Conference Day 2: Friday, October 25, 2019

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9.00Salutation
Prof. Dr. Britta Wrede, Deputy CITEC Coordinator
9.05"From humanoid robots to anthropomorphic minds"
Keynote address | Prof. Dr. Giulio Sandini (Italian Institute of Technology)
10.00

Junior researchers and their impact on CITEC research

Session A, chaired by Prof. Dr. Ulrich Rückert (Cognitronics & Sensor Systems group), CITEC lecture hall:

  • Jasmin Bernotat (Applied Social Psychology and Gender Research
    group, CITEC): “Networks of Ideas – Paths and Opportunities in Human-Technology Research”
  • Teena Hassan (Social Cognitive Systems group, CITEC): “Towards an Interaction Architecture for Lively Robots”
  • Maximilian Panzner (Semantic Computing group, CITEC): “From Human Robot Interaction to Enterprise Dialogue Systems”s"

Session B, chaired by Dr.-Ing. Anna-Lisa Vollmer (Applied Informatics group, CITEC), room 1.204 at the CITEC building:

  • Dr. Jens Lindemann (Neurobiology group, CITEC): “Bug or Feature?
    Using Insect Motion Vision for Spatial Orientation”
  • Timo Korthals (Cognitronics & Sensor Systems group, CITEC): “A Deep Generative Model Approach to Sensor-Fusion”
  • Andrea Finke (Neuroinformatics group, CITEC): “Brain-Computer
    Interfaces for Human-Machine Interaction: A Novel Communication Channel and Research Tool”
11.00Break
11.30"Gripping smartly: How robots can grasp the world"
Talk | Prof. Dr. Helge Ritter (Neuroinformatics group, CITEC), and Prof. Dr. Thomas Schack (Neurocognition and Action - Biomechanics group, CITEC) on the CITEC large scale project "Deep Familiarization and Learning Grounded in Cooperative manual Action and Language - from Analysis to Implementation" (FAMULA)
12.00"The Caring Apartment"
Talk | PD Dr. Sven Wachsmuth (CITEC Central Lab Facilities), Prof. Dr. Petra Wagner (Phonetics and Phonology group, CITEC), Dr. Thomas Hermann (Ambient Intelligence group, CITEC) on the CITEC large scale project "The Cognitive Service Robotics Apartment as Ambient Host" (CSRA)
12.30Lunch Break
13.30"Assessment of attentional processes in humans: New vistas by innovative display technology"
Talk | Prof. Dr. Werner Schneider (Neurocognitive Psychology group), and Prof. Dr. Mario Botsch (Computer Graphics and Geometry Processing group)
14.00"From sensorimotor processing to meaning acquisition and back: a psychological, neuroscientific and computer science perspective"
Talk | Prof. Dr. Philipp Cimiano (Semantic Computing group, CITEC), and Prof. Dr. Tobias Heed (Biopsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience group, CITEC) on interdisciplinary approaches between computer science and psychology
14.30"What psycholinguistics can contribute to cognitive interaction technology"
Talk | Prof. Dr. Pia Knoeferle (formerly Bielefeld University and CITEC, now Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
14.50Break
15.15"Integrated research"
Talk | PD Dr.-Ing. Sven Wachsmuth (CITEC Central Lab Facilities)
15.40Closing words
Prof. Dr. Helge Ritter, CITEC-Koordinator
15.45CITEC labs open for visiting
16.30Closing Ceremony
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