From Animals to Animats 15

15th International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior, SAB 2018, Frankfurt/Main, Germany, August 14-17, 2018, Proceedings

  • Poramate Manoonpong
  • Jørgen Christian Larsen
  • Xiaofeng Xiong
  • John Hallam
  • Jochen Triesch
Conference proceedings SAB 2018

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10994)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 10994)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Animat Approach and Methodology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Sanad Al-Maskari, Kashif Zia, Arshad Muhammad, Dinesh Kumar Saini
      Pages 3-14
    3. Manuel Baltieri, Christopher L. Buckley
      Pages 15-26
  3. Perception and Motor Control

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. Peter Eckert, Anja E. M. Schmerbauch, Tomislav Horvat, Katja Söhnel, Martin S. Fischer, Hartmut Witte et al.
      Pages 41-55
    3. Akira Fukuhara, Yukihiro Koizumi, Shura Suzuki, Takeshi Kano, Akio Ishiguro
      Pages 56-65
    4. Lukas Klimmasch, Johann Schneider, Alexander Lelais, Bertram E. Shi, Jochen Triesch
      Pages 66-77
    5. Gabriel Urbain, Alexander Vandesompele, Francis Wyffels, Joni Dambre
      Pages 102-113
    6. Sidhdharthkumar Vaghani, Yuxiang Pan, Fred Hamker, John Nassour
      Pages 114-125
    7. Byungmun Kang, DaeEun Kim
      Pages 126-135
    8. Pongsiri Borijindakul, Noparit Jinuntuya, Alin Drimus, Poramate Manoonpong
      Pages 136-146
  4. Action Selection and Navigation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. Matthew J. O’Brien, Ronald C. Arkin
      Pages 149-161
    3. Cheng Hu, Qinbing Fu, Tian Liu, Shigang Yue
      Pages 162-174
  5. Learning and Adaptation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Christian Koed Pedersen, Poramate Manoonpong
      Pages 177-188
    3. Bernd Porr, Paul Miller
      Pages 189-200
    4. Nat Dilokthanakul, Murray Shanahan
      Pages 201-211
    5. Potiwat Ngamkajornwiwat, Pitiwut Teerakittikul, Poramate Manoonpong
      Pages 212-222
  6. Collective and Social Behavior

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 237-237
    2. Rotimi Ogunsakin, Nikolay Mehandjiev, César A. Marín
      Pages 250-264
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 265-265

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior, SAB 2018, held in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, in August 2018.

The 21 papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 39 submissions. They cover the main areas in animat research, including the animat approach and methodology, perception and motor control, action selection and navigation, learning and adaptation, and collective and social behavior.


agent based simulation agents artificial intelligence evolutionary computation genetic algorithms human robot interaction intelligent agents learning algorithms motion control motion planning Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) quadruped robots reinforcement learning robotics robots sensors

Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of Southern DenmarkOdenseDenmark
  2. 2.University of Southern DenmarkOdenseDenmark
  3. 3.University of Southern DenmarkOdenseDenmark
  4. 4.University of Southern DenmarkOdenseDenmark
  5. 5.Frankfurt Institute for Advanced StudiesFrankfurt/MainGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-97627-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-97628-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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