Index – Complex Behavior in Evolutionary Robotics

Index

a priori knowledge, 1

agent-based simulation, 1, 2, 3

Ant Colony Optimization, 1

arms race, 1

Artificial Intelligence, 1

Artificial Neural Network, 1

bootstrap problem, 1, 2

Braitenberg behaviors, 1

challenges of ER, 1

– assurance of correctness, 1

– evolution of complexity, 1

classification of ER approaches, 1

– encapsulated/distributed, 1

– offboard/onboard, 1, 2

– offline/online, 1, 2

– simulation/reality, 1

cloud service, 1, 2, 3

controller, 1

controller representation, see controller

diversity-preserving mechanisms, 1

Easy Agent Simulation, 1, 2, 3

embodied evolution, 1

Evolutionary Computation, 1, 2

– Evolution Strategies, 1

– Evolutionary Algorithms, 1

– Genetic Algorithms, 1

Evolutionary Robotics, 1, 2

Evolutionary Swarm Robotics, 1

evolvability, 1, 2, 3

Finite State Machine, 1, 2

fitness function, 1, 2

– aggregate fitness function, 1

– behavioral fitness function, 1

– calculation, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

– competitive/co-competitive selection, 1

– environmental incremental fitness function, 1

– explicit fitness, 1

– functional incremental fitness function, 1

– implicit fitness, 1

– neutral plateau, 1

– tailored fitness function, 1

– training data fitness function, 1

genetic drift, 1

genotype, 1, 2

– genotypic space, 1, 2

– phenotypic space, 1, 2

genotype-phenotype mapping, 1, 2

– completely evolvable, 1

life-time learning, 1

major contributions, 1

MAPT, see Moore Automaton for Protected Translation

MAPT condition, 1

MAPT operation, 1

MAPT script, 1, 2

MARB, see Moore Automaton for Robot Behavior

MARB behavior, 1

MARB condition, 1

– assignment function, 1

– evaluation, see semantics function

– semantics function, 1

– transition, 1

MARB encoding, 1

– grammar, 1

– memory consumption, 1

MARB operation, 1

MARB sensor variable, 1

Markov chain, 1

meiosis, 1

memory genome, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

meta heuristics, 1

Moore Automaton for Protected Translation, 1, 2, 3

Moore Automaton for Robot Behavior, 1, 2, 3

Moore machine, see Moore Automaton for Robot Behavior

mutation, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

– atomic sub-mutations, 1

– hardening, 1

– probability distribution, 1

– syntactic/semantic, 1

phenotype, 1

plugin, 1, 2

– master scheduter, 1, 2

– Scheduler/Plugin Layer, 1

– Simulation Plugin Interface, 1, 2

random number generator, 1

reality gap, 1, 2

recombination, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

recombination operator, see recombination

reproduction, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

robot platforms, 1

– Jasmine IIIp, 1

– Wanda, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

robotics, 1

– applications, 1

– embodiment, 1 – swarm, 2

scheduler, see plugin

Schema Theory, 1

selection, 1, 2

– completely implicit, 1, 2

– explicit, 1

– explicit and implicit, 1, 2

– implicit, 1

– number of parents, 1

selection confidence, 1

structure of the thesis, 1

success prediction, 1, 2, 3

universal translator, 1