Consciosusness in Cognitive Architectures. A Principled Analysis of RCS, Soar and ACT-R

Hernandez, Carlos and Sanz, Ricardo and Lopez, Ignacio (2008) Consciosusness in Cognitive Architectures. A Principled Analysis of RCS, Soar and ACT-R. [Departmental Technical Report]

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This report analyses the aplicability of the principles of consciousness developed in the ASys project to three of the most relevant cognitive architectures. This is done in relation to their aplicability to build integrated control systems and studying their support for general mechanisms of real-time consciousness. To analyse these architectures the ASys Framework is employed. This is a conceptual framework based on an extension for cognitive autonomous systems of the General Systems Theory (GST). A general qualitative evaluation criteria for cognitive architectures is established based upon: a) requirements for a cognitive architecture, b) the theoretical framework based on the GST and c) core design principles for integrated cognitive conscious control systems.

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Keywords:Cognitive architecture, consciousness, ASys Framework, RCS, ACT-R, Soar, General Systems Theory, cognition, evaluation, autonomous systems
Subjects:Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
ID Code:6228
Deposited By: Sanz, Ricardo Sanz
Deposited On:16 Oct 2008 13:47
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:57


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