University of Hertfordshire

Evolving robot controllers in PDL using genetic programming

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE SSCI 2011 - Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence - IEEE ALIFE 2011: 2011 IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)978-1-61284-062-8
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventIEEE ALIFE 2011 - Paris, France
Duration: 11 Apr 201115 Apr 2011


ConferenceIEEE ALIFE 2011


We demonstrate how autonomous agents can be evolved whose controllers are programs in the dynamical systems-oriented, behaviour-based PDL language introduced by Luc Steels. Controllers evolved using a physics simulator solved the problem of parallel parking a car without colliding into obstacles on three sides of a parking area.


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