A Calculus of Ideas: A Mathematical Study of Human Thought
This monograph reports a thought experiment with a mathematical structure intended to illustrate the workings of a mind. It presents a mathematical theory of human thought based on pattern theory with a graph-based approach to thinking. The method illustrated and produced by extensive computer simulations is related to neural networks. Based mainly on introspection, it is speculative rather than empirical such that it differs radically in attitude from the conventional wisdom of current cognitive science.
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Part II Personality of a Mind
Part III Two Personalities
Part IV Realizing a Mind
Appendix A Some Famous Mind Theories
Appendix B Consistency of Probability Measure
Appendix C A Modality Lattice
Appendix D Dynamics of Random Process of Thinking
Appendix E Software for GOLEM
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