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Are simulators for cognitive models available?

The little man computer project [1] provides a simplified environment for executing machine language. It was invented as a teaching tool to explain the students how to program in assembly language and ...
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What is cognitive science about? How the relationship between AI and cognitive science did begin to grow?

It is very hard to say what cognitive science is.The disagreements about the scope and methods of this new science are,however,a very healthy situation.There is much disagreement about exactly what ...
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Which loss function is the brain optimizing in order to learn advanced visual skills without expert/human supervision?

In computer vision is very common to use supervised tasks, where datasets have to be manually annotated by humans. Some examples are object classification (class labels), detection (bounding boxes) ...
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Where is the predictive model located in a cognitive architecture?

Cognitive architectures are used in computational psychology to simulate the thinking process. The aim is to build dedicated brain models which are behaving similar to human models which allows the ...
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Can AI research lead to new findings in general cognitive science?

Can AI be used as a tool to investigate our minds? To be more precise, what am I specifically asking for here are examples of discoveries on artificial intelligence (so algorithms, programs and ...
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Any research that proposes ways to improve a semantic network from phonetic sequences?

Inputs: Time series of spectra representing human speech Semantic network (as a directed graph) associations Outputs: Modified version of the semantic network input Edge types in the graph (...
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How can we create eXplainable Artificial Intelligence?

Currently, we can build the Artificial Intelligence (AI) approaches that respectively explain their actions within the use of goal trees [1]. By moving up and down across the tree, it keeps tracking ...
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What were the criticisms of the BACON algorithm?

The BACON algorithm, introduced by Pat Langley and Herbert Simon etc. were meant to automate scientific discovery -- producing causal explanation to variations in given data. It was found, in ...
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Is topological sophistication necessary to the furtherance of AI?

The current machine learning trend is interpreted by some new to the disciplines of AI as meaning that MLPs, CNNs, and RNNs can exhibit human intelligence. It is true that these orthogonal structures ...
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Overoptimism in predictions about artificial intelligence?

Placing Hype and Fame Aside Marketing departments for technology corporations throw the word smart around with cavalier inaccuracy. We know, if we have written any mobile phone applications, that ...
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What are the top contributions from neuroscience to AI and viceversa? How much progress has been made from the interaction between these two fields?

What are the top contributions from neuroscience to artificial intelligence and vice versa? How much progress has been made from the interaction between these two fields? Is there a formal field ...
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What is the state of the art in models of how the human brain performs goal-directed decision making? Can these models' principles be applied to AI?

What is the state of the art in models of how the human brain performs goal-directed decision making? Can these models’ principles and insights be applied to the field of Artificial Intelligence, e.g. ...
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What are some of the projects to contribute to inline with Artificial General Intelligence?

I am searching for a publishable research project in AGI. I have previous experience with machine learning(via Andrew Ng's course), but I want to explore other aspects of intelligence apart from ...
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Examples of “crossmodal” integration failures in artificial cognitive systems

I was wondering if anyone can think of any examples of integration of audio-visual inputs, or other modalities, failing or resulting in undesired outcomes in artificial cognitive systems? I'm ...
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Is the neuron adequately comprehended?

It is possible that the signal handling of a neuron is outside the engineering comprehension of the most astute of human brains, even after the relationships of inputs to outputs are statistically ...
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Is it possible to construct an ANN that is more efficient than the human brain?

Intelligence ... changes based on the environment and situation Human are now inventing machines exhibiting some features of their own Intelligence. There appears to be a possibility that, in the ...
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Are Dreams a Form of Backpropagation?

Humans often dream of random events that occurred during the day. Could the reason for this be that our brains are backpropagating errors while we sleep, and we see the result of these ...
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The Singularity and future of civilisation

My understanding of the singularity is when artificial intelligence becomes "more intelligence" than humans. This will be achieved through machine learning where an; algorithm, neural network ? ...
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How can we connect artificial intelligence with cognitive psychology?

Cognitive Psychology is one of the basic sciences of artificial intelligence (AI). The founder of the psychology is Wilhelm W.(1832-1920), who engaged in empirical methods,and was interested in the ...
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On essential humanlike drives and intelligence

How does one program a machine to have humanlike desires and intelligence? Humanlike drives may include self-awareness, purpose of existence, competent communication skills, and the ability to learn ...
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Retrieving answers for general questions

I was looking for a service where I can ask it a general question (aka, when was Einstein born?) and retrieve an answer from the Web. Is there any available service to do that? Have tried Watson ...
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What is the difference between artificial intelligence and cognitive science?

Sometimes I understand that people doing cognitive science try to avoid the term artificial intelligence. The feeling I get is that there is a need to put some distance to the GOFAI. Another ...