Benoît Girard

  • ISIR, UPMC/CNRS, Paris, France

According to our database1, Benoît Girard authored at least 42 papers between 2003 and 2023.

Collaborative distances:
  • Dijkstra number2 of four.
  • Erdős number3 of four.



In proceedings 
PhD thesis 


Online presence:



Computational Model of the Transition from Novice to Expert Interaction Techniques.
ACM Trans. Comput. Hum. Interact., October, 2023

Reducing Computational Cost During Robot Navigation and Human-Robot Interaction with a Human-Inspired Reinforcement Learning Architecture.
Int. J. Soc. Robotics, August, 2023

LISBET: a self-supervised Transformer model for the automatic segmentation of social behavior motifs.
CoRR, 2023

Model-Based and Model-Free Replay Mechanisms for Reinforcement Learning in Neurorobotics.
Frontiers Neurorobotics, September, 2022

DREAM Architecture: a Developmental Approach to Open-Ended Learning in Robotics.
CoRR, 2020

Modeling awake hippocampal reactivations with model-based bidirectional search.
Biol. Cybern., 2020

Coping with the variability in humans reward during simulated human-robot interactions through the coordination of multiple learning strategies.
Proceedings of the 29th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 2020

How to Reduce Computation Time While Sparing Performance During Robot Navigation? A Neuro-Inspired Architecture for Autonomous Shifting Between Model-Based and Model-Free Learning.
Proceedings of the Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems - 9th International Conference, 2020

On-line fusion of trackers for single-object tracking.
Pattern Recognit., 2018

Sequential Action Selection and Active Sensing for Budgeted Localization in Robot Navigation.
Int. J. Semantic Comput., 2018

Toward Self-Aware Robots.
Frontiers Robotics AI, 2018

Open-Ended Learning: A Conceptual Framework Based on Representational Redescription.
Frontiers Neurorobotics, 2018

Prioritized Sweeping Neural DynaQ with Multiple Predecessors, and Hippocampal Replays.
Proceedings of the Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems - 7th International Conference, 2018

Sustainable computational science: the ReScience initiative.
PeerJ Comput. Sci., 2017

Adaptive coordination of working-memory and reinforcement learning in non-human primates performing a trial-and-error problem solving task.
CoRR, 2017

Sequential Action Selection for Budgeted Localization in Robots.
Proceedings of the First IEEE International Conference on Robotic Computing, 2017

Biomimetic race model of the loop between the superior colliculus and the basal ganglia: Subcortical selection of saccade targets.
Neural Networks, 2015

Multi-objective analysis of computational models.
CoRR, 2015

Which criteria for autonomously shifting between goal-directed and habitual behaviors in robots?
Proceedings of the 2015 Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics, 2015

Respective Advantages and Disadvantages of Model-based and Model-free Reinforcement Learning in a Robotics Neuro-inspired Cognitive Architecture.
Proceedings of the 6th Annual International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, 2015

Robust Fusion of Trackers Using Online Drift Prediction.
Proceedings of the Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems, 2015

Basal Ganglia: Control of Saccades.
Proceedings of the Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience, 2014

A biologically constrained model of the whole basal ganglia addressing the paradoxes of connections and selection.
J. Comput. Neurosci., 2014

Saccade learning with concurrent cortical and subcortical basal ganglia loops.
Frontiers Comput. Neurosci., 2014

Design of a Control Architecture for Habit Learning in Robots.
Proceedings of the Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems - Third International Conference, 2014

Striola magica. A functional explanation of otolith geometry.
J. Comput. Neurosci., 2013

Neuro-inspired Navigation Strategies Shifting for Robots: Integration of a Multiple Landmark Taxon Strategy.
Proceedings of the Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems - First International Conference, 2012

Path planning versus cue responding: a bio-inspired model of switching between navigation strategies.
Biol. Cybern., 2010

An Integrated Neuromimetic Model of the Saccadic Eye Movements for the Psikharpax Robot.
Proceedings of the From Animals to Animats 11, 2010

Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithms to Investigate Neurocomputational Issues: The Case Study of Basal Ganglia Models.
Proceedings of the From Animals to Animats 11, 2010

Analyzing Interactions between Cue-Guided and Place-Based Navigation with a Computational Model of Action Selection: Influence of Sensory Cues and Training.
Proceedings of the From Animals to Animats 11, 2010

Importing the computational neuroscience toolbox into neuro-evolution-application to basal ganglia.
Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, 2010

Bayesian models of eye movement selection with retinotopic maps.
Biol. Cybern., 2009

Eye-centered vs body-centered reaching control: A robotics insight into the neuroscience debate.
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, 2009

Where neuroscience and dynamic system theory meet autonomous robotics: A contracting basal ganglia model for action selection.
Neural Networks, 2008

Analyzing Interactions between Navigation Strategies Using a Computational Model of Action Selection.
Proceedings of the Spatial Cognition VI. Learning, 2008

Geometry of the superior colliculus mapping and efficient oculomotor computation.
Biol. Cybern., 2007

Implementation of a neurophysiological model of saccadic eye movements on an anthropomorphic robotic head.
Proceedings of the 2006 6th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2006

The Psikharpax project: towards building an artificial rat.
Robotics Auton. Syst., 2005

Actor-Critic Models of Reinforcement Learning in the Basal Ganglia: From Natural to Artificial Rats.
Adapt. Behav., 2005

Integration of Navigation and Action Selection Functionalities in a Computational Model of Cortico-Basal-Ganglia-Thalamo-Cortical Loops.
Adapt. Behav., 2005

Intégration de la navigation et de la sélection de l'action dans une architecture de contrôle inspirée des ganglions de la base. (Integration of navigation and action selection in a basal-ganglia inspired control architecture).
PhD thesis, 2003