Manuel Lopes

Journal Papers

[1] G. Metta, L. Natale, F. Nori, G. Sandini, D. Vernon, L. Fadiga, C. von Hofsten, K. Rosander, Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, Alexandre Bernardino, Luis Montesano, The iCub humanoid robot: an open-systems platform for research in cognitive development, Neural Networks, 23(8-9), 2010
[2] B. Kenward, A Computational Model of Social-Learning Mechanisms, Adaptive Behaviour, 17(6), pp. 467-483, 2009
[3] Manuel Lopes, Learning Object Affordances: From Sensory Motor Coordination to Imitation, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Special Issue on Bio-Robotics, Vol 24(1), 2008
[4] Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, A Developmental Roadmap for Learning by Imitation in Robots, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2007 - PDF
[5] Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, Visual Learning by Imitation With Motor Representations, IEEE Transactions on System Man and Cybernetics - Part B: Cybernetics, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2005 - PDF

Book Chapters

[6] Luis Montesano, Manuel Lopes, Francisco Melo, Alexandre Bernardino, José Santos-Victor, A Computational Model of Object Affordances, Advances in Cognitive Systems, S.Nefti and J.O.Gray, (Eds.), IET, pp. 87-126, 2010
[7] Manuel Lopes, Luis Montesano, Francisco Melo, José Santos-Victor, Abstraction Levels for Robotic Imitation: Overview and Computational Approaches, From motor to interaction learning in robots, Olivier Sigaud & Jan Peters (Eds.), Vol. 264, pp. 313-355, Springer, 2010

Conference Papers

[8] Christian Wressnegger, Ashish Jain, M. Batmendijn, Manuel Lopes, Luis Montesano, Alexandre Bernardino, José Santos-Victor, Towards Fully Automated Learning of Grasping Affordances, Proc. of RecPad 2009 - 15th edition of the Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition, Aveiro, Portugal, 2009
[9] Manuel Lopes, Active Learning for Reward Estimation in Inverse Reinforcement Learning, Proc. of ECML/PKDD 2009 - European Conference on Machine Learning, Bled, Slovenia, 2009 - PDF
[10] Manuel Lopes, Learning grasping affordances from local visual descriptors, Proc. of ICDL 2009 - IEEE 8th International Conference on Development and Learning, Shanghai, China, 2009 - PDF
[11] Manuel Lopes, Active learning for constrained regression using kernel beta regression models, Proc. of RSS 2009 - Robotics: Science and Systems Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2009 - PDF
[12] Ruben Martinez-Cantin, Active body schema learning, Proc. of RSS 2009/PASCAL2 Workshop on Regression in Robotics Approaches and Applications, Seattle, WA, USA, 2009 - PDF
[13] K. Rosander, Biomimetic Eye-Neck Coordination, Proc. of ICDL 2009 - IEEE 8th International Conference on Development and Learning, Shanghai, China, 2009 - PDF
[14] Jonas Ruesch, From Pixels to Objects: Enabling a spatial model for humanoid social robots, Proc. of ICRA 2009 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA-09), Kobe, Japan, 2009 - PDF
[15] Dario Figueira, Manuel Lopes, Rodrigo Ventura, Jonas Ruesch, Towards a spatial model for humanoid social robots, In Progress in Artificial Intelligence (EPIA-2009), volume LNAI 5816, pp. 287298. Springer, 2009 - PDF
[16] B. Kenward, A computational model for social learning mechanisms, Proc. of IROS 2008 - Workshop From motor to interaction learning in robots, Nice, France, 2008
[17] Manuel Lopes, Fitted natural actor-critic: A new algorithm for continuous state-action MDPs, Proc. of ECML PKDD 2008 - European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases, Antwerp, Belgium, 2008 - PDF
[18] R. Pfeifer, Multimodal Saliency-Based Bottom-Up Attention A Framework for the Humanoid Robot iCub, Proc. of ICRA 2008 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Pasadena, CA, USA, 2008 - PDF
[19] Manuel Lopes, Machine learning for developmental robotics, Proc. of NIPS 2007 - The 21st Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2007
[20] Francisco Melo, Manuel Lopes, Convergence of Independent Adaptive Learners, Proc. of EPIA 2007 - 13th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Guimaraes, Portugal, 2007 - PDF
[21] Manuel Lopes, Affordance-based imitation learning in robots, Proc. of IROS 2007 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Diego, California, USA, 2007
[22] Manuel Lopes, A Learning Framework for Generic Sensory-Motor Maps, Proc. of IROS 2007 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Diego, California, USA, 2007
[23] Manuel Lopes, Modeling Affordances using Bayesian Networks, Proc. of IROS 2007 - IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Diego, CA, USA, 2007 - PDF
[24] Manuel Lopes, Affordances, Development and Imitation, Proc. of ICDL 2007 - 6th IEEE Conference on Development and Learning, London, UK, 2007 - PDF
[25] Manuel Lopes, Unified framework for imitation-like behaviors, Proc. of AISB2007 - 4th International Symposium on Imitation in Animals and Artifacts, pp. 241-250, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 2007 - PDF
[26] Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, Learning sensory-motor maps for redundant robots, Proc. IROS2006 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Beijing, China, 2006 - PDF
[27] N. Mansard, Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, F. Chaumette, Jacobian Learning Methods for Tasks Sequencing in Visual Servoing, Proc. IROS2006 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Beijing, China, 2006 - PDF
[28] Ricardo Beira, Manuel Lopes, Miguel Praça, José Santos-Victor, Alexandre Bernardino, G. Metta, F. Becchi, R. Saltaren, Design of the Robot-Cub (iCub) Head, Proc. ICRA2006 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Orlando, USA, 2006 - PDF
[29] Jonas Hörnstein, Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, F. Lacerda, Sound localization for humanoid robots – building audio-motor maps based on the HRTF, Proc. IROS2006 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Beijing, China, 2006 - PDF
[30] Manuel Lopes, Alexandre Bernardino, José Santos-Victor, A Developmental Roadmap for Task Learning by Imitation in Humanoid Robots Baltazars Story, Proc. AISB2005 - Symposium on Imitation in Animals and Artifacts, University of Hertfordshire, UK, 2005 - PDF
[31] Manuel Lopes, Ricardo Beira, Miguel Praça, José Santos-Victor, An anthropomorphic robot torso for imitation: design and experiments, IROS 2004 - Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Sendai, Japan, 2004 - PDF
[32] Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, Motor Representations for Hand Gesture Recognition and Imitation, IROS Workshop on Robot Programming by Demonstration, Las Vegas, USA, 2003 - PDF
[33] Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, Visual Transformations in Gesture Imitation: what you see is what you do, Proc. ICRA2003 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Taiwan, 2003 - PDF

PhD Theses

[34] Manuel Lopes, A Developmental Roadmap for Learning by Imitation in Robots, Ph.D. Thesis, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal, 2006 - PDF

Technical Reports

[35] Francisco Melo, Manuel Lopes, Convergence of independent adaptive learners, Technical Report RT-603-07, Institute for Systems and Robotics, Instituto Superior Tecnico, 2007 - PDF
[1] G. Metta, L. Natale, F. Nori, G. Sandini, D. Vernon, L. Fadiga, C. von Hofsten, K. Rosander, Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, Alexandre Bernardino, Luis Montesano, The iCub humanoid robot: an open-systems platform for research in cognitive development, Neural Networks, 23(8-9), 2010
[2] B. Kenward, A Computational Model of Social-Learning Mechanisms, Adaptive Behaviour, 17(6), pp. 467-483, 2009
[3] Manuel Lopes, Learning Object Affordances: From Sensory Motor Coordination to Imitation, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Special Issue on Bio-Robotics, Vol 24(1), 2008
[4] Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, A Developmental Roadmap for Learning by Imitation in Robots, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2007 - PDF
[5] Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, Visual Learning by Imitation With Motor Representations, IEEE Transactions on System Man and Cybernetics - Part B: Cybernetics, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2005 - PDF
[1] Luis Montesano, Manuel Lopes, Francisco Melo, Alexandre Bernardino, José Santos-Victor, A Computational Model of Object Affordances, Advances in Cognitive Systems, S.Nefti and J.O.Gray, (Eds.), IET, pp. 87-126, 2010
[2] Manuel Lopes, Luis Montesano, Francisco Melo, José Santos-Victor, Abstraction Levels for Robotic Imitation: Overview and Computational Approaches, From motor to interaction learning in robots, Olivier Sigaud & Jan Peters (Eds.), Vol. 264, pp. 313-355, Springer, 2010
[1] Christian Wressnegger, Ashish Jain, M. Batmendijn, Manuel Lopes, Luis Montesano, Alexandre Bernardino, José Santos-Victor, Towards Fully Automated Learning of Grasping Affordances, Proc. of RecPad 2009 - 15th edition of the Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition, Aveiro, Portugal, 2009
[2] Manuel Lopes, Active Learning for Reward Estimation in Inverse Reinforcement Learning, Proc. of ECML/PKDD 2009 - European Conference on Machine Learning, Bled, Slovenia, 2009 - PDF
[3] Manuel Lopes, Learning grasping affordances from local visual descriptors, Proc. of ICDL 2009 - IEEE 8th International Conference on Development and Learning, Shanghai, China, 2009 - PDF
[4] Manuel Lopes, Active learning for constrained regression using kernel beta regression models, Proc. of RSS 2009 - Robotics: Science and Systems Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2009 - PDF
[5] Ruben Martinez-Cantin, Active body schema learning, Proc. of RSS 2009/PASCAL2 Workshop on Regression in Robotics Approaches and Applications, Seattle, WA, USA, 2009 - PDF
[6] K. Rosander, Biomimetic Eye-Neck Coordination, Proc. of ICDL 2009 - IEEE 8th International Conference on Development and Learning, Shanghai, China, 2009 - PDF
[7] Jonas Ruesch, From Pixels to Objects: Enabling a spatial model for humanoid social robots, Proc. of ICRA 2009 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA-09), Kobe, Japan, 2009 - PDF
[8] Dario Figueira, Manuel Lopes, Rodrigo Ventura, Jonas Ruesch, Towards a spatial model for humanoid social robots, In Progress in Artificial Intelligence (EPIA-2009), volume LNAI 5816, pp. 287298. Springer, 2009 - PDF
[9] B. Kenward, A computational model for social learning mechanisms, Proc. of IROS 2008 - Workshop From motor to interaction learning in robots, Nice, France, 2008
[10] Manuel Lopes, Fitted natural actor-critic: A new algorithm for continuous state-action MDPs, Proc. of ECML PKDD 2008 - European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases, Antwerp, Belgium, 2008 - PDF
[11] R. Pfeifer, Multimodal Saliency-Based Bottom-Up Attention A Framework for the Humanoid Robot iCub, Proc. of ICRA 2008 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Pasadena, CA, USA, 2008 - PDF
[12] Manuel Lopes, Machine learning for developmental robotics, Proc. of NIPS 2007 - The 21st Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2007
[13] Francisco Melo, Manuel Lopes, Convergence of Independent Adaptive Learners, Proc. of EPIA 2007 - 13th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Guimaraes, Portugal, 2007 - PDF
[14] Manuel Lopes, Affordance-based imitation learning in robots, Proc. of IROS 2007 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Diego, California, USA, 2007
[15] Manuel Lopes, A Learning Framework for Generic Sensory-Motor Maps, Proc. of IROS 2007 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Diego, California, USA, 2007
[16] Manuel Lopes, Modeling Affordances using Bayesian Networks, Proc. of IROS 2007 - IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Diego, CA, USA, 2007 - PDF
[17] Manuel Lopes, Affordances, Development and Imitation, Proc. of ICDL 2007 - 6th IEEE Conference on Development and Learning, London, UK, 2007 - PDF
[18] Manuel Lopes, Unified framework for imitation-like behaviors, Proc. of AISB2007 - 4th International Symposium on Imitation in Animals and Artifacts, pp. 241-250, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 2007 - PDF
[19] Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, Learning sensory-motor maps for redundant robots, Proc. IROS2006 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Beijing, China, 2006 - PDF
[20] N. Mansard, Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, F. Chaumette, Jacobian Learning Methods for Tasks Sequencing in Visual Servoing, Proc. IROS2006 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Beijing, China, 2006 - PDF
[21] Ricardo Beira, Manuel Lopes, Miguel Praça, José Santos-Victor, Alexandre Bernardino, G. Metta, F. Becchi, R. Saltaren, Design of the Robot-Cub (iCub) Head, Proc. ICRA2006 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Orlando, USA, 2006 - PDF
[22] Jonas Hörnstein, Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, F. Lacerda, Sound localization for humanoid robots – building audio-motor maps based on the HRTF, Proc. IROS2006 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Beijing, China, 2006 - PDF
[23] Manuel Lopes, Alexandre Bernardino, José Santos-Victor, A Developmental Roadmap for Task Learning by Imitation in Humanoid Robots Baltazars Story, Proc. AISB2005 - Symposium on Imitation in Animals and Artifacts, University of Hertfordshire, UK, 2005 - PDF
[24] Manuel Lopes, Ricardo Beira, Miguel Praça, José Santos-Victor, An anthropomorphic robot torso for imitation: design and experiments, IROS 2004 - Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Sendai, Japan, 2004 - PDF
[25] Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, Motor Representations for Hand Gesture Recognition and Imitation, IROS Workshop on Robot Programming by Demonstration, Las Vegas, USA, 2003 - PDF
[26] Manuel Lopes, José Santos-Victor, Visual Transformations in Gesture Imitation: what you see is what you do, Proc. ICRA2003 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Taiwan, 2003 - PDF
[1] Manuel Lopes, A Developmental Roadmap for Learning by Imitation in Robots, Ph.D. Thesis, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal, 2006 - PDF
[1] Francisco Melo, Manuel Lopes, Convergence of independent adaptive learners, Technical Report RT-603-07, Institute for Systems and Robotics, Instituto Superior Tecnico, 2007 - PDF

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Rui Figueiredo
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Luis Montesano
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Athira Nambiar
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