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Integration and Transfer of Action and Language Knowledge in Robots

Integration and Transfer of Action and Language Knowledge in Robots

Objective

Robot learns to speak
The ITALK project aims to develop artificial embodied agents able to acquire complex behavioural, cognitive, and linguistic skills through individual and social learning. This will be achieved through the development of cognitive robots that learn to handle and manipulate objects and tools autonomously, to cooperate and communicate with other robots and humans, and to adapt their abilities to changing internal, environmental, and social conditions. The novelty and uniqueness of this project lies in its multi-methodological investigation of the integration and bootstrapping of cognitive system due to the parallel co-development of action, social and linguistic capabilities.

Coordinator Contact

Angelo CANGELOSI (Dr)

Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF PLYMOUTH

Address

Drake Circus
Pl4 8aa Plymouth

United Kingdom

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 1 425 275

Administrative Contact

John Martin (Dr)

Participants (6)

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UNIVERSITAET BIELEFELD

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 869 440

SYDDANSK UNIVERSITET

Denmark

EU Contribution

€ 445 823

FONDAZIONE ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI TECNOLOGIA

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 1 630 800

CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 997 512

RIKEN THE INSTITUTE OF PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL RESEARCH

Japan

EU Contribution

€ 28 800

THE UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE HIGHER EDUCATION CORPORATION

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 852 350

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 214668

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 March 2008

  • End date

    29 February 2012

Funded under:

FP7-ICT

  • Overall budget:

    € 8 163 635

  • EU contribution

    € 6 250 000

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITY OF PLYMOUTH

United Kingdom