The sixth edition of the "Robotics Research Jam Session" organized by Centro  "E. Piaggio" - University of Pisa with the Advanced Robotics Dept. of IIT with the support of SOMA project will be held on July 18, 2016

Researchers belonging to different disciplines of human and robotics sciences will meet in a rather casual fashion to exchange research results and ideas.

PROGRAM (link)





July 18, 2016
Polo Etruria, Room F5
College of Engineering
University of Pisa

The workshop will take place in Room F5, Polo Etruria, College of Engineering, Via Diotisalvi, Pisa.
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13.00 Lunch - catering "TiCucinoBIO"

14.00 Welcome and Introduction
Lucia Pallottino, Università di Pisa

14.30 From Aerial Vehicles to Aerial Robots through the lens of Tethering and Full-Actuation [Abstract]
Antonio Franchi, LAAS-CNRS, France [Bio]

15.00 Teach by demonstration and walk-through programming of industrial robots [Abstract]
Cesare Fantuzzi, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy [Bio]

15.30 Human-Robot Interaction [Abstract]
Bram Vanderborght, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium [Bio]

16.00 Automated Discovery and Learning of Complex Movement Behaviours [Abstract]
Igor Mordatach, University of California, Berkeley [Bio]

16.30 Coffe Break - catering "TiCucinoBIO"

17.00 Robots for minimally invasive surgery: the importance of targeting [Abstract]
Arianna Menciassi, Scuola Superiore S. Anna, Pisa [Bio]

17.30 Robot-Assisted Transoral Laser Microsurgery: Enhancing surgical precision, safety and quality [Abstract]
Leonardo De Mattos, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova [Bio]

18.00 Cutaneous haptic feedback to improve the performance and safety of robotic teleoperation systems [Abstract]
Claudio Pacchierotti, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova [Bio]

18.30 Designing Autonomous Robots for Complex Environments [Abstract]
Paolo Fiorini, Università di Verona [Bio]