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Living machines : a handbook of research in biomimetics and biohybrid systems

Author: Tony J Prescott; Nathan F Lepora; Paul F M J Verschure
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom Oxford University Press [2018]
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Contemporary research in the field of robotics attempts to harness the versatility and sustainability of living organisms with the hope of rendering a renewable, adaptable, and robust class of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony J Prescott; Nathan F Lepora; Paul F M J Verschure
ISBN: 9780199674923 0199674922
OCLC Number: 1040600269
Awards: Winner of Winner of the BMA Basic and Clinical Sciences Book Award 2019.
Description: xx, 633 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Section I: Roadmaps1: Tony J. Prescott and Paul F. M. J. Verschure: Living Machines: an Introduction2: Paul F. M. J. Verschure and Tony J. Prescott: A Living Machines Approach to the Sciences of Mind and Brain3: Nathan F. Lepora, Paul Verschure, and Tony J. Prescott: A Roadmap for Living MachinesSection II: Life4: Tony J. Prescott: Life5: Stuart P. Wilson: Self-Organization6: I. A. Ieropoulos, P. Ledezma, G. Scandroglio, C. Melhuish, and J. Greenman: Energy and Metabolism7: Matthew S. Moses and Gregory S. Chirikjian: Reproduction8: Tony J. Prescott and Leah Krubitzer: Evo-devo9: Barbara Mazzolai: Growth and tropism10: Julian Vincent: Biomimetic Materials11: Josh Bongard: Modeling Self and Others12: Terrence W. Deacon: Towards a general theory of evolutionSection III: Building Blocks13: Nathan F. Lepora: Building blocks14: Piotr Dudek: Vision15: Leslie S. Smith: Audition16: Nathan F. Lepora: Touch17: Tim C. Pearce: Chemosensation18: Minoru Asada: Proprioception and Body Schema19: Frederic Boyer and Vincent Lebastard: Electric Sensing for Underwater Navigation20: Iain A. Anderson and Benjamin M. O'Brien: Muscles21: Allen Selverston: Rhythms and Oscillations22: Changhyun Pang, Chanseok Lee, Hoon-Eui Jeong, and Kahp-Yang Suh: Skin and Dry AdhesionSection IV: Capabilities23: Paul F.M.J. Verschure: Capabilities24: Holk Cruse and Malte Schilling: Pattern Generation25: Joel Z. Leibo and Tomaso Poggio: Perception26: Ivan Herreros: Learning and Control27: Ben Mitchinson: Attention and Orienting28: Nathan F. Lepora: Decision Making29: Ugur Murat Erdem, Nicholas Roy, John Joseph Leonard, and Michael E. Hasselmo: Spatial and Episodic Memory30: Mark R. Cutkosky: Reach, Grasp, and Manipulate31: Hartmut Witte, Martin S. Fischer, Holger Preuschoft, Danja Voges, Cornelius Schilling, and Auke Jan Ijspeert: Quadruped Locomotion32: Anders Hedenstroem: Flight33: Robert H. Wortham and Joanna J. Bryson: Communication34: Vicky Vouloutsi and Paul F. M. J Verschure: Emotions and Self-Regulation35: Paul F.M.J. Verschure: The Architecture of Mind and Brain36: Paul F.M.J. Verschure: A Chronology of Distributed Adaptive Control37: Anil K. Seth: ConsciousnessSection V: Living machines38: Tony J. Prescott: Biomimetic Systems39: Christof Mast, Friederike Moeller, Moritz Kreysing, Severin Schink, Benedikt Obermayer, Ulrich Gerland, and Dieter Braun: Towards Living Nanomachines40: Akio Ishiguro and Takuya Umedachi: From Slime Moulds to Deformable Bodies41: Barry Trimmer: Soft-bodied Terrestrial Invertebrates and Robots42: Roger D. Quinn and Roy E. Ritzmann: Applying Principles and Mechanisms Learned from Insects to Robotics43: Stefano Nolfi: Co-operation in Collective Systems44: Maarja Kruusmaa: From Aquatic Animals to Robot Swimmers45: Tony J. Prescott: Mammals and Mammal-like Robots46: Wolfgang Send: Winged artifacts47: Giorgio Metta and Roberto Cingolani: Humans and HumanoidsSection VI: Biohybrid Systems48: Nathan F. Lepora: Biohybrid Systems49: Girijesh Prasad: Brain-machine interfaces50: Stefano Vassanelli: Implantable Neural Interfaces51: Joseph Ayers: Biohybrid Robots are Synthetic Biology Systems52: Toshio Fukuda, Masahiro Nakajima, Masaru Takeuchi, and Yasuhisa Hasegawa: Micro and Nanotechnology for Living Machines53: Sliman J. Bensmaia: Biohybrid Touch Interfaces54: Torsten Lehmann and Andre van Schaik: Implantable Hearing Interfaces55: Dong Song and Theodore W. Berger: Hippocampal Memory ProsthesesSection VII: Perspectives56: Michael Szollosy: Perspectives57: James Hughes: Human Augmentation and the Age of the Transhuman58: Charles Lenay and Matthieu Tixier: From Sensory Substitution to Perceptual Supplementation59: Belen Rubio Ballester: Neurorehabilitation60: Abigail Millings and Emily C. Collins: Human Relationships with Living Machines61: Michael Szollosy: Living Machines in our Cultural Imagination62: Hannah Maslen and Julian Savulescu: The Ethics of Virtual Reality and Telepresence63: David J. Gunkel: Can Machines have Rights?64: Anna Mura and Tony J. Prescott: A Sketch of the Education Landscape in Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems65: Jose Halloy: Sustainability of Living Machines
Responsibility: edited by: Tony J. Prescott, Nathan Lepora, Paul F.M.J. Verschure.


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