Publications

Articles

International Journal Articles: 5

2019

- Francisco S. Melo and Alberto Sardinha and David Belo and Marta Couto and Miguel Afonso Tomás Faria and Anabela Farias and Hugo Gambôa and Cátia Jesus and Mithun Kinarullathil and Pedro Lima and Luís Luz and André Mateus and Isabel Melo and Plinio Moreno and Daniel Osório and Ana Paiva and Jhielson Pimentel and João Rodrigues and Pedro Sequeira and Rubén Solera Ureña and Miguel Serras Vasco and Manuela Veloso and Rodrigo Ventura, Project INSIDE: towards autonomous semi-unstructured human–robot social interaction in autism therapy, article in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine vol. 96 pp. 198-216, May. 2019 [bibTex]

2018

- Francisco S. Melo and Samuel Francisco Mascarenhas and Ana Paiva, A tutorial on machine learning for interactive pedagogical systems, article in International Journal of Serious Games vol. 3 (5) pp. 79-112, Sep. 2018 [bibTex]
- Filipa Isabel Nogueira Correia and Sofia Petisca and Patricia Oliveira and Tiago Guiomar Ribeiro and Francisco S. Melo and Ana Paiva, I Choose... YOU!” Membership preferences in human–robot teams, article in Autonomous Robots pp. 1-15, Jun. 2018, Springer [bibTex]
- Hang Yin and Francisco S. Melo and Ana Paiva and Aude Billard, An ensemble inverse optimal control approach for robotic task learning and adaptation, article in Autonomous Robots pp. 1-22, Apr. 2018, Springer [bibTex]

2017

- Stefan Witwicki and Jose Castillo and João Messias and Jesus Capitán and Francisco S. Melo and Pedro Lima and Manuela Veloso, Autonomous surveillance robots: A decision-making framework for networked multiagent systems, article in IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine vol. 24 (3) pp. 52-64, Aug. 2017 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]

International Conferences: 6

2019

- Miguel Serras Vasco and Francisco S. Melo and David Martins de Matos and Ana Paiva and Tetsunari Inamura, Online Motion Concept Learning: A Novel Algorithm for Sample-Efficient Learning and Recognition of Human Actions, presented at Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems, May. 2019 [bibTex]

2018

- Jhielson M. Pimentel and Carla Guerra and Pedro Sequeira and Andre Mateus and Alberto Sardinha and Francisco S. Melo and Pedro U. Lima, Interactive Consoles for Adjustable Autonomy in Assistive Robots: a Case Study with ASD Children, presented at IROS'2018 Workshop - Robots for Assisted Living, Oct. 2018 [bibTex]
- Filipa Isabel Nogueira Correia and Samuel Francisco Mascarenhas and Rui Prada and Francisco S. Melo and Ana Paiva, Group-based emotions in teams of humans and robots, presented at HRI'2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Mar. 2018 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]

2017

- Vânia Patrícia Padrão Mendonça and Francisco S. Melo and Luísa Coheur and Alberto Sardinha, Online Learning for Conversational Agents, presented at EPIA Conference on Artificial Intelligence (EPIA'17), Sep. 2017 [bibTex]
- Francisco S. Melo and Pedro Santos and André Miguel Leitão Santos, Monte Carlo Tree Search Experiments in Hearthstone, presented at Computational Intelligence in Games, Aug. 2017 [bibTex]
- Vânia Patrícia Padrão Mendonça and Francisco S. Melo and Luísa Coheur and Alberto Sardinha, A conversational agent powered by online learning, presented at Proceedings of the 16th Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems (AAMAS '17), May. 2017 [bibTex]

Dissertations

PhD Theses: 1

2018

- Hang Yin advised by Francisco S. Melo and Aude Billard, Incorporating Human Expertise in Robot Motion Learning and Synthesis, PhD Thesis, Jun. 2018 [bibTex]

MSc Theses: 5

2018

- Luís Miguel Santos Henriques advised by Luísa Coheur and Francisco S. Melo, Learning language skills based on implicit, explicit and active learning, MSc Thesis, Nov. 2018 [bibTex]
- Gonçalo Alfredo dos Santos Rodrigues advised by Francisco S. Melo and Alberto Sardinha, Ad hoc teamwork with unknown task model and teammate behavior, MSc Thesis, Oct. 2018 [bibTex]
- Henrique da Nave Cândido Ferrão Carlos advised by H. Sofia Pinto and Francisco S. Melo, Creating Recipes using Machine Learning and Computational Creativity , MSc Thesis at Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Oct. 2018 [bibTex]

2017

- Hugo Miguel Pimenta de Castro Martins advised by Alberto Sardinha and Francisco S. Melo, Análise de consumo de energia de PMEs, MSc Thesis, Jun. 2017 [bibTex]
- André Miguel Leitão Santos advised by Pedro Santos and Francisco S. Melo, Intelligent Agent player for Hearthstone , MSc Thesis, Jun. 2017 [bibTex]