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Catching ourselves in the act : situated activity, interactive emergence, evolution, and human thought

Author: Horst Hendriks-Jansen
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1996.
Series: Complex adaptive systems.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume uses situated robotics, ethology, and developmental psychology to build a framework for explaining human behaviour. The author argues for a model based on the notion of interactive  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Horst Hendriks-Jansen
ISBN: 0262082462 9780262082464
OCLC Number: 34246077
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: xii, 367 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Situated robotics, natural selection, and cultural scaffolding: The ingredients of a historical explanation --
Computers, models and theories --
Internal representation and natural selection: Epistemological and ontological strains in the cignitive approach --
Connectionism: Its promise and limitations as currently conceived --
Scientific explanation of behavior: The approach through formal task definition --
Scientific explanation of behavior: The logic of evolution and learning --
Toward a working definition of activity: Recent developments in AI that try to come to terms with the S-Domain --
An examination of alternative conceptual frameworks for autonomous agent research --
Models of behavior selection --
A new type of model --
Ethology: The basic concepts and " Orienting Attitudes " --
Critiques and modifications of the basic concepts of Ethology --
Ethological explanations of the integration of activity patterns --
The explanatory relation of the integration of activity patterns --
The explanatory relation between ethology and autonomous agent research --
Species-Typical activity patterns of human infants --
Language and the emergence of intentionality --
Situated activity, cultural scaffolding, and acts --
An explanatory framework that reconciles biology and culture --
Index.
Series Title: Complex adaptive systems.
Responsibility: Horst Hendriks-Jansen.

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