Artificial ethology is an exciting new field of research that explores the ways that we can use robots and robotics to enhance our understanding of how real animals behave. Modelling and computer simulations combined with empirical research are the traditional tools of animal behavior. This new text sets out to show how experimentation with animal-like robots can add a new dimension to our understanding of behavioral questions. Introductory chapters explain the history of the use of models in animal behavior, and describe ...

Artificial Ethology 2001, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198510574

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