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Pfeifer, Rolf 1947-

Works: 121 works in 260 publications in 4 languages and 5,818 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Thesis advisor, Editor, Author of introduction, Arranger
Classifications: Q335, 006.3
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Most widely held works by Rolf Pfeifer
Understanding intelligence by Rolf Pfeifer( )
41 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 2,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Researchers now agree that intelligence always manifests itself in behavior - thus it is behavior that we must understand. An exciting new field has grown around the study of behavior-based intelligence, also known as embodied cognitive science, "new AI," and "behavior-based AI."" "Rolf Pfeifer and Christian Scheier provide a systematic introduction to this new way of thinking about intelligence and computers. After discussing concepts and approaches such as subsumption architecture, Braitenberg vehicles, evolutionary robotics, artificial life, self-organization, and learning, the authors derive a set of principles and a coherent framework for the study of naturally and artificially intelligent systems, or autonomous agents. This framework is based on a synthetic methodology whose goal is understanding by designing and building."--BOOK JACKET
How the body shapes the way we think a new view of intelligence by Rolf Pfeifer( )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An exploration of embodied intelligence and its implications points toward a theory of intelligence in general; with case studies of intelligent systems in ubiquitous computing, business and management, human memory, and robotics
From animals to animats 5 : proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior by International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Connectionism in perspective by Rolf Pfeifer( Book )
13 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An evaluation of the merits, potential, and limits of Connectionism, this book also illustrates current research programs and recent trends. Connectionism (also known as Neural Networks) is an exciting new field which has brought together researchers from different areas such as artificial intelligence, computer science, cognitive science, neuroscience, physics, and complex dynamics. These researchers are applying the connectionist paradigm in an interdisciplinary way to the analysis and design of intelligent systems. In this book, researchers from the above-mentioned fields not
From animals to animats 6 : proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior by Jean-Arcady Meyer( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Morpho-functional machines : the new species : designing embodied intelligence by F Hara( Book )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Morpho-functional Machines are a set of tools for investigating the design of embodied intelligence in autonomous bio-artifact systems. The focus in Morpho-functional Machines is on the balance of morphology, materials, and control; intelligent behavior emerges from the interaction of an autonomous system with a real-world environment. How, then, should body morphology, body materials, and sensory systems be designed to achieve a certain set of tasks or desired behaviors in a particular environment? This and other questions were addressed at the International Workshop on Morpho-functional Machines held in Tokyo in 2001. Collected here are the revised papers from the workshop, providing a new perspective for understanding embodied intelligence. Presenting the innovative concept of Morpho-functional Machines, this book is a valuable source for scientists and engineers working in ethnology, cognitive sciences, robotic engineering, and artificial intelligence
50 years of artificial intelligence essays dedicated to the 50th anniversary of artificial intelligence by Max Lungarella( )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Developing effective computer systems supporting knowledge-intensive work situated design in a large paper mill by Martin Müller( )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The playful machine theoretical foundation and practical realization of self-organizing robots by R Der( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Embodiment - ein innovatives Konzept für Entwicklungsforschung und Psychoanalyse by Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber( )
3 editions published in 2013 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Embodied artificial intelligence : international seminar, Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, July 7-11, 2003 ; revised selected papers by International seminar on embodied artificial intelligence( )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originating from a Dagstuhl seminar, the collection of papers presented in this book constitutes on the one hand a representative state-of-the-art survey of embodied artificial intelligence, and on the other hand the papers identify the important research trends and directions in the field. Following an introductory overview, the 23 papers are organized into topical sections on - philosophical and conceptual issues - information, dynamics, and morphology - principles of embodiment for real-world applications - developmental approaches - artificial evolution and self-reconfiguration
Embodied Artificial Intelligence International Seminar, Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, July 7-11, 2003. Revised Papers by Fumiya Iida( )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Formalisierung in der Psychologie mit Hilfe von Copmutersimulation unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von Techniken der "Künstlichen Intelligenz"-Forschung by Rolf Pfeifer( Book )
6 editions published in 1979 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two butterflies on my head : psychoanalysis in the interdisciplinary scientific dialogue by Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber( )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Two Butterflies on my Head." is a metaphor (U. Moser) to characterize art and science, the clinical and scientific aspects of psychoanalytic work, themain subject of this book. International authors (from Switzerland, FRG, USAand Sweden) have tried to open new perspectives to overcome the "theory-crisis in psychoanalysis". They particularly focus on the interdisciplinary dialogue between psychoanalysts and social scientists, infant researchers, empirical psychologists, cognitive scientists, neuroscientists and psychotherapy researchers and illustrate some of the theoretical, clinical and scientific results of such an approach
La révolution de l'intelligence du corps by Rolf Pfeifer( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designing intelligence : why brains aren't enough by Rolf Pfeifer( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a book about embodiment -- the idea that intelligence requires a body -- and how having a body shapes the way we think. The idea that the body is required for intelligence has been around since nearly three decades ago, but an awful lot has changed since then. Research labs and leading technology companies around the world have produced a host of sometimes science fiction-like creations: unbelievably realistic humanoids, robot musicians, wearable technology, robots controlled by biological brains, robots that can walk without a brain, real-life cyborgs, robots in homes for the elderly, robots that literally put themselves together, and artificial cells grown automatically. This new breed of technology is the direct result of the embodied approach to intelligence. Along the way, many of the initially vague ideas have been elaborated and the arguments sharpened, and are beginning to form into a coherent structure. This popular science book, aimed at a broad audience, provides a clear and up to date overview of the progress being made. At the heart of the book are a set of abstract design principles that can be applied in designing intelligent systems of any kind: in short, a theory of intelligence. But science and technology are no longer isolated fields: they closely interact with the corporate, political, and social aspects of our society -- so this book not only provides a novel perspective on artificial intelligence, but also aims to change how we view ourselves and the world around us.--Résumé de l'éditeur
Ich fahre einen SKODA : Fahrzeugvorstellung, Fahrzeughandhabung, techn. Durchsicht, Störungssuche u. -beseitigung, nützl. Erg. by Peter R Huhle( Book )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bewertungskriterien für die Beschaffung graphischer Papiere by Rolf Pfeifer( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crowds and swarms : essays on crowdsourcing and open innovation as instances of collective intelligence and distributed problem solving in science and business by Thierry Alain André Bücheler( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chinō no genri : shintaisei no motozuku kōseironteki apurōchi by Rolf Pfeifer( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Pfeifer, R
Pfeifer, R. 1947-
Pfeifer, R. (Rolf), 1947-
English (109)
German (21)
Japanese (5)
French (2)