Guido&aposs Face Dr. Guido Bugmann
Associate Professor (Reader) in Intelligent Systems

Centre for Robotics and Neural Systems
The Cognition Institute
School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics.
University of Plymouth PSQ-A309
Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom 
Tel: (+44) (0)1752 58 62 15
Fax: (+44) (0)1752 58 63 00
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Links:

International Conference on Robotics: Current Trends and Future Challenges (RCTFC-2016) December 19 & 20. Sastra, South India. 

The Robot Report
Phys.Org: Robotics News

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Research:
COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE: Function of Single Neurons Networks of Spiking Neurons Visual Latencies, Masking and Synchronisation Prefrontal System , Cerebellum Timing
ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS: Robust MLPs Neuro-Resistive Grid, Actions Planning and Sequences Learning Normalized RBF nets Applications 
ROBOTICS: Robot Football Spatial Memory Artificial Vision Autonomous Wheelchair Instruction-Dialogues with Robots   Fabric Manipulation   Cheap Tele-operated Mobile Manipulator  
SOFTWARE: Neural Network Simulation Demos Python dll module for the Brill Tagger Python dll module for the  Abney Parser
 
Publications: Since 1988 Since 1994 Since 1998 Since 2004 Latest
 
Teaching: AINT352 Computational Intelligence (BSc)
AINT153 Computer Science Workshop (BSc)
ROCO103 Robot Design and Build (BSc)
AINT511 Topics in Advanced Intelligent Robotics (MSc)
AINT512 Science and Technology of Human-Robot Interaction (MSc)
AINT513 Robot Visual Perception and Autonomy
Student Projects

Publications in Neural Computation and Robotics

23. "Terminologie et exemples simples de reseaux de neurones"
Bugmann, G. (1988)
Annales du Groupe Carnac (LAMI, EPFL, Lausanne), 1, 13-30

27. "The transfer function of a basic model of neuron: Simulations and theoretical models"
Bugmann, G. (1990)
Internal Report, NEC Fundamental Research Laboratories

28. "Influence of charge leaks on neural information processing"
Bugmann, G. (1990)
Internal Report, NEC Fundamental Research Laboratories

29. "Simulation of a spiking neuron with multiple Input"
Bugmann, G. (1990)
Proc. 1st Annual Conference of the Japan Neural Network Society (JNNS'90), Tokyo, 63.

30. "Modeling of visual information processing"
Okajima, K., Nomura, M., Bugmann, G. and Fujiwara, S. (1990)
Extended Abstracts of 9th Symposium on Future Electron Devices, Makuhari, Chiba, Japan, 159-166

31."Irregularity of natural spike trains simulated by an integrate-and-fire neuron"
Bugmann, G. (1990)
Extended Abstracts, 3rd Int. Symp. on Bioelectronic and Molecular Electronic Devices, Kobe, 105- 106 


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1991


32. "A neuro-chip without electrical contacts for data transmission"
Bugmann, G. (1991)
Patent pending

33. "Neural information carried by one spike"
Bugmann, G. (1991)
Proc. 2nd Australian Conf. on Neural Networks (ACNN'91), Sydney, 235-238 

35. "Characterizing bubbles in bioreactors using light or ultrasound probes: Data analysis by classical means and by neural networks"
Bugmann, G., Lister, J.B. and vonStockar, U. (1991)
Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 69, 474-480

36. "Modeling of visual information processing"
Okajima, K., Nomura, M., Bugmann, G. and Fujiwara, S. (1991)
Extended Abstracts of 10th Symposium on Future Electron Devices, Tokyo, Japan, 169-174

37. "Summation and multiplication: two distinct operation domains of leaky integrate-and-fire neurons" (PDF 1.3MB)
Bugmann, G. (1991),
Network, 2, 489-509.

38. "Can neurons realize multiple AND-functions ?"
Bugmann, G. (1991),
Proc. 4th Intl. Conf. on Neural Networks and their Applications (Neuronimes'91) Nimes, France, 757- 760

39. "Time dependent synaptic efficiencies for neural computation"
Bugmann, G. (1991)
Patent pending 


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1992


40. "The neuronal computation time" (gif scan PDF 732K)
Bugmann, G. (1992)
In: Alexander, I. and Taylor, J.G. (ed) "Artificial Neural Networks II", Elsevier, Proc. of ICANN'92, Brighton, UK, p. 861-864. 

41. "Direct approaches to improving the robustness of multilayer neural networks" (Elsevier link)
Bugmann, G., Sojka, P., Reiss, M.,Plumbley, M. and Taylor, J.G. (1992)
In: Alexander, I. and Taylor, J.G. (ed) "Artificial Neural Networks II", Elsevier, Proc. of ICANN'92, Brighton, UK, p. 1063-1066.

42. "A temporal noisy-leaky integrator neuron constructed using pRAMs"
Christodoulou, C., Taylor, J.G., Clarkson, T.G. and Bugmann, G. (1992)
In: Alexander, I. and Taylor, J.G. (ed) "Artificial Neural Networks II", Elsevier, Proc. of ICANN'92, Brighton, UK, p.1475-1478.

43. "Multiplying with neurons: Compensation for irregular input spike trains by using time dependent synaptic efficiencies"
Bugmann, G. (1992)
Biological Cybernetics, 68, 87-92.

44. "An extension to the temporal noisy-leaky integrator neuron and its potential applications"
Christodoulou, C., Bugmann, G., Taylor, J.G. and Clarkson, T. (1992)
Proc. IJCNN'92 (Beijing), Vol III, 165-170. 


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1993


45. "Realizing a formal neuron by using pRAMs"
Bugmann, G. and Taylor J.G. (1993)
in proc. of the Weightless Neural Network Workshop (WNNW'93), Allinson N.M. (ed), The Dept. of Electronics, Univ. of York, p.105-110.

46. "The use of pRAMs for modelling the quantal neurotransmitter release process in the Temporal Noisy-Leaky Integrator neuron model"
Christodoulou, C. and Bugmann, G. (1993)
in proc. of the Weightless Neural Network Workshop (WNNW'93), Allinson N.M. (ed), The Dept. of Electronics, Univ. of York, p.117-122.

47. "The temporal noisy-leaky integrator neuron with additional inhibitory inputs"
Christodoulou, C., Bugmann, G., Clarkson, T., and Taylor, J.G. (1993),
in Lecture notes in computer science, Vol 686, Mira J.,Cabestany J. and Prieto A. (eds) "New trends in neural computation", Springer, 465-470.

48. "A model for latencies in the visual system" (ps.zip 96K)   (pdf 57K)
Bugmann, G. and Taylor J.G. (1993)
in proc. 3rd Conf. on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN'93, Amsterdam), Gielen S. and Kappen B. (eds), p.165-168.

... "A stochastic short-term memory using a pRAM neuron and its potential applications" (126,089) (PDF 240KB)
Bugmann, G. and Taylor J.G. (1993)
Proc. British Neural Network Society Metting (BNNS'93) Birmingham,
in Beale R. and Plumbley M.D. (eds) "Recent advances in neural networks", not published (yet)
Also available as Research Report NRG-93-01, School of Computing, University of Plymouth, Plymouth
PL4 8AA, UK


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1994


49. "Sensory and Memory-Based Path-Planning in the Egocentric Reference Frame of an Autonomous Mobile Robot" (PDF 514K)
Bugmann G, Taylor J. G., and Denham M. J. (1994)
Research Report NRG-94-01, School of Computing, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK.

50. "Role of short-term memory in visual information propagation" (ps.zip 61K) (PDF  69K)
Bugmann, G. and Taylor J.G. (1994)
Extended Abstract Book of Int. Symp. on Dynamics of Neural Processing, Washington, 132-136

51. "Modelling of the high firing variability of real cortical neurons with the temporal noisy-leaky integrator neuron model"
Christodoulou C., Clarkson T., Bugmann G. and Taylor J.G. (1994)
Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Neural Networks (ICNN'94) part of the World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI'94), Orlando, Florida, USA, 2239-2244..

52. "A top-down model for neuronal synchronization" (PDF 59K)
Bugmann, G. and Taylor J.G. (1994)
Research Report NRG-94-02, School of Computing, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK.


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1995


53. "Route finding by neural nets" (PDF, 79K)
Bugmann, G., Taylor, J.G. and Denham M. (1995)
in Taylor J.G (ed) "Neural Networks", Alfred Waller Ltd, Henley-on-Thames, p. 217-230.

54. "Modelling visual latencies, masking and synchronization" bra95_ps.zip (6623)
Bugmann G. and Taylor J.G. (1995)
Brain Research Association Abstracts, 12, p. 68.

55.  Artificial vision for micromouse (PDF 194K)
Onillon V., Bugmann G., Simpson A. and Nurse P. (1995)
Research Report NRG-95-05, School of Computing, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK.

56. "The configuration Space Transformation for Articulated Manipulators: A Novel Approach Based on RBF-Networks" (PDF 181KB)
Althöfer K., Fraser D.A., Bugmann G. and Turan J. (1995)
in Proc. of the 4th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ANN'95), Cambridge, UK, IEE Conference Publication 409, pp 245-249.

57. "Controlling of the irregularity of spike trains" (PS.ZIP,436.444) (PDF 248K)
Bugmann G. (1995)
Research Report NRG-95-04, School of Computing, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK.

58. "The configuration Space for Manipulators Computed by a Basis-Function Network"
Althöfer K., Fraser D.A. and Bugmann G. (1995)
in Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANN'95), Espoo, Finland, August 21-23, pp.469-472. eann95.zip (ps file)(70909)

59. "Neuro-Resistive Grid Approach to Pole Balancing Problem" (see paper 67 below)
Bapi, R., D'Cruz B. and Bugmann G. (1995)
Proc. of ICANN'95, Paris, Vol. 2, 539-544.

60. "Planning and Learning Goal-Directed Sequences of Robot-Arm movements" (PS.ZIP 41411) (PDF 46K)
Althöfer K. and Bugmann G. (1995)
Proc. of ICANN'95, Paris, Vol. 1, 449-454.

61. "Asymmetric-B-Splines for the fast Calculation of C Space Patterns of Robot Arm"
Althöfer K., Fraser D.A., Bugmann G. and Plumbley M.D. (1995)
Proc. of ICANN'95, Paris, Vol. 2, 387-392.

62. "Rapid path planning for robotic manipulator using an emulated resistive grid"
Althöfer K., Fraser D.A. and Bugmann G. (1995)
Electronics Letters, 31, 1960-1961. (see also papers #53, 60)

Cog Tale: The Extraordinary Resilience of an Intelligent Robot
G. Bugmann (1995), Monte Verita.


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1996


63. "Value Maps for planning and learning implemented with cellular automata " (30631)
Bugmann G. (1996)
in Parmee I.C. (ed) "Proc. of the 2nd International Conf. on Adaptive Computing in Engineering Design and Control (ACEDC'96)", Plymouth, 26-28 March 1996, ISBN 0 905227 61 1, p. 307-309.

64. "Note on the Use of Weight-Averaging Output Nodes in RBF-Based Mapping nets" (60120)
Bugmann, G. (1996)
Research Report CNAS-96-02


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1997


65. "Effect of Medial Septal Lesions: Implications for Models of Hippocampal Function"
Boitano J.R., Bugmann G., Bapi R.S., McCabe S.L., Dokla C.P.J. and Denham M.J. (1997)
in: Bower J. (ed), Computational Neuroscience, Plenum Press, NY, pp. 577-583. (Proc. of CNS'96 , Boston)

66. "Biologically Plausible Neural Computation" (PDF 150K)
Bugmann G. (1997)
Biosystems, 40, pp. 11-19.

67. "Neuro-resistive grid approach to trainable controllers: A pole balancing example" (PDF 278K)
D'Cruz B., Bapi R. and Bugmann G. (1997)
Neural Computing and Application Journal, 5, pp. 33-44.

68. "Role of Temporal Integration and Fluctuation Detection in the highly irregular firing of a Leaky Integrator Neuron Model with Partial Reset" (PDF 193K).
Bugmann G., Christodoulou C. and Taylor J.G. (1997)
Neural Computation, 9, pp. 985-1000. (see also paper #57 above). 

69. "Single Site Myoelectric Control of a Complex Robot Hand" (PDF 570K)
Robinson P., Nurse P., Roberts S., Richer R., Bugmann G. and Burns R. (1997)
Proc. International Workshop on Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Machines, University of Salford, Manchester, UK, 25-26 March 1997, ISSN 1363-2698, paper no. 8. 

70. "Modelling the Marginal Capital Structure Decision using Logistic Regression and Neural Networks"
Tucker J., Farrar S. and Bugmann G. (1997)
Abstract book of British Accounting Association National Conference, University of Birmingham, UK, 24-26 March 1997.

71. "A stochastic short-term memory using a pRAM neuron and its potential applications" (126,089) (PDF 240KB)
Bugmann, G. and Taylor J.G. (1997)
Proc. British Neural Network Society Metting (BNNS'93) Birmingham,
in Beale R. and Plumbley M.D. (eds) "Recent advances in neural networks", (hopefully published this year)
Also available as Research Report NRG-93-01, School of Computing, University of Plymouth, Plymouth
PL4 8AA, UK

72. "A Connectionist Approach to Spatial Memory and Planning" (PDF 304K)
Bugmann, G. (1997),
as Chap. 5 in Landau L.J. and Taylor J.G. (eds) "Basic Concepts in Neural Networks: A survey",
In the Series: Perspectives in Neural Networks, Springer, London, pp. 109-146. 

73. "Binding by Synchronisation: A Task Dependence Hypothesis" (PDF 13K)
Bugmann G. (1997)
Brain and Behaviour Sciences, 20, pp. 685-686.


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1998


74. "Stable Encoding of Robot Trajectories using Normalised Radial Basis Functions: Application to an Autonomous Wheelchair" (83,209)
Bugmann G., Koay K.L., Barlow N., Phillips M. and Rodney D. (1998)
Proc. 29th Intl. Symp. Robotics (ISR'98), 27-30 April, Birmingham, UK, pp. 232-235.
(ISBN 0 9524454 7 6) 

75. "Normalized Radial Basis Function Networks" (Preprint, 179,885) (PDF 113KB)
Bugmann, G. (1998)
Neurocomputing (Special Issue on Radial Basis Function Networks), 20, pp. 97-110. (ISSN : 0925-2312) 

76. "Artificial Neural Networks for Modelling some of the Activities of the Conceptual Stages of the Design Process"
Rafiq, M.Y., Bugmann, G. and Easterbrook, D.J. (1998)
In Wang K.C.P (ed.) "Computing in Civil Engineering: Proceedings of International Computing Congress, Boston, Massachusetts, October 1998", pp. 631-643.
Published by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191-4400, USA.
ISBN 0-7844-0381-3

77. "Classification using Networks of Normalized Radial Basis Functions" (Preprint, 79,472) (PDF 78KB)
Bugmann, G. (1998)
In Singh S. (ed) "Proc. of Int. Conf. on Advances in Pattern Recognition (ICAPR'98), Plymouth, UK", Springer, London, pp. 435-444.
ISBN 1852330783 

78. "Towards a Neural Model of Timing" (PS.ZIP 57,204) (PDF 86,702)
Bugmann, G. (1998)
In Biosystems, 48, pp. 11-19. (ISSN 0303-2647)


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1999


79. "Planning Sensory-Motor Associations: A Control Principle Inspired by the Cerebellum" (PDF 64K)
Bugmann, G. (1999)
Centre for Neural and Adaptive Systems Research Report CNAS-99-01

80."Building concept generation using genetic algorithms integrated with neural networks"
Rafiq M.Y., Bugmann G. and Easterbrook D.J.
In Adam Borkowski (ed.) Proc. of 6th Workshop on Structural Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (Wierzba, Poland, 18-22 September 1999). pp. 165-174.
ISBN  83-204-2484-4

81. "Guidelines for Designing Neural Networks for Civil Engineering Applications"
Rafiq M.Y., Bugmann G. and Easterbrook D.J.
in B. Kumar and B. H. V. Topping (eds), Proc. of Civil - Comp 1999, The 5th International Conference on the Applications of AI to Civil and Structural Engineering, 13-15 Sept. 1999, Oxford, UK, Civil Comp Press Edinburgh, pp.109-115.
ISBN  0-948749-64-4

"Modelling Relative Recency Discrimination Tasks"
Bugmann G. and Bapi R.S. (1999)
Proceedings of the International Workshop on Neural Coding, NCWS'99, Osaka, 11-15 October 1999, pp. 131-134.

"Role of Temporal Integration and Fluctuation Detection in the highly irregular firing of a Leaky Integrator Neuron Model with Partial Reset" (PDF 193K) .
Bugmann G., Christodoulou C. and Taylor J.G. (1999)
in Abbot L. & Sejnowski T.J. "Neural Codes and Distributed Representations", MIT press, pp. 171-186. (Reprinted version of paper #68 above).
ISBN 0-262-51100-2


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2000


82. "Artificial Neural Networks to Aid Conceptual Design"
Rafiq M.Y., Bugmann G. and Easterbrook D.J. (2000)
The Structural Engineer, 78:3, pp. 25-32.
ISSN 0039-2553.

83. "Is Working Memory Stochastic ?" (PDF Abstract,   PDF Poster)
Bugmann G.
Abstract book of FENS'2000, Brighton, UK, European J of Neuroscience 12, Suppl. S,  p. 168..

84. Analysis of Fluctuation-Induced Firing in the Presence of Inhibition (PDF 237.775)
Chris Christodoulou, Trevor G Clarkson , Guido Bugmann and John G Taylor
Proc. of the Int Joint Conf on Neural Networks 2000 (IJCNN'2000), Como, Italy,
IEEE Computer Society Press, Vol. III, pp. 115-120. (ISBN 0-7695-0619-4)

85. "The Frontal Lobes and Executive Function"
JG Taylor, N Taylor, R Bapi, G Bugmann & D Levine.
Proc. of the Int Joint Conf on Neural Networks 2000 (IJCNN'2000), 24-27 July 2000, Como, Italy,
IEEE Computer Society Press, Vol. I, pp. 41-46. (ISBN 0-7695-0619-4)

86. "Modelling Relative Recency Discrimination Tasks using a Stochastic Working Memory Model" (ps.zip 161.645)   (PDF 73,775)
Bugmann G. and Bapi R.S. (2000)
Biosystems 58:1-3, pp. 195-202. (ISSN 0303-2647)

87. Near-Poisson firing induced by concurrent excitation and inhibition
Chris Christodoulou, Guido Bugmann (2000)
Biosystems, 58, pp. 41-48.(ISSN 0303-2647)


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2001


88. Coefficient of Variation (CV) vs Mean Interspike Interval (ISI) curves: what do they tell us about the brain? (PDF 71K) 
Chris Christodoulou, Guido Bugmann (2001).
Neurocomputing,  Vol 38-40, pp 1141-1149 (ISSN: 0925-2312)

89. Using Verbal Instructions for Route Learning: Instruction Analysis (PDF 697K) .
Guido Bugmann, Stanislao Lauria, Theocharis Kyriacou, Ewan Klein, Johan Bos, Kenny Coventry (2001)
Proc. TIMR 01 ? Towards Intelligent Mobile Robots, Manchester 2001. Technical Report Series, Department of Computer Science, Manchester University, ISSN 1361 ? 6161. Report number UMC-01-4-1 .

90. "Role of the cerebellum in time-critical goal-oriented behaviour: Anatomical basis and control principle." (Preprint: ps.zip (250.872)   PDF (111.833))
Bugmann G. (2001)
in Wermter S., Austin J. and Willshaw D. (eds) ?Emergent Neural Computational Architectures Based on Neuroscience?, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNAI 2036), Springer, March 2001, pp. 255-269 (available on-line from Spring-Verlag ).(ISBN: 3-540-42363-X)

91. "Instruction Based Learning: how to instruct a personal robot to find HAL." (PDF 740 KB)
Stanislao Lauria, Guido Bugmann , Theocharis Kyriacou, Ewan Klein (2001)
Proc. 9th European Workshop on Learning Robots, EWLR-9, Sept 8th-9th 2001,  Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 15-24.

92. "Neural Network Design for Engineering Applications" (journal link)
Rafiq M.Y., Bugmann G., Easterbrook D.J. (2001)
Computers and Structures, 79, pp. 1541-1552 (ISSN: 0045-7949)

93. "Personal Robot Training via Natural-Language Instructions" (unedited preprint PDF 727 KB)
Stanislao Lauria, Guido Bugmann , Theocharis Kyriacou, Johan Bos, Ewan Klein (2001)
IEEE Intelligent Systems, 16:3, pp. 38-45. (ISSN 1094-7167)


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2002


94. "Mobile Robot Programming Using Natural Language" (PDF, 936 KB)
Stanislao Lauria, Guido Bugmann , Theocharis Kyriacou, Ewan Klein (2002)
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 38 (3-4): 171-181 (ISSN 0921-8890)

95. "Instruction-Based Learning for Mobile Robots" (PDF, 292 KB)
Guido Bugmann, Stanislao Lauria, Theocharis Kyriacou,Johan Bos, Ewan Klein (2002)
Poster Proceedings of ACDM'2002 (Parmee I. & Wyatt D.I. eds), University of Exeter, pp. 27-29.

96. "Computational Role of Synaptic Depression"
Guido Bugmann (2002)
Abstract book of the 6th Intl. Conf. on Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston

97. "MIROSOT: A teaching and learning tool"
P. Robinson, G. Bugmann, T. Kyriacou, P. Culverhouse and M. Norman (2002)
Proc. of 2002 FIRA Robot World Congress,  edited by Korea Robot Soccer Association, pp. 309-314 (ISBN: 89-86522-47-0-93560).

98. "`A Spiking Neuron Model: Applications and Learning" (PDF 396K)
Chris Christodoulou , Guido Bugmann and Trevor G. Clarkson (2002)
Neural Networks, 15, 891-908 (ISSN 0893-6080)

99. "Synaptic depression increases the selectivity of a neuron to its preferred pattern and binarizes the neural code" (PDF 172K)
Bugmann G. (2002)
Biosystems: Special Issue on Neural Coding, 67, 17-26.

100. Foreword
Borisyuk R. and Bugmann G. (2002)
Biosystems: Special Issue on Neural Coding, 67, 1-2

101. "Vision-Based Urban Navigation Procedures for Verbally Instructed Robots (PDF 892K)"
Theocharis Kyriacou, Guido Bugmann, Stanislao Lauria (2002)
Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE/RSJ Intl. Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'02)
EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland ? October 2002.  pp.1326-1331. (ISBN 0-7803-7545-9)

102. " Converting Natural Language Route Instructions into Robot-Executable Procedures (PDF 186K) "
S. Lauria T. Kyriacou G. Bugmann, J. Bos E. Klein (2002)
Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE Int. Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (Roman'02), Berlin, Germany, pp. 223-228. (ISBN 0-7803-7545-9)


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2003


103. "Challenges in Verbal Instruction of Domestic Robots" (PDF 201K)
Bugmann G. (2003)
Proceeding of the ASER'03, the 1st International Workshop on Advances in Service Robotics. Bardolino, Italy, March 13-15, 2003, pp. 112-116. (ISBN 3-8167-6268-9)

104. Instructing Robots (PDF 124K)
Bugmann G. (2003)
AISB Quarterly, 113, pp. 6-7 (ISSN 0268-4179)

"Vision-Based Urban Navigation Procedures for Verbally Instructed Robots"
Theocharis Kyriacou, Guido Bugmann, Stanislao Lauria (2003)
Proceedings of the 4th British Conference on Mobile Robotics (TIMR'03), pp 74-83.

"A model of Visual Backward Masking"
Bugmann G. and Taylor J.G (2003)
Proc. of the 5th International Neural Coding Workshop (NCWS'03) Aulla, Italy 20-25 September.

105."The application of Cellular Automata in Modelling Laterally Loaded Masonry Panel Boundary Effects" (PDF 127K)
Zhou G.C., Rafiq M.Y., Bugmann G. and Easterbrook D.J. (2003)
Journal of Masonry International, 16:3, pp. 104-114. (ISSN 0950-2289)


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2004


106. "Corpus-Based Robotics: A Route Instruction Example" (PDF 183KB)
Bugmann G., Klein E., Lauria S. and Kyriacou T. (2004)
in Proceedings of IAS-8, 10-13 March 2004, Amsterdam, pp. 96-103. (ISBN 1 58603 4146)

107. "Compensating Intermittent Delayed Visual Feedback in Robot Navigation" (PDF 260K)
Koay K.L and Bugmann G. (2004)
Proceeding of Taros'04, 6-8 Sept 2004. Colchester, UK

108. "Human Robot Communication"
Dautenhahn K., Evans D. and Bugmann G. (2004)
in "Foresight Cognitive Systems Project Research Review on Robotics and Cognition (PDF 462KB) edited by Newman P. and Tarassenko L.

 


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2005


109.  "A Model of Visual Backward Masking" (PDF118KB)
Bugmann G., and  Taylor J.G. (2005) 
Biosystems, 79, 151-158.

110. "Vision-Based Urban Navigation Procedures for Verbally Instructed Robots" (PDF 412KB)
Kyriacou T., Bugmann G. and E., Lauria S. (2005)
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 51, 69-80.

111. "Effective Spoken Interfaces to Service Robots: Open Problems" (PDF 148 KB)
Bugmann G.(2005)
AISB'05 workshop on Robot Companions: Hard-Problems and Open Challenges in Human-Robot Interaction, p.18-22.

"Fraction of excitatory inputs required by a visual neuron to fire" (PDF 40KB).
Bugmann G. (2005)
Abstract Book, 6th International Neural Coding Workshop, Marburg, Germany. p. 17-18.

112. "Multimodal Corpus Collection for the Design of User-Programmable Robots" (PDF 137KB)
Wolf J.C., Bugmann G. (2005)
Proc. Taros'05, London, p. 251-255.

113. ?Using Artificial Intelligence Techniques to Predict the Behaviour of Masonry Panels? (PDF 312KB).

Rafiq
, M.Y., Sui, C., Zhou, G. C., Easterbrook, D. J. and Bugmann, G., (2005). 
Proceedings of The Eighth International Conference on the Application of Artificial Intelligence to Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, 30 August to 2 September, Rome, CD-ROM Paper 21,
ISBN 1-905088-04-3

114. "The What and When of Service Robotics" (invited viewpoint) (PDF 28KB)
Bugmann G.(2005)
Industrial Robot, 32:6, p.437 (HTML)

115. "The Impact of Spoken Interfaces on the Design of Service Robots".
Bugmann G., Wolf  J. C., Robinson P. (2005)
Industrial Robot, 32:6, 499-504


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2006


116. Timing of visual and spoken input in robot instructions (see also paper 117).
Wolf J.C. and Bugmann G.
Proceeding of EUROS'06 International Workshop on Vision Based Human-Robot
Interaction
, 18 March 2006, Palermo

117. "Linking Speech and Gesture in Multimodal Instruction Systems" (PDF 410KB)
Wolf J.C. and Bugmann G (2006).
Proc. IEEE Roman'06, 6-8 Sept. 2006, Hatfield, UK, p. 141-144

118. "A Cellular Automata Model for Predicting the Failure Pattern of Laterally Loaded Masonry Wall Panels" (PDF Preprint 127KB)
G C  Zhou, M Y  Rafiq, G  Bugmann and D J  Easterbrook (2006)
ASCE Journal
of Computing in Civil Engineering. 20:6, pp. 400-409 (From the Journal's Website: PDF 1.2MB)

119.  "Prediction of the Behaviour of Masonry Wall Panels Using Evolutionary Computation and Cellular Automata" (Springer link)
Yaqub Rafiq, Chengfei Sui, Dave Easterbrook and Guido Bugmann (2006)
in Intelligent Computing in Engineering and Architecture, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol 4200, pp. 534-544.

120. "Stable Encoding of Robot Trajectories using Normalised Radial Basis Networks: Application to an Autonomous Wheelchair." (PDF 337KB)
Bugmann G., Koay K.L., Robinson P. (2006)
The International Journal of Vehicle Autonomous Systems (IJVAS), Special issue on "Computational Intelligence and Its Applications to Mobile Robots and Autonomous Systems". Vol. 4 No 2-4. PP. 239-249.


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2007


121. "Fraction of excitatory inputs required by a visual neuron to fire" (PDF preprint 234KB), (from Biosystems)
Bugmann G. (2007)
Biosystems
Volume 89, Issues 1-3, May-June 2007, p.154-159.

122. "Understanding Rules in Human-Robot Instructions" (PDF preprint 258KB)
Wolf J.C. and Bugmann G. (2007)
Proceedings ROMAN'07, Jeju Island, Korea
. p. 714-719

123. "Sensor systems in a compliant geometry robot: ButlerBot." (PDF  293KB)
Stephane Railhet, Joerg Wolf, Amine Adra, Rashad Kabbara, Sarang Deshmukh, Musaab Garghouti, Gregory Nash, Tony Belpaeme, Phil Culverhouse, Paul Robinson, Peter White, Guido Bugmann (2007)
Proceedings of Taros'07, Aberystwyth, UK, p. 176-181.


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2008


124. "Personal Robot User Expectations" (PDF preprint 174KB)
Copleston S.N. and Bugmann G. (2008)
Technical Report 08-01, Robotics and Intelligent Systems, University of Plymouth, UK

125. "Converting Multi-Modal Task Instructions to Rule-Based Robot Instructions" (PDF preprint 191KB)
Wolf J.C. and Bugmann G. (2008)
Proceedings of IEEE ROMAN'08, Munich, Germany, pp.
586-591

126. "Fabric Manipulation: An Eye Tracking Experiment" (PDF  607KB)
Peter Gibbons, Phil Culverhouse, and Guido Bugmann (2008)
Proceedings of Taros'08, Edinburgh, pp. 130-134.
(also presented at the BMVA meeting on Vision and Robotics, 14 May 2008)

 


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2009


127. BunnyBot: Humanoid Platform for Research and Teaching (PDF 398KB )
Joerg Wolf, Alexandre Vicente, Peter Gibbons, Nicholas Gardiner, Julian Tilbury, Guido Bugmann and Phil Culverhouse (2009)  
in Proceedings of FIRA RoboWorld Congress 2009, Incheon, Korea, August 16-20, 2009 (Springer Progress in Robotics: ISBN 978-3-642-03985-0) . pp. 25-33.

128. Visual Identification of Grasp Locations on Clothing for a Personal Robot (PDF 766KB )
Peter Gibbons, Phil Culverhouse, and Guido Bugmann (2009)
Proceedings of Taros'09, Londonderry, 31 Aug.-2 Sept. 2009, pp:  78-81.

129. Vision Processing on the Bunny Robot Humanoid Robot (PDF 395KB)
Phil Culverhouse, Samuel Martin, Romain Talloneau, Thomas Rodier, Neill Hughes, Peter Gibbons and Guido Bugmann (2009),
Proc. 4th Workshop of Humanoid Soccer Robots held in Paris at IEEE Humanoids 2009.

130.
Optimization of Dynamic Gait for Bipedal Robots (PDF 2.2MB)
Peter Gibbons, Martin Mason, Alexandre Vicente, Guido Bugmann and Phil Culverhouse (2009),
Proc.
4th Workshop of Humanoid Soccer Robots held in Paris at IEEE Humanoids 2009.

131.  "A Neural Architecture for Fast Learning of Stimulus-Response Associations." (PDF preprint 285KB)
Bugmann G. (2009)
Proceeding of IICAI'09, Tumkur (Bangalore), pp
828-841.


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2010


132. Eye Movement & Facial Expression in Human-Robot Communication (PDF 662KB)
Christopher C FORD, Guido BUGMANN and Phil CULVERHOUSE (2010), KEER2010, Paris, pp. 717-729

133. A Study of the Effect of Force Control on the Performance of a Myoelectric Finger Flexion Recognition Algorithm. (PDF 222K)
Al-Timemy, A. H., Bugmann, G., Outram, N. (2010). In ICABB 2010: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Applied Bionics and Biomechanics. Venice, Italy.

Distinguishing the Causes of Firing with the Membrane Potential Slope
Achilleas Koutsou, Chris Christodoulou, Guido Bugmann, Jacob Kanev, Abstract book, Neural Coding Workshop (NCWS'2010), 29 Oct-3 Nov 2010.

A Network Model of Learning Stimulus-Response Associations (see paper #140)
Bugmann G. (2010)
Abstract book, Neural Coding Workshop (NCWS'2010), 29 Oct-3 Nov 2010.

TAROS 2010: Proceedings of Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems 2010.
Belpaeme T., Bugmann G., Melhuish M. and Witkowski M. (eds) (2010). University of Plymouth


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2011


134.  Reduction in classification Errors for Myoelectric control with Independent Component Analysis (PDF 1MB).
Ali, A. H., Bugmann, G., Outram, N.and Escudero J.(2011)
Proc. ICIT 2011, Amman

135. What can a personal robot do for you? (PDF 283K)
Bugmann G. and Copleston S.N. (2011)
Proc. TAROS'2011, Sheffield
, LNAI 6856, Springer, p.360-371.

136.Classification of Finger Movements for the Proper Control of Prosthetic Hand.
Ali Al-Timemy, Guido Bugmann, Nicholas Outram, Javier Escudero and Hai Li (2011)
Proc. UKCI 2011, the 11th Annual Workshop on Computational Intelligence, Manchester, 7-9 Sept. 2011, pp.103-108.

137. A role for robotics in sustainable development? (PDF 161K)
Bugmann G., Siegel M. and Burcin R. (2011)
Proc. of IEEE Africon'2011, 13-15 Sept., Livingstone, Zambia

138. Application of arachnid prey localisation theory for a robot sensorimotor controlle (ScienceDirect link)
S.V. Adams , T.Wennekers , G.Bugmann , S.Denham, P.F.Culverhouse (2011)
Neurocomputing 74:17, October 2011, Pages 3335-3342


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2012


139. Modelling fast stimulus-response association learning along the occipito-parieto-frontal pathway following rule instructions.(preprint PDF 340K) (seminar at CMU on YouTube) (science direct link)
Bugmann G. (2012)
Brain Research,
vol.1434, Jan 2012, pp. 73-89.

140. Distinguishing the Causes of Firing with the Membrane Potential Slope (preprint) (Journal link)
Achilleas Koutsou, Chris Christodoulou, Guido Bugmann, Jacob Kanev
Neural Computation, 24(9), 2318-2345.

141.  Finger Movements Classification for the Dextrous Control of Upper Limb Prosthesis Using EMG Signals.
Ali Al-Timemy, Bugmann G., Outram N., Escudero J., Li H. (2012)
in Hermann G. et al. (eds) FIRA-TAROS 2012, LNAI 7429, 434-435.


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2013


142. A note on the probability distribution function of the surface electromyogram signal. (Preprint PDF 287KB) (Journal link)
K. Nazarpour, A.  Al-Timemy, G. Bugmann, A. Jackson (2013)
Brain Research Bulletin, Volume 90, January 2013, Pages 88-91.

143. Modelling the human blink: A computational model for use within human-robot interaction. (Preprint PDF 1.5MB) (Journal link)
Ford C, Bugmann G, Culverhouse P. (2013)
International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, 10:1.

144. Classification of Finger Movements for the Control of Dexterous Hand Prosthesis with Surface Electromyogram (preprint PDF 1MB) (journal link)
Al-Timemy AH, Bugmann G, Escudero J, Outram N. (2013)
IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 17:3, pp. 608-618.

145. Activity propagation in a network of coincidence-detecting neurons. (preprint PDF 383KB) (journal link to the special issue in memory of JG Taylor)
Bugmann G. and Taylor JGT (2013)
Cognitive Computation, 5:3, pp
307-326.

146. Development of a highly dexterous robotic hand with independent finger movements for amputee training. (preprint PDF 250KB)
Ali H. Al-Timemy, Alexandre Brochard, Guido Bugmann and Javier Escudero.
Proc. TAROS'2013, Oxford.

147. The speed of learning instructed stimulus-response association rules in human: Experimental data and Model. (preprint PDF 727KB) (journal link)
Bugmann G, Goslin J and Duchamp-Viret P. (2013)
Brain Research, vol. 1536, pp. 2-15.

148.On quaternion based parameterization of orientation in computer vision and robotics.
Terzakis G, Culverhouse P, Bugmann G, Sharma S and Sutton R.
Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review 6 (5) (2013) 15-24

(accepted 21 December 2013)


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2014


149. Robotic learning from multimodal instructions: a card game case study.
Joerg C. Wolf and Guido Bugmann 
A chapter in the book: 
Markowitz, Judith (Ed.). 2014.  Robots that Talk and Listen. Technology and Social Impact. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter GmbH  pp 227 - 256.

150. Humanoid Robot Gait Generator: Foot Steps Calculation for Trajectory Following. (preprint PDF 507KB)
H Garton, G Bugmann, P Culverhouse, S Roberts, C Simpson, A Santana (2014)
Advances in Autonomous Robotics Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 8717, (2014), pp 251-262.

Fast encoding of task instructions: An attentional blink hypothesis.
Guido Bugmann and Jeremy Goslin
Bernstein Conference 2014, Goettingen. Poster abstract


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2015


151. Fitting multiple projective models using clustering-based Markov chain Monte Carlo inference
G Terzakis, PF Culverhouse, G Bugmann, R Sutton (2015)
Image and Vision Computing 33, 15-25

152.
Improving the Performance Against Force Variation of EMG Controlled Multifunctional Upper-Limb Prostheses for Transradial Amputees.
Ali H. Al-Timemy, Khushaba, R.N., Bugmann, G., Escudero, J. (2015)
IEEE Transactions on  Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering,  (Volume:PP ,  Issue: 99 )   (early access) (EMG data)

153. Joint Torques and Velocities in a 3-mass Linear Inverted Pendulum Model of Bipedal Gait. Springer book link
Bugmann G.
LNAI 9287, Proceedings of Taros'2015, Liverpool, pp. 82–93, 2015

154. On learning time delays between the spikes from different input neurons in a biophysical model of a pyramidal neuron. Journal Link (preprint PDF 544KB)
Koutsou A.,  Bugmann G. Christodoulou C.
To appear in Biosystems, 2015.

 


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