Dr. Christoph Salge

Role: Research Fellow

Research Area: Information theoretic models of social simulation

Room: C108

Ext: 4490

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Website: http://homepages.herts.ac.uk/~cs08abi/

Information theoretic models of social interaction


Within a universal agent-world interaction framework, based on Information Theory and Causal Bayesian Networks, we demonstrate how every agent that needs to acquire relevant information in regard to its strategy selection will automatically inject part of this information back into the environment. We introduce the concept of “Digested Information” which both quantifies, and explains this phenomenon. Based on the properties of digested information, especially the high density of relevant information in other agents actions, we outline how this could motivate the development of low level social interaction mechanisms, such as the ability to detect other agents.

2012 © Adaptive Systems Research Group

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