Emotional Cognitive Architectures

  • Usef Faghihi
  • Pierre Poirier
  • Othalia Larue
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6974)


We investigate the value of bringing emotional components into cognitive architectures. We start by presenting CELTS, an emotional cognitive architecture, with an aim at showing that the emotional component of the architecture is an essential element of CELTS value as a cognitive architecture. We do so by analyzing the role that the emotional mechanism plays and how respecting the emotion criterion defined by Picard[15] may be a way to address at once several of the architectural features covered by Sun’s desiderata[10] or Newell’s functional criteria[9].


Action Selection International Space Station Emotional Valence Short Route Cognitive Architecture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Usef Faghihi
    • 1
  • Pierre Poirier
    • 2
  • Othalia Larue
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of computer scienceUniversity of MemphisMemphisUSA
  2. 2.Department of philosophyUQAMMontrealCanada
  3. 3.Department of computer scienceUQAMMontrealCanada

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