The third DComm event was hosted by the Instituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Genoa. Participants were given a tour of the impressive IIT robotics laboratories and enjoyed the opportunity to meet various incarnations of the iCub and R1.
They also met Nao from SoftBank Robotics having first observed programming techniques.
A training event for the Early Stage Researchers recently took place in Aarhus, Denmark. The training course explored theoretical aspects of deictic communication and included a practical exercise and presentations from invited keynote speakers: Professor Marianne Gullberg and Professor Ulf Liszkowski.
The first training event recently took place in Palma, Mallorca bringing together the DCOMM PIs and 13 newly appointed Early Stage Researchers. The training event explored a range of methodological approaches to deictic communication.
The DCOMM kick-off meeting took place at the University of East Anglia, UK on 23/24 May 2016. Beneficiaries and Partners attended the two day event to hear about the work currently taking place across all sites and discuss proposals for the projects and possible options for training.
‘This’ or ‘that’ camera? Attendees at the DCOMM kick-off event consider how language and gesture are used in concert to refer to objects in the world