Controlling an aerial robot by human semaphore gestures using a bio-inspired neural network (PhD, 12⁄2016-02/2020) Venue: Aix-Marseille University DOC2AMU is an innovative H2020-MSCA-COFUND Keywords: Aerial Robots, Vision, Neural Networks, Bio-Inspired Computer Vision, Gaze orientation, learning Thesis director: Dr. Laurent PERRINET, Director’s research unit: Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone (INT) Thesis co-supervisition: Dr. Franck RUFFIER Co-director’s research unit: Institut des Sciences du Mouvement (ISM) Description of the PHD thesis project Robotics is a rapidly evolving technology that allows for fast, low-risk and low-cost tasks with a worldwide market of over 80 billion dollars over the next few years.