Lecture Programme

The Lecture Programme for the ShanghAI Lectures 2017 !!! Check back! We will add the still missing slides from the lectures soon!!!

Lecture 1: Embodied Intelligence in Natural and Artificial Agents

  • 2017-10-26 09:30 to 11:00 CEST
  • Embodied Intelligence in Natural and Artificial Agents: Robotics is coming of age
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • Site introductions

Lecture 2: Towards a Theory of Embodied Intelligence

  • 2017-11-02 09:30 to 11:00 CET
  • Embodiment: concept and models
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • Guest lecture by Josh Bongard:
    • Vermont Complex Systems Center, University of Vermont, USA
    • “Evolving and developing soft robots”
    • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • The Lecture’s video is here.
  • 课程视频在这里

Lecture 3: Intelligent Systems: Properties and Principles

  • 2017-11-09 09:30 to 11:00 CET
  • Intelligent Systems: Properties and Principles
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • Guest lecture by Olivier Michel:
    • Cyberbotics, Lausanne, Switzerland
    • “Robotbenchmark: a web-based robotics simulation to compare control algorithms on standard benchmarks”
    • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • The Lecture’s video is here.
  • 课程视频在这里

Lecture 4: Evolution: Cognition from Scratch

  • 2017-11-16 09:30 to 11:00 CET
  • Evolution: Cognition from Scratch
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • Young Researcher Guest Lecture by Francesco Corucci:
    • 3D Nextech srl, Livorno, Italy
    • “Evolutionary Developmental Soft Robotics: Towards Adaptive and Intelligent Machines Following Nature’s Approach to Design”
    • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • Guest Lecture by Nicolas Rojas:
    • Imperial College, London, UK
    • “Enhancing in-hand manipulation via mechanical intelligence”
    • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • The Lecture’s video is here
  • 课程视频在这里

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

  • 2017-11-23 09:30 to 11:00 CET
  • Morphological Computation, Self-Organization of Behaviors and Adaptive Morphologies
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • Guest Lecture by Keyan Ghazi-Zahedi
    • Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Berlin, Germany
    • “Quantifying Morphological Computation”
    • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • The Lecture’s video is here
  • 课程视频在这里

Lecture 6: Collective Intelligence: Cognition from Interaction

  • 2017-11-30 09:30 to 11:00 CET
  • Emerging Intelligence: Cognition from Interaction, Development and Evolution
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • Guest Lecture by Martin Stoelen:
    • University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    • “Co-developing brain and body, in the field”
    • The Lecture’s PDF is here.
  • The Lecture’s video is here.
  • 课程视频在这里

Lecture 7: The Road Ahead

  • 2017-12-7 09:30 to 11:00 CET
  • The Road to a New Paradigm Robotics
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s PDF is here
  • Young Researcher Guest Lecture by Marcello Calisti:
    • The BioRobotics Institute, SSSA, Pisa, Italy
    • “Bioinspired approaches to design and control of mobile soft robots”
    • The Lecture’s PDF is here
  • Guest Lecture by Ruairi Glynn:
    • The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, London, UK
    • “Animating Art & Architecture”
    • The Lecture’s PDF is here
  • The Lecture’s video is here.
  • 课程视频在这里

Lecture 8: Grab Bag, Summary, Discussion

  • 2016-12-14 09:30 to 11:00 CET
  • Grab Bag, Summary and topics to discuss
  • Lecturer: Fabio Bonsignorio
  • The Lecture’s PDF is here
  • Guest lecture by Rolf Pfeifer:
    • Em. Prof. University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Prof. Dept. of Automation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China and Scientific Consultant Living with Robots Ltd
    • “How the Body Shapes the Way We Think: 10 Years later”
  • The Lecture’s video is here.
  • 课程视频在这里.