The Robot in the Crib: A Developmental Analysis of Imitation Skills in Infants and Robots.

  title={The Robot in the Crib: A Developmental Analysis of Imitation Skills in Infants and Robots.},
  author={Yiannis Demiris and Andrew N. Meltzoff},
  journal={Infant and child development},
  volume={17 1},
Interesting systems, whether biological or artificial, develop. Starting from some initial conditions, they respond to environmental changes, and continuously improve their capabilities. Developmental psychologists have dedicated significant effort to studying the developmental progression of infant imitation skills, because imitation underlies the infant's ability to understand and learn from his or her social environment. In a converging intellectual endeavour, roboticists have been equipping… CONTINUE READING
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