Autonomous development of behaviour hierarchies in artificial intelligence

Lead Research Organisation: University of Bath
Department Name: Computer Science


A fundamental problem in AI is how to endow artificial agents with the ability to autonomously form useful high-level behaviours (for example, grasping) from available behavioural units (for example, primitive sensory and motor actions available to a robot). This ability allows a developmental process during which an agent can learn to display behaviours of increasing complexity through continuously building on its existing set of skills to acquire new ones. Akshil aims to develop algorithms that enable an artificial agent to autonomously go through such a developmental process.


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Studentship Projects

Project Reference Relationship Related To Start End Student Name
EP/S023437/1 01/04/2019 30/09/2027
2282428 Studentship EP/S023437/1 30/09/2019 30/09/2023 Akshil PATEL