Section: Dissemination

Scientific Animation

International activities

We will not detail the reviewing process done in the project but it can estimated that over 20 journal papers and 50 conference papers were reviewed by the team this year.

  • Julien Alexandre dit Sandretto was invited in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the University of Melbourne where he mainly worked on the muscle parameter identification using the analogy between muscles and cables with a novel workspace satisfaction method.

  • D. Daney has organized and has been a member program committee of IROS 2012 workshop on Assistance and Service Robotics in a Human Environment and an associate editor of ICRA 2013. He has presented the activity of the large scale initiative action PAL to the university of Athens, Athens, Greece, and to the National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

  • J-P. Merlet is a member of the scientific committee of the European Conference on Mechanism Science (EUCOMES), chairman of the scientific Committee of the Computational Kinematics workshop, a member of the steering Committee of IROS and board member of the Journal of Behavorial Robotics. He is also a board member of the european robotics network EURON which has joined with the industrial robotics network EUROP to constitute the PPP Eurobotics aisbl, of which he is a board member. He is a member of the IFToMM (International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science) Technical Committees on History and on Computational Kinematics and is one of the 10 members of IFToMM Executive Council, the board of this federation.

  • Y. Papegay is a permanent member of the International Steering Committee of the International Mathematica Symposium conferences serie.

National activities

  • D. Daney is a member of the scientific committee of the CNR SDA (Centre National de Référence Santé à Domicile et Autonomie) and of the evaluation committee of the ANR TecSan. He has presented the large scale initiative action PAL to the "Centre National de Référence, Santé à Domicile + Autonomie", Paris, the "Pôle service à la personne" PACA, Marseille, the Centre Expertise National Habitat et Logement, Troyes.

  • J-P. Merlet is a member of the scientific committee of the CNRS GDR robotique

Inria activities
  • D. Daney is coordinator of the Large Scale Initiative Personally Assisting Living (PAL)

  • J-P. Merlet is a member of the "Bureau du Comité des Projets" of the Sophia-Antipolis Inria center.

  • O. Pourtallier is a member of the CSD (doctoral students monitoring), and is responsible of the NICE committee (long term invited scientists and post-doctoral student selection).