Nicolas H Franceschini, Doctorat d'Etat - Publications

Affiliations: 
1965-1969 Abteilung Götz Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany 
 1969-1970 Electrical Engineering and Physiology Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada 
 1971-1979 Abteilung Kirschfeld Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany 
 1979-2001 Neurocybernetics CNRS, Paris, Île-de-France, France 
 2001- Biorobotics CNRS & Institut des Sciences du Mouvement, Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France 
Area:
Neuroscience, Vision, Compound eyes, Micro-optics, Fly, Motion detecting neurons, Motion perception, Biorobotics, Bio-inspired motion and position sensors, Bio-inspired autopilots

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2014 Viollet S, Godiot S, Leitel R, Buss W, Breugnon P, Menouni M, Juston R, Expert F, Colonnier F, L'Eplattenier G, Brückner A, Kraze F, Mallot H, Franceschini N, Pericet-Camara R, et al. Hardware architecture and cutting-edge assembly process of a tiny curved compound eye. Sensors (Basel, Switzerland). 14: 21702-21. PMID 25407908 DOI: 10.3390/s141121702  1
2014 Roubieu FL, Serres JR, Colonnier F, Franceschini N, Viollet S, Ruffier F. A biomimetic vision-based hovercraft accounts for bees' complex behaviour in various corridors. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 9: 036003. PMID 24615558 DOI: 10.1088/1748-3182/9/3/036003  1
2014 Juston R, Kerhuel L, Franceschini N, Viollet S. Hyperacute edge and bar detection in a bioinspired optical position sensing device Ieee/Asme Transactions On Mechatronics. 19: 1025-1034. DOI: 10.1109/TMECH.2013.2265983  1
2014 Franceschini N. Small brains, smart machines: From fly vision to robot vision and back again Proceedings of the Ieee. 102: 751-781. DOI: 10.1109/JPROC.2014.2312916  1
2014 Ruffier F, Franceschini N. Optic Flow Regulation in Unsteady Environments: A Tethered MAV Achieves Terrain Following and Targeted Landing Over a Moving Platform Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications. 79: 275-293. DOI: 10.1007/s10846-014-0062-5  1
2013 Floreano D, Pericet-Camara R, Viollet S, Ruffier F, Brückner A, Leitel R, Buss W, Menouni M, Expert F, Juston R, Dobrzynski MK, L'Eplattenier G, Recktenwald F, Mallot HA, Franceschini N. Miniature curved artificial compound eyes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110: 9267-72. PMID 23690574 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1219068110  1
2013 Raharijaona T, Sabiron G, Viollet S, Franceschini N, Ruffier F. Bio-inspired landing approaches and their potential use on extraterrestrial bodies Asteroids: Prospective Energy and Material Resources. 2147483647: 221-246. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-39244-3_9  1
2012 Roubieu FL, Serres J, Franceschini N, Ruffier F, Viollet S. A fully-autonomous hovercraft inspired by bees: Wall following and speed control in straight and tapered corridors 2012 Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Biomimetics, Robio 2012 - Conference Digest. 1311-1318. DOI: 10.1109/ROBIO.2012.6491150  1
2012 Kerhuel L, Viollet S, Franceschini N. The VODKA Sensor: A bio-inspired hyperacute optical position sensing device Ieee Sensors Journal. 12: 315-324. DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2011.2129505  1
2011 Portelli G, Ruffier F, Roubieu FL, Franceschini N. Honeybees' speed depends on dorsal as well as lateral, ventral and frontal optic flows. Plos One. 6: e19486. PMID 21589861 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019486  1
2011 Juston R, Viollet S, Kerhuel L, Franceschini N. High performance optical angular position sensing at low-cost: A bio-inspired approach Proceedings of Ieee Sensors. 378-381. DOI: 10.1109/ICSENS.2011.6127151  1
2011 Franceschini N, Ruffier F, Serres J. Aerial Navigation and Optic Flow SensingA Biorobotic Approach Motor Control: Theories, Experiments, and Applications. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395273.003.0019  1
2011 Pericet-Camara R, Dobrzynski M, L'Eplattenier G, Zufferey JC, Expert F, Juston R, Ruffier F, Franceschini N, Viollet S, Menouni M, Godiot S, Brückner A, Buss W, Leitel R, Recktenwald F, et al. CURVACE - CURVed Artificial Compound Eyes Procedia Computer Science. 7: 308-309. DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2011.09.040  1
2011 Viollet S, Ruffier F, Ray T, Kerhuel L, Aubépart F, Franceschini N, Ménouni M. Performances of three miniature bio-inspired optic flow sensors under natural conditions Sensors and Transducers. 10: 151-159.  1
2010 Portelli G, Ruffier F, Franceschini N. Honeybees change their height to restore their optic flow. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 196: 307-13. PMID 20217419 DOI: 10.1007/s00359-010-0510-z  1
2010 Portelli G, Serres J, Ruffier F, Franceschini N. Modelling honeybee visual guidance in a 3-D environment. Journal of Physiology, Paris. 104: 27-39. PMID 19909808 DOI: 10.1016/j.jphysparis.2009.11.011  1
2010 Kerhuel L, Viollet S, Franceschini N. Steering by gazing: An efficient biomimetic control strategy for visually guided micro aerial vehicles Ieee Transactions On Robotics. 26: 307-319. DOI: 10.1109/TRO.2010.2042537  1
2010 Viollet S, Ruffier F, Ray T, Menouni M, Aubépart F, Kerhuel L, Franceschini N. Characteristics of three miniature bio-inspired optic flow sensors in natural environments Proceedings - 4th International Conference On Sensor Technologies and Applications, Sensorcomm 2010. 51-55. DOI: 10.1109/SENSORCOMM.2010.15  1
2010 Viollet S, Franceschini N. A hyperacute optical position sensor based on biomimetic retinal micro-scanning Sensors and Actuators, a: Physical. 160: 60-68. DOI: 10.1016/j.sna.2010.03.036  1
2010 Franceschini N, Ruffier F, Serres J. Optic flow based autopilots: Speed control and obstacle avoidance Flying Insects and Robots. 29-50. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-89393-6_3  1
2008 Serres JR, Masson GP, Ruffier F, Franceschini N. A bee in the corridor: centering and wall-following. Die Naturwissenschaften. 95: 1181-7. PMID 18813898 DOI: 10.1007/s00114-008-0440-6  1
2008 Ruffier F, Mukai T, Nakashima H, Serres J, Franceschini N. Combining sound and optic flow cues to reach a sound source despite lateral obstacles 2008 Ieee/Sice International Symposium On System Integration: Si International 2008 - the 1st Symposium On Systems Integration. 89-94. DOI: 10.1109/SI.2008.4770432  1
2008 Viollet S, Kerhuel L, Franceschini N. A 1-gram dual sensorless speed governor for micro-air vehicles 2008 Mediterranean Conference On Control and Automation - Conference Proceedings, Med'08. 1270-1275. DOI: 10.1109/MED.2008.4602072  1
2008 Ruffier F, Franceschini N. Aerial robot piloted in steep relief by optic flow sensors 2008 Ieee/Rsj International Conference On Intelligent Robots and Systems, Iros. 1266-1273. DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2008.4651089  1
2008 Portelli G, Serres J, Ruffier F, Franceschini N. A 3D insect-inspired visual autopilot for corridor-following Proceedings of the 2nd Biennial Ieee/Ras-Embs International Conference On Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, Biorob 2008. 19-26. DOI: 10.1109/BIOROB.2008.4762816  1
2008 Serres J, Dray D, Ruffier F, Franceschini N. A vision-based autopilot for a miniature air vehicle: Joint speed control and lateral obstacle avoidance Autonomous Robots. 25: 103-122. DOI: 10.1007/s10514-007-9069-0  1
2008 Franceschini N, Viollet S, Ruffier F, Serres J. Neuromimetic robots inspired by insect vision Cimtec 2008 - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference On Smart Materials, Structures and Systems - Mining Smartness From Nature. 58: 127-136.  1
2007 Franceschini N, Ruffier F, Serres J. A bio-inspired flying robot sheds light on insect piloting abilities. Current Biology : Cb. 17: 329-35. PMID 17291757 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2006.12.032  1
2007 Kerhuel L, Viollet S, Franceschini N. A sighted aerial robot with fast gaze and heading stabilization Ieee International Conference On Intelligent Robots and Systems. 2634-2641. DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2007.4399497  1
2007 Pudas M, Viollet S, Ruffier F, Kruusing A, Amic S, Leppävuori S, Franceschini N. A miniature bio-inspired optic flow sensor based on low temperature co-fired ceramics (LTCC) technology Sensors and Actuators, a: Physical. 133: 88-95. DOI: 10.1016/j.sna.2006.03.013  1
2007 Aubépart F, Franceschini N. Bio-inspired optic flow sensors based on FPGA: Application to Micro-Air-Vehicles Microprocessors and Microsystems. 31: 408-419. DOI: 10.1016/j.micpro.2007.02.004  1
2007 Viollet S, Michelis J, Franceschini N. Toward a bio-inspired non-emissive powerline detection system National Aerospace Laboratory Nlr - 32nd European Rotorcraft Forum, Erf 2006. 2: 708-721.  1
2006 Serres J, Ruffier F, Franceschini N. Two optic flow regulators for speed control and obstacle avoidance Proceedings of the First Ieee/Ras-Embs International Conference On Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, 2006, Biorob 2006. 2006: 750-757. DOI: 10.1109/BIOROB.2006.1639180  1
2006 Serres J, Ruffier F, Viollet S, Franceschini N. Toward optic flow regulation for wall-following and centring behaviours International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems. 3: 147-154.  1
2005 Ruffier F, Franceschini N. Optic flow regulation: The key to aircraft automatic guidance Robotics and Autonomous Systems. 50: 177-194. DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2004.09.016  1
2005 Viollet S, Franceschini N. A high speed gaze control system based on the Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex Robotics and Autonomous Systems. 50: 147-161. DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2004.09.014  1
2005 Ruffier F, Franceschini N. Optic flow based AFCS for rotorcraft automatic manoeuvring (terrain following, take-off and landing) 30th European Rotorcraft Forum. 2005: 811-819.  1
2005 Ruffier F, Serres J, Franceschini N. Automatic landing and take off at constant slope without terrestrial aids 31st European Rotorcraft Forum. 2005: 92.1-92.8.  1
2004 Franceschini N. Visual guidance based on optic flow: a biorobotic approach. Journal of Physiology, Paris. 98: 281-92. PMID 15477039 DOI: 10.1016/j.jphysparis.2004.06.002  1
2004 Ruffier F, Viollet S, Franceschini N. Visual control of two aerial micro-robots by insect-based autopilots Advanced Robotics. 18: 771-786. DOI: 10.1163/1568553041738086  1
2004 Aubépart F, El Farji M, Franceschini N. FPGA implementation of elementary Motion Detectors for the visual guidance of Micro-Air-Vehicles Ieee International Symposium On Industrial Electronics. 1: 71-76. DOI: 10.1109/ISIE.2004.1571784  1
2004 Viollet S, Franceschini N. A miniature biomimetic gaze control system Proceedings - Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation. 2004: 504-510.  1
2004 Ruffier F, Franceschini N. Visually guided micro-aerial vehicle: Automatic take off, terrain following, landing and wind reaction Proceedings - Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation. 2004: 2339-2346.  1
2003 Ruffier F, Franceschini N. OCTAVE, a bioinspired visuo-motor control system for the guidance of micro-air-vehicles Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 5119: 1-12. DOI: 10.1117/12.498193  1
2003 Ruffier F, Viollet S, Amic S, Franceschini N. Bio-inspired optical flow circuits for the visual guidance of micro-air vehicles Proceedings - Ieee International Symposium On Circuits and Systems. 3: III846-III849.  1
2002 Netter T, Franceschini N. A robotic aircraft that follows terrain using a neuromorphic eye Ieee International Conference On Intelligent Robots and Systems. 1: 129-134.  1
1999 Netter T, Franceschini N. Towards UAV Nap-Of-The-Earth Flight Using Optical Flow Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). 1674: 334-338. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-48304-7_44  1
1999 Viollet S, Franceschini N. Biologically-inspired visual scanning sensor for stabilization and tracking Ieee International Conference On Intelligent Robots and Systems. 1: 204-209.  1
1999 Netter T, Franceschini N. Neuromorphic optical flow sensing for Nap-of-the-Earth flight Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 3838: 208-216.  1
1999 Viollet S, Franceschini N. Visual servo system based on a biologically-inspired scanning sensor Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 3839: 144-155.  1
1998 Navarro R, Franceschini N. On image quality of microlens arrays in diurnal superposition eyes Pure and Applied Optics (Print Edition) (United Kingdom). 7: L69-L78. DOI: 10.1088/0963-9659/7/6/004  1
1998 Franceschini N. Sensori-motricite: De la mouche au robot Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry. 106: 16-17.  1
1996 Mura F, Franceschini N. Obstacle avoidance in a terrestrial mobile robot provided with a scanning retina Ieee Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Proceedings. 47-52.  1
1994 Martin N, Franceschini N. Obstacle avoidance and speed control in a mobile vehicle equipped with a compound eye Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Proceedings. 381-386.  1
1993 Picaud S, Peichl L, Franceschini N. Dye-induced photolesion in the mammalian retina: Glial and neuronal reactions Journal of Neuroscience Research. 35: 629-642. PMID 8411266  1
1990 Picaud S, Peichl L, Franceschini N. Dye-induced 'photo-degeneration' and 'photo-permeabilization' of mammalian neurons in vivo Brain Research. 531: 117-126. PMID 2289117 DOI: 10.1016/0006-8993(90)90764-3  1
1990 Picaud S, Wunderer H, Franceschini N. Dye-induced photopermeabilization and photodegeneration: A lesion technique useful for neuronal tracing Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 33: 101-112. PMID 2232863 DOI: 10.1016/0165-0270(90)90014-7  1
1990 Pichon JM, Blanes C, Franceschini N. Visual guidance of a mobile robot equipped with a network of self-motion sensors Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 1195: 44-55. DOI: 10.1117/12.969868  1
1989 Wunderer H, Picaud S, Franceschini N. Selective illumination of single photoreceptors in the house fly retina: local membrane turnover and uptake of extracellular horseradish peroxidase (HRP) and Lucifer Yellow Cell and Tissue Research. 257: 565-576. PMID 2790938 DOI: 10.1007/BF00221467  1
1988 Picaud S, Wunderer HJ, Franceschini N. 'Photo-degeneration' of neurones after extracellular dye application Neuroscience Letters. 95: 24-30. PMID 3226611 DOI: 10.1016/0304-3940(88)90626-X  1
1985 Franceschini N. Early processing of colour and motion in a mosaic visual system Neuroscience Research Supplements. 2: S17-S49. PMID 3866152 DOI: 10.1016/0921-8696(85)90005-2  1
1984 Riehle A, Franceschini N. Motion detection in flies: Parametric control over ON-OFF pathways Experimental Brain Research. 54: 390-394. PMID 6723860 DOI: 10.1007/BF00236243  1
1984 Wilcox M, Franceschini N. Stimulated drug uptake in a photoreceptor cell Neuroscience Letters. 50: 187-192. PMID 6493624 DOI: 10.1016/0304-3940(84)90484-1  1
1984 Wilcox M, Franceschini N. Illumination induces dye incorporation in photoreceptor cells Science. 225: 851-853. PMID 6206565  1
1983 Franceschini N. In-vivo microspectrofluorimetry of visual pigments Symposia of the Society For Experimental Biology. 36: 53-85. PMID 6399790  1
1983 Kirschfeld K, Feiler R, Hardie R, Vogt K, Franceschini N. The sensitizing pigment in fly photoreceptors - Properties and candidates Biophysics of Structure and Mechanism. 10: 81-92. DOI: 10.1007/BF00535544  1
1981 Franceschini N, Kirschfeld K, Minke B. Fluorescence of photoreceptor cells observed in vivo. Science (New York, N.Y.). 213: 1264-7. PMID 7268434  1
1981 Franceschini N, Hardie R, Ribi W, Kirschfeld K. Sexual dimorphism in a photoreceptor Nature. 291: 241-244. DOI: 10.1038/291241a0  1
1981 Hardie RC, Franceschini N, Ribi W, Kirschfeld K. Distribution and properties of sex-specific photoreceptors in the fly Musca domestica Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 145: 139-152. DOI: 10.1007/BF00605029  1
1980 Franceschini N, Hardie RC. In vivo recovery of dye-injected photoreceptor cells in the retina of the fly Musca domestica Journal of Physiology. 59P-60P.  1
1979 Hardie RC, Franceschini N, McIntyre PD. Electrophysiological analysis of fly retina - II. Spectral and polarisation sensitivity in R7 and R8 Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 133: 23-39. DOI: 10.1007/BF00663107  1
1978 Kirschfeld K, Feiler R, Franceschini N. A photostable pigment within the rhabdomere of fly photoreceptors no. 7 Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 125: 275-284. DOI: 10.1007/BF00656606  1
1977 Kirschfeld K, Franceschini N. Evidence for a sensitising pigment in fly photoreceptors. Nature. 269: 386-90. PMID 909585 DOI: 10.1038/269386a0  1
1977 Kirschfeld K, Franceschini N. Photostable pigments within the membrane of photoreceptors and their possible role. Biophysics of Structure and Mechanism. 3: 191-4. PMID 890056 DOI: 10.1007/BF00535818  1
1976 Franceschini N, Kirschfeld K. Le contrôle automatique du flux lumineux dans l'oeil composé des Diptères - Propriétés spectrales, statiques et dynamiques du mécanisme Biological Cybernetics. 21: 181-203. DOI: 10.1007/BF00344164  1
1971 Franceschini N, Kirschfeld K. [In vivo optical study of photoreceptor elements in the compound eye of Drosophila]. Kybernetik. 8: 1-13. PMID 5558428  1
1971 Franceschini N, Kirschfeld K. [Pseudopupil phenomena in the compound eye of drosophila]. Kybernetik. 9: 159-82. PMID 5134358 DOI: 10.1007/BF02215177  1
1971 Franceschini N, Kirschfeld K. Etude optique in vivo des éléments photorécepteurs dans l'œil composé de Drosophila Kybernetik. 8: 1-13. DOI: 10.1007/BF00270828  1
1969 Kirschfeld K, Franceschini N. [A mechanism for the control of the light flow in the rhabdomeres of the complex eye of Musca]. Kybernetik. 6: 13-22. PMID 5795364 DOI: 10.1007/BF00288624  1
1968 Kirschfeld K, Franceschini N. [Optical characteristics of ommatidia in the complex eye of Musca]. Kybernetik. 5: 47-52. PMID 5702780 DOI: 10.1007/BF00272694  1
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