Connectionism and Meaning: From Truth Conditions to Weight Representations
This book is a theoretical investigation into meaning - computationally driven, philosophically inspired and psychologically motivated. Concepts from formal and psychological semantics, the philosophy of mind and computational theory are examined and combined within the burgeoning new framework of connectionist cognitive science.
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activation analogue structure architecture atomic automata Begriffsschrift Carnap Chapter Chinese Room classical theorist cluster analysis coding cognitive cognitive science complex compositional comprising computational space concatenative conception concerned connectionist connectionist network consider constituents constructed Craikian defined entities example extensional grounding feed-forward Fodor Fodorian formal semantics Frege function given Harnad hook Hybrid response hyperplane input set intension intensional interpretation Johnson-Laird learning lexical logical LW Simulation manipulation mapping meaning postulates mental models metalanguage Microprocedural Proposal microprocedural representations molecular natural language nectionist non-concatenative notion novel objects output units output vectors possible worlds primitive propositions RAAM recurrent refer repre representation grounding represented sensory surfaces sentations sentence shittake shown in Figure spatial assertions spatial engine spatial structure spatial terms Specifically SRN simulation SSAs structed structural analogue symbol grounding symbol surface syntactic engine syntactic structure systematicity theory of meaning tion tokens truth conditions ture weight representations well-formed formula Wittgenstein word