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  • Vision and Mind

    Vision and Mind

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262640473

    The philosophy of perception is a microcosm of the metaphysics of mind. Its central problems-What is perception? What is the nature of perceptual consciousness? How can one fit an account of perceptual experience into a broader account of the nature…

  • Understanding Intelligence

    Understanding Intelligence
    av Rolf Pfeifer

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262661256

    The book includes all the background material required to understand the principles underlying intelligence, as well as enough detailed information on intelligent robotics and simulated agents so readers can begin experiments and projects on their o…

  • Origins of Human Communication

    Origins of Human Communication
    av Michael Tomasello

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262515207

    A leading expert on evolution and communication presents an empirically based theory of the evolutionary origins of human communication that challenges the dominant Chomskian view.Human communication is grounded in fundamentally cooperative, even sh…

  • Advice for a Young Investigator

    Advice for a Young Investigator
    av Santiago Ramon y Cajal

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262681506

    An anecdotal guide for the perplexed new investigator as well as a refreshing resource for the old pro, covering everything from valuable personality traits for an investigator to social factors conducive to scientific work.Santiago Ramon y Cajal wa…

  • A Dynamic Systems Approach to the Development of Cognition and Action

    A Dynamic Systems Approach to the Development of Cognition and Action
    av Esther Thelen

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262700597

    A Dynamic Systems Approach to the Development of Cognition and Action presents a comprehensive and detailed theory of early human development based on the principles of dynamic systems theory. Beginning with their own research in motor, perceptual,…

  • Information and Living Systems

    Information and Living Systems

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262201742

    The informational nature of biological organization, at levels from the genetic and epigenetic to the cognitive and linguistic.Information shapes biological organization in fundamental ways and at every organizational level. Because organisms use in…

  • Humanity's End

    Humanity's End
    av Nicholas Agar

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525176

    An argument that achieving millennial life spans or monumental intellects will destroy values that give meaning to human lives.Proposals to make us smarter than the greatest geniuses or to add thousands of years to our life spans seem fit only for t…

  • The Algebraic Mind

    The Algebraic Mind
    av Gary F. Marcus

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262632683

    In The Algebraic Mind, Gary Marcus attempts to integrate two theories about how the mind works, one that says that the mind is a computer-like manipulator of symbols, and another that says that the mind is a large network of neurons working together…

  • Vehicles

    Vehicles
    av Valentino Braitenberg

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262521123

    These imaginative thought experiments are the inventions of one of the world's eminent brain researchers.These imaginative thought experiments are the inventions of one of the world's eminent brain researchers. They are "vehicles," a series of hypot…

  • The Origins of Music

    The Origins of Music

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262731430

    The book can be viewed as representing the birth of evolutionary biomusicology.What biological and cognitive forces have shaped humankind's musical behavior and the rich global repertoire of musical structures? What is music for, and why does every…

  • The Handbook of Multisensory Processes

    The Handbook of Multisensory Processes

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262033213

    A reference work for the emerging field of multisensory integration, covering multidisciplinary research that goes beyond the traditional "sense-by-sense" approach and recognizes that perception is fundamentally a multisensory experience.This landma…

  • Reinforcement Learning

    Reinforcement Learning
    av Richard S. Sutton

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262193986

    Richard Sutton and Andrew Barto provide a clear and simple account of the key ideas and algorithms of reinforcement learning. Their discussion ranges from the history of the field's intellectual foundations to the most recent developments and applic…

  • Readings in the Philosophy of Social Science

    Readings in the Philosophy of Social Science

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262631518

    This is the first comprehensive anthology in the philosophy of social science to appear since the late 1960s. Covering all of the major areas in the discipline, it will serve as the standard source for scholarship in the field and could be used as t…

  • Reasoning About Knowledge

    Reasoning About Knowledge
    av Ronald Fagin

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262562003

    Reasoning about knowledge-particularly the knowledge of agents who reason about the world and each other's knowledge-was once the exclusive province of philosophers and puzzle solvers. More recently, this type of reasoning has been shown to play a k…

  • Dynamics in Action

    Dynamics in Action
    av Alicia Juarrero

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262600477

    What is the difference between a wink and a blink? The answer is important not only to philosophers of mind, for significant moral and legal consequences rest on the distinction between voluntary and involuntary behavior. However, "action theory"-th…

  • Streetlights and Shadows

    Streetlights and Shadows
    av Gary A. Klein

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262516723

    An expert explains how the conventional wisdom about decision making can get us into trouble-and why experience can't be replaced by rules, procedures, or analytical methods.In making decisions, when should we go with our gut and when should we try…

  • Critical Resistance

    Critical Resistance
    av David Couzens Hoy

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262582636

    This book serves as both an introduction to the concept of resistance in poststructuralist thought and an original contribution to the continuing philosophical discussion of this topic. How can a body of thought that mistrusts universal principles e…

  • Explaining Consciousness

    Explaining Consciousness

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262692212

    Why doesn't all this cognitive processing go on "in the dark," without any consciousness at all? In this book philosophers, physicists, psychologists, neurophysiologists, computer scientists, and others address this central topic in the growing disc…

  • Action in Perception

    Action in Perception
    av Alva Noee

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262640633

    "Perception is not something that happens to us, or in us," writes Alva Noe. "It is something we do." In Action in Perception, Noe argues that perception and perceptual consciousness depend on capacities for action and thought-that perception is a k…

  • Sketches of Thought

    Sketches of Thought
    av Vinod Goel

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262519755

    Vinod Goel argues that the cognitive computational conception of the world requires our thought processes to be precise, rigid, discrete, and unambiguous; yet there are dense, ambiguous, and amorphous symbol systems, like sketching, painting, and po…

  • Sweet Anticipation

    Sweet Anticipation
    av David Huron

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262582780

    The psychological theory of expectation that David Huron proposes in Sweet Anticipation grew out of the author's experimental efforts to understand how music evokes emotions. These efforts evolved into a general theory of expectation that will prove…

  • Probabilistic Models of the Brain

    Probabilistic Models of the Brain

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262526272

    A survey of probabilistic approaches to modeling and understanding brain function.Neurophysiological, neuroanatomical, and brain imaging studies have helped to shed light on how the brain transforms raw sensory information into a form that is useful…

  • Sentence Comprehension

    Sentence Comprehension
    av David Townsend

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262201322

    Using sentence comprehension as a case study for all of cognitive science, David Townsend and Thomas Bever offer an integration of two major approaches, the symbolic-computational and the associative-connectionist. The symbolic-computational approac…

  • Sentence Comprehension

    Sentence Comprehension
    av David Townsend

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262700801

    Using sentence comprehension as a case study for all of cognitive science, David Townsend and Thomas Bever offer an integration of two major approaches, the symbolic-computational and the associative-connectionist. The symbolic-computational approac…

  • Ontology of Consciousness

    Ontology of Consciousness

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262232593

    Scholars from many different disciplines examine consciousness through the lens of intellectual approaches and cultures ranging from cosmology research and cell biophysics laboratories to pre-Columbian Mesoamerica and Tibetan Tantric Buddhism in a v…

  • Methods of Theoretical Psychology

    Methods of Theoretical Psychology
    av Andre Kukla

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262112611

    The aim of this book is not to impart a substantive knowledge of core psychological theories, or even to analyze critically selected theories. Instead, it is to prepare the reader to analyze and advance the theoretical literature in any tradition.Th…

  • Varieties of Meaning

    Varieties of Meaning
    av Ruth Garrett Millikan

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262633420

    Many different things are said to have meaning: people mean to do various things; tools and other artifacts are meant for various things; people mean various things by using words and sentences; natural signs mean things; representations in people's…

  • Presumptive Meanings

    Presumptive Meanings
    av Stephen C. Levinson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262621304

    This is the first extended discussion of preferred interpretation in language understanding, integrating much of the best research in linguistic pragmatics from the last two decades.When we speak, we mean more than we say. In this book Stephen C. Le…

  • Readings in the Philosophy of Language

    Readings in the Philosophy of Language

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262621144

    Throughout the history of ideas, various branches of philosophy have spun off into the natural sciences, including physics, biology, and perhaps most recently, cognitive psychology. A central theme of this collection is that the philosophy of langua…

  • The Musical Representation

    The Musical Representation
    av Charles O. Nussbaum

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262517454

    A naturalistic philosophical theory of musical representation that argues that important varieties of experience afforded by Western tonal art music since 1650 arise through the feeling of tone, the sense of movement in musical space, cognition, emo…

  • Semantics and Syntax in Lexical Functional Grammar

    Semantics and Syntax in Lexical Functional Grammar

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262041713

    This introduction to and overview of the "glue" approach is the first book to bring together the research of the major contributors to the field.A new, deductive approach to the syntax-semantics interface integrates two mature and successful lines o…

  • Perception, Cognition, and Language

    Perception, Cognition, and Language

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536981

    The essays range across fields foundational to cognitive science, including perception, attention, memory, and language, using formal, experimental, and neuroscientific approaches to issues of representation and learning.These original empirical res…

  • Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 17

    Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 17

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262195348

    Papers presented at NIPS, the flagship meeting on neural computation, held in December 2004 in Vancouver.The annual Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) conference is the flagship meeting on neural computation. It draws a diverse group of at…

  • Modular Deficits in Alzheimer-Type Dementia

    Modular Deficits in Alzheimer-Type Dementia

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262519977

    Bringing models and methods of cognitive neuropsychology to bear on the study of dementing disorders, these contributions present sound evidence that diseases of the Alzheimer type compromise brain function in a highly selective manner, affecting so…

  • Modular Deficits in Alzheimer-Type Dementia

    Modular Deficits in Alzheimer-Type Dementia

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262192989

    Bringing models and methods of cognitive neuropsychology to bear on the study of dementing disorders, these contributions present sound evidence that diseases of the Alzheimer type compromise brain function in a highly selective manner, affecting so…

  • Cognitive Models of Speech Processing

    Cognitive Models of Speech Processing

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262510844

    Cognitive Models of Speech Processing presents extensive reviews of current thinking on psycholinguistic and computational topics in speech recognition and natural-language processing, along with a substantial body of new experimental data and compu…

  • Adaptation in Natural and Artificial Systems

    Adaptation in Natural and Artificial Systems
    av John H. Holland

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262581110

    Genetic algorithms are playing an increasingly important role in studies of complex adaptive systems, ranging from adaptive agents in economic theory to the use of machine learning techniques in the design of complex devices such as aircraft turbine…

  • Thinking and Seeing

    Thinking and Seeing

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262122627

    Experimental research has shown that people miss apparently obvious visual discontinuities-a phenomenon known as "change blindness." For example, in one experiment, subjects watching a brief film of a conversation between two actors did not notice t…

  • Foundations of Cellular Neurophysiology

    Foundations of Cellular Neurophysiology
    av Daniel Johnston

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262100533

    with simulations and illustrations by Richard Gray Problem solving is an indispensable part of learning a quantitative science such as neurophysiology. This text for graduate and advanced undergraduate students in neuroscience, physiology, biophysic…

  • Anti-Individualism and Knowledge

    Anti-Individualism and Knowledge
    av Jessica Brown

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262524216

    Contemporary philosophy of mind is dominated by anti-individualism, which holds that a subject's thoughts are determined not only by what is inside her head but also by aspects of her environment. Despite its dominance, anti-individualism is subject…

  • Anti-Individualism and Knowledge

    Anti-Individualism and Knowledge
    av Jessica Brown

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262025584

    Jessica Brown's discussion has important consequences for key epistemological issues such as scepticism, closure, transmission and the nature of knowledge and warrant.

  • Building Problem Solvers

    Building Problem Solvers
    av Kenneth D. Forbus

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262528153

    For nearly two decades, Kenneth Forbus and Johan de Kleer have accumulated a substantial body of knowledge about the principles and practice of creating problem solvers. In some cases they are the inventors of the ideas or techniques described, and…

  • Systems That Learn

    Systems That Learn
    av Sanjay Jain

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262100779

    Formal learning theory is one of several mathematical approaches to the study of intelligent adaptation to the environment. The analysis developed in this book is based on a number theoretical approach to learning and uses the tools of recursive-fun…

  • Investigations in Universal Grammar

    Investigations in Universal Grammar
    av Stephen Crain

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262531801

    This introductory guide to language acquisition research is presented within the framework of Universal Grammar, a theory of the human faculty for language. The authors focus on two experimental techniques for assessing children's linguistic compete…

  • Investigations in Universal Grammar

    Investigations in Universal Grammar
    av Stephen Crain

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262032506

    This introductory guide to language acquisition research is presented within the framework of Universal Grammar, a theory of the human faculty for language. The authors focus on two experimental techniques for assessing children's linguistic compete…

  • Supertagging

    Supertagging

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262013871

    Investigations into employing statistical approaches with linguistically motivated representations and its impact on Natural Language processing tasks.The last decade has seen computational implementations of large hand-crafted natural language gram…

  • Metaphor in Context

    Metaphor in Context
    av Josef Stern

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262529587

    Josef Stern addresses the question: Given the received conception of the form and goals of semantic theory, does metaphorical interpretation, in whole or part, fall within its scope?The many philosophers, linguists, and cognitive scientists writing…

  • The Myth of the Intuitive

    The Myth of the Intuitive
    av Max Emil Deutsch

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262028950

    A defense of traditional philosophical method against challenges from practitioners of "experimental philosophy."In The Myth of the Intuitive, Max Deutsch defends the methods of analytic philosophy against a recent empirical challenge mounted by the…

  • Evolutionary Computation

    Evolutionary Computation
    av Kenneth A. De Jong

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262529600

    Evolutionary computation, the use of evolutionary systems as computational processes for solving complex problems, is a tool used by computer scientists and engineers who want to harness the power of evolution to build useful new artifacts, by biolo…

  • Visual Attention and Cortical Circuits

    Visual Attention and Cortical Circuits

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262024938

    An attempt to derive a comprehensive theory of attention from both neurobiological and psychological data.The neurobiology and psychology of attention have much to learn from each other. Neurobiologists recognize that responses in sensory cortex dep…

  • What We Know about Emotional Intelligence

    What We Know about Emotional Intelligence
    av Moshe Zeidner

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262517577

    Sorting out the scientific facts from the unsupported hype about emotional intelligence.Emotional intelligence (or EI)-the ability to perceive, regulate, and communicate emotions, to understand emotions in ourselves and others-has been the subject o…

  • Toward a Practice of Autonomous Systems

    Toward a Practice of Autonomous Systems

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262720199

    Artificial life embodies a recent and important conceptual step in modem science: asserting that the core of intelligence and cognitive abilities is the same as the capacity for living. The recent surge of interest in artificial life has pushed a wh…

  • Principles of Data Mining

    Principles of Data Mining
    av David J. Hand

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262082907

    The first truly interdisciplinary text on data mining, blending the contributions of information science, computer science, and statistics.The growing interest in data mining is motivated by a common problem across disciplines: how does one store, a…

  • Interpreting Minds

    Interpreting Minds
    av Radu J. Bogdan

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262524179

    Unlike most current researchers in philosophy and psychology, who view interpretation as a way to understand the minds and behavior of others, Radu J. Bogdan sets out to establish a new evolutionary and practical view of interpretation. According to…