ANN, nonlinear dynamics, and psychoses

Peter Davies petercd at NOSPAMSPAMSPAMSPAMinterlog.com
Fri Jun 26 00:36:55 EST 1998


WATTERS Paul Andrew wrote in message <6mkpo1$sjc$1 at sunb.ocs.mq.edu.au>...
>Patrick Juola (patrick at gryphon.psych.ox.ac.uk) wrote:
>: No.  "Non-linear" does not mean "chaotic";>
>snip
>
>No. Chaos _is_ non-linear. Freeman's (1987) model of the olfactory
>bulb was composed of chaotic elements which more closely
>approximated brain function than many other non-chaotic
>non-linear neural network models (IMHO).
>

You're assumption being that brain function _is_ non-linear, otherwise
you're argument is no argument at all.  Now where do you get that from?


Peter






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