NEUROROBOTICS AND THE HUMAN BRAIN PROJECT

VORTRAG VON PRIV.-DOZ. DR. FLORIAN RÖHRBEIN

Wien (OTS) - The HBP is one of two European Flagship projects dedicated to long-term basic research with a planned funding of 1 billion Euro over 10 years. The ultimate goal is to gain profound insights into brain functions, develop new treatments for brain diseases and build entirely new computing technologies. HBP has three research areas - Neuroscience, Medicine and Future Computing - and will develop six ICT platforms, dedicated to Neuroinformatics, Brain Simulation, High Performance Computing, Medical Informatics, Neuromorphic Computing and Neurorobotics. HBP is completely open, i.e., these platforms will be made available to all interested research communities worldwide, enabling them to profit from each other. Our vision is that interactive supercomputing, driven by the needs of brain simulation, will impact many industries. Devices and systems, modelled after the brain, are to overcome current limits on the energy-efficiency, reliability and programmability, clearing the road for systems with brain-like intelligence. The Neurorobotics Platform will offer scientists and technology developers a software and hardware infrastructure allowing them to connect prevalidated brain models to detailed simulations of robot bodies and environments and to use the resulting neurorobotic systems in in-silico experiments as well as technology development.

In this talk, I will give an overview of the HBP, outline the goals of the Neurorobotics subproject, and report on our results achieved in the first year of the project.

VORTRAG: NEUROROBOTICS AND THE HUMAN BRAIN PROJECT Priv.-Doz. Dr. Florian Röhrbein Robotics and Embedded Systems Technical University, Munich, Germany Datum: 10.3.2015, 18:30 - 20:00 Uhr Ort: Österr. Forschungsinstitut für Artificial Intelligence (OFAI) Freyung 6/6/7, 1010 Wien Url: http://www.ofai.at/events/2015/Aussendung-20150224-6.text

Digital press kit: http://www.ots.at/pressemappe/12866/aom

Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Univ.-Prof. Ing. Dr. Robert Trappl
Österr. Forschungsinstitut für Artificial Intelligence (OFAI)
Freyung 6/6/7, 1010 Wien, Tel. 0043/1/5336112-17
robert.trappl@ofai.at

ORIGINAL APA-OTS TEXT - THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS PRESS RELEASE IS SUBJECT TO THE EXCLUSIVE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ISSUER | NEF0008