Dr. Mark Humphrys

School of Computing. Dublin City University.

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Movie demo of the House Robot problem




Introduction

See full description of the House Robot problem. The creature investigates all humans, following strangers and avoiding getting in the way of family. When not occupied it defaults to a hoover.

This is a demonstration of the artificial world itself, with a hand-coded creature. See elsewhere for demonstration of a W-learning creature.



Humans and dirt

Here is the basic behavior:



"House Robot" movie, 200 steps.
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Humans, dirt and smoke

We complicate things by making the robot a smoke detector and investigator as well.

Here it is too busy stamping out fire to attend to anything else:



"Fire fighter" movie, 200 steps.
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Movie demo of W-learning in the Ant World problem




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