Giovanni Pezzulo

According to our database1, Giovanni Pezzulo authored at least 75 papers between 2000 and 2021.

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



In proceedings 
PhD thesis 


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Predictive Processing in Cognitive Robotics: a Review.
CoRR, 2021

Moral decisions in the age of COVID-19: your choices really matter.
CoRR, 2020

Caching mechanisms for habit formation in Active Inference.
Neurocomputing, 2019

Making the Environment an Informative Place: A Conceptual Analysis of Epistemic Policies and Sensorimotor Coordination.
Entropy, 2019

Haptic communication optimises joint decisions and affords implicit confidence sharing.
CoRR, 2019

Sensorimotor Communication for Humans and Robots: Improving Interactive Skills by Sending Coordination Signals.
IEEE Trans. Cogn. Dev. Syst., 2018

Model-based spatial navigation in the hippocampus-ventral striatum circuit: A computational analysis.
PLoS Comput. Biol., 2018

Active Inference, Curiosity and Insight.
Neural Comput., 2017

Active Inference: A Process Theory.
Neural Comput., 2017

Model-Based Approaches to Active Perception and Control.
Entropy, 2017

You cannot speak and listen at the same time: a probabilistic model of turn-taking.
Biol. Cybern., 2017

Problem Solving as Probabilistic Inference with Subgoaling: Explaining Human Successes and Pitfalls in the Tower of Hanoi.
PLoS Comput. Biol., 2016

Prefrontal Goal Codes Emerge as Latent States in Probabilistic Value Learning.
J. Cogn. Neurosci., 2016

Nonparametric Problem-Space Clustering: Learning Efficient Codes for Cognitive Control Tasks.
Entropy, 2016

Learning programs is better than learning dynamics: A programmable neural network hierarchical architecture in a multi-task scenario.
Adapt. Behav., 2016

Embodied Choice: How Action Influences Perceptual Decision Making.
PLoS Comput. Biol., 2015

A Programmer-Interpreter Neural Network Architecture for Prefrontal Cognitive Control.
Int. J. Neural Syst., 2015

The intentional stance as structure learning: a computational perspective on mindreading.
Biol. Cybern., 2015

The Cat is on the Mat. or is it a Dog? Dynamic Competition in Perceptual Decision Making.
IEEE Trans. Syst. Man Cybern. Syst., 2014

Topological Self-Organization and Prediction Learning Support Both Action and Lexical Chains in the Brain.
Top. Cogn. Sci., 2014

How active perception and attractor dynamics shape perceptual categorization: A computational model.
Neural Networks, 2014

Bounded Recursive Self-Improvement.
CoRR, 2013

Mental imagery in the navigation domain: a computational model of sensory-motor simulation mechanisms.
Adapt. Behav., 2013

Learning Epistemic Actions in Model-Free Memory-Free Reinforcement Learning: Experiments with a Neuro-robotic Model.
Proceedings of the Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, 2013

Active Bayesian perception and reinforcement learning.
Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2013

The "Interaction Engine": A Common Pragmatic Competence Across Linguistic and Nonlinguistic Interactions.
IEEE Trans. Auton. Ment. Dev., 2012

Using hippocampal-striatal loops for spatial navigation and goal-directed decision-making.
Cogn. Process., 2012

Simulation and Anticipation as Tools for Coordinating with the Future.
Proceedings of the Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures 2012 - Proceedings of the Third Annual Meeting of the BICA Society, Palermo, Sicily, Italy, October 31, 2012

Erratum to: Evolution of a predictive internal model in an embodied and situated agent.
Theory Biosci., 2011

Evolution of a predictive internal model in an embodied and situated agent.
Theory Biosci., 2011

Time, Language and Action - A Unified Long-Term Memory Model for Sensory-Motor Chains and Word Schemata.
ERCIM News, 2011

Research on cognitive robotics at the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, National Research Council of Italy.
Cogn. Process., 2011

Learning to Grasp Information with Your Own Hands.
Proceedings of the Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems - 12th Annual Conference, 2011

Motor Simulation via Coupled Internal Models Using Sequential Monte Carlo.
Proceedings of the IJCAI 2011, 2011

Interaction of goal-directed and Pavlovian systems in aversive domains.
Proceedings of the 33th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2011

Behavioral Implicit Communication (BIC): Communicating with Smart Environments.
Int. J. Ambient Comput. Intell., 2010

Reading as active sensing: a computational model of gaze planning during word recognition.
Frontiers Neurorobotics, 2010

Learning to Look in Different Environments: An Active-Vision Model Which Learns and Readapts Visual Routines.
Proceedings of the From Animals to Animats 11, 2010

Emergence of an Internal Model in Evolving Robots Subjected to Sensory Deprivation.
Proceedings of the From Animals to Animats 11, 2010

How can bottom-up information shape learning of top-down attention-control skills?
Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE 9th International Conference on Development and Learning, 2010

DiPRA: a layered agent architecture which integrates practical reasoning and sensorimotor schemas.
Connect. Sci., 2009


Introduction: Anticipation in Natural and Artificial Cognition.
Proceedings of the Challenge of Anticipation, 2008

The Anticipatory Approach: Definitions and Taxonomies.
Proceedings of the Challenge of Anticipation, 2008

Benefits of Anticipations in Cognitive Agents.
Proceedings of the Challenge of Anticipation, 2008

Anticipatory, Goal-Directed Behavior.
Proceedings of the Challenge of Anticipation, 2008

Coordinating with the Future: The Anticipatory Nature of Representation.
Minds Mach., 2008

A Study of Off-Line Uses of Anticipation.
Proceedings of the From Animals to Animats 10, 2008

From Sensorimotor to Higher-Level Cognitive Processes: An Introduction to Anticipatory Behavior Systems.
Proceedings of the Anticipatory Behavior in Adaptive Learning Systems, 2008

Designing modular architectures in the framework AKIRA.
Multiagent Grid Syst., 2007

Anticipation and anticipatory behavior: II.
Cogn. Process., 2007

Anticipation and anticipatory behavior.
Cogn. Process., 2007

The symbol detachment problem.
Cogn. Process., 2007

DiPRA: Distributed Practical Reasoning Architecture.
Proceedings of the IJCAI 2007, 2007

Modulatory Influence of Motivations on a Schema-Based Architecture: A Simulative Study.
Proceedings of the Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, 2007

Schema-Based Design and the AKIRA Schema Language: An Overview.
Proceedings of the Anticipatory Behavior in Adaptive Learning Systems, 2006

A Schema Based Model of the Praying Mantis.
Proceedings of the From Animals to Animats 9, 2006

From Actions to Goals and Vice-Versa: Theoretical Analysis and Models of the Ideomotor Principle and TOTE.
Proceedings of the Anticipatory Behavior in Adaptive Learning Systems, 2006

Anticipations, Brains, Individual and Social Behavior: An Introduction to Anticipatory Systems.
Proceedings of the Anticipatory Behavior in Adaptive Learning Systems, 2006

Anticipation and Future-Oriented Capabilities in Natural and Artificial Cognition.
Proceedings of the 50 Years of Artificial Intelligence, 2006

Dynamic Computation and Context Effects in the Hybrid Architecture AKIRA.
Proceedings of the Modeling and Using Context, 2005

Fuzzy-based Schema Mechanisms in AKIRA.
Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling Control and Automation (CIMCA 2005), 2005

Integrating a MAS and a Pandemonium: the open-source framework AKIRA.
Proceedings of the 4th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2005), 2005

Designing and Implementing MABS in AKIRA.
Proceedings of the Multi-Agent and Multi-Agent-Based Simulation, 2004

A Pandemonium Can Have Goals.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Cognitive Modelling, 2004

Contract Nets for Evaluating Agent Trustworthiness.
Proceedings of the Trusting Agents for Trusting Electronic Societies, 2004

Why a Cognitive Trustier Performs Better: Simulating Trust-Based Contract Nets.
Proceedings of the 3rd International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2004), 2004

Cooperating through a Belief-based Trust Computation.
Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Workshops on Enabling Technologies (WETICE 2003), 2003

Integrating Trustfulness and Decision Using Fuzzy Cognitive Maps.
Proceedings of the Trust Management, First International Conference, 2003

Trust in information sources as a source for trust: a fuzzy approach.
Proceedings of the Second International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multiagent Systems, 2003

The role of domain information in Word Sense Disambiguation.
Nat. Lang. Eng., 2002

A Fuzzy Approach to a Belief-Based Trust Computation.
Proceedings of the Trust, 2002

Using Domain Information for Word Sense Disambiguation.
Proceedings of Second International Workshop on Evaluating Word Sense Disambiguation Systems, 2001

Adaptive Hypertext Design Environments: Putting Principles into Practice.
Proceedings of the Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems, 2000