16. June 2010

First of the Lecture Series in Cognitive Interaction to Be Given by Prof. Janet Bavelas on 25 June

Prof. Janet Bavelas, University of Victoria, will give the first in the high-ranking Lecture Series in Cognitive Interaction entitled "What's unique about face-to-face dialogue?" on 25 June.

05. June 2010

Bielefeld Interactive Intelligent Systems Exhibit at the AUTOMATICA 2010

With the Centre of Excellence on Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC) and the Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics (CoR-Lab), Bielefeld University will be presenting its focus of research on interactive intelligent systems before an international expert public at the AUTOMATICA Fair in Munich from 8 to 11 June 2010.

20. May 2010

Funding Extended for the Collaborative Research Centre "Alignment in Communication": German Research Foundation to Fund SFB 673 for a Further 4 Years

The Bielefeld Collaborative Research Centre 673 "Alignment in Communication" is to receive 4 more years of funding according to an announcement by the German Research Foundation (DFG) this week. "That is a great success", says Professor Dr. Ipke Wachsmuth, the speaker, "that rewards the hard work we have done in recent years".

07. May 2010

Robotics in Bielefeld Upgrades its European Profile: Four Million Euros in EU Third-Party Funds for Bielefeld University

Its research focus on "Interactive Intelligent Systems" firmly embeds Bielefeld University in the advanced ranks of European research, and it has gained a major increase in EU third-party funding in the highly competitive 7th Research Programme.

27. April 2010

ToBi reaches the finals in the RoboCup German Open

The Team of Bielefeld (ToBI) reaches the finals in the RoboCup German Open in Magdeburg from 15 to 18 April.

The largest German robot competition was held this years for the ninth time. After participating for the first time last year, the Team of Bielefeld was successful again. It competed in the RoboCup @homeWettbewerb in which service robots demonstrate their qualities as assistants in the home.