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Interactive Concept Acquisition for Embodied Artificial Agents
(University of Plymouth, 2013)
An important capacity that is still lacking in intelligent systems such as robots, is the ability to use concepts in a human-like manner. Indeed, the use of concepts has been recognised as being fundamental to a wide range ...
Shared Habitats: the MoverWitness Paradigm
(University of Plymouth, 2007)
This practice-led research thesis analyses and visualises central components of Authentic Movement, with particular reference to the work of Dr Janet Adler. By contextualising and comparing this improvisation method ...
Peripersonal Space in the Humanoid Robot iCub
(Plymouth University, 2014)
Developing behaviours for interaction with objects close to the body is a primary goal for any organism to survive in the world. Being able to develop such behaviours will be an essential feature in autonomous humanoid ...
An Electrophysiological Examination of Visuomotor Activity Elicited by Visual Object Affordances
(University of Plymouth, 2016)
A wide literature of predominantly behavioural experiments that use Stimulus Response Compatibility (SRC) have suggested that visual action information such as object affordance yields rapid and concurrent activation of ...
Methods and Technologies for the Analysis and Interactive Use of Body Movements in Instrumental Music Performance
(University of Plymouth, 2017)
A constantly growing corpus of interdisciplinary studies support the idea that music is a complex multimodal medium that is experienced not only by means of sounds but also through body movement. From this perspective, ...