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ECAL
2005
Springer
11 years 11 months ago
From the Inside Looking Out: Self Extinguishing Perceptual Cues and the Constructed Worlds of Animats
Jakob von Uexk¨ull’s theory of the Umwelt is described and it is used to show how perceptual states can be defined. It is described how perceptual cues are selected over evolut...
Ian Macinnes, Ezequiel A. Di Paolo
ECAL
2005
Springer
11 years 11 months ago
Valency for Adaptive Homeostatic Agents: Relating Evolution and Learning
This paper introduces a novel study on the sense of valency as a vital process for achieving adaptation in agents through evolution and developmental learning. Unlike previous stud...
Theodoros Damoulas, Ignasi Cos-Aguilera, Gillian M...
ECAL
2005
Springer
12 years 3 months ago
Evolution and the Regulation of Environmental Variables
The idea that the biota can regulate the abiotic components of their environment to levels suitable for life has attracted criticism from neo-Darwinian theorists but is still a via...
Hywel T. P. Williams, Jason Noble
ECAL
2005
Springer
12 years 3 months ago
An Architecture for Modelling Emergence in CA-Like Systems
Abstract. We consider models of emergence, adding downward causation to conventional models where causation permeates from low-level elements to high-level behaviour. We describe a...
Fiona Polack, Susan Stepney, Heather R. Turner, Pe...
ECAL
2005
Springer
12 years 3 months ago
(Co)Evolution of (De)Centralized Neural Control for a Gravitationally Driven Machine
Using decentralized control structures for robot control can offer a lot of advantages, such as less complexity, better fault tolerance and more flexibility. In this paper the ev...
Steffen Wischmann, Martin Hülse, Frank Pasema...
ECAL
2005
Springer
12 years 3 months ago
On the Unit of Selection in Sexual Populations
Evolution by natural selection is a process of variation and selection acting on replicating units. These units are often assumed to be individuals, but in a sexual population, the...
Richard A. Watson
ECAL
2005
Springer
12 years 3 months ago
Artificial Homeostatic System: A Novel Approach
Abstract. Many researchers are developing frameworks inspired by natural, especially biological, systems to solve complex real-world problems. This work extends previous work in th...
Patrícia Amâncio Vargas, Renan C. Moi...
ECAL
2005
Springer
12 years 3 months ago
Interactions Between Learning and Evolution in Simulated Avian Communication
Abstract. This paper presents a computational framework for studying the influence of learning on the evolution of avian communication. We conducted computer simulations for explo...
Edgar E. Vallejo, Charles E. Taylor
ECAL
2005
Springer
12 years 3 months ago
Evolving Neural Mechanisms for an Iterated Discrimination Task: A Robot Based Model
This paper is about the design of an artificial neural network to control an autonomous robot that is required to iteratively solve a discrimination task based on time-dependent s...
Elio Tuci, Christos Ampatzis, Marco Dorigo
ECAL
2005
Springer
12 years 3 months ago
Self-description for Construction and Execution in Graph Rewriting Automata
Kohji Tomita, Satoshi Murata, Akiya Kamimura, Haru...
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