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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 [...]

505, 2020

A tool for autonomous and performant benchmarking of facial expression analysers

May 5th, 2020|Categories: News|

Ever used your phone’s face recognition system to unlock it? Did it work well? Perhaps not every time… Try using it under harsh lighting conditions, turning your head sideways, masking your face with your hands, cap or sunglasses, and it will surely fail. This may be because detecting key [...]

2504, 2020

SPRING-ARI robot specifications

April 25th, 2020|Categories: News|

ARI is a high-performance robotic platform designed for a wide range of multimodal expressive gestures and behaviours, making it the ideal social robot and suitable for Human-Robot-Interaction, perception, cognition, navigation, and interaction. Its behaviour can be customised using ROS (Robot Operating System) API and the provided, easy to use, [...]

604, 2020

Social robotics supporting hospitals in pandemic situations

April 6th, 2020|Categories: News|

With SPRING, PAL Robotics is developing robots that could help tackle the COVID-19 pandemic PAL Robotics is collaborating as a partner in SPRING, one of a number of projects especially important during the COVID-19 health pandemic. New technological solutions are needed quickly, and this includes robots [...]

1203, 2020

SPRING and social robotics ethics

March 12th, 2020|Categories: News|

The main objective of SPRING is to develop a Socially Assistive Robot (SAR) able to interact simultaneously with multiple persons and perform open-domain dialogues in cluttered environments. Although most of the preliminary work will be done in simulated environments, the main experiments will take place at the Day Care [...]

2102, 2020

SPRING Kick-Off meeting took place in Paris, 12-13 February 2020!

February 21st, 2020|Categories: News|

All the SPRING partners met in Paris on 12 and 13 February 2020, within Inria's offices, to celebrate the start of the project and setup the framework of the (numerous) upcoming tasks. 27 people participated in this two-day meeting, including of course all the designated Work [...]

701, 2020

Discover SPRING, a European research project aiming at excellence (EN)

January 7th, 2020|Categories: News|

Since January 2020, the Perception research team at Inria Grenoble Rhone Alpes Centre is coordinating the European project SPRING (H2020-ICT call) which will last 48 months. This project involves 8 partners, from academia: Inria (France), Heriot-Watt University (UK), the Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic), Trento University (Italy), [...]

701, 2020

Découvrez le projet SPRING, un projet européen d’excellence (FR)

January 7th, 2020|Categories: News|

Depuis le 1er janvier 2020, l’équipe Perception du centre Inria Grenoble Rhône Alpes coordonne le projet européen SPRING (Appel à projet H2020-ICT) d’une durée de 48 mois. Ce projet implique 8 partenaires : Inria, l’Université Heriot-Watt (Grande Bretagne), l’Université Technique de Prague (République Tchèque), l’Université de Trento (Italie), l’Université [...]

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