Guided Self-Organization: Inception

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ISBN: 978-3-642-53733-2 (Print) 978-3-642-53734-9 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-20

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-15

      On the Cross-Disciplinary Nature of Guided Self-Organisation

  3. Foundational Frameworks

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Chapter

      Pages 19-51

      Information Measures of Complexity, Emergence, Self-organization, Homeostasis, and Autopoiesis

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      Chapter

      Pages 53-66

      Generating Functionals for Guided Self-Organization

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      Chapter

      Pages 67-114

      Empowerment–An Introduction

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      Chapter

      Pages 115-158

      A Framework for the Local Information Dynamics of Distributed Computation in Complex Systems

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      Chapter

      Pages 159-190

      Quantifying Synergistic Mutual Information

  4. Coordinated Behaviour and Learning within an Embodied Agent

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 191-191

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      Chapter

      Pages 193-221

      On the Role of Embodiment for Self-Organizing Robots: Behavior As Broken Symmetry

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      Chapter

      Pages 223-260

      Robot Learning by Guided Self-Organization

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      Chapter

      Pages 261-294

      On the Causal Structure of the Sensorimotor Loop

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      Chapter

      Pages 295-318

      Action Switching in Brain-Body-Environment Systems

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      Chapter

      Pages 319-340

      Guided Self-Organization of Input-Driven Recurrent Neural Networks

  5. Swarms and Networks of Agents

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 341-341

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      Chapter

      Pages 343-364

      Measuring Information Dynamics in Swarms

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      Chapter

      Pages 365-387

      Guiding Designs of Self-Organizing Swarms: Interactive and Automated Approaches

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      Chapter

      Pages 389-414

      Mutual Information As a Task-Independent Utility Function for Evolutionary Robotics

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      Chapter

      Pages 415-454

      Evolution of Complexity and Neural Topologies

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      Chapter

      Pages 455-468

      Clustering and Modularity in Self-Organized Networks

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 469-475