Intelligent Architectures
Briefly, while at times it appears that I am developing many architectures for many purposes, many architectures are partial instantiations of a larger "theoretical" architecture. A uniting principle is the ongoing development of an architecture for cognition and affect that makes use of a BDI (Belief-Desire-Intention) architecture developed initially in Germany to model the reasoning of a five year old child. This has been subsequently developed by one of my research students as a Perception-Belief-Desire-Intention architecture. I am now subsuming that architecture into a more abstract one that uses a motivational construct as the basis for what Baars calls Global Workspace. The motivational construct in its fullest is a specific architecture in a specific configuration. The same specific architecture in a different configuration is a different motivational construct. Alternative behaviour models for large-scale tasks are yet further motivational constructs. Smaller (lightweight) versions of the construct define the selection of a specific behaviour or action (an intention). Intermediate instantiations relate to goals, and desires. The later papers describe this more fully. Other aspects relate to theories associated with cognitive architectures.

Illustrations of Various Architectures

Current 4-Column,5-Tier CAMAL
ACRIBB Architecture (See SCL's Thesis for details)
Computational Architecture for Motivation, Emotion, Learning
Simple CAMEL for Playing GO 2002
Simple CAMEL 2002
CAMEL 2000
Emotion Engine 2000
Agent Space Trajectory (One agent from many)
Architecture for Distributed Motivation (Implementation)
Multiple Agent Based Architectures for Intelligence
Three Column, Three Layer Architecture
Three Layer Architecture (Implementation 1997)
Three Layer Architecture (Design 1997)
Horizontal Behavior Based Architecture

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Distributed Architectures for Intelligence (DAfI)
Computational Architectures for Motivation, Affect & Learning (CAMAL)
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