First Six-Monthly Meeting
Monday 3rd July 2006
NH Vienna Airport Hotel

"Getting around in the world – does all navigation require cognition?"

A programme for the meeting can be found here (pdf - 0.10 Mb)

Links to most of the presentations are listed below. The remaining presentations will be added soon.


09:30    Registration
09:50 Welcome (pdf - 0.3 Mb)
10:00 Robert Sutherland, Canadian Center for Behavioural Neuroscience, The University of Lethbridge
Contrasting associative and cognitive bases for navigation
10:45 Sidney Wiener, Collège de France
Neural activity underlying spatial cognition: Inspiration for robot control architecture
11:30 Coffee
11:45 Hanspeter Mallot , University of Tubingen
Insect strategies in human and robot navigation (pdf - 1.7 Mb)
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Jean-Arcady Meyer, AnimatLab, Laboratoire d’Informatique de Paris 6
Navigation in animats: From reflexes, to cognitive maps, and to planning; From evolution, to development, and to learning (pdf - 1.7 Mb)
14:15 Ulrich Nehmzow, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex
Self-Localization and Route Learning in Mobile Robots through System Identification (pdf - 1.6 Mb)
15:00 Paul Verschure, ICREA & Technology Department, University Pompeu Fabra
Real-world architectures of perception, cognition and behavior
15:45 Panel and Audience Discussion
17:00 Poster Session and Wine Reception