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Institute of Perception, Action and Behaviour

Organisational unit: Research Institute

Contact information

Informatics Forum
10 Crichton Street
Edinburgh
EH8 9AB
United Kingdom
  • Phone: 0131 650 8741
  • Fax: 0131 651 5651

Organisation profile

Website: http://wcms.inf.ed.ac.uk/ipab/

One of the central issues of 21st Century Informatics will be how to link, in theory and in practice, computational perception, representation, transformation and generation processes to external worlds. The external world may be the "real" world or another computational environment that has its own character. Domains where these issues are pertinent include bio-mimetic robotics, computer-based visual perception, dynamic control of the interaction of robotic systems with their environment or each other, computer-based generation of external phenomena, such as images, music or actions, and agent-based interaction with other agents or humans, as in computer games and animation.

The Institute of Perception, Action and Behaviour (formed 1998) is focused on activities related to these issues. IPAB is one of several institutes formed by members of the former Departments of Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science and Computer Science, and HCRC.

Research activities & awards

  1. Proceedings of the 2018 International Women in Science Without Borders (Event)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

  2. This neural network could make animations in games a little less awkward

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

  3. 2016 Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa and Robotics and Mechatronics International Conference

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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