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9 MAR 2022
Shigeki Sugano, D.Eng.
“Smart Robot that is Close to One Person for a Lifetime AIREC”
Tetsuya Ogata, D.Eng.
“Deep Predictive Learning for Real-world Robot Systems”
Sethu Vijayakumar, Ph.D.
The Alan Turing Institute
“Shared Autonomy-The Future of Interactive Robotics”
Sean Sanders, Ph.D.Science/AAAS
This webinar is brought to you by the Science/AAAS Custom Publishing Office.
Robots and other automated devices are increasingly becoming a part of our everyday lives and include every conceivable application, from intelligent online assistants to self-driving cars. But what is the next frontier in robot development? During this webinar, we invite three experts in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) to share the latest technology developments that give us some insight into what a future world might look like. They’ll examine what advances are needed—particularly in software—to allow the next generation of robots to be more independent, flexible, interactive, and helpful.
During the webinar, the speakers will:
-Describe the shift from isolated decision making to more shared control, giving greater autonomy to the robot
-Discuss the optimal trade-off between autonomy and automation that doesn’t sacrifice safety or the user’s sense of security
-Introduce the concept of novel deep predictive learning AI, which will allow robots to better move through and interact with unfamiliar environments
-Illustrate how recent advances can produce cognitively flexible robots that move closer to becoming true human companions.
This webinar will last for approximately 60 minutes.