Mirroring, Imitation, and Tool

Contributor: Zeyu Zhang

Reading list

survey/review/perspective paper book

Required - Mirroring and Imitation

Required - Tool

Optional - Mirroring and Imitation: Observational Studies

Optional - Mirroring and Imitation: Computational Models

Optional - Tool: Observational Studies

Optional - Tool: Computational Models


The tool-use ability has traditionally been regarded as an indicator of intelligence, separating humans from animals. After reading part of the above literature and watching this video, do you think we can build an intelligent agent that uses tools like the crow in the video by adopting and integrating existing work in to a super system. Justify your answer. If not, what else need to be explored to enable an agent to use a tool in a more practical and complex environment.