Type Time Nr Authors Title Session Title Links
Day1 (August 23, 2021)
Opening Session UTC+8
(17:00-17:30)
Opening Session  
Keynote UTC+8
(17:30-18:30)
KN1 Zhengyou Zhang Toward Emotionally Intelligent and Self-Evolving Robots. Keynote
Break UTC+8
 (18:30-18:45)
Break
Oral Talk 1 UTC+8
(18:45-19:00)
19 Hao Chen, Weiwei Wan*, Kensuke Harada Planning to Build Soma Blocks Using a Dual-arm Robot Learning, Planning and Problem Solving paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(19:00-19:15)
4 Takumi Takada*, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Yasuo Kuniyoshi (Japan) Unsupervised Learning of Shape-Invariant Lie Group Transformer by Embedding Ordinary Differential Equation Learning, Planning and Problem Solving paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(19:15-19:30)
3 Keita Matsumoto*, Shinya Tamai, Ryota Kanai (Japan) Goal-Directed Planning by Predictive-Coding Based Variational Recurrent Neural Network from Small Training
Samples
Learning, Planning and Problem Solving paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(19:30-19:45)
25 Chloé Mercier*, Lisa Roux, Margarida Romero, Frederic Alexandre, Thierry Viéville (France) Formalizing Problem Solving in Computational Thinking : An
Ontology Approach
Learning, Planning and Problem Solving paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
Break UTC+8
(19:45-20:00)
Break
Oral Talk 2 UTC+8
(20:00-20:15)
36 Monica Gori*, Gualtiero Volpe, Giulia Cappagli, Erica Volta, Luigi F. Cuturi Embodied Multisensory Training for Learning in Primary
School Children
Sensorimotor development paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(20:15-20:30)
44 Shuai Fang, Yaoyao Wei, Weikai Lin, Jianan Zhang, Tianlin Liu, Dingsheng Luo* Approaching Sound Object with Sensorimotor Coordination
When Sensors Partially Damaged
Sensorimotor development paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(20:30-20:45)
38 Jonas Gonzalez-Billandon*, Giulia Belgiovine, Matthew Tata, Alessandra Sciutti, Giulio Sandini, Francesco Rea Self-Supervised Learning Framework for Speaker
Localisation with a Humanoid Robot
Sensorimotor development paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
Break UTC+8
(20:45-21:00)
Break
Keynote UTC+8
(21:00-22:00)
KN2 Malinda Carpenter What does it mean to share attention and knowledge? Keynote
Break UTC+8
(22:00-22:15)
Break
Oral Talk 3 UTC+8
(22:15-22:30)
9 Ozan Özdemir*, Matthias Kerzel, Stefan Wermte Embodied Language Learning with Paired Variational
Autoencoders
Language paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(22:30-22:45)
26 Sara Schroer*, Chen Yu Multimodal Attention Creates the Visual Input for Infant
Word Learning
Language paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(22:45-23:00)
24 Sarwar Hussain Paplu*, Mohammed Nazrul Islam Arif, Karsten Berns Utilizing Semantic and Contextual Information During
Human-Robot Interaction
Language paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
Day2 (August 24, 2021)
Keynote UTC+8
(17:00-18:00)
KN3 Takayuki Nagai From Intelligence to Creativity. Keynote
Break UTC+8
(18:00-18:15)
Break
Poster && Poster Discussion UTC+8
(18:15-18:18)
52 Stegemann-Philipps, Christian Learn It First: Grounding Language in
Compositional Event-Predictive Encodings
1. General Principles of Development and
Learning
paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(18:18-18:21)
54 Weng, Juyang (John) A Developmental Method that Computes Optimal Networks without Post-Selections 1. General Principles of Development and Learning paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(18:21-18:24)
18 Wang, Peng ADEL: Autonomous Developmental Evolutionary Learning for Robotic
Manipulation
1. General Principles of Development and Learning paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(18:24-18:27)
30 Al-Husaini, Yusuf Priority-Objective Reinforcement Learning 1. General Principles of Development and
Learning
paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(18:27-18:30)
32 AlQallaf, Ali Enabling the Sense of Self in a Dual-Arm
Robot
1. Sensorimotor development paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8 (18:30-18:33) 41 Lopez Perez, David Do We Need Expensive Equipment to Quantify Infants’Movement? a Cross- Validation Study between Computer Vision Methods and Sensor Data 1. Sensorimotor development paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(18:33-18:36)
60 Hinaut, Xavier Canary Vocal Sensorimotor Model with RNN
Decoder and Low-Dimensional GAN Generator
1. Sensorimotor development paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(18:36-20:00)
Poster Discussion
Break UTC+8
(20:00-20:15)
Break
Journal Track UTC+8
(20:15-20:30)
JT2 Pagliarini, Silvia What does the Canary Say? Low-Dimensional GAN Applied to Birdsong Journal Track paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(20:30-21:45)
JT3 Jochen Triesch Learning Abstract Representations through Lossy Compression of Multi-Modal Signals Journal Track paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(20:45-21:00)
JT4 Weng, Juyang Autonomous Programming for General Purposes: Theory Journal Track paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(21:00-21:15)
JT1 del Pobil, Angel P. Integrating Sensor Models in Deep Learning Boosts
Performance: Application to Monocular Depth Estimation
in Warehouse Automation
Journal Track paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
Break UTC+8 (21:15-21:30) Break
Oral Talk 4 UTC+8 (21:30-21:45) 20 Sadeghi Mahdi, Fabian Schrodt, Sebastian Otte, Martin Volker Butz* Gestalt Perception of Biological Motion: A Generative
Artificial Neural Network Model
Models of human motion and state paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8 (21:40-22:00) 45 Honghong Zhou, Caili Guo*, hao zhang, Yanjun Wang Learning Multiscale Correlations for Human Motion
Prediction
Models of human motion and state paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8 (22:00-22:15) 61 Gianpaolo Gulletta*, Wolfram Erlhagen, Estela Bicho Continual Learning of Human-Like Arm Postures Models of human motion and state paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8 (21:15-22:30) 33 Jedrzej Orbik*, Alejandro Agostini, Dongheui Lee Inverse Reinforcement Learning for Dexterous Hand
Manipulation
Models of human motion and state paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
Day3 (August 25,2021)
Oral Talk 5 UTC+8
(17:00-17:15)
7 Xinzhu Liu, Di Guo, Huaping Liu*, Fuchun Sun Action-Insensitive Embodied Visual Navigation Development of skills in biological systems and robots paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(17:15-17:30)
28 Glareh Mir, Matthias Kerzel*, Erik Strahl, Stefan Wermter A Humanoid Robot Learning Audiovisual Classification by
Active Exploration
Development of skills in biological systems and robots paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(17:30-17:45)
63 Berkay Bayram*, Emre Ugur, Minoru Asada, Erhan Oztop An Ecologically Valid Reference Frame for Perspective
Invariant Action Recognition
Development of skills in biological systems and robots paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(17:45-18:00)
47 Mark A Sagar, Alecia Moser, Annette M. E. Henderson, Sam Morison, Nathan Pages, Alireza Nejati, Wan-Ting Yeh, Jonathan Conder, Alistair Knott, Khurram Jawed, Martin Takac* A Platform for Embodied Models of Infant Cognition, and Its
Use in a Model of Event Perception
Development of skills in biological systems and robots paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
Break UTC+8
(18:00-18:15)
Break
Poster && Poster Discussion UTC+8
(18:15-18:18)
10 Massari, Richard Francesco Maimon Maria Experimental Evidence That Empowerment May Drive Exploration in Sparse-Reward Environments 2. Prediction, planning, problem solving and Intrinsic Motivation paper digest video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(18:18-18:21)
65 Berto, Leticia Mara An Iowa Gambling Task-Based Experiment
Applied to Robots: A Study on Long-Term Decision Making
2. Prediction, planning, problem solving and Intrinsic Motivation paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(18:21-18:24)
34 Luo, Dingsheng Acquiring Robot Navigation Skill with Knowledge Learned from Demonstration 2. Prediction, planning, problem solving and Intrinsic Motivation paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(18:24-18:27)
51 Gizzi, Evana Toward Creative Problem Solving Agents: Action Discovery through Behavior Babbling 2. Prediction, planning, problem solving and Intrinsic Motivation paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(18:27-18:30)
17 Kato, Yasuhiro Contact State Recognition for Selective
Cutting Task of Flexible Objects
2. Use of Robots in Applied Settings paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(18:30-18:33)
62 Roberts, Penelope Robot Episodic Memory to ‘Learn, Remember and Anticipate’User Interactions for Proactive Assistance 2. Use of Robots in Applied Settings paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(18:33-18:36)
13 Qiu, Quan Hybrid Visual Servoing Tracking Control of
Uncalibrated Robotic Systems for Dynamic Dwarf Culture Orchards Harvest
2. Use of Robots in Applied Settings paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC+8
(18:36-20:00)
Poster Discussion
Break UTC+8
(20:00-20:15)
Break
Oral Talk 6 UTC-8
(20:15-20:30)
64 Knoll Arden, Jacob Honer, Sam Church, Juyang (John) Weng* Optimal Developmental Learning for Multisensory and Multi-
Teaching Modalities
General Principles of Development and Learning paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC-8
(20:30-20:45)
15 Murat Kirtay*, Johann Chevalère, Rebecca Lazarides, Verena Vanessa Hafner Learning in Social Interaction: Perspectives from Psychology
and Robotics
General Principles of Development and Learning paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC-8
(20:45-21:00)
14 Yoshihiro Maruyama* Learning, Development, and Emergence of Compositionality
in Natural Language Processing
General Principles of Development and Learning paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
Oral Talk 7 UTC-8
(21:00-21:15)
16 Murat Kirtay*, Erhan Oztop, Minoru Asada, Verena Vanessa Hafner Modeling Robot Trust Based on Emergent Emotion in
an Interactive Task
Models of emotions and internal states paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC-8
(21:15-21:30)
40 Nikos Pitsillos*, Ameya Pore, Bjorn Sand Jensen, Gerardo Aragon-Camarasa Intrinsic Robotic Introspection: Learning Internal
States from Neuron Activations
Models of emotions and internal states paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC-8
(21:30-21:45)
50 Hoang Le*, Justine Hoch, Ori Ossmy, Karen Adolph, Xiaoli Fern, Alan Fern Modeling Infant Free Play Using Hidden Markov
Models
Models of emotions and internal states paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
Break UTC+8
(21:45-22:00)
Break
Keynote UTC+8
(22:00-23:00)
KN4 Dana Kulic Learning from Human-Robot Interaction. Keynote
Day4 (August 26,2021)
Keynote UTC+8
(17:00-18:00)
KN5 Jun Tani Exploring Robotic Minds Using the Concepts of Predictive Coding and Active Inference. Keynote
Break UTC+8
(18:00-18:15)
Break
Oral Talk 8 UTC-8
(18:15-18:30)
43 Rohit Lal, Ruphan Swaminathan, Lalithkumar Seenivasan, Liang Qiu, Hongliang Ren* ScoopNet: 6DOF Pose Estimation Pipeline for Origami-
Inspired Worm Robots
Models of human and animal skills paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC-8
(18:30-18:45)
22 Zuzanna Slonina, Aramis Augusto Bonzini, Joshua P. Brown, Shuge Wang, Ildar Farkhatdinov, Kaspar Althoefer, Lorenzo Jamone, Elisabetta Versace* Using RoboChick to Identify the Behavioral Features
Promoting Social Interactions
Models of human and animal skills paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC-8
(18:45-19:00)
66 Richard Edmund Veale*, Chih-Yang Chen, Tadashi Isa Marmoset Monkeys Model Human Infant Gaze? Models of human and animal skills paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
Break UTC+8
(19:00-19:15)
Break
Competition UTC-8
(19:15-20:00)
70 Baldassarre, Gianluca REAL 2021 - Robot Open-Ended Autonomous Learning: A
Competition and Benchmark
COMPETITION paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
Break UTC+8
(20:00-20:15)
Break
Oral Talk 9 UTC-8
(20:15-20:30)
57 Luca Garello, Linda Lastrico*, Francesco Rea, Fulvio Mastrogiovanni, Nicoletta Noceti, Alessandra Sciutti Property-Aware Robot Object Manipulation: A Generative
Approach
Human-human and human-robot interaction and
communication
paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC-8
(20:30-20:45)
59 Tiago Mota, Mohan Sridharan* Answer Me This: Constructing Disambiguation Queries for
Explanation Generation in Robotics
Human-human and human-robot interaction and
communication
paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
UTC-8
(20:45-21:00)
27 Elif Ecem Özkan*, Tom Gurion, Julian Hough, Patrick Healey, Lorenzo Jamone Specific Hand Motion Patterns Correlate to
Miscommunications During Dyadic Conversations
Human-human and human-robot interaction and
communication
paper digest poster demo video(bilibili) video(youtube)
Break UTC+8
(21:00-21:15)
Break
Closing Session UTC+8
(21:15-22:00)
Closing Session