Tag Archives: HRI

Robotics summer schools are great for young graduate students

In recent years, there has been a number of well focused summer schools designed to provide an in depth introduction of a robotics or artificial intelligence topic for young and senior researchers. These summer schools often have one-week duration and include both lectures by experts and hands on experience. This summer for example, the Portuguese… Read More »

BIRON: a robot designed for human-robot interaction

The Bielefeld Robot Companion (BIRON) is a robot designed for studying Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) using multi-modal interfaces. BIRON is supported by the European Union COGNIRON (“The Cognitive Companion”) project and the German research foundation. The robot is capable of detecting and tracking people using its on-board steerable camera along with a range and acoustic sensor.… Read More »