Download e-book for kindle: Designing Intelligence: Why Brains Aren’t Enough (Starmind) by Rolf Pfeifer,Josh Bongard,Don Berry

By Rolf Pfeifer,Josh Bongard,Don Berry

Anthology from the yr 2011 within the topic Sociology - wisdom and data, , language: English, summary: this can be a booklet approximately embodiment -- the concept that intelligence calls for a physique -- and the way having a physique shapes the best way we expect. the concept the physique is needed for intelligence has been round in view that approximately 3 many years in the past, yet a lot has replaced for the reason that then. examine labs and top expertise businesses around the globe have produced a number of occasionally technology fiction-like creations: unbelievably reasonable humanoids, robotic musicians, wearable know-how, robots managed via organic brains, robots which could stroll with no mind, real-life cyborgs, robots in houses for the aged, robots that actually positioned themselves jointly, and synthetic cells grown immediately. This new breed of know-how is the direct results of the embodied method of intelligence. alongside the way in which, a few of the at the beginning obscure principles were elaborated and the arguments sharpened, and are starting to shape right into a coherent constitution. This well known technology publication, aimed toward a wide viewers, presents a transparent and recent evaluation of the growth being made. on the center of the publication are a collection of summary layout rules that may be utilized in designing clever structures of any type: in brief, a conception of intelligence. yet technology and expertise aren't any longer remoted fields: they heavily have interaction with the company, political, and social elements of our society -- so this booklet not just presents a singular standpoint on man made intelligence, but additionally goals to alter how we view ourselves and the realm round us.

Credits:
Front conceal layout by way of Hakam El Essawy

Featuring the humanoid robotic ‘EDS’
Photo: Patrick Knab
Robot building: The robotic Studio (TRS)
ECCE robotic venture: EU's seventh Framework Programme, ICT Challenge2,
'Cognitive platforms and Robotics'
Motors: maxon motor, Switzerland
Know-How companion: Starmind.com

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