From Animals to Animats 6
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From Animals to Animats 6

Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior

Edited by Jean-Arcady Meyer, Alain Berthoz, Dario Floreano, Herbert L. Roitblat and Stewart W. Wilson

A Bradford Book

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Summary

The Animals to Animats Conference brings together researchers from ethology, psychology, ecology, artificial intelligence, artificial life, robotics, engineering, and related fields to further understanding of the behaviors and underlying mechanisms that allow natural and synthetic agents (animats) to adapt and survive in uncertain environments. The work presented focuses on well-defined models—robotic, computer-simulation, and mathematical—that help to characterize and compare various organizational principles or architectures underlying adaptive behavior in both natural animals and animats.

Paperback

$98.00 X ISBN: 9780262632003 500 pp. | 11 in x 8.5 in

Editors

Jean-Arcady Meyer

Jean-Arcady Meyer is Emeritus Research Director at CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) and a researcher at the Institute of Intelligent Systems and Robotics, University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris.

Alain Berthoz

Dario Floreano

Dario Floreano is Director of the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). He is the coauthor of Evolutionary Robotics: The Biology, Intelligence, and Technology of Self-Organizing Machines (MIT Press, 2000).

Herbert L. Roitblat

Herbert L. Roitblat is Professor of Psychology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Stewart W. Wilson

Stewart W. Wilson is a scientist at The Rowland Institute for Science, Cambridge, Massachusetts.