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Computation for Metaphors, Analogy, and Agents [electronic resource] /

Contributor(s): Nehaniv, Chrystopher L [editor.] | SpringerLink (Online service).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Lecture Notes in Computer Science: 1562Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1999.Description: X, 398 p. online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540488347.Subject(s): Computer science | Mathematical logic | User interfaces (Computer systems) | Artificial intelligence | Computers and civilization | Computer Science | Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics) | Mathematical Logic and Formal Languages | User Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction | Computers and SocietyOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Computation for Metaphors, Analogy and Agents -- Metaphors and Blending -- Forging Connections -- Rough Sea and the Milky Way: ‘Blending’ in a Haiku Text -- Pragmatic Forces in Metaphor Use: The Mechanics of Blend Recruitment in Visual Metaphors -- Embodiment: The First Person -- The Cog Project: Building a Humanoid Robot -- Embodiment As Metaphor: Metaphorizing- in the Environment -- Interaction: The Second Person -- Embodiment and Interaction in Socially Intelligent Life-Like Agents -- An Implemented System for Metaphor-Based Reasoning, With Special Application to Reasoning about Agents -- GAIA: An Experimental Pedagogical Agent for Exploring Multimodal Interaction -- When Agents Meet Cross-Cultural Metaphor: Can They Be Equipped to Parse and Generate It? -- Imitation: First and Second Person -- Imitation and Mechanisms of Joint Attention: A Developmental Structure for Building Social Skills on a Humanoid Robot -- Figures of Speech, a Way to Acquire Language -- Situated Mapping: Space and Time -- “Meaning” through Clustering by Self-Organisation of Spatial and Temporal Information -- Conceptual Mappings from Spatial Motion to Time: Analysis of English and Japanese -- Algebraic Engineering: Respecting Structure -- An Introduction to Algebraic Semiotics, with Application to User Interface Design -- An Algebraic Approach to Modeling Creativity of Metaphor -- Metaphor and Human-Computer Interaction: A Model Based Approach -- A Sea-Change in Viewpoints -- Empirical Modelling and the Foundations of Artificial Intelligence -- Communication as an Emergent Metaphor for Neuronal Operation -- The Second Person — Meaning and Metaphors.
In: Springer eBooksSummary: This volume brings together the work of researchers from various disciplines where aspects of descriptive, mathematical, computational or design knowledge concerning metaphor and analogy, especially in the context of agents, have emerged. The book originates from an international workshop on Computation for Metaphors, Analogy, and Agents (CMAA), held in Aizu, Japan in April 1998. The 19 carefully reviewed and revised papers presented together with an introduction by the volume editor are organized into sections on Metaphor and Blending, Embodiment, Interaction, Imitation, Situated Mapping in Space and Time, Algebraic Engineering: Respecting Structure, and a Sea-Change in Viewpoints.
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Computation for Metaphors, Analogy and Agents -- Metaphors and Blending -- Forging Connections -- Rough Sea and the Milky Way: ‘Blending’ in a Haiku Text -- Pragmatic Forces in Metaphor Use: The Mechanics of Blend Recruitment in Visual Metaphors -- Embodiment: The First Person -- The Cog Project: Building a Humanoid Robot -- Embodiment As Metaphor: Metaphorizing- in the Environment -- Interaction: The Second Person -- Embodiment and Interaction in Socially Intelligent Life-Like Agents -- An Implemented System for Metaphor-Based Reasoning, With Special Application to Reasoning about Agents -- GAIA: An Experimental Pedagogical Agent for Exploring Multimodal Interaction -- When Agents Meet Cross-Cultural Metaphor: Can They Be Equipped to Parse and Generate It? -- Imitation: First and Second Person -- Imitation and Mechanisms of Joint Attention: A Developmental Structure for Building Social Skills on a Humanoid Robot -- Figures of Speech, a Way to Acquire Language -- Situated Mapping: Space and Time -- “Meaning” through Clustering by Self-Organisation of Spatial and Temporal Information -- Conceptual Mappings from Spatial Motion to Time: Analysis of English and Japanese -- Algebraic Engineering: Respecting Structure -- An Introduction to Algebraic Semiotics, with Application to User Interface Design -- An Algebraic Approach to Modeling Creativity of Metaphor -- Metaphor and Human-Computer Interaction: A Model Based Approach -- A Sea-Change in Viewpoints -- Empirical Modelling and the Foundations of Artificial Intelligence -- Communication as an Emergent Metaphor for Neuronal Operation -- The Second Person — Meaning and Metaphors.

This volume brings together the work of researchers from various disciplines where aspects of descriptive, mathematical, computational or design knowledge concerning metaphor and analogy, especially in the context of agents, have emerged. The book originates from an international workshop on Computation for Metaphors, Analogy, and Agents (CMAA), held in Aizu, Japan in April 1998. The 19 carefully reviewed and revised papers presented together with an introduction by the volume editor are organized into sections on Metaphor and Blending, Embodiment, Interaction, Imitation, Situated Mapping in Space and Time, Algebraic Engineering: Respecting Structure, and a Sea-Change in Viewpoints.

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