Olivier Georgeon's research blog—also known as the story of little Ernest, the developmental agent.

Keywords: situated cognition, constructivist learning, intrinsic motivation, bottom-up self-programming, individuation, theory of enaction, developmental learning, artificial sense-making, biologically inspired cognitive architectures, agnostic agents (without ontological assumptions about the environment).

Friday, April 30, 2010

An Algorithm for Self-Motivated Hierarchical Sequence Learning

This six-page paper offers an overview of Ernest 7.2 algorithm and implementation:

Olivier L. Georgeon, Jonathan H. Morgan, Frank E. Ritter, (2010). An Algorithm for Self-Motivated Hierarchical Sequence Learning. Proceedings of the International Conference on Cognitive Modeling. Philadelphia, PA. ICCM-164, pp 73-78.