Cognitive Systems and Robotics

Intelligent data utilization for autonomous systems
  • Christian Bauckhage
  • Thomas Bauernhansl
  • Jürgen Beyerer
  • Jochen Garcke


Cognitive systems are able to monitor and analyze complex processes, which also provides them with the ability to make the right decisions in unplanned or unfamiliar situations. Fraunhofer experts are employing machine learning techniques to harness new cognitive functions for robots and automation solutions. To do this, they are equipping systems with technologies that are inspired by human abilities, or imitate and optimize them. This report describes these technologies, illustrates current example applications, and lays out scenarios for future areas of application.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Bauckhage
    • 1
  • Thomas Bauernhansl
    • 2
  • Jürgen Beyerer
    • 3
  • Jochen Garcke
    • 4
  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAISSankt AugustinGermany
  2. 2.Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPAStuttgartGermany
  3. 3.Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies, and Image Exploitation IOSBKarlsruheGermany
  4. 4.Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing SCAISankt AugustinGermany

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