Grounding Symbols through Sensorimotor Integration

  title={Grounding Symbols through Sensorimotor Integration},
  author={Karl F. MacDorman},
A prominent robotics professor surprised me at last year's rsj conference: \There isn't really a symbol grounding problem for robotics, is there? I often ask people, `Is symbol grounding a problem for your re-search?' and no one says, `Yes.' " Sensing irony in his voice, I replied, \That's because no one is building systems with a human | or even vertebrate | level of competence. When they try to, they may respond to your question dierently." Harnad (1990) identied the symbol grounding problem… CONTINUE READING


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