How to write a great research paper – Microsoft Academic Resource

This is a very interesting article that explains how to write a research paper and in general how to write about science. _DP

This is the main link

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/academic-program/write-great-research-paper/

RSS 2019 Workshop on “Emerging paradigms for robotic manipulation: from the lab to the productive world”

Maria Pozzi (UNISI), Virginia Ruiz Garate (IIT), and Maximo Roa (DLR) organize a RSS 2019 Workshop on “Emerging paradigms for robotic manipulation: from the lab to the productive world”, to be held in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany on Sunday June 23rd,  2019.

Website: http://sirslab.diism.unisi.it/RSSWorkshopGrasping/index.html

Abstract: Novel robotic developments are going hand in hand with the need for innovation in manufacturing and service applications. Large industries need increasingly fast adapting production lines, while SMEs are adopting collaborative robots to gain a competitive edge in global markets. Additionally, an increasing number of companies are producing and using service robots. In this emerging framework, robots should be able to grasp and manipulate different tools, and interact with fast changing or even unstructured environments involving human users or co-workers. Therefore, these new “real-world” scenarios require innovative grasping and manipulation paradigms that can cope with the needs of uncertain environments. Solutions are being proposed to deal with this challenge, including soft manipulation, AI-driven grasp planning, and human-robot collaborative manipulation. This workshop will bring together research experts as well as representatives of companies to discuss how new approaches in the field can efficiently be transferred from the research labs to the productive world.

Call for posters/demos:
The poster session at this workshop will give the opportunity to researchers to discuss their latest results and ongoing research activities with the community. During a flask talk presentation, presenters will have one minute to introduce their work to all workshop attendees.

We also solicit suggestions for hands-on demonstrations, to give more practical insights about the workshop topics.

To participate, please submit by May 21st, 2019 (AoE) a poster/demo title and an abstract (max 2 pages) in PDF format (RSS regular paper template) via email to all the organizers:

– Maria Pozzi (pozzi@diism.unisi.it)
– Virginia Ruiz Garate (virginia.ruiz@iit.it)
– Máximo A. Roa (maximo.roa@dlr.de)

All contributions will undergo a review by the organizers, and the authors will be notified of acceptance by May 24th, 2019 (AoE).

HP 1939 – The Rules of the Garage

I am very impressed to see how actual are the #rules of the #garage listed by HP for their #creative people. The rules of #innovation belongs to humans and remains unchanged with time. _DP

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How Robots Communicate to Humans ? Awareness Through Wearable Haptics – IROS 2018

In this paper presented at IROS 2018, we descrive how robots can communicate to humans.
Andrea Casalino, Costanza Messeri, Maria Pozzi, Andrea Maria Zanchettin, Paolo Rocco, and Domenico Prattichizzo
In industrial scenarios requiring human-robot collaboration, the understanding between the human operator and his/her robot co-worker is paramount. On one side the robot has to detect human intentions, and on the other side the human needs to be aware of what is happening during the collaborative task. In this paper, we address the first issue by predicting human behaviour through a new recursive Bayesian classifier exploiting head and hand tracking data. Human awareness is tackled by endowing the human with a vibrotactile ring that sends acknowledgements to the user during critical phases of the collaborative task. The proposed solution has been assessed in a human-robot collaboration scenario and we found that adding haptic feedback is particularly helpful to improve the performance when the human-robot cooperation task is performed by non-skilled subjects. We believe that predicting operator’s intention and equipping him/her with wearable interfaces able to give information about the prediction reliability, are essential features to improve performance in human-robot collaboration in industrial environments. @article{Awareness2018,

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Lezione di Domenico Prattichizzo Università di Siena Scuola Superiore di Studi Avanzati Sapienza Corso Interdisciplinare 2018-2019

Cari amici, mi fa piacere condividere con voi il seguente evento. _DP

Homo Faber: Passato, Presente e Futuro

Aula Magna “Regina Elena”, Viale Regina Elena 295, Roma

Le lezioni si tengono di norma il giovedì, salvo diversa indicazione,
e iniziano alle ore 18:00

Coordinatori: Alessandro De Luca, Luca Scuccimarra
 
29 Novembre 2018: Domenico Prattichizzo, Università di Siena,
Tecnologie indossabili per l’integrazione uomo-robot

Radio Intervista di Cristiana Mastacchi​ a Domenico Prattichizzo​

Antenna Radio Esse

Radio Intervista di
Cristiana Mastacchi​ a
Domenico Prattichizzo​

#Robotica, #QualitàdellaVita,
#Startup #Brevetti
#SIRSlab Università degli Studi di Siena​

Siena, 9 Ottobre 2018

Il Tatto nella Chirurgia Robotica

Il quinto video della seria per Siena TV / Buongiorno Siena di Daniele Magrini​ sulle nostre attività di ricerca sulla #roboticachirurgica #robotics #haptics #tactilefeedback #sirslab Università degli Studi di Siena​ Sienna Diism​. Il video completo su youtube