Parallel Models of Associative Memory : Updated Edition book cover
1st Edition

Parallel Models of Associative Memory
Updated Edition

ISBN 9780805802702
Published January 1, 1989 by Psychology Press
352 Pages

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Book Description

This update of the 1981 classic on neural networks includes new commentaries by the authors that show how the original ideas are related to subsequent developments. As researchers continue to uncover ways of applying the complex information processing abilities of neural networks, they give these models an exciting future which may well involve revolutionary developments in understanding the brain and the mind -- developments that may allow researchers to build adaptive intelligent machines. The original chapters show where the ideas came from and the new commentaries show where they are going.

Table of Contents

Contents: G.E. Hinton, J.A. Anderson, Introduction to the Updated Edition. D.E. Rumelhart, D.A. Norman, Introduction. J.A. Anderson, G.E. Hinton, Models of Information Processing in the Brain. J.A. Feldman, A Connectionist Model of Visual Memory. D. Willshaw, Holography, Associative Memory, and Inductive Generalization. T. Kohonen, E. Oja, P. Lehtiö, Storage and Processing of Information in Distributed Associative Memory Systems. S.E. Fahlman, Representing Implicit Knowledge. G.E. Hinton, Implementing Semantic Networks in Parallel Hardware. T.J. Sejnowski, Skeleton Filters in the Brain. J.A. Anderson, M.C. Mozer, Categorization and Selective Neurons. S. Geman, Notes on a Self-Organizing Machine. R. Ratcliff, Parallel-Processing Mechanisms and Processing of Organized Information in Human Memory.

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"This is the book which launched the 'neural network' paradigm in AI and cognitive psychology. It still serves well as an introduction into this field. It provides a very readable review of its history and basic ideas, as well as articles on pioneering work by Anderson, Feldman, Geman, Hinton, Kohonen, Sejnowski, Willshaw, and others."
Remko Scha
BBN Laboratories