The Algebraic Mind: Integrating Connectionism and Cognitive Science

The Algebraic Mind: Integrating Connectionism and Cognitive Science

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by Gary F. Marcus
     
 

An attempt to integrate two theories about how the mind works, one that says that the mind is a computer-like manipulator of symbols, and another that says that the mind is a large network of neurons working together in parallel.See more details below

Overview

An attempt to integrate two theories about how the mind works, one that says that the mind is a computer-like manipulator of symbols, and another that says that the mind is a large network of neurons working together in parallel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262133791
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
02/19/2001
Series:
Learning, Development, and Conceptual Change Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Gary F. Marcus is Associate Professor of Psychology at New York University.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword
Preface
Ch. 1Cognitive Architecture1
Ch. 2Multilayer Perceptrons7
Ch. 3Relations between Variables35
Ch. 4Structural Representations85
Ch. 5Individuals119
Ch. 6Where Does the Machinery of Symbol Manipulation Come From?143
Ch. 7Conclusions169
Notes175
Glossary185
References195
Name Index211
Subject Index217

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