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Study Focus Questions 1) Describe how functionalism is central to the symbol-system hypothesis. 2) In symbol-system hypothesis, it is believed that the “device” is unimportant until implementation. Why is this? (hint, this will become clear when you consider what part of the process is most important) 3) Examine the differences between algorithms and heuristics. Please include an original example of each. 4) Describe interference and catastrophic interference as they relate to artificial neural networks. 5) Explain how both conscious and intuitive processes are rule-following according to the symbol-system hypothesis. 6) How does connectionism relate to the functioning of a neuron? 7) In connectionism, it is believed that the “device” is important at all steps. Why is this? Please provide an example. 8) Why are neural networks considered fault-tolerant whereas symbol systems are considered brittle? 9)
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