December 13th: The Return of the Light
The Second Örebro Winter School on "Artificial Intelligence and Robotics"

Final Program

Times with a green background indicate events open to external audience. Note: space is very limited, and priority seats go to the School attendants. We'll fit some extra sits for visitors, but these may be less than confortable...

  Sunday, December 7  
Anytime Arrival and hotel check-in
You will find some information material when you check-in at the hotel
19:30 Welcome at Livin'
We meet in the lobby of the Livin' residence and go for an informal dinner


  Monday, December 8 P-204
9:00 School Introduction
9:30 Research with Collaborative Unmanned Aircraft Systems
-> Prof. Patrick Doherty, Linköping University, Sweden
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 AI and Robotics: the industrial perspective
-> Dr. Amit Kumar Pandey, Aldebaran Robotics, France (45 min)
-> Dr. Søren Peter Johansen, Danish Technological Institute, Denmark (45 min)
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Students self-introduction
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Practical session
finalize the software installation, connect to the robot, testing
17:30 Free time
19:00 Welcome reception & dinner at Fakultetsklubben


  Tuesday, December 9 P-204
9:00 Constraint-Based Reasoning for Robots
Full day tutorial with hands-on exercises
-> Dr. Federico Pecora, University of Örebro, Sweden
-> Masoumeh Mansouri, University of Örebro, Sweden
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Tutorial continues...
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Tutorial continues...
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Tutorial continues...
17:30 End of Day


  Wednesday, December 10 P-204
9:00 Answer Set Solving in Practice
Full day tutorial with hands-on exercises. Part I: theory
-> Prof. Torsten Schaub, University of Potsdam, Germany
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Part II: theory and exercises
-> Prof. Torsten Schaub, University of Potsdam, Germany
-> Benjamin Andres, University of Potsdam, Germany
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Part III: Robotic exercises
-> Benjamin Andres, University of Potsdam, Germany
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Part III continues...
17:30 End of Day


  Thursday, December 11 P-204
9:00 Model-driven engineering for knowledge representation
-> Prof. Herman Bruyninckx, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Probabilistic Logics for Robotics
-> Prof. Luc De Raedt, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Benchmarking and evaluation of intelligent robotic systems
-> Prof. Pedro Lima, Institut Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
-> Prof. Daniele Nardi, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Practicals on evaluation of intelligent robotic systems
-> Dr. Pedro Miraldo, Institut Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
18:00 Free time
19:30 Lucia Dinner at Örebro Castle


Note: All student papers presented at the Symposium are accessible in PDF format to the School attendance HERE (password required).

  Friday, December 12: The Lucia PhD Symposium Hörsal-T
9:00 Paper presentations and discussions I
-> Velin Dimitrov: "Realization of Vision-Based Navigation and Object Recognition Algorithms for the Sample Return Challenge"
  (discussant: Kanna Rajan)
-> Christian Dondrup "Shaping Human-Aware Navigation and Human-Robot Joint Motion Using Long-Term Adaptation - A Progress Report"
  (discussant: Achim Lilienthal)
-> João Santos "Strategies of Spatio-temporal Exploration in Dynamic Environments using Spectral Maps"
  (discussant: Daniele Nardi)
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Paper presentations and discussions II
-> Igor Zubrycki: "Controlling non-anthropomorphic, dexterous grippers through hand posture and grip recognition"
  (discussant: David Vernon)
-> Jasmin Grosinger: "Find Out Why Reading This Paper is an Opportunity of Type Opp0 (extended version)"
  (discussant: Joachim Hertzberg)
-> Francesco Riccio: "Context-based Coordination in Multi-Robot Systems"
  (discussant: Herman Bruyninckx)
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Invited talk
The openEASE, which is an open knowledge server
-> Prof. Michael Beetz, University of Bremen, Germany
15:00 Posters' "Elevator pitches"
15:30 Poster session (with coffee and light refreshments)
17:00 Closing discussion and Farewell
17:30 End of School


  Saturday, December 13  
Anytime Your free day!
Open schedule for networking activities


  Sunday, December 14  
11:00 Check-out from hotel and Departure  


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