From animals to animats 2 : proceedings of the Second International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior / edited by Jean-Arcady Meyer, Herbert L. Roitblat, and Stewart W. Wilson.

By: (2nd : International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (2nd : 1992 : Honolulu, Hawaii)
Contributor(s): Meyer, Jean-Arcady | Roitblat, H. L | Wilson, Stewart W
Material type: TextTextSeries: Complex adaptive systems: Copyright date: ©1993Description: 1 online resource (x, 523 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780262287159; 0262287153; 0585038554; 9780585038551Other title: From animals to animats twoSubject(s): Animal behavior -- Simulation methods -- Congresses | Animals -- Adaptation -- Simulation methods -- Congresses | Robotics -- Congresses | Artificial intelligence -- Congresses | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- General | Animal behavior -- Simulation methods | Animals -- Adaptation -- Simulation methods | Artificial intelligence | Robotics | Diergedrag | Simulatie | Adaptatie (fysiologie, biologie) | Robotica | Kunstmatige intelligentie | Aanpassing | Animals BehaviourGenre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings. | Congressen (vorm) | Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: From animals to animats 2.DDC classification: 591.51 LOC classification: QL751.65.S55 | I58 1992ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Preface -- The Animat Approach to Adaptive Behavior -- Behavior-Based Artificial Intelligence / Pattie Maes -- Environment Structure and Adaptive Behavior from the Ground Up / Peter M. Todd and Stewart W. Wilson -- Evolutionary Wanderlust: Sexual Selection with Directional Mate Preferences / Geoffrey F. Miller and Peter M. Todd -- Designing Efficiently Navigating Non-Goal-Directed Robots / Rolf Pfeifer and Paul F.M.J. Verschure -- Perception and Motor Control -- Anuran Visuomotor Coordination for Detour Behavior: From Retina to Motor Schemas / Michael A. Arbib and Hyun Bang Lee -- Artificial Neural Nets for Controlling a 6-Legged Walking System / Holk Cruise, Uwe Muller-Wilm and Jeffrey Dean -- A Neural Network Based Behavior Hierarchy for Locomotion Control / Sunil Cherian and Wade O. Troxell -- A Qualitative Dynamical Analysis of Evolved Locomotion Controllers / John C. Gallagher and Randall D. Beer -- Neuronal Parameter Maps and Signal Processing / Richard A. Altes -- Representation and Processing of Acoustic Information in a Biomimetic Neural Network / Herbert L. Roitblat, Patrick W.B. Moore, David A. Helweg and Paul E. Nachtigall -- An Integrated Computational Model of a Perceptual-Motor System / William R. Uttal, Thomas Shepherd, Sriram Dayanand and Robb Lovell -- Reactive Behaviors of Fast Mobile Robots in Unstructured Environments: Sensor-based Control and Neural Networks / R. Zapata, P. Lepinay, C. Novales and P. Deplanques -- The Adaptive Nature of 3D Perception / Allen Brookes -- Propulsion and Guidance in a Simulation of the Worm C. Elegans / Ralph Hartley -- A Simple, Cheap, and Robust Visual Navigation System / Ian Horswill -- Action Selection and Behavioral Sequences -- The Use of Hierarchies for Action Selection / Toby Tyrrell -- Two Methods for Hierarchy Learning in Reinforcement Environments / Mark Ring -- Should I Stay or Should I Go: Coordinating Biological Needs with Continuously-updated Assessments of the Environment / Liane M. Gabora -- Extensions of the Associative Control Process (ACP) Network: Hierarchies and Provable Optimality / Leemon C. Baird III and A. Harry Klopf -- Behavior Networks and Force Fields for Simulating Spinal Reflex Behaviors of the Frog / Simon Giszter -- The Ariadne's Clew Algorithm / Emmanuel Mazer, Juan Maneul Ahuactzin, El-Ghazali Talbi and Pierre Bessiere -- Dynamic Selection of Action Sequences / Feliz Ribeiro, Jean-Paul Barthes and Eugeenio Oliveira -- Planning Simple Trajectories Using Neural Subgoal Generators / Jurgen Schmidhuber and Reiner Wahnsiedler -- A Note on Rate-Sensitive Habituation / J.E.R. Staddon -- Cognitive Maps and Internal World Models -- Categorization, Representations, and the Dynamics of System-Environment Interaction: A Case Study in Autonomous Systems / Paul F.M.J. Verschure and Rolf Pfeifer -- A Directional Spreading Activation Network for Mobile Robot Navigation / David Kortenkamp and Eric Chown -- Memorizing and Representing Route Scenes / Saburo Tsuji and Shigang Li -- Building Long-range Cognitive Maps using Local Landmarks / Tony J. Prescott and John E.W. Mayhew -- Dynamics of Spatial Navigation: An Adaptive Neural Network / Nestor A. Schmajuk and H.T. Blair -- Learning -- Modeling Nervous System Function with a Hierarchical Network of Control Systems that Learn / A. Harry Klopf, James S. Morgan and Scott E. Weaver -- An Optimization-based Categorization of Reinforcement Learning Environments / Michael L. Littman -- Reinforcement Learning with Hidden States / Long-Ji Lin and Tom M. Mitchell -- Efficient Learning and Planning within the Dyna Framework / Jing Peng and Ronald J. Williams -- Increasing Behavioural Repertoire in a Mobile Robot / Ulrich Nehmzow, Tim Smithers and Brendand McGonigle -- Learning Biped Robot Obstacle Crossing / Thomas Ulrich Vogel -- Learning to Control an Autonomous Robot by Distributed Genetic Algorithms / Marco Colombetti and Marco Dorigo -- Temporary Memory for Examples Can Speed Learning in a Simple Adaptive System / Lawrence Davis, Stewart Wilson and David Orvosh -- Implementing Inner Drive through Competence Reflection / Alexander Linden and Frank Weber -- Dynamic Flight Control with Adaptive Coarse Coding / Bruce E. Rosen and James M. Goodwin -- Learning via Task Decomposition / Josh Tenenberg, Jonas Karlsson and Steven Whitehead -- Evolution -- Neural Networks with Motivational Units / Federico Cecconi and Domenico Parisi -- Evolutionary Learning of Predatory Behaviors Based on Structured Classifiers / Hitoshi Iba, Hugo de Garis and Tetsuya Higuchi -- Issues in Evolutionary Robotics / Inman Harvey, Philip Husbands and Dave Cliff -- Evolving Visually Guided Robots / Dave Cliff, Philip Husbands and Inman Harvey -- An Evolved, Vision-Based Behavioral Model of Coordinated Group Motion / Craig W. Reynolds -- Evolution of Herding Behavior in Artificial Animals / Gregory M. Werner and Michael G. Dyer -- An Evolutionary Approach to Cognition / Dwight Deugo and Franz Oppacher -- Emergence of Nest-Based Foraging Strategies in Ecosystems of Neural Networks / Dario Floreano -- Evolving Hardware with Genetic Learning: A First Step Towards Building a Darwin Machine / Tetsuya Higuchi, Tatsuya Niwa, Tosho Tanaka, Hitoshi Iba, Hugo de Garis and Tatsumi Furuya -- Evolving Artificial Insect Brains for Artificial Compound Eye Robotics / Luis R. Lopez and Robert E. Smith -- Collective Behavior -- Designing Emergent Behaviors: From Local Interactions to Collective Intelligence / Maja J. Mataric -- Adaptive Action Selection for Cooperative Agent Teams / Lynne E. Parker -- From Tom Thumb to the Dockers: Some Experiments with Foraging Robots / Alexis Drogoul and Jacques Ferber -- Collective Robotic Intelligence / C. Ronald Kube and Hong Zhang -- Collective Choice of Strategic Type / Chisato Numaoka and Akikazu Takeuchi -- An Adaptive Communication Protocol for Cooperating Mobile Robots / Holy Yanco and Lynn Andrea Stein -- Dimensions of Communication and Social Organization in Multi-agent Robotic Systems / Ronald C. Arkin and J. David Hobbs -- Evolution of Trading Strategies Among Heterogeneous Artificial Economic Agents / Andrea Beltratti and Sergio Margarita -- Action Selection and Learning in Multi-Agent Environments / Gerhard Weiss -- One-Page Summaries -- Structure from Associative Learning / John H. Andreae, Shuan W. Ryan and Mark L. Tomlinson -- The Roots of Motivation / Christian Balkenius -- Learning Continuous-Space Navigation Heuristics in Real Time / Gregory D. Benson and Armand Prieditis -- The Adaptive Power of Affect: Learning in the SESAME Architecture / Eric Chown -- Model of a Behaviour Based Control Architecture / Luis Correia and A. Steiger-Garcao -- Comparing Robot and Animal Behavior / Bridget Hallam and Gillian Hayes -- An Embodied Neurally-based Algorithm for Optimal Action Selection / Owen Holland and Martin Smith -- Why Should We Build Artificial Worms and How? / Oded Maler -- Creative Perception / M.A. Rodrigues and M.H. Lee -- Collective Behavior of Silicon Microrobots / Isao Shimoyama, Toshio Watanabe, Yoshihiko Kuwana and Hirofumi Miura -- An Analog VLSI Model of Central Pattern Generation in the Medicinal Leech / Micah S. Siegel -- Author Index.
Summary: More than sixty contributions in From Animals to Animats2 by researchers in ethology, ecology, cybernetics, artificial intelligence, robotics, and related fields investigate behaviors and the underlying mechanisms that allow animals and, potentially, robots to adapt and survive in uncertain environments. Jean-Arcady Meyer is Director of Research, CNRS, Paris. Herbert L. Roitblat is Professor of Psychology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Stewart W. Wilson is a scientist at The Rowland Institute for Science, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Topics covered: The Animat Approach to Adaptive Behavior. Perception and Motor Control. Action Selection and Behavioral Sequences. Cognitive Maps and Internal World Models. Learning. Evolution. Collective Behavior.
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Preface -- The Animat Approach to Adaptive Behavior -- 1. Behavior-Based Artificial Intelligence / Pattie Maes -- 2. Environment Structure and Adaptive Behavior from the Ground Up / Peter M. Todd and Stewart W. Wilson -- 3. Evolutionary Wanderlust: Sexual Selection with Directional Mate Preferences / Geoffrey F. Miller and Peter M. Todd -- 4. Designing Efficiently Navigating Non-Goal-Directed Robots / Rolf Pfeifer and Paul F.M.J. Verschure -- Perception and Motor Control -- 5. Anuran Visuomotor Coordination for Detour Behavior: From Retina to Motor Schemas / Michael A. Arbib and Hyun Bang Lee -- 6. Artificial Neural Nets for Controlling a 6-Legged Walking System / Holk Cruise, Uwe Muller-Wilm and Jeffrey Dean -- 7. A Neural Network Based Behavior Hierarchy for Locomotion Control / Sunil Cherian and Wade O. Troxell -- 8. A Qualitative Dynamical Analysis of Evolved Locomotion Controllers / John C. Gallagher and Randall D. Beer -- 9. Neuronal Parameter Maps and Signal Processing / Richard A. Altes -- 10. Representation and Processing of Acoustic Information in a Biomimetic Neural Network / Herbert L. Roitblat, Patrick W.B. Moore, David A. Helweg and Paul E. Nachtigall -- 11. An Integrated Computational Model of a Perceptual-Motor System / William R. Uttal, Thomas Shepherd, Sriram Dayanand and Robb Lovell -- 12. Reactive Behaviors of Fast Mobile Robots in Unstructured Environments: Sensor-based Control and Neural Networks / R. Zapata, P. Lepinay, C. Novales and P. Deplanques -- 13. The Adaptive Nature of 3D Perception / Allen Brookes -- 14. Propulsion and Guidance in a Simulation of the Worm C. Elegans / Ralph Hartley -- 15. A Simple, Cheap, and Robust Visual Navigation System / Ian Horswill -- Action Selection and Behavioral Sequences -- 16. The Use of Hierarchies for Action Selection / Toby Tyrrell -- 17. Two Methods for Hierarchy Learning in Reinforcement Environments / Mark Ring -- 18. Should I Stay or Should I Go: Coordinating Biological Needs with Continuously-updated Assessments of the Environment / Liane M. Gabora -- 19. Extensions of the Associative Control Process (ACP) Network: Hierarchies and Provable Optimality / Leemon C. Baird III and A. Harry Klopf -- 20. Behavior Networks and Force Fields for Simulating Spinal Reflex Behaviors of the Frog / Simon Giszter -- 21. The Ariadne's Clew Algorithm / Emmanuel Mazer, Juan Maneul Ahuactzin, El-Ghazali Talbi and Pierre Bessiere -- 22. Dynamic Selection of Action Sequences / Feliz Ribeiro, Jean-Paul Barthes and Eugeenio Oliveira -- 23. Planning Simple Trajectories Using Neural Subgoal Generators / Jurgen Schmidhuber and Reiner Wahnsiedler -- 24. A Note on Rate-Sensitive Habituation / J.E.R. Staddon -- Cognitive Maps and Internal World Models -- 25. Categorization, Representations, and the Dynamics of System-Environment Interaction: A Case Study in Autonomous Systems / Paul F.M.J. Verschure and Rolf Pfeifer -- 26. A Directional Spreading Activation Network for Mobile Robot Navigation / David Kortenkamp and Eric Chown -- 27. Memorizing and Representing Route Scenes / Saburo Tsuji and Shigang Li -- 28. Building Long-range Cognitive Maps using Local Landmarks / Tony J. Prescott and John E.W. Mayhew -- 29. Dynamics of Spatial Navigation: An Adaptive Neural Network / Nestor A. Schmajuk and H.T. Blair -- Learning -- 30. Modeling Nervous System Function with a Hierarchical Network of Control Systems that Learn / A. Harry Klopf, James S. Morgan and Scott E. Weaver -- 31. An Optimization-based Categorization of Reinforcement Learning Environments / Michael L. Littman -- 32. Reinforcement Learning with Hidden States / Long-Ji Lin and Tom M. Mitchell -- 33. Efficient Learning and Planning within the Dyna Framework / Jing Peng and Ronald J. Williams -- 34. Increasing Behavioural Repertoire in a Mobile Robot / Ulrich Nehmzow, Tim Smithers and Brendand McGonigle -- 35. Learning Biped Robot Obstacle Crossing / Thomas Ulrich Vogel -- 36. Learning to Control an Autonomous Robot by Distributed Genetic Algorithms / Marco Colombetti and Marco Dorigo -- 37. Temporary Memory for Examples Can Speed Learning in a Simple Adaptive System / Lawrence Davis, Stewart Wilson and David Orvosh -- 38. Implementing Inner Drive through Competence Reflection / Alexander Linden and Frank Weber -- 39. Dynamic Flight Control with Adaptive Coarse Coding / Bruce E. Rosen and James M. Goodwin -- 40. Learning via Task Decomposition / Josh Tenenberg, Jonas Karlsson and Steven Whitehead -- Evolution -- 41. Neural Networks with Motivational Units / Federico Cecconi and Domenico Parisi -- 42. Evolutionary Learning of Predatory Behaviors Based on Structured Classifiers / Hitoshi Iba, Hugo de Garis and Tetsuya Higuchi -- 43. Issues in Evolutionary Robotics / Inman Harvey, Philip Husbands and Dave Cliff -- 44. Evolving Visually Guided Robots / Dave Cliff, Philip Husbands and Inman Harvey -- 45. An Evolved, Vision-Based Behavioral Model of Coordinated Group Motion / Craig W. Reynolds -- 46. Evolution of Herding Behavior in Artificial Animals / Gregory M. Werner and Michael G. Dyer -- 47. An Evolutionary Approach to Cognition / Dwight Deugo and Franz Oppacher -- 48. Emergence of Nest-Based Foraging Strategies in Ecosystems of Neural Networks / Dario Floreano -- 49. Evolving Hardware with Genetic Learning: A First Step Towards Building a Darwin Machine / Tetsuya Higuchi, Tatsuya Niwa, Tosho Tanaka, Hitoshi Iba, Hugo de Garis and Tatsumi Furuya -- 50. Evolving Artificial Insect Brains for Artificial Compound Eye Robotics / Luis R. Lopez and Robert E. Smith -- Collective Behavior -- 51. Designing Emergent Behaviors: From Local Interactions to Collective Intelligence / Maja J. Mataric -- 52. Adaptive Action Selection for Cooperative Agent Teams / Lynne E. Parker -- 53. From Tom Thumb to the Dockers: Some Experiments with Foraging Robots / Alexis Drogoul and Jacques Ferber -- 54. Collective Robotic Intelligence / C. Ronald Kube and Hong Zhang -- 55. Collective Choice of Strategic Type / Chisato Numaoka and Akikazu Takeuchi -- 56. An Adaptive Communication Protocol for Cooperating Mobile Robots / Holy Yanco and Lynn Andrea Stein -- 57. Dimensions of Communication and Social Organization in Multi-agent Robotic Systems / Ronald C. Arkin and J. David Hobbs -- 58. Evolution of Trading Strategies Among Heterogeneous Artificial Economic Agents / Andrea Beltratti and Sergio Margarita -- 59. Action Selection and Learning in Multi-Agent Environments / Gerhard Weiss -- One-Page Summaries -- 60. Structure from Associative Learning / John H. Andreae, Shuan W. Ryan and Mark L. Tomlinson -- 61. The Roots of Motivation / Christian Balkenius -- 62. Learning Continuous-Space Navigation Heuristics in Real Time / Gregory D. Benson and Armand Prieditis -- 63. The Adaptive Power of Affect: Learning in the SESAME Architecture / Eric Chown -- 64. Model of a Behaviour Based Control Architecture / Luis Correia and A. Steiger-Garcao -- 65. Comparing Robot and Animal Behavior / Bridget Hallam and Gillian Hayes -- 66. An Embodied Neurally-based Algorithm for Optimal Action Selection / Owen Holland and Martin Smith -- 67. Why Should We Build Artificial Worms and How? / Oded Maler -- 68. Creative Perception / M.A. Rodrigues and M.H. Lee -- 69. Collective Behavior of Silicon Microrobots / Isao Shimoyama, Toshio Watanabe, Yoshihiko Kuwana and Hirofumi Miura -- 70. An Analog VLSI Model of Central Pattern Generation in the Medicinal Leech / Micah S. Siegel -- Author Index.

More than sixty contributions in From Animals to Animats2 by researchers in ethology, ecology, cybernetics, artificial intelligence, robotics, and related fields investigate behaviors and the underlying mechanisms that allow animals and, potentially, robots to adapt and survive in uncertain environments. Jean-Arcady Meyer is Director of Research, CNRS, Paris. Herbert L. Roitblat is Professor of Psychology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Stewart W. Wilson is a scientist at The Rowland Institute for Science, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Topics covered: The Animat Approach to Adaptive Behavior. Perception and Motor Control. Action Selection and Behavioral Sequences. Cognitive Maps and Internal World Models. Learning. Evolution. Collective Behavior.

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