Miguel Aguilera   complex systems, neuroscience and cognition

Publications

Journal Publications

  1. Aguilera, M & Di Paolo, EA (2019). Integrated information in the thermodynamic limit. Neural Networks, Volume 114, pp 136-146.
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  2. Aguilera, M. (2019). Scaling Behaviour and Critical Phase Transitions in Integrated Information Theory. Entropy, 21(12), 1198.
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  3. Aguilera, M & Bedia, MG (2018). Adaptation to criticality through organizational invariance in embodied agents. Scientific Reports volume 8, Article number: 7723 (2018).
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  4. Aguilera, M (2018). Rhythms of the collective brain: Metastable synchronization and cross-scale interactions in connected multitudes. Complexity Volume 2018, Article ID 4212509.
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  5. Aguilera, M & Bedia, MG (2018). Exploring Criticality as a Generic Adaptive Mechanism. Frontiers in Neurorobotics 12: 55.
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  6. Aguilera M, Bedia MG and Barandiaran XE (2016) Extended Neural Metastability in an Embodied Model of Sensorimotor Coupling. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 10:76.
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  7. Monterde, A, Calleja-López, A, Aguilera, M, Barandiaran, XE, & Postill, J (2015). Multitudinous identities: a qualitative and network analysis of the 15M collective identity. Information, Communication and Society.
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  8. Aguilera M, Barandiaran XE, Bedia MG, Seron F (2015) Self-Organized Criticality, Plasticity and Sensorimotor Coupling. Explorations with a Neurorobotic Model in a Behavioural Preference Task. PLoS ONE 10(2): e0117465.
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  9. Bedia, MG, Aguilera, M, Gomez, T, Larrode, DG, & Seron, F (2014). Quantifying long-range correlations and 1/f patterns in a minimal experiment of social interaction. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1281.
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  10. Aguilera, M, Bedia, MG, Barandiaran, XE. & Serón, F (2014). Intermittent animal behaviour: the adjustment deployment dilemma. Artificial Life, 20(4), 471–489.
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  11. Aguilera, M, Bedia, MG, Santos, BA, Barandiaran, XE (2013). The Situated HKB Model: how sensorimotor spatial coupling can alter oscillatory brain dynamics. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience 7 (2013): 117.
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  12. Santos, BA, Barandiaran, XE, Husbands, P, Aguilera, M & Bedia, M G. (2012). Sensorimotor coordination and metastability in a situated HKB model. Connection Science.
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Conference Publications

  1. Aguilera, M., Arandia-Romero, I. and Heras-Escribano, M (2019). Quantifying affordances through information theory. The 2019 Conference on Artificial Life, 31, 11-12.

  2. Bedia, M. G., Heras-Escribano, M., Cajal, D., Aguilera, M., & Barandiaran, X. E. (2019). Towards modelling social habits: An organismically inspired evolutionary robotics approach. The 2019 Conference on Artificial Life, 31, 341-348.

  3. Aguilera, M & Di Paolo, E (2018). Integrated Information and Autonomy in the Thermodynamic Limit . The 2018 Conference on Artificial Life: A Hybrid of the European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL) and the International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE) 2018: 113-120.

  4. Aguilera, M, Alquézar, C & Bedia, MG (2018). Agency and Integrated Information in a Minimal Sensorimotor Model. The 2018 Conference on Artificial Life: A Hybrid of the European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL) and the International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE) 2018: 396-403

  5. Aguilera, M & Bedia MG (2017). Criticality as It Could Be: organizational invariance as self-organized criticality in embodied agents. In Knibbe et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Artificial Life 2017.

  6. Aguilera, M, Alquézar, C & Izquierdo, E (2017). Signatures of criticality in a maximum entropy model of the C. elegans brain during free behaviour. In Knibbe et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Artificial Life 2017.

  7. Gómez, T, Aguilera, M, Bedia MG & Gomila, A (2017). The Statistical Thermodynamics of Active Perception. In Knibbe et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Artificial Life 2017.

  8. Izquierdo, EJ, Aguilera, M and Beer, RD (2013). Analysis of ultrastability in small dynamical recurrent neural networks. In P. Lio, O. Miglino, G. Nicosia, S. Nolfi & M. Pavone (Eds.), Advances in Artificial Life: ECAL 2013 (pp. 51-58).

  9. Aguilera, M, Morer, I, Barandiaran, XE & Bedia, MG (2013). Quantifying Political Self-Organization in Social Media. Fractal patterns in the Spanish 15M movement on Twitter. In P. Lio, O. Miglino, G. Nicosia, S. Nolfi & M. Pavone (Eds.), Advances in Artificial Life: ECAL 2013 (pp. 395-402).

  10. Castillo, LF, Isaza, AL, Bedia, MG, Aguilera, M Correa, J (2012). Grid Computing and CBR Deployment: Monitoring Principles for a Suitable Engagement. 9TH Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence. Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, 2012, Volume 51/2012, 355-361.

  11. Aguilera, M, Bedia, MG, Barandiaran, XE & Serón, F (2011). The adjustment-deployment dilemma in organism’s behaviour: theoretical characterization and minimal model. Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life, pp. 116-123.

  12. Castillo, LF, Bedia, MG, Aguilera, M, & Uribe, AL (2011). A proposal for improving retrieval processes in case-based reasoning systems able to act in dynamic environments. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence 2011.

  13. Castillo, LF, Bedia, MG, Aguilera, M, Uribe AL, Manrique, M & Isaza, G (2011). Case-based reasoning and real-time systems: exploiting successfully poorer solutions. Proceedings of the 6th Colombian Computing Congress. Castillo, LF, Bedia, MG, Aguilera, M & Uribe, AL (2011). Grid computing and CBR Deployment: Monitoring Principles for a Suitable Engagement. Proceedings of the 2011 International Conferenceon Grid Computing and Applications.

Books & Book Chapters

  1. Vila-Viñas, M. Aguilera, G. Valenzuela, & A. Quintana (Eds.), Etopia_ciudadana. Comunidades productivas para la economía social del conocimiento. Zaragoza: Universidad de Zaragoza. ISBN 978-84-16723-06-5.

  2. Barandiaran, X. E., & Aguilera, M. (2015). Neurociencia y tecnopolítica: hacia un marco analógico para comprender la mente colectiva del 15M. En J. Toret (Ed.), Tecnopolítica y 15M. La potencia de las multitudes conectadas (pp. 163-211). Barcelona: Editorial UOC. ISBN: 978-84-9064-458-4

  3. Aguilera, M (2015) La conciencia red de la multitud conectada: la mente colectiva del 15M. In Toret, J. (Ed.).  Tecnopolítica y 15M. La potencia de las multitudes conectadas (pp. 144-161). Barcelona: Editorial UOC. ISBN: 978-84-9064-458-4

Posters

  1. Izquierdo, E.J., Aguilera, M. and Beer, R.D. (2013). Analysis of ultrastability in small dynamical recurrent neural networks. 12th European Conference on Artificial Life.

  2. Aguilera, M, Bedia, M.G., Santos, B.A.  and Barandiaran, X.E. (2012). Quantifying forms of sensorimotor coupling with the situated­HKB model. What robots can tell us about ecological psychology. 12th European Workshop on Ecological Psychology.

  3. Fernández, M. and Aguilera, M. (2011). Exploring the limits of situated and dynamical cognition: embedded vs. extended cognition. Poster presented at the Workshop on Embodied, Distributed and Extended Cognition: Philosophical Perspectives, Department of Philosophy, Universistat Autònoma de Barcelona. Barcelona, March 24-25, 2011.

Dissertations and Thesis

PhD thesis dissertation

  1. Aguilera, M (2015). Interaction Dynamics and Autonomy in Cognitive Systems. PhD thesis, University of Zaragoza, Spain.

Master’s Thesis

  1. Aguilera, M. (2011). Coordination Dynamics in the Sensorimotor Loop. Master’s thesis, University of Zaragoza, Spain.

BS Final Year Project

  1. Aguilera, M. (2010). Efectos no lineales de la integración de capacidades emocionales en agentes inteligentes. Final Year Project, University of Zaragoza, Spain.