[Comp-neuro] Call for Participation: IROS 2012 Workshop on Optimality principles and adaptation in humanoid robotics control

serena ivaldi serena.ivaldi at isir.upmc.fr
Sat Sep 29 18:37:23 CEST 2012

Dear colleagues,

We would like to invite you to participate in the IROS 2012 workshop on

* Optimality principles and adaptation in humanoid robotics control *

To be held on Sunday, October 7th in Vilamoura, Portugal. The schedule as well the full program are available at:


We look forward to seeing you in Vilamoura!

Serena Ivaldi
Bastien Berret
Francesco Nori
Olivier Sigaud

--------------- Program overview ---------------

Stephen Scott 	
Putting Sensory back into Voluntary Motor Control
David Franklin 	
Adaptive feedforward and feedback strategies in sensorimotor control

Etienne Burdet 	
A theory of interactive motor behaviors
Alexander Terekhov 	
Can we learn what the brain optimizes?
Evangelous Theodorou 	
Robustness of optimal control predictions to robotic and neuromuscular control

Jan Babic 	
Robot skill synthesis through human sensorimotor learning
Katja Mombaur 	
Identifying optimality principles in human locomotion for humanoid robots
Jean-Paul Laumond 	
The geometric dimensions of action
Mike Mistry 	
Exploiting Redundancy to Optimize the Task Space

Sethu Vijayakumar 	
Optimality in Compliant Actuation: Theory and Practice
Jan Peters 	
Machine Learning of Motor Skills for Robotics
Martin Butz 	
How Do We Interact With Objects: Optimal Control or Weighted Integration of Multiple Biases?

Serena Ivaldi, PhD
Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
Pyramide - T55/65  CC 173 
4 Place Jussieu - 75005 Paris
Tel: +33 (0) 1 44 27 96 23

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