University of Hertfordshire

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Towards Designing Artificial Universes for Artificial Agents under Interaction Closure

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationALIFE 14
Subtitle of host publicationProcs of the 14th Int Conf on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems
PublisherMIT Press
Pages949-956
Number of pages8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventALIFE 2014 - New York, United States
Duration: 30 Jul 20142 Aug 2014

Conference

ConferenceALIFE 2014
CountryUnited States
CityNew York
Period30/07/142/08/14

Abstract

We are interested in designing artificial universes for artificial agents. We view artificial agents as networks of highlevel processes on top of of a low-level detailed-description system. We require that the high-level processes have some
intrinsic explanatory power and we introduce an extension of informational closure namely interaction closure to capture this. Then we derive a method to design artificial universes in the form of finite Markov chains which exhibit high-level processes that satisfy the property of interaction closure. We also investigate control or information transfer which we see as an building block for networks representing artificial agents

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