Developing a Consciousness-Based Mind for an Artificial Creature

  • Ricardo Capitanio Martins da Silva
  • Ricardo Ribeiro Gudwin
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6404)


This work describes the application of the Baars-Franklin Architecture (BFA), an artificial consciousness approach, to synthesize a mind (a control system) for an artificial creature. Firstly we introduce the theoretical foundations of this approach for the development of a conscious agent. Then we explain the architecture of our agent and at the end we discuss the results and first impressions of this approach.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ricardo Capitanio Martins da Silva
    • 1
  • Ricardo Ribeiro Gudwin
    • 1
  1. 1.DCA-FEEC-UNICAMPCampinasBrazil

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