Rolf Pfeifer

Books by this Author

By Rolf Pfeifer, Christian Scheier
By the mid-1980s researchers from artificial intelligence, computer science, brain and cognitive science, and psychology realized that the idea of computers as intelligent machines was inappropriate. The brain does not run "programs"; it does something entirely different. But what? Evolutionary theory says that the brain has evolved not to do mathematical proofs but to control our...
A New View of Intelligence
By Rolf Pfeifer, Josh Bongard
How could the body influence our thinking when it seems obvious that the brain controls the body? In How the Body Shapes the Way We Think, Rolf Pfeifer and Josh Bongard demonstrate that thought is not independent of the body but is tightly constrained, and at the same time enabled, by it. They argue that the kinds of thoughts we are capable of have their foundation in our embodiment—in our...

Journal Articles by this Author

Artificial Life
Volume 11, Issue 1-2 (Winter-Spring 2005)
By Rolf Pfeifer, Fumiya Iida, Josh Bongard
Artificial Life
Volume 19, Issue 1 (Winter 2013)
By Shuhei Miyashita, Kohei Nakajima, Zoltán Nagy, Rolf Pfeifer
Artificial Life
Volume 19, Issue 1 (Winter 2013)
By Steffen Wittmeier, Cristiano Alessandro, Nenad Bascarevic, Konstantinos Dalamagkidis, David Devereux, Alan Diamond, Michael Jäntsch, Kosta Jovanovic, Rob Knight, Hugo Gravato Marques, Predrag Milosavljevic, Bhargav Mitra, Bratislav Svetozarevic, Veljko Potkonjak, Rolf Pfeifer, Alois Knoll, Owen Holland
Artificial Life
Volume 19, Issue 1 (Winter 2013)
By Helmut Hauser, Hidenobu Sumioka, Rudolf M. Füchslin, Rolf Pfeifer