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08:30 – 08:35 Welcome note Symposium Chair Simone Frintrop
08:35 – 08:45 ISACS madness Poster abstracts (1-minute presentations)

keynote talk

session chair: Simone Frintrop

08:45 – 09:30 Giorgio Metta
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy
Motor Biases in Visual Attention for a Humanoid Robot

visual search

session chair: to be announced

09:30 – 09:55 Michael Zillich
Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Why Robots Need Attention as Much as Humans Do (invited talk)
09:55 – 10:10 Amir Rasouli, John K. Tsotsos
York University, Canada
Integrating Three Mechanisms of Visual Attention for Active Visual Search (research contribution)
10:10 – 10:50 coffee break

modeling of human eye movements

Session chair: to be announced

10:50 – 11:15 Jochen Triesch
Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany
Overt Attention Meets Active Efficient Coding (invited talk)
11:15 – 11:40 Michael Dorr
Technische Universität München, Germany
Space-Variant Processing and Attention in Humans and Machines (invited talk)
11:40 – 12:05 Ralf Engbert
University of Potsdam, Germany
Using Spatial Statistics to Understand Attentional Dynamics in Scene Viewing (invited talk)
12:05 – 13:30 lunch break

keynote talk

Session chair: Simone Frintrop

13:30 – 14:15 Elisabeth André
University of Augsburg, Germany
Modeling the Dynamics of Gaze-Contingent Social Behaviors in Human-Agent Interaction

control of attention

Session chair: to be announced

14:15 – 14:40 Christian Balkenius
Lund University, Sweden
Beyond Here and Now (invited talk)
14:40 – 15:05 Frederik Beuth
Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany
Object Localization with a Neurophysiologically-Precise Model of Visual Attention (invited talk)

poster session

Session chair: to be announced

15:05 – 16:30 coffee break in parallel with poster session
Julien Leroy, Nicolas Riche, Matei Mancas
University of Mons, Belgium
3D Saliency Based on Supervoxels Rarity in Point Clouds (research contribution)
Ting Zhang, Bradley Duerstock, Juan Wachs
Purdue University, IN, USA
A Computational Framework for Attention Inference Using a Bayesian Approach (research contribution)
Nick de Palma, Cynthia Breazeal
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA
Object Discovery vs. Selection in Social Action: Benefits of a Competitive Attention System (research contribution)
Satyajit Rao
Co57 Systems, Inc., MA, USA
Learning Event Models from Visual Attention Traces (research contribution)

applications of visual attention

Session chair: Michael Zillich

16:30 – 16:45 Pablo Lanillos, João Filipe Ferreira, Jorge Dias
ISR, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Designing an Artificial Attention System for Social Robots(research highlight from IROS 2015)
16:45 – 17:00 Zaynab Habibi, El Mustapha Mouaddib, Guilleaume Caron
University of Picardie Jules Vernes, France
Good Feature for Framing: Saliency-Based Gaussian Mixture(research highlight from IROS 2015)
17:00 – 17:15 Valiallah Monajjemi, Jake Bruce, Seyed Abbas Mohtasham Kooch, Jens Wawerla, Richard Vaughan
Simone Fraser University, Canada
UAV, Do You See Me? Establishing Mutual Attention between an Uninstrumented Human and an Outdoor UAV in Flight(research highlight from IROS 2015)
17:15 – 17:40 Ali Borji
University of Wisconsin, WI, USA
Bottom-Up Visual Attention: Where Are We Now?(invited talk)
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