Emergent mirror systems for body language

  title={Emergent mirror systems for body language},
  author={Luc L. Steels and Michael Spranger},
This chapter investigates how a vocabulary for talking about body actions can emerge in a population of grounded autonomous agents instantiated as humanoid robots. The agents play a Posture Game in which the speaker asks the hearer to take on a certain posture. The speaker either signals success if the hearer indeed performs an action to achieve the posture or he shows the posture himself so that the hearer can acquire the name. The challenge of emergent body language raises not only… 

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Grounding Language through Evolutionary Language Games

  • L. Steels
  • Computer Science
    Language Grounding in Robots
  • 2012
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