Professor Nathan F Lepora

BA(Cantab.), MMath(Cantab.), PhD(Cantab.)

  • BS8 1TW

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  • 2020

    NeuroTac: A Neuromorphic Optical Tactile Sensor applied to Texture Recognition

    Ward-Cherrier, B., Pestell, N. & Lepora, N. F., 15 Sep 2020, 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    10 Citations (Scopus)
  • 2019

    Layup end effectors with tactile sensing capabilities

    Elkington, M., Ward, C., Ward-Cherrier, B., Lepora, N., Pestell, N. & Almas, E., 26 Apr 2019, Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Automated Composite Manufacturing. V. Hoa, S. (ed.). Concordia University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

  • Shear-invariant Sliding Contact Perception with a Soft Tactile Sensor

    Aquilina, K., Barton, D. A. W. & Lepora, N. F., 12 Aug 2019, 2019 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). p. 4283-4289

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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    5 Citations (Scopus)
  • 2018

    Active Touch with a Biomimetic 3D-printed Whiskered Robot

    Lepora, N., Pearson, M. & Cramphorn, L., 7 Jul 2018, (E-pub ahead of print) Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems: Living Machines 2018: Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems. Springer Verlag, p. 263-275 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 11413).

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  • MultiTip: A multimodal mechano-thermal soft fingertip

    Soter, G., Conn, A., Hauser, H., Lepora, N. F. & Rossiter, J., 9 Jul 2018, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft 2018): Proceedings of a meeting held 24-28 April 2018, Livorno, Italy. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 239-244 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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    4 Citations (Scopus)
    350 Downloads (Pure)
  • Object exploration using vision and active touch

    Yang, C. & Lepora, N., Feb 2018, 2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2017): Proceedings of a meeting held 24-28 September 2017, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 6363-6386 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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    4 Citations (Scopus)
    262 Downloads (Pure)
  • Principal Components of Touch

    Aquilina, K., Barton, D. & Lepora, N., 13 Sep 2018, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2018): Proceedings of a meeting held 21-25 May 2018, Brisbane, Australia.. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 4071-4078 (IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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    9 Citations (Scopus)
    214 Downloads (Pure)
  • Slip Detection on Natural Objects with a Biomimetic Tactile Sensor

    James, J. & Lepora, N., 2018, Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems. Springer, p. 232-235 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

  • Voronoi Features for Tactile Sensing: Direct Inference of Pressure, Shear, and Contact Locations

    Cramphorn, L., Lloyd, J. & Lepora, N., 13 Sep 2018, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2018): Proceedings of a meeting held 21-25 May 2018, Brisbane, Australia.. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), (International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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    15 Citations (Scopus)
    194 Downloads (Pure)
  • 2016

    Tactile manipulation with biomimetic active touch

    Cramphorn, L. P., Ward-Cherrier, B. P. J. & Lepora, N. F., Aug 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2016): Proceedings of a meeting held 16-21 May 2016, Stockholm, Sweden. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 123-129 7 p. (Proceedings of IEEE international Conference on Robotics and Automation).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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    24 Citations (Scopus)
    308 Downloads (Pure)
  • 2015

    Active control for object perception and exploration with a robotic hand

    Martinez-Hernandez, U., Lepora, N. F. & Prescott, T. J., 2015, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 9222. p. 415-428 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9222).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    2 Citations (Scopus)
  • Active haptic shape recognition by intrinsic motivation with a robot hand

    Martinez-Hernandez, U., Lepora, N. F. & Prescott, T. J., 4 Aug 2015, IEEE World Haptics Conference, WHC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 299-304 6 p. 7177729

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    12 Citations (Scopus)
  • Superresolution with an optical tactile sensor

    Lepora, N. & Ward-Cherrier, B., 17 Dec 2015, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015): Proceedings of a meeting held 28 September - 2 October 2015, Hamburg, Germany.. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Vol. 2015-December. p. 2686-2691 6 p. 7353744

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    60 Citations (Scopus)
  • 2014

    A future of living machines? International trends and prospects in biomimetic and biohybrid systems

    Prescott, T. J., Lepora, N. & Vershure, P. F. M. J., 2014, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Vol. 9055. 905502

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    9 Citations (Scopus)
  • Preface (Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems)

    Duff, A., Lepora, N. F., Mura, A., Prescott, T. J. & Verschure, P. F. M. J., 21 Nov 2014, Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems: Third International Conference, Living Machines 2014, Milan, Italy, July 30 – August 1, 2014. Proceedings. Springer, Cham, p. v-viii 4 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8608).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    1 Citation (Scopus)
  • 2013

    Active Bayesian perception and reinforcement learning

    Lepora, N. F., Martinez-Hernandez, U., Pezzulo, G. & Prescott, T. J., 2013, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. p. 4735-4740 6 p. 6697038

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    2 Citations (Scopus)
  • Active Bayesian perception for angle and position discrimination with a biomimetic fingertip

    Martinez-Hernandez, U., Dodd, T., Prescott, T. J. & Lepora, N. F., 2013, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. p. 5968-5973 6 p. 6697222

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    21 Citations (Scopus)
  • Active Bayesian perception for simultaneous object localization and identification

    Lepora, N. F., Martinez-Hernandez, U. & Prescott, T., 2013, Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

  • Active contour following to explore object shape with robot touch

    Martinez-Hernandez, U., Metta, G., Dodd, T. J., Prescott, T. J., Natale, L. & Lepora, N. F., 2013, 2013 World Haptics Conference, WHC 2013. p. 341-346 6 p. 6548432

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    50 Citations (Scopus)
  • Angle and position perception for exploration with active touch

    Martinez-Hernandez, U., Dodd, T. J., Prescott, T. J. & Lepora, N. F., 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 8064 LNAI. p. 405-408 4 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8064 LNAI).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    2 Citations (Scopus)
  • A SOLID case for active bayesian perception in robot touch

    Lepora, N. F., Martinez-Hernandez, U. & Prescott, T. J., 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 8064 LNAI. p. 154-166 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8064 LNAI).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    6 Citations (Scopus)
  • Cerebellum-based adaptation for fine haptic control over the space of uncertain surfaces

    Barron-Gonzalez, H., Porrill, J., Lepora, N. F., Chinellato, E., Metta, G. & Prescott, T. J., 2013, 2013 World Haptics Conference, WHC 2013. p. 353-358 6 p. 6548434

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    2 Citations (Scopus)
  • Towards a roadmap for living machines

    Lepora, N. F., Verschure, P. F. M. J. & Prescott, T. J., 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 8064 LNAI. p. 396-398 3 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8064 LNAI).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    2 Citations (Scopus)
  • 2012

    Texture classification through tactile sensing

    Martinez-Hernandez, U., Barron-Gonzalez, H., Evans, M., Lepora, N. F., Dodd, T. & Prescott, T. J., 2012, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 7375 LNAI. p. 377-379 3 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7375 LNAI).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    2 Citations (Scopus)
  • Whiskered texture classification with uncertain contact pose geometry

    Evans, M. H., Pearson, M. J., Lepora, N. F., Prescott, T. J. & Fox, C. W., 2012, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. p. 7-13 7 p. 6385634

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    3 Citations (Scopus)