Bodily Processing: The Role of Morphological Computation
AbstractThe integration of embodied and computational approaches to cognition requires that non-neural body parts be described as parts of a computing system, which realizes cognitive processing. In this paper, based on research about morphological computations and the ecology of vision, I argue that nonneural body parts could be described as parts of a computational system, but they do not realize computation autonomously, only in connection with some kind of—even in the simplest form—central control system. Finally, I integrate the proposal defended in the paper with the contemporary mechanistic approach to wide computation. View Full-Text
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Nowakowski, P.R. Bodily Processing: The Role of Morphological Computation. Entropy 2017, 19, 295.
Nowakowski PR. Bodily Processing: The Role of Morphological Computation. Entropy. 2017; 19(7):295.Chicago/Turabian Style
Nowakowski, Przemysław R. 2017. "Bodily Processing: The Role of Morphological Computation." Entropy 19, no. 7: 295.
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