Towards Representational Autonomy of Agents in Artificial Environments

  • Argyris Arnellos
  • Spyros Vosinakis
  • Thomas Spyrou
  • John Darzentas
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3955)

Abstract

Autonomy is a crucial property of an artificial agent. The type of representational structures and the role they play in the preservation of an agent’s autonomy are pointed out. A framework of self-organised Peircean semiotic processes is introduced and it is then used to demonstrate the emergence of grounded representational structures in agents interacting with their environment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Argyris Arnellos
    • 1
  • Spyros Vosinakis
    • 1
  • Thomas Spyrou
    • 1
  • John Darzentas
    • 1
  1. 1.Deptartment of Product and Systems Design EngineeringUniversity of the AegeanSyrosGreece

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