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NeuralDynamics

Project ID: 270247
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A neuro-dynamic framework for cognitive robotics: scene representations, behavioural sequences, and learning

From 2011-04-01 to 2015-03-31, closed project | NeuralDynamics Website

Project details

Total cost:

EUR 4 005 670

EU contribution:

EUR 3 050 070

Coordinated in:

Germany

Call for proposal:

FP7-ICT-2009-6See other projects for this call

Funding scheme:

CP - Collaborative project (generic)

Description

Endowing robots with cognition is a long-standing and difficult objective. Substantial progress in cognitive science and neuroscience has led to the insight that cognition is tightly linked to the sensory and motor surfaces, and that cognition emerges during development from relatively low-level mechanisms when situated in a structured environment. Building on basic functions such as detection and selection, <a href="http://www.neuraldynamics.eu/" target="_blank">NeuralDynamics</a> will develop a set of elements of cognition and techniques for combining such elements, allowing to scale towards such cognitive capabilities as scene representation and sequence generation. The project will implement and evaluate these elements of cognition in scenarios inspired by the development of cognition in early childhood.

Objective

Endowing robots with cognition is a long-standing and difficult objective. Substantial progress in cognitive science and neuroscience has led to the insight that cognition is tightly linked to the sensory and motor surfaces, and that cognition emerges during development from relatively low-level mechanisms when situated in a structured environment.Building on basic functions such as detection and selection, we will develop a set of elements of cognition and techniques for combining such elements, allowing us to scale towards such cognitive capabilities as scene representation and sequence generation. We will implement and evaluate these elements of cognition in scenarios inspired by the development of cognition in early childhood.

Coordinator

RUHR-UNIVERSITAET BOCHUM
Germany

EU contribution: EUR 1 352 600


UNIVERSITAETSSTRASSE 150
44801 BOCHUM
Germany
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative contact: Gregor Schöner
Tel.: +49 234 32 27965
Fax: +49 234 32 14209

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Participants

SCUOLA UNIVERSITARIA PROFESSIONALEDELLA SVIZZERA ITALIANA
Switzerland

EU contribution: EUR 547 800


STABILE LE GERRE
6928 MANNO
Switzerland
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative contact: Jurgen Schmidhuber
Tel.: +41 58 666 6662
Fax: +41 58 666 6661

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CINTAL - CENTRO INVESTIGACAO TECNOLOGICA DO ALGARVE
Portugal

EU contribution: EUR 380 590


QUINTA DA PENHA
8005-139 FARO
Portugal
Activity type: Research Organisations
Administrative contact: Hans du Buf
Tel.: +351 289800900
Fax: +351 289800030

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HOGSKOLAN I SKOVDE
Sweden

EU contribution: EUR 769 080


HOGSKOLEVAGEN 1
54 128 SKOVDE
Sweden
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative contact: Tom Ziemke
Tel.: +46 705 441444

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