TY - GEN ID - cogprints4063 UR - http://cogprints.org/4063/ A1 - Fitzpatrick, Paul Y1 - 2004/// N2 - What could a robot learn in one day? This paper describes the DayOne project, an endeavor to build an epigenetic robot that can bootstrap from a very rudimentary state to relatively sophisticated perception of objects and activities in a matter of hours. The project is inspired by the astonishingly rapidity with which many animals such as foals and lambs adapt to their surroundings on the first day of their life. While such plasticity may not be a sufficient basis for long-term cognitive development, it may be at least necessary, and share underlying infrastructure. This paper suggests that a sufficiently flexible perceptual system begins to look and act like it contains cognitive structures. PB - Lund University Cognitive Studies KW - epigenetic robot KW - rapid perceptual development KW - plasticity KW - perception system KW - bootstrapping TI - The DayOne project: how far can a robot develop in 24 hours? SP - 115 AV - public EP - 118 ER -