Publications

Publications

Q. Wang*, C. A. Rothkopf*, J. Triesch. A model of human motor sequence learning explains facilitation and interference effects based on spike-timing dependent plasticity. PLoS Computational Biology, 13(8), 2017
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V. S. R. Veeravasarapu, C. A. Rothkopf, V. Ramesh: 'Adversarially tuned scene generation', Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2017
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V. S. R. Veeravasarapu, C. A. Rothkopf, V. Ramesh: 'Model-driven simulations for computer vision', IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), 2017
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F. Schmitt, H.-J. Bieg, M. Herman, C. A. Rothkopf: 'I See What You See: Inferring Sensor and Policy Models of Human Real-World Motor Behavior', Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-17), 2017
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B. Belousov, G. Neumann, C. A. Rothkopf, J. Peters: 'Catching heuristics are optimal control policies', Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2016
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D. Hoppe, C. A. Rothkopf: 'Learning rational temporal eye movement strategies', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 113(29), 8332-8337, 2016 [html]

C. A. Rothkopf: 'Cognitive Neuroscience' in 'Handbook of Cognitive Science', edited by A. Stephan and S. Walter, J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Weimar, 2013 [html]

C. A. Rothkopf: 'Motor control and the control of actions' in 'Handbook of Cognitive Science', edited by A. Stefan and S. Walter, J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Weimar, 2013 [html]

C. A. Rothkopf, D. H. Ballard: 'Learning to coordinate repertoirs of behaviors: credit assignment and module activation', in Computational and Robotic Models of the Hierarchical Organization of Behavior, edited by G. Baldassarre and M. Mirolli, Springer, 2013 [html]

L. Lonini, C. Dimitrakakis, C. A. Rothkopf, J. Triesch: 'Generalization and interference in human motor control', in Computational and Robotic Models of the Hierarchical Organization of Behavior, edited by G. Baldassarre and M. Mirolli, Springer, 2013 [html]

C. A. Rothkopf, D. H. Ballard: 'Modular inverse reinforcement learning for visuomotor behavior', Biological Cybernetics, 107(4), 477-490, 2013 [pdf] [html]

D. H. Ballard, D. Kit, C. A. Rothkopf, B. Sullivan: 'A hierarchical modular architecture for embodied cognition', Multisensory Research, 26:(1-2), 177 – 204 [pdf] [html]

D. Pamplona, J. Triesch, C. A. Rothkopf: 'Power spectra of the natural input to the visual system', Vision Research, 83:66-75, 2013 [pdf] [html]

G. J. Diaz, J. Cooper, C. A. Rothkopf, M. M. Hayhoe: 'Saccades to future ball location reveal memory-based prediction in a natural interception task'. Journal of Vision, 13(1):1, 1-14, 2013 [pdf] [html]

B. T. Sullivan, L. Johnson, C. A. Rothkopf, D. H. Ballard, M. Hayhoe: 'The role of uncertainty and reward on eye movements in a virtual driving task'. Journal of Vision, 12(13):19, 1-16, 2012 [pdf] [html]

Y. Zhao, C. A. Rothkopf, J. Triesch, B. Shi: 'A unified model of the joint development of disparity selectivity and vergence control', IEEE 8th International Conference on Development and Learning, November 7-9, 2012 (Paper of Excellence award) [pdf] [html]

Q. Wang, J. Bolhuis, C. A. Rothkopf, T. Kolling, M. Knopf, J. Triesch: 'Infants in control: rapid anticipation of action outcomes in a gaze-contingent paradigm', PLoS ONE, 2012 [pdf] [html]

C. Dimitrakakis, C. A. Rothkopf: 'Bayesian multitask inverse reinforcement learning', European Workshop on Reinforcemnt Learning (EWRL), September 9–11, 2011 [pdf] [html]

C. A. Rothkopf, C. Dimitrakakis: 'Preference elicitation and inverse reinforcement learning', 22nd European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML), September 5-9, 2011 [pdf] [html]

H. Toutounji, C. A. Rothkopf, J. Triesch: 'Scalable reinforcement learning through hierarchical decompositions for weakly-coupled problems', IEEE 10th International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL), August 24-27, 2011 [pdf] [html]

C. Karaoguz, T. H. Weisswange, T. Rodemann, B. Wrede, C. A. Rothkopf: 'Reward-based learning of optimal cue integration in audio and visual depth estimation', 15th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR), June 20-23, 2011 [pdf] [html]

T. H. Weisswange, C. A. Rothkopf, J. Triesch: 'Bayesian cue integration as a developmental outcome of reward mediated learning', PLoS ONE, 2011 [pdf] [html]

C. A. Rothkopf, D. H. Ballard: 'Credit assignment in multiple goal embodied visuomotor behavior', Frontiers in Psychology, Special Topic: 'Embodied and grounded cognition', 2010 [pdf] [html]

J. Triesch, C. A. Rothkopf, T. H. Weisswange: 'Coordination in Sensory Integration', in Dynamic Coordination in the Brain: From Neurons to Mind, edited by C. von der Malsburg, W. A. Phillips, W. Singer, MIT Press 2010

M. M. Hayhoe, C. A. Rothkopf: 'Vision in the natural world', Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, Wiley, 2010 [pdf] [html]

C. A. Rothkopf, T. H. Weisswange, J. Triesch: 'Computational modeling of multisensory object perception', in 'Multisensory Object Perception in the Primate Brain', Editors: M. J. Naumer & J. Kaiser, New York: Springer, 2010 [pdf manuscript]

T. H. Weisswange, C. A. Rothkopf, T. Rodemann, J. Triesch: 'Can reinforcement learning explain the development of causal inference in multisensory integration?', IEEE 8th International Conference on Development and Learning, June 5-7, 2009 [pdf] [html]

C. A. Rothkopf, T. H. Weisswange, J. Triesch: 'Learning independent causes in natural images explains the spacevariant oblique effect', IEEE 8th International Conference on Development and Learning, June 5-7, 2009 [pdf] [html]

C. A. Rothkopf, D. H. Ballard: 'Image statistics at the point of gaze during human navigation', Visual Neuroscience, special issue on 'Natural Systems Analysis', 26, 81–92, 2009 [pdf] [html]

C. A. Rothkopf: 'Modular models of task based visually guided behavior', Ph. D. thesis, University of Rochester. Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Department of Computer Science, 2008

C. A. Rothkopf, D. H. Ballard: 'Image statistics at the point of gaze during human navigation', Visual Neuroscience, special issue on 'Natural Systems Analysis', 26, 81–92, 2009 [pdf] [html]

J. B. Pelz, C. Rothkopf: 'Oculomotor behavior while navigating natural and man-made environments' in 'Eye movements: A window on mind and brain', Editors: R. van Gompel, M. Fischer, W. Murray, R. Hill. Elsevier Press, 2007

J. F. M. Jehee, C. A. Rothkopf, J. M. Beck, D. H. Ballard: 'Learning receptive fields using predictive feedback', Journal of Physiology Paris, 100, 125-132, 2006 [pdf] [html]

R. D. Meyer, E. P. Horch, Z. Ninkov, W.F. van Altena, C.A. Rothkopf: 'RYTSI: the Rit-Yale-Tip-Tilt-Speckle-Imager', Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 118 , 162-171, 2006 [pdf] [html]

C. A. Rothkopf, J. B. Pelz: 'Head movement estimation for wearable eye tracker', Proceedings of the Eye Tracking Research & Application Symposium, ETRA 2004, San Antonio, Texas, USA, ACM, 2004 [pdf] [html]

Conference Talks

C. A. Rothkopf, P. Schrater: 'Optimally adapting heuristics: humans quickly abandon the constant bearing angle strategy', Vision Sciences Annual Meeting, May 10-15, 2013, Naples, FL, USA

C. A. Rothkopf: 'Visuomotor behavior in naturalistic tasks: from receptive fields to value functions', OCCAM conference, June 4-6, 2012, Osnabrück, Germany

C. A. Rothkopf, C. Dimitrakakis: 'Preference elicitation and inverse reinforcement learning', 22nd European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML), September 5-9, 2011, Athens, Greece

C. A. Rothkopf: 'Visuomotor behavior in naturalistic virtual environments: from receptive fields to value functions', Gordon Conference on Sensory Coding and the Natural Environment, July 25-30, 2010, Bates College, Lewiston, ME, USA

T. H. Weisswange, C. Rothkopf, J. Triesch: 'A walk through the woods explains the space variant oblique effect', COSYNE – Computational and Systems Neuroscience, February 26-March 1, 2009, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

C. A. Rothkopf, D. H. Ballard: 'Human eye movements correlate with intrinsic reward structure in natural visuomotor tasks', 8th annual meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 9-14, 2008, Naples, Florida, USA. (Student travel award)

C. A. Rothkopf, D. H. Ballard: 'Credit assignment with Bayesian reward estimation', COSYNE – Computational and Systems Neuroscience, March 22-25, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

C. A. Rothkopf, D. H. Ballard, B. T. Sullivan, K. de Barbaro : 'Bayesian modeling of task dependent visual attention strategy in a virtual reality environment', 5th annual meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 6-11, 2005, Sarasota, Florida, USA

C. A. Rothkopf, J. B. Pelz: 'Head movement estimation for wearable eye tracker', Proceedings of the Eye Tracking Research & Application Symposium, ETRA 2004, San Antonio, Texas, USA, ACM, 2004

Other Peer Reviewed Abstracts

N. G. Jaehner, C. A. Rothkopf, S. Voegler, J. Triesch, R.A.W. Galuske: 'Topographic and functional organization of feedback axons from the middle suprasylvian sulcus to primary visual cortex in the cat', 8th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, July 14-18, 2012, Barcelona, Spain

D. Pamplona, J. Triesch, C. A. Rothkopf: 'The statistics of looking: Deriving properties of retinal ganglion cells across the visual field', 12th annual meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 11-16, 2012, Naples, Florida, USA

G. Diaz, J. Cooper, C. A. Rothkopf, M. M. Hayhoe: 'Internal models for predictive saccades in a natural interception task', 12th annual meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 11-16, 2012, Naples, Florida, USA

B. Sullivan, L. Johnson, C. A. Rothkopf, D. Ballard, M. M. Hayhoe: 'The effect of uncertainty and reward on fixation behavior in a driving task', 12th annual meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 11-16, 2012, Naples, Florida, USA

C. A. Rothkopf, P. Schrater: 'Optimally adapting heuristics: humans quickly abandon the constant bearing angle strategy', COSYNE – Computational and Systems Neuroscience, February 23-26, 2012, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Sullivan, C. A. Rothkopf, M. Hayhoe, D. Ballard: 'Task-dependent gaze priorities in driving', 11th annual meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 6-11, 2011, Naples, Florida, USA

C. A. Rothkopf, P. Schrater: 'Coupling perception and action using probabilistic control', COSYNE – Computational and Systems Neuroscience, February 24-27, 2011, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

P. Schrater, C. A. Rothkopf, M. Siegel, C. Kallie: 'Learning cue integration via control: I perceive because I control', COSYNE – Computational and Systems Neuroscience, February 24-27, 2011, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Q. Wang, C. A.Rothkopf, J. Triesch: 'Unifying procedural memory consolidation and structure learning in motor control', COSYNE – Computational and Systems Neuroscience, February 24-27, 2011, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

D. Pamplona, J. Triesch, C. A. Rothkopf: 'Predicting Ganglion Cells Variability', COSYNE – Computational and Systems Neuroscience, February 24-27, 2011, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

H. Toutounji, C. A. Rothkopf, J. Triesch: 'Learning hierarchical controllers through reinforcement learning', Bernstein Conference on Computational Neuroscience, 27 Sep – 1 Oct, 2010, Berlin, Germany

B. Sullivan, C. Rothkopf, M. M. Hayhoe, D. H. Ballard: 'Modeling gaze priorities in driving', 10th annual meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 7-12, 2010, Naples, Florida, USA

P. Schrater, C. A. Rothkopf: 'Discounting as task termination, and its implications', COSYNE – Computational and Systems Neuroscience, February 25-28, 2010, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

O. Aladini, C. A. Rothkopf, J. Triesch: 'Grasping image statistics', COSYNE – Computational and Systems Neuroscience, February 25-28, 2010, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

T. H. Weisswange, C. A. Rothkopf, T. Rodemann, J. Triesch: 'Model averaging as a developmental outcome of reinforcement learning', COSYNE – Computational and Systems Neuroscience, February 25-28, 2010, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

C. A. Rothkopf, D. H. Ballard: 'Human intrinsic visuomotor rewards in obstacle avoidance', 32nd European Conference on Visual Perception, August 24-28, 2009, Regensburg, Germany

C. A. Rothkopf, T. H. Weisswange, J.Triesch: 'A walk through the woods explains the space variant oblique effect', 9th annual meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 8-13, 2009, Naples, Florida, USA

C. A. Rothkopf, D. H. Ballard: 'Relating contrast statistics at fixation location to navigational control law', 7th annual meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 11-16, 2007, Sarasota, Florida, USA

C. A. Rothkopf, D. H. Ballard: 'Relating contrast statistics at fixation location to navigational control law', 7th annual meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 11-16, 2007, Sarasota, Florida, USA

J. B. Pelz, C. A. Rothkopf: 'Task dependence of space-time statistics at point of gaze revealed by eye tracking in natural wooded environment', 7th annual meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 11–16, 2007, Sarasota, Florida, USA

J. B. Pelz, C. A. Rothkopf: ' Task dependence of image statistics at the point of gaze in a natural wooded environment', COSYNE – Computational and Systems Neuroscience, March 22-25, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

C. Rothkopf, D. Ballard, M. Hayhoe: 'Credit assignment in visuo-motor behaviors using a consumable global reward signal', Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, October 14 – October 18, 2006, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

J. Fiser, R. N. Aslin, A. Lathrop, C. Rothkopf, J. Markant: 'An infants' eye view of the world: Implications for learning in natural contexts', International Conference on Infant Studies, June 19-23, 2006, Kyoto, Japan

D. H Ballard, C. Rothkopf: 'Getting Credit Assignment Right in Visuo-Motor Behaviors', 6th annual meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 5 – May 10, 2006, Sarasota, Florida, USA

C. Rothkopf, M. M. Hayhoe, K. Parkins: 'Predictive eye movements in physically possible and impossible worlds: evidence for internal models', 6th annual meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 5 – May 10, 2006, Sarasota, Florida, USA

C. Rothkopf, D. H Ballard: 'A credit assignment algorithm for composite visuo-motor behaviors', COSYNE – Computational and Systems Neuroscience, March 5-8, 2006, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

J. B. Pelz, C. A. Rothkopf, S. R. Broskey: 'Version and vergence eye movements in mobile observers', 5th annual meeting of the Vision Science Society, May 6 – May 11, 2005, Sarasota, Florida, USA

C. Rothkopf, D. H. Ballard, J. Shaw, M. Ambastha: 'Coding Cortical Hierarchies Using Projection Pursuit', COSYNE – Computational and Systems Neuroscience, 2005, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

C. Rothkopf, W.J. Ma, P.E. Latham, D. Bavelier, A. Pouget: 'Learning rules for unsupervised perceptual learning', COSYNE – Computational and Systems Neuroscience, 2005, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA