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Daniel Polani

Sepia Lab, Adaptive Systems Research Group, Department of Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK

A space of goals: the cognitive geometry of informationally bounded agents


Nov 05, 2021
Karen Archer, Nicola Catenacci Volpi, Franziska Bröker, Daniel Polani

* Includes supplementary material, 5 figures in the main document, 1 figure in the supplementary material 

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Causal blankets: Theory and algorithmic framework


Sep 29, 2020
Fernando E. Rosas, Pedro A. M. Mediano, Martin Biehl, Shamil Chandaria, Daniel Polani


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AvE: Assistance via Empowerment


Jul 09, 2020
Yuqing Du, Stas Tiomkin, Emre Kiciman, Daniel Polani, Pieter Abbeel, Anca Dragan

* Fix missing citation on page 4; edit acknowledgements 

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Human Perception of Intrinsically Motivated Autonomy in Human-Robot Interaction


Feb 14, 2020
Marcus M. Scheunemann, Christoph Salge, Daniel Polani, Kerstin Dautenhahn

* This manuscript has been submitted for consideration for publication in the research topic "Sensorimotor Foundations of Social Cognition" of the section "Human-Robot Interaction" in the journal "Frontiers in Robotics and AI" (34 pages, 6 tables, 5 figures) 

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Bold Hearts Team Description for RoboCup 2019 (Humanoid Kid Size League)


Apr 22, 2019
Marcus M. Scheunemann, Sander G. van Dijk, Rebecca Miko, Daniel Barry, George M. Evans, Alessandra Rossi, Daniel Polani

* Technical report 

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Expanding the Active Inference Landscape: More Intrinsic Motivations in the Perception-Action Loop


Jun 21, 2018
Martin Biehl, Christian Guckelsberger, Christoph Salge, Simón C. Smith, Daniel Polani

* 53 pages, 6 figures, 2 tables 

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Action and perception for spatiotemporal patterns


Jun 12, 2017
Martin Biehl, Daniel Polani

* Proceedings of The Fourteenth European Conference on Artificial Life (September 2017) p.68-75 
* 8 pages, 2 figures, accepted at the European Conference on Artificial Life 2017, Lyon, France 

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Towards information based spatiotemporal patterns as a foundation for agent representation in dynamical systems


May 18, 2016
Martin Biehl, Takashi Ikegami, Daniel Polani

* Proceedings of the Artificial Life Conference 2016 
* 8 pages, 3 figures 

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Changing the Environment Based on Empowerment as Intrinsic Motivation


Jun 03, 2014
Christoph Salge, Cornelius Glackin, Daniel Polani

* Entropy 16, no. 5: 2789-2819 (2014) 
* 31 pages, 8 figures, published in Entropy (http://www.mdpi.com/1099-4300/16/5/2789), much extended version of http://arxiv.org/abs/1310.3692 

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Changing the Environment based on Intrinsic Motivation


Oct 14, 2013
Christoph Salge, Daniel Polani

* 3 page, 1 figure, extended abstract of work presented at the Workshop for "Guided Self-Organization" 2013 (http://prokopenko.net/gso6.html

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Empowerment -- an Introduction


Oct 08, 2013
Christoph Salge, Cornelius Glackin, Daniel Polani

* 46 pages, 8 figures, to be published in Prokopenko, M., editor, Guided Self-Organization: Inception. Springer. In Press 

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Learning RoboCup-Keepaway with Kernels


Jan 31, 2012
Tobias Jung, Daniel Polani

* JMLR Workshop and Conference Proceedings (1st Gaussian Processes in Practice Workshop, 2006) 

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Empowerment for Continuous Agent-Environment Systems


Jan 31, 2012
Tobias Jung, Daniel Polani, Peter Stone

* Adaptive Behavior 19(1),2011 

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