The problem of induction
Minds and computers are both formal systems
Problems of deduction and search:
arithmetic, algebra, chess
We know what the underlying form
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The problems of visual perception have attracted the curiosity of scientists
for many centuries. Important early contributions were made by Newton
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ABSTRACT This chapter introduces the use of a vector to represent a continuous state space.
Reducing the size of such state spaces is central to natural computation. One way to reduce
their size is to diange the dimensionality of the space. Another i
Syntax is the study of the principles and processes by which sentences are constructed in particular languages. Syntactic investigation
of a given language has as its goal the construction of a gramm
Formal systems and
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Marrs three levels
The poverty of the stimulus
Language as a formal system
a set (finite or infinite) of sentences, each finite in
length and constructed out of a finite set of elements
This is a good sentence
Sentence bad th
Autism: Its Not Just in the Head
The devastating derangements of autism also show up in the gut and in the
immune system. That unexpected discovery is sparking new treatments
that target the body in addition to the brain.
Production systems and
Problem set 0 is due 5pm Friday!
Token manipulation systems
System is defined fully by
a set of tokens
starting positions for those tokens
formal rules stating how token po
CogSci 131: Computational models of cognition
Prof. Tom Griffiths
TuTh 2-3:30pm in F295 Haas, plus an optional one hour section each week.
The course has a website through bCourses.
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Competitive learning is a general way to place prototypical points in noisy
data. In this basic lear
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