The Architecture of Cognition (Cognitive science series) by John R. Anderson

By John R. Anderson

Now on hand in paper, The structure of Cognition is a vintage paintings that continues to be suitable to concept and learn in cognitive technology. the recent model of Anderson's idea of cognitive structure -- Adaptive regulate of notion (ACT*) -- is a concept of the fundamental ideas of operation outfitted into the cognitive procedure and is the focus of the publication.

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The learning theory in Chapters 6 and 7 is a step in the direction of specifying h ''' how we leam to transform input into new higher-order rePresentations. lppositional representations, like strings and images, involve structure, category,and attribute information. l0 illustrates how this information would be used to representThe tall lawyer belieaedthe men werefrom Mars. The labels identify the semantic relationships. The labeled network notation is appropriate because the links in a net are order-free, iust as elements of a proposition are.

T of ACT*. Historically, and from ACTE, which had only propositional representations, analyses-were therefore, many of the "mpiiicai and theoretical that the AcT architecconcernedwittrthese. Although I believe representations, the ture appli", uq""iiy *"il to ail knowledge I t\* 7l maiority of the analysesin subsequent chapters work with propositional representations. As with the other representations,the true significanceof the p;opositiop ligs in the way it is treated by- the produc-. o1 poral strings or spatial images,the structureof an abstractproposition is not a direct reflection of environmental structure.

Lppositional representations, like strings and images, involve structure, category,and attribute information. l0 illustrates how this information would be used to representThe tall lawyer belieaedthe men werefrom Mars. The labels identify the semantic relationships. The labeled network notation is appropriate because the links in a net are order-free, iust as elements of a proposition are. The reader may recognize such a representation as the structure introduced by Rumelhart, Lindsay, and Norman (1972)in the early days of the LNR model.

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