Acting Deceptively: Providing Robots with the Capacity for Deception

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Title: Acting Deceptively: Providing Robots with the Capacity for Deception
Author: Wagner, Alan R. ; Arkin, Ronald C.
Abstract: Deception is utilized by a variety of intelligent systems ranging from insects to human beings. It has been argued that the use of deception is an indicator of theory of mind [2] and of social intelligence [4]. We use interdependence theory and game theory to explore the phenomena of deception from the perspective of robotics, and to develop an algorithm which allows an artificially intelligent system to determine if deception is warranted in a social situation. Using techniques introduced in [1], we present an algorithm that bases a robot’s deceptive action selection on its model of the individual it’s attempting to deceive. Simulation and robot experiments using these algorithms which investigate the nature of deception itself are discussed.
Type: Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1853/43203
Date: 2010
Contributor: Georgia Institute of Technology. College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology. Mobile Robot Laboratory
Georgia Tech Research Institute
Publisher: Georgia Institute of Technology
Subject: Deception
Game theory
Hide-and-seek
Interaction
Interdependence theory
Theory of mind

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