MINDER1: An implementation of a protoemotional agent architecture

Wright, Ian and Sloman, Aaron (1997) MINDER1: An implementation of a protoemotional agent architecture. [Departmental Technical Report]

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An implementation of an autonomous resource-bound agent able to operate in a simulated dynamic and complex domain is described. The agent, called MINDER1, is a partial realisation of an architecture for motive processing and attention. It is shown that a global processing state, called perturbance, can emerge from interactions of subcomponents of the architecture. Perturbant states are characteristic features of many states that are commonly called emotional. The agent is compared to other computer simulations of emotional phenomena.

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Subjects:Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science > Robotics
ID Code:701
Deposited By: Sloman, Aaron
Deposited On:22 Jun 1998
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54


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