During winter break, Randy Olson visualized the evolution of Michigan State University’s football program using word clouds. The bigger the word is in the visualization, the more it was brought up in conversation. The visualization of months of conversation surrounding MSU’s football program tells its own story. Word cloud of conversations about MSU football in […]
Rodney Brooks‘s paper “Intelligence without Representations” was published in 1991. More than 5000 citations speak for the impact this paper still has on robotics and the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). I highly recommend reading that paper, since our recently published: “The Evolution of Representation in Simple Cognitive Networks” is a (somewhat belated) “direct” response […]
“Die Zeit,” a highly respected German newspaper, featured an article about our latest PNAS submission: http://www.zeit.de/2012/36/Gefangenendilemma-Spieltheorie The journalist did a stellar job of capturing the dilemma and shed light on the core concepts of our work. In the Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma, Zero Determinant (ZD) strategies have the unique ability to set their opponent’s payoff to […]
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