences
Michael Felsberg, Fredrik Larsson
Position Control of a Quadrotor with Visual Inputs
Gim Hee Lee, Friedrich Fraundorfer, Marc Pollefeys
People Tracking with Social Force-Based Motion Prediction
Matthias Luber, Johannes A. Stork, Gian Diego Tipaldi, Kai O. Arras
Autonomous Warehouse Optimization: a Cognitive Approach to Stocktaking
Lutz Frommberger, Diedrich Wolter, Torsten Hildebrandt
Realistic circuit modeling: large-scale simulations of the cerebellar granular layer
Egidio D'Angelo, Sergio M Solinas, Eduardo Ros, Jesus Garrido, Henrik Jorntell, Patrick van der Smagt
Enhancing Companion Dialogue with Episodic Memory
Gregor Sieber, Brigitte Krenn
Robotic applications of LSAM: Large-Scale Analog Model of the Cerebellum Based on Reverse-engineerin
Martin Nilsson, Henrik Jorntell, Patrick van der Smagt
Enhancing biomorphic agility through variable stiffness
Patrick van der Smagt, Frans van der Helm, Jürgen Schmidhuber, Sethu Vijayakumar, Joe McIntyre
Towards robust scene analysis: A versatile mid-level feature framework
David Engel, Cristobal Curio
PRAXICON: a grounded, compositional and generative concept world
Katerina Pastra
Representing Ultrasonic Maps Using Active Snake Contours
Kerem Altun, Billur Barshan
ECCEROBOT: Embodied Cognition in a Compliantly Engineered Robot
Owen Holland
Sensorimotor exploration/exploitation with coordinating local predictions
Jean-Charles Quinton
Hierarchical Analysis on Cognitive Systems
Shuhei Miyashita, Atsushi Aoyama, Mikiro Nawa, Jin Higashijima, Kei Sakamoto, Tomoko Nozoye, Takayuki Kobayashi
Contents-oriented Dynamic Service Composition Framework for Networked Cognitive Robots
Woo Young Kwon, Gi Hyun Lim, Il Hong Suh, Kyoung Jin Kim, Klas Nilsson
SCOVIS project
Emmanuel S Sardis
Neuromorphic Models of Selective Attention for Controlling Actuated Silicon Retinas
Daniel Sonnleithner, Giacomo Indiveri
Using Geometric and Algebaric Properties of Bayesian Networks to Predict the Behavior of Others
Rainhard BENGEZ
VALUE: Vision, Action, and Language Unified by Embodiment
Cangelosi Angelo
European Robotic Pedestrian Assistant (POSTER)
Cyrill Stachniss, Wolfram Burgard, Alastair Harrision, Paul Newman, Bastian Leibe, Andreas Ess, Luc Van Gool, Jerome Maye, Rudolph Triebel, Roland Siegwart
State-Dependent computation on distributed networks of silicon spiking neurons
Emre Neftci, Elisabetta Chicca, Giacomo Indiveri, Rodney Douglas
The Role of Body and Tool Based Information on Joint Action Performance
Stephan Streuber, Stephan de la Rosa
Unsupervised learning of sensorimotor representations
Daniel Weiller, Robert Märtin, Madhusudhana Rao, Peter König
Unsupervised learning of canonical image features
Robert Märtin, Cornell Schreiber, Johannes Schumacher, Thomas Lampe, Madhusudhana Rao, Daniel Weiller, Peter König
Recognition of asynchronous cognitive events from EEG
Nicolas Bourdaud, Ricardo Chavarriaga, José del R. Millán
Dora The Explorer: A Mobile Robot Motivated By Curiosity
Alper Aydemir, Moritz Göbelbecker, Marc Hanheide, Nick Hawes, Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová, Pierre Lison, Kristoffer Sjöo, Jeremy L Wyatt, Hendrik Zender, Michael Zillich
Against Animats
Ricardo Sanz, Carlos Hernández, Jaime Gomez, Manuel R. Bedia
Approach and Handover for Human-Robot Interaction
Patrizia Basili
ARMin and VR in Peripersonal Space To Improve Rehabilitation of Paretic Arm
Katherine Grace August, Marco Guidali, Verena Klamroth-Marganska, Robert Riener
Language sensorimotor informativeness enhances situated simulation
Barbara Marino, Vittorio Gallese, Patricia Gough, Giovanni Buccino, Lucia Riggio
Joint and Individual Walking in an Immersive Collaborative Virtual Environment
Stephan Streuber, Astros Chatziastros, Heinrich Buelthoff, Stephan de la Rosa
Living with Robots and Interactive Companions
Patricia Vargas, Peter W. McOwan
Software architecture and middleware for artificial cognitive systems
Johan Wiklund, Klas Nordberg, Michael Felsberg
Structure and ground plane extraction from optical flow
Vasileios Zografos, Johan Hedborg
Proactive Mobile Obstacle Avoidance System used by the Service Robot InBOT
Florian Steinhardt, Michael Göller, Thilo Kerscher, Rüdiger Dillmann
Information Driven Self Organisation of Physically embedded controllers
Fabio Bonsignorio
Action segmentation: finding cognitively plausible action primitives
Paul Hemeren
Visuomotor spatial awareness through concurrent reach/gaze actions
Marco Antonelli, Eris Chinellato, Angel P. del Pobil
Biologically Inspired Reactive Optical Flow for Control of Flying Micro Air Vehicles
Stowers John, Friedrich Fraundorfer
Natural Arm Trajectory Generation for Brain-Controlled Prosthetics
Jérôme Sovilla, Ricardo Chavarriaga, José del R. Millán
When to assist? - A human model for hybrid assembly systems
Markus Huber, Helmuth Radrich, Cornelia Wendt, Stefan Glasauer, Alois Knoll, Berthold Färber, Thomas Brandt
A device to explore neural correlates of grasp training therapy
Bogdan Vigaru, Julio Duenas, Olivier Lambercy, Dominique Chapuis, Roger Gassert
Modes of Interaction for a Cognitive Shopping Cart
Michael Göller, Florian Steinhardt, Alexander Szep, Dominik Ertl, Thierry Germa, Michel Devy
Plant Detection, Mapping and Differentiation for Autonomous Agricultural Robots
Ulrich Weiss, Peter Biber, Stefan Laible, Andreas Zell
Modular Skin for Humanoid Robot Systems
Giorgio Cannata, Ravinder S. Dahiya, Marco Maggiali, Fulvio Mastrogiovanni, Giorgio Metta, Maurizio Valle
Force-field guidance in learning kinematic transformations
Katrin Rapp, Herbert Heuer
Human motion classifier based on Laban Movement Analysis
Luís Santos, Jorge Dias
SoPHIE: Social Robotic Platform for Human Interactive Experimentation
José Prado, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias
Learning Driving Behaviour using Holistic Image Descriptors
nicolas pugeault, Richard Bowden
Stable and variable affordances in the ROSSI project
Anna Borghi, Ferdinand Binkofski, Giovanni Buccino, Mareike Menz, Lucia Riggio, Erol Sahin, Serge Thill, Tom Ziemke
Homeostatic Plasticity in Robots: from development to habits to operant conditioning
Barandiaran Xabier, Ezequiel Di Paolo
Human-like Planning for Humans and Humanoids
Antonio Sgorbissa, Fulvio Mastrogiovanni, Antonello Scalmato, Renato Zaccaria
Bio-inspired vision system for depth perception in humanoids
Flavio Mutti, Giuseppina Gini
Human Awareness to Interface Errors Improves HCI Performance
Andrea Biasiucci, Ricardo Chavarriaga, Kilian Förster, Daniel Roggen, Gerhard Tröster, José del R. Millán
Abstract and concrete sentences, embodiment and languages
claudia scorolli, Ferdinand Binkofski, Giovanni Buccino, Roberto Nicoletti, Lucia Riggio, Anna Borghi
Multimodal Communication Involving 2D-Space Movement
Hermann Kaindl, Dominik Ertl, Juergen Falb, Cristian Bogdan, Kerstin Severinson Eklundh, Anders Green, Helge Huettenrauch, Michael Göller
Robot-assisted learning of redundant tasks
Angelo Basteris, Lino Bracco, Vittorio Sanguineti
The Epistemic Control Loop
Ricardo Sanz, Carlos Hernández, Manuel Rodriguez
Coupling Human's Brain Cognitive Signals and Computer Vision
Marija Uscumlic, Ricardo Chavarriaga, José del R. Millán
Synergy-based affordance learning for robotic grasping
Tao Geng, James Wilson, Mark Lee
The HUMOUR project: concept and initial results
Vittorio Sanguineti, Dejan Popovic, Roberto Colombo, Niels Birbaumer, Herbert Heuer, Etienne Burdet
Agent-Space Architecture
Andrej Lucny
Visual Human - Robot Interaction within the INDIGO project
Haris Baltzakis, Maria Pateraki, Panos Trahanias
Morphological design for a prosthetic hand: bone curvature and ridged skin
Dana Damian, Konstantinos Dermitzakis
Emergence and Evolution of Human Communication Systems
Angel Stone
The Virtual Face Mirror Project: Revealing Dynamic Self-Perception in Humans
Cristobal Curio, Mario Kleiner, Martin Breidt, Heinrich Buelthoff
Onboard Object Recognition on the PIXHAWK Micro Air Vehicle
Lorenz Meier, Friedrich Fraundorfer, Marc Pollefeys
Connecting knowledge-level planning and task execution on a humanoid robot using OACs
Ron Petrick, Nils Adermann, Tamim Asfour
ECHOES: Technology-Enhanced Learning for Exploring and Improving Social Interaction Skills
Katerina Avramides, Sara Bernardini, Jingying Chen, Mary Ellen Foster, Christopher Frauenberger, Oliver Lemon, Kaska Porayska-Pomsta
On the Motor Learning of Fully Dynamic Systems
Liyu Wang, Nandan Maheshwari, Keith Gunura, Fumiya Iida
Cognitive Modelling of Infant Development
Frank Guerin
Semantic-aided visual grasping using a fuzzy description logic
Vitucci Nicola, Mario Arrigoni Neri, Giuseppina Gini
Attempt towards the Cyborg-Plant - Robotic Response to Water Stress in Avocados
Dominique Cadosch, Böller Matthias, Dana Damian, Shuhei Miyashita, Rolf Pfeifer
Numerical Analysis of Morphological Influence on Self-Assembly Robots
Maurice Göldi, Tientcheu Ngouabeu Aubery Marchel, Shuhei Miyashita, Rolf Pfeifer
Learning to cope with uncertainty without knowing it: The hippocampus and a bayesian model of belief
Sara Gonzalez Andino, Rolando Grave de Peralta, Pierre Bessiere, Jacques Droulez, Juan M. Ahuactzin, Helene Tzieropoulos
Amygdala induced plasticity in an integrated computational model of the two phase theory of cond
Martin Inderbitzin
Achieving Self-Sorting In Self-Assembly Systems
Tientcheu Ngouabeu Aubery Marchel, Maurice Göldi, Shuhei Miyashita, Ruedi Füchslin, Rolf Pfeifer
Evaluation of Stereo Reconstruction for 3D Mapping
Francois Pomerleau, Francis Colas
FaceBots: Shared Memories and Shared Friends towards meaningful long-term HRI
Nikolaos Mavridis, Michael Petychakis, Wajahat Kazmi, Panos Toulis
Fish Robot Locomotion and Sensing
Maarja Kruusmaa
A neural circuit to read out the temporal population code
Andre Luvizotto, Cesar Renno-Costa, Paul F. M. J. Verschure
Cognitive aspects of multicriteria decision making and the theory of freedom of choice
Andrzej Skulimowski
SCANDLE: acoustic SCene ANalysis for Detecting Living Entities
Susan Denham
Bayesian Programming Formalism and ProBT API
Juan-Manuel Ahuactzin, Emmanuel Mazer, Kamel Mekhnacha, Pierre Bessière