Technische Universität München Robotics and Embedded Systems

HBP Neurorobotics SS 2017

Organizer PD Dr.rer.nat Florian Röhrbein
Module IN2107
Type Research Seminar
Semester SS 2017
ECTS 4.0
Room 03.07.011
Time Thursday, 9:00




* Combination of Plasticity and Machine Learning Algorithms

* MiRo and related approaches

* Backpropagation as a model of cortical processing?

* Novel learning algorithms for spiking neural nets

* Cerebellar Models for Learning Robot Control

* Efficacy of artifical and spiking NNs in solving advanced learning tasks

* Deep learning on neuromophic hardware

* Recent trends in neuromorphic hardware

* Much ado about nothing – do artificial neural circuits improve robotics control?

* Learning or De-Learning - How Motor Circuits Develop

* Limits and Potential of Deep Learning in Robotics

* Overview and comparison of existing software / tools for neural simulations

* Neural plasticity for robotic information streams

* Robotics for Neuroscientists – more than just a mechanical test platform for neural hypotheses?

* Compliant Actuators – more than just a vestigiality?

* AND MANY MORE.........


Date Presenter Topic
06.04.2017 NO CLASS NRP developer workshop
11.04.2017 Terry Stewart (U Waterloo) Neural Engineering with Nengo * Talk on Tuesday instead of Thursday *
20.04.2017 Matthias Kohler Extracting the functional connectome of the sensory input stage of the spinal cord (PhD Project)
04.05.2017 Stephan Breimair Machine Learning for the Internet of Things (BA defense)
11.05.2017 Matthias Lehner Development of a Semantic Training Data Storage System for Deep Learning in Robotics
25.05.2017 NO CLASS public holiday
01.06.2017 Jun-Heui Cho Series of 3D Models of the Prenatal Human Body for Developmental Robotics
15.06.2017 NO CLASS 3rd Japan-EU Workshop on Neurorobotics
22.06.2017 Thomas Krieger Modeling of an actuated vertebral column for a mouse robot
29.06.2017 Patrick Schulte Mind Uploading: Potential, Techniques and Issues
  Walter Zimmer Deep traffic sign detection and recognition
06.07.2017 Philipp Schulz Augenimplantate und künstliches Sehen
  David Liu (U Texas) Data Science, Automotive, and Formal Verification: Engineering a path towards Neurorobotics
13.07.2017 NO CLASS summer school BMW
20.07.2017 Steffen True Neuroevolution - Evolving Robot Brains
  Elie Jalbout Native embedding of central pattern generators in spiking neural networks
27.07.2017 Pavel Czempin Entwicklung einer Stratego-KI
  Alex Pakakis The Process of Decoding Hand Gestures from EMG Signals
03.08.2017 Felix Schiel Neural motor prostheses for restoration of movement
  Kevin Just Mehrbeinige autonome Systeme: Selbstlernendes Laufen im Vergleich zu konventionellen Methoden
10.08.2017 Peer Lucas Design, Construction and Validation of a Life-Size Robot Model for Biomimetic Locomotion in Small Mammals
17.08.2017 HBP members internal meeting
24.08.2017 t.b.a. t.b.a.
31.08.2017 t.b.a. t.b.a.
07.09.2017 t.b.a. t.b.a.
14.09.2017 NO CLASS Code Jam @Lausanne
21.09.2017 Alina Kharchenko Roboy 2.0
28.09.2017 t.b.a. t.b.a.

Description & Material

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-- Main.roehrbei - 13 Sep 2016