Behavioral and Brain Sciences



Open Peer Commentary
Edelman: Representation of similarities

Representations need self-organizing top-down expectations to fit a changing world


Stephen Grossberg a1
a1 Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 steve@cns.bu.edu

Abstract

“Chorus embodies an attempt to find out how far a mostly bottom-up approach to representation can be taken.” Models that embody both bottom-up and top-down learning have stronger computational properties and explain more data about representation than feedforward models do.



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