Behavioral and Brain Sciences



Short Communication

Three deadly sins of category learning modelers


Bradley C. Love a1
a1 Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 [email protected] http://www.love.psy.utexas.edu/

Abstract

Tenenbaum and Griffiths's article continues three disturbing trends that typify category learning modeling: (1) modelers tend to focus on a single induction task; (2) the drive to create models that are formally elegant has resulted in a gross simplification of the phenomena of interest; (3) related research is generally ignored when doing so is expedient. [Tenenbaum & Griffiths]



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