Cognition

Knowledge accumulation

Read 3 good books this month: 1) the Emotion Machine - by Marvin Minsky - postulates how emotional states are a mechanism for changing the priority weighting of our cognitive machinary in regards to goals and tasks. A fair bit of conjecture as opposed to experimentally backed up theorum, and some rehash of his previous work 'The Society of Mind'. 2) MultiAgent Systems - Wooldridge - design of distributed workflow services that have different goals and tasks, and often which must compete , communcate ......

Posted On Friday, February 8, 2008 6:19 AM | Comments (0)

List of thought processes

Heres an interesting Wikipedia topic - http://en.wikipedia.org/wik... This is a list of thinking styles, methods of thinking (thinking skills), and types of thought. I wonder how many of these have been abstracted into algorithms and computational models? I've read 2/3 of Norvig's AI book, and i can see that serious attempts have been made at problem solving, reasoning, planning, reasoning under uncertainty and learning. I've also looked into the problem of Attention ......

Posted On Sunday, January 13, 2008 6:25 AM | Comments (0)

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