Section: Highlights of the Year

Highlights of the Year

  • Arrival of a Talos robot in our team (Fig. 1). This is a full-scale humanoid (1.7 m / 100kg / 32 degrees of freedom) that can be fully torque-controlled. The robot is made by PAL Robotics, a Spanish company and is funded by the CPER “Cyber-Entreprise”.

  • Arrival of Pauline Maurice as a CRCN (CNRS).

Figure 1. The Talos robot.


  • International Society for Artificial Life (ISAL) award for the Outstanding Publication of the Decade 2004-2014: Clune J, Mouret JB, Lipson H. The evolutionary origins of modularity. Proceedings of the Royal Society b: Biological sciences. 2013 Mar 22;280(1755):20122863.

Best Paper Award:
N. Gauville, F. Charpillet.

Exploration et couverture par stigmergie d'un environnement inconnu avec une flotte de robots autonomes réactifs, in: JFSMA 2019 - 27emes Journées Francophones sur les Systèmes Multi-Agents, Toulouse, France, Cépaduès 2019, ISBN 9782364937192, July 2019.