Thursday, August 29, 2013

PhD positions in Robotics and Machine Learning for 2014 in the Italian Institute of Technologies

IIT is a solid place for AGI and cool robotics research, I recommend it based on what I know about them.

As far as I see, those two new topics are a kind of development of an artificial cerebellum.

THEME 8. Developmental Robotics And Robot Learning Of Motor Skills

Tutors: Dr. Petar Kormushev, Prof. Darwin G. Caldwell

Department: ADVR (Department of Advanced Robotics, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia)

THEME 9. Robot Learning For Agile Locomotion Of Compliant Humanoid Robots
Tutors: Dr. Petar Kormushev, Prof. Nikos Tsagarakis

Applications deadline: 20/9/2013