The What, Why and How of the BI in BICA

Holland, Owen, Diamond, Alan, Bhargav, Mitra and Devereux, David (2011) The What, Why and How of the BI in BICA. In: Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures 2011 - Proceedings of the Second Annual Meeting of the BICA Society, Arlington, VA.

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The core ideas of BICA have already generated great interest, with a wide variety of work being submitted and discussed. However, it is certainly not too soon to look around, back, and forward to see if there are any considerations of scope, direction, or focus that might require modification or clarification in the future in order to assist the developmental process of the new discipline. This brief position paper offers some comments and suggestions on the purpose and nature of biological inspiration in the design of cognitive architectures, on ways in which biological characteristics can appear in such architectures other than by design, and on the significance of characterizing performance as human-level or human-like. Some of the comments are illustrated with reference to an ongoing project dealing with a human-like embodiment.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Depositing User: Owen Holland
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 20:40
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2012 12:49
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