The Community for Technology Leaders
International Conference on Development and Learning (2009)
Shanghai, China
June 5, 2009 to June 7, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-4244-4117-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Cultural differences in relational knowledge (Abstract)

Megumi Kuwabara , Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University, 1101 E. Tenth Street Bloomington, 47405 USA
Linda B. Smith , Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University, 1101 E. Tenth Street Bloomington, 47405 USA
pp. 1-6

Development process of functional hierarchy for actions and motor imagery (Abstract)

Ryunosuke Nishimoto , RIKEN Brain Science Institute 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako-shi, Saitama, 3510198 Japan
Jun Tani , RIKEN Brain Science Institute 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako-shi, Saitama, 3510198 Japan
pp. 1-6

Learning to deal with objects (Abstract)

Maria Malfaz , RoboticsLab at the Carlos III University of Madrid. 28911, Leganés, Spain
Miguel A. Salichs , RoboticsLab at the Carlos III University of Madrid. 28911, Leganés, Spain
pp. 1-6

Learning and use of sensorimotor schemata maps (Abstract)

Claudius Glaser , Honda Research Institute Europe, Carl-Legien-Strasse 30, 63073 Offenbach, Germany
Frank Joublin , Honda Research Institute Europe, Carl-Legien-Strasse 30, 63073 Offenbach, Germany
Christian Goerick , Honda Research Institute Europe, Carl-Legien-Strasse 30, 63073 Offenbach, Germany
pp. 1-8

Learning and performing place-based mobile manipulation (Abstract)

Andreas Fedrizzi , Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group, Technische Universität München, Germany
Michael Beetz , Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group, Technische Universität München, Germany
Freek Stulp , Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group, Technische Universität München, Germany
pp. 1-7

Compact models of human reaching motions for robotic control in everyday manipulation tasks (Abstract)

Freek Stulp , Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group, Technische Universität München, Germany
Federico Ruiz , Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group, Technische Universität München, Germany
Andreas Fedrizzi , Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group, Technische Universität München, Germany
Ingo Kresse , Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group, Technische Universität München, Germany
Alexis Maldonado , Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group, Technische Universität München, Germany
Michael Beetz , Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group, Technische Universität München, Germany
pp. 1-7

Pulse discrete cosine transform for saliency-based visual attention (Abstract)

Bin Wang , Department of Electronics Engineering, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China
Liming Zhang , Department of Electronics Engineering, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China
Ying Yu , Department of Electronics Engineering, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China
pp. 1-6

Surprise-based developmental learning and experimental results on robots (Abstract)

Wei-Min Shen , Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, Marina Del Rey, 90292 USA
Nadeesha Ranasinghe , Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, Marina Del Rey, 90292 USA
pp. 1-6

Robotic hand-eye coordination without global reference: A biologically inspired learning scheme (Abstract)

Mark Lee , Dept. Computer Science, Aberystwyth University, SY23 3DB, Wales, UK
Sebastian McBrid , Dept. Computer Science, Aberystwyth University, SY23 3DB, Wales, UK
Martin Hulse , Dept. Computer Science, Aberystwyth University, SY23 3DB, Wales, UK
pp. 1-6

A theoretical framework for transfer of knowledge across modalities in artificial and biological systems (Abstract)

Antje Fillbrandt , Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg, Germany
Francesco Orabona , Idiap Research Institute, 1920 Martigny, Switzerland
Barbara Caputo , Idiap Research Institute, 1920 Martigny, Switzerland
Frank W. Ohl , Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg, Germany
pp. 1-7

People modify their tutoring behavior in robot-directed interaction for action learning (Abstract)

Yukie Nagai , Bielefeld University, CoR-Lab, Applied Informatics Group, Germany
Kerstin Fischer , Institute of Business Communication and Information Science, Sonderborg, Denmark
Jannik Fritsch , Honda Research Institute Europe GmbH, Offenbach, Germany
Karola Pitsch , Bielefeld University, CoR-Lab, Applied Informatics Group, Germany
Katharina J. Rohlfing , Bielefeld University, CoR-Lab, Applied Informatics Group, Germany
Britta Wredek , Bielefeld University, CoR-Lab, Applied Informatics Group, Germany
Anna-Lisa Vollmer , Bielefeld University, CoR-Lab, Applied Informatics Group, Germany
Katrin Solveig Lohan , Bielefeld University, CoR-Lab, Applied Informatics Group, Germany
pp. 1-6

From bottom-Up visual attention to robot action learning (Abstract)

Yukie Nagai , Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics, Bielefeld University, 33594, Germany
pp. 1-6

Fuzzy-GIST for emotion recognition in natural scene images (Abstract)

Qing Zhang , School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Kyungpook National University, 1370 Sankyuk-Dong, Puk-Gu, Taegu 702-701, South Korea
Minho Le , School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Kyungpook National University, 1370 Sankyuk-Dong, Puk-Gu, Taegu 702-701, South Korea
pp. 1-7

Robot navigation and manipulation based on a predictive associative memory (Abstract)

Mateus Mendes , Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão de Oliveira do Hospital (ESTGOH), Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra (IPC), Portugal
Manuel Crisostomo , ISR - Institute of Systems and Robotics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal
A. Paulo Coimbra , ISR - Institute of Systems and Robotics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Jianwei Zhang , CINACS International Research Training Group, Technical Aspects of Multimodal Systems (TAMS), Department of Informatics, University of Hamburg, Germany
Sascha Jockel , CINACS International Research Training Group, Technical Aspects of Multimodal Systems (TAMS), Department of Informatics, University of Hamburg, Germany
pp. 1-7

Learning object-specific grasp affordance densities (Abstract)

M. Popovic , University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
J. Peters , MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany
O. Kroemer , MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany
J. Piater , University of Liège, Belgium
Y. Touati , University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
N. Kruger , University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
R. Detry , University of Liège, Belgium
E. Baseski , University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
pp. 1-7

Creating novel goal-directed actions using chaotic dynamics (Abstract)

Shigeki Sugano , Department of Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Waseda University, 59-327 3-4-1 Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8555, Japan
Takafumi Arakaki , Department of Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Waseda University, 59-327 3-4-1 Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8555, Japan
Tetsuro Endo , Department of Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Waseda University, 59-327 3-4-1 Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8555, Japan
Hiroaki Arie , RIKEN Brain Science Institute, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako-shi, Saitama, 3510198, JAPAN
Jun Tani , RIKEN Brain Science Institute, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako-shi, Saitama, 3510198, JAPAN
pp. 1-6

Efficient exploration and learning of whole body kinematics (Abstract)

Jochen J. Steil , Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics (CoR-Lab), Bielefeld University, Germany
Michael Gienger , Honda Research Institute Europe, Offenbach, Germany
Matthias Rolf , Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics (CoR-Lab), Bielefeld University, Germany
pp. 1-7

Towards a computational model of Acoustic Packaging (Abstract)

Britta Wrede , Applied Informatics Group, Faculty of Technology, Bielefeld University, Germany
Lars Schillingmann , Applied Informatics Group, Faculty of Technology, Bielefeld University, Germany
Katharina Rohlfing , Emergentist Semantics Group, Center of Excellence, Cognitive Interaction Technology, Bielefeld University, Germany
pp. 1-6

Evolving predictive visual motion detectors (Abstract)

Alexandre Bernardino , Institute for Systems and Robotics, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
Jonas Ruesch , Institute for Systems and Robotics, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
pp. 1-6

Robust intrinsically motivated exploration and active learning (Abstract)

Pierre-Yves Oudeyer , INRIA Bordeaux-Sud-Ouest, France
Adrien Baranes , INRIA Bordeaux-Sud-Ouest, France
pp. 1-6

Learning motor dependent Crutchfield's information distance to anticipate changes in the topology of sensory body maps (Abstract)

Pierre-Yves Oudeyer , INRIA Bordeaux - Sud-Ouest, France
Thomas Schatz , ENS de Cachan - antenne de Bretagne, France
pp. 1-6

Acquisition of knowledge about uncertainty in the outcome of sensory motor decision tasks (Abstract)

Julia Trommershauser , Giessen University, Department of Psychology, Otto-Behaghel-Str. 10F, 35394, Germany
pp. 1-6

Computational benefits of social learning mechanisms: Stimulus enhancement and emulation (Abstract)

Andrea L. Thomaz , Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines, Georgia Institute of Technology, 801 Atlantic Dr., Atlanta 30332, USA
Rosa Arriaga , Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines, Georgia Institute of Technology, 801 Atlantic Dr., Atlanta 30332, USA
Nick DePalma , Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines, Georgia Institute of Technology, 801 Atlantic Dr., Atlanta 30332, USA
Maya Cakmak , Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines, Georgia Institute of Technology, 801 Atlantic Dr., Atlanta 30332, USA
pp. 1-7

Learning grasping affordances from local visual descriptors (Abstract)

Manuel Lopes , Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal
Luis Montesano , Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal
pp. 1-6

Orientation Plasticity in Visual Cortex of Mice Reared under Single-Orientation Exposure (Abstract)

Shigeru Tanaka , Laboratory for Visual Neurocomputing, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan
Toshiki Tani , Laboratory for Visual Neurocomputing, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan
Takamasa Yoshida , Laboratory for Visual Neurocomputing, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan
pp. 1-6

Can reinforcement learning explain the development of causal inference in multisensory integration? (Abstract)

Constantin A Rothkopf , Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany
Thomas H Weisswange , Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany
Tobias Rodemann , Honda Research Institute Europe GmbH, Offenbach, Germany
Jochen Triesch , Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany
pp. 1-7

Human-Robot Interaction in Concept Acquisition: a computational model (Abstract)

Tony Belpaeme , School of Computing, Communications and Electronics, University of Plymouth, UK
Frederic Delaunay , School of Computing, Communications and Electronics, University of Plymouth, UK
Joachim de Greeff , School of Computing, Communications and Electronics, University of Plymouth, UK
pp. 1-6

Temporal information as top-down context in binocular disparity detection (Abstract)

Mojtaba Solgi , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48824, USA
Juyang Weng , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48824, USA
pp. 1-7

Learning independent causes in natural images explains the spacevariant oblique effect (Abstract)

Jochen Triesch , Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany
Constantin A. Rothkopf , Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany
Thomas H. Weisswange , Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany
pp. 1-6

Biomimetic Eye-Neck Coordination (Abstract)

Kerstin Rosander , Dept. of Psychology, Uppsala University, Sweden
Jose Santos-Victor , Institute for Systems and Robotics, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
Claes von Hofsten , Dept. of Psychology, Uppsala University, Sweden
Manuel Lopes , Institute for Systems and Robotics, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
Alexandre Bernardino , Institute for Systems and Robotics, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
pp. 1-8

Learning to Make Facial Expressions (Abstract)

Nicholas J. Butko , Machine Perception Laboratory, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, 92093, USA
Tingfan Wu , Machine Perception Laboratory, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, 92093, USA
Javier R. Movellan , Machine Perception Laboratory, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, 92093, USA
Marian S. Bartlett , Machine Perception Laboratory, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, 92093, USA
Paul Ruvulo , Machine Perception Laboratory, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, 92093, USA
pp. 1-6

Toward interactive learning of object categories by a robot: A case study with container and non-container objects (Abstract)

Matthew Miller , Developmental Robotics Laboratory, Iowa State University, USA
Jivko Sinapov , Developmental Robotics Laboratory, Iowa State University, USA
Shane Griffith , Developmental Robotics Laboratory, Iowa State University, USA
Alexander Stoytchev , Developmental Robotics Laboratory, Iowa State University, USA
pp. 1-6

A noise-induced stability in the real-time robotic system for object handling (Abstract)

Hiroaki Wagatsuma , Laboratory for Dynamics of Emergent Intelligence, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako-shi, Saitama, JAPAN
pp. 1-6

Complex text processing by the temporal context machines (Abstract)

Mingmin Chi , School of Computer Science, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Qi Zhang , School of Computer Science, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Xiangyang Xue , School of Computer Science, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Juyang Weng , Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 1-8

Laterally connected lobe component analysis: Precision and topography (Abstract)

Juyang Weng , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48824, USA
Matthew D. Luciw , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48824, USA
pp. 1-8

An intrinsic reward for affordance exploration (Abstract)

Stephen Hart , Laboratory for Perceptual Robotics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 01003, USA
pp. 1-6

Learning from a tutor: Embodied speech acquisition and imitation learning (Abstract)

Holger Brandl , Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Miguel Vaz , Department of Industrial Electronics, University of Minho, GuimarÃes, Portugal
Frank Joublin , Honda Research Institute Europe, GmbH, Offenbach am Main, Germany
Christian Goerick , Honda Research Institute Europe, GmbH, Offenbach am Main, Germany
pp. 1-6

Towards Computational Developmental Model based on Synthetic Approaches (Abstract)

Koh Hosoda , JST ERATO Asada, Synergistic Intelligence Project, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Suita, 565-0871, Japan
Toshio Inui , JST ERATO Asada, Synergistic Intelligence Project, Graduate School of Infromatics, Kyoto University, 606-8501, Japan
Minoru Asada , JST ERATO Asada, Synergistic Intelligence Project, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Suita, 565-0871, Japan
Hiroshi Ishiguro , JST ERATO Asada, Synergistic Intelligence Project, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Suita, 565-0871, Japan
Yasuo Kuniyoshi , JST ERATO Asada, Synergistic Intelligence Project, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan
pp. 1-8

A theory of architecture for spatial abstraction (Abstract)

Juyang Weng , Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
pp. 1-8

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