Readings

Week 2

  • Gerardo, Beni (2005). “From Swarm Intelligence to Swarm Robotics” Swarm Robotics: Sab 2004 International Workshop, Revised Selected Papers 1-9
  • Calvo, P and Baluska F (2015). “Conditions for minimal intelligence across eukaryote: a cognitive science perspective.” Frontiers in Psychology. 6:1329 1-4
  • https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/12/the-brainless-slime-that-can-learn-by-fusing/511295/

Week 3

  • Thompson, Evan (2007). “Autonomy and Emergence” Mind in Life: Biology, Phenomenology, and the Sciences of Mind (Ch 3). Harvard University Press. 37-65
  • http://www.radiolab.org/story/from-tree-to-shining-tree/

Week 4

  • Navlakha, S and Bar-Joseph, Z (2011). “Algorithms in nature: the convergence of systems biology and computational thinking.” Molecular Systems Biology. 7:546 1-11
  • Gibson, James (1986). “The Theory of Affordances.” The Ecological Approach to Visual Perception (Ch 8). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Week 5

  • Dennett, Daniel C. (1991). “Real patterns.” The Journal of Philosophy 88.1: 27-51.

Week 6

  • Norman, Don (1993). “The Power of Representation” Things that Make Us Smart:Defending human attributes in the age of the machine (ch 3) Basic Books. 43-75
  • http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/06/tech-and-other-peoples-problems/488297/

Week 7

  • Visual object perception paper – tbd
  • Hullman, Jessica, and Diakopoulos, Nicholas (2011). “Visualization Rhetoric: Framing Effects in Narrative Visualization” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 17.12: 2231-2241
  • http://idatassist.com/how-not-to-visualize-like-a-racist/

Week 8

  • Reading Break

Week 9

  • Vertegaal, Roel et al. (2006). “Designing for Augmented Attention: Towards a framework for attentive user interfaces.” Computers in Human Behaviour 22.4: 771-789
  • Andre, Paul et al. (2009). “Discovery is Never by Chance: Designing for (Un)Serendipity” Proceedings from the seventh ACM conference of Creativity and Cognition. 305-314

Week 10

  •  Guilbeault, Douglas (2016). “Growing Bot Security: An Ecological View of Bot Agency.”
  • Haunted by Data http://idlewords.com/talks/haunted_by_data.htm

Week 11

  • Bostrom, Nick (2014). “Is the Default Outcome Doom?” Superintelligence (Ch 8). Oxford University Press

Week 12

  • Pratt, Gill (2016). “Is a Cambrian Explosion Coming for Robotics?” Journal of Economic Perspectives. 29:13
  • Taylor, Paul (2016). “The Concept of Cat Face” London Review of Books. 38:16 30-32

Week 13

  • Rabbitt et al. (2015). “Integrating socially assistive robotics into mental healthcare interventions: applications and recommendations for expanded use” Clinical Psychology Review.