The Self as an Embedded Agent

  title={The Self as an Embedded Agent},
  author={Chris Dobbyn and Susan Stuart},
  journal={Minds and Machines},
In this paper we consider the concept of a self-aware agent. In cognitive science agents are seen as embodied and interactively situated in worlds. We analyse the meanings attached to these terms in cognitive science and robotics, proposing a set of conditions for situatedness and embodiment, and examine the claim that internal representational schemas are largely unnecessary for intelligent behaviour in animats. We maintain that current situated and embodied animats cannot be ascribed even… CONTINUE READING
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