The first ShanghAI Lecture

Thierry Bücheler, project manager of the ShanghAI Lectures in 2009, opens the very first lecture

Russian State University for the Humanities

The first lecture being presented to the audience in 2010

ShanghAI Lectures in Osaka

Students attending the ShanghAI Lectures 2011 at Osaka University, Japan

First lecture from UC3M (Madrid)

Fabio Bonsignorio opening the ShanghAI Lectures 2013 edition

Videoconference and Recording

Equipment in the lecture hall at the University of Zürich, Switzerland

Discussion Session in Wonderland

Students gather as avatars in the 3-dimensional virtual environment (2010)

Rolf Pfeifer in Shanghai

Warming up for the ShanghAI Lectures 2009 at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Getting ready at KIT

Lecture hall at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology -- waiting for the students

Lecture hall at RSUH (Moscow, Russia)

Students attending lectures in 2010 at the Russian State University for the Humanities

Lecture hall at KIT

Students following the lectures at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Lecture hall in Zürich

Students attending the ShanghAI Lectures at the University of Zürich, Switzerland

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Last lecture of 2014

You can follow the live stream for the last lecture of 2014, tomorrow 18 December, here: https://arcamm.uc3m.es/arcamm/uc3mtv/directo.php?ID=16

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Recordings of Lecture 9 now available

You can find them on the lectures page, including the guest lectures by Peter Corke and Joanna J. Bryson.

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Basics of Webots in 20 minutes

Trying Webots for the first time? Checkout this nice introductory tutorial: http://www.cyberbotics.com/dvd/common/doc/webots/guide/section7.2.html

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Preliminary design report

Remember that the preliminary design report is due this Thursday, 18 December. More information on the kōans page.

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Recordings of Lecture 9 still pending

Due to technical issues with the video management system, the recordings of Lecture 9 (and the guest lectures) are not available yet. We're working on a fix and hope to publish the recordings early next week. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Live stream for tomorrow

The stream of the December 11 lecture can be found here: https://arcamm.uc3m.es/arcamm/uc3mtv/directo.php?ID=42

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Live stream for December 4

Not able to join the regular videoconference? Why not follow the lectures live from your own computer? The live stream for tomorrow's lecture can be found here: https://arcamm.uc3m.es/arcamm/uc3mtv/directo.php?ID=16

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Student groups created!

See the kōans page. You will soon receive a welcome message from your teaching assistant. Good luck to all!

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Live stream for today

Here is the live stream for today, Thursday 27 November.

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Kōans for 2014 published!

Checkout the kōans page for the full list of kōans for this year's group projects. Remember that the deadline for selecting a kōan is 30 November. There is a limit of 10 students per kōan, with teams forming as they fill up.
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Live stream for 20 November

The live stream can be found here.

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Guest lecture repository

Missed an interesting guest lecture? No problem! You can find all the recordings on the Guest Lectures page, for example last week's talk by Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic on Information, Computation, Cognition. Agency-based Hierarchies of Levels

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Live stream for 13 November

Here is the live stream for today.

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Opinions and Outlooks on Morphological Computation

There is a new e-book on morphological computation out now, direct link here. More information on the lectures page. A great complementary text for all ShanghAI Lectures students.

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Fourth lecture for 2014 in progress now!

Checkout the live stream here.

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Goals of the ShanghAI Lectures

The ShanghAI Lectures project aims at
  • building a sustainable community of students and researchers in the area of Embodied Intelligence
  • making education and knowledge on cutting-edge scientific topics accessible to everyone
  • exploring novel methods of knowledge transfer
  • overcoming the complexity of a multi-cultural and interdisciplinary learning context
  • bringing global teaching to a new level
These lectures about Natural and Artificial Intelligence are held via videoconference at the University of Zurich in Switzerland, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna of Pisa, Italy, Humboldt University Berlin in Germany, University of Plymouth and University of Salford in the UK, University of Osaka in Japan, Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China, and about 10 other universities and research organizations around the globe. Students from the participating universities work together on the exercises, using a powerful robotics simulator software, Cyberbotics Webots.

Partner Sites 2014

Weekly participants

Guest lecture sites

  • Anatolia College/ACT, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • University of Bath, UK
  • Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • CNR - ISSIA, Genova, Italy
  • IIT Center for Micro-Bio Robotics, Pontedera, Pisa
  • Newcastle University, UK
  • Osaka University, Japan
  • Université Paris Descartes, France
  • Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
  • Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
  • Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
  • More to be announced soon!

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