CRONOS Project

The website of CRONOS PROJECT covers Owen Holland’s and Tom Troscianko’s EPSRC Adventure fund project to build a conscious robot (GR/S47946/01). This three year project is taking place at the University of Essex and the University of Bristol and will finish in April 2007.

EPSRC University of Essex University of Bristol

The main components of this project are a hardware robot called CRONOS, a virtual copy of this robot known as SIMNOS, a visual system closely based on the human brain, the SpikeStream neural simulator, and systematic methods for identifying and describing the conscious states of the system.