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2508, 2021

SPRING-ARI’s initial software architecture

August 25th, 2021|Categories: News|

The SPRING-ARI robot has a component-based architecture that instantiates the robotic application by encapsulating different functionalities. This architecture is documented in our Deliverable 7.3, public access possible from our results page. The aim of this document is to provide a first version of the software architecture of the SPRING-ARI [...]

2302, 2021

SPRING’s achievements on its first year-anniversary

February 23rd, 2021|Categories: News|

2020: a special year for an international collaborative research project What a very peculiar year 2020 has been for everyone around the world! This is also true for all the partners involved in the Horizon 2020 project SPRING. Despite the tough challenges faced by the project in the midst [...]

1007, 2020

Job offer: Senior Autonomous Navigation Engineer (PAL Robotics, Spain)

July 10th, 2020|Categories: News|

Mandatory Requirements: Master’s degree in Computer Science/ Control / Robotics/ AI At least 3 years C++ experience Knowledge about SLAM algorithms Proactive team working attitude Good communication skills (at least in English) Good knowledge of ROS and the ROS Navigation Stack European work permit Desired Requirements: Experience with real [...]

707, 2020

Video: SPRING Technical Seminar #4: Synchronisation and Cycle-Consistency in Computer Vision

July 7th, 2020|Categories: News|

How can an artificial intelligence find its bearing in a real environment? How can it understand that an object, or a living thing has moved and make a logic link between an environment at a specific moment and the same environment an instant later? These are all complex questions [...]

1106, 2020

Video: SPRING Technical Seminar #3: Conversational AI for Human-Robot Interaction: an introduction

June 11th, 2020|Categories: News|

Dialogue may seem natural to you, but it involves a series of distinct, complex tasks in order for two or more people to interact smoothly. To recreate that for a conversational AI, such as the one to be featured in the ARI-SPRING robot, you need to emulate a dialogue [...]

1006, 2020

PhD offer: Deep Probabilistic Reinforcement Learning for Audio-Visual Human-Robot Interaction (Inria, France)

June 10th, 2020|Categories: News|

Contract type: Fixed-term contract Level of qualifications required: Graduate degree or equivalent Fonction: PhD Position Theme/Domain: Vision, perception and multimedia interpretation, Information system Partner, country, city: Inria, France, Grenoble (Montbonnot) Starting date: 2020-10-01 Duration of contract: 3 years Deadline to apply: 2020-07-08 Remuneration: 1st and 2nd year: 1 982 [...]

806, 2020

Video: SPRING Technical Seminar #2: Multi-Microphone Speech Enhancement

June 8th, 2020|Categories: News|

The human ear, and information treatment by our brain is capable of wonders. Not only simply hearing, filtering and selecting important sounds over non important ones (noise), but also spatially situate the origin of sounds. A social robot, like ARI-SPRING, which needs to evolve in a real-world environment with [...]

406, 2020

Video: SPRING technical seminar #1, Audio Visual Machine Perception for Human-Robot Interaction

June 4th, 2020|Categories: News|

Ever tried asking your AI assistant, or even a robot having cameras, "is there a free seat in the waiting room"? Probably not, because you know it won't be able to answer. This is actually a non-trivial issue of automated fusion of different sources of information, such as for [...]