Find below EMERGE’s news articles, press releases, digests of scientific publications, as well as other outreach materials.
First open meeting of the portfolio of projects funded by the EIC Pathfinder Challenge “Awareness Inside“
27 September 2023
The meeting is taking place Oct. 1st, 2023, in Kraków, Poland, during the 26th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2023).
10 July 2023
EMERGE partners from UNIPI are organizing the 4th Italian Workshop on Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI.it 2023) during the 22nd International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AIxIA 2023), to be held in Rome, Italy, on November 6th - 9th, 2023.
20 June 2023
How do robots in a collective know what the group as a whole is doing? When intelligence is distributed across many parts, it can be tricky for the bigger picture to emerge. Yet answering these questions is key to making collective systems that are easy to design, monitor and control.
08 June 2023
In her article published in the journal Topoi, EMERGE partner Ophelia Deroy, from Ludwig Maximilian University (DE), critically evaluates various reasons for using these terms, including ontological, legal, communicative, and psychological arguments.
05 June 2023
About 40 registered PhD students and Post-docs from different European countries participated in the course taught by EMERGE partner Cosimo Della Santina (Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands) and Alessandro De Luca (DIAG, Sapienza University of Rome).
04 June 2023
The EMERGE Project and the theme of artificial agents awareness is analysed and debated by Vincenzo Ambriola in a recent opinion article in the Italian newspaper Avvenire.
30 May 2023
EMERGE partners from UNIPI are organizing the “5th International Workshop on eXplainable Knowledge Discovery in Data Mining (XKDD 2023)” during the next European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD 2023), to be held in Turin, Italy, on September 18th, 2023.
26 May 2023
EMERGE partners from UNIPI are organizing the “2nd International Workshop on Pervasive Artificial Intelligence” during the next European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD 2023), to be held in Turin, Italy, on September 18th, 2023.
Publication: Model-Based Control of Soft Robots: A Survey of the State of the Art and Open Challenges
25 May 2023
In their paper published in the IEEE Control Systems Magazine, EMERGE partner Cosimo Della Santina, from the Delft University of Technology (NL), and collaborators aim to streamline the domain of soft robotics for control theory researchers.
24 May 2023
EMERGE partners from UNIPI are organizing a workshop entitled "Deep Learning meets Neuromorphic Hardware" during the next European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD 2023), to be held in Turin, Italy, on September 18th, 2023.
Publication: Modelling Handed Shearing Auxetics: Selective Piecewise Constant Strain Kinematics and Dynamic Simulation
15 May 2023
In their paper presented at the IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft 2023), EMERGE partners from the Delft University of Technology (NL) and collaborators discuss recent research progress for a new type of soft robot called Handed Shearing Auxetics (HSAs) that can rapidly change shape while remaining flexible.
18 March 2023
Project partner Xavier Aubry, from Da Vinci Labs, presents the EMERGE Project in the French TV channel BFMTV.
EMERGE Consortium secures grant awarded by European Innovation Council for the investigation of a new framework for AI collective awareness
30 January 2023
Project scored first among those selected by the EIC’s Pathfinder “Awareness inside” Challenge and will receive a combined €2.8M grant from the European Commission over the next 4 years.
Publication: Learning 3D shape proprioception for continuum soft robots with multiple magnetic sensors
30 November 2022
In their paper published in the journal Soft Matter, EMERGE partners from the Delft University of Technology (NL) and collaborators propose a new method for sensing the shape of soft robots: using magnetic sensors which are compact, sensitive, and can be easily embedded into soft robots.
[In the Media] Il Sole 24 Ore: University of Pisa, start of European project for Artificial Intelligence
04 November 2022
The start of the EMERGE Project was highlighted by the Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore.