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What about embodiment?

Spurrett, Dr David (2003) What about embodiment? [Preprint]

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Abstract

I present reasons for adding an 'embodiment' criterion to the list defended by Anderson and Lebiere. I also entertain a likely objection contending that embodiment is merely a type of 'dynamic behavior', and is therefore covered by the target article. In either case, it turns out that neither connectionism nor ACT-R do particularly well when it comes to embodiment.

Item Type:Preprint
Keywords:Artificial Intelligence, Theory of Cognition, Distributed Cognition, Embodiment
Subjects:JOURNALS > Behavioral & Brain Sciences
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
ID Code:3169
Deposited By:Spurrett, Professor David
Deposited On:04 Oct 2003
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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