A constructive model for the development of joint attention

  title={A constructive model for the development of joint attention},
  author={Y. Nagai and K. Hosoda and A. Morita and M. Asada},
  journal={Connection Science},
  pages={211 - 229}
This paper presents a constructive model by which a robot acquires the ability of joint attention with a human caregiver based on its embedded mechanisms of visual attention and learning with self-evaluation. The former is to look at a salient object in the robot's view, and the latter is to learn sensorimotor co-ordination when visual attention has succeeded. Since the success of visual attention does not always correspond to the success of joint attention, the robot has incorrect learning… Expand

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