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ERIC Number: EJ849106
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 45
ISSN: ISSN-1363-755X
The Dynamic Lift of Developmental Process
Smith, Linda B.; Breazeal, Cynthia
Developmental Science, v10 n1 p61-68 Jan 2007
What are the essential properties of human intelligence, currently unparalleled in its power relative to other biological forms and relative to artificial forms of intelligence? We suggest that answering this question depends critically on understanding developmental process. This paper considers three principles potentially essential to building human-like intelligence: the heterogeneity of the component processes, the embedding of development in a social world, and developmental processes that change the cognitive system as a function of the history of soft-assemblies of these heterogeneous processes in specific tasks. The paper uses examples from human development and from developmental robotics to show how these processes also may underlie biological intelligence and enable us to generate more advanced forms of artificial intelligence.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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