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Help Me Explore: Minimal Social Interventions for Graph-Based Autotelic Agents [article]

Ahmed Akakzia, Olivier Serris, Olivier Sigaud, Cédric Colas
2022 arXiv   pre-print
To this end, we make two contributions: 1) a novel social interaction protocol called Help Me Explore (HME), where autotelic agents can benefit from both individual and socially guided exploration.  ...  In autotelic episodes, agents can either learn to master their own discovered goals or autonomously rehearse failed social goals; 2) GANGSTR, a graph-based autotelic agent for manipulation domains capable  ...  The authors would like to thank Hugo Caselles-Dupré, Pierre-Yves Oudeyer and Mohamed Chetouani for insightful discussions.  ... 
arXiv:2202.05129v1 fatcat:6f74scyoinfexjdzhhypy6exne

Positive Technologies for Promoting Emotion Regulation Abilities in Adolescents [chapter]

Esther Judith Schek, Fabrizia Mantovani, Olivia Realdon, Joao Dias, Ana Paiva, Sarit Schramm-Yavin, Ruth Pat-Horenczyk
2016 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
-Social Relations Component -component that models social attraction relation between the agents and updates the relations based on the appraisal of events.  ...  Session 8: Social Support: Helping Others and Seeking Help This session focuses on helping others and seeking help from others.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-49655-9_23 fatcat:qb3iko2y4zcdzcuntaihuljg4e

Practices of shared living: Exploring environmental sustainability in UK cohousing, community living, and coliving

Penny Clark
However, this issue has not yet been explored within the UK. There is also research which shows that social networks can be effective in encouraging practice transitions and maintenance.  ...  For each type of sharing, the findings describe and analyse how processes of negotiation enable and constrain pro-environmental practices and outcomes.  ...  Evaluation of community-based public health interventions has indicated that the support of social networks can increase changes in practice.  ... 
doi:10.34737/vqx42 fatcat:hwk6qgbqkjb4jkmhdrz2w4ymea

Intrinsic Motivation Systems for Autonomous Mental Development

Pierre-Yves Oudeyer, Frdric Kaplan, Verena V. Hafner
2007 IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation  
Exploratory activities seem to be intrinsically rewarding for children and crucial for their cognitive development. Can a machine be endowed with such an intrinsic motivation system?  ...  Whyte whose help and programming skills were precious for conducting experiments permitting to test intrinsic motivation systems (in particular, he designed the motor primitives used by the robot in the  ...  Baillie for letting us use the URBI system [73] for programming the robot and L. Steels for relevant comments on this work.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tevc.2006.890271 fatcat:jdmhi667jvcxple2gnj4wlbaoa

Wilderness Recreation Experiences: The Rawah Case

Perry J. Brown, Glenn E. Haas
1980 Journal of Leisure Research  
This perspective has been complemented by recent work that more deeply explores the lived experience in wilderness, its ebb and flow, and the process by which experience is constructed and developed into  ...  To overcome this limitation, Cole and Hall (2009), in the Alpine Lakes (WA) and Three Sisters (OR) Wildernesses, provided three levels for each attribute (for example, "no litter," "a few pieces of litter  ...  Table 5 , and Laura Anderson for help with the bibliography.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00222216.1980.11969447 fatcat:osggdhswkrfyvjzptmaecrcvi4

Robot games for elderly

Søren Tranberg Hansen
2011 Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Human-robot interaction - HRI '11  
Therefore there are big economic interests in minimizing time spent on helping elderly with this.  ...  Graph Based algorithms works by defining a topological map (a graph) and then plan a trajectory on the graph.  ...  The behaviour of the robot is based on adaptive potential functions adjusted accordingly such that the persons social spaces are respected.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1957656.1957808 dblp:conf/hri/Hansen11 fatcat:nbai3ephijc77lia2smnnaiv7e

Open Scientist Handbook

Bruce R. Caron
2020 Open Scientist Handbook  
Do you really care about helping me, or are you just trying to create quid pro quo so that you can ask for a favor?" (Grant 2013) .  ...  This bit of the Handbook gives you a "grammar" for statements that should help you in your endeavor as an open science culture change agent.  ... 
doi:10.21428/8bbb7f85.35a0e14b fatcat:caubtc5qnzbvrdiogr5lc4xgle

Beasts of the Modern Imagination: Darwin, Nietzsche, Kafka, Ernst, and Lawrence

Robert D. Newman, Margot Norris
1988 South Central Review  
to preserve its bestial, autotelic aims.  ...  But following this rationale led me into curious problems while exploring the feasibility of including American producers of ani mal imagery in my study.  ...  Nietzsche and Lawrence opted for a different, but equally regressive, solution.  ... 
doi:10.2307/3189448 fatcat:3l5srh4dqbhd7hzah2axke3zaq

Two bits: the cultural significance of free software

2008 ChoiceReviews  
There is still a role for technical invention, but it is strongly distinguished from political, legal, cultural, or social interventions.  ...  to explore in a semester or two.  ...  Fischer, "Worlding Cyberspace" for an example. 5 Taylor, Modern Social Imaginaries, 86. 6 On the subject of imagined communities and the role of information technologies in imagined networks, see Green  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.46-2158 fatcat:jtxrurovzvexbm7lslgffroqem

PART I: THEORY [chapter]

2018 Telling the Truth  
IOI Theory be helpful for the present study in a number of ways.  ...  The issue is not, then, that some fictional modes are more autotelic and others more referential; all are equally autotelic (config urational) and referential (analogous) at the same time.  ... 
doi:10.7591/9781501722899-002 fatcat:diosybrn3ze3zb5xtfoi3s4nem

Game Based Learning: The Effects of DragonBox 12+ on Algebraic Performance of Middle School Students [article]

Pamela Gibbs, Maryland Shared Open Access Repository
the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children (Ginsburg et al., 2007).  ...  Advancements in technology have increased so rapidly that calls for education reform centering on STEM have become louder and louder.  ...  This research study aims to explore whether there is a need to modify the way learning for math -in particular -is carried out, to match the social and societal changes that exist outside of the classroom  ... 
doi:10.13016/m2clhz-ysbb fatcat:2wn6bfo6orgznfgmkvnsgbmdpi

What insights can the experiences of Grade 3-5 teachers provide about play-based learning in math? [article]

Linda Marie McDaniel, University, My
benefits for students when including play-based approaches in their Grade 3-5 classrooms.  ...  The findings of this study provide an understanding of the value of play-based learning in teaching practice, and recommendations for utilizing play-based learning to increase engagement and decrease anxiety  ...  Because of friendship and care for me, participants may feel some undue influence to help me with my research.  ... 
doi:10.25316/ir-17511 fatcat:t5d4y6hjjba3zhwhj7n53etumy

Kandinsky Beyond Painting: New Perspectives

L. T. Renaud (Ed.)
2019 Dramaturgias  
It didn't help to stare at the paintings and try to analyze them. What they were telling me had little to do with analysis.  ...  work from specific situations involving agents in contexts of creative processes.  ...  for so long for its barely disguised copies and fake replicas of name-brand goods, for factories pumping out foreign designs rather than their own.  ... 
doi:10.26512/dramaturgias.v0i9.24910 fatcat:psfh5iialvhrza5wbmtjpqt46u

'Digging Deep' Inside Post-Migration Social Care and Caring: A Critical Realist Relational Sociological Analysis of Service Providers' and Service Users' Experiences in the Settlement and Integration Sector in Ontario/Canada

Magdalena Baczkowska, University, My
It also focalizes on the nature and purpose of social relations arising from this social service architecture.  ...  This doctoral research project explores the complexities implicated in 'modernized' publicly-funded and regulated settlement and integration services offered at an organization located in Ontario/Canada  ...  So, the fact he was a math teacher, he helped me understand math and gave me a desire to help other people, to understand.  ... 
doi:10.20381/ruor-26298 fatcat:xxhebphccjd37lobynpbtxqlke

An Investigation Into Grassroots Initiated Networked Communities As A Means Of Addressing The Digital Divide

Mark Barron Gaved
Despite two decades of government and commercial intervention, a digital divide persists in the UK.  ...  An analysis of the motivations and goals of these initiatives is presented based on the survey and interviews with ten groups, providing evidence of a range of activities and a simple typology of initiatives  ...  CBN provided me with access to their data in exchange for help in validating its content and this gave me a view of a range of groups I had not been aware of (see Figure 4-1).  ... 
doi:10.21954/ fatcat:6ti56qqxs5ex5abpbx2nws4zgm
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