By Fumiya Iida, Rolf Pfeifer, Luc Steels, Yasuo Kuniyoshi

ISBN-10: 354022484X

ISBN-13: 9783540224846

Originating from a Dagstuhl seminar, the gathering of papers awarded during this e-book constitutes at the one hand a consultant state of the art survey of embodied synthetic intelligence, and nonetheless the papers determine the $64000 learn tendencies and instructions within the field.

Following an introductory evaluation, the 23 papers are equipped into topical sections on

- philosophical and conceptual issues

- info, dynamics, and morphology

- ideas of embodiment for real-world applications

- developmental approaches

- synthetic evolution and self-reconfiguration

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E. (2001). A stroll through the worlds of robots and animals. Semiotica, 134(1-4), 701-746. 47. Zlatev, J. (2002). Meaning = Life (+ Culture) - An outline of a unified biocultural theory of meaning. Evolution of Communication, 4 (2), 175-199. The Future of Embodied Artificial Intelligence: Machine Consciousness? uk Abstract. The idea that internal models of the world might be useful has generally been rejected by embodied AI for the same reasons that led to its rejection by behaviour based robotics.

Reclaiming Mind, Body and Cognition. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 6(11-12), 41-60. ; Nehaniv, C. & Roberts, G. (1999). On Bots and Bacteria: Ontology Independent Embodiment. In: Floreano, D. et al. ) Proceedings of the Fifth European Conference on Artificial Life. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. Pfeifer, R. (1995). Cognition – Perspectives from autonomous agents. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 15, 47-70. Pfeifer, R. (2000). On the role of morphology and materials in adaptive behavior. ; Roitblat, H.

It is believed that certain arrangements of facets can simplify the control problem, enabling the use of simpler control architectures and offering some additional operational advantages; furthermore, the optimisation of facet distribution for different task environments may account for much of the observed inter-species variation in eye morphology. Lichtensteiger built a physical model of a compound eye in which the placement of the 16 individual facets could be adjusted by means of motors and gears.

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