The panel sessions are open to
||Talk: Giorgio Metta (U. Genova)
Mirror neurons and cognition: from physiology to robotics.
||Talk: Steve Massaquoi (MIT)
The current understanding of brain control for reaching.
||Talk: Francisco Valero-Cuevas (Cornell)
Identifying the functional mechanism by which biological hands meet the necessary and sufficient physical requirements for dexterous manipulation. (abstract)
||Panel: Metta, Massaquoi, and Valero-Cuevas
Embodied and human-like manipulation.
||Talk: Deb Roy (MIT)
Language and Manipulation
||Talk: Robert Ambrose (NASA JPL)
||Talk: Roderic Grupen (U. Mass. Amherst)
Discovering Teleological Expanations for Manual Interactions.(abstract)
||Talk: Rodney Brooks (MIT)
Manipulation: 25 years from now.
||Panel: Brooks, Grupen, Ambrose, and Roy.
Challenges for manipulation in unstructured environments.
| 2:00- 5:00
||Video and poster session at MIT CSAIL Humanoid Robotics Lab, including robot demonstations of
- The Barrett WAM Arm
- The Shadow Hand
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