Lecture Programme

The Lecture Programme, the video recordings and the slides from the ShanghAI Lectures 2018. Be ready for 2019’s 10th Anniversary Edition!

Lecture 1: Overview

  • 2018-10-25 09:30 to 11:00 CEST
  • The Future of Robotics
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • The Lecture’s video is here .
  • 课程视频在这里

Lecture 2: Intelligence: things can be seem differently

  • 2018-11-01 09:30 to 11:00 CET
  • What we mean when we talk about intelligence?
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • The Lecture’s video is here .
  • 课程视频在这里

Lecture 3: Embodiment

  • 2018-11-08 09:30 to 11:00 CET
  • The Role of Embodiment in Intelligent Systems
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • The Lecture’s video is here .
  • 课程视频在这里
  • Guest lecture by Amanda Lunt:
    • University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    • “Thinking About Robotics: Ontology is Not a Dirty Word””
    • The Lecture’s PDF is here.

Lecture 4: Evolution: Cognition from Scratch

  • 2018-11-15 09:30 to 11:00 CET
  • Evolution: Cognition from Scratch
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • The Lecture’s video is here .
  • 课程视频在这里
  • Guest lecture by Krzysztof Pomorski:
    • University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    • “From Quantum Hardware to Quantum AI”
    • The Lecture’s PDF is here.

Lecture 5: Morphological Computation, Self-Organization of Behaviors and Adaptive Morphologies

  • 2018-11-22 09:30 to 11:00 CET
  • Morphological Computation, Self-Organization of Behaviors and Adaptive Morphologies
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • The Lecture’s video is here .
  • 课程视频在这里
  • Guest lecture by Elena Cuoco MOVED TO NEXT THURSDAY (Lecturer was sick):
    • EGO-Virgo and Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
    • “Why using artificial intelligence in the search for gravitational waves?”

Lecture 6: Collective Intelligence: Cognition from Interaction

  • 2018-11-29 09:30 to 11:00 CET
  • Emerging Intelligence: Cognition from Interaction, Development and Evolution
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s video is here .
  • 课程视频在这里
  • Guest lecture by Elena Cuoco (MOVED FROM Previous THURSDAY, Lecturer was sick):
    • EGO-Virgo and Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
    • “Why using artificial intelligence in the search for gravitational waves?”
    • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • Guest lecture by Joanna Bryson:
    • University of Bath, UK and Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy
    • “Artificial Intelligence and a Politically Sustainable Economy”
    • The Lecture’s PDF is here.

NO LECTURE ON 2018-12-6

Lecture 7: Embodied Intelligence: Principles and open issues

  • 2018-12-13 09:30 to 11:00 CET
  • Embodied Intelligence: principles and open issues
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s video is here .
  • 课程视频在这里
  • Guest lecture by Edoardo Sinibaldi:
    • Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Genova, Italy
    • “Model-based orienteering: (selected topics on) where to go, where not to go, and imaginative trails”
    • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • Guest lecture by Josh Bongard:
    • Vermont Complex Systems Center, University of Vermont, USA
    • “Using evolutionary robotics to study embodied cognition”
    • The Lecture’s PDF is here.

Lecture 8: Grab Bag, Summary, Discussion

  • 2018-12-20 09:30 to 11:00 CET
  • Grab Bag, Summary and topics to discuss
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s video is here .
  • 课程视频在这里
  • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • Guest lecture by Yulia Sandamirskaya:
    • Institute of Neuroinformatics (INI), University of Zurich / ETH Zurich
    • “Neuromorphic Computing: Embodiment of Neuronal Dynamics”
    • The Lecture’s PDF is here.