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Embodiment: From Fish to Fantasy
The last ten years have seen an increasing interest, within cognitive science, in issues concerning the physical body, the local environment, and the complex interplay between neural systems and the wider world in which ...
Towards a Cognitive Robotics
(Sage Publications, 1999)
There is a definite challenge in the air regarding the pivotal notion of internal representation. This challenge is explicit in, e.g., van Gelder, 1995; Beer, 1995; Thelen & Smith, 1994; Wheeler, 1994; and elsewhere. We ...
Embodiment and the Philosophy of Mind
(Cambridge University Press, 1998)
Cognitive Science is in some sense the science of the mind. But an increasingly influential theme, in recent years, has been the role of the physical body, and of the local environment, in promoting adaptive success. No ...
Final Report for Verbmobil 1 TP 4.4
(Universität Bonn, 1997)
This is the final report for work carried out from January 1996 to October 1996 for the Verbmobil project, Teilprojekt 4.4 (English synthesis). It describes the algorithms for unit selection and prosody generation. The ...
Where Brain, Body and World Collide
(MIT Press, 1998)
The brain fascinates because it is the biological organ of mindfulness itself. It is the inner engine that drives intelligent behavior. Such a depiction provides a worthy antidote to the once-popular vision of the mind as ...
The Presence of a Symbol
(MIT Press, 1992)
The image of the presence of symbols in an inner code pervades recent debates in cognitive science. Classicists worship in the presence. Connectionists revel in the absence. However, the very ideas of code and symbol are ...
I am John's Brain
The brain and its "agent" debate the provenance of thoughts in the charming language of an old Readers Digest article.
Connectionism, Competence, and Explanation
(Oxford University Press, 1990)
A competance model describes the abstract structure of a solution to some problem, or class of problems, facing the would be intelligent system. Competance modles can be quite detailed, specifying far more than merely the ...
What's Special about the Development of the Human Mind/Brain?
(Basil Blackwell, 1993)