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Preprints and manuscripts in preparation

  1. Acerbi*, L., Dokka*, K., Angelaki, D. E. & Ma, W. J. (2017) Bayesian comparison of explicit and implicit causal inference strategies in multisensory heading perception. bioRxiv preprint: 150052. (*equal contribution; link)

Journal articles and peer-reviewed proceedings

  1. Acerbi, L. & Ma, W. J. (2017). Practical Bayesian Optimization for Model Fitting with Bayesian Adaptive Direct Search. To appear in Proc. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS ’17), Long Beach, USA. arXiv preprint, arXiv 1705.04405 (link).
  2. Acerbi, L., Vijayakumar, S. & Wolpert, D. M. (2017). Target Uncertainty Mediates Sensorimotor Error Correction, PLoS ONE 12(1): e0170466(link, article, article+supp, data)
  3. Acerbi, L., Ma, W. J. & Vijayakumar, S. (2014). A Framework for Testing Identifiability of Bayesian Models of Perception, Proc. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS ’14), Montreal, Canada(articlesupp)
  4. Acerbi, L., Vijayakumar, S. & Wolpert, D. M. (2014). On the Origins of Suboptimality in Human Probabilistic Inference, PLoS Computational Biology 10(6): e1003661. (linkarticlearticle+supp, data)
  5. Acerbi L., Wolpert D.M. & Vijayakumar S. (2012). Internal Representations of Temporal Statistics and Feedback Calibrate Motor-Sensory Interval Timing, PLoS Computational Biology 8(11): e1002771. (link, article, article+supp, data)
  6. Acerbi L., Dennunzio A. & Formenti E. (2013). Surjective multidimensional cellular automata are non-wandering: A combinatorial proof, Information Processing Letters 113(5-6): 156-159. (link)
  7. Acerbi L., Dennunzio A. & Formenti E. (2009). Conservation of Some Dynamical Properties of Operations on Cellular Automata, Theoretical Computer Science, 410(38-40): 3685-3693. (link)
  8. Acerbi L., Dennunzio A. & Formenti E. (2007). Shifting and Lifting of Cellular Automata, in Proc. Third Conference on Computability in Europe, CiE 2007: 1-10; June 2007. (link)


  1. Acerbi, L. (2015) Complex internal representations in sensorimotor decision making: a Bayesian investigation. Doctoral dissertation, The University of Edinburgh. Advisors: Prof. Sethu Vijayakumar, Prof. Daniel M. Wolpert. (link, thesis)