Publications

2022

Journal Articles

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Robotic Avian Wing Explains Aerodynamic Advantages of Wing Folding and Stroke Tilting in Flapping Flight

E. Ajanic; A. Paolini; C. Coster; D. Floreano; C. Johansson 

Advanced Intelligent Systems. 2022-12-23. DOI : 10.1002/aisy.202200148.
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Sharp turning maneuvers with avian-inspired wing and tail morphing

E. Ajanic; M. Feroskhan; V. Wüest; D. Floreano 

Communication Engineering. 2022-11-24.  p. 10.1038/s44172-022-00035-2. DOI : 10.1038/s44172-022-00035-2.
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Reconfigurable Drone System for Transportation of Parcels With Variable Mass and Size

F. Schiano; P. M. Kornatowski; L. Cencetti; D. Floreano 

IEEE Robotics And Automation Letters. 2022-10-01. Vol. 7, num. 4, p. 12150-12157. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2022.3208716.
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Elastic-Actuation Mechanism for Repetitive Hopping Based on Power Modulation and Cyclic Trajectory Generation

W. D. Shin; W. Stewart; M. A. Estrada; A. J. Ijspeert; D. Floreano 

IEEE Transactions on Robotics. 2022-07-27. DOI : 10.1109/TRO.2022.3189249.
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Machine-Learning Based Monitoring of Cognitive Workload in Rescue Missions with Drones

F. Dell’Agnola; P-K. Jao; A. Arza; R. Chavarriaga; J. d. R. Millan et al. 

IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. 2022-06-29.  p. 1-12. DOI : 10.1109/JBHI.2022.3186625.
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Dual Stiffness Tensegrity Platform for Resilient Robotics

D. Zappetti; Y. Sun; M. Gevers; S. Mintchev; D. Floreano 

Advanced Intelligent Systems. 2022-05-13.  p. 2200025. DOI : 10.1002/aisy.202200025.
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Enhancement of Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive by CO2 Laser Treatment

Y. Piskarev; E. Desbouis; V. Ramachandran; J. Yang; N. Baugh et al. 

Advanced Engineering Materials. 2022-05-06. num. 2200355. DOI : 10.1002/adem.202200355.
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Swarms of flying robots in unknown environments

E. Soria 

Science Robotics. 2022-05-04. Vol. 7, num. 66, p. eabq2215. DOI : 10.1126/scirobotics.abq2215.
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On the Scalability of Vision-based Drone Swarms in the Presence of Occlusions

F. Schilling; E. Soria; D. Floreano 

IEEE Access. 2022-03-10. Vol. 10, p. 1-14. DOI : 10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3158758.
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A Variable Stiffness Magnetic Catheter Made of a Conductive Phase-Change Polymer for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Y. Piskarev; J. Shintake; C. Chautems; J. Lussi; Q. Boehler et al. 

Advanced Functional Materials. 2022-02-06.  p. 1-11, 2107662. DOI : 10.1002/adfm.202107662.
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How to Swoop and Grasp Like a Bird With a Passive Claw for a High-Speed Grasping

W. Stewart; E. Ajanic; M. Muller; D. Floreano 

IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 2022-01-31.  p. 1-9. DOI : 10.1109/TMECH.2022.3143095.
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Arm-wrist haptic sleeve for drone teleoperation

V. Ramachandran; M. Macchini; D. Floreano 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2022. Vol. 7, num. 4, p. 12054-12061. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2021.3122107.
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How to compete with robots by assessing job automation risks and resilient alternatives

A. Paolillo; F. Colella; N. Nosengo; F. Schiano; W. J. Stewart et al. 

Science Robotics. 2022. Vol. 7, num. 65, p. eabg5561. DOI : 10.1126/scirobotics.abg5561.
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Autonomous Detection and Deterrence of Pigeons on Buildings by Drones

F. Schiano; D. Natter; D. Zambrano; D. Floreano 

IEEE Access. 2022. Vol. 10, p. 1745-1755. DOI : 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3137031.
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Distributed Predictive Drone Swarms in Cluttered Environments

E. Soria; F. Schiano; D. Floreano 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2022. Vol. 7, num. 1, p. 73-80. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2021.3118091.

Conference Papers

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Electro-Adhesive Tubular Clutch for Variable-Stiffness Robots

Y. Sun; K. M. Digumarti; H. V. Phan; O. Aloui; D. Floreano 

2022-12-26. 2022 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Tokyo, Japan, October 23-27, 2022. p. 9628-9634. DOI : 10.1109/IROS47612.2022.9982098.
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A Lightweight Device for Energy Harvesting from Power Lines with a Fixed-Wing UAV

W. J. Stewart; D. Floreano; E. Ebeid 

2022-06-22. International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS 2022), Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 21-24, 2022. p. 86-93. DOI : 10.1109/ICUAS54217.2022.9836070.
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Unleashing Soft Modular Robots by Means of a Bio-inspired Connection Strategy

D. Zappetti; W. J. Stewart; M. Boutot; D. Floreano 

2022-04-04. International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft 2022), Edinburgh, Scotland, April 4-8, 2022.
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Slip Anticipation for Grasping Deformable Objects Using a Soft Force Sensor

E. J. K. Judd; B. Aksoy; K. M. Digumarti; H. Shea; D. Floreano 

2022. International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2022), Kyoto, Japan, October 23-27, 2022.
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Accurate Vision-based Flight with Fixed-Wing Drones

V. Wüest; E. Ajanic; M. Müller; D. Floreano 

2022. International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2022), Kyoto, Japan, October 23-27, 2022. DOI : 10.1109/IROS47612.2022.9981921.
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Towards edible drones for rescue missions: design and flight of nutritional wings

B. Kwak; J. Shintake; l. Zhang; D. Floreano 

2022. International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2022), Kyoto, Japan, October 23-27, 2022.

Books

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Tales from a Robotic World. How Intelligent Machines Will Shape Our Future

D. Floreano; N. Nosengo 

Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2022-09-27.

Theses

Vision-based Flocking in Aerial Robot Swarms

F. M. Schilling / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2022. 

Model Predictive Control of Aerial Swarms

E. Soria / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2022. 

2021

Journal Articles

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Passive Perching with Energy Storage for Winged Aerial Robots

W. Stewart; L. Guarino; Y. Piskarev; D. Floreano 

Advanced Intelligent Systems. 2021-11-21.  p. 2100150. DOI : 10.1002/aisy.202100150.
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Robotic Elytra: Insect-Inspired Protective Wings for Resilient and Multi-Modal Drones

C. Vourtsis; W. Stewart; D. Floreano 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2021-10-27. Vol. 7, num. 1, p. 223-230. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2021.3123378.
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Personalized Human-Swarm Interaction Through Hand Motion

M. Macchini; L. De Matteis; F. Schiano; D. Floreano 

Ieee Robotics And Automation Letters. 2021-10-01. Vol. 6, num. 4, p. 8341-8348. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2021.3102324.
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Smart Textiles that Teach: Fabric‐Based Haptic Device Improves the Rate of Motor Learning

V. Ramachandran; F. Schilling; A. R. Wu; D. Floreano 

Advanced Intelligent Systems. 2021-07-10.  p. 2100043. DOI : 10.1002/aisy.202100043.
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Insect Inspired Self-Righting for Fixed-Wing Drones

C. Vourtsis; R. V. Casas; F. R. Serrano; W. J. Stewart; D. Floreano 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2021-07-09. Vol. 6, num. 4, p. 6805-6812. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2021.3096159.
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Stretchable and Soft Electroadhesion Using Liquid‐Metal Subsurface Microelectrodes

S. Park; J. Shintake; Y. Piskarev; Y. Wei; I. Joshipura et al. 

Advanced Materials Technologies. 2021-06-25.  p. 2100263. DOI : 10.1002/admt.202100263.
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Conditions for the emergence of circumnutations in plant roots

I. Loshchilov; E. Del Dottore; B. Mazzolai; D. Floreano 

PLOS One. 2021-05-26. Vol. 16, num. 5, p. e0252202. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pone.0252202.
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Predictive control of aerial swarms in cluttered environments

E. Soria; F. Schiano; D. Floreano 

Nature Machine Intelligence. 2021-05-17. Vol. 3, p. 545–554. DOI : 10.1038/s42256-021-00341-y.
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VIODE: A Simulated Dataset to Address the Challenges of Visual-Inertial Odometry in Dynamic Environments

K. Minoda; F. Schilling; V. Wüest; D. Floreano; T. Yairi 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2021-03-15. Vol. 6, num. 2, p. 1343-1350. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2021.3058073.
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Vision-based Drone Flocking in Outdoor Environments

F. Schilling; F. Schiano; D. Floreano 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2021-02-25. Vol. 6, num. 2, p. 2954-2961. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2021.3062298.
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Tracking and Relative Localization of Drone Swarms With a Vision-Based Headset

M. Pavliv; F. Schiano; C. Reardon; D. Floreano; G. Loianno 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2021-01-14. Vol. 6, num. 2, p. 1455-1462. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2021.3051565.
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From individual robots to robot societies

D. Floreano; H. Lipson 

Science Robotics. 2021. Vol. 6, num. 56, p. eabk2787. DOI : 10.1126/scirobotics.abk2787.

Conference Papers

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Does spontaneous motion lead to intuitive Body-Machine Interfaces? A fitness study of different body segments for wearable telerobotics

M. Macchini; J. Frogg; F. Schiano; D. Floreano 

2021-08-08. 30th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2021), Online, August 8-12, 2021.
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The Impact of Virtual Reality and Viewpoints in Body Motion Based Drone Teleoperation

M. Macchini; M. Lortkipanidze; F. Schiano; D. Floreano 

2021-03-27. IEEE VR 2021, Lisbon, Portugal, March 27 – April 3, 2021. p. 511-518. DOI : 10.1109/VR50410.2021.00075.
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Seeking Quality Diversity in Evolutionary Co-design of Morphology and Control of Soft Tensegrity Modular Robots

E. Zardini; D. Zappetti; D. Zambrano; G. Iacca; D. Floreano 

2021. The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2021), Lille, France (virtual conference), July 10-14, 2021. DOI : 10.1145/3449639.3459311.

Theses

Wearable Haptic Interfaces for Telerobotics

V. Ramachandran / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2021. 

Personalized Body-Machine Interfaces for Advanced Human-Robot Interaction

M. Macchini / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2021. 

Variable-Stiffness Tensegrity Modular Robots

D. Zappetti / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2021. 

2020

Journal Articles

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Design Optimization of Soft Robots

S. G. Nurzaman; L. Wang; F. Iida; J. Lipton; D. Floreano et al. 

Ieee Robotics & Automation Magazine. 2020-12-01. Vol. 27, num. 4, p. 10-11. DOI : 10.1109/MRA.2020.3028658.
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Bioinspired wing and tail morphing extends drone flight capabilities

E. Ajanic; M. Feroskhan; S. Mintchev; F. Noca; D. Floreano 

Science Robotics. 2020-10-28. Vol. 5, num. 47, p. eabc2897. DOI : 10.1126/scirobotics.abc2897.
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Lighter and Stronger: Cofabricated Electrodes and Variable Stiffness Elements in Dielectric Actuators

Y. Piskarev; J. Shintake; V. Ramachandran; N. Baugh; M. D. Dickey et al. 

Advanced Intelligent Systems. 2020-07-23. Vol. 2, num. 10, p. 1-8, 2000069. DOI : 10.1002/aisy.202000069.
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Downside Up:Rethinking Parcel Position for Aerial Delivery

P. M. Kornatowski; M. Feroskhan; W. J. Stewart; D. Floreano 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2020-05-11. Vol. 5, num. 3, p. 4297-4304. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2020.2993768.
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A Morphing Cargo Drone for Safe Flight in Proximity of Humans

P. M. Kornatowski; M. Feroskhan; W. J. Stewart; D. Floreano 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2020-05-11. Vol. 5, num. 3, p. 4233-4240. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2020.2993757.
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Variable-stiffness tensegrity spine

D. Zappetti; R. Arandes Vilagrasa; E. Ajanic; D. Floreano 

Smart Materials and Structures. 2020-04-09. Vol. 29, num. 7, p. 075013. DOI : 10.1088/1361-665X/ab87e0.
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Phase Changing Materials-Based Variable-Stiffness Tensegrity Structures

D. Zappetti; S. H. Jeoung; J. Shintake; D. Floreano 

Soft Robotics. 2020. Vol. 7, num. 3, p. 362-369. DOI : 10.1089/soro.2019.0091.

Conference Papers

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UWB-based system for UAV Localization in GNSS-Denied Environments: Characterization and Dataset

J. P. Queralta; C. Martinez Almansa; F. Schiano; D. Floreano; T. Westerlund 

2020-11-25. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Las Vegas, USA (but held online), October 25-29, 2020. p. 4521-4528. DOI : 10.1109/IROS45743.2020.9341042.
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Hand-worn Haptic Interface for Drone Teleoperation

M. Macchini; T. Havy; A. Weber; F. Schiano; D. Floreano 

2020-06-01. 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), virtual conference (originally Paris, France), 1 June 2020 (originally 31 May – 4 Jun). p. 10212-10218. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA40945.2020.9196664.
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Bio-Inspired Tensegrity Fish Robot

J. Shintake; D. Zappetti; T. Peter; Y. Ikemoto; D. Floreano 

2020-05-29. 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), virtual conference (originally Paris, France), 1-5 June 2020 (originally 31 May – 4 Jun). p. 2887-2892. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA40945.2020.9196675.
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Drone-aided Localization in LoRa IoT Networks

V. Delafontaine; F. Schiano; G. Cocco; A. Rusu; D. Floreano 

2020-05-11. 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), virtual conference (originally Paris, France), 1-5 June 2020 (originally 31 May – 4 Jun). p. 286-292. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA40945.2020.9196869.
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SwarmLab: a MATLAB Drone Swarm Simulator

E. Soria; F. Schiano; D. Floreano 

2020. 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Las Vegas, USA (but held online), Octobre 25-29, 2020. p. 8005-8011. DOI : 10.1109/IROS45743.2020.9340854.

Theses

Human-friendly solutions for last-centimeter drone delivery

P. M. Kornatowski / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Patents

Stretchable electrohydrodynamic pump

V. Cacucciolo; D. Floreano; S. Maeda; H. Shea; J. Shintake 

WO2020233791.

2020.

2019

Journal Articles

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Personalized Telerobotics by Fast Machine Learning of Body-Machine Interfaces

M. Macchini; F. Schiano; D. Floreano 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2019-10-31.  p. 1-1. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2019.2950816.
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Haptic feedback perception and learning with cable-driven guidance in exosuit teleoperation of a simulated drone

C. Rognon; V. Ramachandran; A. Wu; A. Ijspeert; D. Floreano 

IEEE Transactions on Haptics. 2019-09-19. Vol. 12, num. 3, p. 375-385. DOI : 10.1109/TOH.2019.2925612.
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A Magnetic Continuum Device with Variable Stiffness for Minimally Invasive Surgery

C. Chautems; A. Tonazzini; Q. Boehler; D. Floreano; B. Nelson 

Advanced Intelligent Systems. 2019-09-11. Vol. 2, num. 6, p. 1900086. DOI : 10.1002/aisy.201900086.
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Stretchable pumps for soft machines

V. Cacucciolo; J. Shintake; Y. Kuwajima; S. Maeda; D. Floreano et al. 

Nature. 2019-08-22. Vol. 572, p. 516–519. DOI : 10.1038/s41586-019-1479-6.
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Learning Vision-based Flight in Drone Swarms by Imitation

F. Schilling; J. Lecoeur; F. Schiano; D. Floreano 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2019-08-14. Vol. 4, num. 4, p. 4523-4530. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2019.2935377.
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Cross-Packet Coding for Delay-Constrained Streaming Applications

G. Cocco; D. Floreano 

IEEE Communications Letters. 2019-08-12. Vol. 23, num. 11, p. 1962-1966. DOI : 10.1109/LCOMM.2019.2934684.
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The current state and future outlook of rescue robotics

J. Delmerico; S. Mintchev; A. Giusti; B. Gromov; K. Melo et al. 

Journal of Field Robotics. 2019-08-07. Vol. 36, num. 7, p. 1171-1191. DOI : 10.1002/rob.21887.
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Soft haptic device to render the sensation of flying like a drone

C. Rognon; M. Koehler; C. Duriez; D. Floreano; A. M. Okamura 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2019-07-01. Vol. 4, num. 3, p. 2524-2531. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2019.2907432.
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The role of optic flow pooling in insect flight control in cluttered environments

J. Lecoeur; M. Dacke; D. Floreano; E. Baird 

Scientific Reports. 2019-05-22. Vol. 9, num. 1, p. 7707. DOI : 10.1038/s41598-019-44187-2.
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The Foldable Drone: A Morphing Quadrotor That Can Squeeze and Fly

D. Falanga; K. Kleber; S. Mintchev; D. Floreano; D. Scaramuzza 

Ieee Robotics And Automation Letters. 2019-04-01. Vol. 4, num. 2, p. 209-216. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2018.2885575.
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Inquiry-Based Learning with RoboGen: An Open-Source Software and Hardware Platform for Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

J. E. Auerbach; A. Concordel; P. M. Kornatowski; D. Floreano 

IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies. 2019. Vol. 12, num. 3, p. 356-369. DOI : 10.1109/TLT.2018.2833111.

Conference Papers

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Perception of a Wearable Haptic Feedback Device to Render the Sensation of Flight

C. Rognon; M. Koehler; D. Floreano; A. M. Okamura 

2019-01-01. IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC), Tokyo, JAPAN, Jul 09-12, 2019. p. 61-66. DOI : 10.1109/WHC.2019.8816126.
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Embodied Flight with a Drone

A. T. Cherpillod; S. Mintchev; D. Floreano 

2019. 2019 Third IEEE International Conference on Robotic Computing (IRC), Naples, Italy, February 25-27, 2019. DOI : 10.1109/IRC.2019.00070.
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The influence of limited visual sensing on the Reynolds flocking algorithm

E. Soria; F. Schiano; D. Floreano 

2019. The Third IEEE International Conference on Robotic Computing, Naples, Italy, February 25-27, 2019. DOI : 10.1109/IRC.2019.00028.

Theses

Wearable Technologies for Embodied Human-Robot Interaction

C. Rognon / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Insect-Inspired Visual Perception for Flight Control and Collision Avoidance

J. J. D. N. Lecoeur / D. Floreano; E. Baird (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Patents

STEERABLE CATHETER WITH PORTIONS OF DIFFERENT STIFFNESS

B. Nelson; S. Lyttle; C. Chautems; A. Tonazzini; D. Floreano 

US2020230361; EP3678724; CN111050835; WO2019048328; EP3449965.

2019-03-14.

Teleoperation with a wearable sensor system

J. Miehlbradt; F. I. T. Dell’Agnola; A. Cherpillod; M. Coscia; F. Artoni et al. 

US2021247758; WO2019244112; GB2574886; GB201810285.

2019.

Student Projects

Realistic Simulation Environment for Obstacle Avoidance of Quadcopter Swarms

M. Nobar 

2019-05-09.

2018

Journal Articles

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All‐Fabric Wearable Electroadhesive Clutch

V. Ramachandran; J. Shintake; D. Floreano 

Advanced Materials Technologies. 2018-10-23. Vol. 4, num. 2, p. 1800313. DOI : 10.1002/admt.201800313.
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Soft Biomimetic Fish Robot Made of Dielectric Elastomer Actuators

J. Shintake; V. Cacucciolo; H. Shea; D. Floreano 

Soft Robotics. 2018-06-29. Vol. 5, num. 4, p. 466-474. DOI : 10.1089/soro.2017.0062.
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Spatial Encoding of Translational Optic Flow in Planar Scenes by Elementary Motion Detector Arrays

J. Lecoeur; E. Baird; D. Floreano 

Scientific Reports. 2018-04-11. Vol. 8, num. 1, p. 5821. DOI : 10.1038/s41598-018-24162-z.
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Forceful manipulation with micro air vehicles

M. A. Estrada; S. Mintchev; D. L. Christensen; M. R. Cutkosky; D. Floreano 

Science Robotics. 2018. Vol. 3, num. 23, p. eaau6903. DOI : 10.1126/scirobotics.aau6903.
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Last-Centimeter Personal Drone Delivery: Field Deployment and User Interaction

P. Kornatowski; S. Mintchev; D. Floreano 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2018. Vol. 3, num. 4, p. 3813-3820. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2018.2856282.
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Bioinspired dual-stiffness origami

S. Mintchev; J. Shintake; D. Floreano 

Science Robotics. 2018. Vol. 3, num. 20, p. eaau0275. DOI : 10.1126/scirobotics.aau0275.
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Data-driven body–machine interface for the accurate control of drones

J. C. Miehlbradt; A. T. Cherpillod; S. Mintchev; M. Coscia; F. Artoni et al. 

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2018.  p. 201718648. DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1718648115.
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FlyJacket: An Upper Body Soft Exoskeleton for Immersive Drone Control

C. Rognon; S. Mintchev; F. I. T. Dell’Agnola; A. T. Cherpillod; D. Atienza Alonso et al. 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2018. Vol. 3, num. 3, p. 2362-2369. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2018.2810955.
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Soft Robotic Grippers

J. Shintake; V. Cacucciolo; D. Floreano; H. Shea 

Advanced Materials. 2018. Vol. 30, num. 29, p. 1707035. DOI : 10.1002/adma.201707035.
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Ultra-stretchable strain sensors using carbon black-filled elastomer composites and comparison of capacitive versus resistive sensors

J. Shintake; Y. Piskarev; S. Jeong; D. Floreano 

Advanced Materials Technologies. 2018. Vol. 3, p. 1700284. DOI : 10.1002/admt.201700284.

Conference Papers

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Wall-contact sliding control strategy for a 2D caged quadrotor

P. Bai; B. Guerreiro; R. Cunha; P. M. Kornatowski; D. Floreano et al. 

2018-10-17. 18th International Conference on Control, Automation, and Systems, PyeongChang, GangWon Province, Korea, October 17-20, 2018. p. 291-296.
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Variable stiffness strip with strain sensing for wearable robotics

A. Tonazzini; J. Shintake; C. Rognon; V. Ramachandran; S. Mintchev et al. 

2018-07-09. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft), Livorno, April 24-28, 2018. p. 485-490. DOI : 10.1109/ROBOSOFT.2018.8405373.
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A Soft Robot for Random Exploration of Terrestrial Environments

S. Mintchev; D. Zappetti; J. Willemin; D. Floreano 

2018-06-15. International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, Australia, 21-25 May 2018. p. 7492-7497. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA.2018.8460667.
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Wall-contact sliding control strategy for a 2D caged quadrotor

P. Bai; B. Guerreiro; R. Cunha; P. Kornatowski; D. Floreano et al. 

2018-01-01. 18th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS), SOUTH KOREA, Oct 17-20, 2018. p. 291-296.
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Haptic Guidance with a Soft Exoskeleton Reduces Error in Drone Teleoperation

C. Rognon; A. R. Wu; S. Mintchev; A. Ijspeert; D. Floreano 

2018-01-01. 11th International Conference on Haptics – Science, Technology, and Applications (EuroHaptics), Pisa, ITALY, Jun 13-16, 2018. p. 404-415. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-93399-3_35.
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A multi-modal hovering and terrestrial robot with adaptive morphology

S. Mintchev; D. Floreano 

2018. 2nd International Symposium on Aerial Robotics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, June 11-12, 2018.
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Haptic Guidance with a Soft Exoskeleton Reduces Error in Drone Teleoperation

C. Rognon; A. Wu; S. Mintchev; A. Ijspeert; D. Floreano 

2018. Eurohaptics 2018, Pisa, Italy, June 13-16 2018. p. 404–415. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-93399-3_35.

Patents

Jacket for embodied interaction with virtual or distal robotic device

D. Floreano; C. Rognon; S. Mintchev; A. Concordel; D. Atienza Alonso et al. 

US10860014; US2019258239; EP3509801; WO2018047102.

2018.

2017

Journal Articles

Radio Resource Management Optimization of Flexible Satellite Payloads for DVB-S2 Systems

G. Cocco; T. De Cola; M. Angelone; Z. Katona; S. Erl 

IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting. 2017.  p. 1-15. DOI : 10.1109/TBC.2017.2755263.

Localization of emergency acoustic sources by micro aerial vehicles

M. Basiri; F. Schill; P. Lima; D. Floreano 

Journal of Field Robotics. 2017. Vol. 35, num. 2, p. 187-201. DOI : 10.1002/rob.21733.

Disentangling constraints using viability evolution principles in integrative modeling of macromolecular assemblies

G. E. Tamo; A. Maesani; S. Träger; M. Degiacomi; D. Floreano et al. 

Scientific Reports. 2017. Vol. 7, p. 235. DOI : 10.1038/s41598-017-00266-w.

Insect-Inspired Mechanical Resilience for Multicopters

S. Mintchev; S. D. de Rivaz; D. Floreano 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2017. Vol. 2, p. 1248-1255. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2017.2658946.

Climbing favours the tripod gait over alternative faster insect gaits

P. Ramdya; R. Thandiackal; R. Cherney; T. Asselborn; R. Benton et al. 

Nature Communications. 2017. Vol. 8, p. 14494. DOI : 10.1038/ncomms14494.

Bioinspired morphing wings for extended flight envelope and roll control of small drones

M. di Luca; S. Mintchev; G. H. M. Heitz; F. Noca; D. Floreano 

Interface Focus. 2017. Vol. 7, num. 1, p. 20160092. DOI : 10.1098/rsfs.2016.0092.

Human-Comfortable Collision Free Navigation for Personal Aerial Vehicles

N. Dousse; G. H. M. Heitz; F. S. Schill; D. Floreano 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letter. 2017. Vol. 2, num. 1, p. 358-365. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2016.2626520.

Conference Papers

A Variable Stiffness Catheter Controlled with an External Magnetic Field

C. Chautems; A. Tonazzini; D. Floreano; B. Nelson 

2017. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Vancouver, BC, Canada, September 24–28, 2017. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2017.8202155.

Bio-inspired Tensegrity Soft Modular Robots

D. Zappetti; S. Mintchev; J. Shintake; D. Floreano 

2017. Living Machines 2017, Palo Alto, California, USA, July 25-28, 2017. p. 497-508. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-63537-8_42.

Development of Bio-inspired Underwater Robot with Adaptive Morphology Capable of Multiple Swimming Modes

T. A. P. Paschal; J. Shintake; S. Mintchev; D. Floreano 

2017. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Vancouver, Canada, September 24–28, 2017. p. 4197-4202. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2017.8206281.
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Soft Pneumatic Gelatin Actuator for Edible Robotics

J. Shintake; H. A. Sonar; Y. Piskarev; J. Paik; D. Floreano 

2017. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Vancouver, Canada, September 24–28. p. 6221-6226. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2017.8206525.

An origami-inspired cargo drone

P. M. Kornatowski; S. Mintchev; D. Floreano 

2017. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Vancouver, September 24-28, 2017. p. 6855-6862. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2017.8206607.

One Constraint at a Time: Using Viability Principles in Integrative Modeling of Macromolecular Assemblies

G. E. Tamo; A. Maesani; S. Traeger; M. T. Degiacomi; D. Floreano et al. 

2017. 58th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical-Society, San Francisco, CA, FEB 15-19, 2014. p. 289A-289A. DOI : 10.1016/j.bpj.2016.11.1567.

Foldable Drones: from Biology to Technology

D. Floreano; S. Mintchev; J. Shintake 

2017. SPIE Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication, Portland, Oregon, March 2017. p. 1016203-1-1016203-6. DOI : 10.1117/12.2259931.

Theses

Aerial Human-Comfortable Collision-free Navigation in Dense Environments

N. Dousse / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

Patents

Electroadhesive device, system and method for gripping

J. Shintake; S. Rosset; B. Schubert; D. Floreano; H. Shea 

US11065771; US2019047157; WO2017145103.

2017.

Foldable aircraft with protective cage for transportation and transportability

P. M. Kornatowski; S. Mintchev; D. Floreano 

PL3439955; EP3439955; US10252795; EP3439955; SG11201808868Q; US2017291697; WO2017175199.

2017.

Variable Stiffness Device and Method of Manufacturing the Same

A. Tonazzini; S. Mintchev; D. Floreano 

US10113537; US2017292502; WO2017175174.

2017.

2016

Journal Articles

Investigation of Collective Behaviour and Electrocommunication in the Weakly Electric Fish, Mormyrus rume, through a biomimetic Robotic Dummy Fish

E. Donati; M. Worm; S. Mintchev; M. Van Der Wiel; G. Benelli et al. 

Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 2016. Vol. 11, num. 6, p. 066009. DOI : 10.1088/1748-3190/11/6/066009.

Extension of a ground control interface for swarms of Small Drones

N. Dousse; G. Heitz; D. Floreano 

Artificial Life And Robotics. 2016. Vol. 21, num. 3, p. 308-316. DOI : 10.1007/s10015-016-0302-9.

Comparative Study of Haptic Interfaces for Bilateral Teleoperation of VTOL Aerial Robots

X. Hou; R. Mahony; F. Schill 

Ieee Transactions On Systems Man Cybernetics-Systems. 2016. Vol. 46, num. 10, p. 1352-1363. DOI : 10.1109/Tsmc.2015.2503396.

Variable Stiffness Fiber with Self-Healing Capability

A. Tonazzini; S. Mintchev; B. Schubert; B. Mazzolai; J. Shintake et al. 

Advanced Materials. 2016. Vol. 28, num. 46, p. 10105. DOI : 10.1002/adma.201602580.

Adaptive Morphology: A Design Principle for Multimodal and Multifunctional Robots

S. Mintchev; D. Floreano 

IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine. 2016. Vol. 23, num. 3, p. 42-54. DOI : 10.1109/MRA.2016.2580593.

Soft compliant gripper for safe manipulation of extremely fragile objects

H. Shea; J. Shintake; D. Floreano 

SPIE Newsroom. 2016. DOI : 10.1117/2.1201603.006409.

On-Board Relative Bearing Estimation for Teams of Drones Using Sound

M. Basiri; F. S. Schill; P. Lima; D. Floreano 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2016. Vol. 1, num. 2, p. 820-827. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2016.2527833.

A method for ego-motion estimation in micro-hovering platforms flying in very cluttered environments

A. Briod; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

Autonomous Robots. 2016. Vol. 40, p. 789–803. DOI : 10.1007/s10514-015-9494-4.

Versatile soft grippers with intrinsic electroadhesion based on multifunctional polymer actuators

J. Shintake; S. Rosset; B. E. Schubert; D. Floreano; H. Shea 

Advanced Materials. 2016. Vol. 28, num. 2, p. 231-238. DOI : 10.1002/adma.201504264.

Memetic Viability Evolution for Constrained Optimization

A. Maesani; G. Iacca; D. Floreano 

IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation. 2016. Vol. 20, num. 1, p. 125-144. DOI : 10.1109/TEVC.2015.2428292.

Dynamic Routing for Flying Ad Hoc Networks

S. Rosati; K. Kruzelecki; G. H. M. Heitz; D. Floreano; B. Rimoldi 

IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 2016. Vol. 65, num. 3, p. 1690-1700. DOI : 10.1109/TVT.2015.2414819.

Conference Papers

Aerial Locomotion in Cluttered Environments

D. Floreano; J-C. Zufferey; A. Klaptocz; J. Germann; M. Kovac 

2016. 15th International Symposium of Robotics Research (ISRR), Flagstaff, AZ, DEC 09-12, 2011. p. 21-39. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-29363-9_2.

A novel fluid driven, foldable joint for Minimally Invasive Surgery

M. Mencattelli; A. Tonazzini; I. Martinelli; M. Menchicchi; C. Stefanini 

2016. 6th IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), SINGAPORE, JUN 26-29, 2016. p. 335-340. DOI : 10.1109/BIOROB.2016.7523648.

Biomimetic Underwater Robots Based on Dielectric Elastomer Actuators

J. Shintake; H. Shea; D. Floreano 

2016. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Daejeon, Korea, October 9-14. p. 4957-4962. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2016.7759728.

A Pocket Sized Foldable Quadcopter for Situational Awareness and Reconnaissance

S. Mintchev; D. Floreano 

2016. International Symposium on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics (SSRR 2016), Lausanne, Switzerland, October 23-27th, 2016. p. 396-401. DOI : 10.1109/SSRR.2016.7784333.

A Drone with Insect-Inspired Folding Wings

L. Dufour; K. Owen; S. Mintchev; D. Floreano 

2016. 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS, Daejeon, Korea, October 9-14, 2016. p. 1576-1581. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2016.7759255.

Evolution in Cognition 2016 Chairs’ Welcome

S. Doncieux; J. E. Auerbach; R. J. Duro; H. P. De Vladar 

2016. GECCO ’16, Denver, Colorado, USA, 20-24 07 2016. p. 1043-1045. DOI : 10.1145/2908961.2931670.

Darwinian Dynamics of Embodied Chaotic Exploration

Y. Shim; J. E. Auerbach; P. Husbands 

2016. GECCO ’16, Denver, Colorado, USA, 20-24 07 2016. p. 1053-1056. DOI : 10.1145/2908961.2931673.

Gaining Insight into Quality Diversity

J. E. Auerbach; G. Iacca; D. Floreano 

2016. GECCO ’16, Denver, Colorado, USA, 20-24 07 2016. p. 1061-1064. DOI : 10.1145/2908961.2931675.

The Seamless Peer and Cloud Evolution Framework

G. Leclerc; J. E. Auerbach; G. Iacca; D. Floreano 

2016. GECCO ’16, Denver, Colorado, USA, 20-24 07 2016. p. 821-828. DOI : 10.1145/2908812.2908886.

Theses

Fixed-wing drones for communication networks

M. Varga / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Functional Soft Robotic Actuators Based on Dielectric Elastomers

J. Shintake / D. Floreano; H. Shea (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Book Chapters

Evolutionary Robotics

S. Nolfi; J. Bongard; P. Husbands; D. Floreano 

Handbook of Robotics; Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2016. p. 2035-2068.

Patents

Non-invasive drawable electrode for neuromuscular electrical stimulation and biological signal sensing

A. Maesani; A. Biasiucci; S. S. G. Varricchio 

EP3191171; US11147492; US2017273590; EP3191171; WO2016038545.

2016.

Foldable and self-deployable aerial vehicle

S. Mintchev; L. Daler; D. Floreano; S. Mintchev 

US9446845; WO2016066790; US2016122016.

2016.

Neuroprosthetic System Restoring Upper Limb Function Through Coordinated Electrical Stimulation

A. Biasiucci; A. Maesani; H. Dimassi 

US10046161; US2016303369; EP3060113; WO2015059612.

2016.

2015

Journal Articles

Fluctuation-driven neural dynamics reproduce Drosophila locomotor patterns

A. Maesani; P. Ramdya; S. Cruchet; K. Gustafson; R. Benton et al. 

Plos Computational Biology. 2015. Vol. 11, num. 11, p. e1004577. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004577.

An artificial elementary eye with optic flow detection and compositional properties

R. Pericet-Camara; M. K. Dobrzynski; R. Juston; S. Viollet; R. Leitel et al. 

Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 2015. Vol. 12, p. 20150414. DOI : 10.1098/rsif.2015.0414.

Evaluation of control strategies for fixed-wing drones following slow-moving ground agents

M. Varga; J-C. Zufferey; G. H. M. Heitz; D. Floreano 

Robotics and Autonomous Systems. 2015. Vol. 72, p. 285-294. DOI : 10.1016/j.robot.2015.06.003.

Science, technology and the future of small autonomous drones

D. Floreano; R. J. Wood 

Nature. 2015. Vol. 521, p. 460-466. DOI : 10.1038/nature14542.

A small-scale hyperacute compound eye featuring active eye tremor: application to visual stabilization, target tracking, and short-range odometry

F. Colonnier; A. Manecy; R. Juston; H. Mallot; R. Leitel et al. 

Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 2015. Vol. 10, num. 2, p. 026002. DOI : 10.1088/1748-3190/10/2/026002.

Performance analysis of jump-gliding locomotion for miniature robotics

A. Vidyasagar; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano; M. Kovac 

Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 2015. Vol. 10, p. 025006. DOI : 10.1088/1748-3190/10/2/025006.

A bioinspired multi-modal flying and walking robot

L. Daler; S. Mintchev; C. Stefanini; D. Floreano 

Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 2015. Vol. 10, num. 1, p. 016005. DOI : 10.1088/1748-3190/10/1/016005.

Mechanosensory interactions drive collective behaviour in Drosophila

P. Ramdya; P. Lichocki; S. Cruchet; L. Frisch; W. Tse et al. 

Nature. 2015. Vol. 519, p. 233-236. DOI : 10.1038/nature14024.

A Foldable Antagonistic Actuator

J. Shintake; S. Rosset; B. E. Schubert; D. Floreano; H. Shea 

IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 2015. Vol. 20, num. 5, p. 1997-2008. DOI : 10.1109/TMECH.2014.2359337.

Rollable Multisegment Dielectric Elastomer Minimum Energy Structures for a Deployable Microsatellite Gripper

S. Araromi; I. Gavrilovich; J. Shintake; S. Rosset; M. Richard et al. 

IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 2015. Vol. 20, num. 1, p. 438. DOI : 10.1109/TMECH.2014.2329367.

Conference Papers

Extension of a Ground Control Interface for Swarms of Small Drones

N. Dousse; G. H. M. Heitz; D. Floreano 

2015. SWARM 2015: The First International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics, Kyoto, Japon, October 28-30, 2015.

Variable Stiffness Actuator for Soft Robotics Using Dielectric Elastomer and Low-Melting-Point Alloy

J. Shintake; B. E. Schubert; S. Rosset; H. Shea; D. Floreano 

2015. International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Hamburg, Germany, September 28 – October 02, 2015. p. 1097-1102. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2015.7353507.

Rapid Evolution of Robot Gaits

J. E. Auerbach; G. H. M. Heitz; P. M. Kornatowski; D. Floreano 

2015. GECCO ’15, Madrid, Spain, July 11-15, 2015. p. 743-744. DOI : 10.1145/2739482.2764894.

Distributed Formation Control of Fixed Wing Micro Aerial Vehicles for Uniform Area Coverage

M. Varga; M. Basiri; G. H. M. Heitz; D. Floreano 

2015. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Hamburg, Germany, p. 669-674. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2015.7353444.

Foldable and Self-Deployable Pocket Sized Quadrotor

S. Mintchev; L. Daler; G. L’Eplattenier; L. Saint-Raymond; D. Floreano 

2015. 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2015), Seattle, Washington, USA, May 26-30, 2015. p. 2190-2195. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA.2015.7139488.

DEA for soft robotics: 1-gram actuator picks up a 60-gram egg

J. Shintake; S. Rosset; B. E. Schubert; S. Mintchev; D. Floreano et al. 

2015. Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD), San Diego, March 2015. p. 94301S. DOI : 10.1117/12.2084043.

Theses

Adaptive Morphology for Multi-Modal Locomotion

L. Daler / D. Floreano; A. Ijspeert (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Audio-based Positioning and Target Localization for Swarms of Micro Aerial Vehicles

M. Basiri / D. Floreano; P. M. U. De Almeida Lima (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Viability evolutionary algorithms and applications to neuroscience and biology

A. Maesani / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

2014

Journal Articles

Hardware Architecture and Cutting-Edge Assembly Process of a Tiny Curved Compound Eye

S. Viollet; S. Godiot; R. Leitel; W. Buss; P. Breugnon et al. 

Sensors. 2014. Vol. 14, num. 11, p. 21702-21721. DOI : 10.3390/s141121702.

Takashi Gomi and the evolution of embodied AI

D. Floreano 

Adaptive Behavior. 2014.  p. 1059712314553807. DOI : 10.1177/1059712314553807.

Soft Cells for Programmable Self-Assembly of Robotic Modules

J. M. Germann; A. Maesani; R. Pericet Camara; D. Floreano 

Soft Robotics. 2014. Vol. 1, num. 4, p. 239-245. DOI : 10.1089/soro.2014.0005.

Artificial Evolution by Viability Rather Than Competition

A. Maesani; P. R. Fernando; D. Floreano 

PLOS One. 2014. Vol. 9, num. 1, p. e86831. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pone.0086831.

Selection methods regulate evolution of cooperation in digital evolution

P. Lichocki; D. Floreano; L. Keller 

Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 2014. Vol. 11, num. 90, p. 20130743. DOI : 10.1098/rsif.2013.0743.

A Collision Resilient Flying Robot

A. Briod; P. M. Kornatowski; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

Journal of Field Robotics. 2014. Vol. 31, num. 4, p. 469-509. DOI : 10.1002/rob.21495.

Conference Papers

Curved artificial compound-eyes for autonomous navigation

R. Leitel; A. Brückner; W. Buss; S. Viollet; R. Pericet Camara et al. 

2014. Micro-Optics, Brussels, Belgium, APR 14-16, 2014. DOI : 10.1117/12.2052710.

RoboGen: Robot Generation through Artificial Evolution

J. Auerbach; D. Aydin; A. Maesani; P. Kornatowski; T. Cieslewski et al. 

2014. Artificial Life 14: International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems, New York, NY, USA, July 30-August 2, 2014. p. 136-137. DOI : 10.7551/978-0-262-32621-6-ch022.

Online Extreme Evolutionary Learning Machines

J. E. Auerbach; C. Fernando; D. Floreano 

2014. Artificial Life 14: International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems, New York, NY, USA, July 30-August 2, 2014. p. 465-472. DOI : 10.7551/978-0-262-32621-6-ch076.

Miniature artificial compound eyes for optic-flow-based robotic navigation

R. Pericet Camara; G. Bahi Vila; J. Lecoeur; D. Floreano 

2014. Workshop on Information Optics WIO2014, Neuchatel, Switzerland, July 7-11, 2014. p. 1-3. DOI : 10.1109/WIO.2014.6933290.

Viability Principles for Constrained Optimization Using a (1+1)-CMA-ES

A. Maesani; D. Floreano 

2014. 13th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature, Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 13-17, 2014. p. 272-281. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-10762-2_27.

Stretchable Electroadhesion for Soft Robots

J. M. Germann; B. E. Schubert; D. Floreano 

2014. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 14-18, 2014. p. 3933-3938. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2014.6943115.

Programmable Self-assembly with Chained Soft Cells: An Algorithm to Fold into 2-D Shapes

J. Germann; J. Auerbach; D. Floreano 

2014. Simulation of Adaptive Behavior 2014, Castellón, Spain, July 22-26, 2014. p. 220-229. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-08864-8_21.

Audio-based Localization for Swarms of Micro Air Vehicles

M. Basiri; F. S. Schill; D. Floreano; P. Lima 

2014. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2014), Hong Kong, China, May 31 – June 7, 2014. p. 4729-4734. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA.2014.6907551.

Reviews

Robotics and Neuroscience

D. Floreano; A. Ijspeert; S. Schaal 

Current Biology. 2014. Vol. 24, p. R910-R920. DOI : 10.1016/j.cub.2014.07.058.

Theses

Soft Cells for Modular Robots

J. M. Germann / D. Floreano; R. Pfeifer (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

From Genes to Organisms

T. Schaffter / D. Floreano; M. Affolter (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Robust Autonomous Flight in Unstructured Environments

A. Briod / D. Floreano; J-C. Zufferey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Book Chapters

Evolving Cooperation: From Biology to Engineering

S. Hauert; S. Mitri; L. Keller; D. Floreano 

The Horizons of Evolutionary Robotics; Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2014. p. 203-217.

Patents

Vertical take-off and landing aerial vehicle

A. Briod; P. M. Kornatowski; A. Klaptocz; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

CN108137152; ES2767689; EP3347268; AU2016319276; PL3024726; EP3347268; CN108137152; AU2016319276; EP3024726; CN105164015; JP6224234; ES2633217; US9725170; EP2813428; US9611032; WO2017042354; JP2016523759; EP3024726; US2016001875; US2015360776; CN105164015; AU2014280222; WO2014198774; EP2813428.

2014.

Method to determine a direction and amplitude of a current velocity estimate of a moving device

A. Briod; J-c. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

US2015293138; EP2917693; WO2014072377; EP2730888.

2014.

2013

Journal Articles

Variable stiffness material based on rigid low-melting-point-alloy-microstructures embedded in soft poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS)

B. E. Schubert; D. Floreano 

RSC Advances. 2013. Vol. 3, num. 46, p. 24671-24679. DOI : 10.1039/c3ra44412k.

Miniature curved artificial compound eyes

D. Floreano; R. Pericet Camara; S. Viollet; F. Ruffier; A. Brückner et al. 

PNAS. 2013. Vol. 110, num. 23, p. 9332-9337. DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1219068110.

Swarmanoid: a novel concept for the study of heterogeneous robotic swarms

M. Dorigo; D. Floreano; L. Gambardella; F. Mondada; S. Nolfi et al. 

IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine. 2013. Vol. 20, num. 4, p. 60-71. DOI : 10.1109/MRA.2013.2252996.

Evolving team compositions by agent swapping

P. Lichocki; S. Wischmann; L. Keller; D. Floreano 

IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation. 2013. Vol. 17, num. 2, p. 282-298. DOI : 10.1109/TEVC.2012.2191292.

Conference Papers

Soft Cell Simulator: A tool to study Soft Multi-Cellular Robots

J. M. Germann; A. Maesani; M. Stöckli; D. Floreano 

2013. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, Shenzhen, China, December 12-14, 2013. p. 1300-1305. DOI : 10.1109/ROBIO.2013.6739644.

Audio-based Relative Positioning System for Multiple Micro Air Vehicle Systems

M. Basiri; F. Schill; D. Floreano; P. Lima 

2013. Robotics: Science and Systems RSS2013, Berlin, Germany, June 24-28, 2013.

Optic-Flow Based Control of a 46g Quadrotor

A. Briod; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2013. Workshop on Vision-based Closed-Loop Control and Navigation of Micro Helicopters in GPS-denied Environments, IROS 2013, Tokyo, Japan, November 7, 2013.

Euler Spring Collision Protection for Flying Robots

A. Klaptocz; A. Briod; L. Daler; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2013. International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Tokyo, Japan, November 3-7, 2013. p. 1886-1892. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2013.6696606.

A Flying Robot with Adaptive Morphology for Multi-Modal Locomotion

L. Daler; J. Lecoeur; P. B. Hählen; D. Floreano 

2013. IROS 13, Tokyo, Japan, November 3-6, 2013. p. 1361-1366. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2013.6696526.

Contact-based navigation for an autonomous flying robot

A. Briod; P. M. Kornatowski; A. Klaptocz; A. Garnier; M. Pagnamenta et al. 

2013. International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Tokyo, Japan, November 3-7, 2013. p. 3987-3992. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2013.6696926.

Testbed for Fast-Deployable Flying WiFi Networks

S. Rosati; B. Rimoldi; K. Kruzelecki; A. jimenez-Pacheco; D. Floreano et al. 

2013. FOURTH NORDIC WORKSHOP ON SYSTEM AND NETWORK OPTIMIZATION FOR WIRELESS, Kittila, Finland, 2013.

Effect of mechanical parameters on dielectric elastomer minimum energy structures

J. Shintake; S. Rosset; D. Floreano; H. Shea 

2013. Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD), San Diego, USA, March 10, 2013. p. 86872V. DOI : 10.1117/12.2009368.

Beat-Based Synchronization and Steering for Groups of Fixed-Wing Flying Robots

S. Hauert; S. Leven; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2013. 10th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems. p. 281-293. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-642-32723-0_21.

Energy-Time Efficiency in Aerial Swarm Deployment

T. Stirling; D. Floreano 

2013. 10th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, November 1-3, 2010. p. 5-18. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-642-32723-0_1.

Representation of Vehicle Dynamics in Haptic Teleoperation of Aerial Robots

X. Hou; R. Mahony; F. S. Schill 

2013. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Karlsruhe, May 6-10, 2013. p. 1485-1491. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630767.

Hyper-flexible 1-D shape sensor

M. Dobrzynski; H. Vanderparre; R. Pericet Camara; G. L’Eplattenier; S. Lacour et al. 

2013. The 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems, Barcelona, Spain, June 16-20, 2013. p. 1899-1902. DOI : 10.1109/Transducers.2013.6627163.

A Perching Mechanism for Flying Robots Using a Fibre-Based Adhesive

L. Daler; A. Klaptocz; A. Briod; M. Sitti; D. Floreano 

2013. ICRA 13, Karlsruhe, May 6-7, 2013.

Beat-based synchronization and steering for groups of fixed-wing flying robots

S. Hauert; S. Leven; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2013. International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotics Systems, Lausanne, Switzerland, November 1-3, 2010. p. 281–293. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-642-32723-0_21.

Reviews

Using robots to understand social behavior

S. Mitri; S. Wischmann; D. Floreano; L. Keller 

Biological Reviews. 2013. num. 88, p. 31-39. DOI : 10.1111/j.1469-185X.2012.00236.x.

Theses

VisionHat Development of a wearable collision alert system supported by flexible optic flow sensors

M. K. Dobrzynski / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. 

Evolution of division of labor in artificial societies

P. Lichocki / D. Floreano; L. Keller (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. 

Book Chapters

Aerial collective systems

J-C. Zufferey; S. Hauert; T. Stirling; S. Leven; J. Roberts et al. 

Handbook of Collective Robotics; Singapore: Pan Stanford, 2013. p. 609-660.

Posters

Dielectric Elastomer Actuators for soft-grasping

J. Shintake; S. Rosset; B. E. Schubert; D. Floreano; H. Shea 

International Workshop on Soft Robotics and Morphological Computation, Centro Stefano Franscini (CSF), Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland, July 14-19, 2013.

A Bee in the Mirror: A Bio-Inspired Model for Vision Based Mid-Air Collision Avoidance

J. Lecoeur 

Bionav – The application of animal navigation techniques in autonomous vehicles, Royal Holloway College, Egham, UK, 11-13 April 2013.

Artificial muscles for soft robots

J. Shintake; S. Rosset; D. Floreano; H. Shea 

Festival de robotique.

2012

Journal Articles

Fluorescence Behavioral Imaging (FBI) tracks identity in heterogeneous groups of Drosophila

P. P. Ramdya; T. Schaffter; D. Floreano; R. Benton 

PLOS One. 2012. Vol. 7, num. 11, p. e48381. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pone.0048381.

Quantifying information transfer through a head attached vibrotactile display: principles for design and control

M. Dobrzynski; S. Mejri; S. Wischmann; D. Floreano 

IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 2012. Vol. 59, num. 7, p. 2011-2018. DOI : 10.1109/TBME.2012.2196433.

An Active Uprighting Mechanism for Flying Robots

A. Klaptocz; L. Daler; A. Briod; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

IEEE Transactions on Robotics. 2012. Vol. 28, num. 5, p. 1152 -1157. DOI : 10.1109/TRO.2012.2201309.

Historical contingency affects signaling strategies and competitive abilities in evolving populations of simulated robots

S. Wischmann; D. Floreano; L. Keller 

PNAS. 2012. Vol. 109, num. 3, p. 864-868. DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1104267109.

Neural networks as mechanisms to regulate division of labor

P. Lichocki; D. Tarapore; L. Keller; D. Floreano 

The American Naturalist. 2012. Vol. 179, num. 3, p. 391-400. DOI : 10.1086/664079.

An Active Connection Mechanism for Soft Modular Robots

J. M. Germann; M. Dommer; R. Pericet Camara; D. Floreano 

Advanced Robotics. 2012. Vol. 26, num. 7, p. 785-798. DOI : 10.1163/156855312X626325.

Vision Tape – a flexible compound vision sensor for motion detection and proximity estimation

M. Dobrzynski; R. Pericet Camara; D. Floreano 

IEEE Sensors Journal. 2012. Vol. 12, num. 5, p. 1131-1139. DOI : 10.1109/JSEN.2011.2166760.

3-D Relative Positioning Sensor for Indoor Flying Robots

J. Roberts; T. Stirling; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

Autonomous Robots. 2012. Vol. 33, num. 1-2, p. 5-20. DOI : 10.1007/s10514-012-9277-0.

Conference Papers

Linear Programming Based Routing Design for a Positive Compartmental System with Nonlinear Flow Rates and Piecewise Constant Capacity Constraints

N. Dousse; H. Arneson; C. Langbort 

2012. American Control Conference (ACC), Montreal, Canada, p. 4004-4009. DOI : 10.1109/ACC.2012.6315610.

A scalable electro-magnetic communication system for underwater swarms

F. S. Schill; U. R. Zimmer 

2012. 9th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft (MCMC), Arenzano (GE), Italy, September 19-21, 2012. p. 97-102. DOI : 10.3182/20120919-3-IT-2046.00017.

Limitations of response thresholds models of division of labor

P. Lichocki; D. Tarapore; L. Keller; D. Floreano 

2012. Artificial Life 13, the Thirteenth International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, East Lansing, Michigan, USA, July 19-22, 2012. p. 561-562.

Differences in the Concept of Fitness Between Artificial Evolution and Natural Selection

P. Lichocki; L. Keller; D. Floreano 

2012. Artificial Life 13, the Thirteenth International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, East Lansing, Michigan, USA, July 19-22, 2012. p. 530-531.

Robust Acoustic Source Localization of Emergency Signals from Micro Air Vehicles

M. Basiri; F. S. Schill; P. Lima U.; D. Floreano 

2012. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, October 7-12, 2012.. p. 4737-4742. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2012.6385608.

Implementation of a Wireless Mesh Network of Ultra Light MAVs with Dynamic Routing

A. Jimenez Pacheco; D. Bouhired; Y. Gasser; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano et al. 

2012. IEEE GLOBECOM 2012, 3rd International IEEE Workshop on Wireless Networking & Control for Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles 2012, Anaheim, California, USA, December 3-7, 2012. p. 1591-1596. DOI : 10.1109/GLOCOMW.2012.6477823.

Indoor Navigation with a Swarm of Flying Robots

T. Stirling; J. Roberts; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2012. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2012), St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, May 14-18, 2012. p. 4641-4647. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA.2012.6224987.

Contactless deflection sensing of concave and convex shapes assisted by soft mirrors

M. Dobrzynski; I. Halasz; R. Pericet Camara; D. Floreano 

2012. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2012, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, October 7-12, 2012. p. 4810-4815. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2012.6385505.

The AirBurr: A Flying Robot That Can Exploit Collisions

A. Briod; A. Klaptocz; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2012. International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering (CME), 2012 ICME, Kobe, Japan, July 1-4, 2012. p. 569-574. DOI : 10.1109/ICCME.2012.6275674.

Automatically calibrating the viewing direction of optic-flow sensors

A. Briod; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2012. Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2012 IEEE International Conference on, St-Paul, Minnesota, USA, May 14-18, 2012. p. 3956-3961. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA.2012.6225011.

Theses

Design of Flying Robots for Collision Absorption and Self-Recovery

A. Klaptocz / D. Floreano; J-C. Zufferey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. 

Posters

A soft robotic actuator using dielectric minimum energy structures

J. Shintake; S. Rosset; D. Floreano; H. Shea 

2nd International Conference on Electromechanically Active Polymer (EAP) transducers & artificial muscles, Potsdam (Berlin), Germany, May 29-30, 2012.

2011

Journal Articles

Enhancing the Specular Effect of Metallic Color Prints by Reducing the Use of Yellow Ink

T. Bugnon; A. Maesani; R. D. Hersch 

Journal Of Imaging Science And Technology. 2011. Vol. 55, num. 6, p. 060506-1-060506-9. DOI : 10.2352/J.ImagingSci.Technol.2011.55.6.060506.

Complementary Function and Integrated Wiring of the Evolutionarily Distinct Drosophila Olfactory Subsystems

A. F. Silbering; R. Rytz; Y. Grosjean; L. Abuin; P. Ramdya et al. 

Journal Of Neuroscience. 2011. Vol. 31, p. 13357-13375. DOI : 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2360-11.2011.

GeneNetWeaver: In silico benchmark generation and performance profiling of network inference methods

T. Schaffter; D. Marbach; D. Floreano 

Bioinformatics. 2011. Vol. 27, num. 16, p. 2263-2270. DOI : 10.1093/bioinformatics/btr373.

A Quantitative Test of Hamilton’s Rule for the Evolution of Altruism

M. Waibel; D. Floreano; L. Keller 

PLOS Biology. 2011. Vol. 9, num. 5, p. e1000615. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000615.

Beyond Graphs: A New Synthesis

C. Mattiussi; P. Dürr; D. Marbach; D. Floreano 

Journal of Computational Science. 2011. Vol. 2, num. 2, p. 165-177. DOI : 10.1016/j.jocs.2011.01.007.

Dealing with Mid-Air Collisions in Dense Collective Aerial Systems

S. Leven; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

Journal of Field Robotics. 2011. Vol. 28, num. 3, p. 405-423. DOI : 10.1002/rob.20385.

Relatedness influences signal reliability in evolving robots

S. Mitri; D. Floreano; L. Keller 

Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 2011. Vol. 278, p. 378-383. DOI : 10.1098/rspb.2010.1407.

The Ethical Landscape of Robotics

P. Lichocki; P. Kahn Jr; A. Billard 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine. 2011. Vol. 18, num. 1, p. 39-50. DOI : 10.1109/MRA.2011.940275.

Conference Papers

myCopter – Enabling Technologies for Personal Aerial Transportation Systems

F. M. Nieuwenhuizen; M. Jump; M. White; P. Perfect; P. Padfield et al. 

2011. International HELI World Conference, Frankfurt/Main, Germany, 2011.

myCopter – Enabling Technologies for Personal Aerial Transportation Systems.

M. Jump; P. Perfect; G. D. Padfield; M. D. White; D. Floreano et al. 

2011. European Rotorcraft Forum, Vergiate/Gallarate, Italy, September 13-15, 2011.

Robot Companions for Citizens

P. Dario; P. Verschure; T. Prescott; G. Sandini; R. Cingolani et al. 

2011. FET’11, Budapest, p. 47-51. DOI : 10.1016/j.procs.2011.12.017.

CURVACE – CURVed Artificial Compound Eyes

R. Pericet Camara; M. Dobrzynski; G. L’Eplattenier; J-C. Zufferey; F. Expert et al. 

2011. 2nd European Future Technologies Conference and Exhibition 2011 (FET 11), Budapest, Hungary, May 4-6, 2011. p. 308-309. DOI : 10.1016/j.procs.2011.09.040.

The EPFL jumpglider: A hybrid jumping and gliding robot with rigid or folding wings

M. Kovac; W. Hraiz; O. Fauria Torrent; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2011. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), Phuket, Thailand, December 7-11, 2011. p. 1503-1508. DOI : 10.1109/ROBIO.2011.6181502.

Reynolds flocking in reality with fixed-wing robots: communication range vs. maximum turning rate

S. Hauert; S. Leven; M. Varga; F. Ruini; A. Cangelosi et al. 

2011. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2011), San Francisco, September 25-30, 2011. p. 5015-5020. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2011.6095129.

Aerial Locomotion in Cluttered Environments

D. Floreano; J-C. Zufferey; A. Klaptocz; J. M. Germann; M. Kovac 

2011. 15th International Symposium on Robotics Research, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA, August 28-September 1, 2011.

The Accuracy of Automatic Photogrammetric Techniques on Ultra-light UAV Imagery

O. Küng; C. Strecha; A. Beyeler; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano et al. 

2011. UAV-g 2011 – Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in Geomatics, Zürich, CH, September 14-16, 2011.

Contactless deflection sensor for soft robots

M. Dobrzynski; R. Pericet Camara; D. Floreano 

2011. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), San Francisco, USA, September 25-30, 2011. p. 1913-1918. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2011.6048425.

myCopter: Enabling Technologies for Personal Air Transport Systems

M. Jump; P. Padfield; M. White; D. Floreano; P. Fua et al. 

2011. RAeS Rotorcraft Conference: The Future Rotorcraft – Enabling Capability Through the Application of Technology, London, UK, 15-16th June 2011.

De l’évolution artificielle à l’homme-machine : la science en proie à la fiction

D. Kunz Westerhoff; M. Atallah; M. Atallah; J-C. Zufferey 

2011. L’homme-machine et ses avatars, entre science, philosophie et littérature, Lausanne, Switzerland, May 22-23, 2008.

SleepPic. Hardware Developments for a Wearable On-line Sleep and Wake Discrimination System

W. Karlen; D. Floreano 

2011. BIOSIGNALS 2011 – International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing, Rome, Italy, January 26-29, 2011. p. 132-137.

Theses

Enabling Collective Operation of Indoor Flying Robots

J. Roberts / D. Floreano; J-C. Zufferey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

Energy-Efficient Indoor Search by Swarms of Flying Robots without Global Information

T. Stirling / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

Enabling Large-Scale Collective Systems in Outdoor Aerial Robotics

S. Leven / D. Floreano; J-C. Zufferey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

Genetic Representation of Adaptive Neural Controllers

P. Dürr / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

Posters

Vision Tape – a novel class of flexible vision sensor for robots and humans

M. Dobrzynski; G. L’Eplattenier; R. Pericet Camara; D. Floreano 

IEEE Swiss Image and Vision Sensors Workshop 2011 (SIVS 2011), Zurich, Switzerland, September 8, 2011.

Patents

Method for fabricating an artificial compound eye

J. Duparré; A. Brückner; F. Wippermann; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano et al. 

AT538406; EP2306230; WO2011039062; EP2306230.

2011.

2010

Journal Articles

Hyperelastic pressure sensing with a liquid-embedded elastomer

Y-L. Park; C. Majidi; R. Kramer; P. Berard; R. J. Wood 

Journal Of Micromechanics And Microengineering. 2010. Vol. 20, num. 12, p. 125029. DOI : 10.1088/0960-1317/20/12/125029.

Thermal soaring flight of birds and unmanned aerial vehicles

Z. Akos; N. Mate; S. Leven; T. Vicsek 

Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 2010. Vol. 5, num. 4, p. 1-12. DOI : 10.1088/1748-3182/5/4/045003.

Adaptive Sleep-Wake Discrimination for Wearable Devices

W. Karlen; D. Floreano 

IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 2010. Vol. 58, num. 4, p. 920-926. DOI : 10.1109/TBME.2010.2097261.

Insect Vision: A Few Tricks to Regulate Flight Altitude

D. Floreano; J-C. Zufferey 

Current Biology. 2010. Vol. 20, num. 19, p. R847-R849. DOI : 10.1016/j.cub.2010.08.022.

Autonomous flight at low altitude using light sensors and little computational power

J-C. Zufferey; A. Beyeler; D. Floreano 

International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles. 2010. Vol. 2, num. 2, p. 107-117. DOI : 10.1260/1756-8293.2.2.107.

Genetic representation and evolvability of modular neural controllers

P. Dürr; C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine. 2010. Vol. 5, num. 3, p. 10-19. DOI : 10.1109/MCI.2010.937319.

Revealing strengths and weaknesses of methods for gene network inference

D. Marbach; R. J. Prill; T. Schaffter; C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano et al. 

PNAS. 2010. Vol. 107, num. 14, p. 6286-6291. DOI : 10.1073/pnas.0913357107.

A Perching Mechanism for Micro Aerial Vehicles

M. Kovac; J. M. Germann; C. Hürzeler; R. Siegwart; D. Floreano 

Journal of Micro-Nano Mechatronics. 2010. Vol. 5, num. 3-4, p. 77-91. DOI : 10.1007/s12213-010-0026-1.

Evolution of Adaptive Behaviour in Robots by Means of Darwinian Selection

D. Floreano; L. Keller 

PLOS Biology. 2010. Vol. 8, num. 1, p. e100029. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000292.

Energy-Efficient Indoor Search by Swarms of Simulated Flying Robots Without Global Information

T. Stirling; S. Wischmann; D. Floreano 

Swarm Intelligence. 2010. Vol. 4, num. 2, p. 117-144. DOI : 10.1007/s11721-010-0039-3.

Task-dependent influence of genetic architecture and mating frequency on division of labour in social insect societies

D. Tarapore; D. Floreano; L. Keller 

Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 2010. Vol. 64, p. 675-684. DOI : 10.1007/s00265-009-0885-4.

Steerable Miniature Jumping Robot

M. Kovac; M. Schlegel; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

Autonomous Robots. 2010. Vol. 28, num. 3, p. 295-306. DOI : 10.1007/s10514-009-9173-4.

Conference Papers

Energy Efficient Swarm Deployment for Search in Unknown Environments

T. Stirling; D. Floreano 

2010. 7th International Conference on Swarm Intelligence (ANTS 2010), Brussels, Belgium, September 8-10th 2010. p. 562-563. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-642-15461-4_61.

Enhancing Pilot Performance with a SymBodic System

W. Karlen; S. Cardin; D. Thalmann; D. Floreano 

2010. 32nd Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 31 – September 4, 2010. p. 6599-602. DOI : 10.1109/IEMBS.2010.5627127.

Communication-based Swarming for Flying Robots

S. Hauert; S. Leven; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2010. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Workshop on Network Science and Systems Issues in Multi-Robot Autonomy, Anchorage, Alaska, May 7, 2010.

Communication-based Leashing of Real Flying Robots

S. Hauert; S. Leven; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2010. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2010). p. 15-20. DOI : 10.1109/ROBOT.2010.5509421.

Autonomous flight at low altitude with vision-based collision avoidance and GPS-based path following

J-C. Zufferey; A. Beyeler; D. Floreano 

2010. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Anchorage, Alaska, May 3-8, 2010. p. 3329-3334. DOI : 10.1109/ROBOT.2010.5509273.

An Indoor Flying Platform with Collision Robustness and Self-Recovery

A. Klaptocz; G. Boutinard Rouelle; A. Briod; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2010. 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2010), Anchorage, Alaska, US, May 3-8, 2010. p. 3349-3354. DOI : 10.1109/ROBOT.2010.5509338.

Reviews

Evolving olfactory systems on the fly

P. Ramdya; R. Benton 

Trends In Genetics. 2010. Vol. 26, p. 307-316. DOI : 10.1016/j.tig.2010.04.004.

Theses

Evolutionary Synthesis of Communication-Based Aerial Swarms

S. Hauert / D. Floreano; J-C. Zufferey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 

Bioinspired Jumping Locomotion for Miniature Robotics

M. Kovac / D. Floreano; J-C. Zufferey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 

Book Chapters

Evolving Cooperation: From Biology to Engineering

S. Hauert; S. Mitri; L. Keller; D. Floreano 

The Horizons of Evolutionary Robotics; Cambridge, USA: MIT Press, 2010.

Conference Proceedings

Swarm Intelligence. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference, ANTS 2010

M. Dorigo; M. Birattari; G. Di Caro; R. Doursat; A. Engelbrecht et al. 

2010. 

Reports

Review of Light-weight Payloads for MAVs and Experiments with Thermopiles

A. Briod 

2010

Numerical Integration of SDEs: A Short Tutorial

T. Schaffter 

2010

Posters

GeneNetWeaver 3.0: realistic benchmark generation and performance profiling of network inference methods

T. Schaffter; D. Marbach; K. Manolis; D. Floreano 

3rd annual joint conference on Systems Biology, Regulatory Genomics, and Reverse Engineering Challenges, New York City, USA, November 16-20, 2010.

GeneNetWeaver 3.0: realistic benchmark generation and performance profiling of network inference methods

T. Schaffter; D. Marbach; K. Manolis; D. Floreano 

All-SystemsX.ch-Day 2010, Geneva, Switzerland, November 1-2, 2010.

Communication-based Swarming for Flying Robots

S. Hauert; S. Leven; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

International Workshop on Self-Organized Systems, Zürich, Switzerland, December 9-11.

2009

Journal Articles

Attentive Classification

S. Frintrop; A. Nüchter; K. Pevölz; H. Surmann; S. Mitri et al. 

International Journal of Applied Artifical Intelligence in Engineering System. 2009. Vol. 1, num. 1, p. 47-66.

Do animat models always need a biological target organism?

S. Wischmann 

Adaptive Behavior. 2009. Vol. 17, num. 4, p. 343-345. DOI : 10.1177/1059712309340861.

The Evolution of Information Suppression in Communicating Robots with Conflicting Interests

S. Mitri; D. Floreano; L. Keller 

PNAS. 2009. Vol. 106, num. 37, p. 15786-15790. DOI : 10.1073/pnas.0903152106.

Vision-based control of near-obstacle flight

A. Beyeler; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

Autonomous Robots. 2009. Vol. 27, num. 3, p. 201-219. DOI : 10.1007/s10514-009-9139-6.

Evolutionary Selection of Features for Neural Sleep/Wake Discrimination

P. Dürr; W. Karlen; J. Guignard; C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

Journal of Artificial Evolution and Applications. 2009. Vol. 2009, p. 1-10. DOI : 10.1155/2009/179680.

Generating Realistic In Silico Gene Networks for Performance Assessment of Reverse Engineering Methods

D. Marbach; T. Schaffter; C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

Journal of Computational Biology. 2009. Vol. 16, num. 2, p. 229-239. DOI : 10.1089/cmb.2008.09TT.

Combining Multiple Results of a Reverse Engineering Algorithm: Application to the DREAM Five Gene Network Challenge

D. Marbach; C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2009. Vol. 1158, p. 102-113. DOI : 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2008.03945.x.

Sleep and Wake Classification With ECG and Respiratory Effort Signals

W. Karlen; C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems. 2009. Vol. 3, p. 71-78. DOI : 10.1109/TBCAS.2008.2008817.

Evolved swarming without positioning information: an application in aerial communication relay

S. Hauert; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

Autonomous Robots. 2009. Vol. 26, num. 1, p. 21-32. DOI : 10.1007/s10514-008-9104-9.

Replaying the Evolutionary Tape: Biomimetic Reverse Engineering of Gene Networks

D. Marbach; C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2009. Vol. 1158, p. 234-245. DOI : 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2008.03944.x.

Genetic Team Composition and Level of Selection in the Evolution of Cooperation

M. Waibel; L. Keller; D. Floreano 

IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation. 2009. Vol. 13, num. 3, p. 648-660. DOI : 10.1109/TEVC.2008.2011741.

Conference Papers

Evolving Teams of Cooperating Agents for Real-Time Strategy Game

P. Lichocki; K. Krawiec; W. Jaskowski 

2009. 1st European Workshop on Bio-inspired Algorithms in Games (EvoGAMES-2009), Tübingen, Germany, April 15-17, 2009. p. 333-342. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-642-01129-0_37.

Approximating geometric crossover in semantic space

K. Krawiec; P. Lichocki 

2009. 11th Annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation (GECCO-2009), Montreal, Québec, Canada, July 8-12, 2009. p. 987-994. DOI : 10.1145/1569901.1570036.

How to control MAVs in cluttered environments?

J-C. Zufferey; A. Beyeler; D. Floreano 

2009. Workshop on Micro Aerial Vehicles at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2009), St-Louis, October 11-15.

optiPilot: control of take-off and landing using optic flow

A. Beyeler; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2009. European Micro Air Vehicle conference and competition 2009 (EMAV ’09), Delft, Netherland, September 14-17, 2009.

2.5D Infrared Range and Bearing System for Collective Robotics

J. F. Roberts; T. S. Stirling; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2009. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2009), St. Louis, October 10-15, 2009. p. 3659-3664. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2009.5354263.

A Minimalist Control Strategy for Small UAVs

S. Leven; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2009. 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent RObots and Systems (IROS), St. Louis, October 11-15, 2009. p. 2873-2878. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2009.5354465.

A Miniature Jumping Robot with Self-Recovery Capabilities

M. Kovac; M. Schlegel; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2009. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, St. Louis, October 11-15, 2009. p. 583-588. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2009.5354005.

Novelty of Behaviour as a Basis for the Neuro-evolution of Operant Reward Learning

A. Soltoggio; B. Jones 

2009. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2009), Montréal Québec,Canada, July 8-12, 2009. p. 169–176. DOI : 10.1145/1569901.1569925.

The e-puck, a Robot Designed for Education in Engineering

F. Mondada; M. Bonani; X. Raemy; J. Pugh; C. Cianci et al. 

2009. 9th Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions, Castelo Branco, Portugal, May 7, 2009. p. 59-65.

Methods for Artificial Evolution of Truly Cooperative Robots

L. Keller; D. Floreano 

2009. International Workshop on Artificial Neural Network 2009, Salamanca, Spain, June 10-12, 2009. p. 768-772. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-642-02478-8_96.

Reverse-engineering of Artificially Evolved Controllers for Swarms of Robots

S. Hauert; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2009. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Trondheim, Norway, May 18-21, 2009. p. 55-61. DOI : 10.1109/CEC.2009.4982930.

Books

Flying Insects and Robots

 

Berlin: Springer, 2009.

Theses

The evolution of communication in robot societies

S. Mitri / D. Floreano; L. Keller (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. 

Evolutionary reverse engineering of gene networks

D. Marbach / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. 

Vision-based control of near-obstacle flight

A. Beyeler / D. Floreano; J-C. Zufferey (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. 

Adaptive wake and sleep detection for wearable systems

W. Karlen / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. 

Book Chapters

Active Vision for Goal-Oriented Humanoid Robot Walking

M. Suzuki; T. Gritti; D. Floreano 

Creating Brain-Like Intelligence; Springer-Verlag, 2009. p. 303-313.

A Robotic Platform for Studying the Evolution of Communication

D. Floreano; S. Mitri; J. Hubert 

Evolution of Communication and Language in Embodied Agents; Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2009. p. 303-306.

Towards a self-deploying and gliding robot

M. Kovac; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

Flying Insects and Robots; Berlin: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2009. p. 271-284.

Motion Detection Chips for Robotic Platform

R. Moeckel; S-C. Liu 

Flying Insects and Robots; Springer, 2009. p. 101-114.

Technology and Manufacturing of Ultralight Micro Air Vehicles

A. Klaptocz; J-D. Nicoud 

Flying Insects and Robots; Berlin: Springer, 2009. p. 299-316.

Optic Flow to Steer and Avoid Collisions in 3D

J-C. Zufferey; A. Beyeler; D. Floreano 

Flying Insects and Robots; Berlin: Springer, 2009. p. 73-86.

Evolutionary Conditions for the Emergence of Communication

S. Mitri; D. Floreano; L. Keller 

Evolution of Communication and Language in Embodied Agents; Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2009. p. 123-134.

Reports

Stochastic Simulations for DREAM4

T. Schaffter; D. Marbach 

2009

2008

Journal Articles

Social Behavior: From Cooperation to Language

S. Mitri; J. Hubert; M. Waibel 

Biological Theory. 2008. Vol. 3, num. 2, p. 99-102. DOI : 10.1162/biot.2008.3.2.99.

Ant-based Swarming with Positionless Micro Air Vehicles for Communication Relay

S. Hauert; L. Winkler; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

Swarm Intelligence. 2008. Vol. 2, num. 2-4, p. 167-188. DOI : 10.1007/s11721-008-0013-5.

The Age of Analog Networks

C. Mattiussi; D. Marbach; P. Dürr; D. Floreano 

AI Magazine. 2008. Vol. 29, num. 3, p. 63–76. DOI : 10.1609/aimag.v29i3.2156.

Neuroevolution: from architectures to learning

D. Floreano; P. Dürr; C. Mattiussi 

Evolutionary Intelligence. 2008. Vol. 1, num. 1, p. 47-62. DOI : 10.1007/s12065-007-0002-4.

Enactive Robot Vision

M. Suzuki; D. Floreano 

Adaptive Behavior. 2008. Vol. 16, num. 2-3, p. 122-128. DOI : 10.1177/1059712308089183.

Conference Papers

An automatic parameter extraction method for the 7x50m Stroke Efficiency Test

M. Baechlin; K. Foerster; J. Schumm; D. Breu; J. Germann et al. 

2008. Third International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Applications, 2008. ICPCA 2008, Alexandria, Egypt, October 6-8, 2008. DOI : 10.1109/ICPCA.2008.4783628.

A time-of-travel motion detection chip for steering autonomous robots

R. Moeckel; S-C. Liu 

2008. Workshop on visual guidance systems for small autonomous aerial vehicles at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2008), Nice, 22 September 2008.

Near-obstacle flight with small UAVs

J-C. Zufferey; A. Beyeler; D. Floreano 

2008. UAV’2008, Orlando, June 23-25, 2008.

Optic flow to control small UAVs

J-C. Zufferey; A. Beyeler; D. Floreano 

2008. Workshop on visual guidance systems for small autonomous aerial vehicles at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2008), Nice, 22 September 2008.

Ishtar: a flexible and lightweight software for remote data access

A. Beyeler; S. Magnenat; A. Habersaat 

2008. European Micro Air Vehicle Conference EMAV08, Braunschweig, Germany, July 8-10, 2008.

Towards the Self Deploying Microglider, a biomimetic jumping and gliding robot

M. Kovac; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2008. 4th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, June 1-6, 2008. p. 41-42.

Evolvability of Neuromodulated Learning for Robots

P. Dürr; C. Mattiussi; A. Soltoggio; D. Floreano 

2008. The 2008 ECSIS Symposium on Learning and Adaptive Behavior in Robotic Systems, Edinburgh, Scotland, August 6-8, 2008. p. 41-46. DOI : 10.1109/LAB-RS.2008.22.

Energy Management for Indoor Hovering Robots

J. F. Roberts; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2008. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2008), Nice, France, September 22-26, 2008. p. 1242-1247. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2008.4650856.

Evolutionary Advantages of Neuromodulated Plasticity in Dynamic, Reward- based Scenarios

A. Soltoggio; J. A. Bullinaria; C. Mattiussi; P. Dürr; D. Floreano 

2008. Artificial Life XI, Winchester UK, 5-8 August 2008. p. 569–576.

Improving Actigraph Sleep/Wake Classification with Cardio-Respiratory Signals

W. Karlen; C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Vancouver, BC, 20.-25.8.2008. p. 5262-5265. DOI : 10.1109/IEMBS.2008.4650401.

A miniature 7g jumping robot

M. Kovac; M. Fuchs; A. Guignard; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2008. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’2008), Pasadena, California, May 19-23, 2008. p. 373-378. DOI : 10.1109/ROBOT.2008.4543236.

Books

Bio-Inspired Artificial Intelligence: Theories, Methods, and Technologies

D. Floreano; C. Mattiussi 

Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008.

Bio-inspired Flying Robots: Experimental Synthesis of Autonomous Indoor Flyers

J-C. Zufferey 

Lausanne: EPFL/CRC Press, 2008.

Theses

Evolutionary and Computational Advantages of Neuromodulated Plasticity

A. Soltoggio / J. Bullinaria (Dir.)  

University of Birmingham, UK, 2008. 

Book Chapters

Evolution of Altruistic Robots

D. Floreano; S. Mitri; A. Perez-Uribe; L. Keller 

Computational Intelligence: Research Frontiers; Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, 2008. p. 232-248.

Evolutionary Robotics

D. Floreano; P. Husbands; S. Nolfi 

Handbook of Robotics; Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2008.

Posters

Scalable Reverse Engineering of Nonlinear Gene Networks

T. Schaffter; D. Marbach; C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

Exhibition of the Master projects, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, March 7, 2008.

Patents

Visual autopilot for near-obstacle flight

J-C. Zufferey; A. Beyeler; D. Floreano 

PL2274658; ES2389549; EP2274658; US2011029161; EP2274658; WO2009127907.

2008.

Student Projects

Waypoint navigation with a MAV

A. Briod 

2008.

2007

Journal Articles

Arrays of microlenses with variable focal lengths fabricated by restructuring polymer surfaces with an ink-jet device

R. Pericet-Camara; A. Best; S. K. Nett; J. S. Gutmann; E. Bonaccurso 

Optics Express. 2007. Vol. 15, p. 9877-9882. DOI : 10.1364/OE.15.009877.

A 10-gram Vision-based Flying Robot

J-C. Zufferey; A. Klaptocz; A. Beyeler; J-D. Nicoud; D. Floreano 

Advanced Robotics. 2007. Vol. 21, num. 14, p. 1671-1684. DOI : 10.1163/156855307782227417.

Evolutionary morphogenesis for multi-cellular systems

D. Roggen; D. Federici; D. Floreano 

Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines. 2007. Vol. 8, num. 1, p. 61-96. DOI : 10.1007/s10710-006-9019-1.

Evolutionary Conditions for the Emergence of Communication in Robots

D. Floreano; S. Mitri; S. Magnenat; L. Keller 

Current Biology. 2007. Vol. 17, p. 514-519. DOI : 10.1016/j.cub.2007.01.058.

Analog Genetic Encoding for the Evolution of Circuits and Networks

C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation. 2007. Vol. 11, num. 5, p. 596–607. DOI : 10.1109/TEVC.2006.886801.

Conference Papers

Towards the Self Deploying Microglider; Gliding Flight and Bioinspired Wing Folding Mechanism

M. Kovac; G. Savioz; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano; M. Srinivasan et al. 

2007. International Symposium on Flying Insects and Robots, Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland, August 12-17, 2007. p. 61-62.

A Simple and Robust Fixed-Wing Platform for Outdoor Flying Robot Experiments

S. Leven; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2007. International Symposium on Flying Insects and Robots, Monte Verità, Locarno, Switzerland, August 12-17, 2007. p. 69-70.

Evolutionary Swarms of Flying Robots

D. Floreano; S. Hauert; S. Leven; J-C. Zufferey 

2007. International Symposium on Flying Insects and Robots, Monte Verità, Switzerland, Monte Verità, Locarno, Switzerland, August 12-17.

Quadrotor Using Minimal Sensing For Autonomous Indoor Flight

J. F. Roberts; T. Stirling; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2007. European Micro Air Vehicle Conference and Flight Competition (EMAV2007), Toulouse, France, 17-21 September 2007.

Insect-inspired Autonomous Microflyer

J-C. Zufferey; A. Beyeler; D. Floreano 

2007. International Symposium on Flying Insects and Robots, Monte Verità, Switzerland, Monte Verità, Locarno, Switzerland, August 12-17. p. 133-134.

Adaptive Sleep/Wake Classification Based on Cardiorespiratory Signals for Wearable Devices

W. Karlen; C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

2007. Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference, BioCAS 2007, Montreal, 27.-30.11.2007. p. 203-206. DOI : 10.1109/BIOCAS.2007.4463344.

Evolving Neuromodulatory Topologies for Reinforcement Learning-like Problems

A. Soltoggio; P. Dürr; C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

2007. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2007) 25-28 Sept. 2007, Singapore, September 25-28, 2007. p. 2471-2478. DOI : 10.1109/CEC.2007.4424781.

Center of Mass Encoding: A self-adaptive representation with adjustable redundancy for real-valued parameters

C. Mattiussi; P. Dürr; D. Floreano 

2007. GECCO 2007, University College, London, 2007. p. 1304–1311. DOI : 10.1145/1276958.1277205.

Motion Detection Circuits for a Time-To-Travel Algorithm

R. Moeckel; S-C. Liu 

2007. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), New Orleans, 27-30 May. p. 3079-3082. DOI : 10.1109/ISCAS.2007.378059.

Bio-mimetic Evolutionary Reverse Engineering of Genetic Regulatory Networks

D. Marbach; C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

2007. 5th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation, Machine Learning and Data Mining in Bioinformatics (EvoBIO 2007), València, 11.4.-13.4.07. p. 155-165. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-540-71783-6_15.

3D Vision-based Navigation for Indoor Microflyers

A. Beyeler; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2007. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’07), Roma, Italy, April 10th-14th, 2007. p. 1336-1341. DOI : 10.1109/ROBOT.2007.363170.

A 1.5g SMA-actuated Microglider looking for the Light

M. Kovac; A. Guignard; J-D. Nicoud; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2007. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’2007), Rome, Italy, 10-14.4.2007. p. 367-372. DOI : 10.1109/ROBOT.2007.363814.

Theses

Enactive robot vision

M. Suzuki / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2007. 

Evolution of cooperation in artificial ants

M. Waibel / D. Floreano; L. Keller (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2007. 

Conference Proceedings

International symposium on Flying Insects and Robots, Book of Abstracts

D. Floreano; M. Srinivasan; C. Ellington; J-C. Zufferey 

2007. International symposium on Flying Insects and Robots.

Posters

A Low-cost, Safe and Easy-to-Use Flying Platform for Outdoor Robotic Research and Education

S. Leven; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

International Symposium on Flying Insects and Robots, Monte-Verità, Ascona, Switzerland, August 12-17, 2007.

Wearable Human Sleep/Wake Classification

W. Karlen; C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

BMES Annual Chapter Conference, Lausanne, 31.10.2007.

Pheromone-based Swarming for Position-less MAVs

S. Hauert; L. Winkler; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

Flying Insects and Robots Symposium, Monte-Verità, Ascona, Switzerland, 12-17 August.

A 1.5g SMA actuated Microglider looking for the Light

M. Kovac; A. Guignard; J-D. Nicoud; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

EPFL.

Self Deploying Microglider

M. Kovac; M. Fuchs; G. Savioz; A. Guignard; J-D. Nicoud et al. 

Flying Insects and Robots Symposium, Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland, 12-17.8.2007.

Optic-flow-based Altitude and Forward Speed Regulation using Stereotypical Lateral Movements

A. Beyeler; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

International Symposium on Flying Insects and Robots, Monte Verità, Switzerland, August 12-17.

Bioinspired Vision-based Microflyers

A. Beyeler; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

EPFL.

Patents

Method and device for the genetic representation and evolution of networks

C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

US2007011111; US7370019.

2007.

2006

Journal Articles

Flying over the Reality Gap: From Simulated to Real Indoor Airships

J-C. Zufferey; A. Guanella; A. Beyeler; D. Floreano 

Autonomous Robots. 2006. Vol. 21, num. 3, p. 243-254. DOI : 10.1007/s10514-006-9718-8.

Quantifying patterns of agent-environment interaction

D. Tarapore; M. Lungarella; G. Gomez 

Robotics and Autonomous Systems. 2006. Vol. 54, num. 2, p. 150-158. DOI : 10.1016/j.robot.2005.09.024.

Division of labour and colony efficiency in social insects: effects of interactions between genetic architecture, colony kin structure and rate of perturbations

M. Waibel; D. Floreano; S. Magnenat; L. Keller 

Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 2006. Vol. 273, p. 1815-23. DOI : 10.1098/rspb.2006.3513.

Fly-inspired Visual Steering of an Ultralight Indoor Aircraft

J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

IEEE Transactions on Robotics. 2006. Vol. 22, num. 1, p. 137-146. DOI : 10.1109/TRO.2005.858857.

Dynamic Perception after Visually Guided Grasping by a Human-Like Autonomous Robot

M. Suzuki; K. Noda; Y. Suga; T. Ogata; S. Sugano 

Advanced Robotics. 2006. Vol. 20, num. 2, p. 233-254. DOI : 10.1163/156855306775525785.

Evolution of Spiking Neural Circuits in Autonomous Mobile Robots

D. Floreano; Y. Epars; J-C. Zufferey; C. Mattiussi 

International Journal of Intelligent Systems. 2006. Vol. 21, num. 9, p. 1005-1024. DOI : 10.1002/int.20173.

Conference Papers

Co-evolution of Language and Behaviour in Autonomous Robots

S. Mitri; P. Vogt 

2006. The sixth international conference on the Evolution of Language (Evolang6), World Scientific, Rome, Italy, April, 2006. p. 428-429. DOI : 10.1142/9789812774262_0068.

Neuroevolution with Analog Genetic Encoding

P. Dürr; C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

2006. 9th Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN iX), Reykjavik, Iceland, 9-13 September 2006. p. 671–680. DOI : 10.1007/11844297_68.

A 10-gram Microflyer for Vision-based Indoor Navigation

J-C. Zufferey; A. Klaptocz; A. Beyeler; J-D. Nicoud; D. Floreano 

2006. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2006), Beijing, China, October 9-15. p. 3267-3272. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2006.282436.

Active Vision for Neural Development and Landmark Navigation

M. Suzuki; D. Floreano 

2006. 50th Anniversary Summit of Artificial Intelligence, Monte Verità, Switzerland, 9-14 July 2006. p. 247-248.

Influence of the level of polyandry and genetic architecture on division of labour

D. Tarapore; D. Floreano; L. Keller 

2006. The Tenth International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, Bloomington, IN, June 3-7, 2006. p. 358-364.

Active Vision and Neural Development in Animals and Robots

D. Floreano; M. Suzuki 

2006. The Seventh International Conference on Cognitive Modeling, Trieste, Italy, 5-8 April 2006. p. 10–11.

Evolutionary Active Vision Toward Three Dimensional Landmark-Navigation

M. Suzuki; D. Floreano 

2006. From Animals to Animats 9: The Ninth International Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior, Roma, Italy, 25-29 September 2006. p. 263–273. DOI : 10.1007/11840541_22.

Vision-based Altitude and Pitch Estimation for Ultra-light Indoor Microflyers

A. Beyeler; C. Mattiussi; J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2006. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’06), Orlando, FL, May, 2006. p. 2836-2841. DOI : 10.1109/ROBOT.2006.1642131.

Omnidirectional Active Vision for Evolutionary Car Driving

M. Suzuki; J. van der Blij; D. Floreano 

2006. The Ninth International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, Tokyo, Japan, 7-9 March 2006. p. 153–161.

Reviews

Trends in Dynamic and Embodied Cognition

M. Suzuki; D. Floreano 

International Neural Network Society Newsletter. 2006. Vol. 4, num. 2, p. 9–10.

Conference Proceedings

Artificial Life X

L. M. Rocha; L. S. Yaeger; M. A. Bedeau; D. Floreano; R. L. Goldstone et al. 

2006. Tenth International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems.

Dynamical principles for neuroscience and intelligent biomimetic devices

A. Ijspeert; J. Buchli; A. Selverston; M. Rabinovich; M. Hasler et al. 

2006. EPFL LATSIS Symposium 2006.

Talks

Supervised Learning from the Bayesian Viewpoint: An informal overview

C. Mattiussi 

LIS seminar, 18 December 2006.

2005

Journal Articles

The Contribution of Active Body Movement to Visual Development in Evolutionary Robots

M. Suzuki; D. Floreano; E. A. Di Paolo 

Neural Networks. 2005. Vol. 18, num. 5/6, p. 656–665. DOI : 10.1016/j.neunet.2005.06.043.

From Wheels to Wings with Evolutionary Spiking Neurons

D. Floreano; J-C. Zufferey; J-D. Nicoud 

Artificial Life. 2005. Vol. 11, num. 1-2, p. 121-138. DOI : 10.1162/1064546053278900.

The cooperation of swarm-bots: physical interactions in collective robotics

F. Mondada; L. Gambardella; D. Floreano; M. Dorigo 

IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine. 2005. Vol. 12, num. 2, p. 21-28. DOI : 10.1109/MRA.2005.1458313.

Active Vision and Receptive Field Development in Evolutionary Robots

D. Floreano; M. Suzuki; C. Mattiussi 

Evolutionary Computation. 2005. Vol. 13, num. 4, p. 527–544. DOI : 10.1162/106365605774666912.

Conference Papers

Superlinear Physical Performances in a SWARM-BOT

F. Mondada; M. Bonani; A. Guignard; S. Magnenat; C. Studer et al. 

2005. 8th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL’2005), Canterbury, Kent (UK), 5-9 September. p. 282-291. DOI : 10.1007/11553090_29.

Robust Object Detection at Regions of Interest with an Application in Ball Recognition

S. Mitri; S. Frintrop; K. Pervölz; H. Surmann; A. Nüchter 

2005. IEEE 2005 International Conference Robotics and Automation (ICRA ’05), Barcelona, Spain, April 2005. p. 126-131. DOI : 10.1109/ROBOT.2005.1570107.

Information-theoretic approach to embodied category learning

G. Gomez; M. Lungarella; D. Tarapore 

2005. The Tenth International Conference on Artificial Life and Robotics, Oita,Japan, Feb 4 – Feb 6, 2005. p. 332-337.

Co-evolution of Structures and Controllers for Neubot Underwater Modular Robots

B. von Haller; A. Ijspeert; D. Floreano 

2005. 8th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL’2005), Canterbury, Kent (UK), 5-9 September. p. 189-199. DOI : 10.1007/11553090_20.

Toward 30-gram Autonomous Indoor Aircraft: Vision-based Obstacle Avoidance and Altitude Control

J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2005. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’2005), Barcelona, 18-22 April. p. 2594-2599. DOI : 10.1109/ROBOT.2005.1570504.

Constraints on Body Movement during Visual Development Affect Behavior of Evolutionary Robots

M. Suzuki; D. Floreano; E. A. Di Paolo 

2005. The International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Montreal, Canada, 31 July-4 August 2005. p. 2778–2783. DOI : 10.1109/IJCNN.2005.1556365.

Theses

Evolutionary synthesis of analog networks

C. Mattiussi / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2005. 

Multi-cellular reconfigurable circuits

D. Roggen / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2005. 

Bio-inspired vision-based flying robots

J-C. Zufferey / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2005. 

Posters

Bio-inspired Indoor Microflyers

J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

50th Anniversary Summit of Artificial Intelligence, Monte Verità, Locarno, Switzerland, 9-14 July.

Talks

A tutorial on (Bayesian) probability

C. Mattiussi 

LIS seminar, 01 July 2005.

Student Projects

Miniature Cameras for Ultra-Light Flying Robots

A. Klaptocz 

2005.

2004

Journal Articles

SWARM-BOT: a New Distributed Robotic Concept

F. Mondada; G. C. Pettinaro; A. Guignard; I. Kwee; D. Floreano et al. 

Autonomous Robots. 2004. Vol. 17, num. 2-3, p. 193-221. DOI : 10.1023/B:AURO.0000033972.50769.1c.

Machine Self-Evolution

D. Floreano; F. Mondada; A. Perez-Uribe; D. Roggen 

YLEM journal. 2004. Vol. 24, num. 12, p. 4-10.

Evolving Self-Organizing Behaviors for a Swarm-bot

M. Dorigo; V. Trianni; E. Sahin; R. Groß; T. H. Labella et al. 

Autonomous Robots. 2004. Vol. 17, num. 2-3, p. 223-245. DOI : 10.1023/B:AURO.0000033973.24945.f3.

Coevolution of active vision and feature selection

D. Floreano; T. Kato; D. Marocco; E. Sauser 

Biological Cybernetics. 2004. Vol. 90, num. 3, p. 218–228. DOI : 10.1007/s00422-004-0467-5.

Measures of Diversity for Populations and Distances Between Individuals with Highly Reorganizable Genomes

C. Mattiussi; M. Waibel; D. Floreano 

Evolutionary Computation. 2004. Vol. 12, num. 4, p. 495–515. DOI : 10.1162/1063656043138923.

Conference Papers

Co-Evolutionary Particle Swarm Optimization Applied to the 7×7 Seega Game

A. M. Abdelbar; S. Ragab; S. Mitri 

2004. International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), Budapest, Hungary, July, 2004. p. 243-248. DOI : 10.1109/IJCNN.2004.1379907.

Fast Color-Independent Ball Detection for Mobile Robots

S. Mitri; K. Pervölz; H. Surmann; A. Nüchter 

2004. IEEE International Conference Mechatronics and Robotics 2004 (MechRob ’04), Aachen, Germany, September 2004. p. 900-905.

Fingerprinting Agent-Environment Interaction via Information Theory

D. Tarapore; M. Lungarella; G. Gomez 

2004. The Eighth International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, Amsterdam, March 10 to 12, 2004. p. 512-520.

Physical connections and cooperation in swarm robotics

F. Mondada; M. Bonani; S. Magnenat; A. Guignard; D. Floreano et al. 

2004. 8th Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS8), Amsterdam, NL, March 10-14. p. 53-60.

Evolution of Analog Networks using Local String Alignment on Highly Reorganizable Genomes

C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

2004. NASA/DoD Conference on Evolvable Hardware (EH’2004), Seattle, 24-26 June. p. 30-37.

Connecting Transistors and Proteins

C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

2004. 9th International Conference on Artificial Life (Alife9), Boston (MA), p. 9-14.

An Evolving and Developing Cellular Electronic Circuit

D. Roggen; Y. Thoma; E. Sanchez 

2004. 9th International Conference on Artificial Life (Alife9), Boston (MA), p. 33-38.

Prototyping with a bio-inspired reconfigurable chip

Y. Thoma; D. Roggen; E. Sanchez; J. Moreno 

2004. 15th IEEE International Workshop on Rapid System Prototyping (RSP’2004). p. 239-246. DOI : 10.1109/IWRSP.2004.1311123.

Multi-cellular development: is there scalability and robustness to gain?

D. Roggen; D. Federici 

2004. Parallel Problem Solving from Nature 8 (PPSN’2004), Birmingham (UK), Birmingham, UK. p. 391-400.

Evolving Genetic Regulatory Networks for Hardware Fault Tolerance

A. Koopman; D. Roggen 

2004. Parallel Problem Solving from Nature 8 (PPSN’04), Birmingham (UK), 18-22 September. p. 561-570.

The SWARM-BOTS project

M. Dorigo; E. Tuci; R. Groß; V. Trianni; T. H. Labella et al. 

2004. Swarm Robotics (SAB’2004), Santa Monica, CA, USA, July 17. p. 31-44. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-540-30552-1_4.

Reviews

Review of “Ant Colony Optimization” by Marco Dorigo and Thomas Stützle

M. Waibel 

Myrmecologische Nachrichten. 2004. Vol. 6, p. 18.

Book Chapters

Evolution of Embodied Intelligence

D. Floreano; F. Mondada; A. Perez-Uribe; D. Roggen 

Embodied Artificial Intelligence; Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2004. p. 293-311.

Conference Proceedings

Genetic and Evolutionary Computation – GECCO 2004

K. Deb; R. Poli; W. Banzhaf; -G. Beyer; E. Burke et al. 

2004. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference.

Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence

M. Dorigo; M. Birattari; C. Blum; L. Gambardella; F. Mondada et al. 

2004. ANTS 2004, 4th International Workshop.

Reports

Optic-flow-based steering and altitude control for ultra-light indoor aircraft

J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

2004

Hardware morphogenetic developmental system

D. Roggen; D. Floreano 

2004

Posters

Optic-flow-based Navigation for Ultralight Indoor Aircraft

J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano 

Insect Sensors and Robotics, Brisbane, Australia, 23-26 August 2004.

Patents

Spiking neural network device

D. Floreano 

AU2002338754; WO2004027704.

2004.

2003

Journal Articles

Swarm-Bots: Swarm of Mobile Robots able to Self-Assemble and Self-Organize

S. Nolfi; J-L. Deneubourg; D. Floreano; L. M. Gambardella; F. Mondada et al. 

Ercim News. 2003. num. 53, p. 25-26.

Conference Papers

Applying Co-Evolutionary Particle Swam Optimization to the Egyptian Board Game Seega

A. M. Abdelbar; S. Ragab; S. Mitri 

2003. The First Asian-Pacific Workshop on Genetic Programming, Canberra, Australia, December, 2003. p. 9-15.

Evolving Spiking Neurons from Wheels to Wings

D. Floreano; J-C. Zufferey; C. Mattiussi 

2003. 3rd International Symposium on Human and Artificial Intelligence Systems (HART’2002), Fukui, Japan, December 6-7, 2002. p. 65-70.

A Morphogenetic Evolutionary System: Phylogenesis of the POEtic Circuit

D. Roggen; D. Floreano; C. Mattiussi 

2003. 5th International Conference on Evolvable Systems (ICES’2003), Trondheim, Norway, 17-20 March. p. 153-164. DOI : 10.1007/3-540-36553-2_14.

Evolving Reinforcement Learning-Like Abilities for Robots

J. Blynel 

2003. 5th International Conference on Evolvable Systems (ICES’03), Trondheim, Norway, 17-20 March. p. 320-331. DOI : 10.1007/3-540-36553-2_29.

Exploring the T-Maze: Evolving Learning-Like Robot Behaviors using CTRNNs

J. Blynel; D. Floreano 

2003. 2nd European Workshop on Evolutionary Robotics (EvoRob’2003), Essex, UK, 14-16 April. p. 593-604. DOI : 10.1007/3-540-36605-9_54.

POEtic Tissue: An Integrated Architecture for Bio-inspired Hardware

A. Tyrrell; E. Sanchez; D. Floreano; G. Tempesti; D. Mange et al. 

2003. 5th International Conference, ICES 2003, Trondheim, Norway, March 17–20, 2003. p. 129-140. DOI : 10.1007/3-540-36553-2_12.

Hardware spiking neural network with run-time reconfigurable connectivity in an autonomous robot

D. Roggen; S. Hofmann; Y. Thoma; D. Floreano 

2003. NASA/DoD Conference on Evolvable Hardware (EH’2003), Chicago, Illinois, USA, July 9-11. p. 189-198. DOI : 10.1109/EH.2003.1217666.

Effects of group composition and level of selection in the evolution of cooperation in artificial ants

A. Perez-Uribe; D. Floreano; L. Keller 

2003. 7th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL’2003). p. 128-137. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-540-39432-7_14.

Ontogenetic Development and Fault Tolerance in the POEtic Tissue

G. Tempesti; D. Roggen; E. Sanchez; Y. Thoma; R. Canham et al. 

2003. 5th International Conference, ICES 2003, Trondheim, Norway, March 17–20, 2003. p. 141-152. DOI : 10.1007/3-540-36553-2_13.

Vision-based Navigation from Wheels to Wings

J-C. Zufferey; A. Beyeler; D. Floreano 

2003. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2003). p. 2968-2973. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2003.1249322.

SWARM-BOT: From Concept to Implementation

F. Mondada; A. Guignard; M. Bonani; D. Bär; M. Lauria et al. 

2003. International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2003). p. 1626-1631. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2003.1248877.

Complex Visual Behavior with Simple Brains: Co-evolutionary Active Vision and Feature Selection

D. Floreano 

2003. European Cognitive Science Conference, Osnabrück, Germany, 10-13 September. DOI : 10.4324/9781315782362-9.

Robust Modeling of Dynamic Environment Based on Robot Embodiment

K. Noda; M. Suzuki; N. Tsuchiya; Y. Suga; T. Ogata et al. 

2003. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’2003), Taipei, Taiwan, 14-19 September 2003. p. 3565-3570. DOI : 10.1109/ROBOT.2003.1242142.

Reports

Viability Evolution: Elimination and Extinction in Evolutionary Computation

C. Mattiussi; D. Floreano 

2003

2002

Journal Articles

Neural Synthesis of Artificial Organisms through Evolution

S. Nolfi; D. Floreano 

Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 2002. Vol. 6, num. 1, p. 31-37. DOI : 10.1016/S1364-6613(00)01812-X.

A Reference Discretization Strategy for the Numerical Solution of Physical Field Problems

C. Mattiussi 

Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics. 2002. Vol. 121, p. 143-279. DOI : 10.1016/S1076-5670(02)80027-1.

Conference Papers

Evolving Vision-based Flying Robots

J-C. Zufferey; D. Floreano; M. van Leeuwen; T. Merenda 

2002. 2nd International Workshop on Biologically Motivated Computer Vision (BMCV’2002), Tübingen, November 22 – 24, 2002. p. 592-600. DOI : 10.1007/3-540-36181-2_59.

Toward Indoor Flying Robots

J-D. Nicoud; J-C. Zufferey 

2002. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2002), Lausanne, Switzerland, September 30 – October 4. p. 787-792. DOI : 10.1109/IRDS.2002.1041486.

Levels of Dynamics and Adaptive Behavior in Evolutionary Neural Controllers

J. Blynel; D. Floreano 

2002. 7th International Conference on Simulation on Adaptive Behavior (SAB’2002), Edinburgh, UK, 4 – 9 – 11 August.

Active Vision and Feature Selection in Evolutionary Behavioral Systems

D. Marocco; D. Floreano 

2002. The Seventh International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior, Edinburgh, UK, 5 – 9 August. p. 247–255.

Evolutionary Bits’n’Spikes

D. Floreano; N. Schoeni; G. Caprari; J. Blynel 

2002. 8th International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems (Alife 8), Sydney, NSW, Australia, 9-13 December.

SOS++: Finding Smart Behaviors Using Learning and Evolution

B. Mesot; E. Sanchez; C. Pena; A. Perez-Uribe 

2002. 8th International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems (Alife 8), Sydney, NSW, Australia, 9-13 December. p. 264-273.

A POEtic Architecture for Bio-Inspired Hardware

G. Tempesti; D. Roggen; E. Sanchez; Y. Thoma 

2002. 8th International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems (Alife 8), Sydney, NSW, Australia, 9-13 December. p. 111-115.

SWARM Robotics: A Different Approach to Service Robotics

G. C. Pettinaro; I. Kwee; L. Gambardella; F. Mondada; D. Floreano et al. 

2002. 33rd International Symposium on Robotics (ISR’2002), Stockholm, Sweden, October 7-11. p. 71-76.

SWARM-BOT: A Swarm of Autonomous Mobile Robots with Self-Assembling Capabilities

F. Mondada; G. C. Pettinaro; I. Kwee; A. Guignard; D. Floreano et al. 

2002. Workshop on Self-Organisation and Evolution of Social Behaviour, Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland, September 8-13. p. 11-22.

SWARM-BOT: Pattern Formation in a Swarm of Self-Assembling Mobile Robots

E. Sahin; T. Labella; V. Trianni; J-L. Deneubourg; P. Rasse et al. 

2002. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Hammamet, Tunisia, October 6-9. p. 145-150. DOI : 10.1109/ICSMC.2002.1173259.

Reviews

Review of: “Digital Biology: The Creation of Life Inside Computers and How It Will Affect Us” by Peter J. Bentley

C. Mattiussi 

Artificial Life. 2002. Vol. 8, p. 379-382. DOI : 10.1162/106454602321202444.

Books

Manuale sulle Reti Neurali

D. Floreano; C. Mattiussi 

Bologna: Il Mulino, 2002.

Book Chapters

Ago Ergo Sum

D. Floreano 

Consciousness Evolving; Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing, 2002. p. 181-204.

Trends in Evolutionary Robotics

D. Floreano 

Proceedings of the 2002 Interdisciplinary College; Bremen: Arendtap Publishing, 2002. p. 314-333.

Conference Proceedings

From Animals to Animats 7

J. Hallam; D. Floreano; G. Hayes; J. Meyer 

2002. 7th International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior.

2001

Journal Articles

The Geometry of Time-Stepping

C. Mattiussi 

Progress in Electromagnetics Research. 2001. Vol. 32, p. 123-149. DOI : 10.2528/PIER00080105.

Evolution of Adaptive Synapses: Robots with Fast Adaptive Behavior in New Environments

J. Urzelai; D. Floreano 

Evolutionary Computation. 2001. Vol. 9, num. 4, p. 495-524. DOI : 10.1162/10636560152642887.

Transitive choices by a simple, fully connected, backpropagation neural network: implications for the comparative study of transitive inference

C. De Lillo; D. Floreano; F. Antinucci 

Animal Cognition. 2001. Vol. 4, p. 61-68. DOI : 10.1007/s100710100092.

Neural Morphogenesis, Synaptic Plasticity, and Evolution

D. Floreano; J. Urzelai 

Theory in Biosciences. 2001. Vol. 120, num. 3-4, p. 225-240. DOI : 10.1078/1431-7613-00042.

Evolution of Plastic Control Networks

D. Floreano; J. Urzelai 

Autonomous Robots. 2001. Vol. 11, num. 3, p. 311-317. DOI : 10.1023/A:1012459627968.

Conference Papers

An Evolutionary Active-Vision System

T. Kato; D. Floreano 

2001. The 2001 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Seoul, South Korea, 05/27/2001 – 05/30/2001. p. 107–114.

Books

Evolutionary Robotics. The Biology, Intelligence, and Technology of Self-organizing Machines

S. Nolfi; D. Floreano 

Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001.

Book Chapters

Evolution of Spiking Neural Controllers for Autonomous Vision-based Robots

D. Floreano; C. Mattiussi 

Evolutionary Robotics. From Intelligent Robotics to Artificial Life; Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2001. p. 38-61.

Co-Evolution and Ontogenetic Change in Competing Robots

D. Floreano; S. Nolfi; F. Mondada 

Advances in the Evolutionary Synthesis of Intelligent Agents; Cambridge (MA): MIT Press, 2001.

2000

Journal Articles

Evolutionary robotics: developing robots through artificial evolution

S. Nolfi; D. Floreano 

ERCIM News. 2000. Vol. 42, p. 12-13.

Evolutionary Robots with on-line self-organization and behavioral fitness

D. Floreano; J. Urzelai 

Neural Networks. 2000. Vol. 13, num. 4-5, p. 431-443. DOI : 10.1016/S0893-6080(00)00032-0.

Artificial Evolution of Adaptive Software: An Application to Autonomous Robots

D. Floreano; J. Urzelai 

3D The Journal of Three dimensional images (in japanese). 2000. Vol. 14, num. 4, p. 64-69.

The Finite Volume, Finite Difference, and Finite Elements Methods as Numerical Methods for Physical Field Problems

C. Mattiussi 

Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics. 2000. Vol. 113, p. 1-146. DOI : 10.1016/S1076-5670(00)80012-9.

Conference Papers

Evolutionary Robotics: Coping with Environmental Change

J. Urzelai; D. Floreano 

2000. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO’2000), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, July 8 – 12.

Evolutionary Robots with Fast Adaptive Behavior in New Environments

J. Urzelai; D. Floreano 

2000. 3rd International Conference on Evolvable Systems (ICES’2000). p. 241–251. DOI : 10.1007/3-540-46406-9_24.

Artificial Evolution of Robust Adaptive Software: An Application to Autonomous Robots

D. Floreano; J. Urzelai 

2000. 3rd International Conference on Human and Computer (HC’2000), Aizu, Japan,

Evolutionary On-Line Self-Organization of Autonomous Robots

D. Floreano; J. Urzelai 

2000. 5th International Conference on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB’2000), Oita University, Japan,

Theses

Evolutionary adaptive robots

J. Urzelai / D. Floreano (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2000. 

Book Chapters

Evolutionary Robotics: The Next Generation

D. Floreano; J. Urzelai 

Evolutionary Robotics III; Ontario (Canada): AAI Books, 2000.

Conference Proceedings

From Animals to Animats 6

J. Meyer; A. Berthoz; D. Floreano; H. Roitblat; S. Wilson 

2000. 6th International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior.

1999

Journal Articles

Learning of Variable-Resolution Cognitive maps for Autonomous Indoor Navigation

A. Arleo; J. d. R. Millán; D. Floreano 

IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation. 1999. Vol. 15, num. 6, p. 990-1000. DOI : 10.1109/70.817664.

Learning and Evolution

S. Nolfi; D. Floreano 

Autonomous Robots. 1999. Vol. 7, num. 1, p. 89-113. DOI : 10.1023/A:1008973931182.

Conference Papers

Evolution of Adaptive-Synapse Controllers

D. Floreano; J. Urzelai 

1999. 5th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL’1999), EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, 13-17 September.

Incremental Evolution with Minimal Resources

J. Urzelai; D. Floreano 

1999. First International Khepera Workshop (IKW’1999).

Conference Proceedings

Advances in Artificial Life

D. Floreano; J. Nicoud; F. Mondada 

1999. 5th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL’99).

Experiments with the Mini-Robot Khepera

A. Löffler; F. Mondada; U. Rückert 

1999. 1st International Khepera Workshop.

1998

Journal Articles

Evolution, Modularity, and Emergence in Autonomous Robots

J. Urzelai; D. Floreano 

1998. 

Co-evolving predator and prey robots: Do ‘arm races’ arise in artificial evolution?

S. Nolfi; D. Floreano 

Artificial Life. 1998. Vol. 4, num. 4, p. 311-335. DOI : 10.1162/106454698568620.

Evolutionary Neurocontrollers for Autonomous Mobile Robots

D. Floreano; F. Mondada 

Neural Networks. 1998. Vol. 11, num. 7-8, p. 1461-1478. DOI : 10.1016/S0893-6080(98)00082-3.

Incremental Robot Shaping

J. Urzelai; D. Floreano; M. Dorigo; M. Colombetti 

Connection Science. 1998. Vol. 10, p. 341-360. DOI : 10.1080/095400998116486.

Contextually Guided Unsupervised Learning Using Local Multivariate Binary Processors

J. Kay; D. Floreano; W. Phillips 

Neural Networks. 1998. Vol. 11, num. 1, p. 117-140. DOI : 10.1016/S0893-6080(97)00110-X.

Conference Papers

Edge Elements and Cochain-Based Field Function Approximation

C. Mattiussi 

1998. 4th International Workshop on Electric and Magnetic Fields, EMF 1998 (Marseille, France, May 12-15, 1988), Marseille, France, May 12-15, 1988. p. 301-306.

Incremental Robot Shaping

J. Urzelai; D. Floreano; M. Dorigo; M. Colombetti 

1998. 3rd International Conference on Genetic Programming.

Competitive Co-Evolutionary Robotics: From Theory to Practice

D. Floreano; S. Nolfi; F. Mondada 

1998. 5th International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (SAB’1998), Zurich, Switzerland, August 17-21. p. 515-524.

Hardware Solutions for Evolutionary Robotics

D. Floreano; F. Mondada 

1998. First European Workshop on Evolutionary Robotics (EVOROBOT’1998), Berlin, p. 137-151. DOI : 10.1007/3-540-64957-3_69.

How co-evolution can enhance the adaptation power of artificial evolution: Implications for evolutionary robotics

S. Nolfi; D. Floreano 

1998. First European Workshop on Evolutionary Robotics (EVOROBOT’1998).

Book Chapters

Evolutionary Robotics in Artificial Life and Behavior Engineering

D. Floreano 

Evolutionary Robotics II; Ontario (Canada): AAI Books, 1998.

Evolution and learning in Autonomous Robotic Agents

D. Floreano; J. Urzelai 

Bio-inspired Computing Systems; Lausanne: PPUR, 1998.

Design, Control, and Applications of Autonomous Mobile Robots

D. Floreano; J. Godjevac; A. Martinoli; F. Mondada; J. Nicoud 

Advances in Intelligent Autonomous Agents; Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998. p. 159-186.

1997

Conference Papers

Adaptive Behavior in Competitive Co-Evolutionary Robotics

D. Floreano; S. Nolfi 

1997. 4th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL’1997).

God Save the Red Queen! Competition in Co-Evolutionary Robotics

D. Floreano; S. Nolfi 

1997. 2nd Conference on Genetic Programming.

Reviews

An Internal Teacher for Neural Computation

D. Floreano 

Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 1997. Vol. 20, num. 4, p. 687-688. DOI : 10.1017/S0140525X97261601.

Engineering Adaptive Behavior

D. Floreano 

Adaptive Behavior. 1997. Vol. 5, num. 3-4, p. 407-416. DOI : 10.1177/105971239700500309.

Book Chapters

Evolutionary Mobile Robotics

D. Floreano 

Genetic Algorithms in Engineering and Computer Science; Chichester: John Wiley and Sons, 1997.

Reducing Human Design and Increasing Adaptivity in Evolutionary Robotics

D. Floreano 

Evolutionary Robotics I; Ontario (Canada): AAI Books, 1997.

Media

Interview on Evolutionary Robotics

D. Floreano; M. Kelly; G. Robertson 

1997.