Invited Talks | HOBBIT Project FP7(Skip Content)

  • A. Weiss, M. Vincze: Enabling Independent Living at Home: Lessons learned from household trials with the HOBBIT robot; Int. Conf. on Social robotics ICSR, 30. Oct. 2015, invited talk at the Workshop on “Improving the quality of life in the elderly using robotic assistive technology: benefits, limitations, and challenges”,

  • M. Vincze: invitation to the discussion forum about the future use of robots in the society, „Roboter, übernehmen Sie!”, TU Wien, 22. Oct. 2015.

  • M. Vincze: HOBBIT - Der Einsatz von Robotern in der Pflege; invited presentation at the PMCA (Pharma Marketing Club Austria ) Digital Day, 22 Oct. 2015.

  • W.L. Zagler: "Active and Assisted Living: Auf dem Weg vom Labor ins Leben", invited keynote, Viennese Chamber of Commerce & TU Vienna, 15.9.2015

  • M. Vincze: "Grasping Objects from the Floor and a Pile”, Summer School on Mobile Manipulation, IRS-Lab, UJI, 13-14 July 2015.

  • M. Vincze: "Situated Object Tracking and Recognition for Robotics”; keynote at the International Conference on Real-Time Computing and Robotics, June 24-26, 2015, Changsha, China,

  • M. Vincze: "Robots - Success Stories, Trends, Potential“;Visioneers – Technology Playground, 26. Mai 2015, TU Wien.

  • M. Vincze: "Situated Object Detection for Robots”; Invited presentation at KTH, Stockholm, 20 May, 2015.

  • M. Vincze: "Fortschritte in der Robotik – zu Hause und im industriellen Umfeld“; Forum Produktion & Management, Profactor, Steyr, 16. April 2015.

  • M. Vincze: “Vision for Service robots”, European robotics Forum, Workshop Robotics in Austria, 12 March 2015, Vienna.

  • M. Vincze: " Situated Objects Detection: Attending to and Modelling Objects”; invited presentation at CITEC, Bielefeld, Prof. Helge Ritter, 19 Feb. 2015.

  • W.L. Zagler: "Active and Assisted Living: Auf dem Weg vom Labor ins Leben", invited keynote, Viennese Chamber of Commerce & TU Vienna, 15.9.2015

  • M. Vincze: “Situated Object Attention, Recognition and Grasping”, DLR – Deutsche Luft- und Raumfahrt, Prof. Alin Albu Schäffer, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, 18. Dec. 2014. Presented the underlying HOBBIT techniques to an exclusive audience and discussed future developments.

  • M. Vincze: “Situated Object Recognition and Grasping”, City University of Hong Kong, Prof. You Fu Li, 3. Dec. 2014. Presented HOBBIT and the develop techniques for object modelling and grasping to scientists at CUHK.

  • M. Vincze: “Situated Object Recognition and Grasping”, invited by Prof. Ming Liu, 2. Dec. 2014. Presented the HOBBIT concept to researchers at the APAC Innovation Summit organised by the City of Hong Kong,

  • W.L. Zagler: "Welche Möglichkeiten eröffnen Technische Hilfsmittel ? Was passiert in Österreich und auch international ?", in: "Technik und Menschlichkeit AAL Ambient Assisted Living und Assistierende Technologien im Bereich Pflege und Behinderung", invited keynote, ÖKSA Jahrestagung Salzburg; 21.11.2014.

  • M. Vincze: "Advanced and Service Robotics", Academia Superior Forum "Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien", WKO Oberösterreich, Linz, Austria, October 9, 2014.
    HOBBIT presented at the Academia Superior Forum to stakeholders in Upper Austria, a main industrial region in Austria. Advanced robot concepts

  • M. Vincze: "Robots Learn to See", TGM, Technology meeting, Vienna, Austria, October 2, 2014.
    Robot vision techniques and the HOBBIT application presented to a wide audience at a technology meeting and a technical school in Vienna.

  • M. Vincze: "Embodied Object Recognition for Service Robotics", Prof. Pavel Smrz, FIT, Brno Univeristy of Technology, Czech Republic, October 1, 2014.

  • M. Vincze: "Robotic Help for Supporting Older Adults to Stay Longer Independent at Home"; ACROSS workshop on future robotics; final project meeting and project review, September 12, 2014.

  • M. Vincze: "Embodied Object Recognition with application to service robotics", CogRob 2014 - The 9th International Workshop on Cognitive Robotics at the ECAI 2014 in Prague, CZ, August 18-19, 2014.
    Discussing the vision techniques used for the HOBBIT robot with the top research community in AI and computer vision.

  • A. Argyros: "Tracking hands and hand-object interactions", talk at the BMVA meeting on Vision for Language and Manipulation, London, UK, July 11, 2014.

  • A. Argyros: "Tracking hands and hand-object interactions", talk at Athena Research Center, Athens, Greece, June 17, 2014.

  • M. Vincze: "Visual functions for Service Robots"; University Bremen, Institute of Artificial Intelligence, Prof. Michael Beetz, April 25, 2014.

  • M. Vincze: "HOBBIT Mutual Care to Involve User and Robot", 46. VDI/VDE Fachausschusses 4.13 "Steuerung und Regelung von Robotern": Servicerobotik, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, April 10, 2014.

  • T. Körtner: "The HOBBIT project - results form the first user trials", Forum für Geriatrie und Gerontologie, March 13-16, 2014, Bad Hofgastein, Austria

  • M. Vincze: "HOBBIT - Results from first user trials", workshop on "Trends and issues in the integration between Service Robots and Smart Environments" at the ERF 2014 in Rovereto, Italy, March 13, 2014

  • A. Argyros: ChaLearn Multi-modal Gesture Recognition Challenge at International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI2013), Sydney, Australia, Dec. 9-13, 2013.

  • M. Vincze: "HOBBIT - Roboter als Unterstützung zu Hause", Pflegekongress 2013, November 28-29, 2013

  • A. Argyros, Universita di Roma, La Sapienza, ALCOR Perception and Cognitive Robotics Lab., Nov. 11, 2013.

  • A. Argyros: "Tracking hands and hand-object interactions", Invited lecturer, FP7 Project Xperience Summer School, Mallorca, Spain, Oct. 1-4, 2013.

  • A special event was the REACTION Clustering meeting, 28. September 2013, where many related EU projects have been presented:
    Alexandra, Schmid, invited talk: "HOBBIT - The Mutual Care Robot"; HOBBIT was presented at the Clustering Meeting at the Foundation for Research & Technology - Hellas in Heraklion. The aim of the clustering event was to bring together European projects for demonstrations, presentations of innovative solutions, and discussions of potential synergies and cooperation. Participants were interested in the HOBBIT project especially because of the user centered approach, ethical issues were discussed and concerning experiences have been shared.

  • M. Vincze "HOBBIT - Towards a Robot for Aging Well", invited talk: 1st ACROSS Workshop on Cooperative Cognitive and Robotic Systems; Zagreb, 27. Sep. 2013.

  • A. Argyros: "Tracking the activities of human hands", Invited Speaker, International Symposium on Ubiquitous Virtual Reality 2013, (ISUVR 2013), KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea, July 10-13, 2013.

  • A. Argyros: "Tracking the activities of human hands", Invited talk, Korean Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul, South Korea, July 9, 2013.

  • A. Argyros: "Tracking hands and hand-object interactions",Invited talk, Telluride Neuromorphic Cognition Workshop, Recognizing Manipulation Actions in Cluttered Environments from Vision and Sound, Telluride, Colorado, USA, Jun. 30 - Jul. 20, 2013.

  • M. Vincze: "HOBBIT - Towards a robot for Aging Well", ICRA 2013, Karlsruhe, Workshop on Human Robot Interaction (HRI) for Assistance Robots and Industrial Robots, May 6-10, 2013.

  • A. Argyros: "Tracking human hands and heads based on RGBD input", Invited talk, Workshop on "New Open Source Tools for Robotics from EU Projects", European Robotics Forum ERF, Lyon, France, March 19-21, 2013.

  • M. Vincze: "Do We Need Models to Develop Robot Vision?", invited talk: Dagstuhl Seminar 13072 "Mechanisms of Ongoing Development in Cognitive Robotics", 13. Feb. 2013.

  • A. Argyros: "Research activities on computer vision and robotics at FORTH-ICS", Department of Mechanical Engineering, TEI of Crete, December 6, 2012

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