Publications

Special Issues

Stramandinoli F., Cangelosi A., Wermter S. (2012). Special issue on advances in developmental robotics. In Paladyn. Journal of Behavioral Robotics, vol.3, n.3, p.112, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/s13230-013-0112-x, SP Versita. Paper pdf

Journals

Alessandro C., Carbajal J.P., d’Avella A. (2014). A computational analysis of motor synergies by dynamic response decomposition. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. 7:191. Doi: 10.3389/fncom.2013.00191. Paper pdf.

Vollmer A.-L., Rohlfing K., Wrede B., Cangelosi A. (2014). Alignment to the actions of a robot. Social Robotics DOI: 10.1007/s12369-014-0252-0.

Vollmer A.-L., Mühlig M., Steil J., Pitsch K., Fritsch J., Rohlfing K., Wrede B. (2014). Robots Show Us How to Teach Them: Feedback from Robots Shapes Tutoring Behavior during Action Learning. PloS ONE vol. 9, no. 3. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091349.

Elsner, C., Bakker, M., Rohlfing, K. J., & Gredebäck, G. (2014) Infants’ online perception of give-and-take interactions. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 126, 280-296. Doi: 10.1037/a0032664.

Wilkinson N., & Metta G. (2014). Capture of fixation by rotational flow; a deterministic hypothesis regarding scaling and stochasticity in fixational eye movements. doi: 10.3389. Paper pdf.

Wilkinson N., & Metta G. (2014). Bilateral gain control; an “innate predisposition” for all sorts of things. Frontiers in Neurobotics. doi: 10.3389. Paper pdf.

Lember J., Matzinger H., Vollmer A. (2014). Optimal alignments of longest common subsequences and their path properties. Bernoulli vol. 20, no. 3. Doi:10.3150/13-BEJ522.

Zhong J., Cangelosi A. and Wermter S. (2014). Toward a self-organizing pre-symbolic neural model representing sensorimotor primitives. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00022.

Henrichs, I., Elsner, C., Elsner, B., Wilkinson, N., & Gredebäck, G. (2014) Goal certainty modulates infants’ goal-directed gaze shifts. Developmental Psychology, 50, 100-107. Doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2014.05.007

Szufnarowska, J., Rohlfing, K.J., Fawcett, C. & Gredeback, G.(2014). Is ostension any more than attention? Scientific Reports 4: 5304; DOI:10.1038/srep05304. Paper pdf

Pitsch K., Vollmer A.-L., Rohlfing K., Fritsch J. & Wrede B. (2014). Tutoring in adult-child-interaction. On the loop of action modification and the recipient’s gaze. Interaction Studies. 15(1):55–98. DOI: 10.1075/is.15.1.03pit.

Bakker M., Daum M.M., Handl A., & Gredeback G. (2014). Neural correlates of action perception at the onset of functional grasping Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsu119.

Broz F., Nehaniv C.L., Belpaeme T., Bisio A., Dautenhahn K., Fadiga L., Ferrauto T., Fischer K., Förster F., Gigliotta O., Griffiths S., Lehmann H., Lohan K.S., Lyon C., Marocco D., Massera G., Metta G., Mohan V., Morse A., Nolfi S., Nori F., Peniak M., Pitsch K., Rohlfing K.J., Sagerer G., Sato Y., Saunders J., Schillingmann L., Sciutti A., Tikhanoff V., Wrede B., Zeschel A. and Cangelosi A. (2014) The ITALK Project: A Developmental Robotics Approach to the Study of Individual, Social, and Linguistic Learning. In Topics in cognitive science, 6(3), 534 – 544. Doi: 10.1111/tops.12099

Costa S., Lehmann H., Dautenhahn K., Robins B. & Soares F. (2014). Using a Humanoid Robot to Elicit Body Awareness and Appropriate Physical Interaction in Children with Autism. in International Journal of Social Robotics, 6(4):, 1-14. Doi: 10.1007/s12369-014-0250-2.

Damiano L., Lehmann H. & Dumouchel P. (2014). Human-Robot Affective Co-evolution International Journal of Social Robotics (submitted).

Lehmann H., Saez-Pons J., Syrdal D.S. & Dautenhahn K. (2014). In good Company? – Perception of movement synchrony of a non-anthropomorphic robot. PLOS ONE (submitted).

Wilkinson N., Paikan A., Rea F., Metta G. & Gredeback G. (2013). Staring us in the face? an embodied theory of newborn face preference and its subsequent decline. Developmental Science. Doi: 10.1111/desc.12159.

Alessandro C., Delis I., Berret B., Panzeri S. & Nori F. (2013). Muscle synergies in neuroscience and robotics: from input-space to task-space perspectives. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 7:43 doi: 10.3389/fncom.2013.00043 Paper pdf.

Kuppuswamy N.& Harris C.M. (2013). Do muscle synergies reduce the dimensionality of behaviour. Frontiers in computational Neuroscience (under review).

Handl. A., Mahlberg, T., Norling, S. & Gredebäck, G.(2013). Facing still face: What visual cues affect infants' observation of others? Infant Behavior and Development, 36, 583-586. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsu119. Paper pdf.

Pitsch K., Vollmer A.-L. & Mühlig M. (2013). Robot feedback shapes the tutor’s presentation. How a robot’s online gaze strategies lead to micro-adaptation of the human’s conduct. Special Issue of Interaction Studies on Asymmetry and adaptation in social interaction, A micro-analytic perspective. vol. 14, no. 2. Doi: 10.1075/Is.14.2.06pit. Paper pdf.

Bertenthal B., Gredebäck G. & Boyer, T. W. (2013). Infants’ knowledge of object continuity and discontinuity. Child Development, 84, 413-421. Paper pdf.

Zhong J., Cangelosi A. & Wermter S. (2013). Towards a self-organizing pre-symbolic neural model representing sensorimotor primitives. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience (submitted).

Elsner, C., D'Ausilio, A., Gredebäck, G., Falck-Ytter, T., & Fadiga, L. (2013) The motor cortex is causally related to predictive eyemovements during action observation.Neuropsychologia, 51, 488-492. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.12.007.Paper pdf

Warreyn P., Ruysschaert L., Wiersema J. R., Handl A., Pattyn G. & Roeyers H. (2012). Infants' mu suppression during the observation of real and mimicked goal-directed actions. Developmental Science.Paper pdf

Elsner, C., Falck-Ytter, T., & Gredebäck, G. (2012) Humans anticipate the goal of other people’s point-light actions. Frontiers in Psychology, 3(120). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00120. Paper pdf

Henrichs, I., Elsner, C., Elsner, B., & Gredebäck, G. (2012) Goal salience affects infants’ goal-directed gaze shifts. Frontiers in Psychology, 3, 391.doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00391. Paper pdf

Wittmeier S., Alessandro C., Bascarevic N., Dalamagkidis K., Diamond A., Jäntsch M., Jovanovic K., Knight R., Gravato Marques H., Milosavljevic P., Svetozarevic B., Potkonjak V., Pfeifer R., Knoll A. & Holland O. (2012). Towards Anthropomimetic Robotics: Development, Simulation and Control of a Musculoskeletal Torso. Artificial Life, 19(1):171-193. Doi: 10.1162/ARTL_a_00088.

Nomikou, I., Rohlfing, K. J. & Szufnarowska, J. (2013): Educating attention: Recruiting, maintaining and framing eye-contact in early natural mother-infant interactions. Interaction Studies 14: 240–267; DOI:10.1075/is.14.2.05nom. Paper pdf

Lohan K. S., Griffiths S.S, Sciutti A. & Rohlfing K. (submitted). Co-development of Manner and Path Concepts in Language, Action and Eye-gaze Behavior, Topics in Cognitive Science.

Fischer K. and Lohan, K. (submitted): How Robot Embodiment and Situatedness Influence Interaction. Cognitive Linguistics Yearbook, Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

CAI LI, Lowe R. and Ziemke T. (submitted). Humanoids learning to walk: A Natural CPG-Actor-Critic architecture, Journal of Neurobotics in Frontiers.

Zhong J., Weber C. and Wermter S. (2012). A Predictive Network Architecture for a Robust and Smooth Robot Docking Behavior. Paladyn. Journal of Behavioral Robotics. 3(4): 172–180.Doi: 10.2478/s13230-013-0106-8. Paper pdf

Navarro-Guerrero N., Weber C., Schroeter P. & Wermter S. (2012). Real-world reinforcement learning for autonomous humanoid robot docking. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 60(11):1400-1407. Doi: 10.1016/j.robot.2012.05.019. Paper pdf

Vikram T. N., Tscherepanow M. & Wrede (in press). A Saliency Map based on Sampling an Image into Random Rectangular Regions of Interest. Pattern Recognition.

Vikram T. N. (in press). Computational Perspective on Visual Attention, MIT Press, 2011 (Book Review). Cognitive Systems Research.

Stramandinoli F., Marocco D. & Cangelosi A. (2012). The Grounding of Higher Order Concepts in Action and Language: a Cognitive Robotics Model. Neural Networks, 32, 165–173. Doi: 10.1016/j.neunet.2012.02.012. Paper pdf

Daum M. & Gredebäck G. (in press). Spatial cuing by referential human gestures, arrows, and mechanical devices. International Journal of Mind, Brain and Cognition.

Gredebäck G., Eriksson M., Schmitow C., Laeng B. & Stenberg G.(in press). Individual differences in face processing: Infants’ scanning patterns and pupil dilations are influenced by the distribution of parental leave. Infancy.

Gredebäck, G., & Melinder, A. (2011). Teleological reasoning in 4-month-old infants: Pupil dilations and contextual constraints. PlosOne, 6, e26487. Paper pdf

Daum M. & Gredebäck G. (2011). The development of grasping comprehension in infancy: Covert shifts of attention caused by referential actions. Experimental Brain Research, 208, pp. 297-307.

Pezzulo G., Barsalou L.W., Cangelosi A., Fischer M.H., McRae K. & Spivey M.J. (2011). The mechanics of embodiment: a dialog on embodiment and computational modelling. Frontiers in Psychology, 2(5), 1-21.

Augusti E-M., Melinder A. & Gredebäck G. (2010). Look who’s talking: Pre-verbal infants’ perception of face-to-face and back-to-back social interactions. Frontiers in Psychology,161-1-7. Paper pdf.

Daum M. & Gredebäck G. (in press). The development of grasping comprehension in infancy: Covert shifts of attention caused by referential actions. Experimental Brain Research. Paper pdf.

Conference proceedings

Vollmer A.-L., Grizou J., Lopes M., Rohlfing K., Oudeyer P-Y (2014). Studying the Co-Construction of Interaction Protocols in Collaborative Tasks with Humans. The 4th Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics, Genoa, Italy.

Baxter P., Kennedy J., Vollmer A., de Greeff J., Belpaeme T. (2014). Tracking gaze over time in HRI as a proxy for engagement and attribution of social agency. Proc. of the 2014 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Bielefeld, Germany.

Franke M., Lehmann H. & Schlegel T. (2014). Capturing and Reusing Empirical Knowledge for Activity Recognition in Assisted Living Environments. Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Human Robot Interactive Communication.

Syrdal D. S., Lehmann H., Robins B., & Dautenhahn K. (2014). KASPAR in the Wild - Initial Findings from a Pilot Study. Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, AISB 2014.

Wood, L. J., Lehmann H., Dautenhahn K., Robins B., Rainer A., & Syrdal D. S. (2014). Robot-Mediated Interviews with Children: What do potential users think?. Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, AISB 2014.

Kuppuswamy N. & Harris C.M. (2013). Developing learnability: the case for reduced dimensionality. International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics, ICDL-EpiRob 2013, Osaka, Japan. Doi: 10.1109/DevLrn.2013.6652571.

Stramandinoli F., Marocco D. & Cangelosi A. (2013). Grounding Abstract Action Words through the Hierarchical Organization of Motor Primitives. proceedings of IEEE ICDL-EpiRob, Osaka, 18-22 August. Doi: 10.1109/DevLrn.2013.665254. Paper pdf

Vollmer A.-L., Wrede B., Rohlfing K. J. & Cangelosi A. (2013). Do beliefs about a robot’s capabilities influence alignment to its actions? The 3rd Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics, Osaka, Japan. Doi: 10.1109/DevLrn.2013.6652521.Paper pdf.

Vollmer A.-L., Rucinski M., Alessandro C., Wilkinson N., Navarro-Guerrero N., and Handl A. (2013). Special Session on Training in Robotics for Development of Cognition (RobotDoC). The 3rd Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics, Osaka, Japan.

Vollmer A., Muhlig M., Rohlfing, Wrede B., Cangelosi A. (2013). Demonstrating actions to a robot: How naive users adapt to a robot’s replication of goal and manner-oriented actions. In Fernandez R. & Isard A. (eds.), SEMDIAL 2013, DialDam, Proceedings of the 17th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, pp. 240-242, Amsterdam, 16–18 December 2013.

Kiryazov K. & Lowe R. (2013). The role of arousal in embodying the cueXdeficit model in multi-resource human-robot interaction. In proceeding of 12th European Conference on Artificial Life, September, 2013, Tarmina, Italy. Paper pdf.

Kiryazov K., Lowe, R., Becker-Asano, C. & Randazzo, M. (2013). The Role of Arousal in Two-Resource Problem Tasks for Humanoid Service Robots. In proceeding of IEEE 22th Symposium of Human and Robot Interactive Communication, August, 2013, Gyeongju, Korea. Paper pdf.

Li Cai, Lowe R. & Ziemke T. (2013). Crawling posture learning in humanoid robots using a Natural-Actor-Critic CPG architecture. Proceedings of ECAL 2013, September, Italy.

Li Cai, Lowe R. & Ziemke T. (2013). Humanoids learning to crawl based on Natural CPG-Actor-Critic and Motor Primitives. Proceedings of IROS 2013, Workshop on Neuroscience and Robotics, Tokyo, Japan.

Fischer K., Lohan K. S., Nehaniv C. & Lehmann H. (2013). Effects of Different Kinds of Robot FeedbackICSR 2013 (accepted).

Theofilis K., Lohan K. S., Nehaniv C., Dautenhahn K. & Wrede B. (2013).Temporal Emphasis for Goal Extraction in Task Demonstration to a Humanoid Robot by Naive Users. ICDL-EPIROB 2013. Doi: 10.1109/DevLrn.2013.6652536.

Lohan K.S, Rea F. & Metta G. (2013). Can a robot attention System simulate infants gazing behaviour? Ro-Man 2013.

Fischer K., Lohan K.S., Saunders J., Nehaniv C., Wrede B. & Rohlfing K. (2013).The Impact of the Contingency of Robot Feedback on HRI. CTS 2013 4th International Workshop on Collaborative Robots and Human Robot Interaction (accepted).

Lohan K. S., Fischer K., Dondrup C. & Nehaniv C. (submitted). Where do people look when tutoring a robot? Workshop on Face-to-Face, HRI 2013.

Stramandinoli F., Marocco D. & Cangelosi A. (2012). A Neuro-Robotics Model for the Acquisition of Higher Order Concepts in Action and Language'', In N. Miyake, D. Peebles \& R. P. Cooper (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Austin, TX: Cognitive Society. Paper pdf

Alessandro C., Carbajal J.P. & d'Avella, A. (2012). Synthesis and adaptation of effective motor synergies for the solution of reaching tasks. From Animals to Animats 12. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7426: 33-43. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-33093-3_4. Paper pdf

Wilkinson N.,Rea F., Lohan K.S., Metta G. & Gredebäck G.(2012). Innate neonatal face preference-an embodied phenomenon? In Postgraduate Conference on Robotics and Development of Cognition, 2012

Lohan K.S., Rohlfing K., Saunders J., Nehaniv C. & Wrede B. (2012). Contingency Scaffolds Language Learning, ICDL 2012. Doi:10.1109/DevLrn.2012.6400848.

Lohan K.S., Saunders J., Nehaniv C. & Wrede B. (2012). Keyword Detection in Human-Robot Tutoring Scenarios Christian Dondrup, Humanoids 2012.

Pitsch K., Lohan K.S., Rohlfing K, Saunders J., Nehaniv C. & Wrede B. (2012). Better be reactive at the beginning. Implications of the first seconds of an encounter for the tutoring style in human-robot-interaction, Roman 2012.

CAI LI, Lowe R. and Ziemke T (2012). Modelling walking behaviors based on cpgs: A simplified bio-inspired architecture. From Animals to Animats 12 (SAB2012 conference), vol. 7426 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pag. 156-166. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Zhong J., Weber C. and Wermter S. (2012). Learning Features and Predictive Transformation Encoding Based on a Horizontal Product Model. In Villa, A.E.P., et al., editors, Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN 2012), Part I, LNCS 7552, pp. 539-546, Springer Heidelberg. Lausanne, CH, September 2012. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-33269-2_68. Paper pdf

Rucinski M., Cangelosi A. & Belpaeme T. (2012). Robotic Model of the Contribution of Gesture to Learning to Count (Paper of Excellence Award). IEEE Conference on Development and Learning, EpiRob 2012. November 7-9, 2012, San Diego, California, USA. Doi:10.1109/DevLrn.2012.6400579 Paper pdf.

Rucinski M., Stramandinoli F. (2012). An Embodied View on the Development of Symbolic Capabilities and Abstract Concepts. In J. Szufnarowska (Ed.), Proceedings of the Post-Graduate Conference on Robotics and Development of Cognition, 10-12/09/2012, Lausanne, Switzerland. (pp. 62–63). Doi: 10.2390/biecoll-robotdoc2012-19. Paper pdf

Mutti F., Alessandro C., Angioletti M., Bianchi A. & Gini G., (2012). Learning and evaluation of a vergence control system inspired by Hering’s law. BioRoB, 2012. 931-936. Doi: 10.1109/BioRob.2012.6290920

Alessandro C. & Nori F. (2012). Identification of synergies by optimization of trajectory tracking tasks. The 4th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics. Roma, Italy, June 24-27, 2012.Paper pdf.

Navarro-Guerrero N., Lowe R. & Wermter S. (2012). A neurocomputational amygdala model of auditory fear conditioning: A hybrid system approach. In proceedings of the IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN). Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. 214-221. Doi: 10.1109/ijcnn.2012.6252392. Paper pdf.

Zhong J., Weber C. & Wermter S. (2012). Learning Features and Transformations with a Predictive Horizontal Product Model. Sixth International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems, 2012. Paper pdf

Kiryazov, K., Lowe, R., Becker-Asano, C. & Ziemke, T. (2011). Modelling Embodied Appraisal in Humanoids: Grounding PAD space for Augmented Autonomy. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Standards in Emotion Modeling. Paper pdf

Rucinski M. (2011). Robotic Models of Mathematical Cognition, In A. Wisniewska et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Science — Passion, Mission, Responsibilities — Marie Curie Researchers Symposium (pp. 61).

Stramandinoli F., Rucinski M., Znajdek J., Rohlfing K. J., Cangelosi A. (2011). From Sensorimotor Knowledge to Abstract Symbolic Representations, Procedia Computer Science, 7, 269-271. Doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2011.09.018.

Navarro N., Weber C. & Wermter S. (2011). Real-world reinforcement learning for autonomous humanoid robot charging in a home environment. In proceedings of the Annual Conference Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS), vol. 6856 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 231-240, Berlin, Heidelberg. Springer-Verlag. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-23232-9_21Paper pdf

Wilkinson N., Metta G. & Gredebäck, G. (2011). Inter-facial relations: Binocular geometry when eyes meet. Proceedings of ICMC Internatuional Conference on Morphological Computation. Paper pdf

Zhong J.P., Weber C. & Wermter S. (2011). Robot trajectory prediction and recognition based on a computational mirror neurons model. In Honkela, T., Duch, W., Girolami, M., Kaski, S., editors, Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN 2011), Part II. pp. 333-340, Espoo, Finland. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-21738-8_43. Paper pdf

Wilkinson N., Metta G. & Gredebäck G. (2011). Modelling the face-to-face effect: Sensory population dynamics and active vision can contribute to perception of social context. Development and Learning (ICDL), 2011 IEEE International Conference, Vol. 2. Doi: 10.1109/DEVLRN.2011.6037366. Paper pdf

Rucinski M., Cangelosi A. & Belpaeme T. (2011). An Embodied Developmental Robotic Model of Interactions between Numbers and Space, In L. Carlson, C. Hoelscher, & T.F. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 237-242). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Paper pdf

Li C., Lowe R., Duran B. & Ziemke T. (in press). Humanoids that crawl: Comparing gait performance of iCub and NAO using a CPG architecture. Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Automation Engineering (CSAE-2011). Shangai. Paper pdf

Lee G., Lowe R. & Ziemke T. (in press), Modelling rarly infant walking: Testing a generic CPG architecture on the NAO humanoid. Proceedings of IEEE Joint Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics. Frankfurt. Paper pdf.

Stramandinoli F., Cangelosi A. & Marocco D. (in press). Towards the grounding of abstract words: A neural network model for cognitive robots. Proceedings of IJCNN-2011 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks. San Jose. Doi: 10.1109/IJCNN.2011.6033258. Paper pdf.

Vikram T.N., Tscherepanow M. & Wrede B. (2011) A visual saliency map based on random sub-window means. Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis, June 8-10. Paper pdf.

Vikram T.N., Tscherepanow M. & Wrede B. (2011). A Random Center Surround Bottom up Visual Attention Model useful for Salient Region Detection. Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Applications on Computer Vision, January 5-7, 2011. Kona, USA. Paper pdf.

Posters

Szufnarowska J. & Rohlfing K. J. (2013). Smile as a 'hook' for early communication between mothers and their two-month-old infants during peek-a-boo play. Workshop on Infant Language Development, 20. - 22. June 2013, San Sebastian, Spain. Poster pdf.

Alessandro C., Carabjal J.P., d'Avella A. & Nori F. (2013). Computational implications of the hypothesis of muscle synergies. Computational Motor Control Workshop, Ben-Gurion University of Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel. 9th May 2013. Best poster award (2nd prize)

Sciutti A., Rohlfing K. J., Lohan K.S., Koch B. & Gredebäck G. (2013). Language as meddler in infants’ proactive gaze behaviour, BCCCD13.

Henrichs I., Elsner C., Elsner B., Wilkinson N. & Gredebäck G.(2013). Goal certainty modulates infants' goal-directed gaze shifts. Developmental Psyhology.

Zhong J., Weber C. & Wermter S. (2012). Learning Features and Transformations with a Predictive Horizontal Product Model. Sixth International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems, 2012.

Sieklick W. & Becchi F. (2012). On a design of a torque sensor for the iCub humanoid robot. Proceedings of the Post-Graduate Conference on Robotics and Development of Cognition, J. Szufnarowska, Ed., September 2012. Poster pdf.

Elsner C. & Gredebäck G. (2012). Effect of goal occlusion on action anticipation during observation of manual reaching. Conference Novel Methods in Developmental Research, October 2012, Uppsala, Sweden.

Henrichs I., Elsner C., Elsner B., Wilkinson N. & Gredebäck G. (2012). Goal certainty modulates infants’ goal-directed gaze shifts. Conference New Frontiers of Mirror Neurons, September 2012, Erice, Italy.

Szufnarowska J., Nomikou I., Rohlfing K. J. (2012). Educating each other's attention: Mothers' and infants' eye-contact within natural interactions at 3 and 6 months of age. Poster presented at the CEU Conference on Cognitive Development, Budapest, Hungary, 12 – 14. January, 2012. Poster pdf.

Kiryazov K. (2012). Multimodal Emotion Recognition and Behavior Modulation via Appraisal Model of Affect with ICub Robot, EUCOG, Odense.

Kiryazov K. (2012). Crowdsourcing of Robot's Intelligence in Co-evolution of Game Characters and Human Players. Skovde University.

Mutti F., Alessandro C. & Gini G. (2012). Bioinspired vergence control system: learning and quantitative evaluation. 5th International Conference on Cognitive Systems CogSys 2012, 22-23 Feb, 2012, Vienna.

Rucinski M., Cangelosi A. & Belpaeme T. (2012). Robotic Modelling of the Acquisition of Multiple Number Forms. 5th International Conference on Cognitive Systems CogSys 2012, 22-23 Feb, 2012, Vienna. Poster pdf.

Handl A., Hagman S., Kristofferson T. & Gredebäck G. (2012). Mind your head? Infants’ observation of a social scene. CEU Conference on Cognitive Development, Jan, 2012, Budapest.

Elsner C. (2012). Understanding of cooperative actions - an eye tracking study. CEU Conference on Cognitive Development, Jan, 2012, Budapest.

Zhong, J., Weber, C. and Wermter, S. Restricted Boltzmann Machine with Transformation Units in a Mirror Neuron System Architecture. In Narioka, K., Nagai, Y., Asada, M., Ishiguro, H., editors, Proceedings of the IROS2011 Workshop on Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics (CNR), pp. 23-28, San Francisco, CA, USA, September 2011.

Navarro N., Lowe R., Weber C. & Wermter S. (2011). Many-routes hypothesis of fear conditioning: a dynamical reservoir based approach. Marie-Curie Researchers Symposium Poster, 25-27 Sept, 2011, Warsaw, Poland. Poster pdf.

Stramandinoli F.(2011). Neurorobotics Models for the Grounding of Abstract Words. Marie-Curie Researchers Symposium Poster, 25-27 Sept, 2011, Warsaw. Poster pdf.

Rucinski M.(2011). Robotic Models of Mathematical Cognition. Marie-Curie Researchers Symposium Poster, 25-27 Sept, 2011, Warsaw. Poster pdf.

Elsner C., Falck-Ytter T. & Gredebäck G. (2011). Do 3.5-year-old Children Anticipate Others' Actions Based on Biological Motion Information? SRCD Conference, 31March - 2 April, 2011, Montréal, Canada. Poster pdf.

Vikram T.N., Lohan K.S., Tscherepanow M, Rohlfing K.J & Wrede B. (2011) Can state-of-the-art saliency systems model infant gazing behavior in tutoring situations? Frontiers of Neurorobotics (ICDL-EpiRob proceedings), 23-27 August 2011, Frankfurt.

Kuppuswamy N. & Alessandro C. (2011) Impact of Body Parameters on Dynamic Movement Primitives for Robot Control. FET Conference 2011, 4-6 May 2011, Budapest, Hungary.

Kiryazov K., Lowe R., Montebeli A., Ziemke T. & Becker-Asano C. (2011). From the virtual to the robotic: bringing emoting and appraising agents into reality. FET Conference 2011, 4-6 May 2011, Budapest, Hungary. Poster pdf.

Lee G., Lowe R. & Ziemke T. (2011). Social-emotional modulation in transition from crawlers to toddlers. EucogII Conference, Thessoloniki, Greece.

Lee G., Lowe R. & Ziemke T. (2011). The link between development of locomotion and cognition. Swecog Workshop 2001, Orenas Slott, Sweden.

Stramadinoli F., Rucinski M., Znajdek J., Rohlfing K. & Cangelosi A. (2011). From Sensorimotor Knowledge to Abstract Symbolic Representations. FET Conference 2011, 4-6 May 2011, Budapest, Hungary. 2nd Poster Award. Poster pdf.

Vikram T.N., Tscherepanow M. & Wrede B. (2011). Impact of Real-time Visual Attention on Computer FET Conference 2011, 4-6 May 2011, Budapest, Hungary. Poster pdf.

Wilkinson N. & Metta G. (2011). A Role for Cortical Spiral Waves in Visual Attention? FET Conference 2011, 4-6 May 2011, Budapest, Hungary. Poster & Abstarct pdf.

Rucinski M. (2010). Robotic models of mathematical cognition. Marie Curie Conference (ESOF 2010 Satellite Event), 1-2 July 2010, Torino, Italy. Poster pdf.

Stramandinoli F. (2010). Towards the grounding of abstract concepts in robots. Marie Curie Conference (ESOF 2010 Satellite Event), 1-2 July 2010, Torino, Italy. Poster pdf

Kiryazov K. (2010). Cognitive science and astrobiology combine for SETI. Marie Curie Conference (ESOF 2010 Satellite Event), 1-2 July 2010, Torino, Italy. Poster pdf.

Lee G. -Cai Li- (2010). Success Stories in Research Careers. From a “chewing robot” user to a PhD student. Marie Curie Conference (ESOF 2010 Satellite Event), 1-2 July 2010, Torino, Italy. Poster pdf.

Kuppuswamy N. (2010). Control Design Strategy for Biologically Inspired Robots. Marie Curie Conference (ESOF 2010 Satellite Event), 1-2 July 2010, Torino, Italy. Poster pdf.

PhD Thesis

Ruciński M.(2014). Modelling Learning to Count in Humanoid Robots. PhD Thesis, Plymouth University, UK.

Talks

Szufnarowska J. & Rohlfing K. J. (2013). Erwerb von Dialogroutinen — wie Mütter und ihre zwei Monate alte Kinder die Handlungsstruktur von Spielen aus der frühen Interaktion nutzen (Acquisition of dialogical routines – how mothers and their two-month olds use the play structure from early interactions). 21th Tagung der Fachgruppe Entwicklungspsychologie, 9. – 11. September, Saarbruecken, Germany. Abstract pdf.

Katrin Solveig Lohan K. S. (2013). Human Robot Interaction from a developmental perspective, Osaka University 2013.

Elsner C. (2012). Understanding of cooperative actions in 12-months-olds", International Conference on Infant Studies (ICIS Conference), Symposium New perspectives on infants' action prediction. Minneapolis, USA, June 2012.

Elsner C., Bakker M., Rohlfing K. & Gredebäck G. (2012). Understanding cooperative actions - an eyetracking study, Budapest Conference on Cognitive Development (BCCCD), January 2012, Budapest, Hungary.

Nomikou I., Znajdek (Szufnarowska), J. Rohlfing, K. J. (2011). Educating attention: Recruiting, maintaining and rewarding eye-contact in early natural mother-infant interactions. Paper presented at the Symposium on Asymmetric Interactions, Bielefeld, Germany, 30. – 31. May, 2011

Navarro N. et al. (2012). A neurocomputational amygdala model of auditory fear conditioning: A hybrid system approach. IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 11 June.Talk pdf.

Wilkinson N. & Metta G.(2011). Morphological Resonance, Eye Contact and Inter-Facial Relations. Foundations of Enactive Cognitive Science Conference. Abstract pdf.

Elsner C., Falck-Ytter T. & Gredebäck, G. (2011). Do 3.5-year-old Children Anticipate Others' Actions Based on Biological Motion Information? SRDC Conference, March 2011, Montréal, Canada.

Elsner C. (2011). Do Infants, Children and Adults Anticipate Others'Actions Based on Biological Motion Information?", 15th EU Conference in Developmental Psychology (ECDP), Symposium Preference for action goals throughout development: ubiquitous phenomenon? August 2011, Bergen, Norway.

Elsner C. (2011). Eyetracking-Studien zur Antizipation Biologischer Greifbewegungen bei Kleinkindern und Erwachsenen, Fachgruppentagung der Entwicklungspsychologie (EPSY Conference, German conference on developmental Psychology), Symposium Die Welt aus Kinderaugen: Eyetracking als Methode zur Erforschung früher kognitiver Fähigkeiten, September 2011, Erfurt, Germany.

Navarro N. (2011). Real-world reinforcement learning for autonomous humanoid robot charging in a home environment. Conference Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems. TAROS, Sheffield, UK, 31 Aug. Talk pdf.

Navarro N. (2011). Towards an autonomous recharging of NAO. First Aldebaran Robotics Tech Day. Magdeburg, Germany, 01 April. Talk pdf.

Znajdek (Szufnarowska), J. (2010). Talk at the 1st Aldebaran Robotics Tech Day Magdeburg, Germany Sept 2010

Znajdek (Szufnarowska), J. (2010). Talk at the Annual Conference Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS) Sheffield, UK.

Media coverage

Wiktor's radio interview about Young people with innovative ideas to start with, at the Jedynka Polskie radio, the biggest polish national radio station (04 Jan 2013).

Wiktor's radio interview about Marie Curie and science projects opportunuties, at the Jedynka Polskie Radio, biggest polish national radio station (03 Jan 2013).

Boillot L & C. Ampatzis. What about a European Robotcs Era, REA magazine (2012).

Francesca's interview in Calabria Ora, regional newspaper (19 December 2011).

Francesca's speech at the Innovation Convention 2011 Brussels, SCIENCE COMMUNICATION Master Class (05 December 2011).

Marek's interview in NewScientist, science and technology news magazine (11 November 2011).

Naveen's radio interview for the science program HardDrive on LORA RADIO ZURICH (9 July 2011).

Francesca's interview in Il Quotidiano di Vibo, regional newspaper (19 May 2011).

Francesca's interview and FET11 award in Calabria Ora, regional newspaper (18 May 2011).

Francesca's interview in Il Sole 24 Ore, the main Italian financial newspaper (22 July 2010).

Francesca's interview was also featured in the l'Ora di Vibo regional newspaper (23 July 2010).

Francesca's interview in Calabria Ora, regional newspaper (7 December 2010).

RobotDoC featured in Engineering Designer, the journal of the Institute of Engineering Design (1 July 2010).

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