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Major publications by the team in recent years
  • 1A. Cully, J. Clune, D. Tarapore, J.-B. Mouret.

    Robots that can adapt like animals, in: Nature, May 2015, vol. 521, no 7553, pp. 503-507. [ DOI : 10.1038/nature14422 ]
  • 2J. S. Dibangoye, C. Amato, O. Buffet, F. Charpillet.

    Optimally Solving Dec-POMDPs as Continuous-State MDPs, in: Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, February 2016, vol. 55, pp. 443-497. [ DOI : 10.1613/jair.4623 ]
  • 3S. Ivaldi, S. Lefort, J. Peters, M. Chetouani, J. Provasi, E. Zibetti.

    Towards engagement models that consider individual factors in HRI: on the relation of extroversion and negative attitude towards robot to gaze and speech during a human-robot assembly task, in: International Journal of Social Robotics, June 2016.
Publications of the year

Doctoral Dissertations and Habilitation Theses

Articles in International Peer-Reviewed Journals

International Conferences with Proceedings

  • 11M. Charbonneau, V. Modugno, F. Nori, G. Oriolo, D. Pucci, S. Ivaldi.

    Learning robust task priorities of QP-based whole-body torque-controllers, in: HUMANOIDS 2018 - IEEE-RAS 18th International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Beijing, China, November 2018.
  • 12K. Chatzilygeroudis, J.-B. Mouret.

    Using Parameterized Black-Box Priors to Scale Up Model-Based Policy Search for Robotics, in: ICRA 2018 - International Conference on Robotics and Automation, brisbane, Australia, May 2018, .
  • 13O. Dermy, M. Chaveroche, F. Colas, F. Charpillet, S. Ivaldi.

    Prediction of Human Whole-Body Movements with AE-ProMPs, in: IEEE-RAS 18th International Conference on Humanoid Robots (HUMANOIDS 2018), Beijing, China, November 2018.
  • 14J. S. Dibangoye, M. Fehr, O. Buffet, V. Thomas, J. Dibangoye.

    ρ-POMDPs have Lipschitz-Continuous ϵ-Optimal Value Functions, in: NIPS 2018 - Thirty-second Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, Montréal, Canada, December 2018.
  • 15Y. El Khadiri, G. Corona, C. Rose, F. Charpillet.

    Sleep Activity Recognition using Binary Motion Sensors, in: ICTAI 2018 - 30th International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Volos, Greece, IEEE, November 2018.
  • 16I. Fernández Pérez, A. Boumaza, F. Charpillet.

    Maintaining Diversity in Robot Swarms with Distributed Embodied Evolution, in: ANTS 2018 - International Conference on Swarm Intelligence, Rome, Italy, October 2018.
  • 18R. Kaushik, K. Chatzilygeroudis, J.-B. Mouret.

    Multi-objective Model-based Policy Search for Data-efficient Learning with Sparse Rewards, in: CoRL 2018 - Conference on Robot Learning, Zurich, Switzerland, October 2018,
  • 19A. Malaisé, P. Maurice, F. Colas, F. Charpillet, S. Ivaldi.

    Activity Recognition With Multiple Wearable Sensors for Industrial Applications, in: ACHI 2018 - Eleventh International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions, Rome, Italy, March 2018.
  • 20P. Maurice, L. Allienne, A. Malaisé, S. Ivaldi.

    Ethical and Social Considerations for the Introduction of Human-Centered Technologies at Work, in: IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts (ARSO), Genova, Italy, 2018.
  • 21K. Otani, K. Bouyarmane, S. Ivaldi.

    Generating Assistive Humanoid Motions for Co-Manipulation Tasks with a Multi-Robot Quadratic Program Controller, in: ICRA 2018 - International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, Australia, May 2018.
  • 22S. Paul, K. Chatzilygeroudis, K. Ciosek, J.-B. Mouret, M. A. Osborne, S. Whiteson.

    Alternating Optimisation and Quadrature for Robust Control, in: AAAI 2018 - The Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, New Orleans, United States, February 2018,
  • 23R. Pautrat, K. Chatzilygeroudis, J.-B. Mouret.

    Bayesian Optimization with Automatic Prior Selection for Data-Efficient Direct Policy Search, in: ICRA 2018 - International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, Australia, May 2018, .
  • 24L. Penco, B. Clément, V. Modugno, E. M. Hoffman, G. Nava, D. Pucci, N. Tsagarakis, J.-B. Mouret, S. Ivaldi.

    Robust Real-time Whole-Body Motion Retargeting from Human to Humanoid, in: HUMANOIDS 2018 - IEEE-RAS 18th International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Beijing, China, November 2018.
  • 25V. Vassiliades, J.-B. Mouret.

    Discovering the Elite Hypervolume by Leveraging Interspecies Correlation, in: GECCO 2018 - Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Kyoto, Japan, July 2018, [ DOI : 10.1145/3205455.3205602 ]

National Conferences with Proceedings

  • 26O. Buffet, J. S. Dibangoye, A. Saffidine, V. Thomas.

    Recherche heuristique pour jeux stochastiques (à somme nulle), in: JFPDA 2018 - Journées Francophones sur la Planification, la Décision et l'Apprentissage pour la conduite de systèmes, Nancy, France, July 2018, pp. 1-8.

Conferences without Proceedings

  • 27E. M. Hoffman, B. Clément, C. Zhou, N. G. Tsagarakis, J.-B. Mouret, S. Ivaldi.

    Whole-Body Compliant Control of iCub: first results with OpenSoT, in: IEEE/RAS ICRA Workshop on Dynamic Legged Locomotion in Realistic Terrains, Brisbane, Australia, May 2018.
  • 28A. Malaisé, P. Maurice, F. Colas, S. Ivaldi.

    Online Human Activity Recognition for Ergonomics Assessment, in: SIAS 2018 - 9ème conférence internationale sur la sécurité des systèmes industriels automatisés, Nancy, France, October 2018.

Scientific Books (or Scientific Book chapters)

Internal Reports

  • 30J. S. Dibangoye, O. Buffet.

    Learning to Act in Decentralized Partially Observable MDPs, Inria Grenoble - Rhone-Alpes - CHROMA Team ; Inria Nancy, équipe LARSEN, June 2018, no RR-9179.

Other Publications

  • 31J. Lehman, J. Clune, D. Misevic, C. Adami, J. Beaulieu, P. J. Bentley, S. Bernard, G. Beslon, D. M. Bryson, N. Cheney, A. Cully, S. Donciuex, F. C. Dyer, K. O. Ellefsen, R. Feldt, S. Fischer, S. Forrest, A. Frenoy, C. Gagneé, L. L. Goff, L. M. Grabowski, B. Hodjat, L. Keller, C. Knibbe, P. Krcah, R. E. Lenski, H. Lipson, R. MacCurdy, C. Maestre, R. Miikkulainen, S. Mitri, D. E. Moriarty, J.-B. Mouret, A. D. Nguyen, C. Ofria, M. Parizeau, D. Parsons, R. T. Pennock, W. F. Punch, T. S. Ray, M. Schoenauer, E. Shulte, K. Sims, K. O. Stanley, F. Taddei, D. Tarapore, S. Thibault, W. Weimer, R. Watson, J. Yosinksi.

    The Surprising Creativity of Digital Evolution: A Collection of Anecdotes from the Evolutionary Computation and Artificial Life Research Communities, March 2018, - working paper or preprint.
References in notes
  • 32M. Andries, F. Charpillet.

    Multi-robot taboo-list exploration of unknown structured environments, in: 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015), Hamburg, Germany, September 2015.
  • 33M. Araya-López, O. Buffet, V. Thomas, F. Charpillet.

    A POMDP Extension with Belief-dependent Rewards, in: Neural Information Processing Systems - NIPS 2010, Vancouver, Canada, Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 23, MIT Press, December 2010.
  • 34T. Barfoot, J. Kelly, G. Sibley.

    Special Issue on Long-Term Autonomy, in: The International Journal of Robotics Research, 2013, vol. 32, no 14, pp. 1609–1610.
  • 35A. Del Prete, F. Nori, G. Metta, L. Natale.

    Prioritized Motion-Force Control of Constrained Fully-Actuated Robots: "Task Space Inverse Dynamics", in: Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 2014.
  • 36A. Dib, F. Charpillet.

    Pose Estimation For A Partially Observable Human Body From RGB-D Cameras, in: IEEE/RJS International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, September 2015, 8 p.
  • 37A. Fansi Tchango, V. Thomas, O. Buffet, F. Flacher, A. Dutech.

    Simultaneous Tracking and Activity Recognition (STAR) using Advanced Agent-Based Behavioral Simulations, in: ECAI - Proceedings of the Twenty-first European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Pragues, Czech Republic, August 2014.
  • 38I. Fernández Pérez, A. Boumaza, F. Charpillet.

    Comparison of Selection Methods in On-line Distributed Evolutionary Robotics, in: ALIFE 14: The fourteenth international conference on the synthesis and simulation of living systems, New York, United States, Artificial Life 14, July 2014. [ DOI : 10.7551/978-0-262-32621-6-ch046 ]
  • 39U. Frese.

    Interview: Is SLAM Solved?, in: KI - Künstliche Intelligenz, 2010, vol. 24, no 3, pp. 255-257.
  • 40J. Kober, J. A. Bagnell, J. Peters.

    Reinforcement Learning in Robotics: A Survey, in: The International Journal of Robotics Research, August 2013.
  • 41S. Koos, A. Cully, J.-B. Mouret.

    Fast damage recovery in robotics with the t-resilience algorithm, in: The International Journal of Robotics Research, 2013, vol. 32, no 14, pp. 1700–1723.
  • 42F. Pomerleau, P. Krüsi, F. Colas, P. Furgale, R. Siegwart.

    Long-term 3D map maintenance in dynamic environments, in: Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014 IEEE International Conference on, IEEE, 2014, pp. 3712–3719.
  • 43SPARC.

    Robotics 2020 Multi-Annual Roadmap, 2014.
  • 44J. Shah, J. Wiken, B. Williams, C. Breazeal.

    Improved human-robot team performance using Chaski, A human-inspired plan execution system, in: ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), 2011, pp. 29-36.
  • 45D. Silver, J. Veness.

    Monte-Carlo Planning in Large POMDPs, in: Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 23, Curran Associates, Inc., 2010, pp. 2164–2172.
  • 46O. Simonin, T. Huraux, F. Charpillet.

    Interactive Surface for Bio-inspired Robotics, Re-examining Foraging Models, in: 23rd IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI), Boca Raton, United States, IEEE, November 2011.
  • 47N. Stefanov, A. Peer, M. Buss.

    Role determination in human-human interaction, in: 3rd Joint EuroHaptics Conf. and World Haptics, 2009, pp. 51-56.
  • 48R. S. Sutton, A. G. Barto.

    Introduction to Reinforcement Learning, MIT Press, 1998.
  • 49A. Tapus, M. Matarić, B. Scassellati.

    The grand challenges in Socially Assistive Robotics, in: IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine - Special Issue on Grand challenges in Robotics, 2007, vol. 14, no 1, pp. 1-7.
  • 50D. Wilson, C. Atkeson.

    Simultaneous Tracking and Activity Recognition (STAR) Using Many Anonymous, Binary Sensors, in: Pervasive Computing, H.-W. Gellersen, R. Want, A. Schmidt (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2005, vol. 3468, pp. 62-79.
  • 51G. Wolbring, S. Yumakulov.

    Social Robots: Views of Staff of a Disability Service Organization, in: International Journal of Social Robotics, 2014, vol. 6, no 3, pp. 457-468.