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    Vogt, P. (2001) Adaptive Grounding of Lexicons on Mobile Robots In de Back, van der Zant and Zwanepol (Eds.), Robo Sapiens Proceedings of the First Dutch Symposium on Embodied Intelligence

    Abstract This paper reports on experiments done on mobile robots. In the experiments the robots develop a lexicon of which the meaning is grounded in the real world. The experiments are based on an approach that is in line with the embodied cognition paradigm. Robots construct a lexicon by engaging in a series of language games. In a language game, two robots try to name an object they can perceive in their environment. When they fail to communicate successfully, they adapt their memories in order to improve performance in future games. This way a shared lexicon is formed. The experiments showed that the robots can do this fairly well within a simple experimental setup.