Invited Talks

  • 2017 Invited Talk: “Random walks in swarm robotics”, Anomalous Dynamics in Complex Systems: From Chaos on Nanoscales to Search in Biology (ANOCOS), August the 30th, 2017 Tampere, Finland
  • 2017 Keynote: “Few rules to make evolution an intelligent design method”, Evolving Collective Behaviors in Robotics, 2nd ECBR Workshop, GECCO 2017, July the 16th, 2017, Berlin, Germany
  • 2016 Invited Talk: “ A design pattern for swarm-centric decision making”, NATO SET-222 Specialists’ Meeting on Swarm centric solutions for intelligent sensor networks, Rome, Italy, June the 7th, 2016
  • 2016 Invited Talk: “ Self-organisation in the physical realm: Structures, Forms and Functions”, Crossing into Physical Realms with Collaborative and Interactive Machine Learning, Workshop co-hosted by the Centre for IT and Architecture (CITA) and the Robotics, Evolution and Art Lab (REAL), Copenaghen Technical University, Denmark, February the 12th, 2016
  • 2015 Invited Talk: “ Collective Decisions: Where Swarms Dare” Multi-agent Learning and Control Workshop, NIPS 2016, Montreal, Canada, December the 12th, 2015
  • 2012 Keynote: “Evolution, self-organisation and swarm robotics”. Research Days 2012, Klagenfurt, Austria, July 14th, 2012
  • 2012 Invited talk: “A FET success story.. or not?”. ICT Competitiveness Week, Session on Future and Emerging Technologies , Brussels, Belgium, September the 18th, 2012
  • 2009 Keynote: “Swarm Cognition and Artificial Life”. 31th International Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci’09). Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2008 Invited Talk: “Self-Organising Sync in a Robotic Swarm. A Dynamical Systems View”. Embodied Cognition Symposium. Maastricht, The Netherlands, June 25th, 2008
  • 2007 Invited Talk: “Embodied Agent-Based Modelling”. From Data to Models Workshop. ISTC-CNR, Rome, Italy, 11–12 October 2007

Invited Seminars

  • 2017 “Collective Decisions: Where Swarms Dare”, Numerical Differential Models Seminar Series, Math Department, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • 2017 “Random Walks, Information Diffusion and Consensus Decisions in Swarm Robotics ”, Department of Computer Science, Sheffield University, UKVito Trianni 4
  • 2016 “Collective Decisions: Where Swarms Dare”, Department of Computer Science, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • 2016 “Self-organisation in the physical realm: Structures, Forms and Functions”, GiovedISTC Seminar Series, ISTC-CNR, Rome, Italy
  • 2015 “A design pattern for decentralised decision-making”, Distributed Algorithms and Complex Netowrks Seminar Series, Math Department, University of Rome Tor Vergata
  • 2014 “A cognitive design pattern for collective decisions in distributed systems”. Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Seminar Series, DIIAG, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
  • 2014 “Engineering Distributed Cognition”. ACrossSocial Seminar Series, ISTC-CNR
  • 2013 “Swarm Cognition. From Natural to Artificial Systems (and back)”. Storns seminar series, ISTC-CNR
  • 2012 “Engineering Methods for Swarm Robotics”. IRIDIA-ULB
  • 2010 “Evolution, Self-Organisation and Swarm Robotics”. ISTC Seminar series, ISTC-CNR
  • 2010 “Evolution, Self-Organisation and Swarm Robotics”. DIS, Sapienza University of Rome
  • 2006 “On the Evolution of Self-Organising Behaviours in a Swarm of Autonomous Robots”. Univesité Libre
    de Bruxelles

Invited Classes

  • 2017 “Swarm robotics” Elective in Robotics, module 4: Multi Robot Systems, Sapienza University of Rome
  • “Collective Decisions in Super-Organisms: from Swarms to Robots”, SIBIL Seminar Series,
    Master Degree on Cognitive Sciences, Roma Tre University, Italy
  • 2016 “Swarm robotics” Artificial Intelligence, Master in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Sapienza University of Rome
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