Robotics

14th Japanese-German Symposium

jointly organized by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.

May 22–23, 2009
Karlsruhe, Industrie- und Handelskammer


PROGRAM

Friday, May 22, 2009

10:00   Visit of Institute of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Prof. Dr. Dillmann

12:30   Registration at Chamber of Industry and Commerce for symposium
            Coffee Bar & Snack

13:30   Welcoming Remarks:
Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus (Dt. Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.)
Mari Miyoshi (Embassy of Japan)
Dr. Hans-Jörg Stähle (Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
Dr. Gisela Janetzke (Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation)

13:45   Opening Remarks by Prof. Dr. Hirochika Inoue (JSPS)


Convener: Dr. Wolfgang Staguhn (Daimler AG)

14:05   Prof. Dr. Ing. Rüdiger Dillmann (Technical University of Karlsruhe):
From Sensimotor Primitives Learned from Humans to Imitation and Manipulation Strategies in Humanoid Robots

14:45   Prof. Dr. Masayuki Inaba (Tokyo University):
The Nature of the Household and Outdoor Robot Assistants – the Future Musculo Skeletal Design of Robot Kotaro

15:25   Discussion

15:40   Coffee break


Convener: Dr. Kay Nottmeyer (Bosch)

16:10   Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn (Stuttgart University):
Technical Assistance from Intelligent Robots in Health Care and Household Service: Prospects and Limitation from the Perspective of the Users

16:50   Prof. Dr. Edgar Körner (Honda Research Institute Europe GmbH, Offenbach):
Elements of Brain-like Intelligence for ASIMO- Learning Visually Guided Autonomous Interaction

17:30   Discussion

15 min walk to restaurant
19:00
  Dinner, Badisches Brauhaus
22:00
  Bus Shuttle to the hotels


Saturday, May 23, 2009

Convener: Dr. Wolfgang Staguhn (Daimler AG)

09:00   Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro (Osaka University):
Android Robotics – Understanding Humans by Building Robots –

09:40   Prof. Dr. Sven Behnke (Bonn University):
Humanoid Soccer – A challenge for Al and robotics

10:20   Discussion

10:35   Coffee break


Convener: Dr. Wolfgang Staguhn (Daimler AG)

11:00   Dr. Susumu Shimizu as a substitute for Dr. Soya Takagi (Toyota Motor Europa NV/SA, Zaventem):
Toyota Partner Robots: Current Status & Future Direction

11:40   Prof. Dr. Michael Beetz (Technical University Munich):
Cognition, Control and Learning for Everyday Manipulation Tasks in Human Environments

12:20   Discussion

12:35   Concluding remarks by Prof. Dr. Keiichi Kodaira (JSPS)

12:50   Lunch

14:00–16:00   sight-seeing tour 1: walking downtown Karlsruhe, start and end: Chamber of Industry and Commerce (English and German guided groups)

14:0016:00   Annual Assembly (only for members of the JSPS-Club): Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.

16:1518:15   sight-seeing tour 2: walking downtown Karlsruhe, start and end: Chamber of Industry and Commerce (German guided groups, for participants of Annual Assembly)