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Honda Research Institute Launches “Curious Minded Machine” Research Collaboration with MIT, University of Pennsylvania and University of Washington

08.11.2018

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.
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HRI European Graduate Network Symposium 2018

01.10.2018

HRI-EU hosted the 6th HRI European Graduate Network Symposium with 38 scientific presentations and more than 100 participants.
The Honda Research Institute Europe has hosted the 6th HRI European Graduate Network Symposium on September 26 and 27 to foster scientific discussions and exchange about our joint university research activities in Europe and around the world.


Human-Robot Cooperative Object Manipulation with Contact Changes

03.08.2018

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.


Honda “Xcelerates” Startup Collaboration in Europe

30.01.2018

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.


Talk of Prof. Dr. Alexander Gepperth at HRI-EU

21.11.2017

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“.


Talk of Andreas Richter at Deloitte Greenhouse in Berlin

21.11.2017

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“).


„FACE THE ROBOT!” – Design Competition: Decision on Winners!

15.11.2017

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!


Talk of Prof. Dr. Michael Beetz at HRI-EU

09.11.2017

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)”.


Talk of Dr. Thomas Stützle at HRI-EU

18.09.2017

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’.


„FACE THE ROBOT!“

13.09.2017

Cologne, September 12, 2017 – Online Challenge: 20 K prize money for a robot head and its interaction design.
In cooperation with hack.institute Cologne, Honda Research Institute Europe is looking for an innovative design for a head and face of its multi-entity research platform consisting of a mobile assistant robot, a table-top robot and a virtual avatar.
Further information of the Honda Design Challenge: www.face-the-robot.com

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