Professor Angelo Cangelosi

Professor Angelo Cangelosi

Professor in Artificial Intelligence And Cognition

School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)


  • Director, "CRNS: Centre for Robotics and Neural Systems" (CRNS website)
  • Leader of Research Group "Adaptive Behaviour and Cognition"
  • School Coordinator for RAE2008 and REF2014 submissions. 
  • Module leader for teaching of ""Computation Theory and Artificial Intelligence", "Applied Artificial Intelligence","Computational Intelligence"
  • Coordinator/PI of H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie EID European Industrial Doctorate  "APRIL: Applications of Personal Robotics for Interaction and Learning"  (2016-2019) 
  • Coordinator/PI of UK EPSRC-BBSRC Project "BABEL: Bio-inspired Architecture for Brain Embodied Language" (BABEL project 2012-2016) 
  • PI of US AFSOR-EOARD Project "THRIVE: Trust in Human-Robot Interaction via Embodiment" (2014-2018) 
  • PI for EU H2020 ETN projects DCOMM, SECURE
  • PI/Coordinator for past project: EPSRC VALUE, EOARD Distributed Control
  • Visiting Professo, Messina University (October-November 2015)

For more details on my research, visit my HOMEPAGE


Laurea in Experimental Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza (1991)

PhD in Psychology and Cognitive Science, University of Genoa (1997)

Professional membership

Fellow, British Computer Society

Senior Member, IEEE
Member, UK Computing Research Committee
Member, BARA-AFRAcademic Forum Robotics, BritishAutomation and Robotics Association
Chair, IEE CIS Technical Committee on Autonomous Mental Development (2012-13)

Roles on external bodies


  • 2015-    Editor-in-Chief, “IEEE Transactions in Autonomous Mental Development” (IEEE Press)
  • 2008-    Editor-in-Chief, “Interaction Studies” (John Benjamin Publishing)
  • 2014-    Associate Editor, “IEEE ComputationalIntelligence Magazine” (IEEE Press)
  • 2012-13 Associate Editor, “Topics in Cognitive Science” (Cognitive Science Society Publishing)
  • 2011-14 Associate Editor, “IEEE Transactions in Autonomous Mental Development” (IEEE Press)
  • 2011-    Associate Editor, “International Journal of Signs and Semiotic Systems” (IGI Global)
  • 2010-    Associate Editor, “Cognitive Systems Research” (Elsevier)
  • 2007-    Associate Editor, “Connection Science” (Taylor & Francis)
  • 2007-    Associate Editor, “Frontiers in Neurorobotics” (Frontiers in Neuroscience Foundation)
  • 2006-    Editorial Board Member, “Journal of Neurolinguistics” (Elsevier)
  • 2006-    Editorial Consultant Member, “InternationalJournal of Advanced Robotic Systems”
  • 2003-07    Editorial Board Member, “Interaction Studies” (John Benjamin Publishing)
  • 2006-07   Editorial Board Member, “Connection Science” (Taylor & Francis)
  • 2006     Guest Editor, “Mind and Society” (Springer) – special issue
  • 2005     Guest Editor, “Connection Science” (Taylor & Francis) – specialissue

Teaching interests

artificial intelligence, cognitive robotics, cognitive science, artificial life, psycholinguistics, human computer interaction

  • Modules leader, AINT352 "Computational Intelligence"
  • Modules leader, AINT251, "Computation Theory and Artificial Intelligence"
  • Modules leader, AINT252 "Applied Artificial Intelligence"
  • Additional teaching for AINT101PP "Intelligent Systems" 

Research interests

Cognitive robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive science,Artificial Life, Adaptive Behaviour, Neural Networks, Evolutionary Computation, Language Evolution, Symbol Grounding, Psycholinguistics, Categorization, Computational Neuroscience, Model of neural development

For more details on my research, visit my HOMEPAGE

Other research

Grants & contracts

  • E U H2020Marie Skłodowska-Curie EID European Industrial Doctorate€1,345,614 (€819,863  to PlymouthUniversity)   “APRIL: Applications ofPersonal Robotics for Interaction and Learning”. A. Cangelosi asCoordinator/PI. With T Belpaeme and T Dahl (co-I) and N Hemion and R Gelin asPI of the industrial partner Aldebaran Robotics. Includes 6 associateacademic/industry partners (Asada at Osaka U., Dario at SSSA Pisa, Hafner atHumboldt U., Sanna at San Raffaele Hospital, Bleis at Metralab GmbH, Sprangerat SONY Japan)
  • EU H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie ETN , €546,573 “DCOMM:Deictic Communication”. A. Cangelosi PI. With K Coventry (U. East Anglia) asETN coordinator, and 8 other partners  (2016-19)   
  • EU H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie ETN€546,573  “SECURE: Safety Enables Cooperation in Uncertain Robotic Environments”. A. Cangelosi PI. With S Wermter (Hamburg) as ETN coordinator, G Metta (IIT), K Dautenhahn (Hertfordshire), B Graf (Fraunhofer IPA), F Becchi (Telerobotlabs). ( 2015-18)
  • US Air Force Office of Science and Research, European Office of Aerospace Research and Development (AFSOR-EOARD)$555,000 . “THRIVE: Trust in Human-Robot Interaction Via Embodiment” (Principal Investigator). A Cangelosi PI. ( 2014-18)
  • EU FP7 Marie Curie Intra European Fellowship€231,283 “DeCoRo: Developmental Context-driven Robot learning”. A. Cangelosi PI, Martin Stoelen as Fellow. ( 2014-16)
  • EU FP7 Marie Curie Intra European Fellowship , €221,606 “ORATOR:Integrating Object Recognition and ActiOn for action sentence production and comprehensionin a developmental humanoid Robot”. A. Cangelosi PI, C. Floccia and A. CattaniCo-Is, Beata Grzyb as Fellow  (2013-2015) 
  • EU FP7 Marie Curie Innovative Doctoral Program , €4,077,315 COGNOVO: Cognitive Innovation”. A. Cangelosi Co-I (PI S. Denham, Co-I T Belpaeme, RBorisyuk, T Wennekers etc.)    (2013-2017) 
  • UK EPSRC-BBSRC , £1,671,050 ( £1,202.384 at Plymouth) “ BABEL: Bio-inspired Architecture for BrainEmbodied Language”. A. Cangelosi PI and project coordinator, T. Wennekers andS. Denam co-I, S. Furber (Manchester), F. Pulvermuller (MRC Cambridge and FreeUniversity Berlin). With ARM, HONDA HRI and TMSUK Japan as industrial advisors.   (2012-2016) 
  • EU FP7 – EU FP7 – ICT Cognitive Systems & Robotics , €777,410 at Plymouth (€3,880,000 whole project) “POETICON++: Robots need Language“. A.Cangelosi PI, K. Pastra (CSRI Greece, Project Coordinator), Y. Aloimonos (U.Maryland., USA), L. Fadiga and G. Metta (IIT, Italy), J. Santos-Victor  (IST, Portugal).  (2012-2016) 
  • EU FP7 – ICT Challenge 5 Wellbeing , €857,960at Plymouth (€6,200,000 whole project) “ROBOT-ERA: Advanced Robotic systems and intelligent environments for the ageing population”. A. Cangelosi PI, T.Belpaeme co-I, P. Dario (SSSA Italy, Project Coordinator), A. Saffiotti (OrebroU., Sweden), Zhang (Hamburg U., Germany), 4 industrial partners (Italy,Germany), three user partners (Italy, Sweden).  (2012-2016) 
  • EU FP7 – ICT Cognitive Systems & Robotics , €8,400,000(€1,376,860 at Plymouth) IntegratingProject “ALIZ-E: Adaptive Strategies for Sustainable Long-Term SocialInteraction”. Co-investigator (T. Belpame PI). With DFKI Germany, VrijeUniversiteit Brussel, Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientic Research, ImperialCollege, University of Hertfordshire, San Raffaele Hospital Milan, CNR Padoa, Gostai,France. (2010-2014)
  • EU FP7 Marie Curie Initial Training Network , €3,300,000 (€800,000 at Plymouth) “ROBOT-DOC: Robotics for Development of Cognition). A. Cangelosi PI-Coordinator, R. Pfeifer(Zurich), C. von Hofsten (Uppsala), G. Sagerer, (Bielefeld), T. Ziemke(Skovde), G. Metta (IIT Genoa), S. Wermter (Sunderland), F. Becchi (Telerobot).Associate Partners: B. Scassellati (Yale USA), J. Tani (RIKEN), C. Goerick(HONDA), P. Robinson (BARA British Robot and Automation Association)  (2009-2014) 
  • EU FP7 – ICT Cognitive Systems Interaction Robotics , €6,250,000(€1,655,000 at Plymouth) Integrating Project “ITALK: Integration and Transfer of Action and Language Knowledge inRobots”. A. Cangelosi, project coordinator, T. Belpaeme (Plymouth), C. Nehaniv & K.Dautenhahn (Hertfordshire), S. Nolfi (CNR Rome), G. Metta & G. Sandini (IITGenoa), G. Sagerer, B. Wrede & K. Rohlfing (Bielefeld), K. Fischer (Univ.Southern Denmark), D. Roy (MIT), J. Tani (RIKEN).  (2008-2012) 
  • 2008-11   RCUK Cognitive Systems Foresight, £809,132 (£507,722 at Plymouth) “VALUE: Vision, Action, and Language Unifiedby Embodiment". PI-Coordinator (with R. Ellis, Psychology Plymouth, and M.Fisher, Dundee). Funding from EPSRC, ESRC and BBSRC.
  • (2007-2010) USAir Force Labs, European Office of Aerospace Research and Development (EOARD), US$150,000, “Communication and Distributed Control in Multi-Agent Systems”. (PrincipalInvestigator). EOARD project on Distributed Control for Search and Rescue in MAVs
  • (2007) euCognition Action Network , 21,300.Five grants for students/staff exchange visits (PrincipalInvestigator)
  • (2006) US Air Force Lab, European Office of AerospaceResearch and Development (EOARD) , $9,431, Two Travel grants for Fusion2006and KIMAS2007 Conferences (PrincipalInvestigator)
  • (2005-2006)  USAir Force Labs, European Office of Aerospace Research and Development (EOARD), US$45,559, “Integrating language andcognition in autonomous systems”. (PrincipalInvestigator) EOARD project on Language-Cognition Integration
  • (2005)  US Air Force Labs, European Office ofAerospace Research and Development (EOARD), US$2643, Travel grant for KIMAS conference
  • (2005) Foundation Rosselli (Turin) and ItalianSociety for Cognitive Science, €1750, Support for organisation of 6thInternational Conference on Language Evolution (Principal Investigator)
  • (2004)  BBSRC, EPSRC & British Academy, £11,240, Support for 9th Neural Computation and Psychology Conference (Principal Investigator, with G. Bugmann, R. Borisyuk)
  • (2004-06)  DTI Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, £100,000, Liquid Cargo Management Limited. (with P. Robinson, G. Bugmann) (grant awarded but not initiated)
  • (2003-04)  UK EPSRC Research Grant, GBP £141,752"Computational modelling of quantifiers: The relative Influence ofscalar and contextual factors (with K. Coventry and S. Newstead) Quantifier Homepage
  • (2001-03)  UK EPSRC Research Grant, £152,606 A psychologically plausible model for the acquisition of spatial terms (with K. Coventry) Spatial Language Homepage
  • (2000-03)  UK EPSRC Research Grant, £47,417 Multi-agent systems for modelling language evolution Language Evolution Homepage
  • (2000-01)  Wellcome Trust SciArt Grant, £10,000 STI: Search for Terrestrial Intelligence (with M. Phillips et al.)
  • (1997-00)  Nuffield Foundation, Award for Newly Appointed Lecturers, £3,000 Language evolution modeling

Research groups

  • Computer Science and Informatics

Key publications are highlighted

Conti D, Di Nuovo S, Cangelosi A & Di Nuovo A 2016 'Lateral specialization in unilateral spatial neglect: a cognitive robotics model' Cognitive processing 17, (3) 321-328 PEARL
Myachykov A, Ellis R, Cangelosi A & Fischer MH 2016 'Ocular drift along the mental number line' PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH-PSYCHOLOGISCHE FORSCHUNG 80, (3) 379-388 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Burigo M, Coventry KR, Cangelosi A & Lynott D 2016 'Spatial Language and Converseness' Quarterly journal of experimental psychology (2006) 1-45 PEARL
Golosio B, Cangelosi A, Gamotina O & Masala GL 2015 'A Cognitive Neural Architecture Able to Learn and Communicate through Natural Language' PLOS ONE 10, (11) Author Site , DOI PEARL
Vollmer A-L, Rohlfing KJ, Wrede B & Cangelosi A 2015 'Alignment to the Actions of a Robot' INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ROBOTICS 7, (2) 241-252 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Cangelosi A 2015 'Announcing the Title Change of the IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development in 2016' IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTONOMOUS MENTAL DEVELOPMENT 7, (3) 157-157 Author Site , DOI
Cangelosi A 2015 'Embodied language learning in humanoid robots' COGNITIVE PROCESSING 16, S59-S59 Author Site
Seepanomwan K, Caligiore D, Cangelosi A & Baldassarre G 2015 'Generalisation, decision making, and embodiment effects in mental rotation: A neurorobotic architecture tested with a humanoid robot' NEURAL NETWORKS 72, 31-47 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Cangelosi A 2015 'IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development' IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTONOMOUS MENTAL DEVELOPMENT 7, (1) 1-2 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Smith AMC, Yang C, Ma H, Culverhouse P, Cangelosi A & Burdet E 2015 'Novel Hybrid Adaptive Controller for Manipulation in Complex Perturbation Environments' PLOS ONE 10, (6) Author Site , DOI PEARL
Morse AF, Benitez VL, Belpaeme T, Cangelosi A & Smith LB 2015 'Posture affects how robots and infants map words to objects' PLoS One 10, (3) Author Site , DOI PEARL
Myachykov A, Cangelosi A, Ellis R & Fischer MH 2015 'The oculomotor resonance effect in spatial-numerical mapping' ACTA PSYCHOLOGICA 161, 162-169 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Seepanomwan K, Caligiore D, Cangelosi A & Baldassarre G 2015 'The role of intrinsic motivations in the development of tool use: A study in infant robots' COGNITIVE PROCESSING 16, S100-S100 Author Site
Di Nuovo A, Broz F, Belpaeme T, Cangelosi A, Cavallo F, Esposito R & Dario P 2015 'Toward usable and acceptable robot interfaces for the elderly: The robot-era project experience' INTERNATIONAL PSYCHOGERIATRICS 27, S179-S179 Author Site
Borghi AM & Cangelosi A 2014 'Action and Language Integration: From Humans to Cognitive Robots' TOPICS IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE 6, (3) 344-358 Author Site , DOI PEARL
De La Cruz VM, Di Nuovo A, Di Nuovo S & Cangelosi A 2014 'Making fingers and words count in a cognitive robot' Front Behav Neurosci 8, Author Site , DOI PEARL
Broz F, Nehaniv CL, Belpaeme T, Bisio A, Dautenhahn K, Fadiga L, Ferrauto T, Fischer K, Förster F & Gigliotta O 2014 'The ITALK project: a developmental robotics approach to the study of individual, social, and linguistic learning' Top Cogn Sci 6, (3) 534-544 Author Site , DOI
Zhong J, Cangelosi A & Wermter S 2014 'Toward a self-organizing pre-symbolic neural model representing sensorimotor primitives' Front Behav Neurosci 8, Author Site , DOI PEARL
Di Nuovo AG, Marocco D, Di Nuovo S & Cangelosi A 2013 'Autonomous learning in humanoid robotics through mental imagery' Neural Netw 41, 147-155 Author Site , DOI
Pezzulo G, Barsalou LW, Cangelosi A, Fischer MH, McRae K & Spivey MJ 2013 'Computational Grounded Cognition: a new alliance between grounded cognition and computational modeling' FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY 3, Author Site , DOI PEARL
Caligiore D, Borghi AM, Parisi D, Ellis R, Cangelosi A & Baldassarre G 2013 'How affordances associated with a distractor object affect compatibility effects: a study with the computational model TRoPICALS' Psychol Res 77, (1) 7-19 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Seepanomwan K, Caligiore D, Baldassarre G & Cangelosi A 2013 'Modelling mental rotation in cognitive robots' ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR 21, (4) 299-312 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Myachykov A, Ellis R, Cangelosi A & Fischer MH 2013 'Visual and linguistic cues to graspable objects' EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH 229, (4) 545-559 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Cangelosi A 2012 'Editorial of e-book on action and language integration' Front Neurorobot 6, Author Site , DOI PEARL
Goslin J, Dixon T, Fischer MH, Cangelosi A & Ellis R 2012 'Electrophysiological examination of embodiment in vision and action' Psychol Sci 23, (2) 152-157 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Apel JK, Cangelosi A, Ellis R, Goslin J & Fischer MH 2012 'Object affordance influences instruction span' Exp Brain Res 223, (2) 199-206 Author Site , DOI
Stramandinoli F, Marocco D & Cangelosi A 2012 'The grounding of higher order concepts in action and language: a cognitive robotics model' Neural Netw 32, 165-173 Author Site , DOI
Apel JK, Revie GF, Cangelosi A, Ellis R, Goslin J & Fischer MH 2011 'Attention deployment during memorizing and executing complex instructions' Exp Brain Res 214, (2) 249-259 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Fontanari JF & Cangelosi A 2011 'Cross-situational and supervised learning in the emergence of communication' INTERACTION STUDIES 12, (1) 119-133 Author Site , DOI
Cangelosi A 2011 'Embodied compositionality. Comment on "Modeling the cultural evolution of language" by Luc Steels' Phys Life Rev 8, (4) 379-380 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Cangelosi A & Triesch J 2011 'From Infant Brains to Robots: A Report From the IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL)-International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics (EpiRob) 2011 Conference' IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTONOMOUS MENTAL DEVELOPMENT 3, (4) 276-276 Author Site , DOI
Tikhanoff V, Cangelosi A & Metta G 2011 'Integration of Speech and Action in Humanoid Robots: iCub Simulation Experiments' IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTONOMOUS MENTAL DEVELOPMENT 3, 17-29 , DOI
Coutinho E & Cangelosi A 2011 'Musical Emotions: Predicting Second-by-Second Subjective Feelings of Emotion From Low-Level Psychoacoustic Features and Physiological Measurements' EMOTION 11, (4) 921-937 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Harnad S, Steels L, Belpaeme T, Madden CJ, Lallée S, Dominey PF, Cowley SJ, Weng J, Greco A & Giolito B 2011 'Research Commentaries on Cangelosi’s “Solutions and Open Challenges for the Symbol Grounding Problem”' International Journal of Signs and Semiotic Systems (IJSSS) 1, (1) 55-79 PEARL
Cangelosi A 2011 'Solutions and Open Challenges for the Symbol Grounding Problem' International Journal of Signs and Semiotic Systems (IJSSS) 1, (1) 49-54 PEARL
Pezzulo G, Barsalou LW, Cangelosi A, Fischer MH, Spivey M & McRae K 2011 'The Mechanics of Embodiment: A Dialogue on Embodiment and Computational Modeling' Frontiers in Psychology 2, Publisher Site , DOI PEARL
Cangelosi A 2010 'Connectionist modelling of music emotions' Phys Life Rev 7, (1) 37-38 Author Site , DOI
Cangelosi A 2010 'Developmental robotics modeling of the functions of language in action learning: reply to comment on "Grounding language in action and perception: from cognitive agents to humanoid robots"' Phys Life Rev 7, (2) 154-155 Author Site , DOI
Morse AF, de Greeff J, Belpeame T & Cangelosi A 2010 'Epigenetic Robotics Architecture (ERA)' Autonomous Mental Development, IEEE Transactions on 2, (4) 325-339 , DOI
Marocco D, Cangelosi A, Fischer K & Belpaeme T 2010 'Grounding Action Words in the Sensorimotor Interaction with the World: Experiments with a Simulated iCub Humanoid Robot' Frontiers in neurorobotics 4, PEARL
Cangelosi A 2010 'Grounding language in action and perception: from cognitive agents to humanoid robots' Phys Life Rev 7, (2) 139-151 Author Site , DOI
Coventry KR, Lynott D, Cangelosi A, Monrouxe L, Joyce D & Richardson DC 2010 'Spatial language, visual attention, and perceptual simulation' BRAIN AND LANGUAGE 112, (3) 202-213 Author Site , DOI
Borisyuk R, Kazanovich Y, Chik D, Tikhanoff V & Cangelosi A 2009 'A neural model of selective attention and object segmentation in the visual scene: an approach based on partial synchronization and star-like architecture of connections' Neural Netw 22, (5-6) 707-719 Author Site , DOI
Fontanari JF, Tikhanoff V, Cangelosi A, Ilin R & Perlovsky LI 2009 'Cross-situational learning of object-word mapping using Neural Modeling Fields' Neural Netw 22, (5-6) 579-585 Author Site , DOI
Cangelosi A 2009 'Editorial on Evolution of Communication' INTERACTION STUDIES 10, (1) 1-4 Author Site , DOI
Ruini F & Cangelosi A 2009 'Extending the Evolutionary Robotics approach to flying machines: an application to MAV teams' Neural Netw 22, (5-6) 812-821 Author Site , DOI
Cangelosi A 2008 'Symposium on “A multi-methodological approach to language evolution”' Mind & Society 7, (1) 35-41 , DOI
Cangelosi A 2007 'Adaptive agent modeling of distributed language: investigations on the effects of cultural variation and internal action representations' LANGUAGE SCIENCES 29, (5) 633-649 Author Site , DOI
Cangelosi A, Tikhanoff V, Fontanari JF & Hourdakis E 2007 'Integrating language and cognition: A cognitive robotics approach' IEEE COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE MAGAZINE 2, (3) 65-70 Author Site , DOI
Cartgelosi A, Riga T, Giolito B & Marocco D 2007 'The emergence of language in grounded adaptive agents and robots' NEW FRONTIERS IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE 3609, 286-294 Author Site
Cangelosi A & Riga T 2006 'An embodied model for sensorimotor grounding and grounding transfer: Experiments with epigenetic robots' COGNITIVE SCIENCE 30, (4) 673-689 Author Site , DOI
Tikhanoff V, Fontanari JF, Cangelosi A & Perlovsky LI 2006 'Language and cognition integration through modeling field theory: Category formation for symbol grounding' ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS - ICANN 2006, PT 1 4131, 376-385 Author Site
Cangelosi A 2006 'The grounding and sharing of symbols' Pragmatics and Cognition, 14(2), 275-285
Rajapakse RK, Cangelosi A, Coventry KR, Newstead S & Bacon A 2005 'Connectionist modeling of linguistic quantifiers' ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS: FORMAL MODELS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS - ICANN 2005, PT 2, PROCEEDINGS 3697, 679-684 Author Site
Cangelosi A 2005 'Evolving cognitive systems: adaptive behaviour and cognition research at the university of Plymouth (UK)' Cognitive processing 6, (3) 202-207
Cangelosi A 2005 'Symbol grounding in connectionist and adaptive agent models' NEW COMPUTATIONAL PARADIGMS 3526, 69-74 Author Site
Cangelosi A 2005 'The emergence of language: neural and adaptive agent models' CONNECTION SCIENCE 17, (3-4) 185-190 Author Site , DOI
Greco A, Cangelosi A & Riga T 2004 'The grounding of symbols through the experience with the world: A connectionist approach(in Italian)' Intelligent Systems 16 (3), 457-478
Cangelosi A & Parisi D 2004 'The processing of verbs and nouns in neural networks: Insights from synthetic brain imaging' BRAIN AND LANGUAGE 89, (2) 401-408 Author Site , DOI
Cangelosi A 2003 'Grounding language in sensorimotor and cognitive categories' AISB Quarterly 115, (5)
Cangelosi A 2003 'Neural network models of category learning and language' BRAIN AND COGNITION 53, (2) 106-107 Author Site , DOI
Marocco D, Cangelosi A & Nolfi S 2003 'The emergence of communication in evolutionary robots' PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON SERIES A-MATHEMATICAL PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES 361, (1811) 2397-2421 Author Site , DOI
Cangelosi A 2002 'Language evolution in apes and autonomous agents' BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES 25, (5) 622-+ Author Site
Munroe S & Cangelosi A 2002 'Learning and the evolution of language: The role of cultural variation and learning costs in the Baldwin effect' ARTIFICIAL LIFE 8, (4) 311-339 Author Site , DOI
2002 'The adaptive advantage of symbolic theft over sensorimotor toil: Grounding language in perceptual categories' Evolution of Communication 4, (1) 117-142 , DOI PEARL
Cangelosi A 2001 'Evolution of communication and language using signals, symbols, and words' IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON EVOLUTIONARY COMPUTATION 5, (2) 93-101 Author Site , DOI
Cangelosi A & Parisi D 1998 'Concepts in artificial organisms' BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES 21, (1) 68-+ Author Site , DOI
Cangelosi A & Parisi D 1998 'The emergence of a 'language' in an evolving population of neural networks' CONNECTION SCIENCE 10, (2) 83-97 Author Site
Cangelosi A & Parisi D 1997 'A neural network model of Caenorhabditis elegans: The circuit of touch sensitivity' NEURAL PROCESSING LETTERS 6, (3) 91-98 Author Site , DOI
Cangelosi A, Parisi D & Nolfi S 1994 'Cell division and migration in a ‘genotype’ for neural networks' Network: Computation in Neural Systems 5, (4) 497-515 , DOI PEARL
Cangelosi A, Metta G, Sagerer G, Nolfi S, Nehaniv C, Fischer K, Tani J, Belpaeme T, Sandini G & Nori F 0 'Integration of Action and Language Knowledge: A Roadmap for Developmental Robotics' IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTONOMOUS MENTAL DEVELOPMENT 2, {167-195}-{167-195} , DOI PEARL
Cangelosi A & Schlesinger M 2015 Developmental Robotics: From Babies to Robots. Cambridge, MA MIT Press Publisher Site PEARL
Lyon C, Nehaniv CL & Cangelosi A 2010 Emergence of Communication and Language.
Cangelosi A, Smith ADM & Smith K 2006 The evolution of language. World Scientific Pub Co Inc
Cangelosi A, Bugmann G & Borisyuk R 2005 Modeling language, cognition and action. Singapore World Scientific
Cangelosi A & Parisi D 2002 Simulating the evolution of language. Springer Verlag
Grzyb BJ, Cattani A, Cangelosi A & Floccia C 2014 'Children in a wonderland: How language and scale errors may be linked' IEEE 269-274 Publisher Site , DOI
Nehaniv CL, Lyon C & Cangelosi A 2006 'Current work and open problems: A road-map for research into the emergence of communication and language' in Lyon C; Nehaniv CL; Cangelosi A Emergence of Communication and Language London: Springer 1-27
Cangelosi A 2005 'Approaches to Grounding Symbols in Perceptual and Sensorimotor Categories' in Cohen H; Lefebvre C Handbook of Categorization in Cognitive Science Elsevier 719-737
Cangelosi A, Coventry KR, Rajapakse R, Joyce D, Bacon A, Richards L & Newstead SN 2005 'Grounding language in perception: A connectionist model of spatial terms and vague quantifiers' 47-56 Author Site , DOI
Stuart L, Marocco D & Cangelosi A 2005 'Information visualization for knowledge extraction in neural networks' 515-520 Author Site
Cangelosi A 2005 'Modeling language, cognition and action: From connectionist simulations to embodied neural cognitive systems' 3-14 Author Site , DOI
Coventry KR, Cangelosi A, Rajapakse R, Bacon A, Newstead S, Joyce D & Richards LV 2004 'Spatial prepositions and vague quantifiers: Implementing the functional geometric framework' 98-110 Author Site
Cangelosi A 2004 'The sensorimotor bases of linguistic structure: Experiments with grounded adaptive agents' 487-496 Author Site
Joyce D, Richards L, Cangelosi A & Coventry KR 2003 'On the foundations of perceptual symbol systems: Specifying embodied representations via connectionism' in Detje F; Dörner D; Schaub H The Logic of Cognitive Systems. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling Universitätsverlag Bamberg 147-152
Parisi D & Cangelosi A 2002 'A unified simulation scenario for language development, evolution, and historical change' in Cangelosi A; Parisi D Simulating the Evolution of Language Springer 255-276
Cangelosi A & Parisi D 2002 'Computer simulation: A new scientific approach to the study of language evolution' in Cangelosi A; Parisi D Simulating the Evolution of Language Springer 3-28
Cangelosi A, Greco A & Harnad S 2002 'Symbol grounding and the symbolic theft hypothesis' in Cangelosi A; Parisi D Simulating the Evolution of Language Springer 191-210
Cangelosi A & Turner H 2002 'The emergence of language (in Italian)' in Borghi AM; Lachini T The Sciences of Mind Il Mulino 227-224
Conference Papers
Golosio B, Cangelosi A, Gamotina O & Masala GL 2015 'A cognitive neural model of executive functions in natural language processing' //0 //0 196-201 , DOI
Rast AD, Stokes AB, Davies S, Adams SV, Akolkar H, Lester DR, Bartolozzi C, Cangelosi A & Furber S 2015 'Transport-Independent Protocols for Universal AER Communications' //0 //0 675-684 , DOI
Di Nuovo A, Broz F, Belpaeme T, Cangelosi A, Cavallo F, Esposito R, Dario P & IEEE 2014 'A Web Based Multi-Modal Interface for Elderly Users of the Robot-Era Multi-Robot Services' //0 //0 2186-2191
Smith A, Yang C, Ma H, Culverhouse P, Cangelosi A, Burdet E & IEEE 2014 'Biomimetic Joint/Task Space Hybrid Adaptive Control for Bimanual Robotic Manipulation' //0 //0 1013-1018
Smith A, Yang C, Ma H, Culverhouse P, Cangelosi A, Burdet E & IEEE 2014 'Dual Adaptive Control of Bimanual Manipulation with Online Fuzzy Parameter Tuning' //0 //0 560-565
Stoelen MF, Marocco D, Cangelosi A, Bonsignorio F, Balaguer C & IEEE 2014 'Predictive Hebbian Association of Time-Delayed Inputs with Actions in a Developmental Robot Platform' //0 //0 700-707
Peniak M, Cangelosi A & IEEE 2014 'Scaling-up Action Learning Neuro-controllers with GPUs' //0 //0 2519-2524
Di Nuovo A, De La Cruz VM, Cangelosi A, Di Nuovo S & IEEE 2014 'The iCub Learns Numbers: an Embodied Cognition Study' //0 //0 692-699
Adams SV, Rast AD, Patterson C, Galluppi F, Brohan K, Perez-Carrasco J-A, Wennekers T, Furber S & Cangelosi A 2014 'Towards Real-World Neurorobotics: Integrated Neuromorphic Visual Attention' //0 //0 563-570
Seepanomwan K, Caligiore D, Baldassarre G, Cangelosi A & IEEE 2013 'A Cognitive Robotic Model of Mental Rotation' //0 //0 36-43
Peniak M, Morse A, Cangelosi A & IEEE 2013 'Aquila 2.0 Software Architecture for Cognitive Robotics' //0 //0
Vollmer A-L, Wrede B, Rohlfing KJ, Cangelosi A & IEEE 2013 'Do beliefs about a robot's capabilities influence alignment to its actions?' //0 //0
Stramandinoli F, Marocco D, Cangelosi A & IEEE 2013 'Grounding Abstract Action Words through the Hierarchical Organization of Motor Primitives' //0 //0
Di Nuovo AG, Marocco D, Cangelosi A, De La Cruz VM, Di Nuovo S & IEEE 2012 'Mental practice and verbal instructions execution: a cognitive robotics study' //0 //0
Rucinski M, Cangelosi A, Belpaeme T & IEEE 2012 'Robotic Model of the Contribution of Gesture to Learning to Count' //0 //0
Peniak M, Morse A, Larcombe C, Ramirez-Contla S, Cangelosi A & IEEE 2011 'Aquila: An Open-Source GPU-Accelerated Toolkit for Cognitive and Neuro-Robotics Research' //0 //0 1753-1760
Stramadinoli F, Rucinski M, Znajdek J, Rohlfing KJ & Cangelosi A 2011 'From Sensorimotor Knowledge to Abstract Symbolic Representations' //0 //0 269-271 , DOI
Larcombe C, Morse A, Cangelosi A & IEEE 2011 'Learning to React to Abstractions: Accumulating Adaptations in a Humanoid Embodiment' //0 //0
Morse AF, Baxter P, Belpaeme T, Smith LB, Cangelosi A & IEEE 2011 'The Power of Words' //0 //0
Ruini F, Cangelosi A & IEEE 2010 'An Evolutionary Robotics 3D model for autonomous MAVs navigation, target tracking and group coordination' //0 //0
Peniak M, Bentley B, Marocco D, Cangelosi A, Ampatzis C, Izzo D & Biscani F 2010 'An island-model framework for evolving neuro-controllers for planetary rover control' Neural Networks (IJCNN), The 2010 International Joint Conference on //0 //0 1-8
Fontanari JF, Tikhanoff V, Cangelosi A & Perlovsky LI 2009 'A cross-situational algorithm for learning a lexicon using Neural modeling fields' Neural Networks, 2009. IJCNN 2009. International Joint Conference on //0 //0 869-876
Peniak M, Marocco D & Cangelosi A 2009 'Co-evolving controller and sensing abilities in a simulated Mars Rover explorer' Evolutionary Computation, 2009. CEC '09. IEEE Congress on //0 //0 2772-2779
Mazzapioda M, Cangelosi A & Nolfi S 2009 'Evolving morphology and control: A distributed approach' Evolutionary Computation, 2009. CEC '09. IEEE Congress on //0 //0 2217-2224
Ruini F, Cangelosi A, Zetule F & IEEE 2009 'Individual and Cooperative Tasks performed by Autonomous MAV Teams driven by Embodied Neural Network Controllers' //0 //0 859-866
Ruini F, Cangelosi A & Zetule F 2009 'Individual and cooperative tasks performed by autonomous MAV Teams driven by embodied neural network controllers' Neural Networks, 2009. IJCNN 2009. International Joint Conference on //0 //0 2717-2724
Coutinho E & Cangelosi A 2007 'Emotion and Embodiment in Cognitive Agents: from Instincts to Music' Integration of Knowledge Intensive Multi-Agent Systems, 2007. KIMAS 2007. International Conference on //0 //0 133-138
Coutinho E & Cangelosi A 2007 'Modeling emotion and embodiment in multi-agent systems' Hexmoor H; Thompson C Proceedings of 2007 International Conference on Integration of Knowledge Intensive Multi-Agent Systems (KIMAS’07), IEEE Press //0 //0 133-138
Cangelosi A, Hourdakis E, Tikhanoff V & IEEE 2006 'Language acquisition and symbol grounding transfer with neural networks and cognitive robots' //0 //0 1576-1582
Tikhanoff V, Cangelosi A, Fontanari JF & Perlovsky LI 2006 'Scaling up of action repertoire in linguistic cognitive agents' 2007 International Conference on Integration of Knowledge Intensive Multi-Agent Systems //0 //0 162-167
Holden R & Cangelosi A 2005 'A multi-agent based fitness function for evolutionary architecture' //0 //0 291-296
Massera G, Nolfi S & Cangelosi A 2005 'Evolving a simulated robotic arm able to grasp objects' Cangelosi A; Bugmann G; Borisyuk R Modelling Language, Cognition and Action: Proceedings of the 9th Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop, Singapore: World Scientific //0 //0 203-208
Coutinho E, Miranda ER & Cangelosi A 2005 'Towards a Model for Embodied Emotions' Artificial intelligence, 2005. epia 2005. portuguese conference on //0 //0 54-63
Holden R & Cangelosi A 2004 'Limits to locality: Cellular Automata v Pulsed Neural Networks' Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Fire Science and Engineering: Interflam. London: Interscience Communication Publishing //0 //0 761-766
Riga T, Cangelosi A & Greco A 2004 'Symbol grounding transfer with hybrid self-organizing/supervised neural networks' Neural Networks, 2004. Proceedings. 2004 IEEE International Joint Conference on //0 //0 2865-2869 vol.4
Greco A, Riga T & Cangelosi A 2003 'The acquisition of new categories through grounded symbols: An extended connectionist model' //0 //0 763-770
Joyce DW, Richards LV, Cangelosi A & Coventry KR 2002 'Object representation-by-fragments in the visual system: A neurocomputational model' //0 //0 139-143
Cangelosi A & Parisi D 2002 'Simulating the evolution of language' //0 //0
Martinez GC, Cangelosi A, Coventry KR, IEEE, IEEE, IEEE & IEEE 2001 'A hybrid neural network and virtual reality system for spatial language processing' //0 //0 16-21
Cangelosi A, Greco A & Harnad S 2000 'From robotic toil to symbolic theft: grounding transfer from entry-level to higher-level categories' //0 //0 143-162 , DOI PEARL
Cangelosi A 1999 'Evolution of communication using symbol combination in populations of neural networks' Neural Networks, 1999. IJCNN '99. International Joint Conference on //0 //0 4365-4368 vol.6
Cangelosi A 1999 'Heterochrony and adaptation in developing neural networks' //0 //0 1241-1248
Cangelosi A 1999 'Modeling the evolution of communication: From stimulus associations to grounded symbolic associations' //0 //0 654-663
Stramandinoli F, Cangelosi A & Marocco D 0 'Towards the Grounding of Abstract Words: A Neural Network Model for Cognitive Robots' International Joint Conference on Neural Networks San Jose, California 31/07/2011 05/08/2011 PEARL


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