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July 14, 2014 Polo Etruria F6
College of Engineering
University of Pisa


The fourth edition of the cycle of workshops "Robotics Research Jam Session",

yearly organized by Centro "E.Piaggio"

Follow the workshop via streaming on our youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/centroepiaggio

The workshop will take place in Room F6, Polo Etruria, College of Engineering, Via Diotisalvi, Pisa. [download the map]


12:00     Welcome and Introduction
Antonio Bicchi, Università di Pisa

12.10     Mechanical-Impedance and Brain-Dynamics Matching between Human and Robot
Mitsuo Kawato, ATR Brain Information Communication Research Laboratory Group, Japan

12:30     Interacting brains: involuntary sensorimotor mechanism of physical interaction between humans 
Etienne Burdet, Imperial College London, UK

12:50     Belief-Space Manipulation
Roderic Grupen, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA

13:10     Lunch Break

14:30     Biologically Inspired Periodic Motion Control for Efficient Manipulation and Locomotion
Alin Albu-Schaeffer, Robotics and Mechatronics Center, DLR, Munich, Germany

14:50     Grasping, Regrasping, and Not Grasping
Matthew Mason, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, POA, USA

15:10     Sensorimotor learning and transfer of dexterous manipulation
Marco Santello, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA

15:30     Coffee Break

16:00     How the mechanics of the fingertip impact the tactile and gripping function of the hand
Vincent Hayward, Université Pierre et Marie Curie – Paris, France

16:20     Neuroscience for robotics – what do we need to know?
Henrik Jorntell, Lund University, Sweden             

16:40     Challenges and Methods for Robust Anthropomorphic Grasp Planning
Kostas Kyryakopoulos, National Technical University Athens, Greece

17:00     Haptic search for salient features
Astrid Kappers, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

17:20     Coffee Break

17:40     Towards new paradigms of human-robot integration
Domenico Prattichizzo, Università degli Studi di Siena, Italy

18:00     Illusions in Multisensory Integration: What can we learn from them?
Marc Ernst, Universitaet Bielefeld, Germany

18:20     Robots for humans
Sami Haddadin, Leibniz Universitaet Hannover, Germany

18:40     Closing Remarks
Darwin Caldwell, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia