Brair Lab

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Diego Bianchi, Michele Gabrio Ernesto Antonelli, Andrea Centurelli, Egidio Falotico – Ottobre 2021
Design and development of a controller for a soft robot involved in throwing task

Elisa Setti, Enrico Donato, Egidio Falotico – Ottobre 2021
Analysis of Loxodonta Africana's Trunk Reaching Strategies for Kinematic Modeling

Andrea Centurelli, Alessandro Rizzo, Egidio Falotico, Silvia Tolu – Giugno 2021
Closed-loop Control of Soft-Robots using Reinforcement Learning

Gabriele Giudici, Matteo Matteucci, Lorenzo Vannucci, Egidio Falotico – Aprile 2020
A cartesian model-free controller for reaching and throwing implemented on a humanoid robot




[J] Kalidindi, H. T., Cross, K. P., Lillicrap, T. P., Omrani, M., Falotico, E., Sabes, P. N., & Scott, S. H. (2021). Rotational dynamics in motor cortex are consistent with a feedback controller. eLife, 10, e67256. 10.7554/eLife.67256

[J] George Thuruthel, T., Falotico, E., Beccai, L., & Iida, F. (2021). Machine Learning Techniques for Soft Robots. Frontiers in Robotics and AI8, 205. 10.3389/frobt.2021.726774

[J] Baghdadi, G., Amiri, M., Falotico, E., & Laschi, C. (2021). Recurrence quantification analysis of EEG signals for tactile roughness discrimination. International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, 12(4), 1115-1136. 10.1007/s13042-020-01224-1

[J] Kirtay, M., Vannucci, L., Albanese, U., Laschi, C., Oztop, E., & Falotico, E. (2021). Emotion as an emergent phenomenon of the neurocomputational energy regulation mechanism of a cognitive agent in a decision-making task. Adaptive Behavior29(1), 55-71. 10.1177/1059712319880649

[J] Parvizi-Fard, A., Salimi-Nezhad, N., Amiri, M., Falotico, E., & Laschi, C. (2021). Sharpness recognition based on synergy between bio-inspired nociceptors and tactile mechanoreceptors. Scientific reports, 11(1), 1-13. 10.1038/s41598-021-81199-3

[J] Muñoz, J., Piqué, F., A Monje, C., & Falotico, E. (2021). Robust Fractional-Order Control Using a Decoupled Pitch and Roll Actuation Strategy for the I-Support Soft Robot. Mathematics9(7), 702. 10.3390/math9070702


[C] Piqué, F., Kalidindi, H. T., Menciassi, A., Laschi, C., & Falotico, E. (2020, December). A Learning-based Approach for Adaptive Closed-loop Control of a Soft Robotic Arm. In Proceedings of the I-RIM 3D Conference, online (pp. 10-12). 10.5281/zenodo.4781427

[J] Kalidindi, H. T., Vannucci, L., Laschi, C., & Falotico, E. (2020). Cerebellar adaptive mechanisms explain the optimal control of saccadic eye movements. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics16(1), 016004. 10.1088/1748-3190/abae7f

[C] Kirtay, M., Albanese, U., Vannucci, L., Schillaci, G., Laschi, C., & Falotico, E. (2020, October). The iCub multisensor datasets for robot and computer vision applications. In Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (pp. 685-688). 10.1145/3382507.3418847

[J] Allegra Mascaro, A. L., Falotico, E., Petkoski, S., Pasquini, M., Vannucci, L., Tort-Colet, N., ... & Pavone, F. S. (2020). Experimental and Computational Study on Motor Control and Recovery After Stroke: Toward a Constructive Loop Between Experimental and Virtual Embodied Neuroscience. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience14, 31. 10.3389/fnsys.2020.00031

[B] Falotico, E., & Kalidindi, H. T. (2020). Neurorobotics: Motor control principles for robots. Neurorobotics: Motor control principles for robots, 243-263. 9788855534901

[J] Kalidindi, H. T., Cross, K. P., Lillicrap, T. P., Omrani, M., Falotico, E., Sabes, P. N., & Scott, S. H. (2020). Rotational dynamics in motor cortex are consistent with a feedback controller. bioRxiv10.1101/2020.11.17.387043

[J] Tolu, S., Capolei, M. C., Vannucci, L., Laschi, C., Falotico, E., & Hernández, M. V. (2020). A cerebellum-inspired learning approach for adaptive and anticipatory control. International journal of neural systems30(01), 1950028. 10.1142/S012906571950028X