14th Japanese-German Symposium

jointly organized by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.

Date: May 22–23, 2009
Venue: Industrie- und Handelskammer, Karlsruhe

Pressemitteilung vom 17. Mai 2009

Veranstaltungsbericht in NvC 03/2009


Friday May 22, 2009

10:00   Visit of Institute of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Prof. Dr. Dillmann

12:30   Registration at Chamber of Industry and Commerce for symposium
            Coffee Bar & Snack

13:30   Welcoming Remarks:
Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus (Dt. Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.)
Mari Miyoshi (Embassy of Japan)
Dr. Hans-Jörg Stähle (Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
Dr. Gisela Janetzke (Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation)

13:45   Opening Remarks by Prof. Dr. Hirochika Inoue (JSPS)

Convener: Dr. Wolfgang Staguhn (Daimler AG)

14:05   Prof. Dr. Ing. Rüdiger Dillmann (Technical University of Karlsruhe):
From Sensimotor Primitives Learned from Humans to Imitation and Manipulation Strategies in Humanoid Robots
Abstract Dillmann (20 KB)
Vortrag Dillmann (2,6 MB)

14:45   Prof. Dr. Masayuki Inaba (Tokyo University):
The Nature of the Household and Outdoor Robot Assistants – the Future Musculo Skeletal Design of Robot Kotaro
Abstract Inaba (20 KB)

15:25   Discussion

15:40   Coffee break

Convener: Dr. Kay Nottmeyer (Bosch)

16:10   Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn (Stuttgart University):
Technical Assistance from Intelligent Robots in Health Care and Household Service: Prospects and Limitation from the Perspective of the Users
Abstract Renn (40 KB)
Vortrag Renn (136 KB)

16:50   Prof. Dr. Edgar Körner (Honda Research Institute Europe GmbH, Offenbach):
Elements of Brain-like Intelligence for ASIMO- Learning Visually Guided Autonomous Interaction
Abstract Körner (24 KB)

17:30   Discussion

15 min walk to restaurant
  Dinner, Badisches Brauhaus
  Bus Shuttle to the hotels

Saturday May 23, 2009

Convener: Dr. Wolfgang Staguhn (Daimler AG)

09:00   Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro (Osaka University):
Android Robotics – Understanding Humans by Building Robots –
Abstract Ishiguro (40 KB)
Vortrag Ishiguro (3,5 MB)

09:40   Prof. Dr. Sven Behnke (Bonn University):
Humanoid Soccer – A challenge for Al and robotics
Abstract Behnke (24 KB)
Vortrag Behnke (4,6 MB)

10:20   Discussion

10:35   Coffee break

Convener: Dr. Wolfgang Staguhn (Daimler AG)

11:00   Dr. Susumu Shimizu as a substitute for Dr. Soya Takagi (Toyota Motor Europa NV/SA, Zaventem):
Toyota Partner Robots: Current Status & Future Direction
Abstract Shimizu (40 KB)

11:40   Prof. Dr. Michael Beetz (Technical University Munich):
Cognition, Control and Learning for Everyday Manipulation Tasks in Human Environments
Abstract Beetz (24 KB)
Vortrag Beetz (2,4 MB)

12:20   Discussion

12:35   Concluding remarks by Prof. Dr. Keiichi Kodaira (JSPS)


14:00–16:00   sight-seeing tour 1: walking downtown Karlsruhe, start and end: Chamber of Industry and Commerce (English and German guided groups)

14:00–16:00   Annual Assembly (only for members of the JSPS-Club): Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.

16:15–18:15  sight-seeing tour 2: walking downtown Karlsruhe, start and end: Chamber of Industry and Commerce (German guided groups, for participants of Annual Assembly)

Erstes gemeinsames Symposium
der vier europäischen Wissen-
schaftler-Vereinigungen in Japan

Tokyo | 21. Oktober 2023

Neues vom Club 02+03/2022

Die Nikkei Shinbun berichtet am
12.10.2022 über Prof. Dr. Heissigs
Initiative, med. Personal aus der
Ukraine nach Japan einzuladen