Author Archives: mariahedblom
A paper we wrote on impossible blends and noun-noun compound words has been accepted for publication at the International Computational Creativity Conference held in September. The paper has the title “Deciphering The Cookie Monster: A case study in impossible combinations“ … Continue reading
Despite having a wonderful learning experience at Bremen University, in August, I will start a new position as a tenured assistant professor (Lektor) at Jönköping Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (JAIL), at Jönköping University. I am sad to leave my current research … Continue reading
The collaborative paper “Asymmetric Hybrids: Dialogues for Computational Concept Combination” championeered by Guendalina Righetti has been accepted to FOIS 2021. Authors include: Guendalina Righetti, Daniele Porello, Nicolas Troquard, Oliver Kutz, Maria Hedblom and Pietro Galliani
I am currently mentoring two students for the Red Hen Lab as part of Google Summer of Code. First project is: Simulating Multimodal Communication in Vervet Monkeys with Braitenberg Vehicles Student: Ankit Gupta, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur supervised by: … Continue reading
Now we have it confirmed that CAOS V will be taking place at JOWO@FOIS 2021, Bozen-Bolzano in September. Stay tuned! We will soon update the website and send out call for papers for those who wants to join the workshop! … Continue reading
This week, the TransAIR workshop on cognitive architectures with the purpose to create new and exciting research collaborations is taking place. The organisers asked me to participate as a moderator to some of the invited speakers’ Q&A sessions as well … Continue reading
Invited by prof. Mark Turner to be a mentor at Red Hen Google Summer of Code 2021.
It has now been confirmed that in February I will be joining Prof. Beetz’s cognitive robotics group at Bremen University working in the EASE collaborative research centre and the Horizon 2020 project MUHAI.
A week ago I was invited to hold a talk at the Horizon 2020 project MUHAI’s kick-off meeting in Venice. My talk was called “What’s the meaning of this?” and concerned the role image schemas play in meaning formation for … Continue reading
The Covid-19 pandemic is hitting hard in many layers of society with people losing their jobs and their income. For junior academics, the pandemic is hitting particularly hard despite these individuals having high-levels of education and unique expertise. Already under … Continue reading