supported by
the STIFF
EC project
STIFF/VIACTORS Summer School on Impedance supported by
the VIACTORS
EC project
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This is a Summer School on Impedance devoted to human and robotic impedance. It has been jointly organised by the EU FP7 research projects STIFF and VIACTORS. Also check out the related EC project The Hand Embodied.

Dates: July 25-29, 2011

Venue: Frauenchiemsee, Bavaria, Germany

Keynote speakers:
Alin Albu-Schäffer, DLR
Antonio Bicchi, U. Pisa
Etienne Burdet, Imperial
Neville Hogan, MIT
Oussama Khatib, Stanford
Gerald Loeb, USC
Joseph McIntyre, UPD-CNRS
Patrick van der Smagt, DLR
Sethu Vijayakumar, Edinburgh

Audience: Ph.D. students, postdocs, and senior researchers working on robot control, neuroscience, and biophysics.

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Publisher:
Publisher of the website summerschool.stiff-project.org is the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (German Aerospace Center), a non-profit German national research centre.

Responsible:
Patrick van der Smagt
Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics
German Aerospace Center
P. O. Box 1116, 82230 Wessling, DE
Phone +49-8153-281152
Email smagt(at)dlr.de

Design:
Design inspired by a Fibonacci web design by J. Schmidhuber (with permission!)

STIFF logo (upper left corner) by Ian Saunders; STIFF cartoon by J. Schmidhuber; VIACTORS logo (upper right corner) with permission. The low-impedance picture in this column by Holger Urbanek. All other pictures from speaker websites, (c) DLR, or from Wikimedia Commons. 

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