Communication as an emergent metaphor for neuronal operation

Nasuto, S.; Dautenhahn, K and Bishop, Mark (J. M.). 1999. Communication as an emergent metaphor for neuronal operation. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 1562, pp. 365-380. [Article]

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The conventional computational description of brain operations has to be understood in a metaphorical sense. In this paper arguments supporting the claim that this metaphor is too restrictive are presented. A new metaphor more accurately describing recently discovered emergent characteristics of neuron functionality is proposed and its implications are discussed. A connectionist system fitting the new paradigm is presented and its use for attention modelling briefly outlined.

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