Sofiane Boucenna
Associate Professor
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Journal Papers

  1. Xavier, J., Guedjou, H., Anzalone, S. M., Boucenna, S., Guigon, E., Chetouani, M., & Cohen, D. (2018). Toward a motor signature in autism: Studies from human-machine interaction., L'Encéphale.[pdf]
  2. Anzalone, S. M., Xavier, J., Boucenna, S., Billeci, L., Narzisi, A., Muratori, F., Cohen, D., and Chetouani, M. (2018). Quantifying patterns of joint attention during human-robot interactions: An application for autism spectrum disorder assessment, Pattern Recognition Letters.[pdf]
  3. Cohen, D., Grossard, C., Grynspan, O., Anzalone, S., Boucenna, S., Xavier, J., Chetouani, M., Chaby, L. (2017) Autisme, jeux sérieux et robotique : réalité tangible ou abus de langage? Annales Médico-Psychologiques; 175 : 438-445.[pdf]
  4. Boucenna, S., Cohen, D., Meltzoff, A. N., Gaussier, P., & Chetouani, M. (2016). Robots learn to recognize individuals from imitative encounters with people and avatars. Scientific reports, 6, 19908.[pdf]
  5. Boucenna, S., Andry, P., & Gaussier, P. (2016). «Mirroring»: A solution for the development of cognitive skills. Intellectica. La revue de l’Association pour la Recherche sur les sciences de la Cognition (ARCo)[pdf]
  6. Anzalone, S. M. and Boucenna, S. and Ivaldi, S. and Chetouani, M. (2015). Evaluating the Engagement with Social Robots., International Journal of Social Robotics. To appear[pdf]
  7. Boucenna, S and Anzalone, S., Tilmont, E., Cohen, D and Chetouani, M. (2014). Learning of social signatures through imitation game between a robot and a human partner., IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development. Vol 6 No 3 Pages 213 - 225.[pdf]
  8. ANZALONE, S.M. and TILMONT, E. and BOUCENNA, S. and XAVIER, J. and MAHARATNA, K. and CHETOUANI, M. and COHEN, D. and the Michelangelo Study Group. (2014). How children with autism spectrum disorder explore the 4-dimension (spatial 3D+time) environment during a joint attention induction task. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8(7), 814-826.[pdf]
  9. Boucenna, S. and Narzisi, A. and Tilmont, E. and Muratori, F. and Pioggia, G. and Cohen, D. and Chetouani, M. (2014). Interactive technologies for autistic children: A review. Cognitive Computation (Springer). Vol 6 No 4 Pages 722-740.[pdf]
  10. Boucenna, S. and Gaussier, P. and Andry, P. and Hafemeister, L. (2014). A Robot Learns the Facial Expressions Recognition and Face/Non-face Discrimination Through an Imitation Game. International Journal of Social Robotics. Vol 6 No 4, Pages 633-652[pdf]
  11. Boucenna, S., Gaussier, P., & Hafemeister, L. (2014). Development of first social referencing skills: emotional interaction as a way to regulate robot behavior. Autonomous Mental Development, IEEE Transactions on, 6(1), 42-55.[pdf]
  12. Hasson, C., Gaussier, P., & Boucenna, S. (2011). Emotions as a dynamical system: the interplay between the meta-control and communication function of emotions. Paladyn, 2(3), 111-125.[pdf]

Conference papers

  1. Moualla, A., Karaouzene, A., Boucenna, S., Vidal, D., and Gaussier, P. (2017). Readability of the gaze and expressions of a robot museum visitor: impact of the low level sensory-motor control.In 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN). [pdf]
  2. Guedjou, H., Boucenna, S., Xavier, J., Cohen, D., and Chetouani, M. (2017). The influence of individual social traits on robot learning in a human-robot interaction.In 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN). [pdf]
  3. Guedjou, H., Boucenna, S., and Chetouani, M. (2016) Posture recognition analysis during human-robot imitation learning.In Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob), 2016 Joint IEEE International Conference on (pp. 193-194). [pdf]
  4. Cohen, L., Abbassi, W., Chetouani, M., and Boucenna, S. (2014). Intention inference learning through the interaction with a caregiver.In Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-Epirob), 2014 Joint IEEE International Conferences on (pp. 153-154). IEEE. [pdf]
  5. Anzalone, S. M., Boucenna, S., Cohen, D., and Chetouani, M. (2014). Autism assessment through a small humanoid robot.In Proceedings of the HRI: A Bridge between Robotics and Neuroscience, Workshop of the 9th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Bielefeld, Germany (pp. 3-6). [pdf]
  6. Delaherche, E., Boucenna, S., Karp, K., Michelet, S., Achard, C., and Chetouani, M. (2012). Social coordination assessment: Distinguishing between shape and timing. In IAPR Workshop on Multimodal Pattern Recognition of Social Signals in Human-Computer Interaction (pp. 9-18). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. [pdf]
  7. Boucenna, S., Delaherche, E., Chetouani, M., and Gaussier, P. (2012). Learning postures through an imitation game between a human and a robot. In Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL), 2012 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 1-2). [pdf]
  8. Boucenna, S., Gaussier, P., and Hafemeister, L. (2011). Development of joint attention and social referencing. In Development and Learning (ICDL), 2011 IEEE International Conference on (Vol. 2, pp. 1-6). IEEE. [pdf]
  9. Boucenna, S., Gaussier, P., Andry, P., and Hafemeister, L. (2010). Imitation as a communication tool for online facial expression learning and recognition. In Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on (pp. 5323-5328). [pdf]
  10. de Rengervé, A., Boucenna, S., Andry, P., and Gaussier, P. (2010). Emergent imitative behavior on a robotic arm based on visuo-motor associative memories. In Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on (pp. 1754-1759). [pdf]
  11. Boucenna, S., Gaussier, P., Hafemeister, L., & Bard, K. (2010). Autonomous development of social referencing skills. In International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (pp. 628-638). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. [pdf]
  12. Hafemeister, L., Gaussier, P., Maillard, M., Boucenna, S., & Giovannangeli, C. (2010, July). Perception: Insights from the sensori-motor approach. In Visual Information Processing (EUVIP), 2010 2nd European Workshop on (pp. 261-268). IEEE. [pdf]
  13. Hasson, C., Boucenna, S., Gaussier, P., & Hafemeister, L. (2010). Using emotional interactions for visual navigation task learning. In International conference on Kansei engineering and emotion researchKEER2010 (pp. 1578-1587). [pdf]
  14. Lagarde, M., Andry, P., Gaussier, P., Boucenna, S., & Hafemeister, L. (2010). Proprioception and imitation: on the road to agent individuation. In From motor learning to interaction learning in robots (pp. 43-63). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. [pdf]
  15. Boucenna, S., Gaussier, P., Hafemeister, L., & Bard, K. (2009). Towards a new social referencing paradigm. In epirob (pp. 201-202). [pdf]
  16. Giovannangeli, C., Boucenna, S., & Gaussier, P. (2008). About the constuctivist role of self-evaluation for interactive learnings and self-development. In Proc. IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. IROS Workshop: From Motor Interact. Learn. Robots. [pdf]
  17. Boucenna, S., Gaussier, P., & Andry, P. (2008). What should be taught first: the emotional expression or the face? In epirob. [pdf]
  18. Gaussier, P., Boucenna, S., & Nadel, J. (2007). Emotional interactions as a way to structure learning. In epirob (pp. 193-194).[pdf]

Book Chapters

  1. Chetouani, M., Boucenna, S., Chaby, L., Plaza, M., Cohen, D. (2017). Social Signal Processing and Socially Assistive Robotics in Developmental Disorders.Social Signal Processing. [pdf]
  2. Gaussier, P., Karaouzène, A., Andry, P., Boucenna, S., De Rengervé, A., Hafemeister, L. ROBOTICS’CONTRIBUTION TO THE SENSORY-MOTOR APPROACH OF COGNITION Conceptual and Interactive Embodiment: Foundations of Embodied Cognition
  3. Delaherche, E., Boucenna, S., Chetouani, M., & Cohen, D. (2013). How Social Signal Processing (SSP) Can Help Assessment of Bonding Phenomena in Developmental Psychology? In Neural Nets and Surroundings (pp. 345-356). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.[pdf]

PhD Thesis

  1. Boucenna, S. (2011). De la reconnaissance des expressions faciales à une perception visuelle partagée: une architecture sensori-motrice pour amorcer un référencement social d'objets, de lieux ou de comportements. Doctoral dissertation, Université de Cergy Pontoise. [pdf]
Last updated January 2015