Chapter 8. Machine Emotions

  1. Pentti O. Haikonen

Published Online: 19 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470517871.ch8

Robot Brains: Circuits and Systems for Conscious Machines

Robot Brains: Circuits and Systems for Conscious Machines

How to Cite

Haikonen, P. O. (2007) Machine Emotions, in Robot Brains: Circuits and Systems for Conscious Machines, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470517871.ch8

Author Information

  1. Nokia Research Center, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 21 SEP 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470062043

Online ISBN: 9780470517871

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Keywords:

  • true cognitive robot;
  • emotional markers;
  • physical damage sensors;
  • match/mismatch detection;
  • ‘emotional soundtrack’;
  • emotional evaluation and emotional soundtrack;
  • emotional decision making;
  • system reactions theory of emotions (SRTE);
  • machine motivation and willed actions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Emotional significance

  • Pain and pleasure as system reactions

  • Operation of the emotional soundtrack

  • Emotional decision making

  • The system reactions theory of emotions

  • Machine Motivation and willed actions