Steffen Wischmann

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Journal publications
  • Wischmann, S., Floreano, D. and Keller, L.
    Historical contingency affects signaling strategies and competitive abilities in evolving populations of simulated robots.
    PNAS, 109(3), p. 864-868, 2012.
    [Original Article]
  • Lichocki, P., Wischmann, S., Keller, L. and Floreano, D.
    Evolving team compositions by agent swapping.
    IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, in press, 2012.
    [Original Article]
  • Dobrzynski, M., Mejri, S., Wischmann, S. and Floreano, D.
    Quantifying information transfer through a head attached vibrotactile display: principles for design and control.
    IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering in press, 2012.
  • Stirling, T., Wischmann, S. and Floreano, D.
    Energy-Efficient Indoor Search by Swarms of Simulated Flying Robots Without Global Information.
    Swarm Intelligence, 4(2), p. 117-144, 2010.
    [Original Article]
  • Wischmann, S.
    Do animat models always need a biological target organism?
    Adaptive Behavior, 17(4), p. 343-345, 2009.
    [Original Article]
  • Wischmann, S., Hülse, M., Knabe, J., and Pasemann. F.
    Synchronization of internal neural rhythms in multi-robotic systems.
    Adaptive Behavior, 14(2), p. 117-127, 2006.
    [BibTex], [Preprint], [Original Article]
  • Hülse, M., Wischmann, S., and Zahedi, K.
    ISEE - A framework for the evolution and analysis of recurrent neural networks for embodied agents.
    ERCIM News, 64, p. 33-34, 2006.
  • Hülse, M., Wischmann, S., and Pasemann, F.
    Structure and function of evolved neuro-controllers for autonomous robots.
    Connection Science, 16 (4), p. 249-266, 2004.
    [BibTex], [Preprint], [Original Article]
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Peer-reviewed collection papers
  • Wischmann, S., Pasemann, F., and Wörgötter, F.
    Cooperation and competition: Neural mechanisms of evolved communication systems.
    In: Proceedings of the Workshop on the Emergence of Social Behaviour: From Cooperation to Language, 2007.
  • Wischmann, S., Stamm, K., and Wörgötter, F.
    Embodied evolution and learning: The neglected timing of maturation.
    In: Almeida e Costa, F. et al. (Eds.), Advances in Artificial Life: 9th European Conference on Artificial Life, ECAL 2007, LNAI 4648, p. 284-293, Springer-Verlag, 2007.
    [BibTex], [Preprint] [Original Article]
  • Hülse, M., Wischmann, S., Manoonpong, P., von Twickel, A., and Pasemann, F.
    Dynamical systems in the sensorimotor loop: On the interrelation between internal and external mechanisms of evolved robot behavior.
    In: Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary of Artificial Intelligence, LNAI, in press, Springer-Verlag, 2007.
    [BibTex], [Preprint]
  • Wischmann, S. and Pasemann, F.
    The emergence of communication by evolving dynamical systems.
    In: S. Nolfi et al. (Eds.), From animals to animats 9: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior, LNAI Vol. 4095, p. 777-788, Springer-Verlag, 2006.
    [BibTex], [Preprint], [Original Article]
  • Wischmann, S., Hülse, M., and Pasemann, F.
    (Co)Evolution of (de)centralized neural control for a gravitationally driven machine.
    In: M. Capcarrere et al. (Eds.), Advances in Artificial Life: 8th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2005), LNAI Vol. 3630, p. 179-188, Springer-Verlag, 2005.
    [BibTex], [Preprint], [Original Article]
  • Wischmann, S., Hülse, M., Knabe, J., and Pasemann, F.
    Synchronization of internal neural rhythms in multi-robotic systems.
    In: Proceedings of the Active Agents and Their Environments as Dynamical Systems Workshop, 2005.
    [BibTex], [pdf]
  • Hülse, M., Wischmann, S., and Pasemann, F.
    The role of non-linearity for evolved multifunctional robot behavior.
    In: Moreno, J. M. et al. (Eds.), Evolvable Systems: From Biology to Hardware - 6th International Conference ICES 2005, LNCS Vol. 3637, p. 108-118, Springer -Verlag, 2005.
    [BibTex], [Preprint], [Original Article]
  • Wischmann, S. and Pasemann, F.
    From passive to active dynamic 3D bipedal walking - An evolutionary approach.
    In: M. Armada and P. Gonzalez de Santos (Eds.), Climbing and Walking Robots: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference (CLAWAR 2004), p. 737-744, Springer-Verlag, 2004.
    [BibTex], [Preprint], [Original Article]
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Peer-reviewed abstracts
  • Wischmann, S., Floreano, D. and Keller, L.
    Historical contingency affects signaling strategies and competitive abilities in evolving populations of robots.
    Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology, 2011.
  • Wischmann, S., Floreano, D. and Keller, L.
    The advantage of being worse: Suboptimal intragroup signaling strategies show high robustness to intergroup competition.
    Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology, 2009.
  • Wischmann, S., Pasemann, F., and Wörgötter, F.
    Small-scale neural networks and their versatile dynamics for communicative behavior.
    Proceedings of the European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS 2007), 2007.
  • Hülse, M., Zahedi, K., Wischmann, S., and Pasemann, F.
    In the search of principles underlying cognitive phenomena.
    Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary Summit of Artificial Intelligence (ASAI50), 2006.
  • Wischmann, S. and Hülse, M.
    Coordinated action of a large scale robotic system through self-organizing processes.
    Proceedings of the European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS 2005), 2005.
  • Hülse, M., Wischmann, S., and Pasemann, F.
    Behavior transitions provided by dynamical features of recurrent neural network - A case study of complex phenomena in behavior based robotics.a
    Proceedings of the European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS 2005), 2005.
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Theses
  • Wischmann, S.
    Neural dynamics of social behavior: An evolutionary and mechanistic perspective on communication, cooperation, and competition among situated agents.
    PhD Thesis, University of Bonn, 2007
    [Link]
  • Wischmann, S.
    Entwicklung der Morphologie und Steuerung eines zweibeinigen Laufmodells.
    Diploma Thesis, Naturwissenschaftlich-Technische Fakultät III, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany, 2003.
    [pdf (in german)]
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