Colloquium Cognitive Systems
Dr. Joschka Boedecker, Uni Freiburg
Bio: Joschka Boedecker studied computer science at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany, and artificial intelligence at the University of Georgia, USA. He received his PhD degree in engineering from Osaka University, Japan, in 2011, and continued to work there as a postdoc until 2012. In 2013, he joined the Machine Learning Lab of University of Freiburg, Germany, which he lead as interim professor from 2015-2017. Since fall of 2017, he holds a position as assistant professor of neurorobotics at University of Freiburg. His research interests are at the intersection of machine learning and robotics, with a focus on deep reinforcement learning.