Collins and Quillians semantic network Hierarchical models have inheritance

Collins and quillians semantic network hierarchical

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Collins and Quillian’s semantic network Hierarchical models have inheritance Java Outside working in Humans -> Americans -> people from NYC Store info in one spot Ex: fish (has gills, swims) -> shark & ray (subcategories); great white & hammerhead (subcategories of subcategories) In order to answer questions, because a shark is a type of fish and fish have gills so sharks have gills / great white is a shark, shark is type of fish, fish have gills, so great whites have gills
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Inheritance Subcategories Spreading activation Things in network makes you think of other things within networks & things related to them Problems Cognitive economy doesn’t hold up b/c there’s no lag b/c you don’t have to link something all the way back to the hierarchy Hierarchy doesn’t always have to happen and subcategories should pop up in your head equal Typicality effect More typical, so thought of more quickly Collins and Loftus’ semantic network
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