Biologically Inspired Computing

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De Azambuja, R, Cangelosi, A. and Adams, S.V'Diverse, Noisy and Parallel: a New Spiking Neural Network Approach for Humanoid Robot Control'. Accepted for presentation and publication in the 2016 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2016).

Belpaeme, T., Adams, S.V., de Greef, J., Nuovo, A., Morse, A. and Cangelosi, A. 'Social Development of Artificial Cognition' in book: Towards  Robotic Socially Believable Behaving Systems - Volume I : Modeling Emotions. Springer, pp 53-72.


Rast, A.D., Stokes, A., Davies, S., Adams, S.V., Akolkar, H., Lester, D., Bartolozzi, C., Cangelosi, A. and Furber, S. 'Transport Independent Protocols for Universal AER Communications'. Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP2015), 9-12 November, Istanbul, Turkey. [LINK]

Adams, S.V. & Harris, C.M. 'A computational model of innate directional selectivity refined by visual experience'. Scientific Reports 5, DOI:10.1038/srep12553. [LINK]


Adams, S.V. and Harris, C. M. ‘A Proto-Architecture for Innate Directionally Selective Maps', Plos ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0102908. [LINK]

Adams, S.V., Rast, A.D.,  Patterson, C., Galluppi, F., Brohan, K., Perez-Carrasco, J-A., Wennekers, T., Furber, S. and Cangelosi, A. 'Towards Real-World Neurorobotics: Integrated Neuromorphic Visual Attention' , Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP2014), 3-6 November, Malaysia.[LINK]

Adams, S.V., Garagnani, M., Wennekers, T., Pulvermueller, F. and Cangelosi, A., 'Learning Visual-Motor Cell Assemblies for the iCub Robot using a Neuroanatomically grounded Neural Network', Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence, Cognitive Algorithms, Mind and Brain (SSCI-CCMB 2014), 9-12 December, Orlando, Florida.


Adams, S.V., Wennekers, T., Denham, S. and Culverhouse, P.F. ‘Adaptive Training of Cortical Feature Maps for a Robot Sensorimotor Controller', Neural Networks 44: 6-21. [LINK]

Adams, S.V.  'The Development of Bio-Inspired Cortical Feature Maps for Robot Sensorimotor Controllers', PhD Thesis, University of Plymouth, UK. [LINK]


Adams, S.V., Wennekers, T., Bugmann, G., Denham, S. and Culverhouse, P.F. ‘Application of Arachnid Prey Localisation Theory for a Robot Sensorimotor Controller’, Neurocomputing 74(17): 3335-3342. [pdf]


Adams, S.V., Culverhouse, P.F, Wennekers, T., Bugmann, G. and Denham, S.  ‘A Sensori-Motor Model of Arachnid Prey Localisation’ Proceedings of the 11th Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems Conference (TAROS 2010), Plymouth, UK: 1-6. ISBN: 978-1-84102-263-5. [pdf]


Adams, S.V.  'Hox Genes, Diversity and Adaptation in Evolutionary Robotics', MRes thesis, University of Plymouth, UK. [pdf]