SAIS 2009 Program

Wednesday May 27
08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:05 Opening
09:05-10:05 Invited talk

  • Christian Schulte. Constraint Programming for Real

10:05-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:30 Session 1

  • Patrick Lambrix, Qiang Liu and He Tan. Aligning Anatomy
    Ontologies in the Ontology Alignment Evaluation Initiative
  • Michael Minock. Discernability and Preference in
    Interactive Option Searches

11:30-12:30 Lunch, Ljusgården
12:30-13:45 Common session with SweConsNet

  • Federico Pecora. From Space to Smart Homes: Constraint-Based Planning for Domestic Assistance
  • Justin Pearson. Recent Results in Symmetry Breaking

13:45-13:55 Quick break
13:55-15:00 Invited talks

  • Danica Kragic. Vision for object manipulation and grasping
  • Patric Jensfelt. Spatial Modeling for Cognitive Systems

15:00-15:15 Quick introduction of posters
15:15-15:45 Coffee Break with posters
15:45-16:45 SAIS Yearly Meeting
16:45-17:00 Stretch legs (+ refreshments)
17:00-17:30 Presentation of the Nao humanoid robot (Bruno Petit)
17:30-18:30 Demonstration of the Nao robot (+ refreshments)
18:30-xx:xx Conference dinner

Thursday May 28
09:00-10:00 Invited talk, MOVIII distinguished lecture

  • Wolfram Burgard. Probabilistic techniques for mobile robot navigation

10:00-10:30 Coffee break with posters
10:30-11:20 Session 2

  • Alberto Montebelli, Robert Lowe and Tom Ziemke. Embodied
    anticipation in neurocomputational cognitive architecture
  • Ning Xiong and Peter Funk. Integrating Case-Based Inference
    and Approximate Reasoning for Decision Making under Uncertainty

11:20-11:30 Quick break
11:30-12:00 SAIS Master's Thesis Award

  • Robert Johansson. Navigation on an RFID Floor

12:00-13:00 Lunch, Ljusgården
13:00-13:30 Invited talk

  • Magnus Merkel. Large-scale bilingual extraction and validation of structured patent terminology

13:30-14:20 Session 3

  • Martin Magnusson and Patrick Doherty. Planning Speech
    Acts in a Logic of Action and Change
  • Jacek Malec. Active logic and practice

14:20-14:40 Coffee break
14:40-15:10 Invited talk

  • Tom Ziemke. Why robots need emotions

15:10-15:20 Closing