From Animals to Animats 11

From Animals to Animats 11 : 11th International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior, SAB 2010, Paris - Clos Luce, France, August 25-28, 2010. Proceedings

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Thisbookcontainsthearticlespresentedatthe11thInternationalConferenceon theSimulationofAdaptiveBehavior(SAB2010),whichwasheldattheMuseum d'Histoire Naturelle and at the University Pierre et Marie Curie of Paris during August 25-27, 2010. On August 28, the attendees moved to Le Clos Luc'e-the last home of Leonardo da Vinci - where the 20th anniversary of the conference was celebrated. Theobjectiveofthe biennialSAB Conferenceis to bringtogether researchers incomputerscience,arti?cialintelligence,arti?ciallife,complexsystems,robotics, neurosciences, ethology, evolutionary biology, and related ?elds so as to further our understanding of the behaviors and underlying mechanisms that allow n- ural and arti?cial animals to adapt and survive in uncertain environments. Adaptive behavior research is distinguished by its focus on the modelling and creation of complete animal-like systems, which - however simple at the moment - may be one of the best routes to understanding intelligence in natural and arti?cial systems. The conference is part of a long series that started with the ?rst SAB Conference held in Paris in September 1990, which was followed by conferences in Honolulu 1992, Brighton 1994, Cape Cod 1996, Zu .
.rich 1998, Paris 2000, Edinburgh 2002, Los Angeles 2004, Rome 2006 and Osaka 2008. In 1992, the MIT Press introduced the quarterly journal Adaptive Behavior, now publishedbySAGE Publications. TheestablishmentoftheInternationalSociety forAdaptiveBehavior(ISAB) in1995furtherunderlinedtheemergenceofad- tive behavior as a fully ?edged scienti?c discipline. The present proceedings are a comprehensive and up-to-date resource for the latest progress in this exciting ?eld.
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  • Paperback | 662 pages
  • 154.94 x 236.22 x 25.4mm | 952.54g
  • Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • 308 Illustrations, black and white; XVI, 662 p. 308 illus.
  • 3642151922
  • 9783642151927
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Table of contents

Animat Approaches for Adaptive Behaviour.- From Mirror Writing to Mirror Neurons.- How Virtual Machinery Can Bridge the "Explanatory Gap", in Natural and Artificial Systems.- Do Empirical Models of Robot-Environment Interaction Have a Meaning?.- Information Dynamics of Evolved Agents.- Taming the Beast: Guided Self-organization of Behavior in Autonomous Robots.- Perception and Motor Control.- Slime Mold Inspired Chemical Sounding.- A Conserved Network for Control of Arthropod Exteroceptive Optical Flow Reflexes during Locomotion.- Modifying Directionality through Auditory System Scaling in a Robotic Lizard.- SCRATCHbot: Active Tactile Sensing in a Whiskered Mobile Robot.- Toward a Spiking-Neuron Model of the Oculomotor System.- An Integrated Neuromimetic Model of the Saccadic Eye Movements for the Psikharpax Robot.- Reconstructing the Acoustic Signal of a Sound Source: What Did the Bat Say?.- Simulating the Morphological Feasibility of Adaptive Beamforming in Bats.- On the Influence of Sensor Morphology on Vergence.- Adapting Preshaped Grasping Movements Using Vision Descriptors.- Multimodal Predictive Control in Crickets.- Tactile Discrimination Using Template Classifiers: Towards a Model of Feature Extraction in Mammalian Vibrissal Systems.- A Supramodal Vibrissa Tactile and Auditory Model for Texture Recognition.- Learning to Look in Different Environments: An Active-Vision Model Which Learns and Readapts Visual Routines.- Estimating Relative Positions of Multiple Objects in the Weakly Electric Fish.- From Force Control and Sensory-Motor Informations to Mass Discrimination.- The Approach Behaviour of the Hawkmoth Manduca sexta toward Multi-modal Stimuli: A Simulation Model.- The Indiana Experiment: Investigating the Role of Anticipation and Attention in a Dynamic Environment.- Attentional Mechanisms for Lateral Line Sensing through Spectral Analysis.- BeeIP: Bee-Inspired Protocol for Routing in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks.- Action Selection and Behavioural Sequences.- Simulating Human Table Tennis with a Biomimetic Robot Setup.- Attentional Modulation of Mutually Dependent Behaviors.- An Empirical Evidence of Braitenberg Vehicle 2b Behaving as a Billiard Ball.- Insectomorphic Robot Maneuvering on a Movable Ball.- A Study of Adaptive Locomotive Behaviors of a Biped Robot: Patterns Generation and Classification.- Navigation and Internal World Models.- Predicting Affordances from Gist.- Analyzing Interactions between Cue-Guided and Place-Based Navigation with a Computational Model of Action Selection: Influence of Sensory Cues and Training.- A Cortical Column Model for Multiscale Spatial Planning.- Why and How Hippocampal Transition Cells Can Be Used in Reinforcement Learning.- The Complementary Roles of Allostatic and Contextual Control Systems in Foraging Tasks.- Path Integration Working Memory for Multi Tasks Dead Reckoning and Visual Navigation.- Minimal Model of Strategy Switching in the Plus-Maze Navigation Task.- Learning and Adaptation.- Distributed Online Learning of Central Pattern Generators in Modular Robots.- Learning New Motion Primitives in the Mirror Neuron System: A Self-organising Computational Model.- A Computational Model of Integration between Reinforcement Learning and Task Monitoring in the Prefrontal Cortex.- Internal Models in the Cerebellum: A Coupling Scheme for Online and Offline Learning in Procedural Tasks.- eMOSAIC Model for Humanoid Robot Control.- Noisy-or Nodes for Conditioning Models.- Adaptation of Coupled Sensorimotor Mappings: An Investigation towards Developmental Learning of Humanoids.- Learning Inverse Kinematics for Pose-Constraint Bi-manual Movements.- TeXDYNA: Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning in Factored MDPs.- Learning Robot-Environment Interaction Using Echo State Networks.- A Novel Information Measure for Predictive Learning in a Social System Setting.- Evolution.- Co-development of Linguistic and Behavioural Skills: Compositional Semantics and Behaviour Generalisation.- Indirectly Encoding Neural Plasticity as a Pattern of Local Rules.- Fractal Gene Regulatory Networks for Robust Locomotion Control of Modular Robots.- The Dependence of Braking Strategies on Optical Variables in an Evolved Model of Visually-Guided Braking.- Self-organizing Robot Teams Using Asynchronous Situated Co-evolution.- Emergence of an Internal Model in Evolving Robots Subjected to Sensory Deprivation.- Emergent Distribution of Computational Workload in the Evolution of an Undulatory Animat.- Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithms to Investigate Neurocomputational Issues: The Case Study of Basal Ganglia Models.- Collective and Social.- Cooperative Stigmergic Navigation in a Heterogeneous Robotic Swarm.- How to Pick the Right One: Investigating Tradeoffs among Female Mate Choice Strategies in Treefrogs.- Autonomous Development of Social Referencing Skills.- A Model of Symmetry Breaking in Collective Decision-Making.- Simulation of How Neuromodulation Influences Cooperative Behavior.
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