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Computational Modelling Of Motive-Management Processes

Sloman, A. and Beaudouin, L. and Wright, I. (1994) Computational Modelling Of Motive-Management Processes. [Preprint]

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This is a 5 page summary with three diagrams of the main objectives and some work in progress at the University of Birmingham Cognition and Affect project. involving: Professor Glyn Humphreys (School of Psychology), and Luc Beaudoin, Chris Paterson, Tim Read, Edmund Shing, Ian Wright, Ahmed El-Shafei, and (from October 1994) Chris Complin (research students). The project is concerned with "global" design requirements for coping simultaneously with coexisting but possibly unrelated goals, desires, preferences, intentions, and other kinds of motivators, all at different stages of processing. Our work builds on and extends seminal ideas of H.A.Simon (1967). We are exploring "broad and shallow" architectures combining varied capabilities most of which are not implemented in great depth. The poster summarises some ideas about management and meta-management processes, attention filtering, and the relevance to emotional states involved "perturbances", where there is partial loss of control of attention.

Item Type:Preprint
Subjects:Psychology > Clinical Psychology
Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science > Robotics
Psychology > Developmental Psychology
Psychology > Evolutionary Psychology
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
ID Code:720
Deposited By:Sloman, Aaron
Deposited On:18 Jul 1998
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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