Research and Development

Interactive Narrative and Motivation


A Theory of Human Motivation by Abraham H. Maslow, Human Motivation by David C. McClelland, Human Motivation: Metaphors, Theories, and Research by Bernard Weiner, Human Motivation and Social Cooperation: Experimental and Analytical Foundations by Ernst Fehr and Herbert Gintis, Human Ethology by Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt, On Aims and Methods of Cognitive Ethology by Dale Jamieson and Marc Bekoff, Ethology: The Mechanisms and Evolution of Behavior by James L. Gould, Ethological Concepts and Human Development by Wagner H. Bridger, Motivation, Intention and Emotion: Goal-directed Behavior from a Cognitive-neuro-ethological Perspective by Charles R. Gallistel, Motivation and Personality by Abraham H. Maslow, Robert Frager and Ruth Cox, Motivation and Personality: Handbook of Thematic Content Analysis edited by Charles P. Smith, Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind by David M. Buss, Evolutionary Developmental Psychology by David C. Geary and David F. Bjorklund and The Origins of Human Nature: Evolutionary Developmental Psychology by David F. Bjorklund and Anthony D. Pellegrini.

Instinct and Motivation

The Study of Instinct by Nikolaas Tinbergen, On Drive, Conflict and Instinct, and the Functional Organization of Behavior by Gerard P. Baerends, Models of Motivation by Frederick Toates, Animal Motivation and Cognition by Frederick Toates, Animal Cognition by Kristin Andrews and Ljiljana Radenovic, Animal Behavior by Stephen J. Crowley and Colin Allen, Motivation of Human and Animal Behavior: An Ethological View by Konrad Lorenz and Paul Leyhausen, Ethological and Psychological Models of Motivation: Towards a Synthesis by Toates Frederick and Per Jensen, Ethological Models of Hierarchy and Patterning of Species-specific Behavior by John C. Fentress and Anthropomorphism, Primatomorphism, Mammalomorphism: Understanding Cross-species Comparisons by Brian L. Keeley.

Evolutionary Computing, Computational Ethology, Computational Ecology

Introduction to Evolutionary Computing by Agoston E. Eiben and James E. Smith, Advances in Evolutionary Computing: Theory and Applications edited by Ashish Ghosh and Shigeyoshi Tsutsui, Evolving Virtual Creatures by Karl Sims, Lessons from Cognitive Ethology: Animal Models for Ethological Computing by Irene M. Pepperberg, Old Tricks, New Dogs: Ethology and Interactive Creatures by Bruce M. Blumberg, Multi-level Direction of Autonomous Creatures for Real-time Virtual Environments by Bruce M. Blumberg and Tinsley A. Galyean, Emergent Cooperation for Multiple Agents Using Genetic Programming by Hitoshi Iba, Evolutionary Computing in Multi-agent Environments: Eusociality by Larry Bull and Owen Holland, Co-evolution as a Computational and Cognitive Model of Design by Mary Maher and Hsien-Hui Tang, A Model of Co-evolutionary Design by Mary Lou Maher, Cooperative Coevolution of Multi-agent Systems by Chern Han Yong and Risto Miikkulainen, Visual Simulations, Artificial Animals and Virtual Ecosystems by Jyrki E. Hokkanen, The Emergence of Computational Ecologies by Bernardo A. Huberman and Tad Hogg, Computational Ecosystems in a Changing Environment by Natalie Glance, Tad Hogg and Bernardo A. Huberman, Dynamics of Computational Ecosystems by Jeffrey O. Kephart, Tad Hogg and Bernardo A. Huberman and An Emergent Computational Approach to the Study of Ecosystem Dynamics by Richard L. Olson and Ronaldo A. Sequeira.

The Evolution of Communication, Language and Cognitive Pragmatics

Cognitive Ecology: The Evolutionary Ecology of Information Processing and Decision Making edited by Reuven Dukas, The Ecology of Language Evolution edited by Salikoko S. Mufwene, Synthetic Ethology and the Evolution of Cooperative Communication by Bruce J. MacLennan and Gordon M. Burghardt, Message, Meaning, and Context in Ethology by W. John Smith, Contextual Sources of Information and Responses to Animal Communication Signals by Daniel W. Leger, Game Theory and the Evolution of Signaling by Kevin J. S. Zollman, Some Dynamics of Signaling Games by Simon Huttegger, Brian Skyrms, Pierre Tarrès and Elliott Wagner, Language Evolution edited by Morten H. Christiansen and Simon Kirby, Language as an Evolutionary System by Henry Brighton, Kenny Smith and Simon Kirby, Simulating the Evolution of Language by Angelo Cangelosi and Domenico Parisi and The Computational Nature of Language Learning and Evolution by Partha Niyogi.

Digital Characters

A Motivation Model for Virtual Characters by Zhen Liu and Yu-Sheng Lu, A Motivational Model of Action Selection for Virtual Humans by Etienne de Sevin and Daniel Thalmann, The Complexity of Testing a Motivational Model of Action Selection for Virtual Humans by Etienne de Sevin and Daniel Thalmann, Modeling Motivations and Emotions as a Basis for Intelligent Behavior by Dolores Cañamero, Motivation Driven Learning for Interactive Synthetic Characters by Song-Yee Yoon, Bruce M. Blumberg and Gerald E. Schneider, An Ethological and Emotional Basis for Human–robot Interaction by Ronald C. Arkin, Masahiro Fujita, Tsuyoshi Takagi and Rika Hasegawa, Relation between Motivations and Personality Traits for Autonomous Virtual Humans by Etienne de Sevin, Personal Causation: The Internal Affective Determinants of Behavior by Richard de Charms and Computational Mechanisms for Action Selection by Toby Tyrrell.

Evolutionary Sociology and Multi-agent Systems

Evolutionary Social Psychology edited by Jeffry A. Simpson and Douglas Kenrick, The Evolutionary Psychology of Human Social Strategies by David M. Buss, Evolutionary Approaches to Relationships by Douglas T. Kenrick and Melanie R. Trost, The Dynamics and Evolution of Social Systems: New Foundations of a Mathematical Sociology by Jürgen Klüver, Formal Models, Social Theory and Computer Simulations: Some Methodical Reflections by Jürgen Klüver, Christina Stoica and Jörn Schmidt, An Introduction to Multiagent Systems by Michael Wooldridge, Multi-agent Systems: An Introduction to Distributed Artificial Intelligence by Jacques Ferber, Agent-based Computational Sociology by Flaminio Squazzoni, Generative Social Science: Studies in Agent-based Computational Modeling by Joshua M. Epstein, Artificial Societies Multiagent Systems and the Micro-macro Link in Sociological Theory by R. Keith Sawyer and Simulation for the Social Scientist by Nigel Gilbert and Klaus Troitzsch.