Emergence of language in interactive systems

Berthouze, L and Pic, M (2001) Emergence of language in interactive systems. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Tucson, AZ, 7-10 OCtober 2001. Published in: 2001 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics. e-Systems and e-Man for Cybernetics in Cyberspace. 1 IEEE Press ISSN 1062-922X ISBN 0780370872

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With computer systems increasingly evolving into personal interactive systems, an important issue becomes their ability to closely interact with humans. The authors discuss the emergence of language in interactive systems by grinding a continuously evolving lexicon into perceptual categories. Taking inspiration from mother-child interaction in early infancy, we derive a neural architecture based on CALM neural networks and place it in interactive situations modeled as "language games" between computational agents. We discuss the implementation of the system being developed and analyze the experimental results in terms of stability/plasticity of the categories and lexicon.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Depositing User: Luc Berthouze
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 21:01
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2017 09:12
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/29182
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