ICRA 2019 ViTac workshop Program

Time:9am-5pm Thursday 23rdMay 2019

Location:Room 524c, Palais des congres de Montreal, Montreal, Canada

Session 1: Optical tactile sensors
09:20Nathan LeporaSession Intro & Biometric Optical Tactile Sensing
09:40Edward AdelsonInvited talk: Bringing touch, vision, and material properties together through geometry
10:00Anh Van HoInvited talk: 3D Vision-based Solution for Whole Arm Tactile Sensing
10:20Hongbin LiuInvited talk: Extrinsic haptic sensing of flexible medical instruments
10:30Coffee break, posters and demos
Session 2: Integrated vision-touch perception
11:00Shan LuoSession Intro & Multimodal and Cross-modal Vision-Touch Perception
11:20Peter AllenInvited talk: Multi-Modal Geometric Learning for Grasping and Manipulation
11:40Sergey Levine/Dinesh JayaramanInvited talk: Deep Visuo-Tactile Planning for Robotic Manipulation
12:00Poster presentersLightning poster presentations (2mins each)
12:30Lunch break, posters and demos
Session 3: Bio-inspired vision-touch integration´╗┐
13:30Huaping LiuSession Intro &
13:50Vincent Hayward (Keynote)Invited talk: Tactile cognition, metacognition and embodiment
14:30Lorenzo NataleInvited talk: Controlling the interaction with objects using vision and touch
14:50Oliver KroemerInvited talk: Reasoning about Contacts using Vision and Tactile Sensing
15:10Coffee break, posters and demos
Session 4Applications of vision-touch integration
15:30Uriel Martinez HernandezSession Intro & Overview of Applications of Vision and Touch
15:50Alberto RodriguezInvited talk: A vision for tactile dexterity
16:10Robert HaschkeInvited talk: Combining Vision and Tactile for More Robust Manipulation
16:30All speakersGroup discussion
17:00Finish and head for dinner together

Support of IEEE RAS Technical Committees

  • Haptics,
  • BioRobotics,
  • Human-Robot Interaction and Coordination,
  • Computer and Robot Vision,
  • Cognitive Robotics.