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Dr. Thierry Hoinville

Room number: W1 - 115
Phone: +49 (0)521 - 106 5533




    Research Interests 

  • Bio-Inspired Robotics
  • Neuroethological Modeling
  • Dynamic Simulation
  • Adaptive and Versatile Locomotion
  • Insect Navigation




    Curriculum Vitae 

since 2011 Postdoc, Dept. of Biological Cybernetics, CITEC, University of Bielefeld
2008 - 2011 Postdoc, Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Genova, Italy
2007 PhD in Robotics, University of Versailles, France
2002 MSc in Artificial Intelligence, Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris VI
2000 BSc in Computer Science, University of Caen, France, 2000




Journal papers
  • Naceri, A., Chellali, R. and Hoinville, T. (2011) Depth Perception Within Peripersonal Space Using Head Mounted Display. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 20(3):254-272.
  • Hoinville, T., Tapia Siles, C. and Hénaff, P. (2011) Flexible and Multistable Pattern Generation by Evolving Constrained Plastic Neurocontrollers. Adaptive Behavior, 19(3):187-207.
  • Hoinville, T., Hénaff, P. and Delaplace, S. (2007) Étude sur l’intérêt des modèles biologiques de réseaux de neurones pour la synthèse de rythmes locomoteurs adaptatifs. JESA Journal, 41(34):413-436
  • Hoinville, T., Hénaff, P. and Monacelli, E. (2005) Evolving Simplistic Neural Controllers toward Adaptation to Internal Perturbations. AMSE Journal, Advances in Modelling, Series C, 60(5-6):57-70.
Conference papers
  • Hoinville, T., Wehner, R. and Cruse, H. (2012) Learning and Retrieval of Memory Elements in a Navigation Task. In Proc. of Living Machines 2012, LNAI 7375, pp. 120-131.
  • Naceri, A., Hoinville, T., Chellali, R., Ortiz, J. and Henning, S. (2011) Do observers perceive depth in reaching task within virtual environments? In Proc. of ASME WINVR 2011, pp. 309-314.
  • Hoinville, T., Naceri, A., Ortiz, J., Bernier, E. and Chellali, R. (2011) Performances of experienced and novice sportball players in heading virtual spinning soccer balls. In Proc. of IEEE Virtual Reality 2011, pp. 83-86.
  • Naceri, A., Hoinville, T., Chellali, R., Ortiz, J. and Bernier, E. (2010) Evaluation of Observers Depth Perception in Reaching Task Within Virtual Environment. In Actes des 5èmes journées de l’AFRV 2010, pp. 37-40.
  • Veinguertener, A., Hoinville, T., Bruneau, O. and Fontaine, J.-G. (2009) From Morphologies of Six-, Four- and Two-Legged Animals to the HexaQuaBip Robot’s Reconfigurable Kinematics. In Proc. of ICIRA2009, LNAI 5928, pp. 1255-1265.
  • Veinguertener, A., Hoinville, T., Bruneau, O. and Fontaine, J.-G. (2009) Morphological design of the bio-inspired reconfigurable HexaQuaBip robot. In Mobile Robotics: Solutions and Challenges, Proc. of CLAWAR 2009, pp. 205-214.
  • Tapia, C., Hoinville, T. and Chellali, R. (2009) Locomotion Through Karman Street Using Adaptive Oscillator. In Proc. of COMPUTERWORLD 2009, pp. 188-191.
  • Hoinville, T. and Hénaff, P. (2004) Comparative study of two homeostatic mechanisms in evolved neural controllers for legged locomotion. In Proc. of IEEE/RSJ IROS 2004, pp. 2624-2629.
  • Hoinville, T. and Hénaff, P. (2004) Evolving plastic neural controllers stabilized by homeostatic nechanisms for adaptation to a perturbation. In Proc. of ALIFE IX, pp. 81-88. 
  • Hoinville, T. (2007) Évolution de contrôleurs neuronaux plastiques : de la locomotion adaptée vers la locomotion adaptative. PhD Thesis, UVSQ, Versailles, France.
  • Hoinville, T. (2002)Évolution de contrôleurs neuronaux pour la commande d’un robot à roues et pattes : vers une tolérance aux pannes. MSc Thesis, UPMC Paris 6, France.