• Hadi Banaee successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis

    The 20th of April, Hadi Banaee defended successfully his Ph.D. thesis. The name of his thesis is “From Numerical Sensor Data to Semantic Representation”. His opponent was Antonio Chella. Congratulations Doctor Banaee!

  • Movecare demo accepted at AAMAS

    A demo in collaboration with the University of Milano, part of the Movecare project, has been accepted for presentation at the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS). The demo presents the integration of a Community-Based Activity Center and a Virtual Caregiver in order to suggest games for an elderly to play, as well as possible opponents to…

  • MPI at AI4X-Health

    The 13th of March, Jennifer Renoux presented at the AI4X – Health conference. AI4X is a series of one day conferences on the theme of Artificial Intelligence (AI), its development and application in different sectors in Sweden. The conferences are organized by WASP AI funded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. Jennifer gave a rapid overview of health-related project…

  • Dataset collection in Ängen

    On February, 21st 2018, MPI members organized a workshop within the E-care@Home project in order to collect datasets revolving around resting activities. These E-care@home datasets contain elements such as lying down, getting up, sleeping, turning in bed or sitting. A total of 160 datasets (between 10 and 30s each) have been collected and contain data from pressure sensors, motion sensors…

  • Mehul Bhatt in Örebro University’s news

    MPI Professor Mehul Bhatt has been interviewed for the Örebro University. Find the full article (in Swedish) on this page: https://www.oru.se/nyheter/utvecklar-artificiell-intelligens-genom-att-studera-manniskor/

  • New journal paper

    The journal paper, titled “An Ontology-Based Reasoning Framework for Querying Satellite Images for Disaster Monitoring”, by Marjan Alirezaie, Andrey Kiselev, Martin Längkvist, Franziska Klügl and Amy Loutfi has been accepted in the Sensors journal, special issue “Remote Sensing and GIS for Geo-Hazards and Disasters”. The full article can be found on the journal webpage.  

  • Tutorial at AAAI 2018 (New Orleans, USA) – Feb 2-7 2018

    Cognitive Vision: On Deep Semantics in Visuo-Spatial Computing Tutorial Presenters: Mehul Bhatt (Orebro University, and University of Bremen), and Jakob Suchan (University of Bremen) Description This tutorial at AAAI 2018 presents cognitive vision from the perspectives of language, logic, and artificial intelligence. The tutorial focusses on application areas where explainability and semantic interpretation of dynamic visuo-spatial imagery are central, e.g.,…

  • Pepper is in Senior Festival

    Pepper participated to Senior Festival on Saturday 7th October in Örebro Conventum Arena. He met with elderly people and interacted with them. We asked elderly people’s ideas and impressions about robots in eldercare. Information about the event can be found on the following page: http://www.orebro.se/omsorg–stod/aldreomsorg/aktiviteter–halsa/seniorfestivalen.html

  • MPI in the 3rd Summer School on social Human-Robot Interaction.

    Neziha Akalin participated 3rd Summer School on Social Human-Robot Interaction (https://hrisummerschool.org/), held in Vila Nova de Milfontes, Portugal, between the 4th and the 8th of September. The school offered to its students lectures and workshops covering different ranges of topics in social HRI.