It’ll Probably Be Fine.

My coffee table is much smaller than this. Having just recovered from two stomach bugs (thanks, Ellie!), I am about to embark on a mental few weeks in which I am in my office for two days out of a possible thirteen working days (twenty actual days), going to five different places including abroad. It’ll […]

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Geometric and topological methods in control and robotics

I am off to a workshop on this topic, in (hopefully, a bit sunny) Madrid: http://webpages.ull.es/users/gmcnet/GTMCR2010/Home.html. Over the past few years, there has been a slow build up of interest in this topic. I am especially excited to see algorithmic versions of classical mathematical ideas slowly take shape – to the point where non-mathematicians can […]

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Dagstuhl Workshop: Learning paradigms in dynamic environments

I am off to a Dagstuhl workshop entitled Learning paradigms in dynamic environments. The short summary of some of the main goals of this workshop: Two problem areas which focus on the problem complex and can be fruitfully addressed within the limited time span of a seminar are the autonomous development and learning of structures […]

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A brief trip report

I have been busy traveling, going between the extremes of sunny Rome and chilly Minneapolis. Last week, I attended an EUCognition meeting on ‘social cognition’ – with many talks addressing the general area of language learning and its use in communication between cognitive agents. The speakers included Stevan Harnad, Luc Steels, Michael Arbib and Jordan […]

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flying objects

Uploaded on Sep 22, 2008 The AirTraffic team presents the global air traffic (simulation over 24 hours).http://radar.zhaw.ch/ Uploaded on Feb 19, 2010 Courtesy NASA FACET is a simulation tool for exploring advanced air traffic management concepts. An efficient and effective air traffic management system is vital to the U.S. transportation infrastructure. Since 1978, when the […]

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