Tomassino Ferrauto



Research Fellow


Journal articles

Ferrauto T., Parisi D., Di Stefano G., Baldassarre G. Different genetic algorithms and the evolution of specialisation: a study with groups of simulated neural robots. In: Artificial Life, vol. 19 (2) pp. 221 - 253. MIT Press, 2013.  image   image

Tuci E., Ferrauto T., Zeschel A., Massera G., Nolfi S. An Experiment on Behavior Generalization and the Emergence of Linguistic Compositionality in Evolving Robots. In: IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, vol. 3 (2) pp. 176 - 189. IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, 2011.  image   image   image

Massera G., Tuci E., Ferrauto T., Nolfi S. The Facilitatory Role of Linguistic Instructions on Developing Manipulation Skills. In: IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, vol. 5 pp. 33 - 42. 2010.
Mirolli M., Ferrauto T., Nolfi S. Categorisation through evidence accumulation in an active vision system. In: Connection Science, vol. 22 (4) pp. 331 - 354. 2010.  image


Tuci E., Ferrauto T., Massera G., Nolfi S. Co-development of linguistic and behavioural skills: compositional semantics and behaviour generalisation. In: 11th International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (SAB2010) (Heidelberg, ). Proceedings, 2010.
Tuci E., Ferrauto T., Massera G., Nolfi S. The Evolution of behavioural and linguistic skills to execute and generate two-word instructions in agents controlled by dynamical neutral networks. In: 12th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALife XII) (Cambridge, ). Proceedings, 2010.

Ferrauto T., Tuci E., Mirolli M., Massera G., Nolfi S. Two examples of active categorisation processes distributed over time. In: EpiRob'09 - Ninth International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics: Modeling Cognitive Development in Robotic Systems. (Venice, Italy, 12-14 November 2009). Proceedings, pp. 49 - 56. L. Canamero, P.-Y Oudeyer, C. Balkenius (eds.). (Lund University Cognitive Studies, vol. 146). Lund University, 2009.  image

Caligiore D., Ferrauto T., Parisi D., Accornero N., Capozza M., Baldassarre G. Using motor babbling and Hebb rules for modeling the development of reaching with obstacles and grasping. In: CogSys2008 - International Conference on Cognitive Systems 2008 (Karlsruhe, Germany, 2-4 April 2008). Proceedings, pp. E1 - 8. R. Dillmann, C. Maloney, G. Sandini, T. Asfour, G. Cheng, G. Metta, A. Ude (eds.). University of Karlsruhe, 2008.  image

Ferrauto T., Ognibene D., Caligiore D., Baldassare G. Trajectory learning through motor babbling: reaching with obstacle avoidance. In: WIVACE 2007 - Quarto Workshop Italiano di Vita Artificiale e Computazione Evolutiva (Sampieri (RG), Italy, 5-7 Settembre 2007). Atti, Nicosia G., Pavone M (eds.). Catania: Universita' di Catania, 2007.  image

Ferrauto T., Baldassarre G., Di Stefano G., Parisi D. Comparison of genetic algorithms used to evolve specialisation in groups of robots. In: WIVA3 - Terzo Workshop Italiano di Vita Artificiale (Siena, Italy, 13-15 Settembre 2006). Atti, Acerbi A., Giansante S., Marocco D (eds.). 2006.  image

Ferrauto T., Baldassarre G., Di Stefano G., Parisi D. Emergenza della specializzazione in gruppi di robot simulati. In: Secondo Workshop Italiano di Vita Artificiale (Roma, Italy, 2-5 Marzo 2005). Atti, Baldassarre G., Marocco D. Mirolli M (eds.). 2005.  image

Technical reports

Ferrauto T., Ognibene D., Caligiore D., Baldassarre G. A user interface for physical engine robot simulators. Technical report Technical Report LARAL-ISTC-CNR-2007/001, 2007.  image