Professor Giorgio Metta
Profiles

Professor Giorgio Metta

Professor of Cognitive Robotics

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

Role

Professor of Cognitive Robotics (part time)
Director of iCub Facility (Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, IIT)
Deputy Director of IIT, delegate to relations with external funding agencies

Qualifications

1994 MSc degree magna cum laude in Electronic Engineering, University of Genoa, Italy
2000 PhD in Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Genoa, Italy
2002 Postdoctoral associate, MIT AI-Lab, MIT, USA
2005 Assistant Professor, University of Genoa, Italy
2006 Researcher, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy
2012 Department Director, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy

Professional membership

IEEE Senior member

Teaching interests

AINT503 - Interactive Intelligent Systems Workshop (MSc Robotics)

Research interests

Giorgio Metta research activities are in the fields of biologically motivated and humanoid robotics and, in particular, in developing humanoid robots that can adapt and learn from experience. His research developed in collaboration with leading European and international scientists from different disciplines like neuroscience, psychology, computer science and robotics. He is the leading force behind the iCub, a de-facto standard in cognitive robotics in Europe (http://www.iCub.org).

Grants & contracts

Selected European projects
ITALK, grant number 214668 (2008-2012)
RobotDoc, grant number 235065 (2010-2014)
Poeticon++, grant number 288362 (2012-2015)
Xperience, grant number 270273 (2011-2015)
Tacman, grant number 610697 (2014-2016)

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Moulin-Frier C, Fischer T, Petit M, Pointeau G, Puigbo J-Y, Pattacini U, Low SC, Camilleri D, Nguyen P & Hoffmann M 2017 'DAC-h3: A Proactive Robot Cognitive Architecture to Acquire and Express Knowledge About the World and the Self' IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems 1-1 , DOI PEARL
Dollar A, Mondada F, Rodriguez A & Metta G 2017 'Open-Source and Widely Disseminated Robot Hardware [From the Guest Editors]' IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine 24, (1) 30-31 , DOI
Fanello SR, Ciliberto C, Noceti N, Metta G & Odone F 2017 'Visual recognition for humanoid robots' Robotics and Autonomous Systems 91, 151-168 , DOI
Lyon C, Nehaniv CL, Saunders J, Belpaeme T, Bisio A, Fischer K, Förster F, Lehmann H, Metta G & Mohan V 2016 'Embodied Language Learning and Cognitive Bootstrapping: Methods and Design Principles' International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems 13, (3) 105-105 , DOI PEARL
Camoriano R, Traversaro S, Rosasco L, Metta G & Nori F 2016 'Incremental Semiparametric Inverse Dynamics Learning' 2016 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION (ICRA) 544-550 Author Site PEARL
Badino L, Canevari C, Fadiga L & Metta G 2016 'Integrating articulatory data in deep neural network-based acoustic modeling' Computer Speech & Language 36, 173-195 , DOI
Roncone A, Hoffmann M, Pattacini U, Fadiga L & Metta G 2016 'Peripersonal Space and Margin of Safety around the Body: Learning Visuo-Tactile Associations in a Humanoid Robot with Artificial Skin' PLOS ONE 11, (10) e0163713-e0163713 , DOI PEARL
Bartolozzi C, Natale L, Nori F & Metta G 2016 'Robots with a sense of touch' Nature materials 15, (9) 921-925 PEARL
Parmiggiani A, Randazzo M, Maggiali M, Metta G, Elisei F & Bailly G 2015 'Design and Validation of a Talking Face for the iCub' International Journal of Humanoid Robotics 12, (03) 1550026-1550026 , DOI
Balaguer C, Asfour T, Metta G, Yokoi K & Monje CA 2015 'Guest Editorial: "Humans and Humanoids Face to Face"' International Journal of Humanoid Robotics 12, (03) 1502001-1502001 , DOI
Jamone L, Natale L, Metta G & Sandini G 2015 'Highly Sensitive Soft Tactile Sensors for an Anthropomorphic Robotic Hand' IEEE Sensors Journal 15, (8) 4226-4233 , DOI
Del Prete A, Nori F, Metta G & Natale L 2015 'Prioritized motion–force control of constrained fully-actuated robots: “Task Space Inverse Dynamics”' Robotics and Autonomous Systems 63, 150-157 , DOI PEARL
Shimizu T, Saegusa R, Ikemoto S, Ishiguro H & Metta G 2015 'Robust sensorimotor representation to physical interaction changes in humanoid motion learning' IEEE Trans Neural Netw Learn Syst 26, (5) 1035-1047 Author Site , DOI
Mastrogiovanni F, Natale L, Cannata G & Metta G 2015 'Special issue on advances in tactile sensing and tactile-based human–robot interaction' Robotics and Autonomous Systems 63, 227-229 , DOI
Lepora NF, Martinez-Hernandez U, Evans M, Natale L, Metta G & Prescott TJ 2015 'Tactile Superresolution and Biomimetic Hyperacuity' IEEE Transactions on Robotics 31, (3) 605-618 , DOI
Maita F, Maiolo L, Minotti A, Pecora A, Ricci D, Metta G, Scandurra G, Giusi G, Ciofi C & Fortunato G 2015 'Ultraflexible Tactile Piezoelectric Sensor Based on Low-Temperature Polycrystalline Silicon Thin-Film Transistor Technology' IEEE Sensors Journal 15, (7) 3819-3826 , DOI
Browatzki B, Tikhanoff V, Metta G, Buelthoff HH & Wallraven C 2014 'Active In-Hand Object Recognition on a Humanoid Robot' IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ROBOTICS 30, (5) 1260-1269 Author Site , DOI
Wilkinson N & Metta G 2014 'Bilateral gain control; an “innate predisposition” for all sorts of things' Frontiers in Neurorobotics 8, , DOI PEARL
Wilkinson NM & Metta G 2014 'Capture of fixation by rotational flow; a deterministic hypothesis regarding scaling and stochasticity in fixational eye movements' Front Syst Neurosci 8, Author Site , DOI PEARL
Badino L, D'Ausilio A, Fadiga L & Metta G 2014 'Computational validation of the motor contribution to speech perception' Top Cogn Sci 6, (3) 461-475 Author Site , DOI
Saegusa R, Metta G, Sandini G & Natale L 2014 'Developmental perception of the self and action' IEEE Trans Neural Netw Learn Syst 25, (1) 183-202 Author Site , DOI
Paikan A, Tikhanoff V, Metta G, Natale L & IEEE 2014 'Enhancing software module reusability using port plug-ins: an experiment with the iCub robot' 2014 IEEE/RSJ INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTELLIGENT ROBOTS AND SYSTEMS (IROS 2014) 1555-1562 Author Site PEARL
Roncone A, Pattacini U, Metta G, Natale L & IEEE 2014 'Gaze Stabilization for Humanoid Robots: a Comprehensive Framework' 2014 14th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids) 259-264 Author Site PEARL
Wilkinson N, Paikan A, Gredebäck G, Rea F & Metta G 2014 'How good? Better. How simple? Simpler. And testable to boot' Dev Sci 17, (6) 831-832 Author Site , DOI
Bisio A, Sciutti A, Nori F, Metta G, Fadiga L, Sandini G & Pozzo T 2014 'Motor contagion during human-human and human-robot interaction' PLoS One 9, (8) Author Site , DOI PEARL
Del Prete A, Mansard N, Nori F, Metta G, Natale L & IEEE 2014 'Partial Force Control of Constrained Floating-Base Robots' 2014 IEEE/RSJ INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTELLIGENT ROBOTS AND SYSTEMS (IROS 2014) 3227-3232 Author Site PEARL
Del Prete A, Romano F, Natale L, Metta G, Sandini G, Nori F & IEEE 2014 'Prioritized Optimal Control' 2014 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION (ICRA) 2540-2545 Author Site PEARL
Wilkinson N, Paikan A, Gredebäck G, Rea F & Metta G 2014 'Staring us in the face? An embodied theory of innate face preference' Dev Sci 17, (6) 809-825 Author Site , DOI
Metta G, Natale L & Lee M 2014 'The Fourth IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob) 2014: Conference Summary and Report' IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development 6, (4) 243-243 , DOI
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
Maiolino P, Maggiali M, Cannata G, Metta G & Natale L 2013 'A Flexible and Robust Large Scale Capacitive Tactile System for Robots' IEEE Sensors Journal 13, (10) 3910-3917 , DOI PEARL
Rea F, Metta G & Bartolozzi C 2013 'Event-driven visual attention for the humanoid robot iCub' Front Neurosci 7, Author Site , DOI PEARL
Fanello SR, Gori I, Metta G & Odone F 2013 'Keep It Simple And Sparse: Real-Time Action Recognition' JOURNAL OF MACHINE LEARNING RESEARCH 14, 2617-2640 Author Site
Canevari C, Badino L, D'Ausilio A, Fadiga L & Metta G 2013 'Modeling speech imitation and ecological learning of auditory-motor maps' Front Psychol 4, Author Site , DOI PEARL
Seminara L, Pinna L, Valle M, Basirico L, Loi A, Cosseddu P, Bonfiglio A, Ascia A, Biso M & Ansaldo A 2013 'Piezoelectric Polymer Transducer Arrays for Flexible Tactile Sensors' IEEE Sensors Journal 13, (10) 4022-4029 , DOI
Gijsberts A & Metta G 2013 'Real-time model learning using Incremental Sparse Spectrum Gaussian Process Regression' Neural Netw 41, 59-69 Author Site , DOI
Sciutti A, Bisio A, Nori F, Metta G, Fadiga L & Sandini G 2013 'Robots can be perceived as goal-oriented agents' INTERACTION STUDIES 14, (3) 329-350 Author Site , DOI
Petit M, Lallee S, Boucher J-D, Pointeau G, Cheminade P, Ognibene D, Chinellato E, Pattacini U, Gori I & Martinez-Hernandez U 2013 'The Coordinating Role of Language in Real-Time Multimodal Learning of Cooperative Tasks' IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development 5, (1) 3-17 , DOI
Sciutti A, Bisio A, Nori F, Metta G, Fadiga L, Pozzo T & Sandini G 2012 'Measuring Human-Robot Interaction Through Motor Resonance' International Journal of Social Robotics 4, (3) 223-234 , DOI
Lallée S, Pattacini U, Lemaignan S, Lenz A, Melhuish C, Natale L, Skachek S, Hamann K, Steinwender J & Sisbot EA 2012 'Towards a Platform-Independent Cooperative Human Robot Interaction System: III. An Architecture for Learning and Executing Actions and Shared Plans' IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development
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
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
Schmitz A, Maiolino P, Maggiali M, Natale L, Cannata G & Metta G 2011 'Methods and Technologies for the Implementation of Large-Scale Robot Tactile Sensors' IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ROBOTICS 27, {389-400}-{389-400} , DOI
Schmitz A, Maiolino P, Maggiali M, Natale L, Cannata G & Metta G 2011 'Methods and Technologies for the Implementation of Large-Scale Robot Tactile Sensors' IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ROBOTICS 27, {389-400}-{389-400} , DOI
2010 'IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development' IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine 5, (1) 61-61 , DOI
Metta G, Natale L, Nori F, Sandini G, Vernon D, Fadiga L, von Hofsten C, Rosander K, Lopes M & Santos-Victor J 2010 'The iCub humanoid robot: An open-systems platform for research in cognitive development' NEURAL NETWORKS 23, (8-9) 1125-1134 , DOI
Mohan V, Morasso P, Metta G & Sandini G 2009 'A biomimetic, force-field based computational model for motion planning and bimanual coordination in humanoid robots' Autonomous Robots 27, (3) 291-307 , DOI
Dahiya RS, Metta G, Valle M, Adami A & Lorenzelli L 2009 'Piezoelectric oxide semiconductor field effect transistor touch sensing devices' APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 95, , DOI
Dahiya RS, Metta G, Valle M, Adami A & Lorenzelli L 2009 'Piezoelectric oxide semiconductor field effect transistor touch sensing devices' APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 95, , DOI
Cheng G, Metta G, Cannata G & Sandini G 2008 'Humanoid technologies: “Know-how”' Robotics and Autonomous Systems 56, (1) 1-3 , DOI
Fitzpatrick P, Metta G & Natale L 2008 'Towards long-lived robot genes' ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS 56, {29-45}-{29-45} , DOI
Fitzpatrick P, Metta G & Natale L 2008 'Towards long-lived robot genes' ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS 56, {29-45}-{29-45} , DOI
Tsagarakis NG, Metta G, Sandini G, Vernon D, Beira R, Becchi F, Righetti L, Santos-Victor J, Ijspeert AJ & Carrozza MC 2007 'iCub: the design and realization of an open humanoid platform for cognitive and neuroscience research' Advanced Robotics 21, (10) 1151-1175 , DOI
Castellini C, Orabona F, Metta G & Sandini G 2007 'Internal models of reaching and grasping' ADVANCED ROBOTICS 21, {1545-1564}-{1545-1564}
Natale L, Orabona F, Metta G & Sandini G 2007 'Sensorimotor coordination in a "baby" robot: learning about objects through grasping' Prog Brain Res 164, 403-424 Author Site , DOI
Craighero L, Metta G, Sandini G & Fadiga L 2007 'The mirror-neurons system: data and models' Prog Brain Res 164, 39-59 Author Site , DOI
Berthouze L & Metta G 2005 'Epigenetic robotics: modelling cognitive development in robotic systems' Cognitive Systems Research 6, (3) 189-192 , DOI
Metta G, Gasteratos A & Sandini G 2004 'Learning to track colored objects with log-polar vision' Mechatronics 14, (9) 989-1006 , DOI
Metta G & Fitzpatrick P 2003 'Better Vision through Manipulation' Adaptive Behavior 11, (2) 109-128 , DOI
Lungarella M, Metta G, Pfeifer R & Sandini G 2003 'Developmental robotics: a survey' Connection Science 15, (4) 151-190 , DOI
Fitzpatrick P & Metta G 2003 'Grounding vision through experimental manipulation' Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 361, (1811) 2165-2185 Author Site , DOI
Natale L, Metta G & Sandini G 2002 'Development of auditory-evoked reflexes: Visuo-acoustic cues integration in a binocular head' Robotics and Autonomous Systems 39, (2) 87-106 , DOI
Panerai F, Metta G & Sandini G 2002 'Learning visual stabilization reflexes in robots with moving eyes' Neurocomputing 48, (1-4) 323-337 , DOI
Gasteratos A, Beltran C, Metta G & Sandini G 2002 'PRONTO: a system for mobile robot navigation via CAD-model guidance' Microprocessors and Microsystems 26, (1) 17-26 , DOI
Manzotti R, Gasteratos A, Metta G & Sandini G 2001 'Disparity Estimation on Log-Polar Images and Vergence Control' Computer Vision and Image Understanding 83, (2) 97-117 , DOI
Metta G & Sandini G 2001 'Embodiment and complex systems' BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES 24, (6) 1068-+ Author Site
Panerai F, Metta G & Sandini G 2000 'Visuo-inertial stabilization in space-variant binocular systems' Robotics and Autonomous Systems 30, (1-2) 195-214 , DOI
Metta G, Sandini G & Konczak J 1999 'A developmental approach to visually-guided reaching in artificial systems' Neural Netw 12, (10) 1413-1427 Author Site
Grosso E, Metta G, Oddera A & Sandini G 1996 'Robust visual servoing in 3-D reaching tasks' IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation 12, (5) 732-742 , DOI
Paikan A, Metta G & Natale L 0 'A representation of robotic behaviors using component port arbitration' Author Site PEARL
Vernon D, Metta G & Sandini G 0 'A survey of artificial cognitive systems: Implications for the autonomous development of mental capabilities in computational agents' IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON EVOLUTIONARY COMPUTATION 11, {151-180}-{151-180} , DOI
Jamone L, Natale L, Nori F, Metta G & Sandini G 0 'AUTONOMOUS ONLINE LEARNING OF REACHING BEHAVIOR IN A HUMANOID ROBOT' INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMANOID ROBOTICS 9, , DOI
Saegusa R, Metta G & Sandini G 0 'Body Definition Based on Visuomotor Correlation' IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS 59, {3199-3210}-{3199-3210} , DOI
Regoli M, Jamali N, Metta G & Natale L 0 'Controlled Tactile Exploration and Haptic Object Recognition' Author Site PEARL
Metta G & Berthouze L 0 'Epigenetic robotics - Modelling cognitive development in robotic systems' INTERACTION STUDIES 7, {129-134}-{129-134} , DOI
Fumagalli M, Ivaldi S, Randazzo M, Natale L, Metta G, Sandini G & Nori F 0 'Force feedback exploiting tactile and proximal force/torque sensing' AUTONOMOUS ROBOTS 33, {381-398}-{381-398} , DOI
Fanello SR, Ciliberto C, Santoro M, Natale L, Metta G, Rosasco L & Odone F 0 'iCub World: Friendly Robots Help Building Good Vision Data-Sets' Author Site 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
Sauser EL, Argall BD, Metta G & Billard AG 0 'Iterative learning of grasp adaptation through human corrections' ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS 60, {55-71}-{55-71} , DOI
Metta G, Cheng G, Asfour T, Caputo B & Tsotsos JK 0 'Representations and Architectures for Cognitive Systems' IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTONOMOUS MENTAL DEVELOPMENT 2, {265-266}-{265-266} , DOI
Shimizu T, Saegusa R, Ikemoto S, Ishiguro H & Metta G 0 'Self-protective whole body motion for humanoid robots based on synergy of global reaction and local reflex' NEURAL NETWORKS 32, {109-118}-{109-118} , DOI
Fitzpatrick P, Needham A, Natale L & Metta G 0 'Shared challenges in object perception on for robots and infants' INFANT AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT 17, {7-24}-{7-24} , DOI
Dahiya RS, Metta G, Cannata G & Valle M 0 'Special Issue on Robotic Sense of Touch' IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ROBOTICS 27, {385-388}-{385-388} , DOI
Dahiya RS, Metta G, Valle M & Sandini G 0 'Tactile Sensing-From Humans to Humanoids' IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ROBOTICS 26, {1-20}-{1-20} , DOI
Mohan V, Morasso P, Zenzeri J, Metta G, Chakravarthy VS & Sandini G 0 'Teaching a humanoid robot to draw ‘Shapes’' AUTONOMOUS ROBOTS 31, {21-53}-{21-53} , DOI
Parmiggiani A, Maggiali M, Natale L, Nori F, Schmitz A, Tsagarakis N, Victor JS, Becchi F, Sandini G & Metta G 0 'THE DESIGN OF THE iCub HUMANOID ROBOT' INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMANOID ROBOTICS 9, , DOI
Mohan V, Morasso P, Metta G & Kasderidis S 0 'The distribution of rewards in sensorimotor maps acquired by cognitive robots through exploration' NEUROCOMPUTING 74, {3440-3455}-{3440-3455} , DOI
Castellini C, Badino L, Metta G, Sandini G, Tavella M, Grimaldi M & Fadiga L 0 'The Use of Phonetic Motor Invariants Can Improve Automatic Phoneme Discrimination' PLOS ONE 6, , DOI PEARL
Dahiya RS, Cattin D, Adami A, Collini C, Barboni L, Valle M, Lorenzelli L, Oboe R, Metta G & Brunetti F 0 'Towards Tactile Sensing System on Chip for Robotic Applications' IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL 11, {3216-3226}-{3216-3226} , DOI
Metta G, Sandini G, Natale L, Craighero L & Fadiga L 0 'Understanding mirror neurons - A bio-robotic approach' INTERACTION STUDIES 7, {197-232}-{197-232} , DOI
Chapters
Metta G 2015 'iCub: an open platform for research in robotics & artificial intelligence' in Armengol E; Boixader D; Grimaldo F IOS Press 5-5 Publisher Site , DOI
Paikan A, Tikhanoff V, Metta G & Natale L 2014 'Enhancing software module reusability using port plug-ins: An experiment with the iCub robot' IEEE 1555-1562 Publisher Site , DOI
Prete AD, Romano F, Natale L, Metta G, Sandini G & Nori F 2014 'Prioritized optimal control' IEEE 2540-2545 Publisher Site , DOI
Natale L, Nori F, Parmiggiani A & Metta G 2014 'Sensorimotor coordination in a humanoid robot: Building intelligence on the iCub' Bioinspired Approaches for Human-Centric Technologies 155-197 , DOI
Fanello SR, Ciliberto C, Santoro M, Natale L, Metta G, Rosasco L & Odone F 2013 'iCub World: Friendly Robots Help Building Good Vision Data-Sets' IEEE Computer Society 700-705 Publisher Site , DOI
Eljaik J, Li Z, Randazzo M, Parmiggiani A, Metta G, Tsagarakis NG & Nori F 2013 'Quantitative Evaluation of Standing Stabilization Using Stiff and Compliant Actuators' in Newman P; Fox D; Hsu D Publisher Site
Natale L, Nori F, Metta G, Fumagalli M, Ivaldi S, Pattacini U, Randazzo M, Schmitz A & Sandini G 2013 'The iCub Platform: A Tool for Studying Intrinsically Motivated Learning' Intrinsically Motivated Learning in Natural and Artificial Systems 433-458
Natale L, Nori F, Metta G, Fumagalli M, Ivaldi S, Pattacini U, Randazzo M, Schmitz A & Sandini G 2013 'The iCub platform: A tool for studying intrinsically motivated learning' Intrinsically Motivated Learning in Natural and Artificial Systems 433-458 , DOI
Vernon D, Metta G & Sandini G 2010 'Embodiment in cognitive systems: On the mutual dependence of cognition and robotics' Advances in Cognitive Systems 1-12 , DOI
Gijsberts A, Metta G & Rothkrantz LJM 2010 'Evolutionary Optimization of Least-Squares Support Vector Machines' in Stahlbock R; Crone SF; Lessmann S Data Mining Springer 277-297 Publisher Site , DOI
Lallee S, Yoshida E, Mallet A, Nori F, Natale L, Metta G, Warneken F & Dominey PF 2010 'Human-robot cooperation based on interaction learning' 491-536 , DOI
Fumagalli M, Gijsberts A, Ivaldi S, Jamone L, Metta G, Natale L, Nori F & Sandini G 2010 'Learning to exploit proximal force sensing: A comparison approach' 149-167 , DOI
Morasso P, Mohan V, Metta G & Sandini G 2009 'Motion planning and bimanual coordination in humanoid robots' 169-185 , DOI
Nori F, Metta G & Sandini G 2008 'Exploiting motor modules in modular contexts in humanoid robotics' Robust Intelligent Systems 209-229 , DOI
Arbib MA, Metta G & Smagt PPVD 2008 'Neurorobotics: From Vision to Action' in Siciliano B; Khatib O Springer Handbook of Robotics Springer 1453-1480 Publisher Site , DOI
Tikhanoff V, Cangelosi A, Tani J & Metta G 2008 'Towards language acquisition in autonomous robots' in Bullock S; Noble J; Watson RA; Bedau MA MIT Press 808-808 Publisher Site
Sandini G, Metta G & Natale L 2005 'Cognitive Development in a Humanoid Robot' 226-226 Publisher Site
Orabona F, Metta G & Sandini G 2005 'Object-based Visual Attention: a Model for a Behaving Robot' IEEE Computer Society 89-89 Publisher Site , DOI
Panerai F, Metta G & Sandini G 2000 'Learning VOR-like stabilization reflexes in robots' 95-102 Publisher Site
Manzotti R, Metta G & Sandini G 1999 'The Role of Emotions in Sensor-Motor Learning' in Masulli F; Parenti R ICSC Academic Press, Rochester, NY, USA Publisher Site
Conference Papers
Tisi S, Saliceti S, Pucci D, Silvestri P, Nori F & Metta G 2017 'DESIGN AND VALIDATION OF A SERIES ROTARY ELASTIC ACTUATOR FOR HUMANOID ROBOTS' 783-790
Metta G, Natale L, Nori F & Sandini G 2017 'Force Control and Reaching Movements on the iCub Humanoid Robot' , DOI
Nguyen PDH, Hoffmann M, Pattacini U & Metta G 2016 'A fast heuristic Cartesian space motion planning algorithm for many-DoF robotic manipulators in dynamic environments' 884-891
Cicala G, Khalili A, Metta G, Natale L, Pathak S, Pulina L & Tacchella A 2016 'Engineering Approaches and Methods to Verify Software in Autonomous Systems' 1683-1700 , DOI
Yau WY, Omori T, Zhao S, Osawa H & Metta G 2016 'HAI 2016 chairs' welcome' iii-iv
Lehmann H, Sureshbabu AV, Parmiggiani A & Metta G 2016 'Head and Face Design for a New Humanoid Service Robot' 382-391 , DOI
Regoli M, Pattacini U, Metta G & Natale L 2016 'Hierarchical Grasp Controller using Tactile Feedback' 387-394
Lehmann H, Roncone A, Pattacini U & Metta G 2016 'Physiologically Inspired Blinking Behavior for a Humanoid Robot' 83-93 , DOI
Paikan A, Pattacini U, Domenichelli D, Randazzo M, Metta G, Natale L & IEEE 2015 'A Best-Effort Approach for Run-Time Channel Prioritization in Real-Time Robotic Application' 1799-1805
Sureshbabu AV, Metta G, Parmiggiani A & IEEE 2015 'A new cost effective robot hand for the iCub humanoid' 750-757
Jamali N, Maggiali M, Giovannini F, Metta G, Natale L & IEEE 2015 'A New Design of a Fingertip for the iCub Hand' 2705-2710
Maita F, Maiolo L, Minotti A, Pecora A, Fortunato G, Ricci D, Metta G & IEEE 2015 'Flexible Double Stage POSTFT Based on Poly-Si Technology for Robotic Skin Application' 1313-1316
Roncone A, Hoffmann M, Pattacini U, Metta G & IEEE 2015 'Learning peripersonal space representation through artificial skin for avoidance and reaching with whole body surface' 3366-3373
Mar T, Tikhanoff V, Metta G, Natale L & IEEE 2015 'Multi-model approach based on 3D functional features for tool affordance learning in robotics' 482-489
Cingolani R, Metta G & IEEE 2015 'Nanotechnology for Humans and Humanoids A vision of the use of nanotechnology in future robotics' 600-603
Mar T, Tikhanoff V, Metta G, Natale L & IEEE 2015 'Self-supervised learning of grasp dependent tool affordances on the iCub Humanoid robot' 3200-3206
Paikan A, Schiebener D, Waechter M, Asfour T, Metta G & Natale L 2015 'Transferring Object Grasping Knowledge and Skill Across Different Robotic Platforms' 498-503
Fanello SR, Pattacini U, Gori I, Tikhanoff V, Randazzo M, Roncone A, Odone F, Metta G & IEEE 2014 '3D Stereo Estimation and Fully Automated Learning of Eye-Hand Coordination in Humanoid Robots' 1028-1035
Parmiggiani A, Randazzo M, Natale L, Metta G & IEEE 2014 'An alternative approach to robot safety' 484-489
Parmiggiani A, Randazzo M, Maggiali M, Elisei F, Bailly G, Metta G & IEEE 2014 'An articulated talking face for the iCub' 1-6
Badino L, Canevari C, Fadiga L, Metta G & IEEE 2014 'AN AUTO-ENCODER BASED APPROACH TO UNSUPERVISED LEARNING OF SUBWORD UNITS'
Fanello SR, Noceti N, Ciliberto C, Metta G, Odone F & IEEE 2014 'Ask the image: supervised pooling to preserve feature locality' 851-858 , DOI
Roncone A, Hoffmann M, Pattacini U, Metta G & IEEE 2014 'Automatic kinematic chain calibration using artificial skin: self-touch in the iCub humanoid robot' 2305-2312
Wilkinson N & Metta G 2014 'Bilateral mutual gain control, beamforming, and Being There'
Horii T, Nagai Y, Natale L, Giovannini F, Metta G, Asada M & IEEE 2014 'Compensation for Tactile Hysteresis Using Gaussian Process with Sensory Markov Property' 993-998
Horii T, Giovannini F, Nagai Y, Natale L, Metta G & Asada M 2014 'Contact force estimation from flexible tactile sensor values considering hysteresis by Gaussian process' 137-138 , DOI
Jamone L, Fumagalli M, Natale L, Nori F, Metta G, Sandini G & IEEE 2014 'Control of physical interaction through tactile and force sensing during visually guided reaching' 1360-1365
Fanello SR, Noceti N, Metta G & Odone F 2014 'Dictionary based pooling for object categorization' 269-274
Ciliberto C, Fiorio L, Maggiali M, Natale L, Rosasco L, Metta G, Sandini G, Nori F & IEEE 2014 'Exploiting global force torque measurements for local compliance estimation in tactile arrays' 3994-3999
Fortunato G, Maiolo L, Maita F, Minotti A, Mirabella S, Strano V, Metta G, Ricci D & Pecora A 2014 'Flexible Sensors Based on Low-Temperature Polycrystalline Silicon Thin Film Transistor' 165-173 , DOI
Pathak S, Metta G, Tacchella A & IEEE 2014 'Is verification a requisite for safe adaptive robots?' 3399-3402
Fortunato G, Maiolo L, Maita F, Minotti A, Mirabella S, Strano V, Metta G, Ricci D, Pecora A & IEEE 2014 'LTPS TFT Technology on Flexible Substrates for Sensor Applications' 311-314
Rea F, Sandini G, Metta G & IEEE 2014 'Motor biases in visual attention for a humanoid robot' 779-786
Gori I, Pattacini U, Tikhanoff V, Metta G & IEEE 2014 'Three-Finger Precision Grasp on Incomplete 3D Point Clouds' 5366-5373
Gori I, Fanello SR, Odone F, Metta G & IEEE 2013 'A Compositional Approach for 3D Arm-Hand Action Recognition' 126-131
Paikan A, Metta G, Natale L & IEEE 2013 'A port-arbitrated mechanism for behavior selection in humanoid robotics'
Saegusa R, Metta G, Sandini G, Natale L & IEEE 2013 'Action Learning based on Developmental Body Perception' 1866-1871
Martinez-Hernandez U, Dodd TJ, Natale L, Metta G, Prescott TJ & Lepora NF 2013 'Active contour following to explore object shape with robot touch' 341-346
Lohan KS, Rea F & Metta G 2013 'Can a robotic attention system simulate infant gazing behavior?' 245-251 , DOI
Barron-Gonzalez H, Porrill J, Lepora NF, Chinellato E, Metta G & Prescott TJ 2013 'Cerebellum-based Adaptation for Fine Haptic Control over the Space of Uncertain Surfaces' 353-358
Lallee S, Hamann K, Steinwender J, Warneken F, Martienz U, Barron-Gonzales H, Pattacini U, Gori I, Petit M & Metta G 2013 'Cooperative Human Robot Interaction Systems: IV. Communication of Shared Plans with Naive Humans using Gaze and Speech' 129-136
Saegusa R, Metta G, Sandini G, Natale L & IEEE 2013 'Developmental Action Perception for Manipulative Interaction' 4967-4972
Pathak S, Pulina L, Metta G & Tacchella A 2013 'Ensuring safety of policies learned by reinforcement: Reaching objects in the presence of obstacles with the iCub' 170-175
Tikhanoff V, Pattacini U, Natale L, Metta G & IEEE 2013 'Exploring affordances and tool use on the iCub' 130-137
Pathak S, Pulina L, Metta G & Tacchella A 2013 'How to abstract intelligence? If verification is in order' 58-63
Nori F, Sandini G & Metta G 2013 'Model of cyclotorsion in a Tendon Driven Eyeball: theoretical model and qualitative evaluation on a robotic platform' 5981-5987
Fanello SR, Noceti N, Metta G & Odone F 2013 'Multi-class image classification: Sparsity does it better' 800-807
Ciliberto C, Fanello SR, Santoro M, Natale L, Metta G & Rosasco L 2013 'On the Impact of Learning Hierarchical Representations for Visual Recognition in Robotics' 3759-3764
Fanello SR, Gori I, Metta G & Odone F 2013 'One-Shot Learning for Real-Time Action Recognition' 31-40
Gori I, Pattacini U, Tikhanoff V, Metta G & IEEE 2013 'Ranking the Good Points: A Comprehensive Method for Humanoid Robots to Grasp Unknown Objects'
Canevari C, Badino L, Fadiga L & Metta G 2013 'Relevance-weighted-reconstruction of articulatory features in deep-neural-network-based acoustic-to-articulatory mapping' 1297-1301
Canevari C, Badino L, Fadiga L & Metta G 2013 'Relevance-Weighted-Reconstruction of Articulatory Features in Deep-Neural-Network-Based Acoustic-to-Articulatory Mapping' 1296-1300
Vahrenkamp N, Kroehnert M, Ulbrich S, Asfour T, Metta G, Dillmann R & Sandini G 2013 'Simox: A Robotics Toolbox for Simulation, Motion and Grasp Planning' 585-+
Fanello SR, Ciliberto C, Natale L, Metta G & IEEE 2013 'Weakly Supervised Strategies for Natural Object Recognition in Robotics' 4223-4229
Ciliberto C, Fanello SR, Natale L, Metta G, IEEE & Japan RSO 2012 'A Heteroscedastic Approach to Independent Motion Detection for Actuated Visual Sensors' 3907-3913
Mastrogiovanni F, Cannata G, Natale L, Metta G & Machinery AC 2012 'Advances in Tactile Sensing and Touch based Human-Robot Interaction' 489-489
Gori I, Fanello SR, Metta G, Odone F & IEEE 2012 'All Gestures You Can: A Memory Game Against A Humanoid Robot' 330-336
Del Prete A, Nori F, Metta G, Natale L, IEEE & Japan RSO 2012 'Control of Contact Forces: the Role of Tactile Feedback for Contact Localization' 4048-4053
Badino L, Canevari C, Fadiga L, Metta G & IEEE 2012 'DEEP-LEVEL ACOUSTIC-TO-ARTICULATORY MAPPING FOR DBN-HMM BASED PHONE RECOGNITION' 370-375
Gori I, Pattacini U, Nori F, Metta G, Sandini G & IEEE 2012 'DForC: a Real-Time Method for Reaching, Tracking and Obstacle Avoidance in Humanoid Robots' 544-551
Lepora NF, Martinez-Hernandez U, Barron-Gonzalez H, Evans M, Metta G, Prescott TJ, IEEE & Japan RSO 2012 'Embodied hyperacuity from Bayesian perception: Shape and position discrimination with an iCub fingertip sensor' 4638-4643
Vahrenkamp N, Asfour T, Metta G, Sandini G, Dillmann R & IEEE 2012 'Manipulability Analysis' 568-573
Seminara L, Pinna L, Valle M, Basirico L, Loi A, Cosseddu P, Bonfiglio A, Ascia A, Biso M & Ansaldo A 2012 'Piezoelectric polymer transducer arrays for flexible tactile sensors' 889-892
Dahiya RS, Cattin D, Adami A, Collini C, Barboni L, Valle M, Lorenzelli L, Oboe R, Metta G & Brunetti F 2012 'Tactile sensing systems based on POSFET sensing arrays' 181-186 , DOI
Parmiggiani A, Metta G, Tsagarakis N & IEEE 2012 'The mechatronic design of the new legs of the iCub robot' 481-486
Randazzo M, Fumagalli M, Nori F, Natale L, Metta G, Sandini G & IEEE 2011 'A comparison between joint level torque sensing and proximal F/T sensor torque estimation: implementation on the iCub' 4161-4167
Randazzo M, Fumagalli M, Nori F, Natale L, Metta G & Sandini G 2011 'A comparison between joint level torque sensing and proximal F/T sensor torque estimation: Implementation on the iCub' 4161-4167 , DOI
McCarthy C, Metta G & IEEE 2011 'Biologically-inspired time and location of impact prediction from optical flow'
Saegusa R, Natale L, Metta G, Sandini G & IEEE 2011 'Cognitive Robotics - Active Perception of the Self and Others -' 419-426
Ivaldi S, Fumagalli M, Randazzo M, Nori F, Metta G & Sandini G 2011 'Computing robot internal/external wrenches by means of inertial, tactile and F/T sensors: Theory and implementation on the iCub' 521-528 , DOI
Bartolozzi C, Rea F, Clercq C, Fasnacht DB, Indiveri G, Hofstätter M & Metta G 2011 'Embedded neuromorphic vision for humanoid robots' , DOI
Ascia A, Biso M, Ansaldo A, Schmitz A, Ricci D, Natale L, Metta G, Sandini G & IEEE 2011 'Improvement of tactile capacitive sensors of the humanoid robot iCub's fingertips' 504-507
Gijsberts A, Metta G & IEEE 2011 'Incremental Learning of Robot Dynamics using Random Features' 951-956
Gijsberts A & Metta G 2011 'Incremental sensorimotor learning with constant update complexity' 58-59
Ciliberto C, Smeraldi F, Natale L & Metta G 2011 'Online multiple instance learning applied to hand detection in a humanoid robot' 1526-1532 , DOI
Ciliberto C, Pattacini U, Natale L, Nori F & Metta G 2011 'Reexamining Lucas-Kanade method for real-time independent motion detection: Application to the iCub humanoid robot' 4154-4160 , DOI
Del Prete A, Denei S, Natale L, Mastrogiovanni F, Nori F, Cannata G & Metta G 2011 'Skin spatial calibration using force/torque measurements' 3694-3700 , DOI
Metta G, Natale L, Nori F & Sandini G 2011 'The iCub project: An open source platform for research in embodied cognition' 24-26 , DOI
Lallée S, Pattacini U, Boucher JD, Lemaignan S, Lenz A, Melhuish C, Natale L, Skachek S, Hamann K & Steinwender J 2011 'Towards a Platform-Independent Cooperative Human-Robot Interaction System: II. Perception, Execution and Imitation of Goal Directed Actions'
Lallée S, Pattacini U, Boucher JD, Lemaignan S, Lenz A, Melhuish C, Natale L, Skachek S, Hamann K & Steinwender J 2011 'Towards a platform-independent cooperative human-robot interaction system: II. Perception, execution and imitation of goal directed actions' 2895-2902 , DOI
Ivaldi S, Fumagalli M, Nori F, Baglietto M, Metta G, Sandini G & IEEE 2010 'Approximate optimal control for reaching and trajectory planning in a humanoid robot' 1290-1296 , DOI
Metta G 2010 'CHRIS project: Cooperative human robot interaction systems'
Randazzo M, Fumagalli M, Metta G & Sandini G 2010 'Closed loop control of a rotational joint driven by two antagonistic dielectric elastomer actuators' BarCohen Y 1000 20TH ST, PO BOX 10, BELLINGHAM, WA 98227-0010 USA SPIE-INT SOC OPTICAL ENGINEERING , DOI
Schmitz A, Pattacini U, Nori F, Natale L, Metta G & Sandini G 2010 'Design, realization and sensorization of the dexterous iCub hand' 186-191 , DOI
Randazzo M, Fumagalli M, Nori F, Metta G & Sandini G 2010 'Force Control of a Tendon Driven Joint Actuated by Dielectric Elastomers' 456-459
Barboni L, Dahiya RS, Metta G, Valle M & IEEE 2010 'Interface Electronics Design for POSFET Devices Based Tactile Sensing Systems' 686-690
Cangelosi A, Belpaeme T, Morse A, Marocco D, Peniak M, Larcombe C, Metta G, Sandini G, Fadiga L & Nori F 2010 'ITALK: Integration and transfer of action and language knowledge in robots'
Kormushev P, Calinon S, Saegusa R & Metta G 2010 'Learning the skill of archery by a humanoid robot iCub' 417-423 , DOI
Cannata G, Dahiya R, Maggiali M, Mastrogiovanni F, Metta G & Valle M 2010 'Modular skin for humanoid robot systems'
Dahiya RS, Metta G, Valle M, Lorenzelli L & Adami A 2010 'Piezo-polymer-FET devices based tactile sensors for humanoid robots' 369-372 , DOI
Metta G, Natale L, Nori F, Pattacini U, Sandini G, Vernon D, Santos-Victor J, Bernardino A, Lopes M & Montesano L 2010 'Robotic open-architecture technology for cognition, understanding, and behaviours - FP6-IST-004370'
Saegusa R, Metta G & Robotics GS 2010 'Self-body discovery based on visuomotor coherence' 356-362 , DOI
Fitzpatrick P, Natale L & Metta G 2010 'YARP, a thin middleware for (humanoid) robots' 9-10
Fumagalli M, Jamone L, Metta G, Natale L, Nori F, Parmiggiani A, Randazzo M & Sandini G 2009 'A force sensor for the control of a human-like tendon driven neck' 478-485 , DOI
Saegusa R, Metta G & Sandini G 2009 'Active learning for sensorimotor coordinations of autonomous robots' 701-706 , DOI
Ivaldi S, Baglietto M, Metta G & Zoppoli R 2009 'An Application of Receding-Horizon Neural Control in Humanoid Robotics' Magni L; Raimondo DM; Allgower F HEIDELBERGER PLATZ 3, D-14197 BERLIN, GERMANY SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN {541-550}-{541-550}
Dahiya RS, Valle M, Metta G & Lorenzelli L 2009 'Bio inspired Tactile Sensing Arrays' RodriguezVazquez AB; CarmonaGalan RA; LinanCembrano G 1000 20TH ST, PO BOX 10, BELLINGHAM, WA 98227-0010 USA SPIE-INT SOC OPTICAL ENGINEERING , DOI
Courtney P, Michel O, Cangelosi A, Tikhanoff V, Metta G, Natale L, Nori F & Kernbach S 2009 'Cognitive systems platforms using open source' 139-168 , DOI
Dahiya RS, Valle M, Metta G, Lorenzelli L & Adami A 2009 'Design and fabrication of posfet devices for tactile sensing' 1881-1884 , DOI
Dahiya RS, Metta G, Valle M & IEEE 2009 'Development of Fingertip Tactile Sensing Chips for Humanoid Robots' 533-+
Parmiggiani A, Randazzo M, Natale L, Metta G & Sandini G 2009 'Joint torque sensing for the upper-body of the iCub humanoid robot' 15-20 , DOI
Sciutti A, Nori F, Metta G, Pozzo T & Sandini G 2009 'Learning to intercept targets driven by force fields: effects of modulus and orientation variability' 34-34
Metta G, Sandini G, Vernon D, Natale L & Nori F 2008 'The iCub humanoid robot: an open platform for research in embodied cognition' 19/08/2008 21/08/2008 New York, NY, USA ACM 50-56 Publisher Site , DOI
Metta G, Sandini G, Vernon D, Natale L & Nori F 2008 'The iCub humanoid robot: an open platform for research in embodied cognition' PerMIS '08 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Gaithersburg, MD, USA 19/08/2008 21/08/2008 New York, NY, USA ACM 50-56 Publisher Site , DOI
Degallier S, Righetti L, Natale L, Nori F, Metta G & Ijspeert A 2008 'A modular bio-inspired architecture for movement generation for the infant-like robot iCub' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {883-888}-{883-888}
Degallier S, Righetti L, Natale L, Nori F, Metta G & Ijspeert A 2008 'A modular bio-inspired architecture for movement generation for the infant-like robot iCub' 795-800 , DOI
Schmitz A, Maggiali M, Randazzo M, Natale L & Metta G 2008 'A Prototype Fingertip with High Spatial Resolution Pressure Sensing for the Robot iCub' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {430-435}-{430-435}
Schmitz A, Maggiali M, Randazzo M, Natale L & Metta G 2008 'A prototype fingertip with high spatial resolution pressure sensing for the robot iCub' 423-428 , DOI
Randazzo M, Buzio R, Metta G, Sandini G & Valbusa U 2008 'An Architecture for the Semiautomatic Fabrication of Multilayer Stacked Contractile and Expanding Dielectric Elastomer Actuators' 876-+
Cannata G, Maggiali M, Metta G & Sandini G 2008 'An embedded artificial skin for humanoid robots' 434-438 , DOI
Tikhanoff V, Cangelosi A, Fitzpatrick P, Metta G, Natale L & Nori F 2008 'An open-source simulator for cognitive robotics research: The prototype of the iCub humanoid robot simulator' 57-61 , DOI
Dominey PF, Metta G, Nori F & Natale L 2008 'Anticipation and Initiative in Human-Humanoid Interaction' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {340-346}-{340-346}
Dominey PF, Metta G, Nori F & Natale L 2008 'Anticipation and initiative in human-humanoid interaction' 693-699 , DOI
Randazzo M, Buzio R, Metta G, Sandini G & Valbusa U 2008 'Architecture for the semi-automatic fabrication and assembly of thin-film based dielectric elastomer actuators' , DOI
Dahiya RS, Valle M, Metta G, Lorenzelli L & Pedrotti S 2008 'Deposition, processing and characterization of P(VDFTrFE) thin films for sensing applications' 490-493 , DOI
Dahiya RS, Valle M, Metta G & Lorenzelli L 2008 'Modeling of lossy piezoelectric polymers in SPICE - art. no. 69260Y' Lindner DK 1000 20TH ST, PO BOX 10, BELLINGHAM, WA 98227-0010 USA SPIE-INT SOC OPTICAL ENGINEERING {Y9260}-{Y9260}
Saegusa R, Sakka S, Metta G & Sandini G 2008 'Sensory prediction learning - How to model the self and the environment' 269-275
Dahiya RS, Valle M, Metta G, Lorenzelli L & IEEE 2008 'SPICE Model of Lossy Piezoelectric Polymers' 518-+
Nori F, Natale L, Sandini G & Metta G 2007 'Autonomous learning of 3D reaching in a humanoid robot' 1142-1147 , DOI
Natale L, Nori F, Sandini G & Metta G 2007 'Learning precise 3D reaching in a humanoid robot' 324-329 , DOI
Vernon D, Metta G & Sandini G 2007 'The iCub cognitive architecture: Interactive development in a humanoid robot' 122-127 , DOI
Sandini G, Metta G & Vernon D 2007 'The iCub cognitive humanoid robot: An open-system research platform for enactive cognition' 358-369
Nori F, Metta G, Jamone L & Sandini G 2006 'Adaptive combination of motor primitives' 193-196
Orabona F, Metta G & Sandini G 2006 'Learning association fields from natural images' , DOI
Tsagarakis NG, Sinclair M, Becchi F, Metta G, Sandini G, Caldwell DG & IEEE 2006 'Lower body design of the 'iCub' a human-baby like crawling robot' 450-+ , DOI
Hinojosa WM, Tsagarakis NG, Metta G, Becchi F, Sandini G & Caldwell DG 2006 'Performance assessment of a 3 DOF differential based waist joint for the "iCub" baby humanoid robot' 195-201 , DOI
Stellin G, Cappiello G, Roccella S, Carrozza MC, Dario P, Metta G, Sandini G & Becchi F 2006 'Preliminary design of an anthropomorphic dexterous hand for a 2-years-old Humanoid: towards cognition' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {73-78}-{73-78}
Stellin G, Cappiello G, Roccella S, Carrozza MC, Dario P, Metta G, Sandini G & Becchi F 2006 'Preliminary design of an anthropomorphic dexterous hand for a 2-years-old humanoid: Towards cognition' 290-295 , DOI
Natale L, Orabona F, Metta G, Sandini G & IEEE 2005 'Exploring the world through grasping: a developmental approach' 559-565 , DOI
Natale L, Orabona F, Berton F, Metta G, Sandini G & IEEE 2005 'From sensorimotor development to object perception' 226-231
Sandini G, Metta G, Vernon D & IEEE 2004 'RobotCub: An open framework for research in embodied cognition' 13-32
Metta G, Fitzpatrick P, IEEE & IEEE 2003 'Early integration of vision and manipulation' 2703-2703
Sandini G, Metta G, Natale L, Rao S & Manzotti R 2003 'Exploiting eye-head-arm coordination for the cognitive development of a baby humanoid' , DOI
Fitzpatrick P, Metta G, Natale L, Rao S, Sandini G, IEEE & IEEE 2003 'Learning about objects through action - Initial steps towards artificial cognition' 3140-3145
Sandini G & Metta G 2003 'Retina-like sensors: Motivations, technology and applications' 251-262
Fitzpatrick PM, Metta G, IEEE & IEEE 2002 'Towards manipulation-driven vision' 43-48
Panerai F, Metta G & Sandini G 2000 'Adaptive image stabilization: a need for vision-based active robotic agents' 98-104
Winter M, Metta G & Sandini G 2000 'Adding reinforcement learning features to the neural-gas method' 539-542 , DOI
Carlevarino A, Martinotti R, Metta G & Sandini G 2000 'An incremental growing neural network and its application to robot control' 323-328 , DOI
Metta G, Panerai F & Sandini G 2000 'Babybot: a biologically inspired developing robotic agent' 42-53 , DOI
Metta G, Manzotti R, Panerai F & Sandini G 2000 'Development: Is it the right way towards humanoid robotics?' 249-256
Winter M, Metta G & Sandini C 2000 'Neural-gas for function approximation: A heuristic for minimizing the local estimation error' 535-538 , DOI
Gasteratos A, Martinotti R, Metta G & Sandini G 2000 'Precise 3D measurements with a high resolution stereo head' 171-176 , DOI
Metta G, Sandini G, Konczak J, IEEE, IEEE, IEEE & IEEE 1998 'A developmental approach to sensori-motor coordination in artificial systems' 3388-3393
SANDINI G, GANDOLFO F, METTA G, ODDERA A & IEEE CSOC 1993 'THE ROLE OF VISION IN 2-ARMS MANIPULATION' 622-624
Orabona F, Metta G & Sandini G 0 'A proto-object based visual attention model' Paletta L; Rome E HEIDELBERGER PLATZ 3, D-14197 BERLIN, GERMANY SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN {198-215}-{198-215}
Schmitz A, Maggiali M, Natale L, Bonino B & Metta G 0 'A Tactile Sensor for the Fingertips of the Humanoid Robot iCub' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {2212-2217}-{2212-2217}
Nori F, Jamone L, Sandini G & Metta G 0 'Accurate Control of a Human-like Tendon-driven Neck' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {371-378}-{371-378}
Saegusa R, Metta G & Sandini G 0 'Active Learning for Multiple Sensorimotor Coordination Based on State Confidence' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {2598-2603}-{2598-2603} , DOI
Saegusa R, Metta G & Sandini G 0 'Active Learning for Sensorimotor Coordinations of Autonomous Robots' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {698-703}-{698-703}
Saegusa R, Metta G, Sandini G & Sakka S 0 'Active Motor Babbling for Sensorimotor Learning' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {794-799}-{794-799} , DOI
Browatzki B, Tikhanoff V, Metta G, Buelthoff HH & Wallraven C 0 'Active Object Recognition on a Humanoid Robot' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {2021-2028}-{2021-2028}
Saegusa R, Natale L, Metta G & Sandini G 0 'Active Perception for Action Mirroring' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {2865-2872}-{2865-2872}
Shimizu T, Saegusa R, Ikemoto S, Ishiguro H & Metta G 0 'Adaptive Self-Protective Motion based on Reflex Control' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {2860-2864}-{2860-2864}
Cannata G, Maggiali M, Metta G & Sandini G 0 'An Embedded Artificial Skin for Humanoid Robots' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {170-174}-{170-174}
Pattacini U, Nori F, Natale L, Metta G & Sandini G 0 'An Experimental Evaluation of a Novel Minimum-Jerk Cartesian Controller for Humanoid Robots' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {1668-1674}-{1668-1674}
Nori F, Natale L, Sandini G & Metta G 0 'Autonomous learning of 3D reaching in a humanoid robot' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {1148-1153}-{1148-1153}
Dahiya RS, Adami A, Valle M, Lorenzelli L & Metta G 0 'CMOS Implementation of POSFET Tactile Sensing Arrays with On Chip Readout' Mauri JL; Hovem JM; Vasseur JP; Dini C 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {80-83}-{80-83} , DOI
Courtney P, Michel O, Cangelosi A, Tikhanoff V, Metta G, Natale L, Nori F & Kernbach S 0 'Cognitive Systems Platforms using Open Source' Madhavan R; Tubstel E; Messina E 233 SPRING STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10013, UNITED STATES SPRINGER {139-168}-{139-168} , DOI
Mohan V, Zenzeri J, Morasso P & Metta G 0 'Composing and Coordinating body models of arbitrary connectivity and redundancy: A biomimmetic field computing approach' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {3537-3542}-{3537-3542} , DOI
Beira R, Lopes M, Praca M, Santos-Victor J, Bernardino A, Metta G, Becchi F & Saltaren R 0 'Design of the Robot-Cub (iCub) head' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {94-100}-{94-100}
Duran B, Metta G & Sandini G 0 'Emergence of smooth pursuit using chaos' Serugendo GDM; MartinFlatin JP; Jelasity M; Zambonelli F 10662 LOS VAQUEROS CIRCLE, PO BOX 3014, LOS ALAMITOS, CA 90720-1264 USA IEEE COMPUTER SOC {269-272}-{269-272} , DOI
Bartolozzi C, Clercq C, Mandloi N, Rea F, Indiveri G, Fasnacht D, Metta G, Hofstaetter M & Benosman R 0 'eMorph: Towards Neuromorphic Robotic Vision' Giacobino E; Pfeifer R SARA BURGERHARTSTRAAT 25, PO BOX 211, 1000 AE AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV {163-165}-{163-165} , DOI
Fumagalli M, Randazzo M, Nori F, Natale L, Metta G & Sandini G 0 'Exploiting Proximal F/T Measurements for the iCub Active Compliance' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {1870-1876}-{1870-1876}
Jamone L, Metta G, Nori F & Sandini G 0 'James: A humanoid robot acting over an unstructured world' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {143-150}-{143-150} , DOI
Nava R NE, Metta G, Sandini G & Tikhanoff V 0 'KINEMATIC AND DYNAMIC SIMULATIONS FOR THE DESIGN OF ICUB UPPER-BODY STRUCTURE' THREE PARK AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10016-5990 USA AMER SOC MECHANICAL ENGINEERS {413-421}-{413-421}
Natale L, Nori F, Sandini G & Metta G 0 'Learning precise 3D reaching in a humanoid robot' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {217-222}-{217-222}
Jamone L, Fumagalli M, Metta G, Natale L, Nori F & Sandini G 0 'Machine-Learning Based Control of a Human-like Tendon-driven Neck' Rakotondrabe M; Ivan IA 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {859-865}-{859-865} , DOI
Wilkinson N, Metta G & Gredeback G 0 'Modelling the face-to-face effect: Sensory population dynamics and active vision can contribute to perception of social context' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE
Gijsberts A, Tommasi T, Metta G & Caputo B 0 'Object Recognition using Visuo-Affordance Maps' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {1572-1578}-{1572-1578}
Ciliberto C, Smeraldi F, Natale L & Metta G 0 'Online Multiple Instance Learning Applied to Hand Detection in a Humanoid Robot' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {1526-1532}-{1526-1532}
Saegusa R, Metta G & Sandini G 0 'Own Body Perception based on Visuomotor Correlation' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE
Dahiya RS, Metta G & Valle M 0 'Piezoelectric Polymer Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor (POSFET) Devices for Touch Sensing' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {101-105}-{101-105}
Dahiya RS, Valle M, Metta G & Lorenzelli L 0 'POSFET based tactile sensor arrays' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {1075-1078}-{1075-1078} , DOI
Dahiya RS, Lorenzelli L, Metta G & Valle M 0 'POSFET Devices Based Tactile Sensing Arrays' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {893-896}-{893-896}
Ciliberto C, Pattacini U, Natale L, Nori F & Metta G 0 'Reexamining Lucas-Kanade Method for Real-Time Independent Motion Detection: Application to the iCub Humanoid Robot' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {4154-4160}-{4154-4160}
Saegusa R, Metta G & Sandini G 0 'Robot hand discovery based on visuomotor coherence' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {1732-1737}-{1732-1737} , DOI
Metta G, Natale L, Pathak S, Pulina L & Tacchella A 0 'Safe and Effective Learning: a Case Study' Rakotondrabe M; Ivan IA 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {4809-4814}-{4809-4814} , DOI
Metta G, Natale L, Pathak S, Pulina L & Tacchella A 0 'Safe Learning with Real-Time Constraints: A Case Study' GarciaPedrajas N; Herrera F; Fyfe C; Benitez JM; Ali M HEIDELBERGER PLATZ 3, D-14197 BERLIN, GERMANY SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN {133-142}-{133-142}
Saegusa R, Nori F, Sandini G, Metta G & Sakka S 0 'Sensory Prediction for Autonomous Robots' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {102-108}-{102-108}
Del Prete A, Denei S, Natale L, Mastrogiovanni F, Nori F, Cannata G & Metta G 0 'Skin Spatial Calibration Using Force/Torque Measurements' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {3694-3700}-{3694-3700}
Dahiya RS, Valle M & Metta G 0 'System approach: A paradigm for robotic tactile sensing' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {110-115}-{110-115}
Dahiya RS, Valle M, Metta G, Lorenzelli L & Collini C 0 'Tactile sensing arrays for humanoid robots' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {201-204}-{201-204} , DOI
Dahiya RS, Valle M, Metta G & Lorenzelli L 0 'TACTILE SENSING ARRAYS FOR HUMANOID ROBOTS USING PIEZO-POLYMER-FET DEVICES' DiNatale C; DAmico A; Martinelli E; Paolesse R PO BOX 128 FARRER RD, SINGAPORE 9128, SINGAPORE WORLD SCIENTIFIC PUBL CO PTE LTD {301-306}-{301-306}
Mohan V, Metta G, Zenzeri J & Morasso P 0 'Teaching Humanoids to Imitate ‘Shapes’ of Movements' Diamantaras K; Duch W; Iliadis LS HEIDELBERGER PLATZ 3, D-14197 BERLIN, GERMANY SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN {234-244}-{234-244}
Vernon D, Metta G & Sandini G 0 'The iCub cognitive architecture: Interactive development in a humanoid robot' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {93-98}-{93-98}
Schmitz A, Maggiali M, Natale L & Metta G 0 'Touch Sensors for Humanoid Hands' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {691-697}-{691-697}
Duran B, Metta G & Sandini G 0 'Towards a “chaotic” smooth pursuit' 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA IEEE {404-409}-{404-409}