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Fraking Robots, Dude! By Sharon Greenfield

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  • 1. Fraking Robots, Dude!By Sharon Greenfield

2. Can Humans Create a Robot Society? Mimic human development process Teach robots to learn to besocially intelligent Robot culture recursivelycreated via language 3. Cognitive Design of Robots Most robots are designed withoutregards to social behaviour Interaction dynamics matters; context vialanguage Use imitation to augment social interactionwhile engaged in robot language learning 4. Lil Bit O History Written in 1920 Karel Capeks R.U.R.:(Rossum's Universal Robots)CzechEnglish robota = slave labor 5. Lil Bit O History Written in 1920 Karel Capeks R.U.R.:(Rossum's Universal Robots)CzechEnglish robota = slave labor1. Acquire soul 2. Rebel against owner 3. Attempt annihilation ofsaid owner 6. Artificial RobotAndroidIntelligence Artificial CyborgGeneral Intelligence 7. Developmental Psychology What is it? Lifespan physical, cognitive, and socialchangeWhy does it matter? Nature/Nurture Process Change 8. Psychogenesis v Sociogenesis Jean Piaget = Cognitive Constructivism+ + = 9. Psychogenesis v Sociogenesis Lev S. Vygotsky = Social Constructivism+ += 10. Piaget FrameworkEmphasis: 1.Sensorimotor period (Ages 0-2yrs): Learn via senses,touch, movement. Very egocentric. 2.Preoperational period (Ages 2-7) : Better motor skills,object orientation. Very intuitive. 3.Concrete operations period (Ages 7-12) : Large logicalleaps ability. No longer egocentric. 4.Formal operations period (Ages 12-15): Ability of logic, abstract reasoning, hypothetical thought. 11. Vygotsky FrameworkEmphasis: Cognitive development changes percultural and historical factors Acquire cultural tools via socialinteractions Symbolic knowledge acquisition Language is key to cognitive development 12. Gah Gah Gah Goo Using the Vygotsky framework one might: Socially interact withrobot via imitation Synchronization, createinteraction dynamic Teach a proto-language;per each movement,a meaning/specific word. 13. Gah Gah Gah Goo Using the Vygotsky framework reply could be: Study language transition Track the autonomousresponse Track the robot-humaninteraction patterns No dirty diapers 14. HUMANROBOT Culture Culture Language Language 15. BROADER IMPLICATIONS Culture Language LanguageHistoryCulture + Language + History = Society 16. Societal Existence 17. References and Thank YouBillard, A. & Dautenhahn, K. 1999. Studying robot Thanks to Aubreysocial cognition within a developmental psychologyand Ren forframework. Proc. Eurobot99, Third European consultation, to allWorkshop on Advanced Mobile Robots,September 1999, Switzerland.the hardworking Ignite organizers and volunteers, and to Ishiguro, H. & MacDorman, K. 2006. The uncanny advantage of using androids in cognitive and the Portland social science research. Interaction Studies, 7:3,community for being 297-337.interested!Activity InterPretation Project, University of Vienna-Sharon [email protected]