The construction of 'reality' in the robot: Constructivist perspectives on situated artificial intelligence and adaptive robotics [Book Review]

Foundations of Science 6 (1-3):163-233 (2001)
This paper discusses different approaches incognitive science and artificial intelligenceresearch from the perspective of radicalconstructivism, addressing especially theirrelation to the biologically based theories ofvon Uexküll, Piaget as well as Maturana andVarela. In particular recent work in New AI and adaptive robotics on situated and embodiedintelligence is examined, and we discuss indetail the role of constructive processes asthe basis of situatedness in both robots andliving organisms.
Keywords adaptive robotics  artificial intelligence  embodied cognition  radical constructivism  situatedness
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DOI 10.1023/A:1011394317088
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