Conference

UKRAS21: Programme

UKRAS21: Programme

Wednesday 2nd June 2021

10:00Welcome & Introduction
Session One: Robots Making Themselves At Home 
10:15Keynote: Robots in the workplace: Innovation at Ocado Technology and the SecondHands project, Dr. Jelizaveta Konstantinova (Ocado Technology)
10:45An Augmented Reality System for Safe Human-Robot Collaboration, Yunus Emre Cogurcu (The University of Sheffield). Paper #28
11:00Small datasets for fruit detection with transfer learning, Dan Dai (LIAT, University of Lincoln). Paper #32
11:15Firefighter Assistance Robot, Lewis Riches (Leeds Beckett University). Paper #34 
11:30A Non-Axisymmetric Parallel Manipulator for Head Stabilisation in Vitreoretinal Surgery, Hans Natalius (University College London). Paper #23 
11:45Video Previews of Interactive Session
12:00Lunch
Session Two: Robotics Research While Working From Home 
12:45Keynote: RoboStar modelling stack: tackling the reality gap, Prof. Ana Cavalcanti (University of York)
13:15Test Framework for a Virtual Competition Testbed, Emilyann Nault (Heriot-Watt University & University of Edinburgh). Paper #10 
13:30Visually-based Prediction of Artist’s Drawing, Chipp Jansen (King’s College London). Paper #27
13:45Design of a Transforming Myriapod Robot for Multimodal Locomotion, Florence Sherry (University of Leeds). Paper #7 
14:00Development of a Teleoperative Quadrupedal Manipulator, Christopher Peers (University of Leeds). Paper #33 
14:15Interactive Session (Discord)
Session Three: Robotics For Use In The Home
15:45Keynote: Humans and Robots Together: Engineering Sociality and Collaboration, Prof. Ana Paiva (GAIPS, INESC-ID and IST, Universidade de Lisboa) 
16:15Robot House Human Activity Recognition Dataset, Mohammad Hossein Bamorovat Abadi (University of Hertfordshire). Paper #16
16:30Older adults’ perceptions of Socially Assistive Robots, Nicola Camp (Nottingham Trent University)
16:45Requirements for a home-based rehabilitation device for hand and wrist therapy after stroke, Vignesh Velmurugan (University of Hertfordshire). Paper #6
17:00Exploring Human-Dog Attachment Behaviours and their Translation to a Robotic Platform, Katie Riddoch (University of Glasgow). Paper #3
17:15Best Paper Award, Closing Remarks
17:30Finish