Cédric Sueur

Understanding behavioural complexity

social networks, decision-making, drawings, fractals, modelling, AI, animal ethics


Sous la direction de Pierre Delvolvé, aux Presses Universitaires de France

Pour un retour de la faune sauvage

Chapitre de Livre "L'homme et l'animal",

éditions Cherche Midi

Beltzung B, Pelé M, JRenoult JP, Shimada M, Sueur C. 2022. Using artificial intelligence to analyze non-human drawings: a first step with orangutan productions. Animals, 12(20), 2761;

Beltzung B, Pelé M, Renoult JP, Sueur C. 2023. Deep learning for studying drawing behavior: A review. Frontiers in Psychology, in press

Restoy S, Martinet L, Sueur C, Pelé M. 2022. Draw Yourself: How Culture Influences Drawings by Children Between the Ages of Two and Fifteen. Frontiers in Psychology, in press. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.940617

Quque M, Villette C, Criscuolo F, Sueur C, Bertile F, Heintz D. 2021. Eusociality is linked to caste-specific differences in metabolism, immune system, and somatic maintenance-related processes in an ant species. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences,


Sueur C & Pelé M. 2023. Fractals and artificial intelligence to decrypt ideography and understand the evolution of language. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, in press


Beltzung, B., Martinet, L., MacIntosh, A., Meyer, X., Hosselet, J., Pele, M., & Sueur, C. (2022). To draw or not to draw : Understanding the temporal organization of drawing behaviour using fractal analyses. Fractals, in press



Sueur C, Martinet L, Beltzung B, Pelé M. 2022. Making drawings speak through mathematical metrics. Human Nature, 33(3)

Sueur, C; Zanaz, S; Pelé, M. 2022. Incorporating animal agency into research design could improve behavioral and neuroscience research. Journal of Comparatice Psychology