Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson closed IIIM Open Day 2013 with a talk on Spatio-Semantic Knowledge for Intelligent Household Robots. He discussed how these robots will perceive and understand their environment, and could change the face of robotics.
This presentation is part of a series of presentations that were held on IIIM & CADIA Open Day in spring 2013.
All presentations from IIIM & CADIA Open Day can be found on Youtube. Continue reading Video Presentation from IIIM & CADIA Open Day – Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson
On IIIM & CADIA Open Day Dr. Leifur Thór Leifsson, Assistant Professor at School of Science and Engineering at Reykjavík University, presented the Laboratory for Unmanned Vehicles (LUV) and its projects. Vehicles that are being developed at LUV are Flapping-Wing Unmanned Air vehicle (UAV), Quadcopters, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles and more. Leifur is looking at potential usage of such vehicles, surroundings that have to be taken into account, etc. Flapping-Wing UAV is explored in more detail during this presentation. Continue reading Video Presentation from IIIM & CADIA Open Day – Laboratory for Unmanned Vehicles
Startup Weekend took place for the fourth time in Reykjavík. IIIM visiting researcher Benjamin Blumer participated in this event and we are happy to announce that his team was awarded the 1st place prize for its project “Nuus’s news”: an app for iOS that gathers news and information in one place. Similar to Spotify, but for news. Continue reading IIIM Researcher Ben Blumer Wins Startup Weekend
Talk on Friday the 1st of November at Reykjavík University in room V102 at 12:00-13:00
Next Friday Christopher Perrien will answer questions about Watson, IBM’s artificially intelligent computer system capable of answering questions posed in natural language. The computer system was specifically developed to answer questions on the quiz show Jeopardy!. In 2011, Watson competed on Jeopardy! against former (human) winners and received the first prize of $1 million. Continue reading Everything you wanted to know about Watson from IBM