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Intelligent Adaptive Curiosity: a source of Self-Development

Oudeyer, Pierre-Yves (2004) Intelligent Adaptive Curiosity: a source of Self-Development. [Conference Paper]

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This paper presents the mechanism of Intelligent Adaptive Curiosity. This is a drive which pushes the robot towards situations in which it maximizes its learning progress. It makes the robot focus on situations which are neither too predictable nor too unpredictable. This mechanism is a source of self-development for the robot: the complexity of its activity autonomously increases. Indeed, we show that it first spends time in situations which are easy to learn, then shifts progressively its attention to situations of increasing difficulty, avoiding situations in which nothing can be learnt.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Keywords:self-development, artifical value system, ensemble of experts, robotic learning
Subjects:Computer Science > Machine Learning
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science > Robotics
ID Code:4144
Deposited By:Prince, Dr Christopher G.
Deposited On:14 Apr 2005
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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