Shanghai Artificial Intelligence Lectures – a series of lectures

We would like to invite you to a series of ten interactive and interdisciplinary lectures „Shanghai Artificial Intelligence”, which will focus on Embodied Artificial Intelligence. 

The aim of the lectures is to integrate science and humanities as well as to present the results of the latest research of recognized scientists into embodied artificial intelligence. It is also a large-scale educational experiment.

The lectures are open and will be delivered online and broadcast to fifteen universities in the world.

Shanghai AI lectures will be held every Thursday starting on 26 October 2017 from 9:30 to 11:00 in the building of the Department of Computer Science of AGH University of Science and Technology (21 Kawiory Street, building D-17, room 1.38).  

The organiser of the lectures is Krzysztof Pomorski, PhD. The persons interested in participation are asked to enroll by sending an email to kdvpomorski@gmail.com.

Terms of the lectures „Shanghai Artificial Intelligence”:

  • October 26 – Artificial Intelligence: things can be seen differently
  • November 2 – A Theory of Embodied Intelligence
  • November 9 – Intelligent Systems: Properties and Principles
  • November 16 – Evolution: Cognition from Scratch
  • November 23 – Developmental Robotics
  • November 30 – Developmental Robotics: Language
  • December 7 – Collective Intelligence: Cognition from Interaction
  • December 14 – Morphological Computation, Self-Organization of Behaviors and Adaptive Morphologies



  • “How the Body Shapes the Way We Think – A New View of Intelligence”, Rolf Pfeifer, Josh C. Bongard, MIT Press  
  • “Opinions and Outlooks on Morphological Computation”, Hauser, Helmut and Füchslin, M. Rudolf, Rolf Pfeifer, Rolf, e-book, 2014, ISBN 978-3-033-04515-6