Connectionism: A Hands-On Approach

Connectionism: A Hands-On Approach

Author(s): Michael R. W. Dawson

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405130745

Online ISBN: 9780470694077

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694077

About this Book

Connectionism is a "hands on" introduction to connectionist modeling through practical exercises in different types of connectionist architectures.

  • explores three different types of connectionist architectures - distributed associative memory, perceptron, and multilayer perceptron
  • provides a brief overview of each architecture, a detailed introduction on how to use a program to explore this network, and a series of practical exercises that are designed to highlight the advantages, and disadvantages, of each
  • accompanied by a website at that includes practice exercises and software, as well as the files and blank exercise sheets required for performing the exercises
  • designed to be used as a stand-alone volume or alongside Minds and Machines: Connectionism and Psychological Modeling (by Michael R.W. Dawson, Blackwell 2004)

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