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Francesco Donnarumma, Mirco Frosolone, Giovanni Pezzulo

Integrating large language models and active inference to understand eye movements in reading and dyslexia 

Under Review 

2024 [pdf] [bib] [arxiv] [code]

Antonino Visalli, Francesco Maria Calistroni, Margherita Calderan, Francesco Donnarumma, Marco Zorzi, Ettore Ambrosini

Extensions of the Hierarchical Gaussian Filter to Wiener diffusion processes

The Fifth International Convention on the Mathematics Of Neuroscience and AI

Tuesday 28th - Friday 31st May, 2024. Rome. Italy

2024  [pdf] [bib]

Domenico Maisto, Francesco Donnarumma, Giovanni Pezzulo

Interactive inference: a multi-agent model of cooperative joint actions

IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems


2023 [pdf] [bib] [arxiv]

Mattia Eluchans, Francesco Donnarumma, Giovanni Pezzulo. 

From particles to collectives

Commentary on" Path integrals, particular kinds, and strange things"  by Friston et al.” 

Physics of Life Reviews 48 (2024), pp. 106–108. doi:10.1109/TSMC.2023.3312585

2023 [pdf] [bib]

Matteo Priorelli,  Federico Maggiore, Antonella Maselli, Francesco Donnarumma, Domenico Maisto, Francesco Mannella, Ivilin Peev Stoianov, Giovanni Pezzulo

Modeling motor control in continuous-time Active Inference: a survey

IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems pp1-15 doi:10.1109/TCDS.2023.3338491

2023 [pdf] [bib] [arxiv]

Pasquale Arpaia, Damien Coyle, Francesco Donnarumma, Antonio Esposito, Angela Natalizio, Marco Parvis

Visual and haptic feedback in detecting motor imagery within a wearable brain-computer interface

Measurement 206 p. 112304  doi:10.1016/j.measurement.2022.112304

10 December 2022 [pdf] [bib] [SSRN]

Giovanni Pezzulo, Francesco Donnarumma, Simone Ferrari-Toniolo, Paul Cisek, Alexandra Battaglia-Mayer

Shared Population-level Dynamics in Monkey Premotor Cortex During Solo Action, Joint Action and Action Observation 

Progress in Neurobiology (210) pp 102214 doi:10.1016/j.pneurobio.2021.102214

March 2022 [pdf] [bib] [biorxiv]

Pasquale Arpaia, Damien Coyle, Francesco Donnarumma, Antonio Esposito, Angela Natalizio, Marco Parvis, Ersilia Vallefuoco

Multimodal Feedback in Assisting a Wearable Brain-Computer Interface Based on Motor Imagery

2022 IEEE International Conference on Metrology for Extended Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Neural Engineering (MetroXRAINE), pp 691-696, 26 October

2022 [pdf] [bib]

Pasquale Arpaia, Damien Coyle, Francesco Donnarumma, Antonio Esposito, Angela Natalizio, Marco Parvis

Non-immersive Versus Immersive Extended Reality for Motor Imagery Neurofeedback Within a Brain-Computer Interfaces

2022 IEEE International Conference on Extended Reality, pp 407–419, 22 July

2022 [pdf] [bib]

Maria Amodeo, Pasquale Arpaia, Marco Buzio, Vincenzo Di Capua, Francesco Donnarumma  

Hysteresis modelling in iron-dominated magnets based on a Multi-layered NARX Neural Network approach 

International Journal of Neural Systems 31(9) p2150033 doi:10.1142/S0129065721500337

22 July 2021 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma,  Giovanni  Pezzulo  

Moral decisions in the age of COVID-19: your choices really matter 

Social Sciences & Humanities Open 4 (1) p. 100149 doi:10.1016/j.ssaho.2021.100149

14 April 2021  [pdf] [bib] [arxiv]

Éléonore Duvelle, Roddy M. Grieves, Anyi Liu, Selim Jedidi-Ayoub, Joanna Holeniewska, Adam Harris, Nils Nyberg, Francesco Donnarumma, Julie M. Lefort, Kate J. Jeffery, Christopher Summerfield, Giovanni Pezzulo, Hugo J. Spiers 

Hippocampal place cells encode global location but not connectivity in a complex space

Current Biology, 31 (6) pp. 1221-1233.E9  doi:10.1016/j.cub.2021.01.005

12 February 2021 [pdf] [bib] [biorxiv] [SSRN]

Andrea Apicella, Francesco Donnarumma, Francesco Isgrò, Roberto Prevete 

A survey on modern trainable activation functions

Neural Networks, 138 pp. 14-32 doi:10.1016/j.neunet.2021.01.026

06 June 2021 [pdf] [bib] [arxiv]

Francesco Donnarumma, Roberto Prevete, Domenico Maisto, Simone Fuscone, Emily M. Irvine,
Matthijs A. A. van der Meer, Caleb Kemere, Giovanni Pezzulo 

A framework to identify structured behavioral patterns within rodent spatial trajectories

Scientific Reports doi:10.1038/s41598-020-79744-7

11 January 2021 [pdf] [bib] [biorxiv]

Pasquale Arpaia, Francesco Donnarumma, Antonio Esposito, and Marco Parvis

Channel selection for optimal EEG measurement in motor imagery-based brain-computer interfaces

International Journal of Neural Systems 31 (03) p. 2150003 doi:10.1142/S0129065721500039 

01 March 2021 [pdf] [bib]

Pasquale Arpaia, Renato Cuocolo, Francesco Donnarumma, Antonio Esposito, Nicola Moccaldi,
Angela Natalizio, Roberto Prevete

Conceptual design of a machine learning-based wearable soft sensor for non-invasive cardiovascular risk assessment

Measurement 169 (2021), p. 108551. doi:10.1016/j.measurement.2020.108551

01 February 2021 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma

Models for Sensorimotor Communication in Humans and Robot

Invited Speaker at International Conference on Robotics and Automation - ICRA 2020

Workshop on Human-Robot Handovers - Paris, France

4 June 2020 [pdf] [bib] [talk]

Giovanni Pezzulo, Laura Barca, Domenico Maisto, Francesco Donnarumma

Social epistemic actions

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 43,(E113).  doi:10.1017/S0140525X19002802

28 May 2020 [pdf] [bib]

Leopoldo Angrisani, Pasquale Arpaia, Francesco Donnarumma, Antonio Esposito, Mirco Frosolone, Giovanni Improta, Nicola Moccaldi, Angela Natalizio, Marco Parvis

Instrumentation for Motor Imagery-based Brain Computer Interfaces relying on dry electrodes: a functional analysis

In 2020 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), pp. 1-6. IEEE, Dubrovnik, Croatia. doi:10.1109/I2MTC43012.2020.9129244

25-28 May 2020 [pdf] [bib]

Monica Maranesi, Stefania Bruni, Alessandro Livi, Francesco Donnarumma, Giovanni Pezzulo, Luca Bonini

Differential neural dynamics underlying pragmatic and semantic affordance processing in macaque ventral premotor cortex

Scientific Reports 9 (11700) doi:10.1038/s41598-019-48216-y

12 August 2019 [pdf] [bib]

Giovanni Pezzulo, Francesco Donnarumma, Domenico Maisto,  Ivilin Peev Stoianov

Planning at decision time and in the background during spatial navigation

Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 29:69-76 doi:10.1016/j.cobeha.2019.04.009

01 Ottobre 2019 [pdf] [bib]

Carlos M. Gómez, Antonio Arjona, Francesco Donnarumma, Domenico Maisto, Elena Isabel Rodríguez Martínez, Giovanni Pezzulo

Tracking the time course of Bayesian inference with Event Related Potentials: a study using the central cue Posner paradigm 

Frontiers in Psychology, section Cognition. Vol. 10 pp. 1424  doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01424  

19 June 2019 [pdf] [bib]

Pasquale Arpaia, Renato Cuocolo, Francesco Donnarumma, Dario D’Andrea, Antonio Esposito, Nicola Moccaldi, Angela Natalizio, Roberto Prevete. 

Feasibility of cardiovascular risk assessment through non-invasive measurements

IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for Industry 4.0 and IoT (MetroInd4.0&IoT). Neaples, Italy. doi:10.1109/METROI4.2019.8792909

4-6 June 2019 [pdf] [bib]

Leopoldo Angrisani, Pasquale Arpaia, Francesco Donnarumma, Antonio Esposito, Nicola Moccaldi, Marco Parvis. 

Metrological performance of a single-channel Brain-Computer Interface based on Motor Imagery

IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology (I2MTC) 2019, Auckland, New Zealand. 

20-23 May 2019 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma 

Sensorimotor Communication Strategies For Improving Interactive skills

Invited presentation at 41st European Conference on Visual Perception ECVP 2018. in Symposium Perceiving others, interacting with them: new perspectives in action observation research, 26–30 August 2018 in Trieste, Italy. doi:10.1177/0301006618824879

2 May 2019 [pdf] [bib]

Giovanni Pezzulo, Francesco Donnarumma, Haris Dindo, Alessandro D'Ausilio, Ivana Konvalinka, Cristiano Castelfranchi 

The body talks: sensorimotor communication and its brain and kinematic signatures

Physics of life reviews. Vol. 28 pp. 1-21.  doi:10.1016/j.plrev.2018.06.014

01 March 2019 [pdf] [bib]

Giovanni Pezzulo, Francesco Donnarumma, Haris Dindo, Alessandro D'Ausilio, Ivana Konvalinka, Cristiano Castelfranchi 

The future of sensorimotor communication research 

Reply to comments on “The body talks: Sensorimotor communication and its brain and kinematic signatures”

Physics of life reviews. Vol. 28 pp. 46-51.  doi:10.1016/j.plrev.2019.03.012 

01 March 2019 [pdf] [bib]

Roberto Prevete, Francesco Donnarumma, Andrea d'Avella, Giovanni Pezzulo 

Evidence for sparse synergies in grasping actions

Scientific Reports 8 (616). doi:10.1038/s41598-017-18776-y

12 January 2018 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma, Haris Dindo, Giovanni Pezzulo 

Sensorimotor communication for humans and robots: improving interactive skills by sending coordination signals

IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems (TCDS). Vol 10 (4). pp. 903-917.  doi:10.1109/TCDS.2017.2756107

December 2018 [pdf] [bib]

Giovanni Pezzulo, Francesco Donnarumma, Pierpaolo Iodice, Domenico Maisto, Ivilin Stoianov 

Model-based approaches to active perception and control

Entropy. Special Issue on Information-Processing and Embodied, Embedded, Enactive Cognition. Volume 19 Issue 6 pp. 266. doi:10.3390/e19060266

07 June 2017 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma, Haris Dindo, Pierpaolo Iodice, Giovanni Pezzulo

You cannot speak and listen at the same time: a probabilistic model of turn-taking

Biological Cybernetics. Volume 111, Issue 2, pp 165-183. doi:10.1007/s00422-017-0714-1

01 April 2017 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma, Marcello Costantini, Ettore Ambrosini, Karl Friston, Giovanni Pezzulo

Action perception as hypothesis testing

Cortex. Volume 89 Pages 45-60. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2017.01.016

01 April 2017 [pdf] [bib]

Giovanni Pezzulo, Pierpaolo Iodice, Francesco Donnarumma, Haris Dindo, Guenther Knoblich.

Avoiding accidents at the champagne reception: A study of joint lifting and balancing

Psychological Science. Volume 28, Issue 3, pp. 338 - 345  doi:10.1177/0956797616683015

01 March 2017 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma, Haris Dindo, Giovanni Pezzulo

Sensorimotor coarticulation in the execution and recognition of intentional actions

Frontiers in Psychology (Cognitive Science) 8:237. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00237

23 February 2017 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma, Domenico Maisto, Giovanni Pezzulo. 

Problem solving as probabilistic inference with subgoaling: explaining human successes and pitfalls in the Tower of Hanoi

PLoS Computational Biology. Volume 12, Issue 4 pp e100486. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004864

13 April 2016 [pdf] [bib] [code]

Domenico Maisto, Francesco Donnarumma, Giovanni Pezzulo. 

Nonparametric Problem-Space Clustering: Learning Efficient Codes for Cognitive Control Tasks

Entropy.     Volume 16, Issue 2, pp 61:1-25.  Special Issue on Information Theoretic Incentives for Cognitive Systems. doi:10.3390/e18020061

19 February 2016 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma, Roberto Prevete, Andrea de Giorgio, Guglielmo Montone, Giovanni Pezzulo. 

Learning programs is better than learning dynamics:

a Programmable Neural Network Hierarchical Architecture in a multi-task Scenario

Adaptive Behavior. Volume 24 Issue 1 pages 27-51. doi:10.1177/1059712315609412

01 February 2016 [pdf] [bib]

Matteo Candidi, Arianna Curioni, Francesco Donnarumma, Lucia Maria Sacheli, Giovanni Pezzulo. 

Interactional Leader-Follower sensorimotor communication strategies during repetitive joint actions

Journal of the Royal Society Interface. Volume 12, Issue 110, pages 1-12. doi:10.1098/rsif.2015.0644 

02 September 2015 [pdf] [bib]

Haris Dindo, Francesco Donnarumma, Fabian Chersi, Giovanni Pezzulo. 

The Intentional Stance as Structure Learning: A Computational Perspective on Mindreading

Biological Cybernetics. Volume 109, Issue 4, pages 453-467. doi:10.1007/s00422-015-0654-6

01 October 2015 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma, Aniello Murano, Roberto Prevete. 

Dynamic Network Functional Comparison via Approximate-bisimulation

Control and Cybernetics, Volume 44 Issue 1. pages 99-127

01 January 2015 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma, Roberto Prevete, Fabian Chersi, Giovanni Pezzulo. 

A Programmer-Interpreter neural network architecture for prefrontal cognitive control

International Journal of Neural Systems, Volume 25, Issue 6, pp 1550017. doi:10.1142/S0129065715500173

01 September 2015 [pdf] [bib]

Domenico Maisto, Francesco Donnarumma, Giovanni Pezzulo. 

Divide et Impera: subgoaling reduces the complexity of probabilistic inference and problem solving

Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Volume 12, Issue 104, Pages 1-13. doi:10.1098/rsif.2014.1335

04 February 2015 [pdf] [bib]

Giovanni Pezzulo, Francesco Donnarumma, Pierpaolo Iodice, Roberto Prevete, Haris Dindo.

The role of synergies within generative models of action execution and recognition: A computational perspective

Physics of Life Reviews. Volume 12, Pages 114–117. doi:10.1016/j.plrev.2015.01.021

01 March 2015

[pdf] [bib]

Giovanni Pezzulo, Francesco Donnarumma, Haris Dindo.

Human Sensorimotor Communication: A Theory of Signaling in Online Social Interactions

PLoS ONE vol. 8 (11):e79876 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079876

20 November 2013

[pdf] [bib] [scopus] [wos]

Domenico Maisto, Francesco Donnarumma, Giovanni Pezzulo.

Using subgoals to reduce the descriptive complexity of probabilistic inference and control programs

RLDM 2013, The 1st Multidisciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making, Princeton University, New Jersey, USA.

25-27 October 2013 [pdf] [bib]

Fabian Chersi, Francesco Donnarumma, Giovanni Pezzulo.

Mental imagery in the navigation domain: a computational model of sensory-motor simulation mechanisms

Adaptive Behavior vol. 21 (4), pages 251-262, doi:10.1177/1059712313488789.

15 July 2013.

[pdf] [bib]

Giovanni Pezzulo, Haris Dindo and Francesco Donnarumma

Sensorimotor Communication: a Theory of Signalling in Online Social Interactions

JAM V - 5th Joint Action Meeting Berlin, Humboldt University, Senatssaal, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin-Mitte.

July 26-29, 2013 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma, Vincenzo Lippiello and Matteo Saveriano.

Fast Incremental Clustering and Representation of a 3D Point Cloud Sequence with Planar Regions

IROS 2012, International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 3475-3480, ISSN: 2153-0858. doi:10.1109/IROS.2012.6385511, ISBN:978-1-4673-1737-5, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal.

07-12 October 2012 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma, Roberto Prevete and Giuseppe Trautteur

Programming in the Brain: a Neural Network theoretical framework

Connection Science, Volume 24 Issue 2-3, pages 71-90, doi:10.1080/09540091.2012.684670

08 May 2012 [pdf] [bib]

Giovanni Pezzulo, Francesco Rigoli, Francesco Donnarumma, and Fabian Chersi.

Hippocampal forward sweeps and the balance of goal-directed and habitual controllers: a Bayesian approach

Neural Coding, Decision-Making and Integration in Time, Frontiers in Neuroscience doi:10.3389/conf.fnins.2012.86.00014

2012 [pdf] [bib]

Vincenzo Lippiello, Francesco Donnarumma, Giuseppe Loianno, Bruno Siciliano, Alberto Finzi, Francesco Basile, Pasquale Chiacchio, Lorenzo Marconi

The AIRobots (Innovative aerial service robots for remote inspections by contact) Project

Proceedings of the 1st PRISMA workshop, Ischia, Italy, p. 205-225, ISBN: 9788895028811, CUES.

02-04 June 2011 [pdf] [bib]

Guglielmo Montone, Francesco Donnarumma, and Roberto Prevete

A Robotic scenario for programmable fixed-weight Neural Networks exhibiting multiple behaviors

Adaptive and Natural Computing Algorithms, Volume 6593, pp 250-259. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20282-7_26 in the 10th International Conference, ICANNGA 2011, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Part I

14-16 April 2011 [pdf] [bib]

Guglielmo Montone, Francesco Donnarumma, and Roberto Prevete

Multiple programmable behaviours in a fixed weight artificial neural network. A robotic application

VII Convegno, Associazione Italiana Scienze Cognitive (AISC) 2010 – Pratiche della Cognizione, pp 47-51. Trento, Italy

02-03 Dicember 2010 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma, Roberto Prevete and Giuseppe Trautteur.

How and over what timescales does neural reuse actually occur?

Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Volume 33 Issue 04 pp. 272-273, doi:10.1017/S0140525X10001184

22 October 2010 [pdf] [bib]

Giovanni Tessitore, Francesco Donnarumma and Roberto Prevete

An action tuned Neural Network Architecture for hand pose estimation

International Conference on Neural Computation - ICNC 2010, Valencia, Spain

24-26 October, 2010 [pdf] [bib]

Pasquale Arpaia, Francesco Donnarumma, Carlo Manna

A differential discrete particle swarm optimization approach to model building temperature

17th Symposium IMEKO TC4, 3rd Symposium IMEKO TC 19 and 15th IWADC Workshop on Instrumentation for the ICT Era, Kosice, Slovakia

08-10 September 2010

[pdf] [bib]

Pasquale Arpaia, Francesco Donnarumma, Sabato Manfredi, Carlo Manna.

Model Predictive Control Strategy Based on Differential Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization

IEEE Workshop on Environmental, Energy, and Structural Monitoring Systems (EESMS), pp 70-73, ISBN: 978-1-4244-6274-2, doi:10.1109/EESMS.2010.5634182 Taranto, Italy

09 September 2010 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma

A model for Programmability and Virtuality in Dynamical Neural Networks

Ph.D. Thesis in Computer and Information Science, Department of Mathematics and Applications "Renato Caccioppoli". Università di Napoli Federico II.

17 February 2010 [pdf] [bib]

Ivanoe De Falco, Antonio Della Cioppa, Francesco Donnarumma, Domenico Maisto, Roberto Prevete, Ernesto Tarantino.

CTRNN parameter leaning using Differential Evolution

Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, Volume 178, pp 783-784, doi:10.3233/978-1-58603-891-5-783 - ECAI 2008, 18th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Patras, Greece: IOS Press.

21-25 July 2008 [pdf] [bib]

Guglielmo Tamburrini, Francesco Donnarumma.

L'uomo bionico e il futuro della mente

Scienza e Società, vol 3-4, pp 50-54, ISSN: 978-88-901775-7-9

01 March 2008 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma, Roberto Prevete, Giuseppe Trautteur.

Virtuality in Neural Dynamical Systems

In Proceedings of ICMP 2007, International Conference on Morphological Computation. Venice, Italy

26-28 March 2007 [pdf] [bib]

Francesco Donnarumma

Studio di un controllo senso-motorio ispirato al biologico realizzato tramite reti CTRNN

Master Thesis in Physics (Cybernetics), Department of Physical Science, Università di Napoli Federico II

25 October 2006 [pdf] [bib]