What Sort of Control System Is Able to Have a Personality?

  title={What Sort of Control System Is Able to Have a Personality?},
  author={Aaron Sloman},
  booktitle={Creating Personalities for Synthetic Actors},
This paper outlines a design-based methodology for the study of mind as a part of the broad discipline of Artificial Intelligence. Within that framework some architectural requirements for human-like minds are discussed, and some preliminary suggestions made regarding mechanisms underlying motivation, emotions, and personality. A brief description is given of the ‘Nursemaid’ or ‘Minder’ scenario being used a t the University of Birmingham as a framework for research on these problems. It may be… CONTINUE READING

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