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Preprints and manuscripts in preparation

  1. Zhou, Y.*, Acerbi, L.* & Ma, W. J. (2018) The Role of Sensory Uncertainty in Simple Perceptual Organization, biorXiv preprint. (*equal contribution; link)

Journal articles and peer-reviewed proceedings

  1. Acerbi*, L., Dokka*, K., Angelaki, D. E. & Ma, W. J. (2018) Bayesian comparison of explicit and implicit causal inference strategies in multisensory heading perception, PLoS Computational Biology 14(7): e1006110. (*equal contribution; link)
  2. Acerbi, L. & Ma, W. J. (2017). Practical Bayesian Optimization for Model Fitting with Bayesian Adaptive Direct Search. Proc. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS ’17), Long Beach, USA. (linkarXiv, poster).
  3. Acerbi, L., Vijayakumar, S. & Wolpert, D. M. (2017). Target Uncertainty Mediates Sensorimotor Error Correction, PLoS ONE 12(1): e0170466(link, article, article+supp, data)
  4. 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)
  5. 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)
  6. 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)
  7. 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)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)