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6th edition”Robots for Learning” workshop 2021 – Call For Papers

In this 6th edition of the “Robots for Learning” workshop, international experts in the field will share their knowledge concerning the design of social robot behaviours which support learning, their embedding in a learning activity and the evaluation of their impact through an experiment and the assessment of the person’s learning. The workshop is organized … Continued

Best Student paper for Silvia Tulli at ICSR 2020

Last week, on November 14-16th, 2020, the finalists of the student paper competition were named during the ICSR 2020. This 12th edition of the conference brought together academics, researchers, and industry focused on the developing of social robots and understanding how these systems will be integrated into the fabric of our society. Silvia Tulli and … Continued

Post-doctoral job offer at Sorbonne Université

The PIRoS (Perception, Interaction and Robotique Sociales) team of the Institute for Intelligent Systems and Robotics (ISIR) at Sorbonne University (Paris) is looking for a for a highly motivated and ambitious postdoctoral researcher to conduct research on interactive machine learning and human-robot interaction for education. The successful candidate will work on several EU projects including … Continued

Talking Robotics, virtual seminars creating links between robotics researchers

We are happy to announce Talking Robotics, a series of talks to reflect, dialogue, and network about Robotics and its interaction with other relevant fields, such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Design Research, Human-Robot Interaction, among others. Since COVID-19, researchers have been unable to normally attend conferences and network as we used to. This situation … Continued

Best paper award @RO-MAN 2020 for one of our ESRs : Natalia Calvo-Barajas

Our paper was a finalist for two categories at the 29th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication – ROMAN 2020, Best Paper Award and RSJ/KROS Distinguished Interdisciplinary Research Award.  Title: The Effects of Robot’s Facial Expressions on Children’s First Impressions of Trustworthiness Authors: Natalia Calvo-Barajas, Giulia Perugia, Ginevra Castellano Abstract: Facial expressions of emotions influence the … Continued

They talk about us

Since June 11th, CNRS launched its latest scientific journal “Carnets de Science”. In this edition, a full article is presented on the place and roles of robots in our society. In this context, Mohamed Chetouani – coordinator of ANIMATAS – was cited, enhancing that robots need to be part of a controlled and well-known framework … Continued

Open call for abstract

ANIMATAS launches a call for participation on Robots for Learnings (#R4L) with the Open Access Publisher “Frontiers”, in Robotics and AI. This call is created with a special focus on technical, theoretical and methodological work, on social robotics research, showcasing novel algorithms and computational modeling that are applied within the context of learning. Follow this link to read … Continued

ANIMATAS’ commitment to gender equality in AI

Did you know that ANIMATAS and its female ESRs are highly engaged in gender equality? ANIMATAS is fostering female researchers’ excellence and inclusion, in particular through the participation of some of its female ESRs in Women in AI []. Women in AI (WAI) is a non-profit do-tank working towards gender-inclusive AI (Artificial Intelligence) that benefits … Continued

VS-Games 2019 presentations

  Recently, I was in Vienna, Austria, in order to attend the 11th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications (VS-Games 2019) and present two papers (mine and my colleague’s one). It took place at the Natural History Museum, Vienna.  My paper presents an initial work involving the design of a pedagogical … Continued

How to Related Work

In this post I present a brief overview on how I currently get an overview of existing work for a project, and keep on top of new literature as I conduct my research.