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Requirements for getting a robot to grow-up.

Ross, Peter, Hart, Emma, Lawson, Alistair, Webb, Andrew, Prem, Erich, Poelz, Patrick and Morgavi, Giovanna (2004) Requirements for getting a robot to grow-up. In: Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Artificial Life. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2801 . Springer-Verlag, pp. 847-856. ISBN 978-3-540-20057-4

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Much of current robot research is about learning tasks in which the task to be achieved is pre-specified, a suitable technology for the task is chosen and the learning process is then experimentally investigated. In this paper we discuss a different kind of problem: how to get a robot to grow up through experience of its world. We discuss what this means and what it seems to require in a robot architecture. The main contribution of this paper is to suggest a particular research agenda for the community.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 978-3-540-20057-4
Additional Information: Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Artificial Life, ECAL 14 - 17 September 2003
Uncontrolled Keywords: Robot technology; research agenda; autonomous sytems;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 006 Special Computer Methods > 006.3 Artificial intelligence
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3433
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2010 14:29
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2014 15:42
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3433

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