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Cognitive Systems : Cognitive Systems Monographs - Henrik Christensen

Cognitive Systems

Cognitive Systems Monographs

By: Henrik Christensen (Editor), Geert-Jan M. Kruijff (Editor), Jeremy L. Wyatt (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 27th April 2010
ISBN: 9783642116933
Number Of Pages: 489

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The Cognitive Systems Monographs (COSMOS) publish new developments and advances in the fields of cognitive systems research, rapidly and informally but with a high quality. The intent is to bridge cognitive brain science and biology with engineering disciplines. It covers all the technical contents, applications, and multidisciplinary aspects of cognitive systems, such as Bionics, System Analysis, System Modelling, System Design, Human Motion, Understanding, Human Activity Understanding, Man-Machine Interaction, Smart and Cognitive Environments, Human and Computer Vision, Neuroinformatics, Humanoids, Biologically motivated systems and artefacts Autonomous Systems, Linguistics, Sports Engineering, Computational Intelligence, Biosignal Processing, or Cognitive Materials as well as the mothodologies behind them. Within the scope of the series are monographs, lecture notes, selected contributions from specialized conferences and workshops, as well as selected PhD theses.

Design of cognitive systems for assistance to people poses a major challenge to the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence. The Cognitive Systems for Cognitive Assistance (CoSy) project was organized to address the issues of i) theoretical progress on design of cognitive systems ii) methods for implementation of systems and iii) empirical studies to further understand the use and interaction with such systems. To study, design and deploy cognitive systems there is a need to considers aspects of systems design, embodiment, perception, planning and error recovery, spatial insertion, knowledge acquisition and machine learning, dialog design and human robot interaction and systems integration. The CoSy project addressed all of these aspects over a period of four years and across two different domains of application - exploration of space and task/knowledge acquisition for manipulation. The present volume documents the results of the CoSy project.

The CoSy project was funded by the European Commission as part of the Cognitive Systems Program within the 6th Framework Program.

Cognitive Systems Introductionp. 3
Component Science
Architecture and Representationsp. 51
The Sensorimotor Approach in CoSy: The Example of Dimensionality Reductionp. 95
Categorical Perceptionp. 131
Semantic Modelling of Spacep. 165
Planning and Failure Detectionp. 223
Multi-modal Learningp. 265
Situated Dialogue Processing for Human-Robot Interactionp. 311
Integration and Systems
The PlayMate Systemp. 367
The Explorer Systemp. 395
Lessons Learnt from Scenario-Based Integrationp. 423
Summary and Outlook
Cross-Disciplinary Reflections: Philosophical Roboticsp. 441
Lessons and Outlookp. 485
Author Indexp. 491
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ISBN: 9783642116933
ISBN-10: 3642116930
Series: Cognitive Systems Monographs
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 489
Published: 27th April 2010
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 16.0  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 0.86