Seminar | IST Taguspark - Room 2.10 | 11:00

Francisco Miranda, SpotGames – Abstract: Today’s children and young people are increasingly disinvesting from their school paths. However, one approach has been dramatically effective in motivating all young people to pursue, in a dedicated and persistent way, personal (though seemingly … Continued

Scalability and Efficiency in Graph Mining

Seminar | 336 | 10:00

Wagner Meira Jr, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais – Abstract: Despite significant research, graph mining remains a challenging task, due to characteristics such as its computational complexity and the large spectrum of models that may be mined. In this talk … Continued

Socially Competent Robot Navigation

Seminar | Room 1.38 - IST Taguspark | 11:00

Chris Mavrogiannis, Cornell University – Abstract: Crowded human environments such as pedestrian scenes constitute challenging domains for mobile robots, for a variety of reasons including the heterogeneity of pedestrians’ decision making mechanisms, the lack of universal formal rules regulating traffic, … Continued

Personalizing Personal Robots

Seminar | Room 1.38 (Taguspark). | 11:00

Dan Grollman, Misty Robotics – Abstract: In this talk I’ll present some ideas on how to make your robot truly your own. Beyond sensing, thinking, and acting, robots need to feel and express their own unique interpretation of the world … Continued

Artificial sociality- modelling the social mind

Seminar | IST Taguspark - Room 1.38 | 11:30

Gert Jan Hofstede, Wageningen Universiteit – Abstract: Gert Jan will discuss ‘artificial sociality’, the subject for which he was recently appointed professor. It is about foundational conceptual models of human sociality based on social science, for use in agent-based … Continued

On the Self in Selfie

Seminar | 336 | 10:30

Christoph Kirsch, University of Salzburg – Abstract: Selfie is a self-contained 64-bit, 10-KLOC implementation of (1) a self-compiling compiler written in a tiny subset of C called C* targeting a tiny subset of 64-bit RISC-V called RISC-U, (2) a self-executing … Continued

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