Journals

[5] Wudarczyk, O. A., Kirtay, M., Pischedda, D., Hafner, V. V., Haynes, J. D., Kuhlen, A. K., & Abdel Rahman, R., (2021). Robots facilitate human language production. Nature Scientific Reports (Accepted for publication).

[4] Wudarczyk, O. A., Kirtay, M., Kuhlen, A. K., Abdel Rahman, R., Haynes, J. D., Hafner, V. V., & Pischedda, D. (2021). Bringing Together Robotics, Neuroscience, and Psychology: Lessons Learned From an Interdisciplinary Project. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 15, 160. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1059712319880649

[3] Kirtay, M., Vannucci, L., Albanese, U., Laschi, C., Oztop, E., & Falotico, E. (2019). Emotion as an emergent phenomenon of the neurocomputational energy regulation mechanism of a cognitive agent in a decision-making task. Adaptive Behavior.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1059712319880649

[2] Falotico, E., Vannucci, L., Ambrosano, A., Albanese, U., Ulbrich, S., Vasquez, Tieck JC., Hinkel, G., Kaiser, J., Peric, I., Denninger, O., Cauli, N., Kirtay, M., Roennau, A., Klinker, G., Von Arnim, A., Guyot, L., Peppicelli, D., Martínez-Cañada, P., Ros, E., Maier, P., Weber, S., Huber M, Plecher D, Rohrbein, F., Deser, S., Roitberg, A., van der Smagt, P., Dillman, R., Levi, P., Laschi, C., Knoll, AC. & Gewaltig M-O (2017, Jan) Connecting Artificial Brains to Robots in a Comprehensive Simulation Framework: The Neurorobotics Platform. Frontiers in Neurorobotics.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fnbot.2017.00002

[1] Turduev, M., Cabrita, G., Kirtay, M., Gazi, V., & Marques, L. (2012, December).Experimental studies on chemical concentration map building by a multi-robot system using bio-inspired algorithms. Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (JAAMAS 2012).
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10458-012-9213-x

Conferences

[25] Kirtay, M., Oztop, E., Asada, M., & Hafner, V. V. Trust me! I am a robot: an affective computational account of scaffolding in robot-robot interaction. In 2021 IEEE 30th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RoMAN) (accepted for publication).

[24] Kirtay, M., Oztop, E., Asada, M., & Hafner, V. V. Modeling Robot Trust Based on Emergent Emotion in an Interactive Task. In 2021 IEEE 11th International Conference on Development (ICDL) (accepted for publication).

[23] Kirtay, M., Chevalère, J., Lazarides, R., & Hafner, V. V. Learning in Social Interaction: Perspectives from Psychology and Robotics. In 2021 IEEE 11th International Conference on Development (ICDL) (accepted for publication).

[22] Kirtay, M., Wudarczyk, O., Pischedda, D., Kuhlen, A. K., Abdel Rahman, R., Haynes, J.-D., and Hafner, V. V. (2020). Modeling robot co-representation: state-of-the-art, open issues, and predictive learning as a possible framework. International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob 2020). Nominated for the best paper award.

[21] Kirtay, M., G., Schillaci, and Hafner, V. V. (2020). A Multisensory Learning Architecture for Rotation-invariant Object Recognition. arXiv cs.RO preprint, https://arxiv.org/abs/2009.06292

[20] Kirtay, M., Albanese, U., Vannucci, G., Schillaci, L., Laschi, C., and Falotico, E., (2020),The iCub multisensor datasets for robot and computer vision applications. 22nd ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2020). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3382507.3418847
Archive copy: http://arxiv.org/abs/2003.01994
Detaset Website: http://robotmultimodal.com

[19] Wudarczyk, O., Kuhlen A., Kirtay, M., Pischedda, D., Hafner, V. V., Haynes, J. -D., and Abdel Rahman, R. (2020). The effects of having a robot as a task partner on lexical retrieval. The 26th Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing Conference (AMLaP 2020.)

[18] Vannucci, L., Albanese, U., Kirtay, M., Massi, E., Nardo, S., Priorelli, M., Fasano, A., Laschi, C., and Falotico, E., The Neurorobotics Platform: virtual bodies for biologically realistic brain models and vice versa, Accepted for publiction in 1st Italian Conference on Robotics and Intelligent Machines.
Link: https://i-rim.it/en/i-rim-conference/

[17] Priorelli, M.,Kirtay, M., , Albanese, U., Vannucci, L., Laschi, C., Stoianov, I. P., Pezzulo, G., and Falotico, E., Spatial navigation via deep reinforcement learning in the Neurorobotics Platform, Accepted for publication in 1st Italian Conference on Robotics and Intelligent Machines.
Link: https://i-rim.it/en/i-rim-conference/

[16] Kirtay, M., Priorelli, M., Albanese, U., Vannucci, L., Laschi, C., and Falotico, E., The Neurorobotics Platform as a virtual environment for learning agents in the context of spatial navigation experiments, Accepted for publication in The Fifth International Conference on Machine Learning, Optimization, and Data Science (LOD 2019).
Link: https://lod2019.icas.xyz/

[15] Albanese, U., Kirtay, M., Vannucci, L., Laschi, C., and Falotico, E., Rotation-invariant Object Recognition by Spatial Feature Extraction on a Humanoid Robot, Accepted for publication in Turkey’s 5th Robotics Conference (ToRK 2019).
Link: https://tork2019.ozyegin.edu.tr/en

[14] Kirtay, M., Vannucci, L., Albanese, U., Falotico, E. and Laschi, C., Multimodal sensory representation for object classification via Neo-cortically inspired Algorithm. International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob 2018).
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/DEVLRN.2018.8761024

[13] Kirtay, M., Vannucci, L., Falotico, E., Laschi, C. and Erhan Oztop, Emergent emotion as a regulatory mechanism for a cognitive task implemented on the iCub robot. Accepted for publication in Continual Unsupervised Sensorimotor Learning Workshop in The International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob 2018).

[12] Kirtay, M., Vannucci, L., Albanese, U., Ambrosano, A., Falotico, E. & Laschi, C., Spatial pooling as feature selection method for object recognition. European Symposium on Artificial Neural Networks, Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning (ESANN 2018).
Link: https://www.elen.ucl.ac.be/Proceedings/esann/esannpdf/es2018-142.pdf

[11] Kirtay, M., Albanese, U.,Vannucci, L., Falotico, E. & Laschi, C., A graspable object dataset constructed with the iCub humanoid robot’s camera. Technical report,
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1170629
Github: https://github.com/muratkrty/iCubCameraDataset

[10] Kirtay, M., Vannucci, L., Falotico, E., Oztop E. & Laschi, C., Sequential Decision Making based on Emergent Emotion for a Humanoid Robot. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2016)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2016.7803408

[9] Kirtay, M., Vannucci, L., Falotico, E., Oztop E. & Laschi, C., Emotion as a Cognitive Component for Energy Regulation of Robotic Agent’s Cognitive Architecture. European Society for Cognitive Systems (EUCOG2016).
Link: EUCOG 2016

[8] Kirtay, M., Falotico, E., Ambrosano, A., Albanese, U., Vannucci, L. & Laschi, C. (2016, May) Visual Target Sequence Prediction via Hierarchical Temporal Memory implemented on the iCub robot. The 5th International Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems (Living Machines 2016).
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42417-0_12

[7] Vannucci, L., Ambrosano, A., Albanese, U., Kirtay, M., Falotico, E., Laschi, C., Visual tracking based on colour-opponency implemented through spiking neural networks on a humanoid robot, Congresso Gruppo Nazionale di Bioingegneria, 2016

[6] Ambrosano, A., Vannucci, L., Albanese, U., Kirtay, M., Falotico, E., Martínez-Cañada, P., Hinkel, G., Kaiser, J., Ulbrich, S., Levi, P., Morillas, C., Knoll, A., Gewaltig M., & Laschi C. (2016, May) Retina color-opponency based pursuit implemented through spiking neural networks in the neurorobotics platform. The 5th International Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems (Living Machines 2016)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42417-0_2

[5] Kirtay, M., Vasilis P., Vasilis, R. & Oztop, E. (2015, Feb). Neural representation in F5: cross-decoding from observation to execution. The 24th Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting (CNS’15).
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2202-16-S1-P190

[4] Kirtay, M., Vasilis, P., Vasilis, R. & Oztop, E. (2015, May). Detecting mirror neuron candidates in F5 area via object-level decoding. The 13rd National Neuroscience Congress.
Link to USK’15: http://www.tubas.org.tr/13-usk-2015

[3] Kirtay, M. & Oztop, E. (2013, May). Emergent Emotion via Neural Computational Energy Conservation on a Humanoid Robot. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2013).
DOI:https://doi.org/10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2013.7030013

[2] Turduev, M., Kirtay, M., Sousa, P., Gazi, V., & Marques, L. (2010, October). Chemical concentration map building through bacterial foraging optimization based search algorithm by mobile robots. In IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2010) (pp. 32423249). Istanbul, Turkey.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSMC.2010.5642297

[1] Kirtay, M., Turduev, M., Sousa, P., Gazi, V., & Marques, L. (2010, September). Chemical concentration map building through ant colony optimization based search algorithm. In Turkish National Conference on Automotic Control (TOK 2010) (pp. 180186). Kocaeli, Turkey (in Turkish).

Thesis/Reports

[5] Kirtay, M., Specularity detection and removal for endoscopic images, Github

[4] Kirtay, M., Event-wise cross decoding in ventral pre-motor cortex (area F5), Github

[3] Kirtay, M., Brain-inspired algorithmic approaches to sensory representation and decision making, Ph.D. thesis, Github

[2] Kirtay, M., Computational Approaches to Modeling Brain Mechanisms of Action Recognition and Emotions, M.Sc. thesis, Github

[1] Kirtay, M., Experimental studies on link quality extraction and wireless connectivity maintenance problem. Technical report and preliminary results of Control of networked cooperative teams of mobile robots project.