Re: Dynamic Brain

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 11:12:18 MDT writes:

> In a message dated 10/4/2000 11:52:13 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
> << Kawato Dynamic Brain Project, Japan >>
> Kawato Lives!

I met him a few weeks back at a course in Trieste. He has some
interesting ideas about the cerebellum as a modelling/inverse
kinematics system which I don't believe in as an explanation for the
cerebellum, but makes a lot of sense for a robot architecture. One
subsystem models the expected outcome of actions, the other calculates
what do do in order to achieve an outcome. He showed some videos of
the various robots at the project, and they were quite impressive
(although robots on presentation videos are *always* impressive, of

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