Curiosity driven exploration of sensory-motor mappings

Cem Karaoguz, Ekaterina Potapova, Damien Drix, Martin Hülse

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Abstract

Adaptive mechanisms present numerous benefits to artificial systems interacting with the environment. For instance learning sensory-motor mappings eliminates the necessity of (re)calibration process for active vision systems when the aspects of the system or the environment is changed. The amount of time spent on the adaptation process may be reduced if an efficient strategy is followed. We propose such a mechanism which uses intrinsic motivation for sensory-motor learning. We tested our framework in a series of experiments where the environment the system learned a mapping for was systematically changed. Our curiosity-driven framework yielded distinct exploration patterns where distorted areas were concentrated immediately after a change was applied.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jul 2011
EventCapo Caccia Cognitive Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop - Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Duration: 01 May 201107 May 2011

Conference

ConferenceCapo Caccia Cognitive Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
CityAberystwyth
Period01 May 201107 May 2011

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