A Modelling Environment for Mind and Matter Aspects of Intentional Behaviour

  • Catholijn M. Jonker
  • Jan Treur
  • Wouter C. A. Wijngaards
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2296)


In this paper the internal dynamics of mental states, in particular states based on beliefs, desires and intentions, is formalised using a temporal language. A software environment is presented that can be used to specify, simulate and analyse temporal dependencies between mental states in relation to traces of them. If also relevant data on internal physical states over time are available, these can be analysed with respect to their relation to mental states.


Mental State Temporal Relationship External World Internal Dynamic Software Environment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Catholijn M. Jonker
    • 1
  • Jan Treur
    • 1
  • Wouter C. A. Wijngaards
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Artificial IntelligenceVrije Universiteit AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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