Thursday, October 30th, 2008 by Tobias Deutsch

Table of Content

  1. Theory
    1. The Vision
    2. Basics
      1. Introduction to Automation
      2. Introduction to Psychoanalysis
      3. Psychoanalysis, a Natural Science?
      4. Neuropsychoanalysis
      5. Realizing Psychic Functions in a Machine
      6. Automation as the Challenge for Psychoanalysis
      7. Two Different Sciences – two Different Languages
    3. Model
      1. Modeling a Decision Unit for Autonomous Agents
      2. Perception in Automation
      3. Towards the new ARS-PA Model
      4. The New Model and its Description: Top-Down-Design
    4. Implementation and Application
      1. Differentiation between Modeling and Implementation
      2. The Bubble-World
      3. Applying the Model
      4. Possible Future Benefits for the Humanities
  2. Proceedings of Emulating the Mind (ENF 2007)
    1. Session 1
      1. A Brief Overview of Artificial Intelligence Focusing on Computational Models of Emotions
      2. Considering a Technical Realization of a Neuropsychoanalytical Model of the Mind – A Theoretical Framework
      3. What is the “Mind”? A Neuro-Psychoanalytical Approach
      4. Discussion Chaired by Authors
    2. Session 2
      1. Machines in the Ghost
      2. Simulating the Primal Affective Mentalities of the Mammalian Brain: A Fugue on the Emotional Feelings of Mental Life and Implications for AI-Robotics
      3. Discussion Chaired by Authors
    3. Session 3
      1. Cognitive and Affective Automation: Machines Using the Psychoanalytic Model of the Human Mind
      2. Issues at the Interface of Artificial Intelligence and Psychoanalysis: Emotion, Consciousness, Transference
      3. Discussion Chaired by Authors
    4. Session 4
      1. The Prometheus Phantasy – Functions of the Human Psyche for Technical Systems
      2. Return of the Zombie – Neuropsychoanalysis, Consciousness, and the Engineering of Psychic Functions
      3. Discussion Chaired by Authors
    5. Discussion Sessions
      1. Psychoanalysis and Computer Engineering
      2. The Mammal in the Machine
      3. The Remembering Body
      4. Emotions, Drives and Desire (Silicone in Love)
      5. Getting A Grasp
      6. Free Will
  3. Responses to the ENF 2007
    1. Introductory Words
    2. Collected Papers
      1. A Computational Model of Affects
      2. The Physics of Thoughts
      3. A Functional View on “Cognitive” Perceptual Systems Based on Functions and Principles of the Human Mind
      4. Four Laws of Machine Psychodynamics
      5. Artificial Group Mind, a Psychoanalytically Founded Thought Experiment
      6. Artificial Group Psychodynamics: Emergence of the Collective
      7. A Primer of Psychoanalysis for Alan Turing
      8. Alexander R. Luria and the Theory of Functional Systems
      9. A Mind for Resolving the Interior-Exterior Distinctions
      10. The Vision, RevisitedThe Mental Apparatus for Complex Automation Systems – A Combined Computer Scientific and Neuropsychoanalytical Approach
  4. Explanations for Engineers and Psychoanalysts