Monthly Archives: August 2012


On payoff matrices, decision rules, confusion and affinity matrices

Simple post today. Just some definitions and explanations of stuff that is pretty familiar to most people. Payoff / Loss Matrices Payoff matrices describe the reward for choosing a particular action and loss matrix just describes the loss related to choosing a particular action given a certain state. The most famous payoff matrix I guess […]

What is a Sensory Motor Map - SMM

In robotics one often deal with combining visual input and motor kinematics. A Sensory Motor-Map(SMM) is a map between perception and action such that the robot gets an understanding of how certain motor actions affect the perceived reality. Simply put given some visual input the map gives the kinematics and dynamics to generate the given […]