Invited talks


[2016] Sensorimotor learning for intelligent robot behaviors: reaching, manipulation, tool use and problem solving. Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. April 27.

[2016] Visual perception and learning for bio-inspired reaching and action planning}. Class of the course 'Advanced Topics in Robotics'. Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. April 21.

[2016] Learning object affordances for tool use and problem solving. Osaka University, Japan. April 4.

[2016] Humans and Robots. Marie Sklodowska-Curie Ambassador at the "Escola Secundária Vergílio Ferreira" scientific High School (outreach event). Lisbon, Portugal. February 15.


[2015] Some important ingredients for robotic manipulation: results from the EU projects Poeticon++ and Limoman. BMVA Workshop on Visual, tactile and force sensing for robot manipulation. London, UK. December 9.

[2015] Learning object affordances for tool use and problem solving. Workshop on Learning Object Affordances: a fundamental step to allow prediction, planning and tool use? (IROS 2015). Hamburg, Germany. September 28. 
[2015] Learning object affordances for tool use and problem solving in cognitive robots. Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (AIRO 2015). Ferrara, Italy. September 22.

[2015] Developmental learning of internal models for tool use and problem solving in humanoid robots. Istanbul Technical University. Istanbul, Turkey. August 3. 

[2015] Learning affordances for tool use and planning. Bottom-up and top-down development of motor skills. Workshop at IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR 2015). Istanbul, Turkey. July 31. 

[2015] Tactile sensing and robotic manipulation in the EU projects Poeticon++ and Limoman. Workshop on Tactile & force sensing for autonomous, compliant, intelligent robots at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2015). Seattle, USA. May 30.

[2014] Developmental learning of sensori-motor internal models for behaviour control of humanoid robots. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Madrid, Spain. November 23.

[2014] Intelligent whole-body reaching based on a learned internal models. Cognition, perception and postural control for humanoids. Workshop at IEEE International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2014). Madrid, Spain. November 18. pdf

[2014] Developmental learning of sensori-motor internal models in humanoid robots. Robots Learning from Experiences. Dagstuhl Seminar. Dagstuhl, Germany. February 18. pdf

[2014] Sviluppo di robot umanoidi intelligenti: verso la fantascienza? Italian Institute of Culture (outreach event). Lisbon, Portugal. February 6.

[2013] Developmental learning of motor skills in a humanoid robot. Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics. Workshop at IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Tokyo, Japan. November 7. pdf

[2012] Humanoid robots learning to interact with the world. Waseda GRA Workshop, Tokyo, Japan. December 14.
 
[2012] Sensori-motor learning in humanoid robots. ATR, Kyoto, Japan. December 5.

[2012] Sensori-motor learning in humanoid robots. Nara Institute of Technology, Nara, Japan. December 3.

 
[2012] Sensori-motor learning in humanoid robots. Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan. November 28.

[2012] Sensori-motor learning in humanoid robots. Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, Japan. November 27.

[2012] From the beauty of science to bio-inspired robotics. JSPS Science Dialogue Program (outreach event). Ibaraki Prefectural Namiki Secondary School. Tsukuba, Japan. May 2.

[2012] Learning Task Space Control: Theory and Robotic Applications. E-JUST Seminar. Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. February 7.

[2011] James: a humanoid robot learning how to interact with the world. Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal. December 20.

[2011] James: a humanoid robot learning how to interact with the world. University of Plymouth, UK. December 15.

[2011] James: a humanoid robot learning how to interact with the world. University of Aberystwyth, UK. December 14.

[2011] James: a humanoid robot learning how to interact with the world. Imperial College, London, UK. December 13.

[2011] Learning Task Space Control. University lecture. Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. August 18.

[2010] James: a humanoid robot learning how to interact with the world. National University of Singapore. December 10.