Upcoming Events

Last WiTech Tech Talk before the summer

When? May 30th 17.30 – 20.30
Where? World Trade Center (WTC) in Växjö

Preliminary program

  • 17.30-20.30

    • Welcome and practical information

    • Continuous Delivery – the quest for the Holy Grail by Diana Lidén

      This is about the journey we are making to reach the holy grail of today’s software companies – continuously delivery. This journey has challenged us greatly and resulted in changes concerning technology, processes, roles and also our own personal growth. I will take you through our adventures on the quest to break the monolith and change the way we think and do.

    • Build and compete with a robot by Rebecca Rettig

      Rebecca is the team captain for Vikings Robotic at Teknikum. She and her team went to USA this spring to compete with their robot and won the Rookie Inspiration Award. Rebecca will talk about her experience and show us a robot!

    • Mingle, food, drinks and more


Please sign up here – no later than Tuesday 22 May (we need to have an early deadline due to food orders).

Limited amount of seats available

First WiTech Tech Talk of the fall

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Zeynep Yücel is an assistant professor at Okayama University, and will be giving a talk about her work (joint attention modeling, head pose and gaze direction estimation, and motion tracking) and her experience as a woman in tech at the first WiTech “tech-talk” of the fall

When? August 20th at 17.30-19.30
Where? To be decided

Design of social interaction robots is a very challenging research problem, which is very far from being solved considering the current state of artificial intelligence systems. In this talk, we will limit ourselves to two particular cases. One case relates a plain interaction scenario between a robot and a human particularly from a joint attention point of view. Another case relates a more complex scenario where the robot is employed in a public space. In this kind of setting, the robot is required to act in a socially acceptable way both while moving alone and as part of a pedestrian group. To this end, we will discuss the development of group motion models and recognition algorithms.

For more information you can visit the host of the event lnu.se:
https://lnu.se/mot-linneuniversitetet/aktuellt/kalender/2018/tech-talk-witech-yucel/
https://lnu.se/en/meet-linnaeus-university/current/events/2018/tech-talk-witech-yucel/

 


Register here – by August 15th .



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