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.

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
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