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Winning Acuity Ltd. and the Cognitive Systems Research Institute tap the power of Winning Minds platform and Cognitive Computational Linguistics research to shed new light in conversational analysis insights and uncover the human performance blind-spot. The latter is the gap between the skills...
6 & 7 March 2017, Pisa, Italy RoboComm++: Rethinking robotics for the robot companion of the future. A new three year FLAG-ERA Joint Transnational Research project will start at CSRI in March 2017. The project is funded by Flag-ERA (JTC 2016 Call) and aims to provide guidance on the future of...
31 January, Submission Deadline Consider submitting a paper in the JNLE Special Issue on 'Closing the Gap between Language and Vision'. Contributions reporting completed research on any topics related to this theme are invited, including but not limited to image and video labeling and annotation,...
1 June 2017, Submission Deadline Consider submitting a paper in the IEEE MultiMedia Special Issue on Vision-Language Integration and Multimedia Fusion. Original research, reviews, and opinions on vision-language integration models, methodologies, and challenges are solicited Guest Editors Marie-...
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CSRI's TIMELY COST action has been selected as one of the most successful Actions for 2014. This is part of the 2014 COST evaluation of the most succesful completed Actions. See the 2014 Annual COST Report here. 
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24 November 2016, Luxembourg FocusLocus: ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) management Gaming System for educational achievement and social inclusion. A new two year innovation project will start at CSRI on November 2016. The project is funded by the European Commission (H2020 ICT-24...
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16 October 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands The European Network on Vision and Language Integration organises a workshop as part of the prestigious 2016 Multimedia conference of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM-MM). The workshop will bring together the long-standing community of...
6 June 2016 Join us on the 6th & 7th of June 2016 in Rome, for the MODELACT: Action, Language, and Cognition Conference, at the Italian National Research Council (CNR)! The CSRI director, Katerina Pastra, will talk about the phenomenon of recursion. She is one of the keynote speakers, with a...
20 January 2016 The POETICON large-scale multimodal dataset of spontaneous speech and movement production on object affordances is out! The dataset is available for download at Figshare and the CSRI online repository with a CC-BY license (open access), while the corresponding publication is...
 11-12 August 2016, Berlin, Germany The European Network on Vision and Language Integration organises a workshop on the topic, as part of the prestigious 2016 conference of the Association of Computational Linguistics. This is the 5th in a series of workshops on Vision and Language, and is...
21 – 24 March 2016, University of Malta, Valletta, Malta The European Network on Vision and Language Integration in which CSRI participates actively, organises a Spring School on Integrating Vision and Language using Deep Learning methods. This is the second in a series of Spring Schools aimed at...
7/12/2015 Vasiliki Efstathiou is giving a poster presentation at the Workshop on Extensive and Intensive Recordings of Children's Language Environment (WEIRCLE 2015) at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris. The presentation will cover results on early language acquisition, produced from analysis...
CSRI has started accepting applications for ERASMUS+ Traineeships and is currently hosting the very first ERASMUS+ trainee from Umea University, Sweden.  If you are interested in gaining valuable experience in basic and applied research in Cognitive and Computational Sciences then CSRI is the...
25 November 2015 Vasiliki Efstathiou has been invited to give a lecture at the Lecture Series of the Demokritos Institute of Informatics and Telecommunciations, this Wednesday at 16.00. In her talk, she will introduce automated theorem proving algorithms for efficiently generating arguments in...
7 November 2015 Katerina Pastra will give a keynote speech at the GEOTHNK Project closing conference for “Educating the Future Spatial Citizens”, this Saturday, at 14.30, at the Ellinogermaniki Agogi School in Pallini. Her talk is entitled: “Semantics, Networks and Technology: When Learning...
CSRI redesigned Website
15 September 2015 The Cognitive Systems Research Institute (CSRI) in its process of constantly growing its online presence is happy to announce the launch of its new, redesigned version of its website, www.csri.gr The release of our newly redesigned website has been crafted to reflect the rapidly...
POETICON++ Research in the Horizon Magazine Spotlight!
17 August 2015 Angelo Cangelosi and Katerina Pastra have been interviewed by the Horizon Magazine on language learning in robots. The corresponding article entitled 'Teaching robots to talk is child’s play' has now been published in the Focus section of the magazine. The article refers to the...
Time Distortions in Mind
1 July 2015 Edited by Argiro Vatakis, Cognitive Systems Research Institute, Athens, Greece and Melissa Allman, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA Time Distortions in Mind brings together current research on aspects of temporal processing in clinical populations, in the ultimate hope of...
New Frontiers Research Topic on Language and Cognition
23 June 2015 Nikolaos Mavridis (UAE) and Katerina Pastra (CSRI) are the Editors of a new research topic in the open access Journal Frontiers, on Language and Cognition. The Language and Cognition topic is primarily concerned with the what, how and why of the interaction of Language with Cognition...
Learning Manipulation Actions from Unconstrained Videos
13 January 2015 Yiannis Aloimonos, Cornelia Fermueller, Yehzou Yang, Yi Li, Katerina Pastra. "Learning Manipulation Actions from Unconstrained Videos". Provisional Patent Application No. 62/109134. The patent filed by the USMF and CSRI PIs, combines approaches from artificial intelligence,...

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