Scientific Research on Innovative Areas, a MEXT Grant-in-Aid Project: Constructive Developmental Science: Revealing the Principles of Development from Fetal Period and Systematic Understanding of Developmental Disorders


International symposium on robotic and human cognition and brain development

Date: February 28th, 2017
Venue: Lecture hall 31, Engineering Building 3, Hongo Campus, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
Sponsored by: MEXT KAKENHI “Constrictive Developmental Science” No.24119001
Co-sponsored by: Next generation AI research center & GCL program, The University of Tokyo, EU FP7 CODEFROR Program.
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14:00-14:10 Opening – Yasuo Kuniyoshi
14:10-15:00 Invited Plenary Talk: Humanizing Robots – Giulio Sandini (Professor of BioEngineering at the University of Genoa, Italy)
15:00-15:40 Invited Talk: Deep Neural Models for Object Manipulation and Communication of Robots – Tetsuya Ogata (Professor of Intermedia Art and Science, School of Fundamental Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan)
15:40-16:00 Break
16:00-16:40 – Talk: Simulating Fetal Sensory-Motor Experiences and Embodied Neural Learning – Yasuo Kuniyoshi (Professor of Mechano-Informatics, School of Information Science and Technology, and Director of Next Generation AI Research Center, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
16:40-17:20 – Invited Talk: Towards Functional Differentiation: theory, robot brain, and human development – Minoru Asada (Professor of Adaptive Machine Systems, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan)
17:20-17:30 Closing

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