Chair of Autonomous Systems and Mechatronics
Welcome to the website of the Chair of Autonomous Systems and Mechatronics (ASM)
Autonomous and mechatronic systems are entering our daily lives and get into increasingly right interaction with us. Our mission at ASM is to research human-centered mechatronics and robotics striving for solutions that provide the desired performance along with user-friendly interaction characteristics. We put emphasis on wearable systems such as prostheses or exoskeletons, cognitive systems such as collaborative or humanoid robots, and generally on tasks with close human-robot interaction. Beyond examining mechatronic components and controls, such scenarios crucially demand considering human factors to meet user requirements and achieve synergetic interfacing and interaction of humans and machines.
This was the first participation of our Institute at the Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften at FAU and was very well received. The visitors showed a lot of interest in our demos which included mainly human-robot interaction.
Thanks to everybody who visited and to all contributors, especially to Kultu...
Arkady Zgonnikov from TU Delft is visiting our Institute this week. His visit started with a lab tour and discussion about cognitive modeling and haptic interfaces in human-robot interaction.
Today, Arkady Zgonnikov gave a talk on cognitive modeling for HRI in traffic and beyond.
Stella Hao and Adna Bliek visited the Spring School on Cognitive Modeling at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. They learned about different cognitive architectures, such as ACT-R, Nengo, and PRIMS, and listened to research talks about applications of cognitive modeling.
Last week Philipp Beckerle and Stella Hao met up with the project partners Nele Rußwinkel and Daniel Häufle to brainstorm and discuss future ideas together.
The ACM/IEEE HRI workshop on "Modeling Human Behavior in Human-Robot Interactions" organized by Philipp Beckerle together with Arkady Zgonnikov, Serge Thill, and Catholijn Jonker has taken place.
The workshop featured keynote talks by Ollivia Guest, Dorsa Sadigh, Tamara Lorenz, and Randy Gomez, a...