Abdai, J., & Miklósi, Á. (2023). After 150 years of watching: is there a need for synthetic ethology?. Animal Cognition, 26(1), 261-274.

Korcsok, B., & Korondi, P. (2023). How do you do the things that you do? Ethological approach to the description of robot behaviour. Biologia Futura, 74(3), 253-279.


Vincze, D., Gácsi, M., Kovács, S., Korondi, P., Miklósi, Á., & Niitsuma, M. (2021, July). Towards the automatic observation and evaluation of ethologically inspired Human-Robot Interaction. In 2021 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) (pp. 586-591). IEEE.


Korcsok, B., Faragó, T., Ferdinandy, B., Miklósi Á., Korondi, P., Gácsi, M. 2020.  Artificial sounds following biological rules: A novel approach for non-verbal communication in HRI. Scientific Reports, 10: 7080. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-63504-8


Abdai, J. Miklósi, Á. 2018. Poking the future: When should we expect that Animal-Robot interaction becomes a routine method in the study of behavior? Animal Behavior and Cognition, 5: 321–325. doi: 10.26451/abc.

Abdai, J., Korcsok, B., Korondi, P., Miklósi, Á. 2018. Methodological challenges of the use of robots in ethological research. Animal Behavior and Cognition, 5: 326-340. doi: 10.26451/abc.

Konok, V., Korcsok, B., Miklósi, Á., Gácsi, M. 2018. Should we love robots? – The most liked qualities of companion dogs and how they can be implemented in social robots.  Computers in Human Behavior, 80: 132-142. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2017.11.002

Korcsok, B., Konok, V., Persa, Gy., Faragó, T., Niitsuma, M., Miklósi, Á., Korondi, P., Baranyi, P., Gácsi, M. 2018. Biologically inspired emotional expressions for artificial agents. Frontiers in Psyhchology, 9: 1191. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01191


Abdai, J., Baño Terencio, C., Miklósi, Á. 2017. Novel approach to study the perception of animacy in dogs. PLoS ONE, 12: e0177010. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177010

Miklósi, Á., Korondi, P., Matellán, V., Gácsi, M. 2017. Ethorobotics: A new approach to human-robot relationship. Frontiers in Psychology, 8: 958. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00958 


Gácsi M., Kis A., Faragó T., Janiak M., Muszyński R., Miklósi Á. 2016. Humans attribute emotions to a robot that shows simple behavioural patterns borrowed from dog behaviour. Computers in Human Behavior, 59: 411-419. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.02.043

Petró, E., Abdai, J., Topál, J., Miklósi, Á. 2016. Dogs (Canis familiaris) adjust their social behaviour to the differential role of inanimate interactive agents. Animal Cognition, 19: 367-374. doi: 10.1007/s10071-015-0939-0


Abdai, J., Gergely, A., Petró, E., Topál, J., Miklósi, Á. 2015. An investigation on social representations: Inanimate agent can mislead dogs (Canis familiaris) in a food choice task. PLoS ONE, 10: e0134575. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0134575

Gergely, A., Abdai, J., Petró, E., Kosztolányi, A., Topál, J., Miklósi, Á. 2015. Dogs rapidly develop socially competent behaviour while interacting with a contingently responding self-propelled object. Animal Behaviour, 108: 137-144. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.07.024

Korondi, P., Korcsok, B., Kovács, S. and Niitsuma, M., 2015. Etho-robotics: What kind of behaviour can we learn from the animals?. IFAC-papersonline, 48:19, 244-255.


Gácsi, M., Szakadát, S., Miklósi, Á. 2014. What could assistance robots learn from assistance dogs? Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems (BIONETICS), Lugano, Switzerland, 105-119.

Faragó, T., Gácsi, M., Korcsok, B., Miklósi, Á. 2014. Why is a dog-behaviour-inspired social robot not a doggy-robot? Interaction Studies, 15: 224-232.

Faragó, T., Miklósi, Á., Korcsok, B., Száraz, J., Gácsi, M. 2014. Social behaviours in dog-owner interactions can serve as a model for designing social robots. Interaction Studies, 15: 143-172.

Lakatos, G., Gácsi, M., Konok, V., Brúder, I., Bereczky, B., Korondi, P., Miklósi, Á. 2014. Emotion attribution to a non-humanoid robot in different social situations. PLoS ONE, 9: e114207.

Lakatos, G., Janiak, M., Malek, L., Muszynski, R., Konok, V., Tchon, K., Miklósi, Á. 2014. Sensing sociality in dogs: What may make an interactive robot social? Animal Cognition, 17: 387-397.


Gácsi, M., Szakadát, S., Miklósi, Á. 2013. Assistance dogs provide a useful behavioral model to enrich communicative skills of assistance robots. Frontiers in Psychology, 4: 971. 

Koay, K.L., Lakatos, G., Syrdal, D.S., Gácsi, M., Bereczky, B., Dautenhahn, K., Miklósi, Á., Walters, M.L. 2013. Hey! There is someone at your door. A hearing robot using visual communication signals of hearing dogs to communicate intent. Proceeding of the 2013 IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life, Singapore, 90-97.

Lakatos, G., Gácsi, M., Tajti, F., Koay, KL., Janiak, M., Faragó, T., Devecseri, V., Kovács, Sz., Tchon, K., Dautenhahn, K., Korondi, P., Miklósi, Á. 2013. Dog-inspired social behaviour in robots with different embodiments. 4th IEEE Intl’ Conference on Cognitive Infocommunicaitons.


Ichikawa, T., Yuki, M., Korondi, P., Hashimoto, H., Gácsi, M., Niitsuma, M. 2012. Impression evaluation for different behavioral characteristics in ethologically inspired human-robot communication. RO-MAN 2012, Paris, France, 55-60.

Miklósi, Á., Gácsi, M. 2012. On the utilization of social animals as a model for social robotics. Frontiers in Psychology, 3: 75.

Miklósi, Á., Gerencsér, L. 2012. Potential application of autonomous and semiautonomous robots in the study of animal behaviour. In: 3rd International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications: CogInfoCom, Kosice, Slovakia, 759-762.

Numakunai, R., Ichikawa, T., Gácsi, M., Korondi, P., Hashimoto, H., Niitsuma, M. 2012 Exploratory behavior in ethologically inspired robot behavioral model. RO-MAN 2012, Paris, France, 577-582.

Vincze, D., Kovács, Sz., Gácsi, M., Korondi, P., Miklósi, Á., Baranyi, P. 2012. A novel application of the 3D VirCA environment: modeling a standard ethological test of dog-human interactions. Acta Polytechnica Hungarica, 9: 107-120.

Vincze, D., Kovács, Sz., Niitsuma, M., Hashimoto, H., Korondi, P., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á. 2012. Ethologically inspired human-robot interaction interfaces. Proceedings of the 2012 Joint International Conference on Human-Centered Computer Environments (HCCE2012), Hamamatsu, Japan, 51-57.


Kovács, Sz., Gácsi, M., Vincze, D., Korondi, P., Miklósi, Á. 2011. A novel, ethologically inspired HRI model implementation: Simulating dog-human attachment. In: 2nd International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications: CogInfoCom, Budapest, Hungary, IEEE Computer SocietyPress, pp. 1-4. (ISBN:9781457718069)

Kovács, B., Száyer, G., Korondi, P., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Kovács, Sz., Vincze, D. 2011. Ethologically inspired robot design. In: 2nd International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications: CogInfoCom, Budapest, Hungary, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. SI-B_5. (ISBN:9781457718069)

Kovács, Sz., Vincze, D., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Korondi, P. 2011. Ethologically inspired robot behavior implementation. 4th International Conference on Human System Interactions, Yokohama, Japan, 64-69.

Szabó, Cs., Róka, A., Faragó, T., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Korondi, P. 2011. Building a human-dog interaction inspired emotional engine model. IECON 2012 – 38th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Montréal, Canada, 5516–5522. doi:10.1109/IECON.2012.6389513


Kovács, Sz., Vincze, D., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Korondi, P. 2010. Fuzzy automaton based human-robot interaction. IEEE 8th International Symposium on Applied Machine Intelligence and Informatics (SAMI), Herl’any, Slovakia, 165-169.

Kubinyi, E., Pongrácz, P., Miklósi, Á. 2010. Can you kill a robot nanny? Ethological approach to the effect of robot caregivers on child development and human evolution (comment). Interaction Studies, 11: 214-219.

Szabó, Cs., Róka, A., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Baranyi, P., Korondi, P. 2010. An emotional engine model inspired by human-dog interaction. RUBIO – 2010, Tienjin, China, 567-572.

Syrdal, D.S., Koay, K.L., Gácsi, M., Walters, M.L., Dautenhahn, K. 2010. Video Prototyping of dog-inspired non-verbal affective communication for an appearance constrained robot. 19th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, (RO-MAN 10), Viareggio, Italy, 632-637.


Kovács, Sz., Vincze, D., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Korondi, P. 2009. Interpolation based Fuzzy Automaton for Human-Robot Interaction. 9th International Symposium on Robot Control (SYROCO’09), The International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), Nagaragawa Convention Center, Gifu, Japan, 451-456.


Kerepesi, A., Kubinyi, E., Jonsson, G.K., Magnusson, M.S., Miklósi, Á. 2006. Behavioural comparison of human-animal (dog) and human-robot (AIBO) interactions. Behavioural Processes, 73: 92-99.


Kubinyi, E., Miklósi, Á., Kaplan, F., Gácsi, M., Topál, J., Csányi, V. 2004. Social behaviour of dogs encountering AIBO, an animal-like robot in a neutral and in a feeding situation. Behavioural Processes, 65: 231-239.


Kaplan, F., Oudeyer, P.-Y., Kubinyi, E., Miklósi, Á. 2002. Robotic clicker training. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 38: 197-206.