What sort of control system is able to have a personality?

Sloman, Aaron (1996) What sort of control system is able to have a personality? [Book Chapter]

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This paper outlines a design-based methodology for the study of mind as a part of the broad discipline of Artificial Intelligence. Within that framework some architectural requirements for human-like minds are discussed, and some preliminary suggestions made regarding mechanisms underlying motivation, emotions, and personality. A brief description is given of the `Nursemaid' or `Minder' scenario being used at the University of Birmingham as a framework for research on these problems. It may be possible later to combine some of these ideas with work on synthetic agents inhabiting virtual reality environments.

Item Type:Book Chapter
Subjects:Psychology > Clinical Psychology
Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science > Robotics
Philosophy > Epistemology
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy > Philosophy of Science
ID Code:702
Deposited By: Sloman, Aaron
Deposited On:22 Jun 1998
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54


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