HOME > Detail View

Detail View

Connectionism and the mind : parallel processing, dynamics, and evolution in networks 2nd ed

Connectionism and the mind : parallel processing, dynamics, and evolution in networks 2nd ed (Loan 5 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Bechtel, William. Abrahamsen, Adele A.
Title Statement
Connectionism and the mind : parallel processing, dynamics, and evolution in networks / William Bechtel and Adele Abrahamsen.
판사항
2nd ed.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Malden, Mass. ;   Oxford, England :   Blackwell,   2002.  
Physical Medium
xvi, 406 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0631207120 0631207139 (pbk.)
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-383) and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Parallel processing (Electronic computers) Computer networks.
000 00903camuu2200253 a 4500
001 000000797519
005 20030527145552
008 011113s2002 maua b 001 0 eng d
020 ▼a 0631207120
020 ▼a 0631207139 (pbk.)
040 ▼a EUN ▼c EUN ▼d ABC ▼d IXA ▼d 211009
049 1 ▼l 111230091
082 0 4 ▼a 004.6 ▼2 21
090 ▼a 004.6 ▼b B392c2
100 1 ▼a Bechtel, William.
245 1 0 ▼a Connectionism and the mind : ▼b parallel processing, dynamics, and evolution in networks / ▼c William Bechtel and Adele Abrahamsen.
250 ▼a 2nd ed.
260 ▼a Malden, Mass. ; ▼a Oxford, England : ▼b Blackwell, ▼c 2002.
300 ▼a xvi, 406 p. : ▼b ill. ; ▼c 25 cm.
504 ▼a Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-383) and index.
650 0 ▼a Parallel processing (Electronic computers)
650 0 ▼a Computer networks.
700 1 ▼a Abrahamsen, Adele A.

Holdings Information

No. Location Call Number Accession No. Availability Due Date Make a Reservation Service
No. 1 Location Main Library/Western Books/ Call Number 004.6 B392c2 Accession No. 111230091 Availability Available Due Date Make a Reservation Service B M

Contents information

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Networks versus Symbol Systems: Two Approaches to Modeling Cognition:.

A Revolution in the Making?.

Forerunners of Connectionism: Pandemonium and Perceptrons.

The Allure of Symbol Manipulation.

The Disappearance and Re-emergence of Network Models.

New Alliances and Unfinished Business.

Notes.

Sources and Suggested Readings.

2. Connectionist Architectures:.

The Flavor of Connectionist Processing: A Simulation of Memory Retrieval.

The Design Features of a Connectionist Architecture.

The Allure of the Connectionist Approach.

Challenges Facing Connectionist Networks.

Summary.

Notes.

Sources and Suggested Readings.

3. Learning:.

Traditional and Contemporary Approaches to Learning.

Connectionist Models of Learning.

Some Issues Regarding Learning.

Notes.

Sources and Suggested Readings.

4. Pattern Recognition and Cognition:.

Networks as Pattern Recognition Devices.

Extending Pattern Recognition to Higher Cognition.

Logical Inference as Pattern Recognition.

Beyond Pattern Recognition.

Notes.

Sources and Suggested Readings.

5. Are Rules Required to Process Representations?:.

Is Language Use Governed by Rules?.

Rumelhart and McClelland's Model of Past-Tense Acquisition.

Pinker and Prince's Arguments for Rules.

Accounting for the U-Shaped Learning Function.

Conclusion.

Notes.

Sources and Suggested Readings.

6. Are Syntactically Structured Representations Needed?:.

Fodor and Pylyshyn's Critique: The Need for Symbolic Representations with Constituent Structure.

First Connectionist Response: Explicitly Implementing Rules and Representations.

Second Connectionist Response: Implementing Functionally Compositional Representations.

Third Connectionist Response: Employing Procedural Knowledge with External Symbols.

Using External Symbols to Provide Exact Symbol Processing.

Clarifying the Standard: Systematicity and Degree of Generalizability.

Conclusion.

Notes.

Sources and Suggested Readings.

7. Simulating Higher Cognition: A Modular Architecture for Processing Scripts:.

Overview of Scripts.

Overview of Miikkulainen's DISCERN System.

Modular Connectionist Architectures.

FGREP: An Architecture that Allows the System to Devise Its Own Representations.

A Self-organizing Lexicon using Kohonen Feature Maps.

Encoding and Decoding Stories as Scripts.

A Connectionist Episodic Memory.

Performance: Paraphrasing Stories and Answering Questions.

Evaluating DISCERN.

Paths Beyond the First Decade of Connectionism.

Notes.

Sources and Suggested Readings.

8. Connectionism and the Dynamical Approach to Cognition:.

Are We on the Road to a Dynamical Revolution?.

Basic Concepts of DST: The Geometry of Change.

Using Dynamical Systems Tools to Analyze Networks.

Putting Chaos to Work in Networks.

Is Dynamicism a Competitor to Connectionism?.

Is Dynamicism Complementary to Connectionism?.

Conclusion.

Notes.

Sources and Suggested Readings.

9. Networks, Robots, and Artificial Life:.

Robots and the Genetic Algorithm.

Cellular Automata and the Synthetic Strategy.

Evolution and Learning in Food-seekers.

Evolution and Development in Khepera.

The Computational Neuroethology of Robots.

When Philosophers Encounter Robots.

Conclusion.

Sources and Suggested Readings.

10. Connectionism and the Brain:.

Connectionism Meets Cognitive Neuroscience.

Four Connectionist Models of Brain Processes.

The Neural Implausibility of Many Connectionist Models.

Wither Connectionism?.

Notes.

Sources and Suggested Readings.

Appendix A: Notation.

Appendix B: Glossary.

Bibliography.

Name Index.

Subject Index.


Information Provided By: : Aladin

New Arrivals Books in Related Fields