I am a researcher at the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, CNR, in Rome. You can look at my publications, or at my curriculum vitae, or contact me: giovanni.pezzulo(AT)istc.cnr.it I got a degree in Philosophy of Science and a PhD in Cognitive Psychology. My interests are both theoretical and computational, with several topics: anticipation and anticipatory behavior (in the framework of the EU funded project MindRACES); cognitive architectures (trying to bridge sensorimotor interaction with high-level cognitive capabilities such as practical reasoning); goal-oriented behavior; representations (theoretical and computational models); motivations (and their roles in determining behavior); decision making (theoretical and computational models, some experimental work).
Monday, 5 February 2007
structure and evolution of anticipatory representations and mechanisms
there are many kinds of anticipatory representations and mechanisms, having multiple roles and features. we want to focus on how it is possible to pass from the less complex to the more complex ones in biological and simulated systems; and on the relationships between anticipatory representations and mechanisms