Christian Becker-Asano

[B]elievable [A]ndroids

Invited talks and presentations

In REVERSE chronological order:

  • Humanoid Robots in Germany and Japan: the Future of Consumer Electronics?
    In: "Asa no Kai" Japanese-German breakfast meeting, Deutsch-Japanischer Wirtschaftskreis (DJW), Grandhotel Hessischer Hof, Frankfurt am Main, November 2016.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Emotionssimulation für virtuelle und robotische Agenten
    In: Science Cinema, "Inside Out", University of Bielefeld & Filmkunsttheater Bielefeld, October 2015.
    Official Webseite (invited talk)
  • Friends by Design: Androids and humanoids
    In: Workshop "Active Friends and Friendly Actions", University of Hamburg, February 2014.
    (invited talk)
  • Computational emotions for social agents
    In: Workshop "AI, logic, and epistemic planning", Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2013.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Emotionssimulation mit WASABI für virtuelle und robotische Agenten
    In: Institutskolloquium, Institut für Psychologie, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universität, Greifswald, Germany, June 2013.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Emotions in Android Science and Social Robotics: Why and how?
    In: Workshop "Applications for Emotional Robots", in conj. with HRI2013, Tokyo, Japan, March 2013.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Emotionsmodellierung und androide Roboter
    In: Workshop "Towards a Smart Virtual Worker", "Virtual Humans" research group, TU Chemnitz, Germany, February 2013.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • To help or not to help: On strategic behavior in virtual emergencies
    In: SFB/TR8 Colloquia, SFB/TR 8, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, November 2012.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Android robots and feelings
    In: Robotik und Gesetzgebung, ZiF Bielefeld, Germany, May 2012.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Social Robotics
    In: Interdisciplinary College 2012 , Heinrich-Luebke-Haus, Günne am Möhnesee, Germany, March 2012.
    Official Website - slides (pdf) (special lecture)
  • Computational modeling of emotions
    In: Semantics and Syntax: A Legacy of Alan Turing, Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series, Cambridge, UK, March 2012.
    Official Website (with slides (pdf) and video recording of my invited talk)
  • Computing affect with WASABI, sensing affect for android robots, and eliciting affect in virtual emergencies
    In: LIMSI-CNRS, University of Paris Sud, France, November 2011.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • To help or not to help: On strategic behavior in virtual emergencies
    In: Sociable Agents Group, University of Bielefeld, Germany, August 2011.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Affective Computing and Android Science in Japan
    In: Cognition & Interaction Lab, University of Skövde, Sweden, March 2011.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Affective Computing with and for virtual agents and android robots
    In: Swiss Centre for Affective Sciences, Geneva, Switzerland, December 2010.
    Official Website
    (invited talk)
  • Facial animation for virtual and robotic agents
    In: 13th European Conference on Facial Expression, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, July 2010.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Affective Computing
    In: Interdisciplinary College 2010 , Heinrich-Luebke-Haus, Günne am Möhnesee, Germany, March 2010.
    Official Website (special lecture)
  • Socially interactive humanoids and androids
    In: Kolloquium, TU Munich, Faculty of Informatics, Munich, Germany, February 2010.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Socially interactive humanoids and androids
    In: Kolloquium, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Faculty of Engineering, Freiburg, Germany, February 2010.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Laughter in social robotics with humanoids and androids
    In: SFB-Kolloquium (SFB/TR 62), Ulm University, Ulm, Germany, August 2009.
    Official Website - Slides (pdf) (invited talk)
  • Wo Wissenschaft & Fiktion sich treffen: Über Forschung mit humanoiden Robotern im Land der aufgehenden Sonne
    In: Studien- und Berufsorientierung an den Friedrich-von Bodelschwingh-Schulen in Bethel, Gymnasium Bethel, Bielefeld, Germany, August 2009.
    Official Website - Slides (pdf) (talk & lecture)
  • Laughter in Interaction with Humanoids and Androids
    In: CoR-Lab seminar, Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics - CoR-Lab, Bielefeld, Germany, March 2009.
    Official Website (invited talk)
  • Emotions & Laughter for Robots and Androids
    In: JSPS's Science Dialogue Program, Kakogawa Higashi High School, Hyogo prefecture, Japan, January 2009.
    Official Website - Slides (pdf) (talk & lecture)
  • Simulating affective processes for autonomous agents: the WASABI architecture
    In: Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Affective Neuroscience seminar, Department of Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan, January 2009.
    Official Website - Slides (pdf) (invited talk)
  • Emotion Simulation for a Virtual Human: Implementing the "As-If" Body-Loop in a Cognitive Architecture
    In: Seminar on Virtual Agents, National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan, April 2007.
    Official Website - Slides (pdf) (invited talk)
  • Emotion modeling for social robots
    In: How to build Social Robots, Faculty of Technology, Bielefeld, Germany, November 2006.
    Official Website - Slides (pdf) (lecture)

 

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