On 13th of December 2018, one year after launching the Honda Innovation Team Europe, a Honda garage transformed into a startup exhibition, giving the spotlight to scientific discussions with eight startups from various areas of technology.
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Mountain View, Calif., Oct. 25, 2018 – Seeking to develop a type of artificial intelligence that enables life-long learning with a human-like sense of curiosity, Honda Research Institute USA, Inc. announced a new initiative, the Curious Minded Machine (CMM), to expand its cognitive robotics research.
HRI-EU hosted the 6th HRI European Graduate Network Symposium with 38 scientific presentations and more than 100 participants.
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The first results of the Dexterous Cooperation project will be published at the 2018 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). The project’s goal is the development of intelligent collaborative robot systems that can carry out sequential tasks in cooperation with human co-workers. In the paper and accompanying video we show our first result: a human and a robot collaboratively turning large objects.
Please check out the video and the pre-print of the paper!
Honda Innovations is working with Honda operations globally to establish startup liaisons, providing protocols and best practices identifying and engaging with startups and entrepreneurs who share Honda’s vision for transforming mobility.
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On 22 November 2017 Prof. Dr. Alexander Gepperth from Fulda University of Applied Sciences will visit our institute and he will give a talk on “Catastrophic forgetting – a comprehensive investigation“.
On 21 November 2017 Andreas Richter, director of Honda Research Institute Europe, will give a talk on “Cooperative Intelligence – a human centered AI approach. Machine Ethics at the Honda Research Institute Europe” in the working group ethics („AG Ethik“).
With 58 submissions, the “Face the robot competition” of the Honda Research Institute Europe officially closed on Sunday, the 22.10.2017.
We were thrilled by all the great ideas and would like to thank all participants for their contributions!
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On 10 November 2017 Prof. Dr. Michael Beetz from University of Bremen will visit our institute and he will give a talk on „Everyday Activity Science and Engineering (EASE)”.
On 26 September 2017 we will have a visit from Dr. Thomas Stützle of the Free University of Brussels and he will give a talk on ‘Automated Algorithm Design: Automatically generating high-performance algorithms’.