Best Cognitve Paper Award at ICRA 2013

05/18/2013 : 10:44

The happy winners from Penn university with Prof. Vincze/TU Wien. © ICRA 2013

The Penn Haptics Group won the Best Cognitive Robotics Paper Award sponsored by CoTeSys at the ICRA conference 2013.

The Best Cognitive Robotics Paper Award is sponsored by CoTeSys in order to  promote interdisciplinary research on cognition for technical systems and advancements of cognitive robotics in industry, home applications, and daily life. The award was presented in Karlsruhe/Germany at this year's IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation - ICRA, May 6-10, 2013.

This year's winner is the Penn Haptics Group for the paper "Using robotic exploratory procedures to learn the meaning of haptic adjectives." The paper was presented by Vivian Chu, lead author and a 2013 recipient of a master's in Robotics from Penn Engineering. Also contributing to this research were Ian McMahon, Lorenzo Riano, Craig G. McDonald, Qin (Karen) He, Jorge Martinez Perez-Tejada, Michael Arrigo, Naomi Fitter, John Nappo, Trevor Darrell, and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics.