A Data Structure for Mind

Mentifex mentifex at scn.org
Thu Sep 24 09:37:53 EST 1998


Q. Do we have a data structure for mind or not? (or RDF is SVO)
A. http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Agora/7256/ A Data Structure for Mind

Neil Rickert <rickert at cs.niu.edu>, a distinguished comp.ai.philosophy
poster from Organization: Northern Illinois University, on 23sep1998:

> [...] What we mainly have innately, is:

> Sensory organs that can pick up useful signals;
> Metaknowledge -- knowledge about how to get knowledge.  Or,
> learning procedures, if you prefer that name;
> Emotional drives to direct initial behavior.
> Various motor systems that can potentially be used to
> generate actions.


  Hearing    Vision    Concepts Volition Emotion   Motor Output
 /iiiiiii\  /!i!i!i!\                             /YYYYYYYYYYYY\
| ||||||| || ||||||| |   T                       | |||||||||||| |
| ||||||| || | ___ | |   +                       | |||||||||||| |
| ||||||| ||  /old\  |   +                       | |S|||||||||| |
| ||||||| || (image)-|---+_                      | |H|||||||||| |
| ||||||| ||  \___/  |  /  \                     | |A|||||||||| |
| ||||||| ||         | (idea)               __   | |K|||||||||| |
| | ||||| ||         |  \__/---------------/  \  | |E|||R|||||| |
| |d------||---------|---+        ____    (fear)-|--*|||U|||||| |
| ||||o|| ||  _____  |   +-------/    \----\__/  | |||||N|||P|| |
| ||g|||| || / re- \-|---+      / de-  \---------|------*|||E|| |
| || |||| ||/entrant\|   +     (  ci-   )        | |||||||||T|| |
| ||||||| ||\ image /|   +      \ sion /---------|----------*|| |
| ||||||| || \_____/ |   +       \____/          | |||||||||||| |
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