School of Computer Science THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM CoSy project CogX project

Types of Affordance: More Than You Think
Last updated: 22 Jul 2010; 19 Feb 2018
Installed: 22 Jul 2010

TO BE EXPANDED:

Background: J.J. Gibson's achievement

The Somatic/Exosomatic Distinction

Proto-Affordances and Affordances

Other Types of Affordance Relevant to Cognition

For more on the above see
http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/research/projects/cogaff/misc/between-form-and-function.html
Possibilities (proto-affordances) Between Form and Function

http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/research/projects/cogaff/misc/changing-affordances.html
Discussion Paper: Predicting Affordance Changes (Including Video demonstrations)
(Steps towards knowledge-based visual servoing)

http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/research/projects/cogaff/misc/actual.possibilities.html
http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/research/cogaff/96-99.html#15
Aaron Sloman, Actual Possibilities (Paper from KR'96), Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning:, Proc. 5th Int. Conf. on Knowledge Representation (KR `96), Eds. L.C. Aiello and S.C. Shapiro, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Boston, MA, 1996,

NOTE added 19 Feb 2018
Tom McClelland's work:

Work done on Mental Affordances by Tom McClelland is closely related to the topics mentioned here, including his paper at AISB 2017
http://wrap.warwick.ac.uk/87246/
McClelland, Tom (2017) AI and affordances for mental action. In: AISB Computing and Philosophy Symposium, Bath, 19-21 April 2017. Published in: Proceedings of the AISB Annual Convention 2017 pp. 372-379.

And these slides for a workshop at Warwick University on 31st Jan 2018
https://www.academia.edu/35825145/Perceiving_Affordances_and_Perceiving_Im_Possibility
https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/philosophy/news/calendar?calendarItem=8a17841b5ef234a5015f0576142369a6


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School of Computer Science
The University of Birmingham