Nature Publishing Group : science journals, jobs, and information Global Dynamics Processes: the Pattern which Connects from KaliYuga to Tao COMPLEX ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS GROUP AT IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY This page is maintained by the Artificial Intelligence Research Group in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University. Please mail additions and updates to this page to Vasant Honavar firstname.lastname@example.org. Many natural systems (e.g., brains, immune systems, ecologies, societies) and increasingly, many artificial systems (parallel and distributed computing systems, artificial intelligence systems, artificial neural networks, evolutionary programs) are characterized by apparently complex behaviors that emerge as a result of often nonlinear spatio-temporal interactions among a large number of component systems at different levels of organization. Complex Adaptive Systems Steering Committee At Iowa State University Participating Academic Departments This page is maintained by: Dr.
Kanzi Kanzi (born October 28, 1980), also known by the lexigram (from the character 太), is a male bonobo who has been featured in several studies on great ape language. According to Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, a primatologist who has studied the bonobo throughout her life, Kanzi has exhibited advanced linguistic aptitude. Biography Born to Lorel and Bosandjo at Yerkes field station at Emory University and moved to the Language Research Center at Georgia State University, Kanzi was stolen and adopted shortly after birth by a more dominant female, Matata. Teco, son of Kanzi, was born June 1, 2010. Teco has been exhibiting behaviors that resemble autism in young children. Examples of Kanzi's behavior The following are highly suggestive anecdotes, not experimental demonstrations. Language See also References Further reading Joseph, John E., Nigel Love & Talbot J. External links
The Global Brain Institute The GBI uses scientific methods to better understand the global evolution towards ever-stronger connectivity between people, software and machines. By developing concrete models of this development, we can anticipate both its promises and its perils. That would help us to steer a course towards the best possible outcome for humanity. Objectives (for more details, check our strategic objectives and activities) Assumptions We see people, machines and software systems as agents that communicate via a complex network of communication links. Challenges that cannot be fully resolved by a single agent are propagated to other agents, along the links in the network. The propagation of challenges across the global network is a complex process of self-organization.
Complex Adaptive Systems Group Homepage Australia's Telerobot On The Web IF you are enrolled in Mechatronics and Multibody Systems 319, please refer to this instruction sheet. Otherwise, if you are a visitor....... Follow these instructions to start using the telerobot: Step 1: Install the software from the Download page Step 2: Run the "lol login" application (a shortcut should have been provided on your desktop). Step 3: Log in with your UserID and password. Step 4: In the student hallway, select the telerobot task. Help on using the Telelabs system is available here. Step 6: Once you have entered the lab, you will be presented with a screen similar to this: Making a Move: Select your desired X, Y, Z, Spin, Tilt, Gripper values. Detailed explanations of the interface follow: Camera Panel: Provides visual feedback for the Telerobot's table-top, as well as providing controls for the X, Y, Z values. Select Camera/Zoom Panel: Contains two drop-down menus that allow you to select the camera (and quality) you wish to view with, as well as a level of zoom.
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