Tony Belpaeme
Profiles

Tony Belpaeme

Professor in Intelligent and Autonomous Control Systems

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

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Kennedy J, Baxter P & Belpaeme T 2017 'Nonverbal Immediacy as a Characterisation of Social Behaviour for Human–Robot Interaction' International Journal of Social Robotics , 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
Colin TR, Belpaeme T, Cangelosi A & Hemion N 2016 'Hierarchical reinforcement learning as creative problem solving' Robotics and Autonomous Systems 86, 196-206 , DOI PEARL
Read R & Belpaeme T 2016 'People Interpret Robotic Non-linguistic Utterances Categorically' International Journal of Social Robotics 8, (1) 31-50 , DOI PEARL
Kennedy J, Baxter P & Belpaeme T 2015 'Comparing Robot Embodiments in a Guided Discovery Learning Interaction with Children' INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ROBOTICS 7, (2) 293-308 Author Site , DOI
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
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
de Greeff J & Belpaeme T 2015 'Why Robots Should Be Social: Enhancing Machine Learning through Social Human-Robot Interaction' PLOS ONE 10, (9) e0138061-e0138061 , 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
Baxter PE, de Greeff J & Belpaeme T 2013 'Cognitive architecture for human–robot interaction: Towards behavioural alignment' Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures 6, 30-39 , DOI
Belpaeme T, Baxter P, Read R, Wood R, Cuayáhuitl H, Kiefer B, Racioppa S, Kruijff-Korbayová I, Athanasopoulos G & Enescu V 2013 'Multimodal Child-Robot Interaction: Building Social Bonds' Journal of Human-Robot Interaction 1, (2) 33-53 Publisher Site , DOI
Belpaeme T & Morse A 2012 'WORD AND CATEGORY LEARNING IN A CONTINUOUS SEMANTIC DOMAIN: COMPARING CROSS-SITUATIONAL AND INTERACTIVE LEARNING' ADVANCES IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS 15, (3-4) Author Site , DOI
BELPAEME TONY & MORSE ANTHONY 2012 'WORD AND CATEGORY LEARNING IN A CONTINUOUS SEMANTIC DOMAIN: COMPARING CROSS-SITUATIONAL AND INTERACTIVE LEARNING' Advances in Complex Systems 15, (03)
Wood R, Baxter P & Belpaeme T 2011 'A review of long-term memory in natural and synthetic systems' ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR 20, (2) 81-103 Author Site , DOI
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
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' Front Neurorobot 4, 1-15 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Belpaeme T & Morse A 2010 'Time will tell - why it is too early to worry' Interaction Studies 11, (2) 191-195 , DOI
Lopes LS & Belpaeme T 2008 'Beyond the individual: new insights on language, cognition and robots' Connection Science 20, (4) 231-237 , DOI
Belpaeme T 2008 'Insights from the colour category controversy' Behavior and Brain Sciences 31, (1) 75-+ , DOI
Belpaeme T & Cowley SJ 2007 'Extending symbol grounding' Interaction Studies 8, (1) 1-6
Belpaeme T 2007 'Review of Niyogi (2006) The Computational Nature of Language Learning and Evolution' 33, (3)
Belpaeme T 2007 'The computational nature of language learning and evolution' Computational Linguistics 33, (3) 429-431
Jansen B & Belpaeme T 2006 'A computational model of intention reading in imitation' Robotics and Autonomous Systems 54 (5), 394-402 , DOI
Steels L & Belpaeme T 2005 'Coordinating Perceptually Grounded Categories through Language. A Case Study for Colour' 24, (8) 469-529
Steels L & Belpaeme T 2005 'Coordinating perceptually grounded categories through language: A case study for colour' Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28, (4) 469-+
Belpaeme T & Bleys J 2005 'Does the world hand us colour categories. In preparation'
Belpaeme T & Bleys J 2005 'Explaining universal color categories through a constrained acquisition process' Adaptive Behavior 13, (4) 293-310
Steels L & Belpaeme T 2005 'The semiotic dynamics of colour - Authors' response' Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28, (4) 515-529
Belpaeme T & Birk A 2001 'Hungry Robots' 8, (2)
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
Books
Cowley SJ; MacDorman KF 2009 Symbol grounding. John Benjamins
Chapters
Morse AF, Belpaeme T, Cangelosi A & Floccia C 2011 'Modeling U Shaped Performance Curves in Ongoing Development' in Carlson LA; Hölscher C; Shipley TF cognitivesciencesociety.org Publisher Site
Belpaeme T & Bleys J 2006 'The subtle interplay between language and category acquisition and how it explains the universality of colour categories' in Cangelosi A; Smith ADM; Smith K The Evolution of Language World Scientific 395-396
Belpaeme T & Looveren JV 2005 'Klare taal: Wat kunnen computermodellen ons leren over taalevolutie?' in Mondt K Dynamisch Inter(en trans-)disciplinair Taal Onderzoek: De nieuwe taalwetenschappen Brussels, Belgium VUB Press
Belpaeme T, de Boer B & Jansen B 2005 'The role of population dynamics in imitation' in Nehaniv CL Imitation and Social Learning in Robots, Humans and Animals: Behavioural, Social and Communicative Dimensions Cambridge, UK Cambridge University Press
Jansen B, de Boer B & Belpaeme T 2004 'You did it on purpose! Towards intentional embodied agents' in Iida F; Pfeifer R; Steels L; Kuniyoshi Y Embodied Artificial Intelligence Berlin Springer 271-277
Conference Papers
Di Nuovo A, Wang N, Broz F, Belpaeme T, Jones R & Cangelosi A 2016 'Experimental Evaluation of a Multi-modal User Interface for a Robotic Service' //0 //0 87-98 , DOI PEARL
Baxter P, Kennedy J, Senft E, Lemaignan S & Belpaeme T 2016 'From Characterising Three Years of HRI to Methodology and Reporting Recommendations' //0 //0 , DOI
Baxter P, Kennedy J, Senft E, Lemaignan S, Belpaeme T & ACM 2016 'From Characterising Three Years of HRI to Methodology and Reporting Recommendations' //0 //0 391-398
Kennedy J, Baxter P, Senft E, Belpaeme T & ACM 2016 'Heart vs Hard Drive: Children Learn More From a Human Tutor Than a Social Robot' //0 //0 451-452
Senft E, Baxter P, Kennedy J, Lemaignan S, Belpaeme T & ACM 2016 'Providing a Robot with Learning Abilities Improves its Perception by Users' //0 //0 513-514
Kennedy J, Baxter P, Senft E, Belpaeme T & ACM 2016 'Social Robot Tutoring for Child Second Language Learning' //0 //0 231-238
Wills P, Baxter P, Kennedy J, Senft E, Belpaeme T & IEEE 2016 'Socially Contingent Humanoid Robot Head Behaviour Results in Increased Charity Donations' //0 //0 533-534
Wills P, Baxter P, Kennedy J, Senft E, Belpaeme T & ACM 2016 'Socially Contingent Humanoid Robot Head Behaviour Results in Increased Charity Donations' //0 //0 533-534
Kennedy J, Baxter P, Senft E & Belpaeme T 2015 'Higher Nonverbal Immediacy Leads to Greater Learning Gains in Child-Robot Tutoring Interactions' //0 //0 327-336 , DOI
Senft E, Baxter P, Kennedy J & Belpaeme T 2015 'SPARC: Supervised Progressively Autonomous Robot Competencies' //0 //0 603-612 , DOI
Kennedy J, Baxter P, Belpaeme T & ACM 2015 'The Robot Who Tried Too Hard: Social Behaviour of a Robot Tutor Can Negatively Affect Child Learning' //0 //0 67-74 , DOI PEARL
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
Meattini R, Scarcia U, Melchiorri C, Belpaeme T & IEEE 2014 'Gestural Art: a Steady State Visual Evoked Potential (SSVEP) based Brain Computer Interface to express intentions through a robotic hand' //0 //0 211-216
Baroni I, Nalin M, Baxter P, Pozzi C, Oleari E, Sanna A, Belpaeme T & IEEE 2014 'What a Robotic Companion Could Do for a Diabetic Child' //0 //0 936-941
de Greeff J, Janssen JB, Looije R, Mioch T, Alpay L, Neerincx MA, Baxter P & Belpaeme T 2013 'Activity Switching in Child-Robot Interaction: A Hospital Case Study' //0 //0 585-+
Belpaeme T, Baxter P, De Greeff J, Kennedy J, Read R, Looije R, Neerincx M, Baroni I & Zelati MC 2013 'Child-Robot Interaction: Perspectives and Challenges' //0 //0 452-459
Kennedy J, Baxter P, Belpaeme T & IEEE 2013 'Constraining Content in Mediated Unstructured Social Interactions: Studies in the Wild' //0 //0 728-733 , DOI
Baxter P, de Greeff J & Belpaeme T 2013 'Do Children Behave Differently with a Social Robot If with Peers?' //0 //0 567-568
Baxter P, Kennedy J, Belpaeme T, Wood R, Baroni I & Nalin M 2013 'Emergence of Turn-taking in Unstructured Child-Robot Social Interactions' //0 //0 77-+
Read R & Belpaeme T 2013 'People Interpret Robotic Non-Linguistic Utterances Categorically' //0 //0 209-210
Read R & Belpaeme T 2013 'Using the AffectButton to Measure Affect in Child and Adult-Robot Interaction' //0 //0 211-212
Baxter P, de Greeff J, Wood R, Belpaeme T & IEEE 2012 '"And what is a Seasnake?" Modelling the Acquisition of Concept Prototypes in a Developmental Framework' //0 //0
de Greeff J, Delaunay F, Belpaeme T & IEEE 2012 'Active Robot Learning with Human Tutelage' //0 //0
Read R & Belpaeme T 2012 'How to use non-linguistic utterances to convey emotion in child-robot interaction' //0 //0 , DOI
Delaunay F, Belpaeme T & IEEE 2012 'Refined Human-Robot Interaction through retro-projected robotic heads' //0 //0 106-107
Rucinski M, Cangelosi A, Belpaeme T & IEEE 2012 'Robotic Model of the Contribution of Gesture to Learning to Count' //0 //0
Nalin M, Bergamini L, Giusti A, Baroni I & Sanna A 2011 'Children’s perception of a robotic companion in a mildly constrained setting: How children within age 8-11 perceive a robotic companion' //0 //0 Lausanne, Switserland
Ros R, Nalin M, Wood R, Baxter P, Looije R, Demiris Y, Belpaeme T, Giusti A & Pozzi C 2011 'Child-robot interaction in the wild: advice to the aspiring experimenter' //0 //0 Valencia, Spain ACM 335-342 Publisher Site , DOI
Baxter P, Wood R, Morse A & Belpaeme T 2011 'Memory-Centred Architectures: Perspectives on Human-Level Cognitive Competencies' //0 //0 26-33
de Greeff J, Belpaeme T & IEEE 2011 'The Development of Shared Meaning within Different Embodiments' //0 //0
Morse AF, Baxter P, Belpaeme T, Smith LB, Cangelosi A & IEEE 2011 'The Power of Words' //0 //0
de Greeff J, Delaunay F & Belpaeme T 2010 'The influence of language on concept formation in artificial agents' Smith ADM; Schouwstra M; DeBoer B; Smith K 8th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (EVOLANG 8) Utrecht, NETHERLANDS 14/04/2010 17/04/2010 WORLD SCIENTIFIC PUBL CO PTE LTD 397-398
Delaunay F, de Greeff J & Belpaeme T 2010 'A study of a retro-projected robotic face and its effectiveness for gaze reading by humans' 5th ACM/IEEE International Conference Osaka 02/03/2010 05/03/2010 39-44 , DOI
Read R & Belpaeme T 2010 'Interpreting Non-Linguistic Utterances by Robots: Studying the Influence of Physical Appearance' //0 //0 Firenze, Italy
de Greeff J, Delaunay F, Belpaeme T & IEEE 2009 'Human-Robot Interaction in Concept Acquisition: a computational model' //0 //0 168-173
Delaunay F, de Greeff J, Belpaeme T & IEEE 2009 'Towards Retro-projected Robot Faces: an Alternative to Mechatronic and Android Faces' //0 //0 249-254
Belpaeme T & Bleys J 2005 'Colourful language and colour categories' Nehaniv CL Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on the Emergence and Evolution of Linguistic Communication (EELC'05), Hertfordshire, UK //0 //0 The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour
Belpaeme T & Bleys J 2004 'Does structure in the environment influence our conceptualization?' Proceedings of the Evolution of Language Conference 2004, Leipzig, Germany //0 //0
De Vylder B, Jansen B & Belpaeme T 2004 'Embodied cognition through cultural interaction' Balkenius C Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Epigenetic Robotics: Modelling Cognitive Development in Robotic Systems, Genova, Italy //0 //0 Lund University 141-142
Jansen B, ten Thij T, Belpaeme T, De Vylder B & de Boer B 2004 'Imitation in embodied agents results in self-organization of behavior' //0 //0 455-463
Jansen B, Vylder BD, Belpaeme T & Boer BD 2003 'Emerging shared action categories in robotic agents through imitation' Nehaniv CL Second International Symposium on Imitation in Animals and Artifacts 2003 //0 //0 The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behavior 145-152
Belpaeme T, Boer BD, Vylder BD & Jansen B 2003 'The role of population dynamics in imitation' Nehaniv CL Second International Symposium on Imitation in Animals and Artifacts 2003 //0 //0 The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behavior 171-175
Belpaeme T 2001 'Reaching coherent color categories through communication' Kröse B Proceedings of the 13th Belgium-Netherlands Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC01), Amsterdam, The Netherlands //0 //0 41-48
Belpaeme 2001 'Simulating the Formation of Color Categories' Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2001 (IJCAI'01), Seattle, WA. Morgan Kauffman, San Francisco, CA. //0 //0 393-398
Birk A, Walle T, Belpaeme T & Kenn H 2000 'The VUB AI-lab RoboCup'99 small league team' //0 //0 687-690
Belpaeme T 1999 'Evolution of Visual Feature Detectors' Proceedings of the First European Workshop on Evolutionary Computation in Image Analysis and Signal Processing (EvoIASP99, Göteborg, Sweden) //0 //0 University of Birmingham School of Computer Science
Belpaeme T 1999 'Evolving visual feature detectors' //0 //0 266-270
Birk A, Walle T, Belpaeme T, Parent J, De Vlaminck T & Kenn H 1999 'The small league RoboCup team of the VUB AI-Lab' //0 //0 410-415
Birk A & Belpaeme T 1998 'A multi agent system based on heterogeneous robots' Fukuda Proceedings of the Collective Robotics Workshop //0 //0 Berlin Springer
Birk A, Belpaeme T & IEEE 1998 'An overview of the extended VUB ecosystem, a MAS of heterogeneous robots' //0 //0 395-396 , DOI
Belpaeme T, Steels L & Van Looveren J 1998 'The construction and acquisition of visual categories' //0 //0 1-12 , DOI
Belpaeme T 1998 'Tracking objects using an active camera' Herik JVD Proceedings of the 10th Belgium-Netherlands Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC98), Amsterdam, The Netherlands //0 //0
Belpaeme T & Birk A 1997 'On the watch' Proceedings of the 30th International Symposium on Automotive Technology and Automation conference (ISATA 97), Florence, Italy //0 //0 ISATA Press
Reports
Bakker B, Kr\:ose B, Christensen H, Belpaeme T, Paquier W & Chatila R 2005 Cognitive models of space and objects. Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Artificial Intelligence Lab
Belpaeme T 2002 Communicating colour embedded in a colour context: Report on experiments on communicating colour meaning between Flemish informants. Artificial Intelligence Lab, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Belpaeme T & Birk A 1997 A Real-World Ecosystem featuring several Robot Species. Artificial Intelligence Lab, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Other Publications
De Greeff J & Belpaeme T 2011 Coordination of Meaning within Different Embodiments through Linguistic Interaction (Submitted to Cognitive Science 2011). 0 0
Belpaeme T, MacDorman K & Cowley SJ 2009 Extended Symbol Grounding. Amsterdam, The Netherlands John Benjamins 0 0
De Beule J, De Vylder B & Belpaeme T 2006 A cross-situational learning algorithm for damping homonymy in the guessing game. Rocha LM; Bedau M; Floreano D; Goldstone R; Vespignani A; Yaeger L The MIT Press 0 0
Belpaeme T 2005 Robots should not be Robinson Crusoes. 0 0
Belpaeme T 2002 Are colour categories innate or learned? Insights from computational modelling. 0 0

Links

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