Knowledge Needs and Information Extraction: Towards an Artificial Consciousness
This book presents a theory of consciousness which is unique andsustainable in nature, based on physiological andcognitive-linguistic principles controlled by a number ofsocio-psycho-economic factors. In order to anchor this theory,which draws upon various disciplines, the author presents a numberof different theories, all of which have been abundantly studied byscientists from both a theoretical and experimental standpoint,including models of social organization, ego theories, theories ofthe motivational system in psychology, theories of the motivationalsystem in neurosciences, language modeling and computationalmodeling of motivation.
1. Consciousness: an Ancient and Current Topic of Study.
About the Authors
Nicolas Turenne is a researcher at INRA in the Science andSociety team at the University of Paris-Est Marne la Vallée inFrance. He specializes in knowledge extraction from texts withtheoretical research into relational and stochastic models. Hisresearch topics also concern the sociology of uses, food andenvironmental sciences, and bioinformatics.