Research Discovery of the Visual lntelligence for Transportation VITA Lab

 
Research Discovery of the Visual lntelligence for Transportation VITA Lab

Date & Time

Date 26 June
Time 17:00 - 19:30
Place EPFL

Description

We invite you to discover the research of the Visual lntelligence for Transportation VITA Lab, directed by Prof. Alexandre Alahi, EPFL alumnus SC’06 & PhD EL’11.

VITA is interested in democratizing robots that will co-exist with humans in a safe, efficient, trustworthy, and socially-aware way. Self-driving cars, delivery robots, or social robots are examples of such robots. To realize this future, the laboratory proposes empowering robots with a type of cognition we call socially-aware AI, i.e., robots that cannot only perceive human behaviour but reason with social intelligence.
VITA is working for instance on the analysis of pedestrian behaviour in the Lausanne station in order to adapt the infrastructures of the future.

Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Schedule: from 17h00 to 19h30
Location: EPFL Lausanne
Language of the visit: the visit will be mainly in French. Some PhD students could make a presentation in English
Registration: please click on this link
As the number of participants is limited, we will confirm on a “first come, first served” basis. Priority will also be given to the contributors. We will send you a confirmation email.
As a Club & Gold contributor, you can be accompanied by one person. Please contact emmanuelle.yanguas@epfl.ch.

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