Titles of posters:

University of Edinburgh

Artificial Intelligence

Billard Aude
Research Interests: learning to communicate for artificial agents
Poster: "Allo Kazam, do you follow me? Learning to speak through imitation"

Gadanho, Sandra
Research Interests: self-organisation, emotions and autopoiesis.
Poster: "Exploring Autonomy Mechanisms: The role of emotions"

Ijspeert, Auke Jan
Research Interests: Evolving biologically inspired locomotion controllers
Poster: "Artificial Lampreys: Comparing naturally and artificially evolved swimming controllers"

Lee, Wei-Po
Research Interests: Evolutionary Robotics
Poster: "Evolving hierarchical control system", "Evolving robot body plan"

Lund, Henrik
Research Interests: Evolutionary Robotics, Artificial Life, Adaptive Behaviour, Genetic Algorithms and Neural Networks. Using robotics approaches to verify neuroethological hypotheses.
Poster: "Evolving sufficient Neurocontrollers for mobile Robots", "Evolving 'Toybots' - towards an artificial Pet"

Peremans, Herbert
Research Interests: Biologically inspired sonar system
Poster: "Framework models for robot navigation", "From bats to robots and back again"

Perkins, Simon
Research Interests: Robot Shaping
Poster: "Incremental acquisition of complex robot behaviour using structured evolution"

Reeve, Richard
Research Interests: evolution of biologically motivated controllers for legged robots
Poster: "Generating walking behaviours in legged robots"

Research Interests: behavioural and cognitive development using constructivism
Poster: "Why Animal Development May Be Necessary For Robot Development"

Taylor, Tim
Research Interests: Evolution of parallel self-replicating programs
Poster: "COSMOS: A computational model of biological evolution"

Walker, Ashley
Research Interests: active perception, acoustic localization, motion perception in bats
Poster: "From bats to robots and back again"

University of Ghent (Be):

Electronics and Information Processing

Veelaert, Peter
Research Interests: Mobile robots, active sensing, computer vision
Poster: "Framework models for robot navigation"

University of Glasgow:

Aerospace Eng.

Gillies, Eric
Research Interests: Artificial life,mobile robots, feature extraction and fluid flow control.
Poster: "Characterizing objects with a mobile robot"

University of Manchester

Computer Science

Nehmzow, Ulrich
Research Interests: Mobile robot navigation, machine learning
Poster: "Mapbuilding and route learning in mobile robots"

University of Stirling

Computing Science and Mathematics

Smith, Leslie
Research Interests: Auditory modelling: engineering approximations to neurobiological auditory processing
Poster: "Monaural sound streaming: a feature-based approach"

University of Wales

Aberystwyth: Computer Science

Hughes, Nigel
Poster: "A new hybrid Architecture for Mobile Robots"

Williams, Tom
Poster: "The Application of Behaviour-Based Methodologies to Compliant Motion Control"

Wilson, Myra
Research Interests: Behaviour-based Robotics both in assembly and mobile robot fields.
Poster: "Hierarchical behaviours for mobile robots"

Bangor: School of Biological Sciences

Hill, Simeon
Research Interests: Searching behaviour of foragers
Poster: "Can predators improve their search efficiency through low cost learning?"

Cardiff: Environmental and Human Sciences

Smith, Derek
Research Interests: Evolution of Mind
Poster: "Codasyl traversals in animals and animats"

University of Washington (USA)


Fink, B. Raymond
Research interests Autopoietic systems. Bioenergetics
Poster: "Is a basic fallacy latent in AIR Terminology?"

University of the West of England

Intelligent Autonomous Systems Engineering Laboratory

Allen, Kevin
Research Interests: Action selection mechanisms, based on animal behaviour, for controlling autonomous mobile robots.
Poster: "Why Action Selection Mechanisms and some noval ideas."

Non academic

Budenberg, Bill
Research Interests: Private company:
Computer aided Methods for recording, coding and analysing behaviour
Poster: "Tools for recording behaviour"

Mottram, Bob
Research Interests: Mobile Robotics Reinforcement Learning Evolution of Communication and Language
Poster: "Robust Behavior through Feature Association"