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Basilio Noris (alumnus)

Postdoctoral fellow

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Fields of Interest

  • Analysis of Visual Behavior
  • Eye-Tracking, Gaze Detection
  • Object Tracking, Computer Vision
  • Autism and Developmental Disorders


  • Data Analysis for the TACT project, financed by the European Union's NEST-Adventure Program. Work focused for the moment mainly on the Wearcam project.
  • Computer Vision and Gesture Recognition for the IM2 project

Media Coverage



  • Magrelli, S., Jermann, P., Noris, B., Ansermet, F., Hentsch, F., Nadel, J. and Billard, A. (2013) Social orienting of children with autism to facial expressions and speech: a study with a wearable eye-tracker in naturalistic settings. Frontiers in Psychology, Volume 4(840). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00840. [home page] [pdf] [BibTeX]
  • Noris, B., Nadel, J, Barker, M., Hadjikhani, N. and Billard, A. (2012) Investigating gaze of children with ASD in naturalistic settings. PLOS ONE, 7(9): e44144. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044144. http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0044144. [show abstract] [pdf] [BibTeX]
  • Noris, B., Keller, J-B. and Billard, A. (2011) A Wearable Gaze Tracking System for Children in Unconstrained Environments. Computer Vision and Image Understanding. [show abstract] [pdf]

  • Conference Proceedings

  • Noris, B., Barker, M., Hentsch, F., Ansermet, F., Nadel, J and Billard, A. (2011) Measuring Gaze of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Naturalistic Interactions. In Proceedings of the International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. [EMBC'2011] [show abstract] [pdf]
  • Magnenat, S., Noris, B. and Mondada, F. (2008) Aseba-Challenge: An Open-Source Multiplayer Introduction to Mobile Robots Programming. In Proceedings of Second International Conference on Fun and Games, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, October 20-21, 2008.. [show abstract] [pdf]
  • Magnenat, S., Rétornaz, P., Noris, B. and Mondada, F. (2008) Scripting the swarm: event-based control of microcontroller-based robots.. In Workshop Proceedings of International Conference on Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots (SIMPAR) 2008, Venice, November 3-7, 2008.. [SIMPAR 2008] [show abstract] [pdf]
  • Noris, B., Benmachiche, K. and Billard, A. (2008) Calibration-Free Eye Gaze Direction Detection with Gaussian Processes. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications. In Press. [VISAPP 08] [home page] [show abstract] [pdf] [BibTeX]
  • Piccardi, L., Noris, B., Barbey, O., Billard, A., Schiavone, G., Keller, F. and von Hofsten, C. (2007) WearCam: A head mounted wireless camera for monitoring gaze attention and for the diagnosis of developmental disorders in young children. In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Simposium on Robot & Human Interactive Communication. [RO-MAN'2007] [show abstract] [pdf] [BibTeX]
  • Noris, B., Benmachiche, K., Meynet, J., Thiran, J-P. and Billard, A. (2007) Analysis of Head Mounted Wireless Camera Videos for Early Diagnosis of Autism. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Recognition Systems. Awarded a Best Presentation distinction to Basilio Noris. [CORES 2007] [show abstract] [pdf] [BibTeX]

  • PhD Thesis

  • Noris, B. (2011) Machine Vision-Based Analysis of Gaze and Visual Context: an Application to Visual Behavior of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. PHD Thesis. [show abstract] [pdf] [BibTeX]

  • Abstracts

  • Laipe, M., Barker, M., Billard, A., Noris, B., Pierrehumbert, B. and Muller, Nix C. (2012) Deciphering gaze peculiarities in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. 13th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health. [WAIMH] [BibTeX]
  • Noris, B., Billard, A., Piccinini, L., Berti, M., Molteni, M., Keller, F., Nobile, M. and et al. (2006) Gait Analysis of Autistic Children with Echo State Networks. Workshop on Echo State Networks and Liquid State Machines. [NIPS'06] [home page] [pdf] [BibTeX]

  • Other Publications

  • Noris, B., Nobile, M., Piccinini, L., Berti, M., Molteni, M., Keller, F., Billard, A. and et al. (2006) Gait Analysis of Autistic Children with Echo State Networks. Poster presented at the NIPS'06 Worshop on Echo State Networks and Liquid State Machines. [NIPS'06] [pdf]

Last update: 11/03/08