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AI Robolab - Job offer

December 07, 2018 by Robolab Staff

The AI RoboLab, headed by Prof. Leon van der Torre, is seeking an outstanding postdoc to strengthen its research team in the area of AI-based robotics contributing to our vision of developing and deploying autonomous robots able to meaningfully interact with and assist humans. The application areas of interest include social robotics and robotics for healthcare and education.
The postdoc is expected to pursue state of the art research activities in social robotics, write research proposals, assist in supervision, teaching and public dissemination activities of AI-Robolab and collaborate with local spin-offs.

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QT Field Test Report: Case Study - EIPA, Luxembourg

September 06, 2018 by Robolab Staff

During a field test research conducted by the AIrobolab and the SNT department of the University of Luxembourg multiple autism centers in Luxembourg, France, Germany and Belgium tested QTrobot. The aim of the field test research was to analyze the ease of use and ease of programming of the QTrobot by non-IT specialist therapists in the autism centers as well as the usefulness of the robot in improving the quality of the autism training sessions.

Here you can find a case study reporting the observation of professionals using QTrobot for speech therapy in institute pour les enfant autiste et psychotique Luxembourg (EIPA) and Centre de compétences pour enfants et jeunes présentant un trouble du spectre de l’autisme (CTSA)

  

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Science Festival 2017

May 22, 2018 by Robolab Staff

On November 2017 took place in Luxembourg the 11th edition of the Science Festival. It was organized by the National Museum of Natural History (Mnhn) and the National Research Fund (FNR). There, AI Robolab attended with the session "Je suis un robot et je suis votre professeur". More Info ...

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HRI 2018 - Chicago

May 22, 2018 by Robolab Staff

On March 6-9, 2018, The AIrobolab attended the Human-robot interaction conference, which took place in Chicago. In this conference AIrobolab presented the next research: 

  • Emotional Robots for Coaching: Motivating Physical Rehabilitation using Emotional Robots, presented in HRI 2018 Workshop on  Personal Robots for Exercising and Coaching

Also in collaboration with the INSIDE department of the University of Luxembourg, AIrobolab participated in the workshop  Social Human-Robot Interaction of Human-care Service Robots :

  • A comparison between a person and a robot in the attention, imitation, and repetitive and stereotypical behaviors of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Andreia P. Costa, et al. presented in the HRI 2018 Workshop on Social Human-Robot Interaction of Human-care Service Robots
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AI Robolab - Open Doors - Event

May 21, 2018 by Robolab Staff

On Monday, 14th of May 2018, AIrobolab opened its doors toward the researchers from the University of Luxembourg, to showcase its activities in the field of social robotics and human-robot interaction. For further information see the video

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Collaboration: AI Robolab and C.E.E. Ntra. Sra. Del Sagrado Corazón

March 27, 2017 by Robolab Staff

The AI robolab has started a pilot project to use QT Robot in the school. In this case the teachers of the  C.E.E. Ntra. Sra. Del Sagrado Corazón (León, Spain) started to adapt part of the curriculum to use QT Social robot as a tool for teaching grooming tasks to improve the personal autonomy skills in a group of kids with special needs.

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AI Robolab in the European Robotics League 2017, León, Spain

March 27, 2017 by Robolab Staff

AI robolab As a part of Outsiders Team, participated in the Local Tournament on the European Robotics League Service Robots (ERL-SR) challenge in the University of Leon (Spain) from March 13 to 17 th, 2017.

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AI Robolab at HRI 2017 Vienna, Austria

March 27, 2017 by Robolab Staff

The 2017 Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI2017) took place in Vienna, Austria, March 6–9, 2017. AI Robolab were attended to this conference of Human-Robot Interaction to show the current research on development.

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Researchers’ Days 2016

December 14, 2016 by Robolab Staff

Last week took place the Researchers’ Days in Esch/Belval, Luxembourg’s ‘headquarters’ for research and innovation.

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Seminar: European Robotics Week

October 31, 2016 by RoboLab Staff

AI Robolab will take part of the next European Robotics Week making a seminar about robotics competitions.

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Student fair 2016 – Luxembourg

November 10, 2016 by Robolab Staff

AI Robolab collaborated with the promotion of  BiCS (Academic Bachelor in Computer Sciencie) in the last student fair of Luxembourg.

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An Interview by Luxembourger Wort Newspaper

December 15, 2016 by Robolab Staff

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FNR Researchers' night, 2012

December 15, 2016 by Robolab Staff

The robolab was present at the Luxembourg researchers' day of 2012 where we held a science caffe on human-machine interaction.

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Workshop @Uni.lu, 2011

December 15, 2016 by Robolab Staff

During one afternoon dutch students had the opportunity to try out our Nao robots.

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FNR Researchers' Night, 2010

December 15, 2016 by Robolab Staff

The robolab was present at the Luxembourg researchers' night of 2010 where we presented the Nao robots performing dances programmed by students.

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