Alex Pitti
Associate Professor/ chaire d'excellence CNRS
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My Book

  1. R. Pfeifer, A. Pitti La Révolution de l'Intelligence du Corps 2012. [link]

Journal Papers

  1. Pugach G., Pitti A., Gaussier P., Neural learning of the topographic tactile sensory information of an artificial skin through a self-organizing map, Advanced Robotics, Oct 2015, vol.29, no. 21, pp.1393-1409. [pdf]
  2. Mahé S., Braud R., Gaussier P., Quoy M. & Pitti A., Exploiting the gain-modulation mechanism in parieto-motor neurons: Application to visuomotor transformations and embodied simulation, Neural Networks, Jan 2015, vol.62, no.1, pp.102-111. [pdf]
  3. Pitti A., Braud R., Mahé S., Quoy M. & Gaussier P., Neural Model for Learning-to-Learn of Novel Task Sets in the Motor Domain, Frontiers in Psycholology, August 2013, vol.4, no.771, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00771. part of the Research Topics on Intrinsic motivations and open-ended development in animals, humans, and robots. [pdf] [link]
  4. Pitti A., Kuniyoshi Y., Quoy M. & Gaussier P., Modeling the Minimal Newborn's Intersubjective Mind: The Visuotopic-Somatotopic Alignment Hypothesis in the Superior Colliculus, PLoS ONE, Jul 2013, vol.8, no.7, e69474. [pdf][link]
  5. Pitti A., Niiyama, R. & Kuniyoshi Y., Creating and modulating rhythms by controlling the physics of the body, Autonomous Robots, Mar 2010, vol.28, no.3, pp. 317-329. [pdf]
  6. Pitti A., Lungarella, M. & Kuniyoshi Y., Generating Spatiotemporal Joint Torque Patterns from Dynamical Synchronization of Distributed Pattern Generators, Frontiers in NeuroRobotics, Feb 2009, vol.3, no.2, pp. 1-14. [pdf]
  7. Pitti A., Mori, H., Kouzuma, S. & Kuniyoshi Y., Contingency Perception and Agency Measure in Visuo-Motor Spiking Neural Networks, IEEE Trans. on Autonomous Mental Development, Jan 2009, vol.1, no.1, pp. 86-97. [pdf]
  8. Pitti A., Alirezaei H. & Kuniyoshi Y., Cross-modal and scale-free action representations through enaction, Neural Networks. Special issue "What it means to communicate", Feb 2009, vol.22, no.2, pp. 144-154. [pdf]
  9. Pitti A., Lungarella M. & Kuniyoshi Y., Metastability and functional integration in anisotropically coupled map lattices, Eur. Phys. J. B., 2008, vol.63, pp. 239-243. [pdf]
  10. Lungarella M., Pitti A. & Kuniyoshi Y., Information transfer at multiple scales, Physical Review E, 2007, vol.76, 056117. [pdf]

Book Chapters

  1. A. Pitti, Y. Kuniyoshi Neural Models For Social Development In Shared Parieto-Motor Circuits Book Chapter 11 in "Horizons in Neuroscience Research. Volume 6", Nova Science Publishers, pp.247-282, 2010. [link], [pdf]
  2. A. Pitti, H. Alirezaei & Y. Kuniyoshi Mirroring Maps and Action Representation through Embodied Interactions Book Chapter in "Connectionist Models of Behaviour and Cognition II", World Scientific. pp. 27-37, 2008. [pdf]

Conference papers

    Pitti A., Kuniyoshi Y., Quoy, M. & Gaussier P. (2013) Explaining Neonate Facial Imitation from the Sensory Alignment in the Superior Colliculus. Proc. of IEEE ICDL-EPIROB Int. Conf., pp.1-2.

    Pitti A. Invited Talk (2013) Modeling the Minimal Newborn's Intersubjective Mind: the Sensory Alignment Hypothesis in the Superior Colliculus. ICCN2013, The 4th International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics, Sigtuna : Sweden. [link]

    Pugach G., Khomenko V., Pitti A., Melnyk A., Henaff P. & Gaussier P. (2013) Electronic hardware design of a low cost tactile sensor device for physical Human-Robot Interactions. IEEE XXXIII International Scientific Conference Electronics and NanoTechnology, Kiev : Ukraine, pp.297-302. [pdf] [ref]

    Pitti A., Blanchard A., Cardinaux, M. & Gaussier P. (2012) Gain-Field Modulation Mechanism in Multimodal Networks for Spatial Perception. IEEE-RAS Int. Conf. on Humanoids Robots, pp.297-302. [pdf]

    Pitti A., Blanchard A., Cardinaux, M. & Gaussier P. (2012) Distinct Mechanisms for Multimodal Integration and Unimodal Representation in Spatial Development. Proc. of IEEE ICDL-EPIROB Int. Conf., pp.1-6. [pdf]

    Pitti A. & Kuniyoshi Y. (2011) Modeling the Cholinergic Innervation in the Infant Cortico-Hippocampal System and its Contribution to Early Memory Development and Attention. Proc. of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks IJCNN 2011, pp.1409-1416. [pdf]

    Pitti A. & Kuniyoshi Y. (2011) Contribution of the Cholinergic Innervation to Early Memory Development in the Neonate Para-Hippocampal System. Proc. of the 3rd International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics ICCN 2011, Poster Award!!

    Pitti A., Mori H., Yamada Y. & Kuniyoshi Y. (2010) A Model of Spatial Development from Parieto-Hippocampal Learning of Body-Place Associations. Proc. of the 10th Int. workshop on Epigenetic robotics, pp.89-96. [pdf]

    Pitti A., Alirezaei H. & Kuniyoshi Y. (2008) Mirroring Maps and Action Representation through Embodied Interactions. Proceedings of the 11th neural and computation workshop.

    Pitti A. & Kuniyoshi Y. (2008) Adaptive Compliance Control through Phase Synchronization: Case Study to McKibben Actuators. Proceedings of the 17th RoManSy Symposium, pp.528-534.

    Pitti A., Lungarella M. & Kuniyoshi Y. (2006) Synchronization: adaptive mechanism linking internal and external dynamics. Proc. of the 5th Int. workshop on Epigenetic robotics, pp.127-134. [pdf]

    Pitti A., Lungarella M. & Kuniyoshi Y. (2006) Exploration of natural dynamics through resonance and chaos. Proc. of the 9th Int. Conf. on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, pp.558-565. [pdf]

    Pitti A., Lungarella M. & Kuniyoshi Y. (2005) Quantification of emergent behaviors induced by feedback resonance of chaos. Recent Advances in Artificial Life: Advances in Natural Computation, vol.3, chap.15, pp.199-213. [pdf]

PhD Thesis

Last updated June 2015