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COGNIRON The Cognitive Robot Companion

'Developing robots interacting with humans, able to perceive, decide, communicate and learn in an open-ended way'


(project co-ordinator)

Laboratoire d'Analyse et d'Architecture des Systèmes (LAAS-CNRS)

Raja Chatila, Rachid Alami, Michel Devy, Aurélie Clodic, Sara Fleury, Emrah Akin Sisbot


'In the COGNIRON consortium some of the top research institutions in Europe in robotics, cognitive robotics, computer vision and artificial intelligence have gathered'


Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Autonomous Systems Lab (EPFL)

Aude Billard, Sylvain Calinon, Florent Guenter



Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA)

Martin Haegele, Jens Kubacki, Christopher Parlitz, Ulrich Reiser



Royal Institute of Technology, Centre for Autonomous Systems (KTH)

Henrik I. Christensen, Kerstin Severinson Eklundh, Elin A. Topp, Helge Hüttenrauch, Anders Green


University of Amsterdam, Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group (UVA)

Ben J.A. Kröse , Zoran Zivkovic



University of Bielefeld, Applied Computer Science Group (UniBi)

Gerhard Sagerer, Britta Wrede, Shuyin Li, Thorsten Spexard, Marc Hanheide


University of Hertfordshire, Adaptive Systems Research Group (UH)

Kerstin Dautenhahn, Chrystopher L. Nehaniv, Michael Walters, Aris Alissandrakis, Joe Saunders


University of Karlsruhe, Inst. Ind. Application of Informatics and Microsystems (UniKarl)

Rüdiger Dillmann, Steffen Knoop, Michael Pardowitz, Sven Schmidt-Rohr



Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich (ETH Zurich)

Roland Siegwart, Davide Scaramuzza, Shrihari Vasudevan, Roland Philippsen



An Integrated Project funded by the European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme