By Rolf Pfeifer,Josh Bongard,Don Berry

ISBN-10: 3640812212

ISBN-13: 9783640812219

Anthology from the yr 2011 within the topic Sociology - wisdom and data, , language: English, summary: it is a publication approximately embodiment -- the concept that intelligence calls for a physique -- and the way having a physique shapes the way in which we predict. the concept the physique is needed for intelligence has been round on the grounds that approximately 3 many years in the past, yet lots has replaced on the grounds that then. learn labs and top know-how businesses worldwide have produced a bunch of occasionally technology fiction-like creations: unbelievably practical humanoids, robotic musicians, wearable know-how, robots managed by means of organic brains, robots that could stroll with out a mind, real-life cyborgs, robots in houses for the aged, robots that actually placed themselves jointly, and synthetic cells grown instantly. This new breed of know-how is the direct results of the embodied method of intelligence. alongside the best way, a number of the firstly obscure rules were elaborated and the arguments sharpened, and are commencing to shape right into a coherent constitution. This well known technology publication, geared toward a large viewers, offers a transparent and recent assessment of the development being made. on the middle of the publication are a collection of summary layout ideas that may be utilized in designing clever structures of any style: in brief, a idea of intelligence. yet technology and expertise aren't any longer remoted fields: they heavily have interaction with the company, political, and social points of our society -- so this booklet not just presents a singular viewpoint on man made intelligence, but in addition goals to alter how we view ourselves and the area round us.

Front disguise layout by way of Hakam El Essawy

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

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