Some of my publications (under construction)
From Sensorimotor Experiences to Cognitive Development: Investigating the Influence of Experiential Diversity on the Development of an Epigenetic Robot. Frontiers in Robotics and AI. 3,(2016).
Hedonic quality or reward? A study of basic pleasure in homeostasis and decision making of a motivated autonomous robot. Adaptive Behavior. 24(5), 267–291.(2016).
Making New "New AI" Friends: Designing a Social Robot for Diabetic Children from an Embodied AI Perspective. International Journal of Social Robotics. 8(4), 523–537.(2016).
Outline of a sensory-motor perspective on intrinsically moral agents. Adaptive Behavior. 24(5), 306–319 .(2016).
Towards Long-Term Social Child-Robot Interaction: Using Multi-Activity Switching to Engage Young Users. Journal of Human-Robot Interaction. 5(1), 32–67.(2016).
An Embodied AI Approach to Individual Differences: Supporting Self-Efficacy in Diabetic Children with an Autonomous Robot. (Tapus, A., André E., Martin J-C., Ferland F., & Ammi M., Ed.).Proc. 7th International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR-2015). 401–410.(2015).
Let’s Be Friends: Perception of a Social Robotic Companion for children with T1DM. Proc. New Friends 2015.(2015).
An Affective Autonomous Robot Toddler to Support the Development of Self-Efficacy in Diabetic Children. Proc. 23rd Annual IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (IEEE RO-MAN 2014). 359–364.(2014).
Arousal Regulation and Affective Adaptation to Human Responsiveness by a Robot that Explores and Learns a Novel Environment. Frontiers in Neurorobotics. 8, 17.(2014).
Bridging the Gap between HRI and Neuroscience in Emotion Research: Robots as Models. Proc. 9th ACM/IEEE HRI Workshop on HRI: A Bridge between Robotics and Neuroscience.(2014).
From Continuous Affective Space to Continuous Expression Space: Non-Verbal Behaviour Recognition and Generation. Proc. 4th Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-Epirob 2014). 75–80.(2014).
Habit-based Regulation of Essential Variables. Proc. 14th Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE 2014). 168–175.(2014).
Hormonal Modulation of Development and Behaviour Permits a Robot to Adapt to Novel Interactions. Proc. 14th Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE 2014). 184–191.(2014).
Hormonal Modulation of Interaction Between Autonomous Agents. Proc. 4th Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-Epirob 2014). 402–407.(2014).
Natural Emotion Elicitation for Emotion Modeling in Child-Robot Interactions. Proc. 4th Workshop on Child Computer Interaction (WOCCI 2014). 51–56.(2014).
Pleasure, Persistence and Opportunism in Action Selection. Proc. 14th Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE 2014). 932–933.(2014).
A Robot that Uses Arousal to Detect Learning Challenges and Seek Help. Proc. 14th Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE 2014). 864–871.(2014).
Are Discrete Emotions Useful in Human-Robot Interaction?: Feedback from Motion Capture Analysis. Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII) 2013. 97–102.(2013).
Epigenetic Adaptation in Action Selection Environments with Temporal Dynamics. Advances in Artificial Life, ECAL 2013. 505–512.(2013).
Epigenetic Adaptation through Hormone Modulation in Autonomous Robots. 2013 IEEE 3rd Joint International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics. 1–6.(2013).
Hedonic Value: Enhancing Adaptation for Motivated Agents. Adaptive Behavior. 21(6), 465–483.(2013).
Interpretation of Emotional Body Language Displayed by a Humanoid Robot: A Case Study with Children. International Journal of Social Robotics. 5, 325–334.(2013).
SimianWorld – A Study of Social Organisation Using an Artificial Life Model. (Liò, P., Miglino O., Nicosia G., Nolfi S., & Pavone M., Ed.).Advances in Artificial Life, ECAL 2013. 633–640.(2013).
Using Perlin Noise to Generate Emotional Expressions in a Robot. Proc. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2013). 1845–1850.(2013).
Children's Adaptation in Multi-session Interaction with a Humanoid Robot. 2012 IEEE RO-MAN: The 21st IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication. 351–357.(2012).
Eliciting Caregiving Behavior in Dyadic Human-robot Attachment-like Interactions. ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems. 2(1), 3:1–3:24.(2012).
Emotional Body Language Displayed by Artificial Agents. ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems. 2(1), 2:1–2:29.(2012).
The Frontier of Synthetic Knowledge: Toward a Constructivist Science. World Futures. 68(3), 171–177.(2012).
Multimodal Child-Robot Interaction: Building Social Bonds. Journal of Human-Robot Interaction. 1(2), 33–53.(2012).
Children Interpretation of Emotional Body Language Displayed by a Robot. Proc. 3rd International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2011). 62–70.(2011).
Grounding Synthetic Knowledge: An Epistemological Framework and Criteria of Relevance for the Scientific Exploration of Life, Affect and Social Cognition. (Lenaerts, T., Giacobini M., Bersini H., Bourgine P., Dorigo M., & Doursat R., Ed.).Advances In Artificial Life, ECAL 2011 (Proc. 11th European Conference on Artificial Life). 200–207.(2011).
Long-Term Human-Robot Interaction with Young Users. Proc. ACM/IEEE Human-Robot Interaction conference (HRI-2011) (Robots with Children Workshop).(2011).
Constructing Emotions: Epistemological Groundings and Applications in Robotics for a Synthetic Approach to Emotions. (Chappell, J., Thorpe S., Hawes N., & Sloman A., Ed.).International Symposium on AI-Inspired Biology. 20–28.(2010).
Emotion et cognition: les robots comme outils et modèles. (Pelachaud, C., Ed.).Systèmes d'interaction émotionnelle.(2010).
Emotion in Decisions of Life and Death – Its Role in Brain-Body-Environment Interactions for Predator and Prey. (Fellermann, H., Dörr M., Hanczy M. M., Laursen L. Ladegaard, Maurer S., Merkle D., et al., Ed.).Artificial Life XII: Proc. of the 12th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems. 812–822.(2010).
Evolution of Bistable Dynamics in Spiking Neural Controllers for Agents Performing Olfactory Attraction and Aversion. Proc. 19th Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting (CNS*2010). 11(Suppl 1), 92.(2010).
Interpretation of Emotional Body Language Displayed by Robots. Proc. 3rd International Workshop on Affective Interaction in Natural Environments, AFFINE'10. 37–42.(2010).
Learning Affordances of Consummatory Behaviors: Motivation-Driven Adaptive Perception. Adaptive Behavior. 18(3-4), 285–314.(2010).
Towards an Affect Space for Robots to Display Emotional Body Language. Proc. 19th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (IEEE RO-MAN 2010). 464–469.(2010).
Using the Interaction Rhythm as a Natural Reinforcement Signal for Social Robots: A Matter of Belief. (Ge, S S., Li H., Cabibihan J-J., & Tan Y K., Ed.).Proc. International Conference on Social Robotics, ICSR 2010. 6414, 81–89.(2010).
Assessing Human Responses to Different Robot Attachment Profiles. Proc. 18th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (IEEE RO-MAN 2009). 251–256.(2009).
Developing Preferential Attention to a Speaker: A Robot Learning to Recognise its Carer. Proc. 2009 IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life (ALIFE 2009). 77–84.(2009).
Emotion Modelling and Facial Affect Recognition in Human-Computer and Human-Robot Interaction. (Chacon-M., M. I., Ed.).Affective Computing, Emotion Modelling, Synthesis and Recognition.(2009).
Evolution of Bilateral Symmetry in Agents Controlled by Spiking Neural Networks. Proc. 2009 IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life (ALIFE 2009). 116–123.(2009).
The Importance of the Body in Affect-Modulated Action Selection: A Case Study Comparing Proximal Versus Distal Perception in a Prey-Predator Scenario. Proc. 3rd Intl. Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2009). 1–6.(2009).
The Influence of Social Interaction on the Perception of Emotional Expression: A Case Study with a Robot Head. (Kim, J-H., Ge S. Sam, Vadakkepat P., Jesse N., Manum A. Al, K S. Puthussery, et al., Ed.).Advances in Robotics: Proc. FIRA RoboWorld Congress 2009. 5744, 63–72.(2009).
Learning Affective Landmarks. (Cañamero, L., Oudeyer P-Y., & Balkenius C., Ed.).Proc. 9th International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics: Modeling Cognitive Development in Robotic Systems (EpiRob 2009). 146, 211–212.(2009).
Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics: Modeling Cognitive Development in Robotic Systems. (Cañamero, L., Oudeyer P-Y., & Balkenius C., Ed.).146,(2009).
The role of lateral inhibition in the sensory processing in a simulated spiking neural controller for a robot. Proc. 2009 IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life (ALIFE 2009). 179–183.(2009).