Lola Cañamero

Reader (Associate Professor) in Adaptive Systems
Head of the Embodied Emotion, Cognition and (Inter) Action (EECAiA) Lab
School of Computer Science
University of Hertfordshire
Hatfield, Herts, AL10 9AB
United Kingdom
Phone: +44-(0)1707-284357.
Fax: +44-(0)1707-284303.
L<dot>Canamero<at>herts<dot>ac<dot>uk

This page last updated: January 30, 2012


My main research interests center around the study of adaptive intelligent behavior, which I am exploring with embodied artificial autonomous creatures (robots and artificial life simulations). I focus on motivated behavior and social interaction, with particular emphasis on the role(s) that emotional phenomena and their expression play in them.

Here you can find out more about my:

  • Research projects and students
  • CV (Very outdated; updated soon! Long version, with lots of relevant and irrelevant details)
  • Papers (last updated: September 12, 2006. Updated soon!)
  • Academic activities (Very outdated; updated soon!)

  • Alumnus of:

  • LEGO Lab, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Aarhus: visiting scientist.
  • Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (IIIA), Spanish Scientific Research Council (CSIC): research scientist
  • VUB AI Lab: postdoctoral fellow in the group of Luc Steels.
  • MIT AI Lab: postdoctoral fellow in the group of Rodney Brooks.
  • LRI, University of Paris-XI: PhD in Computer Science under the supervision of Yves Kodratoff, Inference and Learning group.
  • School of Philosophy, Complutense University of Madrid (UCM): Bachelors and Masters degree in Philosophy.

  • Member of:

  • ISRE, The International Society for Research on Emotion.
  • ISAB, The International Society for Adaptive Behavior.