Social rehabilitation robotics – Maria Fridin’s online presentation


At Robotics Conference, Maria Fridin, a famous Israeli researcher of the orthopedic and rehabilitation robotics science, will talk about the importance of robotics in the human life.

Her online presentation is called “Are the Three Laws of Robotics sufficient enough? Practical aspects for realization of social rehabilitation robotics ethical issues”.

The scientist is interested in developing the social rehabilitation robotics, intercommunication of human’s brain and robot, movement control, emotions programming, cognitive user’s model, machine learning and machine eyesight.

Her works aim to advance social rehabilitation systems that can help people in social interaction. For the moment, this method works for cerebral palcy and ADHS children.

Maria Fridin is now trying to create LikeMeRo, a start-up of the personal robot for learning.

Speaker’s biographical background:

Maria Fridin was born in Ukraine. She graduated from the Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel) with a Master’s Diploma (2004) and Ph. D (2009) in applied mathematics and computer engineering. The last four years she has been teaching at the Industrial Engineering and Management department (Ariel University Center, Israel) and heading the Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Robotics Lab.

Robotics Conference is a two day event in the course of the Robotics Expo theme exhibition. The conference is a meeting place for leading experts, professionals, developers and industry enthusiasts who are willing to share their knowledge and talk about the hot topics.

Robotics Expo 2013 will take place on the 24th and 25th of October in ECC “Sokolniki” in Moscow.

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