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3rd International Symposium on Mobiligence (Awaji Yumebutai Conference Center, Nomvember 19-21, 2009)

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2nd International Symposium on Mobiligence (Awaji Yumebutai Conference Center, July 18-20, 2007)

Symposia organized by each group of the Mobiligence program were held on the first and second day of the symposium, which include 4 invited speeches and 21 oral presentations. The invited speakers are; Prof. Jean-Louis Deneubourg (Universit Libre de Bruxelles)Prof. Pietro G. Morasso (DIST, University of Genova, Italy)Prof. Kier G. Pearson (University of Alberta, Canada)and Prof. Kouhei Ohnishi (Keio University, Japan). The members of Mobiligence program presented the current research activities in their presentations. A night session was organized by Junior Academy of the Mobiligence program. On the third day, individual research outcome was presented in the poster session, and a panel discussion titled “From Motor and Perception to Intelligence” was organized in cooperation with ERATO Asada Synergistic Intelligence project. The panelists are; Prof. Minoru Asada(Chairman), Prof. Rolf Pfeifer, Prof. Toshio Inui, Prof. Kaoru Takakusaki. Total number of participants was 126. (from Mobiligence Annual Report 2007)

International Workshop on Mobiligence(University of Padua, Vicenza Campus & Padova Campus, Italy, April 4-6, 2007)

1st International Symposium on Mobiligence (Mobiligence'05)

  • Date: December 04, 2007
  • Place: Hokkaido University Conference Hall Room No.1
  • 9:30- 9:45 Opening
    Session I (Chair: Prof. Masafumi Yano, Tohoku University, Japan)
    9:50-10:10 Emergence of Adaptive Motor Function through Interaction among the Body, Brain and Environment
    Prof. Hajime Asama (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
    10:10-10:40 Research Activities and Plan in Group A: Environmental Adaptation
    Prof. Koji Ito (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
    10:40-11:10 Research Activities and Plan in Group B: Physical Adaptation
    Prof. Kazuo Tsuchiya (Kyoto University, Japan)
    11:10-11:20 Coffee Break
    Session II (Chair: Prof. Ryokei Kanzaki, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
    11:20-11:50 Research Activities and Plan in Group C: Social Adaptation
    Prof. Hitoshi Aonuma (Hokkaido University, Japan)
    11:50-12:20 Research Activities and Plan in Group D: Common Principle
    Prof. Koichi Osuka (Kobe University, Japan)
    12:20-14:00 Lunch
    Invited Talk I (Chair: Prof. Kaoru Takakusaki, Asahikawa Medical College, Japan)
    14:00-15:00 Mechanisms for selection of basic motor programs - a role for striatum and pallidum (tentative)
    Prof. Sten Grillner (Karolinska Institute, Sweden)
    Invited Talk II (Chair: Prof. Akio Ishiguro, Nagoya University, Japan)
    15:00-16:00 Morphological computation: connecting brain, body, and environment
    Prof. Rolf Pfeifer (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
    16:00-16:15 Coffee Break
    Invited Talk III (Chair: Prof. Hiroshi Kimura, University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
    16:15-17:15 Implementation of learning in intelligent motor systems
    Prof. Avis H. Cohen (University of Maryland, USA)
    18:00-20:00 Banquet (Sapporo Century Royal Hotel)