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The schedule of the school is 9-18.30 with a coffee break in the morning and lunch break between 13-14. Specific activities and announcements are advertised below.

Here is a list of possible tasks: VVV15 tasks and VVV15 projects

Here is the list of participants: VVV15_List_of_participants.

Here is the table where you can book the robots: VVV15-Robot_Booking. [P.S.: Please, be fair and don't overbook :) ]

Events: on Thursday 30th the school's premises will host the concert by Giovanni Allevi. For this reason we have to close the school at 6pm sharp. Notice that the concert is not part of the school so if you want to attend you have to buy a regular ticket here.

Contents

Wednesday 22

Wednesday 22
9-10 Setup and introduction
10:30-11 Break
11-13 People presentations (with break at 10.30-11)
13-14 Lunch break
14-16 YARP tutorial - Lesson 1: Introduction to the YARP middleware and command line tools (Lorenzo Natale)
16-16:30 Break
16:30-18:30 YARP tutorial - Lesson 2: YARP communication, Ports, Buffered Ports and RPC (Ali Paikan & Daniele Domenichelli)
  • People presentations: we do a 3 minutes presentation for each participants, please add yourself to VVV15_List_of_participants, add a picture and short description/bio.
  • Check out task list, consider joining a group or propose a new task Tasks.
  • Create a personal account on https://github.com/, unless you don't have one yet. It will be useful during the school.
  • Getting tutorial repository:
 git clone https://github.com/lornat75/Teaching.git

Some pictures from the first day:


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Thursday 23

Thursday 23
9-10:30 YARP tutorial - Lesson 3: YARP IDL (thrift), RFModule, YARP multi-threading and realtime (Ali Paikan & Daniele Domenichelli)
10:30-11 break
11-13 YARP tutorial - Lesson 4: YARP manager, port monitoring and arbitration (Ali Paikan & Daniele Domenichelli)
13-14 Lunch break
14-16 iCub tutorial - Lesson 1: Motor Interfaces (Marco Randazzo)
16-16:30 Break
16:30-18:30 iCub tutorial - Lesson 2: Simulators! iCubSim and Gazebo (Vadim Tikhanoff & Silvio Traversaro) http://wiki.icub.org/wiki/File:Simulators.pdf

Friday 24

Friday 24
9:00-10:30 The iCub & Coman setup(s): hands-on session on the real robots (Alessandro Roncone & Enrico Mingo/Luca Muratore) Post-poned to Friday, 24th 11:00-13:00
10:30-11 break
11-13 The iCub & Coman setup(s): hands-on session on the real robots (Alessandro Roncone & Enrico Mingo/Luca Muratore) For the iCub, take a look a this link https://docs.google.com/document/d/1S9m4DbrV1AJWo_E1r3F8k3ZzmhaTOWRJ9WFjXPFqVos/edit (it should have everything needed for setting up the robot cluster)
13-14 Lunch break
14-16 iCub tutorial - Lesson 3: Image processing and Computer Vision (Vadim Tikhanoff & Alessandro Roncone)
16-16:30 Break
16:30-18:30 Free Coding Time

Saturday 25

Saturday 25
9-10:30 Group presentations, present your project 1 slide per group + 1 slide per person, describe your contribution
10:30-11 break
11-13 Group presentations, present your project 1 slide per group + 1 slide per person, describe your contribution
13-14 Lunch break
14-16 iCub tutorial - Lesson 4: The Gaze controller and the Cartesian Controller for efficient inverse kinematics (Ugo Pattacini)
16-16:30 Break
16:30-18:30 Free Coding Time

Sunday 26

I think this is the octopus. Am I right?

Today is free.








Monday 27

The VVV15 shirt. Express you preference signing up

Sign for having the VVV15 T-shirt.

Monday 27
9:00-10:30 Free Coding Time
10:30-11 break
11-13 From Laboratory to DRC: design of generic robotics tools (Enrico Mingo Hoffman, Luca Muratore)
13-14 Lunch break
14-16 GIT tutorial : Software development with GIT, the GIT workflow (Daniele Domenichelli)
16-16:30 Break
16:30-18:30 WholeBody Interface and Simulink toolbox (Francesco Romano).
Needed:  codyco-superbuild gazebo-yarp-plugins

Tuesday 28

Tuesday 28
9-10:30 An introduction to floating base systems: from theory to practice
10:30-11 break
11-13 The first torque controller for the iCub balancing
13-14 Lunch break
14-16 Free Coding Time
16-16:30 Break
16:30-18:30 Free Coding Time

Wednesday 29

Wednesday 29
9-10:30 Free Coding Time
10:30-11 break
11-13 Free Coding Time
13-14 Lunch break
15-16 Using YARP with ROS controlling the turtlesim from windows
16-16:30 Break
16:30-18:30 Free Coding Time

Thursday 30

Thursday 30
9-10:30 Free Coding Time
10:30-11 break
11-13 Talk: Alessandra Sciutti, Cognitive human robot interaction: the basics
13-14 Lunch break
14-16 Talk by Francesco Nori: maximum-a-posteriori whole-body dynamics estimation
16-16:30 Break
16:30-18:00 Free Coding Time

Important: today the school must close at 18:00 sharp because there is a concert in the school's premises. Those interested to attend the concert have to buy a regular ticket here.

Friday 31

Friday 31
9-10:30 Free Coding Time
10:30-11 break
11-13 Free Coding Time
13-14 Lunch break
14-15 Free Coding Time
15-16 Projects presentations and demos, see below..
16-16:30 Break
16.30-18:30 Projects presentations and demos, see below.
  • Presentations and/or demos. We invite you to present your work through a short presentation and a demo. Please sign up here and prepare two/max three slides (pdf).
  • Farewell Dinner: we need to count participants. Please sign up here VVV15 farewell dinner

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