Angelo Cangelosi serves as Professor of artificial intelligence and cognition and the Director of the Centre for Robotics and Neural Systems of the University of Plymouth (UK). Cangelosi's main research expertise is on language and cognitive modelling in cognitive systems (e.g., humanoid robot iCub and cognitive agents), on language evolution and grounding in multiagent systems, and the application of bio-inspired techniques to robot control (e.g., swarm of UAVs). He currently serves as the Coordinator of the Integrating Project ITALK: Integration and Transfer of Action and Language Knowledge in robots (2009-2012, italkproject.org), the Marie Curie ITN RobotDoC: Robotics for Development of Cognition (2009-2013, robotdoc.org) and the UK EPSRC project VALUE: Vision, Action, and Language Unified by Embodiment (Cognitive Systems Foresight). Cangelosi has produced more than 150 scientific publications in the field, is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Interaction Studies, has chaired numerous workshops and conferences including General Chair of the forthcoming IEEE ICDL-EpiRob 2011 Conference (Frankfurt, 24-27 August 2011), and is a regular speaker at international conferences and seminars.
Biography Updated on 4 September 2011