Special Guest Lecture: Humanoid Robots Creator Hiroshi Ishiguro

Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro, a visionary who made a copy of himself and heads the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory at Osaka University will give two guest lectures at Skoltech.

Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro, a visionary who made a copy of himself and heads the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory at Osaka University will give two guest lectures at Skoltech.

Actroid. Telenoid. Gemenoid. These are only three of the many android brainchildren of Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro.

Renowned worldwide for his humanoid robots, the Japanese visionary who made a copy of himself and heads the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory at Osaka University – is coming to Skoltech.

Hosted by Prof Dzmitry Tsetserukou, head of Skoltech’s Space Lab, Ishiguro will give two guest lectures at the Beijing auditorium (Moscow School of Management).

May 14, 14:00-15:30  Androids and Our Future Life

May 15 12:00-14:00  Adaptation to Tele-operated Anthropomorphic Robots

Registration (in Russian): https://skoltech-2015.timepad.ru/event/206268/notify=new_event/

Lectures’ abstract:

Personal computers and smartphones have changed our lifestyle. After the rise of information media, the next generation of technology, i.e. interactive robots that provide various communication services, may change our life again. In the near future we may live in the robot society.

Prof. Ishiguro, one of the pioneers of interactive robot research and the creator of the very first humanlike androids, will talk about the possibility of a ‘robot society’ and introduce various androids that are can and will be integrated into our daily life.

 

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