Researcher (permanent position)
- 2006 M.A. in Cognitive Psychology, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"
- 2007-now: Researcher at ISTC-CNR
General research goal:
- Studying the behaviour as a result of the interaction between body, nervous system and environment.
- Development of interactive device prototypes.
Specific Research Topics:
- visual attention / scene analysis.
- hardware implementation of a simple compliant robotic arm.
- hardware and software implementation of "+me" and other interactive devices for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Research method used:
- Neural network models
- Genethic alghoritms
- Software simulations
- Realisation of hardware prototypes
1. Sperati, V., Trianni, V., Nolfi, S. (2008). Evolving coordinated group behaviours through maximisation of mean mutual information, in Swarm Intelligence, Volume 2, numbers 2-4, pages 73-95, Springer New York
2. Sperati, V., Trianni, V., Nolfi, S. (2010). Evolution of self-organised path formation in a swarm of robots, in proceedings of 7th International Conference on Swarm Intelligence
3. Sperati, V., Trianni, V., Nolfi, S. (2011). Self-Organised Path Formation in a Swarm of Robots, in Swarm Intelligence, Volume 5, Issue 2, pages 97-119, Springer New York
4: Sperati, V. et al. (2019) Acceptability of the Transitional Wearable Companion +me in Typical Children: a Pilot Study" (2019), Frontiers in Psychology 10:125 DOI 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00125
Supplementary information on ResearchGate.