Mr. Razvan Florian
Coneural (Center for Cognitive and Neural Studies)
Str. Saturn 24
Computational physics, sociophysics.
# Z. Neda, R. V. Florian, M. Ravasz, A. Libal, and G. Gyorgyi, Percolation-like behavior of some optimal coalition formation models, Physical Review E, in press.
# R. V. Florian and S. Galam, Optimizing conflicts in the formation of strategic alliances, European Physical Journal B 16, pp. 189—194, 2000
# Z. Neda, R. V. Florian, and Y. Brechet, Reconsideration of continuum percolation of isotropically oriented sticks in three dimensions, Physical Review E 59 (3), pp. 3717—3719, 1999
The cognitive basis of science.
# R. V. Florian, Why it is important to build robots capable of doing science. In C. G. Prince, Y. Demiris, Y. Marom, H. Kozima, & C. Balkenius (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Epigenetic Robotics: Modeling Cognitive Development in Robotic Systems, Edinburgh, UK. Lund University Cognitive Studies 94, pp. 27-34, 2002
# Embodied, interactivist - constructivist approaches to knowledge representation, based on spiking neural networks: extracting structure out of the sensorimotor flux
# Cognitive robotics / neurobotics
# Spiking neural networks, far-from-equilibrium neural systems
I am interesting in general principles for learning and cognitive development in embodied intelligent agents; how representations (meaning) emerge from the interactions of agents with the environment; how learning, development, memory, categorisation can be modeled with artificial neural networks.
biologically inspired robotics, spiking neural networks, epigenetic robotics, neurobotics, cognitive robotics, evolutionary robotics