AAAI Publications, 2010 AAAI Spring Symposium Series

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The Immediate Present Train Model Time Production and Representation for Cognitive Agents
Javier Snaider, Ryan McCall, Stan Franklin

Last modified: 2010-03-23


Time perception and inferences there from are of critical importance to many autonomous agents. But time is not perceived directly by any sensory organ. We argue that time is constructed by cognitive processes. Here we present a model for time perception that concentrates on succession and duration, and that generates these concepts and others, such as continuity, immediate present duration, and lengths of time. These concepts are grounded through the perceptual process itself. The LIDA cognitive model is used to illustrate these ideas.


time perception; cognitive agents;

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