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Lecturer and Researcher in Neurorobotics

Publications


2014

Learning Diverse Motor Patterns with a single Multi-Layered Multi-Pattern CPG for a Humanoid Robot.

Shoubhik Debnath, John Nassour and Gordon Cheng. Paper accepted for publication in IEEE International Conference on Humanoid Robots (HUMANOIDS 2014), Madrid, Spain, November 18th-20th, 2014.


Extending Cortical-Basal Inspired Reinforcement Learning Model with Success-Failure Experience.

Shoubhik Debnath, John Nassour. Paper accepted for publication in IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EPIROB), Genoa, Italy, October 13th-16th, 2014.


Multi-Layered Multi-Pattern CPG for Adaptive Locomotion of Humanoid Robots.

John Nassour, Patrick Hénaff, Fathi Ben Ouezdou and Gordon Cheng. Journal of Biological Cybernetics, Volume: 108, Issue: 3, Page(s): 291-303, June 2014.


Success-Failure Learning for Humanoid: study on bipedal walking. 

John Nassour. Joint-PhD ThesisTechnical University of Munich (Germany) & University of Versailles (France), 2014.


2013

Qualitative Adaptive Reward Learning with Success Failure Maps: Applied to Humanoid Robot Walking.

John Nassour, Vincent Hugel, Fethi Benouezdou and Gordon Cheng. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems. Volume: 24, Issue: 1, Page(s): 81-93. January, 2013 


2012

Cognitive development through a neurologically-based learning framework.

John Nassour and Gordon Cheng. Paper in Workshop on Developmental Robotics, International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Osaka, Japan, Nov. 29th - Dec. 1st, 2012


Biologically-inspired neural controller based on adaptive reward learning. 

John Nassour and Gordon Cheng. Front. Comput. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: Bernstein Conference 2012. doi: 10.3389/conf.fncom.2012.55.00164


Exploiting past success failure for effective and robust task learning. 

John Nassour, Fathi Ben Ouezdou and Gordon Cheng. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Cognitive Systems (CogSys2012), Vienna, Austria, poster No.81, 2012.


2011

Experience-based Learning Mechanism with a Concept of Vigilance. 

John Nassour, Patrick Hénaff, Fathi Ben Ouezdou and Gordon Cheng. Front. Comput. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: BC11 : Computational Neuroscience & Neurotechnology Bernstein Conference & Neurex Annual Meeting 2011. doi: 10.3389/conf.fncom.2011.53.00099  


Bipedal Locomotion Control with Rhythmic Neural Circuits. 

John Nassour, Patrick Hénaff, Fathi Ben Ouezdou and Gordon Cheng. International workshop on bio-inspired robots. 6-8 April 2011. Nantes, France. 


2010

A Study of Adaptive Locomotive Behaviors of a Biped Robot: Patterns Generation and Classification.

John Nassour, Patrick Hénaff, Fathi Ben Ouezdou and Gordon Cheng. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2010, Volume 6226, From Animals to Animats 11, Pages 313-324 


Adaptive Locomotive Behaviors of a Biped Robot: Patterns Generation and Classification, (Abstract).

John Nassour, Patrick Hénaff, Fathi Ben Ouezdou and Gordon Cheng. Les journées nationales de la robotique humanoïde 3 - 4 Juin 2010. Poitiers, France.


2009

Experience-based Learning Mechanism for Neural Controller Adaptation: Application to Walking Biped Robots.

John Nassour, Patrick Henaff, Fethi Ben Ouezdou and Gordon Cheng. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. St. Louis, MO, USA.


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