Speakers list

Maarja Kruusmaa Tony Prescott Aaron Sloman
Federico Carpi Frank Bremmer Auke IJspeert
Huosheng Hu Frank Grasso Maria Carrozza
Mitra Hartmann Joseph Ayers David Lentink
Andy Phillipides Yoseph Bar-Cohen Kevin O'Regan
Hillel Chiel Jon H. Kaas Paul Verschure
Dom Massaro Frank Grasso Noel Sharkey
Roberto Cingolani David Lane


Here you can find video registrations of the 2011 talks and links to interviews with the speakers. Registered participants also have access to papers and other details.

How Fish KISS: A Reductionist Approach to a Biomimetic Design of an Underwater Fish Robot - Maarja Kruusmaa
Biomimetic robotics with a light touch - Tony Prescott
How to combine science and engineering to solve philosophical problems - Aaron Sloman
Electromechanically active polymer artificial muscles for future soft robotics and biomimetics - Federico Carpi
Spatial representations during eye movements - Frank Bremmer
Control of locomotion using central pattern generators: from biology to robotics - Auke IJspeert
Biomimetics - An evolutionary transformation from biological systems to intelligent robots - Huosheng Hu
Biologically-inspired balancing of inherited and learned behaviors in mobile robots - Frank Grasso
Towards human-robot symbiosis - New perspectives for assistive and rehabilitation robotics - Maria Carrozza
Biological Modeling and Biomimetics: Some Thoughts from Study of the Rat Vibrissal (Whisker) System - Mitra Hartmann
Synthetic Neuroethology - Joseph Ayers
Biofluiddynamics of flight as an inspiration for design - David Lentink
Mimicking the elegance of insect behavior: a case study in visual navigation - Andy Phillipides
Humanlike Robots - The ultimate challenge to mimicking biology in a synthetic form - Yoseph Bar-Cohen
How to Make a Robot that Feels - Kevin O'Regan
Towards Autonomous Robots: Lessons from Biology - Hillel Chiel
The Evolution of the Large, Complex Human Brain - Jon H. Kaas
Biologically Constrained Learning - Paul Verschure
Technology Assisted Reading Acquisition (TARA): Acquiring Literacy Naturally - Dom Massaro
Exploring cephalopod object manipulation: modeling studies of neural control of Octopus suckers and squid tentacles - Frank Grasso - Frank Grasso
Trading rights: the ethical marketplace of robotics - Noel Sharkey
Nanotechnologies for humans and humanoids - Roberto Cingolani
Dolphin Inspired Sonar Development for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles - David Lane

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