Reader (Associate Professor) in Adaptive Systems
Head of the Embodied Emotion, Cognition and (Inter) Action (EECAiA) Lab
School of Computer
Hatfield, Herts, AL10 9AB
This page last updated: January 30, 2012
My main research interests center around the study of adaptive
intelligent behavior, which I am exploring with embodied artificial autonomous
creatures (robots and artificial life simulations). I focus on motivated behavior and social
interaction, with particular emphasis on the role(s) that emotional
phenomena and their expression play in them.
Here you can find out more about my:
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activities (Very outdated; updated soon!)
- The EC-funded FP7 project ALIZ-E (Adaptive Strategies for Sustainable Long-Term Social Interaction) in which I lead the thematic area Non-Verbal Interaction.
- The EC-funded FP6 project FEELIX GROWING (FEEL, Interact, eXpress: a Global appRoach to develOpment With INterdisciplinary Grounding), which I coordinated (COMPLETED).
- The EC-funded FP6 Network of Excellence HUMAINE (Human-Machine
Interaction Network on Emotion), in which I led the thematic area Emotion
in Cognition and Action (COMPLETED).