Olivier Georgeon

Associate Professor

4. Education, People and Support

ogeorgeon@univ-catholyon.fr

Campus Lyon - Saint Paul
10 Place des archives 69002 Lyon

Function

  • Member of the Education, people and support research team, CONFLUENCE : Sciences and Humanities Research Unit - EA 1598 Lyon Catholic University
  • Head of studies in computer sciences, ESQESE Lyon Catholic University
  • Associate member Laboratoire d'Informatique en Image et Systèmes d'Information (LIRIS) - UMR 5205

Further information

Research areas

Computer science Artificial Intelligence Developmental learning

Teaching areas

Computer science Artificial Intelligence
  • Direction & coordination
    • Management & coordination of conference proceedings
      • MINSKY, Henry, ROBERTSON, Paul, GEORGEON, Olivier, MINSKY, Milan, SHAOUL, Cyrus (dir.) (2020). Volume 131 : International Workshop on Self-Supervised Learning, 27-28 February 2020, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Proceedings of Machine Learning Research (PMLR), 98 p.
  • Chapters
    • Contributions to conference proceedings
      • GAGNON, Philippe, GUILLERMIN, Mathieu, VIDAL, Juan R., GEORGEON, Olivier, DE MONTERA, Béatrice (2020). «Acquisition of Autonomy in Biotechnology and Artificial intelligence». In : IDREC (dir.), Proceedings of the 11th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics: IMCIC 2020. International Institute for Informatics and Systemics (IIIS), 2, 168-172.
      • ROBERTSON, Paul, GEORGEON, Olivier (2020). «Continuous Learning of Action and State Spaces (CLASS)». First International Workshop on Self-Supervised Learning. Proceedings of Machine Learning Research (PMLR), 15-31.
      • GEORGEON, Olivier, ROBERTSON, Paul, XUE, Jianyong (2020). «Generating Natural Behaviors using Constructivist Algorithms». First International Workshop on Self-Supervised Learning. Proceedings of Machine Learning Research (PMLR), 5-14.
      • ROBERTSON, Paul, MINSKY, Henry, SHAOUL, Cyrus, MINSKY, Milan, GEORGEON, Olivier (2020). «IWSSL Introduction to this volume». Volume 131: International Workshop on Self-Supervised Learning, 27-28 February 2020, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Proceedings of Machine Learning Research (PMLR), 1-4.
      • XUE, Jianyong, GEORGEON, Olivier, GUILLERMIN, Mathieu (2018). «Causality reconstruction by an autonomous agent». In : Samsonovich A. (dir.), Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures 2018. BICA 2018. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 848. Springer Publishing, 347-354. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • GAY, Simon L., GEORGEON, Olivier, WOLF, Christian (2014). «Autonomous object modeling based on affordances for spatial organization of behavior». 2014 Joint IEEE International Conferences on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-Epirob). IEEE Computer, 87-92. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • GEORGEON, Olivier, WOLF, Christian, GAY, Simon (2013). «An Enactive approach to autonomous agent and robot learning». 2013 IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL). IEEE Computer, 1-6. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • GEORGEON, Olivier, MARSHALL, James B., GAY, Simon (2012). «Interactional Motivation in artificial systems: Between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation». 2012 IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL). IEEE Computer, 1-2. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • GEORGEON, Olivier, MARSHALL, James B., RONOT, Pierre-Yves R. (2011). «Early-stage vision of composite scenes for spatial learning and navigation». 2011 IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL). IEEE Computer, 1-6. URL/DOI :  [+]
  • Articles
    • Articles in peer-reviewed journals
      • GUILLERMIN, Mathieu, GEORGEON, Olivier (2022). «Artificial Interactionism: avoiding isolating perception from cognition in AI». Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence, 5. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • GEORGEON, Olivier, RIEGLER, Alexander (2019). «CASH Only: Constitutive Autonomy through Motorsensory Self-Programming». Cognitive Systems Research, 58, 366-374. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • GEORGEON, Olivier, GUILLERMIN, Mathieu (2018). «Mastering the laws of feedback contingencies is essential to constructivist artificial agents». Constructivist Foundations (CF), 13, 2, 300-301. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • GAY, Simon L., MILLE, Alain, GEORGEON, Olivier, DUTECH, Alain (2017). «Autonomous construction and exploitation of a spatial memory by a self-motivated agent». Cognitive Systems Research, 41, 1-35. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • GEORGEON, Olivier, BERNARD, Florian J., CORDIER, Amélie (2015). «Constructing Phenomenal Knowledge in an Unknown Noumenal Reality». Procedia Computer Science, 71, 11-16. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • GEORGEON, Olivier, CASADO, Rémi C., MATIGNON, Laetitia A. (2015). «Modeling Biological Agents Beyond the Reinforcement-learning Paradigm». Procedia Computer Science, 71, 17-22. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • GEORGEON, Olivier, CORDIER, Amélie (2014). «Inverting the Interaction Cycle to Model Embodied Agents». Procedia Computer Science, 41, 243-248. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • GEORGEON, Olivier, MARSHALL, James B. (2013). «Demonstrating sensemaking emergence in artificial agents: a method and an example». International Journal of Machine Consciousness, 05, 02, 131-144. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • GEORGEON, Olivier, MARSHALL, James B., MANZOTTI, Riccardo (2013). «ECA: An enactivist cognitive architecture based on sensorimotor modeling». Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, 6, 46-57. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • GEORGEON, Olivier, RITTER, Frank E. (2012). «An intrinsically-motivated schema mechanism to model and simulate emergent cognition». Cognitive Systems Research, 15-16, 73-92. URL/DOI :  [+]
    • Articles in non-peer reviewed journals
      • GAY, Simon L., JAMONT, Jean-Paul, GEORGEON, Olivier (2022). «Identifying and localizing dynamic affordances to improve interactions with other agents». 2022 IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL), Proceedings of the IEEE, 1-6. URL/DOI :  [+]
  • Communications (conferences, seminars, study days)
    • GEORGEON, Olivier (2017). «Artificial lifelong incremental learning: A gentle start». 8th International conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA), August 2017, Moscou, Russia.
  • Popularization & dissemination of research
    • (2014) «Chaîne Youtube de vidéo scientifiques». January 2014. URL :
  • Coordination of scientific events
    • International Workshop on Self-Supervised Learning, reykjavik university, Iceland, 2022
    • International workshop on self-supervised learning, Massachusetts Institute of Technologies, United States of America, 2020
    • Member of the organising committee of the international conference BICA Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, LIRIS Laboratory (UMR 5205), Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France, 2015
  • Scientific collaborations
    • Participation in other research projects
      • 2019 - 2022, Member : Artificial constructivist agents that learn ETHICS in humAn-Involved co-construction, ETHICSAI, in partnership with Laboratoire d'Informatique en Image et Systèmes d'Information (LIRIS) - UMR 5205, Laboratoire Hubert Curien - UMR 5516, Institut d'optique Graduate School (IOGS), CNRS and Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne
    • Associate member of research networks / laboratories
      • Since 2016, Associate member, Laboratoire d'Informatique en Image et Systèmes d'Information (LIRIS) - UMR 5205, France
      • 2010 - 2016, Member of a research team, Laboratoire d'Informatique en Image et Systèmes d'Information (LIRIS) - UMR 5205, France
  • Direction of dissertations / theses / HDR
    • Master's thesis director, Développement d’algorithmes d’apprentissage développemental et expérimentation de leur usage en robotique sociale, Post-graduate dissertation, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, started in 2022
    • Thesis co-director : J. XUE, Constructivist cognitive architecture: A model for designing self-motivated agent capable of sense-making and knowledge construction of the environment, PhD thesis, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, 2017 - 2020
    • Thesis co-director : S. GAY, developmental learning and intrinsic motivation: Integration of environmental space, PhD thesis, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, 2011 - 2014
  • Member of thesis jury / HDR
    • Thesis Reviewer, Apprentissage développemental multi agents, Post-graduate dissertation, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, 2021
  • Academic background
    • 2008 PhD in Informatics, Analyse de traces d'activité pour la modélisation cognitive : application à la conduite automobile, Université Lumière Lyon 2, France
    • 2004 Master in Psychology, Université Lumière Lyon 2, France
    • 1988 Engineering degree, Computer science, Computer science, Ecole Centrale Marseille, France
  • Prizes & distinctions
    • 2011 - 2014 Programme Retour post-doctorant, Agence Nationale pour la Recherche - ANR, France
  • Educational responsibilities and professional experiences
    • Since 2018 Head of studies in computer sciences, ESQESE, Lyon Catholic University, France
    • Since 2016 Temporary teacher, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
  • Teachings
    • Since 2011 Developmental learning, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
  • Languages
    • English - Able to teach