Articles, News, Publications - 19/05/2011

May, 2011: The current issues of Robotics&Automation Magazine featuring a Special Issue on Roboethics

May, 2011: The current issues of Robotics&Automation Magazine featuring a Special Issue on Roboethics
The current issue (Vol. 18, n. 1, March 2011) includes 57 pages devoted to the Special Issue on Robot ethics. Editors: Gianmarco Veruggio, Jorge Solis, and Machiel Van der Loos. (Read More)
Courses for Teachers, News - 17/05/2011

Genova, 19, 20, and 21 of May, 2011: Thre Days of "Open Doors", Technical Institute "Italo Calvino"

Genova, 19, 20, and 21 of May, 2011: Thre Days of "Open Doors", Technical Institute "Italo Calvino"
"Opne Doors" at the Technical Insitute "Italo Calvino" (Genova, Sestri Ponente). Three days of laboratories where teachers and students show their projects, excellence, and ingenuity. School of Robotics is there with robokits and some bright ideas. (Read More)
Courses for Teachers, News - 16/05/2011

AFP Dronero (Cuneo), May 18, 2011: School of Robotics and Kuka Roboter Italia on Kuka Sim Educational Kit

AFP Dronero (Cuneo), May 18, 2011: School of Robotics and Kuka Roboter Italia on Kuka Sim Educational Kit
The Conference at Dronero (Cuneo) AFP (a Company that deals with Vocational Education programs) offers to students and families a view of many job opportunities provided by sound techno-science curricula. Kuka Roboter Italia and School of Robotics present here the Kuka.Sim Educational kit. (Read More)
Events, Projects - 16/05/2011

Firenze, May 17, 2011: Final event of the Robot@School project.

Firenze, May 17, 2011: Final event of the Robot@School project.
The final day of the Robot@School project, undertaken by a network of schools in Firenze,is taking place on May 17. The School of Robotics is among the participants and speakers. (Read More)
Books, News - 09/05/2011

Just out a new book on robotics&society: "Robot. La macchina, il corpo, la società", G. Nicolosi Editor.

Just out a new book on robotics&society: "Robot. La macchina, il corpo, la società", G. Nicolosi Editor.
The ED.IT Publishing House has released a very accurate and comprehensive book on robotics&society. Editor is sociologist Guido Nicolosi (University of Catania), with papers by Giovanni Muscato, Fiorella Operto, Guido Nicolosi, Giovanna Morgavi, Véronique Faucounau, Marina Maestrutti, and an Afterword by Gianmarco Veruggio. (Read More)
Lectures, Events, News - 09/05/2011

The 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2011) takes place from May 9 to 13, 2011, in Shanghai, China.

The 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2011) takes place from May 9 to 13, 2011, in Shanghai, China.
The 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2011) takes place from May 9 to 13, 2011, in Shanghai, China. The theme of the conference is "Better Robots, Better Life", an xpectation that the ever growing technology in robotics and automation will help build a better human society. The School of Robotics has submitted two papers, which are to be presented on May 13th. (Read More)
News - 06/05/2011

Genova, 12 of May, 2011, 6 pm, La Passeggiata Librocaffè: 1st lesson on Artificial Vision

An informal talk "da bar", some café chats on Artificial Vision. How do they read your car's numberplate and you get a sanction. And how robot can "read" images, faces and some human emotions. (Read More)