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A Hierarchy in the Flat Neocortex

F. Frank LeFever flefever at ix.netcom.com
Thu Jul 16 22:06:48 EST 1998


In <35a79d51.0 at news.victoria.tc.ca> uj797 at victoria.tc.ca (Arthur T.
Murray) writes: 
>
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> Please follow Web links to garner an understanding of AI:


>
>  /^^^^^^^^^^^\ A Hierarchy in the Flat Neocortex /^^^^^^^^^^^\
> /visual memory\           ________   semantic   /  auditory   \
>|      /--------|-------\ / syntax \  memory    |episodic memory|
>|      |  recog-|nition | \________/------------|-------------\ |
>|   ___|___     |       |     |flush-vector     |    _______  | |
>|  /image  \    |     __|__  / \  _______       |   /stored \ | |
>| / percept \   |    /     \/   \/ Verbs \------|--/ phonemes\| |
>| \ engrams /---|---/ Nouns \    \_______/      |  \ of words/  |
>|  \_______/    |   \_______/-------------------|---\_______/   |
>

I missed the beginning of this joke, having been in Budapest for a
meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society.

It IS a joke, isn't it?

How artificial can you get?  Shouldn't some effort be made to construct
diagrams reflecting some of what we know about REAL cortical
relationships?  That is, if artificial INTELLIGENCE is the aim.

F. LeFever



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