ShanghAI Lectures 2009 - Archive

ShanghAI Lectures 2009 - Archive

Lecture 1: Intelligence – An eternal mystery

Date: 15 October 2009

Lecturer: Rolf Pfeifer

Topics: Intelligence: An eternal mystery. Introduction

HTB Chapters: 1, 2

SWITCHcast recording (note: the first few minutes are missing)

Guest speakers:

Jie Yin (Vice President, Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Weidong Chen (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Lecture 2: Embodiment

Date: 22 October 2009

Lecturer: Rolf Pfeifer

Topics: The need for embodied perspective on intelligence; includes short greeting by president of UZH, Andreas Fischer

HTB Chapter: 3

SWITCHcast recording

Guest talks:

Lutz Jäncke (University of Zurich): On the neuropsychology of avatars

Bernard Horan (University of Essex/SUN): Mixing real and virtual Worlds in Education

Lecture 3: Towards a theory of intelligence

Date: 29 October 2009

Lecturer: Rolf Pfeifer

Topics: Towards a theory of intelligence

HTB Chapter: 4

SWITCHcast recording

Guest talks:

Auke Ijspeert (EPF Lausanne): Controlling the Locomotion of Robots Using Central Pattern Generator Models

Brian David Johnson (Intel): Brain Machines: Robots, Free Will and Science Fiction Prototypes

Lecture 4: Design principles for intelligent systems

Date: 5 November 2009

Lecturer: Rolf Pfeifer

Topics: Design principles for intelligent systems

HTB Chapter: 4

SWITCHcast recording

Guest talks:

SAYA/Hiroshi Kobayashi (Tokyo University of Science): Hello, my name is SAYA

Koh Hosada (Osaka University): Compliant Body as a Source of Intelligence

Lecture 5: Development and Learning

Date: 12 November 2009

Lecturer: Rolf Pfeifer

Topics: Ontogenetic development: From Locomotion to cognition

HTB Chapter: 5

SWITCHcast recording

Guest talks:

Shaohua Tan (Peking University): Qualitative Modeling & Analysis

Hisato Kobayashi (Hosei University): AI-ish Approach for Complicate Robot Control

Lecture 6: Evolution

Date: 19 November 2009

Lecturer: Rolf Pfeifer

Topics: Evolution: cognition from scratch

HTB Chapter: 6

SWITCHcast recording

Guest talks:

Josh Bongard (University of Vermont): Resilient Machines

Eugen Elmiger (maxon motor): Drives for Intelligent Robots

Lecture 7: Collective intelligence

Date: 26 November 2009

Lecturer: Rolf Pfeifer

Topics: Collective intelligence: Cognition from interaction

HTB Chapter: 7

SWITCHcast recording

Guest speaker:

Weidong Chen (Shanghai Jiao Tong University): Modeling and Control of Mobile Robot Networks

Lecture 8: Memory

Date: 3 December 2009

Lecturer: Rolf Pfeifer

Topics: Where is human memory?

HTB Chapter: 10

SWITCHcast recording

Guest speakers:

Christopher Lueg (University of Tasmania): Scaffolding & Embodiment: Perspectives in Human Computer Interaction

Samia Nefti-Mezziani (University of Salford): Non-rational Particle Swarm Optimization

Lecture 9: Principles and Insights

Date: 10 December 2009

Lecturer: Rolf Pfeifer

Topics: How the body shapes the way we think – principles and insights

HTB Chapters: 8, 9, 11, 12

SWITCHcast recording

Guest speakers:

Alois Knoll, Mary Ellen Foster, Manuel Giuliani (TU München): Joint-Action Science and Technology

Sukhan Lee (Sung Kyun Kwon University): Cognitive Recognition for Service Robots

Lecture 10: Future Trends

This lecture lasts for 3 hours.

Date: 17 December 2009

Lecturer: Rolf Pfeifer

Topics: Human-oriented robotics, Trends and developments, Rehabilitation devices and robotics, Design for emergence

Discussion round (moderation: Rolf Pfeifer and Thierry Bücheler)

SWITCHcast recording (introduction)

SWITCHcast recording (panel discussion and end)

Guest speakers:

Wenwei Yu (University of Chiba, Japan): A Simulation Study on Reflexive Responses during Walking (jump to his talk using the chapter navigation in the recording)

Hiroshi Yokoi (University of Electro-Communications): Future Trend

Adrianne Wortzel (City University New York): What's Love Got to Do With It?

Xiao'an Li (Northwestern Polytechnical University): Action Skill Developmental Learning for Autonomous Soccer Robots

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