Evolution: Cognition from Scratch – lecture

Lecture titled Evolution: Cognition from Scratch run within the cycle “Shanghai Artificial Intelligence” will be held on 16th November, 9.30-11.00 am, in the building of Department of Computer Science.

Classes related to the lecture's topic will be conducted after the lecture (building D-17, room 3.23, time: 11.15-13.00).

The persons interested in participation are asked to enroll by sending an email to kdvpomorski@gmail.com.

The aim of the cycle is to integrate science and humanities as well as to present the results of the latest research of recognized scientists into embodied artificial intelligence. It is also a large-scale educational experiment. The lectures are open and will be delivered online and broadcast to fifteen universities in the world.

The organiser of the lectures is Krzysztof Pomorski, PhD.

Venue of the lecture: Department of Computer Science (Kawiory 21 Street, building D-17, room 1.38)


  • “How the Body Shapes the Way We Think – A New View of Intelligence”, Rolf Pfeifer, Josh C. Bongard, MIT Press  
  • “Opinions and Outlooks on Morphological Computation”, Hauser, Helmut and Füchslin, M. Rudolf, Rolf Pfeifer, Rolf, e-book, 2014, ISBN 978-3-033-04515-6