Scientific Publications




Public media

BBC Radio 5 live, request for expert comment for segment regarding ‘Peeple’ app, 8th October 2015

Mentioned in: “Peeple sites ‘disappead’ from web after backlash over app”, BBC News website, by Technology reporter Chris Baraniuk, 5 October 2015

Koene A, “With the Peeple app you will be judged by the crowd – whether you like it or not”, in the Conversation, 2 October 2015

Koene A, “Most of us don’t read the social media small print – and it’s a data goldmine for third parties”, in the Conversation, 15 June 2015

Koene A & Carter C.J., “What use would a digital bill of rights be?”, in the Conversation, 21 April 2015

BBC Radio Nottingham, request for expert comment regarding ‘Imams Online’ anti-radicalization, 29th March 2015

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Written evidence submitted to UK Parliament

Koene A. response to Commons Science and Technology Committee “Investigatory Powers Bill: technology issues” inquiry, Publication number: IPB0066, 12th January 2016.

Koene A. response to Commons Science and Technology Committee “Digital skills” inquiry, Publication number: DIG0029, 12th January 2016.

Koene A. response to Lords EU Internal Market Sub-Committee inquiry on “Online platforms and the EU Digital Single Market”, Publication number OPL0079, 11th January 2016.

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Academic Papers

Christopher J. Carter, Ansgar Koene, Elvira Perez, Ramona Statache, Svenja Adolphs, Claire O’Malley, Tom Rodden, and Derek McAuley, “Understanding Academic Attitudes Towards the Ethical Challenges Posed by Social Media Research”, ETHICOMP 2015, Leicester, 7-9 September, ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society 45(3): 202-210, 2015.

Elvira Perez Vallejos, Ansgar Koene, Christopher J. Carter, Ramona Statache, Svenja Adolphs, Claire O’Malley, Tom Rodden, Derek McAuley, Glenn Manoff, Rose Dowling, Kruakae Pothong, Stephen Coleman, “Juries: Acting Out Digital Dilemmas to Promote Digital Reflections”, ETHICOMP 2015, Leicester, 7-9 September, ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society 45(3): 84-90, 2015.

Ansgar Koene, Elvira Perez, Christopher J. Carter, Ramona Statache, Svenja Adolphs, Claire O’Malley, Tom Rodden, and Derek McAuley, “Privacy concerns arising from internet service personalization filters”, ETHICOMP 2015, Leicester, 7-9 September, , ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society 45(3): 167-171, 2015.

Koene, A., Adolphs, S., Perez, E.V., Carter, C.J., Statache, R., O'Malley C., Rodden, T., Mcauley, D., "Ethics consiterations for Corpus Linguistics studies using internet resources", Corpus Linguistics 2015, Lancaster, UK, 21-24 July, 2015

Perez, E.V., Koene, A., Carter, C.J., Statache, R., Adolphs, S., O'Malley C., Rodden, T., Mcauley, D., Binder J., Douglas K., Gleibs I., Whitty M. & Betton V., "Insights from the Workshop on Social Media Analysis and Mental Health: Putting People at the Centre of Human Data", 2nd European Conference on Social Media (ECSM 2015), Porto, Portugal, 9-10 July, 2015 [work-in-progress paper]

Koene, A., Perez, E.V., Carter, C.J., Statache, R., Adolphs, S., O'Malley C., Rodden, T. & Mcauley, D., "Investigating conditions for consent to analyse social media data", 2nd European Conference on Social Media (ECSM 2015), Porto, Portugal, 9-10 July, 2015 [work-in-progress paper]

Koene, A., Perez, E.V., Carter, C.J., Statache, R., Adolphs, S., O'Malley C., Rodden, T. & Mcauley, D., "Ethics of personalized information filtering", 2nd International Conference on Internet Science, Brussels, Belgium, May 27-29, 2015.

Koene, A., Perez, E.V., Carter, C.J., Statache, R., Adolphs, S., O'Malley C., Rodden, T. & Mcauley, D., "Research Ethics and Public Trust, Preconditions for Continued Growth of Internet Mediated Research", 1st Internationa Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy (ICISSP), Angers, France, Feb. 9-11, 2015

Koene, A., Rank, M., Roberts, R., Endo, S., Cooke, J., Mademtzi, M., Miall C., & Wing, A.M., "CogLaboration: Towards fluent Human Robot object handover interactions", Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS), Birmingham, UK, Sept. 2, 2014.

Prada, M., Remazeilles, A., Koene, A. & Endo, S., "Implementation and experimental validation of Dynamic Movement Primitives for object handover”, Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Chicago, September 14-18, 2014

Mademtzi, M., Koene, A. & Wing, A.M., "CogLaboration: Questionnaire for Elderly on Object Transfer Tasks Related to Activities of Daily Living", Workshop on New Frontiers of Service Robotics for the Elderly, Ro-Man, Edinburgh, August 25-29, 2014.

Koene, A., Endo, A., Remazeilles, A., Prada, M. & Wing, A.M., “Experimental testing of the CogLaboration prototype system for fluent Human-Robot object handover interactions”, Ro-Man, Edinburgh, August 25-29, 2014.

Koene, A., Remazeilles A., Prada, M., Garzo, A., Puerto, M., Endo, S. & Wing, A.M., “Relative importance of spatial and temporal precision for user satisfaction in human-robot object handover interactions”, Third International Symposium on New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, AISB-50 convention, London, April 3-4, 2014

Prada, M., Remazeilles, A., Koene, A. & Endo, S., "Dynamic Movement Primitives for Human Robot interaction: comparison with Human behavioral observation", Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) pp 1168-1175, 2013.

Koene A, Honisch J, Endo S & Wing A.M., “Relative information content of gestural features of non-verbal communication related to object-transfer interactions”, Tilburg Gestures Research Meeting (TiGeR) 2013, Tilburg, Netherlands, June 19-21, 2013.

Koene A, Baldassarre G, Mannella F & Prescott TJ,“Distal place recognition based navigation control inspired by Hippocampus – Amygdala interaction”, 9th International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics: Modeling Cognitive Development in Robotic Systems, Venice, Italy, Nov. 12-14. 2009.

Mannella F, Koene A & Baldassarre G,“Navigation via Pavlovian Conditioning: A Robotic Bio-Constrained Model of Autoshaping in Rats”, 9th International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics: Modeling cognitive Development in Robotic Systems, Venice, Italy, Nov. 12-14. 2009.

Koene A, & Prescott TJ, “Hippocampus, Amygdala and Basal Ganglia based navigation control”, Artificial Neural Networks - ICANN 2009, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5768: 267-276. 2009.

Moren J, Ude A, Koene A, & Cheng G, “Biologically based top-down attention modulation for humanoid interactions”, International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, 5(1): 3-24. 2008.

Trifa V, Koene A, Moren J, & Cheng G, “Real-time acoustic source localization in noisy environments for human-robot multimodal interaction”, Robots and Human interactive Communication, 2007. RO-MAN 2007. The 16th IEEE International Symposium on, Jeju Island, Korea, 393-398. 2007.

Koene A, Arnold D, & Johnston A “Bimodal sensory discrimination is finer than dual single modality discrimination”, Journal of Vision, 7(11):14, 1-11. 2007.

Koene A & Zhaoping L, “Feature-specific interactions in salience from combined feature contrasts: Evidence for a bottom-up saliency map in V1”, Journal of Vision, 7(7):6, 1-14. 2007.

Koene A, Moren J, Trifa V & Cheng G, “Gaze shift reflex in a humanoid active vision system”, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Vision Systems (ICVS 2007), Applied Computer Science Group, Bielefeld University, Germany, 2007.

Koene A, “A model for perceptual averaging and stochastic bistable behavior and the role of voluntary control”, Neural Computation, 18(12):3069-96. 2006.

Tilikete C, Koene A, Nighoghossian N, Vighetto A & Pelisson D, “Saccadic lateropulsion in Wallenberg syndrome: a window to access cerebellar control of saccades?”, Experimental Brain Research, 174(3):555-65. 2006.

Fujisaki W, Koene A, Arnold D, Johnston A & Nishida S, “Visual search for a target changing in synchrony with an auditory signal”, Proceedings of The Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, Apr 7; 273(1588):865-74. 2006.

Alahyane N, Koene A & Pelisson D, “Transfer of adaptation from visually guided saccades to averaging saccades elicited by double visual targets”, Eur J Neurosci., Aug; 20(3):827-36. 2004.

Koene A & Erkelens C, “Properties of 3D rotations and their relation to eye movement control”, Biol. Cybern., 90, 410-417, 2004.

Koene A. & Goffart L. “Accounting for saccade dysmetria after cerebellar lesion: A”. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1004: 389-393, 2003.

Hol K, Koene A & Ee R van, “Attention-biased multi-stable surface perception in three-dimensional structure-from-motion”, Journal of Vision,3, 486-498, 2003.

Koene A & Erkelens C, “Mechanical interdependence of version and vergence eye movements”, Strabismus, 11, 221-228, 2003.

Koene A & Erkelens C, “Cause of kinematic differences during centrifugal and centripetal saccades”, Vis. Res.42, 1797-1808, 2002.

Setnes M, Koene A, Babuska R & Bruijn P, “Data-driven initialization and structure learning in fuzzy neural networks”, Proceedings Fuzz-IEEE’98, Anchorage, Alaska, 1147-1152, May 1998.

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Book Chapter

Zhaoping Li, Keith A. May & Ansgar Koene, "Some finger prints of V1 mechanisms in the bottom up saliency of visual selection", in Computational Modelling in Behavioural Neuroscience: Closing the Gap between Neurophysiology and Behaviour (Advances in Behavioural Brain Science), Heinke D. & Mavritsaki E. (Eds.), London: Psychology Press. 2008

Kevin Gurney, Nathan Lepora, Ashvin Shah, Ansgar Koene, Peter Redgrave, "Action Discovery and Intrinsic Motivation: A Biologically Constrained Formalism", in Intrinsically Motivated Learning in Natural and Artificial Systems, Chapter: 7, Publisher: Springer-Verlag, Editors: Gianluca Baldassarre, Marco Mirolli, pp.151--181; DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-32375-1_7; ISBN: 978-3-642-32374-4; 2013

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PhD Thesis

Koene A. “Eye Mechanics And Their Implication For Eye Movement Control”, Utrecht University, 2002; Promotor: Erkelens CJ


Workshop organizing

Ansgar Koene, Endo S, Wing A.M, co-organizers of “Haptic Collaboration in shared Control Tasks” workshop, IEEE WHC 2013, Daejeon, Korea, April 14-18, 2013

Ansgar R. Koene. “Behavior Informatics: data bases, data mining and experiments in virtual worlds” at the CNS 2012 Atlanta/Decatur (USA) meeting of the Organization for Computational Neuroscience, 21-26 July, 2012


Conference Talks

Ansgar Koene, Svenja Adolphs, Elvira Perez, Christopher J. Carter, Ramona Statache, Claire O’Malley, Tom Rodden, and Derek McAuley, “Participant Consent and Withdrawal when using publicly archived data”, to BAAL 2015 Workshop: The Ethics of Online Research Methods, Cardiff, 16-17 April, 2015

Ansgar Koene, Satoshi Endo, Anthony Remazeilles, Miguel Prada, & Alan M. Wing, “Experimental testing of the CogLaboration prototype system for fluent Human-Robot object handover interactions”, Ro-Man, Edinburgh, August 25-29, 2014.

Ansgar Koene, Anthony Remazeilles, Miguel Prada, Ainara Garzo, Mildred Puerto, Satoshi Endo, & Alan M Wing, “Relative importance of spatial and temporal precision for user satisfaction in human-robot object handover interactions”, Third International Symposium on New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, AISB-50 convention, London, April 3-4, 2014

Ansgar Koene, Juliane Honisch, Satoshi Endo and Alan Wing, “Relative information content of gestural features of non-verbal communication related to object-transfer interactions”, Tilburg Gestures Research Meeting (TiGeR) 2013, Tilburg, Netherlands, June 19-21, 2013

Ansgar Koene, Satoshi Endo and Alan M. Wing, “A quantitative and qualitative study of human-human object transfer interactions”, CN-CR Conference ‘The World Inside the Brain: Internal Predictive Models in Humans and Robots’, Birmingham, UK, May 23-24, 2013.

Ansgar R. Koene. “Introduction to Behavior Informatics: Concept and Roadmap“, at Behavior Informatics: data bases, data mining and experiments in virtual worlds workshop, CNS 2012 Atlanta/Decatur (USA), 21-26 July, 2012

Ansgar R. Koene, Jan Moren, Vlad Trifa, Gordon Cheng. "What was that? Gaze shift reflex in a humanoid active vision system", International Cognitive Vision Workshop (ICVW) 2007, Bielefeld, Germany, 2007.

Ansgar R. Koene, Derek Arnold and Alan Johnston. “Multi-sensory comparison improves signal discrimination”, Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Sarasota, USA, 2006.

Ansgar R. Koene, Li Zhaoping. "Salience from combined feature contrasts: Evidence for feature-specific salience interaction suggestive of V1 mechanisms", European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), St. Petersburg, Russia, 2006.

Ansgar R. Koene and Casper J. Erkelens. "Quantification of cerebellar compensation for eye plant non-linearity", Society for Neuroscience 32nd annual meeting, Orlando FL., November 2-7, 2002.

Ansgar R. Koene and Casper J. Erkelens. "Mechanical interdependence of version and vergence eye movements" at International Symposium of the German Ophthalmological Society, `Development and Perspectives in Visual Processing and Eye Movements’, The Heidelberg Meeting on Eye Movements, October 12, 2002.

Ansgar R. Koene, Karel Hol and Raymond van Ee, "Modeling curvature polarity in multi-stable 3D structure-from-motion" at ECVP, Glasgow Scotland, UK, 25-29 August 2002

Ansgar R. Koene and Casper J. Erkelens. "3D eye rotations, the oculomotor control problem" at National biomechanics symposium (Biomechanica/Bewegingssturing Dag), 26 April 2001

Ansgar R. Koene and Casper J. Erkelens. "Simulation based predictions of motoneuron activity from saccadic velocity profiles" at National biomechanics symposium (Biomechanica/Bewegingssturing Dag), 7 April 2000


Conference Posters

Ansgar Koene, Markus Rank, Roberta Roberts, Satoshi Endo, James Cooke, Marilena Mademtzi, Chris Miall & Alan M. Wing. "CogLaboration: Towards fluent Human Robot object handover interactions", Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS), Birmingham, UK, Sept. 2, 2014.

Ansgar R. Koene, Hoi Fei Kwok, Satoshi Endo & Alan Wing, "Adjustment to partner behaviour during object handover interactions", at Neural Control of Movement (NCM), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2014.

Ansgar Koene, Satoshi Endo, Hayley Dewe & Alan Wing, “Hand dominance effects on passer and receiver hand-over dynamics during object transfer”, BNA2013m Festival of Neuroscience, London, UK, April 7-10, 2013.

Ansgar R. Koene, “Behavior Informatics: Integration, sharing and mining of behavioral data, models and tools”, Society for Neuroscience, 2012 New Orleans, USA, Oct 13-17, 2012.

S.R. Kaveri, A.R. Koene, S. Laquitaine & H. Nakahara, “Sign-tracking and goal-tracking by a reinforcement learning model”, Society for Neuroscience, 2012 New Orleans, USA, Oct 13-17, 2012.

Ansgar Koene, “Behaviour Informatics: data integration for greater understanding of human and animal behaviour” at CNS 2012, Atlanta/Decatur (USA), 21-26 July, 2012.

Ansgar Koene & Tony J. Prescott. "Interaction between Hippocampus, Amygdala and Basal Ganglia for control of foraging behaviour of a robot rat" at International Symposium on the Neural Basis of Decision Making, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 2009. 

Ansgar Koene & Chien-Chung Chen. "Perceived object size depends on the relative size of background elements" at Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Taipei, Taiwan, 2008. 

Ansgar Koene, Yuchin Huang & Chien-Chung Chen. "Percept dependent activity in the occipitotemporal cortex for Ebbinghaus illusion" at Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Naples, Florida, USA, 2008. 

Ansgar Koene. “Modelling of sensory processing under conditions of continuous stimulation” at Society for Neuroscience (SfN), San Diego, USA, 2007. 

Yohko Hatada & Ansgar R. Koene. "Perceptual shifts of temporal frequency in audition and vision after adaptation to visuo-spatial lateral displacement by prism glasses" at European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), St Petersburg, Russia, 2006. 

Ansgar Koene, Waka Fujisaki, Derek Arnold, Alan Johnston & Shin’ya Nishida. “Cross modal correlation search in the presence of visual distractors” at Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Sarasota, UAS, 2005. 

Ansgar Koene. “Modelling the influence of prior percepts on visual perception” Society for Neuroscience (SfN), San Diego, USA, 2004. 

Ansgar Koene, Laurent Goffart & Denis Pelisson. “Modelling the Cerebellar Circuit Involved in Saccade Generation” at Neural Control of Movement (NCM), Sitges, Spain, 2004. 

Ansgar Koene & Raymond van Ee. “Modelling bistability in perceived slant when binocular disparity and monocular perspective specify different slants” at European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Budapest, Hungary, 2004. 

Ansgar R. Koene & Raymond van Ee. "Modeling bi-stability in perceived slant" at Ladislav Tauc Conference in Neurobiology ‘Decoding and Interfacing the Brain: From Neuronal Assemblies to Cyborgs’, Gif sur Yvette, France, 4-5 December 2003.

Ansgar R. Koene, Caroline Tilikete and Denis Pélisson. "Is the cerebellum involved in saccade target localization?" at Three-Dimensional Sensory and Motor Space, Acquafredda di Maratea, Italy, 5-10 April 2003.

Ansgar R. Koene and Laurent Goffart. "Accounting for saccade dysmetria after cerebellar lesion: A modelling approach" at Physiology and Disorders of Ocular Motor and Vestibular Control, Wildbad Kreuth, 3-5 April 2003.

Ansgar R. Koene and Casper J. Erkelens. "Relation between eye muscle pulling direction, eye orientation and eye rotation" at Society for Neuroscience, San Diego California, USA, 10-15 November 2001

Ansgar R. Koene and Casper J. Erkelens. "A geometry based analysis of the relation between muscle paths and 3D eye rotations" at Three-Dimensional Sensory and Motor Space, Granada, Spain, 31 March - 5 April 2001

Ansgar R. Koene and Casper J. Erkelens. "Influence of eye plant mechanics on the control of eye movements" at ARVO, Ft. Lauderdale Florida, USA, 30 April - 5 May 2000

Ansgar R. Koene and Casper J. Erkelens. "A simulation-based comparison of the spatial and displacement models of the saccade generator" at Three-Dimensional Sensory and Motor Space, Castelvecchio Pascoli, Italy, 9-14 April 1999



Invited Talks

Ansgar Koene, “Modelling the cerebellar circuit involved in on-line control of saccadic eye movements”, 2004, at Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, San Francisco, USA. Invited by Dr. Edward Keller.

Ansgar Koene, “Modelling bi-stability in perceived slant when binocular disparity and monocular perspective specify different slants”, 15 December 2003, at CNRS-INCM, Marseille, France. Invited by Dr. Alexa Riehle.

Ansgar Koene, “A 3D geometrical analysis of eye muscle paths and torque axes as a function of eye orientation", Satellite meeting of "Development and Perspectives in Visual Processing and Eye Movements - International Symposium of the German Ophthalmological Society", Heidelberg, Germany, Oct 11, 2002, Organized by Prof. Dr. Thomas Haslwanter.

Ansgar Koene, “A possible role for muslce pulleys in generating Listing’s law during version and vergence”, 2002, Neurologische Klinik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Munich, Germany. Invited by Prof. Dr. Ulrich Buettner.

Ansgar Koene, “Modelling curvature polarity in multi-stable 3D structure-from-motion”, 2002, at German Primate Centre (DPZ) in Goettingen, Germany. Invited by Prof. Dr. Stefan Treue.

Ansgar Koene, “A possible role for muslce pulleys in generating Listing’s law during version and vergence”, 2002, Dept. of Cognitive Neurology, University of Tuebingen. Invited by Prof. Dr. Peter Thier.

Ansgar Koene, “Modelling curvature polarity in multi-stable 3D structure-from-motion”, 2002, Dept. of Allg. Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Invited by Prof. Dr. Markus Lappe.