Book 2010

Evolution of Communication and Language in Embodied Agents

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ISBN: 978-3-642-01249-5 (Print) 978-3-642-01250-1 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XI

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    Pages 1-9

    A Synthetic Approach to the Study of the Evolution of Communication and Language

  3. Theoretical Aspects of Communication and Language

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 13-35

      Artificial Organisms with Human Language

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      Pages 37-53

      Evolution of Language as One of the Major Evolutionary Transitions

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      Pages 55-65

      Strategic Aspects of Communication

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      Pages 67-81

      Theoretical Tools in Modeling Communication and Language Dynamics

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      Pages 83-101

      Emergence of Scale-Free Syntax Networks

  4. Evolution of Communication

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

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      Pages 105-121

      Evolving Communication in Embodied Agents: Theory, Methods, and Evaluation

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      Pages 123-134

      Evolutionary Conditions for the Emergence of Communication

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      Pages 135-159

      Producer Biases and Kin Selection in the Evolution of Communication

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      Chapter

      Pages 161-178

      Evolution of Signaling in a Multi-Robot System: Categorization and Communication

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      Chapter

      Pages 179-214

      Evolution of Implicit and Explicit Communication in Mobile Robots

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      Pages 215-220

      Evolving Communication in Embodied Agents: Assessment and Open Challenges

  5. Evolution of Language

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 221-221

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      Chapter

      Pages 223-233

      Modeling The Formation of Language in Embodied Agents: Methods and Open Challenges

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      Chapter

      Pages 235-262

      Modeling the Formation of Language: Embodied Experiments

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      Pages 263-281

      Mathematical Modeling of Language Games

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      Chapter

      Pages 283-288

      Modeling the Formation of Language in Embodied Agents: Conclusions and Future Research

  6. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 289-289

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      Chapter

      Pages 291-294

      Embodied and Communicating Agents: Towards the Establishment of a Solid Theoretical and Methodological Framework

  7. Appendix: Software and Hardware Tools

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 295-295

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      Chapter

      Pages 297-301

      Evorobot*

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      Pages 303-306

      E-puck

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      Chapter

      Pages 307-313

      Babel