3rd iV&L Training School on Vision and Language Integration in Cognitive Robotics

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4-6 September 2017

CSRI organises the 3rd Training School of the European Network on Vision-Language integration (iV&L net), in Athens, Greece. The event focusses on Vision-Language Integration in Cognitive Robotic Applications.

Through lectures and hands-on sessions, the summer school presents the interdisciplinary state of the art, as well as the needs and challenges in this newly emerging topic, involving both science and technology. Highlights of the programme include lecture tutorials and practical sessions by:

  • Luciano Fadiga, University of Ferrara and Italian Institute of Technology: Introductory Lecture on “Vision-Language Integration in the Human Brain”.

  • Raffaele Tavarone, Italian Institute of Technology: Hands on Session on “Visuomotor and linguistic features in Automatic Speech Recognition”.

  • Yezhou Yang, University of Arizona: Introductory Lecture on “Vision-language Integration Challenges and Needs in Robotics” & related Hands on Session.

  • Yiannis Aloimonos, University of Maryland: Advanced Topic Lecture on “Latest developments in combining Cognitive Vision and Natural Language Processing”.

  • Vadim Tikhanoff, Italian Institute of Technology: Introductory Lecture on “Vision and Language Integration in Cognitive Architectures for Robots” & related Hands on Session.

  • Katerina Pastra, Cognitive Systems Research Institute: Introductory Lecture on “Vision and Language Integration for Knowledge Representation”.

  • Dimitris Mavroeidis, Cognitive Systems Research Institute: Hands on Session on “Using the PRAXICON multisensory, referential and recursive Semantic Memory”.