Multiple representations in cognitive architectures

Peebles, David and Cheng, Peter (2017) Multiple representations in cognitive architectures. AAAI 2017 fall symposium series, Arlington, Virginia, 9-11 November 2017. Published in: AAAI 2017 fall symposium series. 425-430. AAAI Press, Palo Alto, CA. ISBN 9781577357940

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Abstract

The widely demonstrated ability of humans to deal with multiple representations of information has a number of important implications for a proposed standard model of the mind (SMM). In this paper we outline four and argue that a SMM must incorporate (a) multiple representational formats and (b) meta-cognitive processes that operate on them. We then describe current approaches to extend cognitive architectures with visual-spatial representations, in part to illustrate the limitations of current architectures in relation to the implications we raise but also to identify the basis upon which a consensus about the nature of these additional representations can be agreed. We believe that addressing these implications and outlining a specification for multiple represen- tations should be a key goal for those seeking to develop a standard model of the mind.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Keywords: Artificial intelligence; multiple representations; cognitive architecture
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA0075 Electronic computers. Computer science
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Q Science > QZ Psychology
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Depositing User: Peter Cheng
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2017 11:59
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2017 14:46
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/71194

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