The oral exam will deal with a discussion about the geneal principles of cognitive robotics and three of the following papers (that can be found either on the net or in the library):
R. A. Brooks, A Robust Layered Control System for A Mobile Robot, IEEE JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION, VOL. RA-2, NO. I , MARCH 1986.
Yiannis Demiris, Prediction of intent in robotics and multi-agent systems, Cogn Process (2007) 8:151–158
Randall D. Beer, The Dynamics of Active Categorical Perception in an Evolved Model Agent, Adaptive Behavior 2003 11: 209
Rick Grush, The emulation theory of representation: Motor control, imagery, and perception, BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES (2004) 27, 377–442
Germund Hesslow, The current status of the simulation theory of cognition, BRAIN RESEARCH 1428 ( 2012 ) pp 71 – 79.
Susan Hurley, The shared circuits model (SCM): How control, mirroring, and simulation can enable imitation, deliberation, and mindreading, BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES (2008) 31, 1–58.
Marc Jeannerod, Neural Simulation of Action: A Unifying Mechanism for Motor Cognition, NeuroImage 14, S103–S109 (2001).
Emanuel Todorov, Optimality principles in sensorimotor control, Nature 2004.
Tim Van Gelder, What Might Cognition Be, If Not Computation?, The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 92, No. 7. (Jul., 1995), pp. 345-381.
Daniel M. Wolpert, Kenji Doya and Mitsuo Kawato, A unifying computational framework for motor control and social interaction, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 2003 358, 593-602.