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Thursday 26 May 2016Affordances, Concepts and Context

Sinan Kalkan - Middle East Technical University

Laver LT3 14:30-16:00

We, as highly cognitive animals, seamlessly recognize and use objects, or concepts, and their affordances. Not only that, we utilize them differently in different spatial, temporal or social situations, i.e., contexts. In this talk, I will present our recent efforts on integrating all these crucial capabilities together into a framework which links contextualized concepts and affordances together and allows using them for various robotic settings in different contexts.

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