Section: Dissemination

Promoting Scientific Activities

Scientific Events: Organisation

Member of the Organizing Committees

PY Oudeyer was co-organizer of the Workshop on Exploration in Reinforcement Learning (ICML 19), https://sites.google.com/view/erl-2019/organizers.

Scientific Events: Selection

Member of the Conference Program Committees

PY Oudeyer was member of the program committee of IEEE International Conference on Developmental Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-Epirob).

Natalia Díaz Rodríguez, steering committee and reviewer of CONTLEARN Workshop at CVPR2020 Workshop on Continual Learning in Computer Vision, Seattle, US.


PY Oudeyer was a reviewer for: Workshop on Exploration in Reinforcement Learning (ICML 19).

Hélène Sauzéon reviewed a conference paper for CHI 2020.


Member of the Editorial Boards

PY Oudeyer was editor of the IEEE Newsletter on Cognitive and Developmental Systems.

PY Oudeyer was associate editor of: IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems and Frontiers in Neurorobotics.

Reviewer - Reviewing Activities

Clément Moulin-Frier reviewed an article for Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR).

PY Oudeyer reviewed for the journals: Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, Cognitive Science, Nature Science Reports.

Hélène Sauzéon reviewed 6 articles for Memory & Cognition (M&C), Annals of Physical and Rehabilitative Medecine (APRM), Psychonomic Bulletin, Motivation & Cognition (MC); Cognition & Emotion (CE)

Natalia Díaz Rodríguez reviewed at Frontiers in Robotics and AI, Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, Neurocomputing, Robotics and Autonomous Systems.

Cédric Colas reviewed an article for the Robotics Science and Systems (RSS) conference.

Invited Talks

Clément Moulin-Frier gave invited talks at the Journées Nationales de Recherche en Robotics (JNRR) in Vittel (France) and in the Journée GT8 "Robotique et Neurosciences" du GDR Robotique in Bordeaux (France).

Clément Moulin-Frier and Natalia Díaz-Rodríguez gave a talk and participated, resp. in the workshop Open Artificial Intelligence: From big data to smart data at the Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire (CRI) in Paris (France) 13-15 Nov. 2019.

PY Oudeyer gave a keynote talk at International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR 2019), New-Orleans, May 2019, https://iclr.cc/Conferences/2019/Schedule?showEvent=1141.

PY Oudeyer gave a keynote talk at ACM International Conference on Virtual Agents (ACM IVA 2019), Paris, on developmental machine learning https://iva2019.sciencesconf.org/.

PY Oudeyer gave an invited talk at the Deep Learning Summit (ReWork 2019), London, on curiosity-driven artificial intelligence, https://www.re-work.co/events/deep-learning-summit-london-2019/speakers/.

PY Oudeyer gave an invited talk at the conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making (RLDM 2019), Montreal, on curiosity-driven developmental learning, http://rldm.org/invited-speakers/.

PY Oudeyer gave an invited talk at the Workshop on Curiosity for Decision Making at RLDM 2019, Montreal, https://sites.google.com/view/rldm-curiosity.

PY Oudeyer gave an invited talk at the HUMAINT conference in Séville, on "Developmental Autonomous Learning: AI, Cognitive Sciences and EdTech", 2019.

PY Oudeyer gave an invited talk at the workshop "AI and cognitive systems in Aquitaine", ENSC/Chaire STAH, Bordeaux, 2019.

PY Oudeyer gave an invited talk at the workshop "Task-agnostic reinforcement learning" at ICLR 2019, https://tarl2019.github.io, on developmental autonomous learning.

PY Oudeyer gave an invited talk at the workshop on Curiosity, Explanation and Exploration at Princeton University, 2019, on models of curiosity-driven learning in humans and machines.

PY Oudeyer gave an invited talk at the workshop on AI and Machine Learning, Telecom ParisTech, 2019, on developmental machine learning, https://workshopmlai.wp.imt.fr.

PY Oudeyer gave an invited talk at Académie de Médecine, Paris, 2019, on models of curiosity-driven learning and educational technologies.

PY Oudeyer gave an invited talk at workshop on Self and Sense of Agency, University Paris Descartes, nov. 2019, on models of curiosity-driven learning in humans and machines.

Hélène Sauzéon gave three invited talks at : 1) the conference on « Neuropsychologie clinique et technologies » - SNLF 2019, Paris, dec., 2-5 ; 2) Annual cycle of conference of Hôpital Salpêtrière, dec., 3; 3) Computer science Dpt. Of the University of Beijing, Beijing, July, 22-23.

Chris Reinke gave three invited talks at: 1) Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, May 2019, on machine learning methods for the automated discovery of behaviors in physical and chemical systems; 2) LOMA Theory Day at Bordeaux, July 2019, on machine learning in physics; 3) Inria Grenoble, December 2019, on using cognitive models for artificial intelligence

N. Díaz Rodríguez gave an invited keynote (Continual Learning and Robotics: An Overview) and was a panelist at the ICLR workshop on multi-task and lifelong reinforcement learning https://sites.google.com/view/mtlrl

N. Díaz Rodríguez gave a guest talk at the Network of Young Researchers - Neuro Day NYR, Continual learning and Robotics, Paris 7th June 2019(https://ifm-institute.fr/fr/accueil/actualites/470-network-of-young-researchers-neuro-day-7th-june-20?fbclid=IwAR03u8T-opoede5hnCQx_QSphsJPC77YCrmnuNZH8c5XiBoRH9kgotLvYyw).

N. Díaz Rodríguez moderated a round table tomorrow in Paris: WHEN AI AND BIG DATA MEET LIFE SCIENCES: ADVANCES IN RESEARCH AND ETHICAL QUESTIONS https://yrls.fr/roundtable/ at Institut Imagine, Paris.

Leadership within the Scientific Community

Hélène Sauzéon was member of the ANR committe of « Technologie & Health »

Scientific Expertise

PY Oudeyer was a reviewer for the European Commission (FET program).

Hélène Sauzéon was a reviewer for the ANR call on International and european and scientific networks.

Research Administration

PY Oudeyer has been head of the Flowers team and member of piloting committees of consortium projects Adaptiv'Maths and Perseverons (eFran) on educational technologies.

Hélène Sauzéon was head of HACS team (BPH Lab, Inserm-UB), and thus member of directory committe of « Handicap » IFR (Inserm).

Helène Sauzéon is member of directory committe of the « centre d’excellence BIND », and she managed the Industrial Innovation and transfer sub-committee.