Anticipatory Learning : The Animat as Discovery Engine

  title={Anticipatory Learning : The Animat as Discovery Engine},
  author={Mark Witkowski},
This paper takes an overtly anticipatory stance to the understanding of animat learning and behavior. It analyses four major animal learning theories and attempts to identify the anticipatory and predictive elements inherent to them, and to provide a new unifying approach based on the predictive nature of those elements. Parallels are then drawn with Karl Popper’s “Logic of Scientific Discovery” in order to show how an animat controller may be built i nspired by those principles. The paper… CONTINUE READING

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